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Old 01.10.2018, 22:18
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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 Wall Street Journal is a high circulation daily financial newspaper from New York City. The WSJ is Right-Center for a very specific reason.
Their news reporting is excellent and usually very centrist with little bias, however their editorial page is moderately to significantly right. Therefore, we say Right-Center overall. (7/18/2016) Updated (1/6/2017)
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So you are quoting an opinion piece from a Right-Center newspaper!

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Old 01.10.2018, 22:19
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Trump today:

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"I'm not a drinker. I can honestly say I never had a beer in my life. It's one of my only good traits," he said to laughter. "Can you imagine if I had? What a mess I would be."
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Fox News (hmmm perhaps not) :

https://www.facebook.com/snl/videos/242136243315376/
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Trump today:



Love it!

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And - for once, would you believe - he's got a point. Going back to drinking in high-school? Seriously? He's right, what about the last 20 years?

And is all this about drinking in high-school now? I thought it was sexual accusations - and even if they could make a case with the vague information, wouldn't it be counter productive for those who want to blame him if there were a 'case of diminished responsibility' in the end?

Seems to me, the longer this takes, this is mudslinging at it's worst.
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Old 01.10.2018, 23:15
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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.
This is -for lack of better terms - a pissing contest between Democrats and Republicans! It makes me never want to move back there except we have a home and kids there...

Both parties are to blame in my view - one trying in vain to out maneuver the other. What a sad state of affairs!!
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So you are quoting an opinion piece from a Right-Center newspaper!

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Hmm Marton.. Let's get this straight... You only quote from neutral sources?? Please spare me...! PS...The WSJ has been highly critical of Trump and is not his biggest fan. Nor am I, but what I like about them/WSJ is that they support "due process". Therein lies the caveat...

And sadly as an independent voter, the Dems are all about nailing Kavanaugh and stalling the nomination so they can gain majority in the next election. Or did this clear fact elude you? There is an end game being played here - thanks to Feinstein et al.
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Old 02.10.2018, 00:57
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Hmm Marton.. Let's get this straight... You only quote from neutral sources?? Please spare me...! PS...The WSJ has been highly critical of Trump and is not his biggest fan. Nor am I, but what I like about them/WSJ is that they support "due process". Therein lies the caveat...

And sadly as an independent voter, the Dems are all about nailing Kavanaugh and stalling the nomination so they can gain majority in the next election. Or did this clear fact elude you? There is an end game being played here - thanks to Feinstein et al.
If this is a fake accusation as you claim then how come the Dems did not do a better job and produce a witness or two to support the allegations.
And please do not post " because they were too dumb"!

"due process" I get tired of repeating this is not a criminal case; it is a job interview.
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Old 02.10.2018, 02:29
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....."due process" I get tired of repeating this is not a criminal case; it is a job interview.
Lucky me then. I only worked for one American company ever and I went in there through the side door (via Manpower). Gee, had I had to do a job-interview with them, that would have been embarrassing too. (For them - I stand behind all my activities )

And then expats complain if someone here dares to ask a married woman if they plan to have children in the near future
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If this is a fake accusation as you claim then how come the Dems did not do a better job and produce a witness or two to support the allegations.
And please do not post " because they were too dumb"!

"due process" I get tired of repeating this is not a criminal case; it is a job interview.
I don't quite understand what you mean here. If the allegation/accusation is indeed false, then the Dems would have a very hard time producing witnesses to corroborate the story/accusation. Wow..go figure that is EXACTLY what has happened. And so, in the absence of witnesses, they throw more allegations and dirt to stall the process.

Again, let's see what the FBI comes up with this week...
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And in other News Mr. Trump is calling NAFTA II the best agreement in the history of our galaxy. Except he isn’t calling it NAFTA II, he is calling it USMCA (You es emm sea eh?). I think he got the order wrong. It should be USCAM (You Scam) which is a much better name.

