Political Blog Weekly: 29 May 2009

Sotomayor

"Sotomayor"
Originally published:  28 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  A critical look at Obama’s Supreme Court pick.

"Fighting Just To Fight: Blocking Sotomayor"
Originally published:  28 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking at the impact Sotomayor’s appointment to the Supreme Court could make, and the responses so far from the Republicans.

"Sotomayor is not a Hill to Die On"
Originally published:  29 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Providing the Republican’s options on how to address the Sotomayor’s nomination.

"Finally, Something to Watch"
Originally published:  29 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking forward to the upcoming Congressional hearings on Sotomayor’s Supreme Court nomination.

"Smear Campaign Against Sotomayor May Fizzle Out"
Originally published:  27 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking into the arguments made against Sotomayor, and whether or not they are based on fact.

"White Man’s Burden"
Originally published:  29 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking at the reactions by some regarding the appointment of Sotomayor in regards to (reverse) racism.

"Sotomayor pick shows Obama is one smart politician"
Originally published:  27 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Reviewing the strategy behind picking Sotomayor to serve on the Supreme Court.

North Korea

"North Korea Nuclear Test AND Missile Test: What Now President Obama?"
Originally published:  26 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking at the recent comments coming from Washington about North Korea, and what Obama should do.

"North Korea Tests Another Nuclear Bomb; Obama Presses for More Talks"
Originally published:  25 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking at the response by the United States in regards to North Korea’s nuclear test.

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Miscellaneous

"An Uncalled for Low Blow"
Originally published:  28 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Reflecting on a recent discussion over California’s Prop 8 and divorce rates in America.

"How A ‘Dead’ Conservative Movement is Beating the Democrats"
Originally published:  24 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Looking at the direction of the nation and how recent trends compare to the policy platform of the Democrats.

"Bill Seeks to End Birthright Citizenship"
Originally published:  29 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Providing background on the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2009.

Guantanamo

"Don’t Be Scared About Prisoners Converting to Islam"
Originally published:  25 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Examining the concerns of what might happen if Gitmo detainees were transferred to our public jails.

"Is Obama following the George W Bush foreign policy?"
Originally published:  27 May 2009
Submitted by:  U.S. Common Sense
Summary:  Comparing Obama’s current foreign policy decisions and comparing them to Bush’s.

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