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New SCOTUS Nominee: Judge must Interpret, Not make the Law

I hope that Judge Kavanaugh proves to be as solid a SCOTUS selection as Justice Gorsuch has proven to be, but I have my doubts.



President Trump’s latest nominee to the Supreme Court is a distinguished legal mind who has up to now earned respect on both sides of the aisle.

All of that goodwill from the left will likely disappear now that Judge Brett Kavanaugh is President Trump’s nominee, but the reality is that he’s has a record that makes him one of the brightest legal minds in America.

The bottom line is that he’s well-suited for the Supreme Court, and he has the bonafides to prove it.

During his speech accepting President Trump’s nomination Judge Kavanaugh said something that everyone in America should agree with, but in today’s climate likely won’t.

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My judicial philosophy is straightforward. A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret statutes as written. And a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent. 

For the past 11 years, I’ve taught hundreds of students, primarily at Harvard Law School. I teach that the Constitution’s separation of powers protects individual liberty, and I remain grateful to the dean who hired me, Justice Elena Kagan.

A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret statutes as written. And a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent.

Again, this statement should be something that we expect from any of our nation’s judges, but most Americans today simply want a judge to rule as they wish on the issues they care most about.

Sadly, there is reason to be worried about his jurisprudence beliefs may not be as “safe” and “constitutional” as we conservatives would like.

For example, while Judge Kavanaugh argues that judge should interpret the Constitution as written he goes on to say that this view should be informed by precedent.

On the surface, this isn’t a problem. A judge should take precedent into account when ruling on a case. But I fear that Kavanaugh may rely too heavily on precedent in his rulings – based upon what he said just a few years ago:

“If confirmed to the D.C. Circuit, I would follow Roe v. Wade faithfully and fully. That would be binding precedent of the Court. It’s been decided by the” #SCOTUS.

Now, Kavanaugh said this in 2006 in response to Senator Chuck Schumer’s question, “Do you consider Roe v. Wade to be an abomination?” In reality, as a Circuit Court judge, there was nothing that Kavanaugh could do about Roe v. Wade, so perhaps knowing this, Kavanaugh was simply being coy. Perhaps, he was telling Schumer that as a Circuit Court Judge he wouldn’t do anything anti-Roe, but he still did believe that the opinion was an “abomination.”

I don’t know.

And that’s what worries me. Roe v. Wade is a direct assault on the Constitution, undermining the most basic premise of a person’s right to life.

I hope that Judge Kavanaugh proves to be as solid a SCOTUS selection as Justice Gorsuch has proven to be, but I have my doubts.

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Female Student Breaks Down In Tears As School Board Grants Boys Access To Girls Locker Room

I’d pull my daughter out of this school in a heartbeat.



Female Student Breaks Down In Tears As School Board Grants Boys Access To Girls Locker Room

The school board of District 211 in Illinois voted 5 to 2 in favor of the new policy, which states in part that students “shall be treated and supported in a manner consistent with their gender identity, which shall include students having access to restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity.”

Transgender student Nova Maday said he’s “ecstatic” about a “step forward in progress,” and student Julia Burca tearfully explained why she feels “uncomfortable my privacy’s being invaded, as I am a swimmer.”

“I do change multiple times, naked, in front of the other students in the locker room,” she continued. “I understand that the board has an obligation to all students, but I was hoping that they would go about this in a different way that would also accommodate students such as myself.”


The school board of District 211 in Illinois voted last week, in a 5 – 2 decision, to allow biological males into the female locker room at Palatine High School. The board said that all students should be “treated and supported in a manner consistent with their gender identity.” This “support” apparently necessitates obliterating the privacy and safety of every girl at the school.

A student named Nova Maday, a biological male who identifies as transgender, filed a lawsuit in 2017. The lawsuit came after a Department of Education mandate in 2015 forced Palatine High to allow boys like himself into bathrooms and locker rooms with girls. The school tried to strike a compromise, inviting the gender-confused males into girl-designated areas but setting aside a separate, private area for them to use. Maday was not happy with this compromise. He demanded access not just to the girls locker room, but to the exact same area where the girls change. His basic human rights are apparently violated in horrific fashion if he is not able to actually see girls get naked and himself get naked in front of them.

The school board found his deranged arguments convincing, and now every girl in the school must shut up and cooperate as biological males invade their private spaces. More

So his feelings were hurt and they caved? What about the feelings of the girls? Did anyone ask them? They’re forcing them to see a naked boy and that’s okay to them? Not in my book.

Give the transgender students their own private locker room to change and shower in. And if that’s not enough for them too bad.

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Yet Another Mainstream Stunt by Clinton Bolsters Belief That She’ll Crash 2020

Hillary has only a few days left to file her paperwork for the all-important state of New Hampshire, so we’ll have our answer soon enough.