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And in other News Mr. Trump is calling NAFTA II the best agreement in the history of our galaxy. Except he isn’t calling it NAFTA II, he is calling it USMCA (You es emm sea eh?). I think he got the order wrong. It should be USCAM (You Scam) which is a much better name.

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I don't understand you. Not only is this the best agreement in the history, he only has achieved more in his presidential term so far than any other president in history (it was announced in a UN meeting so it must be true).

Some people are just never satisfied.
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Old 02.10.2018, 12:46
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I don't quite understand what you mean here. If the allegation/accusation is indeed false, then the Dems would have a very hard time producing witnesses to corroborate the story/accusation. Wow..go figure that is EXACTLY what has happened. And so, in the absence of witnesses, they throw more allegations and dirt to stall the process.

Again, let's see what the FBI comes up with this week...
I will try to keep it simple for you.

There are two scenarios in play!

1. That Ford's story is true but she so far has a problem finding witnesses to corroborate.

or

2. Ford's story is a fake created by the Dems. So in this scenario if the Dems could find someone to fake the allegation then why didn't the Dems also find witnesses to fake corroboration?

Got it now?
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Old 02.10.2018, 13:03
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Probably fake news
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of starting a bar fight while he was a student at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut, according to a 1985 police report obtained by CNN.
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Problem Trump has is that the longer this nomination drags on then the more unpleasant stuff is going to creep out of the woodwork.
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Old 02.10.2018, 13:14
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I will try to keep it simple for you.

There are two scenarios in play!

1. That Ford's story is true but she so far has a problem finding witnesses to corroborate.

or

2. Ford's story is a fake created by the Dems. So in this scenario if the Dems could find someone to fake the allegation then why didn't the Dems also find witnesses to fake corroboration?

Got it now?
3. The Ford's story is fake and the Dems have nothing to do with it (except maybe happily jumping on it).

We won't get it until it is clairified. And as this is all happening in the US, it might never get clarified.

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Problem Trump has is that the longer this nomination drags on then the more unpleasant stuff is going to creep out of the woodwork.
While I find this Kavanaugh guy extremly unlikeable (a completly subjective and superficial notion ) - at least he had some life when he was a teen.
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...And sadly as an independent voter, the Dems are all about nailing Kavanaugh and stalling the nomination so they can gain majority in the next election. Or did this clear fact elude you? There is an end game being played here - thanks to Feinstein et al.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander, oder? See also Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland.

At that time, it was a Democratic president that had nominated a SC justice, and the Republicans were the ones playing the game. Garland was well-qualified and didn't have anything dodgy in his past like Kavanaugh allegedly does. Yet the Rs would not even give him a hearing, much less a simple up or down vote.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I don't know about you guys, but if I turned up to a job interview, claiming how much I loved beer, then started crying, I wouldn't rate my chances very high.
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I don't know about you guys, but if I turned up to a job interview, claiming how much I loved beer, then started crying, I wouldn't rate my chances very high.
But you do love beer, don't you? And can you please provide your calendars for the summer of 1982? Thx
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What's good for the goose is good for the gander, oder? See also Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland.

At that time, it was a Democratic president that had nominated a SC justice, and the Republicans were the ones playing the game. Garland was well-qualified and didn't have anything dodgy in his past like Kavanaugh allegedly does. Yet the Rs would not even give him a hearing, much less a simple up or down vote.
Absolutely.

Kavanaugh made a teenage refugee wait for her abortion, thus allowing the baby to grow and making it more difficult to go through the procedure.

It serves him right that he needs to wait. I preferable would like him to wait forever for the Supreme Justice bench.

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens...wyer-1.4814456

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But you do love beer, don't you? And can you please provide your calendars for the summer of 1982? Thx
..... and not having been born by 1982 we will not accept for an excuse!
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But you do love beer, don't you? And can you please provide your calendars for the summer of 1982? Thx
Sure, no problem providing my calendar, you will just have to wait until the ink dries
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