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Do you support the confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh

Yes I support his confirmation allegations against him are likely false or insufficient evidence
108
45%
Yes I support his confirmation even though the allegations against him are likely true but they are just too old
1
0%
Yes I support his confirmation because of judicial philosophy regardless of the allegations being true or false
13
5%
No I am against his confirmation because the allegations are likely true
24
10%
No I am against his confirmation because of his judicial philosophy (pick this if both please)
92
39%
 
Total votes : 238

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Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation Hearing Now with Poll

Postby Greed and Death » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:40 pm

I encourage all NSGers (Especially American ones) to listen o Judge Kavenaugh's confirmation hearing.

It is being broadcast live here https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-1?adkey=bn

They are scheduled to go into the evening.

My opinion thus far it looks like he will be confirmed as he has handled himself well. It will also go tomorrow.

I have added a poll as per request. Sorry for the delay I reentered the dating environment and it appears to take more time and energy than I remember.
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Postby Farnhamia » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:42 pm

Greed and Death wrote:I encourage all NSGers (Especially American ones) to listen o Judge Kavenaugh's confirmation hearing.

It is being broadcast live here https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-1?adkey=bn

They are scheduled to go into the evening.

My opinion thus far it looks like he will be confirmed as he has handled himself well. It will also go tomorrow.

He'll be confirmed because there's a Republican majority in the Senate. Donald Trump could shoot someone in Times Square and Kavanaugh would still be confirmed.
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Postby Greed and Death » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:43 pm

in 25 minutes Senator Booker will be Questioning Judge Kavanaugh. This will likely be the strongest line of questioning in the hearing.
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Postby Greed and Death » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:44 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:I encourage all NSGers (Especially American ones) to listen o Judge Kavenaugh's confirmation hearing.

It is being broadcast live here https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-1?adkey=bn

They are scheduled to go into the evening.

My opinion thus far it looks like he will be confirmed as he has handled himself well. It will also go tomorrow.

He'll be confirmed because there's a Republican majority in the Senate. Donald Trump could shoot someone in Times Square and Kavanaugh would still be confirmed.

But Kavanaugh can't shoot off his mouth in the hearing and be confirmed.
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Postby Major-Tom » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:46 pm

I believe he'll be confirmed. Even if there are, say, two dissenting Republicans (which I doubt will happen), we'll always have the Manchin and McCaskill types to vote him in.
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Postby Farnhamia » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:49 pm

Greed and Death wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:He'll be confirmed because there's a Republican majority in the Senate. Donald Trump could shoot someone in Times Square and Kavanaugh would still be confirmed.

But Kavanaugh can't shoot off his mouth in the hearing and be confirmed.

Sure he could but he's a nice man, a carpool dad, so he won't.
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Postby Gig em Aggies » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:50 pm

I'm surprised that Congress hasn't made these confirmation hearings closed to the public since several "civil rights/democracy loving" groups urged people to make asses of themselves and disrupt the meeting do they not know there making the republicans stay in power longer?
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Postby Vassenor » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:51 pm

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Postby Ngelmish » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:53 pm

Major-Tom wrote:I believe he'll be confirmed. Even if there are, say, two dissenting Republicans (which I doubt will happen), we'll always have the Manchin and McCaskill types to vote him in.


I'm not absolutely convinced that red-state Dems will vote to confirm this time around. I'm also not entirely convinced that it would be in their best political interests to do so.

I assume he'll be confirmed -- the man has literally sat through mock confirmation hearings to forestall the possibility of him saying something inopportune.

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Postby Greed and Death » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:54 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:But Kavanaugh can't shoot off his mouth in the hearing and be confirmed.

Sure he could but he's a nice man, a carpool dad, so he won't.


Last nominee to shoot off his mouth got a whole new verb named for him.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:13 pm

Greed and Death wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Sure he could but he's a nice man, a carpool dad, so he won't.


Last nominee to shoot off his mouth got a whole new verb named for him.


