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Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:20 PM

Please. Just Stop With The Gorsuch is Okay Threads.

That he can't be stopped. He is NOT okay. Just because repubs can install him doesn't mean Democrats should bend over and vote for him. A message needs to be sent. Let him be the guy that got absolutely no votes from the Democrats if need be. He's a fascist asshole that deserves to be saddled with the tag that only republicans voted to approve him.

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Reply Please. Just Stop With The Gorsuch is Okay Threads. (Original post)
Solomon Mar 2017 OP
MineralMan Mar 2017 #1
GeoWilliam750 Mar 2017 #36
tomp Mar 2017 #49
LiberalFighter Mar 2017 #58
Rhiannon12866 Mar 2017 #69
SJMULE Mar 2017 #2
sharedvalues Mar 2017 #3
appal_jack Mar 2017 #7
bekkilyn Mar 2017 #16
LiberalFighter Mar 2017 #59
tblue37 Mar 2017 #22
JHB Mar 2017 #28
Post removed Mar 2017 #34
uponit7771 Mar 2017 #48
Alpeduez21 Mar 2017 #51
Crash2Parties Mar 2017 #54
fleabiscuit Mar 2017 #62
Hekate Mar 2017 #66
fleabiscuit Mar 2017 #84
Hekate Mar 2017 #85
Panich52 Mar 2017 #4
NurseJackie Mar 2017 #5
fleabiscuit Mar 2017 #64
JCanete Mar 2017 #70
msongs Mar 2017 #6
PA Democrat Mar 2017 #8
msanthrope Mar 2017 #9
50 Shades Of Blue Mar 2017 #10
matt819 Mar 2017 #11
lark Mar 2017 #12
SunSeeker Mar 2017 #13
ananda Mar 2017 #14
bekkilyn Mar 2017 #18
thesquanderer Mar 2017 #47
KittyWampus Mar 2017 #15
DemocratSinceBirth Mar 2017 #17
irisblue Mar 2017 #19
byronius Mar 2017 #20
dgibby Mar 2017 #21
Soxfan58 Mar 2017 #23
bronxiteforever Mar 2017 #26
Cryptoad Mar 2017 #24
fleabiscuit Mar 2017 #65
milestogo Mar 2017 #25
Skittles Mar 2017 #27
bronxiteforever Mar 2017 #29
Renew Deal Mar 2017 #30
democrank Mar 2017 #31
skylucy Mar 2017 #32
northoftheborder Mar 2017 #50
orangecrush Mar 2017 #33
Dustlawyer Mar 2017 #35
elmac Mar 2017 #37
Sissyk Mar 2017 #38
NewJeffCT Mar 2017 #39
iluvtennis Mar 2017 #40
calimary Mar 2017 #41
dchill Mar 2017 #53
anneboleyn Mar 2017 #55
Scalded Nun Mar 2017 #42
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #73
NewRedDawn Mar 2017 #43
joet67 Mar 2017 #44
hamsterjill Mar 2017 #45
stonecutter357 Mar 2017 #46
Squinch Mar 2017 #52
LiberalFighter Mar 2017 #56
oberliner Mar 2017 #57
Solomon Mar 2017 #60
KPN Mar 2017 #79
oberliner Mar 2017 #81
KPN Mar 2017 #82
Tatiana Mar 2017 #61
akbacchus_BC Mar 2017 #63
Bucky Mar 2017 #67
PatrynXX Mar 2017 #68
Orrex Mar 2017 #71
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #72
librechik Mar 2017 #74
liquid diamond Mar 2017 #75
get the red out Mar 2017 #76
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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:23 PM

1. I'll second that.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:58 PM

36. I will third that

Now that we officially know that members of the Trump team have been working with the Russians to deconstruct the US democracy, NOT ONE MORE Trump appointee should be confirmed.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:57 PM

49. I agree, and I will add...

 

...SOMEONE should ask Grouch SPECIFICALLY what his position is on the rules for "advise and consent" per the constitution. I believe McConnell and co. were derelict in their constitutional duty to give a hearing to the President's nominee. As far as I'm concerned, anyone who would accept the nomination before giving a hearing to Garland is not fit to sit on the court. What does Gorsuch think?

