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  •  Recess Appointment. (6+ / 0-)

    The Senate did not remove that power from the President, did it?

    Until we break the corporate virtual monopoly on what we hear and see, we keep losing, don't matter what we do.

    by Jim P on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 03:10:45 PM PDT

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    •  Recess appointments aren't permanent. She would (2+ / 0-)
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      GlowNZ, eXtina

      either have to do this again, or would be looking for a job by the next session anyway.

      John Boehner thinks of himself as Ceasar. How about we change his name to Orange Julius?

      by second gen on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 03:37:33 PM PDT

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      •  So what? We would have someone to (3+ / 0-)
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        justmy2, Jim P, Jyrinx

        head up OLC in the meantime and then they could push her again when the term ends. That is really not much of an excuse.

        A Republican is someone who can't enjoy his privileged position unless he is certain that somewhere, someone is in excruciating agony. I Love OCD

        by nippersdad on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 03:40:05 PM PDT

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      •  so for the next year we have her. (1+ / 0-)
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        as opposed to not having her at all. The Republicans, or a Conservadem, will delay the next appointee too. That would be the best bet, no?

        Until we break the corporate virtual monopoly on what we hear and see, we keep losing, don't matter what we do.

        by Jim P on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 05:16:52 PM PDT

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