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  1. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Genuinely curious to get your answer to this, @jajrussel
  2. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Most people had their mind up before the process began. Support for impeachment among independents, however, is up since the public testimony began. That’s significant. The majority of Americans want to see him impeached, but our government tends to ignore what the majority wants due to unlimited campaign contributions, lobbying, gerrymandered districts, the electoral college, and more.
  3. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Quick correction: It was ambassador Volker yesterday who confirmed there was no functional difference between investigating Burisma and Biden, not Morrison Whatever. Anybody can argue anything. You may as well be telling me water is wet. He can raise a defense when the trial portion starts in the Senate.
  4. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    I find the evidence sufficient, yes. Unfortunately, the GOP led senate doesn’t prioritize evidence the way I do.
  5. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    My answer is unchanged since I posted it last week.
  6. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Yes. Evidence isn’t an issue in this process which is itself political. As I shared previously, he could be impeached for something as benign as preferring sweet relish over dill relish if there were enough votes in Congress to do it. He was after the announcement and it was widely accepted that there was no difference between Burisma and Biden... they were considered one and the same (as confirmed yesterday by Morrison in his testimony and also reconfirmed today by Sondland in his)
  7. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    I also would prefer the president be beaten in an election. Unfortunately, it’s the credibility and validity of the upcoming election that is being directly attacked by his actions (abusing the power of his office to have foreign nations investigate his political rivals for personal gain). It’s the next election that he’s already been cheating in, so that makes this approach of waiting for the next election to decide far less sensible to folks like you and me who are seeking fairness in the process. Theres also the whole thing about him not upholding his oath to the constitution, but I understand most people don’t share my concern over that. We agree waiting for the election is better. Can we also agree that election should not be swung by foreign interference? If so, we need to first address the cheating he’s engaged in, don’t we?
  8. Roy G BTV and Roy G BPV just don’t have the same ring to them.
  9. It’s too bad you’re only telepathic. Had you instead been clairvoyant, you’d have known in advance to go claim your million dollars by passing the James Randi Paranormal challenge before they ended it.
  10. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Ambassador Sondland just also confirmed this point today during his testimony to Congress: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/11/20/20974201/gordon-sondland-impeachment-hearing-testimony-biden-show-trump So much for the Trump was just trying to do the honorable thing and minimize corruption talking point.
  11. Wayne Messam, the random mayor from Florida whom none of you even knew was running in this primary, has decided to suspend his campaign. So, 18 again now, I think?
  12. It's a pretty common logical fallacy where you misrepresent the position of someone else then argue against that misrepresentation instead of their actual position. You either don't understand the position of the other person well enough to argue against it or you're intentionally misrepresenting them to claim some sort of victory you didn't earn.
  13. It’s hard using reason and evidence to change the mind of a person who holds a position at which they arrived using neither.
  14. It does go to the brain. Our processing speeds aren't instant, but they are quick enough to account for this... on the order of a few hundred milliseconds.
  15. Mental prediction based on past experience. It’s a type of forecasting or anticipation. You look at the clues, see the bag, it’s size, and compare that against past experiences with similarly sized objects or bags that exist in your mental model. You then have a guess or an estimate of the effort required to move the item and apply the commensurate force. When the bag then is unexpectedly empty, the resistance on your muscles is far lower than you anticipated, the applied force is too high, and consequently it jolts. See also: The way you stumble when going down stairs, think there’s another step even though you’ve already reached the bottom, and then step too hard into the floor which is far closer than anticipated and you practically roll your ankle.
  16. Glad it helped. In fairness, I’m pretty sure you already knew what you wanted to do even before opening this thread.
  17. What good is an idea only you ever know about?
  18. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    FYI - https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/70-americans-trumps-actions-tied-ukraine-wrong-poll/story?id=67088534 Update: Fascinating comments from former Secretary of State for Trump, Rex Tillerson today down in San Antonio. Relevant section starts at minute 1:25 Note that I have no idea why their chairs were so abnormally large. I guess everything is indeed bigger in Texas.
  19. It’s been fun watching Yang covering the airwaves in Iowa with his commercials this past week.
  20. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    The ambassadors. The state department. The military. Basically, everyone except him and Rudy Giuliani. Yes I shared a link in my post earlier today where this was confirmed under oath during testimony given in Friday.
  21. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Are you familiar with the Gish Gallop? Please, focus on the things that matter instead of introducing a bunch of bullshit irrelevant to the discussion taking place.
  22. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    Primary voters I don’t know what you’re talking about. Perhaps you mean how he paraphrased the situation in an opening comment for a hearing a few weeks ago? Just to drill-down really quick on this specific point, the evidence continues to stack up against him having honorable intentions. https://www.vox.com/2019/11/18/20970510/impeachment-hearings-news-sondland-williams-trump-morrison He didn't want the investigations, per se. He wanted them announced by a foreign leader.
  23. Denial is more than a river in Africa
  24. iNow

    Impeachment Hearings

    There is no recording. That’s not what was moved. The moving itself is an act of instruction, regardless of what was moved, by whom, or why
  25. Those pesky ocean currents are far more likely to lead you toward glaciation
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