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Kennedy to retire - USSC will swing even further right

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by NewRoxFan, Jun 27, 2018.

  1. NewRoxFan

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    And all the fears will now be realized (eg. woman's right to choose).
     
  2. Os Trigonum

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    Its gonna be civil war then.
     
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    Flip the Senate. Sit on the nomination until 2020. LULZ.
     
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    I think it will be good if they finally over turn abortion laws and make it illegal, it will be the greatest gift to the democrats. We haven't swung to the right far enough to make the democrat base really angry.
     
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    Trump can put someone in before that. I don't even know if the democrats can win the senate.
     
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    Unlikely that Dems can flip the Senate to begin with, but even if they could, the Senate will try to rush through a confirmation before the mid terms now.
     
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    This is F'ed up. Kennedy knows what's at stake. He was the deciding vote for pretty much all major cases in recent history.
     
  10. DonnyMost

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    That's basically what we're inching closer to.

    As soon as Republicans touch that 3rd rail, it'll zap their asses back to the stoneage for a good while.
     
  11. DonnyMost

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    Oh I know.

    I'm just pointing out how damned stupid this brave new world we're living in is now thanks to Mitch McConnell.

    Mark my words, that strategy is going to be employed soon.
     
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    Pfft, I posted it first :p

    If the GOP were smart they'd nominate a moderate conservative and reach out to the Democratic party. I think it would help them a lot more than finding a wing nut to help them ram down their social policy. If they do that people will openly revolt and it would energize the democratic base for a good while.
     
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    deserves its own thread
     
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    I *really* think you overestimate the Democrats

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    Not at all. Do you think the Democrats will never win another election?

    People got lazy and content, assumed control, the Dem turnout was unusually low. If they strike down Affirmative Action, make Abortion illegal, or do anything in that vein you don't think that would motivate people to vote?
     
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    LOL you guys are dreaming. It will be a long time before Democrats even have a chance to replace a conservative. Trump might yet get to replce Ginsburg.
     
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    You don't think there would be enormous political consequences for Republicans if the SC overturned Roe v Wade....?
     
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    As predominantly a centrist, I hope the next nominee is not a right wing nut. It is good to have balance in the supreme court.
     
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    Thank you Harry Reid for ending the judicial filibuster in the Senate!


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