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Sam Ervin jret Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-12-08 10:02 AM
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24. 5-4 way too close. What the hell is anyone thinking voting for McShame?
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  -Supreme Court backs Guantanamo detainees kpete  Jun-12-08 09:18 AM   #0 
  - Breaking: Guatanamo Prisoners have Constitutional Rights  sweet baby jesus   Jun-12-08 09:22 AM   #1 
  - A wee bit too late. But not too late for  LynnTheDem   Jun-12-08 09:22 AM   #2 
  - On CNN too! They called it a MAJOR BLOW to the Shrub admin!  napi21   Jun-12-08 09:22 AM   #3 
  - had to be a 5-4 ruling  rurallib   Jun-12-08 09:27 AM   #7 
     - It was 5-4  harun   Jun-12-08 09:36 AM   #13 
  - Aw, $hit! Maybe this Supreme Court isn't as whacked out, neo-connish  TheDebbieDee   Jun-12-08 09:22 AM   #4 
  - Habeas Corpus isn't just a constitutional right  Jack Rabbit   Jun-12-08 09:25 AM   #5 
  - thats right  melissinha   Jun-12-08 09:27 AM   #8 
  - Habeas Corpus is a fundamental right in Justice  lovuian   Jun-12-08 11:32 AM   #38 
  - And a bare majority of the SCOTUS can see that.  damntexdem   Jun-12-08 02:02 PM   #51 
  - The other four are tainted with association with the war criminal  Jack Rabbit   Jun-12-08 02:06 PM   #52 
  - Established in the Magna Carta as a gift to us today when we most  jwirr   Jun-12-08 05:16 PM   #64 
  - Amen, baby.  knixphan   Jun-12-08 07:22 PM   #68 
  - There is a god.  The Stranger   Jun-12-08 09:26 AM   #6 
  - Reuters Article: Top court allows Guantanamo prisoners' appeals  UpInArms   Jun-12-08 09:28 AM   #9 
  - I especially love this part ---  woodsprite   Jun-12-08 09:50 AM   #17 
     - I'm always happy to read news articles that clearly follow the money  UpInArms   Jun-12-08 06:02 PM   #66 
  - Yet another reason for an Obama win....  Bigmack   Jun-12-08 09:31 AM   #10 
  - Not suprising to me  lark   Jun-12-08 01:42 PM   #49 
     - Agreed!  knixphan   Jun-12-08 07:24 PM   #69 
     - Yep, not surprised one bit by their votes. nt  Mad_Dem_X   Jun-13-08 07:00 AM   #79 
     - Scalia's comments that...  michele77   Jun-13-08 07:57 AM   #81 
  - Sounds like the Bushies got bitch-slapped by the Supreme Court  MrScorpio   Jun-12-08 09:32 AM   #11 
  - Here's the Washington Post article  williesgirl   Jun-12-08 09:34 AM   #12 
  - The downside to this ruling should be obvious to all...  OneAngryDemocrat   Jun-12-08 09:40 AM   #14 
  - yeah, except we have actual evidence against bushco.  uncle ray   Jun-12-08 10:14 AM   #29 
  - so . . . what happens if BushCo just decides to ignore the ruling . . .  OneBlueSky   Jun-12-08 09:45 AM   #15 
  - that is why we have impeachment  klyon   Jun-12-08 11:26 AM   #37 
  - Impeachment is off the table, except that they are going to table it.  DUlover2909   Jun-13-08 02:03 AM   #76 
  - Holy shit. Color me surprised.  izzybeans   Jun-12-08 09:47 AM   #16 
  - I hear ya there! n/t  Poll_Blind   Jun-12-08 09:57 AM   #22 
  - K and R  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-12-08 09:50 AM   #18 
  - Truly historic -- K&R!  DeepModem Mom   Jun-12-08 09:53 AM   #19 
  - Dissenting, the usual "strict constructionists"/"non-activists"...  Tesha   Jun-12-08 09:53 AM   #20 
  - (Nevermind -- removed by author)  Tesha   Jun-12-08 09:54 AM   #21 
  - Huh. It's in the news...  otherlander   Jun-12-08 09:57 AM   #23 
  - 5-4 way too close. What the hell is anyone thinking voting for McShame?  Sam Ervin jret   Jun-12-08 10:02 AM   #24 
  - Oh, but McCain has "experience"  texshelters   Jun-12-08 10:09 AM   #25 
  - Justices Rule Terror Suspects Can Appeal in Civilian Courts  Tesha   Jun-12-08 10:12 AM   #26 
