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Egnever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-20-08 02:30 AM
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14. Is the only constitutional scholar in the race!

First up, Laurence Tribe. Tribe is is a professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School and probably the foremost liberal constitutional law expert. He is one of the co-founders of the progressive American Constitution Society that was founded to counter the Federalist Society. He represented Gore in Bush v. Gore and if he was younger he would probably could have been a Supreme Court Justice. If any major liberal legal event is happening Tribe is probably involved in it.

When Barack Obama went to Harvard Law he took classes from Tribe. What did Tribe have to say about him?

"best student I ever had"

That's pretty high praise from a man like Tribe. Not only has he praised Obama, he has actively campaigned for Obama.
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  -Is Obama promising to enforce the Constitution? JDPriestly  Jan-20-08 02:05 AM   #0 
  - Nope. The 2 $100million candidates are mum and mute on these subjects, sadly. nt  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-20-08 02:12 AM   #1 
  - Maybe if you tried to listen to Obama's campaign speech...  mckeown1128   Jan-20-08 07:40 AM   #29 
     - I've listened to quite a bit of Obama, but somehow missed that  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-20-08 03:04 PM   #31 
  - No, but you will have plenty of Hope and Change. nt  Bluebear   Jan-20-08 02:14 AM   #2 
  - your a real pice of work  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:17 AM   #3 
  - Darn it!  TwoSparkles   Jan-20-08 02:38 AM   #17 
     - Edwards . . .  Bluebear   Jan-20-08 07:35 AM   #27 
     - why in (((HELL)) would a gay person support Obama??  jonnyblitz   Jan-20-08 07:38 AM   #28 
        - maybe cause he has been passing legislation that helps Gays his entire career?  Egnever   Jan-20-08 03:19 PM   #33 
  - Every stump speech  sandnsea   Jan-20-08 02:18 AM   #4 
  - No, and the Hill-bama bunch don't seem to care much.  Jamastiene   Jan-20-08 02:18 AM   #5 
  - Sadly you are completely misinformed  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:26 AM   #11 
  - You need to take a chill pill....  FrenchieCat   Jan-20-08 02:27 AM   #12 
     - Funny, I posted the same exact thing in both threads  Jamastiene   Jan-20-08 03:16 AM   #19 
        - Yes it speaks volumes about your hatred and devisivenss  Egnever   Jan-20-08 03:58 AM   #22 
  - Obama has promised to end illegal wiretapping  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:19 AM   #6 
  - Here....Obama, the constitutional scholar, and Former Prez of the Harvard Law Review.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-20-08 02:23 AM   #7 
  - That floor speech is so good!  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:38 AM   #16 
     - Did you happen to hear his in-depth interview with the SF Chronicle?  FrenchieCat   Jan-20-08 02:43 AM   #18 
        - distractor?  Jamastiene   Jan-20-08 03:18 AM   #20 
           - distractor  FrenchieCat   Jan-20-08 03:21 AM   #21 
  - Will close guantanamo  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:23 AM   #8 
  - Yes/Yes/Yes  zulchzulu   Jan-20-08 02:24 AM   #9 
  - Will end torture  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:25 AM   #10 
  - Thanks for the answers.  JDPriestly   Jan-20-08 02:28 AM   #13 
  - Is the only constitutional scholar in the race!  Egnever   Jan-20-08 02:30 AM   #14 
  - Yes, Obama is a Constitutional Scholar...  TwoSparkles   Jan-20-08 02:34 AM   #15 
  - kick  cali   Jan-20-08 06:15 AM   #23 
  - Progressive groups give Hillary a higher score than Obama on Human Rights & Civil Liberties.  Perry Logan   Jan-20-08 06:30 AM   #24 
  - Right, the Bill and Hill Foundation for Progressive Clintonism.  dailykoff   Jan-20-08 06:46 AM   #26 
  - Yes, and maybe you should try listening to what he says  dailykoff   Jan-20-08 06:44 AM   #25 
  - Obama has been talking about this ever since he got in the race.  Connie_Corleone   Jan-20-08 07:55 AM   #30 
  - Yes to all three. They are regular mentions in his campaign speeches.  hnmnf   Jan-20-08 03:09 PM   #32 

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