Tag Archives: University of Chicago Law School

Hard Work: The Obama Resume

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This weekend we were treated to a puff piece by PARADE that told us all about how hard Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama “struggled” when they worked menial minimum-wage jobs while growing up and pinched pennies to support themselves and their two young children after they both graduated from law school. It’s almost as if the authors (Lynn Sherr and Maggie Murphy) did no fact checking but accepted the Obama narrative as presented to them.

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Abner Mikva, Obama’s “Respectable” Socialist Mentor

President Barack Obama and his latest Supreme court nominee Elena Kagan have a friend in common -prominent former Congressman and Chicago lawyer, Abner Mikva.

Trevor Louden, New Zeal Blog

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Fresh out of Harvard law School Elena Kagan clerked for then Judge Mikva in Washington DC in 1986-87. In the 1990s Obama, Kagan and Mikva were all on the Faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

Obama’s relationship with Abner Mikva is long and deep but has been subject to little scrutiny. After all, Abner Mikva is no radical, he is a highly respected “liberal” and Chicago elder statesman.
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