Sotomayor has drawn criticism from both the left and the right, suggesting that she may not have been the strongest candidate and that instead identity politics was a primary driver of Obama’s choice.
Meredith Turney unveils the threat to the Initiative process in California which was seen as "too easy" a process immediatly after Prop. 8 was passed.
Paul Greenberg reminds democrats of their attempt to block hispanic Miguel Estrada from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals a few short years ago before Estrada withdrew his own name after two long years waiting and "deliberation."The process was labeled “broken,” “abused,” and “fraudulent,” thus requiring more legislative (bureaucratic) oversight. These are all laughable, hypocritical accusations considering several Republican attempts to secure the voting process through photo identification have never made it out of their first committee hearing.
Much like Sonia Sotomayor, Miguel Estrada had a stirring life story. For until he fell into the clutches of partisans like Ted Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, and, yes, Mark Pryor, he'd lived the American dream. Ever since he'd immigrated to the United States at the age of 17 from Honduras, he'd studied hard and worked hard to make something of himself. And succeeded.
Phyllis Schlafly shows younger generations that socialism is not well known in America today bacause we have not heard of it since USSR was in existence, but warns American's will experience it first hand if we forget what socialism really means.
Socialism requires a totalitarian system -- that gives the ruling gang the power to distribute the fruits of other people's labor to its political pals. That is what is happening to the United States as President Obama proceeds with his goal of "remaking America."
Bill Murchison explains why government run businesses dont and cost taxpayers more, especially in the case of GM.
The marketplace knows. The government knows nothing. Or, to the extent it knows anything, it knows the next election is coming. The marketplace foresees, the government maintains; the marketplace responds, the government snorts at the idea it might be up to something people don't want, or want at a different cost and on another timetable.