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Jul 14, 2005 3:58 pm


Rebunk's Nostradamus?



Once upon a time in a far away land, Rebunk's founding father quite seriously made the following prediction with words to the effect, "during this presidency, you will see the first Latino or Hispanic appointed to the United States Supreme Court."

It appears our friend Derek was a bit ahead of his time, as admittedly he told me this during the summer of 1993 at the St. Paul's School Advanced Studies Program, during the time President Clinton was just getting his feet wet. But with Alberto Gonzalez waiting in the wings today as the possible nominee to replace Sandra Day O'Connor, I have to believe our fair-minded liberal is scratching his head and saying,"Who woulda thunk it?" My darkhorse prediction for the nomination: Ken Starr.

Cast your votes/predictions now. The winners will receive a can of Spam autographed by William "The Refrigerator" Perry.



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Rich Holmes - 7/20/2005

Looks like I'll have to keep this little award in the closet, for now.


Derek Charles Catsam - 7/19/2005

Although I want to be the first to toss Emilio Garza's name out there as well. More conservative than Gonzales, from the 5th Circuit, would fulfill the Hispanic history niche. Priscilla Owen, Edith Brown Clement, and Edith Hollan Jones might make sense too.


Derek Charles Catsam - 7/18/2005

Jason --
Or Bill Clinton.
dc


Derek Charles Catsam - 7/18/2005

I get dibs on Gonzales, though, as per the body of the post. (Written from rainy London after the Open. very sunburned)
dc


Stephen Tootle - 7/17/2005

Orrin Hatch would be good. I am betting on Gonzalez though.


Jason Nelson - 7/15/2005

Ted Kennedy


Steven Heise - 7/15/2005

Commedy Option: Robert Bork


Rich Holmes - 7/14/2005

Ohhh, nice one Tom.


Tom Bruscino - 7/14/2005

Ted Olson.