Advise and Consent, Not Rubber Stamp

  Article 2, Section 2 of the United States Constitution states that the Senate has the final say on Supreme Court confirmations. It states that “he [President] shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint…Judges of the supreme Court…” Nowhere in the Constitution does it read that the … Continue reading Advise and Consent, Not Rubber Stamp

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No Supreme Court Appointee…

Before you dismiss this post as just another "I hate Obama and everything he does" missives, please read all the way to the end. You might very well be surprised. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has stated that he would block an appointment to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. The news … Continue reading No Supreme Court Appointee…