MODERATED General Politics Thread II

Aredhel

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Vice Admiral Scott Stearney who oversaw US naval forces in the Middle East found dead in his Bahrain residence. Called a suicide. Looks suspicious.
 

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What I like about the Yellow Vest protests is they aren't political one way or the other.
They are just people who are sick and tired of being broke.
 
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The Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas to block funding for Planned Parenthood, backing two lower court opinions that said that states which cut Medicaid contracts with affiliates of the organization are in violation of federal law.

Notably siding with the court's liberals was Justice Brett Kavanaugh - whose nomination to the USSC was vehemently opposed by Planned Parenthood, which claimed he would "automatically" overturn Roe v. Wade - the landmark Supreme Court case which legalized abortion.


Chief Justice John Roberts also sided with Planned Parenthood, while three conservative justices, Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissented from the decision by the nine-member court, who said that the appeals should have been heard.
 

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The Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas to block funding for Planned Parenthood, backing two lower court opinions that said that states which cut Medicaid contracts with affiliates of the organization are in violation of federal law.

Notably siding with the court's liberals was Justice Brett Kavanaugh - whose nomination to the USSC was vehemently opposed by Planned Parenthood, which claimed he would "automatically" overturn Roe v. Wade - the landmark Supreme Court case which legalized abortion.


Chief Justice John Roberts also sided with Planned Parenthood, while three conservative justices, Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissented from the decision by the nine-member court, who said that the appeals should have been heard.
Well this case wasn't ruling on the legality of abortion or not.
 

redeye58

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Notably siding with the court's liberals was Justice Brett Kavanaugh - whose nomination to the USSC was vehemently opposed by Planned Parenthood, which claimed he would "automatically" overturn Roe v. Wade - the landmark Supreme Court case which legalized abortion.
It's only his first case & - as Oath pointed out - it didn't center on legality of abortion.
 
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HardlinesFour

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They are just people who are sick and tired of being broke.
People who are broke from being overtaxed. Correct me if I’m wrong - but the revolt is all about excessive taxation right?

And it’s the same people who elected the idiots who passed the taxes in the first place?

Couldn’t they lower taxes, in essence giving the middle class a break and more disposable income?

Just throwing that out there.
 
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