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Forum: USA Politics Today, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
Commentators have explained that Trump is no...

Commentators have explained that Trump is no longer entitled to diplomatic or official passports, and the government would have been entitled to seize them as part of a search warrant for government...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 161,436
Posted By Bob001
I don't think it would have mattered to the...

I don't think it would have mattered to the people who voted for him. They wouldn't have understood what it means, or they would have said something like "all politicians have big egos." If the pussy...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 161,436
Posted By Bob001
But the issue isn't just the behavior. It's what...

But the issue isn't just the behavior. It's what motivates it. If someone steals your money because he wants money, he's a crook, but he's not crazy. His behavior can be controlled by rational...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
Really? What do New Zealanders think Trump could...

Really? What do New Zealanders think Trump could do for them? And what do they think the Confederate flag means? I thought all you guys were supposed to be nice.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
Like what? That's another Trump lie. The National...

Like what? That's another Trump lie. The National Archives disagrees.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/barack-obama-trump-national-archives_n_62f71fe6e4b095e7888098ba
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,995
Posted By Bob001
Guilt isn't just about the act, but the law. His...

Guilt isn't just about the act, but the law. His lawyers might plead insanity or some other defense/excuse, or might claim that the particular charge is wrong.
Forum: Trials and Errors Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Bob001
That's easy. Once someone is convicted -- even...

That's easy. Once someone is convicted -- even when evidence is doctored or withheld, even when testimony is perjured -- the defendant is presumed guilty. After that, he has an uphill battle to try...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
An interesting take on Trump's mindset. ...

An interesting take on Trump's mindset.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/08/13/trump-mar-a-lago-classified-documents/
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 49,229
Posted By Bob001
Nothing prevents one of her colleagues from...

Nothing prevents one of her colleagues from filing impeachment charges against her.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,995
Posted By Bob001
And now it sounds like Rushdie could lose an eye....

And now it sounds like Rushdie could lose an eye. This guy needs to resign or be fired today. He's not living in the 21st century. His attitude endangers everyone who lives at, works at or visits the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,995
Posted By Bob001
If the agencies wouldn't do it themselves, the...

If the agencies wouldn't do it themselves, the place itself could have hired off-duty cops to provide security, like nightclubs, concert halls and a lot of other public facilities. In fact, I'm...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By Bob001
When I read stuff like this, I wonder how the...

When I read stuff like this, I wonder how the character would define "socialism." Is he against Social Security? Medicare? Medicaid? The ACA? Public education? A minimum wage? OSHA? Environmental...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,995
Posted By Bob001
Anybody know why? The place is legendary, and...

Anybody know why? The place is legendary, and it's also a major tourist destination. I would think there'd be some pressure on the sheriff to support it.
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
If you clear your cookies you might have access....

If you clear your cookies you might have access. The Post gives a certain number of free views. But here's the top:
...
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
The next step: ...

The next step:

https://www.businessinsider.com/donald-trump-ivanka-deposed-by-ny-attorney-general-letitia-james-2022-8?utmSource=twitter&utmContent=referral&utmTerm=topbar&referrer=twitter
Forum: USA Politics 10th August 2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
TFG thinks people around him are wearing wires. ...

TFG thinks people around him are wearing wires.

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/donald-trump-fbi-mar-a-lago-snitches-rats-1395609/
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
Actually, there are pix. ...

Actually, there are pix.
https://www.axios.com/2022/08/08/trump-toilet-photos-maggie-haberman
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
Reports are that the FBI seized secrets. ...

Reports are that the FBI seized secrets.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-mar-a-lago-search-fbi-documents-boxes/
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
Reports are that the FBI seized classified...

Reports are that the FBI seized classified material.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-mar-a-lago-search-fbi-documents-boxes/
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 23,352
Posted By Bob001
From other reports, the property is pretty much...

From other reports, the property is pretty much shut down over the summer and Trump spends most of his time in NJ. The FBI probably didn't have to wait in the bushes until he stepped out.
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,569
Posted By Bob001
A pictorial guide to tax return processing at the...

A pictorial guide to tax return processing at the IRS, equipped with the finest technology of the early '70s....
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 49,229
Posted By Bob001
AG Barr, a Trump acolyte if there ever was one,...

AG Barr, a Trump acolyte if there ever was one, has said publicly and repeatedly that fraud claims are "BS" (his word). That should have ended the debate for any rational person.
Forum: USA Politics 8th August 2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
I'm thinking along the lines of a single-wide...

I'm thinking along the lines of a single-wide surrounded by a 12-foot barbed-wire fence. Pretty easy to roll in and set up.
Forum: USA Politics 8th August 2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 49,229
Posted By Bob001
A guide to what Repubs are against: ...

A guide to what Repubs are against:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/08/08/republicans-gop-how-many-nutty-stances-can-one-party-take/
Forum: USA Politics 8th August 2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
It's impossible to believe they would put a...

It's impossible to believe they would put a former president in an actual prison. I could imagine something like house arrest in an actual house on a military base, or building a special facility on...
Forum: USA Politics 7th August 2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
D. Trump, the masculine ideal: ...

