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Romney’s Record on Judicial and Legal Appointments: Can he be trusted to appoint conservatives? 2011
AmyContrada.com ^ | December 9, 2011 | Amy Contrada

Posted on 04/25/2012 8:32:10 AM PDT by SoConPubbie

Summary: Mitt Romney’s record as Governor does not indicate a commitment to a conservative judicial philosophy.

His judge appointees revealed at best “no philosophical or partisan pattern” (Boston Globe), or at worst a liberal and even radical tilt. He sought out feminists and radical homosexual groups in his judicial selection process. He was inconsistent in his pronouncements on judicial activism, allowing it to occur under his watch (with “gay marriage”) while simultaneously urging others to fight it. How then could we expect him to keep his recent promises to appoint constitutional conservatives to the bench if he is elected President? . . . . . The Boston GLBT newspaper Bay Windows happily catalogued Romney’s “gay” appointees, knowing that they would use their offices to promote their causes. Their “sexual orientation” was not just a private matter, as Romney would have us believe, but carried a political agenda. The lead attorney for “gay marriage” in Massachusetts explained, “As feminists in the 1970s rightly noted, and other civil rights and social justice movements found out, the personal is political, or at least it can become so.” [10] Yet as Governor, Romney chose to ignore this obvious fact.

Romney appointed at least two homosexual activist judges, and even bragged about it:

I’ve appointed approximately 60 judges, one or two of whom... one of whom I’m quite confident is gay, the other may be gay as well. I think he probably is, and there may be more for all I know. But I’ve never asked a judicial candidate, “are you gay?” and discriminated against them on that basis. Nor, if I look in their resume and there’s an indication of their being gay,

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: romney
And the Un-Masking of Mitt Romney, the lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal, continues . . .
 
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1 posted on 04/25/2012 8:32:14 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

Of course he can’t be trusted!


2 posted on 04/25/2012 8:33:36 AM PDT by arderkrag ("WAAHH WAAAHHH SCOTUS" is no excuse to vote for Romney. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: SoConPubbie

To the headline: no he can not, and it doesn’t matter anymore because he has been crowned the winner.


3 posted on 04/25/2012 8:33:46 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: svcw

“To the headline: no he can not, and it doesn’t matter anymore because he has been crowned the winner.”

There’s still work to do. We have to be sure anyone but Mitt wins the election. ANYONE.


4 posted on 04/25/2012 8:40:49 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: brownsfan; svcw
There’s still work to do. We have to be sure anyone but Mitt wins the election. ANYONE.

svcw,

Don't feed the Obama troll.
5 posted on 04/25/2012 8:43:03 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

Possibly manipulated into it.


6 posted on 04/25/2012 8:47:03 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: SoConPubbie

“Don’t feed the Obama troll.”

It appears your logic is somewhat clouded.

You post several articles a day critical of Romney.
Romney will be the nominee.
If you don’t want Romney... what’s left?

You, coming from a blue state, in the midst of all those liberals, I have to wonder, maybe YOU are the Obama troll? The left often accuses the opposition of doing exactly what they, themselves are trying to do. (Tip of the hat to Jim Quinn).


7 posted on 04/25/2012 8:47:12 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: brownsfan
You, coming from a blue state, in the midst of all those liberals, I have to wonder, maybe YOU are the Obama troll? The left often accuses the opposition of doing exactly what they, themselves are trying to do. (Tip of the hat to Jim Quinn).

Sorry, but all anyone has to do is look at your posting record and your posts about supporting Obama to see that you are the Obama troll.
8 posted on 04/25/2012 8:48:33 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

“Sorry, but all anyone has to do is look at your posting record and your posts about supporting Obama to see that you are the Obama troll.”

If anyone applies logic, and looks at what you’re posting, I think you win the troll award.


9 posted on 04/25/2012 8:50:44 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: brownsfan
It appears your logic is somewhat clouded.

You post several articles a day critical of Romney. Romney will be the nominee. If you don’t want Romney... what’s left?


Nope, your logic seems to be non-existant:

1. You are on a site devoted to conservative principles.
2. Romney has no conservative principles
3. The owner of this site has stated regularly that he will never vote for Romney and there will be no promotion of that lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal Mitt Romney on this site.
4. What's left is voting your conservative principles (with you I think they are probably more like suggestions than principles) and voting for either a third-party actual conservative in the POTUS position or writing in and finding acceptable CONSERVATIVE republicans in down-ticket races.


10 posted on 04/25/2012 8:52:40 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

I would bet someone very close to Mitt Romney (ie, immediate family) is gay. His sympathies are too intense for it to be a matter of abstract belief.


11 posted on 04/25/2012 8:58:35 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Retro Sark...because you just never know when you'll have needed a sark tag.)
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To: arderkrag

Romney will appoint the very same candidates that Obama would appoint. It’s already proven by his past appointments.

