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RKP5637

(67,077 posts)
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:16 PM Jun 2022

The supreme court is no longer fit for the 21st century and should be disbanded.

What good is the supreme court if it's just going to be a bunch of political hacks and the scales of justice have been tossed. At minimal several members should be impeached for their lies. In essence, the supreme court is rigged and is a burden on society. What value does it really serve now. It does not even follow precedence. How many decisions will they revisit and throw out. It has really become a bullshit entity. It is a national disgrace with rogue members.


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The supreme court is no longer fit for the 21st century and should be disbanded. (Original Post) RKP5637 Jun 2022 OP
;-{)🖖‍ Goonch Jun 2022 #1
Along with the electoral college. tblue37 Jun 2022 #2
Absolutely!!! n/t RKP5637 Jun 2022 #4
My first thought too. BigmanPigman Jun 2022 #5
The senate is equal representation of the states thatdemguy Jun 2022 #13
I worded it incorrectly I think. BigmanPigman Jun 2022 #14
It would take a constitutional amendment. thatdemguy Jun 2022 #17
That's what I figured. BigmanPigman Jun 2022 #20
It would take an amendment to the constitution which will never happen. madinmaryland Jun 2022 #19
The Senate is Congress dumbcat Jun 2022 #26
Actually if we could get rid of the electoral college then the other things would just take care Maraya1969 Jun 2022 #6
That, would be a great start!!! Do it, and see how it goes. It's BS to have a popular vote RKP5637 Jun 2022 #18
Exactly. Our government wouldn't function correctly without a high court but the gldstwmn Jun 2022 #22
Agree LuvJoesPartner Jun 2022 #3
'Traitor by marriage'? You think that is a real thing? Maybe he is married to a traitor, but kelly1mm Jun 2022 #9
Let me restate LuvJoesPartner Jun 2022 #11
He should have recused himself but did not. He is an accomplice at the very least. gldstwmn Jun 2022 #23
Yup NewHendoLib Jun 2022 #7
And the electoral college needs to go. mzmolly Jun 2022 #8
No lifetime appointments. Earth-shine Jun 2022 #10
Absolutely!!! I guess there was a reason, continuity or something ... but it is ridiculous. n/t RKP5637 Jun 2022 #15
In the days of old, a lifetime appointment was shorter. Earth-shine Jun 2022 #16
Excellent point!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! n/t RKP5637 Jun 2022 #21
And the Senate ymetca Jun 2022 #12
Yesterday the idea was posted and ridiculed, sarisataka Jun 2022 #24
Yep, things have changed and now we have proof of their desires. n/t RKP5637 Jun 2022 #25
Still ridiculous today onenote Jun 2022 #27

BigmanPigman

(51,544 posts)
5. My first thought too.
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:21 PM
Jun 2022

How do we change the Senate to reflect the population so all states get equal representation like Congress?

thatdemguy

(453 posts)
13. The senate is equal representation of the states
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:53 PM
Jun 2022

The senate was set up to give all states equal representation, more populous states get more in the house. If you look back the senate was supposed to be elected by the state houses, not the people. They where supposed to represent the states not the people of the state.

BigmanPigman

(51,544 posts)
14. I worded it incorrectly I think.
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:59 PM
Jun 2022

I meant, isn't there a way to make the Senate like Congress, based on population? Bill Maher and others are complaining about this and I wondered if it can be changed and what would it take?

thatdemguy

(453 posts)
17. It would take a constitutional amendment.
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 06:05 PM
Jun 2022

And the hard part would be to get 3/4 or 38 states to agree to it. Do you really think there is a chance in hell that the smaller half of all the states would agree to lower their level of power at the federal level.

dumbcat

(2,120 posts)
26. The Senate is Congress
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 06:35 PM
Jun 2022
Section 1: Congress
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.


The Senate is part of Congress.

Jesus, they don't teach civics anymore.

Maraya1969

(22,457 posts)
6. Actually if we could get rid of the electoral college then the other things would just take care
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:30 PM
Jun 2022

of themselves. We have been living in minority rule for too many years.

RKP5637

(67,077 posts)
18. That, would be a great start!!! Do it, and see how it goes. It's BS to have a popular vote
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 06:05 PM
Jun 2022

in a supposed democracy, and then some others can just override the popular vote. Many of our problems are really IMO do to a faulty design.

gldstwmn

(4,575 posts)
22. Exactly. Our government wouldn't function correctly without a high court but the
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 06:15 PM
Jun 2022

electoral college just isn't necessary.

kelly1mm

(4,732 posts)
9. 'Traitor by marriage'? You think that is a real thing? Maybe he is married to a traitor, but
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:35 PM
Jun 2022

that does not make him a traitor.

LuvJoesPartner

(89 posts)
11. Let me restate
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:39 PM
Jun 2022

Possibly married to an alleged traitor who said our President should be sent to Guantanamo.

gldstwmn

(4,575 posts)
23. He should have recused himself but did not. He is an accomplice at the very least.
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 06:16 PM
Jun 2022

Clarence Thomas needs to resign.

ymetca

(1,182 posts)
12. And the Senate
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 05:47 PM
Jun 2022

What good is it? Our own "House of Lords" to placate our ruling class? Bah!

How about just the House of Representatives with the "original" Constitutional spelled-out number of representatives per 30,000 people?

Based on roughly the number of around 150 million registered voters, that would give us around 5,000 House members.

I bet we could get some coalitions then to pass legislation then, eh?

Out nation suffers from a LACK of representation. Fix THAT, and a LOT of other issues get fixed.

onenote

(42,490 posts)
27. Still ridiculous today
Sat Jun 25, 2022, 06:38 PM
Jun 2022

We'd be much better off if people focused their energies on electing more Democrats instead of floating ideas that have less than a zero chance of becoming reality.

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