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Old 15th April 2020, 05:24 AM   #241
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
What people need to use is an official Donald J. Trump endorsed Sharpie to black out his name before cashing it.
I'm expecting we're going to be seeing some memes where the name is creatively obliterated.
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Old 15th April 2020, 05:31 AM   #242
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I'm not so sure, not now the world knows a treaty signed by one President can just be torn up by a later one.
Congress already had power to pass a law, and if that law contradicted a treaty, it automatically nullified that part of the treaty. There is not a requirement a treaty be officially revoked.

What country has a rule that the legislature simply can't ignore a treaty when legislating?
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Old 15th April 2020, 05:53 AM   #243
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Only the paper checks will have his name on them.

What gets me is that the people who will get the paper checks are those most in need of the money ASAP.
My first instinct was to think someone should seek a restraining order preventing the checks from having Trump’s name on them. Grounds would be that it would be a de facto campaign contribution, giving the false impression that it was somehow Trump “gifting” the money to his “subjects”. But of course he would paint it as evil Democrats delaying needed funds to the poor. So, a “Catch 22”.

Or maybe actually illegal, to wit:

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Old 15th April 2020, 06:07 AM   #244
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
Congress already had power to pass a law, and if that law contradicted a treaty, it automatically nullified that part of the treaty. There is not a requirement a treaty be officially revoked.

What country has a rule that the legislature simply can't ignore a treaty when legislating?
All of Europe (including Russia and Turkey)! EU treaty law limits national legislation. European human rights treaty limits national legislation.
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Old 15th April 2020, 06:11 AM   #245
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Old 15th April 2020, 06:16 AM   #246
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Originally Posted by Planigale View Post
All of Europe (including Russia and Turkey)! EU treaty law limits national legislation. European human rights treaty limits national legislation.
It seems if we factor in the states we have an analogy closer to federal-state.

But how does it work in Russia?
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Old 15th April 2020, 06:21 AM   #247
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Old 15th April 2020, 06:26 AM   #248
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
Have you had to file your taxes already this year to get the money electronically, or just if you have done so in the past?
My stimulus money was deposited this morning, and I had not filed my taxes for this year* yet.


*edited to add: 2019

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Old 15th April 2020, 06:27 AM   #249
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Originally Posted by Ladewig View Post
How long until we can get a reporter to ask “is the Treasury Department keeping track of how many cashed checks have the president’s name crossed off?”
My concern is, given Trump's toxic history with U.S. banks, with his name on the check, it may be declined!
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Old 15th April 2020, 06:48 AM   #250
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I'm not so sure, not now the world knows a treaty signed by one President can just be torn up by a later one.
The world already kinda knew that since Dubya unsigned the treaty for the International Criminal Court.
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Old 15th April 2020, 06:49 AM   #251
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
So Trump says he's granting authority to the governors as to when they open up their state. LOL! He has no power to 'grant authority' over this but it's amusing how he's trying to spin the fact that he was just plain wrong. Remember yesterday when he said he'd have a list of the legal reasons he has "total control" over the governors? He just can't admit he was wrong. Lying putz.
Some reality:
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New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are among seven states in the region forming committees to determine proper protocols to reopen the economy in the region as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to plague the country. The governors from the tristate area joined their counterparts from Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode Island in announcing during a conference call on Monday, April 13 that they are forming committees to share information and advice as they look to slowly begin reopening some parts of their economies.

[New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said], “We’re going to study the data, the research of other countries, other states, and this committee will give us guidance and the parameter of what we should do moving forward. We’re going to be smart and cooperative and learn from one another. We’re better together, and that’s inarguable.” Link
Trump? We don't need no stinkin' Trump!
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Old 15th April 2020, 07:28 AM   #252
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Originally Posted by Pixel42 View Post
I'm not so sure, not now the world knows a treaty signed by one President can just be torn up by a later one.
Originally Posted by uke2se View Post
It's certainly something everyone needs to consider when doing business with the US. Previously, a new administration could be counted on to uphold the committments made by a previous one. No more.
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Oh a lot of people will cry when Trump is gone. Most from relief. However, as other posters note, we now know that we can't trust the US. Trump may have a sensible successor, but his voters are still there. Another Trump can come.

For a long time to come, decades, nations and businesses all over the world will be vare wary when making deals with the US. It will not be enough to have someone else in the WH. The US needs to replace their election system with something that allows less room for populists to take over. - It's not hard, such systems are out there, well-tested and established.

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Old 15th April 2020, 08:35 AM   #253
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
My concern is, given Trump's toxic history with U.S. banks, with his name on the check, it may be declined!
The good news is that his name is only in the MEMO portion of the check.
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Old 15th April 2020, 08:55 AM   #254
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
Standard behavior for all preening dictators. Slow the delivery "by several days" so his name can be added to the check? What, no 'Vote for Me - KAG 2020,' slogan stamped on the checks too? Or was that rejected as being a little bit too much?

What a piece of garbage Trump is.
"Piece?"
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
Standard behavior for all preening dictators. Slow the delivery "by several days" so his name can be added to the check? What, no 'Vote for Me - KAG 2020,' slogan stamped on the checks too? Or was that rejected as being a little bit too much?

What a piece of garbage Trump is.
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"Piece?"
"Garbage"?
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Old 15th April 2020, 09:05 AM   #256
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He's adopted my system for training cats. You can have a cat that obeys every order. The key is to order them to do what you know they're about to do anyways.

"Jump up on the counter! Good Cat! Now lick you butthole! Good Cat!"
"Jump up on the counter! Good Trump! Now lick your butthole! Good Trump!"

