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122. what an odd response to an obviously misleading headline
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  -With A Stroke Of His Pen Obama Strikes Back At Citizens United Ian David  Oct-27-11 02:50 PM   #0 
  - Good move.  Matariki   Oct-27-11 02:54 PM   #1 
  - This article is from April, and no executive order like this was signed  woo me with science   Oct-27-11 08:46 PM   #58 
     - Yeah. What's up.  12AngryBorneoWildmen   Oct-28-11 10:41 AM   #104 
  - This is going to place a burden on many defense contractors.  mod mom   Oct-27-11 02:55 PM   #2 
  - This article is from APRIL... I don't think there's been any burden on anyone. n/t  cui bono   Oct-27-11 09:55 PM   #65 
     - Dagnabbit!  tblue   Oct-27-11 11:16 PM   #72 
        - Why only limited to govt contractors?  TrollBuster9090   Oct-28-11 02:02 AM   #86 
           - I ask myself every day  tblue   Oct-28-11 12:35 PM   #112 
           - Thanks for the explanation - great analogy. Now if it ever  gateley   Oct-28-11 02:52 PM   #119 
  - I don't think that that can pass muster  FBaggins   Oct-27-11 02:58 PM   #3 
  - gonna make for one hell of a debate issue next year  Motown_Johnny   Oct-27-11 03:03 PM   #10 
  - Fun if you can get the opposition to adopt the strawman.  FBaggins   Oct-27-11 03:39 PM   #20 
     - Except that Congress handles the pursestrings  Motown_Johnny   Oct-27-11 06:12 PM   #40 
     - The pursestrings are very different from contract awards  FBaggins   Oct-27-11 06:15 PM   #41 
     - Whats the argument there  quakerboy   Oct-27-11 06:41 PM   #47 
     - There's a difference between "someone who didn't fund my campaign"...  FBaggins   Oct-27-11 07:35 PM   #51 
        - So what, it is a two edged sword.  bahrbearian   Oct-27-11 08:36 PM   #57 
     - They've done a pretty good job of adopting the strawman so far. The only problem is that the public  TrollBuster9090   Oct-28-11 02:12 AM   #87 
  - The lawyers here at DU may debate this. But (a) many executive orders  spooky3   Oct-27-11 03:05 PM   #12 
  - Correct  jberryhill   Oct-27-11 03:27 PM   #18 
  - Agreed. (Way in over my pay scale)  lindysalsagal   Oct-27-11 06:55 PM   #50 
  - You're right, but the other argument could be made just as easily.  TrollBuster9090   Oct-28-11 02:28 AM   #90 
  - There is already precedent in the states  EC   Oct-27-11 03:26 PM   #17 
  - Where did those rules originate?  FBaggins   Oct-27-11 03:42 PM   #23 
  - No business is required to contract with the federal government  jberryhill   Oct-27-11 03:29 PM   #19 
  - Absolutely true... IF what it being requested has some relevance.  FBaggins   Oct-27-11 03:44 PM   #24 
  - This was my thought as i was reading the op  SnakeEyes   Oct-27-11 05:29 PM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-11 06:29 PM   #44 
  - When you do business the federal government, they get to call the shots.  Hassin Bin Sober   Oct-27-11 10:02 PM   #68 
  - You're right, it won't pass muster in the current Supreme Court, but...  TrollBuster9090   Oct-28-11 02:14 AM   #88 
  - Well, its a start.  progressoid   Oct-27-11 02:58 PM   #4 
  - K&R  closeupready   Oct-27-11 02:59 PM   #5 
  - K&R  redqueen   Oct-27-11 02:59 PM   #6 
  - K&R. eom  City Lights   Oct-27-11 03:00 PM   #7 
  - K&R n/t  lamp_shade   Oct-27-11 03:02 PM   #8 
  - I'm REALLY looking forward to republican response. n/t  lamp_shade   Oct-27-11 03:57 PM   #27 
  - This won't stop a dime from finding its way to support right wing causes  ThomWV   Oct-27-11 03:03 PM   #9 
  - YAY, Mr. President! Decimate CU completely, we've got your back.  Dont call me Shirley   Oct-27-11 03:03 PM   #11 
  - Can anyone block an executive order? This would be wonderful if it comes to fruition.  valerief   Oct-27-11 03:08 PM   #13 
  - Keep your chins up McConnell, there will plenty of other opportunities to use money-changers  Uncle Joe   Oct-27-11 03:15 PM   #14 
  - What chin? n/t  PSzymeczek   Oct-27-11 04:25 PM   #30 
