Scalia and Thomas dine with healthcare law challengers as court takes case

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  1. J.E.D
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    J.E.D What's tha matta?

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    Forget about Kagan; if anybody should recuse themselves from the SC health care law case, it should be Thomas and Scalia. This isn't the first time these two have crossed ethical boundaries. Anybody interested in a fair process should be outraged.

     
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    Of course the two justices you disagree with most MUST be removed from hearing the case.

    How about you try to win the case on its merits, not by making up some conflict of interest. I'm sure Ginsberg et al on the liberal side have attended dinners given by Supporters of Obamacare, amazing you seem just fine ignoring it.

    Also, implying that, on a non real time message board, 25 min period with no response from someone who opposes your opinion means that said people HAVE no retort is the sign of a person unable to win debates using proper logic, instead resorting to cheap "gotcha" tricks.
     
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    Speaking of proper logic. Here I show proof that two conservative justices are dining with lawyers arguing against the health care law, and speaking at engagements sponsored by opponents of the law. Then you come in and start throwing out assumptions. Link it or shut up. Hack.
     
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    They should be investigated and their financial records subpoenaed to see if they have been paid off, and if so they should be impeached.
     
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    Agreed. Lifetime appointment, Schlifetime appointment. They may not be beholden to any ethics laws, but they are clearly crossing ethical boundaries. This stinks to high heaven.
     
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    Isn't Thomas' wife the one that was a teabagger leader who took lots of PAC money to go against Obama's health care bill?

    He should DEFINITELY recuse himself.
     
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    Correct. She also gained financially from the Citizens United ruling last year.
     
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    Still no link to that imagined scenario in your head? :eusa_whistle:
     
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    SCOTUS is just a bigger version of any small town courthouse.

    I can't count the time I've seen the "good old boy club" at a local restaurant.....judges, state attorneys, defenders, bailiffs.
    It's going to happen.......
     

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