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nealmhughes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-21-06 02:22 PM
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12. Your "Law" is "nothing but a scrap of paper" used to keep us from our
job of saving America. :sarcasm:

There is no such thing as a "signing statement" in the Constitution, either a signed bill, a vetoed bill or a pocket veto. That is it.
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  -Can someone tell me where in the law presidential signing statements Kelvin Mace  Dec-21-06 01:59 PM   #0 
  - Let's check the Constitution!  Norquist Nemesis   Dec-21-06 02:00 PM   #1 
  - Hmmm, sorry nothing comes to mind. He wouldn't be making it up would he? n/t  Nickster   Dec-21-06 02:01 PM   #2 
  - Nowhere  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-21-06 02:02 PM   #3 
  - that would be a big negatory, good buddy. 10-4, over and out.  MrCoffee   Dec-21-06 02:02 PM   #4 
  - Isn't there a court case pending?  ramapo   Dec-21-06 02:04 PM   #6 
  - Doesn't matter - whose going to stop him?  sparosnare   Dec-21-06 02:04 PM   #5 
  - John Dean argues why signing statements are not legal  Jim__   Dec-21-06 02:06 PM   #7 
  - But how else can he have things both ways?  Retrograde   Dec-21-06 02:15 PM   #11 
  - Once the Democrats take over, let's see how far bush gets with his........  Double T   Dec-21-06 02:10 PM   #8 
  - Unless Congress or the Court does something about it. . .  Journeyman   Dec-21-06 02:11 PM   #9 
  - If I understand correctly  wryter2000   Dec-21-06 02:11 PM   #10 
  - Your "Law" is "nothing but a scrap of paper" used to keep us from our  nealmhughes   Dec-21-06 02:22 PM   #12 
  - They're completely illegal  Warpy   Dec-21-06 02:23 PM   #13 
  - Signing statements aren't binding, they are just fluff. He can't use them to circumvent a law.  rpgamerd00d   Dec-21-06 02:25 PM   #14 
  - Nowhere  Marie26   Dec-21-06 02:49 PM   #15 
  - Oh, it's there in the law, all right:  damntexdem   Dec-21-06 03:24 PM   #16 
 

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