Skip to comments.LIVE THREAD: John Roberts Sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Posted on 09/29/2005 11:57:54 AM PDT by Howlin
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I thought there would be an oath especially for members of the court, just like the President has his own oath.
It's Chief Justice of the UNITED STATES.
After two days of intense and wide-ranging testimony, there can be no doubt that Judge John Roberts embraces the judicial philosophy articulated by President George W.Bush in two presidential campaigns and on the occasions where the President announced Judge Robertsâs nomination to be an Associate Justice and then Chief Justice.
Leo and Sekulow noted that during Roberts' hearings, he stated:
Now, judges have to decide hard questions when they come up in the context of a particular case. Thatâs their obligation. But they have to decide those questions according to the rule of law â not their own social preferences, not their policy views, not their personal preferences â according to the rule of law.â
From that and other things that he said, I feel comfortable that Roberts would decide cases based on the Constitution, not on some social agenda.
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Nah, I just think he doesn't like standing around during the ceremonial BS part. Much more comfortable in a flight suit or a cowboy hat out doing something than just standing there going through the formalities.
Anyone have a video?
Yes, may God bless him and keep him.
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I would be happy to share my wit, but I don't have too many of them..
Thank you for that...
Just got home and had to listen to the ceremony on the radio.....What did little Jack do to make everyone laugh?
Wait a minute. We had high winds in Southeastern Michigan last night and some people lost their power. We need him here.
But don't you remember? He is wasting gas by flying Air Force One all over.
It's not a waste if he's flying to Michigan. We are a Democrat State.
They got an indictment that will be thrown out of court, and we got a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Rumor is that the nomination will be Monday.
Condi has a big speech on Iraq tomorrow and the generals are going on the Sunday talk shows to talk about Iraq.
Don't want a nomination pick to step all over that.
Yahoo! Great day for this country!
Joe Farah and the WORLDNUTDAILY loons are gonna be pi$$ed :)
Reading the thread headline just brought a smile to my face!!!!
gee, thanks, Howlin ... seeing the headline brought a HUGE smile to my face .. then your post drew a few tears. But this IS a great for the US Constitution, and I'm sure Rehnquist is smiling down on all of us, especially his successor. This is just further proof of the widsom of our Founders and our system of government ... peaceful transition of power at all levels and branches of government (Biden, et al. notwithstanding)
"...no shortage of hypocrisy in Washington.."
in fairness, the challenge to "UnderGod" came out of California and was supported by a Carter appointed federal judge on the 9th Circuit ... it hasn't gotten back up to "Washington" yet ... it's still California's baby.
Sorry kempster, we have two pot holes across town, he has to have priorities!
What a great day. It is wonderful to say the words Chief Justice Roberts, after he withstood grilling by the most unethical, loathsome and immoral leaders in this country, Kennedy for example.
Let us hope God continues to grant wisdom and clarity to President Bush and Chief Justice Roberts.
I am glad that Roberts was approved and sworn in as Chief Justice. I have high hopes for him. It will be interesting to settle back now, and watch his decisions come down.
I love the way Jack points and laughs at Harry Reid crying in the left wing of the room.
Imagine what 2 appointments Kerry would have made...
Bush should nominate Roberts wife. How cool would that be? A husband and wife on the court. Pro-lifers at that.
The oaths for everyone except the President are pretty much the same.
Thanks for the heads up on that!
Super!! We are on our way.. a very unique time and opportunity for our President to put America back on track..and he is doing it!!
LOL, just checked the voting record, and anyone that knows who the key rats are, could have made a killing if they had bet on which Senator's would vote nay. The rats are totaly predictable AND a blight on America. Thank God they are also LOSERS!!
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I think I might have heard little Jack during the CJ speech. That child cracks me up! What a spirit he has!
Ah...some good news. Thanks for the "ping".
I'm wondering if Rhenquist didn't have some input on this.
Maybe this has already been discussed and I missed it,
but that seems reasonable.
"Yet, there are some here who worry that Roberts might be another Souter."
This Rat nay voting list reads like the who's who of anti-American Socialist Liberal pond scum. If anyone has doubts about Roberts then this list of key Rat nay sayers should put you at ease.
Barbara Boxer (Calif.)
Dianne Feinstein (Calif.)
Joe Biden (Del.)
Daniel Akaka (Hawaii)
Daniel Ionuye (Hawaii)
Dick Durbin (Ill.)
Barack Obama (Ill.)
Evan Bayh (Ind.)
Tom Harkin (Iowa)
Ted Kennedy (Mass.)
John Kerry (Mass.)
Mark Dayton (Minn.)
Harry Reid (Nev.)
Jon Corzine (N.J.)
Frank Lautenberg (N.J.)
Hillary Clinton (N.Y.)
Chuck Schumer (N.Y.)
Jack Reed (R.I.)
OK, Mr. President, now announce Janice Rogers Brown.
Me, I'd like to see Bork. (With no worry about the 2nd amend.). Just to give "The swimmer" a coronary.
Thanks for those pics. I'll bet he keeps the Roberts' very busy! Too funny! I have a Jack of my own(5 yrs old), don't think he's quite as boisterous as Jack Roberts! :)
Man - that would take the cake ...
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The damage that has been done to our country is going to take a major time investment for any real healing to take place.
Stevens is the senior justice though (came on during Ford's administration). Even if Bork had been confirmed, Roberts would still have been in by Stevens in all likelihood.
Now if Rehnquist had not died, and Roberts confirmed for O'Connor's seat, yes, he would have been sworn in by Rehnquist.
ANN COULTER: He's another SOUTER I tell ya!! No, wait, he's another RUTH BADER GISBURG!! No, wait, he's worse than her!!! That bastard Roberts is a abortion luvin' gun grabbing gay marryin' satanic pedophile marxist!!!!! ANYONE Bush selects other than MY personal recommendation is a evil far-left communist scumbag!!!!!!
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