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    oldschool reacted to ctm in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    House GOP leaders, staring down an embarrassing defeat, postponed a vote on a “compromise” immigration proposal until Friday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced following a hastily called meeting of top Republicans.
     
    The delay comes as House conservatives have been asking Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) team for more time to review the legislation or negotiate further changes. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) had also advocated for additional time to whip the bill all week.
     
    A more conservative immigration proposal authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) failed on 193-231 vote. Forty one Republicans voted against the measure.
     
    The failure of the House to pass any immigration legislation would be a setback for Trump, who pitched himself to voters as the world’s greatest dealmaker. Not only does the exercise make the president look weak, the collapse of the bill will undercut his message of blaming Democrats for problems at the border. Republicans can’t get on the same page themselves.
     
    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/06/21/house-gop-immigration-trump-661214
     
    This is what happens when you try and pass legislation with the votes of only your party.
     
    As I posted earlier, there is a majority for immigration reform, but the votes have to be overwhelming democrat and a handful of republicans.  That was the lesson of 2013 and not much has changed on the vote count since then.
     
     
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    oldschool reacted to IsntLifeFunny in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Bipartisan immigration reform. Anyone on the right shouting right now is simply misconstruing the situation. 
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    oldschool reacted to IsntLifeFunny in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    I’m not a fan of Democrats, but what is it about the Senate passing comprehensive immigration reform in 2013 do the idiots not understand? The Republicans wouldn’t even put it on the floor. 
     
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    oldschool reacted to Starkiller in Supreme Court rules states can tax internet sales   
    Well sales from Amazon directly mostly won’t. But there are sellers who sell through Amazon and ship directly that will be affected because they don’t charge sales tax. 
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    oldschool got a reaction from IsntLifeFunny in Fact or Fiction?   
    Not really. This is the obvious counter to term limits buts it a weak argument. Lack of term limits basically empowers congress to not make tough decisions for fear of losing their seats.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Fact or Fiction?   
    I've been in favor of congressional term limits since college. The good far outweighs the bad.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Let's not forget when u.s. citizens are separated from their children due to crime, the kids are usually placed with family members within the community. This talking point is complete bullshit.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    you are falling prey to the right wing interpretation of what he said. The focus is more on how they came to power. again even in his own words he's not claiming to compare Trump with Hitler. You are doing it for him
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Fact or Fiction?   
    I've been in favor of congressional term limits since college. The good far outweighs the bad.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Poor soxcat, so afraid of those that are different than him. The changing demographic over the next 20 years is going to be hard on him.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Fact or Fiction?   
    I've been in favor of congressional term limits since college. The good far outweighs the bad.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Fact or Fiction?   
    I've been in favor of congressional term limits since college. The good far outweighs the bad.
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    oldschool reacted to OzTitan in Python coding   
    What do you mean by "connecting via wifi" ? is this on a Raspberry Pi or something?
     
    There is a package called pyserial for serial port comms, but for wifi connectivity you'd probably just want to use standard python network sockets, or even one of the many web server packages (or something like the requests package if this is a client not a server), if you wanted to go further up the network stack. HTTP is a pretty good protocol for just about anything.
     
    You may actually find the network sockets/http packages have better and easier to use APIs than serial so it might be easier to go straight to them. It's been a while since I did anything with serial comms but it was always tedious from memory.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Let's not forget when u.s. citizens are separated from their children due to crime, the kids are usually placed with family members within the community. This talking point is complete bullshit.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Hayden is referring to how the Nazi party gained control and systematically tore down German Institutions to manipulate the populace. 
     
    Demonize media - check
    Install your own propaganda machine - check
    Preach populism and isolation - check
    Render parliament/congress useless - check
     
    It's an apt comparison. This is how authoritarians rule. That being said no one is really equating the crimes of nazi Germany with Trump. 
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Let's not forget when u.s. citizens are separated from their children due to crime, the kids are usually placed with family members within the community. This talking point is complete bullshit.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Starkiller in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Trump is such a tool. He can't even admit that he fucked up and reverse the order to Sessions/Kelly. Instead he makes a huge deal about signing an executive order to overturn his own policy. 
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    oldschool got a reaction from Btowner in Cohen Resigns from RNC Post   
    The next original thought from you will your first. Go play in traffic chump.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Justafan in Cohen Resigns from RNC Post   
    sheep, every last one of them.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Let's not forget when u.s. citizens are separated from their children due to crime, the kids are usually placed with family members within the community. This talking point is complete bullshit.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Let's not forget when u.s. citizens are separated from their children due to crime, the kids are usually placed with family members within the community. This talking point is complete bullshit.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Pragidealist in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Let's not forget when u.s. citizens are separated from their children due to crime, the kids are usually placed with family members within the community. This talking point is complete bullshit.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Btowner in Cohen Resigns from RNC Post   
    The next original thought from you will your first. Go play in traffic chump.
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    oldschool reacted to Mythos27 in Cohen Resigns from RNC Post   
    Yes, Trump and his supporters are the real victims in all this. As usual.
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    oldschool got a reaction from Starkiller in Federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center   
    Trump is such a tool. He can't even admit that he fucked up and reverse the order to Sessions/Kelly. Instead he makes a huge deal about signing an executive order to overturn his own policy. 
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