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Judge Halts Detroit Bankruptcy Because It Would Offend Obama, or Something
PJ Tatler ^ | July 19, 2013 - 1:24 pm | Bryan Preston

Posted on 07/19/2013 8:42:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Where’s the “thou shalt not offend Obama” clause in the Michigan state constitution? I’m unable to find it. …

Prior to her ruling on Friday, (Judge Rosemary Aquilina) criticized the Snyder administration and Attorney General’s Office for what appeared to be hasty action to outflank pension board attorneys.

“It’s cheating, sir, and it’s cheating good people who work,” the judge told assistant Attorney General Brian Devlin. “It’s also not honoring the (United States) president, who took (Detroit’s auto companies) out of bankruptcy.”

Aquilina said she would make sure President Obama got a copy of her order. …


(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: bankruptcy; chapter9; detroit; michigan; obama; rosemaryaquilina; unconstitutional

1 posted on 07/19/2013 8:42:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Sounds like she wants to polish Obama’s knob.Sorry Lady,Reggie has that job nailed down.


2 posted on 07/19/2013 8:44:10 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Olog-hai

This is satire....right?


3 posted on 07/19/2013 8:52:17 PM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '12)
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To: Olog-hai

What a dopey judge.


4 posted on 07/19/2013 8:53:03 PM PDT by JustTheTruth
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To: Olog-hai

~~~~~~~~~~~“It’s also not honoring the (United States) president, who took (Detroit’s auto companies) out of bankruptcy.”

Aquilina said she would make sure President Obama got a copy of her order. …~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

You can’t make this liberal baloney up. They find new lows of silliness every day. It’s quite sickening to watch and hear.


5 posted on 07/19/2013 8:54:52 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai

Cheating...and not honoring the president. Where are these concepts in the state constitution? I guess being a Democrat means you can make up the law to suit your political interests.


6 posted on 07/19/2013 8:55:44 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Olog-hai

...........“It’s cheating, sir, and it’s cheating good people who work,” the judge told assistant Attorney General Brian Devlin. “It’s also not honoring the (United States) president, who took (Detroit’s auto companies) out of bankruptcy.”...................

You have to totally shitting me!
All of the Motown problems will cheat those who work? And now, after Zer0 gave away the major ownership of the auto companies to the unions, we taxpayers will again be required to pay Detroit their Robinhood underfunded pensions???

I don’t think so!


7 posted on 07/19/2013 8:56:31 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Crim

Sadly, this is not satire. But it should be.

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130719/METRO01/307190099/Ingham-County-judge-rules-Detroit-bankruptcy-withdrawn?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE


8 posted on 07/19/2013 8:58:08 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Olog-hai

when the pay checks start bouncing or just stop showing up. Do you think they will get it?


9 posted on 07/19/2013 8:58:21 PM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Starboard

Darn. I was betting on satire, too.

It’s impossible to tell when the nuts are running the asylum.


10 posted on 07/19/2013 9:00:34 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: Olog-hai

Corruption of the judiciary submitting to the executive is far down the path to tyranny.


11 posted on 07/19/2013 9:00:59 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Crim

No. But it is scary.


12 posted on 07/19/2013 9:01:29 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Starboard

I thought this was satire. Some of the comments on that story are frightening.

The one about the pensions being guaranteed by the state constitution was brilliant! Why didn’t we think of that?

I am going to ask for a ballot initiative to change my states constitution guaranteeing every citizen one million dollars! It will be law right?

This is easy! Maybe the democrats have it right and they can simply legislate money at the local and state level. I would also like to legislate jackolopes, unicorns, and the tooth fairy. My kids love the tooth fairy.

We are screwed......


13 posted on 07/19/2013 9:07:31 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: Crim

OMG IT’S NOT SATIRE!!!


14 posted on 07/19/2013 9:09:19 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Olog-hai

Well, she’s got herself positions to be Obama’s next Supreme Court appointment.


15 posted on 07/19/2013 9:09:40 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: Olog-hai

Commandante Zero suspended operation of BR laws sua sponte by XO?

“Comrades! All over America this morning there were spontaneous, irrepressible demonstrations when ‘no limit niggas’ paraded from public housing and their parents’ basements and paraded through the streets with banners breaking s*** and voicing their gratitude to Big Bro’ for our new and happy lives due to his wise leadership.
Skittles rations will be increased ...”


16 posted on 07/19/2013 9:11:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Olog-hai

Something tells me this judge has stepped outsider her jurisdiction with this “ruling”. It will be interesting to see how this “ruling” is followed.


