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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:17 PM

Whatever the FBI finds, Kavanaugh will NOT be confirmed for SCOTUS

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I got into Yale Law School. Thatís the number one law school in the country. I had no connections there. I got there by busting my tail in college. Kavanaugh under Oath to the Senate.

Everett Edward Kavanaugh, Brettís grandfather, attended Yale as an undergraduate student. Everettís Name appears Yaleís 1928 year book. Brett Kavanaugh was a Yale legacy Student.

https://www.newsweek.com/kavanaugh-said-he-had-no-connections-yale-he-was-legacy-student-1145286

Thatís it. Thereís no way out. No wriggle room. However faulty Kavanaugh recollection of events 30+ years ago may be thereís no doubt at all he would be aware of his familyís connection with Yale. Itís as open and shut as you can get Ė Lying under Oath.

Flake was asked on 60 minutes If Judge Kavanaugh is shown to have lied to the committee, (his) nominationís over? Oh yes, Flake responded.

https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5bb1e515e4b0343b3dc1c83d

There may be no way out for Kavanaugh, but Kavís pathetic little lie provides a very welcome out for Flake and his flakettes, the GOP, Trump and conservative jurists. The last thing they want is to have a protracted discussion about a how an apparatchik with a drinking problem and a Ďcheckeredí past came to be nominated for the highest court in the land.

Whatever the FBIís findings Flake et al will try to zero in on Kavís pathetic little lie, with the tacit support of the Republican leadership, conservative jurists, and Iíd wager the Chief Justice. Kavanaugh testimony backfired Big Time. He is figure of fun, of ridicule, at least for those women who donít recognise the angry abusive men who have traumatised them and their friends.

Kavanaugh was the guy who was supposed to cement a conservative majority on SCOTUS. He is compromised. Trump will dump him Ė heís loyal to no one. I expect we will here something like ďJudge Kavanaugh mad a stupid mistake. Itís a tragedy. Heís a brilliant man, but Iím deferring to the SenateĒ

End of Story.

EDIT: It may be that Kavaughís statement he had no connection to Yale Law School is not clear cut perjury. If so I apologise for posting a dead end . Time is too short for sloppy mistakes. Sorry.

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Reply Whatever the FBI finds, Kavanaugh will NOT be confirmed for SCOTUS (Original post)
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radical noodle Oct 2018 #7
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radical noodle Oct 2018 #30
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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:19 PM

1. Under normal circumstances, it would be one of the lies that should disqualify him

But we are not existing under normal circumstances. The GOP will do what they want, regardless of the rules or even the laws.

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Response to Siwsan (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:27 PM

5. Flake said on lie and he's out on 60 mins

Itís hard to back out of that.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:35 PM

14. I hope I'm wrong, but I will bet his promises are empty.

He, Collins, etc, will likely come up with some rationalization of their vote for him.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:06 PM

55. Probably meant politically or legally significant lie, something

people can understand. He told obvious whopper after whopper, after all, but they're waiting for the investigation to reveal a lie or...

An awful lot of people, on both sides, think being nominated confers some kind of right to the seat, that it's effectively Kavanaugh's already.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:21 PM

2. I don't see them caring about that

He can argue that his grandfather wasn't a factor in his case and there is no documentation to say otherwise.

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Response to marylandblue (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:35 PM

13. I agree, that might not be deemed a "significant" lie. Now, other ones . . . . . .

I don't even think Democratic Senators would push that one. Again, his biggest lies were trying to cover up what his yearbook page meant, disputing Dr. Ford's accusations, etc.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:26 PM

3. Your premise would be relying on Flake being honest in his statements.

It is possible that part of the backroom discussions before they agreed to a limited FBI investigation was for him to publicly make statements saying that if the FBI found wrongdoing that he would vote against Kav. This calms the Democratic side and makes us thinking that at least someone on the other side is being fair minded. It also brings down the level of vitriol the repubs have to face this week.

With the limited scope of the FBI investigation, they will certainly come back saying that there is no way to definitively prove that an assault ever happened (and no mention of lying before the committee), and Flake will take the lead saying that he now feels comfortable voting for him.

