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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Goodheart (Original post)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 12:17 PM

10. Regarding your questions:

 

The answer to question number one may be best answered here:

[link:https://joebiden.com/healthcare/|]

The answer to question number 2 may be a bit more complicated. I believe that the last time the idea of adding justices to the Supreme Court was seriously considered was when it was considered by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1930s. You can read about FDR's attempt to "pack" the Supreme Court here:

[link:https://www.history.com/news/franklin-roosevelt-tried-packing-supreme-court|]

The main reason that Roosevelt wanted to strike down the Supreme Court was that the Court was invalidating a whole bunch of the legislation that was getting passed. The court stopped nuking everything FDR passed, so he let the attempt to enlarge the court drop.
The key thing to remember is, it all depends upon whether or not we get the Senate. If we don't get the Senate, then enlarging the court would actually be counterproductive. If we do get the court, then we can appoint fair judges instead of the slanted ones the GOP loves.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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