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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:41 PM

Matthew Whitaker: acting attorney general said judges should only be Christian

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/08/matthew-whitaker-acting-attorney-general-judges-christian

Donald Trump’s new attorney general once said that judges should be Christian and proposed blocking non-religious people from judicial appointments.
Matthew Whitaker, who was made acting attorney general on Wednesday after Trump fired Jeff Sessions, said judges needed a “biblical view of justice” and questioned the judgment of secular lawyers.


He is unqualified to by in the DOJ, let alone running it.

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Reply Matthew Whitaker: acting attorney general said judges should only be Christian (Original post)
edhopper Nov 8 OP
DBoon Nov 8 #1
edhopper Nov 8 #4
dalton99a Nov 8 #5
calimary Nov 8 #9
C_U_L8R Nov 8 #2
Hassin Bin Sober Nov 8 #3
edhopper Nov 8 #6
Leghorn21 Nov 8 #7
RussBLib Nov 8 #8
keithbvadu2 Nov 8 #10
roamer65 Nov 8 #11

Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:44 PM

1. "biblical view of justice" is fundamentalist Evangelical dog whistle

Catholics, Eastern Orthodox and mainstream protestant need not apply

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Response to DBoon (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:48 PM

4. Yes

he is referring to born again idiots. Probably only wants Creationist Judges.

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Response to DBoon (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:49 PM

5. Yep. Pussy-grabbing child-molesting wife-raping Evangelicals

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Response to DBoon (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 04:06 PM

9. Nor do Jews.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:47 PM

2. Did they vet this guy at all?

It seems he has a pretty creepy (and possibly corrupt) background. This sort of person has no place in our government - and certainly shouldn't be leading anything like Justice. Jeez, where do they find such unqualified bozos?

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:48 PM

3. Oh they vetted him alright...

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:49 PM

6. Sounds just like

Trump.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:51 PM

7. ...and I just ran into this, ed:

In a Q&A in 2014, Matthew Whitaker, the newly installed
acting attorney general, said the courts “are supposed to
be the inferior branch” and criticized the Supreme Court’s
power to review legislative and executive acts






Deeply, truly, seriously UNQUALIFIED

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 04:01 PM

8. He's disqualified himself

What a ridiculous attitude. Something I would expect from someone cozying up to Trump. This guy looks like a caricature of a Mafia tough guy.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:30 PM

10. ",,,that the government sanction of a religion was, in essence, a threat to religion"

What will they say/do when it is not their version of Christianity in charge?

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/americas-true-history-of-religious-tolerance-61312684/?no-ist=;

Madison also made a point that any believer of any religion should understand: that the government sanction of a religion was, in essence, a threat to religion. "Who does not see," he wrote, "that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other Religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other Sects?" Madison was writing from his memory of Baptist ministers being arrested in his native Virginia.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:39 PM

11. Whitaker is a POS. If you love Dump, you are one.

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