Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Right-wing News

December 29, 2004

2004 in Review

Human Events names John O’Neill, head of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, its man of the year for 2004. Fox News’ Sean Hannity offers his tribute to O’Neill: “In the end, no amount of liberal propaganda could negate the plain facts assembled by O'Neill. All the slights, tantrums and tirades of the liberal media couldn't besmirch O'Neill's integrity. His efforts helped turn the tide of the presidential election.” Read

Judiciary

According to columnist David Limbaugh, it is Senate Democrats--not Republicans--who have gone nuclear over judicial nominations: “The nuclear option was exercised when the radical minority filibustered the president's judicial nominees, thereby usurping his appointment power. For the Senate to pass Resolution 138 would be more akin to employing SDI -- a nuclear missile defense system.” Read

The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto believes that Senate Democrats are hoping to avoid a Supreme Court nomination battle. He advises President Bush on how to make political hay from the situation: “Since it looks as though President Bush is going to get a free pass on his first Supreme Court pick, how can he make the most of the political opportunity? First, by elevating Clarence Thomas to chief justice. Thomas vexes many Democrats because they are racially prejudiced, and it's quite possible they would not be able to resist the urge to mount a (futile) campaign against him. Then Donna Brazile can explain to her family that Democrats are about keeping black people down as well as killing babies.” Read

Intelligent Design

Eagle Forum’s Phyllis Schlafly says that refusing to allow Intelligent Design to be taught in the classroom is flat-out censorship perpetrated by proponents of the Theory of Evolution: “It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists. Hooray for the courageous school boards that are finally rejecting censorship and allowing debate.” Read


Used with the permission of People For the American Way [or People For the American Way Foundation]

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