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Justice Sotomayor visits Berkeley elementary school
SFGate.com ^ | 2/2/11 | Lance Knobel

Posted on 02/02/2011 5:36:33 PM PST by NormsRevenge

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor paid a surprise visit to Rosa Parks Elementary School in West Berkeley this morning. Sotomayor is in Berkeley to judge a moot court competition at the University of California Berkeley Law School, Boalt Hall, this evening. The competition has been moved to Zellerbach Hall because of the demand for tickets.

Sotomayor chose Rosa Parks because two children of law school dean Chris Edley and his wife, Maria Echaveste, attend the school, and she heard about its commitment to diversity and its Spanish language immersion program. Sotomayor is the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice and the third female justice.

The children only found out this morning that Sotomayor would be visiting, but they had been studying her career since the two classroom teachers had been informed of the visit. In the first class the justice visited, the children performed a play about Rosa Parks. Sotomayor then shook every student's hand before answering questions.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: berkeley; diversity; elementaryschool; sotomayor; visits

Sotomayor shows Rosa Parks students a drawing of a cat she made/Photo: Mark Coplan, BUSD

1 posted on 02/02/2011 5:36:33 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

A meeting of the like minds......


2 posted on 02/02/2011 5:38:44 PM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an 'idiot', you can be sure that you are doing something right.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Parents! Pull your kids out of Public School - YESTERDAY!

(”Soylent Green is made of people! Peeeeeeeople!”)

Oh, wait, This is Berzerkley. Those kids are a lost cause anyway, LOL!


3 posted on 02/02/2011 5:38:49 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: NormsRevenge

She is so revolting. She would be unqualified for traffic court. Our nation has sunk so low it is disgusting.


4 posted on 02/02/2011 5:39:51 PM PST by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandwithArizona)
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To: NormsRevenge

Miguel Estrada was a brilliant scholar who was blocked by Democrats for purely racial reasons (as the “Durbin letter” revealed). The Democrats were determined to have the first “Latino” justice be one of theirs. And boy did they pick a doozy. This stupid dingbat was named just after being reversed for her New Haven Firefighter decision that was unworthy of a 1st year law student. She is perhaps the most unqualified justice to ever sit on the Court.


5 posted on 02/02/2011 5:42:05 PM PST by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandwithArizona)
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To: NormsRevenge
"Spanish language immersion program"

...And just WTF is that? Are they teaching American kids how to speak Spanish in California schools? I wonder what kind of reaction we would have in the press if Justice Alito were to go to a school in Harlem, that focuses on teaching the Black children 'good English'.

6 posted on 02/02/2011 5:44:45 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: montag813
"Miguel Estrada was a brilliant scholar who was blocked by Democrats for purely racial reasons (as the “Durbin letter” revealed). The Democrats were determined to have the first “Latino” justice be one of theirs. And boy did they pick a doozy. This stupid dingbat was named just after being reversed for her New Haven Firefighter decision that was unworthy of a 1st year law student. She is perhaps the most unqualified justice to ever sit on the Court."

Such a good post, it just needs to be repeated for emphasis.

Didn't Estrada's wife eventually commit suicide, at least partly because of how their lives were destroyed by the Leftists? I seem to recall reading or hearing that somewhere. If true, that's so terribly sad and despicable.

7 posted on 02/02/2011 5:49:15 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: NormsRevenge

Did she scratch her crotch and spit after the national anthem?


8 posted on 02/02/2011 5:51:17 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If ObamaCare is so great, why is Barry giving waivers to all of his friends, donors and supporters?)
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To: NormsRevenge
"Sotomayor is the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice and the third female justice"

Big deal, all three got their seats because they're women and/or non-white, not on pure ability. Sotomayer looks about as much like a U.S. Supreme Court Justice in that picture as does a Mexican illegal alien who rolled in through the desert last week. No dignity for the office she holds whatsoever with that "I-just-got-out-of-the-shower" hairdo and slutty clothing. THIS is a power of example for those children???

How is America going to survive for long by placing our leaders in office as a result of their skin color, sex or race, not ability? Leadership is what makes or breaks a nation. This shallow leftist fatty sitting on the SCOTUS is truly insane. I really love this country and its rich, wonderful history. It's a shame having to watch it rot from within like this. God have mercy.