Okay, I may be a "keg is half empty" kind of gal, but fool me once...

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Response to unitedwethrive (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:05 PM

32. My pemise is, having made a unambiguous public statement

on top rating TV, it will cost Flake dearly if he goes backs out. The law is clear. The facts are clear. He would be risking a lot to deny it.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:27 PM

4. Nonsense. Lying under oath is perfectly acceptable...

For Republicans. Trump has made that the gold standard for them.
Sure they will say it's disqualifying but that's just another lie.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #4)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:28 PM

9. If this wasn't a judicial issue

I might agree.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:27 PM

6. He lied about the drinking age

Kavanaugh was still 17 when Maryland raised the drinking age to 21 on July 1, 1982. That just happens to be the date of the "skis" party in his calendar.


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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:27 PM

7. That's an optimistic scenario

I think there's a good chance they'll send him through and confirm. Not because he's a good candidate but because they have the power to do so.

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Response to radical noodle (Reply #7)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:30 PM

11. The fact it's a small lie

compared to the monstrous sexual assault is the very reasons Republicans will go for it.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #11)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:02 PM

30. I can hear their excuses now

"Well, anyone would lie to the Senate about THAT."

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:28 PM

8. I'll take that bet.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:28 PM

10. He's already been appointed to SCOTUS

Everett Edward Kavanaugh, Brettís grandfather, attended Yale as an undergraduate student. Everettís Name appears Yaleís 1928 year book. Brett Kavanaugh was a Yale legacy Student.

That's actually incorrect. Yale Law School did give a slight bump for "legacy" students when they were connected to other law school graduates. Attending Yale as an undergraduate would not have provided his grandson with that bump.

IIRC - it works both ways. Being a legacy for YLS also does you no good for Yale undergrad.

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Response to FBaggins (Reply #10)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:34 PM

12. It's not about bumps. Kav's said he had No Connection

To them . I donít care how hard he worked his tail

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Response to crazytown (Reply #12)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:54 PM

24. Good luck getting Collins/Flake/etc. to agree with you

Almost anyone would read his statement as a claim that he couldn't have been a falling-down drunk because such a student wouldn't have made it into YLS and he got in without help. You refute that by trying to claim that a grandfather graduating from Yale means that he was a legacy. I think that's wrong in at least two regards (Legacy almost always requires a graduate parent - not grandparent - and a Yale graduate wouldn't make him a YLS legacy anyway)... but it doesn't matter whether or not you agree with me...

... because all that matters is whether the swing votes on his confirmation agree with you.

There's zero chance of that happening.

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Response to FBaggins (Reply #24)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:01 PM

29. Flake made an unambiguous Staten on 60mins

He can renounce it but it will cost him dearly.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #29)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:12 PM

33. You seem to get very creative with claiming what people meant by what they said

Flake was clearly talking about if the FBI investigation showed that he was lying about not assaulting Ford.

You need to pay attention to the difference between saying something under oath that turns out not to be 100% true and "lying under oath".

For instance. Ford testified that she ran into Judge a few weeks after the assault at a local Safeway. We now know that Safeway wasn't in that shopping center until a few years later (it was an Albertsons). This was clearly a statement under oath that was not true... but it isn't "lying under oath". It's just a mistake.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:36 PM

15. Fun dayn moyl zu Got's oyem

From your mouth to God's ears.

I don't have that level of optimism. 2016 beat it out of me permanently.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:38 PM

16. They don't care

From the dirty deal to get Kennedy out, this is NOT normal...

