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LaydeeBug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-04-10 12:16 PM
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8. I think there were reports of yesteryear that suggested that his kids
were "bought" or something. I am just speculating...
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  -John Roberts is considering stepping down...according LaydeeBug  Mar-04-10 12:12 PM   #0 
  - my connection is slow... hope she isn't getting snowballed...  LaydeeBug   Mar-04-10 12:14 PM   #1 
  - The only reason he would step down is a scandal.  DURHAM D   Mar-04-10 12:14 PM   #2 
  - LINK  LaydeeBug   Mar-04-10 12:15 PM   #5 
  - The blond Irish/Salvadorans?  deurbano   Mar-04-10 01:00 PM   #57 
     - + 1  musette_sf   Mar-04-10 08:21 PM   #95 
  - Could be health  Sanity Claws   Mar-04-10 12:16 PM   #6 
  - I did not know that. But, health was one of my first thoughts on reading this. nt  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 12:19 PM   #11 
  - Roberts had seizure in summer of 2007 on vacation  Ocracoker16   Mar-04-10 12:31 PM   #30 
     - Now that you mention it...I do remember that. Interesting. nt  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 12:54 PM   #51 
     - It would have to be more than that for him to resign  Ex Lurker   Mar-04-10 03:50 PM   #84 
  - He has epilepsy but this was a hoax today n/t  malaise   Mar-04-10 08:24 PM   #97 
  - Remember this picture?  tridim   Mar-04-10 12:21 PM   #14 
  - I have a feeling you are right about his reasons for possibly stepping down, but if everything  solara   Mar-04-10 12:41 PM   #47 
  - Larry Flynt's bounty on Family Values hypocrisy comes to mind  havocmom   Mar-04-10 01:03 PM   #58 
     - Yep.. unfortunately it may just be an unfounded rumor..  solara   Mar-04-10 01:10 PM   #60 
  - Hahahahaha! First thing I thought of was this photo!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Mar-04-10 12:51 PM   #50 
  - I agree with all you said  MissDeeds   Mar-04-10 01:11 PM   #61 
  - What? How does that picture suggest he is gay?  liquid diamond   Mar-04-10 04:07 PM   #89 
  - the GOP might not like it, but who would be calling for his resignation b/c maybe he's gay?  wordpix   Mar-04-10 08:37 PM   #100 
  - Some people say....  Touchdown   Mar-04-10 01:21 PM   #67 
  - He has epilepsy maybe it is getting worst.  Bitwit1234   Mar-04-10 02:21 PM   #80 
  - No, it would have to be a nuclear scandal. Only a major crime...  JackRiddler   Mar-04-10 02:50 PM   #82 
     - I agree  conscious evolution   Mar-04-10 08:24 PM   #98 
     - +1 well said  wordpix   Mar-04-10 08:38 PM   #101 
  - his replacement would represent Obama's most significant legacy  DrDan   Mar-04-10 12:14 PM   #3 
  - Which he will likely screw up by practicing the politics of collaboration  Political Heretic   Mar-04-10 12:25 PM   #23 
  - sotomayor might already have a lock on that  unblock   Mar-04-10 12:31 PM   #32 
     - a Roberts replacement would put the majority back on the correct side  DrDan   Mar-04-10 12:34 PM   #36 
        - in terms of numbers, sure, but that doesn't undermine sotomayor's contributions to obama's legacy  unblock   Mar-04-10 01:26 PM   #69 
        - my point is that a Roberts replacement would give us back the majority  DrDan   Mar-04-10 01:43 PM   #77 
           - agreed  unblock   Mar-04-10 01:48 PM   #78 
        - and that is why the repukes will keep him standing there, even if he's a cadaver  wordpix   Mar-04-10 08:39 PM   #102 
  - I don't know why he would  Warpy   Mar-04-10 12:15 PM   #4 
  - I think there were reports of yesteryear that suggested that his kids  LaydeeBug   Mar-04-10 12:16 PM   #8 
