DIRTY FILTHY MONEY  6:35 pm April 9, 2012

Wonkette Bookmaker: Will Supreme Court Overturn ‘Citizens United’ With ‘Citizens United First Blood Part 2′?

by Rebecca Schoenkopf

Six dudes and three hot babesHOT NEWS, HOT NEWS! The Supreme Court is hearing a Montana case with direct bearing on its infamous decision in Citizens United, which may have done more to scar the Court’s reputation than anything besides Bush v. Play-Acting Dilettante. Their biggest detractor? “Straight-Talk” John McCain, just cold threatening the Supreme Court’s lives and such, with such terrrrrible thuggery as the following:

“What the Supreme Court did is a combination of arrogance, naivete and stupidity the likes of which I have never seen,” McCain said. “I promise you, there will be huge scandals because there’s too much money washing around, too much of it we don’t know who’s behind it and too much corruption associated with that kind of money.”

Will someone fetch our smelling salts? We are fairly sure that kind of potty talk is not allowed around the great and inerrant Court.

But even some among the robed think the Court is errant (don’t worry John Roberts will send them to Gitmo), and are hoping that hearing the Montana case — a total ban on corporate money affirmed by their state Supreme Court after Citizens United — will give them a chance to revisit the matter.

In March, Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer argued the Montana case would give the Supreme Court a chance to rethink Citizens United.

“A petition for certiorari will give the Court an opportunity to consider whether, in light of the huge sums currently deployed to buy candidates’ allegiance, Citizens United should continue to hold sway,” the statement said.

OK enough “information” for all you low-info voters. Now vote!

[UPI]

 

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Barb April 9, 2012 at 6:38 pm

To overturn it would be the right thing to do. My vote is that they won't do it. Clarence Thomas will have his usual conservation of words about this case.

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 6:51 pm

And Mrs. Slappy will have her usual pocketbooks full of cash as a result.

ifthethunderdontgetya April 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm

To overturn it would be the right thing to do.

And that's why the 5 little shitstains won't do it.
~

Terry April 9, 2012 at 7:17 pm

Old Clarence can't afford to be talkative until he hears how he should think from the folks who pay his wife.

Barb April 9, 2012 at 8:19 pm

Good one, Terry!

DemmeFatale April 9, 2012 at 7:47 pm

OT, but I just had to tell you, (cause I knew you'd care).
I just got another rescue dog yesterday!!
"Casey," is a silver poodle mix. My little Passover/Easter miracle!
Pulled from a high-kill shelter in the nick of time.

(I thought I was a crazy dog-lady until I met Lindsey. About 15 dogs everywhere, cats on the roof and 2 goats in a "time out" cage, for messing up the house(!))

Barb April 9, 2012 at 8:20 pm

Demme, that is such wonderful news! I am proud of you for taking in an animal who really needs you and not going to a puppy mill. I'm can't wait to see pictures of your new baby.

DemmeFatale April 9, 2012 at 11:54 pm

Thank goodness for people like Lindsey, who can walk into a shelter and pull dogs. I know I could NEVER do it!

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 10:52 pm

Really, how do they get that scuzzy pig to do anything whatsoever at work, assuming he even does? If he has to go more than 15 minutes without pron, doesn't he get bored and go home and watch pron?

Texan_Bulldog April 9, 2012 at 6:39 pm

Good grief! I almost voted. It's like one of those Fox polls.

banana_bread April 9, 2012 at 6:43 pm

I automatically went to vote "no" and then had a pretty good guffaw when I actually read the choices.

Biff April 9, 2012 at 7:57 pm

Good thing my vote got counted, I hate when I get disenfranchised.

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 6:52 pm

No, at least so far, the totals on this one are far less than 179%.

Texan_Bulldog April 9, 2012 at 6:56 pm

I was thinking more along these lines.

Q: Does Obama hate America?

___Yes
___Yes

Gleem McShineys April 9, 2012 at 8:13 pm

I had to pick the second "no" as it was obviously the True Conservative "no," unlike the first "no" that is totally a NINO.

Biel_ze_Bubba April 9, 2012 at 9:56 pm

Clearly, they're shortened versions of "Well, No." and "Hell, No!"

PuckStopsHere April 9, 2012 at 6:39 pm

I didn't know Walnuts was from Chicago. He sure talks like one of those political machine thugs.

