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  •  Depends on Who You Think the "We" Who'd Hold (2+ / 0-)
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    Bailey2001, oldpotsmuggler

    the Court would be.

    Legislatively, we've not advanced the people economically since LBJ, and the people have been overall in decline since near to that time.

    If the Democratic Party that often held the WH or Congress during that period was represented by the majority on the Supreme Court, I don't think it's obvious that they wouldn't be periodically going against the people, and sometimes pretty hard.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 05:16:22 PM PDT

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    •  But even if they did, I don't think the people (1+ / 0-)
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      silverfoxcruiser

      would not see the benefit and quickly and it certainly wouldn't take us backward. In other words, we might have to drag some forward kicking and screaming but we are going in that direction eventually anyway.

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