Wednesday, May 27, 2009

We fight for a color-race-ethnicity-gender-blind society of equal oportunity, by only seeing color-race-ethnicity and gender?

I wonder how Dr. King would feel right know considering those who fought for a color blind society, and were rolled down the street with fire hoses, have seen their struggle turned 180 degrees. Today, it's all about color, gender, sexual orientation, and personal struggle, as long as you adhere to a particular ideology. What ever happened to the principle and visualization that lady liberty/justice was blind-folded. Far too many in America, who claim to hold the torch of civil rights, have become the very thing they claim to hate. Intellectual hypocrisy of the highest destructive order.-DK

From Scott Swirles, via Thomas Sowell's column regarding Obama's Supreme Court nominee and the President's desire to pick judges who have "empathy."
If you were going to have open heart surgery, would you want to be operated on by a surgeon who was chosen because he had to struggle to get where he is or by the best surgeon you could find-- even if he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and had every advantage that money and social position could offer?

If it were you who was going to be lying on that operating table with his heart cut open, you wouldn't give a tinker's damn about somebody's struggle or somebody else's privileges.
While we are on the subject. Some excerps from Michelle Malkin's, Not all "Compelling Personal Stories" are Equal are in order.

Since when did securing a Supreme Court seat become a high hurdles contest? The White House and Democrats have turned Second Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination into a personal Olympic event. Pay no attention to her jurisprudence. She grew up in a Bronx public housing project. She was diagnosed with childhood diabetes at 8. Her father died a year later. And, oh, by the way, did you hear that she was poor?

It's a "compelling personal story," as we heard 20,956 times on Tuesday. Sotomayor's a "real" person. Why, she even read Nancy Drew as a young girl, President Obama told us. She's "faced down barriers, overcome the odds and lived out the American dream that brought her parents here so long ago," Obama said.

If Sotomayor were auditioning to be Oprah Winfrey's fill-in host, I'd understand the over-the-top hyping of her life narrative. But isn't anybody on Sotomayor's side the least bit embarrassed by all this liberal condescension?

Republicans are not allowed to mention Sotomayor's ethnicity lest they be branded bigots, but every Democrat on cable television harped on her multicultural "diversity" and "obstacle"-climbing... New York Sen. Charles Schumer stated outright: "It's long overdue that a Latino sit on the United States Supreme Court." Color-coded tokenism dominated the headlines, with blaring references to Sotomayor as the high court's potential "first Hispanic."

Sotomayor's statement at a 2001 University of California at Berkeley speech asserting brown-skin moral authority: "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life."


  1. New law: All potential Supreme Court nominations will have questions regarding the Constitution and the Federalist Papers fired at them nonstop for 48 hours by a panel of game show hosts before they can be deemed worthy of putting on the robe. In addition, when they get an answer wrong, Glenn Beck gets to make fun of them on national television.

  2. It is insane to think that any human especially those who get into positions such as the fedeal court will leave their past on the doorstep as they enter the courtroom, however in this instance as a US Supreme Court Justice, this has to be the case, JUSTICE IS BLIND.......meaning no one cares if you grew up in the Bronx or Beverly Hills, rule on the law of the Constitution not so it benefis one party or the next but so that it is just for all of America not th eleft or the right all of America...........America is going down a slippery slope right now and being cheered on by too many sheep.

  3. Anoymous, who ever you are, Nice comments. If you also posted the poor language I had to delete after another post, stay intellectual, you have good things to add to the discussion.

    Mattheus, funny stuff with depth. We may have found your talent- satirical political comedy. Well done.