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July 16, 2024

Why didn't TSF announce his VP pick himself live?

I understand it was announced through a Truth (ha!) Social post. Wouldn’t that normally be free publicity event for the narcissisti via a press conference?

July 1, 2024

Here is what presumptive immunity means


What does presumptive mean in law?
Presumption is a legal inference that must be made in light of certain facts. For example, in the case of In Interest of Keiss, the Appellate Court of Illinois, Third District defined presumption as a legal inference; a party challenging it can overcome the presumption by providing the appropriate burden of proof.


So sure sounds to me a president is presumed to have immunity on actions while president, however they can be challenged in court. So appears challenges would then be decided by a judge or jury.

May 31, 2024

Michele Obama's mother passed.


https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/ce551e71vl4o

Marian Robinson, the mother of former US First Lady Michelle Obama, has died at 86, her family has announced.
In a statement, the Obamas said that Robinson had died "peacefully" on Friday morning.
Robinson was a well-known fixture at the White House during the eight years of Barack Obama's administration between 2009 and 2017.
She spent much of that time taking care of her two granddaughters, Michelle and Barack Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha.
In a statement posted on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, Mrs Obama called Robinson her "rock, always there for whatever I needed".
"She was the same steady backstop for our entire family, and we are heartbroken to share she passed away today," she wrote.
In a separate tweet, Mr Obama said that “there was and will be only one Marian Robinson”.
May 29, 2024

Even his hair looks like it's thrown in the towel.

NOTE: I mistakenly posted this in the wrong forum. Apologies to The Lounge.


Even his hair looks like it's thrown in the towel



Thanks to DUer Mira for the pic and inspiration.

May 29, 2024

Reposting in correct forum: Even TSF's lawyers know he is screwed.

NOTE: Originally I mistakenly posted this in the lounge. Apologies to the lounge.

Normally when a client speaks to the press their attorney, confidently standing next to them, has an expression that exudes confidence and support of their client. Blanche always looks hangry and constipated at the same time.



May 29, 2024

Here's why I believe even TSF's lawyers know he's screwed.

Normally when a client speaks to the press their attorney, confidently standing next to them, has an expression that exudes confidence and support of their client. Blanche always looks hangry and constipated at the same time.



May 29, 2024

Even his hair looks like it's thrown in the towel



Thanks to DUer Mira for the pic and inspiration.
May 29, 2024

Let's compare and contrast Cohen's conviction/sentencing to TFG's prospects to pass the time until a verdict.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Cohen_(lawyer)#

In August 2018, Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts including campaign-finance violations, tax fraud, and bank fraud. Cohen said he violated campaign-finance laws at Trump's direction "for the principal purpose of influencing" the 2016 presidential election. In November 2018, Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to U.S. congressional committees about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
In December 2018, Cohen was sentenced to three years in federal prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine. In February 2019, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, disbarred him from practicing law in the state. In May 2019, he reported to the federal prison near Otisville, New York. In November 2021, he completed his sentence.

Sentencing maximums for TFG per CBS: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/what-happens-if-trump-is-convicted-in-new-york-trial/

Each of the 34 felony falsification of business records charges that Trump is facing carries a sentence of up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

***My observations to start us off***
- Cohen plead out not requiring the cost and time of a trial, TFG did not
- I don’t recall Cohen threatening witnesses, prosecutors and the judge requiring a gag order, TFG required a gag order and then a strengthening of that order.




May 25, 2024

Please add the funniest/most adorable things children have called things that have stuck in your family

I’ll start us off with a couple.

My nephew started calling his grandfather Daddy Tom. When asked what Daddy Tom’s wife’s name was the young boy thought a moment and asked ‘Mommy Tom?’ All subsequent siblings continued to call their grandparents Daddy Tom and Mommy Tom.

The same nephew impatiently waited for his dad to assemble a bike. After a few minutes he asked ‘don’t you need the indistructions? Forever more my family only used indestructions when assembling something.

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