It's a matter of "Whats good for the goose is good for the gander".
Democrats blocked numerous Bush bench nominations using the exact
same method.Is it right ? No it isn't, but where was all
the outrage when it was republican nominations? Left wing blogs and commentators
are now calling for the enactment of the so called "Nuclear" option
that would change senate rules regarding filibusters requiring a 60 vote
majority to a simple majority. Yet these same commentators decried the very same
thing when republicans threatened it when all the Bush nominations were held up.
They said it was an abuse of power and a breach of the checks and balances that
are built into government. Apparently its not an abuse of power when its the
democrat nominations that are affected.... What they have sown they
are now reaping.
Given the absolute power we have allowed judges to acquire, the more that can be
blocked from assuming office the better for us all.
This is what happens when judges decide issues that should be left to the
legislative branch of government. We begin to mistrust them.
Oh, the horror! How DARE those pesky judges refuse to allow people's
Constitutional rights to be trampled, just because the majority want it it that
way. Shame on THEM!!!!!When the majority acts/legislaties in a way
that impairs the Constitutional rights of people, judges have not on the
responsibnility but the duty to stop that impairment. The judges are doing
@ AlanSutton: Please provide one instance where a judge has acted in a
KassWhy do you think that President 'community organizer' Obama has
placed two very radical activist judges in the supreme court? Was it to just
interpret the law or something else? Just asking.