Princeton Students ‘Filibuster’ Alum Frist

The U.S. Senator who has threatened to reduce the power of the filibuster is himself the object of a filibuster—of sorts. Students at Princeton University—the alma mater of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.)—began a mock filibuster April 26. It’s still...

Frist is Going for the Jugular

I don’t put political signs in my yard. For one reason, I live in a borrowed yard, a yard owned by the church members whom I serve. Some might mistake my views as those endorsed by the church. But it’s much deeper than that. Even if I owned my own home, I...

Frist Opposes Filibuster at Church Rally

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist defended removing Democrats’ power to filibuster against judges nominated by President Bush in a videotaped message to a rally labeled “Justice Sunday” in a Kentucky Baptist church. Democrats earlier criticized...

Filibusters and Faith

This is a tough time to be a judge in America. Big names from the world of religion and politics claim that the judiciary is “out of control.” These judicial reformers are working overtime to, in their words, give the courts back to the people. What they...