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    Default The Supreme Court faces an existential crisis of legitimacy

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said it better than any of the court’s external critics. "Will this institution survive the stench this creates in the public perception, that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” she asked during oral arguments on Mississippi’s abortion law on Wednesday. “If people believe this is all politics, how will we survive? How will this court survive?”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...is-legitimacy/

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    Default The Supreme Court’s pro-gun, pro-life problem

    Please tell me: What can the words “pro-life” possibly mean when the same people who want to constrain abortion are eager to make it easier for Americans to obtain and carry deadly weapons?

    How is it “pro-life” for a nation to accept school shootings as a routine part of our daily news feeds? Can it possibly be “pro-life” to pretend that because no law will ever end all such shootings, it’s not worth trying to pass anything that might at least make them less likely?

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    You are a putrid excuse as a poster. Trump broke down the walls between the branches of government and openly politicized the courts. The highest court in the land has lost its respect. The nominees lied about stare decisis. Kav had his alleged mind made up and his path determined. He lied about respecting past decisions. Trump made the courts, all of them he could, political and under the power of some very powerful people. The Roberts court is the most pro-corporate and anti-worker of all time. Biden should expand the court.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said it better than any of the court’s external critics. "Will this institution survive the stench this creates in the public perception, that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” she asked during oral arguments on Mississippi’s abortion law on Wednesday. “If people believe this is all politics, how will we survive? How will this court survive?”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...is-legitimacy/
    it survived the stench of the original decision which was based on nothing at all.
    Mammacita Sonia has a rather inflated vision of how the public perceives the court and how it has opted to ignore the Constitution it swore to protect and defend.
    "Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything." Joseph Stalin
    The USA has lost WWIV to China with no other weapons but China Virus and some cash to buy democrats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Please tell me: What can the words “pro-life” possibly mean when the same people who want to constrain abortion are eager to make it easier for Americans to obtain and carry deadly weapons?

    How is it “pro-life” for a nation to accept school shootings as a routine part of our daily news feeds? Can it possibly be “pro-life” to pretend that because no law will ever end all such shootings, it’s not worth trying to pass anything that might at least make them less likely?

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...-life-problem/
    we have laws that, if enforced, would have prevented or at least made them far harder to commit.

    start holding mental health professionals accountable for failure to report patients that are a threat to themselves or others.

    look at all these shooting sprees and in virtually all cases there was a mental health professional for whom the killer was a patient.

    in the case of the Virginia Tech guy it was an employee of VaTech. he felt really bad but was he held accountable ? no...

    why not ?

    address the REAL problem, not symptoms.
    "Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything." Joseph Stalin
    The USA has lost WWIV to China with no other weapons but China Virus and some cash to buy democrats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said it better than any of the court’s external critics. "Will this institution survive the stench this creates in the public perception, that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” she asked during oral arguments on Mississippi’s abortion law on Wednesday. “If people believe this is all politics, how will we survive? How will this court survive?”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...is-legitimacy/
    what a dumb bitch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said it better than any of the court’s external critics. "Will this institution survive the stench this creates in the public perception, that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” she asked during oral arguments on Mississippi’s abortion law on Wednesday. “If people believe this is all politics, how will we survive? How will this court survive?”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...is-legitimacy/
    Only with the radical Left...

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    The supreme court is an anti Democracy motive.

    They often enact unpopular legislation against the masses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said it better than any of the court’s external critics. "Will this institution survive the stench this creates in the public perception, that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” she asked during oral arguments on Mississippi’s abortion law on Wednesday. “If people believe this is all politics, how will we survive? How will this court survive?”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...is-legitimacy/
    THE JOB OF THE SCOTUS IS TO UPHOLD THE US CONSTITUTION, NOT ABET THE LEFTISTS AGENDA.

    PLEASE QUOTE THE TEXT FROM THE CONSTITUTION THAT GUARANTEES A "RIGHT" TO KILL THE UNBORN.....RIGHT HERE:



    ROE v WADE WAS AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL, "POLITICAL" DECISION. ABORTION IS NOT "SPEECH" AS IT ASININELY CLAIMS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nordberg View Post
    You are a putrid excuse as a poster. Trump broke down the walls between the branches of government and openly politicized the courts. The highest court in the land has lost its respect. The nominees lied about stare decisis. Kav had his alleged mind made up and his path determined. He lied about respecting past decisions. Trump made the courts, all of them he could, political and under the power of some very powerful people. The Roberts court is the most pro-corporate and anti-worker of all time. Biden should expand the court.
    It is also time to limit terms of Justices!

    TO 4 YEARS!

    There is no other job in the world with a life-time appointment!

    These people are not GODS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BidenPresident View Post
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said it better than any of the court’s external critics. "Will this institution survive the stench this creates in the public perception, that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” she asked during oral arguments on Mississippi’s abortion law on Wednesday. “If people believe this is all politics, how will we survive? How will this court survive?”

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...is-legitimacy/
    The same way it has since they made political decisions in the past.
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    STATES ARE FREE TO LEGISLATE THEIR OWN ABORTION STATUTES W/O ROE v WADE....
    TRUMP WILL TAKE FORTY STATES...UNLESS THE SAME IDIOTS WHO BROUGHT US THE 2020 DUNCE-O-CRAT IOWA CLUSTERFUCK CONTINUE THEIR SEDITIOUS ACTIVITIES...THEN HE WILL WIN EVEN MORE ..UNLESS THE RED CHINESE AND DNC COLLUDE, USE A PANDEMIC, AND THEN THE DEMOCRATS VIOLATE ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION, TO FACILLITATE MILLIONS OF ILLEGAL, UNVETTED, MAIL IN BALLOTS IN THE DARK OF NIGHT..


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    Quote Originally Posted by Celticguy View Post
    we have laws that, if enforced, would have prevented or at least made them far harder to commit.

    start holding mental health professionals accountable for failure to report patients that are a threat to themselves or others.

    look at all these shooting sprees and in virtually all cases there was a mental health professional for whom the killer was a patient.

    in the case of the Virginia Tech guy it was an employee of VaTech. he felt really bad but was he held accountable ? no...

    why not ?

    address the REAL problem, not symptoms.

    Agree. More guns are a safer society.

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