A Supreme Court 'judge' supporting fraud? Quote from Wikipedia: "From 2005 through 2008, Kagan was a member of the Research Advisory Council of the Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute and received a $10,000 stipend for her service in 2008." - And who for instance also justifies indefinite detention without a trial?* That's 'justice' Kagan style?
"Injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King
May 10th 2010 - At ten o'clock this morning, and on behalf of his managers, Barack Obama - who at present is their 'front man' in the White House - in the East Room will announce that another member of the 'ruling family' has been named to the Supreme Court: Elena Kagan.* Which will mean the end of the WASPs* in that Court. But, on the other hand: when was there ever any real justice in the United States Corporation?
Apart from that: Kagan never protested either the totally illegal invasions of other countries. Killing people by the millions everywhere, and she says they are above the law of the war and defends this inhuman, horrible and ongoing slaughter? Kagan drew earlier already criticism for arguing that battlefield law,* including indefinite detention without a trial, could apply outside of traditional battlefields. Absolutely not true, but she uses 'their own laws'. To Kagan et al it doesn't matter apparently that the First Geneva Convention governing sick and wounded members of armed forces, was signed long before they were let loose on this earth, in 1864.*
But, and it is - as the New York Times writes in its eloge - the usual and compliant NYT's discourse in panegyric of this 'illustrious person': "Obama Is Said to Select Kagan as Justice." - Washington, May 9, 2010 - President Obama will nominate Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the nation’s 112th justice, choosing his own chief advocate before the Supreme Court to join it in ruling on cases critical to his view of the country’s future, Democrats close to the White House said Sunday.
After a monthlong search [This is the usual propaganda crap, and not true. It already started years ago.* - HR] Mr. Obama informed Ms. Kagan and his advisers on Sunday of his [Haha! - HR] choice to succeed the retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. He plans to announce the nomination at 10 a.m. Monday in the East Room of the White House with Ms. Kagan by his side, said the Democrats, who insisted on anonymity to discuss the decision before it was formally made public.
If the Senate confirms Ms. Kagan, who is Jewish, the Supreme Court for the first time will have no Protestant members. In that case, the court would be composed of six justices who are Catholic and three who are Jewish. It also would mean that every member of the court had studied law at Harvard or Yale." - [end excerpt]*
There is anyhow, otherwise it would be too bad, a slightly critical note in the NYT's eloge. It's about the fact that it's all pre-planned. That this path to the Supreme Court, and her placement there, by the managers of Obama and her 'advisers' has been foreseen:
"Elena Kagan has been all of these things, charting a careful and, some might say, calculated path — never revealing too much of herself, never going too far out on a political limb — that has led her to the spot she occupies today: the first female solicitor general of the United States, who won confirmation with the support of some important Republicans, and now, at 50, President Obama’s nominee for the United States Supreme Court."*
'FAMILY' IN: WASPs OUT
So: the family members and important collaborators like the 6 supposed to be 'Catholics' stay in, and the WASP's are out. All according to plan. One has to remember that all of this is long-term planning. Things don't happen from one second to the other. It's all prepared and planned. Many times according to the so-called Salami-tactic: Every time a small slice is taken, and after some time one's got the whole sausage.
Logical that in another very positive article about Kagan, the NYT describes her climb being: "Marked by Confidence and Canniness. - New York Times, Washington, May 10, 2010 — She was a creature of Manhattan’s liberal, intellectual Upper West Side — a smart, witty girl who was bold enough at 13 to challenge her family’s rabbi over her bat mitzvah, cocky (or perhaps prescient) enough at 17 to pose for her high school yearbook in a judge’s robe with a gavel and a quotation from Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court justice, underneath.
She was the razor-sharp newspaper editor and history major at Princeton who examined American socialism, and the Supreme Court clerk for a legal giant, Thurgood Marshall, who nicknamed her “Shorty.” She was the reformed teenage smoker who confessed to the occasional cigar as she fought Big Tobacco for the Clinton administration, and the literature lover who reread Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” every year.
