Supreme Court

Joe Biden, Who Says He's 'Not a Fan of Court Packing,' Just Created a Presidential Commission to Study Court Packing

The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States will examine “the membership and size of the Court.”

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The White House announced today that President Joe Biden will sign an executive order creating a new Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States. The group will be composed of legal activists and scholars who will "provide an analysis of the principal arguments in the contemporary public debate for and against Supreme Court reform," according to a statement released by the White House. Among the items up for discussion by the commission are "the length of service and turnover of justices on the Court" and "the membership and size of the Court."

The commission fulfills one of Biden's campaign promises. "If elected," Biden told 60 Minutes, "I'll put together a national…bipartisan commission of scholars, constitutional scholars. Democrats, Republicans. Liberal, conservative. And I will ask them to, over 180 days, come back to me with recommendations as to how to reform the court system, because it's getting out of whack."

Despite many pleas from progressive activists—who would love to see Biden enlarge the Court and fill the new seats with Democratic appointees—Biden has so far refused to endorse any sort of court-packing scheme. "I'm not a fan of court packing," Biden said on the campaign trail. "The last thing we need to do is turn the Supreme Court into just another political football, whoever's got the most votes gets whatever they want," he told 60 Minutes.

When President Franklin Roosevelt famously tried to pack the Supreme Court in 1937, his plan was defeated thanks in significant part to opposition from his fellow Democrats. As I recounted in my recent feature story, "Don't Pack the Courts," FDR's "most effective adversaries turned out to be members of Roosevelt's own party, such as the legendary progressive jurist Louis Brandeis, who deftly maneuvered behind the scenes to ensure the bill's ultimate defeat. Like so many others at the time, Brandeis was frankly aghast at FDR's blatant power grab."

Let's assume that Biden's new presidential commission recommends a Roosevelt redux and endorses court packing 2.0. Will a modern-day Brandeis arise to oppose the plan from inside of the liberal coalition?

The late Ruth Bader Ginsburg might have been up for it. It "was a bad idea when President Franklin Roosevelt tried to pack the court," Ginsburg told NPR in 2019, and it would be a bad idea now. "If anything would make the Court look partisan, it would be that—one side saying, 'When we're in power, we're going to enlarge the number of judges, so we would have more people who would vote the way we want them to.'"

Justice Stephen Breyer similarly opposed court packing in a recent Harvard Law School speech, in which he urged proponents of such judicial tinkering to "think long and hard before embodying those changes in law."

Will Biden pay heed to such voices? Will Biden himself play the Brandeis role and oppose rigging the judicial process for his own party's benefit? It looks like we're about to find out.

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  1. “Will Biden pay heed to such voices? Will Biden himself play the Brandeis role and oppose rigging the judicial process for his own party’s benefit?”

    Seriously?

    1. Again, even if you hated Trump. He had a parade of people in-and-out of his staff openly calling him “A fucking moron.” as evidence that Brandeis’ spirit isn’t dead.

      1. To be fair, most of that waa performative but your point is well taken.

        1. ITT Jeff’s sockpuppet admits he lost to me 12 times and counting!

          1. It never ceases to amaze me how much more pathetic Jeff continues to become.

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            2. I’ve often counseled him towards suicide. Instead, he keeps humiliating himself. Each humiliation worse than the the last.

              Some people just don’t listen.

    2. Heck no he won’t! We already know that! He will pack the court to keep INFANTICIDE constitutional at any cost. He also wants to pack the court SO HE CAN DISARM AMERICA AND HAVE ALL HIS GUN CONTROL LAWS FALSELY RULED CONSTITUTIONAL BY A FULLY POLITICIZED, AGENDA-DRIVEN SUPREME COURT. HOW MUCH MORE DOES THIS TYRANT AND HIS MARXIST HANDLERS HAVE TO PULL BEFORE WE WAKE UP AND STAND UP AS A UNITED FRONT COAST TO COAST NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, AND WEST???

      1. We’ll see.

        Even if he somehow is sensible on this, how will his handlers deal with it?

        Or, furthermore with the seemingly inevitable Pres Kamala?

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    4. Youre asking a reason editor shocked by this action. An action everyone predicted last year loudly only to be told by the leftist media, including reason, the claims were a lie.

      1. Yeah, this article seemed like play acting. Reason knew.

        1. The entire publication has become play acting.

  2. We need a massive Republican protest against everything Biden and the Democrats are doing–in Washington D.C.

    Nothing else will do.

    We need to show average people everywhere that opposing Biden and the Democrats is a perfectly normal thing for average Americans to do.

    And just let the media, the Democrats, and the Biden administration demonize average Americans for opposing them.

    1. Disagree. The average American doesn’t protest and the ones who do only serve as fodder to justify Democrats and their demonization. What are you going to do? Install more justices by force?

      What is needed, and what I’m seeing, is (even) more open conversation at the local coffee shop and at the counter of the local gun store (in spite of promises to advance gun control), about how Biden and the Democrats don’t represent even left-leaning Americans. I don’t think any amount of protesting will convince a trans or a BLM activist not to vote for Biden. I think that pointing out that he opposes laws that would help BIPOCs and supports policies that would hurt them, where they stand, in relatively safe spaces, is far more effective. That the simultaneously-held positions of being a victim of the system, defunding the police, and confiscating people’s guns or of every vote counting, controlled debt, effective welfare spending and open immigration, are untenable. The idiots dancing in the streets can afford to hold those positions and advance policy based on them. The people working two jobs to feed their kids at night cannot.

      1. “The average American doesn’t protest and the ones who do only serve as fodder to justify Democrats and their demonization.”

        The people who protest are a lot more like average Americans than Joe Biden, Democratic politicians, and their fans in the media, and when Joe Biden, the Democrats, and their fans in the media demonize them, it is a good thing.

        That is why the Democrats will lose in 2022. That is why Biden (or Harris) will lose in 2024. You can’t show contempt for the concerns of average Americans and have average Americans show up for you on election day, too. If average Americans knew and understood what was on Joe Biden’s campaign website, fewer of them would have turned out for him in swing states–that’s for sure.

        1. Don’t kid yourself. They now have the playbook for keeping control, which is fraudulent, mass mail-in voting in key precincts. Why do you think there is such an uproar in Georgia over their legislature passing laws to ensure that only legitimate, ID-issued US citizens are allowed to vote. The Dems have no intention of giving up power and will use every tool in their tool box, legal or illegal, to keep it.

          1. Yep

        2. It’s you Republicans who represent special interest and fuck over the average man. Case in point is the Covid bill. More than half of Republicans support it and not one elected Republican “representative” voted for it. Another example is South Dakota and marijuana legalization. The voters of that state voted for it and that witch bitch punk Govenor and some corrupt judge or two overturned it in the most corrupt and pathetic way. And it’s the same on infrastructure. Most Americans support it. You Ken are a lying fascist piece of shite. Enjoy Biden because he’ll be around for the next 7+ years. Americans love Biden. Again fuck you. I can’t say that enough. You are such a punk.

