Skip to comments.Was Roberts Blackmailed or Bribed?
Posted on 06/29/2012 7:09:17 AM PDT by OldCorps
Mr. Robert's convoluted constitutional gymnastics to justify voting with the forces of socialism and communism is without any legal merit. His opinion makes no sense constitutionally, legally and morally.
There are two other reasons I am very suspicious of his vote on CommieCare:
1. Nancy Pelosi stated the day before the announcement of the decision that she thought Mr. Roberts would vote with the "majority," on this issue...i.e. the liberals. How on earth would Ms. Pelosi even suspect this development. She had absolutely no reason to think Mr. Roberts would do so unless she had some inside information.
2. Ms. Ginsburg so called opinion is written for the MINORITY, thus making me suspect that Roberts' vote was changed at the last minute.
I seem to remember during the Senate confirmation hearings for Justice Roberts there was speculation that there was something illegal about the adoption of his two children.
I’m beginning to think the whole damn country’s been taken over and the powers that be in the branches of government are unable to stop it.
I doubt if he was bribed. Blackmailed, possibily. He’d be screwed - he wouldn’t be able to go to the FBI, because Holder would have been in on it!
Maybe is Obama loses the election, Roberts will be able to get the FBI involved.
Also Ginsburg gave an interview a few days before the decision was announced and she looked like the cat that swallowed the proverbial canary. She promised some unusual result.
He knew exactly what he was doing.
Kagan leaked the results beforehand to the WH, IMO.
What most people are not picking up on is this from the dissent:
“Finally, we must observe that rewriting §5000A as a tax in order to sustain its constitutionality would force us to confront a difficult constitutional question: whether this is a direct tax that must be apportioned among the States according to their population. Art. I, §9, cl. 4. Perhaps it is not (we have no need to address the point); but the meaning of the Direct Tax Clause is famously unclear, and its application here is a question of first impression that deserves more thoughtful consideration.”
It means that Roberts changed his vote at the last minute. A very unusual occurrence.
I wonder if somebody, somewhere has a pic of Roberts with another woman or a young boy as one other Freeper put it (can’t remember who)
Nobody can convince me that Barry and the ‘RATS didn’t know the decision a week ago. Barry and the ‘RATS knew all along how this was going to go and that it would be Roberts who was going to stick it to America.
Nothing that exotic. He just was afraid of all those nasty op-eds in the NY Times and Washington Post which were going to accuse him of single-handedly destroying the crowning achievement of America’s First Black President.
The guy religiously reads and internalizes all of his press clippings apparently.
Unlikely. If he was blackmailed it was probably over something he would want nobody else to know about which is why he was blackmailed to begin with (that is, IF he was blackmailed)
He wasn’t blackmailed, he simply wanted his legacy, and he got it, The Roberts Tax.
Read this threat by Leahy.
Kagan-— whose full name is Kaganovich. The hahhvahhrd neo socialist dean of hahhhrvard law. And first class lying bitch, who would not and should have recused herself from this case.
The institutions that hold this country together are being assailed from all sides— and most importantly our Supreme Court. These are all essential parts of Alinsky and Cloward-Piven. The govt. support systems will break down under the weight of the demand (created by the revolutionary democrat maniacs) and in the power vacuum here comes the communists.
Dr. Michael Savage said it had to do with the medication that Justice Roberts is taking for fits. I think we’ll be seeing Roberts come out very soon and explain what happened and request what the court change his vote on ObamaCare (and perhaps on Arizona as well).
He had all of us fooled up until now but this decision was obviously revealing.
Folks, We’ve got to stop second guessing this Justice. He’s handed us the best possible outcome and you act like don’t even know it!
a) He perforated the fabric of the lie that this is somehow NOT a tax. IT IS A TAX... so he LIED and he LIED BIG TIME.
b) He struck down the commerce clause argument thus teeing it up for an easy repeal. You cant filibuster this because it’s a budget item. It will be passed in committee and you only need 51 votes not 60.
c) He gave the administration a Phyrric Victory. We’ve bent like the reed. The democrats are popping champagne corks right now, but later on they’re going to be weeping into their stemware once they discover that obama no longer has a campaign issue. Instead he has a broken promise as everyone realize that he just implemented a new tax on the people who can least afford it!
I’m waiting for all of this to play out before i jump out the window.
I think it’s most delicious that We’ll be laughing last :-)
Now Focus on the economy!
If he did that he’d Roberts would have to resign. Just sayin’... It would be an admission that he’s not up to the job.
His two ADOPTED children came from Ireland VIA LATIN AMERICA.......WHY via Latin America??????? On his horrible vote against Arizona, this would be the reeason also. Something is fishy and dirty here.
I don’t care either way, he had the power to stop this CHIT! FREAKIN COWARD!! ROBERTS you are a miserable COWARD!!
Very bright, highly educated people in exalted positions in society which insulate them from inter-mingling with the common people can go through their highly refined thought processes and wind up blithely creating convoluted, seemingly idiotic decisions. Fact of life. Common sense is a rarely bestowed gift given the “wise” among us. Yesterday’s ruling by Roberts is just one example.
There were some interesting trades on Wall Street leading up to this decision. Health care industry. Just sayin’...
Bank on it.
