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25 September 2020

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Barry Pruett

Anytime Democrats lose power, they want to change the rules. Maybe they should just try coming up with better arguments for why things should be the way they want them and why people should vote for socialists.

George Rebane

BarryP 1258pm - Arguing for their beliefs and policies has never been a strong suit for lefties of all hues. When asked to provide supportive apologetics for their proposals, their tack is invariably to change the subject and counter-attack with their version of the failures of the Right. This is such a perennial constant in their political behavior since time immemorial, that its expression in these pages over the years can be used as Exhibit A.

Walt

They gave us a taste of that already. Obamacare. Healthcare no one could afford to use, and no Dr. would take. And they are still trying to sell that snake oil as the best there ever was.

scenes

I'm reading this as a lifetime appointment subject to 'good behavior'.

"The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The judges, both of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behaviour, and shall, at stated times, receive for their services, a compensation, which shall not be diminished during their continuance in office."

Has that actually been thrashed out by, well, a court?

Of course, any attempt to alter the court is an attempt to alter policy via the court at this point.

You'd think that if people 'loved their country' they wouldn't be trying to change it constantly.

Eventually radical changes will happen simply due to population replacement. A legal system built on top of a millennium-old substrate of English culture isn't going to last when those people are a small minority and no integration has happened in the meantime.

Barry Pruett

Obamacare. What a joke. We still have almost 30,000,000 people uninsured

George Rebane

Scenes 235pm - "You'd think that if people 'loved their country' they wouldn't be trying to change it constantly." And that has been the point in these pages for many years. Almost all Democrats constantly demonstrate that they do not love America. It is a forsaken land, conceived in evil, that must be remade at the earliest opportunity.

The Estonian Fox

The Democrats showed contempt again for the President when he was booed as he was paying his respects at Ginsburg's coffin. Poor form at a time of mourning.

If it were a Democrat president who was booed while paying respects, this would have been fiery news everywhere.

scenes

re: Ginsburg's body.

It's kind of an odd thing. This 'lie in state' business has ramped up remarkably in the last couple of years. For political reasons? Because government officials are slowly turning into royalty?

https://history.house.gov/Institution/Lie-In-State/Lie-In-State/

Maybe we can get the Lenin guys over to do their magic.

I think that, especially for a Jewish person, the whole spectacle is rather vulgar.

"If it were a Democrat president who was booed while paying respects, this would have been fiery news everywhere."

Of course, but that's the double standard we now live with. The real question will be whether all Presidents are treated as rudely as Trump from here on, or it it's just a one off. Sharing the country with modern Democrats is rather like having an abusive spouse.

Bill Tozer

THANK DEMS FOR THE BARRETT NOMINATION

“Among the reasons President Trump has reportedly decided to appoint Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is that the Democrats already attempted to “Bork” her, but failed, and disgraced themselves in the process while elevating her public profile.”....

“A Democratic senator, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said a group of Feinstein’s colleagues want Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) or Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) to serve as the top Democrat on the Judiciary panel for the upcoming nomination hearings, which are expected to be extraordinarily contentious. This senator is worried that potential missteps by Feinstein could cost Democrats seats.

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/thank-dems-for-the-barrett-nomination.php

“She’s not sure what she’s doing,” the Democratic senator said of Feinstein. “If you take a look at Kavanaugh, we may be short two senators because of that. And if this gets [messed] up, it may be the same result.”

Order up some extra popcorn.

P.S. Remember that Kamala Harris is on the Judiciary Committee. Chances she’ll grandstand bigly in the Barrett hearings: 100%.

UPDATE: Here’s Judge Barrett arriving back home at South Bend this evening. She’s trolling the libs hard here—that’s a Whole Foods bag she has in her hand! Millions of grumpy woke Whole Foodies will be even grumpier now.”

Scott O

Some Dem dork-dude has already started the smearing of Barrett.
https://primepatriot.com/2020/09/26/dems-launch-smear-attacks-on-amy-coney-barretts-adopted-children/
Gasp - she and her husband adopted black children from Haiti.
“Would it matter if her kids were scooped up by ultra-religious Americans, or Americans weren’t scrupulous intermediaries & the kids were taken when there was family in Haiti? I dunno. I think it does, but maybe it doesn’t, or shouldn’t.”
The man has not one shred of proof of anything he's putting out.
He admits it.
And he's whining that people might 'misinterpret' his words.
There is no limit to the level the left will sink to slime innocent people.
"Ultra religious Americans" - is this going to be a crime in the new America when we get rid of the 'out-dated' Constitution?
Would love to see the lefts' Religiosity Meter.
Is 'ultra' when it goes to eleven?

Bill Tozer


@BuckSexton

“So the Democrat attacks on ACB for adopting children from Haiti have already begun-

Take note, America. Watch closely.
The Left is going to show you that it’s a morally bankrupt, vicious creed

The vengeful will of an angry mob, with the selfish mind of a spoiled child”

https://twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1309707795630088192?
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Buck Sexton
@BuckSexton

“The smearing of Kavanaugh was the ugliest political attack many Americans have ever seen-

And while it’s hard to believe anything could sink lower than that, everyone knows the Democrats will be even more grotesque when they go after Amy Coney Barrett

It will be satanic”

https://twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1309701269666308098?

George Rebane

The smearing of Kavanaugh was historically ugly. But ugly comes in many hues and forms. Democrats have already started smearing Barrett. I predict that before she is sworn in, America will be shown yet one more evil face of our now unabashed socialist Democrats.

scenes

"America will be shown yet one more evil face of our now unabashed socialist Democrats."

It doesn't take much for the mask to slip.

https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/37122-transition-integrity-project-founder-wants-execution-of-former-trump-official

It's a reasonably simple two-part plan.

1) Redefine 'Nazi' to mean whatever you like. Anyone not 100% on-board with you is,of course, a 'Nazi'.
2) You can do whatever you like to 'Nazis'. Destroy their history, destroy their stuff, destroy them. It's all good.

scenes

"Obamacare popularity drops 5% since 2018."

You do have to wonder how long the ACA Exchanges have left to run.

No doubt there's the utterly predictable death spiral as they consist of four basic customers:

. Highly subsidized poor people.
. Highly subsidized rich people who keep their declared income below the limits
. Highly subsidized sick people (after all, they cost more).
. Pissed-off self-employed people who subsidize the other three groups along with taxpayers.

Of course, nothing keeps the Great State of California from simply inventing a single-payer (or even single-provider) system. Maybe there's not enough grifting to be had as compared to high speed rail. I'd love to see the rules concerning state citizenship in order to qualify.

Scott O

scenes - "Of course, nothing keeps the Great State of California from simply inventing a single-payer (or even single-provider) system."
Yeah, the Dems talk big at election time about free health care in CA, but they have yet to do anything substantial.
What's stopping them?
The fact is they're just waiting for the Dems to control the fed govt and have the feds set up socialized health care nation-wide.
Because the feds can print money and CA can't.
End of story.

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