          1. Biden’s not even gonna last the year, bro. Barring some sort of Weekend at Bernies action.

          2. Republicans suck. Democrats amazingly suck phenomenally more.

            If you support Democrats stop calling others fascists.

            On the other hand, “Leftists” epitomize postmodern/morally relativistic hypocrisy, and projection.

            1. It’s the standard democrat talking point. Basically saying that it’s not a big deal that democrats want to completely destroy something because the republicans have done some minor to maybe moderate damage to something.

              The real solution is to wipe out democrats and then dispose of the RINOs.

    2. “We need to show average people everywhere that opposing Biden and the Democrats is a perfectly normal thing for average Americans to do.”

      If only, for your sake, that was true. Haven’t kept up with polling? The average American, at this point in time, supports Biden.

      Biden is more popular than Donald Trump ever was, and the spread between GOP and democrats is the widest it has been in a decade, favoring Democrats by 9 percentage points.

      You are not the silent majority.

      May I suggest starting with the abject lack of stated principles and policy proposals in the GOP? Then you can protest and point to something you actually do want, rather than defining yourselves as what you are against.

      https://news.gallup.com/poll/343976/quarterly-gap-party-affiliation-largest-2012.aspx

      1. What we really want?

        Our own country.

        1. No. We want OUR country BACK. And they can fuck off to wherever there dream nation is, be it North Korea, Venezuela, Communist China, or Iran.

          1. Or in landfills everywhere. Their choice.

            1. I’m your Huckleberry mfer. Our great grandfathers took out the fascist trash and I’ll be happy to do it again.

              1. Yeah, and now high schoolers and college kids protest the statues and monuments to our grandfathers efforts and want them to feel guilty about how racist and imperialist they were when they took down fascism.

              2. That’s what your social and cultural Revolution has won us.

              3. Lord of Strudel – Once again, stop projecting fascist.

                Most here want radically small government, and for gay married couples to be able to protect their pot plants with AR-15s.

                You want to compel/cancel speech, grow a police state (ironically), and embolden state media.

                After you authoritarian identitarians have wiped out all of us true liberals/anti-woke (we’ll make it real painful – hopefully you have some practical experience), you’ll eventually collapse in on yourself (as always, cf. Santayana), rinse, and repeat.

                Pathetic.

              4. Hey remember the last time you LARPed as a tough guy and I told you I’d meet you anywhere of your choice in the United States of America to beat the fuck out of you and you pussied out like a little faggot bitch?

              5. I’m your Huckleberry mfer. Our great grandfathers took out the fascist trash and I’ll be happy to do it again.

                Unmask your email, faggot, and you can have that chance a lot sooner than you might think.

                1. I would love to oblige him. There isn’t a progtard out there that isn’t a weak gutless pussy.

              6. You’re the fascist, you totalitarian faggot.

      2. And Hillary was ahead by 50 points.

      3. “You are not the silent majority.”
        But how can that be, when all his friends hate Biden just as much as he does?

        1. Hey look you came out from under the rock Tulpa shooed you away to.

          1. His name is an admission that he lost to me.

            Every time he posts it is a paean to me. And he can’t ever change that.

        2. No sides evrybody!

        3. By the way. Amjsing you equate theoud who answer polls to the silent majority and dismiss all the studies showing non democrats choose not to participate in polling. Good work buddy.

          1. Amazing you equate the loud *

            1. I’m sorry that reality is so hard for you to face.

              1. 50 points!!!

              2. What reality? You’re a known liar, and valor thief. That you insist on your bullshit doesn’t make it any less shitty.

              3. Lol. You are dumb enough to not notice it either aren’t you buddy. You don’t notice presidential polling is always off by about 6%?

                You dont know what push polling is?

                Oh yeah, you’re an idiot.

              4. You should face reality, and kill yourself.

      4. “May I suggest starting with the abject lack of stated principles and policy proposals in the GOP? Then you can protest and point to something you actually do want, rather than defining yourselves as what you are against. ”

        You would think that Ken, being the self-professed policy wonk he liked to pretend himself to be, would have a problem with the GOP descending into being nothing but “Watch [GOP candidate] own [Democrat] on [some totally irrelevant culture war issue]!” This is the kind of garbage they send out these days.

        1. I love looking at your name and remembering that it exists because i made you change it.

        2. You would think that Ken, being the self-professed policy wonk he liked to pretend himself to be, would have a problem with the GOP descending into being nothing but “Watch [GOP candidate] own [Democrat] on [some totally irrelevant culture war issue]!” This is the kind of garbage they send out these days.

          Funny, I see this in clickbait media all the time, but with the parties reversed.

          1. Chipper’s invective isn’t very original. Not really earning his fifty-cents.

          2. YOU’RE RIGHT! They do! It is trashy when all sides do it. It is just clickbait fuel. It doesn’t foster meaningful discussion of anything. It deserves to be condemned, on all sides. Right? RIGHT?

            1. Not that you’re wrong, but I don’t see you condemning the only side doing it right here and now.

              So, please, show us how one condemns it properly by condemning the individual doing it here.

              1. He won’t. Pedo Jeffy is their creature. As loathsome and pathetic as he is.

            2. If you were as vociferous about condemning one side as you are the other, you might have ground to stand on.

              Since you’ve already declared yourself to be an anti-rightist, it doesn’t make you principled, it makes you a fucking hypocrite.

            3. Now tell us again how Russia stole the election from Hillary Clinton with $150k worth of Facebook ads and Donald Trump is a serial rapist.

        3. The fact that you think the lefts open policy last year and the first 100 days of Biden is better than the policy of what trump did his first 4 years sadly shows you to be the idiot leftist you claim not to be.

          1. him big mad

            1. Jeffy, just stick with your main handle. You don’t fool anyone.

            2. Him big authoritarian. Lol. God damn buddy. Ever figure you why your comment on Greenland was dumb?

        4. Clickbait is better than the straight up wire fraud coming out of Trump campaign.

          I wish I could post more than one link, because in typical Trump fashion there are actually two totally separate Trump Campaign fundraising scam controversies at the moment. Can’t make this shit up.

          https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/03/us/politics/trump-donations.html

          1. Cool story bro. Like the one you made up where you’re a veteran.

        5. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/07/us/politics/republicans-donations-trump-defector.html

          ‘Watch out, if you don’t let Trump scam you every month, we’re gonna tell Der Fuhrer, ahem, Pres. Trump that you are a DEFECTOR!’

        6. And the second, completely different Trump campaign fraud story:

          https://www.axios.com/pro-trump-scam-pac-operator-wire-fraud-charge-d888876f-680c-4b47-83d8-d72da709ce8b.html

          ‘Pro-Trump scam PAC operator hit with wire fraud charge’

          Trump pardoned the last guys who got caught scamming you guys.

          I know it is hard to take, but, Trump supporters, you need to realize that you were the mark. This is what Trump is all about. Always has been. He goes from con to con. He is never not on a mark. And this time it was all of you. All of us, unfortunately.

          1. The subject is the clickbait media, not Trump.

            You’re a hell of a lot more obsessed with the guy than even his supporters are.

          2. Haha. So what if he scams his supporters? It’s better than your guy scamming everyone and taking rights away.

            But you’ll kneel before the GND cult and watch law abiding citizens (but not criminals) have gun rights restricted cuz that’s what big government lovin’ losers do. After all, they know what’s best for us, right?

            Pathetic.

          3. And dol goes full lefty shit. Wait. Goes. Is the wrong word. Remains.

          4. Hey remember when Obama raised tens of millions of dollars from foreign campaign contributions which are totally and completely illegal and you not only said nothing but shrieked FAKE SKANDUL!!!!!!!!!!!!! until your throat went as a hoarse as it does after a hard session at the glory hole in your local Tim Horton’s, cytotoxic?

          5. Clickbait bad. *Proceeds to post idiotic clickbait that he happens to agree with*

        7. Ken sold out to the Trumplican Party. Convinced himself they are our libertarian saviors against the Green New Deal and all the other Democrat evils that are so *obviously* worse than any Republican evils.

          1. Have I ever told you how much I love seeing your name because it’s the literary version of rolling over and showing me your belly after I destroyed you

            1. Maybe you can get him to commit suicide. I’ve been on him to do it for months. It’s the best advice he’ll ever get.

        8. I’m sorry you get all your information on the GOP from Ben Shapiro’s YouTube channel.

      5. Biden is more popular than Donald Trump ever was, and the spread between GOP and democrats is the widest it has been in a decade, favoring Democrats by 9 percentage points.

        Wasn’t that right before the Democrats got wiped out in the mid-terms?

        May I suggest starting with the abject lack of stated principles and policy proposals in the GOP?

        Even when they had “principles” prior to this, I’m counting four different periods since Desert Storm where they’ve had noticeable deficit gaps, including three where the Dems had over 50%. The GOP hasn’t had an affiliation identifier over 50 percent since 1991.

        What you’re seeing in that chart is essentially a very effective 30-year campaign by the Democrats and their mass media allies to establish party loyalty within Gen-X and the Millennials. It doesn’t have anything to do with Trump, and far more with institutional indoctrination and media propaganda.

        1. These polls are about as accurate as all the others over the last five years. They’re there to feed a narrative, not to inform.
          Of course Chipper/DOL know this, but he’s here to feed a narrative too.

        2. I think it has very much to do with Trump and the major losses he led, although I did not say that.

          I would also argue that the Dems priorities and goals more closely matches gen-x and younger’s, more so than a successful marketing strategy.

          Notice that Dems lost membership slightly as well. The major shift comes from former republicans now claiming independent status. Even Trump and cult spent considerable time denigrating the “Never Trumpers” within the GOP. Anecdotally, I am a formerly registered republican, and Trump was a huge part of my shift away from the GOP.

          1. Major losses? What major losses? He didn’t come close to Obama’s historic midterm meltdown in 2010. The GOP gained seats in the Senate in 2018. Not to mention the gains the GOP made in statehouses and governorships during his term.

            Then there’s 2020, where the Reps picked up seats in the House when they were “projected” to lose them, and managed to tie the Senate, when they were projected to lose it by 3-4 seats in a famously unfavorable senate cycle. For all the hate that the electorate supposedly had towards Trump, it sure didn’t seem to show up anywhere, given that his favorability numbers were comparable to Obama’s at the end of his first term.

            The rest of your comment is just wishcasting. If you’re going to make a data-based argument, then at least ensure that what little data you put out is accurate.

          2. Yeah, Trump was not exactly a party builder.

            1. It’s so weird how after I pointed out you Jeff and DOL ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME that you tried for like a day to mask it, then couldn’t help yourself.

            2. You call yourself the White Knight because I made you look stupid.

              I love it!

          3. I would also argue that the Dems priorities and goals more closely matches gen-x and younger’s, more so than a successful marketing strategy.

            That’s been a distinction without a difference the last 30 years, at least.

            The major shift comes from former republicans now claiming independent status.

            Which, if you look at the chart, has happened every time the GOP loses support. Trump’s time in office hasn’t even been an outlier, it’s been just another political cycle.

            The only way this would be an outlier going forward would be if the Dems continued to build support through the mid-terms and gained seats.

        3. Great comment – hit the nail on the head. Controlling the minds of the young is the key to gaining and maintaining control.

      6. It is amazing watching you defend biden and the left day in and day out while still claiming trump was raw greatest authoritarian threat in American history.

        Polls are wrong, see election polls. They always over sample the left to push a narrative. You know this, but you agree with the narrative so you also push it as fact.

        1. I’m not the one who is defensive here, Jesse. And I have not said anything supportive of Biden. I’m telling Ken that his assumption of popular support for Ken’s agenda is not realistic.

          1. “I’m not the one who is defensive here, Jesse. ”

            Except right there if course.

            1. He pre-cogged my defensiveness.

              1. So you were lying?

                Like when you said ‘couple times a month”?

              2. I’m sure reading is very much like magic for you.

            2. Are you are is defensive. Lol. You are delusional.

              1. All you are*

          2. “And I have not said anything supportive of Biden.” JesseAz gets very confused about this type of logical distinction.

            1. I love seeing you post because it reminds me that the only thing you could do after I crushed you is to play nice and admit you’re my bitch

            2. Aw man look you changed your name again! And it’s still an admission that I won!

            3. He hasn’t condemned biden once. He can’t do it even in threads biden is acting way more authoritarian than trump ever did. You and Jeff actually go and cry in those threads about trump. Lol.

      7. You have highlighted the painful reality.

        Republicans do hold to some unpopular truths/principles/etc. (Very true, and very unpopular)

        The “Leftists,” alternately, are, and always do, regress to failed (and painful) Utopianism.

    3. Ken, this is all just the set-up for Kamala. She will take that ‘Report’ and try to ram through structural changes that will wound our Republic. That is all this is.

      1. She’s just as big a puppet as Joe.

    4. To think 5 years ago you would have said republican, independent, and libertarian.

    5. We need a massive Republican protest against everything Biden and the Democrats are doing–in Washington D.C.

      They’d call out the Praetorian National Guard, shoot everybody and the propaganda houses would call it another insurrection and use it as an excuse to start rounding up dissenters.

      Americans need to wake up to the fact that the Democrats mounted a coup, and they’re no longer facing a legitimate government who follows the rules. It’s time the average American starts thinking like someone living in a Warsaw Pact country when looking for solutions.

