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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-11 01:17 PM
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133. You should need ethics. However, the Supremes are above the law.
Unless they get impeached, and fat chance of that.

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  -Scalia and Thomas dine with healthcare law challengers as court takes case cal04  Nov-14-11 08:07 PM   #0 
  - What? No hunting with Cheney?  muntrv   Nov-14-11 08:08 PM   #1 
  - I doubt even a corrupt sack of shit like Scalia would ever accept  TrollBuster9090   Nov-15-11 01:44 AM   #73 
     - Beautiful............nt  Enthusiast   Nov-15-11 06:52 AM   #85 
     - actually, the "invitation from Cheney" is an implied threat ...  zbdent   Nov-15-11 09:01 AM   #107 
     - Sadly very funny  Tanelorn   Nov-15-11 01:12 PM   #131 
  - Recuse. NOWWWWWW!  alp227   Nov-14-11 08:08 PM   #2 
  - Scalia and Thomas: What is this word, "recuse?"  sakabatou   Nov-14-11 08:57 PM   #17 
  - They think they are above the law ---should be MADE to recuse, the clowns  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:15 PM   #19 
  - Above the law? They think they ARE the law. n/t  Mister Ed   Nov-15-11 05:44 AM   #83 
     - Yup. Thomas and Scalia can do anything they wish - nothing will happen to them.  SomeGuyInEagan   Nov-15-11 12:53 PM   #126 
     - It's not only them  Joe Bacon   Nov-15-11 01:30 PM   #134 
     - Sadly and dangerously, they are the law....  ooglymoogly   Nov-15-11 01:50 PM   #137 
  - Wrong word...  bl968   Nov-14-11 09:53 PM   #40 
  - Recuse is as foreign to Thomas as filling out financial disclosure forms.  bulloney   Nov-15-11 01:10 PM   #129 
  - Recuse,hell. IMPEACH. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-15-11 08:20 PM   #148 
  - Can we at least know the AMOUNT of the payoff, please?  plumbob   Nov-14-11 08:12 PM   #3 
  - At a dinner with the people arguing the case?  TheEuclideanOne   Nov-14-11 10:18 PM   #51 
     - Has it gotten to the point where they don't even try to hide it?  AlbertCat   Nov-14-11 10:59 PM   #58 
  - ............  MinneapolisMatt   Nov-14-11 08:22 PM   #4 
  - They exert raw power and they want us to know it. That may be the difference  enough   Nov-14-11 08:23 PM   #5 
  - The lack of integrity & ethics is partly why there is an Occupy Wall Street.  CrispyQ   Nov-14-11 08:27 PM   #6 
  - If you got it, flaunt it?  truthisfreedom   Nov-14-11 08:27 PM   #7 
  - Lower court judges can't do that  usregimechange   Nov-14-11 08:28 PM   #8 
  - yes they can  reggie the dog   Nov-15-11 12:40 AM   #70 
  - This is Disgusting!  red dog 1   Nov-14-11 08:30 PM   #9 
  - and some people still dont understand ows  leftyohiolib   Nov-14-11 08:35 PM   #11 
  - Fat Tony never turns down a meal & Thomas likewise.  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:19 PM   #21 
     - bet Thomas bussed the tables, too ...  zbdent   Nov-15-11 09:02 AM   #108 
  - Contact your reps today, they need to be in deep water for this  usregimechange   Nov-14-11 08:35 PM   #10 
  - how about impeaching them both? May be the only way  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:16 PM   #20 
  - s special thanks to the people who sat out the 2010 elections  leftyohiolib   Nov-14-11 08:38 PM   #12 
  - We just have to make sure they show up in 2012  usregimechange   Nov-14-11 08:41 PM   #13 
  - yeah, like those justices we tossed out in 06, 08, and 10. Yup, good call.  Dutchmaster   Nov-14-11 09:34 PM   #28 
     - replied to wrong guy,  Dutchmaster   Nov-14-11 09:35 PM   #29 
