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2020-09-27 Home Front: Politix
It’s official: Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court
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Posted by trailing wife 2020-09-27 00:42|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [274 views ]  Top

#1 A solid pick. Unusually remarkable, even by SCT standards. It's also refreshing to see a nominee who did not attend Yale or Harvard law. I'm most excited about the potential impact on 2A jurisprudence.
Posted by Iblis 2020-09-27 12:10||   2020-09-27 12:10|| Front Page Top

#2 If she is in the same vein as her mentor, Scalia, then it is a superb nomination.

I have to almost up-chuck when I read that, if she is confirmed, that the SCOTUS will be "6-3" for "conservatives". That the turncoat Roberts is included as part of the six is an absolute joke.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-27 12:40||   2020-09-27 12:40|| Front Page Top

#3 Now we will be treated to the increasingly regular sight of the Left's outburst of ugly racism.
Posted by Muggsy Hapsburg5230 2020-09-27 12:41||   2020-09-27 12:41|| Front Page Top

#4 I have to almost up-chuck when I read that, if she is confirmed, that the SCOTUS will be "6-3" for "conservatives". That the turncoat Roberts is included as part of the six is an absolute joke.

I think this will be a positive change for Roberts. No one wants to marginalize themselves. Voting with the losing liberal block would do this. So when his vote can no longer swing an outcome, he'll come back to the fold. That at least has him writing majority opinions instead of dissents.
Posted by Iblis 2020-09-27 13:18||   2020-09-27 13:18|| Front Page Top

#5 #'s 2,4 - Townhall: There's Another Bonus to Confirming Amy Coney Barrett...And CNN Actually Zeroed In On It

The good news is that when Judge Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed—and she will because we have the votes—we can remove Roberts from the equation.

He no longer gets to play "swing vote"
Posted by Frank G 2020-09-27 13:43||   2020-09-27 13:43|| Front Page Top

#6 @ #4 - Quite possible, but the damage has been done. I can't stand Roberts.
Posted by Clem 2020-09-27 15:08||   2020-09-27 15:08|| Front Page Top

#7 There's long been suspicion that the left "has something" on Roberts. Should Trump win re-election and the GOP holds the Senate, look for somebody to need that alleged bargaining chip for an entirely different reason, like staying out of jail or worse...
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-09-27 15:52||   2020-09-27 15:52|| Front Page Top

#8 In assuming the role of swing vote / power broker, Roberts has abandoned any kind of leadership role. He’ll never regain that. He’s just another vote. It’s a lost opportunity for him. He won’t leave much of a mark. Just a handful of bad decisions. Others will lead intellectually. In the end he’ll be bitter and broken. Probably retire early during a Democratic administration. And good riddance too.
Posted by Speng Snaviting6874 2020-09-27 15:56||   2020-09-27 15:56|| Front Page Top

#9 Interesting thought about the Left "having something" on Roberts. That sounds quite plausible. But he is such a turd, I hope the Trump Administration can dig this up and force him out/make him "resign". I can't remember, but I sure do not remember his confirmation hearings being contentious (despite the fact no matter how bad it may have been, it would never compare to today's madness).
Posted by Clem 2020-09-27 16:07||   2020-09-27 16:07|| Front Page Top

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