Monthly Archives: August 2013

2009 July 15 Sonia Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

2013 Update The GOP claims it is trying to do “Latino outreach” to bring the growing numbers of Hispanics into their party. So far, their efforts have been very poor. The actions of their dominant Dixiecrat wing in questioning then … Continue reading

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2009 June 5 Mark Sanford

2013 Update Much of the rest of the country probably thinks that GOPer Mark Sanford provided “comedy relief” when he was Governor of South Carolina. As Governor, Sanford vanished for a few days in 2009. His disappearance was initially attributed … Continue reading

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2009 June 1 Sonia Sotomayor and Racism

2013 Update This blog post discusses some of the racially based opposition to Obama’s first Supreme Court nominee, Puerto Rican American Federal Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Sotomayor was the High Court’s first Hispanic nominee. The “usual suspects,” Rush Limbaugh, … Continue reading

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2009 May 26 Meet Sonia Sotomayor

2013 Update Few people knew Appellate Justice Sonia Sotomayor when Obama nominated her to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by David Souter’s retirement. This post describes her background, a real up from hardship American Dream story. … Continue reading

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2009 May 10 Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III

2013 Update The GOP has been talking about “rebranding” itself and reaching out to minorities for a long time. It’s all a charade. The party remains in debt to its “Southern Fried” white male Protestant base. This post discusses one … Continue reading

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2008 November 6 Obama Wins First Term

2013 Update An analysis of Obama’s 2008 election win. Original Blog Yes We Did It!!   November 6, 2008 At 11:00 PM Eastern Time, 8:00 PM Pacific Time, when the polls closed in California, CNN called the election for Democratic presidential … Continue reading

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2008 October 11 Obama-McCain Town Hall Debate

2013 Update           My blog post of the second Obama-McCain town hall debate with McCain’s “that one” gaffe. Original Blog Senator McCain And Your “Pitchfork Brigades”—“That One” Will Be President Obama October 11, 2008 John McCain spent … Continue reading

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