The U.S. Supremes - Big Business Buddies or a Legitimate Court?

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    There has been a lot of discussion here recently about whether or not the Republican Party is in bed with Big Business. Well, today folks, a case goes before the USSC that will go a long way toward giving some indication of whether or not that actually is the case.

    Walmart, that Darling of the Right, has been sued in a class action suit alleging (I know you are going to find this hard to believe) employment discrimination against female employees. That's right - I'm not kidding.

    The issue before The Supremes has to do with the size of the class. Over two million women are estimated to comprise the class requesting certification. The class was certified by a federal court. Walmart appealed. A federal appellate court (who else? the 9th Circuit) upheld the certification. The issue is now before The Supremes.

    The decision will have a huge impact on Walmart and upon Big Business litigation in general. If the certification is struck down, it will be a huge blow to individual workers and a big boost to Big Business in general, because it will limit the size of class action suits that can be brought against employer corporations.

    So, folks - today, we find out what kind of a Supreme Court we have here. I'm betting the certification gets struck down. If it does, I'm back on here Big Time with all kinds of I told ya so's. If not, I'm back on here saying good on ya, Supremes - I misjudged you.

    Let's keep an eye on this bad boy.
     
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    Wal-Mart = "Darling of the right".

    Oh, brother!...Do the strawmen ever stop? :rolleyes:
     
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    Oddball, my old buddy! How's it going this morning, sunshine? Glad to see you will be mucking up yet another thread with your negative, dismissive, insulting posting style.

    Hang in there, old sport. Always nice to see you! :welcome:
     
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    thomas is stupid
    scalia ia a nazi
    alito is a goombah
    roberts ia a wasp and a hater


    there; now I don't have to come back to this thread....



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    The thread is already mucked up with your silly partisan hack strawman.

    Just because a pretty fair chunk of leftist wankers reflexively blow a gasket at the mere mention of Wal-Mart, doesn't make them a "Darling of the Right" by default.

    But please, feel free to carry on with your Hegelian judicial wet dream.

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    it just frustrates him that he doesn't know anything about the constitution. so he lashes out.
     
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    "Hegelian judicial wet dream" - I love it. :lol::lol:

    See if you can resist the temptation to keep this up until we get a ruling, OK? I'm going to work. See you later in the day.
     
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    He knows just enough to get himself in over his head. But he is sometimes amusing, as with his "Hegelian judicial wet dream" comment. I liked that one.

    Monitor this case, Jilian - it is really an important one for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that the decision will go a long way toward letting us know what kind of Supreme Court we really have here.
     
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    interesting way to dismiss what you don't want to hear.

    truth: citizens united is the worst decision written by the court since Dred Scott and Plessy v Ferguson and Korematsu

    ledbetter was an evisceration of the anti-discrimination laws... at least when it comes to salaries.

    heaven knows what they'll do in the walmart case.
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    each woman will take home $2.00 and each lawyer will take home 2 Billion. Yeah, we know how that works.
     

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