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Post by AndyC » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:10 am

Democrat presidential candidates and senators this week renewed their threats that unless the U.S. Supreme Court issues liberal rulings on the Second Amendment and other issues, Democrats will fundamentally restructure the nation’s highest court, a shocking threat to judicial independence not seen since the 1930s.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) filed an amicus brief (“friend of the court” legal brief) at the Supreme Court on Monday, joined by follow leftwing partisan Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), demanding that the Supreme Court back out of a case over one of the most restrictive gun control laws in America.

These leading Democrats also warned that if the justices proceed to issue a pro-Second Amendment ruling, and if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, then they will fundamentally remake the High Court.
https://www.breitbart.com/pre-viral/201 ... t-packing/
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AndyC wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:10 am
Democrat presidential candidates and senators this week renewed their threats that unless the U.S. Supreme Court issues liberal rulings on the Second Amendment and other issues, Democrats will fundamentally restructure the nation’s highest court, a shocking threat to judicial independence not seen since the 1930s.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) filed an amicus brief (“friend of the court” legal brief) at the Supreme Court on Monday, joined by follow leftwing partisan Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), demanding that the Supreme Court back out of a case over one of the most restrictive gun control laws in America.

These leading Democrats also warned that if the justices proceed to issue a pro-Second Amendment ruling, and if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, then they will fundamentally remake the High Court.
https://www.breitbart.com/pre-viral/201 ... t-packing/
Once they have control of WH and Senate, how do they plan on "fundamentally remaking" SCOTUS? Perhaps they envision killing off the existing conservative judges? The left is unhinged. Domestic enemies.
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Post by Schleprock » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:32 am

Grayling813 wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:17 am
AndyC wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:10 am
Democrat presidential candidates and senators this week renewed their threats that unless the U.S. Supreme Court issues liberal rulings on the Second Amendment and other issues, Democrats will fundamentally restructure the nation’s highest court, a shocking threat to judicial independence not seen since the 1930s.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) filed an amicus brief (“friend of the court” legal brief) at the Supreme Court on Monday, joined by follow leftwing partisan Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), demanding that the Supreme Court back out of a case over one of the most restrictive gun control laws in America.

These leading Democrats also warned that if the justices proceed to issue a pro-Second Amendment ruling, and if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, then they will fundamentally remake the High Court.
https://www.breitbart.com/pre-viral/201 ... t-packing/
Once they have control of WH and Senate, how do they plan on "fundamentally remaking" SCOTUS? Perhaps they envision killing off the existing conservative judges? The left is unhinged. Domestic enemies.
By “stacking” the court with additional justices, thereby negating any conservative influence.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/some-2 ... t-justices

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/supreme-co ... eme-court/
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Post by thatguyoverthere » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:35 am

"The Supreme Court is not well. And the people know it," the brief said. "Perhaps the Court can heal itself before the public demands it be 'restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics.'"
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/senate ... tructuring

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Post by ELB » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:39 am

The Dems just effectively told the Republicans that if they hold the Presidency and the Senate and take back the House in 2020, then they should pack the court themselves.

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Post by jerry_r60 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:56 am

Grayling813 wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:17 am
AndyC wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:10 am
Democrat presidential candidates and senators this week renewed their threats that unless the U.S. Supreme Court issues liberal rulings on the Second Amendment and other issues, Democrats will fundamentally restructure the nation’s highest court, a shocking threat to judicial independence not seen since the 1930s.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) filed an amicus brief (“friend of the court” legal brief) at the Supreme Court on Monday, joined by follow leftwing partisan Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), demanding that the Supreme Court back out of a case over one of the most restrictive gun control laws in America.

These leading Democrats also warned that if the justices proceed to issue a pro-Second Amendment ruling, and if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, then they will fundamentally remake the High Court.
https://www.breitbart.com/pre-viral/201 ... t-packing/
Once they have control of WH and Senate, how do they plan on "fundamentally remaking" SCOTUS? Perhaps they envision killing off the existing conservative judges? The left is unhinged. Domestic enemies.
As was stated earlier, manipulating the number of Justices is how they can remake the court. Here is some quick history (from https://www.history.com/news/7-things-y ... reme-court)

2. There haven’t always been nine justices on the court.
The U.S. Constitution established the Supreme Court but left it to Congress to decide how many justices should make up the court. The Judiciary Act of 1789 set the number at six: a chief justice and five associate justices. In 1807, Congress increased the number of justices to seven; in 1837, the number was bumped up to nine; and in 1863, it rose to 10. In 1866, Congress passed the Judicial Circuits Act, which shrank the number of justices back down to seven and prevented President Andrew Johnson from appointing anyone new to the court. Three years later, in 1869, Congress raised the number of justices to nine, where it has stood ever since. In 1937, in an effort to create a court more friendly to his New Deal programs, President Franklin Roosevelt attempted to convince Congress to pass legislation that would allow a new justice to be added to the court—for a total of up to 15 members—for every justice over 70 who opted not to retire. Congress didn’t go for FDR’s plan.


