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Chief justice assures the
Supreme Court is apolitical.
He’s facing his next big test.

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/16/2019 2:18:07 PM

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. began the Supreme Court’s term last fall seeking to assure the American public that his court does not “serve one party or one interest.” He will end it playing a pivotal role in two of the most politically consequential decisions the court has made in years. One initiative is to include a citizenship question in the 2020 Census, which has fueled a partisan showdown on Capitol Hill. The other could outlaw the partisan gerrymandering techniques that were essential to Republican dominance at the state and congressional level over the past decade. The politically weighted

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According to WaPo conservative decisions are 'Partisan'. Siding with the liberal bloc is how to show judicial independence. Will Roberts be seeking favorable headlines or honoring the Constitution?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: rinohunter 6/16/2019 2:27:49 PM (No. 99448)
Dog whistles from a filthy rag called the WaPo! Attempting to pressure Roberts to lean leftie...which according to the sewer dwellers at the WaPo is the only solution to political impasses.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 6/16/2019 2:31:04 PM (No. 99449)
Then why can I predict with about 95% accuracy how each justice will vote on hot button issues?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 6/16/2019 2:33:05 PM (No. 99451)
Bull hockey. Three justices are very interested in the Constitution as it was written and intended. Not yet sure about Kavanaugh, and it appears as if Roberts is being blackmailed because of illegal/questionable adoptions. Gorsuch, Alito and Thomas are reliable. Maybe Kavanaugh will work out. I don't trust Robets much. Kagan, Ginsberg, Sotomayor and Breyer are enemies of the Constitution.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shmowry1 6/16/2019 2:45:36 PM (No. 99460)
He’s saying this because he is about to veer left.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/16/2019 2:52:17 PM (No. 99463)
One question, and only one: How an anyone anywhere ever again believe anything this robe-holder says?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: lisa belanger 6/16/2019 3:18:30 PM (No. 99468)
what do you expect from roberts bo 1 he is epileptic so his brain is foggy he keeps having these fainting its scary almost demonial...so this is the answer and he voted for same sex marriage his cousin lesbian pressured him and roberts well figure it out.....2 adopted sons no well....
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Salt5792 6/16/2019 3:29:12 PM (No. 99469)
Those three women are totally political. Whatever helps Dems is the way they always vote.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: droopydog 6/16/2019 3:33:58 PM (No. 99474)
Nonsense. The lefties on the court are completely political and the Chief Justice has been compromised. Jeeze, what a mess.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ribicon 6/16/2019 4:06:01 PM (No. 99488)
Midnight park cruiser David "Kelo" Souter at least had the decency to remove himself from the court once compromised. Fellow Bush family appointee Roberts lacks the capacity for shame or sense of greater purpose, valuing the personal perks and flattery over the good of the republic. There's a special place reserved for these types come judgment day.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: JediJerry 6/16/2019 4:10:45 PM (No. 99492)
Yeaaaahhhh suuuuurrreee riiiiight! And the Pope isn't a Catholic.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy 6/16/2019 4:10:51 PM (No. 99493)
There is no doubt Roberts will vote with the libs. Bush appointees always turn into libs.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: tom7 6/16/2019 9:38:48 PM (No. 99622)
Bezos has his minion, Little Bobby Barnes, trying to pressure the SCOTUS. This cannot end well.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: doctorfixit 6/16/2019 11:32:13 PM (No. 99671)
Roberts is either unbelievably naive, incredibly stupid, and/or a demagogue. The federal judiciary, like the Administrative State, is a political entity that is un-elected, un-accountable, un-democratic, un-American. They both have to go.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/17/2019 3:55:39 AM (No. 99723)
The government has to right to know how many illegals, visa skippers, and chain jihadis are in the country. It affects apportionment of House seats and is gerrymandering by default. As for gerrymandering, it was okay when the Death Party gerrymandered everything but now that republicans have a tiny toe hold In it, it must be verboten, the same as counting the number of citizens? Maybe if the Death Party quit murdering babies, they'd have a bigger number of citizens instead of illegals and visa skippers.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/17/2019 6:30:54 AM (No. 99758)
Just playing the Dred Pirate Roberts like the fiddle he is.
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