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    Yes or no:  the President can veto bills coming out of Congress, even when they are passed at the behest of the unipolar hegemonic power in American politics, big capital?  If he wouldn't veto this, what would that say?

    Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?

    by ActivistGuy on Tue May 14, 2013 at 11:26:45 AM PDT

    •  If it made it through the Senate, he would veto (1+ / 0-)
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      Eric Nelson

      from the WaPo:

      The bill has little chance of success in the Democratic-controlled Senate. President Barack Obama has threatened a veto, saying the bill would not prevent employers from slashing overtime hours and doesn’t offer enough protection for workers who may not want to receive compensatory time off instead of overtime pay.

      An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. -Benjamin Franklin

      by martinjedlicka on Tue May 14, 2013 at 06:06:35 PM PDT

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