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Trump picks strong business-friendly candidate to the Supreme Court

Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:15 UTC
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President Donald Trump on Monday night picked Brett Kavanaugh to fill an open seat on the Supreme Court, potentially creating the most business-friendly high court since before the New Deal in the 1930s. The nomination of Kavanaugh to replace the retiring Anthony Kennedy is another win for corporate America. Read full article


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  • RedBaron

    The US is becoming more politicised and even the judiciary is under political influence, whereas most civilised countries would have a judiciary independent from political pressure.
    If we have disputes between citizens and big business then the dice will already be loaded against fairplay and individuals (it already is in the US because of the cost of litigation).

    Jul 10th, 2018 - 08:58 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • chronic

    Red baron: Your naive dribble beggars disbelief.

    Challenge: Name a time when America wasn't highly politicized.


    Jul 10th, 2018 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    The business friendly US recently tried to wreck a WHO resolution in favour of breast feeding:

    The current administration is very friendly to the baby milk business. But not to the babies.

    Jul 10th, 2018 - 10:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    DT, do you even know the land of your birth?

    Jul 12th, 2018 - 05:30 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Terence Hill

    chronic i.e pathological, YWN et al
    “do you even know the land of your birth?” You need to go back to your bedroom and replace those missing white sheets.
    “American fascism: Reading the signs of the times: At what point are democracies truly in danger?

    Jul 15th, 2018 - 12:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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