You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #22: How could he have fought? [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
Silverhair Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-25-04 09:57 PM
Response to Reply #4
22. How could he have fought?
Please be explicit. Under our law the SCOTUS has the final say - period. There is NO APPEAL from a SCOTUS decision. The next step would be violent revolution.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -What more could Gore have done to fight on after the SC ruling? fujiyama  Nov-25-04 04:37 PM   #0 
  - He might have mentioned that the decision  realpolitik   Nov-25-04 04:42 PM   #1 
  - im not sure but imagine his day on the senate floor  knowbody0   Nov-25-04 04:43 PM   #2 
  - Called for a statewide recount,  Eric J in MN   Nov-25-04 04:43 PM   #3 
  - That's what the FL State Supreme Court did, which the USSC overturned  glitch   Nov-25-04 05:20 PM   #13 
  - No, there was a recount in some counties, not every county NT  Eric J in MN   Nov-25-04 07:36 PM   #20 
     - Gore asked for individual counties to be recounted as allowed by FL law,  glitch   Nov-25-04 09:44 PM   #21 
     - Wrong...  regnaD kciN   Nov-26-04 05:48 PM   #35 
  - The problem was always that the only person who had the power  Warpy   Nov-25-04 05:35 PM   #14 
  - we wish he had done that in the first place!  InvisibleBallots   Nov-25-04 05:57 PM   #16 
     - Hi InvisibleBallots!!  newyawker99   Nov-26-04 02:55 PM   #33 
  - What Gore Should Have Done  smifffffy   Nov-25-04 04:46 PM   #4 
  - the only recourse was throwing it into the House and ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-25-04 05:16 PM   #11 
  - He did fight it every step of the way. He had no backing from the Party.  kerry-is-my-prez   Nov-25-04 06:02 PM   #17 
  - Exactly, our own DNC chair said Gore should just hang it up.  shance   Nov-25-04 10:49 PM   #25 
  - How could he have fought?  Silverhair   Nov-25-04 09:57 PM   #22 
  - Hi smifffffy!!  newyawker99   Nov-26-04 02:56 PM   #34 
  - after the ussc decision, he could have done something  unblock   Nov-25-04 04:47 PM   #5 
  - Plus the counties that were supposed to do the recounts quit (Miami)  kerry-is-my-prez   Nov-25-04 06:04 PM   #18 
  - Gore fought longer than Kerry did.  cornermouse   Nov-25-04 04:48 PM   #6 
  - Of course!!!  fshrink   Nov-25-04 04:54 PM   #8 
  - again ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-25-04 05:17 PM   #12 
  - Gore had more firm  sonoradesertdem   Nov-25-04 04:54 PM   #9 
     - Unfortunately, no man is an island. Kerry had the support, Gore had none.  shance   Nov-26-04 07:48 PM   #38 
  - He should NEVER have  sonoradesertdem   Nov-25-04 04:51 PM   #7 
  - He might have said...  autorank   Nov-25-04 05:11 PM   #10 
  - What good would that have done?  Silverhair   Nov-25-04 10:09 PM   #23 
     - Since when is the truth a temper tantrum.  autorank   Nov-25-04 10:22 PM   #24 
     - You didn't answer the question.  Silverhair   Nov-25-04 11:21 PM   #26 
        - Hold on a minute. I don't need to be ordered around...  autorank   Nov-26-04 12:14 AM   #27 
        - For the Democratic party to speak up would have been its responsibility  shance   Nov-26-04 12:48 AM   #29 
        - i agree with shance and noirblu...it's never wrong to stand up  autorank   Nov-26-04 07:01 PM   #36 
        - the party was damaged and will be damaged anyway  noiretblu   Nov-26-04 06:01 AM   #32 
     - what good would it do? temper tantrum?  noiretblu   Nov-26-04 05:58 AM   #31 
  - Early on, it was handled badly.  Leilani   Nov-25-04 05:40 PM   #15 
  - The Repubs in Florida and/or in Congress would have voted against it also.  kerry-is-my-prez   Nov-25-04 06:07 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-26-04 12:23 AM   #28 
  - Question the need FOR the supreme court. The Constitution, purportedly,  HypnoToad   Nov-26-04 01:49 AM   #30 
  - Come out and call USSCJ activist judges  LiberalFighter   Nov-26-04 07:21 PM   #37 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC