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Old 01-06-2018, 11:22 AM   #11
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I completely disagree with Sessions on this and I really wish trump would fire him.
with some spectacular exceptions, Trump has followed a standard GOP party platform , and the voting record in congress shows

except the looting and graft is more blatant and open now, and more or less acceptable by definition.

But by putting a sleazy career con man in office, that's not really a surprising outcome.
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Old 01-06-2018, 12:18 PM   #12
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with some spectacular exceptions, Trump has followed a standard GOP party platform , and the voting record in congress shows
I kind of see it this way too, and I've noticed that a number of the Sunday morning talking heads have made the same observation.

If we manage to survive for two more weeks, Trump will have been office for a full year without the world coming to an end.
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:31 PM   #13
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I kind of see it this way too, and I've noticed that a number of the Sunday morning talking heads have made the same observation.

If we manage to survive for two more weeks, Trump will have been office for a full year without the world coming to an end.
it hasn't come to an end, but it's gotten shittier.
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it hasn't come to an end, but it's gotten shittier.

The poster-child for Dunning-Kruger effect.
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Old 01-06-2018, 02:05 PM   #15
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it hasn't come to an end, but it's gotten shittier.
Oh.

I thought you meant within the context of the Democrat to Republican parabolic center.

Then, yes...

For liberals, it's gotten shittier.

For conservatives, it's gotten better.

For everyone else, not much has changed.

Not really.
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Old 01-06-2018, 04:31 PM   #16
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I don’t think things have gotten shitter over the last year, overall I think things have gotten much better over the last year...now here is a really scary thought...I’m hearing the dems are slobbering over a Joe Bama ticket..not BO but MO! That could be really catchy with the younger gen joebama! Ugggg but we’ll worry about that later on down the road who ya gunna vote joe bama

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Old 01-06-2018, 06:40 PM   #17
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SESSIONS MADE ‘CATACLYSMIC MISTAKE’ WITH MARIJUANA POLICY CHANGE

Trump has said he supports state’s rights when it comes to marijuana

https://www.infowars.com/roger-stone...policy-change/
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SESSIONS MADE ‘CATACLYSMIC MISTAKE’ WITH MARIJUANA POLICY CHANGE

Trump has said he supports state’s rights when it comes to marijuana

https://www.infowars.com/roger-stone...policy-change/
That is some pretty funny shit.

Maybe I should start paying more attention to both Mother Jones and her crazy son Alex.
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Old 01-07-2018, 08:56 AM   #19
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Isn't this what the federal government is supposed to do - enforce federal law? I don't really care whether pot is legalized or not, at least in theory. I'm sure in practice it will be a shitshow like just about everything else the government does. I wish we had a good lawyer who posted here to explain this (perhaps someday) but doesn't the supremacy clause say that federal law trumps state law? And doesn't the executive branch have an obligation to enforce the law and not pick and choose which laws to enforce? So even if this is a state's rights issue, isn't the proper course to change federal law rather than the executive branch choosing whether or not to enforce it?

Also, lets not pretend like the Obama administration decided this was a state's law issue and just didn't enforce federal law. They just did it in a far more cowardly and underhanded way by sicking the IRS on marijuana producers/distributors. Maybe they didn't arrest and prosecute drug manufacturers and dealers as criminals, but they hit 'em where it hurts with massive tax bills, penalties and interest.
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The DEA and the FDA have collectively had the legal authority to re-classify the schedule of marijuana as a narcotic under an act of Congress that goes back to the 1970s.

I think it's going to fun to watch Sessions stepping on his own dick trying to enforce these laws without the cooperation of state and local law enforcement.

Congress could easily bail him out with a change in the federal law.
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