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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-01-06 03:52 PM
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44. The ignorance is simply astonishing
I work in a large law firm. By and large, the political apathy among LAWYERS regarding a Supreme Court nominee was simply astonishing. Some are Republicans, but when I pointed out that Alito (they didn't get the "Scalito" reference ... sigh) was anti-choice, they were quite surprised! SURPRISED!!

Imagine how surprised they'll be when these laws start getting passed.

I've just f'ing given up on hoping "the masses will wake up."

They won't.

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  - You see Dems?!?! This is why it was fucking important.  LiberalVoice   Jan-31-06 03:54 PM   #1 
  - "WE" know.  rodeodance   Jan-31-06 03:57 PM   #4 
  - It won't be overturned...  snooper2   Jan-31-06 03:58 PM   #7 
  - oh, i do not agree with you. Many people are really strange these days.  rodeodance   Jan-31-06 04:02 PM   #11 
  - you have to remember...  Scooter24   Jan-31-06 04:05 PM   #14 
  - I didn't used to worry, in a way.  Maat   Jan-31-06 04:06 PM   #15 
  - I actually think there is a better than even chance this WILL happen  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-31-06 04:07 PM   #16 
  - It will only affect poor women, the rich will always see a DR.  against all enemies   Jan-31-06 04:08 PM   #17 
  - Yes, it is true...women in my circles will just be able to take "Suzi" for  Pachamama   Jan-31-06 04:12 PM   #18 
  - I think it will still be legal in the northeast and the west.  against all enemies   Jan-31-06 04:22 PM   #20 
  - Especially if the father is BLACK  saigon68   Jan-31-06 06:35 PM   #30 
  - I live in a country where abortion is illegal . . .  webtrainer   Feb-01-06 11:01 AM   #42 
  - Take a moment...  EST   Jan-31-06 04:18 PM   #19 
  - You're high.... it will be and turned over to the states...  KyndCulture   Jan-31-06 04:38 PM   #22 
  - and a far right wing ideologue won't be appointed to the SCOTUS...  mike_c   Jan-31-06 04:41 PM   #23 
  - "when people wake from their non-voting daze"  LiberalVoice   Jan-31-06 04:43 PM   #26 
  - Tuesday at work  there-s a   Feb-01-06 08:48 AM   #35 
  - They don't have to overturn it  KevinJ   Feb-01-06 08:54 AM   #36 
  - Don't be so sure...  silvermachine   Feb-01-06 09:21 AM   #39 
  - The majority of Americans have been voting against there interests  NickB79   Feb-01-06 01:17 PM   #43 
  - The trouble goes well beyond just those 19.  Voltaire99   Feb-01-06 02:25 AM   #32 
  - ANTI-CHOICE!!! Bring back the wire coathanger!!!  LynnTheDem   Jan-31-06 03:56 PM   #2 
  - Remember this picture?  NYC   Jan-31-06 04:35 PM   #21 
  - Yes they can reuse that photo when they ban abortions.  LynnTheDem   Jan-31-06 04:41 PM   #24 
  - partial birth abortion.... sigh.... another myth of white hetero men...  KyndCulture   Jan-31-06 04:42 PM   #25 
  - What?  BoneDaddy   Feb-01-06 07:30 AM   #34 
  - all white middle aged men, I notice.  lavenderdiva   Feb-01-06 10:57 AM   #40 
  - It took decades of effort by thousands of Republicans.  Tesha   Jan-31-06 06:28 PM   #29 
  - Kennedy is the swing vote isn't he? Not real comforting to think about.n/t  converted_democrat   Jan-31-06 03:56 PM   #3 
  - Which is why Coulter would like to see Stevens poisoned.  Pirate Smile   Jan-31-06 03:57 PM   #6 
  - I think my move to Canada may happen after all...  NewWaveChick1981   Jan-31-06 03:57 PM   #5 
  - Stay and fight.  Teaser   Jan-31-06 04:04 PM   #12 
     - You sure it's worth fighting for?  KevinJ   Feb-01-06 09:05 AM   #37 
        - I like fighting  Teaser   Feb-01-06 09:18 AM   #38 
  - Wash Times had this article ready to go as soon as A. sworn in.  rodeodance   Jan-31-06 03:59 PM   #8 
  - Whoa .. I knew this was on the horizon.  Maat   Jan-31-06 03:59 PM   #9 
  - Recommend it please  rodeodance   Jan-31-06 04:01 PM   #10 
  - good  DaveinMD   Jan-31-06 04:05 PM   #13 
  - Let them kill Rove v. Wade  warrens   Jan-31-06 04:47 PM   #27 
  - Nazis don't have to win elections. n/t  Guy Whitey Corngood   Jan-31-06 04:48 PM   #28 
  - the point is, they didn't win the last two either.  nodehopper   Feb-01-06 07:17 AM   #33 
  - Coming from the best toilet paper on the market for ruff assholes  0007   Jan-31-06 06:36 PM   #31 
  - so it begins...  Not_So_Right_Wing   Feb-01-06 10:58 AM   #41 
  - The ignorance is simply astonishing  dbaker41   Feb-01-06 03:52 PM   #44 
     - You'll find that most lawyers aren't all that smart  depakid   Feb-01-06 03:57 PM   #45 

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