First there was the Biden Doctrine.
Then-Senator, Joe Biden, intoned in 1992 that President George H.W. Bush should “not name a nominee until after the November election is completed.”
Even more, the Senate Judicial Committee “should seriously consider not scheduling confirmation hearings on the nomination until AFTER the political campaign season is over.” [Emphasis mine.]
In other words, if a vacancy arose on the Court during an election year, the current president should take a pass on nominating a replacement and defer to the newly-elected president.
In 2007, Chuck Schumer embraced the Biden Doctrine, doubling down on their obstructionist philosophy in this speech to the American Constitution Society…Read More
“The Justice Department would never indict the putative Democratic candidate for president unless a viable alternative were waiting in the wings. And the reverse is true: Biden’s decision not to run is the clearest indication that no indictment will be forthcoming.”Read More
Vice President, Joe Biden, said he will not be a candidate for president.
“Unfortunately, I believe we’re out of time.”Read More
Vice President Biden e-mailed me right before lunch. The subject line got my attention:Read More
By Tom Quiner I can’t make these things up. More, from Vice President Joseph Biden: “Folks, I can tell you I’ve known eight presidents, three of them intimately.” –Joe Biden, Aug. 22, 2012Read More
Joe Biden is a gem. His articulate expressions of liberalism will be with us for a lifetime. Here’s another morsel …Read More
By Tom Quiner No one expresses liberalism as well as our esteemed vice president, Joe Biden: “Now, people when I say that look at me and say, ‘What are you talking about, Joe? You’re telling me we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?’ The answer is yes, that’s what I’m telling…Read More
You own a bakery. You’re Catholic. You are in love with your faith and strive mightily to live your faith, not just in your private life, but your public life. One day, two men walk in your door and ask you to bake them a “wedding cake.” You tell them that because of your religious convictions, you cannot honor their request, that your faith defines a marriage as being between one man and one woman. The men sue, citing discrimination. Welcome to the flashpoint of modern culture, where tolerance meets intolerance …Read More