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#5552 Nov 07 2018 at 12:40 PM Rating: Excellent
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No ballot proposals or referendums for me.

Our new incoming governor is all hep on legalized weed and the state Democrats will likely have supermajorities in both chambers of the state legislature so I'm guessing that's a thing that will happen. Also the very real potential for a progressive state income tax.
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#5553 Nov 07 2018 at 3:38 PM Rating: Excellent
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Trump Fired Sessions / Sessions Resigned! News at 11!
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#5554 Nov 07 2018 at 5:47 PM Rating: Excellent
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Yeah, that's not a big shock. Welp, here comes the constitutional crisis.
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#5555 Nov 07 2018 at 5:50 PM Rating: Good
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Well, with the house controlled by Democrats, they can easily write up a subpoena for 45, and send it right on over to the SCOTUS for approval...Oh, icwutudidther45!
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#5556 Nov 07 2018 at 9:02 PM Rating: Excellent
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Fun fact (and I'm not implying it'll apply here), Congress has its own arrest powers for "inherent contempt" and, being a technically civil matter, is immune to pardoning by the President. That said, they can't subpoena the president due to Executive Privilege.

Edited, Nov 7th 2018 9:03pm by Jophiel
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#5557 Nov 08 2018 at 9:02 AM Rating: Good
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I meant for his tax returns and such but I don't know the legalities involved, aren't they allowed to do that?
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#5558 Nov 08 2018 at 10:25 AM Rating: Excellent
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Yeah, there's some law that allows the House to get IRS records for investigation.
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#5559 Nov 08 2018 at 10:55 AM Rating: Good
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Sessions wasn't on my death pool. Smiley: frown
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#5560 Nov 08 2018 at 12:46 PM Rating: Good
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Jophiel wrote:
Yeah, there's some law that allows the House to get IRS records for investigation.


And does that have to go in front of the SCOTUS? I could look it up, but this is easier.
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#5561 Nov 08 2018 at 6:10 PM Rating: Excellent
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I don't see why it would. It's a law governing activity between the House and the IRS. Neither party needs permission from the courts.
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#5562 Nov 09 2018 at 8:12 AM Rating: Good
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I saw an episode of Law & Order that had nothing to do with this topic and am randomly guessing that you're wrong and they need permission from every level of court if it's to investigate anyone that even says they're conservative.
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#5563 Nov 09 2018 at 8:41 AM Rating: Good
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Law and Order: Executive Privilege?


Also, seems the "Recent Visitors" bar is working again. No more users lurking without being spotted. Edit: All three of us.

Edited, Nov 9th 2018 9:48am by TirithRR
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