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  -*** Official Wednesday Sotomayor confirmation hearing thread 1 *** MiniMe  Jul-15-09 08:23 AM   #0 
  - Thanks MiniMe! I believe SENATOR Franken will be the first one up this AM! What a country!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-15-09 08:28 AM   #1 
  - no, Franken won't be first up. it goes by seniority. he'll be last.  cali   Jul-15-09 08:30 AM   #3 
     - I thought Leahy had said yesterday at the end of the hearing that Franken would be up first.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-15-09 08:32 AM   #5 
  - Why doesn't C-SPAN call her "Judge Sonia Sotomayor ..."  L. Coyote   Jul-15-09 08:28 AM   #2 
  - Leahy calls the hearing to order  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:31 AM   #4 
  - "You certainly demonstrated your patience." I'll say! nt  alsame   Jul-15-09 08:33 AM   #6 
  - Cornyn up first  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:33 AM   #7 
  - Starts right off with the "wise Latina" quote right off  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:36 AM   #8 
  - Jesus! Is that all they have???  devilgrrl   Jul-15-09 08:36 AM   #9 
  - Yes. They all feel bad that they can't call themselves wise white men  chelsea0011   Jul-15-09 08:43 AM   #14 
  - .....  alsame   Jul-15-09 08:37 AM   #10 
  - Love it, she brings up the Alito imigrant Italians quote up  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:40 AM   #12 
     - Could Cornyn be ANYTHING but an ass? N/t  Hepburn   Jul-15-09 09:41 AM   #43 
        - Sadly he's my state senator and to answer your question: no, he can't. nt  Javaman   Jul-15-09 10:43 AM   #76 
  - If law students are TOOOO STUUPID to understand a speech .... LOL!  L. Coyote   Jul-15-09 08:42 AM   #13 
  - Goooood halftime adjustments by Team Sotomayor.  BlooInBloo   Jul-15-09 08:39 AM   #11 
  - WOW, this is a not-so-subtle lecture to the Republican Senators  L. Coyote   Jul-15-09 08:45 AM   #15 
  - I really like the Judge so far  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:46 AM   #16 
  - It is Too Bad Schools are Out  abluelady   Jul-15-09 08:47 AM   #17 
  - Apparently Cornyn doesn't understand what a judge's role is  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:49 AM   #18 
  - "role"  BlooInBloo   Jul-15-09 08:55 AM   #22 
     - Ugh, fixed. Thanks  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:58 AM   #26 
  - My kids have been listening with me :)  helderheid   Jul-15-09 12:01 PM   #101 
     - Good for you helderheid. I remember watching hearings when I was in grade school and junior high!  rvablue   Jul-15-09 12:13 PM   #102 
  - I think the GOPs are rephrasing the same question in an attempt  Myrina   Jul-15-09 08:52 AM   #19 
  - Yup. They are tearing apart her speeches and going phrase by phrase  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:54 AM   #20 
  - John Cornyn...Rushpublican Hack and...  KharmaTrain   Jul-15-09 08:54 AM   #21 
  - I read somwhere from someone who knows you that blah, blah  chelsea0011   Jul-15-09 08:56 AM   #24 
  - Cornyn uses the "L" word  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 08:55 AM   #23 
  - I like her comeback - liberal means equal opportunity for all.  alsame   Jul-15-09 08:57 AM   #25 
  - Just having to study for an exam doesn't qualify as facing hardships  chelsea0011   Jul-15-09 09:03 AM   #27 
  - Brings up Ricci again  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:05 AM   #28 
  - Is Ricci going to testify tomorrow?  chelsea0011   Jul-15-09 09:08 AM   #32 
     - Not sure what the witness schedule is, but he is scheduled  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:30 AM   #38 
        - What the hell does his testimony count for?  Hepburn   Jul-15-09 09:43 AM   #44 
           - He is a republican witness  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:19 AM   #64 
  - Wasn't Cornyn just asking her why she didn't use empathy in forming  pdxmom   Jul-15-09 09:05 AM   #29 
  - Only empathy for conservative white males is good. Just ask  alsame   Jul-15-09 09:11 AM   #33 
  - Cardin up  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:06 AM   #30 
  - Oh shit!! Sessions just put on the record that the NRA and Southern Baptists are concerned.  Dawgs   Jul-15-09 09:08 AM   #31 
  - Remember, he has to Appease His Base, n/t  abluelady   Jul-15-09 09:18 AM   #34 
  - Those loons stay concerned 24/7.  Are_grits_groceries   Jul-15-09 09:39 AM   #42 
  - LMBO....  Hepburn   Jul-15-09 09:44 AM   #45 
  - Well, Sessions himself is "troubled"  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:53 AM   #46 
  - If Jefferson Beauregard is "troubled"  Iwillnevergiveup   Jul-15-09 11:20 AM   #93 
  - Which makes me like her even more.......  marmar   Jul-15-09 10:11 AM   #58 
  - Cardin asking a good series of questions  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:25 AM   #35 
  - The coverage of the hearings so far by the networks has been lame.  4lbs   Jul-15-09 09:26 AM   #36 
  - Agreed, but the dem Senator is from Maryland  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:29 AM   #37 
  - Ah thanks. I would have known that.... if they had actually shown him when he came on.  4lbs   Jul-15-09 09:33 AM   #39 
  - It happened again! They showed the entire questioning session by Repuke Senator Coburn but  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:09 AM   #56 
  - It will be interesting to see what they do next, no more repubs  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:15 AM   #61 
