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Supreme Court urged to rule Trump is ineligible to be president again because of Jan 6 riot

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By MARK SHERMAN

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Trump is the only person who will stop migration and sort out the Middle East.

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The court should not stand against the will of the people!

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I doubt very much that SCOTUS will allow Trump to be taken off the ballot. And politically, attempts to do so aren’t very smart. It’s a bad look.

BTW, I despise Trump and think he’s a cancer on the nation.

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Trump is the only person who will stop migration and sort out the Middle East.

Uh-huh. Because he’s God.

5 ( +12 / -7 )

Stop Lawfare and let the ballot box on Joe's record be held to account

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Let him run. He’ll lose again and that’ll finally be the end of him.

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Bob FosseToday  06:56 am JST

Let him run. He’ll lose again and that’ll finally be the end of him.

Yup.

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I doubt very much that SCOTUS will allow Trump to be taken off the ballot. And politically, attempts to do so aren’t very smart. It’s a bad look. 

Bingo!

BTW, I despise Trump and think he’s a cancer on the nation.

I think he’s the cure this nation needs and desperately.

Uh-huh. Because he’s God

No, because he’s America first

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Supreme court is going to have a tough problem on its hands to justify violating the 14th amendment, but the MAGAs on the court will find a way.

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BTW, I despise Trump and think he’s a cancer on the nation.

And the alternatives aren't? They are so much worse.

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Supreme court is going to have a tough problem on its hands to justify violating the 14th amendment, but the MAGAs on the court will find a way.

Trump will not be taken off the ballot, the left need to invest in a lot of tissue

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bass4funkToday 07:24 am JST

Supreme court is going to have a tough problem on its hands to justify violating the 14th amendment, but the MAGAs on the court will find a way.

Trump will not be taken off the ballot, the left need to invest in a lot of tissue

Nah, voters need to take responsibility if they actually put a criminal, dictator, and appeaser in the oval office. If they don't and the electoral college does it for them, this will also be a useful lesson.

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Nah, voters need to take responsibility if they actually put a criminal, dictator, and appeaser in the oval office.

According to the rapidly changing polls, it seems they don’t think so.

If they don't and the electoral college does it for them, this will also be a useful lesson.

Yeah, I see a lot of fear in the lefts eyes. Lol

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“Nobody, not even a former President, is above the law,” the lawyers wrote.

The Previous guy has shown in his many recent court cases that he thinks he's above the law. He's already practicing being a dictator by showing his disregard and contempt for US judicial systems, if he returns to office he'll continue to defy and ignore the law, he does not believe in a separation of powers, see US Constitution, and he's got well armed militias standing by to assist him. He and his MAGAts say "America First" while further dividing and weakening the country to make it easier for the globe's authoritarian nations to get stronger.

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@bss: I think he’s the cure this nation needs and desperately.

"Cure", sounds like Nazi langauge. If the extreme right in the USA have so much disdain for the US and its systems and want to be controlled by a despot, they should shift to a nation like Hungary or Belarus run by a dictator.

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Supreme Court urged to rule Trump is ineligible to be president again because of Jan 6 riot

The usual intellectually dubious comments like " the l* are scared, better invest in tissues, le tears".

Beyond the M.A.G.A .self-stimulus, knowing they don't really read, if you want actual socialist opinions about Trump 2024 and if he should be kept off the ballot the reality is most want a another Trump drubbing at the ballot box in a fair election and maybe this could be a stimulus to more positive change in the Democratic Party.

https://jacobin.com/2023/12/donald-trump-2024-presidential-election-democrats-liberalism

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The Previous guy has shown in his many recent court cases that he thinks he's above the law.

The Dems definitely think they are.

He's already practicing being a dictator by showing his disregard and contempt for US judicial systems,

The left have contempt for the constitution and judicial system. Remember Hunter a few weeks ago and Congress?

if he returns to office he'll continue to defy and ignore the law, he does not believe in a separation of powers, see US Constitution, and he's got well armed militias standing by to assist him.

