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CousinIT

(9,306 posts)
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 07:10 PM Dec 2017

Collins casts deciding vote appointing unqualified, extreme judge to lifetime post

http://mainebeacon.com/collins-casts-decisive-vote-to-appoint-unqualified-anti-lgbt-anti-choice-judge-to-lifetime-post/

Lost amid the uproar over Senator Susan Collins’ support for the GOP’s tax plan was another highly controversial vote cast by the Republican lawmaker this week.

On Tuesday, Collins voted to confirm Leonard Steven Grasz, one of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees and an opponent of abortion rights and laws protecting LGBT Americans, to a lifetime seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

Collins, a supposed pro-choice moderate, cast her vote for Grasz despite the fact that a committee appointed by the American Bar Association (ABA) unanimously determined him to be “unqualified,” largely due to the fact that the conservative Grasz appeared unable to detach himself from his “deeply-held social agenda and political loyalty to be able to judge objectively."
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Collins casts deciding vote appointing unqualified, extreme judge to lifetime post (Original Post) CousinIT Dec 2017 OP
She must be a true Republican at her core... CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2017 #1
Sadly, none of the current Republicans in the Senate can be called moderate mvd Dec 2017 #5
I am so disgusted with the national Republicans! They don't represent us AT ALL. n/t CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2017 #6
Yes I hope Collins gets beaten next time mvd Dec 2017 #7
Nah, she's just old and lost her brain. Kajun Gal Dec 2017 #10
A true repuglican. She was bought out - say $10M? erronis Dec 2017 #15
YUP !!!!!!!!!! pangaia Dec 2017 #30
NEVER call her a moderate on anything! Chasstev365 Dec 2017 #2
Ugh! K&R! MelissaB Dec 2017 #3
She likes Trump left-of-center2012 Dec 2017 #4
She will realize he buffaloed her! Kajun Gal Dec 2017 #11
Well there you have it. BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2017 #12
Exactly! Duppers Dec 2017 #22
Lord how I hate them. BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2017 #32
This is one of many reasons why praise for Collins is unwarranted. J_William_Ryan Dec 2017 #8
+1 dalton99a Dec 2017 #14
My revised HATE list... BigmanPigman Dec 2017 #9
and on my revised curse list. dixiegrrrrl Dec 2017 #16
How did you do that? BigmanPigman Dec 2017 #31
For anybody who yammers about what a "moderate Northeastern Republican" this fuckbucket is. . . . BigDemVoter Dec 2017 #13
I have been saying for a while that the only response maxrandb Dec 2017 #20
Shes a damn tool. mountain grammy Dec 2017 #17
At the core of all the GOP Hate Mongers and Bigots Cryptoad Dec 2017 #18
Guess her back up job came through Corgigal Dec 2017 #19
In the 21st Century, ALL Republicans are bad. Dawson Leery Dec 2017 #21
Republicanism is incompatible with decency and common sense. IluvPitties Dec 2017 #23
+1 Dawson Leery Dec 2017 #25
The next time someone here thanks her for a vote AllyCat Dec 2017 #24
There isn't a truly decent republican in the whole lot. Afromania Dec 2017 #27
2018 is coming up, and does the populace of Maine care? still_one Dec 2017 #26
Howard Dean thinks the people of Maine care. TDale313 Dec 2017 #28
Ya'll must have seen the questions asked of this fuckwad pangaia Dec 2017 #29
45's obviously got photos or video of her doing something really bad.... lindysalsagal Dec 2017 #33

CaliforniaPeggy

(149,952 posts)
1. She must be a true Republican at her core...
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 07:12 PM
Dec 2017

Even though she sometimes masquerades as a "moderate."

Whatever she is, she makes me sick. She has betrayed all women and the entire LGBTQ community.

mvd

(65,190 posts)
5. Sadly, none of the current Republicans in the Senate can be called moderate
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 07:26 PM
Dec 2017

They are either as conservative as Reagan or Tea Party insane. And they all will put party over country.

mvd

(65,190 posts)
7. Yes I hope Collins gets beaten next time
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 07:31 PM
Dec 2017

I am sure most of Maine does not want this tax bill or judges rated not qualified!

erronis

(15,566 posts)
15. A true repuglican. She was bought out - say $10M?
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 08:57 PM
Dec 2017

Doesn't matter how much - it's all funny money to the kochs/etc.

