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  •  Yes, we would have to propose an amendment (0+ / 0-)

    to the Constitution, since the power to get money lies with Congress.

    I want our democracy to be as good as Christina imagined it. - President Obama

    by anonevent on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 08:23:31 PM PDT

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    •  The Power to Execute the Laws (2+ / 0-)
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      of the United States lies with the President.

      The 14th Amendment is precisely the thing the President swears to uphold.

      The President is not the weakest person in our political system. Well, at least, not by design.


      Until we break the corporate virtual monopoly on what we hear and see, we keep losing, don't matter what we do.

      by Jim P on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 08:58:16 PM PDT

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        the President, Budget is the Law at the moment. Just so we are all clear on the situation.


        Until we break the corporate virtual monopoly on what we hear and see, we keep losing, don't matter what we do.

        by Jim P on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 09:01:58 PM PDT

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