Skip to comments.LIVE SENATE THREAD: "Nuclear Wednesday" for judicial nominations: C-span 2 - 9:30 am EST
Posted on 05/18/2005 5:48:45 AM PDT by ken5050
Welcome, all you Freepers, to the continuing C-span soap operas about judicial nominations. "The Guiding SEARCHLIGHT, " "As the SENATE Turns, "One NOMINATION to Live" "GERIATRIC Hospital" (for all you Byrd and Lautenberg fans out there). Follow along with us, as the Dems raise the level of histrionics, bloviation, pontification, and all around bad acting to new highs, er, lows...
Back in a bit!
Perhaps their just being concerned about our health- Teddy gets your blood boiling, and Baucus brings it back down (before putting you to sleep).
Did anyoe here how long the Senate will stay in session today/tonight?
They aren't voting. They have an hour recess before they pick up the debate.
Could have been, it sounds familiar.
The Dems have made a TERRIBLE mistake. Obstruction was one thing but those judges are Hubs of Pride in communities and are attached to spokes and that means people and votes. They blew it!!
Thank you Lord they are taking a break! I need to get some work done!
and now Sessions is on the Judiciary committee with Specter. Meanwhile, Specter (behind the scenes) continues to stall/delay while another Alabama judge is nominated, Billy Pryor. Some things never change.
Didn't Baucus' wife curse and pitch a fit at some garden center over compost (I think) for crying out loud. She was NOT prosecuted, however, because hubby in effect pulled a Kerry (Do You Know Who I Am?). Only the "little people" are charged, you know.
One-hour recess. Just want to thank everyone here today, you've been wonderful as sounding-boards, venting releases, and - most importantly - extreme humor! Thank goodness for FR.
Get ready, Get Set...GO!!!
Dang---I went to the restroom, come back the the Senate if gone? What happened? Are they already done for the day--they won't ever vote if they have a half a day!!!
One hour recess.
You are so right! Just because some lunatic in DC says these people are "evil" doesn't mean that anyone else believes them. They think people in flyover country are stupid. Surprise, surprise. They are the stupid ones. That's why they are the MINORITY PARTY and are going to keep losing elections because of crap like what they are trying to pull. BIG MISTAKE!
Are you from Franklin.
Yep .. got pictures too *L*
Baucus' wife arrested for assault
By Ted Monoson and Allison Farrell - IR State Bureau - 04/22/04
The wife of Montana Democratic Sen. Max Baucus has been charged with assaulting another woman following a Tuesday night dispute over mulch at a Washington, D.C., garden center.
Yep! See ya all back here in an hour, eh?
The sad part is...same story, different day. The Dems refuse to fulfill their advise and consent role...OBSTRUCTION!!
But see, that's the point. Most all judicial nominees were easily approved unless there were actual mitigating circumstances. Ideological leanings weren't considered (Bork excepted) until Clarence Thomas.
It was believed that most judges, ideology aside, would rule by law, and not write it. Even after Thomas, the Pubs still played by the old rules, (Ginsburg). Chuck Schumer let the cat out of the bag in 2001 when he stated that ideology would be considered. And here we are.
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