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‘Left, Right & Center’: Justice Stevens, Financial Hearings and Nukes

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Posted on Apr 9, 2010
Left, Right & Center
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The announcement of Justice John Paul Stevens’ retirement is bound to set off a political battle of immense proportions. Will it be a test of the merits of the potential candidates or just another political throwdown? And does America’s new nuclear posture justify Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize? Robert Scheer thinks so, but Tony Blankley isn’t quite as enthusiastic on this week’s edition of “Left, Right & Center.”  —KA

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By AT, April 13, 2010 at 12:06 pm Link to this comment
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The obstructionist and jihadist Republican senator from Utah finally broke months of silence and ready to enter the fray after throwing out Hilary Rodham’S name as a candidate to replace Stevens.Turned out that he wants to nominate some one but also set the ground rules for the game to be played, The august senator has a habit of doing this to cover his track.We can begin with dereliction of duty to start.

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By altara, April 12, 2010 at 10:51 am Link to this comment
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SUPREME COURT NOMINATION

The Republicans will probably fight against any nominee except maybe Captain Sully

homer http://www.altara.blogspot.com

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By Bill Carson, April 10, 2010 at 3:41 pm Link to this comment
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The announcement of Justice John Paul Stevens’ retirement is bound to set off a
political battle of immense proportions. Will it be a test of the merits of the
potential candidates or just another political throwdown? And does America’s
new nuclear posture justify Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize? Robert Scheer
thinks so, but Tony Blankley isn’t quite as enthusiastic on this week’s edition of
“Left, Right & Center.”  —KA

I wouldn’t waste any time wondering if Obama will appoint someone who is
really “liberal” let alone “Progressive”.  Obama has based his whole political
career on ingratiating himself to and being a servant of the Right and the
corporate agenda. Like journalist Ismael Reed said: Obama is a vacuous
opportunist.

Even Justice Stevens was only “liberal” in comparison to the corporate lawyers
and Federalist nut cases that have been appointed in the last 30 years.

“...Stevens noted in a 2007 interview for the New York Times Magazine that he
is “pretty darn conservative,” and that his views have not changed since 1975.”

As far as Obama deserving the Nobel Peace Prize, what a sick idea.

He campaigned on intensifying the war in Afghanistan (and it’s one of the few
promises he has kept). The only problems he had with the Iraq invasion/war
were strategic not ideological or moral.
He’s been knocking off civilians with predator drones at a faster pace than G.
Bush. He also made a pointed exceptions about not using nukes on countries
that did not possess them, for Iran and N. Korea.
Scheer, Huffington, and the most of the other progressives are like their fellow
progressive Michael Moore: Well meaning (?) but delusional concerning Obama
and the Democrats.

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