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Old 8th Dec 2017, 13:06   #10921 (permalink)
 
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Another defeat for the Democrats....Nunes cleared of any wrong doing by the Ethics Committee which investigated allegations he "leaked" classified information.

On the other hand we have to recall Hillary's Emails (and her staff and friends emails) did compromise classified information but was not prosecuted by Obama's DOJ.
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 14:57   #10922 (permalink)
 
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Nunes cleared of any wrong doing by the Ethics Committee which investigated allegations he "leaked" classified information.
Isn't the charge, the investigation, and the finding an FBI responsibility? How can congress usurp this task?
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 15:19   #10923 (permalink)
 
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2 to 1. That's the historic ratio between Republican sexual sleaze balls and Democratic ones in Congress and the federal government over the past several decades.

7 to 1. That's the ratio between Republican hypocrites involved in sex scandals and Democrats in the same situation.



So we can share a drink of celebration when Trump is impeached and Moore is toast? What's your favorite brand ole buddy? I'll buy.

Pattern_is_full is spot on regarding campaign contributions. Although, as an aside to that conversation, I should add that thanks to Citizens United, a case that about half of the US Supreme Court got woefully wrong, foreign money can be injected into the electioneering process and it is now 100% legal.
97.5% of all stats are just made up.

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Old 8th Dec 2017, 16:05   #10924 (permalink)
 
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Another defeat for the Democrats....Nunes cleared of any wrong doing by the Ethics Committee which investigated allegations he "leaked" classified information.
How is a ruling signed by both the committee chair and the ranking member (a Democrat - Ted Deutch, Fla.) a "defeat" for the Democrats? Bipartisanship at its best - the Ethics committee, unlike any other Congressional committees, is always evenly divided between the parties, no "majority" majority allowed.

You're letting your inner "drunken monkey" and your sectionalism cloud your reasoning.
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@lomopaseo - no biggy. The Ethics Committee got the complaint. They had "the deep state" review the documents in question, who determined that the information involved was not classified. Therefore the FBI etc. didn't care one way or the other, and the committee cleared Nunes.

Clearly the "anti-Trump deep state" overlooked a wonderful opportunity - or (as sane people understand), they are not actually anti-Trump, but pro-Truth.

Although sometimes those amount to the same thing.
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 17:13   #10925 (permalink)
 
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@lomopaseo - no biggy. The Ethics Committee got the complaint. They had "the deep state" review the documents in question, who determined that the information involved was not classified. Therefore the FBI etc. didn't care one way or the other, and the committee cleared Nunes.
Wow, our congress at it's best as a watchdog for transgressions

I haven't been charged with killing my wife yet. any chance that congress can clear me beforehand if somebody files a complaint?
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 20:58   #10926 (permalink)
 
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97.5% of all stats are just made up.

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Did you just make that up?
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Old 8th Dec 2017, 21:17   #10927 (permalink)
 
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Did you just make that up?
An answer of unimpeachable accuracy available here:

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Old 8th Dec 2017, 23:08   #10928 (permalink)
 
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Roy Moore accuser made false entries in her Year Book that she used as evidence for her accusations against Moore.....OOPS!

CNN got it all wrong (yet again...) on the Trump Junior contacts with Wikileaks...based upon some very questionable leaked information thought to be from the Democrat side of the Intelligence Committee.

Then we see Mueller's staff's close involvement with the Democrats and Hillary Campaign being put on display...and the DOJ demoting a very senior individual.

Are we right to think the wheels are coming off that wagon?
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 00:25   #10929 (permalink)
 
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97.5% of all stats are just made up.
I suspected this, especially the ones you quote from...
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Are we right to think the wheels are coming off that wagon?
Check your wagon, does it have wheels?
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 00:32   #10931 (permalink)
 
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Um,
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An answer of unimpeachable accuracy available here:
Thanks for your updated the info on the 8 Ball. Rumors had it Trump bought the total rights to its use assuring his accuracy to every situation that comes to his mind, no matter the time of day or night...
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 01:50   #10932 (permalink)
 
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I’m actually concerned for the welfare of the Trumptards when the time eventually comes that they realise that sticking their fingers in their ears and shouting ‘I’m Not Listening, Hillary, Hillary, Hillary, Fake News, Fake News, Fake News’ over and over again didn’t actually change reality.

