Kagan Confirmed

August 5, 2010

It’s official. Elena Kagan has been confirmed by the Senate as the newest Supreme Court Justice.

Here’s a previously-posted clip as a reminder of one of her views in case you mistakenly find yourself caught up in the euphoria of it all:

So much for that whole freedom of speech thing.


Kagan on Banning Books

July 22, 2010

In light of this week’s earlier news that the Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to send the Elena Kagan Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate for a vote, here’s an interesting clip displaying Kagan’s previous defense before the Court of the idea that it is OK for the government to have a law allowing the ban of a political book since it has never, in the past, actually used that law to ban a book:

Really?


Kagan Asked About Twilight?

July 1, 2010

I hate to keep posting clips from these hearings, but taxpayers are paying for this waste of time:

We are wasting valuable time joking with Supreme Court nominees about Twilight?


Kagan Grilled on the Food Police

June 30, 2010

It’s moments like this that make me love Supreme Court nominee hearings:

She, honestly, can’t answer the question? What’s the point in these hearings if she can’t even answer this?


Kagan Nomination Announcement

May 10, 2010

Obama to Nominate Kagan

May 10, 2010

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=elena+kagan&iid=4828152″ src=”7/a/c/f/Solicitor_General_Elena_d5d5.jpg?adImageId=12805887&imageId=4828152″ width=”107″ height=”148″ /]A bit of breaking news: Reports are now saying that President Obama plans to nominate Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court on Monday. For nominee-hearing junkies like myself, bring on the C-SPAN coverage!

Kagan is the current U.S. Soliciter General. Here is more information on her from The Washington Post. Also, here is a bio from Fox News.