July 11, 1861: Senate Expels Ten Southern Members


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Dec 1, 2020
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"On July 10, 1861, Daniel Clark of New Hampshire offered a resolution to expel ten southern senators who had failed to appear for the emergency session. Clark accused the absent members of supporting the "conspiracy for the destruction of the Union and Government."
The Clark expulsion resolution passed with a final vote of 32-10. Among the fifteen members whose votes were not recorded on the official tally sheet featured here were ten southerners whose absence from the chamber prompted Clark's resolution.
With the required two-thirds of the Senate voting in favor, the resolution passed, expelling: Senators James Mason and Robert M. T. Hunter of Virginia; Senators Thomas L. Clingman and Thomas Bragg of North Carolina; James Chesnut, Jr., of South Carolina; A. O. P. Nicholson of Tennessee; William K. Sebastian and Charles B. Mitchel of Arkansas; and John Hemphill and Louis T. Wigfall of Texas."
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And, that is the same question of the day we always seem to keep asking ourselves every time, “Why does she do this? Is someone else telling her not to? Or for what reason does she let them keep getting away with this shit ?” It makes her look hypocritical, to what she preaches, yes it does. And, it makes everyone else look like saps, and patsies.

Is it the neoliberal centrist games, or something to do with them all having dirty pictures on each other ?
I guess she's trying to not make a bad situation worse.

But at this point, when half the GOP is literally rebelling against the Constitution, how could it get any worse?
Exactly, that has gotten us where we are now to begin with, it hasn’t helped up to this level. There has been no corrective action. How does that saying go that Einstein said when you keep doing the same thing expecting different results etc..

well, maybe that might apply here ?

And, maybe, it’s only getting results for someone else, some where else, namely in their Swiss bank accounts?
Don't look now, but Georgia Secretary of State recorded a conversation with Trump.

Trump basically threatens Raffensperger and orders him to find 11,780 votes to overturn the election.
After being Impeached for this stuff, someone should show this to Susan Collins once again and say, “Well, you said he learned his lesson, btw did he get you some votes this way also in November?”
I called it early, the guy on CNN is calling this like Ukraine just like I just did, and John Dean was commenting on this too. Dean said this was a good catch.
According to 52 U.S.C § 20511(2)(B):
"A person, including an election official, who in any election for Federal office- knowingly and willfully deprives, defrauds, or attempts to deprive or defraud the residents of a State of a fair and impartially conducted election process, by-
(A) the procurement or submission of voter registration applications that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held; or
(B) the procurement, casting, or tabulation of ballots that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held,
shall be fined in accordance with title 18 (which fines shall be paid into the general fund of the Treasury, miscellaneous receipts (pursuant to section 3302 of title 31), notwithstanding any other law), or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both."
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