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Sotomayor says she’s no
Democrat, eager to show
her independence on court

Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/5/2013 9:26:47 PM

Sonia Sotomayor appeared on “The Colbert Report” Monday night to talk about her new memoir, “My Beloved World,” but she stumbled upon an interesting confession in the process: She claims to be an independent. Citing her history, Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert asked the Supreme Court justice, “Why aren’t you a Republican if you believe in self-reliance?” “How do you know I’m not?” Justice Sotomayor responded. “Because Obama appointed you,” the host shot back, gaining laughter

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: joew9, 2/5/2013 9:37:30 PM     (No. 9160727)

Bull. She´s independent because the Dems are too right wing for her.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 2/5/2013 9:55:56 PM     (No. 9160755)

If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, looks like a duck ... it´s a Democrat "Wise Latina" Supreme Court Justice.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 2/5/2013 10:01:08 PM     (No. 9160764)

She´s a libtard who has decided to call herself ´not-a-democrat´.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 2/5/2013 10:06:48 PM     (No. 9160771)

Maybe she´s a:
demonrat
demoncrap

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/5/2013 10:16:14 PM     (No. 9160784)

All demonrats are socialists - - but not all socialists are demonrats.

So, yes - - she has credibility.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: iamtinman, 2/5/2013 10:23:35 PM     (No. 9160799)

Colbert had it right, Barack Obama has not and will never appoint someone to an administration office unless that person has stellar liberal credentials. Even Hagel votes left of center most of the time.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: colonialAmerican1623, 2/5/2013 10:24:10 PM     (No. 9160800)

Right. You look more like a lap dog.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/5/2013 10:31:07 PM     (No. 9160812)

She is an enemy of the Constitution. Don´t care what color.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 2/5/2013 10:48:41 PM     (No. 9160831)

Bingo..."enemy of the constitution"

She is all LaRaza...so a socialist or a communist...intent on disabling America and her constitution...with diversity punishments...God help us...the LoVo´s gave us a Manchurian with Obama

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Safari Man, 2/5/2013 10:49:35 PM     (No. 9160833)

I saw her appearance and it was so scripted (on her part) and rehearsed she sounded like a robot. I believe NOTHING liberals say, so it makes more sense for her to say she´s NOT a dimocrat, since lying is what they do.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: avikingman, 2/5/2013 10:52:10 PM     (No. 9160837)

She´s a liar. Ergo she´s a ´RAT.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/5/2013 10:58:57 PM     (No. 9160845)

She is a Latina. Enough said!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FormerDem, 2/5/2013 11:03:40 PM     (No. 9160849)

Don´t agree with any of the above. What Sotomayor says of herself is just how she always looked to me - serenely independent. I don´t think Obama understood her. I think he goes by stereotypes, especially where women are concerned.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dvc, 2/5/2013 11:47:02 PM     (No. 9160887)

Wouldn´t it funny if she actually did believe in the Constitution?

I am supremely skeptical, and like that butthead Colbert, I think that the fact that Zero appointed her is nearly ironclad proof that she will be a reliable, intellectually dishonest, leftist.

But, wouldn´t it be hilarious if she actually does secretly believe that the Constitution means what it says?

Not impossible, just very highly improbable. OTOH, Zero IS delusional and not particularly bright.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: steveW, 2/6/2013 2:03:30 AM     (No. 9160947)

Actually, none of the Democrats are Democrats, since they all think independently and don´t base their pro-socialist policies on a destructively neurotic anti-Americanism and the emotional immaturity of pre-adolescents. They all just want to help people and are so concerned about stuff, like helping people!

And the sky is green. Sotomayor isn´t very good at pretending, apparently.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/6/2013 2:47:55 AM     (No. 9160963)

No, seriously...I always thought she was a bit of an independent because, even though she leans somewhat far left on certain issues, she has not been as hard left and robot-like in agreement with the party line as I expected. I don´t think she is a Republican by any means...but she might not be a Dem either. She has not always voted or had an opinion that was lock-step with the left. I always thought there was a little hope for her.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bmoc, 2/6/2013 2:52:09 AM     (No. 9160966)

Why in the wide world of sports is a Supreme Court justice appearing on television to push a book, especially a joke show such as “The Colbert Report?”

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/6/2013 4:45:45 AM     (No. 9160996)

If Saddlebags believes in the constitution, then how come she voted that BarryCare was constitutional?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/6/2013 5:39:39 AM     (No. 9161018)

What she´ll do is cast meaningless votes which favor the right once in a while to prove her independence but when it comes down to a hardcore liberal issue,she´ll fall in line.I´d actually like to see her be independent but it just won´t happen.

But kagan is the bigger joke by a long stretch.Kagan called Obama her hero after he won the Chicago senate seat.That should have disqualified her from the court.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/6/2013 8:31:15 AM     (No. 9161253)

#13, Your lips, God´s ears. Be about darn time we had a lefty turn right on the USSC.

But I will seriously look at ocean front property in Iowa if it should happen.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/6/2013 10:36:10 AM     (No. 9161598)

By lying you just proved you are a Lib Dim.



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