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  1. @TennesseeTuxedo I want to follow the Qnon stuff. I have a hard time being accepted in the Q community would you mind sharing your twitter and Qnon forum accounts and passwords with me. I will not post anything. I will just use your credentials to read. Please send via PM. Thanks for any help.
  2. I am looking at trading any: Kareem Hunt, Peyton Barber, Doug Baldwin, Royce Freeman/Rashaad Penny/Matt Breida, Robby Anderson and 2nd round 2019 pick. Looking for future (2020 or maybe later) picks or one player from your team for multiple ones of mine.
  3. I wanted to see if he would explain and then see it get merged into this thread.
  4. Would someone mind starting a new thread to explain the big ugly?
  5. Common sense should make them question those high figures. The highest realistic estimate is $50 billion annually. That is made by that Heritage Foundation which is likely inflating it. All of that is likely state and local. On a federal level, illegal immigrants likely pay much more in taxes than benefits received. Illegal immigrants receive almost no federal benefits but many make payroll and tax withholdings tax payments. Their main government cost is education, for their children, which would be state and local. While much smaller than the education cost, the next cost would be children food and medical assistance which is federal but state managed. Emergency room cost would be state and local also. Those three cover almost all government provided services they directly receive. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/fact-check-how-much-does-illegal-immigration-cost-america-not-n950981
  6. Note on court challenge - it will be challenges plural. The declaration will likely not be challenged itself. Instead a multitude of legal challenges will emerge. For example, companies with contracts that get circumvented with funds pulled from them to the wall, etc. It will likely pit large corporate donors against Republicans. It is basically a multi billion dollar hornet nest getting shaken-up.
  7. So cut a player for playing pushing lady and keep one who breaks his kid's arm?
  8. To be fair, I hope reporters are hard on him. If I were a serious reporter and could interview Beto, I would put him on the spot by asking him: Green Day or the Smashing Pumpkins?
  9. To get the thread back on track, I wanted to share something: I woke up this morning thinking it was just a dream that Beto O'Rourke were running then I realized it was real. BETO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. I woke up this morning thinking it was just dream that Beto O'Rourke is running than I realized it was real. BETO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BETO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BETO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  11. Look at Senator Tillis. He recently wrote an op-ed piece, in the Washington Post, highlighting how bad Trump's declaration was and how unconstitutional and an act of executive power grab it was. Something that likely angered Trump supporters in his state. Then a week later says he is undecided, then today votes against the resolution, in favor of Trump, likely angering people against the declaration. So in the span of two weeks, he just angered all his constituents. Plus his opponent can label him a flip-flopper too. And again, he might have to go through that Keystone Cops act a few more times before the 2020 election. https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/03/14/thom-tillis-trump-emergency-wall-border-rebuke-vote-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/ “Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) took every possible position on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall along the Mexican border,” the Washington Postreports. “At first, Tillis stood defiantly against Trump’s usurpation of congressional prerogative, declaring in a Washington Post op-ed almost two weeks ago that approving the emergency would ‘justify providing the executive with more ways to bypass Congress.'” “Then, over the last week, as political pressure mounted, Tillis moved into the undecided column in hope of a compromise with Trump… By Thursday afternoon, as 12 GOP colleagues broke ranks with the president, Tillis instead fell in line.”
  12. While debating, person X declares there is no debate. Later that day, a man watching television declares he doesn't watch television.
  13. Something of note I read recently, the law allows the President Emergency Declaration to be challenged every 6 months. So unless President Trump ends this national emergency, the House can start the process over every 6 months, forcing the Senate to make this same vote every 6 months, which would put Senate republicans, many more running for reelection in 2020 than Democrats, under much pressure. Many will have to decide if that want to upset general election voters (vote against the resolution, supporting Trump), or anger Republican primary voters, risking a challenge (vote for the resolution.) Also, if any weigh one group more a risk than the other, if they change their vote on later resolutions, acts of them vote flip-flopping might be worse. Reports are that Senate Republicans are trying to come-up with some way to get Trump money for the wall, outside his emergency, so he can end it to keep the 6 months vote processes from happening. They were huddling together on a plan this week but it fell apart yesterday.
