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Thread: Life in the Trump Era, Part 2

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    Quote Originally Posted by LA Ute View Post
    I’m trolling you all with this:

    Trump Will Be the First President to Support Gay Marriage from the Beginning

    https://web.archive.org/web/20170322...age-beginning/

    But is it really trolling if it’s true?
    Have to acknowledge it, with a caveat-what will his judicial nominees do with gay rights in general, particularly with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and what will the DOJ's position be in those cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irving Washington View Post
    Have to acknowledge it, with a caveat-what will his judicial nominees do with gay rights in general, particularly with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and what will the DOJ's position be in those cases.
    That is a fair question.

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    What the news media and progressive pundits were saying about Michael Avenatti very recently:

    https://freebeacon.com/politics/that...-the-republic/

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
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    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
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    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

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    Life in the Trump Era, Part 2

    Michael Avenatti appeared on CNN and MSNBC over 120 times last year. Just noting this fact.
    Last edited by LA Ute; 05-24-2019 at 07:50 AM.

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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    Quote Originally Posted by LA Ute View Post
    Michael Avenatti appeared on CNN and MSNBC over 120 times last year. Just noting this fact.
    Oh, it's no doubt he's an attention seeker.

    All lawyers are.


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    Quote Originally Posted by U-Ute View Post
    Oh, it's no doubt he's an attention seeker.

    All lawyers are.

    You’re right. I’m just envious.

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    --Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold."
    --Yeats

    “True, we [lawyers] build no bridges. We raise no towers. We construct no engines. We paint no pictures - unless as amateurs for our own principal amusement. There is little of all that we do which the eye of man can see. But we smooth out difficulties; we relieve stress; we correct mistakes; we take up other men's burdens and by our efforts we make possible the peaceful life of men in a peaceful state.”

    --John W. Davis, founder of Davis Polk & Wardwell

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