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  •  This actually isn't an extraordinary measure. (4+ / 0-)
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    ferg, ladybug53, Lujane, BlackSheep1

    The president has a lot of control over federal agencies, and much of the time doesn't have to get Congressional approval to make them do their jobs a certain way.  It is what executive orders are designed to do.  

    •  We could still use more of these (4+ / 0-)
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      Lujane, BlackSheep1, Sybil Liberty, BYw

      "non-extraordinary measures!"

      Good is good.   And it's about time the reins of power were given a good shake. Use what ya got, Mr.President!

      "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

      by YucatanMan on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 05:34:06 PM PST

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