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by Sterngard Friegen
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower
Replies: 57
Views: 1554

Re: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower

Chilidog wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:01 am
What if he promised Kim that he would pull US troops out of South Korea?
That's "policy." It probably has to be something personally or politically enriching.
by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower
Replies: 57
Views: 1554

Re: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower

fierceredpanda wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:56 pm
Joking plot twist: The whistleblower is John Bolton. :lol:
:rotflmao:
by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Debunking the Lies
Topic: Reality Check Radio
Replies: 2922
Views: 149113

Re: Reality Check Radio

Well done, RC.
by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Kamala Harris 2020
Replies: 177
Views: 7443

Re: Kamala Harris 2020

I agree about Pete, Stern... but who knows, the second tier might get another look. I still wish we had a celebrity running to fight fire with fire. Hey wait, I know a famous lawyer who represented President Obama, has a sterling civil rights record and is a role model to many... :blink: :fingerwag...
by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome
Replies: 81
Views: 2428

Re: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome

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by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome
Replies: 81
Views: 2428

Re: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome

When I was crapticing draft and military law in the early 1970s I had a client who was discharged from the military for being incarcerated while awaiting a criminal trial. When he came to see me, he had just been convicted in the civilian court. He wanted to get his bad conduct discharge reversed. ...
by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 1293
Views: 71694

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

This case could be the U.K.'s Marbury v. Madison, establishing judicial primacy. The question will be -- is the U.K. a government of men and women or of laws?

By the way, I really like the name of this guy: Lord Pannick, QC. If only his first name was "Dante."
by Sterngard Friegen
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 515
Views: 38205

Re: Israel

To save himself, Netanyahu will finally require ultra Orthodox Jews to serve in the IDF. He has the staying power of Joe Arpaio.
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome
Replies: 81
Views: 2428

Re: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome

I can tell how an appellate panel is going to decide no later than the first question. When it comes to SCOTUS most of us can tell when the Court grants cert.

The art of appellate advocacy is overblown. The only place where argument is of any utility these days is closing argument to the jury.
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Lesser Lights
Topic: Mario Apuzzo
Replies: 2477
Views: 140071

Re: Mario Apuzzo

" . . . subject to the jurisdiction thereof . . ."
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Larry Klayman
Replies: 3563
Views: 235663

Re: Larry Klayman

I presume Klayman is representing himself. Nope. Represented by the Michael Cohen sound-alike, Stephen A. Bogorad. He did a creditable job with a losing case. Clay Smith was just awful. It sounded like he read the briefs this morning on the subway on the way to the hearing. Prediction: Klayman will...
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome
Replies: 81
Views: 2428

Re: UPDATE: Advice requested on brief language -- IAALs and IANALs welcome

I've always thought that most appellate court argument is just theater. The judges usually have read the papers, have bench briefs from their clerks and know where they want to go. In my view it's rare to turn around an appellate judge who has made up her mind, and most have before oral argument. T...
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: The Fractally Clueless White House
Replies: 842
Views: 53702

Re: The Fractally Clueless White House

The United States was a piss ant country that might not make it, rife for take over from one of the world powers and surviving only because it committed genocide to keep growing and lived off of slavery. And most of what has happened since has been unimaginable, with the technology looking like blac...
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Larry Klayman
Replies: 3563
Views: 235663

Re: Larry Klayman

I'm listening to the hearing. Clay Smith, counsel for the disciplinary board is awful. He's lobbed a softball about Rotunda's ethics opinion. He hits maybe a single.

Bogorad is smoother. He sounds like Michael Cohen. But he's got an uphill battle.
by Sterngard Friegen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Diophantine Equation Solved for Last Holdout Between 0 and 100 - 42
Replies: 29
Views: 596

Re: Diophantine Equation Solved for Last Holdout Between 0 and 100 - 42

Sam the Centipede wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:42 am
Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:59 pm
RoadScholar wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:41 pm
Right, and any integer raised to a whole-number power is always going to be an integer.
Ah. I see that now. I was assuming fractions.
Well, I guess that's not irrational. :bag:
Nor imaginary.
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower
Replies: 57
Views: 1554

Re: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower

Rank speculation: The whistleblower is the translator who interpreted for Trump during his meeting(s) with Putin.

That translator knows a traitor when s/he hears one.
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Diophantine Equation Solved for Last Holdout Between 0 and 100 - 42
Replies: 29
Views: 596

Re: Diophantine Equation Solved for Last Holdout Between 0 and 100 - 42

RoadScholar wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:41 pm
Right, and any integer raised to a whole-number power is always going to be an integer.
Ah. I see that now. I was assuming fractions.
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: The Post and Email
Replies: 10636
Views: 621540

Re: The Post and Email

A FOAD voice mail. Rondeau can't take a hint.
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Kamala Harris 2020
Replies: 177
Views: 7443

Re: Kamala Harris 2020

All of that -- convincing the middle -- is disputed by Rachel Bitecofer. Turning out the base is what's most important. Even Trump intuitively understands that.
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: US States v. Big Pharma; Re Opioids Liability
Replies: 37
Views: 1521

Re: US States v. Big Pharma; Re Opioids Liability

Some fraudulent conveyances are more likely to be criminal than others. Aren't some of the charges against Avenatti along those lines? (I'm not including the alleged outright theft from Avenatti's client trust accounts.)
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: DOJ: massive college cheating scheme
Replies: 125
Views: 6437

Re: DOJ: massive college cheating scheme

From Popehat! https://crimestory.com/2019/09/13/felicity-huffmans-smarter-choices/ Felicity Huffman’s Smarter Choices (Updated with Huffman Sentencing) Huffman did have a couple of good facts that Lori Loughlin and her husband, for example, don't have. She "only" paid $15,000 to Rick Singer to frau...
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Diophantine Equation Solved for Last Holdout Between 0 and 100 - 42
Replies: 29
Views: 596

Re: Diophantine Equation Solved for Last Holdout Between 0 and 100 - 42

RoadScholar wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:41 am
I think it has to be exact because they're all integers.
Do you have a calculator that can do the cubing and subtraction? I don't.
by Sterngard Friegen
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Michael Avenatti
Replies: 1685
Views: 73808

Re: Michael Avenatti

:shock:
by Sterngard Friegen
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Michael Avenatti
Replies: 1685
Views: 73808

Re: Michael Avenatti

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