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 7:03 pm

Speaking of Chicago, I've already voted four times at the poll at the top of the page.

MadBrahms April 9, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Yeah, but you didn't do it from beyond the grave. Weak.

Designer_Rants April 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm

I heard Walnuts is a founding member of the New Black Panthers.

ThankYouJeebus April 9, 2012 at 6:40 pm

Citizens Uniteder starring Chuck Norris

nounverb911 April 9, 2012 at 6:40 pm

“I promise you, there will be huge scandals because there’s too much money washing around, too much of it we don’t know who’s behind it and too much corruption associated with that kind of money.”
Walnuts, you and your fellow Keating 5ers can speak from experience.

hagajim April 9, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Problem for Walnuts is that the Supreme's are supremely arrogant assholes. If you think there is a snowballs chance in hell of a reversal, just remember old Sammy Alito flat-out dissing Barry during the SOTU address. They will reaffirm and even strengthen the ruling…on a 5-4 vote.

ifthethunderdontgetya April 9, 2012 at 7:12 pm

Jim, maybe Fat Tony the Fascist will die of a heart attack before the vote.
~

NewtsChicknNeck April 9, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Fat Tony the Fascist is going to live to be 142. he's eye-talian for chrissakes.

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 10:51 pm

HIs blood type is zeppole.

James Michael Curley April 9, 2012 at 7:27 pm

"With all due deference to separation of powers, last week the Supreme Court reversed a century of law that I believe will open the floodgates for special interests — including foreign corporations — to spend without limit in our elections." is the statement Obama made that had Scalia Lite shaking his head and mumbling. I think it also shows the depth of which the Obama administration reviews these issues. The Montana case was cooking when Citizens United was decided.

Boojum April 9, 2012 at 9:16 pm

What Walnuts forgot is that the corruption is a feature, not a bug.

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 10:56 pm

"They will reaffirm and even strengthen the ruling…on a 5-4 vote."

So we're all in for Citizens Even More United-er.

Bezoar April 9, 2012 at 6:41 pm

To paraphrase Mark Twain: "There's nothing wrong with our Supreme Court; we have the best Supreme Court money can buy!"

Limeylizzie April 9, 2012 at 6:42 pm

I would perform certiorari on any Wonketteer if they overturn it.

Maman April 9, 2012 at 6:47 pm

I have heard that you give the best cert, Lizzie

Limeylizzie April 9, 2012 at 6:55 pm

Someone has bested me.Published in 1988,ThePeter Lawford Story: Life With the Kennedys,Monroeand the Rat Packchronicles the life of the low-magnitude movie star, Kennedy in-law and sometime Rat Packer. Among his many acquaintances was young Nancy Davis. Just how well they were acquainted Patricia didn't know until after Reagan was elected president. The Widow Lawford recalls, “Peter was watching the news right after Reagan was elected. He went over to the set, laughing and calling Mrs. Reagan a vulgar name. I was shocked and wanted to know what was bothering him. He laughed again and said that when she was single, Nancy Davis was known for giving the best head inHollywood. Then Peter told of driving to the Phoenix area with Nancy andBob Walker[whom Lawford claims was her lover at the time]. Nancy would visit her parents, Dr. andMrs. Loyal Davis, while Peter and Walker picked up girls atArizona State University in Tempe, a Phoenix suburb. He claimed that she entertained them orally on those trips, apparently playing with whichever man was not driving at the moment. I have no idea if Peter was telling the truth, though I have to assume he was because Peter was not one to gossip.”

Maman April 9, 2012 at 7:01 pm

She is 90….

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 7:06 pm

On a scale of 100?

Toomush_Infer April 9, 2012 at 7:13 pm

Dentures out!…..

Chet Kincaid April 9, 2012 at 7:48 pm

Why yes, of course, don't you remember this unique talent of hers sparked the Comment Of The Century the other week?

commiegirl April 9, 2012 at 10:42 pm

I remember. GOOD LORD DO I REMEMBER. That was fucking hell of a comment!

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 10:57 pm

"He laughed again and said that when she was single, Nancy Davis was known for giving the best head inHollywood."

But will the bitch write a how-to book? Nooooooooo!

Nothingisamiss April 10, 2012 at 8:02 am

There's not one thing she'll do for the good of this country.

Lascauxcaveman April 9, 2012 at 6:51 pm

If it happens, there's gonna be a long line at your door, Liz; that's for cert.

