Thursday, February 4, 2016

What's at Stake - The Supreme Court, that's What!

Whatever candidate you are supporting, the main thrust of that support should be - will that candidate support nominees for the Supreme Court who will interpret the law (as written in the Constitution), and not make the law?

Coming up during the next administration will be 3 or possibly 4 openings to fill vacancies on the Supreme Court. If you elect, as president, someone who will appoint activist judges, who will tend to have a “progressive” interpretation of the Constitution, then you can expect to see a wholesale change to our society as we know it.

The Supreme Court, as it is currently made up, is broken into two groups - half liberal and half conservative, with Justice Anthony Kennedy being the swing vote. Although, from recent decisions of the Supreme Court, some supposedly “conservative” judges like Chief Justice John Roberts, have voted for policies that tended to fall on the radical left (ex: Obamacare decision calling “fees” a tax). Chief Justice Roberts was a George W. Bush appointee who was considered a conservative nominee when confirmed, but seemed to have strayed from that designation when he ruled on the Obamacare question. That decision went against the prevailing opinion of legal constitutional scholars and the citizens at large.

If the Democrats retain the White House, you can expect potential nominees to make decisions, if confirmed, who will promote the far-left agenda as personified by the four liberal judges now sitting on the Supreme Court (i.e. Kagan, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Ginsberg). That will give them the majority on the court.

Most all Republican candidates have promised that they will appoint and support Supreme Court nominees who will interpret the Constitution and who will not try to circumvent it by “legislating” from the bench. That must be taken into consideration when determining who you will vote for in November 2016. It is that cut and dry.

So, forget all the petty attacks by the candidates on each other, and try to visualize what our country will become if we have more (a majority) progressive (a/k/a liberal, Democrat) judges confirmed to the Supreme Court? Our society will be turned on its head, and not for the better.

This admonition goes for those who said they will not vote if their candidate does not get the Republican Party nomination. Doing that would be like cutting off your nose to spite your face. If that mind set prevails, and a Democrat is elected, you, who will sit out the election, will have no one to blame but yourselves if the prevailing opinion of the Supreme Court becomes a majority liberal court.

Elections do have consequences, so make it your mind to support who the Republicans, through the democratic process, choose as their nominee. Our country is at stake, so don't blow it by harboring petty differences and not getting out to vote.

Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann

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Corber from Chicago said...

Imagine a judicial nominee said 'my experience as a white man makes me better than a Latina woman.' Wouldn't they be destroyed by the Media? Yet Sotomayor used her race and genitalia to force her way into positions where she has no business being allowed.
This New form racism which has been a driving force from the Obama admin is no better than the old racism that the Democrats forced on America. Kagan is no better and the SCOTUS has failed America with their recent attack on our Liberty.

Zenna said...

Sotomayor is a racist, sexist, bigot, and lowlife. Her "identity politics" philosophy, and "wise Latina" persona, violate the Greek ideal of "impartiality before the law," and the American ideal of "e pluribus unum." She's a drop-dead enemy of our civil rights! With that being said of course Hillary would support more judges like Sotomayor. Clinton already stated she is the one to right for all the wrongs against gays, women, illegal aliens but she won't even say #WhiteLivesMatter too!

Anonymous said...

We can't add another "Lee" sister (ugly (Ginsberg), homely (Kagan), and ghastly (Sotomayor) to the Supreme Court. Our Judeo-Christian founding will be history if that happens. The animals would then be running the zoo. What kind of society will we then be leaving our children and grandchildren? Any Republican who sits on their can and doesn't vote, because their candidate didn't win the nomination, should be ashamed of him or herself.