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From FB (It says that the guy has never had to pay up).

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From FB (It says that the guy has never had to pay up).

Gas is $3.45

Meanwhile Matt Damon plays Kavenaugh in Saturday Night Live at Senate interview.
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Old 30.09.2018, 16:08
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Meanwhile Matt Damon plays Kavenaugh in Saturday Night Live at Senate interview.
I wonder how much longer until they accuse Kavenaugh of being a cocaine addict?
(He should have that nose-problem checked, that's for sure)
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for a gallon
But one of those titchy US gallons -3 and a bit litres rather than 4.5.
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But one of those titchy US gallons -3 and a bit litres rather than 4.5.
3.8 litres to a US gallon.
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How about that second poll right now (later edit )

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How about that second poll right not?
You mean your right?Or mine
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Old 30.09.2018, 20:13
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...Meanwhile Matt Damon plays Kavenaugh in Saturday Night Live at Senate interview.
That was pretty funny. He looks the part and the nose sniffing and facial expressions were spot on! I was a bit disappointed by McKinnon's Lindsay Graham though.
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That was pretty funny. He looks the part and the nose sniffing and facial expressions were spot on! I was a bit disappointed by McKinnon's Lindsay Graham though.
yes. I think Kavanaugh snorts alot!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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So if African-American unemployment is now at the lowest number in history, median income the highest, and you then add all of the other things I have done, how do Democrats, who have done NOTHING for African-Americans but TALK, win the Black Vote? And it will only get better!
Maybe the African-Americans have something against anyone who fails to condemn white supremacists?
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Maybe the African-Americans have something against anyone who fails to condemn white supremacists?
Or perhaps against someone who fails to realise that African-Americans aren't just one block vote.
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Maybe the African-Americans have something against anyone who fails to condemn white supremacists?
That and unemployment rates in general have some issues.

Unemployed individuals who have given up the job search are excluded.
Incarcerated individuals are excluded.
The rate has been steadily dropping over time (dropping during Obama) Whether Trump has facilitated that drop is unknown.

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-polit...ay-jobs-report
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The U.S. and Canada have reached a deal on an updated North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after negotiators in Washington and Ottawa worked furiously into the night to meet a self-imposed midnight Sunday deadline.

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Details so far are few, full text expected today.

Even with the deal, the U.S. has not removed steel and aluminum tariffs that have hit Canada and Mexico?

Other sources claim the rejigged pact will substantially boost American access to Canada’s dairy market and protect Canada’s auto industry from possible US tariffs.

Some people claim not much else of significance has changed?
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Or perhaps against someone who fails to realise that African-Americans aren't just one block vote.
Isn't that the strangest notion? "He will have the votes of the blacks" ..... "she will secure the votes of the Latinos this way" ..... as if the color of the skin means you share one mind. Except if you're white (because white is no color?!)

And this is not racism?
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Old 01.10.2018, 16:32
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Read the full text of the new United States, Mexico and Canada [NAFTA] Agreement

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As I posted before, not much has changed - seems to be a lot of fuss and work for a few gallons of milk?

I assume Canadian wood exports are not impacted as I could not find anything in the Agreement?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The female prosecutor who questioned Ford and Kavanaugh has poured cold water on Ford's story.

GOP-hired prosecutor questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

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In a memo to Senate Republicans, [Rachel] Mitchell details nine main points she says raise questions about the credibility of Ford's account. She concludes no prosecutor would bring the case, nor is the evidence sufficient to prevail even in a civil trial.

"In the legal context, here is my bottom line: A "he said, she said" case is incredibly difficult to prove. But this case is even weaker than that," wrote Mitchell.

Mitchell cited Ford's inability to pinpoint when the alleged assault took place, her struggle to clearly identify Kavanaugh as her assailant by name, lack of key details like how she got to the party or where the party took place and inconsistencies in her account of the encounter as areas of concern in her allegations.

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Mitchell, a career prosecutor with decades of experience prosecuting sex crimes, currently heads the Special Victims Division, which covers sex crimes and family violence, at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in Phoenix.
Her memo is shown in full in the above article.
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Old 01.10.2018, 17:59
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The female prosecutor who questioned Ford and Kavanaugh has poured cold water on Ford's story.

GOP-hired prosecutor questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

Her memo is shown in full in the above article.
Well of course there is insufficient evidence to bring a case against Kavenaugh, that was obvious from the beginning.

The question for the Senate is "is he the right man for the job", not can he be tried!

Maybe the FBI will turn up something new?

For myself, his anger and partisan views displayed at his Senate interview would be sufficient to disqualify him.
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... and his drinking. I’d hate to think that a Supreme was drunk or hung over much of the time. But, OTOH, maybe the Supremes need some insight into drug addiction.
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Well of course there is insufficient evidence to bring a case against Kavenaugh, that was obvious from the beginning.

The question for the Senate is "is he the right man for the job", not can he be tried!

Maybe the FBI will turn up something new?

For myself, his anger and partisan views displayed at his Senate interview would be sufficient to disqualify him.
Interesting Op-ed from the WSJ which specifically addresses "partisan views" and directly quotes Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a left leaning Justice, with her open disdain of Donald Trump. As for his "anger" during the hearing, what was he supposed to do - sit back and play reticent when his future career and reputation were at stake? He was a litigator for years and of course he was going to fight back! To quote the WSJ:

"Under this Feinstein-Biskupic standard, Democrats are allowed to say anything to ruin a nominee and then disqualify that nominee because he fights back rather than withdraws".

Regarding partisanship:

"As for Judge Kavanaugh being a partisan Republican, what else is new? The four liberal Justices on the Supreme Court are partisan Democrats. The relevant standard for a judge is whether he can separate his legal analysis from his partisan affiliation. Judge Kavanaugh has a decade-long record of doing exactly that on the federal bench."

Here is the complete WSJ Op-Ed:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/feinste...bit-1538337954
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The New York Times reported on Monday that the White House gave authorization to expand the investigation from an initial limited list of witnesses, provided that the review is completed by the end of the week.

The FBI has already spoken with the four individuals it had been given permission to speak to, the newspaper reported.
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So the White House was trying to play with a heavily stacked deck

"four individuals it had been given permission to speak to"!
Talk about taking the p#ss!!

What a corrupt bunch they are! The FBI should be allowed to select their own interviewees without micro management.
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