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Senator: There´s a ´Very Real’ Possibility
Justice Kennedy is About to Retire,
and I´m Told He Wants to Be Replaced
By a Republican

Townhall, by Guy Benson

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 5/23/2018 6:16:47 PM

We´ve been writing about the possibility of a looming Supreme Court vacancy for some time now, having been informed by a very well-placed source last spring that Justice Anthony Kennedy was on the brink of retirement. (Snip) What I am hearing is that he is at least considering it and that it´s a very real possibility. What I also heard is that having been appointed by President Reagan back in the late 1980´s, he considers himself a Republican and with all things being equal would prefer to be replaced by a Republican President.

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The person speaking after the (Snip) is Sen. Mike Lee. Rumors Lee has heard don’t quite measure up the headline, but here you are… FWIW. My confidence in Lee and Benson is on the low side.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mushroom, 5/23/2018 6:56:54 PM     (No. 11641006)

I can appreciate his feelings, but I simply want someone that can actually read the words and apply them to the Constitution as written.
Justice Kennedy marched to his own drummer and it has cost us.
I cannot fault him for it. Some days I am more social Liberal (old school, not modern Communist) and Fiscal Conservative. Other days IO lean toward most Libertarian thoughts on freedom. But reality rears it´s ugly head and go Conservative with zero trust in Government.
Point is, Sir, please do consider retirement so you may enjoy the fruits of your labor before your time comes and all is for naught on this earth.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: winmag, 5/23/2018 7:13:06 PM     (No. 11641016)

He´s a pompous loser who for the most part ignored the constitution, just not as blatantly as the progtards do.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Omen, 5/23/2018 11:26:41 PM     (No. 11641214)

Until we hear it from him then just like RBG he just keeps hanging on.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 5/24/2018 12:39:24 AM     (No. 11641244)

Replace this egotistical jerk with a Constitutionalist who can apply what was written, the way it was intended.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 5/24/2018 7:04:46 AM     (No. 11641336)

A fatuous moron who relished the adulation of the collectivist propaganda machine. Reagan´s biggest mistake after Sandra Day O´Con-Artist. To think we could have had judge Bork. Hurry up and get out Kennedy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 5/24/2018 7:49:43 AM     (No. 11641369)

Sandra Day O´Connor´s decision in the Michigan law school case was, in its own way, as putrid as the Dred Scott decision, or the Plessey v. Ferguson decision. And her ´undue burden´ language in the Casey v. Planned Parenthood decision was pretty bad, as well.

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