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    Majority of Americans can't name a single supreme court justice

    They shouldnt be allowed to vote, if they are that ignorant and oblivious

    Poll: As Gorsuch Hearings Kick Off, Majority of Americans Can't Name a Single SCOTUS Justice


    Respondents were asked to name just one of the nine justices sitting on the US Supreme Court, and fully 57 percent came up empty. It's not as though the Court hasn't factored into any major news stories in recent years; between the Citizens United, same-sex marriage, Hobby Lobby, and Obamacare cases, there have been some blockbuster rulings in very recent memory. Surely most people could call to mind Chief Justice Roberts or the 'Notorious RBG,' right? Nope, with young people (a majority of whom in a separate poll see Donald Trump as an 'illegitimate' president) leading the ignorant pack.

    https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guyben...stice-n2301247
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    They shouldnt be allowed to vote, if they are that ignorant and oblivious
    Why? We don't vote on SCOTUS members.
    I find your lack of faith...disturbing...

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    Most people are drooling idiots, that's evidenced by a lot of the $#@! we see here.

    Hooray for democracy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Private Pickle View Post
    Why? We don't vote on SCOTUS members.
    You vote for those that appoint them and how can you not know the name of even one justice
    "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it"



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    That's just sad.

    Yet, many could probably tell you the starting lineup for a pros sports team or the actors in a Hollywood movie.

    Just goes to show how upside-down our values are today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    You vote for those that appoint them and how can you not know the name of even one justice
    Just saying there are way more important things to be concerned about with regards to voters. Many Americans simply vote the R or D with absolutely no knowledge for example of who the VP Candidate is or the stances of those they vote for...
    I find your lack of faith...disturbing...

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    We are a representative democracy. Most people don't know their representatives. That is sad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Private Pickle View Post
    Just saying there are way more important things to be concerned about with regards to voters. Many Americans simply vote the R or D with absolutely no knowledge for example of who the VP Candidate is or the stances of those they vote for...
    These people should be pistol whipped and thrown out of the country.,

    The DNC feeds off of these moron also, we need less of both in this society.

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    Most Americans realize on some level that the system is rigged, which is why they don't bother voting or following politics closely. From their perspective, it's a waste of their time and they are largely right. It makes very little difference what Americans want because we live under a de facto oligarchy. So, really, what's the point of knowing who this or that supreme court justice is? It's not like it's going to make their lives better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    Most Americans realize on some level that the system is rigged, which is why they don't bother voting or following politics closely. From their perspective, it's a waste of their time and they are largely right. It makes very little difference what Americans want because we live under a de facto oligarchy. So, really, what's the point of knowing who this or that supreme court justice is? It's not like it's going to make their lives better.
    I disagree. I simply think most Americans are ignorant and don't take the time to educate themselves.
    I find your lack of faith...disturbing...

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