Jukesgrrl April 9, 2012 at 6:54 pm

Obviously the Romans invented that, so I bet it's hawttt. I'll bring the grapes.

Limeylizzie April 9, 2012 at 7:03 pm

I read that as 'I'll bang the grapes”. I had visions of you popping them out of your vagina like a porn star and ping-pong balls!

Boojum April 9, 2012 at 9:13 pm

Who is gonna catch them in his/her mouth, Katie?

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 6:55 pm

Do you perform incertioreari as one of your services, too, Ms. lizzie?

Limeylizzie April 9, 2012 at 7:01 pm

No anal,but yes to anything else.

Steverino247 April 9, 2012 at 7:47 pm

I may have to change my travel plans in early July. Perhaps some afternoon delight…

Boojum April 9, 2012 at 9:14 pm

Where's the Clerk's office, because I have something I want to file.

OC_Surf_Serf April 9, 2012 at 6:57 pm

Your Backpages ad: W4W Cert. cert. Host or Travel. Iorari*at*yahoo dot com

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 10:59 pm

*marches briskly*
*sings*
It's a long, long way to certiorari…

yrbmegr April 9, 2012 at 6:43 pm

Will the Supreme Court overturn Citizens United? Have you never heard of stare decisis? The Roberts Court just invented it after rendering the Citizens United opinion.

Toomush_Infer April 9, 2012 at 7:14 pm

its new meaning is : let Scalia decide….

SorosBot April 9, 2012 at 6:43 pm

Not unless Scalia or Kennedy keels over before the ruling is handed down.

BerkeleyBear April 9, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Your lips to my fan/fic about the Supremes. It brings a new meaning to the term "slash fiction."

It is pure fantasy, of course. But if trite bs like "50 Shades of Gray" is worth 7 figures, I gotta think there's an audience for BDSM forcibly carried out on certain men in black robes.

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:00 pm

Don't TOY with us like that, Man!

Maman April 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm

If SCOTUS overturn Citizens United how would Scalia and Thomas be able to collect speaking fees?

Designer_Rants April 9, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Thomas speaks?

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:05 am

Yes, but only through his whack-a-doodle, drunk-dialing wifey.

Designer_Rants April 10, 2012 at 12:24 am

I call her "The Breather".

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:02 pm

Please, the fucking Cato Institute, or the fucking Heritage Foundation, or fucking Fox News, or some fucking diddly-poop Jeebus "college" would bankroll them for the next thousand years. Those assholes all have more money than they know what to do with.

banana_bread April 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm

The Supremes: Infallible like a 9-headed Pope, only evil (because their robes are black).

Monsieur_Grumpe April 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm

Ha! My NO vote is winning!

Lascauxcaveman April 9, 2012 at 7:36 pm

I voted NO about a half an hour ago to bring it within one percentage point, but since then, "No" has really pulled ahead in a late surge. Damn!

Biel_ze_Bubba April 9, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Don't worry … it's only halftime.

Blueb4sunrise April 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm

So far, it's

No -54.5
No – 45.4

Jukesgrrl April 9, 2012 at 6:56 pm

999!

Blueb4sunrise April 9, 2012 at 7:05 pm

Yikes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Designer_Rants April 9, 2012 at 7:37 pm

3 page opinion!

PuckStopsHere April 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm

Goddamn optical scan internets voting machines.

Biel_ze_Bubba April 9, 2012 at 10:00 pm

My fault … I think I left a hanging chad when I clicked on "No".

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 10:08 pm

In your case, I would have thought it would be a hanging Chad.

Biel_ze_Bubba April 9, 2012 at 10:58 pm

We do have quite a few of those, err, hanging around.

Also, there is no "Saint Chad". Just saying.

rocktonsam April 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm

"a combination of arrogance,naivete and stupidity the like of which I have never seen."

except in the mirror jerkass

Biel_ze_Bubba April 9, 2012 at 11:00 pm

Jeez … you'd think he'd have gotten to know Palin at some point during the campaign.

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:07 am

I know, right? Says the man who loosed on us Sarah Palin.

donner_froh April 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm

“What the Supreme Court did is a combination of arrogance, naivete and stupidity the likes of which I have never seen, since the last time I spoke with that odd woman who Bill Kristol stuck me with as Vice-President” McCain said.

Chill-A-Sketch April 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm

I predict a 5-4 win in a sudden-death playoff.

