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SOTOMAYOR-OBAMABONICS

So, hey, let’s all learn to speak SOTOMAYOR-OBAMABONICS! I’ll get this started – here’s my first attempt: “I would hope that as a White Woman, a direct descendant of the individuals who fought the American Revolutionary War and of ancestors who wrote our United States Constitution, among which are also a few ancestors who were […]

SONIA SOTOMAYOR, SUPREME COURT NOMINEE: IF NOT A JUDICIAL ACTIVIST, PROVE IT

Barack Obama presented today his Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor, as being qualified to the highest court’s Judiciary on these terms: Sotomayor has or had a mother (mentioned three times in the course of only a few minutes), she is of an ethnicity-other-than-White (she’s “Hispanic”), she’s “popular with (her) staff” and she’s female. Most Americans […]