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TRUMP ATTACKS ‘FILTHY” RED HEN AFTER SANDERS IS ASKED TO LEAVE

TRUMP: ‘DIRTY’ RESTAURANT NEEDS PAINT JOB

Question: has the Trumpster ever set foot in the Red Hen? If not, how does he know it needs painting or that it is a “dirty” restaurant?

OOPS: SEEMS MAR-A-LAGO HAS ‘DIRTY’ HISTORY

Trumpster brooks no difference of opinion…

ENDORSES VIOLENCE

DONALD SAYS ‘KNOCK THE CRAP OUT OF THEM’

And they did…

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO GET BEAT UP AT A TRUMP RALLY

THROW HIM THE HELL OUT’

’GET OUT OF HERE. OUT’

I’LL PAY YOUR LEGAL FEES’

’VERY APPROPRIATE FOR SUPPORTERS TO BEAT PROTESTERS’

But the shoe pinches a bit when it’s on the other foot…

TRUMPSTER CAN’T TAKE SAME TREATMENT FROM OTHERS

AWW, POOR BABY

Full disclosure: Trump supporters also have been attacked by protesters at Trump rallies, but in far fewer instances. Each side points to the other in handing out blame for the loss of civility in our politics and while there are those who will disagree, I, for one, feel that the evidence pretty much points to the Trumpster for instigating a “bigly” share of the violence and what has become a generally ugly debate.

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“Extending the doctrine of judicial immunity to include civil liability for alleged criminal conduct, as in this case, risks undermining the public’s trust in the judiciary, which I cannot countenance.”

—First Circuit Court of Appeal Judge William Crain, in his dissent in Wednesday’s decision that 4th JDC judges were entitled to “absolute judicial immunity” even though a lawsuit said all five judges were complicit in protecting a court clerk who was said to have destroyed court records.

“Judicial immunity is of the highest order of importance in maintaining an independent judiciary, free of threats or intimidation. But it is a judge-created doctrine policed by judges.”

—More of Judge Crain’s dissent.

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“I certainly take responsibility for the fact that these documents, these notices, were labeled a subpoena under our administration […] It was improper, it was incorrect for us to label those notices as a subpoena, that was incorrect. That was improper, and I take responsibility for that.”

—Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro, in an April 27 interview with New Orleans WWL-TV. Curiously, he never said the practice was a mistake or that he was genuinely sorry.

 

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“As an outsider (not living in Louisiana) doing disaster work in Louisiana, corruption is one element that defines Louisiana’s culture. There are many beautiful elements to your culture; corruption is not one of them. The voters talk about corruption as most people talk about their favorite sports team. You need to change it.”

—A reader whose comment says more about the ethos of corruption and the resignation to low expectations of our state leaders than anything anyone else could ever write. We should all be embarrassed and outraged over the manner in which the flood recovery is being handled.

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“You need to talk to Lenore Feeney. She’s the attorney in the red jacket.”

—State Police Commission Chairman T.J. Doss, dodging reporters following the ouster of LSPC Executive Director Cathy Derbonne.

“I’m not been authorized to make a comment.”

—Lenore Feeney in the red jacket, to reporters moments later.

 

“Please tell me your intentions as to the re-appointment of Mike Edmonson.”

—Tom Aswell, LouisianaVoice Publisher, in email to State Rep. John Bel Edwards at 10:27 a.m. on Oct. 27, 2015, as he headed into runoff with David Vitter in 2015 general election for governor.

“I don’t intend one way or the other.”

—Email response of John Bel Edwards to Aswell at 12:50 p.m. on Oct. 27.

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