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ruggerson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 08:33 PM
Response to Reply #21
25. The Supremes can decide it any way they wish
Trust me, Olsen and Boies know exactly what they're doing. They wouldn't be doing this if they didn't think they had the votes on the court.
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  -Federal lawsuit over Prop 8 filed FreeState  May-26-09 07:23 PM   #0 
  - It's only fair if everybody gets an injunction.  BuyingThyme   May-26-09 07:25 PM   #1 
  - TED OLSON??????  musette_sf   May-26-09 07:26 PM   #2 
  - This must be a different Ted Olson.  konnichi wa   May-26-09 07:30 PM   #3 
     - no, it's the same one  musette_sf   May-26-09 07:32 PM   #5 
  - Now that's an interesting tack  depakid   May-26-09 07:31 PM   #4 
  - Excellent!  Patsy Stone   May-26-09 07:39 PM   #6 
  - Holy fucking shit....  Hepburn   May-26-09 07:40 PM   #7 
  - Wow!  SeattleGirl   May-26-09 07:41 PM   #8 
  - Holy Crap... Two Repugs... Who would have thought it? n/t  LakeSamish706   May-26-09 07:44 PM   #9 
  - they're both repugs? I don't like hearing that, it makes me think they took up the fight only to do  Divine Discontent   May-26-09 07:50 PM   #10 
     - Boies is a repug? That explains his performance in Bush v. Gore.  glitch   May-26-09 08:12 PM   #18 
     - This is my suspicion as well.  ColbertWatcher   May-26-09 08:18 PM   #20 
  - I like the prelim injunction:  Hepburn   May-26-09 07:52 PM   #11 
  - This is not the right time to bring gay rights to the USSC.  armyowalgreens   May-26-09 07:52 PM   #12 
  - Do a head count. It is my belief that we have five votes.  ruggerson   May-26-09 08:02 PM   #16 
  - Won't it have to go through the appellate court first?  dflprincess   May-26-09 08:28 PM   #23 
     - They filed directly with the USSC right? It will be reviewed by the USSC  armyowalgreens   May-26-09 08:41 PM   #26 
        - The OP says it was filed in Federal District Court  dflprincess   May-26-09 09:38 PM   #33 
           - oh okay I misread I thought it went to the USSC.  armyowalgreens   May-26-09 09:50 PM   #36 
  - Excellent news. k&r  Starry Messenger   May-26-09 07:58 PM   #13 
  - Holy shit. TED FUCKING OLSEN is now better on marriage equality than our Democratic President  ruggerson   May-26-09 07:59 PM   #14 
  - Exactly...  Hepburn   May-26-09 08:00 PM   #15 
  - Pathetic and embarrassing: yes.  LWolf   May-26-09 10:51 PM   #43 
  - That's great...unless they're taking a dive on it.  flvegan   May-26-09 08:11 PM   #17 
  - Now, THAT'S what I'm talkin' about!  stopbush   May-26-09 08:16 PM   #19 
  - I think Equal Protections is the wrong avenue to take.  Massacure   May-26-09 08:24 PM   #21 
  - The Supremes can decide it any way they wish  ruggerson   May-26-09 08:33 PM   #25 
  - I smell a rat  Enrique   May-26-09 08:26 PM   #22 
  - Me. too. I'd rather see the ACLU take this on. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-26-09 08:52 PM   #27 
  - OMG - Ted Olson  merh   May-26-09 08:29 PM   #24 
  - How could a federal court legalize gay marriage in California without including the entire country?  Towlie   May-26-09 09:04 PM   #28 
  - they couldn't  ruggerson   May-26-09 09:12 PM   #29 
  - If a gay marriage case reached the SCOTUS right now, would we absolutely lose?  t0dd   May-26-09 09:26 PM   #30 
  - read what I wrote upthread  ruggerson   May-26-09 09:36 PM   #32 
     - Yeah.. nice observation  t0dd   May-26-09 09:40 PM   #34 
        - I also think he would author the decision in the marriage case  ruggerson   May-26-09 09:44 PM   #35 
        - How long would this take  t0dd   May-26-09 09:54 PM   #37 
           - Dunno  ruggerson   May-26-09 10:16 PM   #40 
        - which may well be why Olson et al have no problem  merh   May-26-09 10:58 PM   #44 
  - Ted Olson and David Boies?  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 09:29 PM   #31 
  - Barbara Olson was very nasty to Hillary as I remember.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-26-09 10:08 PM   #38 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   May-26-09 10:13 PM   #39 
  - Bad idea with this court, it might just tempt the neocons on it to overturn all gay marriage  ShadowLiberal   May-26-09 10:28 PM   #41 
     - We already have five.  t0dd   May-26-09 10:29 PM   #42 

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