      1. A massive protest in Washington DC would be one way to expose the Democrats as the tyrants–especially if they shut down transportation hubs, close off organizing efforts on social media, and use the National Guard to break up or prevent peaceful protests.

        1. So, you want “mostly peaceful” protests that descend into riots, and then scream TYRANTS!!! when the state enforces the law? Is that the plan?

          1. Where do you get riots from you fucking moron?

            JFC you’re a piece of shit.

          2. What universe are you posting from?

          3. I love that you automatically assume riots when Ken only mentioned peacefully protesting and the actions of the corrupt government actors in the Democrat party.

            You couldn’t be more transparent.

        2. “would be” ?!

          That’s been done.

      2. Ah, Mother’s brought the paranoia this time.

        They would not. If the protest were truly peaceful, not a thing would happen.

        1. God man its warms my heart that you could pick any name in the world and you chose one that is so referential to me!

        2. It’s so weird how after I pointed out you Jeff and DOL ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME that you tried for like a day to mask it, then couldn’t help yourself.

        3. Ah, Mother’s brought the paranoia this time.
          They would not. If the protest were truly peaceful, not a thing would happen.

          The White Knight
          January.6.2021 at 5:07 pm

          It is now crystal clear Trump is monster. If you still support him, you are a bad person. There is no ambiguity, no wiggle room anymore.

          You’d be the first one firing shots at those “bad people”, you psychotic liar.

          1. Are you kidding? That pathetic little pussy faggot would be writing articles like this one about his PTSD from firing an AR-15. He’d be the first hiding under his couch rah-rah-rahing the brownshirts putting down a peaceful protest though.

        4. The protest in January was truly peaceful (10’s of thousands peaceful vs. a hundred or so assholes).

      3. Yep

      4. Interesting you make this point. Lately, I have been reading accounts of how Soviet dissidents communicated while being imprisoned in gulags. The methods they used then can still be used today.

      5. And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?… The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If…if…We didn’t love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation…. We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.

        Thank Obama that could never happen here!

    6. What are you going to protest, exactly?
      As DOL pointed out, this massive spending spree is broadly popular. I wish it weren’t so, but it is.
      And let’s be honest, protests against “out of control spending” are so 2009. Who exactly is going to be credulous enough to believe that Team Red really REALLY cares about spending NOW?

      Or do you mean, protest Biden just because he’s a Democrat? Is that what you want?

      1. These guys think I like $2 trillion in spending because I tell them how popular it is. I’m the one who they raged against for suggesting balanced budgets was a worthy goal for a GOP dominated government. Whatever. Much like the GOP, their credibility is shot.

        1. As I recall

          “. I’m the one who they raged against for suggesting balanced budgets was a worthy goal for a GOP dominated government”

          That is a lie.

          You were pilloried for denouncing one side of the ledger (tax cuts) while defending the other side.

          And that makes you a liar. Again. Which is sad because you really seem to go out of your way to engage in discourse, yoy just always lie about it.

          1. I was there and it was exactly as you remember. He flatly refused to acknowledge that tax cuts can place pressure on the govt to curtaul apending and also refused to acknowledge that taxing people is something that should be done as little as possible.

            He got destroyed and is trying to retcon history, like he did when he claimed to be in the armed forces then went dark (like he did pre-election too) after getting challenged.

            He KNOWS his policies are garbage so he lies and plays games and hides until his critics aren’t paying attention.

            1. “like he did pre-election too”

              Ask him what “a couple times a month” means and why he is afraid of anyone who says it to him.

              He’s here EVERY FUCKING DAY now, but his coward bitch ass was silent AF when he thought his senile fuckbuddy was going to lose to Trump.

              1. As I recall, he was outed as a sockpuppet from the second he appeared. Nothing he has done since then has changed that, nor has he given anyone any reason to pay attention to his bog-standard leftist talking points. If he isn’t actually Jeff’s sockpuppet (huge if), he needn’t bother posting since Jeff will post the same thing he does eventually anyway.

                But even more than that, he’s an idiot and an asshole. If his goal were to do anything other than inflame, at some point you’d think he would engage in some self-reflection and realize everyone he has ever interacted with thinks that about him, and it cannot possibly be everyone else.

        2. Ironically you defend this spree because you claim it is popular. Lol.

        3. No, cytotoxic, we think you like $2 trillion in spending because you had a conniption about lower spending and insisted that the Democrats who were calling for $3 trillion were righteous for doing so. We also remember the dozens of times you’ve outed both of these sockpuppet accounts you absolute fucking retard, so stop replying to yourself.

        4. Why are you whining to yourself?

    7. Sounds good. And I see you dropped your paranoid narrative from the other day, about how a peaceful Republican protest would be met with government oppression.

      1. Hey I love the new name that you changed to after you got banned and changed it the last time, which are all an admission that I won.

        1. LOL, you of all people know anyone can go in and edit their own screen handle whenever they want.

          1. Not sure what that has to do with you repeatedly picking names that are an admission that you lost to me.

            You seem upset about it now.

            1. “Tulpa” is just “toilet paper” pronounced with a heavy Bubba accent.

              1. I know that you chose “White Knight” because you’re always trying to white knight, but was it also in homage to the White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan?

                1. C’mon now. Don’t stoop to their level.

      2. It’s so weird how you, DOL and Jeff ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME

        1. We’ve got another Sherlock Holmes here. Shame you are wasting this gift you have on catching “lefty shit” sock puppets.

          1. Ahaahha damn you mad! At least he didn’t pass you off enough to wear your anger about it in your name like I made you do!

          2. It’s so weird how you get suuuuuper butthurt about anyone noticing you, DOL and Jeff ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME

            1. Here my guess as to our sockpuppet rodeo: DOL/WK/Chemleft/Chipper/QueenAmathelea/raspberries and Sqrlsy are the same guy.
              SPB2 and Lard of Strazele are the same guy.
              KAR is sarcasmic.
              Moderation4ever, Tony and Brandybuck don’t sock too much, although Tony is a fifty-center.

              1. chemjeff was begat by cytotoxic after he had a total fucking meltdown when Hillary lost. When several people, with an old user called Playa Manhattan being the first, noticed it was him because he compulsively uses the exact same rhetorical tics he started the DoL account, which then in turn begat the White Knight account. Those are all the same guy: cytotoxic. If you ever want to have some fun, do a google site search for reason.com and his old username and witness how he’s been posting the exact same shit since GWB’s first term in office.

                QueenAmalthea is an old shreek sock. Just after the election he busted it back out after a really long hiatus, along with his Dajjal and AddictionMyth accounts. I think he figured all of the old regulars who would recognize those accounts had left or forgotten. shreek, of course, begat Sarah Palin’s Buttplug. He subsequently started Sarah Palin’s Buttplug 2 after he was banned for posting links to child pornography. So those are all the same guy: shreek.

