Senate Republicans ready to oppose Sotomayor
Senate Republicans to ramp up opposition, in a respectful and fair manner, against Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee, will lead
Picturing the Supreme Court’s lineup [Updated]
Via Slashdot we come across SCOTUSScores.com, a site which purports to give a clear visual representation of the Supreme Court’s voting patterns over the years. Each justice is given a
News Flash: The Supreme Court has just been abolished!
News Flash: The Supreme Court has been abolished! President Obama has just created the Affirmative Action Court. White folks need not apply! Minorities will trump Whites every time. Only Extreme
Not So Wise
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has come under fire for the following controversial comment that she made in prepared remarks at the University of California-Berkeley. “I would hope that a
‘Wise Latina’ still a problem for Sotomayor
As you have no doubt heard by now, much has been made about Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s 2001 speech during which she said, “I would hope that a
Sotomayor Changes Tune on “Wise Latina” Comment
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor made the rounds on Capitol Hill today, meeting with Senators of both parties. According to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Pat Leahy (D-VT), Sotomayor addressed her
Sotomayor, Obama, and the Felon Vote
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is an advocate of allowing felons to vote. “Advocate” is a loaded word when referring to a judge, and with good reason. Judges are not
Sotomayor- Obama’s Stealthy Mirror
While the pundits and talking heads on both sides of the Sotomayor niomination “draw lines in the sand,” it becomes increasingly obvious that this has the potential to become some
Poor Judgment as USSC Qualification. What’s Next?
After appointing a tax evader to run the Treasury Department, a Homeland Security Secretary that doesn’t know what a terrorist is, and don’t forget one of the more comical choices
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Walking Sotomayor Back into a Corner
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs yesterday began the Obama Administration’s walkback of controversial comments made by Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. At the daily press briefing, the perpetually over
Unprofessionalism at the Boston Herald: White Men Attacked
Margery Eagan of the Boston Herald has done it again. She’s unleashed her deathless prose filled with soaring rhetoric and high concepts all revealing her infinite sagacity. OK, that was
Sotomayor a Perfect Liberal Activist Judge
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has been deservedly criticized for two of her public statements: one in which she labels herself a “wise Latina” and declares that her judgement is
Democrats and Sotomayor Have a Bolton Problem
Jeffrey Rosen, writing in The New Republic, highlights President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s entry in the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, which lists federal judges and rates
Perhaps the White House doesn’t *want* Sotomayor confirmed.
Look who they’ve farmed the prep work off on: Cynthia Hogan, chief counsel to Vice President Biden, will lead the White House team, with assistance from several other Biden aides.
Sotomayor and Baseball
An attempt will be made throughout the Sotomayor nomination process to connect her to the common man. This will undoubtably be done through her connection to her baseball ruling. In Obama’s introduction,