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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    They did. It was the republicans who said it was from the first federal court all the way to the Supreme court. Kavanaugh and Roberts took them at their word. The Republicans screwed the pooch.

    One here says it was Kavanaugh who gave the idea to Roberts. It was the Republicans who gave the idea to everyone. In fact, it wasn't a tax. It was a penalty.
    What does the law say? This is easy. Don't $#@! it up.

    Kavanaugh spent an easy ten minutes in a harangue against the opposing lawyer twisting the clear language of the law, that it was a penalty, into a tax. But you idiotically blame Republicans but hold the dangerous, deceptive Kavanaugh and the duplicitous Roberts harmless. What is wrong with you?
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    The law as written, passed and signed said it was a penalty.
    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Until the dummies on the right re-defined it. Look to your right not to your left. You have to turn your head for this manouver.
    The dummies on the right cannot redefine a law.

    Kavanaugh and Roberts did this to us. No one else.
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    If I was misled it was by Kavanaugh. There are transcripts of his ten-minute harangue where he twisted penalties into taxes. They were his repeated words. Kavanaugh cannot be trusted. He is a wolf in sheep's clothing.

    Whoever you are quoting is lying to you.
    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    If you were mislead? That's not possible so don't deflect. God, you're having a really bad day.
    It is a rhetorical flourish.

    I am not having a bad day. I am right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Stop it. He’s dug in now and it will only get worse.
    It helps that I am right.

    Can you remember a time when you were right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Once Trump destroys it piece by piece no one will remember it at all. It will be forgotten in less tha a generation. With the mandate removed you hear little about it today. When it goes away it will be forgotten.
    Kavanaugh and Roberts destroyed the Constitution. And that appears to be fine with you.

    It is not with me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Scalia didn't win. His argument did not matter except to you. He was not always right. I just committed a mortal sin just now but Scalia wasn't God and his dissent isn't the gospel.
    Scalia did not win. The leftists won.

    Try to wrap your head around the facts. I know it is difficult. But try.

    Kavanaugh did his best to turn a penalty, written in the law as a penalty, into a tax. Kavanaugh broke the Constitution. Roberts did the same. If you like the unwillingness of a Justice to always follow the Constitution then Roberts and Kavanaugh are your guys, they are on your team. They will stab you in the back when they believe it is necessary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    You aren't reasonable. I agree with you when you are. You aren't on this. Therein lies the rub.
    I am very reasonable. I can afford to be. I am right. You are willing to settle for another Kennedy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    The worst that can happen is to wait until Jan 3 when the new congress takes power. The Republicans are likely to have 55 seats minimum. Then, Collins, Mukerksy(?) and Paul won't matter.
    If that's the case, then yes, it'll be a moot point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    It helps that I am right.

    Can you remember a time when you were right?
    please, leave md alone. You’re annoying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Live with it for the rest of their careers? They don't care about it at all. They will shrug it off.
    "The first duty of any politician is to get re-elected." I don't know who said but it's true. No one is going to vote against this pick ahead of being re-elected. Manchin has already said he will take it to town hall meetings. you know how that will go. Heitkamp doesn't intend to die politically for Chuckie boy. Donnelly doesn't intend to commit political suicide.
    Manchin may as well not waste his time taking it to town hall since we know how he's going to vote; the other two may not want to die for Chuckles but either way they'll come out on the losing side since the democrats in their district most likely won't support someone, who voted to confirm a judge who could change the face of the SCOTUS particularly when it came to Roe Vs. Wade.

    If I were the republicans, I'd be worried about Republicans Susan Collins (pro choice), Lisa Murkowski (pro choice), Rand Paul (libertarian views on government interference) and Shelly Moore Capito (Mix record on abortion) as possible no votes. I realize there are no guarantees on how people will vote, but it's interesting to compare the possibilities.
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