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Thread: REPORT: Locals Say Roy Moore Was 'Banned' From Gadsden Mall

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    Last I saw his Democratic opponent pulled ahead. Then again, polls are hard to trust these days. If I put money on it, I’d say if he doesn’t step down and wins, the Senate will vote pretty overwhelmingly to expel him.

    Except they can't. SCOTUS ruled Congress cannot add to the requirement of the Constitution. The reps will vote that way and the courts will toss it. Look up Adam Clayton Powell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Except they can't. SCOTUS ruled Congress cannot add to the requirement of the Constitution. The reps will vote that way and the courts will toss it. Look up Adam Clayton Powell.
    Powell’s case specifically applied to the House, not the Senate. The constitution permits the Senate to expel its members by two-thirds vote for “disorderly behavior” - sexually assaulting minors certainly qualifies as disorderly conduct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    In Court, I'm an innocent until proven guilty guy but when it comes to my vote not so.
    Theres too much to just pass it off as idle accusations, besides the guy is a creepy F'er
    "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it"



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    This post is about the Old Hickory House Bar B Que that Ms. Nelson waitressed at. Below is a link to map showing the location of the restaurant. I lived about 5-6 blocks north and 2 blocks west of the restaurant's location. From 1966 thru 1985 there was no restaurant there, there little at all on that section of hwy 431 till Glencoe. I'm not saying Ms. Nelson lied, the restaurant could have relocated. I have no recollection of the restaurant nor does the lovely and gracious Ms. Hanger 4 who was born, raised and lived in that city for 30 plus years.

    Just food for thought.

    Also at the site, just below the map, is a 360 interactive vid? of the area. Pretty cool.

    http://alabama.eat-us.org/7375-old_h..._bar_b_que.htm
    Last edited by hanger4; 11-15-2017 at 08:26 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hanger4 View Post
    "Local Greg Legat, 59, who worked at the mall in early '80s and saw Moore at the mall "a few times, even though his understanding then was that he had already been banned."

    "It started around 1979, I think," Legat told Bethea. "I know the ban was still in place when I got there." Legat provided the name of a Gadsden police officer, J. D. Thomas, who he said told him at the time, "If you see Roy, let me know. Heís banned from the mall." Bethea reached out to Thomas, but he said only, "I donít have anything to say about that."

    http://www.dailywire.com/news/23524/...-james-barrett

    There so much more at the link, I posted this snippet because I know Mr. Legat. I worked beside Mr. Legat at the Gadsden Mall for two years. He was always a straight shooter. I have no reason not to believe his words. I personally never saw Moore's name on a banned list, but I only saw a banned list a couple of times.
    Couple this with Ms. Nelson press conf. yesterday, quite believable, the year book signing and other info I'm on the side of "Moore should step down now",not because he MAYBE guilty, but this will follow him to the Senate, if he wins, and generally deem what he says and does as not credible. His Alabama constituency deserves better.
    He also states he never saw Moore's name on the banned list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barb012 View Post
    He also states he never saw Moore's name on the banned list.
    True dat.
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