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Sotomayor: Labeling Illegal Immigrants Criminals Is Insulting
CBS DC ^ | February 4, 2014 5:53 AM

Posted on 02/05/2014 7:06:31 AM PST by Biggirl

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in New York City, described Monday how she navigated new worlds of Ivy League universities and the nation’s highest court. Sotomayor told students at Yale University that she has a competitive drive to improve herself and isn’t afraid to ask questions.

(Excerpt) Read more at washington.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; illegals; immigrants; sotomayor; wiselatina
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1 posted on 02/05/2014 7:06:32 AM PST by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

Too bad. Get over it.


2 posted on 02/05/2014 7:07:56 AM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (Liars use facts when the truth doesn't suit their purposes.)
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To: Biggirl

Well begging your pardon Madame Justice...but I find your rulings insulting to the US Consittution which you took an oath to support and defend when you become one of only nine in the nation to uphold the chief corenerstone of our liberty.
Nuff said
Freegards
LEX


3 posted on 02/05/2014 7:08:57 AM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Biggirl

Yah .... so .. ??


4 posted on 02/05/2014 7:09:07 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Biggirl
Ah, yeah, that's kind of the point judge. They are criminals so it is accurate. Being labeled a criminal is insulting and degrading. That's part of the dis-incentive to becoming a criminal. We certainly don't want to promote or revere criminals, do we? Sheesh.
5 posted on 02/05/2014 7:09:41 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Biggirl

I hope they don’t get so insulted they go back to where they snuck in from.


6 posted on 02/05/2014 7:10:00 AM PST by BipolarBob
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To: Biggirl

The left continues to censor the language we use.

It used to be okay to say “illegal aliens”. Then the left decided that this was not permitted. So we had to say “illegal immigrants”. Now that term is even questioned by some, who now prefer the PC term “undocumented immigrants” or “undocumented workers”. And leftism being the way it is, using unapproved terms means you are racist and bigoted and xenophobic.

Because as we all know, you can’t just disagree with the left, or have a different position on issues. Disagreement with the left means that you are evil and malicious in your feelings towards officially recognized grievance groups, such as illegals or homosexuals.


7 posted on 02/05/2014 7:10:48 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Biggirl

No beotch, insulting is having people breaking the law and given preferential treatment while honest legal citizens are penalized following the law.

Wise latino my ass!


8 posted on 02/05/2014 7:10:51 AM PST by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: Biggirl

Has the world gone totally insane? Illegal immigration is the only crime where we fret about the feelings of the perpetrators.


9 posted on 02/05/2014 7:11:34 AM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Biggirl

Great. A Supreme Court Justice who is unclear on the definition of “crime” and the Rule of Law. Another Obama triumph over reason.


10 posted on 02/05/2014 7:12:00 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: Biggirl

Why. Are you or one of your family members a criminal, Mr. Sotomyer? Sorry if it offends you. We have a real problem with the truth here in America which has been fostered by PCness. Now we’ve finally figured it’s just another form of lying to excuse bad behavior and we’ve seen enormous negative fallout from allowing it to make us feel guilty. Well guess what? We choose the truth. If you don’t like it, go elsewhere.


11 posted on 02/05/2014 7:18:01 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Biggirl
Yup!..wise Latino....on the bench and doesn't know what “illegal” means
12 posted on 02/05/2014 7:18:53 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: Biggirl

Read the article. Her comments candidly expose her as a “victim” of affirmative action, complete with her obvious sense of insecurity about being among those she knows are smarter than she is. Naturally, she’ll always side with the “downtrodden”, and therefore she cannot consider illegal aliens criminals. She epitomizes a Leftist’s inability to apply standards to anyone. Everything is relative.


13 posted on 02/05/2014 7:18:53 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: jsanders2001

Why are you offended? Are you or one of your family members a criminal, Ms. Sotomyer? Sorry if it offends you. We have a real problem with the truth here in America which has been fostered by PCness. Now we’ve finally figured it’s just another form of lying to excuse bad behavior and we’ve seen enormous negative fallout from allowing it to make us feel guilty. Well guess what? We choose the truth. If you don’t like it, go elsewhere.


