A Tale of Two Feinsteins – SCOTUS Edition
Patterico has a good take on US Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Judicial Committee hearings of both Estrada and Kagan, where she lambastes Estrada for his “lack of judicial experience” but finds that same missing quality “refreshing” when the Supreme Court nominee is a liberal activist. I found additional video of Feinstein becoming agitated during the Sotomayor hearings; seems she’s really gotten sick of hearing | Read More »
Miguel Estrada: Zelaya has “a meritorious immigration beef.”
Which is, of course, much different than being ‘a victim of a coup.’ After carefully and reasonably setting out the chain of events of the Honduran non-coup (something, I am forced to note, that this slapdash administration we have running foreign affairs neglected to do before reflexively supporting Zelaya*), Estrada finishes up: It cannot be right to call this a “coup.” Micheletti was lawfully made | Read More »
What does it mean to be “Hispanic”?
What does it mean to be “Hispanic” these days? Apparently the Portugese Supreme Court Justice Bejamin Cardozo is not hispanic, but Sotomayor, who descends from Puerto Rico, an American Colony, is. Are Brazilians hispanic? Doesn’t seem like it, despite Brazilians being Portuguese and Portugal being on the Iberian Peninsula — which in Roman times was “Hispania”. Miguel Estrada somehow was an insult to hispanicdom and | Read More »
Clarence Thomas and Miguel Estrada were not left-wing toadies
‘Compelling life stories of minorities’ are apparently only compelling to Democrats if you end up bowing to the mindless twaddle of expansionist, racist, divisive rhetoric of the left. While the Democrats are running around calling anybody ‘racist’ that opposes small-minded, untalented, bigoted, leftist hack Sonia Sotomayor, let us remember these names: Clarence Thomas and Miguel Estrada. Both of them had compelling life stories that make | Read More »