Jump to content
TroyinEwa/Perv

Usa Thread

Recommended Posts

Just looked that up, this is interesting

 

It is customary that the federal president becomes the honorary godfather of the seventh child in a family if the parents wish it. He also sends letters of congratulations to centenarians and long-time married couples.[19]

They must like big families

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, My Penis is hungry said:

I take it back, seems a number of countries do the pardons, just no where to the extent that the USA does, 4 cases in Oz, similar in UK, Germany etc.

 

 

In the UK there have been 48 Pardons since 1707 as opposed to 28 by. Trump in just less than 4 years. Also most have been granted posthumously. 
There is a saying in the UK, “Is it not better to forgive the living than pardon the dead” 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Recipients_of_British_royal_pardons

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just a blanket statement and question...why are there so few pardons around the world. leaving the USA as the leader?

I suggest the USA system of justice is extremely corrupt and biased.

See the movie/doco I posted, Making a Murderer, clearly exposing the USA justice system.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Over the last 40-50 years, most Presidential pardons went through a process, where White House lawyers looked at requests, determined the facts of the case and then recommended either to pardon or not.  Trump doesn’t follow this process.  He pardons people that he knows.  He listens to people like that great humanitarian Kim Kardashian    He also listens to people and their lawyers pled their case on Fox News.  Not exactly a reasonable method to dispense pardons.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

trump pardons people based purely on personal and political expediency. As I said before, I'd like to see pardons have the possibility to be overturned by 3/4 of the House and 2/3 of the Senate. 

I'd also like to see all judgeships that are lifetime appointments (supreme court and federal) be limited tot 25 years and no older than 90. After 25 years they can be reconfirmed up to age 90, but no more lifetime appointments. 25 years is more than enough time for a body of work to review and see if they are too far right or left. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×
×
  • Create New...