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I have seen reports that Roberts have privately met members of Congress for budget and security issues. His idea that Chief Justices can't meet with Congress because of separation of powers is bullshit.

Alito is a problem. Thomas is a problem. Roberts is a problem.

New York has successfully brought civil and criminal actions against Donald Trump. Yay.

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This is great, but can you please edit "porn star Stormy Daniels" to read "Stephanie Clifford, an actor also known by her stage name Stormy Daniels"? Thank you.

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From the NYT reporting of the verdict:

"The 12 New Yorkers who composed the jury needed nearly 10 hours to decide a case stemming from Mr. Trump’s first White House run, when, prosecutors say, he perpetrated a fraud on the American people."

"...needed nearly 10 hours to decide...". Holy shit, a whole TEN FECKING HOURS! Would the deliberations EVER end?? Are those people really serious? And where's the editor? That sentence needed major cleanup, but...it's the Times, and oh, well. How about THIS for an alternative adverb..."The jury needed ONLY about 10 hours, etc., etc.". Works for me.

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Ffs. The Times apparently hates democracy as much as the fascists. Nearly 10 hours🙄

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Roberts either completely agrees with the direction of the court, or he lacks the strength of character to do anything about it. (And I wouldn't discount the latter given his quite frankly pathetic attempt to have it both ways on Dobbs). In either case he is a disgrace to his country, and will go down in infamy, with every other self-described 'conservative' who has proceeded to follow the mob wherever it went, every other American who could have taken a stand but didn't. If any of these 'conservatives' were decent, they would have demonstrated it long ago. They all need to be purged, to save the rest of us.

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Worst CJ since Roger Taney...even the notorious Wm. Rehnquist had a working ethics compass. "The Roberts Court"...chew on that for a while...then spit it out .

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Yeah I get he has to deal with Clarence Thomas and 'Son of Sam' Alito, not to mention Brett Kavanaugh (to think that his past deeds only make him the third-worst on this court). But if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen. Or better yet retire and let Biden and the Democratic Senate replace you.

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I really don't think we need to start rehabilitating noted segregationist William Rehnquist, the whole "the last iteration of Republicans were the good ones" thing has us forgetting how bad they were too

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Antonin Scalia was actually pretty danged good

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Cmon man, not Antonin "The Incoherence of Antonin Scalia" Scalia. Respect for Scalia should vaporize upon contact with Posner's article https://www.law.nyu.edu/sites/default/files/Posner%2C%20Richard%20A.%2C%20'The%20Incoherence%20of%20Antonin%20Scalia'%20The%20New%20Republic.pdf

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John Roberts (JC, SCOTUS-GOP) tipped his hand in his response, specifically regarding "Senators of just one party." Should the Chief Justice of the United States mention, or even know, the parties of individual United States Senators? Doesn't this undermine his claim to be an unaffiliated "third branch" that is above and beyond partisanship? Doesn't this make him the "partisan hack" his newest acolyte, Sister Comey-Barrett, claims none of them are?

Methinks the lady doth protest too much.

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Trump is finally a man of his convictions.

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More proof that congress needs to pass laws to require ethics standards for the justices of the Supreme Court.

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Enforceable ethic standards with real teeth.

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SCROTUS: Supreme Court Rogues Of The United States.

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😂😂

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Sigh. The Supreme Court's own code of conduct say a justice should disqualify himself in a situation "where an unbiased and reasonable person who is aware of all relevant circumstances would doubt that the Justice could fairly discharge his or her duties."

Now it is true that Alito himself is neither unbiased nor reasonable as to his own actions. But I guess we can now conclude something about Roberts, right? Nary a doubt?

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Thanks for the updates Chris and it’s nice that our judicial system continues to work, at this time.

My question: is it a violation of the oath of office by members of the House of Representatives or Senate, when they report that a legitimate court and jury decision is a sham? Isn’t that a failure to uphold the constitution as the court systems, federal and state, are ultimately formed under constitutional law and the jury decision was made in accordance to NYS law that is also constitutionally sanctioned.

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Trump would kick all the oldies also brown and black off the court and refill with

Stephen Miller's top 10 picks.

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The rule of law still matters in this country. No one is above the law. Donald Trump is now a convicted felon, found guilty by a jury of his peers. The Republican Party has died and been taken over by the MAGA cult. Shame on you all.

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Also, LOL if this court thinks a Trump administration will follow ANY of its orders it doesn't like. But then perhaps they plan on being sure not to issue any.

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SCOTUS has been corrupt since they overturned a free and fair election in 2000. We absolutely must stop abiding by these partisan hacks' rulings. Actually, we should just abolish the anti democratic SCOTUS.

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I'm 100% this will make the orange menace more popular, half the population are a bunch of deplorables.

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They appear to be poorly informed and/or completely delusional. If Democrats did anything like what Trump has done, the angry villagers would have instantly gone after them with torches and pitchforks. Yet when Trump does it, he ends up being further sanctified. How does this happen? Why? Then he accuses the Democrats of what he himself is doing. It's like nonstop Big Brother gaslighting. I don't understand.

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Shame shame shame shameful

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