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Sun Oct 24, 2021, 05:15 AM

The Naked Emperor insists he is legally immune because he is the former guy...


Article behind pay wall here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/10/24/donald-trump-fights-electric-avenue-copyright-claim-citing-presidential/

Donald Trump is fighting a breach of copyright claim after using the British hit song Electric Avenue in a campaign video, insisting he is legally immune because he was the US president....


This case has been going on for a while and Trump has been trying every trick in the book to get it thrown out. He won't and they will win. But this has to be a doozy. In Trumpland he can never be sued. He is legally immune cause there were enough idiots in the US to give him a one term presidency... but not enough to give him a second.

I know he only has absolute immunity in his somewhat taxed noggin but never the less this quote seems appropriate:

When one reaches absolute power, one loses total contact with reality. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

oh, and

Immunity corrupts; absolute immunity corrupts absolutely. John W. Campbell

Heh.

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Reply The Naked Emperor insists he is legally immune because he is the former guy... (Original post)
Soph0571 Oct 2021 OP
TreasonousBastard Oct 2021 #1
Soph0571 Oct 2021 #2
paleotn Oct 2021 #7
malaise Oct 2021 #3
msfiddlestix Oct 2021 #16
malaise Oct 2021 #17
msfiddlestix Oct 2021 #18
malaise Oct 2021 #19
msfiddlestix Oct 2021 #21
malaise Oct 2021 #22
msfiddlestix Oct 2021 #23
empedocles Oct 2021 #4
bucolic_frolic Oct 2021 #5
sinkingfeeling Oct 2021 #6
Ohioboy Oct 2021 #8
Solly Mack Oct 2021 #9
marble falls Oct 2021 #10
Farmer-Rick Oct 2021 #11
tanyev Oct 2021 #12
KS Toronado Oct 2021 #13
niyad Oct 2021 #14
Patton French Oct 2021 #15
The Magistrate Oct 2021 #20

Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 05:45 AM

1. There have been dipshits and pure evil throughout history...

but rarely have they combined into such a magnicent mess as this bloviated bag of shit.

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Response to TreasonousBastard (Reply #1)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 05:50 AM

2. LOLOL

That just descriptor made me snort! Sunday morning poetry that is!

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Response to TreasonousBastard (Reply #1)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 07:44 AM

7. Yep. That captures him perfectly!

Rarer than the Age of Aquarius, the planets and stars aligned precisely to give us.....The Age of the Galactically Stupid.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 05:58 AM

3. The Slobfather really thought he was emperor

He could steal anything with impunity - he will learn.

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Response to malaise (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:33 AM

16. and so far, the gambit keeps working for him. and that is what he learned a long time ago

the fact that this has dragged out this long is already injustice, which keeps him in the winning block.

he's likely going to his grave while these lawsuits are still pending. Unfortunately I don't see that happening soon enough.

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Response to msfiddlestix (Reply #16)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:45 AM

17. He's going to lose this one n/t

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Response to malaise (Reply #17)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:49 AM

18. ok. but when? he'll probably win by settling

which to me isn't losing.

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Response to msfiddlestix (Reply #18)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:54 AM

19. What I find really disturbing from day one was that a man who had to

pay $20M for defrauding people with a fake university was allowed to run for the highest office. Something is seriously wrong with that.

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Response to malaise (Reply #19)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 09:21 AM

21. Exactly.

And that's just one lawsuit. But yes, this while campaigning for president and still unscathed.

The money he had to settle for was just a drop in the bucket of boatloads of laundered cash stashed in suitcases. Can't remember now, was it his Saudi pals, or his Russian Mobster pals? Which ever, it didn't hurt him financially in any way.

Nor did it hurt him politically.

10 months into a new administration/justice dept. and what? A deposition he had to make an appearance and testify to. Maybe leads to court appearance perhaps. some day, some year, maybe.

What's happened in New York? When are we going to hear from Cy Vance? He's leaving that office any minute now, if he hasn't already. The crimes are endless. I wonder if anyone has made a tally of how many pending lawsuits against him, his family, his organizations and companies? That list in total must be hundreds.

That old "the wheels of justice grinds slowly" doesn't cut it. The wheels of justice seem to be grinding to an excruciating slow halt.

sorry, don't mean to be a downer, just not seeing anything to give me hope.





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Response to msfiddlestix (Reply #21)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 09:38 AM

22. But yes, this while campaigning for president and still unscathed.

THIS

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Response to malaise (Reply #22)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 09:44 AM

23. Here's the thing that keeps me awake at night: He's been Campaigning currently

Using his campaigning fundraisers to fund these lawsuits, and at the same time creating the premise that because he is campaigning, he is entitled to a certain level of immunity. and that the ridiculous notion that he has immunity as a "former president" in some instances.

And as ridiculous as it seems to us, he has a Supreme Court that is likely to validate these absurd claims.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 07:10 AM

4. 'Naked Emperor' opens up a good perspective.

trump seems to have felt that he looked 'fine' in his prezidential/emperor uniform - and immune.

Many saw right through the clothes to the 199lb ass, right through the spurious legal 'immunity'.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 07:12 AM

5. "enough idiots in the US to give him a one term presidency... but not enough to give him a second."

That's memorable. Should be oft repeated in the face of MAGAts, but tread lightly.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 07:42 AM

6. If he's elected again, he will steal the US Treasury and claim executive

privilege. I thought this was from 'The Onion' when I first saw it.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 07:57 AM

8. I'm surprised any lawyer would help him fight this at all

Well, "real lawyer".

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:07 AM

9. I am - er - was...I was the State, so there!

LMAO

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:09 AM

10. This is the real mechanism behind his claim that he could shoot someone on Times Square ...

... and get away with it.

He's arguing (assuming Presidential immunity is his armor) that immunity is retroactive through to his campaign if wins the election, though not if he loses.

The ultimate "I meant to do that."

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:11 AM

11. Immunity forever and ever, Amen

Sounds like he's a god or maybe a pope. He has people convinced he has this infallibility. He can do no wrong because he's a 1 term president? Forever and ever not responsible, and all the other former presidents just never wanted to use their super powers?

But Trump wouldn't be around stomping on our democracy if some filthy rich oligarchs were NOT supporting him. I think maybe the Koch Bros, Zuckerberg, Bozo or the Waltons are stealthily funding him but it could still be Putin throwing Russian money away. Whoever is feeding him their money, you can bet they think they will gain more power and wealth from it.

Because Trump is just a tool.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:14 AM

12. Yeah, background music in a campaign video is not a function of the presidency.

Effing jackass.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:23 AM

13. This stable genius thinks he could rob a bank,

kill someone in the process and get away scott free because of "absolute immunity".
And the MAGAts would back him up!

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:30 AM

14. This is not the only music he has used without asking. Hope they all sue. And win.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 08:32 AM

15. Crazy! (n/t)

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Oct 24, 2021, 09:04 AM

20. What Gets Lost Sight Of In All This, Ma'am

Is that no law whatever states Presidential immunity from prosecution exists, at any time.

All there is is an advisory opinion nigh on a half century old stating it should be Justice Department policy not to indict a sitting President. It could be overruled with the stroke of a pen.

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