Needless to say, one of the National Question state initiatives passed in Election 2010 was immediately blocked by a federal judge: Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Oklahoma`s Sharia Ban, by Rachel Slajda, TPM, November 8, 2010. (Ruling here).
Also needless to say, alas, the judge in question, Vicki Miles-LaGrange, turns out to be a black Clinton appointee, just like Theodore McKee, who temporarily blocked the Hazleton anti-illegal immigration law in September.
Of course, we`re supposed to pretend that judges are impartial. But as they act like legislators, they will be subject to the same scrutiny as legislators. A quick search finds no media discussion of Miles-LaGrange except for this interesting comment by Phil Boehmke of The American Thinker:
By acting swiftly to subvert the sovereign will of the people of Oklahoma, Judge Miles-LaGrange replicates the unseemly haste with which she was confirmed. In 1994 when Miles-LaGrange was nominated by Bill Clinton, she was fast-tracked and confirmed by the lame duck Senate. Could there be any sense of urgency for Miles-LaGrange to have the current (lame duck Democrat) Attorney General, W.A. Drew Edmonson act on behalf of the state?