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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 26th, 2019, 9:12 pm

it seems the president may not even need to declare a state of emergency to use the military to build  the wall

This from Congress’ Nonpartisan Research Arm, the Congressional Research Service
Can the Department of Defense build the Border Wall
Another statute that authorizes the Secretary of Defense to assist civilian law enforcement with counterdrug activities may provide some authority for the construction of barriers along the border. 10 U.S.C. § 284 (Section 284) provides that the Secretary of Defense “may provide support for the counterdrug activities or activities to counter transnational organized crime” of any law enforcement agency, including through the “[c]onstruction of roads and fences and installation of lighting to block drug smuggling corridors across international boundaries of the United States.” …
Use of Section 284 would not require a declaration of a national emergency under the NEA. However, the DOD’s Section 284 authority to construct fences appears to extend only to “drug smuggling corridors,” a condition that may limit where DOD could deploy fencing.
“Drug corridors” are not defined in law, according to a top congressional aide
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 27th, 2019, 2:03 am

So, please enjoy this: "OK, I’m a very stupid girl, fine.” This is Ann F. Coulter's self-criticism for voting for Trump. If you wonder what the F stands for, you are probably on the wrong thread. Hint, it ends with -ing. 
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 27th, 2019, 3:30 am

it's Ann H. Coulter. The H stands for Hart
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 28th, 2019, 5:08 pm

Roger Stone is old school. 
A Watergate cadet.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 28th, 2019, 5:51 pm

Roger Stone is old school. 
A Watergate cadet.

This morning’s widely-circulated characterization of Roger Stone as a Nixon campaign aide or adviser is a gross misstatement. Mr. Stone was 16 years old during the Nixon presidential campaign of 1968 and 20 years old during the reelection campaign of 1972. 1/2
Mr. Stone, during his time as a student at George Washington University, was a junior scheduler on the Nixon reelection committee. Mr. Stone was not a campaign aide or adviser. Nowhere in the Presidential Daily Diaries from 1972 to 1974 does the name "Roger Stone" appear. 2/2
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 3:01 am

As of January 18, 2019, the Trump organization has started to fire their decade-long undocumented workers. Because, well, orangutan bad. Kind of awkward to shut down government over the wall while lining his personal pockets with the fruits of illegal labor. Which he obviously knew about. Unless he is just a bad manager...
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 8:02 am

This seems to be another instance of illegal aliens fraudulently obtaining employment by presenting fake documents.
The system is woefully inadequate because it allows illegals with forged documents to dupe employers.

We were promised improvements as part of the Reagan amnesty deal, but of course Congress never delivered.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 8:13 am

an editorial from the largest newspaper in   NM
How can anyone with a conscience let that continue?
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 9:57 am



I wonder who built the "outdated wall"....Obama? Clinton? Truman? And was it immoral when it was built?
It needs to be replaced with a more effective barrier, so that no more kids get hurt
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 11:24 am

Roger Stone is old school. 
A Watergate cadet.

This morning’s widely-circulated characterization of Roger Stone as a Nixon campaign aide or adviser is a gross misstatement. Mr. Stone was 16 years old during the Nixon presidential campaign of 1968 and 20 years old during the reelection campaign of 1972. 1/2
Mr. Stone, during his time as a student at George Washington University, was a junior scheduler on the Nixon reelection committee. Mr. Stone was not a campaign aide or adviser. Nowhere in the Presidential Daily Diaries from 1972 to 1974 does the name "Roger Stone" appear. 2/2
Nice try.
Acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree, aka all tarred with the same brush.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 12:29 pm

This seems to be another instance of illegal aliens fraudulently obtaining employment by presenting fake documents.
The system is woefully inadequate because it allows illegals with forged documents to dupe employers.

We were promised improvements as part of the Reagan amnesty deal, but of course Congress never delivered.
Reagan good, Congress bad. Understood. At least Reagan dead. Congress still alive. When an employer tells somebody, twice (!), to go and get better fake documents, they might just be in on the gig.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 2:30 pm

We were promised improvements as part of the Reagan amnesty deal, but of course Congress never delivered.
Are you advocating that the US moves to a dictatorship and the removal of Congress?
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 2:37 pm

We were promised improvements as part of the Reagan amnesty deal, but of course Congress never delivered.
Are you advocating that the US moves to a dictatorship and the removal of Congress?
no, I'm advovcating that Congress keeps its promises
We saw a dictatorship under obama when the imperial president ignored the treaty clause (which requires that the Senate must ratify any treaty by a 2/3 supermajority, and pretended that the Paris Climate Accord and the Iran Nuclear Deal were "executive agreements" rather than treaties.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 2:50 pm

I think we should frame this one:

“We saw a dictatorship under obama”
-ppauper
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

January 29th, 2019, 5:43 pm

I love Dick??Image
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