The Senate rejected 27 (20%) of the 149 nominees to the Supreme Court made between the nation's founding and 2005. The reasons for the rejections vary, and include incompetence, inexperience, and impropriety. Most of the rejections, however, reflect in part, or even primarily, a difference between the President and the Senate over whether the nominated justice represents the right ideological choice.........
There's hospital visitation rights, inheritance, adoption, immigration, etc., etc.
To merit the Committee's rating of "Well Qualified," a Supreme Court nominee must be a preeminent member of the legal profession, have outstanding legal ability and exceptional breadth of experience, and meet the very highest standards of integrity, professional competence and judicial temperament. The rating of "Well Qualified" is reserved for those found to merit the Committee's strongest affirmative endorsement.
Fascinating. A terrorist supporter here waxing on mature democratic politics?!
SF is one of those few people left who thinks he has reason to resent genocide and political oppression.
You can read French but you can't understand English?
ersi, your knowledge of history is deficient.
Is history English or does it belong to English? You seem to assume yes. That's what makes you incomprehensible. You are from a different planet, dude.
Quote from: ersi on 2017-04-19, 22:26:01Is history English or does it belong to English? You seem to assume yes. That's what makes you incomprehensible. You are from a different planet, dude.I can understand why you'd know next to nothing about the history between England, Scotland and Ireland. (As I suspect you can -if you'd try- understand why SF and I would know more...) What makes me "incomprehensible" to you is that I don't subscribe to your biases and I don't think ersi is the center of the universe!
I wonder what the UN is waiting for expulsing such barbarians from the civilized comunity.
Every thread is about how bad America is, for the likes of you!
Quote from: OakdaleFTL on 2017-04-26, 08:49:08Every thread is about how bad America is, for the likes of you! Q.E.D.
Quote from: Barulheira on 2017-04-28, 15:13:05Quote from: OakdaleFTL on 2017-04-26, 08:49:08Every thread is about how bad America is, for the likes of you! Q.E.D.Oakdale is right.Not because America is not bad, but because he's being the only one defending it.A forum can't be about twenty massacring one.
Gun owners received disappointing news on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that effectively let stand California's "may-issue" permitting regime. The upshot of this decision is that law-abiding Californians in many areas of the state will be effectively denied the right to "bear" arms in public for self-defense. But there was a silver lining to this development as Justice Neil M. Gorsuch - President Trump's pick to replace the late, great Antonin Scalia - came out strongly in favor of the Second Amendment by joining a dissent from the court's decision penned by Second Amendment stalwart Justice Clarence Thomas. Gorsuch's participation in the dissent confirmed that he, unlike so many of his colleagues in the federal judiciary, is indeed prepared to take the Second Amendment seriously........continued
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