     - it is a good call. btw i said we could not would  leftyohiolib   Nov-15-11 07:06 AM   #88 
  - Would it have been?  rfranklin   Nov-14-11 08:41 PM   #14 
  - Suggestion  davidthegnome   Nov-14-11 09:41 PM   #35 
  - +1,000  freshwest   Nov-14-11 09:55 PM   #42 
  - Special thanks to the people who applauded Obama's move to the Right  Lorien   Nov-14-11 10:32 PM   #54 
  - I hate to inject a note of sense here, but...  MilesColtrane   Nov-14-11 11:09 PM   #60 
  - +1000!  Enthusiast   Nov-15-11 07:00 AM   #86 
  - Exactly. The ones who blindly support him and can't stand him to be criticized  cui bono   Nov-15-11 12:24 PM   #122 
  - Good thing we came out in full force in 2008 to elect Obama  cui bono   Nov-15-11 12:19 PM   #121 
  - These two are dog crap. We need to alert people about these two evil a-holes nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-14-11 08:42 PM   #15 
  - Send this to the top of the greatest page now!  usregimechange   Nov-14-11 08:53 PM   #16 
  - And Grimace, who's he dining with, Roberts and Satan?  lonestarnot   Nov-14-11 09:05 PM   #18 
  - OWS the Supreme court.  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-14-11 09:20 PM   #22 
  - methinks OSC is a good idea  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:24 PM   #25 
  - These som' of o beches have no shame n/t  ejbr   Nov-14-11 09:21 PM   #23 
  - yet they want Kagan to recuse herself. No way!  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:23 PM   #24 
  - they don't even try to hide it anymore.  Dutchmaster   Nov-14-11 09:32 PM   #26 
  - That is reason for alarm.  Enthusiast   Nov-15-11 07:04 AM   #87 
  - What does it take to impeach these sell-out bastards?  Liberty Belle   Nov-14-11 09:34 PM   #27 
  - it would take a Dem Congress & get rid of the T-partiers in the House  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:39 PM   #32 
  - 67 Democratic Senators  jmowreader   Nov-14-11 09:56 PM   #44 
     - Correction: 67 REAL Democratic Senators, not all those sellouts we have now  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-14-11 10:21 PM   #53 
        - That goes without saying  jmowreader   Nov-15-11 04:27 PM   #146 
  - Side order of bribery, anyone?  Blue Owl   Nov-14-11 09:37 PM   #30 
  - They Don't even pretend to be impartial. They feel immune to ethics.  Lucky Luciano   Nov-14-11 09:38 PM   #31 
  - can't a bar association do something? You'd think the justice system would take care of their own  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:40 PM   #34 
  - Not really, because you don't need creds to sit on SCOTUS.  tcaudilllg   Nov-14-11 10:08 PM   #46 
     - You should need ethics. However, the Supremes are above the law.  No Elephants   Nov-15-11 01:17 PM   #133 
  - They are immune  ArcticFox   Nov-15-11 01:18 AM   #72 
  - In any other courtroom in the United States, this would be a huge conflict of interest  RyanPsych   Nov-14-11 09:39 PM   #33 
  - even my small town land trust directors would not have dinner with developers who wanted to donate a  wordpix   Nov-14-11 09:43 PM   #37 
  - But who knows after the example set by this SCOTUS.  Enthusiast   Nov-15-11 07:08 AM   #89 
  - They have laws for conduct for every other Judge in America.  dotymed   Nov-15-11 08:50 AM   #102 
  - Damn, reading too fast  DissedByBush   Nov-14-11 09:41 PM   #36 
  - Requiescat in pace, USA  Jakes Progress   Nov-14-11 09:48 PM   #38 
  - Congress needs to remove these two unethical shits from the bench.  Occulus   Nov-14-11 09:51 PM   #39 
