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John Kerry Supports Filibuster on Nomination of Judge Alito

This just in… The Official Statement from John Kerry’s office on the filibuster of Samuel Alito: “I support a filibuster of Judge Alito’s nomination. Judge Alito’s confirmation would be an ideological coup on the Supreme Court. We can’t afford to see the Court’s swing vote, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, replaced with a far-right ideologue like […]

Kennedy Backs Kerry in Filibuster of Alito

I’ve just received the official statement from Senator Kennedy’s office – Kennedy Supports Kerry on the Filibuster of Alito… KENNEDY ON HIS DECISION TO SUPPORT A FILIBUSTER ON NOMINATION OF JUDGE ALITO Other than voting to send our men and women to war, there is no more important vote in the Senate than our vote […]

John Kerry on the Results of the Palestinian Elections

John Kerry released the following statement today, on the announcement of the results of Palestinian elections: “The victory by Hamas in the Palestinian elections has forced a critical moment of truth for Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. Make no mistake, Hamas is a terrorist organization that has committed horrific acts of violence against Israelis. Hamas […]

More on Kerry Backing Filibuster

UPDATE: CNN now reports this story: Sen. Kerry calls for filibuster of Alito, as first reported here… As Ron just reported a short time ago, William Pitt has reported at Democratic Underground that John Kerry “is supporting a filibuster.” I have confirmed through my sources that both John Kerry and Ted Kennedy spoke up yesterday […]

Bush Defends Domestic Spying and Takes bin Laden Seriously

“If you or officials in your administration believe that FISA, or any law, does not give you enough authority to combat terrorism, you should propose changes in the law to Congress,” wrote Sens. Harry Reid, Edward Kennedy, Richard Durbin and Russ Feingold. “You may not simply disregard the law.”

Dianne Feinstein’s Statement on Voting No on Alito

Dianne Feinstein just finished her statement on why she will vote no Samuel Alito. The following is the text of her statement: “I thank the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee and I thank the Chair. I come to the floor to offer my reasons for opposing Judge Alito. Let me begin with this: If […]

Billboards and Bloggers and Why be Balkanized?

For all our technology, we’ve been successfully “Free Speech Zone’ed.” Our frames of reference are fractured.