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Democrats fire blanks at Alito

Democrats are at it again, and this time it’s Judge Samuel Alito’s confirmation hearings.

You may have seen some of the hearings on the news since this has been the biggest story all week with non-stop coverage of it.

Alito is a Supreme Court nominee working at trying to get the justice spot that has been held by Sandra Day O’Connor. Democrats are worried because O’Connor was a swing vote and are afraid of losing it to a conservative.

I believe, like many others, that Alito is being harshly criticized by Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee because of the simple fact he is a conservative.

You have the usual characters like Ted Kennedy, Joseph Biden and Richard Durbin who try to make him look like a racist and sexist. I know that these Democrats aren’t being opened minded and have already decided to vote no on whomever the president nominates.

They are just trying to find a reason why.

There is no doubt that Alito is qualified for the position.

In fact, he has more judicial experience than any previous nominee to the court. Alito received his bachelor’s degree at Princeton and went to law school at Yale. Alito was also a member of the ROTC program at Princeton until it was removed.

He has a 15-year record as a judge on the federal appeals court. In those 15 years he has decided 4,000 cases and has written 350 opinions.

Democrats know that he is extremely qualified and that’s why they are attacking his character.

Alito has also answered about 98 percent of his questions after the Tuesday hearing

If you still think that he is not qualified, then think again.

Sen. Kennedy has been up to his usual absurdity in claiming that Judge Alito was a member of a racist and sexist organization.

The group in question, Concerned Alumni of Princeton (CAP), was formed to protest the removal of the ROTC program at Princeton.

In a letter that Senator Kennedy wrote to Arlen Spector he states, “The organization (CAP) was described in the press at the time and in its own literature as opposed to the increasing number of women, African Americans and Hispanics at the university (Princeton).”

The funny thing is CAP has had presidents like Laura Ingraham (who is a woman, obviously) and Dinesh D’Souza (who is African-American), which proves that Kennedy is just making cheap shots at Alito, and is not saying anything factual about the group. Kennedy is doing what he does best, ranting and going crazy over documents that supposedly linked Alito to CAP.

Alito, in response to Kennedy’s rants, said “If I had been involved actively in any way in the group, I’m sure that I would remember.”

The New York Times (not exactly a friend to conservatives) looked at these documents and concluded that they had nothing to do with Alito.

Another big issue Democrats are attacking Alito on is Roe v. Wade. Richard Durbin accuses Alito of having “a mind that sadly is closed in some instances.”

The truth is Alito has said many times that he will rule by the constitution and not by his own agenda but that wasn’t enough for the Dems, who repeatedly kept asking about the case expecting an exact yes or no answer that they knew Alito couldn’t give.

This shows how Democrats just instantly go by there party agenda and are not open minded towards Alito and dislike him because he is a conservative. If Alito was a liberal then Senators Biden, Kennedy and Durbin wouldn’t be complaining and vote for him in a heartbeat.

Democrats want to run the country the way they want and don’t want to compromise even though they’re the minority party.

I believe that Alito will make it through this ordeal and become a Supreme Court justice, and if he does this will make the Democrats look more like idiots, which is the way they’re acting now through slandering and smear campaigns.

E-mail Alan at [email protected]

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