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Arrest Hunter Biden and throw him under the jail for all I care. This thread isn’t about Hunter Biden. I can’t think of anyone that actually cares about Hunter Biden except right wingers.
Frankly I’d appreciate it if you didn’t reply to any of my comments ever again.
People like you who make excuses for adults having sex with minors help perpetuate this kind of abuse.
And as someone who had had to deal with something similar personally I’d prefer it if you stayed away from me.
Thanks in advance.
originally posted by: Boadicea
a reply to: underwerks
a 17-year-old girl having consensual sex and walking away with a few bucks or trinkets in her pocket
..there is no comparison between a 17-year-old girl having consensual sex and walking away with a few bucks or trinkets in her pocket, AND A 2-YEAR-OLD SO DAMAGED AND BROKEN THAT SHE NEEDS A COMPLETE HYSTERECTOMY AND WILL NEVER LIVE A NORMAL HEALTHY LIFE.
originally posted by: operation mindcrime
a reply to: Boadicea
I can and I will ignore your personal experience because it is not what this thread is about...
You are presenting a worse case to make the other seems less despicable....
Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida, was one of President Donald J. Trump’s most vocal allies during his term, publicly pledging loyalty and even signing a letter nominating the president for the Nobel Peace Prize.
In the final weeks of Mr. Trump’s term, Mr. Gaetz sought something in return. He privately asked the White House for blanket pre-emptive pardons for himself and unidentified congressional allies for any crimes they may have committed, according to two people told of the discussions.
Around that time, Mr. Gaetz was also publicly calling for broad pardons from Mr. Trump to thwart what he termed the “bloodlust” of their political opponents. But Justice Department investigators had begun questioning Mr. Gaetz’s associates about his conduct, including whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old that violated sex trafficking laws, in an inquiry that grew out of the case of an indicted associate in Florida.
These definitely look like the actions of an innocent man. Greenberg went down and Gaetz started to sweat. The fact that he was also looking for pardons for other members of Congress is certainly intriguing. I wonder how many others were in on Gaetz' and Greenberg's action.
originally posted by: neutronflux
a reply to: rnaa
If the guy is guilty. Then he needs to be arraigned. Needs to be held until trial, or released on bond.
To quote an oldie but a goodie: Any Day Now
If a normal person was reported as being a statutory rapist, do you think they would be walking around free? And they probably would be on a sex offender list.
Yes. They would be walking around free until the investigation had enough evidence to be reasonably sure of a conviction. I'm sure you have heard of the principle "innocent until proven guilty". In America we don't arrest people based on rumors - we just give 'em a trial on the innertubes while the REAL investigators do their job.
This whole thing is fishy.
Well, I'll agree that trial by media is always fishy. But often that fishy smell is coming from the accused, and in this case Matt Gaetz smells like a bucket of prawns in the noon day sun.
originally posted by: crappiekat
Maybe there just giving him enough rope to hang himself
He's been quite a loose cannon lately.
originally posted by: neutronflux
a reply to: rnaa
Let me get this straight? There is evidence of a statutory tape. With a living victim as a witness. And no charges? Because there is an ongoing investigation?
In other words. There is no credible evidence to bring charges?
How much more time and investing do they need. You have a living victim as a witness.
Pursuant to Committee Rule 7, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined to release the following statement: The Committee is aware of public allegations that Representative Matt Gaetz may have engaged in sexual misconduct and/or illicit drug use, shared inappropriate images or videos on the House floor, misused state identification records, converted campaign funds to personal use, and/or accepted a bribe, improper gratuity, or impermissible gift, in violation of House Rules, laws, or other standards of conduct. The Committee, pursuant to Committee Rule 18(a), has begun an investigation and will gather additional information regarding the allegations. The Committee notes that the mere fact that it is investigating these allegations, and publicly disclosing its review, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee. No other public comment will be made on this matter except in accordance with Committee rules.
So, you're saying we should all just assume he's guilty, because he likes the orange man, and everyone knows the orange man is bad?
originally posted by: MiddleInsite
So let's all blame the messenger, the NYT, and say nothing about what Gaetz supposedly did. Typical for ATS. Deny ignorance, LOL!