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Discussion in 'Politics Forum (Local/National/World)' started by Eyebone, Jan 5, 2017.



  1. Eyebone

    Eyebone Midas Member Midas Member

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    Donald Trump’s ascension to the presidency is all but certain. The popular vote, even if it favors Hillary Clinton, is ultimately meaningless and faithless electors. The internet’s favorite thing for the last week, essentially represents a lost cause. For those Americans who oppose Trump, there is no clear path forward. There is, however, one remaining procedural roadblock that could be erected. Senators and representatives from states that voted for Trump could use an arcane law to commandeer electors. It would not be the first time that happened.

    https://www.inverse.com/article/23889-faithless-electors-congress-electoral-college
     
  2. the_shootist

    the_shootist The war is here on our doorstep! Midas Member Site Supporter ++

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    Why yes, they certainly can stop Trump, despite all the hurdles he's cleared up until now. Actually I would not be that sad to see them do that. Civil War 2.0 has been a long time coming!!!
     
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  3. southfork

    southfork Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    Articles a bit old , however in their last hail mary pass the libertards and now claiming 50 of Trumps electoral college voters didnt live in the proper area to be an elector and now want congress to vote for a new president.
     
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  4. dacrunch

    dacrunch Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    "Rule of Law"

    ... just depending which law you want to rule, so many of them...

    I'd start out by repealing all of them... and starting with "Don't do to others that which you wouldn't want them to do to you"... (with religions, too...)
     
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  5. Eyebone

    Eyebone Midas Member Midas Member

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    gimme dat link.. Please.
     
  6. the_shootist

    the_shootist The war is here on our doorstep! Midas Member Site Supporter ++

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    /thread

    It didn't happen despite the Dims raising holy hell anyway...all swings and misses!
     
  7. Agavegirl1

    Agavegirl1 Silver Miner Site Supporter ++ Platinum Bling

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    I'm so sick of all this "winning".
     
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    mayhem Rebel Fire Silver Miner Site Supporter

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    The last hurdle was cleared today when crazy Biden would've gone along with the objection calls from house members in the joint session of congress today. He graveled them down and Trump Electoral College votes were certified by the congress.
     
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    mayhem Rebel Fire Silver Miner Site Supporter

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    Now, will Barkey and his husband leave?
     
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    Agavegirl1 Silver Miner Site Supporter ++ Platinum Bling

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    Perhaps the Dems have learned that What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Hairy Weed's nuclear option will come back to bite them. If they obstruct the electoral process here, what is to stop a Repub congress from failing to certify a Dem candidate next time? Can't buck the system that worked for them.
     
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  11. Zed

    Zed Size doesn't count! Midas Member

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    Feck... you guys take complex, one up it then mind feck it for good measure! WHY are there so many 'loop holes' in this system you call democracy!!! and you lot bag us for using the Westminster system. Jesus H. Christ! :p:D
     

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