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Ann Coulter Saw This Coming - Coulter predicted conservative outrage at Roberts a full seven
Buzz Feed ^ | 6/28/12 | Rosie Gray, BuzzFeed Staff

Posted on 06/28/2012 9:19:39 PM PDT by Nachum

Ann Coulter prophesied the coming split between Chief Justice Roberts and conservatives back in 2005, writing that "Stealth nominees have never turned out to be a pleasant surprise for conservatives."

After pretending to consider various women and minorities for the Supreme Court these past few weeks, President Bush decided to disappoint all the groups he had just ginned up and nominate a white male.

So all we know about him for sure is that he can't dance and he probably doesn't know who Jay-Z is. Other than that, he is a blank slate. Tabula rasa. Big zippo. Nada. Oh, yeah ... We also know he's argued cases before the Supreme Court. Big deal; so has Larry Flynt's attorney.

But unfortunately, other than that that, we don't know much about John Roberts. Stealth nominees have never turned out to be a pleasant surprise for conservatives. Never. Not ever.

Since the announcement, court-watchers have been like the old Kremlinologists from Soviet days looking for clues as to what kind of justice Roberts will be.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: coulter; roberts
Full title: Ann Coulter Saw This Coming -

Coulter predicted conservative outrage at Roberts a full seven years ago.

1 posted on 06/28/2012 9:19:47 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

I blame most GOP senators for always leaving their balls in the primaries. Once they get to DC they become eunuchs. If they had balls, they would always go full tilt for conservative judges and beat the hell out of any rat that goes after them.


2 posted on 06/28/2012 9:23:28 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative
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To: Nachum

That’s nice. Nowadays Coulter is talking from the other side of the fence though.


3 posted on 06/28/2012 9:23:56 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Nachum

And Drudge is now talking about Roberts’ epilepsy...


4 posted on 06/28/2012 9:24:41 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Nachum

Dennis Prager was talking about this on his show today. Anyone have Coulter’s full article?


5 posted on 06/28/2012 9:25:05 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

http://www.anncoulter.com/columns/2005-07-20.html


6 posted on 06/28/2012 9:33:17 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Nachum

Ann is sharp as a whip, but has been blinded of late by the Beltway...

Prescience is a gift- as is Liberty.

Do the right thing, dear.


7 posted on 06/28/2012 9:35:15 PM PDT by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: LibWhacker

That was fast. Thanks.


8 posted on 06/28/2012 9:39:15 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Nachum

The warning signs were all there, and most of us, including me, chose to ignore them.....NEVER AGAIN!


9 posted on 06/28/2012 9:40:26 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Nachum
Faith Hope and John Roberts (conservatives are accepting Roberts on a "leap of faith")

John Roberts: A Supreme Property Rights Disaster In The Making

10 posted on 06/28/2012 9:40:43 PM PDT by ImpeachRoberts
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To: Nachum
Here's a question: There were undercurrents that Roberts might be gay during his confirmation hearings. There were pictures of Roberts with other male friends showing off a pizza that they had cooked, etc. There are now rumors that he may have been 'nudged'into changing his opinion. The dissent was written as a majority opinion, the opinion even referring to Ginsburg as writing the ‘dissent’. Is it possible that Roberts has been ‘nudged’
into changing his vote to keep some skeletons in the closet? I have no evidence but there have been rumblings in the past.
11 posted on 06/28/2012 9:43:08 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Nachum

Soon we will see Harriet Miers billboards that say, “Miss me yet?”


12 posted on 06/28/2012 9:49:02 PM PDT by pallis
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To: originalbuckeye
The dissent was written as a majority opinion, the opinion even referring to Ginsburg as writing the ‘dissent’.

That Wascally Justice Scalia was giving us a clue that something went South by not doing an edit?
13 posted on 06/28/2012 9:55:48 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Nachum

Didn’t you get the memo....Ann is a RINO around here. /sarcasm.


14 posted on 06/28/2012 9:56:06 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: LibWhacker
From the article:

If the Senate were in Democrat hands, Roberts would be perfect. But why on earth would Bush waste a nomination on a person who is a complete blank slate when we have a majority in the Senate!

We also have a majority in the House, state legislatures, state governorships, and have won five of the last seven presidential elections seven of the last 10!

We're the Harlem Globetrotters now why do we have to play the Washington Generals every week?

Conservatism is sweeping the nation, we have a fully functioning alternative media, we're ticked off and ready to avenge Robert Bork ... and Bush nominates a Rorschach blot.

Me talking:

Bushie, Rove, and others squandered all that and we got Pelousy and Harry Grim Reaper in 2006 and the foreign, America hating being that inhabits the Whitehouse.

In full disclosure, I used to think Roberts was one of the good things Bushie did. I guess I didn't read this article at the time not that that matters.

15 posted on 06/28/2012 9:59:15 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Nachum

Gerald Ford gave us John Paul liberal.

Ronald Reagan gave us SCALIA and two wishy-washy swing voters (Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy).

The first Bush gave us THOMAS and also David Souter (to cancel out Thomas on all the important votes).

The second Bush gave us ALITO and wishy-washy dud John Roberts after trying to give us Harriet from down the hall at the White House.

Romney should start vetting judicial candidates right now. No blank slates. No surprises. Start with Ann Coulter.


