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Old Today, 04:21 PM   #1121
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Originally Posted by PhantomWolf View Post
The major issue about Trump managing to win this is that if that happens, then Democracy is dead in the US because from that point on all a Republican that loses an election has to do is declare that they lost due to Election Fraud by the Democrats, and the other Republicans will overturn the result. This means that they will never be able to be removed from power because any election they lose will have to be because of Election Fraud and the results can be overturned, and the will of the people ignored. That's what the fight is about, and while it seems that there are still some in the Republican Party that believe in democracy in some form, that number seems to be shrinking and the number that believe in a fascist state under Republican control appears to be steadily growing.
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Old Today, 04:29 PM   #1122
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
If this went before the SCOTUS, all one need argue is if the 'originals' had wanted the Congress too have such power they would have explicitly given Congress the power to elect the POTUS.

And if that were true, the POTUS would never be a check on the legislative branch.
If you are going to go all "originalist" on this, doesn't it pretty much imply anything goes?
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As an interesting aside:



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We’re now living in an age of opacity, as Rudy Giuliani pointed out in a courtroom recently. Here was the exchange:

“In the plaintiffs’ counties, they were denied the opportunity to have an unobstructed observation and ensure opacity,” Giuliani said. “I’m not quite sure I know what opacity means. It probably means you can see, right?”

“It means you can’t,” said U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann.

“Big words, your honor,” Giuliani said
Julie Annie went to law school, passed the bar and doesn't know the difference between the words "transparent" and "opaque"? How is that possible?
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Old Today, 04:37 PM   #1124
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Originally Posted by trustbutverify View Post
As an interesting aside:





Julie Annie went to law school, passed the bar and doesn't know the difference between the words "transparent" and "opaque"? How is that possible?
Age related dementia. It's tough to think of any other reason he would destroy his reputation and legacy in this way.
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Originally Posted by cosmicaug View Post
If you are going to go all "originalist" on this, doesn't it pretty much imply anything goes?
I'm not following, what are you talking about?

Do I think SCOTUS members who claim to be originalists actually are?

No, Scalia proved that many times over.
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