Elena Kagan on Townhall

John Ransom - Thu May 30

Here is the punchline that liberals are getting at: People who stay married- presumably to spouses of the opposite gender- and reap the benefits of their commitment need to pay for those who can’t or won’t. ... more

Brian Darling - Mon Sep 17

Happy birthday, Constitution! Today marks the 225th anniversary of the signing of this unique and prescient document. Every American should take a moment to reflect on what a treasure we have in America. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Mon Jul 16

As a general rule, that's obvious; it's why the law distinguishes between adults and minors in the first place. But why should policymakers be prohibited from recognizing exceptions to the rule, and treating juveniles as adults in certain extreme circumstances? ... more

David Malcolm - Wed May 2

When a justice you nominated to the Supreme Court, who shares your view of proper constitutional interpretation, tells your Solicitor General that neither she nor the rest of the Court is buying your argument, you know you’re in trouble. ... more

Washington, DC - Tue Apr 17

Kagan talks about not really knowing how to be a judge and the influence of her time as Solicitor General. ... more

Kate Hicks - Mon Mar 26

The most important case to reach the Supreme Court, ostensibly since Roe v. Wade, began with the words, “There is no reason to think Congress exempted the penalty as a tax.” ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Dec 14

Considering the debate around President Barack Obama's health care plan and the lawsuits filed against it, then-Solicitor General Elena Kagan's written answers to some of the 13 written questions relating to Obamacare that Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans submitted to her during her Supreme Court confirmation process were remarkably simple and straightforward. ... more

Tony Katz - Wed Nov 16

The American Left has been railing about Justice Clarence Thomas. His wife, Ginni Thomas, is a Tea Party supporter, and the CEO of LibertyCentral.org - a 501(c)(4) that focuses on the value of liberty with "insistence on limited government." ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Oct 19

U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle, a Clinton appointee, ironically provided evidence last week that seals the case that Justice Elena Kagan is required by law to recuse herself from cases challenging Obamacare. ... more

Jeff Carter - Wed Oct 5

As IBD points out, Eric Holder, that paragon of Gun Runner ethics, is blocking Freedom of Information Act requests into Kagan’s activity while she worked for the Obama White House. If Kagan rules on this case, it’s a travesty of justice and it might even be an impeachable offense. Lawyers-sharpen your pencils. ... more

John Ransom - Wed Oct 5

And that’s why is was doubly startling to see US Senator Dick Durbin frothing with hysteria while trying to kill a major US bank- a bank that presents a systemic risk for our entire banking system- from the floor of the US Senate. ... more