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rzemanfl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-12-06 07:09 PM
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6. I don't mean to say that the Dems shouldn't push hard on
Scalito. They should go eyeball to eyeball to the brink of the nuclear option before backing off and should vote as a block against him-even if it makes his wife cry.
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  -In my opinion Scalito means little and taking back Congress rzemanfl  Jan-12-06 06:46 PM   #0 
  - I agree.  AX10   Jan-12-06 06:53 PM   #1 
  - Sure right  HeatherDawn   Jan-12-06 06:54 PM   #2 
  - Dems have to win by such a margin that nobody would believe  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:03 PM   #4 
  - Never Ever Ever  HeatherDawn   Jan-12-06 07:13 PM   #8 
     - I will read the link, but what do you suggest, that we give up and  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:33 PM   #13 
     - I guess I'm just a Realist  HeatherDawn   Jan-12-06 07:50 PM   #18 
        - I sure hope you are wrong. People need to stand up and fight.  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:58 PM   #21 
        - We can fix the system...  Independent_Liberal   Jan-12-06 11:09 PM   #35 
     - Went to the link and found I had already read it. If I thought like  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:38 PM   #14 
  - Alito more about Dems than Alito...that's the problem.  montana500   Jan-12-06 08:48 PM   #26 
  - It is the scenario I fear the most  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-13-06 05:41 PM   #44 
  - If the thinking is that all is lost if Alito gets in...  Fridays Child   Jan-12-06 06:58 PM   #3 
  - I don't mean to say that the Dems shouldn't push hard on  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:09 PM   #6 
     - I fear that Alito will push back women's rights by fifty years...  Fridays Child   Jan-12-06 07:15 PM   #10 
        - The way most of the people responding to this thread are  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:53 PM   #20 
  - But wouldnt the media be mean to us if we did that?  Dr Fate   Jan-12-06 07:08 PM   #5 
  - The media will come around when their interests require it. To  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:11 PM   #7 
     - Suuure- and the GOP will " fall on their own swords"....  Dr Fate   Jan-12-06 07:14 PM   #9 
        - I think "hoist by their own petard" is more appropriate. I feel the  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:48 PM   #15 
           - I've been hearing that for 6 years.  Dr Fate   Jan-12-06 08:09 PM   #24 
              - Nice lead-in to the picture. Sure is a lot of "we are fucked"  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 08:45 PM   #25 
                 - Keep pretending that I'm the problem.  Dr Fate   Jan-12-06 09:15 PM   #29 
                    - I agree that the Democrats sure don't seem to want to fight. I  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 09:24 PM   #31 
  - Google "FDR court-packing scheme".  Spider Jerusalem   Jan-12-06 07:21 PM   #11 
  - Historically its 6 for 7 as far as I know. Also it seems that after  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:31 PM   #12 
  - The whole point of Alito is to neuter the Congress.  gumby   Jan-12-06 07:48 PM   #16 
  - You convinced me. I am selling my computer and moving to the  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:50 PM   #17 
  - P.S. in the woods I won't ever have to misspell neuter again. n/t  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 07:51 PM   #19 
  - Fight back, BUSH SPYED BUSH LIED SHUT IT DOWN  FogerRox   Jan-12-06 08:07 PM   #22 
  - Will Scalito like the Imperial Presidency when a Democrat is President?  StopThePendulum   Jan-12-06 08:55 PM   #27 
     - He doesn't have to like it.  gumby   Jan-12-06 10:26 PM   #32 
  - It wouldn't be easy to get in more justices; Alito is extremely  barb162   Jan-12-06 08:08 PM   #23 
  - maybe you work two jobs, or been otherwise occupied so you haven't  radio4progressives   Jan-12-06 08:58 PM   #28 
  - I am not saying he isn't a terrible choice and a real judicial piece  rzemanfl   Jan-12-06 09:18 PM   #30 
     - 1, 2, 3, 4  gumby   Jan-12-06 10:39 PM   #33 
        - The point of my post is that the Congress controls how many  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 04:44 PM   #39 
  - Let me guess, you have a penis dangling between your legs  IndianaGreen   Jan-12-06 11:05 PM   #34 
  - I do. Look, these assholes would like nothing better than to have  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 04:33 PM   #37 
  - Fillibuster will moblize the Dem base for this fall. Roll over for the GOP  McCamy Taylor   Jan-13-06 12:23 AM   #36 
  - Best argument I have heard for the filibuster in this thread. My  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 04:50 PM   #41 
  - I didn't realize the number of justices was optional.  Vinca   Jan-13-06 04:38 PM   #38 
  - Don't feel bad, I have a J.D. and a Master's in  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 04:47 PM   #40 
  - Didn't FDR try that?  high density   Jan-13-06 05:06 PM   #42 
  - The Supreme Court suddenly started ruling his way. See:  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 07:46 PM   #46 
  - Agreed.  Tiggeroshii   Jan-13-06 05:26 PM   #43 
  - Things have been scary enough for me for about five years. n/t  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 07:47 PM   #47 
     - It's true  Tiggeroshii   Jan-14-06 01:56 AM   #50 
  - Bush v. Gore  TexasLawyer   Jan-13-06 06:24 PM   #45 
  - The ignorant masses will not understand a filibuster, they will only  rzemanfl   Jan-13-06 07:54 PM   #48 
  - Let's face it. He's shown to "adjust" his decisions to curry  woodsprite   Jan-13-06 08:22 PM   #49 

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