Last Week’s Reality Check About Liberalism and Entitlements

Last week Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced he would oppose Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, and probably invoke the filibuster. Interesting how the filibuster used to be a Democratic tactic to defend Jim Crow, and now it’s a Democratic tactic to preserve abortion on demand. And then we saw the Republican plan to kinda, sorta, repeal and replace ObamaCare go down in flames. What is this all about? I think it shows how hard it is to do something about liberalism. On the Supreme Court, Chuck Schumer and the liberal elite fiercely oppose all “originalist” judges. Why? Because liberals have used their cultural and elite power to turn the judicial branch from courts of law into courts legislating rights. They have imposed their ideas on criminal rights, abortion rights, and homosexual rights, without benefit of election or votes in the legislature. There is a cost to that, it is that every liberal judicial victory is one vote from...(Read Full Article)