Why is it important to political parties to appoint a judge?
The US Supreme Court Judge, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died a few days ago and peace upon her and her family. She was known as a liberal in views, appointed by Billy Goat Clinton in 1993. As she got more ill the turds (politicians, they float in what they talk) started making noises on who will replace her. Today it is a major issue that the Republicans do not do so but whoever wins the US election in November. Thus, it is an entirely political issue. Entirely, with Congressmen fighting to the last inch to obstruct whoever is nominated. The last time a US Supreme Court judge was appointed there were claims of sexual abuse supposedly happening twenty plus years previously. The nominee wiped tears away during the hearings, tears of anger, frustration, and probably some despair in disillusionment.
In many of my pseudo name books, I mention that many in my circles have the opinion that the former US President, Barack Obama, is not Christian as he proclaims but a secret Muslim. After all, so they say, his father was a Muslim and it is normal for the son then to follow suit. Obama grew up in Indonesia attending Muslim schools in his youth, the so-called “Madrasas” paid mostly for by Saudi Arabia. It is also thought-provoking that Obama never could speak the words “radical Islam” during his years as President. Why not? His counter-arguments are just so much nonsense in counterterrorism. If you cannot say what something is, you cannot deal with it either. It is one of the reasons why the US War on Terror is lost. Even the terrorists are upset by his statements, by the way, they claim their crimes against humanity in the name of Allah, the Merciful.
Why is the time that Obama spent at the Madrasas important? They turn out Islamic radicals by the tens of thousands. Let us see what Republican Senator Rand Paul said in October 2018: “It’s a fact that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest sponsor of radical Islam on the planet, and no other nation is even close. Since the 1980s, over $100 billion has ‘been spent on exporting’ Wahhabism (the brand of Islam that controls Saudi Arabia and is most prevalent in madrassas). According to Foreign Policy Magazine, an ‘estimated 10 to 15 percent of madrassas are affiliated with extremist religious or political groups,’ while the number of madrassas in places like Pakistan and India has increased exponentially – from barely 200 to over 40,000 just in Pakistan. Even the State Department noted during the Obama administration that Saudi Arabia was the ‘most significant source of funding to Sunni terrorist groups worldwide,’ and said Qatar and Saudi Arabia were ‘providing clandestine financial and logistic support to ISIL and other radical Sunni groups.’
Ken Livingstone, the former London mayor has an interesting incident to share: “When I was the Mayor of London, British television channel, Channel 4, broadcast a documentary series based on a video footage gathered from an investigation into mosques across the UK. They covertly filmed preachers and obtained books and DVDs which were hate-filled invective against Christians and Jews. They presented women as intellectually deficient and in need of beating if they did not follow the Islamic dress code. One of the mosques where this was filmed was funded by Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal, a Jamaican who had converted and studied at a Saudi university, was caught saying ‘Jews are rotten to the core and sexually perverted, creating intrigue and confusion to keep their enemies weak.’”
Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal was sentenced to nine years in prison for urging his audience to kill Jews, Hindus, and Americans. One of the young men he inspired was Germaine Lindsay who was one of the terrorists who set off four bombs on London Underground trains and a bus in 2005, killing 52 people and injuring 700. There is a South African link in that attack that is also revealed in my books.
The majority of Muslims have always pointed out that these individuals are just a tiny minority of their community, but concerns are growing about the increased reach of Wahhabism funded by the Saudis which has now reached three billion dollars a year and has been spent to build 1,500 mosques, 210 Islamic centres and dozens of Muslim academies and schools. They have also overwhelmed the Islamic book market with very inexpensive but high-quality Wahhabi literature which has had the effect of forcing non-Wahhabi publishers across the Muslim world to close. The Saudi regime keeps 85% of the student places at the Islamic University of Medina for foreign students which have led to hundreds of British Muslims returning to the UK espousing support for the Saudis. The Saudis were also behind the funding of schools in Pakistan that gave rise to the Taliban.”
Fair enough. The above are good arguments and solidly based upon facts. Note also the difference between fundamentalism, radicalism, and a cult which I discuss in many books. But what most miss regarding faith/religion is that it matters not whether Barack Obama is a secret Muslim or an atheist or whatever. It is not important to do the job of POTUS subjected to the US Constitution. I say again, it is immaterial what religion the President is as long as he does not act on his religious beliefs. Religion must never enter high office, end of story. Once it does and the fellow acts on his convictions, serving something other than the Constitution, you don’t have the sacred separation of State and Church anymore. That is where things go wrong. What holds a President to the above is the oath of his office to the Constitution. It is the guideline, the ONLY guideline.
The same can be said of the appointment of judges. It is immaterial what their private beliefs are. It matters not as long as it influences not his legal views. It is so that since 2010 not one Protestant serves on the US Supreme Court. You now have 90% Roman Catholics and the remaining few being Jewish. Interesting indeed when you see who Donald J Trump nominated to the court, a staunch Catholic. Again, it does not matter as long as the Constitution is followed. I feel sorry for whoever is nominated now, the corruption is so deep in the US political system that it will be mud race, an open ticket to abuse the nominee. It is frankly, as many white male senior advocates in South Africa decided, not worth the effort or honour. And with that view, the best legal brains will never be recruited. A home goal if ever. No country can afford less than totally neutral judges. So to answer my question, “Why is it important to political parties to appoint a judge?” Answer: It is f not and ought never even to be considered.
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