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Re: Senate is going to get nuked

Postby John Galt » Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:47 am

phosphide wrote:
John Galt wrote:http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/326435-dem-leaders-give-centrists-space-on-gorsuch

'special interests' being the reason


The article doesn't go into much detail but sounds pretty weak to me. That said, I haven't had much time to research it. I'll have to try and catch up this weekend.


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Re: Senate is going to get nuked

Postby spacemonkey » Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:49 am

phosphide wrote:I haven't had time to catch up on it, but why are the democrats so opposed to Gorsuch?

Petty politics by petty people.
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Re: Senate is going to get nuked

Postby Spider » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:32 pm

spacemonkey wrote:
phosphide wrote:I haven't had time to catch up on it, but why are the democrats so opposed to Gorsuch?

Petty politics by petty people.


Understable tht they're a bit pissed. republicans have successfully stolen a SCOTUS seat.
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Re: Senate is going to get nuked

Postby ToddStarnes » Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:13 pm

spacemonkey wrote:
phosphide wrote:I haven't had time to catch up on it, but why are the democrats so opposed to Gorsuch?

Petty politics by petty people.

It's not petty. It's principles. Mitch McConnell said a SCOTUS justice should not be appointed during a campaign. Trumps campaign for 2020 has begun. Therefore a SCOTUS justice should not have been appointed, per the turtles logic.
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Re: Senate is going to get nuked

Postby The Comrade » Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:05 am

Turtle man has done more to harm America from the Senate during his tenure than any of our enemies could have hoped.
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Re: Senate is going to get nuked

Postby spacemonkey » Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:19 am

Now it all over, and a mutated point, as the lawyers would say.
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