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ThomWV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-07-10 12:20 PM
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5. Agreed. The most liberal voice of the Court must be replaced with an equally liberal voice
Because anything less and the court moves to the right.
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  - Politico's Mike Allen sez: Elena Kagan Will Be Obama's Supreme Court Pick Tx4obama  May-07-10 11:54 AM   #0 
  - unrec  itsrobert   May-07-10 11:57 AM   #1 
  - Why?  WI_DEM   May-07-10 12:16 PM   #4 
  - I have a feeling Obama is going to surprise everyone.  Tx4obama   May-07-10 12:01 PM   #2 
  - That wouldn't be any better  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 12:13 PM   #3 
  - Agreed. The most liberal voice of the Court must be replaced with an equally liberal voice  ThomWV   May-07-10 12:20 PM   #5 
  - Because conservatives outnumber liberals two to one in the US  WeDidIt   May-07-10 12:20 PM   #6 
     - Bullshit.  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 12:37 PM   #7 
     - Actually, it's a factual statement  WeDidIt   May-07-10 12:51 PM   #8 
        - You could say moderates and liberals outnumber conservatives...n/t  joeybee12   May-07-10 12:52 PM   #9 
        - And thus the only way to maintain a majority is to moderate liberal policies  WeDidIt   May-07-10 12:56 PM   #11 
        - That is not correct.  Tx4obama   May-07-10 12:56 PM   #12 
        - The Gallup poll says you are wrong  WeDidIt   May-07-10 12:58 PM   #14 
        - Independent doesnt equal moderate. Liberal doesnt equal dem and Conservative doesnt equal Repuke.  MadBadger   May-07-10 01:00 PM   #16 
           - If Liberals could be both intelligent AND patient  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:03 PM   #19 
              - "everything the liberals work towards gets undone."  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:31 PM   #30 
                 - There you go. Be that internet liberal  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:33 PM   #32 
                    - The only ones pushing this country to the right  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:53 PM   #49 
        - What do those labels mean?  immoderate   May-07-10 01:44 PM   #38 
     - The best we can hope for??? No the best you can do if you lay down your gauntlet and don't join  boston bean   May-07-10 12:55 PM   #10 
     - Do that  WeDidIt   May-07-10 12:57 PM   #13 
        - Funny how we're outnumbered and OBAMA WON THE ELECTION! LOL ;) n/t  Tx4obama   May-07-10 01:01 PM   #17 
        - Yep, it's through intelligent liberal pragmatism  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:04 PM   #20 
        - What do proportional numbers have to do with the Supreme Court?  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:10 PM   #22 
        - Supreme Court nominees must be confirmed by the Senate  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:22 PM   #24 
        - Do you include yourself as one of the ones who would feel justified to jump ship?  boston bean   May-07-10 01:22 PM   #25 
           - I'm a liberal  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:25 PM   #26 
              - No self respecting liberal allows themselves to be held hostage  boston bean   May-07-10 01:29 PM   #27 
              - No intelligent liberal demands the world  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:38 PM   #34 
              - You make it sound like you hate liberals, and you say you are one.... ha  boston bean   May-07-10 01:43 PM   #37 
                 - Stupid liebrals piss me off  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:47 PM   #41 
              - Until there is a  leftynyc   May-07-10 01:38 PM   #35 
                 - And you just described the 2000 election  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:48 PM   #42 
              - And I'm the Easter Bunny  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:29 PM   #28 
                 - How cute!  boston bean   May-07-10 01:31 PM   #29 
                 - You're a myth?  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:38 PM   #36 
                 - There's better odds of the Easter Bunny being real  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:47 PM   #40 
                    - Tehre ya go  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:49 PM   #43 
                       - I have never voted for Nader  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:52 PM   #48 
                 - I'm more inclined to believe you. n/t  QC   May-07-10 01:57 PM   #53 
     - What's a moderate? What do they believe?  TheKentuckian   May-07-10 01:10 PM   #23 
        - Sound policy being proven to work  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:32 PM   #31 
        - You are not convincing a moderate of anything, you are giving them the keys to the house.  boston bean   May-07-10 01:34 PM   #33 
        - For liberals to participate in a majority, moderates will outnumber them 3 to 2  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:44 PM   #39 
           - Well there you go  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 01:49 PM   #44 
           - Sotamayor has been VERY liberal  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:52 PM   #47 
              - You're definition of liberal is from outside this world, literally.  boston bean   May-07-10 01:55 PM   #50 
                 - No, I think that description is more aptly applied to you. n/t  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:57 PM   #52 
           - Pragmatism and patience is the death knell of liberalism.  boston bean   May-07-10 01:50 PM   #45 
              - Nope, only about 1/3 of the moderates will  WeDidIt   May-07-10 01:56 PM   #51 
                 - You keep saying we aren't the majority and are being knuckle heads, yet you  boston bean   May-07-10 01:58 PM   #54 
                    - I know the moderates COULD BECOME the minority in the coalition  WeDidIt   May-07-10 02:03 PM   #56 
                       - You don't do it be becoming a republican, you do it by enacting  boston bean   May-07-10 02:07 PM   #57 
                       - You left out the most important part  WeDidIt   May-07-10 02:15 PM   #60 
                          - How could us lowly liberals be the cause of the loss of the democratic majority.  boston bean   May-07-10 02:21 PM   #64 
                             - Because the Moderates hold the power  WeDidIt   May-07-10 03:17 PM   #71 
                                - Piss off moderates and Republicans win. What will you say when the Republicans win even if  boston bean   May-07-10 03:21 PM   #73 
                                   - No liberal policy enacted??????  WeDidIt   May-07-10 04:25 PM   #74 
                       - The best demonstration that the "policies of the left work"  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 02:10 PM   #58 
                       - What was FDR's majority that allowed him to do this again? n/t  BzaDem   May-07-10 02:13 PM   #59 
                          - You will never get that majority by capitulating to every rightwing threat.. nt  boston bean   May-07-10 02:16 PM   #62 
                             - You want to know how we REALLY won't get that majority?  BzaDem   May-07-10 02:19 PM   #63 
                                - We disagree, you want to know how we won't get that majority?  boston bean   May-07-10 02:24 PM   #66 
                                - Bullshit.  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 02:27 PM   #67 
                                   - Of course you present no evidence that the people that don't vote are much more progressive than  BzaDem   May-07-10 05:44 PM   #75 
                       - Thank you for being a voice of reason in a sea of stupidity  BzaDem   May-07-10 02:16 PM   #61 
                          - It's not so much stupidity as it is pride  WeDidIt   May-07-10 03:19 PM   #72 
        - Sound policy?  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 02:03 PM   #55 
           - I have a question. Is your solution to have Obama disolve Congress?  BzaDem   May-07-10 02:23 PM   #65 
              - No, most would be happy with him using the bully pulpit. But oh no, can't  boston bean   May-07-10 02:35 PM   #69 
              - Let's start by dissolving the DLC  Sebastian Doyle   May-07-10 02:43 PM   #70 
        - What's a moderate? What do they believe?  dchill   May-07-10 02:35 PM   #68 
  - Politico may be trying to game the ref.  glitch   May-07-10 01:50 PM   #46 
  - I hope it's not Kagan  blue_onyx   May-07-10 01:00 PM   #15 
     - I'm still rooting for Harold Koh. n/t  Tx4obama   May-07-10 01:02 PM   #18 
        - that would be a pleasant surprise  TheKentuckian   May-07-10 01:07 PM   #21 

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