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Senator Leahy Threatens Justice Roberts In Advance of the Obamacare Decision (May 23, 2012)
http://www.independentsentinel.com/2012/05/senator-leahy-threatens-justice-roberts-in-advance-of-the-obamacare-decision/ ^

Posted on 05/23/2012 3:54:03 PM PDT by chessplayer

Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committees, Socialist Patrick Leahy, threatened Chief Justice Roberts weeks before the Obamacare case decision is to be made public.

Senator Leahy -

“I trust that he will be a chief justice for all of us and that he has a strong institutional sense of the proper role of the judicial branch,” said Leahy. “The conservative activism of recent years has not been good for the court. Given the ideological challenge to the Affordable Care Act and the extensive, supportive precedent, it would be extraordinary for the Supreme Court not to defer to Congress in this matter that so clearly affects interstate commerce.”

(Excerpt) Read more at independentsentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: justiceroberts; leahy; leahythreat; scotus; scotusobamacare; sourcetitlenoturl
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Defer to Congress means defer to obama.
1 posted on 05/23/2012 3:54:07 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

the bastids


2 posted on 05/23/2012 3:56:41 PM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (liberalism is the assault on the natural human condition)
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To: chessplayer

I think Leaky got wind of something he does not like.


3 posted on 05/23/2012 3:56:55 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: chessplayer

I heard Leaky Leahy the commie spewing this commie crap on the boob tube this morning. He should be in prison or at least North Korea or Havana. The boy isn’t an American.


4 posted on 05/23/2012 3:57:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: chessplayer

“...conservative activism” ?!?

Kinda like “liberal logic”.


5 posted on 05/23/2012 3:57:28 PM PDT by Mrs.Z
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To: chessplayer

Not a peep out of the RNC to this interference..


6 posted on 05/23/2012 3:59:26 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: chessplayer

Where’s the “threat”?


7 posted on 05/23/2012 4:01:36 PM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

RNC = RINOs with NO CAJONES!


8 posted on 05/23/2012 4:02:15 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All liberals & most demoncraps think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: chessplayer

“The conservative activism of recent years “

What...like the Kelo decision, dumbass?


9 posted on 05/23/2012 4:04:11 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: chessplayer

So, liberal judges overturning the will of the people is okay with him but he want’s to intimidate a Supreme Court judge???


10 posted on 05/23/2012 4:04:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: chessplayer

This quote really pissed me off:

“I was struck by how little respect some of the justices showed to Congress, and of how dismissive they were of the months of work in hearings and committee actions and debate of amendments and motions and points of order on the Senate and House floors before the measure was enacted”

I don’t believe they held a single hearing with witnesses on legislation that would upend 1/7 of our economy, and affect the health of every single American.


11 posted on 05/23/2012 4:05:40 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way)
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To: chessplayer

Good thing Roberts is a tough SOB — he won’t let this mewling piece of lint intimidate him.


12 posted on 05/23/2012 4:05:51 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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13 posted on 05/23/2012 4:07:22 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: chessplayer

So Leaky wants a battle of wits with Roberts?

GREAT IDEA!!! Let me go pop some popcorn, and then............


14 posted on 05/23/2012 4:09:12 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: chessplayer

The chief justice needs to tell Leaky to read Marbury v Madison....

....and then tell him to STFU


15 posted on 05/23/2012 4:09:38 PM PDT by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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To: chessplayer
The libs are treading water....


16 posted on 05/23/2012 4:10:31 PM PDT by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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To: Norm Lenhart

By George, I think you’ve got it!


17 posted on 05/23/2012 4:12:22 PM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: chessplayer
Senator Leahy Threatens Justice Roberts In Advance of the Obamacare Decision (May 23, 2012)

Is this the same Senator Leahy who was kicked off the senate intelligence committee for devulging national security details to the media, and who should probably be in a military prison for treason? Figures.

18 posted on 05/23/2012 4:12:27 PM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: Norm Lenhart
"I think Leaky got wind of something he does not like."

I certainly hope so! (Hussein does have his SC mole, so it's plausible.)

19 posted on 05/23/2012 4:12:31 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: chessplayer
Leahy is a war criminal and has participated in purposeful genocide. His first vote in Congress was to strip the Cambodian army of funds for ammunition ~ whereupon the Khmer Rouge terror gang murdered 2.5 million people.

Justice Roberts had best double the guard if Leahy has been turned loose on him.

20 posted on 05/23/2012 4:12:31 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: carriage_hill
RNC = RINOs with NO CAJONES!

I think this should be RNC = ALL Republican politicians with absolutely no Cajones (which is Spanish for no balls for those in parts of the country).

21 posted on 05/23/2012 4:14:13 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: GeronL; tomkat; AnAmericanMother; Georgia Girl 2

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22 posted on 05/23/2012 4:14:23 PM PDT by MCSP2008 (Romanian native > ESL)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Not a peep out of the RNC to this interference..

Well, no. There should not be. If the RNC swings at this, it will be proof to the feeble minds of the Left this really is all political.

23 posted on 05/23/2012 4:15:05 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: chessplayer

Leaky’s boat is sinking...and he’s in it. Good riddance to a perfect @$$hole. He can’t be gone soon enough.


24 posted on 05/23/2012 4:16:53 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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To: chessplayer
Given the ideological challenge to the Affordable Care Act and the extensive, supportive precedent, it would be extraordinary for the Supreme Court not to defer to Congress in this matter that so clearly affects interstate commerce.”

