John Mc

This is a collection of my thoughts. Some of the thoughts that I once had, I no longer do. Some thoughts I have now I have never had. Yet none shal be discounted. This blog is soley for the enjoyment of the author and the readers. On occasion the views expressed are overly exagerated in order to prove a point. Also there may be a dirty word or thought in some of the posts. Grow up and take this for what it's worth - a blog that barely anyone will ever see.


Judge Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor has been selected by Obama as a potential new addition to the United States Supreme court. Good choice? Well, she has experience in the field. She was a Princeton history student and politically active even back then. All seems good.
That is until you read her yearbook from back then. A nice quote from Norman Thomas was on there. He was quoted as saying "The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of 'liberalism' they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened." He ran for president six times on the Socialist Party ticket. Being a history buff and politically active at the time she quoted him on her yearbook page, surely she knew of his Socialist leanings and it appears, she agrees with them. (Much like Obama)
Her experience is great too. In Connecticut, she threw out test results of an entrance exam for firefighters saying that it was racially biased because whites outscored minorities. A counter suit was filed. The article I found said: "The lead plaintiff in this case is dyslexic," said Shapiro, referring to Frank Ricci, a white firefighter who says he spent $1,000 on study aids for the exam.
Those study aides included someone to read the material to him so that he could memorize them despite his dyslexia. He also quit his job so he could study full time. He passed the test. Unfortunately, he was white.
Racist? Some may say that she was only being fair. Others point to her comments on race. In a 2001 speech she said: "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male."
Don't let anyone call this "reverse-racism." It isn't a white thing. Sotomayor has proven this.
She has also gone on to say that she looks forward to changing a great deal of laws. Maybe it has changed since I went to school, but I was taught that the judicial branch was supposed to "interpret the laws" not make them. Perhaps Obama changed the constitution when we weren't looking.
Wise choice with this one, Obama. Wise choice.
Let's just hope that the right thing is done for America and that this woman is kept far away from our laws.

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