Thursday, July 12, 2018

Well, duh.


Mount Ascutney

6 comments:

  1. The article forgot to mention Vermont's proximity to the Canadian border. ;-)

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  2. Trump forced to reinstate 'catch and release' after court defeats
    https://www.theguardian.com/p/9x75y

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  3. Giuliani works for foreign clients while serving as Trump’s attorney
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/giuliani-works-for-foreign-clients-while-serving-as-trumps-attorney/2018/07/09/e21554ae-7988-11e8-80be-6d32e182a3bc_story.html?utm_term=.f4a61b295718

    "Carrie Menkel-Meadow, a legal-ethics professor at the University of California at Irvine, said it is generally unwise for the president’s attorney to have foreign business clients, because of the high likelihood they will have competing interests.

    “I think Rudy believes because he is doing the job pro bono the rules do not apply to him, but they do,” Menkel-Meadow said."

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    1. 1. The extreme penalty makes it impossible to believe that the bill is seriously intended to pass. This is a publicity stunt. 2. Have alt-right marchers never worn masks? That's difficult to believe. 3. While there are pictures of antifa protestors wearing masks, I can't believe that is at all general. And the bill doesn't actually apply to protests but to intimidation, etc.

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  5. https://www.thedailybeast.com/republicans-thought-peter-strzok-would-be-a-punching-bag-he-just-knocked-them-out?source=articles&via=rss

    My favorite paragraphs from the article:

    "The second was a shot across Donald Trump’s bow: “I understand we are living in a political era in which insults and insinuation often drown out honesty and integrity. I have the utmost respect for Congress’s oversight role, but I truly believe that today’s hearing is just another victory notch in Putin’s belt and another milestone in our enemies’ campaign to tear America apart.”

    This latest spectacle was designed for one purpose only: the destruction of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Donald Trump’s Russia ties. Republicans like Fredo Nunes who have tried to present a series of dramatic, table-flipping reality TV moments to reach that goal have failed time and again to derail the Mueller investigation. This morning was yet another swing-and-a-miss for the Trump GOP."

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