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  •  Ends justifying means (1+ / 0-)
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    Armando

    Obama knows the rules so well, he knows exactly how best to break them.

    A guess: Obama wants the Grand Bargain, Constitution and everything else be damned. Or, more literally, be ignored.

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 11:26:01 AM PST

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    •  Adding, Obama already agreed once (0+ / 0-)

      to do the unconstitutional thing: during the last debt ceiling fight, he indicated that if it was not raised, he would have the USA default on its debts, as opposed to shutting down part of the government.

      Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

      by Simplify on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 12:34:41 PM PST

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