Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by corplinx » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:03 pm

RCC: Act II wrote:
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If Kavanaugh was a dirt poor black kid and his accuser was Ford, RCC would be calling the press a good ole fashioned lynch mob based on the credibility of the allegations.

Shame.
I can tell you that if the poor black kid was my client accused of attempted sexual assault, and he demanded that I present his claim of virginity as a defense, it would probably end with me having him psychologically evaluated.

Other than that, Clarence Thomas wasn't exactly poor, but I managed to not think that was a lynch mob.

Cause we know Clarence Thomas probably did say "I think there's a pubic hair on my soda can". Anita had a bone to pick with Thomas, but some of her allegations were sophomoric things where the person saying it never thinks some person will bring it up before congress. I'm sure he said and did many of the things she said, but for the purpose of being confirmed he had to deny or skirt them.

Suddenly, gross out humor and stupid immature banter comes back to bite you. Whether or not he actually sexually harassed her is still him v. her, but as his only accuser it didn't seem to be a pattern of behavior, she was never assaulted, and there wasn't much to learn from it from anyone other but him.

From his confirmation forward, I doubt he was ever that loose in speech or courtship attempts ever again.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Doctor X » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:11 pm

So . . . the tactic of the Dems is "Please agree to a pointless FBI reinvestigation so we can keep delaying the vote."

Granted, the Rep tactic is "Suck it, Trebek!"

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Doctor X » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:19 pm

corplinx wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:03 pm
Anita had a bone to pick with Thomas, . . .
People seem to conveniently forget that.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by ed » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:24 pm

They are rolling the dice that they will retake house and senate and "resist" until they retake the WH.

If this backfires, they will weep.
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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Giz » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:35 pm

Judging by my Facebook feed, the dem tactic is working.

Then again, going by my Facebook feed, it was Her turn.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Doctor X » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:54 pm

Giz wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Judging by my Facebook feed, the dem tactic is working.
If dropping back 11 to take a sack when you are already in field goal range is "working," perhaps.

There will be no delay.

The only question will be whether or not a Collins or Flake will be convinced by the smear. I suppose it is possible that a Manchin will feel enough pressure from con'tituents to support him, but part of the tactic was to give "Red State" Dems an excuse not to vote for him. Also, I do not think there is any evidences--thanks--that Manchin is in trouble.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by corplinx » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:58 pm

So... the Dems want to use the FBI to target political opponents since they can't call the cops on them since they can't point to a crime?

Remember when it was the shame of government to do this? Now they have the masses clamoring for what they feared.

Shame on all them. This is unamerican behavior.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by WildCat » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:00 pm

RCC: Act II wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:43 pm
Speaking of irrelevancies.
Irrelevant, but if Cool Hand were still alive he wouldn't be here defending the infallibility of an eyewitness who suddenly remembered something 30 years later after having her memory "recovered" by her shrink.

He had standards and integrity, you not so much.
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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by WildCat » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:09 pm

My favorite moment so far was when Lindsey Graham ripped Dick Durbin a new one.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by corplinx » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:09 pm

I always thought it weird that Cool Hand and DoctorX couldn't end their spat about Werner Von Braun.

It was such a silly goddamn issue in retrospect.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by WildCat » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:11 pm

During the Gorsuch hearings I thought Sen. Hirono was in an elite class of stupid and she's affirming that today.
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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Doctor X » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:14 pm

corplinx wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:58 pm
So... the Dems want to use the FBI to target political opponents since they can't call the cops on them since they can't point to a crime?
To be strict, no. They simply are using the open-ended process as a way to delay. They will want a week or more for each accuser and, certainly, more "will come forward" during that time to continue the delay for "as long as necessary."