This cheetah (should be pronounced Cheater) will not be changing his spots if elected so if anyone is thinking he will they should buy a bridge I have for sale in Brooklyn.


12 posted on 04/25/2012 9:01:38 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: brownsfan
Hey, good morning, once again.

Can i get in on this?You are the troll,

No, you are the troll,

No, both of you are the troll.

You were a troll before troll was invented.

You are such a troll, trolls are afraid to cross your bridge.

Obama sucks, but Mittens sucks worse.

He is the sucker of suckdom, complete suckee, or would that be sucker?

This is fun!

13 posted on 04/25/2012 9:03:23 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: arderkrag
Of course he can’t be trusted!

No kidding. He is buying the presidency, simply because he wants to BE president. He doesn't care one whit whether it's conservative or libtard. He just wants to be president.
14 posted on 04/25/2012 9:04:20 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: going hot

“This is fun!”

That makes you the troll of all trolls. You are to trolls what Adam was to humanity.


15 posted on 04/25/2012 9:08:22 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: SoConPubbie
Well, one thing we do know for certain is that Obama will definitely appoint activist left-wingers to the Court.

As for who Romney will appoint when he is no longer constrained by the vagaries of the Massachusetts judicial appointment system, which required the approval of an all-Democratic committee to be effective, we can't know for sure. He didn't have the chance to appoint any justices to the Massachusetts Supreme Court, and ideology tends to matter less for lower court appointments.

So the bottom line is that we can't be certain that Romney will appoint conservatives, but we do know that Obama will appoint liberals. Seems there's only one way to go if you're a betting man.

16 posted on 04/25/2012 9:09:35 AM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: brownsfan
You appear to be confused. On your personal page, you posted "I can’t believe more than half of American adults are idiots, but it has been proven to me on 11/04/2008.

You get the government you deserve."

But you advocate ensuring that anyone but Mitt wins the election. That means (in practical terms) you advocate Obama win, since there are only two realistic choices at this point.

It appears you want all of us to have the government you deserve.

As for me, I do see a difference between Romney (who will be have to at least listen to conservatives, but probably will have to act conservative) and Obama (who will have no practical limits if re-elected). See my tag line.

17 posted on 04/25/2012 9:13:50 AM PDT by BruceS (If you refuse to support the lesser of two evils, then you are supporting the greater of two evils.)
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To: BruceS

“As for me, I do see a difference between Romney (who will be have to at least listen to conservatives, but probably will have to act conservative) and Obama (who will have no practical limits if re-elected). See my tag line.”

The official FR party line is anyone but Mitt. Don’t vote Obama, don’t vote Romney. Write in Palin.

I assume if enough of us do that Obama will win, and the GOPe will be taught a lesson!

Openly supporting Romney is strongly discouraged here.


18 posted on 04/25/2012 9:20:56 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: SoConPubbie

“4. What’s left is voting your conservative principles (with you I think they are probably more like suggestions than principles) and voting for either a third-party actual conservative in the POTUS position or writing in and finding acceptable CONSERVATIVE republicans in down-ticket races.”

Ah ha! There you have it. Take people who would normally vote Republican, and encourage them to vote for someone who will not win, thus negating their vote. The result?!

You sir, are an Obama troll.

Good day.


19 posted on 04/25/2012 9:24:00 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: brownsfan
Openly supporting Romney is strongly discouraged here.

...Thankfully. I personally wish the "soft" support of Romney would be banned as well.
20 posted on 04/25/2012 9:26:40 AM PDT by arderkrag ("WAAHH WAAAHHH SCOTUS" is no excuse to vote for Romney. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: brownsfan
"Father of All Known Trolls"

Has a ring to it.

FOAKT

Ironic?

Hey, gotta go to work, will look in later.

21 posted on 04/25/2012 9:30:24 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: SoConPubbie

SoCon,

So...

Are you telling us that when Captain Incompetent and Brain-Dead-Biden tell us that Romney is a “...hard-right zealot...”, they are LYING?

And that when they say that Romney “...would BAN birth-control...”, they are LYING?

I think you are being much too “subtle” when you make those points.

Instead, why don’t you report that, in a “just” world, every step our Liar-in-Chief takes would leave a tread-mark on his Pinocchio-like nose?

BTW, did you hear that the dog-eater has hired 500 or so morons to troll conservative websites from a phone-bank in Chicago? Their “mission” is to try to stir up trouble among the dog-eater’s enemies by sowing misinformation about the Republican candidates.

It’s interesting to me that those morons know — first hand — that their paymaster is dishonest. They must be really greedy. OK. OK. They could be really stupid.


22 posted on 04/25/2012 9:42:00 AM PDT by pfony1
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To: going hot

“FOAKT

Ironic?

Hey, gotta go to work, will look in later.”

Wow... I bow to your excellence.
You are the high FOAKT indeed!