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Post by flechero » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:04 pm

Can you imagine the backlash if Trump would have said that about the 90 day hold on people coming from terrorist nations?? :shock: :shock:

Or about anything really- if it came from Trump, the left would have gone ape.


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Post by crazy2medic » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:09 pm

I know those Justices are cut from better stuff than me, but if I sat on that bench I'd rule against whatever the Dems wanted just because of their threat
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Post by Grayling813 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:10 pm

jerry_r60 wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:56 am
As was stated earlier, manipulating the number of Justices is how they can remake the court. Here is some quick history (from https://www.history.com/news/7-things-y ... reme-court)

2. There haven’t always been nine justices on the court.
The U.S. Constitution established the Supreme Court but left it to Congress to decide how many justices should make up the court. The Judiciary Act of 1789 set the number at six: a chief justice and five associate justices. In 1807, Congress increased the number of justices to seven; in 1837, the number was bumped up to nine; and in 1863, it rose to 10. In 1866, Congress passed the Judicial Circuits Act, which shrank the number of justices back down to seven and prevented President Andrew Johnson from appointing anyone new to the court. Three years later, in 1869, Congress raised the number of justices to nine, where it has stood ever since. In 1937, in an effort to create a court more friendly to his New Deal programs, President Franklin Roosevelt attempted to convince Congress to pass legislation that would allow a new justice to be added to the court—for a total of up to 15 members—for every justice over 70 who opted not to retire. Congress didn’t go for FDR’s plan.
Okay, they have a plan and it's Constitutionally allowed. Best of luck to them....having an overwhelming socialist SCOTUS doesn't mean 600 million firearms are going to be willingly turned in or confiscated.
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Post by AndyC » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:17 pm

crazy2medic wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:09 pm
I know those Justices are cut from better stuff than me, but if I sat on that bench I'd rule against whatever the Dems wanted just because of their threat
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Post by Middle Age Russ » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:24 pm

It would seem to me that attempting to strong-arm the Court in such manner might bring a Contempt of Court ruling.
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Post by joe817 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:36 pm

Middle Age Russ wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:24 pm
It would seem to me that attempting to strong-arm the Court in such manner might bring a Contempt of Court ruling.
ABSOLUTELY!! Threatening and intimidating the Supreme Court of the United States goes beyond the pale of politics! :mad5

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Post by Rob72 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:51 pm

Grayling813 wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:10 pm
jerry_r60 wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:56 am
As was stated earlier, manipulating the number of Justices is how they can remake the court. Here is some quick history (from https://www.history.com/news/7-things-y ... reme-court)

2. There haven’t always been nine justices on the court.
The U.S. Constitution established the Supreme Court but left it to Congress to decide how many justices should make up the court. The Judiciary Act of 1789 set the number at six: a chief justice and five associate justices. In 1807, Congress increased the number of justices to seven; in 1837, the number was bumped up to nine; and in 1863, it rose to 10. In 1866, Congress passed the Judicial Circuits Act, which shrank the number of justices back down to seven and prevented President Andrew Johnson from appointing anyone new to the court. Three years later, in 1869, Congress raised the number of justices to nine, where it has stood ever since. In 1937, in an effort to create a court more friendly to his New Deal programs, President Franklin Roosevelt attempted to convince Congress to pass legislation that would allow a new justice to be added to the court—for a total of up to 15 members—for every justice over 70 who opted not to retire. Congress didn’t go for FDR’s plan.
Okay, they have a plan and it's Constitutionally allowed. Best of luck to them....having an overwhelming socialist SCOTUS doesn't mean 600 million firearms are going to be willingly turned in or confiscated.
That assumes that the some of the owners are willing to take a stand. I've said for a long time that, "welfare checks," anytime EMS goes to a home is the likely way it will start. If the property owner doesn't give them up voluntarily, and weapons are found subsequent to a search, the owner becomes ineligible for XXX government services (Medicare/Medicade, EMS service, etc.,etc..).

The only way that doesn't work is if LEO, as a whole refuses to pursue, and EMS/Fire, as a whole, refuse to ask/pursue. If jobs and benefits are on the line, are there enough with the character to step beyond political association (Dem/Rep) and support the Constitution? I am doubtful, at best.


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Post by Rob72 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:57 pm

Middle Age Russ wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:24 pm
It would seem to me that attempting to strong-arm the Court in such manner might bring a Contempt of Court ruling.
Which is meaningless without substantial support from the Executive branch, and a sufficient minority of the House and Senate (or a majority of one or the other) to order Mil/LE to incarcerate activist politicians on charges of treason. This is moving well past the point of polite discourse, much as it did in 1770-'74, during the final escalations.

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Post by RoyGBiv » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:36 pm

Will any of the liberal Justices speak out against this? :bigear:

Would be fun to hear RGB unload on these traitors.
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