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Nevilledog

(51,529 posts)
Sun Sep 27, 2020, 11:56 AM Sep 2020

"Did you know Amy Coney Barrett is sitting in a stolen judicial seat right now?"





Tweet text: Did you know Amy Coney Barrett is sitting in a stolen judicial seat right now? In May 2017, Trump nominated Barrett to IN seat on Seventh Circuit, which covers Indiana, Illinois & Wisconsin. This is same seat to which President Obama nominated Myra Selby, a Black woman, in 2016.

But Republican Senators blocked Selby’s confirmation and saved the seat for Donald Trump. After Trump was elected Seventh Circuit lost its only Black judge to retirement. The Shelby appointment would have retained diversity on this court. 2/

Instead, Trump appointed four white individuals to Seventh Circuit, including Amy Barrett. The Seventh Circuit is now the only all-white federal appellate court in the country. 3/

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"Did you know Amy Coney Barrett is sitting in a stolen judicial seat right now?" (Original Post) Nevilledog Sep 2020 OP
Traitors and thieves. dalton99a Sep 2020 #1
This would make a great ad. SharonClark Sep 2020 #2
K&R!! 2naSalit Sep 2020 #3
That is an excellent point DonaldsRump Sep 2020 #4
Wow. Thanks for the information, Nevilledog! LaMouffette Sep 2020 #5
Yes, she is tainted. Sneederbunk Sep 2020 #6
Good fing grief.... Ninga Sep 2020 #7
that informs the other facet that AA Forum wrote: "virtuous citizens" is a Jim Crow, racist ruse Grasswire2 Sep 2020 #8
here Grasswire2 Sep 2020 #9
And? Ferrets are Cool Sep 2020 #10
Not a Judge by her own merits, Delmette2.0 Sep 2020 #11
Wow! It really is all about racism. TryLogic Sep 2020 #12
K and fucking R Blue Owl Sep 2020 #13
Of course Trump stole it Daxter Sep 2020 #14
Can you say white privilege RANDYWILDMAN Sep 2020 #15
Out of 11 judges, 9 are GOP appointments and 4 are Trump appointments. OregonBlue Sep 2020 #16

DonaldsRump

(7,715 posts)
4. That is an excellent point
Sun Sep 27, 2020, 12:00 PM
Sep 2020

I wondered why there was such a gap between the previous judge and Barrett.

This stinks to the high heavens.

Grasswire2

(13,581 posts)
8. that informs the other facet that AA Forum wrote: "virtuous citizens" is a Jim Crow, racist ruse
Sun Sep 27, 2020, 12:10 PM
Sep 2020

She wrote that only virtuous citizens qualify to sit on juries and so on.

I posted about it last night, and I will bring that link here.

This is about those white supremacist Republicans stacking courts with WHITE folk.

TryLogic

(1,735 posts)
12. Wow! It really is all about racism.
Sun Sep 27, 2020, 02:33 PM
Sep 2020

I am thinking that even killing Obamacare is mostly about racism. Wow! Maybe people of color have known this all along. But I thought appointing conservative judges had a lot to do with abortion and religion, but I am thinking they are just the followers, the marks, the suckers.

Daxter

(103 posts)
14. Of course Trump stole it
Mon Sep 28, 2020, 02:17 AM
Sep 2020

Trump and his Republican crooks don’t care about people of color. They will do anything and everything they can to disenfranchise them.

OregonBlue

(7,766 posts)
16. Out of 11 judges, 9 are GOP appointments and 4 are Trump appointments.
Mon Sep 28, 2020, 11:36 AM
Sep 2020

Are the GOPers planning on committing lots of crimes in Illinois and Wisconsin and appealing to this court? Looks like they are stacking it to become their go to appeals court.

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