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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
Can Congress strip a co-equal branch of...

Can Congress strip a co-equal branch of government of its powers? Isn't that contradictory. But the argument that Congress can is based on Article III of the Constitution which states: “The Supreme...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
Comment from Barbara Streisand. Religious...

Comment from Barbara Streisand.


Religious dogma is the reason some states have outlawed abortion for victims of rape or incest. Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt said the quiet part out loud...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
Something else I think important to point out....

Something else I think important to point out. Friday SCOTUS upheld the Mississippi law that bans abortion after fifteen weeks by a 6-3 vote. Then the Court overturned Roe. Two separate decisions....
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
Apparently, judging by the AP map below (source...

Apparently, judging by the AP map below (source is the Guttmacher Institute) abortion will be permitted in about twenty states, banned in twenty, yet to be decided in ten. AP reports Alabama has one...
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
Looks like just over half the states are prepared...

Looks like just over half the states are prepared to effectively outlaw abortion thanks to SCOTUS.


Alabama—Pre-Roe ban, Near-total ban, State constitution bars protection
...
Forum: USA Politics 25th June 2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and...

Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Tina Smith of Minnesota are calling on President Joe Biden to declare a public health emergency as almost half the states move to ban abortion following...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 3,952
Posted By newyorkguy
We wouldn't be living a freaking nightmare for...

We wouldn't be living a freaking nightmare for one thing. :(
Forum: USA Politics 23rd June 2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,912
Posted By newyorkguy
The Missouri Times reported earlier this month...

The Missouri Times reported earlier this month that US Senator Josh Hawley, among others, called for Eric Greitens to drop out of the US Senate race following publication of an affidavit by...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd June 2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,912
Posted By newyorkguy
Hard to believe this is real. Except it is. :( ...

Hard to believe this is real. Except it is. :(

Today we're going RINO hunting! (twitter.com/i/status/1538876823978713089) When page opens click on "View" on right side to play video.
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,386
Posted By newyorkguy
Ironically the same Texans talking about seceding...

Ironically the same Texans talking about seceding from the United States, also advocate for the US leaving the United Nations. As for self-determination, what if the 'secession vote' is rejected by a...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,386
Posted By newyorkguy
In a news article yesterday, the Texas Tribune...

In a news article yesterday, the Texas Tribune newspaper explained why Texas can't secede from the United States. And it's been suggested previously.


Additionally, Texas receives $1.20 in...
Forum: USA Politics 19th June 2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By newyorkguy
A report in the NM Political Report -- a...

A report in the NM Political Report -- a nonprofit, online news platform -- reported on the three Otero commissioners who voted Friday.

Couy Griffin voted No - “It’s only based on my gut, my gut...
Forum: USA Politics 19th June 2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,156
Posted By newyorkguy
Some years back we had a couple right-wingers in...

Some years back we had a couple right-wingers in the forum making this same argument that Bobo is making. The Constitution does not grant rights. People have God-given natural rights which the...
Forum: USA Politics 18th June 2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By newyorkguy
Yes, Vickie Marquardt said that. She also said: ...

Yes, Vickie Marquardt said that. She also said:

Marquardt was very critical of state officials whom she said, were dismissive of her concerns at a meeting held to address them. Meanwhile, New...
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By newyorkguy
The standoff is over. The Otero County Commission...

The standoff is over. The Otero County Commission voted 2-1 to certify the June 7th primary election results. The dissenting Commissioner was Couy Griffin, known as the founder of "Cowboys for...
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By newyorkguy
That's not a bad i... Hey wait a minute....

That's not a bad i...

Hey wait a minute. Jewish space lasers?
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By newyorkguy
There is some movement by the Otero County...

There is some movement by the Otero County Commission but it is far from certain whether they will certify the election results. Below is a news report from TV station KOB, the NBC affiliate in...
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
A predictable result of the ongoing turmoil trump...

A predictable result of the ongoing turmoil trump and his Republican enablers have unleashed on the United States, explained below in a quote from a Paul Waldman column published yesterday in the...
Forum: USA Politics 17th June 2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By newyorkguy
According to the local newspaper, the Alamogordo...

According to the local newspaper, the Alamogordo (NM) Daily News, the deadline for the Otero County Board of County Commissioners to certify the election results is today. If they refuse to do so...
Forum: USA Politics 16th June 2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,012
Posted By newyorkguy
Pie-in-the-sky? If you follow the link it seems...

Pie-in-the-sky? If you follow the link it seems pretty credible. Don't most other western nations already have universal coverage? And spend significantly less than the U.S.? Look at the per capita...
Forum: USA Politics 16th June 2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,012
Posted By newyorkguy
Context is everything. The message I wrote...

Context is everything. The message I wrote followed the above and was in reply. This was the last line of that message.


Which is what 'someone' is doing now. ;)
Forum: USA Politics 16th June 2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,012
Posted By newyorkguy
I wrote a message about how these kinds of...

I wrote a message about how these kinds of threads never develop into real discussion. That just once I wish one of the posters here -- one of the posters, not a politician -- would take a deep...
Forum: USA Politics 15th June 2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,012
Posted By newyorkguy
You wish that some red/Republican/conservative --...

You wish that some red/Republican/conservative -- whatever you want to call them -- would just once man up and write something like:

Making health care costs at least in part taxpayer-supported is...
Forum: USA Politics 15th June 2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
Raw Story dot com had an interview with Rep....

Raw Story dot com had an interview with Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) of the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6th. Raskin told Raw Story that through testimony and documents the Committee has...
Forum: USA Politics 14th June 2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
Former Attorney General William Barr says the...