                For a lot of years I thought Sqrsly was another Michael Hihn sock since he employs all the same rhetorical tics including the persecution complex and blog with an enemies list. Now I’m not so sure. Whoever operates that handle also operates sarcasmic as he has accidentally replied to posts addressed to Sqrsly as sarcasmic and vice versa. He also copy/pasted the exact same post verbatim in two different threads, one on the sarcasmic handle and the other on the Sqrsly handle. So those are all the same guy.

                1. Either SQRLSY used Hihn’s name and also created a fake Hihn website which an enemies list of Reason commenters (four entries for me alone). Which I consider unlikely. Or they are different people, since the real Hihn is definitely dead.

                  1. I never believed the Michael Hihn handle was run by the actual person called Michael Hihn as the same guy routinely used David Nolan and a few other names of libertarian party insiders as well, but who knows. I’m certain that the same guy is behind both the sarcasmic handle and the Sqrsly handles regardless.

                    1. The Hihn website, which had a lot more content than just his enemies list, went off line relatively soon after the real Hihn died. I’m not saying you couldn’t be right, but it’s probably more likely that Hihn turned into a total kook late in life.

                      Hank Phillips is the same way. Here is his website…..

                      https://libertariantranslator.wordpress.com/who-is-hank-phillips/

                      If you read the text, you will notice many trademark words and phrases. Including frequent use of the words looter and infiltrator. Which the comment poster Hank also uses.

                    2. The Hihn website, which had a lot more content than just his enemies list, went off line relatively soon after the real Hihn died. I’m not saying you couldn’t be right, but it’s probably more likely that Hihn turned into a total kook late in life.

                      Hank Phillips is the same way.

                    3. I never believed the Michael Hihn handle was run by the actual person called Michael Hihn as the same guy routinely used David Nolan and a few other names of libertarian party insiders as well, but who knows.

                      It was. I checked his Facebook page one time and he used the same gun control talking points in one of his posts that he always made here. Hihn had no OPSEC whatsoever and was still using that Web 1.0 site all the way up to his death that he set up in the late 90s. He didn’t come out with that Enemies List page until after he got banned the first time.

                      The shit-muncher might have adopted Hihn’s methodology, but he’s not the same guy that was posting as “David Nolan”, “Liberty Truth Teller,” etc.

        2. You’re not very good at reading time stamps, by the way. “AT THE SAME TIME” my ass.

          1. Oooooh two posts he mad you mad! I bet you wont change your name to an admission that you lost to him like you did with me though!

          2. It’s so weird how you get suuuuuper butthurt about anyone noticing you, DOL and Jeff ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME

  3. Joe Biden is an asshole who doesn’t understand that there are three co equal branches of government and his little commission is meaningless.

    1. The Court should form a commission on couping away tyrannical rights violating executives.

      1. Make an open statement to Congress about a special commission to look into the 25th.

        1. Or even better, a commission on getting rid of all the communists.

      2. Even just a statement about how ‘no matter how many justices may be appointed, the Chief Justice would still arbitrate any/all calls for impeachment’ would be sufficiently originalist, judiciary in nature, and obliquely threatening.

    2. JB only considers whether a proposal is big enough to be historic and transformative. He’s already stated that the court is “getting out of whack,” so the question is already settled for him. When his “diverse” panel (hopefully he won’t forget to have 2 transgender womxn and 3 BIPOCs among all the liberals and conservatives) comes back with its “recommendation,” he’ll feign semi-reluctance and say, “The commission advises we add justices. I’m just following their suggestions.”

    3. Yes, but arent we glad that Fascist Trump is gone!

      1. Yes, it is nice having that asshole gone.

        1. It’s so weird how you, DOL and Jeff ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME.

        2. Ooh another name that is also an admission that I won.

          You guys! I’m gonna get a big head if you keep this up!

        3. So much better having the Fascist Biden in charge.

  4. Government decision making rule 234A subsection B4.1

    When faced with a decision that will cause problems regardless of the outcome. Form a commission or focus group and require a unanimous recommendation before proceeding. The number/affiliation of the people to be included should be sufficient to insure that all viewpoints are heard and expressed until such point that the decision is no longer required.

    1. This is my take as well.

      1. Yup, he is sending the ‘court-packing’ idea into commission purgatory.

        1. You must be disappointed.

        2. Of course he is. Biden is pure goodness and light. He would never do anything nefarious. And if he does pack the court, well, that was a great idea anyway.

    2. Yup. Remember the Blue Ribbon Panel that looked into ways to keep Social Security solvent?

      They did their work and made recommendations. Then nothing happened.

  5. How come I’m not on the commission? Oh, court packing. Never mind.

    /Transportation Sec. Buttigieg

    1. You have to roll up the clothes so they…

      ohhhhhhh ICWUDT!

      1. Heehee

    2. Man, this guy has some great quotes.

      “There is racism physically built into some of our highways, and that’s why the jobs plan has specifically committed to reconnect some of the communities that were divided by these dollars,” the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor told reporter April Ryan this week in an interview

      1. The asphalt is racist.

        Somehow.

        1. The progs are making the case for their mass execution for us.

  6. Fuck you Joe. Fuck you with Michelle Obama’s dick.

    1. He probably got enough of that between 2009-2017.

  7. The commission fulfills one of Biden’s campaign promises. “If elected,” Biden told 60 Minutes, “I’ll put together a national…bipartisan commission of scholars, constitutional scholars. Democrats, Republicans. Liberal, conservative.

    Who’s on the commission? Any Republicans? Libertarians? Moderates?

    1. Any racists? Or are we still pretending America is full of them while also lying about their lack of the right to their opinions?

    2. Any justices get to weigh in on what would be effectively diminishing their role/stripping them of office and abolishing the separation of powers or is it a straight up/naked ‘Shut up while the Executive fixes the Judiciary’?

    3. Why is there a commission? Biden is yet to be elected president.

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  9. The reason FDR didn’t pack the Supreme Court was because it wasn’t necessary. The Supreme Court was so intimidated by FDR’s threats, they eventually gave him the rulings he wanted.

    That may be what’s going on here. The Biden administration is trying to intimidate the Court. If they can get what they want that way without resorting to packing it, why not go that route?

    1. Roberts is scared enough to let him.

      1. Yeah, he is pretty gutless. I often wonder if he’s being blackmailed.

        1. Whether true or not, the deposition of Ryan Dark White by Lynn Wood was wild.

  10. OK, I say “mid” and you say “terms”. Ready?

    Mid!
    Terms!
    Mid!
    Terms!
    Mid!
    Terms!

    All right! Good rehearsal everyone. A few more times before the real thing and I think we’ll have it down.

    1. Don’t count your chickens. The only thing Repubs will do is change the office drapes.
      They just never have enough power to undo anything the dems have done, even when they control the Senate, house and White house.

