Skip to comments.Kennedy retirement rumors shift into overdrive
Posted on 05/21/2018 4:15:26 AM PDT by SMGFan
.Like clockwork, Washington has whipped itself into a frenzy over rumors of a possible retirement on the Supreme Court.
All eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy, 81, who reportedly considered calling it quits last spring. As the courts current term winds to a close, speculation about his plans has again swept the capital, with court watchers searching for clues.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg,
Associate Justice since August 10, 1993
Associate Justice since February 18, 1988
Associate Justice since August 3, 1994
since October 23, 1991
Associate Justice since January 31, 2006
There should be a lot of news over President Trump’s remaining six years. Until we get real news though, I’ll get my entertainment from rumors.
Several of them were banking on Hitlery’s guaranteed victory to bail. Now they have to outlast Trump.
bader was on some sort of heart lung machine, has she recovered?
Any one see her? Is she alive and functional?
Alive ... yes. Functional ... getting close to the corpse that undertakers used to display in a coffin outside their establishments in the old West.
Well lets make sure they do not turn her into a Lenin.
RBG is going to have a tough time hanging on...
There really should be a constitutional amendment or whatever to limit federal judges to a maximum of something like twenty-five years on the bench. Nobody needs octogenarians clinging to power like that, and only finally being replaced when they’re wheeled out of the Court on a stretcher.
Not really a very complete list without the Diabetic Latina, whose health has proven far more fragile than the left anticipated.
“Not really a very complete list without the Diabetic Latina, whose health has proven far more fragile than the left anticipated.”
I had heard the Wide Latina was not in the best of health but hadn’t heard any specifics. Maybe overindulgence in certain ethnic foods?
One problem with RBG is no one will notice when she needs a toe tag.
Any monument to Ginsburg should include a list of the 60 million lives she did not consider worthy of life...
While the Wise Latina (who admits she thinks her race is relevant to her rulings) could go too, she’s young enough that I’m not ready to include her. I just hope and pray that our two oldest constitutionalists will allow President Trump to name their replacements.
I would love to see Clarence Thomas retire just to give Trump the chance to appoint another conservative.
I mean, I like him and all that- but we could use another 30 years of someone as conservative as him, and he deserves a nice long and distinguished retirement, speaking and enjoying life.
That’s really the best part. They all thought, except Clarence, that they were going to be a part of something generational.
Boy, are they ever going to be.
Getting someone so conservative as Justice Thomas who remains so is a coin toss. Solid conservatives on the bench have too many times “grown in office”as liberals like to put it. Young ones chosen for longevity are the most likely to let their proportional dictatorial power go to their heads and morph into left activists. Old ones who are more reliable, of course don’t last so long. And then there is Gorsuch. I suspect the problem with him is that he is on Dilantin, the wonder drug that
stops or moderates epileptic seizures and destroys will power. Gorsuch must bend to the influence oh he who leans on him the hardest.
Sorry. I meant ROBERTS not Gorsuch. I just got up and the coffee is still making.
Would not surprise me if Kennedy does step down.
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