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  •  Did Obama just telegraph (2+ / 0-)
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    sreeizzle2012, TerryDarc

    his preferred post-presidency job--or make it that much harder for him to be nominated for it given that he's just violated the cardinal rule of being confirmed as a SCOTUS justice, not indicating how you stand on an issue?

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 02:46:37 PM PST

    •  He would have to gain... (0+ / 0-)

      like 300 pounds to fill Taft's shoes :)  However, Obama is relatively young and would probably make a good justice.

      'Guns don't kill people, video games do - paraphrased from Lamar Alexander (Sen-R-TN)'

      by RichM on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 02:55:58 PM PST

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    •  My Thought Above, Exactly... (1+ / 0-)
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      ebohlman

      but I think that marriage equality will be decided long before he's nominated for SCOTUS.

      Time is an enormous, long river, and I’m standing in it, just as you’re standing in it. My elders are the tributaries, and everything they thought and every struggle they went through & everything they gave their lives to flows down to me-Utah Phillips

      by TerryDarc on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 03:08:35 PM PST

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