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    Re: Conservative group asks for investigation of judges who signed recall petitions

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    I have 2 things to say here:

    1) Exercising your right to vote, sign a petition, or otherwise engage in performing your duty as a citizen, is not engaging in partisanship political activity. If it were, then we need to throw every single Wisconsin judge in jail, since they typically run as Democrats and Republicans when campaigning.

    2) I disagree with the author of the article when he calls this group out of Virginia a "Conservative" group. Since they advocate using a big government solution to have those judges "investigated" because of their personal political lean, you can't call them Conservative. Communists, maybe, but definitely not Conservative.

    Article is here.
    Our absurd ideologies end up in contradictions. But this is only an apparent one. Conservatives believe that democracy is mob rule, therefore the majority should not be encouraged to participate except when electing pre-owned candidates. So using the special-interest kind of government they want, one run by pre-owned lawyers, to stop any government official from aiding mob rule is not a contradiction.

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    Re: Conservative group asks for investigation of judges who signed recall petitions

    Part of the problem here is that Walker said he was not going to challenge anything related to the recall petitions. Which is true, to a point. There are out-of-state organizations who do not represent any interest in the state who are trying to challenge items related to the petitions.

    If we expect Judges to maintain a completely unbiased view, they should be barred from participating in anything relating to the types of cases they may hear. Which pretty much means they could have no political views / activities, not donate to anything, not socialize with anyone involved etc... The public would expect the Judge to remove himself from having a life. I think the best way to approach this is to allow the Judge to recuse himself from anything he may feel conflicted about. After all, the Judge is in that position because the people trust hos judgement, right?

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    Re: Conservative group asks for investigation of judges who signed recall petitions

    I got a good chuckle from dana calling Mark Levin 'communist' seeing as that is who Landmark Legal Foundation is. heh, heh....Once again dana....Change your lean bro, you ain't foolin' anyone.


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    Re: Conservative group asks for investigation of judges who signed recall petitions

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    I got a good chuckle from dana calling Mark Levin 'communist' seeing as that is who Landmark Legal Foundation is. heh, heh....Once again dana....Change your lean bro, you ain't foolin' anyone.


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    And my own lean has what to do with the issue of judges signing recall petitions? Oops, nothing, which is exactly what you just brought to this discussion.

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