     - You mean which chin.  Solomon   Oct-27-11 05:28 PM   #35 
  - At last. thanks for posting this  Autumn   Oct-27-11 03:20 PM   #15 
  - Correct me if I'm wrong but  Le Taz Hot   Oct-27-11 03:21 PM   #16 
  - You are not wrong  slay   Oct-27-11 03:46 PM   #25 
  - K & R  Liberal_Dog   Oct-27-11 03:40 PM   #21 
  - k&r...  spanone   Oct-27-11 03:40 PM   #22 
  - Excellent move nt  flamingdem   Oct-27-11 03:46 PM   #26 
  - K&R  silverweb   Oct-27-11 04:19 PM   #28 
  - Good for Obama. Anything that makes the Heritage F gasp  Jakes Progress   Oct-27-11 04:23 PM   #29 
  - Lovely move. Now let's extend it.  Jakes Progress   Oct-27-11 04:28 PM   #31 
  - Wow!  kentuck   Oct-27-11 04:31 PM   #32 
  - Disclosure is Pointless--Banning Corporate Money is the Only Solution  Demeter   Oct-27-11 05:00 PM   #33 
  - knr  mopinko   Oct-27-11 05:04 PM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-11 06:02 PM   #37 
  - Yeah!  McCamy Taylor   Oct-27-11 06:09 PM   #38 
  - Yay! Greatest Page!  lamp_shade   Oct-27-11 06:11 PM   #39 
  - the citizens united ruling gave the unions equal footing on campaign contributions  madrchsod   Oct-27-11 06:20 PM   #42 
  - K and R  Stuart G   Oct-27-11 06:22 PM   #43 
  - About time. Thank you President Obama for doing what you could.  jwirr   Oct-27-11 06:33 PM   #45 
  - Article is from April 21st....No executive order has been executed...  KoKo   Oct-28-11 08:02 AM   #98 
  - This article is from April. Obama never signed this executive order.  tritsofme   Oct-27-11 06:38 PM   #46 
  - Thanks for the info  a2liberal   Oct-27-11 06:51 PM   #49 
  - Thanks, wonder why it was suddenly posted again???  slipslidingaway   Oct-27-11 07:58 PM   #54 
  - Have to give him his props  edhopper   Oct-27-11 06:42 PM   #48 
  - A bandaid on a compound fracture?  L0oniX   Oct-27-11 07:40 PM   #52 
  - could you post a highlights of this for us ADHD people...way too  Laura PourMeADrink   Oct-27-11 07:45 PM   #53 
  - excellent, if he follows through  paulkienitz   Oct-27-11 08:06 PM   #55 
  - This article is from way back in April.  woo me with science   Oct-27-11 08:51 PM   #60 
  - We should impeach Justice Roberts  Major Hogwash   Oct-27-11 08:26 PM   #56 
  - K&R  Firebrand Gary   Oct-27-11 08:47 PM   #59 
  - This article is from back in April, and the order never materialized.  woo me with science   Oct-27-11 09:07 PM   #61 
  - Good question!  liberalla   Oct-28-11 08:23 AM   #99 
  - What are there not rules in place to keep derelict Supreme Court Judges and Congress from making  earcandle   Oct-27-11 09:16 PM   #62 
  - Citizens United did NOT treat corporations as people  eallen   Oct-27-11 09:18 PM   #63 
  - Actually the Citizen United case does treat corporations as people.  fasttense   Oct-28-11 07:23 AM   #96 
  - I'm confused.  chill_wind   Oct-27-11 09:54 PM   #64 
  - This OP is intended to confuse and paint a false picture.  Occulus   Oct-27-11 09:58 PM   #66 
     - Here's something a little more current  kimsarah   Oct-28-11 12:42 AM   #81 
     - Hah!  chill_wind   Oct-28-11 01:20 AM   #83 
     - Goddamned liars. I want my rec back.  a simple pattern   Oct-28-11 11:07 AM   #105 
  - This is an OLD article from APRIL. And I don't think this ever even happened.  cui bono   Oct-27-11 09:58 PM   #67 
  - Waiting with bated breath to see this happen. REC. nt  bertman   Oct-27-11 10:24 PM   #69 
  - Quit toying with my emotions.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-27-11 10:38 PM   #70 
  - unrec. obama hasn't signed anything..  frylock   Oct-27-11 11:02 PM   #71 
  - DisInfo Alert! This has NOT occurred!! I agree with others! Hearty UNREC!  2banon   Oct-27-11 11:23 PM   #73 
  - It would appear that Obama did *not* follow through and has allowed this travesty to continue. (nt)  w4rma   Oct-27-11 11:32 PM   #74 
  - I keep wishing he would do this. Look at all of Dumbya's XOs. n/t  Pryderi   Oct-27-11 11:33 PM   #75 