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:40 PM

17. Hate to break this to you

 

But he'll likely be sitting on the court by this time next week.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #17)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:56 PM

27. Wanna bet?

You can nominate something on Amazon.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #27)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:13 PM

35. Nominate something on Amazon?

 

What does that mean? And by the way, this isn't a game and I hope every single person that voted for donnie, didn't vote or voted 3rd party gets what's coming to them.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #35)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:33 PM

60. Hey man, it was a joke

I should have put in a smilie to make it clearer. No this isnít a game, itís deadly serious. The hallmark of fascism is debauching government institutions. Here we go again. Until Kavanaugh gave his testimony I thought he was an highly partisan, ideological Ďconservativeí. W lobbied for this poisonous viper. Figures.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #60)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:55 PM

67. My apologies

 

This subject has me very hot headed. And I didn't want this turd on the court long before we found out he was a slovenly drunk and a likely sexual predator.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #27)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:24 PM

38. LOL, ok! Nt

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:41 PM

18. I am sorry but this seems

a bit naive. Wishful thinking that I hope would become true but I really don't see any of this disqualifying Blackout Brett or this swaying any vote on the GOP side.

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Response to berksdem (Reply #18)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:50 PM

22. The facts and the law is clear

Kavanaugh perjured himself is the most unabiguous way possible when he said he had no connections to Yale

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Response to crazytown (Reply #22)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:02 PM

54. yet, here we are and if this investigation

does not produce anything he will be the SC Justice.

That GOP could care less about his lies... they endorse it.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:43 PM

19. May I change just one word from the third paragraph....

Kavanaugh was the guy who was supposed to cement a conservative majority on SCOTUS...

Kavanaugh was the guy who was supposed to cement a religious majority on SCOTUS.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:46 PM

20. So he lied. You really think the Republicans will have any fucks to give over his lies?

To them thats a bonus.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #20)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:52 PM

23. This is a straightforward matter of law

There is no wiggle room.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #23)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:03 PM

31. The law does not matter to them, they know he lied. They knew he lied in 07

in the hearings when they seated him on the district court.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #31)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:13 PM

34. The connection to Yale is easy for the public to understand

and not political. If they want to dump Kavaugh itís a piece of Cake. If they donít, it will be a disaster for SCOTUSís reputation. I donít really see that happening. Yes, I could be wrong, but this is about a credible 5-4 conservative majority, not a nominee with personal issues.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:48 PM

21. The FBI is not investigating any of this.

We are being played.

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Response to unitedwethrive (Reply #21)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:55 PM

25. The FBI does not have to investigate wether Kavanaugh has connection to Yale.

Itís on the public record.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:56 PM

26. Kavanaugh almost certainly will be on the Sup Ct

The chances of Flake or Collins voting against Kavanaugh are Zero. They both support the policies of the right, they both are republicans. Murkowski has spoken less, but even if a miracle happened and she voted against Kavanaugh she's not enough to stop this. Unless the FBI investigation interviewed enough witnesses who all but conclusively showed he was lying he will be on the Supreme Court. The FBI is not going to do that. It's a sham investigation and Flake is trying to appear reasonable to both sides in case he decides to run for office in a few years.

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Response to people (Reply #26)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 12:59 PM

28. We have Flakes public statement to the contrary.

What more can I say. It will fíup his future if he flips.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #28)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:43 PM

42. What future?

If he votes no on Kavanaugh, he loses the lobbying job heís sliding into next year.

You really arenít thinking this through very well.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #28)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:18 PM

48. He wants to be prez, so you have something here. Personally I will work

20 hours a week or more making sure he is NEVER prez if he flips.

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #48)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:44 PM

63. "The Conscience of a Conservative"

Flake said if he was running for re-election he would confirm Kavanaugh. Heís a slimy viper.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:14 PM

36. He lied about so much, but NOT about this --

 

He did not claim he got into Yale College as an undergraduate without connections.

He instead said that he got into Yale Law School without connections. I think this is true.

There is a huge difference between Yale College (undergrad) and Yale Law School.

Yale is one of 7 Ivy League undergraduate colleges. Harvard is generally seen as #1, but Harvard is merely the first amongst equals. At least in terms of Harvard, Yale and Princeton, they're all about equal status and equally difficult to be accepted into.

Yale Law School has for as long as I can remember been head and shoulders above all other law schools as considered the real #1 without any real competitors for that title. It is MUCH harder to get into Yale Law than it is into Harvard Law, Columbia Law, etc.