14 posted on 02/05/2014 7:19:15 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Biggirl

Her “wise Latina” comment is insulting.


15 posted on 02/05/2014 7:20:27 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Biggirl
2010: (Lawrence) Tribe to Obama: Sotomayor Is “Not Nearly As Smart As She Seems To Think She Is”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2616409/posts

16 posted on 02/05/2014 7:20:31 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Biggirl

Truth is the “crucifix” for leftist vampires.


17 posted on 02/05/2014 7:22:16 AM PST by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: PghBaldy

sotomayor is proof that a quota queen is no guarantee of competence.


18 posted on 02/05/2014 7:22:25 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Biggirl

What’s insulting are people like her who are trying to label ordinary law-biding CITIZENS as criminals with all your gun/people control just because your muslim boss wants it that way. All the better to round up for Fema camps if they don’t cave. He will stand with Islam if need be. He said so.


19 posted on 02/05/2014 7:23:54 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Biggirl

And it is insulting to me that you are a Supreme Court Justice.


20 posted on 02/05/2014 7:24:17 AM PST by mulligan (I)
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To: Biggirl

And labeling child molesters “perverts” is also insulting.

Sometimes the truth hurts.


21 posted on 02/05/2014 7:24:56 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Biggirl

Just what part of “ILLEGAL” does this Justice of the Supreme Court not understand?.................


22 posted on 02/05/2014 7:25:23 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Biggirl

Kissing up to her illegal alien sponsor in the White House?


23 posted on 02/05/2014 7:28:36 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: Gaffer
Her “wise Latina” comment is insulting.

I thought Obama said "WIDE Latina".


24 posted on 02/05/2014 7:29:40 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: Biggirl

I like criminal alien shortened to crimalien.


25 posted on 02/05/2014 7:31:28 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Biggirl

Sotomayor has parents from Puerto Rico and was born in New York City. Meaning she has no immigrant background. But she cannot resist throwing in for Hispanic solidarity as far as them getting into the United States illegally

How nice to hear a Supreme Court justice supporting violation of US law by illegal immigrants. If most of our illegal immigrants were from Scandinavia you know she would care less about them. Just another robotic supporter of her particular ethnic group, so laws don’t matter for them.


26 posted on 02/05/2014 7:31:43 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Biggirl

Definition criminal: illegal, illegitimate, illicit, lawless, unlawful, illegal.

Didn’t this imbecile pay attention in grade school?


27 posted on 02/05/2014 7:31:46 AM PST by traderrob6
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To: Biggirl
Wonder when “illegal pharmacists” (drug dealers) “illegal policeman” (hit men) “illegal procurement officers” (thieves) “illegal bankers” (loan sharks) are gonna be victims of "discrimination"???.....Cant we be "fair" to everyone???
28 posted on 02/05/2014 7:32:16 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: Biggirl

Yummie Fodder for controversy when the immigration laws get tested by Scotus and Sotomayer gets asked to recuse herself now.


29 posted on 02/05/2014 7:33:59 AM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Biggirl

Not nearly as insulting of the entire nation being victimized by these criminal border crossers.


30 posted on 02/05/2014 7:35:12 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Biggirl

What part of illegal is not criminal?


31 posted on 02/05/2014 7:38:14 AM PST by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: dennisw

Foreign Criminal Invaders


32 posted on 02/05/2014 7:38:31 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Biggirl

Uh ... illegal = criminal.


33 posted on 02/05/2014 7:41:06 AM PST by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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Would Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a.k.a. the wise Latina, consider labeling these guys as CRIMINALS be insulting too? Image and video hosting by TinyPic
34 posted on 02/05/2014 7:42:16 AM PST by greenhornet68
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To: Biggirl

Okay ... new term - lawfully challenged immigrants.


35 posted on 02/05/2014 7:42:20 AM PST by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: Biggirl

Looks like the Wise latino has morphed into a Ignorant bitch.


