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Democrat and Republican presidents won't nominate them. Senators won't confirm them. The Constitution gives them advise and consent authority. 

Since 1789, 160 nominations were submitted. Of these, 124 were confirmed. Seven declined to serve. On June 1, Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor. On August 6, 2009, she was confirmed.

On May 10, 2010, he nominated Elena Kagan. On August 5, 2010, she was confirmed. 

America's most distinguished independent jurists get no consideration. Today, Thurgood Marshall, William Brennan and William O. Douglas wouldn't make the cut. US jurisprudence suffers grievously. So do fundamental freedoms.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at Email address removed

His new book is titled "How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion and Class War"

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