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Posted on 11/28/2018 10:54:11 AM PST by OddLane
I give some thoughts on the recent speculation on who will replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and discuss an interesting article which represents liberal anger at RBG
Let me guess:
The libs are mad at her for not retiring while Obama was in office...........................
Off topic, but where did this “notorious RBG” nickname come from?
Was it insoired by the rapper “Notorious BIG”? If so, are liberals pushing rap nomenclature as a term of endearment?
She must have been utterly shell-shocked the morning of November 9, 2016.
Get out my life why don’t cha Bader
Ya just keep me hanging on.
It’s nothing more than initials——JFK,MLK,FDR——no more than that.
Add to that she must now sit on the bench next to a man openly capable of rape.
Yes and yes.
As I pointed out in the video, there were many liberals-including Randall Kennedy-who begged her and Breyer to retire after Obama's reelection, but they refused.
Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
These people don't worship God, they worship at the alter of power.
Then she yelled at her staff to change her Depends, and drive her ass to the courthouse!
Breyer is getting up there in years also.
If any justice retires in 2020, the Democrats will howl about Merrick Garland and how the rule is not to consider Supreme Court nominees during a presidential election year.
Just saying, if there’s a vacancy in 2020, the media and Democrats will say we shouldn’t fill the vacancy.
It doesn’t matter. They don’t call the shots-in the Senate, at least.
They'll keep her moving as long as Trump is in office.
I’m bothered more by the “Ruth Buzzi” garbage.
Ruth Buzzi is a saint.
"They" are not keeping Darth Vader Ginsborg moving.
She moves herself.
She fell on this past Nov. 7, broke 3 ribs, and was back to work this past Monday for the December sitting of the Court. She will heal on the job.
She also broke 2 ribs in 2012 and continued on with her work at court while....also completing her healing on the job.
She has not missed a single day of oral arguments since she was appointed to the Court in 1993.
She is a stubborn, determined leftist, monomaniacally devoted to her radical agenda...and she'll hang in there as long as she can breathe, even if it's with an oxygen apparatus around her neck keeping her alive.
That would have been in 2013-2014. Now it is known that the Republicans took the Senate majority at the end of 14 - and that Trump won in Nov 2016 and Republicans held onto the Senate majority in that election.
Harry Reid installed the Reid Rule in the 112th Congress to prevent Republicans from filibustering the confirmation of "Obama judges (as Trump styles them) and enabled the Democrats to pack the First Circuit in DC. That nominally did not include SCOTUS nominees - but everyone understood that if a SCOTUS vacancy actually came up, extension of the Reid Rule to cover that contingency was a foregone conclusion.
The point is that the Reid Rule was a bet that the Democrats were going to keep the Senate majority into the indefinite future. If Harry Reid was that willing to put his chips on the table betting that the Republicans had no chance of taking the Senate and the WH, he certainly had no rationale for pressing leftist SCOTUS justices to hedge his bet by making a career-ending decision to retire.
Back when Harry was instituting his rule, you and I would have been thrilled out of our minds to know that the next two people to be elevated to SCOTUS would not be nominated by a Democrat. Hindsight is wonderful, but RBG was far from the only person to believe that she would definitely be succeeded by a Democrat whether or not she retired before 2015.
. . . course that precedent would never have been set if the Democrats controlled the Senate in 2016 - and will not outlast the next time a SCOTUS vacancy arises in a presidential election year when the Democrats do control the Senate as well as the WH.
Man proposes, God disposes.
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