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Posted by Different Drummer | Wed Jun 3, 2020, 01:12 PM (18 replies)

"Dear fundamentalist Christian Trump supporters": Stephen King

Posted by Different Drummer | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 09:39 PM (40 replies)

Trump: A Miserable Failure at Handling Two Crises (Chuck Schumer)

Chuck Schumer
@SenSchumer
We are living through a tale of two crises—COVID-19 and racial injustice—and President Trump has been a miserable failure at handling both of them


https://twitter.com/SenSchumer/status/1267870304942149632
Posted by Different Drummer | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 02:11 PM (8 replies)

What Trump Thinks a Thesaurus Is

Posted by Different Drummer | Sun May 31, 2020, 02:43 PM (5 replies)

Chris Jansing is All of Us Watching Unfolding Events

Acyn Torabi
@Acyn
I’m going to keep this shorter version of the Chris Jansing clip for whenever the news is awful

https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1266957497186652160
Posted by Different Drummer | Sun May 31, 2020, 01:56 PM (3 replies)

John Fugelsang on Chachi's Defense of Le Dolt Orange

Posted by Different Drummer | Thu May 28, 2020, 08:15 PM (28 replies)

Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn't have

Nothing we didn't already know, but it can't be said enough.

Source: APNews.com

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As he battles the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump has been claiming extraordinarily sweeping powers that legal scholars say the president simply doesn’t have. And he has repeatedly refused to spell out the legal basis for those powers.

“It’s not that the president doesn’t have a remarkable amount of power to respond to a public health crisis. It’s that these are not the powers he has,” said Stephen Vladeck, a University of Texas School of Law professor who specializes in constitutional and national security law.

<snip>

Trump “certainly does not have the power under any reasonable reading of the Constitution or federalism to order places of worship to open,” said Matthew Dallek, a historian at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management who specializes in the use of presidential power.

<snip>

“He’s still trying to wield his often outrageous interpretations of the law as a cudgel to bludgeon others,” said Joshua Geltzer, founding executive director of the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at Georgetown University Law Center.

More at: https://apnews.com/d60a6b1faa40bb91d278b2a54850a6e1

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Posted by Different Drummer | Thu May 28, 2020, 08:01 PM (5 replies)

Twitter Threads

I want to post a tweet and all the responses to it on DU. Is there any easy way to do this? Thanks for any help!
Posted by Different Drummer | Wed May 27, 2020, 05:22 PM (1 replies)

Pennywise and his doppelganger, Poundfoolish.

Not My Prez Squared sosRainbow flag
@SawyerJerry
Pennywise and Poundfoolish

https://twitter.com/SawyerJerry/status/1264642614294446080
Posted by Different Drummer | Sun May 24, 2020, 05:32 PM (3 replies)

Bob Cesca Muses on What Would Happen If COVID-19 Was Nuclear Radiation Instead

Bob Cesca
@bobcesca_go
I wonder if the kneejerk morons flooding into the streets would do the same if the virus were nuclear radiation instead.


https://twitter.com/bobcesca_go/status/1264274846738984964
Posted by Different Drummer | Sat May 23, 2020, 08:09 PM (1 replies)
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