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Sat Aug 24, 2019, 12:40 AM

What the hell is Trump talking about??

On which basis would he declare such an emergency facing an unusual threat?

America is harmed by his own nonsense, not by any other country!


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Reply What the hell is Trump talking about?? (Original post)
syringis Aug 2019 OP
greatauntoftriplets Aug 2019 #1
napi21 Aug 2019 #4
syringis Aug 2019 #5
applegrove Aug 2019 #7
smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #2
syringis Aug 2019 #6
smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #8
Eugene Aug 2019 #10
JohnnyRingo Aug 2019 #11
Thunderbeast Aug 2019 #12
jcgoldie Aug 2019 #15
Vinca Aug 2019 #13
Scurrilous Aug 2019 #3
chowder66 Aug 2019 #9
panader0 Aug 2019 #14


Response to greatauntoftriplets (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 12:56 AM

4. I admit to only skimming that article, but it doesn't appear to me that it applies to the

circumstances today. I think Conman is AGAIN grabbing at something he thinks just might give him power, and if his decisions are not challenged, he gets away with it.

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Response to greatauntoftriplets (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 12:59 AM

5. Hi Greatauntoftiplets, thank you :)

Yes, I've seen it.

Yet I am not sure whether he can state such an emergency, since no one threatens America but himself !

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Response to greatauntoftriplets (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 01:18 AM

7. But he is the ****ing emergency. Is he going to declare an emergency on himself?

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 12:53 AM

2. There is such a thing, but that still doesn't mean that he is not out of his fucking

mind.

"The International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), Title II of Pub.L. 95223, 91 Stat. 1626, enacted October 28, 1977, is a United States federal law authorizing the president to regulate international commerce after declaring a national emergency in response to any unusual and extraordinary threat to the United States which has its source in whole or substantial part outside the United States."

"In the United States Code, the IEEPA is Title 50, 17011707. The IEEPA authorizes the president to declare the existence of an "unusual and extraordinary threat... to the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States" that originates "in whole or substantial part outside the United States." It further authorizes the president, after such a declaration, to block transactions and freeze assets to deal with the threat. In the event of an actual attack on the United States, the president can also confiscate property connected with a country, group, or person that aided in the attack.

The IEEPA falls under the provisions of the National Emergencies Act (NEA), which means that an emergency declared under the act must be renewed annually to remain in effect."

He is the only one who has decided that China is an extraordinary threat to the US, nobody else has. He really needs to be roped in by saner powers before he destroys the world.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 01:08 AM

6. Hi Smirkymonkey

Yes, I've read it.

Nevertheless, I am pretty sure its not applicable. How would he justify such such a measure?

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Response to syringis (Reply #6)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 01:22 AM

8. He can't. He's completely out of his mind.

There is no basis for him to invoke this. He's just absolutely desperate and reaching for anything he can get his grubby, short little hands on.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 02:03 AM

10. After he invokes it on China, are Mexico and Denmark next?

Will he threaten to use it against NATO and other allies who don't pay enough to his protection racket? The possibilities for abuse are endless.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 02:59 AM

11. I guess he'd have to declare a state of emergency.

I'm pretty sure he'd have to supply a detailed report listing the perpetrators and the offenses. I'm not sure he can say it's because China keeps reacting to his tariff war. It is literally an emergency of his own devise.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #11)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 03:14 AM

12. Report to whom?

The man has no interest in accountability to anyone. This is just one more act in the slow moving coup.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #11)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 10:04 AM

15. Sort of like the border wall emergency right?

Doing whatever the fuck you want and calling it a national emergency is right out of the classic fascist playbook.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:09 AM

13. OMG - next up he'll seize property from the Chinese.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 12:56 AM

3. LOL

He's slip sliding away...

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 01:35 AM

9. He's using it wrong. It should be used against Russia. nt

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 09:55 AM

14. C'mon Donnie, lead by example.

You and Ivanka can be the first to pull all of your business and
manufacturing from China, Show those other bad corporations
how to do it.

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