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The Kagan Supreme Court watch……..

The Dog believes that Solicitor General Elena Kagan is the front-runner for the soon to be vacated Stephens spot on the Supreme Court…..

I also believe …as I have said here that the spot is her’s to lose ….with Obama going thru the motions…but interested in her…

I could be wrong…But the Dog correctly picked Judge Sotomayor as Obama’s first choice…..

Here’s ole’ Arlen Spector’s comments ona Kagan nomination to the court….

Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) said Wednesday he’d take a “fresh look” at Solicitor General Elena Kagan if she’s nominated to the Supreme Court.

Specter, who, as a Republican, had voted against Kagan’s confirmation to become solicitor general, said he would re-evaluate Kagan if President Barack Obama picks her to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

“Supreme Court nominations are a little different from solicitor general,” Specter said during an appearance on MSNBC. “I have an open mind.”

The senior member of the Judiciary Committee has pivoted on some issues since having switched parties to pursue reelection as a Democrat, a reelection battle in which he’s facing a liberal primary challenge from Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.).

To that end, Specter expressed some regret for having supported and helped shepherd now-Chief Justice John Roberts through his Senate confirmation.


April 21, 2010 - Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Law, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Projections, Updates, Women | , ,


  1. Another surprise contender for the Supreme Court is former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears (D) whose been elected to statewide office three times in 1992, 1998 and 2004, where she was re-elected with 62 percent of the statewide vote.

    Comment by Conservative Democrat | April 21, 2010 | Reply

  2. get me a link when you can…maybe you can set it up?

    Comment by jamesb101 | April 21, 2010 | Reply

  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leah_Ward_Sears

    She was appointed to the Georgia Supreme Court by then-Governor Zell Miller (D-before he was seduced by the GOP Pimps) in 1992 and was elected to a full six-year term later that November and handily won reelection in 1998 and 2004, she also served as Chief Justice from 2005 until last year when she resigned.

    Comment by Conservative Democrat | April 21, 2010 | Reply

    • It ‘s nice to have someone who has argued from BOTH sides of the bench…thanks for the 411 CD……

      Comment by jamesb101 | May 8, 2010 | Reply

  4. Kagan? Axelrod and Emanuel are sticking another Jew into the Supreme Court. Chomsky is right – we are becoming Weimar Germany, and that’s going to end in another disaster for the Jews, perhaps even the last one. They never learn, do they!

    Comment by pupsik | May 8, 2010 | Reply

    • You have problem with that?

      I like the fact that she isn’t a judge……I like that very much!

      Comment by jamesb101 | May 8, 2010 | Reply

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