She was the opera-loving, poker-playing, glass-ceiling-shattering first woman to be dean of Harvard Law School, where she reached out to conservatives (she once held a dinner to honor Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia) and healed bitter rifts on the faculty with gestures as simple as offering professors free lunch, just to get them talking.
Elena Kagan has been all of these things, charting a careful and, some might say, calculated path — never revealing too much of herself, never going too far out on a political limb — that has led her to the spot she occupies today: the first female solicitor general of the United States, who won confirmation with the support of some important Republicans, and now, at 50, President Obama’s nominee for the United States Supreme Court." - [end excerpt]*
So, what happens and happened in the reality of the rulers? The U.S. so-called Supreme Court, for a long time to come, will further dance to their tune.
Quote from a JTA comment: "Kagan, who was Harvard Law School dean from 2003 to 2009, hired conservative professors, saying the faculty needed ideological diversity. As a Clinton administration domestic policy adviser, she argued for greater executive powers, now a red flag for liberals because of the Bush administration's expansive understanding of how the executive branch may upend privacy rights in matters of national security. However, Kagan's arguments under Clinton were confined to the executive branch's regulatory powers, and were of a different stripe.
Still, it didn't help that William Kristol, a neoconservative icon, endorsed her on Fox News Sunday over the weekend.
The liberal-leaning Jewish groups that track nominees are unworried. Sammie Moshenberg, who directs the Washington office of the National Council of Jewish Women, counted Kagan as an "outstanding" nominee who would have "fidelity to the rule of law and constitutional values." Kagan has written expansively about the application of First Amendment free speech rights.
Marc Stern, the acting director of the American Jewish Congress, noted that as solicitor general, Kagan argued in favor of keeping a war memorial cross in place on federal land in the Mojave desert - a case where liberal Jewish groups have generally aligned with church-state separationists, who wanted the cross, which was first erected in 1934, removed.
"We have taken the position that this is not a basis for criticism," he said. "Since she’s the solicitor general, she didn't have a whole lot of choice except to defend. Therefore it would be wrong to criticize."
Kagan or Garland would bring the court's Jewish justices from two to three (out of nine) - and would completely remove Protestants from the bench, with Stevens gone. Additionally, Kagan or Wood would bring the number of women currently on the bench to three," JTA wrote in a comment.*
So all propaganda-media will concentrate in the coming days too on this number: look how 'progressive' Obama is! Three women on the bench of the Supreme Court! And with all the WASPs gone, Kagan fits the inhuman and deplorable state of affairs in the United Police States as a hand in a glove.
For anybody who liked the U.S. and especially the people, from a human point of view, with friends and enjoying the landscape, the so-called change for the worse must have come as a very rude awakening.
But, Kagan is 'one of them' - and will proceed to enhance, as she always did, greater executive powers for the US and global rulers.
By doing so however, she'll confirm that only global resistance to 'their' way of life is supreme.
Certainly not jesters of the rulers court.
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* JTA - "Liberal Jewish groups optimistic about Stevens’ replacement." - By Ron Kampeas and Ari Bildner · April 13, 2010 - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/yynhyjh
* "A Climb Marked by Confidence and Canniness" - NYT - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/33kdryd
* New York Times - "Obama Is Said to Select Kagan as Justice." - Url.: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/10/us/politics/10court.html?hp
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* Elena Kagan - Wikipedia - Url.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elena_Kagan
* Bar and Bat Mitzvah - Wikipedia - Url.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_and_Bat_Mitzvah
* Laws of war - The First Geneva Convention governing sick and wounded members of armed forces, signed in 1864 - Wikipedia - Url.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_war
* Quote: "The Global Markets Institute at Goldman Sachs provides research and high-level advisory services to policymakers, regulators and investors around the world." - Url.: http://www2.goldmansachs.com/ideas/global-markets-institute/index.html
* JTA - "Obama names Jewish woman as solicitor general." - January 6, 2009 - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/32cjgaz
* WASP - Wikipedia: "White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, commonly abbreviated WASP, is a term used in the United States, usually in a reference to an apparent elite status." - Url.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Anglo-Saxon_Protestant
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