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(Huffington Post)   Trump stalling 101: January 6 probe's move into courtroom could let him run out the clock   (huffpost.com) divider line
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2021-10-21 10:59:56 PM  
I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition
 
2021-10-22 12:33:19 AM  
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2021-10-22 12:33:26 AM  

vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition


I'm very hopeful about the only clock he won't be running out. Death loves each and everyone of us.
 
2021-10-22 12:35:12 AM  
I think not. I think courts will accelerate this because most of the courts are pissed at the obvious abuse. We'll see.
 
2021-10-22 12:39:08 AM  
That was back when he could afford actually good lawyers.

He just has clown show lawyers now.
 
2021-10-22 12:39:14 AM  
Does anyone have or know of a pithy gif which might sum up the headline?  Perhaps something SNL-related?
 
2021-10-22 12:39:23 AM  

wademh: I think not. I think courts will accelerate this because most of the courts are pissed at the obvious abuse. We'll see.


I think this to be the case as well. Particularly the judge he drew in his lawsuit, Judge Tanya Chuktan. She's already shown little patience for these farkers, sentencing many of the insurrectionists to more time than the prosecution was asking for.

And if Bannon is somehow remanded to custody, he's gonna biatch to Trump to speed things up to get him out in less than a year.
 
2021-10-22 12:47:59 AM  
Don't think so if it becomes a criminal case .. But I only have a  GED in Fark law so I may be wrong ..
 
2021-10-22 12:49:52 AM  

missiv: vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition

I'm very hopeful about the only clock he won't be running out. Death loves each and everyone of us.


Henry Kissinger is still wasting oxygen.
 
2021-10-22 12:52:28 AM  

vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition


The article posited a primarily red realignment of the House of Representatives in 2022.
 
2021-10-22 12:57:42 AM  
But even a fast-track prosecution would likely take months - and each day that passes would bring the Jan. 6 select committee one day closer to its expiration date.

I guess if I you look at the glass as half full if McCarthy had accepted the first offer the commission would be ended in two more months.
 
2021-10-22 1:06:18 AM  
he has always been slow.
 
2021-10-22 1:55:42 AM  

meat0918: That was back when he could afford actually good lawyers.

He just has clown show lawyers now.


You don't need to be Clarence Darrow to file vast numbers of frivolous delaying motions.
 
2021-10-22 2:02:18 AM  

The Reverend Sam Hill: missiv: vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition

I'm very hopeful about the only clock he won't be running out. Death loves each and everyone of us.

Henry Kissinger is still wasting oxygen.


I'm almost positive Kissinger spends far less on McDonald's than Donnie Dingus.
 
2021-10-22 2:34:56 AM  
There's still one option we haven't tried.
 
2021-10-22 4:13:55 AM  
I guess Huff Post think's this 1/6 committee in the house is the only time anybody's looked into it?

They forgot about the 2nd impeachment?  And all the ongoing doj and fbi cases?

But yeah the truth is out there.  Just onnnee more investigation.  One more committee.  Maybe another special council or 2.

I'm sure somebody will find....something
 
2021-10-22 5:59:12 AM  

Gyrfalcon: There's still one option we haven't tried.


Convince him to (hereby) declare that black is white and get trampled at a zebra crossing?
 
2021-10-22 6:48:16 AM  

Almea Tarrant: Gyrfalcon: There's still one option we haven't tried.

Convince him to (hereby) declare that black is white and get trampled at a zebra crossing?


In a way.
 
2021-10-22 7:20:26 AM  

Farkin_Crazy: wademh: I think not. I think courts will accelerate this because most of the courts are pissed at the obvious abuse. We'll see.

I think this to be the case as well. Particularly the judge he drew in his lawsuit, Judge Tanya Chuktan. She's already shown little patience for these farkers, sentencing many of the insurrectionists to more time than the prosecution was asking for.

And if Bannon is somehow remanded to custody, he's gonna biatch to Trump to speed things up to get him out in less than a year.


The most severe sentence handed down so far has been a sentence of 14 months. The perpetrator will be back on the streets before 6 months.
 
2021-10-22 7:30:07 AM  

GrizzlyPouch: I guess Huff Post think's this 1/6 committee in the house is the only time anybody's looked into it?

They forgot about the 2nd impeachment?  And all the ongoing doj and fbi cases?

But yeah the truth is out there.  Just onnnee more investigation.  One more committee.  Maybe another special council or 2.

I'm sure somebody will find....something


That's just it though. It's not that they didn't find anything. Of course they've found things, how could you not? The problem isn't finding the crimes, it's finding the people who care about the crimes. 48% of the country believes that prosecuting Trump, et al, for their crimes is "unconstitutional government overreach", or just don't care that he's breaking the law. Sedition? Meh. Does it put Trump back in charge? As long as they believe it does, they don't care.