9 posted on 02/02/2011 5:52:08 PM PST by jiminycricket000
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To: KoRn
Didn't Estrada's wife eventually commit suicide, at least partly because of how their lives were destroyed by the Leftists? I seem to recall reading or hearing that somewhere. If true, that's so terribly sad and despicable.

Yes she did. The scumbags Dick Durbin and Ted Kennedy--may that bastard rot in hell--put their family through hell, and the stress caused her to miscarry. It was all too much for her.

10 posted on 02/02/2011 5:55:31 PM PST by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandwithArizona)
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To: Red Badger

Yep, don’t see any books about Reagan on that shelf. I’m just surprised there’s not one about Che’ Guevera.


11 posted on 02/02/2011 5:57:52 PM PST by Krankor (What are you doing in your underwear? Um..these are my wrestling togs.)
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To: montag813

Wow.... I hadn’t heard about the miscarriage. What a tragedy!

All casualties for the goal of the Leftists. Acceptable losses for the Chuck Schumers/Ted Kennedys of the world.

Could you imagine the outcry if this had been a liberal Hispanic family that were put through such a thing? There would have been books and movies written to illustrate how a family was destroyed by ‘the right’.


12 posted on 02/02/2011 6:02:22 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: montag813

Wow...I did not hear that....these communists are extremely evil...and that is what they are. She is not only an insult to intelligent women but a disgrace to moral, decent Mexicans. All she is is a useful idiots. It is embarrassing that a female (one who is by nature, a nurturer) should be so extremely racist and hateful of other “groups”. She have such jealousy for Caucasians....Just like the POTUS. Insane jealousy.


13 posted on 02/02/2011 6:04:33 PM PST by savagesusie
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To: Krankor

I thought that one book title was “The Story of Ruby Ridge” until I looked closer.......


14 posted on 02/02/2011 6:04:41 PM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an 'idiot', you can be sure that you are doing something right.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Buddy of mine went to HS with her.

I keep askin him if he hit it, but he won’t fess up...


15 posted on 02/02/2011 6:07:27 PM PST by djf (Touch my junk and I'll break yur mug!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

. . . she feels very comfortable in a room full of small minds .


16 posted on 02/02/2011 6:10:50 PM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Red Badger

Yep, I thought that was it too at first. I bet every one of those books tells the kids what a horrible country the US is and how wonderful, courageous people, like Obama, fought this evil country.


17 posted on 02/02/2011 6:11:27 PM PST by Krankor (What are you doing in your underwear? Um..these are my wrestling togs.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Nothing wise about this latina.


18 posted on 02/02/2011 6:27:44 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I just notice all the books in the background...


19 posted on 02/02/2011 6:28:32 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Socialist hatchery inspection.


20 posted on 02/02/2011 6:35:34 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Red Badger
Yep. Intellectual equals.
21 posted on 02/02/2011 6:38:02 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: NormsRevenge

The Rosa Parks Government Indoctrination Center.


22 posted on 02/02/2011 6:49:30 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: NormsRevenge

Look at that filthy “BARACK” book behind her. He looks like any of a number of two bit communist dictator hacks, etc. God, what has happened to the country I used to love? (rhetorical).


23 posted on 02/02/2011 6:59:03 PM PST by Gapplega
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To: NormsRevenge

“Yes little girls, you be what you want’a be!

Here, I be lookin’ like a latino lesbian slut that jus’ poked her head out’a da gutter, and lookie at me, I be on the SOTUS!


24 posted on 02/02/2011 7:25:42 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips Sink Ships)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Berkeley seems to have gotten into honoring Southerners.

Here there is an elementary school named for an Alabama woman.

They also have a major street named after a Georgia clergyman, and another street after a man who lived in Mississippi for a number of years before moving to California (Eugene Hilgard--also honored by a building on the UC Berkeley campus...he was actually born in Germany but was a professor of Chemistry at Ole Miss).

25 posted on 02/02/2011 8:28:08 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: NormsRevenge
Justice Sotomayor visits Berkeley elementary school

..in search of somebody she can feel smarter than.

26 posted on 02/02/2011 9:05:53 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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