  - "Good-paying job" is relative. Thomas has complained that he doesn't like  Sal Minella   Mar-04-10 12:34 PM   #34 
  - was it him or Scalia who went begging for a per diem last year?  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-10 12:16 PM   #7 
  - I read that he's unhappy with the wages he makes  eleny   Mar-04-10 12:17 PM   #9 
  - Certainly after that last big ruling...he HAS to know how big that  bullwinkle428   Mar-04-10 12:20 PM   # 
  - This.  AzDar   Mar-04-10 12:23 PM   #19 
  - Time for his reward for that?  eShirl   Mar-04-10 01:14 PM   #63 
  - I think you're onto something---& now he has to leave to spend time with the family  wordpix   Mar-04-10 08:41 PM   #103 
  - Clearly it's a retired judge's dream job  peace frog   Mar-04-10 12:40 PM   #43 
  - I don't doubt what you're saying but  Ex Lurker   Mar-04-10 03:56 PM   #85 
  - If he's unhappy with his wages, he can always  Art_from_Ark   Mar-04-10 09:16 PM   #108 
  - no legit news source as yet  mzteris   Mar-04-10 12:17 PM   #10 
  - found the link about pay --  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-10 12:20 PM   #12 
  - I support him in going back to the private sector and making the big wages he deserves. nt  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 12:22 PM   #16 
  - we'll even throw his ass a party.  Donnachaidh   Mar-04-10 12:23 PM   #18 
  - A BIG party!!! nt  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 12:28 PM   #25 
     - Today is my birthday!!! Let this be true!!!!  LaydeeBug   Mar-04-10 12:38 PM   #41 
        - Happy birthday, LaydeeBug!  jesus_of_suburbia   Mar-04-10 01:16 PM   #65 
  - I second that! I really feel sorry for him, making a measly $217K/year for the rest of his life  wordpix   Mar-04-10 08:44 PM   #104 
  - and people still believe government officials when they say they're quitting...  951-Riverside   Mar-04-10 01:27 PM   #70 
  - Don't toy with us, radaronline!  BurtWorm   Mar-04-10 12:20 PM   #13 
  - I'll believe it when I see it  PVnRT   Mar-04-10 12:22 PM   #15 
  - Be still my heart! Please let it be so!!!!  tekisui   Mar-04-10 12:23 PM   #17 
  - Let me be the first to let him know he has my full support for doing so! nt  quiet.american   Mar-04-10 12:24 PM   #20 
  - don't fuck with me like that!!1  Soylent Brice   Mar-04-10 12:25 PM   #21 
  - FOX News is about to go live with an annoucement.  tekisui   Mar-04-10 12:25 PM   #22 
  - Link? If true, whoa!  tridim   Mar-04-10 12:30 PM   #29 
  - twitter is not reporting Fox say he is NOT stepping down.  mod mom   Mar-04-10 12:34 PM   #35 
     - I was about to cancel my day and celebrate.  tekisui   Mar-04-10 12:36 PM   #38 
     - That is, of Course, What Nixon Said  On the Road   Mar-04-10 12:41 PM   #45 
        - a girl can dream....  mod mom   Mar-04-10 12:54 PM   #52 
  - Earlier thread in GD on this  RamboLiberal   Mar-04-10 12:26 PM   #24 
  - Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please  Stinky The Clown   Mar-04-10 12:29 PM   #26 
  - See ya!!!  davsand   Mar-04-10 12:29 PM   #27 
  - Don't tease, but I'll pray!  shotten99   Mar-04-10 12:30 PM   #28 
  - May I be the first---Up or down vote!!  Kingofalldems   Mar-04-10 12:31 PM   #31 
  - If it's true I hope his replacement is someone who would push Scalia over the edge  eleny   Mar-04-10 12:33 PM   #33 
  - Update:  Contrary1   Mar-04-10 12:35 PM   #37 
  - A total gimmick to drive traffic there way.  izzybeans   Mar-04-10 12:36 PM   #39 
  - it was fun while it lasted  eleny   Mar-04-10 12:36 PM   #40 
  - I'd really like to know where this "information" is coming from..  tridim   Mar-04-10 12:41 PM   #46 
