Trump's Presidency 2017 - 20xx

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    Ok, is it just me or does the Trump/NK meeting stink of Putin orchestration. Seems like its something he could facilitate easily and also enjoy very much.
     
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    Manafort's just gone to jail for breaking the rules of his bail, so that's a start.
     
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    Was thinking about this yesterday. Two Scoops says he can pardon himself. You need to be convicted before you are pardoned. If he is convicted he would be removed from office. If he is removed from office he loses the ability to pardon people, including himself. Right?

    Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
     
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    Was Nixon convicted before he was pardoned? He was charged in the House but the Senate hadn’t deliberated yet.
     
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    Pretty sure that's not true. You can be pardoned for "alleged crimes". Not the same as being pardoned for a conviction only. I'm on a phone, so Im not taking the time to find a source, so I might be wrong about that.
     
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    More speculation: I *think* that you have to accept guilt to even be considered for a pardon. So if he pardons himself, all else being equal, he is admitting guilt.

    I think.

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    That's how I remember it being discussed among the pundits recently.
     
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    The pardon isn't an absolution. It's not a forgiveness of guilt, it's a forgiveness from punishment.
     
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    possibly related:

    https://arstechnica.com/information...encrypted-messages-from-michael-cohens-phone/
     
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    this can only mean one thing:

    NASA has found oil on the moon or mars.
     
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    OH JESUS CHRIST.

     
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    So much for all those treaty's you signed about not militarizing space...... New arms race (of the hyper budget destroying kind) in 5, 4, 3, 2.........
     
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    Only there is no Tang in the Air Force. Other than that, totally equal.
     
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    Yup, better be very careful with this, or you just may find that China, USSR's your ass.:panic:
     
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    It just makes me think of:
     
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    Rats are jumping ship. Even stout Republican operatives are going Independent and aligning Democrat in revolt of the newly created "Party of Trump"

    http://madison365.com/top-gop-operative-renounces-party-aligns-with-dems/

    On a side note, I hate to say it, but this shit show has led me wanting to see my (very small) family dropping substantially. There are some resounding supporters of Trump and of my massive 10 person extended family, 6 are unquestionable with one more being muted. The latter being because he wants to see his grandkids... My mom has made comments that Cheeto is unhinged and I'm pretty sure quietly voting against supporting him. This fucker is literally ripping this country apart, family by family.

    It is going to take generations to fix the damage he has created. Think about it, retirees expecting to rely on their kids who no longer want anything to do with them because of political beliefs. Or those who get financially slaughtered because they put it all on orange with their retirement investments and suddenly are broke and dependent on their kids. I know this is doom and gloom shit, but man... I don't see a positive outlook here. He's driving us down the road to Fascism and 30% of our population (mostly older) has bought in hook line and sinker.
     
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    for anyone who threw their hat in with that lot and sees their life go down the shitter..... :nopity:
     
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    with what's unfolding over the last few days, i find myself wondering if these atrocious actions / events constitute crimes against humanity.
     
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    I'd wager Israel alone isn't the entire reason the US will be pulling out of the UN Human Rights Council.
     
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    i wouldn't be suprised if some of these fuckers end up before the Hague
     
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