A Liberal’s Lament on Kagan and Health Care

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    Wow an honest opinion from a lib, imagine that. :cool:

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    Obamacare and the Supreme Court: Should Elena Kagan recuse herself? - Slate Magazine
     
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    I'd say there's a significant chance that she doesn't recuse herself. I think she's just that arrogant. She'll probably say the case is too important for her to sit out or her participation with the issue was not that significant or something.

    I mean, it's not like Congress has the balls to do anything about it if she doesn't recuse herself.
     
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    The more info that comes out, the more pressure will be put on her to recuse herself, she doesn't want to, because this is why Obama put her on the court, but she might have to.
     
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    But that's the thing, why would she have to? I mean, the Senate treated her with kid gloves in the confirmation process, and she wasn't exactly a non-controversial pick. And it's not like any of them want to lead the charge in impeaching the first Hispanic female justice.
     
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    Do you think the Senate will enforce that statute against her? I don't.
     
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    You never know, one can hope. There are more Republicans in the Senate now than when she was confirmed.
     
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    We have become so jaded with the Senate, lol. But I think you are right.
     
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    There is no way the senate will go there. The democrats simply will not allow it because this is there clincher issue and I have extreme doubt that Kagan will do the right thing here. In the end though, I doubt it is going to matter. There is going to be a landslide victory for the dems or a straight ideological split in the vote. Either way, Kagan's opinion will not matter.
     
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    That law applies to federal judges, not the Supreme Court.
     

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