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    Can you imagine what it would take for Ph to quit his 15,000 post a year job in protest?

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    This has to be the dumbest thing I've ever heard. There is an entire system with jury selection where both sides get to strike potential jurors for any reason at all and then for cause. Either the defense attorneys didn't do their job in rooting out potential bias or they knew about it but struck other jurors for other reasons and viewed donations to a candidate NOT AT ALL INVOLVED IN THE alleged crime as irrelevant.
    Or they deliberately left that juror in place as an insurance plan in case they lost and wantes to shriek "bias."

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    Board legal eagles: “Oh man, this is a huge deal!”

    Ph: “Doesn’t seem like it. Some people quit their job.” (And it was only one person who actually quit their job. The others quit that one case.”

    Legal eagles: “Shut up, Ph. You’re not a barrister. You know not what ye speak of.”

    Ph: “So what’s going to change?”

    Legal eagles: “Shut up, Ph. It’s only been 24 hours.”

    Fans of legal eagles: “Yeah Ph, it’s not like anything’s going to change the Republicans.”

    Legal eagles: “Yeah! That’s right.”

    Ph: “So it doesn’t matter if they did more?”

    Legal eagles: “No! This is a big deal!”

    Ph: “Whatever.”

    [Legal eagles search for a meaningful comparison]

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictDeacon View Post
    Can you imagine what it would take for Ph to quit his 15,000 post a year job in protest?
    LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictDeacon View Post
    Can you imagine what it would take for Ph to quit his 15,000 post a year job in protest?
    Pretty sure eliminating tags is step one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BiffTannen View Post
    Pretty sure eliminating tags is step one.
    Why? I barely notice tags. When I do, they’re usual awful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDeac View Post
    Why? I barely notice tags. When I do, they’re usual awful.
    It was a joke.
    Haha.

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    You have to be a damned idiot to be willing to work for Trump.


    Unless you’re completely dishonest and corrupt.
    I love mankind...it’s people I can’t stand!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDeac View Post
    Board legal eagles: “Oh man, this is a huge deal!”

    Ph: “Doesn’t seem like it. Some people quit their job.” (And it was only one person who actually quit their job. The others quit that one case.”

    Legal eagles: “Shut up, Ph. You’re not a barrister. You know not what ye speak of.”

    Ph: “So what’s going to change?”

    Legal eagles: “Shut up, Ph. It’s only been 24 hours.”

    Fans of legal eagles: “Yeah Ph, it’s not like anything’s going to change the Republicans.”

    Legal eagles: “Yeah! That’s right.”

    Ph: “So it doesn’t matter if they did more?”

    Legal eagles: “No! This is a big deal!”

    Ph: “Whatever.”

    [Legal eagles search for a meaningful comparison]
    Good one RJ

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    Quote Originally Posted by WakeForestRanger View Post
    The flare-up over the Stone case comes against a backdrop of growing behind-the-scenes anger from the president toward the Justice Department — more about whom the department has not charged with crimes than about whom it has charged, according to people familiar with the discussions.
    Trump has repeatedly complained about FBI Director Christopher A. Wray in recent months, saying that Wray has not done enough to change the FBI’s culture, purge the bureau of people who are disloyal to him or change policies after violations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
    He has also tweeted many times that he thinks Comey should be charged with crimes, and he was particularly upset that no charges were filed over the former FBI director’s handling of memos about his interactions with Trump. An inspector general report faulted the former director for keeping some of those memos at his home and for arranging for the contents of one of the memos to be shared with a reporter after Comey was fired in 2017.

    Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred Comey’s handling of the memos to prosecutors for possible criminal prosecution, but lawyers quickly determined it was not a close call and did not seek to build a case.

    That sent Trump into a rage, according to people briefed on his comments. He complained so loudly and swore so frequently in the Oval Office that some of his aides discussed it for days, these people said. Trump repeatedly said that Comey deserved to be charged, according to their account.

    “Can you [expletive] believe they didn’t charge him?” Trump said on the night of the decision, these people said. Trump has also wanted charges filed against Comey’s former deputy, Andrew McCabe.


    A separate inspector general investigation concluded that McCabe lied to investigators about his role in authorizing disclosures for a Wall Street Journal story in October 2016 about internal FBI tensions over an investigation of the Clinton Foundation. A grand jury in Washington seemed poised to make a decision on the case last year before fizzling into inaction.

    Trump’s anger over the lack of charges against FBI personnel flared again in January, prompted by two unrelated developments, according to people familiar with the matter.
    First, prosecutors updated their position in the case of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying a sentence of some prison time would be appropriate. Around the same time, The Washington Post reported that U.S. Attorney John Huber in Utah — tapped years earlier to reinvestigate several issues related to vague allegations of corruption against Hillary Clinton — had quietly wound down his work after finding nothing of consequence.
    Justice Dept. winds down Clinton-related inquiry once championed by Trump. It found nothing of consequence.

    Those two developments further enraged the president, according to people familiar with the discussions. These people said that while the public debate in recent days has focused on leniency for Stone, the president is more upset that the Justice Department has not been tougher on his perceived enemies.

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    just like the Dems efforts to get Trump, y'all's efforts at ridicule are completely hapless and counterproductive

    TDS is a bitch

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    Stupid is as Stupid does, sailor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sailordeac View Post
    just like the Dems efforts to get Trump, y'all's efforts at ridicule are completely hapless and counterproductive

    TDS is a bitch
    You have given up pretending that trump is q good person doing good things for the right reasons. You know he's awful. Dems are not "trying to get trump." They want to hold him accountable for his lawbreaking and recklessness. He does not praise allies only despots and dictators. He wants to be a strongman. He law breaking has been decades in the making. You choose not to care. You may be reaping some benefits. Not like the Senate gop though. They are getting massive campaign donations from trump lawyers. Russian backed factories to buy more votes back home. Make no mistake you are complicit in his crimes just so you can laugh at Democrats.

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    Barr is naming a Special Prosecutor to investigate the Michael Flynn case. No political involvement here in a case where the defendant has pleaded guilty.

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