Right Wing Leftovers

  • Wendy Long says President Obama promised new and higher standards for bipartisanship” on judicial nominations and says that his first nominee “does NOT count,” despite the fact that the nominee’s home state Republican Senator is on board.
  • The Family Institute of Connecticut Action is demanding that Reps. Michael Lawlor and Sen. Andrew McDonald be removed from their positions as co-chairmen of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee because they have launched “an outrageous unconstitutional attack on religious liberty.”
  • Why is it that in every article discussing the future of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the only person ever quoted as opposing it is Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness?
  • Presumably, Gordon Klingenschmitt will be heading down to Florida to make this his next crusade in his never-ending war to protect the nation’s chaplains.
  • Good news: registration for this year’s Values Voter Summit is now officially open.
  • Finally, Mike Huckabee writes that “if conservatives would really live according to the principles of classic conservatism, all of America would be conservative today” and, once again, takes the opportunity to criticize those who doubted the message of his presidential campaign:
  • It was especially disgusting to me to watch some of the very leaders who had smugly dismissed my candidacy for president because I had the audacity to speak out against the excesses of Wall Street and Washington as early as February 2007 now stand up and flop-sweat as they explained why they were about to support the government taking off the striped shirts of the referee and put on the jersey of a team to play the game for one team against another all in the name of “saving the markets.”