      1. The next election will be different though because it is the MOST IMPORTANT in our LIFETIME!

        1. No no no! The mostest everest importantest in our lifetimesest! If you don’t vote then LITERAL HITLER will win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          1. And you can vote third party next time, but this time it’s really important to vote for the lesser evil.

            1. It’s so weird how you get suuuuuper butthurt about anyone noticing you, DOL and Jeff ALWAYS SHOW UP AT THE SAME TIME

            2. Every time you post a Tulpa gets a win!

            3. Prove us wrong. Livestream your suicide. If the other handles keep posting, then you’ve proved us all wrong.

              Which would be a big win for you. So do it.

          2. It’s funny because you literally said that Trump was the worst authoritarian to ever hold office and that voting him out was the MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION IN OUR LIFETIMES. Lmfao. Good thing you brought along your other socks to reinforce your argument though.

  11. As if Joe Biden were in any way driving the train here. Packing the court has been a progressive wet dream for decades, and they have finally managed to install exactly the empty suit they need to do it. And if he drops dead, Harris is also an empty suit who will do anything for power.

    To answer your question, no. No democrat will resist this, because there are no longer any principled democrats in Congress who value the Constitution. This is one of the keys to one-party rule.

    The filibuster is next, HR1 passes, and then the Republic is lost.

    1. Oh god fuck off even I think you’re a clown.

      1. Spoiler: Chicken Little gets eaten by the fox in the end.

        1. Second Spolier: you’re still a clown with pissy pants

          1. When did jfree officially change names?

          2. Yet he’s almost certainly correct. Instead of being a raving faggot, maybe you should explain how he’s wrong.

    2. I think you pared it down pretty well Cronut.

      I see that those who know [and like] what he’s doing do not like anyone going on the naked emperors.

      1. Pants pissing stupidity shouldn’t be encouraged like you are doing

        1. And nasty little trolls who contribute nothing but invective should be flagged then refreshed.

          Bye bye nasty little troll.

          1. You do realize that only makes it go away for YOU right fuckboy?

            1. The rest of us are laughing at you, not with.

              1. Everyone hates you even the people you agree with.

                You’re the definition of try too hard.

                You’re GOP Chemjeff.

                No one is laughing about anything and the only thing you’ve ever convinced anyone to do is pretend they can’t seem you posting 900 times after you get prison raped by idiots the test of us take apart in our sleep.

                I would tell you to keep crying but YOU NEVER FUCKING STOP FAGGOT.

                1. Lol. You are crying.

                  1. I’m pretty sure the only people here who don’t like you are the leftist idiots like him, Jeffy, etc..

                2. You’re the one no one likes. You are also the faggot. Seek Tony out. He will fuck your worn out ass for you.

                  Or better yet, drink some Drano.

        2. Well, at least not now that LITERALLY ORANGE HITLER is out of office, right? Tell us more about how the Russians stole Hillary’s coronation with 150k in Facebook ads, sarcasmic.

  12. OK, Smart People, what happens if states like Alabama decide to not care if a packed court strikes down their abortion laws, because of the loss of legitimacy?

    1. Alabama, et al. That becomes another aspect of a genuine constitutional crisis; a government passing [unconstitutional] laws and making regulations that we increasingly realize should not be, and will not be, enforced. Next step will be to stop paying taxes and then the whole house of cards crashes.

      It really is a government so long as a plurality of citizens and States agree to recognize it as such.

      1. We already have that situation with the medical and recreational marijuana businesses operating in many states, so it’s not a new thing that the US government is ignored on certain points.

    2. They get called seditionists and then the Navy sets up a blockade?

    3. Same thing that happened the last time Alabama said “fuck you” to the feds: they send in the military to occupy the state until they come into full compliance.

      1. If that happens, it will be time to open up all the landfills to our progressive population.

  13. “Getting out of Whack”. Now that is some super smart analysis. You gotta love this guy’s assessment. Now if he would only have Hunter and his DIL arrested for gun violations . . . .

  14. So gun control, higher taxes, deficit spending, court packing, border chaos, and yet none of this would have happened if Biden were not in office.

    1. “So gun control, higher taxes, deficit spending, court packing, border chaos,…”

      What are things done under President Trump?

      Daily Double!

      1. So why doesn’t it bother you that Biden is behaving like Trump?

        Oops! Your stupid fucking obsession makes you look like a rube again.

      2. Trump raised taxes and packed the court?

        1. Yes, he levied taxes on all kinds of goods from across the global. He even bragged about it calling himself tariff-man.

          No. He never packed the court.

          1. across the globe.

            Damn edit button.

          2. Oh, tax cuts didnt happen. Okay. Regulations weren’t lowered decreasing costs. Okay.

            1. Yeah some taxes were cut too but that wasn’t what Mac asked Jesse.

              1. Usually you have to look at things in aggregate or youre just yelling at good because it isnt perfection.

                1. It’s odd that tariffs were never taxes until Trump got elected. The man is a magician.

      3. Lol. Keep defending the Authoritarian impulses of the left.

    2. I know, right? If only more people had voted for Jo Jorgensen.

      1. “I know, right?”

        I’ll take “Jeff’s way overused 10 year old girl rhetorical tics” for 1000 who ever replaces Alex.

        1. He’s a vapid, silly bitch, isn’t he?

  15. please … en masse … stop putting JB lies and the JB counteractions in your headlines like it’s cute.

    nobody fucking believed him. it’s not cute

    1. But it’s very very important to pretend that we were all credulous rubes or else we might look like partisan fucking shanks for campaigning hard for Biden for 2 years.

  16. Joe Biden is a hack politician with no discernable principles, but, for some reason, most everyone denied that truth for the past couple of years.

  17. Biden is irrelevant. What matters is what (Vice-)President Harris will do.

    1. Arrest everyone?

      1. The spirit is willing, and we already know the flesh likes fucking.

        1. Solid contribution fuckboy

          1. That’s what your mom said, too.

            1. Wait, you’re proud that she sarcastically told you something and called you fuckboy?

              Fuck man you owned yourself on that one.

              1. Hey look, it’s sarcasmic painfully explaining his hilarious ‘jokes’.

          2. I can’t see you

            1. That’s right run bitch.

              1. That’s what sarcasmic said. To his daughter. While attempting to rape her. Again.

  18. LOL – Joe Biden is NOT the POTUS he merely plays him on TV – and not particularly well I might add

  19. What is to study? The current SCOTUS has nine justices. If you pack in four reliable commies, the Republic is severely damaged. Study done.

    1. They need a commission to find ways the current configuration of SCOTUS is a relic of Jim Crow and designed to maintain white supremacy, so they can produce a “study” that gives them the veneer of legitimacy when they pack the court.

      They’re going to pack the court. They just need to pretend that it’s based on something other than a naked power grab.

      1. More like the USSR every day. Solzhenitsyn was right; even they needed a veneer of legitimacy, thus things like kangaroo courts and show trials if only for the sake of.

