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  •  That the GOP are unprecedented dicks (1+ / 0-)
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    when it comes to governing under the U S Constitution , as a "Constitutional matter"

    The NRLB is the law of the land , they obstructed the board so it could not function lawfully

    This witches bru was also created by dems , for refusing to change the rules of the senate filibuster

    Republicans have spent the past year blocking nominations to the NLRB in an effort to keep the agency from functioning. Those efforts would have paid off soon, since after Craig Becker’s term on the board expired this week, the NLRB would have been reduced to two members, which is the number it had for more than two years from 2008 to 2010. This effectively shuts down the board, since the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that two members does not constitute a legal quorum, and thus, a two-member board can’t make binding rulings.

    Preserving its right to quorum ensures that its rulings will not be thrown out on legal challenges, as more than 600 cases were by the Roberts Court in 2010.

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    Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers

    by Patango on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 08:31:21 PM PST

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