Supreme Court Justice Scalia has died

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    Supreme Court Justice Scalia has died

    Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court justice, dies at 79 - CNNPolitics.com
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    RIP.

    Sadly, this will now be the turning point in the conservative vs. liberal movement.......kiss your gun rights goodbye.

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    Really hated to get this update on my phone.
    RIP Justice Scalia

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    Strange and unfortunate curcumstances.

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    Very sad to hear. Will be interesting to see if the Senate will stall any confirmation till after the election or not.

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    McConnell has already said that he's going to play stall ball. What a surprise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twotoplace View Post
    McConnell has already said that he's going to play stall ball. What a surprise.
    He watched Harry Reid do it while he was leader. Surely you don't have any issue with McConnell using the same tactics as Reid do you?

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    I'm certain Mitch just wants Hillary or Bernie or Trump or Cruz to pick the next justice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by All Tell View Post
    He watched Harry Reid do it while he was leader. Surely you don't have any issue with McConnell using the same tactics as Reid do you?
    I think it's ironic and comical that McConnell is planning a constitutional end run not to replace the most ardent constitutionalist on the high court.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twotoplace View Post
    I think it's ironic and comical that McConnell is planning a constitutional end run not to replace the most ardent constitutionalist on the high court.
    I think it's funny that when McConnell uses the same tactics Reid did that libs get their knickers in a knot.

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    The longest it has ever taken to confirm a Supreme Court nominee is 125 days. Obama has 361 days left in office.

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    Quote Originally Posted by All Tell View Post
    I think it's funny that when McConnell uses the same tactics Reid did that libs get their knickers in a knot.
    Well look who's complaining. Shouldn't surprise you.

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    McConnell ought to retire from the Senate like Reid is and join him in doing the country and this Commonwealth a huge favor .

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcpapa View Post
    The longest it has ever taken to confirm a Supreme Court nominee is 125 days. Obama has 361 days left in office.
    no.


    27 months.

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    Maybe there will be some "executive order" and Scalia's spot will be filled in a week. Nothing would surprise me with present administration.

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