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  •  Yes, I know who Turley is (4+ / 0-)
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    askew, AnnetteK, aitchdee, hardwroc

    what's your point?

    A Republican president in recent history did precisely the same thing with Medicare D and it was no big deal and not illegal.

    " My faith in the Constitution is whole; it is complete; it is total." Barbara Jordan, 1974

    by gchaucer2 on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 04:51:09 PM PDT

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    •  Mmm... it was never legally challenged (0+ / 0-)

      but that doesn't mean it was legal.  It may have been, but we never had to find out because the Democratic minority in the House wasn't batshit insane enough to file a lawsuit over it.

      I'll believe corporations are people when one comes home from Afghanistan in a body bag.

      by mojo11 on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 08:48:45 AM PDT

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      •  It does negate that "wait til a GOP Pres does it. (1+ / 0-)
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        HE HAS, and got away with it. So, the premise that we're setting the table for it to happen in the future is a straw-man argument. That they did it, and NOW challenge another pres following precedent, is dishonest.

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