  - They are just flaunting their corruption.  SleeplessinSoCal   Nov-14-11 09:55 PM   #41 
  - I think that they should be impeached and removed  The Second Stone   Nov-14-11 09:55 PM   #43 
  - +infinity  tcaudilllg   Nov-14-11 10:07 PM   #45 
  - Judicial ethics are a quaint concept today. nt  valerief   Nov-14-11 10:08 PM   #47 
  - OMG!  lovuian   Nov-14-11 10:13 PM   #48 
  - The remark about Kagan would be well taken anywhere else.  Deep13   Nov-14-11 10:13 PM   #49 
  - Everyday, I dream of these two corporate whores getting impeached from the SCOTUS.  KeyserSoze87   Nov-14-11 10:18 PM   #50 
  - That's a great dream...  Hubert Flottz   Nov-15-11 09:14 AM   #110 
  - Recuse or be impeached  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-14-11 10:20 PM   #52 
  - I'm thinking impeached if their vote is bought off  mvd   Nov-15-11 01:57 PM   #140 
  - This needs to be on page one or page two from now to March n/t  DFW   Nov-14-11 10:47 PM   #55 
  - It seems like every week there is some new breach of ethics or conflict of interest  ChadwickHenryWard   Nov-14-11 10:48 PM   #56 
  - Obama made back room deals with Big Pharma and private H/C industry ....he set the pace!!  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 10:55 PM   #57 
  - Obama made back room deals with Big Pharma and private H/C industry ....he set the pace!!  AlbertCat   Nov-15-11 08:22 AM   #98 
  - RECLUSE THEMSELVES OR IMPEACH n/t  Oldtimeralso   Nov-14-11 11:08 PM   #59 
  - They take great pleasure in rubbing their corruption in the faces of...  MilesColtrane   Nov-14-11 11:18 PM   #61 
  - Yes...I wish it could turn a little quicker, sometimes. n/t  BlancheSplanchnik   Nov-15-11 10:57 AM   #117 
  - I don't care for one major reason  Ter   Nov-14-11 11:53 PM   #62 
  - Oh...My...GAWD! How unethical can this be!!!!  SoapBox   Nov-15-11 12:03 AM   #63 
  - Justices from the supreme court...  davidthegnome   Nov-15-11 12:12 AM   #64 
  - I can hear their retort, "If you think we can be bought for one lousy dinner..."  robertpaulsen   Nov-15-11 12:28 AM   #65 
  - just curious, where are the congressional democrats? have they said anything about this? /nt  still_one   Nov-15-11 12:30 AM   #66 
  - Scalia and Thomas have made the Supreme Court a laughing stock.  JDPriestly   Nov-15-11 12:32 AM   #67 
  - +1 They claim to be truer to the Constitution than their left-leaning 'breathren', but...  JudyM   Nov-15-11 01:51 AM   #74 
  - You are right, These greedy traitors to democracy on the Dancing Supremes are a laughing stock.  fasttense   Nov-15-11 02:32 AM   #77 
  - And then they used the constitution for a napkin. n/t  Beartracks   Nov-15-11 12:34 AM   #68 
  - this is normal, this is how justice works.  reggie the dog   Nov-15-11 12:38 AM   #69 
  - Scalia and Thomas.. why am I not surprised?  lib2DaBone   Nov-15-11 12:53 AM   #71 
  - Why doesn't this surprise me?  No Joe   Nov-15-11 01:58 AM   #75 
  - I would love to see two SCOTUS judges impeached.  toddwv   Nov-15-11 02:00 AM   #76 
  - K&R  pam4water   Nov-15-11 03:56 AM   #78 
  - There were 3 justices in attendance, two were listed on the program as speakers.  deminks   Nov-15-11 04:46 AM   #79 
  - Republicon Family 1% Values  SpiralHawk   Nov-15-11 04:55 AM   #80 
  - You forgot cesspool.  Enthusiast   Nov-15-11 07:14 AM   #90 
  - obama should raise the issue publicly.  tomp   Nov-15-11 05:17 AM   #81 
  - Republicans have become the USSR politburo  Doctor_J   Nov-15-11 05:42 AM   #82 
  - It's a sad day in this country when the highest court in  spicegal   Nov-15-11 05:51 AM   #84 
  - Scalia and Thomas make me sick. They are scum. /nt  mwb970   Nov-15-11 07:15 AM   #91 
