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2020-09-19 -Obits-
Notorious RBG dead at 87
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Posted by Frank G 2020-09-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [823 views ]  Top

#1 Evil incarnate
Posted by Mad Eye Angonter1301 2020-09-19 02:26||   2020-09-19 02:26|| Front Page Top

#2 OH happy days.
Posted by Dale 2020-09-19 03:32||   2020-09-19 03:32|| Front Page Top

#3 Be nice. Don't be like the progressive pinheads were when Scalia kicked. Concentrate on what's important: her replacement.

A conservative will change it from 4:4+Roberts to 5:3+Roberts, meaning squishy Roberts will no longer be able to be the deciding vote in a 5to4 case.

Just make sure Trump wins. He gets re-elected, he gets probably at least 2 more shots. Breyer and Thomas. And if Alito wants to retire at 75, that will be 3 more. Giving Turmp 4 or 5 appointments in his 2 terms. He can put a solid conservative core in there for a long time with a couple more young solid conservatives.
Posted by Theager Borgia1057 2020-09-19 03:45||   2020-09-19 03:45|| Front Page Top

#4 Had she stepped down when she first became ill during the Soetoro years, this unpleasantness might have been avoided. But no, the taste of continued power and influence was overwhelming.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-09-19 05:58||   2020-09-19 05:58|| Front Page Top

#5 Doesn't matter. Democrats are going to pack the Supreme Court with six or more new justices for a total of 15. All will be hard left and make RBG look like a kitten. Obama will be one and I wouldn't rule out Michelle either.

Remember, the Democrats hate our guts. They're not interested in fairness, they're interested in crushing us forever and ushering in a new permanent Democrat majority. Look at San Francisco for their vision of the future. The only debate is left vs. far left.
Posted by Elmung Hatrack5948 2020-09-19 06:08||   2020-09-19 06:08|| Front Page Top

#6 Obama will be one and I wouldn't rule out Michelle either

Not a chance. Neither of these grifters would want to do the work required
Posted by Frank G 2020-09-19 06:17||   2020-09-19 06:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Eyes on the prize. Say nice things about Ginsburg and move on. Ignore the past and focus on one thing only: elect Trump and a slate of Republicans on Nov. 3.

There has never been a more consequential election. The fate of our Republic is in the balance.
Posted by Otto Fillmore7570 2020-09-19 06:18||   2020-09-19 06:18|| Front Page Top

#8 This republic is doomed. It's all playing out right before our very eyes.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-19 06:27||   2020-09-19 06:27|| Front Page Top

#9 ^Well, Rome survived for quite a bit after it stopped being a republic.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-09-19 06:38||   2020-09-19 06:38|| Front Page Top

#10 Yeah, and? Two different things.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-19 06:41||   2020-09-19 06:41|| Front Page Top

#11 ^Nil desperandum.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-09-19 06:43||   2020-09-19 06:43|| Front Page Top

#12 We're slip-sliding into another civil war. This time it's fomented by a party of race-hustling violent anarchists and professional grifters.

The only way to destroy them without setting off a hot civil war is to trounce the political wing of this movement in November. Even that may not be sufficient to avert a civil war, but it's necessary.
Posted by Zenobia Smiter of the Boskonians6910 2020-09-19 06:43||   2020-09-19 06:43|| Front Page Top

#13 Look at San Francisco Wheeler's Portland and Durkan's Seattle for their vision of the future. The only debate is left vs. far left.
Posted by Herb Slavise3719 2020-09-19 06:50||   2020-09-19 06:50|| Front Page Top

#14 I do enjoy all the RBG death and speculation that has already put Roberts on the Liberal side on future decisions. Just goes to show you that even after all the fighting you never know which way these ‘solid constitutionalists’ will eventually fall.
Posted by Airandee 2020-09-19 07:02||   2020-09-19 07:02|| Front Page Top

#15 The second civil war will be a bookend. Look for a sort of ethnic cleansing that lefties never saw coming when they summoned the whirlwind.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 08:01||   2020-09-19 08:01|| Front Page Top

#16 Pay back is a mo-fo.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-19 08:47||   2020-09-19 08:47|| Front Page Top

#17 Life's a b*tch. Then you get wormed...
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 08:50||   2020-09-19 08:50|| Front Page Top

#18 The left is going wild with the prospect of Trump submitting a conservative to the Senate for confirmation. Some have threatened to "burn it all down" (thought they were already doing that in many blue cities). These people are totally unhinged.

The left is getting apoplectic about McConnell saying that the Senate will vote on a submittal immediately. The left cites that Obama was denied appointing a justice because he was a lame duck president. The left must be thinking that Trump is a lame duck POTUS.
Posted by JohnQC 2020-09-19 09:34||   2020-09-19 09:34|| Front Page Top

#19 It's f**king pathetic when you go back and watch videos from these hypocritical Dems about SCOTUS nominations, immigration, rioting (Obama's "thugs" utterance), etc. Even certain procedural matters in Congress.

