Friday, July 01, 2005

Empty seat at SCOTUS - O'Conner retires

And the war is joined. Two immensely powerful forces meet in the political equivalent of toe to toe nuclear combat to fill the seat. What great entertainment this will be. Warning: Don't misunderestimate the Chimpster, again.

Is Andrew Sullivan weeping in anticipatory despair, yet?

Will the Chimpster shove yet another bitter defeat up the throats of the unhinged left?

Will the equally unhinged far right be sold down the river yet again by the evil Chimpster?

How many $$$$billions$$$$ has Halliburton bid for the seat?

Was Chaney's battery put on full charge last night and does he have backup power supplies readily available?

Will the Nazis, Mao, Josef, and Polly Pot demand a voice?

Will it be Cornyn or Priscilla Owen?

Only the pundits know all these answers for sure, and they cannot agree.

I am searching for someone to link to on this little noticed story. It is so slow out there that Haloscan is acting up, again. Please show mercy: The Talent Show, Michelle Malkin, Obsidian Wings, Professor Bainbridge, Kevin Drum, James Joyner@OTB, Lean Left, Pandagon,
Hullabaloo - oh yeah, Digby, you're right - toe to toe nucular combat,
Right Wing News, Orin Kerr@Volokh, PoliPundit, NewsHog,
Patterico - To War!, Gut Rumbles, MahaBlog - Prepare for Battle!,
Signifying Nothing, Leopold Stotch@OTB, Tom Maguire, Southern Appeal, The Captain, Daly Thoughts - "And so it begins." - rather lame, Gerry, compered to "toe to toe nucular combat", don't you think?, The Liquid List, QandO, Wizbang, Scared Monkeys - awaiting a pretty interesting summer, Joe Gandelman, The Agitator - Souter next?, Slant Point - Let the battle begin, Centerfield - Buckle your seatbelts, The Commissar - loves the smell of Kossack urine in the morning, Grammar.police - much wailing and gnashing of teeth (does a gnu gnash?), The Left Coaster, James Joyner@OTB - This will be a big one, Kevin Drum - This is going to be bloody, Echidne - Fasten your seatbelts, Conservative Outpost - Please, no Gonzales, The Galvin Opinion - It's the Homes, stupid!, Starboard!!! - The gloves will be coming off, shortly, Pajama Pundits - daughter not interested in empty seat, UnCorrelated - Let loose the DOGS OF WAR!, Conservative Outpost - more SCOTUS, Myopic Zeal - pro abortion crowd out in force, The American Mind - A long hot summer, Blogs for Bush - expect a smear campaign, Ohio for Blackwell - OK, this is it, folks. FIGHT!, Matt Margolis - another reason to be glad Bush won, The Political Teen - with - surprise! - a video, My Vast Right Wing Conspiracy - If the bloodbath must come, then let's get on with it, Basil's Blog, Steal the Bandwagon - I say Cornyn or Owen, but what the hell do I know?, Right in Texas - let the games begin, Dispatches from the Culture Wars - you never know what impact to expect, Dispatches from the Culture Wars - This could get really really ugly, Dispatches from the Culture Wars - Buckle up!, Daniel W. Drezner - Gonna be a long summer, Sadly, No - Here come the far right loony toons! - provides list, with photos, gee thanks, The Unalienable Right - Justice O'Goner - heh, Secure Liberty - sees major plus for conservatives, On the Wright - says crazies at HuffPost are crying bloody murder - good!, Conservative Thinking - with transcript of President's reaction, Truth Quante-fied, MUSC Tiger - says, Bring it on., Oliver Willis - And the battle for America is now underway, The News Blog, Project Nothing - Bush will nominate whoever the hell he wants to nominate..., Rambling's Journal - expects a partison bloodbath - You've got that right!, RYANVox - Can anyone say, "Justice Gonzales?", Decision '08 - Suggests Paxil and Xanax for those wishing "to fight to the death", The Command Post - "A moment of silence is not inherently religious," Danny Carlton, The Buzz Blog - The Democrats will issue a fatwa and the Intifada will begin., Don Singleton - Has. no. comment., MacsMind - Let's get ready to Rummmmmble! (Please note that my "m" count is exactly correct.), Hard Starboard - "Llllllllets get ready to rumblllllllle..." (16 "l's" by my count), The Wild Duck - "You go girl!", The Glittering Eye - "Developing" - You've got that right., OKIE on the LAM - And...they're off!, Kill Righty - "Kennedy makes me sick," - hey KR, check out my Kennedy post from yesterday, Our Way of Life, Stop the ACLU - also has some really nice things to say about Teddy Kennedy, MyBlogSite - Judge Judy at top of list - nice photos, too, WILLisms - Will Franklin says it's Cornyn, FlapsBlog says no, provides yet another short list, Alas, a Blog - says "O'Conner was a traitor to democracy," - probably a minority viewpoint, Nick Queen - provides another list - Cornyn not there, Religion Clause, Got Design - egad, here goes - "Llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllet's Get Ready to Rumbllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllle!", Jeff Goldstein, who will not wear a robe, BeldarBlog - crusty longwinded trial lawyer not too longwinded here, Ace of Spades - also watching Andrew Sullivan, Ace of Spades - misunderestimating the Chimpster?, Memento Moron - "It will be a woman," The Interocitor - with list of gotta haves, Trigger Finger - with more gotta haves,

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