Some people just don’t know when to leave well enough alone.  Former First Lady Hillary Clinton is just such a person.

Back in 2016, Clinton cemented her reputation as that of a sleazy and conniving political lifer; the kind of character that would put any of the antagonists from House of Cards to shame.  Her rigging of the Democratic primaries, with the assistance of the DNC, was seen as a betrayal by the left’s base.  The former Secretary of State quickly became a persona non grata within the party itself.

That’s why there was no uproar from the Democrats when Hillary looked to be sitting out 2020.  They were likely glad to be rid of her.

Unfortunately for them, they may have spoken too soon.

Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joined James Corden on Tuesday’s edition of the Late Late Show to mock President Donald Trump, fuelling speculation that she may be preparing a 2020 presidential run.

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance alongside her daughter Chelsea during Corden’s monologue, with the pair receiving a prolonged standing ovation from the audience.

“I’m really fed up with all your Trump jokes. Every single night,” Hillary joked. “If anyone should be telling Trump jokes … it’s me.”

With that, Corden stepped aside and gave the two women a chance to take shots at Trump and his former press secretary Sean Spicer, who has received support from Trump as he continues to compete and win on the dance competition show Dancing on the Stars. 

Clinton recently responded to a tweet by President Trump, daring her to run again in 2020, with “don’t tempt me” – the first of several indications that 2016’s runner up may be getting the band back together.

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Cuban Democratic Socialists Rip AOC’s Democratic Socialists For Supporting Cuban Regime



Cuban Democratic Socialists Rip AOC’s Democratic Socialists For Supporting Cuban Regime

Cuban Democratic Socialists rip AOC’s Democratic Socialists for supporting Cuban regime: You’re either ignorant, not Socialist or not Democratic.

I’ll go with ignorant. Not even foreign supporting Democratic Socialists can stomach Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her buddy Rashida Tlaib.


Nine Cuban democratic socialists wrote a blistering open letter condemning American democratic socialists such as Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), blasting the Democratic Socialists of America, a group both women belong to, for their support of Cuba’s Communist government. The nine Cubans writing the letter stated that the American democratic socialists either did “not know the Cuban reality or they are not socialist or democratic,” calling them “poorly-informed.”

The Blaze reported of the letter, in which the nine Cubans wrote:

The support for Castroism revealed in resolution 62 of the recent Convention of the Democratic Socialists of the United States, held in Atlanta, Georgia, can only be explained by two reasons: either the American Socialist Democrats do not know the Cuban reality or they are not socialist or democratic.

Resolution 62 of the DSA said:

Be it resolved, the DSA formally declares itself in solidarity with the Cuban socialist struggle. The DSA unequivocally condemns the economic blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States and its allies, the American military presence in Guantanamo Bay, and any sanctions and actions that would undermine the self-determination of the Cuban people. Be it further resolved, the DSA will move to join the National Network on Cuba (NNOC), an American progressive organization dedicated to opposing acts of imperialist aggression against the Republic of Cuba. Be it finally resolved, within thirty days after passing, the DSA will submit its application for full membership to the National Network on Cuba (NNOC), and will take active measures to pursue full membership status.”


These nine Cuban socialists along with AOC are all wrong. Any type of socialism sucks the life out of people. Sucks the urge of betterment yourself and all hope for a better life.

AOC and her squad should all move to Cuba or Venezuela so they can experience first hand what a socialist government is all about.


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Biden and Bernie Overtake Warren in Latest Polling as Hillary Threatens to Enter Race

The Democrats got the message loud and clear from Hillary Clinton:  Get on the same page for 2020 or she will enter the race and doom you all.



The Democrats got the message loud and clear from Hillary Clinton:  Get on the same page for 2020 or she will enter the race and doom you all.

Clinton is a curse on the Democratic Party.  Her rigging of the 2016 primaries against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders should have been enough to banish her into the deepest dungeons of the DNC, with the ever-more progressive party moving far away from the career politicians and colluding connivers that the former First Lady represents.

Hillary has never been one to take a hint, however, and her recent flurry of activity has suggested that she will soon be jumping into the 2020 race for a potential third attempt at taking the Oval Office.

This comes amid a lengthy, heavily populated race in which Democrats seem unable to choose even so much as a frontrunner.

But now, under the threat of having to deal with Hillary Clinton again, Democrats are getting their ducks in a row.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) slow, steady rise in national polls is hitting a snag, as the latest National Emerson College poll shows the presidential hopeful falling to third place, behind Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

The post-debate survey, taken October 18-21, 2019, among 430 Democrat primary voters, shows Biden regaining his frontrunner status with 27 percent support. Sanders, who has struggled in recent national polls, saw a spike, jumping to second place with 25 percent support. The survey shows the Massachusetts senator dropping to third place with 21 percent support. With a margin of error of +/- 4.7 percent, the three are statistically tied.

