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(15,124 posts)
Tue Apr 25, 2023, 06:44 PM Apr 2023

Some blunt hard-edged truth we dare not ignore:

MANY---no, I don't have a meaningful percentage---people in this nation believe that NOTHING will ultimately be done to punish Trump for his crimes BECAUSE---the SCOTUS is in the clutches of shameless right-wing extremists who Trump's party will not allow to be impeached and who are poster-kids for political whores.

The current SCOTUS conservative majority has clearly demonstrated that precedent--- hell, STATUTES!---mean zilch if they differ from their "shoot from the hip" view of "what's right".

One of our three branches of government has become a sick joke.

EXPAND THE SCOTUS! (Unless you can find a way to impeach Thomas and the three Trump appointees.)

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Some blunt hard-edged truth we dare not ignore: (Original Post) Atticus Apr 2023 OP
Disintegration into territories bucolic_frolic Apr 2023 #1
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(44,561 posts)
1. Disintegration into territories
Tue Apr 25, 2023, 06:52 PM
Apr 2023

Some states will ignore SCOTUS at some point. TX and FL already write their own laws. TX courts at the Federal level and state courts in rulings, and don't seem too bent on fealty to the national rulings.

We are 20 Democratic Senators and a House Majority from impeaching 3 Justices. Shame and ridicule are more likely tools of removal. When corruption becomes too obvious, will it matter? If Gorsuch actually cast a deciding vote with the majority in a ruling favoring his benefactor, would anyone pay attention? Would that be a bridge too far?

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