Using legal machinations to protect murderers is not putting a law degree to good use
You need an independent electoral commission that determines eligibility, determines electorate boundaries, runs the voting process and declares total votes cast.
Flunkie, what is your objection, apart from the fact that the US isn't the greatest (when it is in fact completely piss-poor)? Independent electoral authorities work fine in most developed countries.
The crazy people will worm their way in. They'll make it their mission to worm their way in.Are you seriously claiming that independent authorities can never work?
The crazy people will worm their way in. They'll make it their mission to worm their way in.
I don't know how it is absurdly oversimplistic or is confusing correlation with causation.
You sure you know what those arguments mean or do they just sound like a good way to be dismissive?
And you do seem to be claiming that independent authorities don't work, because of crazies.
Your system hasn't worked for a long time, gerrymander was invented in the US in 1812.
I can tell from the tone and language of your letters that the only acceptable outcome for you is that his name not be on the ballot, period. That may be what happens, but under my watch, it won’t happen based on opinions, petitions, probability or pledges to support or oppose me in the 2014 Governor’s race. My oath of office is to uphold the Constitution and laws of our State and country, and I’m going to do that by following the law. I look forward to continuing to work this issue under those parameters. Otherwise, I will respectfully agree to disagree.
That argument doesn't work, because the Constitution trumps statutes. As I said earlier in this thread, I think Obama would be constitutionally eligible even if he had been born in Kenya. But that's because of what the Constitution itself says. If that interpretation were incorrect, it couldn't be fixed through the US Code.
The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Place of Chusing Senators.
Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members,
A Hawaii deputy attorney general gave the men information concerning the legal requirements to obtain such a document; the requirements are posted on the Health Department's website. The two men then left the office, Health Department spokeswoman Janice Okubo said.
"If I embarrassed the state, I apologize," Bennett said earlier Tuesday in an interview with Phoenix radio station KTAR.
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