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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-29-07 02:38 AM
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12. This is your idea,right? First we need a Dem President.
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  -Gore is running, not for's for... Didereaux  Sep-29-07 01:33 AM   #0 
  - Is he a viable candidate?  Mythsaje   Sep-29-07 01:39 AM   #1 
  - He is a VERY viable candidate....  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 01:42 AM   #2 
     - That would be awesome...  Mythsaje   Sep-29-07 01:43 AM   #4 
     - I believe the FREEPAHS would have a fit if someone nominated Al Gore for the Supreme Court.  liberaldemocrat7   Sep-29-07 04:42 AM   #28 
  - This is an interesting thought...  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-29-07 01:42 AM   #3 
  - Interesting idea.  drm604   Sep-29-07 01:47 AM   #5 
  - I prefer President Al Gore, VP John Edwards, and Supreme Court Justice Mario Cuomo  Swamp Rat   Sep-29-07 01:50 AM   #6 
  - Perfection. nt  Bluebear   Sep-29-07 02:27 AM   #10 
  - Another compelling reason for SCOTUS vs pres  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 02:02 AM   #7 
  - "Al Gore wants to be on the Supreme Court," but  anotheryellowdog   Sep-29-07 02:11 AM   #8 
  - A law degree, nor even...  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 02:22 AM   #9 
     - Well I'll be damned!  anotheryellowdog   Sep-29-07 02:32 AM   #11 
  - This is your idea,right? First we need a Dem President.  The Wielding Truth   Sep-29-07 02:38 AM   #12 
  - I suppose you...  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 02:42 AM   #13 
  - I think this deserves a kick... n/t  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 03:09 AM   #14 
  - hell YES it does  Capn Sunshine   Sep-29-07 03:10 AM   #15 
     - Hold on, do you think that Gore actually said this?  The Wielding Truth   Sep-29-07 03:15 AM   #18 
        - this is a discussion thread, right? Well this is an idea to be discussed... n/t  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 03:18 AM   #21 
        - Right.  utopiansecretagent   Sep-29-07 03:02 PM   #62 
        - .  utopiansecretagent   Sep-29-07 02:58 PM   #59 
  - I think he would need to be a lawyer.  BullGooseLoony   Sep-29-07 03:11 AM   #16 
  - see above: Law degree nor even...comment n/t  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 03:13 AM   #17 
  - Yeah....that doesn't sound right, though.  BullGooseLoony   Sep-29-07 03:15 AM   #19 
     - check it out...n/t  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 03:17 AM   #20 
     - Here's your reference to qualifications...  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 03:52 AM   #22 
     - Do you think someone who doesn't have a law degree is  BullGooseLoony   Sep-29-07 04:00 AM   #23 
        - yes, and here is why...  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 04:29 AM   #24 
           - It's never gonna happen. Sorry.  cali   Sep-29-07 04:39 AM   #26 
           - Yeh! Like Clarence Thomas. n/t  AdHocSolver   Sep-29-07 01:09 PM   #49 
           - That hasn't happened for centuries. Last time anyone on the SC  stranger81   Sep-29-07 07:03 AM   #35 
              - and you should do more reading such as...  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 08:10 AM   #37 
     - Not all local judges are elected. Judges in  cali   Sep-29-07 04:36 AM   #25 
        - Usually judges are appointed temporarily but have to be  BullGooseLoony   Sep-29-07 04:40 AM   #27 
           - No. Not in all states.  cali   Sep-29-07 05:22 AM   #30 
              - Not in all states. But, yes, "usually."  BullGooseLoony   Sep-29-07 05:28 AM   #31 
                 - But of course that's not what you originally asserted in this thread  cali   Sep-29-07 06:50 AM   #32 
                    - But of course that's exactly what I said in the post you responded  BullGooseLoony   Sep-29-07 07:05 AM   #36 
  - there is no requirement to be a lawyer to be on the supreme court  QuestionAll   Sep-29-07 08:24 AM   #39 
