Daily Archives: February 5, 2017

Byron York: Justice Department demolishes case against Trump order

Judge tossed off his opinion.

U.S. District Judge James Robart offered little explanation for his decision to stop President Trump’s executive order. So the government answered with a point-by-point demolition of his claims.

For instance:

Earlier presidents have “repeatedly invoked this authority,” the government brief argued, noting actions by Presidents Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, and Obama.

The Supreme Court even ruled in 1993 that the president had “ample power” to order a naval blockade to keep out Haitians trying to enter the United States. Surely he has the authority to stop a Libyan, in Libya, from receiving permission to enter the United States.


Source: Byron York: Justice Department demolishes case against Trump order


Chi Trib resident libertarian comes through again for Dems

Goll-ee, Steve Chapman has a way with him, finding a way once more to argue Democratic in a hot-button issue.

Shutting Milo down was not a good strategy

It just made lots of people wonder what the heck he wanted to say.

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