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Republican Senator Questions Kagan's Principles

June 22, 2010 by  

Republican senator questions Kagan's principles Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) openly questioned the character of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan last week, accusing the former Harvard Law School dean of being a hypocrite for not speaking out against the university’s acceptance of a $20 million donation from a Middle Eastern country that punishes homosexuality.

Kagan has taken heavy criticism from conservative Republicans over the last six weeks for her decision to outlaw military recruitment on the law school’s campus due to her condemnation of the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, which bans openly gay individuals from serving in the military.

Sessions, a ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, questioned why Kagan would actively campaign against the policy—which she believes to be discriminatory—while not protesting the university’s decision to accept a gift from Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz.

The senator noted that many Saudi Arabian communities continue to follow Sharia law, which designates homosexuality as a crime punishable by flogging or death, according to Fox News.

"She was perfectly willing to obstruct the military, which has liberated countless Muslims from the hate and tyranny of Saddam Hussein and the Taliban, but was willing to sit on the sidelines as Harvard created a center funded by and dedicated to foreign leaders presiding over a legal system that would violate what appear to be her positions," Sessions said of Kagan.
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  • Lisa

    …sorry I respect her in the GLBT community, but don’t respect her on issues regarding National Safety and having a Liberal mental disorder.
    Gays can be conservative… just have to find one, and move on.
    Geeze Louise… er… um Elena… support the constitution and a Strong National Defense…

    • WarriorH

      Proves “Green” knows no gender or colors.

  • http://gmail i41

    Anyone having doubts of Kagan’s principles, shoukd look at who nominated her, who she has worked for, where she has worked and the lifestyle she leads. But the smucks of the USA, didn’t read or listen, to the muslim socialist marxist when running for office, being followed by his head bobbing democrat socialists. Democrats and rinos will let the perv marxist sit on the S.C. Just wait and watch, morons voted for change and hope, socialist change and more marxist hope!

  • s c

    Kagan needs to be in-country in Afghanistan before she dares to sit on the Supreme Court. She needs to see what the ‘social justice’ of IEDs can do to a human body. She needs to hear the words of those who are serving there NOW.
    I’m sure Comrade Obummer can see to it that she’d have the best gear and vehicles. The DNC can make arrangements so she can have her own armored Hummer and trained guards. It’s only money, and Obummer’s chums (like Soros) can cough up the bucks to protect her unenlightened posterior.
    Let her spend a month in Afghanistan. Then, perhaps, she might have a better perspective on service to America, and what it takes to know the difference between THEORIES and FACTS.

  • chuck b

    lets see if our weak kneed republicans can stand on their principles and block her nomination. i’ll bet not!! all show!!

    • 45caliber

      Unfortunately, you are probably right.

  • s c

    If Muslims continue to influence Washington retards even more than they do now, ‘certain’ members of Congress and various agencies would do well to consider leaving Washington. Sharia law will not think twice about or condone certain ‘lifestyles,’ and those elected and non-elected people will find themselves in a very uncomfortable (and unhealthy) position. Sympathy for the closet crowd will be nonexistent.
    Kinda seems like a high price to pay for being a happy, self-made victim for an open-tent philosophy, eh? It would ke akin to cutting your own throat with a smile on your face. Oh, well, just remember that “the ends justify the means,” progressives.

    • WarriorH

      I wonder. Will sharia law dictate that she have a sex change operation in order to maintain her position on the court? If so, has she already started the process?

      • 45caliber

        Who would be the organ donor??

        • syrfergirl

          New Yorkers….

  • J.M.R.

    she needs to be kick out before she get in as she liberal hack and nothing more.

  • http://gmail i41

    No Kagan will just hide with the rest of the democraty loon until they get the Kalifornia add-adick-to-me special classifacation minority group. Onumnuts will probably get his muslim bros, to let Kagan be since, a muslim can marry 5 wives. Onumnut loves agressive males and “females”, look at his appointments, and close friends. Onumnut is just following the marxist FDR plans for total government control. Still have doubts that alldemocrats are socialist marxist down to the grass roots? Once a democrat alway a socialist marxist!

  • Claire

    This woman needs to be investigated a whole lot more. Didn’t she back the Clintons during their bizarre episodes?

    • 45caliber

      Yes, she did. And much of what they did wasn’t/isn’t legal.

  • Darrel

    Recall elections for any congressmen that do not oppose this “candidate”. Support their opponents, and don’t wait for November! Look how much damage has been done in a few short months!

  • 45caliber

    She is a liberal. That explains everything she does or wants to be.

    Liberals have this dream of a utopia for everyone. You would live the simple life in a house with a nice yard and garden. Everything you need or even would want would be provided at no cost. You work at whatever job you wish and so would everyone else. Everyone would get along all the time because there would be nothing to argue about. The world is rosy – except for the conservatives who might get in their way. And everyone will be simply happy to make the person who comes up with this a hero that everyone can look up to.

    They sort of ignore such things as: where does these items come from if no one is forced to work? How do they get to your door? Who would do the lawn and garden work for those who don’t like to do it – like me? What if two people want the same item? What if some women would like to wear the same diamond necklace? What if I like something you don’t like? (Like eating meat, for instance.)

    Apparently they believe in a magic wand called “government”. But government is people – why should they work so you don’t have to work? What if I don’t want to do the job you want me to do? What if I want to marry the same woman you want? Why should I consider someone a hero worthy of extra wealth when I can’t have it too?

    This is what some psychologists call a “mental problem.”

  • mehoward

    Wake up America we aew being taken over by the slime. Stop Obama, impeach Obama!!!!!!!!

  • syrfergirl

    Kegan is a gun grabbing, free speech banning NWO hack…we don’t need anti American people like her sitting on our highest court…lest she make a mockery of it….which is why I think Barry nominated her in the first place……

  • Rev Dale Connell

    We do not need a a far leftist loon such as Elena Kagan on the Supreme Court. Her leanings to Shariah law is totally unacceptable. The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings should be boycotted vehemently by the Conservatives / Republicans.

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