Wednesday, January 25, 2006

once again, dodd does the CORRECT (i almost said right) thing

anyone wonder why liebs is silent?

Dodd will oppose Alito; Lieberman mum on decision
January 24, 2006
WASHINGTON --Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd said Tuesday that he will vote against Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito because his judicial philosophy is "outside the mainstream."
Dodd's decision came hours after the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved Alito on a party-line vote. The panel's 10 Republicans supported Alito while the eight Democratic members opposed him.
Alito also won commitments from a majority of senators, assuring his confirmation and a likely tilt of the court to the right.
"In Judge Alito's America, the president would act with radical new powers -- unchecked by either the Congress or the courts as envisioned by the framers of our Constitution," Dodd, D-Conn., said in a statement...........

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