Kavanaugh is an overgrown rapey frat boy with alcohol, cocaine and anger problems and has no place on the Supreme Court, but he did NOT mislead or lie on the particular point you raised.

To be admitted into Yale Law School, he almost certainly was, as he said, in Cross Campus Library at Yale studying hard to get excellent grades. I don't think his legacy status at Yale College would have helped to get into Yale Law School. Doesn't mean he didn't have time to get drunk and be abusive to women.

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Response to NeverTrumpDemocrat (Reply #36)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:21 PM

37. I can only reply there are a dozen articles out there

In respected journals who disagree with you . Incontrovertible perjury etc.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #37)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:28 PM

39. And they're all missing the distinction I pointed out.

 

There was so much he did lie about --

not drinking on weekends (the July 1st gathering), not drinking to excess (the 100 Keg Club), vomiting because he has a "weak stomach", claiming the "Devils Triangle" is a type of drinking game, claiming "boofing" meant farting, etc. etc.

He never said he got into Yale College out of high school without connections. He said he got into Yale Law School without connections. That was a self-serving, irrelevant self-glorification in the context of the hearing, but there's no reason to think it was a lie.

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Response to NeverTrumpDemocrat (Reply #39)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:33 PM

40. Does not his family connection to Yale

His Grandfather, give him any advantage whatsoever for the law school. His grandfather was an attorney and an alumni. He was in no sense a legacy student?

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Response to crazytown (Reply #40)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:38 PM

41. Addendum: Just what sort of connection to the Law School

could Kavanaugh have had?

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Response to crazytown (Reply #41)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:55 PM

44. If he had a relative who had attended the Law School, that would have helped.

 

Especially if the relative had been a generous donor to the Law School as an alumnus.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #40)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:45 PM

43. I can't say for sure, but I really don't think it would help.

 

For one thing, Yale Law has its own separate endowment from Yale College, and of course would fundraise from its own alumni, not from Yale alumni in general.

I really don't think having a grandfather who went to Yale College as an undergrad would help you when applying to Yale Law School, and I don't think that's unusual -- in many universities, undergraduate colleges and graduate schools have completely separate cultures and traditions.

The for once honestish point Kav was trying to make was that he really was "busting his butt" at Yale College to have the academic record required for admittance into Yale Law School.

One other point: not only is Yale Law generally much more difficult to get into than Harvard Law or Columbia Law, it also has much smaller class sizes -- it seems that currently, Harvard Law has a total enrollment of 2,000, Columbia's is over 1,200 while Yale Law's is merely 600 -- that's total enrollment.


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Response to NeverTrumpDemocrat (Reply #43)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:17 PM

47. Facts - I appreciate facts. Thank you

Doesnít appear that the Law School is too thrilled to be associated with Kavanaugh these days. His undignified testimony was embarrassing to this journeyman lawyer.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #47)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:24 PM

49. Thank you for the civil exchange as well! Not surprised the Law School is not thrilled to

 

be associated with Kav these days.

And I'm sure that Chief Justice Roberts would be less than thrilled to be associated with Kavanaugh. I hope he's making some behind the scenes phone calls to his fellow Republicans!

Kavanaugh's testimony was horrible. His angry drunk partisan demeanor made me think of Judge Freisler, the Nazi, or Judge Jeffreys of the Bloody Assizes.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:05 PM

45. Kavanaugh will be seated on the court

IF or when the Dems take back all 3 branches we can try for impeachment - that's our only hope. One more SCOUTS replacement for this administration and our gooses are all cooked. If the GOP hold in Nov, Thomas might just gift wrap it for them. Personally - I would like to see RBG throat punch him the first day.

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Response to Runningdawg (Reply #45)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:10 PM

46. IfvChief Justice Roberts wants Kavanaugh on the Court he will be there

If he doesnít, the game isnít over. My 2c

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Response to crazytown (Reply #46)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:27 PM

50. I cannot imagine that Roberts would want him on the SCOTUS bench

... especially not after his performance at the hearing last week. Who wants to work with a whining, sniveling a-hole who never takes responsibility for his own actions?

