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Speaking of tunnel vision in the special counsel investigation. I do miss many, many topics about and questions to be put forth.

None on the salient details of the MI-6 Steele dossier.

It's just about Russians, obstruction of justice, none about the Israel lobby and the Mercers, Adelsons, Singer and the bots originating with Cambridge Analytica. None about the Ukrainian hackers or alt-right global organizations influencing the election outcome.

What a waste of time of all "progressive" bloggers digging into every bit of gossip spread by fake news reporters.

Mueller took the logical route by attacking the key business associates in the Trump campaign ... easy enough to find plenty of dirt and get leverage for his real investigation.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue May 1st, 2018 at 07:33:22 PM EST
tsk. IMPEACHMENT is lurks in hearts and minds of progressives! Deposing.har Trump is the end-game, the goal, of Mueller's investigations of everyone BUT Trump, after all, as well as Resistance mobilization to STOP involuntary separations and inexcusable pardons.

I'm been looking into pardon case law, since a crossed the path of a certain crypto-libertarian autodidact, waving Ex Parte Garland, 71 U.S. 333 (1866) and Federalist No. x, which is of course every libertarian's tell. That particular case is not even half the history between Marshall and Holmes. More important, I been trying to review, how many recent, dubious presidential pardons hooked to sundry "special prosecutors" had slipped my mind. The liberterian asserted, inexplicably, that Justice Field got it wrong. As it happens, I had it wrong: the body in defense of "immunity tendered by pardon" yon Excellencies is as lengthy as it is pretentious.

Quite the indictment of the many purported apolitical DOJ officers.

Bottom line: neither liberal liberals nor conservative liberals will find cover in the annals, as if either faction actually needed legal justification to proceed with purely "political" censure. SCOTUS is extremely unlikely to oppose Trump's next flex of constitutional power.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue May 1st, 2018 at 08:22:54 PM EST
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Impeachment for perjury from the look of some of these questions. Is that the lesson the democrats learned from the Clinton impeachment?
by fjallstrom on Wed May 2nd, 2018 at 08:12:43 AM EST
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"But while there is little doubt that Cohen is facing indictment, the mystery remains as to what he may be indicted for"
< wipes tears >
that names Mr Trump a co-conspirator in the criminal enterprise.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed May 2nd, 2018 at 05:06:44 PM EST
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No doubt, no doubt whatsoever ... Americans knew that for a fact long before the election campagne :-(

"that names Mr Trump a co-conspirator in the criminal enterprise."

New York has the best DAs for fighting corruption of Wall Street, real estate investment, and money laundering. Similar to all "great" metropoles - name them all ... London - Tel Aviv - Kyiv - Moscow - etc. etc.

States need a lot more transparency and some Panama Papers exposés. Pull on a string and the whole pyramid will collapse ... who is that powerful? No one. Robert Mueller will be very careful to stay focused and not to disturb the hornets nest.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed May 2nd, 2018 at 05:27:50 PM EST
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Robert Mueller: Gone Fishing
"Special Counsel Robert Mueller's strategy may be to try to lure Donald Trump into perjury when Mueller can already get all the answers to his questions from the NSA"

which is next to nothing and why the federales punked Cohen with a blanket warrant. They don't need Cohen. They need material evidence or else that last pillar o' propriety will crumble.

parallel investigation

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed May 2nd, 2018 at 06:59:05 PM EST
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