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Republican Senator Jeff Flake Will Vote To Confirm Kavanaugh

In a critical decision for the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., announced he will vote to put Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. “I left the hearing yesterday with as much doubt as certainty,” Flake said in a statement. “What I do know is that our system of justice affords a presumption… Continue Reading

Democratic Sen. Blumenthal Asked Why All Ten Judiciary Dems Have Pre-Judged Kavanaugh

On CNN – CNN! – Democratic Sen. Richard  Blumenthal was asked how it possibly could be that all ten Democrats have called on Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw, which obviously suggests they have judged him even before the hearing and, of course, based on the flimsy, unsubstantiated evidence so far presented. Note, he has absolutely no answer. Continue Reading

Regular Gang Rape Parties? Seriously?

On a regular basis at parties she and Brett Kavanaugh attended, boys got girls drunk or slipped them pills so they could take turns raping them, according to the latest Brett Kavanaugh accuser, Julie Swetnick. No, this is not Saddam Hussein’s Baghdad, circa 1995. It’s the Maryland suburbs of Washington in the early 1980s. “I have… Continue Reading

Judiciary Committee Releases Full Text of Kavanaugh Opening Statement

Here’s what Brett Kavanaugh will tell the Judiciary Committee as his appearance gets underway Thursday: Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Members of the Committee: Eleven days ago, Dr. Ford publicly accused me of committing a serious wrong more than 36 years ago when we were both in high school. I denied the allegation immediately,… Continue Reading

Avenatti Releases Sworn Testimony of Third Kavanaugh Accuser, Julie Swetnick

UPDATE: Kavanaugh responds – “This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone. I don’t know who this is and this never happened.” ******* Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti has brought forth a new woman who claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed gang rape in high school. According to The Hill: Avenatti tweeted out… Continue Reading

Democrats Reject Presumption of Innocence: Do They Remember the Jim Crow Era?

Democrats in the case of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is accused of committing sexual misconduct more than three decades ago, have repeatedly suggested the burden proof lies with the accused to demonstrate his innocence. I’ve heard Democrats say several times that the “presumption of innocence” is a legal standard, and that Kavanaugh is… Continue Reading

Kavanaugh Says He Will Remain the Nominee; Was a Virgin at Time of Alleged Events

In a letter to lawmakers and an appearance of Fox News, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he will not withdraw his nomination amid two hazy accusations of sexual misconduct said to have occurred 35 and 36 years ago. “These are smears, pure and simple. And they debase our public discourse,” Kavanaugh said in a… Continue Reading

McConnell Hangs Tough, Says Kavanaugh Will Get a Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Monday said embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is now facing two unsupported accusations that he committed sexual misconduct decades ago, will get a vote in the Senate. McConnell spoke on the Senate floor: Judge Kavanaugh will be voted on here on the Senate floor, up or down. This… Continue Reading

Second Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct

A second woman has come forward with an accusation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The allegation, which is 35 years old, was reported by Ronan Farrow in the New Yorker. In short, the woman alleges that during his freshman year at Yale University, Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a drunken… Continue Reading

Kavanaugh Supporter Ed Whelan Discredits Himself

This morning, I wrote a piece describing tweets by Ed Whelan, who I described as a respected conservative. Whelan wrote that evidence would emerge showing Brett Kavanaugh did not assault Christine Blasey Ford. Whelan since named a classmate of Kavanaugh’s who looks like the judge and who, he says, could have assaulted Ford. I don’t… Continue Reading

Americans are a Fair People, and the Kavanaugh “Scandal” Will Help the GOP

I’ve seen several articles Tuesday suggesting that Republicans are going to be harmed in the midterms by the sexual assault accusations that have been lodged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. I don’t believe it, because Americans are fair-minded people who understand that what is happening is, so far, supremely unfair. The articles seem to rely on… Continue Reading