Obama Steps Up Confrontation

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    The great divider, Barry just is a political gift that keeps on giving, if you are the opposition party.

    Obama Takes More Aggressive Tack - WSJ.com

    So little time, and so much to repeal.
     
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    Tissue?
     
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    I must confess I'm getting really tired of entirely unrelated pieces of policy being bolted together for the sake of political expediency.
     
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    You seem to need a lot of them lately.
     
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    Its called circumventing the system.
     
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    Did the same thing happen often under previous presidents?
     
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    Not like this, sometimes you had fighting, but you never saw 100% partisan bills passed with things like reconcilliation.
    The system is breaking down, its not supposed to be a tyranny of the majority, but the current gov has either forgotten this or is ignoring it.

    The voters will decide which it is.
     
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    Yes.

    And it will continue.

    A line Item Veto would derail Washington D.C.
     
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    Why?
     
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    A line item veto is immpossible, it violates teh US Constitution.

    A president can even sign in a bill he is given or veto it, he cannot select what he likes and dislikes.
     

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