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  •  fire her, NOW! (8+ / 0-)

    That's not what the USA needs, by any criteria. Over-full prisons and guaranteed cartel profits are not any kind of reasonable policy.

    The voters are deciding to legalize/ treat as a medical problem, and it will continue and expand. Anyone who thinks they need to stick their finger in that dike is just delusional.

    This Rover crossed over.. Willie Nelson, written by Dorothy Fields

    by Karl Rover on Fri May 16, 2014 at 04:02:05 PM PDT

    •  I'm still waiting for someone to answer my (2+ / 0-)
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      question if President Obama can fire her or can he only request her resignation?

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      by HoundDog on Fri May 16, 2014 at 07:31:32 PM PDT

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      •  He can certainly go to her an tell her (1+ / 0-)
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        "Your fired"

        Whether he has the official power to do so is obviously another question. Given the fact that she is not serving for a set term it seems like he would have to have the power to fire her, otherwise no president could fire the head of the DEA and chose their own when they come into office. She would effectively serve for life.

        No War but Class War

        by AoT on Fri May 16, 2014 at 07:55:28 PM PDT

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      •  He can fire her (1+ / 0-)
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        there is no fixed term AFAIK

        •  Thanks Justanothernyer (0+ / 0-)

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          by HoundDog on Fri May 16, 2014 at 09:28:23 PM PDT

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