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The Utter Arrogance of Politics!!

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posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 06:58 PM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

They are not elected. In general.




posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:01 PM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

The Body Politic of Any Nation is Reflected in it's Powerful Individuals that Hold their Power Over Others with Wealth and Means . This is also True in Non-Democratic forms of Government Control . The Needs of the Many are Superseded by the Needs of the Few , or the " One " my Wise Old Grand Pappy Always Used to Say .........Hmm...
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posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:03 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

The other day they were calling to disband DHS right after saying TSA employees should get backpay.

They're like little methed out goblins jumping from one outrage to another while screeching and throwing poop everywhere.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:05 PM
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a reply to: Zanti Misfit

What a GREAT post!!

Thank YOU!



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:09 PM
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Yes, I understand that, but it truly is a serious problem, and something we need to figure out how to curtail.

OJ was aquitted in Criminal court, but convicted in Civil court. I hated OJ and everything he stood for (way before the murder), but ask yourself...how can this be???? You're either guilty, or you are not.

See the problem?


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posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:11 PM
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Another way of looking at it:

Democracy is based on the assumption that a million men are wiser than one man. How's that again? I missed something.

Autocracy is based on the assumption that one man is wiser than a million men. Let's play that over again, too. Who decides?

Heinlein, not me.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:12 PM
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See the problem?

Sure.

But the idea is, is that it's better that an innocent man not be convicted rather than the converse.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:13 PM
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a reply to: Phage

Great post, BUT...where is the Autocracy??



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:14 PM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

Hypothetical.

Current president seemed quite upset that some judge from some island in the middle of the pacific could muck up his plans.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:15 PM
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Bud, that doesn't make sense.

The 'allegedly' innocent man WAS vindicated...and then later 'covicted' GUILTY!

So your argument is not working.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:18 PM
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Bud, that doesn't make sense.
Yes, it does.

The civil case was not for murder. It was about wrongful death.
Different criteria. Different laws. Different penalties.

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posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:21 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: Flyingclaydisk


This political season is interesting.

Every single democrat running wants to raise taxes.
Every single democrat running wants to defund ICE/border security to some extent.
Every single democrat running wants to bring about socialized medicine.

Warren is no different.


She's straight as an arrow 😎



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:23 PM
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I wonder if any republicans will challenge Trump?

That would be interesting.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:25 PM
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This is All a Profound Truth here . I must say though that Socrates Negative Views on Democratic Forms of Government did Not Discourage others from giving it a try Anyway , and then finding out that a " Consensus of Opinion " does Not Necessarily Always Lead to a Final form of Action Agreed Upon by All . Order from Chaos is Not an Easy Accomplishment I would Agree , but it is One that is Fair to All Involved , no ?



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:28 PM
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I am acutely aware of the different legal standard in the two Courts.

Hence, my point.

If he was innocent in a Criminal court (which I don't believe he was), then he should be held harmless in a Civil court. Period.

That this wasn't the case is a serious injustice to all law abiding citizens in this country. Innocent in a Criminal court, but guilty in a Civil court suggests there is something seriously wrong with the legal standards of the two courts.

BTW, in case I didn't mention it...I thought OJ was totally GUILTY for homicide in the first degree, but that's just my opinion, so I don't really have any misgivings about the Civil judgements...aside from the fact that OJ was not delivered a GUILTY verdict in his criminal trail. (a mistake in my opinion, but the Jury decided).

I hope you see my differences in legal observations.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:35 PM
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If he was innocent in a Criminal court (which I don't believe he was), then he should be held harmless in a Civil court. Period.


Nope. Civil court concerns civil damages. Money.
Criminal court is far more demanding because the penalties involve personal freedoms.

Reasonable doubt, preponderance of evidence.

He did it and the prosecution blew it.


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posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:36 PM
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I fully suspect they WILL!!

Trump is not a Republican, OR a Democrat...he is an anti-establishment candidate. He breaks the rules, and that's why the "establishment" hates him. He breaks their mold.

Trump has rocked the two-party system to the core, and this is a good thing. He takes no prisoners.

Will he be elected again in 2020? Probably not (in my opinion), but someone like him will. Killary won't be elected, nor will Elizabeth Warren. Bernie is too old now. But consider Occasional Cortex. That she could get elected should just tell you America is sick and tired of "career politicians" (Note - Take notice, Nancy!).

Will we, the USA, become a Socialist state? I don't think so (again, my opinion), but I expect changes. I think the people of NY will laugh at Occasional Cortex in the end, but there are many more (right and left) out there behind her who now know all bets are off.

Just my opinion.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:37 PM
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Trump has rocked the two-party system to the core, and this is a good thing.

I thought it might be. When the Republicans ended up nominating him.

I was wrong.

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posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:38 PM
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The Civil courts should NOT be an opportunity to exact double jeopardy.



posted on Feb, 10 2019 @ 07:45 PM
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That's an oxymoron. Double jeopardy applies only to criminal law.



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