Obama to Nominate First Black Lesbian Judge in 20 Years

Edward-Isaac Dovere, Politico, January 16, 2014

President Barack Obama has already nominated more African-American judges and more LGBT judges than any previous president. On Thursday, he’ll announce the nomination of Staci Michelle Yandle, the first African-American lesbian federal judge he’s picked.

Yandle, who’s in private practice, will be Obama’s pick for the district court for the Southern District of his home state of Illinois. If confirmed, that would make her the first African-American judge ever on that court, and the first openly gay judge in the 7th Circuit, which covers Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.


There’s another first among the four new nominees Obama will announce Thursday: Salvador Mendoza, Jr., currently a county Superior Court judge in Washington state, will be Obama’s pick for the district court for the Eastern District of his state, where he would be the first Hispanic judge in that position.

Increasing diversity on the bench has been a legacy priority for Obama, and one that’s become an emphasis for the White House over the past year under Denis McDonough’s leadership as chief of staff. {snip}


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  • Puggg

    Southern Illinois, which means she’ll be working out of the Federal court house in East St. Louis.

    • Alfred the Great

      I drove through there once and it was midnight at high noon. What a dump.

      • LACounty

        Hahaha…..well put.

  • dd121

    I’m sure being governed and judged by Bantu homosexuals will be the first step in improving my quality of life.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Ha-ha-ha!! Good one!

  • Frank_DeScushin

    Amren cut out one of the most important paragraphs in the article:

    “Increasing diversity on the bench has been a legacy priority for Obama, and one that’s become an emphasis for the White House over the past year under Denis McDonough’s leadership as chief of staff. But the collaboration on this they’ve enjoyed with Senate Republicans is in danger from the bitterness over the nuclear option.”

    Once again — Increasing diversity on the bench is a “collaboration they’ve enjoyed with Senate Republicans.” Is there anyone left who actually believes the Republican Party actually represents white interests?

    • Alfred the Great

      I definitely do not!

      • Katherine McChesney

        I keep getting emails from the Romney campaign email site asking me to contribute to the party and their subsidiaries. I just unsubscribe them. The last snail mail I received from the GOP was a poll. I wrote all over it in red to end Affirmative Action and Amnesty. I also wrote NO Christie, NO Bushes, NO McCain, No Boehner. I covered it in my comments and returned it without the requested $10.00 processing fee. I also sent it without a stamp so they will have to pay postage.

        • Alfred the Great

          I let them pay the postage too. But I just send an empty envelope. I gave up writing anything because I don’t think that the handlers of the mail, at their end, care about anything but contributions.

    • Thor Bonham

      Whites have no representation in Government .. It’s not allowed, because to have it would be racist .. The Tea party is as close as you’ll get and what are they branded? A bunch of old white racist that just need to just die off ..
      Funny thing is, some RINO’s actually agree with this and fight the tea party every chance they get .. McCain , And Boehner come to mind ..

    • bilderbuster

      The Palin family.

    • nBmnp

      The Republican party thrives not on conviction, but on despair.

  • David Ashton

    What about the transgender or intersex minority? Or the differently abled, preferably optically and aurally disadvantaged, or better still with “learning difficulties”?

    • Alfred the Great

      It’s a minority, so the learning disabilities category is covered, isn’t it?

      • Thor Bonham

        Typically that’s the way affirmative action works … Course, she/he/it didn’t need A.A with Obama squatting at the white house, usurping the constitution…

  • mobilebay

    Are we diverse enough yet?

    • Alfred the Great

      Not until we are all mixed race–no whiteness left–and muslim.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        They don’t call it DIE-versity for nothing.

    • bilderbuster

      Ask Abe Foxman.

  • MekongDelta69

    Wow – a triple member of the ‘perpetually oppressed crowd.’

    Way to go Mr. Dictator-In-Chief…

    • bopberrigan

      His next thumb-in-the-eye of America would be to nominate Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee for SCOTUS. Look for it.

      • Katherine McChesney

        What? How would SHE qualify? Or would it be another Affirmative Action promotion?

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Can you imagine??

  • Alexandra1973

    What could possibly go wrong?

    • Lagerstrom

      Just make sure you behave yourself when you’re in Illinois, people. You don’t her banging her gavel on you.

  • Truthseeker

    Someday, Barack Obama will look back with pride at how much he made the majority feel alienated. That’s all these Cultural Marxists do. Destroy everyone’s sense of community and comfort with the place where they live. These people are mentally and spiritually diseased.

  • Luca

    Maybe she will now be able to rub shoulders with a wise Latina and gain more experience.

    • Pro_Whitey

      Rubbing, yes, but probably some other body part.

      • Alexandra1973

        That is NASTY.

        *shudders at mental image*

  • bigone4u

    In other words, another nominee who has an agenda and knows and cares nothing for the law. What a piece of excrement the Negro-in-Chief is.

    • Alfred the Great

      We have no law, but arbitrary law. It’s called slavery.

  • Alfred the Great

    I admit that I only read the title because I am not interested in reading anymore about these perverts and what they are doing to destroy our once great country.

  • Spartacus

    “Increasing diversity on the bench has been a legacy priority for Obama…”


    Your legacy will be that of being one of the last presidents of what was once the greatest nation on earth…

    • Boris McGuffin

      And I actually had no idea that “increasing diversity” was a legitimate criterion for appointing a judge.

  • LACounty

    Another reminder of the funny Willie Nelson song, “I ain’t goin’ down on Brokeback Mountain”, although “……Broke-Black” would be more appropriate.