They're willing to overlook "PersonWomanManCamera. TV." and impeach Biden because he forgot the name of some assistant ambassador to Lithuania that served from 77-79. Also somehow not realizing that, it's not the fact that Trump "passed" a standard test for dementia, but the fact that someone close to him was concerned enough that they actually had him tested. That's the guy they want to put back in charge, because somehow, he'll make it "just like the last 4 years", which were, y'know, really, just super great.
 
2021-10-22 7:44:53 AM  

GrizzlyPouch: I guess Huff Post think's this 1/6 committee in the house is the only time anybody's looked into it?

They forgot about the 2nd impeachment?  And all the ongoing doj and fbi cases?

But yeah the truth is out there.  Just onnnee more investigation.  One more committee.  Maybe another special council or 2.

I'm sure somebody will find....something


But...things have been found.

Define nothing but then don't redefine it 2 pages later.  Like you usually do.
 
2021-10-22 8:05:43 AM  

foo monkey: Does anyone have or know of a pithy gif which might sum up the headline?  Perhaps something SNL-related?


Here ya go
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2021-10-22 8:16:11 AM  
Delay, don't delay, it doesn't matter. They're never laying charges against a former executive.
 
2021-10-22 8:25:25 AM  

iheartscotch: vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition

The article posited a primarily red realignment of the House of Representatives in 2022.


I'm not seeing a compelling reason to humor that assumption. The GOP have committed a number of unforced errors since the 2020 election. One of them was constantly interfering with steps to alleviate a virus which is ripping through their voters.

They used to run the table on some pretty slim majorities. And in the stats where they have overwhelming numbers, that's because it's so damn small that losing 10,000 people is enough to radically alter the demographics.
 
2021-10-22 8:40:28 AM  

Evil Twin Skippy: They used to run the table on some pretty slim majorities. And in the stats where they have overwhelming numbers, that's because it's so damn small that losing 10,000 people is enough to radically alter the demographics.


they want to keep betting against the house, fine, but they are going to lose.
Eventually.
In court, or on a battlefield. 
They are trying to destroy our democracy.
Others have tried.
 
2021-10-22 8:57:24 AM  

vudukungfu: Evil Twin Skippy: They used to run the table on some pretty slim majorities. And in the stats where they have overwhelming numbers, that's because it's so damn small that losing 10,000 people is enough to radically alter the demographics.

they want to keep betting against the house, fine, but they are going to lose.
Eventually.
In court, or on a battlefield. 
They are trying to destroy our democracy.
Others have tried.


Emphasis on try.
 
2021-10-22 9:16:29 AM  

vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition


He only has to run it out until 2024 and claim presidential immunity and executive privilege again.
 
2021-10-22 11:21:25 AM  

foo monkey: Does anyone have or know of a pithy gif which might sum up the headline?  Perhaps something SNL-related?


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2021-10-22 11:24:20 AM  

Gyrfalcon: There's still one option we haven't tried.


This one:
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I'm in favor.
 
2021-10-22 12:29:45 PM  

White_Scarf_Syndrome: GrizzlyPouch: I guess Huff Post think's this 1/6 committee in the house is the only time anybody's looked into it?

They forgot about the 2nd impeachment?  And all the ongoing doj and fbi cases?

But yeah the truth is out there.  Just onnnee more investigation.  One more committee.  Maybe another special council or 2.

I'm sure somebody will find....something

But...things have been found.

Define nothing but then don't redefine it 2 pages later.  Like you usually do.


If you firmly believe there's evidence for criminal behavior, then your beef is with Dems right now.  They're in charge of doj at the moment,  they have everything Mueller found.  Why haven't they charged him?

But what criminal activity are you referring to?  Obstruction of justice in the Mueller investigation?

Good luck getting an obstruction conviction from an investigation that was allowed, unhindered, to finish out to its conclusion.

And I get it, Trump wanted Mueller fired and said so to anybody who would listen.  But it didn't happen

If I go tell 5 of my friends I really really want to rob a bank, it would be dumb.  But no crime has been committed.
 
2021-10-22 12:43:20 PM  

Evil Twin Skippy: iheartscotch: vudukungfu: I don't recall a statute of limitations on sedition

The article posited a primarily red realignment of the House of Representatives in 2022.

I'm not seeing a compelling reason to humor that assumption. The GOP have committed a number of unforced errors since the 2020 election. One of them was constantly interfering with steps to alleviate a virus which is ripping through their voters.

They used to run the table on some pretty slim majorities. And in the stats where they have overwhelming numbers, that's because it's so damn small that losing 10,000 people is enough to radically alter the demographics.


This is such a weird way to look at Covid.  So your basically gleefully counting each Covid death as a dead Republican?

Never mind the fact that's pretty disturbing by itself, it's also very uninformed about the virus (party of science and data)

At least 1/3rd of Covid deaths are minorities.  Not many Republican voters there.  Not to mention, roughly 500 thousand died before a vaccine was available.  So, not all republicans.

As disgusting as your fantasy here is, of Covid wiping out the Republican Party, it is just that.  A fantasy.
 
2021-10-22 1:23:08 PM  

foo monkey: Does anyone have or know of a pithy gif which might sum up the headline?  Perhaps something SNL-related?


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