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1 JeffFX  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 4:16:32pm

Maybe this guy should have a wingnut radio show instead of being a Supreme Court justice.

2 Destro  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 5:09:41pm

This is scary as hell followed on the heels of GOP voter suppression tactics nation wide.

3 Goosestepping Obama Tina Brown  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 5:22:16pm

WTF? Why are they concerned about the Voting Rights Act?

4 aagcobb  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 6:09:33pm

Can you imagine the nerve? Those blacks thinking they are entitled to vote? Clearly the Supreme Court needs to step in and disabuse them of this silly notion./

5 HappyWarrior  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 6:30:46pm

And this boys and girls is yet another reason why Scalia shouldn’t be the model for a Supreme Court justice yet watch every Republican candidate in 2016 for president say that we need more judges like him. He’s a fucking prick. He seems to have no regard to why these laws were created in the first place and I have no doubt had he been on the Warren Court in the 60’s, he’d be ruling in favor of segregation with a smile on his face.

6 ProBosniaLiberal  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 6:53:20pm

Serious question:

What happens when the Voting Rights Act is functionally voided?

No, really. What happens?

7 Achilles Tang  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 7:29:27pm

Scalia is like the Pope, except he won’t resign. He is a biblical literalist (being the constitution as the bible), and that is by our system. We get what we inherit.

8 Achilles Tang  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 7:31:08pm

re: #6 ProBosniaLiberal

Serious question:

What happens when the Voting Rights Act is functionally voided?

No, really. What happens?

No federal challenges on voter suppression by states.

9 moderatelyradicalliberal  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 7:45:03pm

re: #6 ProBosniaLiberal

Serious question:

What happens when the Voting Rights Act is functionally voided?

No, really. What happens?

Voter suppression galore and virtually no ability to challenge it.

10 moderatelyradicalliberal  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 7:46:29pm

re: #3 Goosestepping Obama Tina Brown

WTF? Why are they concerned about the Voting Rights Act?

The VRA stopped a great deal of the voter suppression attempts during the last election.

And they aren’t concerned about it, they want to kill it.

11 Aligarr  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 4:11:56am

Scalia has a 30 year history of opposing the voting righs act , and his recent comments prove it . If ever a Justice should RECUSE himself from this issue , Scalia is the posterboy .
Unfortunately his reasoning, which is nothing more than a sarcastic smack in the face to ALL Americans and their RIGHT to vote ,presents a possibility of VRA SECT. 5 beng overturned .
What can be done ? make sure any politician from ANY state ,voting against renewal , should SOTUS overturn it , be vehemently opposed in the voting booth , branded as an enemy of the Constitution , and an enemy of the people ,seeking to supress their right to vote . Indeed that sarcastic remark by Scalia that politicians fearing the loss of votes should ensure its renewal , is indicative of this man’s anti-Constitutional position .

12 Glenn Beck's Grand Unifying Theory of Obdicut  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 5:48:13am

re: #6 ProBosniaLiberal

Serious question:

What happens when the Voting Rights Act is functionally voided?

No, really. What happens?

This case won’t functionally void the VRA.

13 ProBosniaLiberal  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 9:00:54am

re: #12 Glenn Beck’s Grand Unifying Theory of Obdicut

With the other frustrations going on (personal here, partially why I have withdrawn in the past week), I really, really want to paint Conservatives as the KKK.

14 ProBosniaLiberal  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 9:06:58am

At this point, the Democrats need to paint this as killing the Voting Rights Act.

Is it true? Maybe, maybe not. But it will drive an anti-Conservative Hysteria.


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