Obama’s Accomplishments

July 8th, 2010

By Brianna Aubin To my mind there are two different kinds of Leftists in the world.  One type wants the same things that conservatives and libertarians do (peace, freedom, the equality of all peoples under the law, etc.); they just don’t realize that liberal policies are seldom if ever the correct way to go about it.  […]

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Partisan Confirmation

August 6th, 2009

Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by the Senate today.  The vote was 68 to 31.  Senator Ted Kennedy was not present to vote because he suffers from brain cancer and was too ill to attend. All 31 votes against her confirmation came from Republicans.  Of 40 Republican senators, […]

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Sotomayor and Scalia

July 21st, 2009

Richard Cohen is one of my favorite columnists, not because I always agree with him but because it’s usually interesting to see what he has to say.  His column in The Washington Post on July 20 caught my attention because he compared Sonia Sotomayor, soon to warm a chair on the Supreme Court, and Antonin […]

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Sotomayor Decision Overturned

June 29th, 2009

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today on Ricci v. DeStefano, an appeal of a decision of a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  Judge Sonia Sotomayor, now a Supreme Court nominee, was a member of the three-judge panel and joined in the decision that has now been overturned.  As reported, The Supreme Court […]

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Quirky Justices

June 11th, 2009

Amid the microscopic examination of everything Judge Sonia Sotomayor ever did or said, to include what parts of the pig she enjoys eating, it’s nice to see some reality injected into the conversation.  When Arrogance Takes the Bench, a New York Times article by Noah Feldman, does just that. Feldman, a professor at Harvard Law […]

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