So you’re worried he be out of control the same way the left are right now? Yeah, that would scare the left. What was the saying about Karma?

He and his MAGAts say "America First" while further dividing and weakening the country to make it easier for the globe's authoritarian nations to get stronger.

Well, it would divide the country to the point where the globalists will just have to sit back and the reigns of power would go the the American first people, but I can tell you this, if there is a Trump Presidency, God-willing, we won’t have to worry about EVs or frozen dead batteries and charging stations.

"Cure", sounds like Nazi langauge.

The left use it a lot.

If the extreme right in the USA have so much disdain for the US

They don’t, they’re not the ones woke or trying to dismantle historic statues, stifle the first amendment and curtail the 2nd amendment.

and its systems and want to be controlled by a despot, they should shift to a nation like Hungary or Belarus run by a dictator.

No, just give the power back to the people.

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"Nobody, not even a former President, is above the law,” the lawyers wrote."

And they're right!

By the way, the first bill was already presented to him, more to come!

I just say this:

$83 million!

Now that's gonna take a lot of printing trading cards.

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Hehe. The 1efties are getting worried...

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"Nobody, not even a former President, is above the law,” the lawyers wrote."

The Dems need to hold on to that one, might not age well for them.

And they're right!

Yes.

By the way, the first bill was already presented to him, more to come!

Go for it.

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dagonToday  07:55 am JST

Maybe "the left" can only be used once per post. Curious.

Nope. Wouldn't let me use it even once. Is this now a Safe Space™?

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The Dems need to hold on to that one, might not age well for them.

So you don’t believe in absolute presidential immunity? Good to know. Thanks for finally answering the question.

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The Dems definitely think they are.

The left have contempt for the constitution and judicial system.

Yeah, that would scare the left. 

The left use it a lot.

they’re not the ones woke

I’m astounded by the rich variation of your rhetoric. You should work for the Trump campaign.

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I’m astounded by the rich variation of your rhetoric. You should work for the Trump campaign.

I just might.

So you don’t believe in absolute presidential immunity?

I never said that.

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No, because he’s America first

If he’s America’s best hope then you are in serious doo-doo.

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Mr. Trump will be the next president, America is sick of Wars, Funerals, Blood, and Destruction.

Mr. Trump as he stated in the past will put an end to the two wars and are funded by the Biden Administration,

When Mr. Biden won he stated "" America Is Back "" little everyone has known that he meant the Korean, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan wars era are back.

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—So you don’t believe in absolute presidential immunity? 

I never said that.

You said Democrats will face a reckoning if they continue to (as you assert) try to take down Trump through prosecution.

So you believe it will be OK to prosecute Biden after his presidency, but Trump deserves absolutely presidential immunity, as he claims.

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Mark,

at least you got this one right: "Mister" Trump!

No more president for him!

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So you don’t believe in absolute presidential immunity? 

I never said that.

Oh, so do you believe in absolute presidential immunity?

Can you give a clear answer?

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Dems will face reckoning on the economy, border, corruption and mismanagement of foreign policy.

Their use of lawfare will not go unnoticed either.

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want to be controlled by a despot, they should shift to a nation like Hungary or Belarus run by a dictator.

Or stay or move to Florida or Texas where the extreme right already rule.

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You said Democrats will face a reckoning if they continue to (as you assert) try to take down Trump through prosecution. 

Yes.

So you believe it will be OK to prosecute Biden after his presidency,

I didn’t say that.

but Trump deserves absolutely presidential immunity, as he claims

Yes, all Presidents do, but if the Dems get their way, then of course the Republicans can do the same thing to a Democrat President they don’t like.

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As expected bass, you’re all over the place again. You can’t have it both ways. If you believe 45 has immunity from prosecution then so does Biden.

I believe nobody is above the law, not even presidents Republican or Democrat.

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It's clear he led an insurrection and coup against a free and fair election - and implemented a plan to steal an election using a scheme it's own author admitted "violated federal statute"....

But I would support the Supreme Court ruling in favor of keeping him off the ballot after his convictions...

