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Monday, May 13, 2019

Washington seems to be barreling toward a constitutional crisis. Politicians on both sides are repairing to their tribal corners. Is there anyone who can serve as honest referees in this partisan standoff? One answer -- don't laugh -- is Republican lawyers.

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I strongly suggest that all the Wizard Sleeves that are whining about why I support the Democrat commencing impeachment proceedings immediately read this article and educate themselves.

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-12 09:27 PM | Reply

We know what side FakeLawyer is on.
Trump/Putin's side.

#2 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-05-12 10:44 PM | Reply

RECENT COMMENTS:

aborted_monson on Conservative lawyers condemning Trump for abuses of power

I thought I felt some plonked DRtard gumming my ankles...

#3 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-12 11:47 PM | Reply

What's amazing is how many GOPpers that cried over Obama's alleged power grabs are excusing the lawlessness of Fat Nixon.

#4 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-05-13 11:41 AM | Reply

FTA (a summary of this got wiped out on transition to the Front Page):

Last week, John Yoo, the former Justice Department official who drafted a notorious memo justifying the torture of detainees under President George W. Bush, warned that Trump had gone too far in asserting unbridled presidential power.

"That's what Nixon did," Yoo told NPR. "That's what other presidents who have failed have done."

In an email exchange, Yoo told me he stands by the comparison, and added that Trump's actions are sufficient grounds for the House to consider impeachment.

"Impeachment [is] the only solution to Trump's challenge to the constitutional order," he wrote.

...

"It seems to me important, especially today, for lawyers to speak with consistency about the rule of law and apply it without consideration of party," said Paul Rosenzweig, a former assistant to independent counsel Kenneth Starr in the investigation of President Clinton that led to his impeachment by the House in 1998.

...

Why are so many Republican lawyers standing against their party's prevailing tide?

Maybe they just take their professional canons seriously.

"You are the guardians of the rule of law," Rod Rosenstein, then Trump's deputy attorney general, told the American Bar Assn.'s annual meeting last year. "Honorable lawyers defend the rule of law, even when it is difficult, so it will be there when we need it."

...

These GOP lawyers are reminding their colleagues -- justices as well as attorneys -- that their real duty lies elsewhere.

#5 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 11:44 AM | Reply

I thought I felt some plonked DRtard gumming my ankles...

#3 | POSTED BY Comrade FakeLawyer

FakeLawyer doing what he does best, snowflaking again.

#6 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-05-13 12:04 PM | Reply

RECENT COMMENTS:

aborted_monson on Conservative Lawyers Condemning Trump for Abuses of Power ...

Ugh, my ankles are getting slimy.

#7 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 12:12 PM | Reply

Knock it off, guys. This is a time to come together . . . not fall apart.

#8 | Posted by Twinpac at 2019-05-13 01:13 PM | Reply

I have no idea what Aborted Moonbat is even saying, but I am sure it is "special".

#9 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 01:20 PM | Reply

The reason RoCheney supports Dems walking out on the shaky branch of immediate impeachment is the hope that somehow his beloved Republican Party will show some balls like these lawyers have and somehow mitigate the fact that they created this monster as Leader of their Party.

Good luck with that.

#10 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-13 01:26 PM | Reply

#10

Wow, are you actually showing a little bit of testicular fortitude?

Naaah, couldn't be.

#11 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 01:46 PM | Reply

#11

You should change to WrongoEverything.

It has quickly gotten to the point where not impeaching may be politically expedient and morally corrupt.
Politicians, though, will weigh how much good can be accomplished if they win the moral battle of impeachment but lose the political war of winning the election. Nothing is simple these days.
POSTED BY CORKY AT 2019-05-03 02:57 PM

There's no real hurry at the moment. Mueller has yet to testify, the state of NY has yet to weigh in, and given enough rope, Trump is likely to hang himself.

I've said all along impeachment is the right thing to do, double-edged sword of dividing the country and solidifying Trump's supporters that it might be, but rwingers like RoCheney are merely pushing Trump's agenda talking points of "bring it on!" bravado... and again, there's no real hurry at the moment.

#12 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-13 01:58 PM | Reply

I've said all along impeachment is the right thing to do

LOL, that would be no, this is a new thing for you.

Glad to see you are coming around.

#13 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 01:59 PM | Reply

One answer -- don't laugh -- is Republican lawyers.

No, i'll laugh.

#14 | Posted by JOE at 2019-05-13 02:07 PM | Reply

#13

Same liar, different thread...

www.drudge.com

#15 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-13 02:07 PM | Reply

TFF, none of those links say that you think impeachment is "the right thing to do", you continue to equivocate with "nothing is simple" and "it should be no problem."

#8 | POSTED BY RIGHTOCENTER AT 2019-05-13 02:16 PM

I will stop beating the Redheaded Stephippy and go back on topic.

Sen. Warren said something I agree with yesterday:

"One potential Democratic nominee, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is ready to take on the risks of impeachment.

"Congress can simply not look the other way. There is no political convenience exception to the Constitution of the United States of America," Warren said in a swing through Ohio on Saturday."

#16 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 02:19 PM | Reply

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Wow, are you actually showing a little bit of testicular fortitude?
Naaah, couldn't be.

#11 | POSTED BY RIGHTOCENTER AT 2019-05-13 01:46 PM

Looks whos talking.. how many people do you have to plonk to feel safe?

#17 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2019-05-13 02:41 PM | Reply

#17

The only people I have plonked are bags of flesh who only waste everyone's time with their drivel, like Aborted Moonbat, CocoChiefSamIamVille and BoyDirkBadDayCooperStruan.

Looking to join them?

#18 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 02:45 PM | Reply

You hide from opinions you can't counter... and then complain that others have no balls?

Most probaly consider your daily attempt to spin current events as drivel too.... I do

#19 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2019-05-13 03:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

your daily attempt to spin current events as drivel too

Sorry that well sourced articles that are counter to the Narrative that you have been told to believe scare you so much.

#20 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 05:19 PM | Reply

#20

lmao.... clown spent months here telling us that NOTHING impeachable would ever come out of the Mueller Investigation, and that if it did, McConnell was Trump's firewall in the Senate.

And since something did come out of it, now it's the Dem's Fault they haven't rushed to impeach the Dear Leader of his Party who created this monster.

What a maroon.

www.youtube.com

#21 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-13 10:10 PM | Reply

clown spent months here telling us that NOTHING impeachable would ever come out of the Mueller Investigation, and that if it did, McConnell was Trump's firewall in the Senate.

Now that I have exposed the Wizard Sleeve's cowardice, he is forced to make shht up.

Go ahead and find those months worth of posts, Dorkus...

I would wait but you won't find any.

#22 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-05-13 11:35 PM | Reply

Looks whos talking.. how many people do you have to plonk to feel safe?

#17 | POSTED BY 503JC69

Well, they have to make new safe spaces now that they lost the NFL (stupid black people kneeling during the anthem... the GALL of them interrupting white people watching mindless sports and making them think about injustices in the country).

Republicans are sensitive little snowflakes. Hell, they have a whole news channel dedicated to making them feel safe and comfortable in their groupthink (not to mention all of the talk radio) and STILL they have to create MORE safe spaces for themselves all over the place.

#23 | Posted by gtbritishskull at 2019-05-14 10:22 AM | Reply

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