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Old 04-21-2017, 10:42 AM
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We are confident that the president will prevail on appeal and particularly in the Supreme Court, if not the Ninth Circuit. So this is a huge matter. I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the president of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.

Aside from the aforementioned fact that Hawaii is an island in the Pacific. Actually islands in the Pacific, the statement seems clear.

Just liberals grasping at invisible straws.
What hypocrisy.

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What hypocrisy.

Sessions voted for this judge, along with several nominees at the same time.

That doesn't mean that Sessions is obligated to agree with his every decision.
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What hypocrisy.
Voting for someone because they have the qualifications, doesn't mean you have to agree with everything they do.

Is that what you feel Sessions should have done? Agreed with him because he voted for him?
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Funny how this judge has dinner with obama the night before his decision came down.
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I understand exactly what sessions is saying....And it's very simple...

If you were to have a judge try a case about orange crops, would you have the case tried in FLORIDA? ( ) or MAINE? ( )

Why?...The obvious...The people of Florida (and the local judicial branch) would have a much more, keen sense of the facts of the trial and the consequences of the result of the trial...

This is exactly why the Left shopped Trump's travel ban lawsuit to a place where illegal immigration is hardly a blip on the radar (and Hawaii is one of the most Liberal locales in the US)....

If this ban was in a district near the border in Arizona or Texas, the Left wouldn't have even bothered (unless it went to one of the few Liberal enclaves)...

Having a federal immigration lawsuit in Hawaii is like having a federal air conditioner lawsuit in Alaska...
This travel ban is nationwide, not relegated to a district in Arizona, and includes Hawaii. So the comparison isn't apt.

Also it doesn't matter where a federal judge presides, the Constitution, the rule of law, federal judicial decisions, aren't made somehow lesser depending on location within the United States. It's not like a judge in Hawaii literally cannot comprehend the effects of laws on the mainland.
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I understand exactly what sessions is saying....And it's very simple...

If you were to have a judge try a case about orange crops, would you have the case tried in FLORIDA? ( ) or MAINE? ( )

Why?...The obvious...The people of Florida (and the local judicial branch) would have a much more, keen sense of the facts of the trial and the consequences of the result of the trial...

This is exactly why the Left shopped Trump's travel ban lawsuit to a place where illegal immigration is hardly a blip on the radar (and Hawaii is one of the most Liberal locales in the US)....

If this ban was in a district near the border in Arizona or Texas, the Left wouldn't have even bothered (unless it went to one of the few Liberal enclaves)...

Having a federal immigration lawsuit in Hawaii is like having a federal air conditioner lawsuit in Alaska...
the state of hawaii is arguably the most diverse of the 50. plus half the pop of islands are immigrants.
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the state of hawaii is arguably the most diverse of the 50. plus half the pop of islands are immigrants.
You do mean "legal", when you say "immigrants", eh? I ask this because I see too many dumbasses calling any foreign trespasser an "immigrant" nowadays.
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You do mean "legal", when you say "immigrants", eh? I ask this because I see too many dumbasses calling any foreign trespasser an "immigrant" nowadays.
no i mean immigrants whether documented or undocumented. it is not that hard to get off a plane and lose yourself on an island. i'm sure people do it all the time just like in a big city.
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