Obama used recess appointments to fill 15 admin posts without Senate confirmation

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  1. KissMy
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    And while you were sleeping

    Despite intense Republican objections, Obama on Saturday used recess appointments to fill 15 administration posts without Senate confirmation, including Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board.

    All 41 Senate Republicans wrote Obama this week urging him not to use a recess appointment for Becker, a former top lawyer with Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce also wrote Obama on behalf of 20 business groups that oppose Becker's nomination.

    Of course Obama is not a asshole racist or nothing, because at least 2 of the 15 were white. Where is the EEOC? Affirmative action police? Anyone - Bueller, Bueller?

    Washington Post - Obama uses recess appointments to fill 15 posts
     
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    Recess appointments happen. Bush had a few hundred. So did Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, etc.

    That's politics.
     
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    The Republicans objected to the appointments?
    Really? Wow, what a surprise.
     
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    No news here. Every Administration does it. Every opposition objects. Yawn.
     
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    Not like both houses of congress haven't had the bulk of their time tied up wrangling over the Medical Marxism bill just jammed up our butts to begin with.
     
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    Whatever. Obama will continue to get what he wants until January 2011. Until then, Americans just have to bend over and take it.
     
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    Better known as "BOHICA".
     
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    How about some links to that claim? Here we have the U.S. Chamber of Commerce objecting to a UNION lawyer, along with many business'es in this country. The DEMOCRAT senate never got an opportunity to do any case law study on this man--& OBAMA appoints him anyway.

    This administration is the most ANTI-BUSINESS President we have ever had in U.S. History. What employer in this country--in their right minds would want to expand their business or hire new employees?

    This is the picture that actually speaks a thousand words.

    $Obamarapesliberty.jpg
     
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    It is a story because not only did all the Republicans Senators ask that this one person not be appointed but several Democrats were also against his appointment. Obama is simply ignoring everyone when he wants something or owes someone.
     

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