Leaky Leahy giving his opinion that it's time for a dictatorship to help guarantee the survival of his political party and a progressive agenda whether the people will it or not..

25 posted on 05/23/2012 4:19:47 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: chessplayer; Liz; AT7Saluki

What would happen if Chief Justice Roberts threatened Leaky? Just wondering.


26 posted on 05/23/2012 4:21:26 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: chessplayer

These Commies are making it impossible for me to stick to my self-imposed moratorium on foul language.


27 posted on 05/23/2012 4:22:52 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: chessplayer

Senator Leahy is a semi-senile old man who has lost tract of how things really work. He has only the Democrat’s playbook as a reference. What he says is of no relevence to reality. Obamacare will reap what it has sown.


28 posted on 05/23/2012 4:25:09 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: chessplayer

FU Patrick


29 posted on 05/23/2012 4:26:07 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: chessplayer; Lurking Libertarian; JDW11235; Clairity; TheOldLady; Spacetrucker; Art in Idaho; ...
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

FReepmail me to subscribe to or unsubscribe from the SCOTUS ping list.

30 posted on 05/23/2012 4:27:49 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: chessplayer

I’m pretty, really, totally sick of the way congress treats me and the Constitution.

Romney this.

Obama that.

There are 535 peeple in D.C. who need a wake up call.


31 posted on 05/23/2012 4:30:56 PM PDT by bigheadfred (MY PET TAPEWORM OBIWAN IS AN INSANE MILITARY HATING LEFTIST)
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To: chessplayer

I’m sure Leahy didn’t read it.


32 posted on 05/23/2012 4:31:55 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: chessplayer
Until is Wickard v. Filburn is overturned, even the failure of one person to get out of bed in the morning will be held to "affect interstate commerce". And Communist Rat bastards like Leaky Leahy will continue to run our lives and bring ruin to America.
33 posted on 05/23/2012 4:38:06 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: chessplayer

The Left is sure getting whiney lately. Justice Roberts doesn’t stike me as a pushover. Wouldn’t you love to be a fly on the wall to hear what the Justice really says about Obama care?


34 posted on 05/23/2012 4:39:37 PM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
He should be in prison or at least North Korea or Havana. The boy isn’t an American.

Leahy represents the Socialist State of Vermont! The patriots who adopted "Don't Tread on Me" as a motto..., long ago stopped spinning in their graves over the condition of their bel;oved State!

35 posted on 05/23/2012 4:46:00 PM PDT by ExSES (the "bottom-line")
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To: chessplayer

Invest in guillotines. The loser lard azz from Vermin-ont does not fear the public ... yet.

36 posted on 05/23/2012 4:47:01 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: chessplayer

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson.

Blessings, Bobo


37 posted on 05/23/2012 4:47:08 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: chessplayer

I’d give him the Dick Chemey response.


38 posted on 05/23/2012 4:47:08 PM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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To: liberalh8ter

thanks for the new tagline


39 posted on 05/23/2012 4:50:01 PM PDT by bitt (These Commies are making it impossible to stick to my self-imposed moratorium on foul language)
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To: bitt

LOL...you’re welcome!


40 posted on 05/23/2012 4:54:22 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: bigheadfred

There are 535 people in Congress that need to take a long walk off a short pier. Find their Lemming leader du jour and send them on their way.


41 posted on 05/23/2012 5:00:24 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: chessplayer

Would’ve been nice if the Democrats in Congress would respect the PEOPLE.


42 posted on 05/23/2012 5:20:16 PM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: GoldenPup

This is the same Senator Leahy who tried to get Lake Champlain added to the list of Great Lakes. LOL!


43 posted on 05/23/2012 5:35:45 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: chessplayer
leahytoast Leahy_2a One of the MEANEST, NASTIEST, SOB's in the Senate....

...and that came from fellow Demo-Rats....

Let us not forget that this TRAITOROUS, bottom-feeding, rat-basturd, was kicked off the Intelligence Committee for leaking HIGHLY SENSITIVE and Clasified Information (numerous times) to the media and his actions "may" have been responsible for an Israeli Agent's death.

As a life long resident (going on 69 years...on and off) of this People's Socialist Republic of Utopian Moobats (which once upon a time, before Bernie Sanders moved here was a nice Conservative State) I am ashamed of our 3 Congresss Critters and believe VT is one of the MOST Liberal States in the Nation.

Can't wait until Nov when I will move (for good) and never look back.

44 posted on 05/23/2012 5:45:15 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: GoldenPup

not a prison. shot or the old fashioned way by hanging.


45 posted on 05/23/2012 5:56:17 PM PDT by bestintxas (Somewhere in Kenya, a Village is missing its Idiot, thankfully.)
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To: Gumdrop

Me thinks that there is no Statute of limitations on treason and me also thinks that the leak(er) in the SC needs to be impeached, what do you think Kagan?


46 posted on 05/23/2012 5:56:29 PM PDT by Foolsgold (L I B Lacking in Brains)
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To: chessplayer

The Court has already made its decision, Leahy. All that remains is to agree upon the opinion.


47 posted on 05/23/2012 5:59:06 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: chessplayer

Whatever happened to the Vermont secession movement of a few years ago? I should have sent them a check.


48 posted on 05/23/2012 6:01:30 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Foolsgold

It is a safe bet the Kagan texted Zero about one nanosecond after she had the first opportunity what the vote was.

That his why got so much more unhinged after the vote.


49 posted on 05/23/2012 6:03:35 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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Hey pat, just go find a cucumber about one foot long and sit on it for several hours.


50 posted on 05/23/2012 6:42:50 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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