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To: i-node who wrote (215599)10/25/2021 7:47:51 PM
From: combjelly
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What about those courts in red states? And the ones by Trump appointees? I guess they failed, too.

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To: Lane3 who wrote (215601)10/25/2021 7:49:13 PM
From: combjelly
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But he sincerely believes there is evidence of crooked actions by Democrats!

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To: i-node who wrote (215604)10/25/2021 7:51:21 PM
From: combjelly
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No, what makes y'all cultists is the fact that y'all have become totally detached from reality.

Pro tip: this isn't a good thing.

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From: Thomas M.10/25/2021 7:54:23 PM
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The Biden administration tapped the president of the National School Board Association to serve on a federal education governing board.

The appointment of Viola Garcia was announced after she sent the "domestic terrorism" letter.

freebeacon.com

Tom

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To: Lane3 who wrote (215608)10/25/2021 7:57:51 PM
From: combjelly
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I skipped over it, Wisconsin being off topic. As you know, I do try to stay on topic.

But that gets you nowhere! The healthy herd will always follow the same old paths. It takes the sick calf to break new ground...

Open your mind to the infinite universe!

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To: Lane3 who wrote (215627)10/25/2021 8:16:04 PM
From: combjelly
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Sorry if I seem prickly. Being on the autism spectrum and trying to be functional means I have to fight the siren's call of getting lost in my own mind. I try very hard to be grounded in a reality I can share with others. To have a whole movement founded on the principles that there is no reality, just what you want to believe, well...

Remember Timothy Leary's "turn on, tune in, drop out"? We live in that world now. Without the "turn on" part.

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To: Lane3 who wrote (215605)10/25/2021 8:46:56 PM
From: i-node
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Kellyanne has nothing, AFAIK, with the chronic lying of the left. It is weird, but it is clearly a problem.

I’m okay laughing at it though.

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To: i-node who wrote (215600)10/25/2021 10:21:36 PM
From: bentway
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Michael Cohen named Trump as 'Individual-1'. Here's why prosecutors haven't identified him in court.

The use of “Individual-1” seems like a bulky and unnecessary contrivance. But what's actually going on here?

nbcnews.com

By Chuck Rosenberg, former United States attorney and MSNBC legal analyst

In recent court filings and in open court, President Donald Trump has been identified as “Individual-1” in a federal criminal probe. Based on court documents, it also seems reasonably clear that the president — by whatever name you call him — is deeply (and perhaps criminally) implicated in federal election law crimes committed by his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. As a recent filing by Manhattan federal prosecutors notes, “Individual-1” (the president) directed Cohen to make payments to two women to conceal his sexual relationship with them. Cohen admitted that this conduct was a crime — indeed, Cohen pled guilty to it in a Manhattan federal courtroom and was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.

Why didn’t prosecutors simply name the president as the man who directed Cohen to make those payments? The use of “Individual-1” seems like a bulky and unnecessary contrivance. The U.S. Attorneys' Manual (a guidebook for federal prosecutors) supplies an answer:

"Ordinarily, there is no need to name a person as an unindicted co-conspirator in an indictment [or other court document] in order to fulfill any legitimate prosecutorial interest or duty…. In any indictment where an allegation that the defendant conspired with 'another person or persons known' is insufficient, some other generic reference should be used, such as 'Employee 1' or 'Company 2.'”..

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To: bentway who wrote (215636)10/25/2021 10:25:28 PM
From: Thomas M.
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Yes, Cohen and Trump allegedly conspired ... to do something that is 100% legal.

They paid someone not to talk to the media. You'd have to be a real idiot to think that's a crime.

Tom

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To: Thomas M. who wrote (215623)10/25/2021 10:26:44 PM
From: bentway
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Trump always worries about stuff that is crucial to Americans, Tommy! Trump can't punch on dead McCain, so he trashes his daughter. Very on brand, and the brand is total crap.

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