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Mon Jul 30, 2012, 12:52 PM

Has Scalia completely lost it??

Scalia suggests women have no right to contraception.

Handheld rocket launchers could be constitutional.

Scalia steps up criticism of health care ruling.

I mean, he is aware there's an election on, right? That Presidents have some sort of influence on the future makeup of the Supreme Court? Or is he so confident of an Rmoney win that he simply no longer cares?

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Reply Has Scalia completely lost it?? (Original post)
TrogL Jul 2012 OP
onehandle Jul 2012 #1
coalition_unwilling Jul 2012 #6
99Forever Jul 2012 #12
onehandle Jul 2012 #16
99Forever Jul 2012 #19
99Forever Jul 2012 #23
booley Jul 2012 #2
randome Jul 2012 #3
brewens Jul 2012 #4
HockeyMom Jul 2012 #7
dsc Jul 2012 #21
PatSeg Jul 2012 #5
HooptieWagon Jul 2012 #8
Fridays Child Jul 2012 #26
Poll_Blind Jul 2012 #9
msongs Jul 2012 #10
HopeHoops Jul 2012 #11
ananda Jul 2012 #13
Zoeisright Jul 2012 #14
hack89 Jul 2012 #15
nanabugg Jul 2012 #17
TrogL Jul 2012 #22
Orsino Jul 2012 #18
rock Jul 2012 #20
msanthrope Jul 2012 #24
Kablooie Jul 2012 #25

Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 12:55 PM

1. The right-wing has absolute power at the moment.

The President can only veto their actions and not always.

Scalia has nothing to lose.

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Response to onehandle (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:03 PM

6. ??? The right-wing most certainly DOES NOT have absolute power

 

at the moment. The Senate is still Democratic, for one thing.

Am I missing something?

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:28 PM

12. Yep, but...

... saying that BS covers their asses for the lack of substantial help for the 99%. They think we don't know better.


They believe we are stupid and gullible.

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:54 PM

16. The Senate is powerless without 60+ votes.

All branches of government are either controlled by, or neutered by, the GOP.

This is why the recovery is stagnant.

The President needs to address the people in prime time and call them out.

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Response to onehandle (Reply #16)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 02:31 PM

19. Funny that.

The Constitution I learned about in school said no such thing. You have a different version?


(This is where you run the "it allows The Senate to make it's own rules," meme. But of course the rules are written in stone and NEVER can be changed. Uh huh.)

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #19)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 07:02 PM

23. Hmmmm...

... is that *Crickets* I hear?

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 12:57 PM

2. energizing the base?

I think Scalia is well aware there's an election..

and he's doing his part to influence it.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 12:58 PM

3. I think he is losing it. He sees the writing on the wall.

Another Obama victory means another blow to the GOP's dream of domination. He comes across as ranting and raving now. Not a good sign and if he can't see it himself, he will only get worse.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 12:58 PM

4. Then I suppose no one ever had a right to ban contraception in the first place.

If it's not in the constitution, leave it alone in those cases. Women would have always been able to get contaceptives. It's not like it has to be an official right for it to be allowed.

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Response to brewens (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:05 PM

7. Men don't have a right to contraception either

Scalia is a Catholic. As people are now learning, the Catholic Church is against all forms of "artificial" contraception and sterilization, and that includes for men too.

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Response to brewens (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 02:34 PM

21. actually that is untrue

Connecticut banned sales of contraception as lately as 1964.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:02 PM

5. I think he has lost it

Maybe early onset dementia or something.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:10 PM

8. Dementia?

Kind of seems like it.

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Response to HooptieWagon (Reply #8)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 02:11 AM

26. +1

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:12 PM

9. Absolutely not. He's realized he's free to give vaffanculos to everyone and anyone without...

...penalty and so he's doing it. I think the Clarence Thomas debacle showed there's very little that can be done to remove a Justice from the bench in situations even worse than the ones he's caused.

PB

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:21 PM

10. every attorney arguing a case before the SCOTUS should demand Scalia recuse himself nt

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:28 PM

11. If he hasn't lost it, I'm beginning to question his ability to read.

 

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:30 PM

13. There was always something wrong with Scalia.

Now it just shows even more.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:39 PM

14. Yes.

He should be impeached.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:42 PM

15. He did specifically say that legislatures can regulate guns - that at least should make DU happy. n

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:57 PM

17. Has he ever really 'had it?" Or did you fall for the media persona hype from the beginning? nt

 

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Response to nanabugg (Reply #17)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 02:54 PM

22. I always considered him a bit "out there"

Seems he's ratcheted it up a notch.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 02:26 PM

18. These are the sounds a tyrant makes when he knows he can't be touched.

He knows no Congress in his lifetime will ever impeach him, or amend the Constitution such that he can't shit on it.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 02:34 PM

20. Scalia never had it

He has always been a blow-hard ignoramus.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 07:12 PM

24. He's always been this way. nt

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 02:06 AM

25. Well, it certainly isn't going to get him many dates. nt

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