The poll reflects Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) continued tailspin, dropping behind Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s (D), who saw six percent support to Harris’s five percent. Andrew Yang (D) experienced a slight bump, garnering four percent support, followed by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) with three percent each. The remaining candidates saw two percent support or less.

As the Democrats hope to avoid the spoiling effect of a Hillary Clinton run in 2020, their galvanized support of Biden and Bernie demonstrates that they are not interested in dealing with such foolishness.

This latest polling stands as a statement to Hillary Clinton:  No thanks.  We’ll handle it.


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The Impeachment ‘Inquiry’ is Nothing More Than a 24/7 Anti-Trump Campaign Ad for 2020

From perjury traps to being ‘guilty until proven innocent’, this entire debacle is little more than a 2020 PR stunt.



While it may seem as though the mainstream media is a skipping record these days, with impeachment being the song that we’re currently stuck on, the left side of the aisle are dragging their feet on the matter…and it’s all a part of their plan to meddle in the 2020 election.

Every day it seems as though another high level official is getting grilled in front of Congress, yet we hear very little about what was said.  If the Democrats had the open-and-shut, slam dunk sort of case that they are bragging about, why the secrecy?

This molasses-inspired pace, and this molasses-like transparency, are one in the same, and the sort of tactic that we would expect to see in the crooked corners of the American justice system – not on Capitol Hill.

The left is taking things very slowly, tortoise-like even, because they need to drag this entire meandering malfeasance long into the calendar year – and perhaps even beyond.  President Trump will certainly be the GOP nominee for 2020, and moving the epicenter of the impeachment explosion ever closer to November of next year behooves the Democratic political cause.  Should Trump come out of this mess unscathed and early, (as the Senate would vote to end this joke rather handily), it would be an enormous feather in the MAGA cap that Trump wears into the meat-and-potatoes of the election season.

For the Democrats, the longer this takes, the better.

When it comes to the timing, there is yet another aspect that few are willing to discuss, and that is the possibility that the Department of Justice will be unleashing a bombshell of their own in the coming weeks regarding the mysterious origins of the “RussiaGate” probe that sought to take down President Trump shortly after his election.

In terms of public perception, the enormity of “SpyGate” will wholly eclipse whatever Ukrainian phone call nonsense the left can conjure up.  This means that, in the timeline of “impeachment”, the Trump administration has an ace up their sleeve.  As soon as Nancy Pelosi is finally forced to pull the trigger on an impeachment vote, our nation will become privy to information that sets the Democratic Party on fire – stealing the thunder from this “inquiry”, despite how “formal” the left is insisting that it is.

The secrecy employed by the Democrats in this matter is an affront to the American ethos of justice, however, and should be dealt with immediately.

This “inquiry” is occurring behind closed doors, despite the fact that nearly everyone involved is a public servant who serves We The People.  The entire thing is being bankrolled by us, the US taxpayers, and we have every right to know what is happening.  This has not only left We The People in the dark, but also the President.  It’s the equivalent of a police officer separating all of the witnesses, hoping that someone misremembers something, blowing an inadvertent hole in their alibi.

When this sort of thing occurs behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, we call it a “perjury trap”.

Furthermore, by refusing to hold a vote to authorize the “inquiry”, the Democrats have stolen the President’s right to defend himself against the allegations at hand – something that flies in the face of the American tenet of being “innocent until proven guilty”.  In this case, the left will eventually have a trial in the Senate in which they will level a mass of guilt at the President and expect him to fully exonerate himself.

That is not how justice works in the United States.  Here, in the freest nation to ever exist, the burden of proof is on the accuser, not the defendant.  This entire “impeachment inquiry” is a mockery of that very ideology.

And, as if these reasons weren’t enough to call shenanigans on the entire farce, we mustn’t ignore that, with an election fast approaching, the “inquiry” itself is nothing more than taxpayer-funded opposition research for 2020.  Whatever supposedly “damning” information that is revealed, in secret, to the Democrats will undoubtedly surface in campaign ads and stump speeches during the run-up to next November’s election.

This isn’t an impeachment proceeding as the founders intended; it’s a 24-7 anti-Trump campaign advertisement.


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Manufactured Media Narrative on Impeachment Exposed by Dueling Poll Results

The media wants chaos in the capital.



There is a new frustration sweeping the nation this week, as Americans from far and wide continues to find themselves befuddled by the mainstream media.

They turn on their televisions or log into Facebook to see a litany of literature regarding what seems like the inevitable impeachment of President Donald Trump.  That narrative is bolstered by the infotainment industry and their bloodthirsty quest for ratings.  Just today, after a cabinet meeting, Donald Trump was asked if he believed that a House vote on impeachment was a “foregone conclusion”.