36 posted on 02/05/2014 7:43:12 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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So how many uninvited ‘guests’ have moved in with Justice Sotomayor?

Oh, you say she has guards to protect her home and safety?

Why can’t Americans have the same gated protection on the borders of our country?


37 posted on 02/05/2014 7:43:19 AM PST by maica (We are seeing an interesting mixture of malice and incompetence at healthcare.gov)
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To: sickoflibs; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; TADSLOS; Grampa Dave; no-to-illegals

In Sotomayor, we bear witness to corrupt “ethnic solidarity” rearing its ugly head.

She’s a Third Worlder first and foremost-—no matter what degrees or title you give her, she’ll always be a Third Worlder.

She’ll reject the values, mores, and traditions of our blessed country .... in favor of corrupt Third World hellholes.


38 posted on 02/05/2014 7:51:06 AM PST by Liz
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That date on this article was changed to Feb. 4 because that is when it was published by AP. There is no need to include today's date in the Date Published field when you post an article, because today's date posts automatically next to your name.
39 posted on 02/05/2014 7:51:10 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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Thank-you!


40 posted on 02/05/2014 7:53:32 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: All
Look no further than Capitol Hill to find massive latino wrong-doing.

SUB-PRIME MORTGAGE SCAMS--MASSIVE LATINO MORTGAGE FRAUD ON CAPITOL HILL:

The Congressional Hispanic Institute, Inc, is an entity organized by Cong Joe Baca (D-Cali) in his capacity as head of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Cong Baca created "HOGAR" (Spanish for home) in 2003 to work with the mortgage industry, F/M, lenders, banks and latino community groups to increase mortgage lending to what savvy observers consider to be unqualified Latinos.

"HOGAR" colluded w/ Cong Baca in what was to become a massive bilking of taxpayers. Cong Baca calculatedly hyped the fact that the national Latino homeownership rate was 47%, compared with 68% for the overall population.

HOGAR was coached to call the figure "alarming," and to say "a concerted effort was required to ensure that by the end of the decade Latinos will share equally in the American Dream of home ownership."

HOGAR and Cong Baca conned the public, failing to note that most of the "dreamers" were illegals, citizens of Third World countries who had violated US borders.

Predictably, HOGAR colluded w/ co-conspirators which included:

(a) shaky mortgage companies that ran into big trouble;

(b) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, both now under federal control after billions in taxpayer bailouts;

(c) Countrywide Financial Corp., sold to Bank of America Corp;

(d) Washington Mutual Inc., taken over by the US government and sold to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; and,

(e) New Century Financial Corp. and Ameriquest Mortgage Corp, both now defunct, killed by defaulted subprime Latino mortgages.

HOGAR's ties to the subprime mortgage industry were substantial. Bribery and self-dealing were rampant:

<><> Companies that donated $150,000 to Cong Baca got the right to have their own research fellow who would conduct fraudulent studies, which were cunningly used by industry lobbyists to pump lending.

<><> Bribery and extortion in the form of $100,000 annual donations to Cong Baca, for which HOGAR provided phony news releases from Cong Baca's Hispanic Caucus promoting a lender's commercial products to the Latino market,

<><> The most shocking example of bribery well-substantitated by Hogar's literature..... HOGAR announced it worked with Freddie Mac on a self-serving two-year examination of Latino homeownership in 63 congressional districts.

The "study" found Hispanic ownership on the rise thanks to "new flexible mortgage loan products" that the industry was adopting at the urging of Cong Baca's collusive coterie.

<><> HOGAR conned lenders into even more lenient down-payment and underwriting standards.

<><> As the subprime debacle unfolded, HOGAR declined repeated requests for comment despite the economic havoc their activities precipitated.

The mortgage schemes demonstrated the criminal activities of border violators with multiple identities---perhaps violent, terrorist-connected foreigners---colluding and conspiring to defraud private companies and public entities. And mortgage racketeering enterprises which employed sub rosa finance and business practices to carry out deceptions and frauds.

