Monthly Archives: September 2005

A Jurist for the Future, For Sure

The Senate confirmation hearings are now underway for future Chief Justice Roberts. It is theatre but a purposeful and powerful play nonetheless. Do the elected officials in the Senate do a service to our separation of powers by asserting that … Continue reading

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Do You think that Mike Hatch is the person for the Job?

Mike Hatch is running for Governor. This, of course, is no surprise. Those in the know have stated that Mr. Hatch has been running for several years through his efforts to garner publicity in the name of consumer rights. Let’s … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Oil

The paper today ran an article predicting that heating costs here in the Midwest will be 30% higher than last year. Who will be paying for this? Who will be unable to pay their heating bill? Can the power company … Continue reading

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Senate to Commence Roberts Hearing 9.12.05

The Senate today begun the process of examining the President’s appointment of John Roberts as the next Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Let us hope that this confirmation process elicits sufficient candor from the nominee such that … Continue reading

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