With the mountains of evidence Jack Smith has, both from his own mouth and those of his closest coup plotters who have flipped, it's not if, but when he is convicted and sentenced...

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As expected bass, you’re all over the place again.

Wrong as usual, nothing new.

You can’t have it both ways. If you believe 45 has immunity from prosecution then so does Biden. 

I already explained that. Now if Dems get this done, like I said, the GOP can go after a Dem president if they want, so if they want to open up that Pandora’s box again, so be it, the last time they did it gave us 3 conservative Supreme Court justices.

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As expected bass, you’re all over the place again. 

Wrong as usual, nothing new.

Yeah, that’s what I said.

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Yeah, that’s what I said.

There you go

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Nope, SCOTUS won't rule against Trump, why you ask?

1) Trump's NEVER been legally charged with insurrection

2) Thus, Trump's NEVER been convicted of insurrection

3) If Trump were to be charged, he'd have the right to due process in a court of law. That's NOT THE SCOTUS.

Media's Trump Insurrection Charges = Gas Lighting

Why won't ANYONE pursue Insurrection charges against Trump in a court of Law? That's real question!

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HopeSpringsEternalToday 10:09 am JST

He is charged with obstructing an official proceeding.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_prosecution_of_DonaldTrump(election_obstruction_case)

That is good enough unless you want to gaslight.

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There Are NO FORMAL LEGAL Charges of Insurrection Against Trump. FACT, deal with it.

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Mark, you logic is so badly flawed as to make one doubt the sincerity of your position.

how does Trump end the Gaza carnage? Who is his base? I don’t believe that you don’t know this.

you sound as sincere as someone arguing to hit an electric fire with water.

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HopeSpringsEternal

Today 10:19 am JST

There Are NO FORMAL LEGAL Charges of Insurrection Against Trump. FACT, deal with it.

The Democratic majority in the House voted to impeach Trump on the insurrection charge, the Republican-controlled Senate voted for acquittal. Says it all about how messed up American "democracy" is, really.

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Wow! Nice work if you can get it. Evidence optional.

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The Democratic majority in the House voted to impeach Trump on the insurrection charge, the Republican-controlled Senate voted for acquittal. Says it all about how messed up American "democracy" is, really.

No impeachment of any President has ever been successful as egal matter, trictly political. Ditto for Biden later this year with crazy money laundering and tax evasion, based upon corrupt foreign influence peddling.

Legal avenues for Insurrection exist, as it's part of the Constitution's 14tth Amendment. Nobody's acted, why?

What's sad is term Insurrection being bandied about in the Media as if it' a Conviction with ZERO Formal Charges or Due Process = SAD DAY FOR DEMOCRACY

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The Democratic majority in the House voted to impeach Trump on the insurrection charge, the Republican-controlled Senate voted for acquittal. Says it all about how messed up American "democracy" is, really.

Not messed up, politics is a dirty business globally. No country has a perfect political system. However, when Bill Clinton was speech, and the Democrats controlled the Senate, there was no way on God’s green earth that the Senate Democrats were going to convict and remove him.

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Liberals are going all out to keep Trump from running.

No harm in subverting democracy if the intention is to save democracy, that’s how they are justifying it.

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Truly shocking. Here’s a man who came closer to doing what the South tried to do (overthrow the U.S. government), yet he can run for president again and probably will try to do again.

What would the Forefathers say if they were alive today?

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Truly shocking. Here’s a man who came closer to doing what the South tried to do (overthrow the U.S. government),

If that were even close to remotely the truth, that was so poorly planned, and it was over within a few hours, there is no way that there was an attempt to take over the government. That’s story has been debunked over and over again.

yet he can run for president again and probably will try to do again.

Of course, he can run again, there was no serious crime, if they were, he would’ve been already arrested, and probably still be in prison if it were remotely close to an insurrection, that’s why he wasn’t charged.

What would the Forefathers say if they were alive today?

They probably wouldn’t recognize the Democrat party at all, specially as radical, and socialist as they have become.

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