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This is simply amazing.  The biggest political scandal of our lifetime, and no one in the main stream media wants to cover it.  This makes Watergate look like a kindergarten prank.

Spin Zone / Re: CNN Hires Hot Conservative - Staff Losing Minds
« on: February 21, 2019, 05:13:42 AM »
Please tell that to the Danish, Swedes, Icelanders, Flemish, Dutch, German, Austrians, and the French.

My BIL is German, and he and his wife live in Germany.   Have him tell you the truth behind their socialism.   It's not a pretty picture, and is not as rosy as you would believe.   When they come to the US to visit they are quit envious of how well we have it.

One of my really good friends and former coworker is Swedish.   Same thing, have him tell you what it's really like.  His taxes are unreal, and outweigh the services provided.

Ever notice you never see people fleeing capitalistic countries to go to socialist countries?

Spin Zone / Re: Sanders is running in 2020
« on: February 20, 2019, 05:42:35 PM »
Back door way to get Pelosi in there...

But Pelosi has already said she would not run for Speaker again............

Spin Zone / Re: Sanders is running in 2020
« on: February 20, 2019, 05:06:08 PM »
Does anyone find an age requirement for the VP.

US Constitution, Article II, Section 1

No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the said Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President,

 So let's say for sake of argument, Crazy Bernie runs and ask Sandy to be his VP candidate, and there is no objection of the above part of the constitution.

 Then he gets elected.  The day after he takes the oath of office, Crazy Bernie assumes room temperature.   Just by the language of the constitution Sandy can't hold the office, and must be bypassed.  So the next in line is the Speaker of the House.


Spin Zone / Re: Sanders is running in 2020
« on: February 20, 2019, 03:04:58 PM »
Here's a Constitutional question. Limbaugh was saying he thought Sanders would choose AOC as his running mate.  Let's say Sanders was elected and croaks of a heart attack, can AOC be sworn in as the President? She does not meet the age qualification.

If she doesn't meet the age requirement, the answer is no.

Spin Zone / Re: Sanders is running in 2020
« on: February 20, 2019, 07:42:21 AM »
He means Reagan probably.  One of the best Presidents in my lifetime.  If Lenin or Marx was 80, the little Bolshevik would vote for them.

When Reagan left office he was just shy of his 78th birthday.   This country has never had an 80 year old president.

Reagan was the best president of the 20th century. 

Spin Zone / Re: Sanders is running in 2020
« on: February 20, 2019, 07:02:39 AM »
I'd be behind Sanders except he's too old.  The guy is 78 years old.  By the time he'd be elected POTUS he'd be 80. Last time we had an 80 year old POTUS it didn't work well.

Which president was that?

Yeah it was simple.  When i looked over the antifreeze there was plenty.  The next day it was gone.  A seal gave and it spilled, evaporated, or got burned off in the exhaust (hence the smoke I was seeing.  My mechanic had to spend all day bleeding the lines (not easy on a little sports car) but its back.

As far as the parking brake, I'm going to leave it in gear in my garage, and probably only use the parking brake when I go out. I'll follow this regimen until summer, when everything melts.  The problem is the car is slung low, and there lots of frozen and freezing crap here.  Yeah, I can dry it out, but it'll just get clogged up again.

The grease on the parking brake cables and mechanism will displace the moisture.     But from the sound of it, it would need to be on a lift to get to it.  Next time you have the car lifted have them grease everything.  Cheap insurance and the car will like it.

Glad the coolant problem wasn't anything really bad.

Oh it gets even better.  The parking brake had locked a few weeks ago, I just figured it was some ice or some such and it would loosen up when things warmed up, which they did and it did.  Well, last night it was cold.  Parking brake locked up again.  Between that and all the engine problems I tossed in the towel and called a wrecker.  It now sits at my mechanics with my wallet a bit lighter.

We went out to dinner and ate impossible burgers.

 The freezing parking brake can be fixed with drying the moving parts and giving them a good lubrication.  That will offset the accumulated moisture that is freezing.

 Hopefully the overheating is something simple.  R&R a thermostat is fairly painless. 

Spin Zone / Re: He's done it
« on: February 19, 2019, 12:17:29 PM »

A review of existing federal laws makes clear that President Donald Trump has clear statutory authority to build a border wall pursuant to a declaration of a national emergency. Arguments to the contrary either mischaracterize or completely ignore existing federal emergency declarations and appropriations laws that delegate to the president temporary and limited authority to reprogram already appropriated funding toward the creation of a border wall between the United States and Mexico.

To analyze the legal basis for Trump’s declaration of a national emergency and subsequent transfer of existing appropriations to respond to the declared emergency, we must begin and end with the actual text of underlying federal laws governing presidential declarations and appropriations of federal funding. The most important text regarding the latter is Section 9 of Article 1 of the U.S. Constitution: “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law[.]”

This law is what grants Congress the so-called “power of the purse” and effectively makes Congress the most powerful branch of the federal government. Not one dime may be spent by the federal government in the absence of an act of Congress. As a result, no mere declaration of emergency by the president is sufficient to allow the expenditure of funding that Congress has not already appropriated.

Much news coverage of Trump’s national emergency declaration has suggested that he is unilaterally spending money that has not been appropriated to fund construction of a wall (or fence, or security barrier, or whatever you want to call it) on the U.S. southern border, but that is simply not the case. In fact, the formal declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border cites two specific federal statutes that provide him the legal basis to use emergency funds to secure the border: one authorizing the president to declare national emergencies (50 U.S.C 1601 et. seq.) and the other authorizing the president to reprogram existing federal appropriations in response to an emergency declaration (10 U.S.C. 2808).

Spin Zone / Re: Sanders is running in 2020
« on: February 19, 2019, 11:05:58 AM »
Sanders just joins the other asshats in the clown show right now.

I still contend we haven't seen the real nominee yet, which will be a dark horse.  This dark horse will follow in the same design as BHO, a carefully crafted candidate.  I also believe the handlers learned from BHO and will not allow this one to get caught up in celebrity.

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