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ewagner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-09-06 02:49 PM
Response to Reply #31
44. Very weak opening statement
Edited on Mon Jan-09-06 02:50 PM by ewagner
Disjunct.....

not at all a coherent statement

not inspirational

not hopeful

somewhat elitist about his Princeton days..."people who should have known better acting irresponsibly." Like protesting the war?
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  -Official Opening Statements Thread - Alito Hearings Now! Part III LeftCoast  Jan-09-06 02:18 PM   #0 
  - Official Opening Statements Thread - Alito Hearings Now! Part 3  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:19 PM   #1 
  - Thanks Viva! n/t  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:19 PM   #2 
  - Sorry for the confusion there VLR  LeftCoast   Jan-09-06 02:19 PM   #3 
     - No sweat.  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:21 PM   #5 
  - DUPE....  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:20 PM   # 
  - CONTACT YOUR SENATORS- LINK HERE  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:20 PM   #4 
  - wasn't the immigrant father meme debunked?  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:21 PM   #6 
  - I don't know.... would be interesting to track that one down  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:23 PM   #8 
  - his dad came as an infant:  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:26 PM   #14 
  - His grandfather was the family pioneer - father arrived in U.S. as infant.  quiet.american   Jan-09-06 02:27 PM   #16 
  - What the HELL is Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg (NJ) doing there?  Up2Late   Jan-09-06 02:23 PM   #7 
  - they said he was sitting in for ( Governor elect ) John Corzine....  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:24 PM   #9 
  - Alito is from NJ  rpgamerd00d   Jan-09-06 02:25 PM   #11 
     - So is Tony Soprano.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-09-06 02:42 PM   #35 
  - Will this man answer the questions the DEM Senators ask?  in_cog_ni_to   Jan-09-06 02:25 PM   #10 
  - Just fired up the laptop  ewagner   Jan-09-06 02:25 PM   #12 
  - Whitman saying the exact opposite of Coburn  Strawman   Jan-09-06 02:25 PM   #13 
  - Formal Swearing In  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:27 PM   #15 
  - gotta get that photo  Strawman   Jan-09-06 02:33 PM   #22 
  - Am ver y disappointed but not surprised to see Christine Whitman  shance   Jan-09-06 02:28 PM   #17 
  - I was disappointed as well  SharonRB   Jan-09-06 02:31 PM   #20 
     - Why are you surprised? ..  bobalu   Jan-10-06 08:50 AM   #79 
  - Coburn certainly let us all know how he feels  lyonn   Jan-09-06 02:29 PM   #18 
  - I agree with you and almost fell off my exercise bike in disgust  Catamount   Jan-09-06 02:53 PM   #48 
  - I was disgusted, too.  Vinca   Jan-09-06 03:24 PM   #66 
  - Alito himself now...  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:31 PM   #19 
  - in what way is this $ 50 scholarship story relevant?  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:32 PM   #21 
  - he felt "comfortable" enough as Princeton to try and exclude  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:34 PM   #23 
  - did you hear that comment about his mothers background?  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:36 PM   #24 
     - I caught that.  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:38 PM   #27 
     - Trivia: Rose Alito is the real name of the gal in the Springsteen song....  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:40 PM   #32 
     - he means New Jersey, right?  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:38 PM   #28 
     - Imagine what family dinners would be like with him  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:39 PM   #30 
        - I think he wished his Mom stayed home, and that he didn't have to compete  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:42 PM   #38 
           - and quite possibly that jew over there too. n/t  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:54 PM   #50 
     - His wife looked like that kind of woman herself... does anyone  Catamount   Jan-09-06 02:55 PM   #51 
  - Nixon's "Checkers" speech was less corny...  Junkdrawer   Jan-09-06 02:37 PM   #25 
  - Judges DO have clients - it's WE THE PEOPLE moran!  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:37 PM   #26 
