Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Reject Obama Political Hack’s Judicial Nomination

By Rick Manning
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is going to the mats to promote an attorney who would be the plaintiff’s bars dream, to Federal District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Reid upped the ante by filing for cloture in the Senate forcing at least 41 Senators to block his nomination through the threat of a filibuster.

Obama nominee, John J. “Jack” McConnell, received a low rating from the American Bar Association of “substantial majority qualified, minority unqualified” indicating that there are serious questions about McConnell’s evaluation fitness to serve a lifetime appointment among those who know him best.

To date, McConnell’s 25 years of experience as a personal injury plaintiff’s lawyer is mainly distinguished by intemperate remarks, political campaign contributions to the very Senators who will vote on his nomination, and acting as the state treasurer for the Rhode Island Democratic Party.

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