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To: WildHighlander57
IIRC “Clear and present danger” has a specific meaning.

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Don't leave me hanging. Tell me!!!!! :)

2,238 posted on 03/16/2019 8:21:48 AM PDT by defconw (WWG1WGA! MAGA)
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To: defconw; WildHighlander57

RE: IIRC “Clear and present danger” has a specific meaning.~~~~~~~~~~Don’t leave me hanging. Tell me!!!!! :)

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After noting that many previously declared national emergencies dealt with foreign countries, AG Barr said, “The crisis that we’re dealing with today is right on our doorstep and presents a real, clear, and present danger to the American people.” Trump just posted video of Barr’s comment in the oval office...

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

In a different context...

Clear and Present Danger - Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary

Although the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment protects freedom of speech, any speech that poses a “clear and present danger” to the public or government loses this protection. The classic example is that shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater is not protected speech.


2,388 posted on 03/16/2019 12:10:59 PM PDT by deks
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