No, he screwed over his fellow Justices. The opinions were written then he switched his vote. It is unclear to me whether they left the clues on purpose or just didn’t have time to properly edit. Given the amount of staff that they have ..the edits surely could have gotten done in time.
“From now on, the precedent has been established that U.S. citizens can be forced to buy a product that government deems necessary period.”
Could she be related to Lazar Ksganovich?
“They” owned him since the multiple swearing ins. Something happened behind those closed doors. The adoption of his kids may or may not have anything to do with it. Yesterday was when he had to pay the ransom. He just killed the SCOTUS. It’s dead. Congress has proven they have no dignity and will vote with their wallets and now SCOTUS is just as disgusting. The bells are tolling for this once great country.
I don’t believe he was blackmailed or bribed.
The dems didn’t want him and if there was something sufficiently weird about his adoption of children, they would have brought it up during his confirmation hearing.
Look at the dance they went through to find Anita Hill and try to block Justice Thomas with that extremely feeble case against him.
Roberts may have undergone a black robe change or he may have some convoluted reason for the weird decision.
But please, people, stop saying we are doomed.
We are not doomed. We just need a change in administration.
We need to put aside our petty resentments and support Romney with all our hearts.
We need to elect more conservatives to the House and get a majority in the Senate.
All will be well.
Entitlements are extremely hard to get rid of, but remember this stuff isn’t set to go into effect until 2014. By then, we can get rid of it if we don’t sit around moaning.
You’ve been saying this for days now. If you have more info or a decent hunch, please share it.
“The dems didnt want him and if there was something sufficiently weird about his adoption of children, they would have brought it up during his confirmation hearing.” ... Sorry, wrong assumption. The democrap party takes any opportunity to blackmail and coerce. Roberts was acceptable to the democraps because they knew how he would be ruling, as in serving the globalist agenda.
Why do so many people - at the highest level of government and the arts - lack even a modicum of common sense? Is it the educational system (it must be)??
I’m afraid you may run out of foil soon.
That theory is way out ...
Yeah, multiple swearing ins, punting many good eligibility cases, ruling against AZ, and now THIS. He’s bought and paid for. I don’t believe he’s bought with money, but with something. Personal safety? Or just afraid of negative press and his “legacy”?
Im waiting for all of this to play out before i jump out the window.
Ah, but my post gives you another little gem to run over to the other site and post. You should thank me ...
I’d wait too. You might fall on somebody from around here who’s already jumped.
I really don’t think it’s any of those things being put out there. I could be wrong.
I think the explanation is simpler. He wasn’t as conservative as we thought. The robe went to his head. Being Chief Justice made it worse and he’s over-thinking everything.
Drudge has been pushing a theory about some medication he’s on that’s affecting his mental processes. I might put a little stock in that theory.
Chicago thugs use threats of bodily harm against a man or his family to get their way.
Obama threatened the Court publically twice. Soros had no trouble threatening Glenn Beck.
Obama is NOT above threatening Roberts or his family with harm. It would not surprize me in the slightest.
Hi Altura, Michael Savage said it’s the medication that did it. My husband says he did it on purpose to hand Romney the election. Sorry none of that is true and I think Obama is going to win. I’m tired of being stepped on. We have no one to help us anymore.
I would never have posted to you if I had remembered who you are.
You are totally unimportant and not worth re-posting anywhere.
The media will now go into overdrive and proclaim that Obama is a “Winner” who gets things done....that tends to sway the middle voters...they like “Winners” even if they don’t particularly care for their policies.
I don’t think that Roberts was either bought or bribed. I think that Roberts was convinced by some leftist that it would have been racist to overturn the signature legislation of the Obama administration.
I think that Roberts somehow was convinced that race neutrality is, in fact, racist, that government has the power because there is no such thing as God given rights and that the government therefore has the right (both the ability and the moral correctness) and the power to redistribute wealth and health care under the power to tax.
Roberts claimed to have decided this issue on the basis of the law, but that is not true.
Interesting points - stay tuned....
That will never happen.
Well, he’s either being blackmiled or he’s DIABOLICAL!! I prefer to think he is protecting his children rather than just wanting to be invited to liberal cocktail parties.<P.If yourecall, the left and the NYT were looking into his children’s adoption to see if they were legal and theadoption lobby and people with hearts stopped them.......just thinking that the liberals KNOW what’s in those papers.
Step away from the ledge.
Obama will NOT win. Even democrat candidates are backing away from him.
Cheer up and vote Romney and vote for every conservative candidate wherever you live.
Hmmm...the children are from Ireland via Latin America. Did he basically buy the babies? I know nothing about this subject.
I have other ideas. But then I’m always suspicious of supreme court justices who resemble Johnny Mandel leading Up with People in “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing.”
Im beginning to think the whole damn countrys been taken over and the powers that be in the branches of government are unable to stop it.-———
They lie in wait, -comes to mind.
Not just Muslims. Commies too. Look how low and cool Oprah stayed all those years, until- ‘we are the ones we’ve been waiting for’-, came on the scene...
Roberts was not blackmailed, some are trying to make excuses for him. He is a product of the Bush clan. Remember daddy Bush making the comment “The New World Order”in a speech. The elites of this country are taking us toward a “new world order”. If we are the sheep that it looks like we are they are going to do what ever the want with this ruling. The only chance we have is to win the House, the Senate this November and kick Marxist Obama out of office. Otherwise; our country is going to change forever.
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