Posts Tagged ‘sotomayor’

Nuff Said

10May10

From Marco Rubio, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Florida, in response to the nomination of a stealth Obama leftist to the supreme court. My judicial philosophy is clear and it is consistent: I will only support judges who have demonstrated a convincing record of respect for the rule of law and respect for the […]


Obama Threads

20Oct09

The candidate Obama promised that electing him was about changing the way Washington Does Business. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor‘s nomination process was so controlled that the White House even approved her clothes, she told Yalies when she appeared at her 30th Yale Law School reunion on Saturday. Which some silly people thought meant making things more serious and more […]


Why has the gun crowd been so quiet about Judge Sotomayor? When slavery ended in America after the Civil War, no civil right was more important for black Americans than the right to keep and bear arms. We passed an amendment to the Constitution to make that possible. Now the Supreme Court will decide this […]


It’s Alright

10Jun09

When Judge Sotomayor’s views on the superior judgement of Hispanic women hit the media, you can understand some Republicans drooling with glee. ONE DAY after President Obama nominated federal judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, former House speaker Newt Gingrich labeled her a racist. The racist label has long been used by Democrats as […]


Was Judge Sotomayor’s race/gender/ethnicity-conscious statement about being better than a white/male judge a mistake? “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life,” the Judge said in 2001. The President and his […]


It’s Obama’s bed. He made it. He’s the one who wants emotion to be the criteria used by his judges in making decisions rather than the constitution. He expects that because she’s Hispanic, the GOP will not dare attack his Supreme Court nominee. We’ll see. Republicans are poised to oppose an accomplished Latina federal judge […]


It appears that Judge Sotomayor will be an important player in Barack Obama’s plan to turn America from a country of opportunity into one of guaranteed results. Consider her remarks from 2001. In her speech, Judge Sotomayor questioned the famous notion — often invoked by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her retired Supreme Court colleague, […]