I like it.
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Old 15th April 2020, 09:25 AM   #257
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All of Europe (including Russia and Turkey)! EU treaty law limits national legislation. European human rights treaty limits national legislation.
Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
It seems if we factor in the states we have an analogy closer to federal-state.

But how does it work in Russia?
It doesn't.
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Old 15th April 2020, 09:34 AM   #258
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Trump? We don't need no stinkin' Trump!

Yesterday a coworker started ranting at the end of a conference call (working remotely).

"The Governors had no problem coming to Trump with their hand out, begging for masks and respirators. Now they're saying they don't need to listen to him about when to reopen. I have news for them. The Constitution says he absolutely does have the power to make them reopen."

(Click) Back to work and let the other person still on the call listen to him.
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Old 15th April 2020, 10:54 AM   #259
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Yesterday a coworker started ranting at the end of a conference call (working remotely).

"The Governors had no problem coming to Trump with their hand out, begging for masks and respirators. Now they're saying they don't need to listen to him about when to reopen. I have news for them. The Constitution says he absolutely does have the power to make them reopen."
....
If you hear from him again, ask him where the Constitution supports his claim. He'll be looking for a long time.
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
Yesterday a coworker started ranting at the end of a conference call (working remotely).

"The Governors had no problem coming to Trump with their hand out, begging for masks and respirators. Now they're saying they don't need to listen to him about when to reopen. I have news for them. The Constitution says he absolutely does have the power to make them reopen."

(Click) Back to work and let the other person still on the call listen to him.
But Trump, in his infinite generosity, just kindly gave them the right to choose when to reopen? Was the trumpbot missing a system update? They're usually pretty well in sync with what the Führer is saying (and tweeting)?
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Old 15th April 2020, 11:10 AM   #262
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Have you had to file your taxes already this year to get the money electronically, or just if you have done so in the past?
On one level it's not how you filed, but how you had a refund returned to you. I just today mailed in my 2019 return. I also today received that $1,200 as a direct deposit, because for 2018 I mailed in a paper form but had my whopping $5.00 refund done as a direct deposit to that same account.

I'm sure there are other permutations, but regardless of how you filed and if you have or haven't filed 2019 yet, if you received a refund from 2018 as a direct deposit you'll get the $1,200 DD'd to that same account.
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On one level it's not how you filed, but how you had a refund returned to you. I just today mailed in my 2019 return. I also today received that $1,200 as a direct deposit, because for 2018 I mailed in a paper form but had my whopping $5.00 refund done as a direct deposit to that same account.

I'm sure there are other permutations, but regardless of how you filed and if you have or haven't filed 2019 yet, if you received a refund from 2018 as a direct deposit you'll get the $1,200 DD'd to that same account.

IRS has an information page.
https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-...mpact-payments
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And if you owed or didn't do a direct deposit, you can click on "check payment status" to provide your dd info.
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Haha! I was going to say just that.

Modi - another useless, racist pig, is about Donny's only pal, and I suspect Modi's playing him like a fiddle anyway.
Modi took lessons from Kim Jong Un: flatter him, tell him how great/smart/correct he is and you can get anything you want from him.
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Modi took lessons from Kim Jong Un: flatter him, tell him how great/smart/correct he is and you can get anything you want from him.
Speaking of Tubby Kim, he sent another rocket into the sea yesterday.
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"Jump up on the counter! Good Trump! Now lick your butthole! Good Trump!"

I like it.
Nah. Trump has people who do that for him already: Graham, Meadows, Barr, etc.
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It seems if we factor in the states we have an analogy closer to federal-state.

But how does it work in Russia?
https://echr.coe.int/Documents/CP_Russia_ENG.pdf
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If you hear from him again, ask him where the Constitution supports his claim. He'll be looking for a long time.
When he can't find it, he'll just claim the Libtards had it removed under orders from Obama's administration.
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We filed electronically and received our auto deposit today.
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Speaking of Tubby Kim, he sent another rocket into the sea yesterday.
When does Fire and Fury (TM) start?
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We filed electronically and received our auto deposit today.
Same here.
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When does Fire and Fury (TM) start?
Can't someone tell him that we're busy and he needs to play by himself for a while?
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Can't someone tell him that we're busy and he needs to play by himself for a while?
And have him toss a tantrum when he isn't getting attention?
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We filed electronically and received our auto deposit today.
We got our tax refund today but no stimulus yet.
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We got our tax refund today but no stimulus yet.
My sister mailed in her tax returns via registered letter back in mid February. She received notification they'd been received but still hasn't gotten her refund.
We sent ours in electronically and had both state and federal refunds deposited within 10 days.
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Nah. Trump has people who do that for him already: Graham, Meadows, Barr, etc.
The one I don't understand at all is Kellyanne Conway. Her husband seems like a reasonable type and I can't figure out how he can bear to kiss her when she's licking his butt every day.

Strangest marriage ever. I certainly couldn't do it.
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WaPo headline: "Coming to your $1,200 relief check: Donald J. Trump’s name"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...2b7_story.html

NPD.
We have vanity license plates, vanity publishers, and now we have vanity stimulus checks!
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The one I don't understand at all is Kellyanne Conway. Her husband seems like a reasonable type and I can't figure out how he can bear to kiss her when she's licking his butt every day.

Strangest marriage ever. I certainly couldn't do it.
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The one I don't understand at all is Kellyanne Conway. Her husband seems like a reasonable type and I can't figure out how he can bear to kiss her when she's licking his butt every day.



Strangest marriage ever. I certainly couldn't do it.
"His" meaning George, or Trump? Makes a difference!
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