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… If These Arguments are any Indication [#SCOTUS][#Friedrichs v CTA]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,January 17th,2016

.. then the public sector unions throughout the country are in big trouble .

.. you would expect that Alito , Thomas , & Roberts would be solid votes to uphold Friedrichs are the likelies , Justices Kennedy and Scalia . I would also count among the possibles one of the liberals , Justice Steven Breyer ..

.. from the arguments , Scalia will be a strong vote to uphold . He may well even get the majority opinion to write , that is if the Chief Justice [Roberts] does not do so himself ..

.. [h/t — Politico.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post article ..

… then there is Tony Kennedy . He literally is SCOTUS ‘ resident ” weather vane , ” that is the swing vote in may of the cases . he may well be a swing vote , but he is still nominally a conservative . One should try to remember that . So , in this case , he is a Yes vote ..

.. in arguments , Breyer was very leery about overriding the current precedent [Abood v Detroit Bd of Ed] . It does not mean that he will not do so . In recent cases , such as Knox v C.T.A , Breyer voted with the conservatives . It is possible , especially if he is given the majority opinion to write , that Breyer will do so again …

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… Ruth Bader Ginsberg is a Radical Activist [#Supreme Court Justice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,December 7th,2015

.. How this ultraliberal witch was confirmed was beyond me …

.. She was nominated and confirmed by Bill Clinton [and the USSenate] in the early 1990s . She was , at the time , a lead A.C.L.U. legal counsel . So , there you are …

.. you look at her rulings down through the years , and you wonder ? Why did the GOP vote for her confirmation ? She should have been blocked . She has no business being a Supreme Court justice …

.. [h/t — HuffingtonPost.com]..
.. [link] to the opinion piece …

.. hopefully , God Willing , she will be replaced by a GOP president . Preferrably , by a conservative one . The more conservative , the better … It would be a pleasure to watch the liberal DemoCRaps have a hissyfit over the confirmation of her successor . It would be poetic justice , especially if she had died in office …

.. hopefully , a strong and stout young conservative will begin to restore sanity and reason to the bench …

— update — if Ginsberg [given her age and health] decides to step down , it will make for one hellish confirmation battle . POTUS will want to make his imprint on the Supremes , no matter what party controls the Senate . The problem is if POTUS nominates someone that is not confirmable , even by the DemoCraps . Even they may not be able to tolerate a radical activist …

.. if she does it in 2016 , then there will be no confirmation battle at all . The GOP will simply not confirm anyone , even for an Associate Justice slot on the Supreme Court . If , as I expect , the GOP sweeps through to victory in 2016 , then they get to appoint the replacement …

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… the Dems must be Really Scared [Bleep]less …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,March 29th,2014

.. first , they go apopletic over 538.com ‘ s Nate Silver ‘ s updated prediction over the potential United States Senate races . This is especially rich , given that , like Charlie Cook and Stu Rothenberg , Silver is well known for having a pro DemoCrap tilt . A little bit of poetic justice …

.. Now , they are trying to give Supreme Court Associate Justices Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Steven Breyer the ” bums rush ” off of the Court . The loonie lefties want to do this , because they are afraid of who might be able to replace them , especially if the replacements come after the new year . Getting a strong liberal nominee from POTUS past a GOP – controlled US Senate may well be well – nigh impossible .

.. Also , they are deathly afraid of what might come in 2016 . HRC is no certain cinch to run . Even if she does , she will have the Obama record millstone and the Obama economy millstones draped arond her neck . Things will be even worse if the economy swoons into a recession . If HRC does not run , then who does ? Even so , then who would be the nominee ? Ditto for the GOP …

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