Monday, February 13, 2012

Samuel L. Jackson: 'I Voted for Obama because he's black'... - Which Republican Presidential Candidate Supported Sotomayor? - Whitney

Samuel L. Jackson: 'I Voted for Obama because he's black'...
Fiction" star only voted for the president for one reason and one reason only ... because he's black. In an interview with Ebony magazine, Jackson explained, "I voted for Barack because he was black. 'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people — because they look like them ... That's American politics, pure and simple. [Obama's] message didn't mean [bleep] to me." Jackson then went on to drop the N-word several times when discussing Obama, telling the mag, "When it comes down to it, they wouldn't have elected a [bleep]. Because, what's a [bleep]? A [bleep] is scary. Obama ain't scary at all. [Bleeps] don't have beers at the White House. [Bleeps] don't let some white dude, while you in the middle of a speech, call [him] a liar. A [bleep] would have stopped the meeting right there and said, ‘Who the [bleep] said that?' I hope Obama gets scary in the next four years, 'cuz he ain't gotta worry about getting re-elected." Smacks of ... Obama needs to Black it up.
 Which Republican Presidential Candidate Supported Sotomayor?
Pop quiz: Which Republican presidential candidate supported the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor?
Hint: It’s the same one who endorsed a pro-abortion-rights presidential candidate in an earlier campaign.
Give up? The answer is Rick Santorum.
Santorum was rightly known as a conservative firebrand during his 12 years in the Senate, but the 1998 confirmation vote for Sonia Sotomayor to the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals was a notable exception, and so was his endorsement of Arlen Specter’s bid for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination.
More on Specter, in a moment, but first, the Sotomayor nomination.
This was not a typical Circuit Court nomination. When Bill Clinton picked Sotomayor in June 1997, many conservatives believed her confirmation would put her in a fast track to the Supreme Court. The Wall Street Journal editorial called her a liberal judicial activist. Rush Limbaugh said Clinton was putting her on a rocket ship to the Supreme Court. A vote to confirm her to the Circuit Court, many Republicans believed, would make it hard to vote against her if she was nominated to the Supreme Court.
Santorum on the Defensive Over Gender Remarks 
WASHINGTON — Only days after having to explain a comment about women and emotions in combat, Rick Santorum seemed to struggle a bit on Sunday to explain a remark in his 2005 book “It Takes a Family” that blamed “radical feminists” for undermining families and for trying to persuade women that they could find fulfillment only in the workplace.
Asked on the ABC News program “This Week” about the book’s contentions, Mr. Santorum noted that his wife, Karen, had written that section — though only his name is on the cover and he does not list her in the acknowledgments as among those “who assisted me in the writing of this book.” He said that when Mrs. Santorum, a nurse and a lawyer, had quit working to raise the couple’s children, she felt that many people “looked down their nose at that decision.”
“Sadly, the propaganda campaign launched in the 1960s has taken root,” Mr. Santorum (or his wife) wrote in the book. “The radical feminists succeeded in undermining the traditional family and convincing women that professional accomplishments are the key to happiness.”

I know if you asked many folks what their favorite song was it would be hard for most or they might name a bunch of songs but this is still my favorite piece of music/song of all time.
Many of us have issues and we all have our demons, lord knows I have plenty. Some of us manage it, some of us can overcome it and some of us just may be better off finding peace elsewhere because we simply can’t get it here. RIP Whitney

1 comment:

Just a conservative girl said...

The comments about women that his staffers have made are far worse than anything he wrote in this book.

It isn't getting as much attention as it should, because if becomes the nominee they certainly will then.