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Posted on 08/30/2012 9:05:45 PM PDT by LD Jackson
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You are guaranteed a liberal SCOTUS with Obama.
He put 2 on board already, 4 more are waiting to be replaced.
The GOP will win their war against conservatives by miles by electing liberals
And you need 2/3s of the Senate.
So Vote for the guy of your dreams.
It is people like you who are harming my college age kids who can’t find jobs or start a business. I will bet my paycheck you have never ran a business or created a single job. You are trying your best to discourage GOP voters which only helps the self declared radical socialist from Chicago.
Romney is a businessman, not a actor or politician. That is just what this country needs under current situation. Unless of course if you are not educated enough to understand the financial situation we are in.
Good luck with your strategery.
Interesting. Scalia, Thomas etc fear Obama so much they’d alter their life plans to avoid Obama picking a SCJustice.
...and others side with Pelosi and Reid.
Good luck to all conservatives with a Romney appointed liberal SC for 40 or more years...
Thomas is in no danger of leaving the court.
Again, I understand your trepidation.
You are so scared of being blamed it is ridiculous.
Lead or get out of the way!
Nah, you know what? I am going to vote for Mitt Romney, a visibly good and decent man who loves America.
I no longer have any doubts whatsoever about who he is and what he stands for.
Not only will he be my president, but I like him.
I like him.
And madame, it is you who is boring.
The SC justices are very aware of the politics of their replacement and they almost always retire (Souter being a recent exception) when the party that appointed them is in power.
One of the biggest fears I have of a Romney presidency is the Supreme Court. If he is elected he will appoint liberals to replace Scalia and Kennedy who will almost surely retire during a 4 or 8 year Romney administration. They would never retire during an Obama administration. Remember Clinton appointed NO SC Justices during his second term.
Romney’s liberal SC Justices will change the balance of the Court for 40 years into the future. Obama at most will replace Ginsburg with a liberal and will not change the court.
I’d rather live with four more years of Obama than have my kids live with 40 years of a liberal SC because of the liberal justices Romney will choose..
Also, why are you certain that Romney would nominate liberal justices to replace conservatives? Don’t you think the makeup of Congress could have a role in judge selection?
Mark Levin, a staunch conservative and Constitutional expert who leads Landmark Legal Foundation and has defended the Constitution and conservative principles in many lawsuits and worked in the Reagan administration, says to save the country, Romney (regardless of his imperfections) needs to win to save our country. Given Levin’s expertise and commitment to conservatism and our country, I tend to agree with him. If you doubt me, you can listen to his archived broadcasts online free of charge.
Man, I thought he was an empty suit too.
I kinda thought he was just a plastic man.
I was wrong.
He’s real. I cannot believe Mitt Romney moved me to tears. I really am stunned by this, and it happened more than once.
The heck happened in there tonight!?!?
I look at the Justices he appointed in Massachusetts..75% of which we liberal.
I think Levin is wrong. I'll do what I think is right I am sure Mark will do likewise
I don't claim to lead anything..just expressing my opinion and I wont be lead by the GOP into electing a liberal president.
History of court, generally true?
You say they “will be retiring” then you use the term “generally?” Hmmm not exactly quantitative or guaranteed...so, at best, you are making assumptions based on behaviors of past judges. Not sure you can make such assumptions based on past behaviors. Heck, look at what Roberts did this spring regarding obamacare!!!!
Not sure of your historical assumptions...it is now past one a.m. and perhaps over weekend i will attempt look at past judge retirements.
However, I do really respect the experience, intellect and knowledge base of Levin and am going to follow his lead. Romney is not perfect in any way shape or form, and if he wins, I suspect, I will be a prolific poster railing on many of his decisions.
However, I don’t think Romney is anti-USA...Clue: Have you seen 2016? If not, would highly recommend it. After you see it, you may decide that there is indeed a difference in world views between Romney and the current administration.
You do what you think is right; so will I. I don’t believe that this country will survive as we know it with 4 more years of this progressive experiment. Like it or not, Romney is the only man on the planet who might be able to unseat the current administration. In good conscience, I cannot ignore that fact.
To be fair and objective one must understand the politics of his court appointments. They had to be approved by an overwhelmingly liberal legislature.
Romney was never going to win that fight and stack the state courts with conservatives. That was an impossible task that would have come with a very heavy political price.
I am tired of this argument repeatedly being posted here on FR. It is a narrow argument that ignores reality. An appropriate analogy would be criticizing the QB for his passer rating during a game played in a monsoon. Peyton Manning on his best day could not pass effectively in those conditions.
It’s time to get over the temper tantrum and face reality.
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