For months he´s bobbed and weaved questions about a rift with Chief Justice John Roberts, and now Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is finally conceding that he was disappointed with Roberts´ decision to uphold most of Obamacare last year. "I was disappointed it came out the way it did," he said, the first time he expressed his displeasure with the surprise Roberts decision. But he said Tuesday night during an address to Smithsonian supporters, "I don´t work for him, and he doesn´t work for me." Many conservatives thought Roberts would strike Obama down and there were
Comments: He must have really been upset with him because for him to say anything is extremely unusual. I wish he would have let it rip and condemned Roberts´ outrageous decision, but then he would have behaved like a no class Democrat and tarnished the image of the Supreme Court so I´ll forgive him.
Roberts disappointed him, but betrayed We the People. Most of us are trapped by Obamacare, unlike you well-paid SC Justices. We do not have the luxury of paying for concierge Medical service, or traveling out of country for needed services. Those of us who have an IQ over room temperature realize the dire consequences of the Roberts opinion. We CANNOT remedy this at the ballot box when half the people are too stupid to comprehend, and the ballot boxes are stuffed with fraudulent votes.
I think there was something going on with Roberts.
One obvious thing could be intimidation or bribery on the part of the Administration.
But another might be that Roberts saw a SOTUS ruling coming up as an outcome of ObamaCare that would kill the entire legislation dead. I did read once that Roberts wanted to see the first person who had to pay a fine for not signing up for ObamaCare in his court.
I´m not knowledgeable enough to have a clue what this might imply...
#7..that was the 1st thing I said... blackmail and what could be that bad.. he can´t be fired...but the adoption is another matter.... I read right after the bombshell he had changed his vote...I think the "wise Latino" judge delivered a personal message from the WH...via Obama´s blackberry.. we were sold out...it smells to high heaven..
#4 & 9 --just read in the last couple of days that there is wording which does NOT allow the IRS to collect ANY fines of obamacare. Some staffer or the husband of the Senator who was the guest of the governmental pwnal system with his free room and board and Free Health care who screwed up the wording.
While I despised the decision, what bothered me more was the deference that Roberts gave the Executive and Legislative. Co-EQUAL does NOT mean subservient. When Roberts stated that the Court was NOT the last stop for citizens to obtain redress, I was stunned. That is EXACTLY what the Founders intended it to be, you mope!!!
#7. Yes I read an article about Roberts adopting 2 boys from a South American country. But the odd thing is that the boys are Irish. Ireland does not allow non-residents to adopt children. There was also another illegality concerning the adoption but I can´t remember the specfics right now. I believe blackmail happened. Obama and his handlers have unsealed records before to his advantage.
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