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SEP 06, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST LEFT

SOURCE: VOX

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

EMAIL SHOWS KAVANAUGH THINKS ROE COULD BE OVERTURNED
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has said that Roe v. Wade is "settled law" in the United States. But he himself has said that where the Supreme Court is concerned, calling something “settled law” is meaningless.

SEP 06, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. LEFT

SOURCE: NY TIMES

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

LEAKED DOCUMENTS DISCUSS ABORTION, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
The New York Times has released a leak of Committee Confidential emails by Brett Kavanaugh (separate from the Cory Booker leak), which discuss abortion and affirmative action.

SEP 06, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. RIGHT

SOURCE: FOX NEWS

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

BOOKER'S KAVANAUGH EMAIL RELEASE DURING SC HEARING
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) told Brett Kavanaugh during Thursday's hearing he was willing to "knowingly violate" the rules of the Senate Judiciary Committee and risk his position in order to make the public aware of an email from the Supreme Court nominee on the issue of racial profiling. (Separate from NYT leak)

SEP 06, 2018

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SEP 06, 2018

POSITION: OTHER

SOURCE: SEN. BOOKER

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

DOCUMENT: LEAKED KAVANAUGH EMAILS
The emails by Brett Kavanaugh leaked by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) during the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing.

SEP 05, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST LEFT

SOURCE: HUFF POST

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

PROGRESSIVES ANGER AT SCHUMER OVER KAVANAUGH HEARING
Progressive groups are becoming increasingly frustrated with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), saying he needs to do more to make sure every single Democratic senator votes against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.

SEP 05, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. LEFT

SOURCE: CNN

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

KAVANAUGH WON'T SAY IF TRUMP HAS RIGHT TO SELF-PARDON
Kavanaugh says: “The question of self-pardons is something I’ve never analyzed...It is a question therefore that is a hypothetical question that I can’t begin to answer in this context as a sitting judge and as a nominee to the Supreme Court.” (Article includes other updates)

SEP 05, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. RIGHT

SOURCE: NATL REVIEW

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

THE KAVANAUGH SHOW TRIAL BEGINS
Democratic senators set aside decency, dignity, and common sense to join forces with shrieking protesters, repeatedly interrupting and haranguing chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in what Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) properly categorized as a descent into “mob rule.”

SEP 05, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST RIGHT

SOURCE: BREITBART

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

KAVANAUGH: ROE IS ‘IMPORTANT PRECEDENT’
During his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh stated Roe v. Wade is “important precedent” and Planned Parenthood v. Casey’s status as a precedent on precedent reaffirming Roe is an “important factor to remember.”

SEP 05, 2018

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SEP 04, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST LEFT

SOURCE: SLATE

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

THE GROTESQUE DECENCY OF KAVANAUGH’S HEARINGS
Sometimes calls for institutional decency and civility mask institutional cowardice and opportunism. The first day of Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings was one of those times.

SEP 04, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. LEFT

SOURCE: POLITICO

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

DEMOCRATS WRESTLED OVER STAGING MASS KAVANAUGH WALKOUT
Democratic Senators considered walking out of the Kavanaugh hearing. Instead, they created a spectacle by hijacking the hearing as soon as it started and calling for the committee to adjourn against a backdrop of liberal activists being arrested in protest.

SEP 04, 2018

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SEP 04, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST RIGHT

SOURCE: BREITBART

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

DESPERATE PROGRESSIVES SMEAR KAVANAUGH AIDE
Progressive activists rushed to share a tweet which suggested that Mexican-born Zina Bash, an aide for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, flashed an OK sign at the hearing, which they interpreted as a white supremacist symbol.

SEP 04, 2018

POSITION: OTHER

SOURCE: REASON

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

WHAT TRUMP'S COURT PICK MEANS FOR LIBERTY
Kavanaugh has shown deference to government when it spies on people, and disagrees with libertarians on national security. But on just about every other issue, Kavanaugh would likely advance liberty.

AUG 30, 2018

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AUG 30, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. LEFT

SOURCE: POLITICO

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

INSIDE KAVANAUGH'S HEARING PREP
The White House is making last-minute preparations for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearings next week, holding final prep sessions and setting up a pair of rapid-response war rooms.

AUG 30, 2018

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AUG 30, 2018

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AUG 30, 2018

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AUG 17, 2018

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AUG 17, 2018

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AUG 17, 2018

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AUG 17, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST RIGHT

SOURCE: BREITBART

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

JUDGE...DISQUALIFIES WASHINGTON GUN CONTROL INITIATIVE
A Thurston County Superior Court judge disqualifies I-1639 from the Washington State ballot, which would have raised the purchasing age for some firearms from 18 to 21, created a gun registry for any transfers of commonly owned semi-automatic rifles, and imposed several other restrictions.

AUG 17, 2018

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JUL 11, 2018

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JUL 11, 2018

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JUL 11, 2018

POSITION: OTHER

SOURCE: REASON

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

JUDGE KAVANAUGH AND JUST, KENNEDY'S FREE SPEECH LEGACY
Justice Anthony Kennedy was the most speech-protective justice on the most speech-protective Supreme Court in our nation's history. The Kavanaugh nomination provides reason to hope that this free speech legacy is secure.

JUL 10, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST LEFT

SOURCE: VOX

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

KAVANAUGH LIKELY GIVES COURT THE VOTES TO OVERTURN ROE
As a circuit court judge, Kavanaugh was bound in almost every case to obey Supreme Court precedent faithfully. The Supreme Court, by contrast, can overturn its own precedents. It’s usually hesitant to do so, but just this term it threw out three decades-old rulings.

JUL 10, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. LEFT

SOURCE: ROLLING STN

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

WHY BRETT KAVANAUGH WILL CARRY TRUMP'S WATER
President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, already has signaled that he will be sympathetic to the president’s legal position in the looming court showdown over the Russia investigation.

JUL 10, 2018

POSITION: ESTAB. RIGHT

SOURCE: FOX NEWS

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

KAVANAUGH BRINGS CLEAR REASONING TO SECOND AMENDMENT
Judge Kavanaugh certainly does offer clarity on this often politically obscured issue. In concise prose, Judge Kavanaugh wrote a dissent to a case that followed the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2008 Heller v. D.C. decision, which found the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to bear arms.

JUL 10, 2018

POSITION: POPULIST RIGHT

SOURCE: LIFE SITE

SUBMITTER: MICHAEL L.

WOULD KAVANAUGH OVERTURN ROE? RECORD OFFERS MIXED CLUES
Kavanaugh ruled that there was no right for unlawful immigrant minors in detention to obtain immediate abortion on demand, though he based his decision on the theory that the delay didn’t constitute “undue burden,” whereas Judge Henderson found the illegal immigrant had no right to abortion at all.

JUL 10, 2018

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