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Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 07:01 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
How am I arguing that it isn't a right until it...

How am I arguing that it isn't a right until it is enumerated?


It is a direct question....based on the 9th amendment, if I use an argument that doesn't depend on the enumeration of right to deny...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
The 9th amendment wouldn't ban attempting the...

The 9th amendment wouldn't ban attempting the enumeration of unenumerated rights. It restricts only the use of the enumeration of rights in the constitution to do that

You haven't even grappled...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
Then they failed to protect it by only banning...

Then they failed to protect it by only banning the use of the enumeration to deny those rights while leaving other reasoning on the table.

You seem to be reading a generalized protection for...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
If I use some other reasoning to deny rights that...

If I use some other reasoning to deny rights that isn't the enumeration of the constitution, how are you arguing it is covered by a ban on using the enumeration of rights in the constitution to deny...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
That isn't what the words of the ninth amendment...

That isn't what the words of the ninth amendment address.Here is the text as a reminder



It isn't a blanket restriction on the denial or disparagement of other rights. The restriction is only...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
wait? Why would the 9th amendment wreck it?

wait? Why would the 9th amendment wreck it?
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
Why wouldn't be determined by how you feel on the...

Why wouldn't be determined by how you feel on the issue?
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 05:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
So that would not describe what I'm referring to....

So that would not describe what I'm referring to. The conflict wouldn't be between a personal value and what they think is the better policy. Those people just seem to think it should be a...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 04:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
Sure. Roe v Wade. Isn't it convenient that...

Sure. Roe v Wade.

Isn't it convenient that most people think the constitution supports whatever position they think is good?

What percent of people have a stance on abortion and a stance on the...
Forum: USA Politics 15th August 2022, 03:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
Oh, you mean their correct interpretation of a...

Oh, you mean their correct interpretation of a principle that isn't in the constitution.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By BobTheCoward
Interpreting the constitution and your politics

This keeps coming up a lot that by arguing the constitutional positions I do that I'm defending the bad acts done by people like Trump. In general, I argue that the conservative/Republican...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 01:21 PM
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Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
You convinced me

You convinced me
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 12:21 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
I am pretty certain he did not

I am pretty certain he did not
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 12:15 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
He is breaking the law for a ton of reasons, one...

He is breaking the law for a ton of reasons, one of them being he never declassified anything.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 12:11 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 12:03 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
I mentioned it twice

I mentioned it twice
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 11:54 AM
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Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
They already had his biography on the news...

They already had his biography on the news channels arguing it.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
Oh yeah! President is a despot and the US...

Oh yeah! President is a despot and the US Constitution is awful.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 11:30 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Yea. I mentioned those a few times. I thought it...

Yea. I mentioned those a few times. I thought it was implied we were putting the regulatory state aside.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 11:14 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
people in the executive branch. (as noted...

people in the executive branch.

(as noted above, some exceptions if it is part of regulating when delegated by Congress and is not using executive power....like direction for agency regulations....
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,104
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Posted By BobTheCoward
I don't think it does okay the theft of sensitive...

I don't think it does okay the theft of sensitive documents.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
An executive order would not apply to a former...

An executive order would not apply to a former president.

ETA: I did leave out the ones that are related to things like generating regulations that come from Congress giving agencies regulatory...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
A president can do anything with their executive...

A president can do anything with their executive power as long as it doesn't violate the constitution. It says the executive power is vested in a president. There isn't any direction on the manner he...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:51 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Citizens are not bound by executive orders. ...

Citizens are not bound by executive orders.

An executive order isn't a formal thing, but the entire plenary power of the executive to exercise the take care clause. There is a system to formalize...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:49 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
A) executive orders are not laws B) The US...

A) executive orders are not laws

B) The US constitution is a terrible document that imposes an inadequate system for the rule of law.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,104
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Posted By BobTheCoward
I don't see why it can't exist in his head.

I don't see why it can't exist in his head.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:43 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
if there isn't a requirement for a president to...

if there isn't a requirement for a president to adhere to an executive order, then the president cannot violate an executive order. And no matter how much the executive order says it applies to the...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:38 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
A president cannot violate an executive order nor...

A president cannot violate an executive order nor required to adhere to an executive order because they are outside them
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:28 AM
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Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
There isn't a requirement that a president has to...

There isn't a requirement that a president has to adhere to a written executive order, or can't change it in a manner he sees fit.A previous exercise of executive power cannot interfere with future...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:12 AM
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Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
I don't think a president can violate an...

I don't think a president can violate an executive order
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 08:49 AM
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Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
Based on all the trumpets coming out to say the...

Based on all the trumpets coming out to say the president has this power....then we know there is no documentation of any standing orders on his part.
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
Sounds good. I offer six months of my signline...

Sounds good. I offer six months of my signline versus 2 of yours.

Also, I don't see why the president couldn't classify sunshine. That might be a different thread, but I think it could work (ETA:...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3,104
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Can I personally state the prediction in a yes/no...

Can I personally state the prediction in a yes/no way? Probably not, right? People regularly feel my statements don't make sense.

I guess it would be if the DoJ files a document with a court that...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
For the people saying does not have the power ...

For the people saying does not have the power

(example here https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-classified-records/ )

I think the issue is they are relying on the executive order on...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
Signature bet?

Signature bet?
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
Then you have ignored all the times I have said...

Then you have ignored all the times I have said that he didn't actually do the thing, or that the question would be a finding of fact for the jury to decide.
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
Maybe, maybe not. It would be a huge mess

Maybe, maybe not. It would be a huge mess
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
A couple of those caveats I have mentioned. ...

A couple of those caveats I have mentioned.

Also, those caveats are not relevant. Many here reject the premise by Leonard completely rather than something addressed by caveat. They don't think he...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,104
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Posted By BobTheCoward
where do you stand on the article Ii vesting...

where do you stand on the article Ii vesting clause versus the "herein" vesting clause?
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 06:29 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Two problems 1) an appeals court put out an...

Two problems

1) an appeals court put out an opinion that the president can't do it, but that aligned with what the executive wanted at that moment, so it wasn't taken up to the supremes. I think...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
First, I did not claim he did. As a matter of...

First, I did not claim he did. As a matter of fact, I said he almost certainly didn't.

Can we back up a second? You said I was writing fantasy fiction. After I quoted an expert making similar...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,104
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Let the former head of the Information Security...

Let the former head of the Information Security Oversight Office correct you
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
And I think the answer is really clear. He...

And I think the answer is really clear.

He has the power to do that without telling anyone...and he didn't actually do it
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:27 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
To quote the Atlantic article references

To quote the Atlantic article references
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:22 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
Describing that Juche grants the Kims incredible...

Describing that Juche grants the Kims incredible authority is not an endorsement. I don't know why you think libertarians describing the executive branch is somehow advocating.
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:20 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
It gets a little crazy if you take the power for...

It gets a little crazy if you take the power for the president to set the procedures for executive process. Does the president have to do anything to change that policy Does he even have to write it...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:17 PM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
The politfact piece explains the ability of the...

The politfact piece explains the ability of the president to make it up pretty well.
...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 11:28 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2017/may/16/...

https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2017/may/16/james-risch/does-president-have-ability-declassify-anything-an/
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 11:20 AM
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Posted By BobTheCoward
prosecutors argue with defense attorneys about...

prosecutors argue with defense attorneys about someone doing or not doing something all the time. They (prosecutors) should be able to win this
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 93,765
Posted By BobTheCoward
There is ambiguity when the president chooses to...

There is ambiguity when the president chooses to override the existing procedure derived from his power on the spot.
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