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm

We can only hope for the "sudden-death" part.

PuckStopsHere April 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm

No shootouts. We're in the playoffs now.

Gratuitous World April 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm

the answer is
c. $

Biel_ze_Bubba April 9, 2012 at 10:02 pm

"You can have my bag of cash when you pry it from my cold, dead hands."

-Any Republican, in private.

OC_Surf_Serf April 9, 2012 at 6:47 pm

oops, I voted for Pat Buchanan.

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:08 am

Well, don't blame me; I voted for Kodos.

Monsieur_Grumpe April 9, 2012 at 6:47 pm

I object to using the word "rethink" when referring to the SC. This infers that there was some thinking behind this decision the first time around.

Beowoof April 9, 2012 at 7:42 pm

They were thinking how to spend the money that appeared in the Caymans.

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:05 pm

This is also true of SC meaning South Carolina.

starfanglednut April 9, 2012 at 6:47 pm

The no's have it!

MissTaken April 9, 2012 at 6:48 pm

I was going to buy the Thomas Kinkade of Six Dudes and Three Hot Babes but decided to go with the Codpiece on an Aircraft Carrier instead.

Extemporanus April 9, 2012 at 6:48 pm

FIVE AND A HALF JUSTICES, ALAN!

Barrelhse April 9, 2012 at 6:50 pm

I'd like the opportunity to overturn Scalia.

Jukesgrrl April 9, 2012 at 6:59 pm

LimeyLizzie might want to help you.

LL, do those robes count as a uniform?

Limeylizzie April 9, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Ewwwwww. No. I am strictly, and I mean that, officers in the Waffen SS.

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:09 am

Colorful Swiss Guard libel!

FlownOver April 9, 2012 at 7:13 pm

Peg o' my heart.

Lascauxcaveman April 9, 2012 at 7:37 pm

Out here in the countryside, we call it "cow tipping."

Boojum April 9, 2012 at 9:19 pm

In the city, we call it "bust a cap in a mothafucka's ASS!"

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:05 pm

So would Uncle Clarence, if you know what I mean, and I think you do.

MissTaken April 9, 2012 at 6:50 pm

"No" is currently ahead of "No" by 18 to 17. This is well within the margin of error.

Not_So_Much April 9, 2012 at 6:50 pm

What's in it Antonin and Clarence? They've become to a certain level of comfort, if ya know what I mean.

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 7:17 pm

Yeah, well wait until Fat Tony has his bicycle stolen off of the back of his car!

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:13 am

Extra special hummers from the clerks?

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 6:50 pm

I voted no. Does that mean I'm in the minority or in the majority? Statistics are hard!

Lascauxcaveman April 9, 2012 at 6:52 pm

Yay, Walnuts! Straight Talk II: SCOTUS Bugaloo.

Gleem McShineys April 9, 2012 at 8:24 pm

THE MAVERICKING

DrunkIrishman April 9, 2012 at 6:52 pm

If it happens, it'll be because Kennedy somehow grows a pair and actually stands up for something right for once.

NewtsChicknNeck April 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm

he was on the right side of planned parenthood v. casey–which if legend is believed the righties had the votes to overturn roe v. wade at conference, but kennedy flip-flopped on them leading to a scene straight out of grumpy old men starring antonin as the belligerent, pissed off italian one.

of course, since then 3 more vago-americans have been put on the court and kennedy's afraid of consorting with the ladies. again, i guess the flip-flop proves your point. kennedy's got no nuts…and scalia will treat him like a prison wife if he doesn't get his way.

Lascauxcaveman April 9, 2012 at 7:39 pm

Kennedy is just protecting his pwecious, pwecious Libertarian values, so prized by rich people.

owhatever April 9, 2012 at 6:53 pm

I'll wait for Wolf to call it on CNN.

cheetojeebus April 9, 2012 at 6:53 pm

The glass is empty.

Biff April 9, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Lying shattered on the tile.

Blueb4sunrise April 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm

55 -45
Votes from Wisconsin yet to be tallied.

Monsieur_Grumpe April 9, 2012 at 7:09 pm

I hope this is good for McCain.

NewtsChicknNeck April 9, 2012 at 7:18 pm

If anything, it continues to make me feel sorry for him and his naivete, continuing on a theme that began with "Game Change."