The alleged ring of swindlers---a Congresman, individuals with multiple identities, banks, insurance companies, mortgage brokers--might be charged with cheating the US govt, taxpayers and bank share holders out of hundreds of millions of dollars via an elaborate web of mortgage and bank frauds.

The mortgage Dreamers used multiple phony identities, fraudulent Social Security numbers, purchased from identity forgers in order to obtain govt-subsidized benefits.

L/E will find that individuals with multiple identities obtained fraudulent mortgages then flipped the houses at ever-higher prices to family member who then absconded to foreign countries, sticking banks (and taxpayers) with hundreds of millions in fraudulent mortgages.

BACKGROUND A Wall Street Journal investigative report related that, according to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council examination of the borrowing spree, uncovered financial schemes by low-income housing groups, Hispanic lawmakers, a congressional Hispanic housing initiative, mortgage lenders and brokers, all colluding in fraduent schemes to increase homeownership among Latinos with forged documents which enabled massive fraud.

This was not simply the mortgage market at work. It was fueled by avarice, greed, and Congressional enabling fraudulent practices. In 2005 alone, mortgages to Hispanics jumped by 29%; Latinos with multiple fraudulent identities in low-paying jobs obtained subprime mortgages for prime properties---soaring to 169%.

(Research provided by Wall Street Journal. Some material excerpted from the NY Times).

41 posted on 02/05/2014 7:55:19 AM PST by Liz
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Illegal is illegal is illegal. Don’t you understand the word?

If you want to improve yourself get a dictionary. And wash your greasy hair.


42 posted on 02/05/2014 7:57:03 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: Jane Long

In Sotomayor, we bear witness to corrupt “ethnic solidarity” rearing its ugly head.

She’s a Third Worlder first and foremost-—no matter what degrees or title you give her, she’ll always be a Third Worlder.

She’ll reject the values, mores, and traditions of our blessed country .... in favor of corrupt Third World hellholes.


43 posted on 02/05/2014 7:58:17 AM PST by Liz
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Why Sotomayor scares me - “illegal alien” is the term used in the U.S. Code, which derives from the Constitution with the language used by the Congress that creates the law the Supreme Court is supposed to use as a basis for its decisions. Sotomayor is an activist abortion of Justice.


44 posted on 02/05/2014 8:01:44 AM PST by RideForever
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To: Liz

Amen! I find her remarks not just insulting to this nation, but quite telling of her ignorance.


45 posted on 02/05/2014 8:08:01 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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“Sotomayor: Labeling Illegal Immigrants Criminals Is Insulting”

If they are breaking the law they are criminals. How hard is this? Do you think she would be saying this if she were Swedish? I don’t think so! Interpret the law. Keep your feelings, heritage and biases out of it.


46 posted on 02/05/2014 8:11:54 AM PST by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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Yeah, how can you call someone who commits a crime a criminal? Oh yeah, I guess that’s what the word means. And I guess someone who says her opinion is more valid because she is a Latina is a racist.


47 posted on 02/05/2014 8:15:20 AM PST by thorvaldr
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The thief who breaks into a home and steals is NOT an ‘undocumented guest’. The thief is a criminal.

The illegal who breaks into our country is NOT an undocumented worker. The illegal is a criminal.

Sorry Sonia Sotomayor, people who break the law are criminals. It’s still against the law to break into this country... If you don’t understand this you need to resign.

Illegals are criminals. Write it a hundred times...

Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals. Illegals are criminals...


48 posted on 02/05/2014 8:31:53 AM PST by GOPJ (The Nation's divided between those who are to be fooled and those who do the fooling.Greenfield)
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Thinking of her as a “justice” is even more insulting.


49 posted on 02/05/2014 8:47:57 AM PST by onedoug
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And labeling a bank robber a criminal hurts their feelings too. In fact, just the term "bank robber" is insulting. They're simply making an "undocumented withdrawal."

Mark

50 posted on 02/05/2014 9:04:13 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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