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SCOTUS - US Supreme Court

Discussion in 'Tilted Philosophy, Politics, and Economics' started by rogue49, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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  2. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

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    How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Have The Last Laugh on Samuel Alito — POLITICO

    Y’better watch out…you might get what you wish for… ;)

    Alito is a hack anyway…incredibly biased.
    Mr. “You Lie” he shouts to Obama during a SOTU.

    Amazing what happens when you ignore a complex situation
    To put your own narrow values on everyone else.
    Reality hits
    And it gets complicated quick.

    He’s going to regret his action
    But deny it all the same…since he can’t stand admitting failure.
     
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  3. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

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    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Last Seen Obliterating Abortion Rights, Wants Liberal Female Colleague to Shut Her Mouth — Vanity Fair

    This particular SCOTUS justice is a scrotum. :rolleyes:

    This is the same guy who yelled out “You Lie!!!”
    Right in the middle of Obama’s State of the Union address.
    About nothing particularly important.

    He’s ANOTHER radicalized justice…
    Just like Clarence Thomas, Amy Coney Barrett and Neil Gorsuch

    Not just conservative, but MAGA level.
    AND all are involved with radicalized activities to give the GOP power
    If not, actually take over and have a one party country. :mad:

    Roberts and Brett are actually thinking conservatives that may consider other options…and vote that way.
    And neither is trying to create a coup…they are actually sincere, whether you agree with their qualities or not.

    Alito is actually obnoxious about it.
    And smarmy, for extra negative energy to torture listeners.
    He makes me cringe…
    May even be worse than Thomas. :(

    How did we get here?
    We were actually a sophisticated and intelligent country once. :oops:
    Yes, that’s an exaggeration
    But it makes a point.
     
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  4. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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    How in the hell did a lowlife like Alito make it onto the SC?
     
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  5. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

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    GWB, Dick Cheney & McConnell :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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    GWB is back in the news -- sort of -- because of Hurricane Ian. Namely how W played favorites in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
     
  7. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

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  8. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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    Clarence Thomas should be reclused from ANY ruling pertaining to the Big Lie, since his wife has openly admitted (plenty of proof as well) to trying influence people to overturn the election.

    And Dandy Graham should definitely have to explain his conversations with officials in Georgia. I need to research the "speech and debate" clause in the constitution. I very seriously doubt that it covers communications made under very suspicious circumstances.


    Edited for link

    https://constitution.congress.gov/b...ll in all Cases,questioned in any other Place.
     
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  9. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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    Justices cheered at conservative group's anniversary dinner

    It seems that our SCJs who are anything but "politically neutral" have a history of openly associating with the Federalist Society.

    "Amid heavy security..." At taxpayer's expense, or does the FS actually spend its own money (which it should if it follows its own beliefs)?
     
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  10. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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  11. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

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    I'd be for them.
    Lifetime is too much.

    People havta remember that way back when the American Founders created the Constitution,
    people didn't live long.
    So toxic justices tended to leave sooner.

    I'd say 10 years is long enough.

    Bonus: then with more turn over they'd more likely have a pulse on the current culture and blended in with the typical citizen more.

    AND they should impeach Thomas, if not Alito too for their conflict of interests AND ambiguous questionable activities. :mad:
    (unfortunately, the House is unlikely going to do anything with a even small GOP control)

    I wonder if Biden can do anything as prez??
    Other than just expanded the court...
     
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  12. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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    A major problem with SCOTUS term limits: Political support will yo-yo depending on which party is in power and which way the court leans. Repubs all in favor of weakening a left-ist court, & vice-versa. A neutral court would be ideal, but recent events -- and let's not forget the court's failure to stand up to McCarthyism -- show us that isn't always the case.


    Will the court actually police itself?
    Perhaps the same as do doctors, LEOs,
    LEAs, attorneys, & politicians.
     
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  13. redravin

    redravin Cynical Optimist Donor

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    I do think we are at a point where adding a extra members wouldn't hurt.
    Having extra members wouldn't hurt in terms of how long it would take to make things happen because we actually have technology now.
    Making it possible to impeach members (and we know who we are talking about) is a must as well.
    It was never foreseen that the wife of a judge would be political activist and that they wouldn't recuse themselves when they should.
     
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  14. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

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    Absolutely there should be ways to remove justices. But the rules would have to be ironclad, not subject to selective enforcement & political whims.

    The article mentioned too many rules keeping qualified & quality judges from accepting nominations. That would be legitimate concern.
     
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