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Wed Jul 15, 2020, 05:37 PM

Idle Question

There has been talk of the Dems stacking the Supreme Court if they take the presidency & senate.

Was wondering why the Repugs aren't (haven't been) doing that now.

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Disaffected Jul 2020 OP
Srkdqltr Jul 2020 #1
Disaffected Jul 2020 #2
Srkdqltr Jul 2020 #6
lunatica Jul 2020 #3
Dem2theMax Jul 2020 #4
Wellstone ruled Jul 2020 #5
unblock Jul 2020 #7
Disaffected Jul 2020 #8

Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 05:41 PM

1. The Supreme Court Justices have to die or retire first.

Although the Republicans could.............. Na.. Maybe.. never know

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Response to Srkdqltr (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 05:42 PM

2. Actually I was referring to

adding more members to tilt the majority.

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Response to Disaffected (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 06:38 PM

6. Why didn't I guess that was what you were referring to? Silly me

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 05:44 PM

3. Those damn womens Supreme Justices just won't die.

As soon as they do though! Look out!

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 05:52 PM

4. Eric.

nt.

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 06:21 PM

5. Not only increase the Surpreme by two,

but add two to each District. This would truly re-balance the Judaical System as a whole to better Represent the whole of the Nation.

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 06:59 PM

7. It would require an act of Congress, and they don't control the house.

Moreover, the Supreme Court is already very right-wing.

Plus, it reeks of political manipulation and it sets the stage for democrats doing it back when we can, which is now looking fairly likely.


Assuming we do it, they will accuse us of political manipulation anyway. And some will believe it. Especially if we overdo it. Two seats on the Supreme Court to offset the garland thing, e.g., can look reasonable as a remedy to a specific situation.

But stacking courts all over the place will be harder to sell, much as if love to see it.

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Response to unblock (Reply #7)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 08:01 PM

8. Ah, thank you!

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