23 posted on 04/25/2012 9:46:25 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: brownsfan
Ah ha! There you have it. Take people who would normally vote Republican, and encourage them to vote for someone who will not win, thus negating their vote. The result?!

You sir, are an Obama troll.


No, you sir, are the Obama troll, precisely because you are posting pro-Obama posts on a conservative site.

Furthermore, with a record like Romney's that aligns almost perfectly with Obama's, why would I be promoting that lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal when I KNOW that supporting him only guarantees an Obama win?


24 posted on 04/25/2012 9:48:54 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: brownsfan
Ok, I can slip in every now and then while at work for a quickie post.

Regards FOAKT:

My mission is, per wishes of many at this site, to insure Mitt loses in his failing quest to be crowned king.

After all, having obama as the resident in chief for another 4 years, jetting round the world on my dime, spewing EO's right and left, er, left and left, and generally flipping the bird to the US of A would certainly be an improvement over getting that Filthy Romney anywhere near the WH.

Being FOAKT is quite a chore sometimes, but somebody has to do it.

25 posted on 04/25/2012 9:54:23 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: pfony1
Are you telling us that when Captain Incompetent and Brain-Dead-Biden tell us that Romney is a “...hard-right zealot...”, they are LYING?

Much like Romney, Democrats always lie.

Much like Romney, Democrats wouldn't know honesty or the truth if it bit them in the but.

Much like Romney, Democrats have a lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal Record.

Ergo, Romney is a Democrat in a cheap-RINO suit.
26 posted on 04/25/2012 9:54:39 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie
You sir, are an Obama troll.

No, you sir, are the Obama troll...

Stop! Yer killing me, Smalls!

If one person shoots himself in the head, and another takes poison, what's the result? Both are dead.
27 posted on 04/25/2012 9:55:13 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: going hot

“My mission is, per wishes of many at this site, to insure Mitt loses in his failing quest to be crowned king.

After all, having obama as the resident in chief for another 4 years, jetting round the world on my dime, spewing EO’s right and left, er, left and left, and generally flipping the bird to the US of A would certainly be an improvement over getting that Filthy Romney anywhere near the WH.

Being FOAKT is quite a chore sometimes, but somebody has to do it.”

Given that I have already capitulated, and acknowledged you as FOAKT, your decrees work well with me. In fact, I must now admit openly to being a FOAKT-bot.

However, you will have a tougher sell with rouge trolls, such as SoConPubbie. While he is not nearly as accomplished in the dark arts of trolling, he is determined.


28 posted on 04/25/2012 9:59:15 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: brownsfan
What you see when when you look around, others do also.

Discovering trolls, of any stripe, or hue, really is not difficult, to anyone with a couple of spare neurons to rub together to create heat.

29 posted on 04/25/2012 10:20:59 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: brownsfan
Yes, I read the relevant posts. But I also think for myself. I don't want GOPe to be taught a lesson if it means that we become a Western European-style county. If Obamacare is implemented, we will never get rid of it (see Social Security and Medicare). Future candidates for president will argue over the size of spending on the entitlements, not on whether we should have them (see Great Britian and their "conservatives").

Again, Romney would only slow down the descent, but he would slow it down. Obama in a second term will wipe out so much freedom that we will not ever get it back in any of our lifetimes.

Simple choice. It took us 80 years to get from FDR to here, if we have Obama for another 4, it will be at least 80 until this country rights itself (if ever).

Romney pretty much has won the nomination, under the existing rules. There is no realistic third choice. See my tag line.

30 posted on 04/25/2012 10:22:41 AM PDT by BruceS (If you refuse to support the lesser of two evils, then you are supporting the greater of two evils.)
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To: arderkrag

Yes, lets just ban anyone who vocally supports voting for the Republican nominee. That way, we can get the site down to tens of people who can just sit around agreeing with each other that its not their fault.


31 posted on 04/25/2012 10:25:54 AM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: going hot

You forgot the word Mormon. Use Mormon somewhere. Preferably as an insult.


32 posted on 04/25/2012 10:28:45 AM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: Raider Sam

It’s better than having supporters of that Marxist yankee around. If you support Romney, you support Marxism.


33 posted on 04/25/2012 11:02:33 AM PDT by arderkrag ("WAAHH WAAAHHH SCOTUS" is no excuse to vote for Romney. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Hmmm....

Are you saying that your hatred of Romney is so strong, that you will actively help re-elect the dog-eater?


34 posted on 04/25/2012 1:03:06 PM PDT by pfony1
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To: arderkrag

Yes, everyone one but me is a Marxist, because calling things Marxist means we dont have anymore discussion. Newt was a Marxist after all. Believing in man made global warming, promoting liberal Republicans in the House, and calling Paul Ryan’s budget “right wing engineering.” Lets get rid of anyone who is a “Marxist” so five people can agree with each other about how vindicated they feel.


35 posted on 04/25/2012 5:15:13 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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