    • Brian

      Somewhat off topic:

      • LACounty


  • JohnEngelman

    If she is a hanging judge, I approve of her appointment.

    • IstvanIN

      Could she turn out to be a Clarence Thomas? Possibly but not likely. They don’t want a repeat of him, that is for sure. Or Barbara Jordon, remember her? Boy did she tell us the truth about uncontrolled immigration, and she was a black, gay Democrat! Makes one wonder if she was “given” cancer after she strayed off the plantation. In fact, not to ramble, but I have often wondered what kinds of threats are made against our politicians so that they are all so, almost to a man and women, anti-white and anti-America. Do they all have secrets? Do they threaten the lives of their wives and children? Makes me wonder who in the shadowy background really controls things.

      • Max

        They just show them the Zapruder clip and ask “Any questions?” and that usually takes care of it.

  • AutomaticSlim

    “Obama to Nominate First Black Lesbian Judge in 20 Years”

    So he’s nominating his wife?

    • Kenner

      DeBlasio’s wife.

  • Druid

    Okay, so now we’ve got a black lesbian judge. That’s fine for now, but what I want is a black hispanic, crosseyed, hairlipped, bowlegged, clubfooted, mongolian dwarf as a judge. That ought’a cover a whole loot’a ground with one “person.”

    • Lagerstrom

      Howz about a ‘gay-black-downsie?’ Well, why not?

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      All of the above plus AIDS.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Oh-no-no-no–Diversity ‘just happens’. It just falls into place.

      “Otherwise that would be a quota–and we don’t use the ‘Q’ word.”

  • So CAL Snowman

    Apparently Hilary turned down the position.

  • r j p

    Illinois has put two homosexual destroyers into the White House.
    It will take 40 years to undo the damage Obama is doing to this country.
    The first {Lincoln) Illinois homosexual’s damage to this country will only be able to be reversed when the country falls.

  • DonReynolds

    What Obama does not know (it seems) is that he is justifying revolution in this country and patriots can un-do all his treasons overnight.

  • “we never discover other sentient beings [from other planets]”
    Actually it’s called the Fermi Paradox, and it’s possibly why we don’t encounter other intelligent extraterrestrial life despite the fact that there appear to be a wealth of exo-planets, in our neck of the galaxy, many of which are may be habitable.

    Had white civilization continued on it’s present trajectory, set from say 1000 AD until 1900, I think within 200 or 300 years we would be sending probes to other star systems. A nuclear fusion engine perhaps spiked with anti-matter or assisted by a laser from earth could concievably make the trip in about 2 decades. Note that Proxima Centuri is only 4.4 light years and you could travel at half light speed without any significant relativistic effects.

    For some time people thought we’d cause our extinction with nuclear bombs but now it’s becomming aparent that there is this fatistic biological urge for self destruction or suicide in our species. We increasingly reward those who are not adaptive to continuing our civilization. Eventually they simply multiply until we have a societal collapse and even if they don’t extinct all of humanity, they wipe out all of those who would be capable of forming a space faring civilization. Then they just sit in mud huts on the Earth until the next large asteroid strike and Voila, life has to start all over again.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      It’s called pathological altruism.

  • Ella

    Soon, employers will require a potential worker to check a box for Fed gov stats: heterosexual, bisexual or homosexual. Maybe a future sign for government hirings will say, “Heterosexuals need not apply.”

  • Boris McGuffin

    I was thinking just the other day that what this nation really needs is to have a black lesbian playing the role of a judge.

  • TXCriollo

    So she is unqualified, but hey the media will spin it somehow

  • Lagerstrom

    Thanks a lot Some Guy. You just about ruined my night! No, only joking.
    This is a joke, isn’t it?

  • lily-white

    “the first African-American lesbian federal judge he’s picked”
    always encouraging to see the usurper endorse an individual who reflects the morals and values of himself as well as his political party…

  • Ograf

    Now there is a creature that will certainly be objective and not have any bias in her decisions.

  • Thor Bonham

    Of course he nominates/nominated more blacks to ANYTHING that has to do with running this country , that’s his plan.. See what shape the country is in ? That’s what happens when you let blacks run ANYTHING .. Detroit is a shining example .. This is just sickening, I hope all the whites that voted for him are happy now .. These stupid people are voting away their own existence, due to white guilt ..

  • Who Me?

    No “other” in it’s right mind would get a sex change to become a white, heterosexual male… the “other” are not suicidal, and they know being white heterosexual male is NOT where the gravy’s at.

  • Katherine McChesney

    Anything Black is “whack”.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    It’s happening over at the AmRen Race Card Project. The first Amren link to bust a 1,000 comments.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    I’m not sure I’d want my judges desk to look like that.

    “If the next Post-It is purple, he hangs”.

  • Max

    The people who need to be reading this are too busy cruising the public restrooms and bathhouses with amyl nitrate.

  • shmo123

    It would be one thing if the woman was so noted in her field that she’d even be considered for nomination–but that’s not how it works apparently. She was picked because she’s black and a lesbian, and qualifications be damned.

  • FransSusan

    Merit has nothing to do with anything any more. This is just another affirmative action hire—qualifications are never a factor.

  • Dr. Verita

    Another winner chosen by the worlds biggest loser Barry Soetoro the foreign occupier .
    Diversity is a euphemism used for “the new tower of babble”, same old wine just new bottles.
    And we all know what happened to the old tower of Babble. Satan keeps trying and he keeps loosing, as usual .