D. Trump, the masculine ideal:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-trump-said-white-house-095218936.html
Forum: USA Politics 7th August 2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,569
Posted By Bob001
The state of the IRS: ...

The state of the IRS:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/08/06/inflation-reduction-act-irs/

It's truly perplexing -- yet not surprising -- that "law 'n' order" Repubs are so opposed...
Forum: USA Politics 7th August 2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,569
Posted By Bob001
Unemployment was at 3.5 percent for July. The...

Unemployment was at 3.5 percent for July. The U.S. created 372,000 jobs in June. It doesn't look like a lot of people are sitting it out.
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
VP Cheney smacks Trump. ...

VP Cheney smacks Trump.

https://news.yahoo.com/dick-cheney-torches-trump-in-ad-hes-a-coward-200108029.html
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
So what? In those states, I suspect the...

So what? In those states, I suspect the legislatures simply elected to leave a medical decision to the doctors rather than try to impose a timeline by law and then decide when and how exceptions...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
What makes you think we have "open borders?" And...

What makes you think we have "open borders?" And what makes you think we don't have "some sort of process?"
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
In most states what you describe is a crime....

In most states what you describe is a crime. Gosnell was convicted of murdering infants in addition to performing illegal procedures. In the few states where it is not, it is still a complex medical...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
If what you claim is even possibly true -- about...

If what you claim is even possibly true -- about which there is substantial doubt -- it still wouldn't have prevented the doctor from being prosecuted for a felony. They would have had to defend...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
Again, if they happen as you imagine, they would...

Again, if they happen as you imagine, they would be crimes. What does that have to do with legal abortion? How does prohibiting (what has been) a legal abortion prevent what is already a crime?
...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
You keep nattering about Gosnell. What Gosnell...

You keep nattering about Gosnell. What Gosnell did was a crime. If anybody else -- and we have only your unsupported fantasies -- did what Gosnell did, it would also be a crime. What does that have...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
Why do you believe this? This just isn't true and...

Why do you believe this? This just isn't true and it's not what Roe v. Wade provided.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd August 2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Bob001
Kentucky floods

Maybe it's no worse than some other catastrophes, but the reports out of Kentucky are heartbreaking. Four children in one family washed away, smashed houses stacked atop each other, bodies still...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
There are severe criminal penalties for leaking...

There are severe criminal penalties for leaking tax returns. That's why they haven't been leaked. And illegal and embarrassing are two different things. I'm willing to agree that they probably don't...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
My mistake. There's also a NY state case. I...

My mistake. There's also a NY state case. I confused them.
https://nypost.com/2022/06/08/donald-trump-ivanka-and-don-jr-to-be-deposed-in-ny-ags-case-next-month/
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
How does New York prevent federal authorities...

How does New York prevent federal authorities from releasing them? That's not the way the laws usually work.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd August 2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 36,691
Posted By Bob001
Here's an interesting revelation: ...

Here's an interesting revelation:

https://www.salon.com/2022/08/01/depp-v-heard-marilyn-manson-nudes-prescriptions/

So Depp may have submitted doctored evidence, and Heard's lawyers weren't...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 94,186
Posted By Bob001
Speaking of The Former Guy, why haven't we seen...

Speaking of The Former Guy, why haven't we seen his tax returns? After the election, didn't we hear that a Democratic House, Senate and White House would be getting them out forthwith?
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
Did anybody ask her why she thinks she knows what...

Did anybody ask her why she thinks she knows what "God" wants? It might have led to an interesting conversation about hearing voices.
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,338
Posted By Bob001
Do you know that? The implication of the press...

Do you know that? The implication of the press reports is that the tax breaks apply to the entire property. You can get a tax break for maintaining farm land even if you're not farming on most, or...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 41,457
Posted By Bob001
From the Kansas paper: ...

From the Kansas paper:


https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/election/article263832087.html
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,338
Posted By Bob001
It's a golf course. Trump set aside a small part...

It's a golf course. Trump set aside a small part so he could claim a cemetery tax deduction.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/08/01/ivana-trump-buried-tax-break-grift/
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,569
Posted By Bob001
Well, he wasn't really a "leader" in the sense of...

Well, he wasn't really a "leader" in the sense of prime minister or head of state. He wasn't a government official. He was just running a murderous gang. Decapitating the enemy is a pretty basic...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,569
Posted By Bob001
There are reports that the Hellfire missiles were...

There are reports that the Hellfire missiles were armed with "ginsu" warheads: not explosives, but whirling blades that take apart the target without any collateral damage.
...
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bob001
There is some speculation that Manchin and...

There is some speculation that Manchin and Schumer may have worked together to put one over on McConnell....
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,519
Posted By Bob001
It would be great strategy if Shapiro himself...

It would be great strategy if Shapiro himself could stay above the fray and just talk about what great things he wanted to do for Pennsylvanians, and have a prominent supporter -- maybe an...
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