Posts Tagged ‘positive rights’

Just Say No!

30Jun10

Kagan can’t do it. A softball question on whether there’s a limit to the liberal willingness to let the commerce clause destroy the intentions of the Founders, and she just won’t take a swing at it. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) asked Kagan about the (health care) law in a round-about way late today. He gave […]


An unintended consequence of having a radical in the White House is that the president’s fellow socialists feel free to speak honestly. In the past, Democrats have pretended to believe in the values of America. With Obama as President, they’re not able to control themselves. This is not good news for them, of course, but […]


It appears that Judge Sotomayor will be an important player in Barack Obama’s plan to turn America from a country of opportunity into one of guaranteed results. Consider her remarks from 2001. In her speech, Judge Sotomayor questioned the famous notion — often invoked by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her retired Supreme Court colleague, […]


Mindless Mantra

07Mar09

President Obama is a Positive Rights guy – that is, he believes in giving rights to people that aren’t rights at all. The ability to support such a thing signals that you’re dealing with a liberal – or, more commonly, someone who hasn’t explored and doesn’t understand the nature of what rights are – or […]