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Response to tomp (Reply #49)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 11:18 PM

58. Agreed! Gorsuch should be asked that question.

Then someone should postulate that he will not be considered the legitimate nominee to hold the position.

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Response to tomp (Reply #49)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 03:28 AM

69. They can ask him specifics until they're blue in the face

Chuck Grassley told him to answer nothing and so that's exactly what he's doing. These hearings are a farce - and Merrick Garland is the elephant in the room which they should be addressing, but they refuse to go there.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:24 PM

2. I keep hearing from some of the Dem talking heads...

 

let them have Gorsuch, we will filibuster the next one. Mitch will just go Nuclear on that one from the start and get a second RW nutjob on the bench with no super majority. We are screwed either way, fight now.

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:27 PM

3. That position is idiocy. Giving in to a bully just energizes them.

When you get screwed like the Dems did with Garland, either you fight tooth and nail, or you let everyone know you can be walked all over.


So far the D senators are sending invitations to walk all over them.

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:58 PM

7. Filibuster, filibuster, filibuster! k&r, nt

 

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:20 PM

16. Let them have nothing

I'll be very disappointed if even a *single* Dem votes to confirm Gorsuch. I haven't seen any posts here from anyone saying stuff like what's in the OP about confirming Gorsuch, but if any of them are in this thread, please, please, PLEASE grow a spine! Fighting for even a losing cause is still fighting for something.

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Response to bekkilyn (Reply #16)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 11:19 PM

59. Joe Manchin likely will.

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:27 PM

22. Such dry powder they will have. nt

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:35 PM

28. These people never learn that if you "keep your powder dry"...

...you actually have to use it.

Especially when the other side keeps throwing matches your way so that your carefully-hoarded powder blows up in your face.

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:49 PM

48. +1

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:06 PM

51. This is stupid

Losing now just so you can lose later is an abysmal approach.

Filibuster everything. All the time. I have not heard one good idea from this republican administration. It is not up to us to accommodate the white male majority agenda. Fuck them. It is up to them to either keep acting against the country's interests or they can reach across the aisle.

If that lying pompous scumbag McConnell chooses to force the nuclear option them better for Democrats when we retake the House and Senate.

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 10:52 PM

54. No. Women's, POC and LGBT equality cannot afford to wait!

One more conservative Christian-leaning Justice and all the progress we've made over my life time will be stripped from our laws. "Religious Liberty" laws will become the backbone of our society & discrimination will be sanctified.

We will become a de facto theocracy.

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Response to SJMULE (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:14 AM

62. Which "Dem talking heads" are you talking about? A link would be welcome. nt

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Response to fleabiscuit (Reply #62)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:32 AM

66. Peggy Noonan's column is the only place I've seen it...

She's, you know, a Reagan speechwriter and Republican pundit.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #66)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 03:18 PM

84. Yes, yes, I can see how Noonan could be confused as a Dem talking head.

I try to be conscious of the diversity here and sometimes will ask if English is a posters second language. It's weird though, the account is sometimes removed.

Strange eh?

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Response to fleabiscuit (Reply #84)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 03:22 PM

85. Strange indeed. Hard to keep track sometimes.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:28 PM

4. Agreed. Not OK

He's been nothing but evasive. And that's on top of the facts that it should be Garland in his chair answering questions and that a Russian cabal's leader nominated him from a list put together by the Heritage Foundation.

Despite evasion, he's made clear he supports Citizens United in his answer to questions by Repub senator about Hobby Lobby—that he thinks corporations are people.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:29 PM

5. Call me suspicious. Or cynical. Or distrusting... I wonder what their motives may be.

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:21 AM

64. We should all be more questioning about information we consume. nt

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 05:45 AM

70. I'm not sure, but they are all over the spectrum. My guess is they aren't being disingenuous or

 

nefarious...they're just afraid of the consequences of fighting.

I just don't know why they wouldn't insist our Democrats stop literally the only thing we have the power to stop. I get that we might get somebody worse, but bad is bad already. Where it counts, that damage is going to be catastrophic and long enduring. Might as well make the Republicans own the nuclear option. No point in having the filibuster if we don't use it now anyhow.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:29 PM

6. "oh hitler is not THAT bad. he's just talking to get elected. he will never DO those things" etc. so

how did that strategy work in those days?

