Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday's show: Pompeo confirmation, Mexico's TV presidential debate & we remember April 1865

Thursday's video: A word about the first presidential debate in Mexico

The Supreme Court needs to take up DACA…now

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Another judge and another opinion about DACA.    
The new ruling is being hailed as a great victory for “the dreamers” and a terrible defeat for President Trump.   
The AP has an interesting headline: Judge deals big setback to Trump on ‘Dreamers’ program!    
This is from the story:   
A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation but gave it 90 days to restate its arguments before his order takes effect.
The ruling by U.S. District Judge John D. Bates in Washington, if it survives the 90-day reprieve, would be a new setback for the administration because it would require the administration to accept requests from first-time applicants for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Two nationwide injunctions earlier this year applied only to renewal requests.
Did the judge really deal a setback to Trump?    
I don’t think so. After all, the judge’s opinion said the President can’t terminate the program. At the same, the judge put everything on hold for three months so that the Trump administration can come up with a better argument for its actions. After he reads the White House’s justification, he may reinstate the program.
So let me get this straight. What program? A judge, where ever he is, is going to tell the U.S. Congress and president that he will reinstate a program that expired on its own. Can someone brief the judge that DACA expired?
Furthermore, is the judge saying that a program based on an executive order, not a law, can be reinstated? Under this judge’s reasoning, we should eliminate Congress and just govern by executive orders. In other words, let’s dump the U.S. Constitution, let presidents govern by decree, and then the judges will approve or reject them.
Memo to Supreme Court: please take up DACA. We need you!
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Keep Joy Reid around to show the left's double standard in display

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Keep Joy Reid around to show the left’s double standard:  Joy Reid’s Hacking Story Filled With Holes!
Check this out:
MSNBC’s Joy Reid may be a star of the #Resistance movement, but she reportedly sided with “kick-ass funny’ Donald Trump and fat-shamed Rosie O’Donnell over a decade ago at the height of the public feud between the current president and former talk show host.
It’d be a mistake to remove Joy from TV.   Let her continue to explain whatever she tweeted or said in the past.
She is only proving that there is a terrible double standard in the media.
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