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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-22-08 06:11 PM
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20. This is my fear, too.
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  -vote for Obama to get....moderate judges. IndianaJones  Jan-22-08 12:44 PM   #0 
  - I think we have enough "moderate" judges already.  AndyA   Jan-22-08 12:45 PM   #1 
  - has JE said he'll nominate progressive judges and justices?  cali   Jan-22-08 12:56 PM   #11 
     - No one says that. No one other than Obama calls for "moderate" judges either though  jackson_dem   Jan-22-08 08:27 PM   #26 
     - "I look forward to working on a bipartisan basis to elevate qualified, moderate nominees  EffieBlack   Jan-23-08 01:52 PM   #35 
     - Self-delete  EffieBlack   Jan-23-08 01:50 PM   #34 
  - He'll get some great advice from his friend "Donnie"  MNDemNY   Jan-22-08 12:46 PM   # 
  - Donnie is not moderate. Thats scary. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-22-08 12:47 PM   #3 
  - Yay. Moderate judges in an extreme right wing society mean moderate right wing judges.  readmoreoften   Jan-22-08 12:46 PM   #2 
  - That is really very troubling.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:49 PM   #4 
  - I believe this could be a strength for him in the general election. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-22-08 12:51 PM   #5 
     - Sadly that is very true... but will it be good for the country?  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:52 PM   #7 
     - Its really no mystery  Jim4Wes   Jan-22-08 08:25 PM   #24 
  - Let's hope that's just campaign pandering.  TwilightZone   Jan-22-08 12:51 PM   #6 
  - how to tell if its pandering? nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-22-08 12:52 PM   #8 
     - That's the problem, isn't it?  TwilightZone   Jan-22-08 12:53 PM   #10 
        - while this statement is troubling, I find his religious views much more alarming. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-22-08 12:56 PM   #12 
           - My theory...  TwilightZone   Jan-22-08 01:09 PM   #13 
  - Judges are pretty irrelevant in an empire. When we were a constitutional democratic republic,  John Q. Citizen   Jan-22-08 12:53 PM   #9 
  - Bush v. Gore?  redqueen   Jan-22-08 06:08 PM   #19 
     - Exactly! And if the court decided different, what difference would it make. The  John Q. Citizen   Jan-22-08 07:14 PM   #21 
        - What difference would it make? Are you kidding?  redqueen   Jan-23-08 09:22 AM   #30 
           - Remeber your history. The Florida legislature was ready to vote to give their delegates to  John Q. Citizen   Jan-23-08 09:55 AM   #31 
              - "The sitting judges were consented to by the compliant Senate."  redqueen   Jan-23-08 10:04 AM   #32 
  - PUKE  Proud2BAmurkin   Jan-22-08 01:10 PM   #14 
  - If Lieberman said this we would kill him. Obama is Liebermanism with "hope" and personality  jackson_dem   Jan-22-08 01:37 PM   #15 
  - and Jesus. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-22-08 01:38 PM   #16 
  - Kick  redqueen   Jan-22-08 05:56 PM   #17 
  - wow...he is really trying to get him some Obamacons!  krabigirl   Jan-22-08 05:57 PM   #18 
  - This is my fear, too.  joshcryer   Jan-22-08 06:11 PM   #20 
  - Interesting no Obama supporters are even attempting to defend this  ruggerson   Jan-22-08 07:46 PM   #22 
  - There is no defense, not in these times  Jim4Wes   Jan-22-08 08:27 PM   #25 
  - There are a few around here who are though.  AX10   Jan-23-08 06:00 PM   #37 
  - If "moderate" judges means those that keep in place "corporate personhood", then no thank you!  calipendence   Jan-22-08 08:22 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, moderate like Alito and Roberts - a vote for Obama will  kelligesq   Jan-23-08 09:49 PM   #39 
     - not very likely  JustinL   Jan-24-08 03:24 AM   #43 
  - it's all relative  teleharmonium   Jan-22-08 08:29 PM   #27 
  - He is absolutely right.  Egnever   Jan-22-08 08:30 PM   #28 
  - kick for justice. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-22-08 08:46 PM   #29 
  - This is unfounded  Bleachers7   Jan-23-08 10:06 AM   #33 
  - Michael Moore made a good point about Obama's not-so-great record on civil justice issues:  Yanez Houston Jordan   Jan-23-08 05:57 PM   #36 
  - CORRECT !  kelligesq   Jan-23-08 09:55 PM   #40 
  - Reaching out! nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-23-08 09:46 PM   #38 
  - guess 0 doesnt have that in his fact check scheme,  kelligesq   Jan-23-08 09:58 PM   #41 
     - the quote is in the OP. nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-23-08 10:00 PM   #42 
  - context  JustinL   Jan-24-08 03:33 AM   #44 
  - Thanks. Maybe Pres. Obama will nominate judges that look at context  FrenchieCat   Jan-24-08 03:37 AM   #45 
  - What do you want him to do? Come out and say he's going to appoint the most liberal judges possible?  MrSlayer   Jan-24-08 03:43 AM   #46 
     - Actually, Obama did say something in that order....  FrenchieCat   Jan-24-08 04:17 AM   #47 

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