Norie Huddle: Trump in Check? Constitutional Grounds for Electoral College Rejection of Donald Trump – Robert Steele Offers 3 Counter-Moves

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Norie Huddle

Norie Huddle

Electoral College must reject Trump unless he sells his business, top lawyers for Bush and Obama say

Ethics lawyers for the last two presidents are in agreement.

Richard Painter, Chief Ethics Counsel for George W. Bush, and Norman Eisen, Chief Ethics Counsel for Barack Obama, believe that if Trump continues to retain ownership over his sprawling business interests by the time the electors meet on December 19, they should reject Trump.

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Nov 28

Steve Aftergood: CRS – Trump “Undo” Options

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Steven Aftergood

Steven Aftergood

The steps that the incoming Trump Administration could take to revise or reverse policies of the Obama Administration are considered in several new publications from the Congressional Research Service.

  • “While the Constitution does not permit the President to single-handedly repeal or amend statutes, there is much that a new President can do to rapidly reverse the policies of a previous administration,” CRS explained. The ease of altering existing policies depends on how those policies were promulgated in the first place: by executive order, through agency policy statements, or through agency rules.

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Nov 25

Sepp Hasslberger: A Super Economy without Money — and Michael Hudson on Need for Debt Jubilee

Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

Universal Economics (UnEc) is a non-money alternative economics system which combines the efficiency of a market economy with a strong philosophy of social responsibility. It was first visualized in 1947 by philosopher Addison Brown, in a rudimentary form, as “Prior Choice Economics.” But the technology for implementation did not exist at that time. Now it does. YouTube Audio  (32:16)

We are not in a recovery and we’re not really in a traditional recession. People think of a business cycle, which is a boom followed by a recession and then automatic stabilizers revive the economy. But this time we can’t revive. The reason is that every recovery since 1945 has begun with a higher, and higher level of debt. The debt is so high now, that since 2008 we’ve been in what I call, debt deflation. People have to pay so much money to the banks that they don’t have enough money to buy the goods and services they produce. Read Interview

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Nov 24