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 03:59 PM

8. K & R

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:06 PM

9. He ain't okay. He's very far from okay. nt

 

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:06 PM

10. AMEN!!!!

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:09 PM

11. Agreed

Roberts and Alito were okay also, until they showed their true colors (the ACA decision was an aberration).

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:09 PM

12. I'm disappointed that anyone here would do that.

Gorsuch is a heartless extremely RW worker hating tool of the 1%. We can filibuster until they eliminate the filibuster, then when we win, we stop filibuster for anything and everything and push through an agenda to reverse the killing, heartless rules installed by Hair Furor and team anti-America.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:09 PM

13. K & R

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:18 PM

14. Geez. I haven't been keeping up.

Some here think Gorsuch is OK?

I can't even compute that.

He is a horrible person. He's the one who tried
to rule that a truck driver be allowed to freeze
to death.

And he will always rule against women's rights,
along with workers' rights.

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Response to ananda (Reply #14)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:22 PM

18. Because they're apparently scared of Republican retaliation

(Based on what I've seen in other sites...haven't actually seen the threads here.)

They're terrified that if they filibuster Gorsuch, then they'll make the Republicans upset and we can't have that.

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Response to ananda (Reply #14)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:46 PM

47. I haven't seen any "Gorsuch is okay" threads here either.

Maybe I missed them. But yeah, I was surprised to see the OP.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:19 PM

15. He's illegitimate. Like Trump. Another asterisk in American History.

 

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:21 PM

17. He sucks. He blows. He's a an abomination. His ideas are antediluvian. He can't be stopped.

None of those observations are mutually exclusive.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:25 PM

19. No to Gorsuch. He is bad news

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:25 PM

20. Conciliatory positioning does not work with Orcs.

And this guy's an Uruk-hai.

We should learn to fight more fiercely. They intend to exterminate our political beliefs.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:26 PM

21. Not only should they not vote for him,

they should go on record at the hearing and state categorically that Trump shouldn't be allowed to nominate anyone to SCOTUS until or unless he is no longer under criminal investigation.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:28 PM

23. The only way he is ok

Is if he is Merrick Garland.

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Response to Soxfan58 (Reply #23)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:34 PM

26. +1000

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:32 PM

24. Make em go Nuclear!

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Response to Cryptoad (Reply #24)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:25 AM

65. I agree. nt

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:33 PM

25. Gorsuch is Okay if you don't give a flying fuck about women's rights

or anybody else's rights, for that matter.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:35 PM

27. right up there with "Dubya doesn't seem so bad now"

you are correct, GORSUCH SUCKS

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:36 PM

29. He is a dark money boy going to do dark deeds to our rights.

Stolen seat and not mainstream-not ever ever Supreme Court material.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:36 PM

30. But he's so dreamy!

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:42 PM

31. Democrats should take a stand on this nomination.

Republicans treated President Obama and his Supreme Court nomination, Merrick Garland, with such disrespect. Why on earth should Democrats reward them for it?

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:44 PM

32. Thank you Solomon! I agree. And am I the only one who finds

"Pretty Boy" Gorsuch to be arrogant and totally full of himself?

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Response to skylucy (Reply #32)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:59 PM

50. Pretty boy, full of himself, smooth talker. TOOOOOO smooth. TOOOOO Folksy.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:47 PM

33. Nope

Calling Bob Casey now.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 04:51 PM

35. I would call him "Taint."

He will be so pro corporate it will prevent any individual from being able to sue a corporation for damages. They are already changing the laws to that effect and he will uphold them.

This is what we get for ranking our politicians by how much money they have raised in legal bribes!

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:01 PM

37. Gorsuch is a fascist and anyone who supports any fascist appointments

 

are fascist themselves and should be kicked off of DU

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:06 PM

38. He's a right wing hater!

Of course, it's not okay. Our Dem Leaders are not laying down on the job. They've been very tough today.

My whole point in my post (and it may not have come across the way I wanted) was, that I am still fucking pissed off beyond belief that I think there are plenty here...on DU..that did not vote for our nominee. They helped vote in THE DEPLORABLES.

