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  •  You give too much power to the Executive (0+ / 0-)

    branch, IMHO.  

    Let's break our dependence on foreign goods and our multinational masters. Shop American. May Peace Prevail

    by revgerry on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 10:28:37 PM PDT

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    •  That power exists. It's there. It ... (0+ / 0-)

      ...can be used. Obama has chosen not to use it to further the Democratic platform. The President, especial one with Obama's oratory skills, could handily eviscerate all of the conservative talking points in a very public and humiliating manner rather than cite the the teajadist rhetoric. He has the power to instill fear in his enemies (when he gets around to recognizing them as such) if he chose to exercise it. There are ways to make the districts and states who foisted these saboteurs on our government suffer in subtle, provocative ways....If he's not bright enough to master the power of the office that's a different story...but he can shape the tone, the dialogue, and the direction if he really believed in it.
         And it's really not an "IMHO" if you think that it's worth publicizing online. "Humble" opinions should never be offered or heard.

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