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    Quote Originally Posted by Godzilla2099 View Post
    Flynn is complete sleeze. Plead guilty for lying to Congress...TWICE. Of course Trump is going to pardon a rat like this. It wouldn't surprise me if Trump tries to pardon himself early.

    Trump Cult say that it was the FBI that coerced Flynn and made him the victim. So all those indictments, arrests, and even convictions are all bogus and coincidental? Trump never lied nor did anything wrong?
    And this is only the start. Meanwhile, silence from congressional Republicans who continue looking the other way. I never, EVER want them to say they’re about law and order when they clearly don’t give a damn about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kirby101 View Post
    There are a few that committed crimes or were indicted that I would not support. (my brain isn't giving me any names). But usually, Democrats resign or don't run when this happens. Scandals don't seem to upend Republicans.

    Oh yeah, Anthony Weiner was one.
    Weiner has almost been out of office for a decade now. Franken for almost four years.

    I've profiled a lot of Republicans who are of the "yeah, AND...?" when they're exposed as sexual predators and/or affiliated with hate groups. This reminds me, I have to check on a Missouri state legislator, Rick Roeber, whose three daughters are all begging he not be seated in the state legislature after a Republican leaning district still elected him even though in the weeks prior to the election, they outed him as having molested them. At last check, they're going to seat him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joker View Post
    Out of curiosity, what Democrats have crossed a line that you, in a position of actually supporting them, did you turn your back on?

    Or, in a hypothetical, what would it take for you to no longer support a Democrat, and how would you go about that? Would you not vote for them? Would you vote for no one, third party, republican? I am genuinely curious.
    It's been a while since this happened, but Elliot Spitzer comes to mind quite readily. The guy made his name prosecuting exactly the same crime he commuted - otherwise I might not have been as angry over it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gray Lensman View Post
    It's been a while since this happened, but Elliot Spitzer comes to mind quite readily. The guy made his name prosecuting exactly the same crime he commuted - otherwise I might not have been as angry over it.
    I was just about to mention Spitzer. And yes, I would have had less of a problem with it if he hadn't spent his entire career as a prosecutor going after prostitution. But even Spitzer had enough class to resign rather than be forced out or voted out of office.
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    French lawmakers pass controversial bill that restricts the publication of images of police

    "If people cannot film anything in the streets when the police may sometimes have an illegal use of force it's a very worrying message to send," according to Cecile Coudriou, president of Amnesty International France.
    "On one hand, citizens are asked to accept the possibility of being filmed under the pretext that they have nothing to fear if they have done nothing wrong. And at the same time the police refuse to be filmed, which is a right in every democracy in the world."
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    Quote Originally Posted by worstblogever View Post
    Weiner has almost been out of office for a decade now. Franken for almost four years.

    I've profiled a lot of Republicans who are of the "yeah, AND...?" when they're exposed as sexual predators and/or affiliated with hate groups. This reminds me, I have to check on a Missouri state legislator, Rick Roeber, whose three daughters are all begging he not be seated in the state legislature after a Republican leaning district still elected him even though in the weeks prior to the election, they outed him as having molested them. At last check, they're going to seat him.
    But hey, both sides are just as bad, right, guys?
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    And he resigned. But perv Roy Moore runs for Senate and almost gets elected. Jim Jordan helped hide child rape and is re-elected.
    And Purdue and Loeffler are paying no price for their corruption.

    And let's not mention the 320 lb orange elephant in the room.
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    Saw this on NPB tonight.

    Only Certain Blue Lives Matter: WA state liquor agents followed and confronted after notifying Tri-Cities bar of COVID violation.

    I appreciate that they linked the source publication.

    This town in Washington is known as the Birmingham of Washington and is a sundown town as recent as 1986.

    Made me really sad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Mets View Post
    - Greater role for due process in university Sexual Assault/ Harassment investigations
    A guy with multiple accusers made it harder for accusers. Color me surprised!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeastieRunner View Post
    Saw this on NPB tonight.

    Only Certain Blue Lives Matter: WA state liquor agents followed and confronted after notifying Tri-Cities bar of COVID violation.

    I appreciate that the linked the source publication.

    This town in Washington is known as the Birmingham of Washington and is a sundown town as recent as 1986.

    Made me really sad.
    Kennewick/Richland, man. *shakes head*

    I hate Tri Cities, and I don’t love Pasco, but while heavily segregated, it was the only part of Tri Cities black peoples could live in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Farealmer View Post
    A guy with multiple accusers made it harder for accusers. Color me surprised!
    And Mets thinks making it harder for victims to come forward is a good thing.
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    So in a shock to no one , the computer repairman who had the Hunter Biden laptop has closed his shop and left town.

    https://news.yahoo.com/computer-repa...l&uh_test=2_04
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    Quote Originally Posted by worstblogever View Post
    This reminds me, I have to check on a Missouri state legislator, Rick Roeber, whose three daughters are all begging he not be seated in the state legislature after a Republican leaning district still elected him even though in the weeks prior to the election, they outed him as having molested them. At last check, they're going to seat him.
    I've been keeping an eye on it and haven't seen anything, but ... what..????

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    If Hillary was elected president of the United States 4 years ago America would be as advanced as any other European country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timothy Hunter View Post
    If Hillary was elected president of the United States 4 years ago America would be as advanced as any other European country.
    Not sure what you mean by “advanced” but I really doubt she would have really transformed American society that much.

    If you look at health care systems in many Scandinavian countries and the social welfare systems they have in place...I don’t think there is any realistic chance she would have brought them about..for several reasons.

    First..the President alone doesn’t have the powers to do that...the united support of the two houses would be needed.

    Second...she didn’t stand on a platform saying she would do something like that.

    Third...taxes would need to go up very substantially to pay for it all.

    Turning to social attitudes on things like race, abortion, general tolerance...those sectors of society that are bigoted wouldn’t disappear just because Hilary was in charge.

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