I sort of imagine it’ll be something like Black Tuesday 1929, only instead of lost souls jumping out of skyscrapers it’ll be head first from a trailer.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 01:54   #10933 (permalink)
 
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Um,

Thanks for your updated the info on the 8 Ball. Rumors had it Trump bought the total rights to its use assuring his accuracy to every situation that comes to his mind, no matter the time of day or night...
...like this??

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Old 9th Dec 2017, 02:09   #10934 (permalink)
 
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Hempy,

I was never a Trump fan, just a fan of overturning the corrupt city of DC. In many ways, he’s a success—no lefties replacing Scalia, a lot of bureaucratic rules from the Bamster being overturned, market’s up 30%, strongest economy in 13 years. What’s not to like?

If Trump is shown the door, it’ll set off a nasty civil war, to be sure. He, so far, has retained his dyed followers on board and they won’t take an impeachment lightly unless it is black letter law against him. And, most of the US is still RED.

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Old 9th Dec 2017, 02:16   #10935 (permalink)
 
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Someone please remind me why a president with over three more years on their term (maybe) is holding a "rally".

Oh that's right, because they're an attention whore whose ego must be constantly stroked!
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Roy Moore accuser made false entries in her Year Book that she used as evidence for her accusations against Moore.....OOPS!
Nice try. The message and signature are confirmed to be the accused pedophile’s. The additions are notes by the books owner. Nothing has changed.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 03:29   #10937 (permalink)
 
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Nice try. The message and signature are confirmed to be the accused pedophile’s. The additions are notes by the books owner. Nothing has changed.
Agree

but the pedophile stuff is not borne out by charges against a law. The additions are done later and have little bearing on any legal charges.

It's still a "she-said vs He-said" and timed to be convenient to serve the interests of a third party.

In reality the voters will decide. Adding more kindling to the issue just smothers the fire
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 03:34   #10938 (permalink)
 
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Agree

but the pedophile stuff is not borne out by charges against a law. The additions are done later and have little bearing on any legal charges.

It's still a "she-said vs He-said" and timed to be convenient to serve the interests of a third party.

In reality the voters will decide. Adding more kindling to the issue just smothers the fire
In fact, the only crime in "evidence" here, is the admitted phony writing, which was presented as authentic. Evidence of fraud? Could it be charged? Yes.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 07:17   #10939 (permalink)
 
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Another defeat for the Democrats..
US lawmaker Trent Franks quits over 'surrogacy' talks with aides - BBC News

Defeat for the Democrats, defeat for the Republicans..yada yada

Arizona Republican Trent Franks has resigned amid an ethics investigation into claims he repeatedly asked female staff to be surrogate mothers.

The ethics committee also announced on Thursday it was investigating Texas Republican Blake Farenthold amid claims of sexual misconduct against him by a former member of staff.

Resignations of two Democratic lawmakers have shaken Washington this week.
Democratic congressman John Conyers announced on Tuesday that he will step down after multiple aides accused him of sexual misconduct.
Hours before Mr Franks' announcement, Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken said he too was resigning over claims of groping after several Democrats called on him to step down.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 09:35   #10940 (permalink)
 
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Hempy,

I was never a Trump fan, just a fan of overturning the corrupt city of DC. In many ways, he’s a success—no lefties replacing Scalia, a lot of bureaucratic rules from the Bamster being overturned, market’s up 30%, strongest economy in 13 years. What’s not to like?
You seem to be in the ‘anything is acceptable as long as it’s not a Democrat’ camp. Are you really trying to tell me that the Trump Whitehouse and the GOP in general aren’t just as corrupt as anyone else before them? We’ll see what Mueller says about that...

Oh, and I’m pretty sure you can thank the Obama administration for the strength of the economy.

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If Trump is shown the door, it’ll set off a nasty civil war, to be sure. He, so far, has retained his dyed followers on board and they won’t take an impeachment lightly unless it is black letter law against him. And, most of the US is still RED.

GF
Hang on. I thought it was the lefties who were the ones who turned to violence when things don’t go their way???

p.s Latest figures show 48% of all registered voters identify as Democrats or lean Democratic compared with 44% who identify as Republican or lean toward the GOP. Of course that doesn’t take gerrymandering into account...
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