This is a tactic I would expect the Republicans to use as well if the circumstances were reversed.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:17 pm

Ya know, I actually took the day off and managed to absently watch all of the testimony. Well, in truth, I more listened to it than 'watched' it; my computer shows me tits and stuff. Anyfuckingway, what Kavanaugh should have said, but did not, was...
She is either wrong about who it was that assaulted her or she is lying. One of those two is true
But he did not put it so plainly. That said, I am suspicious about anyone that keeps a fucking social calendar in high school. Maybe that's why I'm not a nominee for Supreme Court Justice.

Also, when he was asked to turn to the right and tell the [big guy] at the FBI to investigate him, he sort of floundered. He should have done was turn to the right and said to the FBI bubba:
Dude, I want you to know that I welcome a 7th, 8th, 9th investigation on me. You go girl!
.

Honestly, I want the guy on the court for no other reason than the shit they're putting him through.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

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Rob Lister wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Ya know, I actually took the day off and managed to absently watch all of the testimony. Well, in truth, I more listened to it than 'watched' it; my computer shows me tits and stuff. Anyfuckingway, what Kavanaugh should have said, but did not, was...
She is either wrong about who it was that assaulted her or she is lying. One of those two is true
But he did not put it so plainly. That said, I am suspicious about anyone that keeps a fucking social calendar in high school. Maybe that's why I'm not a nominee for Supreme Court Justice.

Also, when he was asked to turn to the right and tell the [big guy] at the FBI to investigate him, he sort of floundered. He should have done was turn to the right and said to the FBI bubba:
Dude, I want you to know that I welcome a 7th, 8th, 9th investigation on me. You go girl!
.

Honestly, I want the guy on the court for no other reason than the shit they're putting him through.
Holy fuck, Rob is out of prison!
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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Skeeve » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:20 pm

oh wow, here comes Spartacus....(Booker)...how did you dress?
Seriously?
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Doctor X » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:21 pm

corplinx wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:09 pm
I always thought it weird that Cool Hand and DoctorX couldn't end their spat about Werner Von Braun.
I had no hand in it. He was wrong about history, was called out on it by Charley, and rather than apply critical thinking and "admit in the bowels of Christ that I may be mistaken," he turned personal against him and anyone else who stated the facts that affirmed he was wrong.

Sort of, you know, what happens on a skeptical forum.
It was such a silly goddamn issue in retrospect.
It was important to him apparently.

It was also important to those who lost family due to von Braun's willing critical material support of the Nazis.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:23 pm

WildCat wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:19 pm
Rob Lister wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Ya know, I actually took the day off and managed to absently watch all of the testimony. Well, in truth, I more listened to it than 'watched' it; my computer shows me tits and stuff. Anyfuckingway, what Kavanaugh should have said, but did not, was...
She is either wrong about who it was that assaulted her or she is lying. One of those two is true
But he did not put it so plainly. That said, I am suspicious about anyone that keeps a fucking social calendar in high school. Maybe that's why I'm not a nominee for Supreme Court Justice.

Also, when he was asked to turn to the right and tell the [big guy] at the FBI to investigate him, he sort of floundered. He should have done was turn to the right and said to the FBI bubba:
Dude, I want you to know that I welcome a 7th, 8th, 9th investigation on me. You go girl!
.

Honestly, I want the guy on the court for no other reason than the shit they're putting him through.
Holy fuck, Rob is out of prison!
And p the fuck s: when he was asked if he had any memory lapses due to drinking, he should have said:
I don't recall.

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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by ed » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:24 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:17 pm

Honestly, I want the guy on the court for no other reason than the shit they're putting him through.
This
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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Skeeve » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:29 pm

ed wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:24 pm
Rob Lister wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:17 pm

Honestly, I want the guy on the court for no other reason than the shit they're putting him through.
This
Like he said!

And it looks like folks are taking a dump on Franken-Feinstein for sitting on this shit...

She claims she did not leak it (sure...) yadda-yadda-yadda same old song and dance...
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Re: Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

Post by Doctor X » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:33 pm

Heh! Feinstein's hand caught in the cookie jar.

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