James Michael Curley April 9, 2012 at 7:16 pm

SCOTUS is painting itself into a corner and Darth Bader Ginsberg is holding the bucket.

Rotundo_ April 9, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Unless a couple of them decide to retire *and* Obama wins *and* the dems maintain controll of the senate *and* get the house back, we pretty much know where this is going. *And* Unicorns do not exist, poop marshmellows and fart cotton candy smell.

Chet Kincaid April 9, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Oh let's just hope and pray that it happens! That's what Grover Norquist did, he just hoped and prayed!

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:15 am

Yes, yes…retire…

BTW, Obama needs the Congress for other things, but he wouldn't need it to get on a left-leaning justice. The only thing the make-up of the Congress matters for the Supreme court is the difference between getting a flaming liberal or conservative on the court, or having to settle for a moderate. But simply by virtue of being the president, you get your pick, if even he or she is your fourth of fifth on the list.

Chet Kincaid April 10, 2012 at 7:53 am

Yes, but noms need Senate confirmation, and That Boy will not get the common courtesy afforded other Presidents without a Democratic majority.

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 8:13 am

A Democratic or Republican Senate, no Senate would not give a president a Supreme Court nominee, if even said president had to go through a few candidates. I'm just saying, realistically, no Supreme Court seat is going to go unfilled for an entire presidency. That's not to say that the Senate isn't important, at all, for nominations, but rather that it's far more important for other things and we need to keep it…and we will.

Chet Kincaid April 10, 2012 at 8:16 am

Well, at least this gives a possible Republican-majority Senate a new depth to aspire to!

EloquentScience April 10, 2012 at 6:59 am

Maybe YOUR unicorn doesn't poop marshmellows, but mine does. Still waiting for that cotton candy smell, though…

MissNancyPriss April 9, 2012 at 7:25 pm

Sure they rethink it now, AFTER it's given us Mitt Romney.

HistoriCat April 10, 2012 at 7:08 am

Actually, that's probably the most compelling evidence that they might overturn Citizens United. After all, no one likes Mitt Romney.

rickmaci April 9, 2012 at 7:28 pm

Need a good dose of court packing to get rid of some of their arrogance.

mausgeo April 9, 2012 at 10:47 pm

Court packing? Does that ivolve Santorum in any way?

ElPinche April 10, 2012 at 8:42 am

I would think that would make it too runny to pack.

weejee April 9, 2012 at 7:28 pm

Justice Bill Douglas is overturning in his grave.

comrad_darkness April 9, 2012 at 7:28 pm

"Conservative" means never ever foreseeing the consequences of fuck-all.

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:08 pm

Why should they? They're never the ones who have to deal with them.

Negropolis April 10, 2012 at 12:20 am

Oh, they sure as hell do forsee the consequences of their actions. It's not a bug; it's a feature.

ManchuCandidate April 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm

Alito and Coke Can Thomas change their minds? I'd bet their bank accounts sez "NO."

Lucidamente1 April 9, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Well, since it prolonged the Republican primary, they will have to introduce some tweaks.

redarmyzombie April 9, 2012 at 7:31 pm

No votes: 39
No votes: 30

All votes total: 69!!! =D
(sorry)

WhatTheHeck April 9, 2012 at 7:33 pm

There are 10 Commandments
12 Disciples
and 9 Justices.

They sure are an odd bunch.

sbj1964 April 9, 2012 at 7:37 pm

The Court has become out of touch with reality They are now bought,and paid for by the GOP.

Callyson April 9, 2012 at 7:37 pm

Oh come on–give us some real choices in that poll. Like "Hell no" or "Are you fucking kidding me?"

Chet Kincaid April 9, 2012 at 7:39 pm

McCain said that?! If Megs or Cindy ever get a speeding ticket, they're going to have come up with a 12 page, single-spaced brief on Judicial Review!!

flamingpdog April 9, 2012 at 10:16 pm

If Megs or Cindy ever get a speeding ticket it'll only be because they spent too much time out in the sun and forget to bring along their driver's license to show their true color.

pdiddycornchips April 9, 2012 at 7:48 pm

All of this corporate fellatio over the last decade has turned out so well, why stop now?

Blueb4sunrise April 9, 2012 at 7:50 pm

FUCK !!!
No has pulled to within 1% of No!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

DerrickWildcat April 9, 2012 at 7:53 pm

They are some kind of vampire gang.