Former Attorney General William Barr says the premise of D’Souza's movie, "2000 Mules," that if people are 5G-tracked walking past ballot boxes five times then they are by definition ballot mules is...
Forum: USA Politics 14th June 2022, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
Former trump Attorney General William Barr...

Former trump Attorney General William Barr laughed at the movie, "2000 Mules." He told the House panel-


Moviemaker Dinesh D’Souza reacted to Barr's testimony by saying, "The level of ignorance...
Forum: USA Politics 13th June 2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
The story is falling apart. Everyone from...

The story is falling apart.


Everyone from trump's daughter to his attorney general told him: You lost. But trump doggedly pursued his one-in-a-million shot at remaining in power -- he's still at...
Forum: USA Politics 13th June 2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
I can see it now. My ex-boss was right. And so...

I can see it now. My ex-boss was right. And so was P.T. Barnum. :(
Forum: USA Politics 12th June 2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
I think it's a reason why getting ivanka trump to...

I think it's a reason why getting ivanka trump to testify she accepted that her father had lost the 2020 election, and told him so, was legally important. trump had appointed her to be an official...
Forum: USA Politics 12th June 2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
The 'what about' counter argument seems to be: ...

The 'what about' counter argument seems to be:

The committee investigating January 6th is highly partisan.
Pelosi and Schumer wanted the riot to happen.

That's not much but in certain...
Forum: USA Politics 11th June 2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,974
Posted By newyorkguy
Why are the rights of the Jan 6ers being "so...

Why are the rights of the Jan 6ers being "so fragrantly violated?"

Maybe she meant, it stinks? :confused:
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 2,200
Posted By newyorkguy
You have to admit, he doesn't have much to work...

You have to admit, he doesn't have much to work with. I guess you can take that a number of ways. ;)
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
Kevin McCarthy made the decision not to allow...

Kevin McCarthy made the decision not to allow Republicans to serve on the committee after Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two of the five Repubicans selected, Reps. Jim Jordan and Jim Banks. Pelosi...
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
From the link...

From the link (https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/10/media/fox-newsmax-january-6-reliable-sources/index.html) describing Tucker Carlson's comments last evening during the House telecast:
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
I read a BBC article about a young woman in...

I read a BBC article about a young woman in Kharkiv in Ukraine, a city the Russians have been relentlessly shelling. Her parents live in Moscow. At first she was reluctant to tell her parents her...
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 156,877
Posted By newyorkguy
This is from Mediaite. I hear echoes in...

This is from Mediaite.


I hear echoes in this of a news article I read by a journalist who remained in an eastern Ukrainian city after the Russian military took control. One morning he...
Forum: USA Politics 4th June 2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,912
Posted By newyorkguy
Which is exactly the reason Gohmert gave it up. ...

Which is exactly the reason Gohmert gave it up.

I watched some of his video rant (I couldn't handle watching the whole thing in one sitting). Gohmert said, blah-bah-blah "that we put our right to...
Forum: USA Politics 4th June 2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,974
Posted By newyorkguy
In all seriousness, for emptyg to start talking...

In all seriousness, for emptyg to start talking openly about espousing Christian Nationalism is pretty scary stuff. Like a curtain going up, finally revealing just how hideous she is. Christian...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,634
Posted By newyorkguy
How can they tie this in to Comet Ping Pong?

How can they tie this in to Comet Ping Pong?
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 269,176
Posted By newyorkguy
Daggone right!!!!!!!!! :mad:

Daggone right!!!!!!!!! :mad:
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 269,176
Posted By newyorkguy
As the MAGA maniacs would say:

As the MAGA maniacs would say:
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 269,176
Posted By newyorkguy
Yes, she's the complete package. Her latest tweet...

Yes, she's the complete package. Her latest tweet below.

(By the way she introduced the 'bill' she refers to in March 2021. Below right. Also, to no one's surprise, it was DOA. I think her motive...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd June 2022, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 272,140
Posted By newyorkguy
The above is pretty much my thinking. I would...

The above is pretty much my thinking. I would add, If the United States was the only nation to have instituted lockdowns -- did they last 'too long?' I went back to work in mid-June 2020 -- then I...
Forum: USA Politics 1st June 2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,912
Posted By newyorkguy
In an interview on Revolt TV with host Michael...

In an interview on Revolt TV with host Michael 'Killer Mike' Rende, Georgia's Republican US Senate nominee Herschel Walker revealed it was God, not donald trump, who inspired him to run for U.S....
Forum: USA Politics 1st June 2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,912
Posted By newyorkguy
Sarah Palin's motion to be granted a new trial...

Sarah Palin's motion to be granted a new trial for her defamation suit against the New York Times -- essentially asking for a 'do-over' -- was turned down by Judge Jed S. Rakoff of U.S. District...
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 269,176
Posted By newyorkguy
Restricting citizen access to hand guns invites...

Restricting citizen access to hand guns invites invasion by a foreign power? This will come as news to people in the UK. :(
Forum: USA Politics 30th May 2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 269,176
Posted By newyorkguy
emptyg was opposed in the Republican primary by...

emptyg was opposed in the Republican primary by four other candidates and she got close to 70% of the vote. To my knowledge none of the other candidates are claiming the election was rigged. But they...
Forum: USA Politics 28th May 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By newyorkguy
MAGA!!!!

MAGA!!!!
Forum: USA Politics 28th May 2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,912
Posted By newyorkguy
Congressman Thomas Massie from Kentucky weighs...

Congressman Thomas Massie from Kentucky weighs in.


How did Massie determine no one has been deterred by the Act? How did he determine the Act has cost more lives than it saved? How's that, cost...
Forum: USA Politics 27th May 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 269,176
Posted By newyorkguy
School shootings got you down? Marj has a real...

School shootings got you down? Marj has a real simple solution:


What could go wrong? :(
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