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War on the Judiciary, Take 3

I don’t think this prediction is worth claiming the mantle of Nostrodamus or anything, but just a few days ago I predicted that Tom Delay, with his public standing taking a beating from numerous ethics violations, will become increasingly shrill in pandering to the far right. And here we have a report of his appearance,…

Cornyn Backtracks Fast

Senator Jon Cornyn is doing the foot-in-mouth two step, backing away from his comments the other day about violence against judges while, of course, claiming he didn’t really say what he is now making clear he didn’t mean. So let’s take a look at what he said on Monday, with the transcript from his own…

War on the Judiciary, Take 2

The right’s war on the courts continues to heat up. In addition to the various court-stripping bills in front of Congress and Sen. Cornyn warning them about serial rapists killing them for failing to do what Congress wants, we now have this threat from Rep. Steve King of Iowa on NPR last week: Rep. KING:…

I neglected to award a Robert O’Brien trophy for the month of March, so let me do so belatedly now. March’s winner, for comments made in April, is Sen. John Cornyn of Texas. On the floor of the Senate yesterday, Cornyn delivered a ridiculous speech to an almost empty chamber in which he blamed the…