Slim_Pickins April 9, 2012 at 8:04 pm

I think Justice Thomas follows Ben Franklin's dictum "Better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt."

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:11 pm

It may be a nice sentiment, but in Thomas' case, there can't possibly be a shred of doubt left anywhere.

CivicHoliday April 9, 2012 at 8:36 pm

Citizens United will be overturned with Rick Santorum becomes a Wiccan, Michele Bachmann is knighted and Dubya goes to jail for war crimes.

Sharkey April 9, 2012 at 9:40 pm

"My only regret is that I can only vote once."

fuflans April 9, 2012 at 10:36 pm

it always happens. my 'no' vote loses.

Panty_Buns April 9, 2012 at 11:17 pm

Strange that John McCain would open his pie hole about the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision authorizing corporate purchase of politicians so close to April 9th, the25th ANNIVERSARY of the "Keating Five meeting since McCain took big bucks from Charles Keating to help him get away with looting the Lincoln Savings and Loan Association. Does anyone seriously believe that the Supreme Kangaroo Court gives a crap about anything other than increasing government power and justifying torture, humiliation and perversions? Recently it made news that "Supreme Court Says Jails Can Strip Search You – Even for Traffic Violations". Surprise surprise surprise. Clarence Thomas probably wants videos of it to send to Anita Hill. Scalia had already argued that torture is not "Cruel and unusual punishment" under the Eighth Amendment because questions are being asked so he figures it's reasonable questioning methods. The private prison industry is big business and therefore has the right to bribe Congressmen. Of course Rebecca, that kind of McCain potty mouth is "not allowed around the great inerrant Court" – only discussions about whether there are pubic hairs on one's Coke can, Long Dong Silver, and how to keep us, the peasantry, groveling and thanking them for getting reamed. That's why the Washington Monument reminds so many of the Washington Shaft. Ouch. Do I think the not very Supreme Court will overturn part of it's Citizen's United ruling ruling using the Montana case "American Tradition Partnership, et al., vs. Bullock, et al." ? Well, pigs do fly, but we'll stil get crapped on.

Negropolis April 9, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Rebecca,

So what you are saying is that John McCain is going to crash "land" a jet fighter in the chambers?

Negropolis April 9, 2012 at 11:50 pm

In March, Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer argued the Montana case would give the Supreme Court a chance to rethink Citizens United.

“A petition for certiorari will give the Court an opportunity to consider whether, in light of the huge sums currently deployed to buy candidates’ allegiance, Citizens United should continue to hold sway,” the statement said.

Oh, bless their hearts. That's adorable that they think their bought-and-paid for court will rule against themselves.

BTW, as of my vote No vs. No are in a tight race with No leading No 52/48!

lulzmonger April 10, 2012 at 12:09 am

If you ask me, I think America should've stuck with the old Regular High-Octane Court: the decisions would still suck, but at least you'd be paying 10% less for them.

DahBoner April 10, 2012 at 7:58 am

No, because the Kock Brothers will be FURIOUS and would want their free gifts back…

ttommyunger April 10, 2012 at 8:33 am

Oh please, Walnuts! Some of are old enough to remember when you got caught with your hand in the cookie jar up to your fucking elbow. Can someone say "S&L" Scandal?

Chichikovovich April 10, 2012 at 8:49 am

S&L scandal? For a moment I thought I remembered it. That there was some S&L called Silverado involving the brother of a recent Republican president and son of another recent Republican president. Cost taxpayers 1.3 billion, brother found to have engaged in multiple breaches of fiduciary duty. Never charged. Fined a piddling $50,000 in a civil action, and the Republicans set up a fundraiser for him to pay it. But then I realized it must have been a dream, because there have been no recent Republican presidents. We'd be hearing about them if there had been.

ttommyunger April 10, 2012 at 9:31 am

BINGO!

Maman April 9, 2012 at 7:09 pm

years old. That could make for quite a cert off

Biff April 9, 2012 at 8:03 pm

That and a palsied hand spell winner to me!

tessiee April 9, 2012 at 11:04 pm

Um, yeah, there is. He's Saint Biff's brother, and the patron saint of regatta winners.

HistoriCat April 10, 2012 at 7:03 am
Chet Kincaid April 10, 2012 at 7:40 am

I didn't get the comment at first, and then half a day later, it hit me. Now, I burst into a laughing fit hearing Reagan say it in my mind!

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