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Governors’ holiday menus include coronavirus stress test for the Constitution

From the Right / John Kass /

During the pandemic, what are some of America’s governors serving up for the Thanksgiving through Christmas season?

A stress test for the Constitution and a crackdown on individual liberty.

That’s how U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito aptly characterized the situation in a recent, stirring keynote virtual address at the conservative ...Read more

Abolish Electoral College? Sure, and why not let ‘majority rule’ on the Bill of Rights?

From the Right / John Kass /

When we were kids on the playground and there was an angry dispute, someone would always shout “majority rules.” And we’d vote.

If the losers didn’t like the outcome, there were two options: punch the winners in the stomach or take the ball and go home.

It worked on our playgrounds because a punch in the stomach isn’t the end of the ...Read more

Talking unity while playing with fire

From the Right / John Kass /

Just after the media declared him the presumptive president-elect of the United States, Democrat Joe Biden invoked the Old Testament in an inspiring speech about unifying the divided nation that he has served for half a century:

“To make progress, we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy. We are not enemies. We are Americans. The ...Read more

No matter what happens, America will not return to ‘normalcy’

From the Right / John Kass /

The lawyers sink their teeth into what remains of the election between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden and it’s so close that neither concedes. As they prepare to do battle in the courts, America is reminded of what happened 20 years ago:

Those excruciating 35 days of George Bush vs. Al Gore and the high drama of those dangling Florida ...Read more

How to preserve the American republic? The Constitution and originalist justices like Amy Coney Barrett

From the Right / John Kass /

If Americans can agree on anything in this election between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden, it’s this:

We can’t stand the other side. And each tribe loathes the other with absolute passion, as hatred and threats of revenge hang in the air.

This is where newly sworn-in Associate Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett comes in. And ...Read more

Joe Biden won't say no to Democratic threats to pack the Supreme Court

From the Right / John Kass /

Will Joe Biden’s stubborn insistence that Americans “don’t deserve” to know where he stands on packing the Supreme Court cost the Democrats in the Nov. 3 election?

Yes.

At issue are numerous Democratic threats — if they win the White House and control of the Senate — to increase the number of Supreme Court justices and ram liberal ...Read more

Upon release from hospital, Trump denounced as a heretic by mainstream media high priests

From the Right / John Kass /

A man got coronavirus and, like most who get it, he did not die. After a few days in the hospital, he emerged and told his people something shocking: that they can beat it too, and that while they should be cautious, they shouldn’t let fear control their lives.

“Don’t be afraid of COVID,” he said when he got back to work. “Don’t let...Read more

What Trump said about the Proud Boys was unconscionable

From the Right / John Kass /

President Donald Trump’s failure to loudly and forcefully condemn white supremacists in his debate with Joe Biden was an unmitigated disaster that may have cost him a chance at reelection.

What Americans witnessed in the chaotic dumpster fire of a debate was this: an angry, stubborn and inarticulate Trump, putting his metaphorical foot in his...Read more

Ginsburg’s death puts rule of law and the Constitution on November ballot

From the Right / John Kass /

The death of the liberal icon Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, greatly admired even by her opponents, has wildly transformed the presidential campaign.

It was once about Democrat Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump.

But now, the rule of law is on the ballot. The Constitution is on the ballot.

And Trump and Biden are ...Read more

If the little things get to you, then you’re probably a voter

From the Right / John Kass /

In a thoroughly forgettable movie about a drug-addled street urchin, played by Bridget Fonda, being transformed into a poised and glamorous assassin, the thoroughly unforgettable Anne Bancroft delivered a special line.

When you’re afraid or nervous and under pressure, Bancroft’s character told Fonda’s, you’ll need something offhand to ...Read more

Let's play a game of 'what if?' with the easy answer that Republicans are always better

From the Right / John Kass /

Do you want to play a game? It’s politics with a twist. That game of “what if?” you played as a kid:

So, what if, rather than liberal Democratic mayors in Democratic towns being overwhelmed by violence, things were reversed?

What if, rather than liberal Democratic mayors in Democratic towns being overwhelmed by violence, things were ...Read more

Trump’s stop in Kenosha wasn’t risky. It was smart politics.

From the Right / John Kass /

You can understand why Democrats didn’t want President Donald Trump to visit Kenosha to respond to last week’s mob violence, looting and arson.

They’re embarrassed. They’re worried about the election in a few months. It’s getting close, and Democrat Joe Biden’s lead in key Midwestern swing states is shrinking.

Trump is trying to ...Read more

 

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