16 posted on 06/28/2012 10:05:48 PM PDT by billclintonwillrotinhell
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To: pallis

Alito was nominated after Miers withdrew.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/31/AR2005103100180.html


17 posted on 06/28/2012 10:07:19 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: originalbuckeye

More Grist for the “John Roberts Is Gay” Mill (2005)

http://underneaththeirrobes.blogs.com/main/2005/08/more_grist_for_.html

Supreme Court Nominee John Roberts: Gay Rights Champion? (2005)

http://blogcritics.org/politics/article/supreme-court-nominee-john-roberts-gay/

Justice Roberts and Gay Marriage (2010)

http://www.houstongalvestonlawyer.com/blog/2010/05/justice-roberts-and-gay-marriage.shtml

Is Justice Roberts gay? (picture)

http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/18856059/Is-Justice-Roberts-gay.aspx


18 posted on 06/28/2012 10:08:13 PM PDT by Nachum (http://www.houstongalvestonlawyer.com/blog/2010/05/justThe complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: billclintonwillrotinhell

Harriet Meiers would have been a better bet.


19 posted on 06/28/2012 10:23:11 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: Nachum

Question coming to mind: Is there precedent for SCOTUS retiring/replacing during presidential lame-duck timeframes?


20 posted on 06/28/2012 10:28:16 PM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: pallis

Harriet Miers was replaced by Alito.


21 posted on 06/28/2012 10:30:53 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: beaversmom

“But why on earth would Bush waste a nomination on a person who is a complete blank slate when we have a majority in the Senate!”

Remember, at that time, the Democrat minority in the Senate was interminably stalling all judicial nominees in committee, or by preventing cloture. We could have used the “nuclear option” to override that, and gotten our nominees through, but the moderates in the Senate formed the “Gang of 14” to prevent that, and instead set themselves up as the brokers of all judicial nominees. After that, Bush’s nominees had to get past the Gang of 14’s nebulous “extraordinary circumstances” clause, in order to prevent the previous standoff from returning.

That’s the reason we “wasted a nomination” trying to put someone in the court who did not seem too partisan. For this, we can thank the “Republicans”:

Lincoln Chafee (R-RI)
Susan Collins (R-ME)
Mike DeWine (R-OH)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Olympia Snowe (R-ME)
John Warner (R-VA)


22 posted on 06/28/2012 10:40:08 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: pallis

Why?


23 posted on 06/28/2012 10:55:48 PM PDT by free me (Roberts killed America)
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To: Boogieman

Ah yes, forgot about that.


24 posted on 06/28/2012 10:58:22 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom
"Bushie, Rove, and others squandered all that and we got Pelousy and Harry Grim Reaper in 2006 and the foreign, America hating being that inhabits the Whitehouse. "

I agree completely with that- but I've always wondered-Who was the idiot, Bush or Rove? I know that Bush was ultimately responsible for those disastrous second term decisions, but where did they originate?

25 posted on 06/28/2012 11:17:05 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Hussein Obama Dada is absolutely the most offensive President that the US has ever suffered.)
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To: pallis

“Harriet Miers billboards”

WWHD (What would Harriet Do)?


26 posted on 06/29/2012 1:14:09 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Nachum
After hearing the decision yesterday, I once again thought of SC picks. Why is it that when a Repub President nominates and gets someone on the bench, half the time the person ends up a wishy-washy moderate that goes left. But when a a Dem President gets one of their own on the bench, that person stays left - never going right on any decision?

And while I am at it, let me rant a little bit. I live in Maryland so for decades my vote has never mattered - for President, Senate, House. Yet I thought yesterday that even if we had the reincarnation of Ronald Reagan, and he was able to win Maryland. And by a miracle of God we got Repub Senators voted in from Maryland, and replaced the leftists with conservatives, it does not matter. One guy in a black robe nullifies all of that. And it seems to be like professional wrestling - all planned and choreographed with just one person swinging the other way to prevent the pendulum swinging back to the Constitution.

What difference does it make?

27 posted on 06/29/2012 4:15:34 AM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: ScottinVA

It’s a joke. You know a joke, but what the hell...?


28 posted on 06/29/2012 7:30:48 AM PDT by pallis
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To: pallis

“It’s a joke. You know a joke, but what the hell...?”

Mine wasn’t. Well.. maybe just a little..


29 posted on 06/29/2012 7:45:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Nachum

It’s ironic that Coulter now strongly supports the liberal socialist Mittens, the architect of Obamacare, for president.
That alone calls into question the credibility of her entire archive.


30 posted on 06/29/2012 9:45:58 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nachum
Damn...she was precient

I remember when he was nominated. I like him but didn't have much info. I read one of her columns and wondered aloud....

31 posted on 07/01/2012 10:25:22 AM PDT by YoungBlackRepublican
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To: YoungBlackRepublican

“Damn...she was precient”

True. Why is she so in the tank for Romney?


32 posted on 07/01/2012 10:26:50 AM PDT by Nachum (http://www.houstongalvestonlawyer.com/blog/2010/05/justThe complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

“True. Why is she so in the tank for Romney?”

That’s been my question. I just can’t understand it.
And she’s been in the tank for him for quite a while now.


33 posted on 07/02/2012 10:33:18 AM PDT by YoungBlackRepublican
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