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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-20-10 08:18 PM
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2. After he orchestrates a military coup and appoints himself dictator for life?
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  -Is now the time for Obama to expand Medicare without a bill? Little Star  Jan-20-10 07:56 PM   #0 
  - No, the President can not expand Medicare without a bill.  Ozymanithrax   Jan-20-10 08:09 PM   #1 
  - Funny how that didn't stop FDR or LBJ or even *. Suddenly NOW the president is powerless.  Edweird   Jan-20-10 08:22 PM   #3 
     - They did it the old fashioned Constitutional way. By charming, bribing, and bullying.  sharesunited   Jan-20-10 08:29 PM   #4 
     - LBJ and FDR had the connections and balls that  Grand Taurean   Jan-20-10 10:06 PM   #15 
        - I'm also pretty sure they didn't work against their own promises with the senate.  Edweird   Jan-21-10 12:55 PM   #16 
     - FDR and LBJ had the congress create laws that created...  Ozymanithrax   Jan-20-10 08:31 PM   #5 
     - FDR & LBJ got their bills through Congress. The process wasn't pretty  quiller4   Jan-20-10 08:37 PM   #8 
     - LBJ had a huge majority in both houses at that time. And they still tried to filibuster.  ncteechur   Jan-20-10 08:48 PM   #11 
     - Local community colleges  tritsofme   Jan-20-10 08:53 PM   #13 
        - Chiropractors may be able to help  Edweird   Jan-21-10 12:57 PM   #17 
  - After he orchestrates a military coup and appoints himself dictator for life?  stray cat   Jan-20-10 08:18 PM   #2 
  - He can't do that...  TCJ70   Jan-20-10 08:32 PM   #6 
  - No. He began the destruction of SS and Medicare today...without a bill...  Junkdrawer   Jan-20-10 08:34 PM   #7 
  - If you read the article, Congess must pass a law to do that.  Ozymanithrax   Jan-20-10 08:40 PM   #9 
     - Oh, I read the article. But he's creating the commission by Executive Order...  Junkdrawer   Jan-20-10 08:46 PM   #10 
     - Why would he support this? And I don't trust him or Congress on this.  SammyWinstonJack   Jan-20-10 08:51 PM   #12 
  - Could we do it through the reconsiliation process?  Little Star   Jan-20-10 10:04 PM   #14 
 

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