  - This should be illegal nt  abelenkpe   Nov-15-11 07:56 AM   #92 
  - Maybe the rest of the Court  Turbineguy   Nov-15-11 07:58 AM   #93 
  - No conflict here...nope...none at all  SHRED   Nov-15-11 07:58 AM   #94 
  - No shame.  sarchasm   Nov-15-11 08:02 AM   #95 
  - DISGRACEFUL!  No Elephants   Nov-15-11 08:05 AM   #96 
  - This is just stunning. The average person can't get a break ever  AllyCat   Nov-15-11 08:08 AM   #97 
  - Alito and Roberts were there to, in drag  CanonRay   Nov-15-11 08:31 AM   #99 
  - They should recuse themselves NOW, or face removal.  RoccoR5955   Nov-15-11 08:36 AM   #100 
  - Obviously, OSC is necessary. If we cannot get our  dotymed   Nov-15-11 08:47 AM   #101 
  - SCOTUS is a power above even the elected reps & president :-(  wordpix   Nov-15-11 08:57 AM   #104 
  - This is exactly why there should be term limits of 10 years.  olegramps   Nov-15-11 08:53 AM   #103 
  - That is, in my opinion, grounds for  hifiguy   Nov-15-11 08:57 AM   #105 
  - They're not even bothering to hide it any more ...  zbdent   Nov-15-11 08:59 AM   #106 
  - Somebody has to tell 'em how to vote.  Hubert Flottz   Nov-15-11 09:10 AM   #109 
  - "Justice" = a super-meta-instance of Regulatory Capture  patrice   Nov-15-11 09:45 AM   #111 
  - Accountability is for the 99%  FlyByNight   Nov-15-11 09:56 AM   #112 
  - nominees for worst persons in the world?  xxqqqzme   Nov-15-11 10:03 AM   #113 
  - It's a big club  Magleetis   Nov-15-11 10:03 AM   #114 
  - Ahhh, you need to read to the end  xxqqqzme   Nov-15-11 10:12 AM   #115 
  - This is as disgusting as it comes - Elitist power-mad Scalia & Thomas are truly sickening our system  GreenTea   Nov-15-11 10:17 AM   #116 
  - They are scum but the judgment in the case is a  efhmc   Nov-15-11 11:15 AM   #118 
  - They don't even make an effort any more. The fix is in, and the  tblue37   Nov-15-11 12:11 PM   #119 
  - RECUSE! RECUSE! RECUSE! RECUSE! RECUSE! RECUSE! RECUSE! RECUSE!  benld74   Nov-15-11 12:18 PM   #120 
  - This is who these two guys are  stevenleser   Nov-15-11 12:26 PM   #123 
  - K&R  DreamSmoker   Nov-15-11 12:47 PM   #124 
  - Obama needs another pick  Skink   Nov-15-11 12:47 PM   #125 
  - A bit of Lewis Carroll would seem appropriate here  LiberalEsto   Nov-15-11 12:53 PM   #127 
  - Supreme Crap  jbpdx   Nov-15-11 12:55 PM   #128 
  - Not even trying to hide it anymore, are they?  KamaAina   Nov-15-11 01:11 PM   #130 
  - Impeach!  KamaAina   Nov-15-11 01:15 PM   #132 
  - two trophies for the ignored talk radio monopoly- thomas, and no single payer, 3 w/scalia  certainot   Nov-15-11 01:40 PM   #135 
  - So true. I listen to Stephanie Miller and Randi Rhodes--but I'm in a tiny minority  SunSeeker   Nov-15-11 01:56 PM   #139 
     - randi rhodes is one of the few who properly credits RW radio with last 20 yrs of disaster  certainot   Nov-15-11 03:05 PM   #143 
  - Follow the money.  russspeakeasy   Nov-15-11 01:47 PM   #136 
  - They have got to be recused.  mvd   Nov-15-11 01:56 PM   #138 
  - Talk about conflict of interest - nt  avebury   Nov-15-11 02:55 PM   #141 
  - A democracy hijacked for the 1%.  Firebrand Gary   Nov-15-11 03:03 PM   #142 
  - All 3 branches of our government  Golden Raisin   Nov-15-11 03:30 PM   #144 
  - they have CONTEMPT for the law  samsingh   Nov-15-11 04:13 PM   #145 
  - that would end up with a either a 6 or 5 making the decision  madrchsod   Nov-15-11 06:59 PM   #147 
  - Why is this not a crime?  Democat   Nov-16-11 03:52 AM   #149 
 

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