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solstice Donating Member (278 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-28-09 06:44 AM
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22. Maybe he already knows she doesn't. I mean, she supported the gag rule.
And I'm VERY uneasy about her, I don't trust her, and given Obama's history of truly lousy nominees, why should I?
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  -Is it not odd that Obama never asked Sotomayor about Roe v Wade? Bluebear  May-28-09 12:39 AM   #0 
  - Perhaps he is.  snowdays   May-28-09 12:42 AM   #1 
  - It will be ok.  rwheeler31   May-28-09 12:42 AM   #2 
  - What about her views  tan guera   May-28-09 12:45 AM   #3 
     - 'goes along with'  elleng   May-28-09 12:51 AM   #5 
     - Important:  elleng   May-28-09 12:58 AM   #9 
  - I'm not going to take the word of officials who dare not speak their names.  rocktivity   May-28-09 12:49 AM   #4 
  - So your contention is the reporter is lying about the interview?  Bluebear   May-28-09 12:51 AM   #6 
  - My contention is that the officials might be lying to the reporter about the interview.  rocktivity   May-28-09 01:00 AM   #10 
     - pssst Roe v Wade, not Rove v Wade :)  Bluebear   May-28-09 01:01 AM   #11 
        - LOL! A Freudian slip--or a Rovian one?  rocktivity   May-28-09 01:04 AM   #12 
  - Exactly...  polmaven   May-28-09 06:55 AM   #23 
     - The New Haven case has been argued by SCOTUS already.  CTyankee   May-28-09 08:39 AM   #27 
        - Has it been argued?  polmaven   May-28-09 11:30 AM   #39 
  - If Obama doesn't ask her about Roe, then he can throw up his hands  EFerrari   May-28-09 12:54 AM   #7 
  - Ah...  Bluebear   May-28-09 12:55 AM   #8 
  - does she have to pray also? or just the pregnant women?  snowdays   May-28-09 01:15 AM   #13 
  - I didn't hear a lot of god talk from her at the announcement.  EFerrari   May-28-09 01:19 AM   #16 
     - good.  snowdays   May-28-09 09:19 AM   #32 
  - I would like to KNOW.  bvar22   May-28-09 11:59 AM   #43 
     - I think that would be suicide for the Catholic Church  WeDidIt   May-28-09 12:12 PM   #45 
     - Of course!  EFerrari   May-28-09 03:19 PM   #48 
  - No, it's not odd. The Rethugs are likely to specifically ask her if Obama or his people  pnwmom   May-28-09 01:18 AM   #14 
  - If the question comes up, she should play like Clarence Thomas and claim she discussed the issue...  devilgrrl   May-28-09 01:19 AM   #15 
  - I just realized that I don't have a single memory of Thomas after those  EFerrari   May-28-09 01:21 AM   #17 
  - Roe is already the law- the SC does not go back and re-try  old mark   May-28-09 01:49 AM   #18 
  - Wrong.  Lasher   May-28-09 02:15 AM   #19 
  - WRONG, back at ya - read the decision not the right wing bullshit  old mark   May-28-09 07:18 AM   #25 
     - Right wing bullshit at Raw Story? LOL!  Lasher   May-28-09 11:40 AM   #41 
  - Oh, my.  Bluebear   May-28-09 03:25 AM   #20 
  - Old Mark  AndyfromNC   May-28-09 07:47 AM   #26 
  - I think its common practice to ask but not really directly ask.  stray cat   May-28-09 06:29 AM   #21 
  - Maybe he already knows she doesn't. I mean, she supported the gag rule.  solstice   May-28-09 06:44 AM   #22 
  - She affirmed the legality of the gag rule. There's a big difference between that and support.  eyesroll   May-28-09 09:39 AM   #34 
     - What a lame strawman. The ACLU does not make or uphold censorship laws affecting women's health &  solstice   May-28-09 09:59 AM   #35 
        - Oy. Look up the definition of "strawman" and get back to me.  eyesroll   May-28-09 10:49 AM   #37 
        - Look up 'non sequitur' while you're at it.  Richardo   May-28-09 11:11 AM   #38 
  - Maybe because it's a no-brainer?  HamdenRice   May-28-09 07:01 AM   #24 
  - So you'd leave it up to chance, eh?  ruggerson   May-28-09 09:03 AM   #31 
  - i am going to trust obama on this one, largely because unlike his stances on gay people he doesnt  La Lioness Priyanka   May-28-09 08:45 AM   #28 
  - My take is that they didn't want it to come up during the confirmation hearings that she was  Liberal In Texas   May-28-09 09:01 AM   #29 
  - I'd find it odd if she wasn't asked.  babylonsister   May-28-09 09:02 AM   #30 
  - Minority women and democrat....he didn't have to ask.  deaniac21   May-28-09 09:35 AM   #33 
  - Not the slam dunk you would suppose.  bvar22   May-28-09 04:21 PM   #49 
  - Why would he ask her about Roe v Wade? She wasn't on that case.  cbdo2007   May-28-09 10:24 AM   #36 
  - ha ha ha ha I get it  Bluebear   May-28-09 02:21 PM   #47 
  - obama knows enough to let a staffer ask that question.  unblock   May-28-09 11:40 AM   #40 
  - No.  Boomerang Diddle   May-28-09 11:59 AM   #42 
  - If you think about it  Stargazer09   May-28-09 12:08 PM   #44 
  - Somebody had better ask her in the confirmation hearings.  MzNov   May-28-09 12:50 PM   #46 
 

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