  14. What is your legal rate for your practice of constitutional law?
  15. In the 1970s when it first passed, it was concurrent and it was amended in mid 1980s to be joint. Here and this also answers my question about why it was changed: It originally allowed Congress to end an emergency by concurrent resolution (that is, if majorities in both houses voted to end it). But in 1983, the Supreme Court declared this sort of legislative veto over presidential action unconstitutional. A 1985 amendment to the act now requires a joint resolution to end the emergency, meaning that any Congressional vote to end the emergency is subject to the president’s veto, which may be overridden only by two-thirds majorities of both houses. https://www.lawfareblog.com/emergencies-without-end-primer-federal-states-emergency
  16. That law was originally set-up so that concurrent passage by the Senate and House would be all that was needed, then later changed to join resolutions, which would require the signature. It makes no sense that the change would be made. If Congress were questioning a declaration of the President, it seems Congress would want the law's requirement to be concurrent passage so that the President could not override Congress's override. I tried researching but could not find an answer: was the law changed to joint passage, requiring the President's signature, because it would not be valid without that because generally concurrent bills are not designed to be laws.
  17. I guess Republican were being honest this morning - around 12 to 15 was the prediction. Many thought they were possibly over-predicting so they could claim a victory when it was half that.
  18. Unless something, in his past, that disrupts his candidacy comes out or minority Democratic voters, in primaries, consolidate around a different candidate, O'Rourke is the next President. I think he would win all leaning Democrat states, at least half of true toss-ups, and at least one of Florida, Texas, Georgia or Arizona.
  19. What player(s)? To be honest, I am going to have to cut players, so I would be willing to trade multiple players. I do not mean the players I will cut if I make no trades but players I would keep so as to make room for not cutting others.
  20. Looking to trade a player, 1st next year (supposedly strong offensive NFL draft) and 2nd this year for a 1st this year (bad offensive NFL draft.)
  21. I think he is real. He is like the tagalongs following around some loser leader, in junior high, who think the leader's comebacks, such as "I know you are, what am I", are profound - he just latches onto something, regardless of lack of substance, because the initial message agrees with his position. That is what he is doing in the cut-and-paste pieces. He could be faking it but I think he would have bored with it by now and he would only do it once and while, not all the time if that were the case.
  22. Crazy Trump is at it again - criticizes someone for something he knows he does: President Trump said that he was struck by Beto O’Rourke’s gesticulations during the former Texas congressman’s first day on the campaign trail, NBC News reports. Said Trump: “Well, I think he’s got a lot of hand movement. I’ve never seen so much hand movement. I said, ‘Is he crazy or is that just the way he acts?’ I watched him a little while this morning, during I assume it was some kind of a news conference, and I’ve actually never seen anything quite like it.” Trump dodged a question about whether he thought O’Rourke or Joe Biden would make for a tougher opponent. Trump's team planned to shape who the Democrat nominee is by overly going after the one they actually want to make Democrats primary votes rush to that person's aid by nominating that person. I have a feeling, Trump, who dyes his comb over hair and puts fake tan on his face daily, is very jealous of O'Rourke on so many levels and will not be able to resist attacking O'Rourke, who is the last person Trump probably wants to run against him, defeating that ploy by his team.
  23. @everyone Send O'Rourke money today. If he sets a record with first day donations, it would put pressure on donors of other candidates to not stop out of fear of wasting money.
  24. You mean when Harvard took Charles Kushner's 2.5 million donation right before it accepted the average student known as Jared Kushner, who was opined as "the last person they thought would get into Harvard" by his prep academy teachers. It is the true elite paying millions, not 10s of thousands, to get their aristocratic kids into college who are the ones getting away with this and have done so for a long time.
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