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Postby Greed and Death » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:13 pm

Senator Booker is really pushing Judge Kavanaugh.
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Postby El-Amin Caliphate » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:40 pm

>when you don't really care about this and just want the US legal system to have a total remake
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Postby Greed and Death » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:47 pm

It looks like Kavanaugh, it looks like Senator Booker broke the rules when he crossed Kavanaugh over emails Kavanaugh is not allowed to look at.
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Postby Gig em Aggies » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:52 pm

Greed and Death wrote:It looks like Kavanaugh, it looks like Senator Booker broke the rules when he crossed Kavanaugh over emails Kavanaugh is not allowed to look at.

Well that's the left for ya they'll do things their way even if it means breaking the law that's why their trying so hard to get back power so they can implement their rule unopposed and outside the law.
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Postby The South Falls » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:53 pm

Gig em Aggies wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:It looks like Kavanaugh, it looks like Senator Booker broke the rules when he crossed Kavanaugh over emails Kavanaugh is not allowed to look at.

Well that's the left for ya they'll do things their way even if it means breaking the law that's why their trying so hard to get back power so they can implement their rule unopposed and outside the law.

>implies right never does anything wrong
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Postby Kernen » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:55 pm

El-Amin Caliphate wrote:>when you don't really care about this and just want the US legal system to have a total remake

The US system is the system you get when other countries go for a remake. #SCOTUSbestcourt
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Postby Sovaal » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:56 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:I encourage all NSGers (Especially American ones) to listen o Judge Kavenaugh's confirmation hearing.

It is being broadcast live here https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-1?adkey=bn

They are scheduled to go into the evening.

My opinion thus far it looks like he will be confirmed as he has handled himself well. It will also go tomorrow.

He'll be confirmed because there's a Republican majority in the Senate. Donald Trump could shoot someone in Times Square and Kavanaugh would still be confirmed.

I mean I could shoot someone in times square and not have it affect someone I know and/or like as well.
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Postby Sovaal » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:57 pm

El-Amin Caliphate wrote:>when you don't really care about this and just want the US legal system to have a total remake

Dude, only where from what we have is down. hell it almost didn't make it the first time.
Most of the time I have no idea what the hell I'm doing or talking about.

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Postby Trollzyn the Infinite » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:59 pm

Sovaal wrote:
El-Amin Caliphate wrote:>when you don't really care about this and just want the US legal system to have a total remake

Dude, only where from what we have is down. hell it almost didn't make it the first time.


If I recall correctly, he's an advocate for Sharia Law.
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Postby Kernen » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:01 pm

Trollzyn the Infinite wrote:
Sovaal wrote:Dude, only where from what we have is down. hell it almost didn't make it the first time.


If I recall correctly, he's an advocate for Sharia Law.

Well, he's wrong. Secular law is best law.

I rather enjoy getting to listen to the hearings live where possible. Its a shame that they have to be so very scripted.
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Postby Gig em Aggies » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:01 pm

The South Falls wrote:
Gig em Aggies wrote:Well that's the left for ya they'll do things their way even if it means breaking the law that's why their trying so hard to get back power so they can implement their rule unopposed and outside the law.

>implies right never does anything wrong

Never said the right could never do wrong what I did imply was that ever since trump was elected the left has been more detrimental and destructive to American culture and democracy in everything from congress to Supreme Court Justice confirmations how many republicans urged their supporters to hound democrats no matter where they were, how many conservative groups go into Supreme Court confirmations and disrupt the proceedings. How many conservative people and groups go to people minding their own business and steal their personal property just because they don't like the president. How many conservatives say that if there voted into office the first thing they'll do is impeach a democratically elected president, instead of trying to make the lives of the citizens better.
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“The reason that the Aggies does so well in wartime, is that war is chaos, and the Aggies practices chaos on a daily basis.”
“If we don’t know what we are doing, the enemy certainly can’t anticipate our future actions!”

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Postby TURTLESHROOM II » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:02 pm

Greed and Death wrote:Last nominee to shoot off his mouth got a whole new verb named for him.


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Postby Sovaal » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:06 pm

Trollzyn the Infinite wrote:
Sovaal wrote:Dude, only where from what we have is down. hell it almost didn't make it the first time.


If I recall correctly, he's an advocate for Sharia Law.

Wonderful.
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Gig em Aggies wrote:...How many conservatives say that if there voted into office the first thing they'll do is impeach a democratically elected president, instead of trying to make the lives of the citizens better.

I'll take things people have forgotten the Republicans did during Obama's tenure for 1000, Alex.
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