What the hell did they expect??? Oh, I know. Do-overs!!

I hope Gorsuch doesn't get the nod. But, I see the reality.

I'm much more positive about saving the ACA, knocking down the ban, and Russian ties. Hey, maybe we will get extremely lucky, and he won't make it.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:06 PM

39. I don't care if the Republicans install him

I want the Democrats to filibuster and make the Republicans change the rules for SCOTUS nominees. Then, when Democrats get the majority, they can ram through whoever they damn please.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:17 PM

40. I agree...ppl normalizing this who admin like they normalized the #TraitorTrump. GAH

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:21 PM

41. I don't find him okay. I've been watching. And I find him quite arrogant and pompous.

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Maybe that's why they say he's so much like Scalia.

I find him off-putting.

But that's just me.

Why I would not support him has a LOT more to do with the fact that he should not even be in this position now. He's been nominated by a Vladimir Putin puppet, who was installed in OUR White House by a HOSTILE FOREIGN POWER.

As such, donald trump has NO business being there, in OUR White House and in OUR Oval Office.
He has no business nominating anybody to anything.
He has no business signing any fancy pieces of paper.
He has no business addressing Congress or the American People or anybody from that lectern.
He has no business striding across OUR White House lawn to climb aboard Marine One.
He has no business riding Marine One to Andrews to climb aboard Air Force One.
He has no business stopping to salute that honor guard that stands alert and whose job it is to protect him.
And I could go on.

AND THEN... there's that OTHER matter of the FBI investigation that he is now under.

I'm not a lawyer but, when Comey announced the investigations, adding that one of the things they were investigating was whether a crime had been committed - does that mean it's a criminal investigation?

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Response to calimary (Reply #41)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:20 PM

53. What you said.

And it's not just you.

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Response to calimary (Reply #41)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 10:55 PM

55. My impression too: Gorsuch is a DICK.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:26 PM

42. Dear Democrats

Read your recent confirmation history. He will just lie and tell you whatever is needed to make you happy. Then he will do whatever he wants to and you will have no recourse. Did you not learn that playbook after the Roberts and Alito hearings? Plus, this should not even an issue as you should be filibustering the nomination when it reaches that point. No vote on any justice nominated by Trump until Obama's nominee is seated. If you roll over for this you will continue to roll over for anything and everything.

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Response to Scalded Nun (Reply #42)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 09:50 AM

73. I think Gorsuch is horrible and should be stopped, but I think the Dem strategy

 

is that Gorsuch doesn't really change the court from when they had Scalia, and they think if they let the Rethugs have Gorsuch, and they may not be able to block him anyway if McConnell pulls the nuclear option, then they can block the next appt who will really tip the balance.

I think the Dems need to hold the line NOW, for several reasons, but that is their strategy, for at least some of them, FWIW.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:32 PM

43. No Dem. votes

 

None! zero! Stolen pick. Let Moscow Mitch change the rules & hang him with it!

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:34 PM

44. he is not Merrick Garland,

so he's not OK with me

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:36 PM

45. R-E-S-I-S-T!!!!

n/t

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:37 PM

46. prolly/probably just the JackSquatFanaticals type!

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:12 PM

52. I just saw a few excerpts of his testimony. Everything about him screams

fake, self-satisfied, shitty man to me. He really gave me the creeps.

And there is no way Dems should OK him even if none of that were true.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 11:16 PM

56. He needs to be indentified as a politician that stole Merrick Garland's spot on the court.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 11:17 PM

57. He may not be OK, but he will be confirmed

 

It's important to recognize that reality.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #57)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 11:50 PM

60. Let them confirm him then. We want no parts of it.

None.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #57)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 11:42 AM

79. Sowhat are you saying here?

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Response to KPN (Reply #79)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 01:05 PM

81. Learn as much as you can about him

 

He will be on the SC for probably the next 30+ years. Will have a huge role in shaping this country moving forward, whether we like it or not. Hopefully he will drift leftward as some previous SC justices nominated by Republicans have done.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #81)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 02:11 PM

82. Thanks for the clarification. I already know enough to be repulsed by the thought of him

being appointed. It's pretty frigging frustrating. We gotta start playing hardball right back -- if that means the nuclear option, so be it. Maybe we can retake the Senate in 2018 and avoid another GOP appointment down the road.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 11:54 PM

61. He will be worse than Scalia. We must oppose at all costs.

Even if they use the nuclear option -- so be it! We have to stand for something. This is one of the defining issues of our time. Any Democrat who votes in favor of this snake oil salesman deserves to be primaried. This pick has the potential to shape the court for the next 20 years.

