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Liberals' worst nightmare: a second supreme court pick for Trump
The Guardian ^ | May 31, 2018 | Sabrina Siddiqui

Posted on 05/31/2018 12:35:29 PM PDT by centurion316

hen, just weeks after taking office, Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the supreme court, the newly minted US president made good on a central promise of his campaign: to replace the late justice Antonin Scalia with a bona fide conservative.

That moment foreshadowed what is shaping up to be among the most indelible of Trump’s triumphs – the reshaping of the federal judiciary with the appointment of dozens of judges with an ideological bent toward the administration’s agenda.

Republicans are working with Trump to make a record-breaking number of appointments to federal courts. These new, mostly young, white men will be in a position to rule on legislation that could change America for years. But the most contentious appointment would be a second nomination to the highest court in the land. The supreme court has over decades delivered landmark decisions on issues from abortion to affirmative action and same-sex marriage. The potential for Trump to install another justice on the nine-seat bench, some legal experts argue, could have profound consequences on issues ranging from women’s reproductive health to LGBT rights. With speculation mounting over the possible retirement of supreme court justice Anthony Kennedy, Trump could have a lasting impact on reshaping America’s most important court.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; 2018election; 2018issues; 2020election; anthonykennedy; election2018; election2020; fagmarriage; fakemarriage; firstamendment; scotus; supremecourt; trumpscotus; vacancy
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For us, it will be a dream come true. The Liberal Brahmins like the Guardian are having panic attacks. It's too soon to celebrate, but with the Blue Wave coming a cropper, one or more Justices may decide that it's time to bail.
1 posted on 05/31/2018 12:35:29 PM PDT by centurion316
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Maybe two more, or three with another term.

5.56mm


2 posted on 05/31/2018 12:37:44 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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Best election, best POTUS, evah!!


3 posted on 05/31/2018 12:37:56 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!)
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I predict he’ll appoint 4 to 6 supreme court justices, depending on whether he is reelected in 2020.


5 posted on 05/31/2018 12:40:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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“...with an ideological bent toward the administration’s agenda.”.

His agenda is, Making America Great Again, by simply reinforcing the Constitution.

No mystery here. No cynical motives. Just keeping promises he made to the PEOPLE, and following the law.

Did you think he was going to let Hillary choose the SCOTUS folks? Are you THAT stupid?

I guess as long as Hillary wallows in self-pity and rage, the rest of the left will follow.

Thank God Trump beat her...I could say it a thousand times.


6 posted on 05/31/2018 12:41:15 PM PDT by FrankR (If it wasn't for stupid ideas, the left would have no ideas at all.)
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Ruth Bader Ginzberg, Hell is calling, please pick up the red courtesy phone.


7 posted on 05/31/2018 12:41:54 PM PDT by Bullish (government=overfunded stupidity.)
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Two?? Hopefully FOUR!


8 posted on 05/31/2018 12:43:56 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberals, go find another country.)
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I believe Trump will get to replace one or two more SCOTUS Justices, but what would really freak out the Left is if he gets the chance to replace a fourth.

That would change the court for the positive for over a century. The justices could serve 30-40 years, but then their ruling would set case law for decades after that.

I believe there will come a time when folks will be ashamed to admit they took a pass on voting for Trump or heaven forbid actually voted for Hillary.


9 posted on 05/31/2018 12:43:57 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (01/26/18 DJIA 30 stocks $26,616.71 48.794% > open 11/07/16 215.71 from 50% increase 1.2183 yrs..)
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To: Gay State Conservative

She passed away in 2016. It’s been “Weekend at Ruthie’s” since then.


10 posted on 05/31/2018 12:43:59 PM PDT by Fido969 (In!)
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To: M Kehoe

If only RBG would follow Antonin Scalia’s example, it could be 3...


11 posted on 05/31/2018 12:44:54 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase
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Build the wall, fix the military, deport illegals. Without those things accomplished Trump will have failed. The Services did a report at Mattis's directive on how to make our military more lethal within 100 yards, or something. For reason, I doubt that "stop assigning females to combat arms" will be one of their recommendations.

The Wall isn't built yet, and doesn't look like it will be started this year.

Clock is ticking.

12 posted on 05/31/2018 12:46:01 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard ( Flag burners can go screw -- I'm mighty PROUD of that ragged old flag)
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“...These new, mostly young, white men will be in a position to rule on legislation that could change America for years....”

Yeah, chuckle... Gee... ain’t that a b*tch.... BWAHAHAHAHA!

You can tell that that fact REALLY galls the lefturds.


13 posted on 05/31/2018 12:48:12 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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“(they tend to develop pneumonia...which is what kills them).


I’m a tad older than RBG-——you make it sound as if we are some strange species.

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14 posted on 05/31/2018 12:50:15 PM PDT by Mears
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Impeach Roberts...........................


15 posted on 05/31/2018 12:50:36 PM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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Hey Ruth — everyone assumes that it will be Kennedy first but the Grim Reaper has been knocking at your door for a while now. Do you think you can hold him at bay for another 2 1/2 years? Another 6 1/2 years??????


16 posted on 05/31/2018 12:50:36 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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issues ranging from women’s reproductive health to LGBT rights. This is what makes it vitally important tp the future of Our Republic - MAGA!!
17 posted on 05/31/2018 12:50:38 PM PDT by heterosupremacist (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. - (Thomas Jefferson)
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Gee Guardian just was is wrong with young white men? Oh yeah...kill whitey is you and your ilks main goal.


18 posted on 05/31/2018 12:52:51 PM PDT by ColdOne ((I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11~ Best Election Ever!)
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Replacing Kennedy with a reliable Strict Constructionist would be nice but Kennedy’s been mostly good. The real coup would be to replace RBG and Breyer. Breyer is the young one of those two at 80.....


19 posted on 05/31/2018 12:55:13 PM PDT by FLT-bird (..)
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I really hope this is the case, as long as the RINO class doesn’t go wobbly and once again decide they shouldn’t be mean to their colleagues across the aisle and seek out a David Souter/Anthony Kennedy/Sandra Day O’Conner/Roberts clones.

Any more picks and Trump needs to go and find more full throated conservatives like Gorsuches.


20 posted on 05/31/2018 12:55:37 PM PDT by Obadiah
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