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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:45 PM
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Chad Tidings: Another hanging chad has dropped. Roberts
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...

"Another hanging chad has dropped. His name is John G. Roberts Jr., and he undoubtedly will turn out to be opposed to abortion rights, affirmative action, an expansive view of federal powers and a reading of the Constitution that takes a properly suspicious view of the state's embrace of religion. In these and other matters -- the death penalty, for instance -- he is expected to substantially reflect the views of George W. Bush, the man who nominated him to the Supreme Court, because that was what the election of 2000 and its sequel were all about. You hang enough chads, and you get to change the Supreme Court.

And the ending paragraph:

"Shortly after Sandra Day O'Connor tendered her resignation, I spoke to an important Democratic senator who confided that Bush was in a trap. I tried really hard to follow his logic, but it eluded me. It seems to me that it is the Democratic Party that has a problem. It can either come to terms with reality or appear, to much of the country, both petulant and in the grip of special interests, particularly the pro-choice lobby. In effect, the fate of this nominee was settled back in the year 2000 when Florida, for better or for worse, squinted hard and pronounced George W. Bush its winner. The chads have spoken."


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wli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:47 PM
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1. that's about the size of it
Rig the election, get a free ticket to SCOTUS. Welcome to BFEE.
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AuntiBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:48 PM
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2. No More Mr. President. Not in Our Names!
Thanks for this reminder. From 1 dishearted soul tonight.
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DELUSIONAL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:49 PM
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3. not Abortion -- it is about PRIVACY
The right to privacy is what is at stake.

Plus -- bushie has been busy paying off those that helped him steal Florida in 2000. This is a mega payoff --
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