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    Re: January 6th Committee

    It's not a trial. Is that like, too simple an explanation?
  2. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    "The system" is going to stop Congress from changing a law?
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    Re: they might be about to doom us all

    I don't follow. Congress created the EPA, and delegated various powers to it. Congress did not delegate this power, therefore, it doesn't have this power. That isn't nitpicking, that's the ball...
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    Re: they might be about to doom us all

    There must be no limited government in your world. Delegation of power to an admin agency cannot be a delegation of the entire power of the government.
  5. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    Where public dollars are involved, all subsidies and all contracting with religious bodies to provide educational services, including all ancillary services, must be terminated. Otherwise you cannot...
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    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    Did the Freedom Convoys show up?
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Where did the "critical" in Critical Legal Studies come from?

    I'll grant you, among white wokers there is a great deal of comic book anarchism.

    What further step would a woke person have to...
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    Re: Judicial Coup?

    Yep. It bears remembering that the first iteration, under the Articles of Confederation, was a failure. The Constitution, it was hoped, would cure its faults by wiping the slate clean. There was a...
  9. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    So blaming it on the Supreme Court is wrong. As with the Voting Rights Act. SOS
  10. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    That's "American Democracy", right? Libs, you've lost a ton of elections, and you feel the Supreme Court has a duty to bail you out. When they don't, you cry, "The Court is corrupt! The system is...
  11. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    If the EPA determines that it needs the legal authority to do X, and there is the slightest question as to whether they have the authority, the obvious answer is to ask Congress for it. That process...
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    Re: AOC: "Yeah, And?"

    Long way from spending a night in jail for disturbing the peace at a demonstration to held without bail for conspiracy to commit murder.

    One could become a drug dealer, if one had a source of...
  13. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    But it can.
  14. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    https://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?287641-they-might-be-about-to-doom-us-all&p=6687239#post6687239

    No they didn't.

    They ruled that Congress had not given the EPA (not "Biden") the...
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    Re: they might be about to doom us all

    Good article. But several misconceptions are prevalent. From the WaPo:



    No, they didn't. They ruled that Congress had not given the EPA the authority. They did not rule that Congress could...
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    Re: "Italygate" pusher fired

    Spew
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    Re: Ukraine

    He muttered darkly . . .

    Russia started it. We'll finish it.
  18. Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    Many Democrats and Progressives didn't vote for Hillary Clinton against Trump.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Even from himself.
  20. Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    A situation of "the lesser of two evils" is not resolved by declaring that both candidates are evil. It's a given. If the facts are that Cheney would defeat Trump, but Trump would defeat the...
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    Deleting Your Period Tracker Won’t Protect You

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    Careful with that defiance, Maxine ("We're going to defy the Supreme Court!" -- Maxine Waters, D-Calif) (New Pink Floyd Song)

    Here's a story about period tracking. The headline is...
  22. Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    Allegiance to the Republic is the deep state. Needs to be said, repeatedly.

    "I pledge allegiance to the flag, of the United States of America. And to the Republic, for which it stands, one...
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    Re: New nuclear power plants

    If we don't consider over-population, we don't have a choice.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    The cabal was "adopting a wait and see attiude." <-- Wretched Americanism, linguistically and morally.

    Mark Meadows could not put down his phone. Trump says, I'm the F ing President, get A on the...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    I don't know if I understand. I will say, I oppose the use of "woke" as a mere epithet. I've said that before.

    When Reds say "woke" it's a mere epithet. Like you trained a parrot to say it. ...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Right or left, it's Puritanism. Puritanism is tribalism, elaborately rationalized. Right or left, liberalism stands in the way. The opposition, right or left, is anti-liberal. That ain't no...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Can you say the same of Communism or Fascism? If usage is not ultimately the moral judgment of the users of language, what is it? She it, I sound like a modernist. Usage is a battleground. That's...
  28. Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    Country over party, yo.
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    It's a mode of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

    It brought a Republican Governor to to Virginia, for openers. It required the recall of the San Francisco School Board. If -- for...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    What further step would a woke person have to take to be a critical race theorist?
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    If so, "left" is not a useful descriptor. How about woke vs. liberal?
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Do you consider yourself woke? An adherent of critical race theory? Use any definitions you like.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Did they retract? What prior statements?

    Why would the Committee put Ms. Hutchinson on without having deposed the SS people involved?
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    Can one be woke and categorically oppose CRT?
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    It's only one of the divisions, but it's definitely there.



    If I criticize it without citing "authorities" I am accused of not citing the authorities, (which of course presumes that there are...
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    The moral position of the woke part of the left -- both the part identifying itself as such, and its influence -- which is in conflict with the rest, which is what this is all about.[/QUOTE]
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    Would four years of Liz smother Trumpismo? Does Red cognitive dissonance have the power to survive it?

    There were intimations of a cult beginning to form around the Chimp, and they dropped him...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    :d

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    Re: Ukraine

    Lest we forget that these dark mutterings are absurd:



    1. German re-unification neither required nor acheived nor contemplated the end of the Warsaw Pact. Gorbachev still believed he could...
  40. Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    Who better to go up against Trump world?

    Liberals, you had an agenda. There's been an amendment. There's a new number one; rather, it's been number one all along, but you've been denying it for...
  41. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    Why do you not say "There is something wrong with the people?"
  42. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    A politician can be elected in a perfect election and nevertheless fail to serve, and the other way around. Fraudulent election, perfect service. Because the service, good or bad, comes after the...
  43. Re: AOC: "Impeachment should be considered if Supreme Court justices lied during - -

    Now we're talking, and while we're talking:

    1. SC Justices not only can be but must be held to a higher standard than all other officeholders. Regular judges already are. The standard for the...
  44. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    No, it's a matter of the Court's intellectual honesty, meaning it's moral standing, meaning it's legitimacy, meaning the life of the republic, and the liberty to which it is pledged. If the right to...
  45. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    C'mon tough guy, defend America.



    Where is the child forced on you by a rapist? That the government forced you to bear, and now forces you to support? We can't have a second tragedy, but we...
  46. Re: AOC: "Impeachment should be considered if Supreme Court justices lied during - -

    And what have you learned.
  47. Re: AOC: "Impeachment should be considered if Supreme Court justices lied during - -

    Set up, smacked down. Educational.

    Or one could go to the library and spend one's own time instead of wasting ours -- Congresswoman.
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    Re: Up the river, down the river.

    There's a certain spirit to it.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jhCTz8Tq9c
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    Re: Ukraine

    . . . which is accomplished by making the bucks to buy the arms to kick the S out of Russian imperialism before it gets a millimeter closer to the borders of the EU. NATO -- we, the EU, unite to...
  50. Re: AOC: "Impeachment should be considered if Supreme Court justices lied during - -

    Data, schmata. They urged people not to vote. Let's see the data on whether the Trump Squad speeches on Jan 6 incited the attack on the Capitol. Otherwise, we have to suspend judgment.

    This...
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