Instead of "You Lie". This time its "Not True" by Justice Alito in Audience.

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    Has a president EVER struck out at the SCOTUS in a SOTU speech before? I think this was a first and he might have shot himself in the foot because Obama's remarks may influence their decisions from his lashing out at them.


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    POLITICO's Kasie Hunt, who's in the House chamber, reports that Justice Samuel Alito mouthed the words "not true" when Obama criticized the Supreme Court's campaign finance decision.

    " Last week, the Supreme Court reversed a century of law to open the floodgates for special interests – including foreign corporations – to spend without limit in our elections," Obama said. "Well I don’t think American elections should be bankrolled by America’s most powerful interests, or worse, by foreign entities. They should be decided by the American people, and that’s why I’m urging Democrats and Republicans to pass a bill that helps to right this wrong."

    The shot of the black-robed Supreme Court justices, stone faced, was priceless.

    Chuck Schumer stood up behind the justices and clapped vigorously while Alito shook his head and quietly mouthed his discontent.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pB5uR3zgsA&feature=player_embedded[/ame]

    Justice Alito mouths 'not true' - POLITICO Live - POLITICO.com
     
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    Five to Four. Five to Four. Five to Four. CU v. FEC was not Nine to Zero; Alito's opinion is that, an opinon. His behavior tonight was, is, and will always be contemptible.
    By showing partisanship he violated that which a judge must be, and dishonered every man and women who wears the robe.
     
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    Yes, they are supposed to be non-reactive. But, hey, Alito's a Bush appointee ... a dick.
     
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    What were the exact words Obama uttered before the quote?

    Obama's words being taken out of context? Obama's words before 'Last week...'
     
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    and the retarded army tool who started this thread is a cock sucker.

    not that there is anything wrong with that.
     
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    Imagine President Nixon dressing down the Supreme Court during his SOTU speech after the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. Obama's behavior in "embarrassing the court" during the speech was not "respecting the Separation of Powers" in doing so. Maybe the Court should take another look at his Constitutional Qualifications-—and demand discovery this time.
     
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    Yup and Roe Vs Wade was 5 to 4 as well, JUST an opinion. Of course 5 to 4 IS the deciding number isn't it?
     
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    Obama atttacks the Supreme Court in front of the nation and somehow Alito is the bad guy for shaking his head? Are you serious?

    We seriously live in Bizarro world where free speech is bad.
     
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    Oh I get it now. You're using this thread to push your birther bullshit. Alito can say not true all he likes, however Obama is right for the most part.

    And it wouldn't be the first time a politician in general has disagreed with the SCOTUS. I mean how many Republicans disagree with Roe V Wade? Or how many would of disagreed if Heller got shot down?
     
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    Oh that barry, bringing people together in a non partisan way!

    Not.

    The asshole can't even get the story straight, they did not over turn a 'century' of anything, I know McCain is old but he ain't THAT old.

    Carry on licking Barry's anus butmugs. :lol:
     
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