Obama, the left take on Supreme Court

Obama, the left take on Supreme Court

There are 1217 comments on the Politico story from Apr 3, 2012, titled Obama, the left take on Supreme Court. In it, Politico reports that:

President Barack Obama has joined a growing number of Democratic lawmakers, left-leaning commentators and progressive activists who are warning the Supreme Court on the health care law: Don't you dare overturn it.

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Dances with Wolves

Baltimore, MD

#2 Apr 3, 2012
"Don't you DARE overturn it"??

Supreme Court Response should be, "Or WHAT?"

Don't those yahoos know their basics on OUR form of Government? What part of "three EQUAL branches" do they not understand?

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“Old 16th Graveyard hole”

Since: Nov 11

Philadelphia, PA

#3 Apr 3, 2012
It's an embarrassment that any sitting president of the United States would make such a declaration. The Supreme Court is simply doing it's appointed job. They are supposed to rule on the legality of any law passed by the congress. If it is against the constitution, so be it, it's outa here. This supposedly so great Constitutional Scholar, this wonderful Constitutional Law professor should have had a clue that this was unconstitutional. It's sheer arrogance on his part, and we all know he does not lack in that! To think, the president who has nothing to run on, who is running against congress and now he's going to run against the Supreme Court too? What arrogance to stand there and say that any duly passed law MUST stand is just stupidity. This is not Chicago, the Chicago Way will not work here. I guess once a Chicago Thug Politician, always an Chicago Thug Politician. What's the difference between this arm twisting try by the president and what Blago did and got sent to jail for?

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progressives

Albuquerque, NM

#4 Apr 3, 2012
more do as I say or i'll get ya ..

threatening the high court I think in the long run will not bode well for barry soetero of indonesia. If the supremes get PO's they can reopen all of orly taitz and sheriff joe's court challenges that soetero is not legally allowed to be prez.

Barry might just have opened the door to the wrong hell there, we can only hope the supremes grow a pair (except for obamas shills he put in there) and give this fake his dictator wannabe walking papers.
Otis B Driftwood

Medford, NY

#5 Apr 3, 2012
Obama should be impeached for threatning SCOTUS and held in contempt.
Gravediggers

Bakersfield, CA

#6 Apr 3, 2012
Ballybunion wrote:
It's an embarrassment that any sitting president of the United States would make such a declaration. The Supreme Court is simply doing it's appointed job. They are supposed to rule on the legality of any law passed by the congress. If it is against the constitution, so be it, it's outa here. This supposedly so great Constitutional Scholar, this wonderful Constitutional Law professor should have had a clue that this was unconstitutional. It's sheer arrogance on his part, and we all know he does not lack in that! To think, the president who has nothing to run on, who is running against congress and now he's going to run against the Supreme Court too? What arrogance to stand there and say that any duly passed law MUST stand is just stupidity. This is not Chicago, the Chicago Way will not work here. I guess once a Chicago Thug Politician, always an Chicago Thug Politician. What's the difference between this arm twisting try by the president and what Blago did and got sent to jail for?
Excellent points!

Are Obama and his cohorts trying to 'win' their case in the media by giving reasons, arguments as to why it should not be overturned.

One has got to wonder if someone 'leaked' what was happening behind closed doors.

With the statements Obama has made, he is one scary dude living in the White House.

OUT in 2012!

IF overturned, that doesn't mean the judges are 'activists'! They are NOT making a new law, they are overturning Obama's mandate, not their own!

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME OBAMA HAS SLAMMED THE COURT. The first time was in 2010 at his State of the Union speech.

OUT in 2012. Reclaim the Senate, too!
Obama should not be re-elected. That would give him the opportunity to place TWO MORE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES ON THE COURT!

pigpen911

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#7 Apr 3, 2012
Again Obama shows what a crybaby thug he is.He should be thrown out of office ASAP.
Brain Washed Donkeys

AOL

#8 Apr 3, 2012
If each and every one of registered voters don't get up off their asses and go to the polls to vote this arrogant narcissist dictator marxist out of office you are going to get 4 more years of even "more" of what you're bitchin' about today you deserve it.

