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CousinIT

(9,378 posts)
8. True. Too many of them are. L. Leo and Trump / MAGA are delegitimizing courts but...
Fri Mar 29, 2024, 03:20 PM
Mar 29

....that isn't all. The courts and judges/justices are delegitimizing THEMSELVES too.

The goddamned USSC should NOT have taken Trump's immunity case, overturned ROE and they should NOT have taken the abortion drug cases.

And then there's the inexplicable actions of the NY appeals court on Trump's fraud case and Aileen Cannon who is essentially Trump's legal bouncer, not a judge.

MAGAts and their billionaire extremists are doing the appointing and putsching them onto the courts, then the judges and justices they appointed are doing the rest.

The goddamned USSC is ALREADY packed. Democrats need to UNPACK it with expansion, term limits and strict ethics rules. THEY HAVE TO BE MADE TO ANSWER TO SOMEBODY. They can whine about "being delegitimized" but THEY'RE DOING IT TO THEMSELVES!!!

They need to stop the billionaire-funded amicus brief train of cases designed to end up in their laps or at least stop taking the goddamned things and they need to stop playing legal bouncers to Donald Trump. BUT they won't. Because all of that is why they were put there and they know it.

Conservatism built this. czarjak Mar 29 #1
Really? elleng Mar 29 #15
From the bottom up the definition looks more like this: markodochartaigh Mar 29 #17
Yes, really. This is what the hatred, criminal actions and general contempt of government from Conservatives hadEnuf Mar 29 #18
They are not conservatives, elleng Mar 29 #26
I was going to say this, but you beat me to it. They are radicals! flashman13 Mar 29 #33
Thank you, flashman13. elleng Mar 29 #35
When were Conservatives really not radical? hadEnuf Mar 29 #41
Please tell me this is snark wolfie001 Mar 29 #22
FASCISM is the culprit. magicarpet Mar 29 #23
Thank you. elleng Mar 29 #25
Question? Bakerboy17 Mar 29 #38
Oh no djt does not give a sweet hoot about Jesus, the Bible, religion, or churches. magicarpet Mar 29 #40
Opposition/Resistance czarjak Mar 29 #42
Republicans built this dlk Mar 30 #45
We all know what is happening, everyone is talking about it, the legal system needs to act. Blah, blah, blah Escurumbele Mar 30 #50
So much for "The courts will hold" SledDriver Mar 29 #2
The courts will not hold. People have to VOTE. CousinIT Mar 29 #4
And we also need to be prepared for when the votes don't hold either. hadEnuf Mar 29 #19
Enemies MOMFUDSKI Mar 29 #3
By mobsters, crooks malaise Mar 29 #5
Yup, republianmushroom Mar 29 #6
The judges are enabling Trump to dismantle the court system. Irish_Dem Mar 29 #7
True. Too many of them are. L. Leo and Trump / MAGA are delegitimizing courts but... CousinIT Mar 29 #8
Yes the judges are enabling a dangerous sociopath. Irish_Dem Mar 29 #9
So is the f*cking media. GOP, judicial system, media... CousinIT Mar 29 #10
Yes this is the reality. Irish_Dem Mar 29 #12
Milton Mayer, "They Thought They Were Free" markodochartaigh Mar 29 #21
The German people knew the Jews were being gassed and cremated. Irish_Dem Mar 29 #34
But think of the financial benefits the judges get LiberalArkie Mar 29 #29
Over and under the table. Irish_Dem Mar 29 #31
+1 dalton99a Mar 30 #46
This won't stop if Biden wins the election. But, if he loses, all will be lost. Earth-shine Mar 29 #11
He's wrong. Grins Mar 29 #13
Judge Luttig's point in my understanding after listening to him on many occasions cayugafalls Mar 30 #47
Indeed, Trump is the carefully chosen front man/diversion for the efforts to change US Attilatheblond Mar 30 #48
The courts haven't done themselves any favors in that regard. cloudbase Mar 29 #14
Luttig is correct: Trump represents the greatest threat to the Constitution in the nation's history. Kid Berwyn Mar 29 #16
I would say that SCOTUS has played a huge part in this RainCaster Mar 29 #20
KnR Hekate Mar 29 #24
Do not give Trump too much credit. Yes, he is using what has been built Scalded Nun Mar 29 #27
Yes McConnell is the architect - tip toeing in the backdoor magicarpet Mar 29 #30
The battle is between would-be plutocrats and the rest of us. Hermit-The-Prog Mar 29 #28
It's the whole Republican Party and it's fascist oligarch owners. tRump is not doing this alone. diane in sf Mar 29 #32
the rs are doing ths to service only him. the just us system. rich mans court. AllaN01Bear Mar 29 #36
Also voting and elections n/t hibbing Mar 29 #37
Lets see- Who is the one judge who is not receiving these threats, bombast, and intimidation? NBachers Mar 29 #39
His glorious defense attorney, Aileen Cannon. n/t CousinIT Mar 30 #44
One of the greatest minds of this century. cayugafalls Mar 30 #43
I wish we could have a jurist of the caliber of Mr Luttig on the USSC. malthaussen Mar 30 #49
Nicolle Wallace presents a groundbreaking MSNBC segment, featuring Judge Reggie Walton's CNN interview LetMyPeopleVote Mar 30 #51
"dismantling of its system of justice and Rule of Law by a single man - the former President of the United States" BlueWaveNeverEnd Mar 30 #52
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