The Sonia Sotomayor Factor in Latino Vote 2010

Analysis of Senatorial debate between Republican Sharron Angle and Democrat Harry Reid in Nevada and how it relates to the confirmation of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor....
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Sarah Palin Supports AZ Big Government Authoritarian Police Law

She’s claimed that she is against and offended by sexism (she did this specially during her tiff with David Letterman) but yet she remained utterly and suspiciously silent as the right-wing ravaged Sonia Sotomayor with sexist and racist attacks during her...
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John Paul Stevens Retiring

This automatically gives President Obama the opportunity to appoint another Supreme Court Justice.  Via MSNBC: Stevens was able to draw the support of the court’s swing votes, now-retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Justice Anthony Kennedy, to rein in or...
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Justice Sotomayor shows her progressive colors

For those still in doubt about where she stands in terms of judicial ideology: Sonia Sotomayor joined progressive judges John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Stephen Breyer in voting against overturning a 63-year-old law designed to restrain the influence...
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“Undocumented immigrant” term good 1st step for Supreme Court but…

As you all know, I prefer the term “economic refugee” for many reasons, which I explain on this link here.   Nevertheless, the fact that a SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, namely Sonia Sotomayor, used the more humanized and sensitive term “undocumented...
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Ed Schultz: Progressive Populism vs. Conservative Populism

The Ed Schultz phenomenon: blue-collar and other working class Americans have found their voice in Ed Schultz. As we celebrate Labor Day, populism is in the air as we honor the dignity of hard-working Americans.  I’ve been following progressive radio...
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Sotomayor: Turning Point for Latinos

Much has been said about the nomination and confirmation of now-Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  Much of the analsys has been focused on the fact that she was  the first Latina to EVER be nominated to the Supreme Court in...
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