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PRESIDENTIAL ALERT: You've got bog roll stuck to your shoe, you moron.

He's worse than his own parody. Nobody would have dreamed that scenario up in a million years.
Not bog roll. Its the FBI report from Kava the Rapist!
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Not yet!
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Old 06.10.2018, 11:48
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Kavanaugh has afaIk not once been accused of rape.
I know that fu**s up your week-end. Sorry. Not.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

And AFAWK he never was involved in a rape. But regardless of what he did/din't do in high school his demeanour in the hearings certainly disqualified him for the Supreme Court.

This is not how a judge, at any level, should work. Personal attack? Well respond with the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. If the truth was 'this never happened' the should say just that, nothing more, nothing less.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Kavanaugh and Trump have a lot in common. Both have shady pasts, make decisions that hurt women and show poor public behaviour and demonstrate clear party bias in their speeches.

Congratulations, Trump. Your type of slimy, dishonest and unethical politics has now infected the Supreme Court with Kavanaugh's confirmation.
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Old 06.10.2018, 13:17
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Kavanaugh and Trump have a lot in common. Both have shady pasts, make decisions that hurt women and show poor public behaviour and demonstrate clear party bias in their speeches.

Congratulations, Trump. Your type of slimy, dishonest and unethical politics has now infected the Supreme Court with Kavanaugh's confirmation.
AfaIk he's not confirmed yet?
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AfaIk he's not confirmed yet?
Not yet but I'm not holding my breath.
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Old 06.10.2018, 13:31
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Not yet but I'm not holding my breath.
Well, I am. As hope dies last. And it is amazing how often people get their act together at the last moment.
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And AFAWK he never was involved in a rape. But regardless of what he did/din't do in high school his demeanour in the hearings certainly disqualified him for the Supreme Court.

This is not how a judge, at any level, should work. Personal attack? Well respond with the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. If the truth was 'this never happened' the should say just that, nothing more, nothing less.
It was never really in any serious doubt despite the entertaining side show hearing last week.

Bottom line is he's exactly the god-bothering pro-lifer they want to appoint and not much is going to stop them.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I think to most Republicans it is a lose/lose scenario, particularly those up for reelection in November.

If they don't approve they risk their base. If they do approve they lose almost every woman voter.

Or if Kavi was a real Republican he would withdraw. Another Republican will take his spot, after November
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My experience is that works OK so long as the canoe is on dry land
Time to confess marton, you're just afraid of making waves.
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Well, I am. As hope dies last. And it is amazing how often people get their act together at the last moment.
He will likely be confirmed today, 51-49 as was in the cloture vote. Hard to see that changing, as much as I agree with you.

Even if you assume that Murkowski stays no and Manchin switches sides, that would leave 50-50 and Pence would be the tie breaker. The Dems really needed Collins to come to their side.

She has defended her choice by going with the fact he is qualified from a judicial standpoint, and that the allegations were not corroborated by the FBI. I guess technically true, but I thought his demeanor in the hearings was not what I'd like to see on the highest court in the land.

Then again, I thought Trump's behavior was abhorrent and the voters would send him packing back on Super Tuesday...yet here we are. Clearly what I think counts for squat.
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Well, I know I did.

But I don't do these things to influence political parties etc. (I think I keep making it very clear that people should stop telling other peoples (Völker) how to run their countries ). I did it solely about apartheid. Aparheid was not politics, it was a fundemental iniquity and therefore everybody's business.
I think acting in your own country (e.g. by no longer buying their stuff), while it expresses opposition, simply results in a lack of support. Acting in their country however (usually by military action) is an expression, well, of force, of forcing them to (not) do things.

I'd agree that the latter is at best contentious. However I fail to see how the former would be reprehensible to the point of justifying abstention on principle. Granted, there are problems inherent to that kind of reaction simply because it's impossible to withdraw support of everything you're not that fond of. But the ultimate consequence of adhering to that injunction would be that "anything and everything goes because otherwise you're a hypocrit", which can't be the solution either.
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Not so many. It was a B757, not a B747.
Hmmm. How many half-steps can a stair have?
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Congratulations, Trump. Your type of slimy, dishonest and unethical politics has now infected the Supreme Court with Kavanaugh's confirmation.
I would say getting behind an unproven accusation of sexual assault because you don't like a person's politics is about as unethical as you can get.
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I would say getting behind an unproven accusation of sexual assault because you don't like a person's politics is about as unethical as you can get.
Well strictly speaking, if they wanted to be scrupulously ethical they would have delayed the selection until they were sure. "Unproven" doesn't necessarily indicate innocence does it, otherwise nobody would ever make it to court.

Besides, what happens in the future if they turn up, for argument's sake, a video tape or some audio or pictures which prove Ford to be right?
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I would say getting behind an unproven accusation of sexual assault because you don't like a person's politics is about as unethical as you can get.
The issue isn't so much whether Ford is right, it's about lack of integrity and (to a reasonable amount) honesty evidenced by Kav's reaction.

Kav could have, like, reacted by saying he had been a heavy drinker in those years and doesn't remember, but anyway he wisened up meanwhile and completely changed his ways, and if what Ford says is true he regrets it deeply and wants to apologise. With such a reaction the whole affair may have been turned into a non-issue, after all these events occurred more than 30 years ago.

But now, with 3 or 4 women raising accusations and 3 former drinking club members saying he blatantly lied, it's pretty sure he did indeed lie to the committee and the public, which simply makes him the wrong man for the position.
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