Yes, they just can't stand it when their own words are thrown right back in their mugs. And what's even more pathetic is that these videos are many years old, and the same people are still around (Biden, Shumer, Pelosi, ad nauseam).
Posted by Clem 2020-09-19 09:39||   2020-09-19 09:39|| Front Page Top

#20 If there was any doubt before, she'll definitely be voting for Biden now.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died

Please CNN, let's use the proper terminology here--"God exercised His right to choose in the 261st trimester."
Posted by charger 2020-09-19 09:39||   2020-09-19 09:39|| Front Page Top

#21 I shall not miss her and will always remember the casual destruction she left in her wake. Meantime I take solace in the gratifying spectacle of a woman 'being forced to perform the same tasks as a man to the same standards as a man', I only hope it hurt.
Posted by Cesare 2020-09-19 10:47||   2020-09-19 10:47|| Front Page Top

#22 ^ Ow!
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 10:50||   2020-09-19 10:50|| Front Page Top

#23 The hagiography, of course, says she was utterly composed to the very last moment and spoke in grammatically correct complete sentences.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 10:52||   2020-09-19 10:52|| Front Page Top

#24 I collect last utterances. From "Go Raiders!" (death row guy in Cali) to "As a matter of fact, I haven't had champagne in quite some time..." (Anton Chekhov) it's a rewarding and illuminating look at human nature.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 10:55||   2020-09-19 10:55|| Front Page Top

#25 Yes, #23. Supposedly her last request was for her replacement would be put off till the next president was elected. Media stoked the fires of riots otherwise but of course in the same areas we have seen riots already. I can see her now in her coffin with her middle finger presented as with the BLM white liberal women but finally silenced. Peace at last. Thank God peace at last.
Posted by Dale 2020-09-19 11:45||   2020-09-19 11:45|| Front Page Top

#26 Let's not forget her profound observation that the United States had an over reliance and reverence for the Constitution. In her august opinion we needed to look to other nations for guidance such as Zimbabwe, her words not mine.
Posted by Cesare 2020-09-19 11:47||   2020-09-19 11:47|| Front Page Top

#27 Fair to say I don't look to Zimbabwe for advice on how garbage should rot...
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 11:55||   2020-09-19 11:55|| Front Page Top

#28 They're not interested in fairness, they're interested in crushing us forever and ushering in a new permanent Democrat communist majority.

Fixed it for ya.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2020-09-19 11:55||   2020-09-19 11:55|| Front Page Top

#29  - #20 If there was any doubt before, she'll definitely be voting for Biden now.

Raises the question if early and absentee ballots of people who die before election day are thrown out.
Posted by jpal 2020-09-19 11:57||   2020-09-19 11:57|| Front Page Top

#30 She's a dead eminence now. Will be jammed down our throats.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 11:57||   2020-09-19 11:57|| Front Page Top

#31 “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed,” Ginsburg said in parting statement she dictated days before her death Friday, to her granddaughter Clara Spera, according to NPR.

Some of you are calling for decency and respect. Considering the above quote and her obvious decline over the course of this year, it sounds like you are asking me to respect spite and bitterness. Further, I don't believe that Democrats understand the meaning of the word decency. If they do, let them show it now instead of throwing mud like they did with Kavanaugh.

Murkowski, Collins and Pierre Delecto better damn well toe the line. Trump and McConnell need to find a way to put some pressure on them. Let the Dems on the Judiciary Committee all have their five minutes and then confirm her replacement before November 3.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2020-09-19 12:05||   2020-09-19 12:05|| Front Page Top

#32 She's a dead eminence now. Will be jammed down our throats.

Going to be interesting watching which corporate sponsors decouple from BLM for RGB.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-09-19 12:18||   2020-09-19 12:18|| Front Page Top

#33 Some of you are calling for decency and respect. Considering the above quote and her obvious decline over the course of this year, it sounds like you are asking me to respect spite and bitterness. Further, I don't believe that Democrats understand the meaning of the word decency. If they do, let them show it now instead of throwing mud like they did with Kavanaugh.

Agreed.

Trump and the pols have to the observe the forms, but the rest of us are under no obligation to pretend that she was anything but a hack and an enemy to the Republic.

I'm so bored with the "Let's lose politely" bunch.

And before someone replies "But they'll use nasty quotes against us!", let me just say that they'll make up those quotes if they have to.

No amount of walking on eggshells will prevent the left from doing so.

Beyond basic dictates of prudence, we need to stop worrying what they are going to do and start making them worry about we are going to do.
Posted by charger 2020-09-19 12:37||   2020-09-19 12:37|| Front Page Top

#34 RGB replacement before the election assured Trump can have the Supremes throw out crooked election results much easier. The Dims hate this. The Dims are wailing and bashing their teeth over this.
Posted by Vespasian Ebbereng3110 2020-09-19 12:53||   2020-09-19 12:53|| Front Page Top

#35 I don't believe that Democrats understand the meaning of the word decency.

