The Narcissist Monk’s Prayer


Loving the sound of his/her own voice, the resonation becomes complete and total absorption as they prepare for an unprepared future.

‘I now pronounce myself, me or if you prefer, I, do solemnly swear that I, being the greatest humanoid on the planet earth and beyond, I forgive myself and pardon myself because I can. This is the greatest thing one can do, meaning I can do…bigger than big…huger than huge…enormous…bigger than anyone has ever done.’

‘So help me God.’

‘I never did anything wrong.’

‘Crooked Hillary should be investigated.’

‘Amen.’

Crossing the air with both hands concludes the PolitkaOrdnance.

The assertion that a U.S. president holds an “absolute” power to pardon himself was endorsed on Sunday by Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York and a current member of Trump’s legal team. In an ABC News interview, Giuliani said Trump “probably does” have the power to pardon himself, though “he has no intention” of doing so.

No president has ever pardoned themselves. But a Justice Department memorandum from 1974, written shortly before the resignation of President Richard Nixon, asserted that the president did not possess such a power. “Under the fundamental rule that no one may be a judge in his own case, the President cannot pardon himself,” Mary Lawton, former acting assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel, said in the memorandum.

In an article by Kevin Breuninger on CNBS web site, quoted Mark Osler, a former federal prosecutor who runs a commutations clinic at the University of St. Thomas, stating ‘the most controversial legal question is not the pardon itself, but what comes after. He can issue himself a pardon warrant.There is nothing to stop him from doing so. The question is what happens next.’

Former GOP New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that if Trump pardons himself “he’ll get impeached.” Richard Painter, former chief White House ethics lawyer under George W. Bush, took to Twitter Monday to rebuff Trump’s claim that he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself. “As Larry Tribe, Norm Eisen and I said almost a year ago Trump cannot pardon himself. The fact that he says he can pardon himself is yet more evidence that he is unfit for office. Congress must begin the process of impeachment now!” Painter tweeted. Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas told CBS News Sunday said such a move by the president would spark bipartisan “outrage.” “Look, I think that would be a terrible move. I think people would erupt. I think even thinking about trying to fire Mueller is a bad move politically,” Hurd said Sunday. “So I hope we don’t have to get to that point. And it’s hard to predict what would happen but would be, that would create outrage on both sides of the political aisle.”

For historical reference,
President George Washington pardoned, commuted, or rescinded the convictions of 16 people but never himself.
Federalist President John Adams pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 21 people but never himself.
Democratic-Republican President Thomas Jefferson pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 119 people but never himself.
Democratic-Republican President James Madison pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 196 people but never himself.
Democratic-Republican President James Monroe pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 419 people but never himself.
Democratic-Republican President John Quincy Adams pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 183 people but never himself.
Democratic President Andrew Jackson pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 386 people but never himself.
Democratic President Martin Van Buren pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 168 people but never himself.
Whig President William Henry Harrison was one of only two presidents who gave no pardons.
Whig President John Tyler pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 209 people but never himself.
Democratic President James K. Polk pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 268 people but never himself.
Whig President Zachary Taylor pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 38 people but never himself.
Whig President Millard Fillmore pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 170 people but never himself.
Democratic President Franklin Pierce pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 142 people but never himself.
Democratic President James Buchanan pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 150 people but never himself.
Republican President Abraham Lincoln pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 343 people but never himself.
President Andrew Johnson pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 654 people but never himself.
Republican President Ulysses S. Grant pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,332 people but never himself.
Republican President Rutherford B. Hayes pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 893 people but never himself.
Republican President James A. Garfield was one of only two presidents who gave zero pardons but never himself.
Republican President Chester A. Arthur pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 337 people but never himself.
Democratic President Grover Cleveland pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,107 (est.) people during his two, non-consecutive term but never himself.
Republican President Benjamin Harrison pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 613 people but never himself.
Republican President William McKinley pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 918 (est.) people but never himself.
Republican President Theodore Roosevelt pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 981 (est.) people but never himself.
Republican President William Howard Taft pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 758 people but never himself.
Democratic President Woodrow Wilson pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 2,480 people but never himself.
Republican President Warren G. Harding pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 800 people but never himself.
Republican President Calvin Coolidge pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,545 people but never himself.
Republican President Herbert Hoover pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,385 people but never himself.
Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt granted 3,687 pardons in his four terms in office but never himself.
Democratic President Harry S. Truman pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 2,044 people but never himself.
Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,157 people but never himself.
Democratic President John F. Kennedy pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 575 people but never himself.
Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,187 people but never himself.
Republican President Richard Nixon pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 926 people but never himself.
Republican President Gerald Ford pardoned, commuted, or rescinded the convictions of 409 people, including Richard Nixon, but never himself.
Democratic President Jimmy Carter pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 566 people but never himself.
Republican President Ronald Reagan pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 406 people but never himself.
Republican President George H. W. Bush pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 77 people but never himself.
Democratic President Bill Clinton pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 459 people but never himself.
Republican President George W. Bush pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 200 people but never himself.
Democratic President Barack Obama pardoned 212 people and commuted the sentences of a further 1,715 people but never himself.

To wit: Nina Totenberg on NPR noted: ‘The president does indeed have broad, but not unlimited, pardoning power. The Constitution gives the president the power to grant pardons, quote, “for offenses against the United States except in cases of impeachment.” So he can’t pardon himself from impeachment, can’t pardon anyone from state charges.’ July 27, 2017

In conclusion, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, suggested Monday that the President should hire a new lawyer if his current one is telling him that he can pardon himself. “If I were President of the United States and I had a lawyer that told me I could pardon myself, I think I would hire a new lawyer.’ on CNN June 4, 2018

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