The Supreme Court Precedent Republican are ignoring

and yes, it involves a REPUBLICAN President, one Abraham Lincoln. Chief Justice Roger b Taney, he of the infamous opinion in the Dred Scott case,  died Oct 12, 1864.  Republican President Abraham Lincoln had a Republican Senate. Lincoln did not make a nomination until December 6, AFTER the election, which he won. But then Lincoln…

Joe Biden Endorses Jill Karofsky (D. WI) For Wisconsin Supreme Court

Some more big news out of Wisconsin: Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Jill Karofsky in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Biden issued the endorsement in a statement Friday. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has also backed Karofsky, a Dane County Circuit Court Judge. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump weighed in on the race…

Bernie Sanders Endorses Jill Karofsky (D. WI) For Wisconsin Supreme Court

Now I do approve of this: Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator-Democratic presidential candidate, has endorsed the liberal-backed Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in her race against the conservative-backed incumbent Daniel Kelly. The two are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election. In a statement endorsing Karofsky, a Dane County Circuit Court judge, Sanders said…

Reagan for Shah! Vozhd Trump for 'Supreme Leader' (plus sour cream)

Phantom Zone projection from Bizarro World. “Malice toward all, charity for none.” Trump's acquittal speech vs. Clinton's acquittal speech pic.twitter.com/D35omDgiwA — The Recount (@therecount) February 6, 2020 pic.twitter.com/tjKlqJv9mu — mike luckovich (@mluckovichajc) February 6, 2020 Here's the transcript of Trump's comments about Steve Scalise getting shot, wives, and former New York Yankee Bobby Richardson. pic.twitter.com/JMrWRKOsOx…

Biden says he'd consider naming Obama to the Supreme Court

I’d love to see this for three reasons: 1) I love Barack Obama, and his presence in public life simply makes us better, 2) it would be sweet revenge for the Merrick Garland travesty, and 3) there’s a pretty good chance that, if it happened, Donald Trump would swallow his own tongue. The Daily Mail:…

The real answer to Supreme Court power politics that no one acknowledges

I’ve been as outraged as anyone about the Republicans’ theft of J. Scalia’s former Supreme Court seat — and now President Trump’s appalling opportunity to compound the damage with a second appointment.  And I have read the numerous pleas for Dems to extract justice, including this reasonable and provocative Kos diary calling on Dems to eventually expand the number…