     - Franken may be the only Democratic Senator CNN and MSNBC show all day! (n/t)  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:24 AM   #67 
  - Yep. They favored republicans yesterday, too.  BlooInBloo   Jul-15-09 10:20 AM   #65 
  - Cable has really helped to kill FACTUAL news. I remember, before the wide proliferation of cable,  rvablue   Jul-15-09 12:15 PM   #103 
  - Coburn up  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 09:37 AM   #40 
  - How about this Coburn as something people can understand...  S_E_Fudd   Jul-15-09 09:39 AM   #41 
  - Hey Coburn! Ask her this: if someone cuts me off and I turn down a one-way, can I shoot the guy?  BlooInBloo   Jul-15-09 09:59 AM   #47 
  - lol!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-15-09 10:02 AM   #48 
  - Only if they are an illegal alien  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:07 AM   #52 
  - How did a man that stupid get through medical school...?  S_E_Fudd   Jul-15-09 10:03 AM   #49 
  - Isn't he a vet..  glowing   Jul-15-09 10:05 AM   #51 
  - Your statement is out of bounds legally.  Renew Deal   Jul-15-09 10:08 AM   #53 
     - But is it unusual to pull something from international law when looking at  glowing   Jul-15-09 10:26 AM   #68 
  - The same reason McCain, who finished near the bottom of his class, still got to fly and crash Navy  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:40 AM   #73 
  - Coburn is asking some interesting questions  Renew Deal   Jul-15-09 10:04 AM   #50 
  - Whitehouse, thank goodness  cal04   Jul-15-09 10:08 AM   #54 
  - I hope these guys ask some interesting questions.  Renew Deal   Jul-15-09 10:09 AM   #55 
  - Glad you are here.  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:10 AM   #57 
  - Whitehouse is very impressive...  Spazito   Jul-15-09 10:12 AM   #59 
     - Wish I could see it, but CNN and MSNBC aren't showing his questioning  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:14 AM   #60 
        - I am streaming it from the CNN video site...  Spazito   Jul-15-09 10:17 AM   #63 
           - Yeah, but I can't record it straight to DVD-R, so I can play back the hearings on any old DVD player  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:23 AM   #66 
              - Ahhh, okay...  Spazito   Jul-15-09 10:30 AM   #69 
                 - They probably expect few "fireworks" from a Democratic Senator.  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:38 AM   #71 
                    - Yes, CNN changed dramatically right after Turner sold it...  Spazito   Jul-15-09 10:41 AM   #74 
  - I think she's doing good, it's just embarrassing to watch repubicans...  bridgit   Jul-15-09 10:17 AM   #62 
  - 15 minute break. Should be Klobachar when we come back  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:37 AM   #70 
  - She's a Democrat. I have little faith that CNN and MSNBC will actually show her on TV.  4lbs   Jul-15-09 10:39 AM   #72 
     - Wow! They're actually showing it! However, it's Noon Eastern time and most people are likely eatin  4lbs   Jul-15-09 11:02 AM   #85 
  - CNN interviewing Cornyn now - he's still 'troubled'. LOL. nt  alsame   Jul-15-09 10:41 AM   #75 
  - They are just interviewing the worst of the Repukes....  Hepburn   Jul-15-09 10:45 AM   #78 
  - Obviously, this is all about Liberal and Conservative politics  L. Coyote   Jul-15-09 10:44 AM   #77 
  - She's 'clearly an activist'. What an ass. Now Pat Buchanan is  alsame   Jul-15-09 10:46 AM   #79 
     - An "activist" whose rulings the majority of the time were in line with Republican-appointed judges  4lbs   Jul-15-09 11:10 AM   #88 
        - They act like she is the only one making these decisions  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 11:20 AM   #92 
        - Exactly. They are just throwing out the buzzwords for their base. nt  alsame   Jul-15-09 11:42 AM   #97 
  - Meeting is back now  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:54 AM   #80 
  - two Senators then lunch  cal04   Jul-15-09 10:55 AM   #81 
     - I think it would be funny, as long as the repubs couldn't ask questions  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 10:58 AM   #82 
        - that's probably who she has a lot to say to  cal04   Jul-15-09 10:59 AM   #83 
  - I like her. She has deep compassion. I didn't think I'd ever see this in the court system.  Gregorian   Jul-15-09 11:00 AM   #84 
  - And msnbc cuts off a female Senator actually asking Sotomayor questions...  BlooInBloo   Jul-15-09 11:03 AM   #86 
  - CNN has it. nt  alsame   Jul-15-09 11:04 AM   #87 
  - Wow, I just loved Judge Sotomayor's response and her...  Spazito   Jul-15-09 11:10 AM   #89 
  - admission on my part:  Hepburn   Jul-15-09 11:19 AM   #91 
     - Me too! Perry Mason was my absolute FAVORITE show...  Spazito   Jul-15-09 11:28 AM   #95 
        - Absolutely!  Hepburn   Jul-15-09 11:30 AM   #96 
  - CNN taking a break  Seedersandleechers   Jul-15-09 11:15 AM   #90 
  - wow! amazing!!! Klobuchar sounds like she actually READ HER CASES!!!!  LSK   Jul-15-09 11:22 AM   #94 
  - Thanks, MiniMe, for starting these threads on the hearing!  Spazito   Jul-15-09 11:59 AM   #98 
  - You're welcome. I like blogging the hearings with other DUers  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 12:00 PM   #100 
  - Lunch break until 2pm, then Specter and Franken  MiniMe   Jul-15-09 11:59 AM   #99 

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