Saturday, April 29, 2023

Let us look at the Supreme Court

 So, The Supreme Court (SCOUS) is the highest court in the United States. Like Judge Judy, "it's rulings are final".

But the reputation of SCOUS has hit the shitter. And rightfully so. Let us look at these dipshits from left to right and their votes to a) End Abortion (EA) and b) End Concealed Carry restrictions (CC). 

Preview: 

  • All 6 votes for outlawing Abortion and allowing conceal carry everywhere were appointed by Republicans
  • 4 of those 6 have serious ethics issues
  • Chief Justice refused to testify before Congress on the ethics issues : just because
  • All are appointed for life


Sonia Sotomayer

  • Appointed by Obama
  • EA - No
  • CC - No
  • Ethics Issues - None

Amy Conney Barret

  • Appointed by Trump
  • EA: Yes
  • CC: Yes
  • Ethics Issues - None

Clarence Thomas

  • Appointed by George Bush (2nd)
  • EA: Yes
  • CC: Yes
  • Ethics Issues - Oh My!
    • Wife supported Trump stealing election: Thomas was the only Justice to vote to put election on hold
    • Took millions in gifts from Harlan Crow included 1 private vacation on yacht and private plane worth $500,000 dollars : Voted on Harlan's interest
    • Harlan Crow purchased Thomas' mother's house, remodeled it and she lives in it rent free 
Neil Gorsuch
  • Appointed by Trump
  • EA: Yes
  • CC: Yes
  • Ethics Issues - Sold his Colorado Vacation home to Brian Duffy, chief executive of Greenberg Traurig, one of the nation’s biggest law firms with a robust practice before the high court.

Chief Justice John Roberts

  • Appointed by George Bush (2nd)
  • EA: Yes
  • CC: Yes
  • Ethics Issues - Wife made $ Millions recruiting for a law firm that has lawyers in front of the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh

  • Appointed by Trump
  • EA: Yes
  • CC: Yes
  • Ethics Issues - Senate (Republicans) did not investigate questions of multiple sexual assault claims before voting him in.

Samual Alito

  • Appointed by George Bush (2nd)
  • EA: Yes
  • CC: Yes
  • Ethics Issues - None

Ketanji Brown Jackson

  • Appointed by Joe Biden
  • EA: No
  • CC: NO
  • Ethics Issues - None

Elena Kagan

  • Appointed by Barak ObamaGeorge Bush (2nd)
  • EA: No
  • CC: No
  • Ethics Issues - None

1 comment:

  1. I don't like to wish ill will on anyone but I would find it hard to be sympathetic to any who voted yes on EA and EC who might be impacted personally or have someone close to them impacted because of their vote.

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