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Old 7th November 2019, 01:21 PM   #1
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Trump nominates openly white-nationalist and anti-semitic judge

The judge in question is Steven Menashi.

This is NOT normal.

This is NOT American.

When will the people of the US rise up and stop Usurper Fasicst Donald Trump?
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Old 7th November 2019, 03:50 PM   #2
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A link would have been helpful, so here's one.
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Old 7th November 2019, 03:57 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
A link would have been helpful, so here's one.
With credentials like that, he's a shoe-in for GOP approval!

And they wonder how Trump got his reputation for being a racist and bigot. It's a mystery, innit?
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Old 7th November 2019, 04:47 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
With credentials like that, he's a shoe-in shoo-in for GOP approval!

And they wonder how Trump got his reputation for being a racist and bigot. It's a mystery, innit?
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Old 7th November 2019, 04:50 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by ChristianProgressive View Post
The judge in question is Steven Menashi.

This is NOT normal.

This is NOT American.

When will the people of the US rise up and stop Usurper Fasicst Donald Trump?


Hopefully next November.
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Old 7th November 2019, 05:15 PM   #6
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Arguing for long-standing Israeli policy makes one "openly white nationalist" these days?
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Old 7th November 2019, 05:20 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
Arguing for long-standing Israeli policy makes one "openly white nationalist" these days?
And anti-semitic according to the OP.

(Not to mention that Menashi's grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Iraq and Ukraine and his maternal grandfather's relatives who stayed in Europe were murdered in the Holocaust.)
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Old 7th November 2019, 05:24 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
Arguing for long-standing Israeli policy makes one "openly white nationalist" these days?
Is this comment based on not reading the linked article or on cherry-picking from it?
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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
Is this comment based on not reading the linked article or on cherry-picking from it?
It is based on familiarity with the law review article in question: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers....act_id=1592560
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Old 7th November 2019, 05:46 PM   #10
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This isn't really a Trump thing, it's a GOP one. Trump pretty much puts up people on the Federalist Society's list and the GOP push them through to get as many conservative bums on judge's seats as they can.
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Old 7th November 2019, 05:52 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by PhantomWolf View Post
This isn't really a Trump thing, it's a GOP one. Trump pretty much puts up people on the Federalist Society's list and the GOP push them through to get as many conservative bums on judge's seats as they can.
Absolutely. Trump simply hasn't a clue as to what makes a judge. Trump may be out in January 2021, or even earlier; but the Republican packing of the courts will last for decades. It isn't just conservative judges that are being nominated, it's young conservative judges.
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Old 7th November 2019, 06:02 PM   #12
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With credentials like that, he's a shoe-in shoo-in for GOP approval!

And they wonder how Trump got his reputation for being a racist and bigot. It's a mystery, innit?
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I stand corrected because the shoe fit.
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Old 7th November 2019, 06:38 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by ChristianProgressive View Post
The judge in question is Steven Menashi.

This is NOT normal.

This is NOT American.

When will the people of the US rise up and stop Usurper Fasicst Donald Trump?
We're working on it. The good people, anyway.
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Old 8th November 2019, 11:09 AM   #14
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Key point from the Slate article:

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Although the American Bar Association considered Menashi “Well Qualified,” its highest rating....
The rest of the article gripes that they don't like his politics. Tough titty. And he's anti-semitic because all Republicans hate the Jews, I suppose.
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