Monday, December 19, 2005

Twelve Days for Justice - Day 8

Day Eight - Old Boys Club

From the Booman Tribune
Do you remember when you were a kid, and members of the opposite sex had "cooties?" Some boys might have even gone so far as to post a sign like this

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on the door of their hang out.

Sadly, some boys never grow up and never want to let the girls (of African-Americans, or Hispanics, etc.) in their club. This brings us to today's installment of keep Alito off the Supreme Court.

In the early 70's, Alito belonged to an organization called Concerned Alumni of Princeton(CAP). This article from the Princeton student paper does a good job getting some insight from alumni about CAP

Link to Daily Princetonian

Well you say, that was a long time ago. Even that 1985 job application was 20 years ago. People can change, right? Sure, but let's make sure that our Senators do a good job of finding out if Alito's attitudes have actually changed.

It was the Right's concerns that Harriet Meirs past beliefs and actions meant that she wasn't conservative enough for them. Perhaps, applying the same standards will reveal that Alito is too conservative.

Sample letter to send to the Judiciary Committee and contact info can be found here.

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