        1. Jesus no wonder you hate me you’re an imbecile.

          1. sarcasmic expertly refutes arguments with facts and logic

          2. How so, faggot?

      2. You wonder how they can maintain a straight face while announcing things like this.

  20. Is Biden even capable of telling the truth?

    1. No. Next question.

      1. There an old saying in DC, “if bullshit were money, Joe Biden would be a billionaire”.

  21. Time for an impeachment.

  22. Is packing the court something that’s “wrong within normal parameters”?

    Asking for a friend.

    1. There isn’t going to be any court packing.

      1. Hey remember when you said that Hillary Clinton was going to win for over a year and then had a total and complete meltdown and abandoned your original account before starting up this one, cytotoxic?

  23. No one could’ve imagined this coming…..or….banning natural gas……or…..,a global wealth tax…….,or…….bailouts for our biggest and bankrupt deep blue cities and their public sector unions……or…….federal public housing…….,.or…….confiscation of guns…….or…… land value taxes……,or……Medicare for all…..,or…….Zimbabwe MMT…….or……

    You get the picture. All of the above have been discussed on proggie PhD level economics (central planning) blogs for over a decade. If only we could have prevented this?

    1. If there are no more progressives, then there can be no progressive policies. Therein lies the solution to our prog problem.

  24. The only thing “out of whack” is Biden’s brain and his dictatorial politics. He is already a disaster for this country, and he has only been in office for there months. Covid passports, executive, gun control, Infrastructure project lies that only benefit public unions, Debt, incompetent Marxist, cabinet appointments etc…. And, now taking our courts to a higher level of political corruption hen we should be reforming the courts with a Constitutional litmus test. WTF! These so-called “progressive” are actually wanna be tyrants. And, no one is trying to sop them? We are screwed. Gird your freedom, keep your powder dry and keep your weapons secured. The are coming for both.

  25. “I’ll put together a national…bipartisan commission of scholars, constitutional scholars. Democrats, Republicans. Liberal, conservative.”

    The recommendation to pack the court is a foregone conclusion. Joe! is just looking for an excuse, “The experts have recommended packing the court and who am I to disagree?”

    1. Joke will sign whatever his handlers put in front of him. Whatever personal opinions remain in what’s left of his mind are irrelevant.

  26. The Extreme Court is … shut up muthafucker.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peea9faRqUk

  27. I really need a cut and paste “If it got rid of President Mean-Tweets, losing our democratic republic is a small price to pay, right?” comment. Would save time.

    Idiots now screaming that Biden is doing what he said he would and Trump warned he would while they were, “Not Joe Biden, he’s a good guy!”

  28. KS:”If average Americans knew and understood what was on Joe Biden’s campaign website, fewer of them would have turned out for him in swing states–that’s for sure.”
    Absolutely correct. Wasn’t it Trump’s duty, and the GOP’s responsibility, to let the folks know? Trump et al knew damn well the media wouldn’t be telling the voters. In so many ways, Trump was the architect of his own defeat.

    1. There is certainly plenty of room to argue that the media covered pretty well for Biden, dismissing people who discussed what was on his website as crackpot QAnon conspiracy theorists.

      It’s pretty hard to run an effective campaign when the media and Big Tech is actively running interference for the other guy.

    2. I remember when it was pointed out that on Biden’s website his policy points word for word matched the Green New Deal, but the ‘fact checkers’ claimed otherwise. I think Republicans did a fairly good job of pointing out Biden’s flaws, but the ignorance of a lot of the public was astounding. Many of colleagues (reliable Dems) had never even heard of Hunter Biden. The power of the media to change a narrative is not to be underestimated.

      1. I remember when it was pointed out that on Biden’s website his policy points word for word matched the Green New Deal, but the ‘fact checkers’ claimed otherwise.

        That was cytotoxic/chemjeff/DOL/White Knight’s shtick for about 6 months in response to every single post Ken Shultz made on the subject.

  29. All the hyperventilation about this commission is just red meat for the right wing base. It seems that Team Red lives on pure emotion now. OMG BIDEN IS GOING TO PACK TEH SCOtuZ!!!1!!1!!11111

    Biden is KILLING the idea by sending it to a commission that is absolutely guaranteed to return a finding that, sure, packing the court is one option, but hey, here are ALL THESE MILLION OTHER OPTIONS for “reforming” the court, and nothing will actually happen because Republicans still exist in DC.

    This is literally the best possible option that any Republican can expect from any Democrat president. Send the idea to a commission that will promptly kill it. It is a time-honored political tradition.

    But, because Biden didn’t outright say NO PACKINGZ (which he can’t, for political reasons, otherwise AOC and her braindead followers would abandon Team Blue en masse), then Team Red gets to make political hay about the 0.000000000001% possibility that Biden will ‘pack the court’. It is absurd.

    But whatever. Those clicks don’t generate themselves I suppose.

    1. Have you actually read or listened to what is coming out of the Biden administration? If you have and you don’t despise it, then you are not a libritarian

      1. Narrator: he has never been libertarian.

    2. Hey remember when you said that Trump was a literal Nazi who put children into concentration camps? You know, because you’re all about facts and logic and have never been led by emotion.

      1. Neat tidbit for you: Joe Biden has set up a camp for unaccompanied minor illegal immigrants at the LA County Fairgrounds. The exact same site FDR used for a Japanese internment camp during WWII.

  30. In his role as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Joke Biden is directly and personally responsible for how toxic and politicized the courts have become.

    It’s ridiculous to think that he will make any meaningful reforms

    1. Right? There are absolutely some good ideas out there for reforming the courts. For example, why exactly should federal judges have lifetime appointments? But Biden isn’t the guy to lead those discussions.

      1. The idea was that judges needed to be able to make decisions without regard to political concerns. But yeah, in practice now that means incentivizing politicians to find the most partisan judges they can to ensure they will be able to keep implementing their agendas for life.

        1. So having term limits for judges doesn’t sound like such a terrible idea. But I don’t trust Biden to lead that type of discussion, any more than I would trust Trump to lead that type of discussion.

          1. Term limits for Congress were too much to ask from the corrupt old fool; he would stick to his course and make others do what he will not.

        2. The idea [why federal judges have lifetime appointments] was that judges needed to be able to make decisions without regard to political concerns.

          Maybe the Commission will think outside the box and recommend, say, one-year appointments — retroactive, even.

      2. For example, why exactly should federal judges have lifetime appointments?

        Just because the constitution mandates it is no reason to let a little modest reform take place.

  31. I bet Jesse’s left nut that come Jan. 20, 2025, that the size of the Supreme Court of the United States stands at 9. No more, no less.

    1. Silly, everyone knows Jesse is a nutless bitch.

      1. Awww. You two fucking already? Jeff the bottom?

        Kind of suck jeff fantasized about me though.

        1. I’m guessing that they suck each other’s dicks and fuck each other’s assholes, and in an order that might surprise you.