Even uttering the phrase “foregone conclusion” in relation to impeachment is a bit of the media’s brainwashing at work, as it forces the President to make a soundbite that will be played ad nauseam for next day and half, continuing to pound the phrase into the minds of We The People.

And the media seems to be having some success in their pursuit of tanking Trump, as a number of recent polls show a slight uptick in support for impeaching and possibly removing the President.

At least, that’s what they want you to believe.  The reality of the situation is far more complicated.

Voters in the states likeliest to decide the 2020 presidential election support the impeachment inquiry that House Democrats began last month, but a majority still opposes impeaching President Trump and removing him from office, according to a New York Times/Siena College survey.

In the six closest states carried by the president in 2016, registered voters support the impeachment inquiry by a five-point margin, 50 percent to 45 percent. The same voters oppose impeaching Mr. Trump and removing him from office, 53 percent to 43 percent.

The survey depicts a deeply divided electorate in battleground states a year from the election, with the president’s core supporters and opponents exceptionally energized and unified. Yet at the same time, a crucial sliver of relatively moderate voters — just 7 percent of the electorate — support the inquiry without backing Mr. Trump’s impeachment and removal from office.

Furthermore, it appears as though all of this impeachment-fever is actually backfiring on the Democrats as it galvanizes the President’s base.

Mr. Trump’s supporters from 2016 are nearly unanimous in their opposition to removing him. Over all, 94 percent of respondents who said they voted for him four years ago said they opposed his impeachment and removal. It is possible that Trump voters who have soured on him are less likely to divulge their 2016 preference to a pollster. (Crosstabs available here.)

Trump voters are not convinced that the president’s conduct was atypical for politicians in Washington. Only 11 percent of Mr. Trump’s 2016 supporters believe that his Ukraine-related conduct is worse than the conduct of most politicians, while 75 percent said it was typical.

Make no mistake about it; the distortion that we see here, this incongruity, can be blamed nearly entirely on the mainstream media’s wanton desire for chaos and anarchy in Washington DC.  They are the catalysts for this cacophony of anti-Trump tirades, and we must remember that always when peering through their liberal lens.

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Friday Google Outages Reignite Concerns Over Consolidation of Power Online

All of our eggs are in Google’s basket…and you know what they say about that sort of thing.



Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.

It’s a saying that we’ve heard time and time again throughout our lives, from any number of sources.  It’s the sort of cliché that has a place in almost any workplace or strategic planning session.  It’s simple to understand, and it cuts to the core of individual responsibility.

Heck, we’ve even used this principle in our legislative efforts, particularly in the realm of avoiding monopolies and taking up anti-trust efforts against those who look to consolidate any market into submission.

One place where we’ve failed to keep all of our eggs out of one basket is on the internet.  Part of the reason for this is that the world wide web itself boomed swiftly and uncontrollably, much like the early days of the California gold rush, where shrewd businessman understood the value of lawlessness and greed.  Get your fortunes while the gettin’s good, because soon, the law will come to town and button up the easy money, and make things fair.

Google is just that baron of bandwidth, soaking up an inordinate amount of the traffic online and redirecting it wherever they please.  Looking for a home assistant?  They’re not likely to steer you toward an Amazon Alexa.  Searching for a new cellular device?  You can bet that the iPhone doesn’t get the same algorithmic advantages as Android devices do.

And, of course, when exploring the wide world of news, Google is only going to give you what they want you to see.

This manipulation of our assumed freedom online is a travesty, and is indoctrinating those too naive to recognize the biases into believing that Google is a fair reputation of the world at large.  Worse still is the fact that Google is nearly inescapable.

Case in point:  This afternoon, a worrisome email chain began coursing throughout the workplace here at The Washington Sentinel.  We, along with our allies in the fight for alternative media’s rights, noticed that Google Analytics was behaving strangely.  Across the board, and across a number of websites in and outside of our purview, an 80% drop in traffic took place at precisely the same time.

Were we being throttled?  Not likely, (at least in this instance), as the reporting parties had no real common denominator other than their conservative roots.

No, Google Analytics was simply FUBAR, and for some time.  The folks at reported several issues with the world’s most powerful online corporation, starting on the 17th and continuing through today.

And while the search engine leviathan was eventually able to bring its services back up to speed, the fact that this minor hiccup had such wide-ranging ramifications should, in and of itself, be cause for concern.  What if the next glitch at Google comes in the form of a Maps outage during rush hour, or a Google Pay fiasco on the first of the month?  What happens if a terror group decides to annihilate Google’s server farms one afternoon?

All of our eggs are in Google’s basket…and you know what they say about that sort of thing.

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