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Lil Missy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-25-08 11:56 PM
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8. OMFG, that would make my head explode!
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  -Which SCOTUS judges may step down in the next few years? How will it change the tilt of the Court? Lil Missy  Dec-25-08 11:39 PM   #0 
  - We have a constitutional lawyer replacing them.  Skink   Dec-25-08 11:41 PM   #1 
  - That doesn't answer my question. How does replacing 3 liberals with 3 liberals change anything?  Lil Missy   Dec-25-08 11:52 PM   #6 
     - The SCOTUS is crucial because we absolutely cannot lose the liberal justices we have there now.  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-26-08 01:20 AM   #16 
     - Kennedy is decidedly not a liberal. And replacing Kennedy, a swing vote,  cali   Dec-26-08 06:25 AM   #29 
  - We need to replace Kennedy with a Liberal, too.  StreetKnowledge   Dec-25-08 11:42 PM   #2 
  - He's 72, so that's a possibility too. And btw, ...  Lil Missy   Dec-25-08 11:54 PM   #7 
  - I'm worried that Obama takes himself seriously as a post-ideology  PaulHo   Dec-25-08 11:43 PM   #3 
  - OMFG, that would make my head explode!  Lil Missy   Dec-25-08 11:56 PM   #8 
  - Here's hoping he doesn't make another ...  ColbertWatcher   Dec-26-08 01:23 AM   #18 
  - Stevens  elleng   Dec-25-08 11:45 PM   #4 
  - The best that I can come up with is that at least it won't be anymore  BrklynLiberal   Dec-25-08 11:50 PM   #5 
  - Stevens (age 88) is the eldest and most likely to retire.  TahitiNut   Dec-25-08 11:56 PM   #9 
  - Thanks for laying out the pecking order. I did not realize Scalia was so far up there.  Lil Missy   Dec-26-08 12:08 AM   #12 
  - I have heard rumors that Scalia does not enjoy being on the Supreme bench.  TygrBright   Dec-26-08 01:01 AM   #14 
  - I've read the same rumors. I'll believe it when he's gone.  TahitiNut   Dec-26-08 01:39 AM   #23 
  - I'm just shocked that Bush didn't try to appoint some college Republican and really screw us for 30  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-26-08 01:23 AM   #19 
     - Alito and Roberts are the youngest and steadfastly right-wing.  TahitiNut   Dec-26-08 01:35 AM   #22 
  - Stevens  bluestateguy   Dec-25-08 11:56 PM   #10 
  - Stephens, Ginsberg, Breyer, Souter, Kennedy.  TexasObserver   Dec-26-08 12:08 AM   #11 
  - That fuckin' Scalia will probably live to be 105.  Lil Missy   Dec-26-08 12:57 AM   #13 
     - If there's a God ....  TexasObserver   Dec-26-08 01:22 AM   #17 
     - If he does, he'll probably keep Thomas going ala Weekend at Bernies, too.  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-26-08 01:24 AM   #20 
        - That or Thomas will leave, too  Dinkeldog   Dec-26-08 08:41 AM   #32 
  - i'm hoping stevens gets into a knife fight with clarence thomas in the scotus showers...  QuestionAll   Dec-26-08 01:12 AM   #15 
  - Yeah, but I don't think we are allowed to say or speculate like that on DU. n/t  Lil Missy   Dec-26-08 01:43 AM   #24 
     - ...  QuestionAll   Dec-26-08 01:47 AM   #25 
        - No. I did not think you were serious.  Lil Missy   Dec-26-08 01:54 AM   #26 
           - you had a point?  QuestionAll   Dec-26-08 09:15 AM   #33 
  - Anything can happen in four or eight years.  backscatter712   Dec-26-08 01:29 AM   #21 
  - Sometimes a draw is a win.  Statistical   Dec-26-08 07:49 AM   #31 
  - We can hope Scalia  BecauseBushSaysSo   Dec-26-08 02:18 AM   #27 
  - Naw, Cheney would not endanger Scalia. More likely,  Lil Missy   Dec-26-08 02:24 AM   #28 
  - Even if 3+1 retire and are replaced by Obama  TexasProgresive   Dec-26-08 07:31 AM   #30 
 

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