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The "functionalist" tradition of flexibility in construing presidential power, especially in light of practical needs and congressional acquiescence, manifests itself perhaps most dramatically in ...
by Adagio4639
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 10:48 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Barack Obama will focus on Obama's 2013 decision to unilaterally delay implementation of the so-called employer mandate of the Affordable ...
by murphthesurf3
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 03:04 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Nevertheless one that gave me and my husband a measure of satisfaction. As he is looking thru yesterday's mail, there is an envelop addressed to him in big capital letters from the Heritage ...
by Cadim
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 01:36 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A mildly amusing side light on the ongoing Meta wars.
by WB Reeves
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 04:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last Friday, President Obama made an extraordinary, unannounced, unscripted, un-teleprompted speech about the Trayvon Martin murder and race in America. As Rev. Jesse Jackson said to me after ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 04:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Nothing is the same this time around, other than the fact that Barack Obama once again got elected President. He isn’t the same as he was four years ago. The nation isn’t the same as it was four ...
by Tom Rinaldo
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 06:47 AM PST with 62 Recommends
First we got that imperfect Obamacares that only helped thousands of people get insurance and treatment that they otherwise couldn't afford. I was already done, then. But now, ho ho, he's going to ...
by GoGoGoEverton
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 07:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Republishing this because I think it's important to see again, while many of us are doubting and second-guessing. We need to execute, to make it work. Not doubt, but DO. For her, and for thousands ...
by GoGoGoEverton
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 05:28 PM PST with 343 Recommends
Eleven score and 16 years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent the greatest nation ever in the entire history of the universe, conceived in freedom from all regulations, and dedicated to ...
by shivashankar
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 08:49 PM PST with 3 Recommends
This has to be short, since I am currently at work and could likely get fired for posting a diary on this website. I plan on attending my local caucus tonight and possibly standing up (“voting”) ...
by iowaworker
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jan 03, 2012 at 12:41 PM PST with 2 Recommends
This is a righteous rant, so if you are looking for some eloquently written diary with links, charts and graphs, this would not be the one. You can agree or not agree, or ignore this diary ...
by smoothnmellow
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 06:09 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I don't care what anybody thinks. I am a 49 years old, straight, single, white, unemployed male. I haven't been able to pay all of November OR December's rent, my DTV got turned off the other day, ...
by irishamerican
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Dec 22, 2010 at 01:17 AM PST with 32 Recommends
by doing some diaries that are Titled:
by flirpo
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 14, 2010 at 08:47 AM PST with 0 Recommends
This site is built on a love of progressive politics. We are called upon by Kos to elect more and better Democrats, and we all agree with that simple aim, but what we really love, though, are the ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jun 17, 2010 at 09:33 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This was the phrase that was sure to greet my brother and I whenever we showed disrespect to our parents by disrespecting the house they provided for us. If we left a door open, especially, but also ...
by droogie6655321
Comment Count 561 comments on Fri Sep 04, 2009 at 07:17 AM PDT with 873 Recommends
Was this title for a kinda rhyme or a reason? Anyway, here is some flesh to the headline. President Obama has been "AWOL" in negotiations over the economic stimulus package, Sen. ...
by publicv
Comment Count 92 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2009 at 12:06 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The true measure, to me, of the use of force is not political or budgetary considerations. It is, instead, whether it is worth the lives and appropriate to the honor of the men and women who protect ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 08:21 AM PDT with 0 Recommends