  - I know why he 'waited' so long. Because it'll take about a year for this to be challenged  LynneSin   Oct-27-11 11:36 PM   #76 
  - We need Obama -- and all politicians -- to STOP selling themselves and governent to corporations!!!  defendandprotect   Oct-27-11 11:37 PM   #77 
  - Thank you. nt  NYC_SKP   Oct-28-11 12:07 AM   #78 
  - My recollection  kimsarah   Oct-28-11 12:22 AM   #79 
  - Free Speech does not equate to secret speech  Angry Dragon   Oct-28-11 12:28 AM   #80 
  - This is bullshit! If you're serious about this, how about an Executive Order that bans companies  TrollBuster9090   Oct-28-11 12:59 AM   #82 
  - So, a six months old headline with the date omitted, no actual executive order  chill_wind   Oct-28-11 01:45 AM   #84 
  - Rec'd ... it may be old news but it bears repeating  Bryn   Oct-28-11 01:54 AM   #85 
  - The whole world is watching....and waiting. nt  Zorra   Oct-28-11 02:20 AM   #89 
  - Suspicious so many rec's for a so old article.  pam4water   Oct-28-11 03:50 AM   #91 
  - Suspicious that it was ever posted at all at this time.  cui bono   Oct-28-11 09:12 AM   #100 
     - One mod kicked the thread and one mod actually THANKED the OP.  Occulus   Oct-28-11 09:59 AM   #101 
        - Just a microcosm of the current state of country I guess.  cui bono   Oct-28-11 10:18 AM   #102 
  - Gad, sorry I recced it. Dishonest to post an old article that never happened as if it were current.  Laluchacontinua   Oct-28-11 04:03 AM   #92 
  - Same here.  Jamastiene   Oct-28-11 04:36 AM   #94 
  - Steny Hoyer, et al have threatened to overturn this proposed order  BumRushDaShow   Oct-28-11 04:21 AM   #93 
  - Unrec. for misinformation.  Le Taz Hot   Oct-28-11 07:01 AM   #95 
  - Does the 1st ammendment give rights to anonymous free speech?  Thor_MN   Oct-28-11 07:43 AM   #97 
  - Well, that's good.  Deep13   Oct-28-11 10:23 AM   #103 
  - K & R nt  SoapBox   Oct-28-11 11:31 AM   #106 
  - an Embarrassing attempt to Prop up the man  fascisthunter   Oct-28-11 11:37 AM   #107 
  - With A Stroke Of His Pen Obama Strikes Back At Citizens United April 21, 2011... nope  Exultant Democracy   Oct-28-11 11:45 AM   #108 
  - I agree, fuck those who would fuck us.  DainBramaged   Oct-28-11 11:48 AM   #109 
  - April?  Skittles   Oct-28-11 11:59 AM   #110 
  - Unrec!  golddigger   Oct-28-11 12:10 PM   #111 
  - Why do you want Obama to fail?  JuniperLea   Oct-28-11 12:41 PM   #113 
     - I don't.  Admiral Loinpresser   Oct-28-11 01:20 PM   #114 
     - what an odd response to an obviously misleading headline  frylock   Oct-28-11 04:08 PM   #122 
  - Unrec. This OP is total BS. No such EO was ever issued. If you rec'd, you were duped. nt  NorthCarolina   Oct-28-11 02:05 PM   #115 
  - K&R...  SidDithers   Oct-28-11 02:06 PM   #116 
  - If it is "Free Speech" Then why need for secrecy?  RC   Oct-28-11 02:39 PM   #117 
  - K&R!  LoZoccolo   Oct-28-11 02:39 PM   #118 
  - Apparently, Politics USA was reposting old articles. I'm sorry I missed that. n/t  Ian David   Oct-28-11 03:01 PM   #120 
  - Ian, would you please post a link to where they reposted this old article ...  slipslidingaway   Oct-28-11 04:06 PM   #121 
  - People were retweeting it all over Twitter yesterday...  Ian David   Oct-28-11 04:24 PM   #123 
     - Thanks for the reply, appears someone had an agenda to mislead ...  slipslidingaway   Oct-28-11 05:40 PM   #124 
        - Yeah, I think you have the right idea. n/t  Ian David   Oct-28-11 08:41 PM   #128 
  - Is PoliticsUSA related to ClarkUSA or do they just happen to have the same last name?  cui bono   Oct-28-11 08:16 PM   #126 
  - Priorities USA and Priorities USA Action ...  slipslidingaway   Oct-28-11 09:52 PM   #129 
  - Really?  Occulus   Oct-28-11 11:59 PM   #130 
  - So is this story true or false? Did Obama do this or not?  Rex   Oct-28-11 05:43 PM   #125 
  - Obama knows that they will use this to fund his opposition in the election.  yardwork   Oct-28-11 08:20 PM   #127 
 

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