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Offlinedoubledog2
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Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now?
    #4617751 - 09/03/05 11:43 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Well, the Chief Justice of the American Supreme court died today, meaning Bush will have to appoint another Supreme Court Nominee. When is the last time a president has appointed 2 justices?? The entire board will have a conventional mindset... not my ideal situation. This president has had so many influential and historic events happen to him... he'll probably be remembered for that... although he'll probably go down for bumbling up all the situations too.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4617770 - 09/03/05 11:47 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)



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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: killme]
    #4618035 - 09/04/05 01:02 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Time for HR: 1528 to be made law very soon.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4618062 - 09/04/05 01:11 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

get your abortions now while you still can


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4618252 - 09/04/05 01:56 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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doubledog2 said:When is the last time a president has appointed 2 justices?




Reagan, I believe. Another Republican. Isn't that great? :rolleyes:


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: Dragonaut]
    #4618364 - 09/04/05 02:43 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

He was a great man. We have lost two of the three justices that voted for medical maryjane. I would expect more sympathy from this forum. I often wonder how some of you arrive at your misguided ideologies.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4618373 - 09/04/05 02:44 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

even i find alex jones to be laughable at the moment..but he will be vindicated when both vacancies have been filled...


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: JesusChrist]
    #4618380 - 09/04/05 02:47 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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He was a great man.  We have lost two of the three justices that voted for medical maryjane.  I would expect more sympathy from this forum.  I often wonder how some of you arrive at your misguided ideologies.




:thumbup:

And if I remember correctly, two judges who voted against the eminent domain case.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: Redstorm]
    #4618387 - 09/04/05 02:50 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Also, this vacancy is not nearly as important as O'Connor's. While filling in a new conservative judge for a conservative vacancy is not a big deal (Rehnquist), filling in one of the most unpredictable swing-voter in recent history (O'Connor) is much more important to the future of the court.

RIP Rehnquist. I may not have agreed with all of your decisions, but you made your opinions based on the law.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4618557 - 09/04/05 04:01 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

BUSH KNEW


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4618835 - 09/04/05 10:05 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

he was an awful racist.. a segregationist... he wasnt as batshit insane as scalia, but close.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: KingOftheThing]
    #4618844 - 09/04/05 10:13 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

What I was hoping was for the judges to fall off the bench perhaps during the next precedency, hopefully someone liberal who'll get a swing vote for some change... Not for another 20 years now...


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: Adden]
    #4619203 - 09/04/05 01:32 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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S_2 said:
BUSH KNEW




Pat Robertson knew!






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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4619346 - 09/04/05 02:25 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Hopefully Bush will choose someone who can read the words of the constitution and not see things that are not there.


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #4619362 - 09/04/05 02:30 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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luvdemshrooms said:
Hopefully Bush will choose someone who can read the words of the constitution and not see things that are not there.




Are you kidding me? I heard he's gonna appoint Billy Graham..


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4619366 - 09/04/05 02:32 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

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doubledog2 said:
What I was hoping was for the judges to fall off the bench perhaps during the next precedency, hopefully someone liberal who'll get a swing vote for some change... Not for another 20 years now...




I dunno, they all look kinda old.

We may be able to hope for a couple more of them to be kind enough to kick it after 2008...


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: Smallworlds]
    #4620128 - 09/04/05 08:20 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I say one of us try to get elected, what do you think? Legalize mushies? Haha, I think it would be quite easy to discredit any of us unfortantely. Also unforuntaly, I think one of us is exactly what the government needs in a positive of power...


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4620170 - 09/04/05 08:29 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

The U.S.government is like a casing overrun with the mean green..


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: Smallworlds]
    #4620263 - 09/04/05 08:56 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

i hear ya, the potential is there but a mistake along the way soiled the patch for everyone


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Re: Chief Justice Dies: Bush's court now? [Re: doubledog2]
    #4620333 - 09/04/05 09:13 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Rehnquist is a conservative. If Bush replaces him with another conservative, it's still 'balanced'. The O'conner replacement is the one that will have an effect.


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