Theodore Gorath
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Feb 14 Theodore Gorath commented on Michael Flynn: That Deescalated Quickly, Over And Out, You're Fired, Etc..
@1: What is Trump going to be impeached for, by the GOP-lead congress?
Feb 13 Theodore Gorath commented on A Judge's Decision Today Could Stop the City from Unfairly Trashing Homeless People's Belongings.
@5: Nah, those are all precious possessions just laying in the mud. Probably old family heirlooms. The homeless have a constitutional right to store their valuable belongings anywhere they want, for as long as they want, shitlord.
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban, Upholding Seattle Judge’s Ruling.
@45: Oh, well if we are only talking 9/11 scale attacks, then of course not.

Although interestingly enough, I learned from the FBI website that Americans getting arrested and charged for providing "material support" to ISIL/ISIS happens way more often than you would think. Numerous cases just since the beginning of the new year.
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban, Upholding Seattle Judge’s Ruling.
@43: Not if you think the case will make the Supreme Court, it isn't. Which is what we are obviously talking about, since cases can not be reversed on their own, or through magic.
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban, Upholding Seattle Judge’s Ruling.
@40: Are you implying that there have been no terrorist attacks in the US under Obama's tenure? I mean, not that I am saying it is Obama's fault or a Right/Left issue or anything, but that is not true, if that is what you mean.
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban, Upholding Seattle Judge’s Ruling.
@38: I did. From your link:

"The Ninth Circuit has the second highest reversal rate at 80%."

I think the confusion may be that you assume I am stating that out of ALL cases, 80% get reversed, but of course I meant that when a case from the Ninth makes the Supreme Court, it is reversed 80% of the time. As per your link.
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on ITMFA Watch.
@13: "41 Democratic senators would gets us exactly what 50 would get us."

Remember when Betsy DeVos' confirmation vote was tied, and Mike Pence cast the tiebreaking vote?
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on The Morning News: State GOP Wants Seattle To Pay For Good Schools In Areas That Voted for Trump and Betsy DeVos.
@11: The tax dollars in question are not going to the GOP, just so you know. The discussion is about tax dollars and school funding.
Feb 10 Theodore Gorath commented on Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban, Upholding Seattle Judge’s Ruling.
The Ninth Circuit court is overturned about 80% of the time, not 86%, since there seems to be some confusion.

Trump could just repeal the executive order and reissue one that takes out the restrictions on those who hold visas/green cards, and the order would be much more "bulletproof" so to speak.

The constitution gives the executive branch very broad powers when dealing with immigration and naturalization, and there is precedence for halting or slowing immigration from these certain areas based on several of Obama's actions, and many past presidents as well.

More interesting perhaps is that SCOTUS would likely overturn the Ninth Circuit's ruling, as it typically does, but with a vacant seat, a 4-4 tie would default to the lower court's ruling, making it even more appealing for Dems to delay or block Trumps SCOTUS nominations.