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jgraz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-12-08 06:36 PM
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22. 13 is a good number. Let the "Fascist Four" get used to writing dissents.
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  -Is it time to increase the size of the Supreme Court? jgraz  Jun-12-08 03:29 PM   #0 
  - We need to do something to end the embarrassment of this Supreme Court . . .  defendandprotect   Jun-12-08 03:31 PM   #1 
  - I think we could use another 4 justices. Maybe Gore Nader Edwards and a heartburn to be named later  Vincardog   Jun-12-08 03:32 PM   #2 
  - if mccain gets his hands on it, the next president/congress will have to add A LOT of new seats.  QuestionAll   Jun-12-08 03:33 PM   #3 
  - That didn't work out too well last time someone tried it  deadmessengers   Jun-12-08 03:35 PM   #4 
  - I came here to say this. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-12-08 03:42 PM   #7 
  - He tried to raise it to 15. And he got re-elected two more times after that.  jgraz   Jun-12-08 03:44 PM   #8 
  - He tried, but failed  deadmessengers   Jun-12-08 03:59 PM   #11 
     - There was quite a ruckus about the proposal, but it did let the  tsuki   Jun-12-08 04:27 PM   #16 
        - Especially when you consider that Hoover ran again for the nomination in 1940  deadmessengers   Jun-12-08 04:33 PM   #18 
  - IIRC, the reason for FDR's blowback was...  backscatter712   Jun-12-08 04:31 PM   #17 
  - It worked out extremely well for him  MrCoffee   Jun-12-08 04:36 PM   #19 
  - It also has the benefit of being Constitutional, unlike *'s power grabs  jgraz   Jun-12-08 04:56 PM   #20 
  - He saved Social Security by the "packing the court" pressure he put on them.  Peace Patriot   Jun-13-08 03:22 AM   #25 
  - So I guess you'll be in favor of increasing the size as well if McCain wins?  Mike Daniels   Jun-12-08 03:37 PM   #5 
  - Of course I fucking won't be in favor of that. What's your point?  jgraz   Jun-12-08 03:42 PM   #6 
  - Just the opposite, cut back and do it based on senority  notadmblnd   Jun-12-08 03:55 PM   #9 
  - Or, we could just impeach the four motherfuckers.  jgraz   Jun-12-08 03:58 PM   #10 
  - Don't know about increasing the size,  old guy   Jun-12-08 04:08 PM   #12 
  - I think the original idea was to keep somebody from skewing the entire court  MiniMe   Jun-12-08 04:14 PM   #14 
  - No, it's time to impeach the bastards on the Court that keep  merh   Jun-12-08 04:10 PM   #13 
  - That'll work, too. However...  jgraz   Jun-12-08 04:20 PM   #15 
     - I say go with lucky 13  merh   Jun-12-08 05:18 PM   #21 
        - 13 is a good number. Let the "Fascist Four" get used to writing dissents.  jgraz   Jun-12-08 06:36 PM   #22 
           - I'll go with that.  merh   Jun-12-08 07:25 PM   #23 
  - No! Feb. 09 would be the time to do that. Good idea! nt  morningglory   Jun-12-08 09:00 PM   #24 
  - We should have at least 15..  SoCalDem   Jun-13-08 04:55 AM   #26 
 

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