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The Resistance Starts
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Posted By: StormCnter, 2/25/2020 7:58:07 AM

We wonder what the Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts, makes of that headline about the Ninth United States Circuit Court of Appeals. “Trump has flipped the 9th Circuit — and some new judges are causing a ‘shock wave,’” the headline said. Los Angeles Times attributes the claim to one of the circuit’s own judges. Chief Justice Roberts can’t be happy. The Chief Justice, remember, was so irked when President Trump laced into “Obama judges” that he issued a rebuke. “We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” he said.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander 2/25/2020 8:09:30 AM (No. 329052)
Roberts was a Bush judge who transmogrified into an Obama version. Since he is now a finished product, he will always be an Obama judge for as long as he warms his bench.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: winmag 2/25/2020 8:23:38 AM (No. 329070)
Another reason to despise the Bush's.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 2/25/2020 8:47:28 AM (No. 329098)
Much appreciate the article posting by StormCnter. The Resistance has caused the SCOTUS and all levels of Judicial to weaponize themselves. The recent behaviors of Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Sotomayor make it obvious. The only reason Justice Ruthie isn't acting up is she is content to simply breathe.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40 2/25/2020 8:49:18 AM (No. 329102)
Souter was a Bush judge too. As Ann Coulter rightly put it "Our judges go bad. Theirs don't".
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Reply 5 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 2/25/2020 9:06:25 AM (No. 329124)
Starts?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HotRod 2/25/2020 9:08:21 AM (No. 329125)
Roberts, RBG and Sotomayor have proven that the U.S. Supreme Court is contaminated! Supreme Court Justices are supposed to be closed-mouth about political issues. They are supposed to write their dissents, based on their understanding of the Constitution and the law- not politics! All three should step down, or, at a minimum, recuse themselves from any issue involving the administration!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: seamusm 2/25/2020 9:10:38 AM (No. 329128)
Much as our kids lose their minds in the face of college campus indoctrination I think many judges lose theirs in a foolish wish to be 'collegial'. Collegiality is desirable but not as a coward's way to escape. I'll take judges willing to speak their minds and defend their opinions even if it requires doing so aggressively. The 'never-Trumpers' who decry our loss of political civility live in Never-Never land. Trump's importance is not because he is 'nice' - nice is a zip-lock bag full of crap.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Clinger 2/25/2020 9:46:17 AM (No. 329155)
Nothing illustrates this more than Obamacare. If the government can tell you that you must purchase a service they have unlimited powers. Your money is not yours it is the governments under their ruling. Our economic freedom is a charade and since money is a proxy for human toil, the government has the power to force you to toil on behalf of whomever they choose, that defines a subject not a free person. Does that sound like the country our forefathers died for? And wasn't that the fatal flaw that was left open in 1789 over which some 700,000 died to correct some 90 years later? Being highly educated in the law means that you have the ability to confuse simple matters with complexity and obscure the obvious with elaborate absurdities. I would love to discuss the matter with Judge Roberts, just the two of us, I'll pay for the beer. It's fine with me for someone to believe in systems of government that are mutually exclusive with the constitution. It is not OK to swear an oath to the constitution and undermine it hiding behind a web of word salad games.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: hisself 2/25/2020 9:46:38 AM (No. 329156)
“We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” So, John Boy, what would you call Sotomeyer and Kagan? Anti-Trump judges?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: planetgeo 2/25/2020 10:02:08 AM (No. 329173)
I'm with #5. "Starts" to infect?! Are you kidding? The courts are in full-blown judicial coronavirus contaminatio. Time to quarantine at least a third of the judges and put them on cruise ships until they can prove they can understand the constitution AND the limits of their jurisdiction.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver 2/25/2020 10:58:32 AM (No. 329223)
Regarding stupidity, whether supreme court judge or not, it is wise to keep some thoughts to one's self so others have to guess about it than opening the yap and removing all doubt.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Strike3 2/25/2020 11:11:55 AM (No. 329235)
Being an Obama Judge himself, Roberts must have been seriously shaken by that line. He caused billions of dollars in damage by one stupid decision. Most liberals have to work a lifetime to accomplish that. Hopefully he is under enough stress right now to shorten his remaining time on the bench.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 2/25/2020 1:29:36 PM (No. 329377)
Not starting, it has been there in high dosage my whole long life.
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