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LeftyAndProud60 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:35 PM
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Who are the real activist judges on the court? We all know who they are, why doesn't the media seem
to know. Or maybe they know, but they don't want to talk about it. The conservatives have just went further to the right.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:36 PM
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1. I don't even know WTF "activist judge" means.
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LeftyAndProud60 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:46 PM
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2. I view it as someone who want to change the law instead of allowing congress to do it.
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ShadowLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-11-10 12:31 PM
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5. To conservatives it means 'Liberal Judge', in reality it means rewriting laws
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Birthmark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:48 PM
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3. According to the media and other right-wing boneheads...
...Justices who acknowledge Rights of the People that aren't specifically acknowledged in the Constitution are "activist judges."

Justices who find shiny new powers for the Government that aren't specifically acknowledged in the Constitution are "strict constructionists."

No matter that those assessments are the exact opposite of reality. When reality clashes with right-wing talking points, then reality must be crushed if possible, ignored if uncrushable.
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elleng Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:50 PM
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4. None of the supremes are activist.
If any were, they'd NOT BE ON THE SUPREME COURT, but in trial courts and appeal courts. Its a b.s. issue, imo.
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