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This may not be the best time for Clinton allies to float Loretta Lynch as AG

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The views of several justices now sitting on the Court about how various parts of the Constitution should be interpreted bother all hell out of me. I have read Judge Bork's explanation of his positions on certain issues that agitated some Senators, and they make very good sense to me. I believe some of the people deciding Bork's fate just weren't quite bright enough to understand the reasoning in some of his writings. In one of his books Bork himself spoke quizzically about the questions Arlen Specter, in particular, would ask him during the hearings on his nomination. He said the two of them sometimes spoke alone, and he recalled feeling like he was back teaching con law at Yale, trying to explain a difficult point to a student who seemed to be trying hard but just didn't get it.

What is your opinion of the Warren and Burger Courts?
 

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I doubt that.

She's the chief law enforcement officer and chief attorney of the entire country....and head of the Justice Department. Not many can make that claim...least of all Clarence.
 

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Clarence is little more than a bitter, self pitying, bump on a log and doesn't even begin to compare to Thurgood Marshall. He is completely lost without Scalia telling him how to think and vote....and he's now thinking to retire. His seat on the bench would be perfect for Loretta.

So you pretend now that Thomas can't think for himself? Why? Because he is black? You may not agree with him because he is conservative, but pretending he can't think for himself is beyond the pale.
 

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So you pretend now that Thomas can't think for himself? Why? Because he is black? You may not agree with him because he is conservative, but pretending he can't think for himself is beyond the pale.
See post #43. Now you're the third.
 

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Aside from his abnormal silence for ten years....Chief Justice Roberts very seldom assigns him to write the majority opinion. Thomas wasn't vetted the way he should've been because his sex life got in the way of questioning him about his jurisprudence....which was largely unknown because he'd only been a circuit court judge for a year when Bush nominated him to the SC to fill Marshall's seat. It's pretty obvious he was only appointed because they wanted a black man to fill another black man's seat....as if all blacks were cut from the same cloth. Then of course there's his conflict of interests with is wife being an outspoken member of the tea party and his not filing tax returns and so on and so on.

Which doesn't address the question. The above does not indicate he cannot think for himself. He has written over 300 opinions since taking a seat on the SCOTUS. You are simply a partisan that wishes to impugn Thomas because you don't like the fact that he is conservative... and black.

Pretending Thomas wasn't vetted demonstrates how partisan you are.
 

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See post #43. Now you're the third.

Given that you stated he was only appointed because he was black, you have indicated that you are indeed fixated on his skin pigmentation. Why is that?
 

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She's the chief law enforcement officer and chief attorney of the entire country....and head of the Justice Department. Not many can make that claim...least of all Clarence.

Holding offices does not make a person qualified. Bush was President. So was Obama. Neither were qualified to run the country.

Holding an office that was APPOINTED especially doesn't make you qualified. Michael Brown was put in charge of FEMA. How did that go?

Lynch just showed how much she cares about law and order with regards to the Clinton fiasco. So no... her current appointed job does not qualify her.
 

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She's the chief law enforcement officer and chief attorney of the entire country....and head of the Justice Department. Not many can make that claim...least of all Clarence.

Also... you basically just stated that she is the APPOINTED Attorney General. Putting a bunch of 'ands' in there as if she has done more than simply get appointed AG is comical.
 
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