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Tue Aug 28, 2018, 07:12 PM

Duncan Hunter: Evidence will trump political agendas

I believe in our American system of justice, but it becomes poisoned when those within the Department of Justice have a political agenda.

One of our nationís guiding principles is that those tasked with enforcing the law would do so in an unbiased manner, allowing evidence to lead any investigation. This is not the case today. The fact is that there is a culture operating within our Justice Department that places a higher value on politics than the rule of law.

We are seeing this with President Donald Trump; we are seeing this with my case. After two years of investigating, the Justice Department waited to file an indictment against me until right before my election. During this time, I have made myself available to cooperate with this investigation in any manner, but I have not been given even one opportunity to answer any questions, address any issue, or counter any allegations against me.

The departmentís actions reveal their true intent. Consider this: Overwhelming evidence indicated that Hillary Clinton took direct action to circumvent investigations into her campaign, she was interviewed and no action was taken.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/08/27/duncan-hunter-evidence-trump-political-agendas-editorials-debates/1115820002/

This asshole is a real piece of work. The comments to this USA Today Opposing View aren't too kind.

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Reply Duncan Hunter: Evidence will trump political agendas (Original post)
Zorro Aug 2018 OP
SWBTATTReg Aug 2018 #1
The Polack MSgt Aug 2018 #2
Bernardo de La Paz Aug 2018 #3
Zorro Aug 2018 #5
Bernardo de La Paz Aug 2018 #6
Zorro Aug 2018 #7
flotsam Aug 2018 #4
Vinca Aug 2018 #8

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2018, 07:27 PM

1. Assholes ... blame everybody else but themselves...HRC as well. HRC is the last ...

person that should be blamed for anything...she's been repeatedly investigated (wrongly and politically motivated by the republicans) numerous times and nothing wrong found...enough of this blaming HRC!

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2018, 07:28 PM

2. Fuck this hairy knuckled

Fuck bucket.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2018, 07:48 PM

3. Please use the "excerpt" tag. It is there for a reason. Or is it you who believes DoJ has agenda?

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 28, 2018, 10:13 PM

5. Shouldn't be too hard to figure out

Just click on the link and read the whole thing. That's what the link is there for.

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Response to Zorro (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 29, 2018, 12:02 AM

6. Sure, but it really is the convenience of one writer versus hundreds of readers.


In the General Discussion forum, most threads have at least 300 views. Many have much more, but that would include multiple views as discussions progress. But let's assume 300 readers per Original Post and per most posts at the beginning of a thread as a lower bound on the number.

Dashing off a poorly constructed OP saves the writer time. Maybe six seconds to use the excerpt tag (should take less)

On the other side of the equation, if the reader has to puzzle for a couple of seconds, click on a link, wait a couple of seconds for another site to load, spend a couple of seconds reading that to figure out what the OP really meant and then go back, ... that's at least six seconds per reader.

If there are 300 readers for every writer, dashing off an OP saves the writer 6 seconds and costs the readers 300 x 6 = 1800 seconds or half an hour.

On the other side of the ledger, if the writer spends an extra 6 seconds she/he saves readers half an hour of time.

Now, isn't it progressive and considerate to invest a mere 6 seconds to save the community a half hour?

Multiply that out by dozens of threads and it becomes easy to see that considerate writers make the community much more efficient.

Who is the writer writing for anyway? Their own ego or the edification and enjoyment of 300 readers?

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 29, 2018, 12:10 PM

7. You should reread the forum's Statement of Purpose, perfesser

Especially the part that states "Post excerpts from articles, blogs, and other recently-published material related to politics, issues, and current events."

If you're so confused as to who the author of an OP excerpt titled "Duncan Hunter: Evidence will trump political agendas", you might want to check out local remedial reading classes.

IMHO suggesting posters not using the excerpt tag are anti-progressive and inconsiderate because a reader might have to expend 6 seconds to clarify the obvious reaches new heights in anal-retentive pettiness.

Perhaps you should petition the admins to enforce your excerpt tag rule while also recommending an update to Strunk's Elements of Style to address this concern.

Or you could just comment on the contents of the posting instead of focusing on the meta.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2018, 09:53 PM

4. Listen Dick-

You stole the equivalent of two weeks income for a couple on Social Security so your fuckin' rabbit could sing "Leaving on a Jet Plane" to his little fuzzy buddies. Eat shit and die. And I mean that literally, not politically.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Wed Aug 29, 2018, 04:43 PM

8. Plane tickets for bunny rabbits don't lie.

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