And yes, I know Manchin is a lost cause.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:17 AM

63. I agree with you you. Gorsuch is another Clarence Thomas. And to think he will be on

the SC for life is unimaginable. What were those fuckers thinking when they did not vote for Mrs. Clinton.
Thing is, only poor people will suffer under this administration.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:35 AM

67. Gorsuch is okay

nyah nyah!

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 01:13 AM

68. Bit odd some Conservatives

have called him a Liberal because he goes to a supposedly Liberal Church that supposedly supports abortion (supports doubt it but not #1 priority) Plenty of Justices have ended up being more left than people thought they'd be (John Roberts can never tell. Still have the ACA thanks to him. now Clarence. can't get any more ultra xtreme right as him, much farther to the right an Anthony)

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 07:11 AM

71. He's ok if you're a corporation or if you hate women's reproductive choice

Otherwise? Not so much.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 09:46 AM

72. Amen, wise Solomon!

 

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 09:54 AM

74. I apologize for the one I started yesterday

I was momentarily looking at him through Colorful Colorado-tinted glasses.

Thanks to the links in the thread, I changed my mind and am back to 100% obstruction on EVERYTHING GOP

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 09:58 AM

75. After Al Franken

 

exposed him, I don't see how any DU member could consider Gorsuch to be OK.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 10:07 AM

76. He's a piece of shit!

Anti-women's reproductive rights. He can go to hell.

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Response to Solomon (Original post)

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 10:37 AM

77. Yes. Any Dem willing to lie down (or bend over) for these cons is a traitor to our values.

He can be the next nominee after Merrick Garland! If Trump in any way wanted to be President of all the people, he could start by nominating OUR rightful pick. Instead of their right-wing prick. Of course, Trump is solidly in the pocket of the alt-right neocons. He is not in any way "different" or "refreshing" like I have heard some people say in the past.

If I were in a position to ask a question of this "so-called nominee." I'd ask him 2 questions.

1) Why should we consider you over Merrick Garland, an exceptional pick, who the republicans were too chicken to even hold a vote on?

2) If we believe in no taxation without representation: how about representation without taxation? Many corporations are free to spend unlimited funds to lobby congress and influence our elections, yet rarely, if ever, pay any taxes. Billionaires get these same extraordinary "rights" as well, many of them never pay any taxes. Why are corporations and the wealthy afforded more rights than ordinary citizens? Is this FAIR?! How would you remedy this?


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Wed Mar 22, 2017, 10:50 AM

78. Agreed

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Wed Mar 22, 2017, 12:09 PM

80. Kudos for this OP! Haven't watched a lot of the confirmation hearing, but the little I have

shows me that Gorsuch is a very smart conniver, charlatan, confidence man. His answers all hide behind the duty of his position -- to impartially interpret and make judgements regarding the law. His record says otherwise, but his answers all seemed to go along the lines "I just do what a good judge does", i.e., he has just and only carried out the duty of his position without entertaining any moral qualms or thinking for himself. Believe that and I have a bridge you may be interested in buying. Gorsuch is just another fascist, bigoted hypocrite who would have us believe he is a saint. Don't buy it!

In the face of what happened with Garland, the illegitimacy of 45s presidency, and Gorsuch's clear and oppressive record, the Senate Democrats damned well better filibuster and then maintain it. All hell will be paid by the party if they don't -- not just because of Gorsuch but because of Democrats' relative lack of backbone especially over the past 15-20 years and the distrust that has sown among party members past (now I's, Greens or other) and present.

OBSTRUCT GORSUCH, TRUMP and the GOP!

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Wed Mar 22, 2017, 02:49 PM

83. There is nothing "OK"

about Gorsuch or his nomination.

He is an illegitimate nominee. Period.



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