Chuck Schumer’s Filibuster Folly

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed today that Democrats would filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. This is foolhardy on any number of levels. By any measure Judge Gorsuch is an imminently qualified judge with a sterling track record and a deep respect from his peers. Even President Obama’s solicitor…
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Reid’s Ironfisted Grip Has Shut the Senate Down

Much has been written about Senate Republicans’ seeming effort to grind the gears of the Senate to a halt through the use of the filibuster. But few have seemed to ask why? The media, either because they are partisan or because the issue is so arcane, has shied away from a deeper dig into one…
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