  - Look at the four dissenters. Remember the Supreme Court in November.  no_hypocrisy   Jun-12-08 10:12 AM   #27 
  - K&R! Thugs lose again! YEAH!  Jesuswasntafascist   Jun-12-08 10:12 AM   #28 
  - I am sure the bu$h regime will condemn the decision  liberal N proud   Jun-12-08 10:27 AM   #30 
  - Without even reading the article,  ocelot   Jun-12-08 10:28 AM   #31 
  - 53, 58, 59 and 72  abernste   Jun-12-08 10:30 AM   #32 
  - All 4 are impeachable, FWIW  HawkeyeX   Jun-12-08 04:26 PM   #60 
  - This is NOT Good News  Midwest_Doc   Jun-12-08 10:51 AM   #33 
  - Exactly - one of MANY reasons  Mad_Dem_X   Jun-13-08 07:02 AM   #80 
  - yeah  nebenaube   Jun-12-08 10:51 AM   #34 
  - If McCain wins we're screwed  Phoonzang   Jun-12-08 11:04 AM   #35 
  - Guantanamo inmates suffering mental damage: report  Judi Lynn   Jun-12-08 11:12 AM   #36 
  - nothing to occupy their time except for a Koran?  Oak2004   Jun-12-08 08:58 PM   #71 
  - kick  Lex   Jun-12-08 11:40 AM   #39 
  - Justices Rule Terror Suspects Can Appeal in Civilian Courts  ashling   Jun-12-08 11:47 AM   #40 
  - The laws and Constitution are designed to survive, and remain in force, in extraordinary times  watrwefitinfor   Jun-12-08 11:47 AM   #41 
  - AMEN!  librechik   Jun-12-08 11:47 AM   #44 
  - I think I want to read the decision.  igil   Jun-12-08 01:47 PM   #50 
  - "dangers to the country in the post-9/11 world"  PSPS   Jun-12-08 11:47 AM   #42 
  - The NYT is up to their bunghole in Bush-Cheney 911 chicanery  dailykoff   Jun-13-08 01:33 AM   #75 
  - Oh Damn. And I was hoping it was the beginning of the end for the Constitution.  Kablooie   Jun-12-08 11:47 AM   #43 
  - Must vote for Obama!  johnlal   Jun-12-08 11:47 AM   #45 
  - The times they are a-changin.. FAST!  dailykoff   Jun-12-08 12:07 PM   #46 
  - This is why we need to win the GE. With only one swing justice, we need to secure the bench.  Dark   Jun-12-08 12:25 PM   #47 
  - JUSTICE SOUTERs concurring opinion on Page 79 of the opinion's pdf is worth reading.  jody   Jun-12-08 12:29 PM   #48 
  - I just noticed you sig line.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-12-08 07:20 PM   #67 
     - The Dem Party Platform says "We will protect Americans' Second Amendment right to own firearms,  jody   Jun-12-08 09:13 PM   #73 
  - How long before the M$M starts calling this a "defeat in the war on  treestar   Jun-12-08 02:07 PM   #53 
  - They just did a piece on this on Headline News...  Life Long Dem   Jun-12-08 02:14 PM   #54 
  - Wouldn't he need a consitutional amendment to legitimately abolish Habeus Corupus?  butlerd   Jun-12-08 02:34 PM   #57 
     - Yes, he would need an amendment.  igil   Jun-12-08 03:58 PM   #58 
        - Bush suggested new legislation may now be needed to keep the American people safe.  Life Long Dem   Jun-12-08 05:02 PM   #62 
        - Yeah, noticed that  butlerd   Jun-12-08 05:49 PM   #65 
        - Bush will NOT declare the Prisoners POWs. then the rights of the Geneva Convention clearly kicks in  happyslug   Jun-13-08 02:25 AM   #77 
  - Why Isn't This On The DU Front Page?  MannyGoldstein   Jun-12-08 02:24 PM   #55 
  - Nevermind - It Just Showed Up  MannyGoldstein   Jun-12-08 02:25 PM   #56 
  - 5-4?  UndertheOcean   Jun-12-08 04:13 PM   #59 
  - I'm stunned. Completely. K&R  frickaline   Jun-12-08 04:55 PM   #61 
  - This is a red-letter day. And it was the SCOTUS - not congress that  jwirr   Jun-12-08 05:12 PM   #63 
  - Yeah I noticed  Generator   Jun-12-08 09:01 PM   #72 
     - I also think the vote 5-4 is the same ratio they used to put *ss into  jwirr   Jun-12-08 09:32 PM   #74 
  - An email from Senator Patrick Leahy  Kaleko   Jun-12-08 08:22 PM   #70 
  - Freedom is hanging by a thread  meowomon   Jun-13-08 05:14 AM   #78 
 

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