Former GOP Congressmen Accuse Republicans of putting Party Above the Constitution

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    Former GOP Congressmen Accuse Republicans Of Putting Party Above Constitution
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    Two former Republican members of Congress have accused their GOP colleagues of putting party politics over the Constitution during the Bush years, arguing that they failed dramatically to check the White House's use of executive powers.

    Former Reps. Mickey Edwards (R-Okla.) and Chris Shays (R-Conn.) made the argument that if the Republican-controlled Congress had exhibited greater oversight during former President George W. Bush's time in office, they could have prevented some of the most calamitous results of that administration and even saved thousands of lives.
     
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    Many of us agree with that. His approval rating supported this.

    But that doesnt mean we checked our stones at the door to become democrats.:razz:
     
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    Well, there's a news flash.

    However, Chris Shays has extremely little room to bellyache about other pols disregarding the Constitution for political expediency.
     
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    If only democrats were so honest.
     
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    As if the GOP are the only ones to put party first... Get back to me when there is some real news...
     
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    Yeah, sure, as if every damn thing the Dems have done for the last fifty years wasn't trampling on the constitution.
     
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    They are right, tell us something we don't know.
     
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    hey, no shit sherlock
    and Shays was one of the biggest violators
     
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    Yeah. But you brainwashed fucktards weren't smart enough to get Ron Paul put up as the contender .I s'pose since he wasn't a murderous war criminal with his Bible in hand like the previous Nazi regime.

    He would have beaten Osama bin Leroy with ease but the repugniscum idiots were hell bent for soldier McSame, the POW that was shot down while shooting at a factory full of women making light bulbs. A true Amerikkastanian hero !

    Fucking AmericanT.....................Idiot nation.
     
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    Party?

    Hardly...they put class above nation, though.
     

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