17 posted on 07/19/2013 9:15:53 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Olog-hai

After reading this a few times, I conclude-
1)The Judge was pressure to stop the Bankruptcy
2) Was told over and over how 0bama saved Detroit, and how 0bama was not pleased and would be watching
3) Judge got pi$$ed off and frustrated.
4) Inserted into her ruling the nonsense that came from 0bama’s lackeies


18 posted on 07/19/2013 9:18:53 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Olog-hai

In the full glare of the sun, the Banana Republic trashes the law and marches on.


19 posted on 07/19/2013 9:27:59 PM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: Starboard

She is a county judge. She has no standing and no authority to stop a Bankruptcy proceeding. Bankruptcy is a Federal Court matter.


20 posted on 07/19/2013 9:31:31 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Affirmative Action judge wanted her15 minutes of fame.


21 posted on 07/19/2013 9:38:56 PM PDT by Argus
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To: Jim from C-Town

Exactly. The BR petition was filed just before she was asked to sign a restraining order. She can ignore a federal BR stay at her own peril.
She looks young so may figure Zero can use another ‘wise latina.’


22 posted on 07/19/2013 9:47:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve heard talk radio callers state that it is against the law to show disrespect for the president. Yes I have.


23 posted on 07/19/2013 9:50:47 PM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Olog-hai

With judges like this, who needs laws?


24 posted on 07/19/2013 10:49:28 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: Olog-hai

Stupidity, as defined by Webster (probably Daniel Webster, okay? Sound good?) is "deliberate ignorance."

I don't think this is deliberate. This is a birth defect.

25 posted on 07/19/2013 10:53:59 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: cableguymn

I think the next step is to issue pensions in two forms....one is a 50-percent deal in cash, and the other is a 50-percent deal in a IOU. The IOU will be good in five years. The judge will get upset and then you suggest a private meeting where the finances are laid out in front of the judge. There just isn’t anymore money, and if you raise taxes significantly....people will just leave the city. This is truly a lose-lose-lose situation. At least the IOU would have some value...if the guy lives long enough to see it conclude.


26 posted on 07/19/2013 11:12:19 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice
I think the next step is to issue pensions in two forms....one is a 50-percent deal in cash, and the other is a 50-percent deal in a IOU. The IOU will be good in five years.

I have a counterproposal: Why not issue pensions in three portions: the first portion would be 33-1/3 percent in IOUs; the second portion would be 33-1/3 percent in coupons redeemable in five years for (more) IOUs; and the third portion would be 33-1/3 percent in "Obamadollars?"

Regards,

27 posted on 07/20/2013 3:41:20 AM PDT by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: Olog-hai

We got us a cult.


28 posted on 07/20/2013 4:49:36 AM PDT by gotribe (Vladimir Putin is MY President)
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To: Olog-hai

Is she a wise Latina?


29 posted on 07/20/2013 4:56:10 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Olog-hai

She did not halt the bankruptcy, she has no standing to do so


30 posted on 07/20/2013 4:58:11 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: jimfree
From The Daily Caller, May 21,2012:

After a debate about presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and President Obama got personal, a North Carolina social studies teacher warned a student that speaking poorly of Obama could lead to his arrest.

31 posted on 07/20/2013 6:19:31 AM PDT by optiguy (Winter is coming.)
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To: Prospero

One of my pet peeves over the decades has been the lack of use of impeachment. Here’s a judge, who needs a good impeaching. She is obviously unsuited to be a judge. Michigan State Legislators, start your hearings.


32 posted on 07/20/2013 7:11:51 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (The Stupid Party, they've earned it.)
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To: F15Eagle

IF this judge is the best Michigan has to offer—the whole country is in worse trouble than we thought.


33 posted on 07/20/2013 7:26:05 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Olog-hai

The networks were stating that it takes an AVERAGE of 58 minutes for the police to respond in Detroit.

Maybe it also takes as long in Chicago and that is why so many people are dying on the streets there every day.

58 minutes is a long time to get to somewhere else.


34 posted on 07/20/2013 7:27:36 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Starboard

Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Detroit, said Friday that Aquilina’s ruling justifies the need for congressional hearings on whether Detroit is misusing the bankruptcy process to slash retiree pensions and health insurance coverage.

This and your bloated welfare city are two main reasons why your city went bankrupt.


35 posted on 07/20/2013 9:28:10 AM PDT by doc
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To: Prospero
She has relatives who can't ford the Rio Grande, that owe-bama can float into the US.
36 posted on 07/21/2013 1:48:52 AM PDT by tdscpa
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