ALG's Daily Grind - Senate Republicans capitulate

July 17, 2013

Senate Republicans capitulate

16 Republicans senators advise and concede the filibuster on executive nominees.

Justice for America?

The Department of Justice seems to have some incredibly misplaced priorities if it believes the Zimmerman case that has proven to be impossible to prove on the facts is a better use of time than the many scandals that have broken the American trust in government. 

Score one for property rights

Elena Kagan's dissent in Koontz v. St. Johns River Management: Majority opinion "threatens to subject a vast array of land-use regulations, applied daily in states and localities throughout the country, to heightened constitutional scrutiny." Yes. Exactly.

Pelerin: More government lies on debt ceiling

The national debt has somehow stood at $16.699 trillion for 56 straight days even as the Fed continues to purchase $1.48 billion of treasuries a day.