Sean

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  1. Sean

    Immigrant Children

    You got a cite for that?
  2. Sean

    Immigrant Children

    They won’t let the American Red Cross help. Fucking despicable people running this country. https://mobile.twitter.com/RedCross/status/1010552527165804544?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^tweet We have been in contact at many different levels of the Administration to offer our help with the border situation. Officials have welcomed and appreciated the discussions, understand our capabilities, and know that Red Cross help is available. 11:57 AM · Jun 23, 2018
  3. Sean

    Trump got rolled

    He got rolled.
  4. He's still a conservative, a "right winger" if you will. Just not a member of the Republican Party. The modern "Know Nothing" Party.
  5. Sean

    Immigrant Children

    Do you make a distinction between economic migrants and legitimate refugees? I don't think anyone here supports economic migrants crossing our border illegally. Do you oppose giving refuge to those fleeing violence and other forms of oppression? Put yourself in the shoes of a parent in El Salvador, what would you do? America has a long history of embracing refugees. Since 2001, the US has resettled approximately a million refugees from around the world. What we see happening recently is a manufactured crisis for the benefit of Donald Trump. He believes this helps his standing among his base.
  6. Sean

    Climate news

    Just listened to a TED Talk on NPR that’s frightening for my grandson’s generation. If you have the time, it’s worth the listen. https://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/?showDate=2018-06-22 Anthropocene Some scientists say we're in a new geological age where humans are having an unprecedented impact on Earth. This hour, TED speakers ask what this means for the future of our planet, and our species.
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    Immigrant Children

    What about the ashtray, the remote control, the paddle game, the magazine and the chair?
  8. “Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort’s connections to the president at his Virginia trial,” the AP reports.
  9. Sean

    Charles Krauthammer

    This bit has certainly been proven - “Not just because it alienates a vital constituency but because it reveals a shocking absence of elementary decency and of natural empathy for the most profound of human sorrows — parental grief.”
  10. Sean

    Cellphones and the 4th Amendment

    I guess you haven’t read your talking points yet - http://reason.com/volokh/2018/06/22/first-thoughts-on-carpenter-v-united-sta
  11. Well, he no longer sports the R after his name - “Will mentioned that he had switched his voter registration from Republican to “unaffiliated” in the state of Maryland. He told the Washington Post, where he writes a column, that he made the change several weeks ago, after House Speaker Paul Ryan endorsed Trump for the 2020 election.” http://fortune.com/2018/06/22/george-will-leaves-republican-party-donald-trump/
  12. Sean

    Cellphones and the 4th Amendment

    Are you a fan of the concept of “equilibrium-adjustment”?
  13. Sean

    Think happy thoughts.....

    George Will has a suggestion on how to fix things. Great turn of phrase - “Vesuvius of mendacities” Opinions Vote against the GOP this November https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/vote-against-the-gop-this-november/2018/06/22/a6378306-7575-11e8-b4b7-308400242c2e_story.html Excerpt - the policy has given independents and temperate Republicans — these are probably expanding and contracting cohorts, respectively — fresh if redundant evidence for the principle by which they should vote. The principle: The congressional Republican caucuses must be substantially reduced. So substantially that their remnants, reduced to minorities, will be stripped of the Constitution’s Article I powers that they have been too invertebrate to use against the current wielder of Article II powers. They will then have leisure time to wonder why they worked so hard to achieve membership in a legislature whose unexercised muscles have atrophied because of people like them. Consider the melancholy example of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Wis.), who wagered his dignity on the patently false proposition that it is possible to have sustained transactions with today’s president, this Vesuvius of mendacities, without being degraded. In Robert Bolt’s play “A Man for All Seasons,” Thomas More, having angered Henry VIII, is on trial for his life. When Richard Rich, whom More had once mentored, commits perjury against More in exchange for the office of attorney general for Wales, More says: “Why, Richard, it profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world . . . But for Wales!” Ryan traded his political soul for . . . a tax cut. He who formerly spoke truths about the accelerating crisis of the entitlement system lost everything in the service of a president pledged to preserve the unsustainable status quo.
  14. Sean

    Will Cohen Flip?

    Not sure what to make of this. Could be comic theater. https://www.thedailybeast.com/tom-arnold-meets-michael-cohen-this-dude-has-all-the-tapes Tom Arnold Meets Michael Cohen: ‘This Dude Has All the Tapes’