  - I like the idea. Probably wouldn't happen, but he's certainly smart enough to warrant  impeachdubya   Sep-29-07 04:46 AM   #29 
  - I think a constitutional scholar such as Mario Cuomo would be a stellar Supreme.  Ninga   Sep-29-07 06:58 AM   #33 
  - He can do far more as President -- that's where he needs to be, if he wants it n/t  melody   Sep-29-07 07:00 AM   #34 
  - Don't you think he is missing something? How about a LAW DEGREE?  ThomWV   Sep-29-07 08:18 AM   #38 
  - so what? it's not a requirement to be on the court.  QuestionAll   Sep-29-07 08:25 AM   #40 
  - I think that that point is what makes this thread so interesting...  Didereaux   Sep-29-07 08:34 AM   #42 
  - You may very well be right. It's certainly a great idea. nt  blondeatlast   Sep-29-07 08:27 AM   #41 
  - if that is the back door deal  fenriswolf   Sep-29-07 10:47 AM   #43 
  - Now that's an interesting angle I had never considered....  Pachamama   Sep-29-07 10:53 AM   #44 
  - NOT going to happen.  rosesaylavee   Sep-29-07 11:01 AM   #45 
  - And being president of the military industrial complex wouldn't demand that?  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 11:20 AM   #47 
  - Not for life it wouldn't and being on Scotus is not the bully pulpit of the Presidency.  Uncle Joe   Sep-29-07 02:16 PM   #53 
     - None of the candidates  rosesaylavee   Sep-29-07 02:41 PM   #55 
     - The  Uncle Joe   Sep-29-07 02:48 PM   #57 
        - There is always the 'write in' capability too.  rosesaylavee   Sep-29-07 03:09 PM   #63 
           - Ever since the selection of 2000,  Uncle Joe   Sep-29-07 03:20 PM   #65 
     - The candidate AL GORE ENDORSES  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 04:07 PM   #69 
        - 1. Al Gore just stated, he may not endorse anyone  Uncle Joe   Sep-29-07 04:21 PM   #71 
           - You stated the presidency was THE bully pulpit to raise this issue  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 04:51 PM   #74 
              - The bully pulpit is the position, not the individual.  Uncle Joe   Sep-29-07 05:17 PM   #75 
  - Agreed  Me.   Sep-29-07 01:49 PM   #52 
     - Right.  rosesaylavee   Sep-29-07 02:39 PM   #54 
     - Why "assign" him to anything?  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 04:08 PM   #70 
  - I could live with this too!  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 11:10 AM   #46 
  - Total Fantasy  The River   Sep-29-07 01:02 PM   #48 
  - Not if he were a UN Environmental Ambassador  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 04:24 PM   #72 
  - He would also make a great addition to any Cabinet  WakeMeUp   Sep-29-07 01:20 PM   #50 
  - don't you have to have at least a law degree  TheDoorbellRang   Sep-29-07 01:29 PM   #51 
  - Technically you don't have to have a law degree  tammywammy   Sep-29-07 02:59 PM   #60 
  - According to people close to Gore & deeply involved in the Draft Gore Movement - I disagree  debbierlus   Sep-29-07 02:44 PM   #56 
  - Kewl. You're my new friend.  utopiansecretagent   Sep-29-07 03:12 PM   #64 
  - Dying To Hear The Full Rundown  Me.   Sep-29-07 03:41 PM   #66 
  - Well I hope for once we then actually see some real names being mentioned  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 04:03 PM   #68 
  - Did it ever occur to you that he is keeping quiet as a strategy  debbierlus   Sep-30-07 07:43 AM   #76 
     - I wasn't talking about him. I was talking about people like yourself  RestoreGore   Sep-30-07 11:44 AM   #77 
  - please email me when you post this...  stlsaxman   Sep-30-07 11:52 AM   #79 
  - "Al Gore wants to be on the Supreme Court!"  utopiansecretagent   Sep-29-07 02:54 PM   #58 
  - It's only a discussion point....  Didereaux   Sep-30-07 11:50 AM   #78 
  - No, he's not running for president or SCOTUS  tammywammy   Sep-29-07 03:00 PM   #61 
  - Yes, I think he will too, because those who serve their conscience serve well  RestoreGore   Sep-29-07 03:58 PM   #67 
  - Personally I'd prefer him as president or as an independent force for change with global warming...  calipendence   Sep-29-07 04:39 PM   #73 

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