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Messages - bankshot1

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: February 03, 2020, 07:37:31 PM »
“Abuse of Power and obstruction of Congress” neither of which come close to the constitutional definitions of “ high crimes and misdemeanors”.

As our resident Constitutional scholar, I'm sure you can point to exactly where in the Constitution "high crimes and misdemeanors" is defined as you're defining it.
You mean like in section 4 four of Article Two of the actual US Constitution ?

The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors."

If you followed the arguments of Adam Shiff  remember he maintained before the Senate that Trump did commit Treason and Bribery. Yet the Impeachment never mentions either, just the nebulous contentions of “ abuse of power” and “ obstruction of Congress”.  The Senate considered both to be nowhere close to impeachable. Indeed, democrat Senator Joe Manchin just argued that there was never any path to conviction of Trump on those charges. Instead Manchin said it would have been better to censure the President.

The same Senate the refused to look at any additional evidence.

Some of the same Senators who declared abuse of power was impeachable 20 years ago.

And Manchin's maunderings are almost less reliable than yours!

The notion that abuse of power is somehow a lesser crime than lying about sex is uniquely GOP.

The GOP combined abuse of power and lying about sex while pursuing Clinton for almost everything imaginable but settling for lying about a blow-job.

Lets remember that as the GOP was hunting Clinton for his indiscretions, Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was cheating on his cancer-ridden wife, his successor-designee, Robert Livingston, had to decline the position following revelations of his extramarital affair. Eventually the GOP settled on Denny Hastert, serial pedophile, as Speaker of the House.

GOP/Greedy Old Perverts

 

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: February 03, 2020, 04:31:18 PM »
I absolutely do not understand the logic that QPQ/trading/negotiating/extorting/bribing a foreign govrnment's help in our election by investigating a politcal rival in exchange for  military assistant already approved, is anything but a high crime and impeachable. Even if there were no QPQ etc, wouldn't the receiver of such help then be beholden to that foreign power for a future favor, that may be in direct conflict with our national interests?

How would our founding father's not consider tampering with our elections by a foreign power not to be an impeachable offense?

I mean shit it was like yesterday they had fought a war to get from underneath the influence of Britain. And to be independent. Would they be open so to a President horse-trading the country's independence for his personal gain?


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Football / Re: NFL
« on: February 02, 2020, 10:23:12 PM »
Shanny and Jimmy G shit themselves in the 4Q.

should have kept running the ball and clock

dumb.

Good for Andy and Chief fans


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Football / Re: NFL
« on: February 02, 2020, 04:24:04 PM »
How about in OT

49ers 30

Chiefs 24

Mahomes never touches the ball

Trump, laying the 1 1/2 is pissed, signs executive order mandating equal OT touches

and he welchs on bet

he's not shy about touching or grabbing or cheating.

Go Democracy!

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Football / Re: NFL
« on: February 01, 2020, 05:43:31 PM »
SuperBowl Pixs

going with tradition and what has worked pretty well

I'm taking the Pats and laying the points

I may have to reconsider my SB pick.

January was a tough month for Patriots and their fans.

Pats lost to the Titans 20-13 a few weeks ago

Last night Patriots lost democracy 51-49

Go 49ers!

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Football / Re: NFL
« on: February 01, 2020, 11:09:21 AM »
SuperBowl Pixs

going with tradition and what has worked pretty well

I'm taking the Pats and laying the points




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Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: January 31, 2020, 12:40:15 AM »
Tatum an all-star?

what a surprise.

to some

heh

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: January 29, 2020, 07:11:47 PM »
It was fascinating watching Dershowitz destroy his legal reputation in a 5-minute defense of Trump.

It was a jaw-dropping rational for breaking any law.

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Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: January 26, 2020, 03:31:01 PM »
so sad

what a tragedy

my jaw dropped when I saw the headline

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: January 25, 2020, 01:51:17 PM »
The White House imposter should have hired better fake lawyers.

He’s as defenseless as he likes his women.

Doesn't matter. The fix is in.

Senate Repubs are gutless cowards too afraid to stand-up against the corrupted king wannabee.

Too afraid to let the American people hear and see 1st hand witnesses to Trump's pissing on our democracy.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: January 25, 2020, 01:09:35 PM »
Just watching Shiff's critique of the Repub's 3-card Donnie defense

I bet he was a 5-blue-book guy in college.

Dude is thorough.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: January 24, 2020, 09:21:38 PM »
No matter how this plays out, Schiff has been spectacular in his recall, preparation, grasp of facts, and presenting them in a compelling narrative of presidential guilt.

He rhetorical eloquence is impressive.

whether he will find 4 honest and courageous Republicans is problematic but he is democracy's hero.

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Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: January 21, 2020, 12:02:19 AM »
No Bron or no Davis?

No Lonzo.

heh

First game in about 2 weeks no MIAs for Celts and they all contributed. But as Carlos noted Kanter was huge against a bigger Laker team.

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Football / Re: NFL
« on: January 19, 2020, 08:17:06 PM »
pretty, pretty, pretty long

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Football / Re: NFL
« on: January 19, 2020, 07:07:02 PM »
could be a long day for ARod

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