Comments on: The Supreme Court wasn’t designed for this political heat http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128320 Mon, 22 Feb 2016 21:01:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128320 “Prejudice” is not calling out a corrupt judge. Prejudice is when you have a defendant in your court and you accept free gifts from them on multiple occasions…. and then you decide in their favor. That Hometown would think this is a good clean judge is no surprise. Not sure he reads newspapers.

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By: IamBAD1 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128278 Sun, 21 Feb 2016 17:40:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128278 I see that “Hometown” has stuck his head deeply into the sand. He prefers to: hear no evil, see no evil, and speak no evil. Appearances speak louder than words. Scalia accepts a free vacation to a luxury resort from an individual whose case before the SC was dismissed. Scalia and Clarance Thomas attended a political function with Charles and David Koch and then the SC approves Citizens United where free speech = money. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that these two Supreme Court Justices are bought and paid for. Scalia will be forever known as: Antonin “For Sale” Scalia.

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By: hometown http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128234 Sat, 20 Feb 2016 02:50:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128234 I see Solidar and IamBAD1 are still up to their old prejudices. Meanwhile, I don’t see the author’s argument that the Supreme Court can’t walk through fire just because “the bitter political controversy around the Supreme Court and its nominees, including his [Scalia’s] successor, will only intensify.” Some folks thrive on fire walking, so why not the Supreme Court Justices?

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128214 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 18:22:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128214 Corrupt judge who died on a corrupt “comped” trip to a catered guest ranch owned by….. a defendant who is being sued in the Supreme Court.

Surprise! Scalia died dirty because he lived dirty. Quack Quack.

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By: IamBAD1 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128190 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:23:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128190 I wonder when the DOJ will begin an investigation into Judge Scalia for corruption and bribery?

Also, who paid for his trip to the luxury resort in West Texas [because he didn’t]? And, who was his “special friend” [not his wife] that was sharing his luxury room? Who were the other 35 guests at the Cibolo Creek Ranch? John B. Poindexter is a wealthy Republican donor who owns the ranch. Poindexter’s company has 7 subsidiaries. Last year the SC refused to hear a case of age discrimination that was lodged against one of Poindexter’s subsidiaries.

Scalia and Thomas attended a private political meeting sponsored by Charles and David Koch and then the Citizens United decision was made by the SC equating money as free speech. Also, interesting to note that just before the Citizen’s United decision, Justice Thomas failed to disclose that his wife was working for a conservative think tank and making a large salary.

This begs the question: Is justice for sale on our nations highest court? If so, how many of their decisions were bought and paid for.

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By: CMEBARK http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128187 Thu, 18 Feb 2016 22:36:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128187 It’s simply another sign of our government’s dysfunction.

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By: SeniorMoment http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128180 Thu, 18 Feb 2016 18:48:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128180 Appointment of the Justices to SCOTUS will remain controversial, so why do we never even read about court appoints in other major nations? Does anyone even know the name of one EU judge or even a UK judge? Are the appointments in other nations done with less fuss?

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By: vibuc http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128166 Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:01:59 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128166 What is sad is the egos of these justices. They went to prestigious schools (which seem to do very poor jobs at educating students) and think they are brighter than everyone else. All they really are; is more narcissistic than your regular decent person.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128124 Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:09:26 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128124 Scalia also believed the Supreme Court should intervene in things like Teri Schiavo; and a Florida vote count involving a handful of local precincts. And more recently he believed the federal government should step in and prevent California from enacting its own local clean air laws.

He was all for states’ rights….. until those states’ rights could cost corporations money or electoral votes.

Scalia was a horrible judge. A right wing activist who lived off the fat of corruption.

Thoughts and prayers to his family though. He was not their fault.

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By: brotherkenny4 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/02/17/the-supreme-court-wasnt-designed-for-this-political-heat/#comment-1128123 Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:03:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=46399#comment-1128123 Ha! Scalia was the most activist judge ever. Deciding that corporations are people. What a joke. He was the maker of the new industrial kings. Helping the masters enslave the people, he was an activist with evil intent, to bring back true slavery.

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