They have their own definitions for this word and also for "inclusive".
Posted by gorb 2020-09-19 13:26||   2020-09-19 13:26|| Front Page Top

#36 Just win. Do whatever it takes to win.
"Paris is worth a mass"
Posted by One Eyed Glomogum1034 2020-09-19 13:35||   2020-09-19 13:35|| Front Page Top

#37 Regarding the civil war I have a gut feeling we are seeing the death rattle of Marxism. It won’t go peacefully but it has been exposed as a violent failure.

I expect a return of true anarchists or outright fascists to replace them.
Posted by Rjschwarz 2020-09-19 13:58||   2020-09-19 13:58|| Front Page Top

#38 ^ Right you are, RJ. Stalin said capitalists would become desperate when communism was about to conquer the world. The flip side of that coin is true. Anarchism is about to come to the fore because it's totally free-form and without difficult manifestoes to digest. It's perfect for people who think Kim Kardashian and LeBron James should tell them how to vote.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 14:03||   2020-09-19 14:03|| Front Page Top

#39  Democrats are going to pack the Supreme Court with six or more new justices for a total of 15.

FDR tried to do that in after his landslide reelection in 1936, in the run up to a popular, existential war, when both Democrats and Republicans were progressive — and was firmly resisted. I don’t expect the Democrats will ever again be able to position themselves even as favorably as FDR did.

And given the numbers of previous staunch Democrats who feel driven away from the party, disgusted by the riots, the far left posturing, the unjustifiably snide elitism, and the open racism, I suspect we passed peak Democrat in 2014. Extinction burst, the psychologists call it.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-09-19 14:36||   2020-09-19 14:36|| Front Page Top

#40 I hope TW is mostly right. However. The far left end of the spectrum now is "the squad," not Roosevelt progressives. The squad types don't play by any rules, and comparing them to historical figures who did is confusion. What the right needs is a squad of its own that sniffs out every little infraction on the left and wounds them by a thousand cuts. It would also be helpful if that same outfit stomped Paul Ryan type RINOs at every opportunity.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 14:50||   2020-09-19 14:50|| Front Page Top

#41 There is going to be blood spilled over this vacancy.
Posted by Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 2020-09-19 16:12||   2020-09-19 16:12|| Front Page Top

#42 There are DemoncRats involved, ESB4589 - there'll be violence, period. >:-(
Posted by Barbara 2020-09-19 16:16||   2020-09-19 16:16|| Front Page Top

#43 "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed," she dictated to granddaughter Clara Spera days before her death.

Ginsberg tries to reach back from the grave to pick her replacement.
Posted by JohnQC 2020-09-19 16:38||   2020-09-19 16:38|| Front Page Top

#44 "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed," she dictated to granddaughter Clara Spera days before her death.

January of 2025 is simply far too long to suffer such a critical vacancy.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-09-19 17:54||   2020-09-19 17:54|| Front Page Top

#45 The election will almost certainly be disputed.

If SCOTUS is deadlocked because no one has been confirmed by 11/4, then there will absolutely be violence on a mass scale in this country in November.

Fill the vacancy, now. Or get ready for another civil war.
Posted by Sneash Omaique1587 2020-09-19 18:08||   2020-09-19 18:08|| Front Page Top

#46 So, if we get to December or January without a clear election result and a Supreme Court minus one member, the instability could well result in violence. We know that there are those on the left who are already planning it. Just think of it: election results in dispute, pitched battles in the streets and cities on fire, deadlocked Congress full of lame ducks and a deadlocked Supreme Court. Susan Collins needs to think long and hard about that. Even if it costs her seat, she needs to do the right thing for the country.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2020-09-19 18:10||   2020-09-19 18:10|| Front Page Top

#47 I doubt Droopy would think in such grand terms. She could easily signal she will party switch to give the dems a majority in the senate. Her voters might even like that.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 18:15||   2020-09-19 18:15|| Front Page Top

#48 Didn't this old bag say we should use other constitutions instead of our very own?
Posted by Clem 2020-09-19 19:25||   2020-09-19 19:25|| Front Page Top

#49 Front runner Amy Barrett has already been confirmed by this Senate 53-42 to the 7th Circuit Appeals Court in 2017, the votes are already there.
Posted by Vespasian Ebbereng3110 2020-09-19 19:28||   2020-09-19 19:28|| Front Page Top

#50 #48 - South Africa, of all places
Posted by Frank G 2020-09-19 19:42||   2020-09-19 19:42|| Front Page Top

#51 She's dead, Jim...
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-19 20:21||   2020-09-19 20:21|| Front Page Top

#52 #50 #48 - South Africa, of all places

wtf??

Ruthie, we hardly knew ye
Posted by Spavirong Sholumble4692 2020-09-19 21:05||   2020-09-19 21:05|| Front Page Top

#53 Are they saying she was a preventable COVID death yet?
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-09-19 21:39||   2020-09-19 21:39|| Front Page Top

#54 Not yet. It's the weekend...government workers will get right on it on Monday or Tuesday as they tele-work.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-19 22:45||   2020-09-19 22:45|| Front Page Top

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