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The Supreme Court and courts in general have been usurping the role of the legislative branch of government.
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#Government

One pillar was the conviction that God grants life as an inalienable right, and they fought so that pillar would not be toppled by tyrants.
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#Conviction

And then secondly, selling the case that that power should be exercised in the case of the Pledge of Allegiance which we finally succeeded in doing with 247 votes - a clear, hammering-strong, majority.
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#Power

Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996.
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#American Politician #Democracy

They've been legislating from the bench and they've been inventing various broad sweeping powers or inventing policy that they find intuitively in the Constitution which to any clear-minded person is not there at all.
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#Bench

I will continue to work in Congress to reign-in the federal judiciary and return it to its constitutional function of applying the law, not legislating from the bench.
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#Congress

The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history.
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#American Politician #Government

Yet, today, we see what is becoming a constitutional crisis which is completely unprecedented, and that is the use of the filibuster to basically stop the confirmation process both for circuit court and Supreme Court nominations.
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#Crisis

This is not about who is running the media, this is about the question of the shock jocks who have been pushing the moral envelope for all too long and the vulgar and indecent comments that come over the public airwaves.
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#Media

The Commission's vote is disappointing to everyone who cares about St. Louis and the security of our country,
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#Country

The proposal... is ill-advised and creates significant problems for the Missouri National Guard.
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#Problems

Having worked with Sen. Talent in the United States Congress, I can say he is a proven, effective leader who tackles the difficult problems we face with vision and intelligence,
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#Congress

Each of those provisions strengthens the FCC's ability to enforce existing decency regulations and protect the airwaves, and thereby ordinary Americans, from offensive material.
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#Ability

The commission's vote is disappointing to everyone who cares about St. Louis and the security of our country, ... The proposal to move the 131st Fighter Wing from Lambert Field is ill-advised and creates significant problems for the Missouri National Guard and the personnel attached to the wing. The decision diminishes our ability to defend our country.
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#Country

We're seeing the same pattern ... and it's a pattern of hostility to freedom of speech, ... The chaplains have complained, and it's been increasing and more widespread and not only limited to the Air Force.
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#Freedom

I oppose the attempts of homosexual activists to treat homosexual activity as a civil right to be protected and promoted by the government.
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#American Politician