      2. cytotoxic and sarcasmic each spend a rather inordinate amount of their time thinking about Jesse’s nuts.

  32. Promises made, promises kept.

  33. Can’t “pack” something that has no Constitutionally mandated size. The Constitution states only that a Supreme Court shall be established; its size is left up to Congress. SCOTUS has been 6 (1789), 5 (1801), 7 (1807), 9 (1837), 10 (1863), and 9 (1869 – present)

    1. Increasing the size of the court in order to obtain political outcomes more favorable to your policy preferences is court-packing you stupid motherfucker. This is like saying there’s no such thing as gerrymandering because redistricting is legal.

  34. https://twitter.com/alienchemtrails/status/1380626392174432262?s=19

    The “this isn’t happening crowd” are at times the most powerful soldiers in the woke army.

  35. Good thing they assembled the most extensive and inclusive voter fraud organization in the history of American politics to fundamentally transform America.

  36. If his fraudulency succeeds in packing the court, the states will meet in the second constitutional convention, where every state carries the same weight, and the lefturds will not like the results.

    -jcr

  37. A few ideas for consideration at the convention: the elimination of politics as a career by limiting any member of congress to a single term in either house for life, prohibition of former legislators from any tax-funded employment, the elimination of public employee unions, the abolition of fiat currency, and the introduction of the death penalty for any act of usurpation, such as exercising any power not explicitly granted to the government by the people through the constitution.

    -jcr

  38. Oh, and I almost forgot: make any public employee or elected official subject to penalty for perjury for telling any lie while communicating in their official capacity.

    -jcr

  39. “Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.”
    -Thomas Jefferson

  40. https://twitter.com/ZubyMusic/status/1380809677089423361?s=19

    Yikes. And New Zealand is the place people keep hailing as ‘handling it well’ and an ‘example to other countries’.

    This is 100% medical coercion. Fascism in heels.

    “Implementing the ‘No jab, no job’ policy, New Zealand PM outlines that private companies will also be ‘obliged’ to ensure employees are vaccinated.

    My body, my choice becomes My body, state choice.”

  41. McConnell and Company have already engaged in court packing. By refusing to consider Merrick Garland, then using their majority to put three totally unqualified judges on the Court, they brought us to the current situation. Amy Coney Barrett in particular has no business on the Supreme Court. She’s never even conducted a trial. Since we can’t get rid of her, we need to at least neutralize her incompetence.

    1. No. You can’t just change the definition of a thing to claim that your opponents did it first, and then use that ‘reasoning’ to justify the terrible thing that your team wants to do.

      1. You’re wasting your energy. Mike is a total leftist moron.

    2. “McConnell and Company have already engaged in court packing. By refusing to consider Merrick Garland, then using their majority to put three totally unqualified judges on the Court,..”

      Comment by fucking lefty ignoramus too stupid to know that words have definitions.
      Don’t worry, lefty shit – the 5th grade gets easier the third time you try.

    3. As we all know, the senate is constitutionally obligated to approve all judicial nominees. That’s why no Democrats opposed any of Trump’s nominees for the court. Since Republicans failed in their constitutional duty to approve one of Obama’s judicial nominees it is only right and fair that Democrats increase the size of the supreme court in order to obtain a friendly majority that they otherwise could not have. This is exactly the same thing.

  42. https://summit.news/2021/04/08/frederick-forsyth-says-government-has-launched-campaign-of-mass-fear-against-british-public/

    “Congratulations to the Telegraph and Gordon Rayner for revealing that the campaign of mass fear that reduced a once brave nation to trembling terror was deliberately organised to secure obedience to the policy of lockdown,” wrote Forsyth.

    “I have only once before seen anything like it. This was when I was posted to East Germany in 1962. Such a brainwashing tactic was employed to frighten East Berliners into believing that the Berlin Wall was a defensive measure to protect them from tiny West Berlin, and that the Stasi was their guardian. The wall was of course an instrument of enslavement.”

  43. https://twitter.com/RealSpikeCohen/status/1380786046326149122?s=19

    “From the very beginning that the Second Amendment existed, certain people weren’t allowed to have weapons.”

    – Joe Biden, using the disenfranchisement of slaves and natives as a justification to push for gun control

    I wonder if that helped them stay safe.

  44. https://twitter.com/brithume/status/1380677107488014341?s=19

    YouTube scrubs a video of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s roundtable with physicians and scientists who are critical of strict lockdowns.

  45. When this ‘commission’ issues its report you can bet the media headlines will read:

    “Experts Agree that Court Should be Restructured.”

  46. Final Step in taking over the USA — Pack the courts with faithful Nazi’s (def; National Socialists).

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  48. Just three months into his term Biden has already proven himself to be the moat egregious liar in presidential history. He makes Trump look like a saint.

    1. But is it really a lie when he doesn’t even know what he is saying?

  49. C’mon man! You’re lying!!

  50. What we really want?

    Abolish the FDA, the Department of Education, the CDC, and the NSA and curtail most of the FBI and CIA and most of the military. End all government subsidies, welfare and economic bailouts. Reduce taxation by an order of magnitude and begin paying back our debts. End all foreign wars. Start solving homicides and enforcing rules against fraud.

  51. But, we got rid of bad orange man, isn’t that what counts? If we have to burn down this nation to get rid of bad orange man, then where’s the matches and gasoline?

    1. Well, you will have to get by without evil gasoline, and there will be a few months delay in getting your match permits.
      Maybe you should settle for a solar charged taser?

  52. I doubt the point of this is to actually pack the court. This is meant to be a shot across the bow at Chief Justice Roberts to intimidate him into not interfering with Biden’s agenda.

    1. Nice wig you’ve got there. Shame if anything were to happen to it.

    2. I’m dubious. It would seem that there are plenty of ways to send a message. Like, for example, sending a message. Moreover, in the recent past, messages sent to SCOTUS have been more directed and clear about any given decision or policy-based group of decisions. Forming a commission to look into packing the court as a threat against any interdiction of broad policy, if it is purely rhetoric, is certainly a (re)escalationg of the rhetoric.

  53. “”The last thing we need to do is turn the Supreme Court into just another political football, whoever’s got the most votes gets whatever they want,” he told 60 Minutes.”

    Could this be a joke? The Supreme Court has been a political football for as long as I can remember. And it’s judges are political partisans in robes. The pretense repeated throughout the article that the SC is apolitical is laughable.

  54. Biden is not the president of the United States. He’s a cheating president. He will destroy America. Jobs will be lost, unemployment will increase… So, right now, think about how to make a lot of money to prepare for the next difficult period. Well, mmo is a good way in this pandemic …. Go to win https://kubet1.win

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  56. Ths is a public act of self-gratification, which got Pee Wee Herman arrested for in an adult movie theatre.

    Pee Wee Herman’s only mistake was, he was marketing to the wrong crowd, he should’ve been a politician.

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