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Voting closed: August 18, 2019, 10:39:33 PM


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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12541 on: April 15, 2019, 09:51:59 AM »

One of the classic literary expressions of these fantasies of reversal has been Michel Houellebecq’s novel Soumission (2015). This is a novel pertaining to imagine a peaceful and democratic Islamic take over of France which ends up generating a creepy sexist dictatorial social and moral order, and a whole new class of French “collaborators” who happily join in, lured by all kinds of sexual and financial benefits.



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Gotta look at that one
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12543 on: April 15, 2019, 10:04:44 AM »

http://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/protests-against-assanges-us-extradition/ar-BBVUp3b?li=AAgfYrC&OCID=AVRES000

Protests against Assange's US extradition

Protesters will gather at US embassies and consulates around the world to protest the extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange.
Australian-born Assange was arrested on Thursday after Ecuador withdrew his asylum and he is now in British custody.

He is facing an extradition request from the United States on charges of conspiring to break into a Pentagon computer system.

Protesters in Melbourne will gather at the US consulate on St Kilda Road on Sunday.
Activists are also expected to gather at consular offices and embassies in Sydney, Auckland, Wellington, Dublin and Toronto.


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If Britain extradites him, Britain will stand condemned.
Torture and death could await him...movies and books have clearly shown how it all works....Abu Ghraib for example.
I have the book here..."Standard Operating Procedure".
Not a good idea to get on the wrong side of the US govt.
Assange is on the wrong side of the US govt.

The Left/Far Left is about to take power in Australia in May...a republic they seem to want, promising a plebiscite then a referendum.
Wouldn't surprise me if this became a catalyst for change, if Britain extradites Assange.
I can see the banners now "Britain doesn't care about us".

Love listening to you sing the praises and leaping to the defense of a man who was a tool of Russia
Please explain how Assange was a tool of Russia or why the indictment never contends he is or was?

LOL.

REDSTATEWARD strikes through "Russia" and "Collusion" in his signature on the basis of Barr's letter purported to summarize the conclusions of the Mueller Report, but he needs to dispute one of that very reports central conclusions because when it comes out it will be clear that the Trump Campaign's (and their intermediaries) contacts with wikileaks amount to evidence of those very things he strikes.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12544 on: April 15, 2019, 10:10:55 AM »

Barr's history of professionalism and independence can not be questioned.

Or not...

https://www.justsecurity.org/63635/barrs-playbook-he-misled-congress-when-omitting-parts-of-justice-dept-memo-in-1989/

What’s different from that struggle and the current struggle over the Mueller report is that we know how the one in 1989 eventually turned out.

When the OLC opinion was finally made public long after Barr left office, it was clear that Barr’s summary had failed to fully disclose the opinion’s principal conclusions. It is better to think of Barr’s summary as a redacted version of the full OLC opinion. That’s because the “summary” took the form of 13 pages of written testimony. The document was replete with quotations from court cases, legal citations, and the language of the OLC opinion itself. Despite its highly detailed analysis, this 13-page version omitted some of the most consequential and incendiary conclusions from the actual opinion. And there was evidently no justifiable reason for having withheld those parts from Congress or the public.


Of course, Barr's role in covering up Bush Sr's role in Iran-Contra should be enough of a red flag.

And related, even now when we learn that Trump is using the promise of pardon's to push has agencies to act illegally, Barr will do nothing.

...but we should all believe that he is just totally independent when it comes to the Mueller report, and his promises to look into "spying" on the Trump Campaign are based on totally legit reasons.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12545 on: April 15, 2019, 10:14:53 AM »

And now its being reported that the White House has crafted a 140 page rebuttal (that it is trying to whittle down to 50 pages) of a report it supposedly hasn't seen.

And we are supposed to also believe that the delay in releasing the report wasn't also intended to give the WH time to craft that response.

All totally above-board.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12547 on: April 15, 2019, 12:02:15 PM »

https://twitter.com/michellemalkin/status/1117426629985230848

When Congress and our President signed a law that said that asylum seekers can legally apply for asylum within the border of the US they did not contend that this was a threat to our status as a "Sovereign Country."

This only started under Trump.  Hence, Malkin proves Emanuel's point. 
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12548 on: April 15, 2019, 12:11:44 PM »

Just back from a long driving vacation to seem my folks.to find gas prices jumped about 20 + cents in two weeks. I am sure, since he prides himself on his intellectual honesty, rigor and consistency, Red has posted this fact to argue the tax cuts were a failure and the economy is declining.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12549 on: April 15, 2019, 12:18:52 PM »

https://twitter.com/michellemalkin/status/1117426629985230848

When Congress and our President signed a law that said that asylum seekers can legally apply for asylum within the border of the US they did not contend that this was a threat to our status as a "Sovereign Country."

This only started under Trump.  Hence, Malkin proves Emanuel's point.

I dont think Michelle and others have a problem with asylum seekers.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12550 on: April 15, 2019, 12:19:27 PM »

The Huckster:

"Certainly the president is wishing no ill will, and certainly not violence towards anyone."

Why should we be so certain of this, exactly?  What we can say is that Trump has "certainly" been told, repeatedly, about the dangers of engaging in this kind of overheated rhetoric (against immigrants, against Muslims, against the Press) but he does it anyway.

What conclusion can we draw from this?  Debate that if you want to, but it "certainly" contradicts Huckabee's statement.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12551 on: April 15, 2019, 12:21:13 PM »

https://twitter.com/michellemalkin/status/1117426629985230848

When Congress and our President signed a law that said that asylum seekers can legally apply for asylum within the border of the US they did not contend that this was a threat to our status as a "Sovereign Country."

This only started under Trump.  Hence, Malkin proves Emanuel's point.

I dont think Michelle and others have a problem with asylum seekers.

Don't watch much news, huh?  Then maybe best to do so and acquaint yourself with some facts rather than retweet the commentary of obviously biased individuals.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12552 on: April 15, 2019, 12:21:59 PM »

Now.....

should the asylum process be altered?

Maybe.

And if it is you need to be OK with this - given that the proper process was followed.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12553 on: April 15, 2019, 12:22:55 PM »

https://twitter.com/michellemalkin/status/1117426629985230848

When Congress and our President signed a law that said that asylum seekers can legally apply for asylum within the border of the US they did not contend that this was a threat to our status as a "Sovereign Country."

This only started under Trump.  Hence, Malkin proves Emanuel's point.

I dont think Michelle and others have a problem with asylum seekers.

Don't watch much news, huh?  Then maybe best to do so and acquaint yourself with some facts rather than retweet the commentary of obviously biased individuals.

News?

Go ahead - tell me what I should watch.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #12554 on: April 15, 2019, 12:44:26 PM »

Now.....

should the asylum process be altered?

Maybe.

And if it is you need to be OK with this - given that the proper process was followed.

I'd say you are being intellectually dishonest, but I can't assume you know what is really going on, knowing the sources you go to for "news."

The "proper process" isn't being followed.  The Trump Administration is using their characterization of the "Border Crisis" as an excuse to alter what had been the legally followed process for asylum seekers, while branding them as "illegals" (see your own supposed ignorance in previous post)

As for "should the process be altered", fine, make that argument.  But don't do so by mischaracterizing current law. Emanuel and others have reference the role of the United States in its history of providing sanctuary for those seeking relief from political and economic hardship.  This history is built into current law.

In the face of global upheaval caused by the rise of strongmen in 3rd world dictatorships (and elsewhere...) and in the face of global climate change, maybe we do need to revisit the current legal process.  Then lets have that discussion, without accusing those pointing to current law as trying to sabotage the country.
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