Since the 2000 (S)election where 5 Republican Judges illegitimately installed a Republican President, progressive discontent with the direction of the judiciary has grown. Stung by decisions by a “Liberal” court during the Civil Rights era which ruled in favor of Civil Rights for Minorities and tore down much of the Jim Crow System, the conservative’s obsession with stacking the courts and the Judicial System reached fevered peaks. The result after three Republican Presidencies in the last 30 years has produced a Judicial nightmare where minorities have no hope of receiving justice or respect for their Civil Rights in courts dominated by conservative sycophants and conservative minority appointments whose singular qualification is to share skin color…
And to have the same respect for other minorities as a KKK Grand Wizard at a lynching.
The Supreme Court of the land, and it’s 5 member conservative majority has become a joke, not because of issues with strict constitutionalism or contructionalism – but their complete and entirely a whore of the Republican Party even to the extent of bending and breaking their own strict constitutional standards.
President Obama finally got the “party” going at the SOTU, at the SCUMUS 5 decision to prostitute our Democracy to the highest bidder, whether that bidder be domestic or foreign.
President Obama’s public undressing of the robed Supreme Court justices seated in front of him at the State of the Union address turned heads and drew rebukes from Republicans.
But his words were downright genteel compared with what’s been said on the Senate floor the past two days. Democrats on Capitol Hill accused conservative court members of deciding cases specifically to benefit the Republican Party. Read the rest of this entry »