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Democrats debate whether to engage
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 9/26/2020 1:52:40 PM

As Democratic senators begin mapping out how they will wield their limited procedural weapons in the fight over President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, they are grappling with a central question: How much legitimacy do they give his candidate? With little power to actually derail Trump’s pick, Democrats are coming under considerable pressure from their activist base to use every tactic at their disposal to not just throw sand in the gears of the confirmation fight, but to portray the consideration of expected nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a farce that shouldn’t even occur. In a sense, they are playing the


Dems are completely tied in knots and bickering amongst themselves.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JHHolliday 9/26/2020 2:01:16 PM (No. 553344)
Not much they can do with this excellent lady. If they try to smear her they will come off looking like the lowlife scum-suckers that they are.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GoodDeal 9/26/2020 2:13:29 PM (No. 553358)
Go ahead and try to completely destroy her. Dig up a bunch of guys that said she worked as a hooked on the stroll in Chicago and used heroin and hooked to support her habit and that she cheats on her husband and batters and abuses her elderly parents and more runs a sex trafficking operation with Gishlane Maxwell, and that she is a planted Russian operative. Go for it! Bork her real good and feel better about yourselves. I dare you.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Starboard_side 9/26/2020 2:23:38 PM (No. 553367)
#1, they will clearly show how bigoted they are regarding people of deep religious faith.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jimincalif 9/26/2020 2:27:48 PM (No. 553372)
Every time they try to use Catholic against her, the immediate reply should be Biden and Pelosi are Catholic. They throw their supposed faith around frequently, so throw it back at ‘em.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 9/26/2020 2:30:03 PM (No. 553376)
She WILL be on the court. I actually hope that they get exceptionally mean and nasty, and manage to lose a few more Senate seats this time around, too.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: StrikingViking 9/26/2020 2:49:44 PM (No. 553394)
The suggestion that Dims might boycott the nationally-televised confirmation hearings is ludicrous. These poseurs live for their moments on the nation's TV screens. Expect Cryin' Chuck Schumer to emote on the loss of a left-wing hero and the horror of a truly constructionist jurist who is (horrors!) a woman who has a brilliant legal career and 7 children, two of which are adopted special needs children from Haiti. Someone that virtuous simply must be smeared. I know Chuck's not on the committee, but he'll find the news crew willing to give him all the air time he wants.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Proud Texan 9/26/2020 2:53:07 PM (No. 553399)
I think the Dimocrats should deligitimize all of us by taking their followers with them and move to the moon. Their brains are already there.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MaMe2 9/26/2020 2:55:06 PM (No. 553401)
Sorry #7. Uranus is more like it
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Reply 9 - Posted by: MMC 9/26/2020 3:00:18 PM (No. 553408)
Did the Judge adopt the Haitian children from the orphanage Hilary and Bill established? /s But, c’mon on Hillary- take a snark at the Judge.. Let’s compare the Judge’s help to Haiti children with your track record.. please please please we would love to have records opened to your money laundering...using Haiti Children as reason for donations.. #karma
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Reply 10 - Posted by: droopydog 9/26/2020 3:40:45 PM (No. 553425)
The smart move would be to ask a few good and probing questions, and then to vote. The radical base, however, will not allow this. The dems are wedded to the abortion industry, and probably won't be able to resist being maniacs right before the election.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bpl40 9/26/2020 4:10:29 PM (No. 553450)
Exactly what these 'tactics at their disposal ' remains unclear. But, legal or illegal, fair or unfair, constitutional or not these people are capable of anything nad everything.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 9/26/2020 4:51:58 PM (No. 553488)
Engage with what ? They are 5 weeks from an election in which their jobs are on the line. They can trash a mother of seven kids who is a sitting federal judge or they can shut up and go home. Thank you Mr. President, you outplayed them again. Let the riots begin in order to convince us normal Americans that we need Missin Joe for president.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: iSpartacus 9/26/2020 5:02:34 PM (No. 553498)
A Haitian will emerge from the shadows to claim Amy Coney Barrett’s adopted children are her stolen progeny. Democrats will attack and delay the confirmation if Feinstein is up to the deception reprise.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/26/2020 5:06:20 PM (No. 553506)
I never realized that there were so many grown ups that never matured beyond the 2nd grade!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 9/26/2020 5:12:43 PM (No. 553507)
Engage or withdraw and the painful truth is, it doesn't matter what they do. Withdrawing makes them look like lightweight cowards. Engaging with their typical smear tactics makes them look like bullies. Either way, Coney Barrett will be on the SCOTUS. Dems have nothing of value to bring to this discussion. All they can do is put on a bad show. Given the influence of the Left, that is what they will probably do. Rioting seems to be their solution of choice. The dems are impotent and a reckoning is coming. Their misery will be deserved, prolonged, and delightful. A side observation, it is really good that Trump nominated Kavanaugh before and Coney Barrett now. Can you imagine how insane dems would be with sexual abuse accusations at this point if Kavanaugh, or probably any man was the nominee. Appointing a woman stole one of the Left's most potent weapons.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: WI Cynic 9/26/2020 5:29:23 PM (No. 553517)
Some could act like adults and vote yes/no on her nomination based on her qualifications. That would be the smart thing to do, because while the radical fringes make the noise in politics, the centrist mass has the votes.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: stablemoney 9/26/2020 5:42:54 PM (No. 553534)
Democrats, you got no ground to stand on. You are cooked. We will wait out the time, whatever, then vote the nominee onto the Supreme Court.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Penney 9/26/2020 6:00:43 PM (No. 553552)
Haven't the socialist/dems already tried everything in their arsenal?! What more can they possibly have in their theatrical bag of tricks? After years of disrespect for life, property and this country, America is ready for a return to our traditional peace, respect for others and domestic tranquility.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: hershey 9/26/2020 8:24:50 PM (No. 553688)
If they don't want to get ground into the D.C. dirt, they had best back off...
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