The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

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Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Post by sancarlos » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:24 pm

psunate77 wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:20 pm
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Switched my party affiliation today. Was told I was over the 100th to do so in my county since last week. Read the neighboring county is up to 120.
May I ask what took you so long to join the GOP?
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Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

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Does this mean what it literally says, that they've stopped giving contributions to everybody?

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Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

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mister d wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:40 pm


If they can prove it, this is prison, not just expulsion, correct?
It really depends on what the assistance is.

Criminal cases are very hard to prove when the defendant did not directly engage in violence or other illegal activity, but is being charged with soliciting or aiding and abetting the crime. This stuff taking place in the Capitol helps in that respect, since even a mere presence in the Capitol by an unauthorized person is a crime. But "violent entry and disorderly conduct" in the Capitol Building is just a misdemeanor with a six-month maximum term unless it involves firearms or explosives.

Here is a general summary of the types of charges that may be available to prosecutors. https://www.lawfareblog.com/heres-how-c ... iminal-law
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Post by A_B » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:45 pm

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Does this mean what it literally says, that they've stopped giving contributions to everybody?
Would you expect Rob Manfred to take an actual stand?
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Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Post by Rex » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:48 pm

Idea for punishment: make all other politicians do push-ups while Trump has to eat a jelly donut.

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Post by mister d » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:51 pm

A_B wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:45 pm
Rex wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:29 pm
Does this mean what it literally says, that they've stopped giving contributions to everybody?
Would you expect Rob Manfred to take an actual stand?
Uh, correct me if I'm wrong, but weren't there more Dem politicians inside the Capitol than GOP politicians? Both sides.
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Post by tennbengal » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:00 pm

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Switched my party affiliation today. Was told I was over the 100th to do so in my county since last week. Read the neighboring county is up to 120.
If so, good for you psu.

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Post by tennbengal » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm

Stepping back, big picture, I guess even me, who generally sees the worst possible outcome, is surprised that between the start of this thread and Biden getting inaugurated that Trump managed to get himself rightfully impeached again.

That is just, that's quite a feat.

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Post by A_B » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm
Stepping back, big picture, I guess even me, who generally sees the worst possible outcome, is surprised that between the start of this thread and Biden getting inaugurated that Trump managed to get himself rightfully impeached again.

That is just, that's quite a feat.
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Democrats being their usual flaky selves, waiting until the last second to vote.

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A_B wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm
Stepping back, big picture, I guess even me, who generally sees the worst possible outcome, is surprised that between the start of this thread and Biden getting inaugurated that Trump managed to get himself rightfully impeached again.

That is just, that's quite a feat.
Nobody got impeached more than me! Big impeachment numbers!
Half of the presidential impeachments in 232 years of US history!

(And he still has a week to go for #3.)
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Post by P.D.X. » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:14 pm

How does one text congress

eta: I guess if you're GOP that you have contacts that are close enough that they have your personal number but will still threaten your life?

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Post by Rex » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:19 pm

The time expired 10 minutes ago and they're still counting the votes. Talk about bullshit!

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Post by psunate77 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:20 pm

I can’t believe we have come to this.


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Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:21 pm

9 republicans so far. Not exactly an avalanche, but given that # was zero in 2019...
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:27 pm

Last time I'll post what could sound like keyboard warrior bullshit, but to summarize:

* - There is an explicit no weapon carrying rule in DC. It is extremely rare to get any kind of concealed carry permit, and open carry is straight up asking to get shot on a normal day in the city.

* - These folks (rioters) are generally thought to have had a hand in at least one officer dying, and multiple others getting their asses handed to them. IOW, there is strong precedence for LEO and the NG to fuck someone up and ask for "forgiveness" later.

* - As pointed out by Rep. Moulton on the floor today, there are now more NG troops in the nation's capital than there are in Afghanistan.

So, I'll just say for the last time, if these idiots think they're going to come anywhere close to what the accomplished on 1.6, they are going to quickly realize how very wrong they are. They can threaten all they want, they are going to get fucked up.

As Drugs said earlier, I, too hope there isn't a lot of collateral damage and that the folks trying to keep the peace aren't injured. But these wannabe "revolutionaries" have poked an extremely well-armed and at this point already good and pissed off bear.
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Post by BSF21 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:33 pm

Ahem...

WHY ARE WE ENTERTAINING THE IDEA OF "TOURS OF THE CAPITOL" DURING A GLOBAL FUCKING PANDEMIC???

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Post by psunate77 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:34 pm

WTF happened to Cousin Eddie??


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Fucking Kranepool.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:44 pm

BSF21 wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:33 pm
Ahem...

WHY ARE WE ENTERTAINING THE IDEA OF "TOURS OF THE CAPITOL" DURING A GLOBAL FUCKING PANDEMIC???

*sigh
As stated in the article, they've been canceled since March. Pile that onto the growing list of shit that was sideways last week. And I just posted on Fb to say: There's no way Cap Police weren't aware of this. Tourons stand out like crazy up there, even when tours are allowed.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:45 pm

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Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:34 pm
WTF happened to Cousin Eddie??

He's been completely off his rocker for well over a decade. Like, INSANE, not just "crazy uncle" who might drink a little too much. Like, he's off his meds and dangerous version.
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Post by psunate77 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:53 pm

And Hope Hicks resigns.

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Nonlinear FC wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:45 pm
psunate77 wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:34 pm
WTF happened to Cousin Eddie??

He's been completely off his rocker for well over a decade. Like, INSANE, not just "crazy uncle" who might drink a little too much. Like, he's off his meds and dangerous version.
Didn't he flee the country as a refugee?
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And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by Johnnie » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:37 pm

It's always something with this Aryan youth looking mother fucker.

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Post by Ryan » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:02 pm

So his arms are useless too?
he’s a fixbking cyborg or some shit. The

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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:14 pm

One nice angle regarding criminal prosecutions - Biden’s pick as AG ran the prosecution of the Oklahoma City bombers.
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Post by tennbengal » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:36 pm

From our guy who wrote the essay we were kicking around a few days ago...this thread sums up where we are pretty succinctly:


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Post by psunate77 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:36 pm

That was fast.


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Post by brian » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:42 pm

And predictable.

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Post by Pruitt » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:44 pm

Ryan wrote:
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So his arms are useless too?
You awful son of a bitch.

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Post by psunate77 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:03 pm

brian wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:42 pm
And predictable.
You think she could be laying out a defense when she gets expelled?

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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:47 pm

tennbengal wrote:
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“I never thought he’d refuse to pay MY bill,” said the man who chose to represent the Refuse to Pay My Bills candidate.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by psunate77 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:56 pm

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He also requested to personally approve any reimbursement that Rudy gets.. LOL

Sounds like the honeymoon is over.

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