tom dunne
dunnetg
4/7/20
2:41 AM
1

The presidential line of succession means Chuck Grassley would assume office. But Pelosi COULD be reelected in CA if they hold  a state election while suspending the federal election.

4/6/20
2:15 PM
3

I agree that Trump has no respect for standards, boundaries, or rules.  But without the compliance of Congress, this is something he is not *empowered* to do.  He lacks the authority.  Does that mean he couldn’t use his bully pulpit to pressure Congress?  No, he certainly could.  But Pelosi isn’t going to play ball Read more

4/6/20
1:20 PM
3

It also might be incorrect, as these things get a bit complicated, but the point is SOMEBODY ELSE takes office, and Trump goes to jail.
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4/6/20
12:18 PM
6

Yeah, but the part where his term expires on Jan 21, so he and pence are no longer in office.  No elections...pelosi also no longer in office, so we go to the Pre Pro Temp of the Senate, Grassley....except he is up for relection.  So all Senators up for relection lose office.  In which case, the balance of the senate Read more

4/6/20
10:30 AM
25

It does not in this case, because if there hasn’t been an election, that technically means Pelosi is out of office as well. Every member of the House of Representatives is up for election every two years, with their terms expiring on January 3rd of next year, 17 days before Trump and Pence would leave office. Even Read more

4/6/20
10:08 AM
31

Marshall Law is a bit busy holding off cattle poachers around Laredo. He’s not going to be available for a piece.

4/4/20
10:20 PM
21

Missed opportunity to finally put a scene of a Jedi creating their own lightsaber in an actual film.

4/4/20
9:40 PM
10

I though Rey still having Luke’s lightsaber was a continuity error since I didn’t notice the repair solder. They should’ve just had her wield the yellow staff lightsaber for the bulk of the film.

4/4/20
6:11 PM
72

It’s a bit painful to read these RoS BTS. So much love and care and detail in service of such a shit finale.

4/3/20
11:42 PM
2

Oh, sorry. Thanks for letting me know that Kiwis are obnoxiously nasal when they speak, too. It must go very well with your shitty online personalities.

4/3/20
2:55 PM
18

No matter how liberal America gets it will always bend towards puritanism whenever possible.

3/31/20
12:18 PM
44

You realize I wasn’t advocating this approach, that it was discussion amongst local business owners and chamber folk? They can check themselves.