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Fri Jun 29, 2012, 09:02 PM

This graphic should give the five conservative Supreme Court Justices something to think about.

Glenn Beck is already selling T-Shirts with Roberts' face over the word COWARD.
It's only a matter of time before Palin's (or somebody elses) website puts a TARGET on your face.
Do you really want to continue carrying the water for THIS team?

If you like using your OWN brain (and most lawyers do), and if you think you have the OPTION of exercising independent thought once and awhile, even if it goes against the official party line, you are wrong!

If you dance with the devil, you can't just walk away.

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Reply This graphic should give the five conservative Supreme Court Justices something to think about. (Original post)
TrollBuster9090 Jun 2012 OP
pacalo Jun 2012 #1
TrollBuster9090 Jun 2012 #2
EC Jun 2012 #3
Norbert Jun 2012 #4
stanleyyelnatsdotCOM Jun 2012 #5
TrollBuster9090 Jul 2012 #6
AverageJoe90 Jul 2012 #7
TrollBuster9090 Jul 2012 #10
EnviroBat Jul 2012 #8
TrollBuster9090 Jul 2012 #9

Response to TrollBuster9090 (Original post)

Fri Jun 29, 2012, 09:18 PM

1. I hope the hate-talk frenzies help Roberts to understand clearly that he's been on the wrong side

& that he will distance himself from Scalia, Thomas, & Alito.

Republicans don't seem to really get it until their own personal lives are affected. Let this be Roberts' turning point.

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Response to pacalo (Reply #1)

Fri Jun 29, 2012, 10:02 PM

2. In a way, what Michelle Bachmann said was true...

...what Roberts did was to re-write the ACA to give him an EXCUSE to find it Constitutional. And I think he did it when he found out KENNEDY was going to vote against it.

Personally, I don't think either one of them voted on legal grounds.

Kennedy voted AGAINST the ACA because he was scared to have 3 million hillbillies in tri-corn hats coming after him if he voted for it.

Roberts then turned and voted FOR it (having to actually HAND the argument TO the Administration in the process) because he feared for the credibility of the Supreme Court. If they'd voted against it 5-4 on purely partisan lines AGAIN, the credibility of the SCOTUS would be destroyed for a generation.

Although I think neither of their rulings had anything to do with precedent and legal interpretations, Roberts was definitely the better man, and had a higher purpose in mind. Namely, don't destroy the LONG TERM credibility of an American government institution for the sake of short term political gain for your party. That's more than I can say for Scalia, Thomas and Alito.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #2)

Fri Jun 29, 2012, 11:05 PM

3. Not quite.

The Obama team did include the tax argument in their presentation and that is Roberts job...to find a way to find laws constitutional. (not the other way around)As he stated in his brief. He was actually doing his job.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Original post)

Sat Jun 30, 2012, 08:36 AM

4. Coming from Beck I'd take it as a compliment.

With Becks love affair with the Fuhrer I'm sure the next run of tees will have Roberts with a dark toothbrush moustache.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Original post)

Sat Jun 30, 2012, 01:04 PM

5. Beck's true colors come shining through............

 



http://blog.stanleyyelnats.com/2012/06/15/hell-no-im-not-alright.aspx

So, how much money are Republicans pulling down from foreign investors in the Republican Party? And who knows what foreign investors are investing in the Republican Party?

For that matter, what kind of crooks are investing in the Republican Party in America? We don't know.

We don't know, but Mitch does!

Should Americans know who is investing in the Republican Party and why?

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Response to stanleyyelnatsdotCOM (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 2, 2012, 06:23 AM

6. Maybe I'm a foolish optimist, but I'm thinking Democrats will be able to expose a few monetary

connections between foreign crooks and villains and the Republican Party, and will do so about two months before the election. ie-show evidence that Mexican drug gangs have been pumping money into the GOP via the NRA to lobby for looser gun laws. Than watch Citizens United blow up in THEIR face for a change.

This goes along side my anticipation of them bringing up Mitt's ELECTION FRAUD issue again just a month before the election. (The fact that he was living in California while voting in Massachusetts.)

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Original post)

Tue Jul 3, 2012, 02:22 PM

7. TBH, Roberts's decision on Obamacare kinda reminds me.......

of the sudden turn that George Wallace took towards moderation in '71 and '72.....

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Response to AverageJoe90 (Reply #7)

Tue Jul 3, 2012, 05:36 PM

10. I'm sure that was at the back of his mind.

That and the fact that Yassir Arafat spent the last five years of his life living in fear of being killed by the terrorist organization HE SET UP.

I wish more of these right wing demagogues would realize that once you whip a bunch of morons with anger-control issues into a homicidal rage over some political issue, you can't just turn them off again like a light switch. Obama was dead right when he addressed the Republican luncheon on healthcare reform, and said that they had "gone after (the ACA) like it was some kind of a Bolshevik plot" and boxed themselves into a rhetorical corner where they will find it impossible to ever compromise with him on anything.

We're now seeing the effects of that with the GOP leadership unable to control the teaparty lunatics THEY helped elect in 2010. We saw it with the Debt Ceiling crisis, where the country's credit rating got downgraded. We saw it with Issa's committee, where Boehner had to schedule the Contempt Vote on Holder for the same day the SCOTUS ruling on ACA came down in the hopes that nobody would notice it. And I bet the GOP leadership was more relieved than anybody when the SCOTUS ruled the ACA Constitutional, because THEY'RE ACTUALLY IN FAVOR of it! It was THEIR IDEA!

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Original post)

Tue Jul 3, 2012, 02:30 PM

8. Funny, but I don't remember seeing any shirts like this

when the Supreme Court was flushing our country down the toilet with Citizens United. Where's the "outrage" for that?

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Response to EnviroBat (Reply #8)

Tue Jul 3, 2012, 05:27 PM

9. Hey, THAT ruling was OKAY! (As long as they put some clause in it that prevents

George Soros from donating money to Democratic politicians.)

I always get a kick out of right wingers ranting about George Soros funding Media Matters and other things to 'secretly' support Democratic Party candidates. I usually respond with "well, thanks to Citizens United he no longer HAS to 'launder money' through organizations like Moveon(dot)org. He can dump all of the profits from his multi-billion dollar hedge fund directly into Democratic campaigns."

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