Collins, as others have said, is getting up there and probably couldn't fight a smear campaign that the empire would mount. "Say, Susan - could you see your way towards a nice retirement with an untraceable untaxable bank balance of say, $5,000,000? No, not enough? How about $10M and you'll have to STFU about how your state and the country and the world is being screwed..... THought so."

pangaia

(24,324 posts)
30. YUP !!!!!!!!!!
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 10:13 PM
Dec 2017

She is a human shit bag.... something I did NOT realize until recently

Where, oh where have I been???

Playing the Nutcracker again and again, that;s where...

dancing sugar plums and snowflakes...

BlancheSplanchnik

(20,219 posts)
12. Well there you have it.
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 08:24 PM
Dec 2017

She’s only concerned about what she can get. He’s kept promises to her. DGAF about promises broken to everyone else.


🖕🏾

Duppers

(28,139 posts)
22. Exactly!
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 09:44 PM
Dec 2017

Just now posted in another thread...
We know it always comes down to something personal for these assholes. Whatever affects them is all they care about.

BigmanPigman

(51,729 posts)
9. My revised HATE list...
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 07:43 PM
Dec 2017

Corker, Collins, Flake, McCain, etc...in that order. Fucking greedy, hypocritical sociopaths!

dixiegrrrrl

(60,010 posts)
16. and on my revised curse list.
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 08:59 PM
Dec 2017

I have room for her because one of the companies I cursed is declaring bankruptcy.

BigmanPigman

(51,729 posts)
31. How did you do that?
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 10:30 PM
Dec 2017

I perform "The Spell to Bind tRump and All Those Who Abet Him" monthly. In fact there is a nationwide spell set for midnight EST and 9:00 PM on the West Coast. I have been performing it monthly since Feb when I first learned about it. Your spell seems to be pretty effective. What do you do?

BigDemVoter

(4,161 posts)
13. For anybody who yammers about what a "moderate Northeastern Republican" this fuckbucket is. . . .
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 08:52 PM
Dec 2017

She's a fucking DUMB piece of SHIT. She's willing to sell her soul for any right wing cause that comes her way. I fucking HATE her.

maxrandb

(15,450 posts)
20. I have been saying for a while that the only response
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 09:07 PM
Dec 2017

To ANYONE with an R after their name is;

Go fuck yourself sideways with a First Edition hard cover copy of Atlas Shrugged you worthless piece of amphibian shit!

They all need to get beaten like a Keith Moon drum set.

Fuck Susan and her bullshit Good Retrumplican act.

Cryptoad

(8,254 posts)
18. At the core of all the GOP Hate Mongers and Bigots
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 09:01 PM
Dec 2017

is a driving force even more evil..... GREED! Never underestimate the Greed of Republicans....... never

AllyCat

(16,297 posts)
24. The next time someone here thanks her for a vote
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 09:51 PM
Dec 2017

Against something we progressives don’t like, I am pulling this one out.

Afromania

(2,771 posts)
27. There isn't a truly decent republican in the whole lot.
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 10:01 PM
Dec 2017

Each and every one of them down to the person is willing to do the wrong thing 95 to 100% of the time. They'll do it right along party lines and tell you that's not what they are doing.

pangaia

(24,324 posts)
29. Ya'll must have seen the questions asked of this fuckwad
Sat Dec 16, 2017, 10:11 PM
Dec 2017

by REPUBLICAN senator John Kennedy !!!!!!!!

he couldn't answer anything.
he doesn't know ANYTHING about law or the job.

I mean I AM MORE QUALIFIED for the job if that is all it takes..

How the living fuck does susan collins keep a job...... ANY job ???
Don;t answer that..

She is stupider than I thought...






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