  - It was pulled out of someone's butt.  MineralMan   Mar-04-10 12:55 PM   #53 
     - That would be my guess too, but it's just a guess.  tridim   Mar-04-10 01:00 PM   #56 
  - I had never heard of RadarOnline. Now is know it's a site with no credibility.  Individualist   Mar-04-10 12:57 PM   #54 
  - I knew it was too good to be true.  SharonRB   Mar-04-10 12:58 PM   #55 
  - It would be great news if he did step down  Sebastian Doyle   Mar-04-10 12:38 PM   #42 
  - Publicity stunt by radaronline. Bogus story.  MineralMan   Mar-04-10 12:40 PM   #44 
  - bummer  solara   Mar-04-10 12:43 PM   #48 
  - No way would any of Bush's clowns step down while a Democrat is in the White House...  Contrary1   Mar-04-10 12:44 PM   #49 
  - Retracted per huff post  havocmom   Mar-04-10 01:05 PM   #59 
  - So, everyone believed the orginal story and now everyone believes the retraction without question?  tridim   Mar-04-10 01:13 PM   #62 
     - everyone believed it?  eShirl   Mar-04-10 01:15 PM   #64 
     - It made significant ripples, people believed it.  tridim   Mar-04-10 01:17 PM   # 
     - ...because he/she said so  Individualist   Mar-04-10 01:17 PM   #66 
        - he has the weirdest great it would be if he stepped down  Gin   Mar-04-10 01:27 PM   #71 
           - When I said he/she, I wasn't referring to Roberts  Individualist   Mar-04-10 01:34 PM   #76 
     - Personally, I'm from Missouri, so I just point out what they are reporting  havocmom   Mar-04-10 10:46 PM   #109 
  - someone really knows how to push DU's buttons  Blue Owl   Mar-04-10 01:22 PM   #68 
  - radaronline has lost all credibility with me then. Not going to bother reading another article...  951-Riverside   Mar-04-10 01:28 PM   #73 
  - Do you know it was a stunt?  DefenseLawyer   Mar-04-10 01:30 PM   #74 
  - Good luck with that, then...  MineralMan   Mar-04-10 03:37 PM   #83 
     - I'm not suggesting it was or wasn't a publicity stunt  DefenseLawyer   Mar-04-10 04:36 PM   #91 
        - Educated guess.  MineralMan   Mar-04-10 07:25 PM   #92 
           - For the record my guess is the same.  DefenseLawyer   Mar-04-10 08:08 PM   #94 
  - Nail. Hammer. Head.  WeDidIt   Mar-04-10 10:53 PM   #111 
  - Too early for April Fool's. Bad on them.  mnhtnbb   Mar-04-10 01:27 PM   #72 
  - sigh  Blue Owl   Mar-04-10 01:32 PM   #75 
  - Thom mentioned it on the radio this morning. Roberts has some kind of illness  Cleita   Mar-04-10 01:49 PM   #79 
  - If true, it would be proof beyond doubt  upi402   Mar-04-10 02:25 PM   #81 
  - + 1  mod mom   Mar-04-10 04:01 PM   #86 
  - lol  fascisthunter   Mar-04-10 04:33 PM   #90 
  - I heard that too,  NM_hemilover   Mar-04-10 04:04 PM   #87 
  - another thread about a seizure in 2007 - he has epilepsy  wordpix   Mar-04-10 08:49 PM   #105 
  - More bullshit to keep our minds off of HCR  RagAss   Mar-04-10 04:06 PM   #88 
  - good point but it provides a little happiness for a minute to think of his departure  wordpix   Mar-04-10 09:00 PM   #106 
  - the internet playing the "left" for fools again  Uzybone   Mar-04-10 07:27 PM   #93 
  - I heard that he plans to step down in 24 business hours. n/t  leeroysphitz   Mar-04-10 08:23 PM   #96 
  - Just not consecutive ones.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-04-10 10:58 PM   #112 
  - won't happen  usregimechange   Mar-04-10 08:24 PM   #99 
  - See anatomy of a rumor  Crabby Appleton   Mar-04-10 09:11 PM   #107 
  - Even if it's a rumor, I'm enjoying that shit while it lasts!  lonestarnot   Mar-04-10 10:49 PM   #110 
  - Shut it. It was a law professor's fictional example and students blogged it as true.  Kablooie   Mar-05-10 12:01 PM   #113 

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