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Thread: President Trump's nominee to replace Scalia on the SCOTUS is out.

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    President Trump's nominee to replace Scalia on the SCOTUS is out.

    http://www.denverpost.com/2017/01/24...ustice-choice/

    "For conservatives, Gorsuch meets conservative standards as an originalist and a textualist — someone who interprets the Constitution and statutes as they were originally written.

    He has given voice to concerns about “executive overreach” — a frequent complaint aimed at the Obama administration’s use of executive orders to achieve goals that ran into legislative gridlock."


    By all reports is a highly-respected, strict constructionist , From out west..... who supports the supremacy of the individual over the state.

    He also happens to be the 1st Protestant White male nominated to the court since 1975......

    Which means @MikeKerriii should be along any minute now to warn us that a "Hitlerian style Nazi takeover" of the United States is afoot.

    I'm still not tired of winning!
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    So, no scandals, nor black marks. Just not what the progressives would want right? Gee, wonder if the dems are kicking themselves in the but for removing the filibuster from needing a 2/3rds vote to stop the stalling tactic?
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    Judge Gorsuch seems to be a 1 for 1 replacement for Scalia, which would not modify the balance of what the Court was before Scalia died.

    I wonder if the Dems don't fight him too hard, so they can seem non-obstructionist but wait when a liberal Justice leaves (possibly during Trump's term) they fight if Trump nominates a conservative to replace the liberal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WILDJOKER5 View Post
    So, no scandals, nor black marks. Just not what the progressives would want right? Gee, wonder if the dems are kicking themselves in the but for removing the filibuster from needing a 2/3rds vote to stop the stalling tactic?
    Under current rules they still need 60 Senators to vote for cloture (to move the vote to an up or down vote). Supreme Court nominations were the only ones not effected by the rule change in 2013.
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    Well, it matters NOT who Trump puts up for the spot, the Dems are gonna do all they can to torpedo his conformation..

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    Quote Originally Posted by garhkal View Post
    Well, it matters NOT who Trump puts up for the spot, the Dems are gonna do all they can to torpedo his conformation..
    Yes, "conformation"...could not have used a better word to describe Trump followers.

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    [QUOTE=Rainmaker;369551

    I'm still not tired of winning![/QUOTE]

    You sound like a football fan who lives vicariously through, and thinks he part of, the team he supports. "WE WON!" Yes, we...and thanks for your hard work and effort in training camp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandsjames View Post
    "WE WON!" Yes, we...
    Well there's winners, and there's losers....But they ain't no big deal...
    Oh but ain't that America, for you and me...
    Ain't that America, we're something to see baby...
    Ain't that America, home of the free, yeah...
    Little pink houses for you and me, ooo, ooo yeah...


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    Last edited by Rainmaker; 02-01-2017 at 10:08 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandsjames View Post
    and thanks for your hard work and effort in training camp.
    Still plenty of room on this train sandsjames....Instead of sitting on the sidelines complaining.... You're certainly welcome to join us!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    Still plenty of room on this train sandsjames....Instead of sitting on the sidelines complaining.... You're certainly welcome to join us!


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