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Old 10.02.2017, 00:38
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Old 10.02.2017, 00:49
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Must admit I am surprised; I thought the plaintiff case was good but I did not expect the judges to decide against the Govt.

It was an unanimous decision by the three judges.
There is 29 page report on their decision.

Basically the conclusion is that the States presented a good case whereas the Govt. provided no evidence of likely harm; simply said shut up and believe us!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

it will be the leitmotiv of his mandate....btw 3 judges unanimous against the ban
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Old 10.02.2017, 01:25
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it will be the leitmotiv of his mandate....btw 3 judges unanimous against the ban
He is in an interesting situation now.

If he pushed for a quick Supreme Court decision then it is likely to split 4-4 which will mean lose!

If he waits for his new SC nominee to be appointed that is likely to take a long time then he will look weak and a loser?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Can't see Conway lasting much longer. 4 weeks into the new Presidency and she's already made 3 faux pas. Latest is plugging Ivanka's stuff on air in a live interview.

"Go buy Ivanka's stuff," Ms Conway told the Fox and Friends show in an interview from the White House briefing room. "I'm going to go get some myself today. I'm going to give a free commercial here: Go buy it today, everybody."

Federal ethics rules prevent White House employees giving an "endorsement of any product, service or enterprise".

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Old 10.02.2017, 08:34
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Best comment in a newspaper so far "Twitter, we need a bigger font"
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Best comment in a newspaper so far "Twitter, we need a bigger font"
I like this tweet:
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Federal ethics rules prevent White House employees giving an "endorsement of any product, service or enterprise".
It's pretty crazy this doesn't apply to the POTUS.
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Outstanding work
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Old 10.02.2017, 09:17
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It's pretty crazy this doesn't apply to the POTUS.
I suppose it's within the POTUS' remit to champion US business and, similar to the Queen's "By appointment.." badge.
I don't think this stretches to his own family business though .
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

''It was a really hard two hours, but at the same time, I made it home.''

The quality of these sob stories seem to be getting worse and worse.
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I suppose it's within the POTUS' remit to champion US business and, similar to the Queen's "By appointment.." badge.
I don't think this stretches to his own family business though .
He certainly should promote (and sell in the sense of present in the best light) US business in general, I think that's an integral part of his job, but not individual businesses.

However the only objections regarding the Nordstrom issue are based on ethics, not illegality so apparently he's excempt from EO 11222.
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''It was a really hard two hours, but at the same time, I made it home.''

The quality of these sob stories seem to be getting worse and worse.
You mean the "I'll see you in court because you don't like my stupid, unjustified, stupid law" type of sob stories?
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''It was a really hard two hours, but at the same time, I made it home.''

The quality of these sob stories seem to be getting worse and worse.
OK, next time you head back to Oz and are detained by immigration for 2 hrs for no apparent reason, you'll be totally happy and will congratulate the immigration officials for their diligence.
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You mean the "I'll see you in court because you don't like my stupid, unjustified, stupid law" type of sob stories?
Because he is trying to excercise the will of the American people? I don't see anything wrong with that.
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Because he is trying to excercise the will of the American people? I don't see anything wrong with that.
So if the American people wanted to pay max 15% tax, get free healthcare and education across the board and maybe a free puppy and they elected a president who said he would do that, then complained when the sensible people said he couldn't, that would still make the will of the American people right?

He said he would do something about immigration but never really fleshed out a plan during the campaign. It could have been to round up all immigrants and contain them in something akin to Gitmo but would still have come up against sensible people trying to manage his and the will of the American people, not to mention apply the established laws.

Anyone can come up with insane ideas just to get themselves elected but fortunately there are safety features in place (although who knows for how long, the way things are going) to keep it vaguely under control.
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OK, next time you head back to Oz and are detained by immigration for 2 hrs for no apparent reason, you'll be totally happy and will congratulate the immigration officials for their diligence.
I might not congratulate the immigration officials but I certainly won't cry about 'discrimination'. I have utter contempt for people who always play the victim.
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So if the American people wanted to pay max 15% tax, get free healthcare and education across the board and maybe a free puppy and they elected a president who said he would do that, then complained when the sensible people said he couldn't, that would still make the will of the American people right?
Yes it would still be the will of the American people. But while these policies might be good they may not be feasible, hence why the 'sensible people' say that you can't do it as it’s not a sustainable option.

What's unsustainable or unfeasible about Trump’s proposed ban?
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Typical of those female hijabi-wearing Olympic medalists, always playing the victim. Know nothing about struggle, hardship or perseverance. Look at our resident white Aussie kriss kross and learn a thing or two about how to act in the face of discrimination. He lets it get to him so little that it may as well not even be a factor of his existence. In fact, he has utter contempt for you if you claim it is in yours.
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What's unsustainable or unfeasible about Trump’s proposed ban?
Given that the ban has been overturned more than once, don't you think it's up to Trump to argue what is indeed sustainable and feasible about it?

I think this is (one of) the sticking point which is preventing it from going forward. So far there is no evidence that it would work, given that the banned countries have exported exactly zero cases of terrorism to US soil.

OK, if he banned those nations with a track record of terrorism on US soil, he might have a leg to stand on but, hey, he doesn't, and anyway it would foul up his business in those places, wouldn't it?
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