At Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court, the judge, like all recent nominees, will try to avoid revealing much information about his approach to judging. Instead, he will promise not to "legislate from the bench," to "apply the law and not make it," not to be an "activist judge," and not to allow his "personal views" to influence the outcome of cases.
Earlier this week, in a New York Times op-ed, Texas presidential elector Chris Suprun announced that he would not be casting his vote for Donald Trump. Even though Texas voters chose Trump, Suprun-along with a small group of electors from around the country calling themselves "Hamilton Electors"-will vote for a yet-to-be-identified compromise Republican.
ORWELL, Vt. - In mid-October, a couple of days before Peter Stone planned to start slaughtering his turkeys for Thanksgiving, the Vermont farmer made his usual late-afternoon rounds to check his barns. All looked well. About 33,000 turkeys gobbled atop their straw bedding inside the eight expansive buildings.