Does anyone know what Sandra Day O'Connor said the other day about the US being on the brink of a dictatorship

Asked By: Benjamin H - 3/17/2006
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In an unusually forceful and forthright speech, O’Connor said that attacks on the judiciary by some Republican leaders pose a direct threat to our constitutional freedoms. O’Connor began by conceding that courts do have the power to make presidents or the Congress or governors, as she put it “really, really angry.” But... More
Answered By: stefanos90 - 3/17/2006
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No I don't but that's interesting, I'm gonna put your question on my watchlist.
Answered By: johnnyinsnj - 3/17/2006
Answered By: serf - 3/17/2006
"Sandra Day O'Connor, a Republican-appointed judge who retired last month after 24 years on the supreme court, has said the US is in danger of edging towards dictatorship if the party's rightwingers continue to attack the judiciary... More
Answered By: Neodiogenes - 3/17/2006
She wouldn't allow her words to be broadcasted. Does that raise any red flags?
Answered By: Worry? - 3/17/2006
I did not hear about it but I remember she spoke in favor of using Foreign laws that do not apply to this Country when it comes to Supreme Court decisions which makes the fact she is a Republican a shocker cause most Republicans (myself included) are against using foreign laws in Supreme Court decisions.
Answered By: MrCool1978 - 3/17/2006
Justice O'Connor presented an invited address at Georgetown University on March 9. No tapes or transcripts of the speech were released, and the only reporter present was Nina Totenberg of NPR. Subsequent media reports have been based on the comments of Ms. Totenberg, and student "recollections" of the event... More
Answered By: NotAnyoneYouKnow - 3/17/2006
And the scary thing is.. she's right... More
Answered By: WindRider - 3/17/2006
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