High time to revamp the Supreme Court

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    It's obvious the Court has become political in nature as they chip away at our Constitution.....therefore we need to change the Court's parameters....

    some suggestions....

    1) enlarging the Court to say....19 members...

    2) changing tenure to maybe 10 or 20 years...

    3) allow for smart non-lawyer appointees....

    4) insist that members adhere to the letter of the Constitution or be subject to dismissal....


    agree or disagree....?
     
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    Geez...you've got the most activist conservative court in years and you guys still ain't happy?
     
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    FDR already tried packin' the Court. Read up about how it went for HIM.
     
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    I totally agree, the "Papers Please" should have been struck down a long time ago.
     
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    Sounds dumb to me... It's already their job to "adhere to the letter of the Constitution" and they don't... But that's why they say "in your opinion." Both sides we demand anyone that does not vote how they like gets removed.

    The best thing people can do at this point is revolt, this does not need to be violent, but maybe it will be. Government should have never pushed people that a point where violence is an option but it seems the US wants it.
     
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    Anyone else surprised that it took the rightwing a whole day to come up with this "plan"....

    Gingrich's idea of calling them to testify before Congress to explain their rulings is....uh....well, it was from Newt.

    Terrible ideas in the OP. All the way around.
     
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    Yup.


    And now we're dealing with a Bush-packed court. Some folks just can't be happy....
     
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    I declare NASA unconstitutional (find it in the Constitution). Well, there goes satellite TV and the Internet.

    Hope you don't like stealth bombers or clean air. They aren't there either.
     
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    Everyone knows Obamacare is unconstitutional, even Obama... It's that part of one side (as they are in a minority) does not believe in the constitution. It's really that simple. The constitution and FF’s said no, Obama and some supporters say yes.
     
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    I think it's a fantastic idea to put people on the court who aren't lawyers (ie - aren't educated in the law)....sounds real.....interesting. Perhaps we could put in celebrities and run the Scotus like Hollywood Squares.:tongue:
     

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