  - "no person in this country is above the law.  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:39 PM   #29 
  - It wasn't just you. n/t  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:40 PM   #31 
  - Very weak opening statement  ewagner   Jan-09-06 02:49 PM   #44 
     - good summary. nt  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:52 PM   #47 
  - yep, i noticed him wincing badly when privacy came up too.  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:44 PM   #40 
  - he's not gonna make it through several days of questioning, at  gkhouston   Jan-09-06 03:40 PM   #70 
  - arriving late here -  selmo7   Jan-09-06 02:56 PM   #53 
  - Thanks Guys!  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:41 PM   #33 
  - thank you Viva  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:42 PM   #36 
  - Thank you for starting this and everybody for posting  cal04   Jan-09-06 02:43 PM   #39 
  - tks, Viva!  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:45 PM   #41 
  - 3 more votes for greatest n/t  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:42 PM   #34 
  - Viewer reactions  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:42 PM   #37 
  - first caller was repug...  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:45 PM   #42 
  - So is that it for the day? I have the sound off...  Up2Late   Jan-09-06 02:47 PM   #43 
  - That's it till tomorrow....  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 02:50 PM   #45 
  - what did you think of that weird Princeton crack?  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:54 PM   #49 
  - His comment about the irrational and radical  lyonn   Jan-09-06 02:57 PM   #55 
  - did hew use those words? sounds like code to me... irrational= women  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:59 PM   #58 
  - I assumed he was referring to war protestor,  lyonn   Jan-09-06 03:06 PM   #61 
     - i assumed it had to do with those he wanted to keep off campus....  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 03:10 PM   #62 
        - Probably all of the above!  lyonn   Jan-09-06 03:21 PM   #65 
           - funny an "immigrant's son" felt so damned entitled, huh?  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 03:27 PM   #67 
              - he didn't feel entitled, he felt insecure, hence the resentment.  gkhouston   Jan-09-06 03:43 PM   #71 
                 - they started work last week....  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 03:48 PM   #74 
                    - looks like you might able to inaugurate the place with an  gkhouston   Jan-09-06 04:05 PM   #75 
  - Correction to my post  lyonn   Jan-09-06 05:35 PM   #77 
  - What did he say about Princeton? I think he's a Yale Man...,  Up2Late   Jan-09-06 03:01 PM   #59 
     - Yale Law, after Princeton.  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 03:17 PM   #63 
  - Has CSPAN said when the replay of today's "action" starts?  Up2Late   Jan-09-06 02:55 PM   #52 
     - 8 PM  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:57 PM   #54 
  - questioning begins tommorrow...  bettyellen   Jan-09-06 02:51 PM   #46 
  - This is going to be tough  Strawman   Jan-09-06 02:58 PM   #56 
  - These c-span callers are wack! n/t  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 02:59 PM   #57 
  - Grassley after party statement  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 03:01 PM   #60 
  - I caught that too..  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-09-06 03:18 PM   #64 
  - Grassley was once called "the 2 dumbest Senators in the Senate"  Neil Lisst   Jan-09-06 03:38 PM   #69 
     - But, Chuck can mow his lawn with 3 lawnmowers at the same time.  Skidmore   Jan-09-06 03:46 PM   #72 
  - I predict Mrs. Alito will be played by Mya Rudolph or Tina Fey.  Neil Lisst   Jan-09-06 03:36 PM   #68 
  - Listening to the replay - retirement age is in jeopardy  Sydnie   Jan-09-06 03:47 PM   #73 
  - in BushWorld, how many people can afford to retire?  gkhouston   Jan-09-06 04:07 PM   #76 
  - For those who wish to catch up  buddyhollysghost   Jan-10-06 01:14 AM   #78 
  - Thanks for keeping it going  buddyhollysghost   Jan-10-06 11:03 AM   #80 
  - Kick  buddyhollysghost   Jan-10-06 11:51 AM   #81 
  - kick  buddyhollysghost   Jan-10-06 12:42 PM   #82 
 

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