Anyone but Obama 2012...
serfs up

Kissimmee, FL

#9 Apr 3, 2012
The progressives find judges to overturn the votes of people on issues and they complain about this! And please no bull from the 2000 election. The safety valve that was left(electoral system) and not deleted by the progressives like others did its job.
TedsLiver

Union City, CA

#10 Apr 3, 2012
Our petty little dictator has shown his true colors threatening the supreme court like a thug. Time for Obama to be impeached.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#11 Apr 3, 2012
Perhaps the supremes will recall how he spoke down to them at the state of the union, like they were unruly school children? He's an egotistical arrogant community organizer, in way over his head.
Brain Washed Donkeys

AOL

#12 Apr 3, 2012
inbred Genius wrote:
Perhaps the supremes will recall how he spoke down to them at the state of the union, like they were unruly school children? He's an egotistical arrogant community organizer, in way over his head.
The 4 far left judges on the court know he wasn't talking down to them. He was talking down to the 4 conseratives and the 1 flip flopper.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#13 Apr 3, 2012
Kagen should have recused herself. No class......but hey, she's a liberal.

Since: Mar 08

Allentown, PA

#14 Apr 3, 2012
inbred Genius wrote:
Perhaps the supremes will recall how he spoke down to them at the state of the union, like they were unruly school children? He's an egotistical arrogant community organizer, in way over his head.
It amuses how after appointing liberal judges Obama mutates into Mr Strict Constructionist.
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All of s sudden he is Mr Will Of The People. Problem is the people never supported Obamacare.

Since: Mar 08

Allentown, PA

#15 Apr 3, 2012
inbred Genius wrote:
Perhaps the supremes will recall how he spoke down to them at the state of the union, like they were unruly school children? He's an egotistical arrogant community organizer, in way over his head.
ooops-
All of *a* sudden he is Mr Will Of The People. Problem is the people never supported Obamacare.
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Why, there was almost no daylight between Scalia and Obama yesterday.
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What next from ole Obama? Will he soon be arguing for state's rights?
CHECK SIX

North Port, FL

#16 Apr 3, 2012
They Did!!..Its Done!..Now its time for OBAMA to start his attacks on one more American Branch of Government!.....His CONNIPTION is apparent now!.....He got an "F" in constitutional law...this Harvard Law Professor....
So now its GOD DAM THE SUPREME COURT....Like he GOD DAMS OIL,CONGRESS,AMERICA....This while playing the RACE CARD!.....ENOUGH OF THIS POLITICAL WHORE!....Throw the BUM OUT!!
No Body In America Should Be Threatened With Penalties By The Government ,if they do not do what the Government FORCES them to do...OK in KENYA,INDONESIA,CALIFORNIA,N.Y .OR IN THE dreams of his drunken old man....both of em!..But Not With REAL AMERICANS!!

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#17 Apr 3, 2012
Sounds like Obama is losing HOPE!
Dances with Wolves

Baltimore, MD

#18 Apr 3, 2012
SirPrize wrote:
Sounds like Obama is losing HOPE!
Yes he is. Time for a CHANGE in November...lol
Demorrhoids In Action

AOL

#19 Apr 3, 2012
SirPrize wrote:
Sounds like Obama is losing HOPE!
Well. that's all that's left. He already stole everyones "change".
thats all folks

AOL

#20 Apr 3, 2012
Obama MUST lash out at anyone who stands in the way of the Orwellian Dream that is the mission of every aging hippie, fascist elitest, and "calif" variety of democrat who have deteriorated to the point where they self identify as "progressives". Class Warfare, Lawlessness, and Mob Rule are the only hope for the "progressive' bowel movement. It worked for Comrade Lenin and it may work for Comrade Pelosi!

“Make America Great Again”

Since: Jun 07

Bring Obama Back!

#21 Apr 3, 2012
I was actually watching the President when he made these comments about the HCR and the Supreme Court… and I was overjoyed to hear him take such a strong stand for his signature piece accomplishment, and against the court overturning it.

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