On the other hand, I don't believe Chief Justice Roberts will have the final say in this. I believe it's Cheeto's, who will do anything if he thinks it will save his own ass.

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #50)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:08 PM

56. Trump could be talked into dumping him

The approach would be that Trump was absolutely correct in choosing Kavanaugh, but then he let him down. One thing I do know, Trump despises the sort of heavy drinking that killed his elder brother. An advisor night say, Ďyou couldnít have known Donald - Alcoholics take great pains to hide ití.

My idea was, if the Yale connection was perjury, Trump could dismiss it as a stupid mistake and Ďlet him goí.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #56)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:47 PM

64. Yes I hope this will happen - smart play here

Make Cheeto think it's the "right thing" to do. Now he's the hero.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:29 PM

51. When have LIES mattered to RETHUGIANS?

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:31 PM

52. Perjury is OK if you're a Republican. And as lies go, this one's just a fib.

Kavanaugh's real whoppers have to do with his theft of Democratic emails and exploiting them to jam previous judicial nominees through, when he was a staffer under Junior Bush.

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #52)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:13 PM

57. Yeah - but that's political

No connections to Yale isnít. You can make an issue of it without enraging the base. Thatís what I thought.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:45 PM

53. Funny thing about ancestors attending the Ivy League

I wasn't smart enough to get into the Ivy League, so I didn't even apply (this was the 1970s).

However. . . my wife was smart enough, and she applied and got in. She knew full well that her stepfather was a graduate - 1931 - and that at least one uncle was a graduate of the class of 1908. Turning to the present, my daughter also got in, and graduated in 2012.

Trust me, Ivy League attendees and graduates know whether their ancestors attended the same Ivy League schools. Maybe they were admitted as legacies, maybe they got in on their own records. But, again, trust me, they know that their ancestors attended.

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Response to matt819 (Reply #53)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:18 PM

58. Well, you were smart enough to marry a smart woman

Thatís more important than what school you got into

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Response to crazytown (Reply #58)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:52 PM

66. So she tells me ! (nt)

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:25 PM

59. As if Republicans care that Kavanaugh has lied.

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Response to Garrett78 (Reply #59)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:40 PM

61. No they don't care. Look at their President.

But if they want to dump him, they can hang their hats on little things.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:42 PM

62. lol - of course he will be confirmed - this is a goal that is worth huge sacrifice - even losing

the majority in House or Senate.

The will control the SC for decades - HUGE! trump will have an advocate in the Court. Roe vs Wade gone - so another campaign promise kept. Worker's rights will be trampled.

The GOP will have won a campaign battle, albeit a somewhat small one. They can claim objectivity as they "allowed" an FBI investigation.

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Response to DrDan (Reply #62)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:48 PM

65. There are other radical right Judges to choose from :-

Do you think if CJ Roberts had a choice, heíd want him on his court. Mitch has got all the time in the world if Trump decides to dump him. Yes itís unlikely but not impossible. Kavanaugh is severely compromised.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #65)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 04:00 PM

69. Mitch does not have all the time in the world. Closing the gap by only one senator would severely

hinder him.

No way will they let this guy get away. He is too important to trump considering his positions on presidential powers and protections.

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Response to DrDan (Reply #69)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 04:32 PM

71. Well I hope you're wrong.

But I have to admit, when I think it canít get any worse, it usually does.

Confirming Kavanaugh would be a political catastrophe for the GOP - a game changer like 1964. The blue wave would rise up into a Tsunami.

I do not want to see that freak on the Supreme Court. We will know soon enough I guess.



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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:56 PM

68. I called Rubio's office...he's getting an earful...

We have a few more days to turn a few Senators against Kavirginaugh. Who knows - in Florida it's real close for governor and Nelson's senate seat.

There are a lot of pissed off people here, and I really hope they vote.

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Response to Sancho (Reply #68)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 04:24 PM

70. There's part of that can't believe this is happening

But this is Trumpís GOP. Lies? Sexual Aassault? Follow the leader? W lobbied for Kav. What sort of country thinks rape is second order issue?

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