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O my gosh. What the fhug?

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by ROXRAN, Oct 15, 2020 at 8:47 PM.

  1. Buck Turgidson

    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

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    "Adios Mofo." -- Rick Perry
     
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    Yes Trump is playing to the worst instincts of partisans that's not the con. The con though is that he's using the power of the Presidency for his own benefit. Not that he was conning people into being angry. Trump was friends with the Clintons and even the Sunday after the 2016 election he called them good people.

    A very typical con strategy is to play upon the worst instincts of people, things like greed, anger and fear.
     
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    Voters were indeed conned. Admittedly, it's because Trump voters were stupid AF so it's their own fault in a way, but they were still suckers who got conned.
    "Lock her up!" Didn't happen.
    "Build that wall! (And Mexico pay for it)!" Didn't happen.
    "The virus will magically disappear." Yes, of course, after you die the virus will stop surviving in your corpse after some time, but it's not magical and it hasn't disappeared for most of us yet.
    Trump is a cheap huckster whose disgusting outward appearance is a manifestation of his ugly mind.
     
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    Trump is doing it again. In rallies this weekend he led "Lock her /him UP" chants targeting Gretchen Whitmer, Obama, and Biden.
     
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    Sometimes it's good to know the rules.

    With the Architect of the Capitol and the House Sergeant at Arms, he serves on the Capitol Police Board, responsible for security around the building. The Sergeant at Arms can, upon orders of the Senate, arrest and detain any person who violates Senate rules, or is found in contempt of Congress.
     
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    I hope so what a horrible person.
     
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    "The third type of contempt power—Congress’s dormant inherent contempt power—is rarely used in modern times. Inherent contempt was the mode employed by Congress to directly enforce contempt rulings under its own constitutional authority until criminal and civil contempt statutes were passed, and it remained in use into the twentieth century. Under inherent contempt proceedings, the House or Senate has its Sergeant-At-Arms, or deputy, take a person into custody for proceedings to be held in Congress."
     
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    She should be on her way out.
     
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    Except for when people like Cruz get cucked and can’t even defend their wives. Even has his fans @MojoMan drinking the orange Slurp LOL
     
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    Touche.

    I missed that part.

    I foundthe article where that is from and this was also in there.

    "In all, the House has brought four criminal contempt and three civil contempt actions against Executive Branch officials since 2008. In each instance of a criminal contempt citation, the executive branch declined to refer the charges to a grand jury.

    In the three civil cases, the Congressional Research Service said “the committees involved eventually obtained much of the information sought through those lawsuits, but only after prolonged litigation.” For example, as of March 2019 the dispute over contempt charges in the “Operation Fast and Furious” subpoena involving President Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder had still been pending resolution in court for six years."

    So that kind of answers why it was not done there seems to not be cut and dried as just sending somebody to arrest them and it certainly does not mean everybody is in co hoots, there are real legal questions and at the end of the day means nothing because the Senate was not going to impeach.
     
    #30 jiggyfly, Oct 19, 2020 at 8:39 AM
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