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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 11:19 AM
Response to Reply #54
55. This part: " Does the Obama administration have control..." Answer is YES, and it invalidates
Edited on Fri Oct-28-11 11:24 AM by Romulox
all other excuses.

And this:

"But if he keeps quiet on this issue, that silence will equal consent. Because actions speak louder than words."

is simply wrong. Eric Holder is an employee of Barack Obama. Eric Holder (and his entire organization's) job is to implement the policies of the President. If, at any time, they fail to do so, the President can fire any one of them.

So silence isn't consent for the President; US attorneys and the AG are agents of the President, and as such, their actions are his actions.
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  -U.S. Atty. Claims Obama Didn't Order Med Marijuana Crackdown (hmmm) RainDog  Oct-28-11 09:19 AM   #0 
  - The "against" petitioners are Real 'Murkins (tm)...  Fumesucker   Oct-28-11 09:22 AM   #1 
  - it's become a joke  RainDog   Oct-28-11 09:25 AM   #2 
     - Obama thinks it's funny..  Fumesucker   Oct-28-11 09:34 AM   #3 
     - well, this issue has gotten the attention of the Obama admin  RainDog   Oct-28-11 09:39 AM   #5 
     - Well, he can either look weak.. His AG's have gone rogue against his orders..  Fumesucker   Oct-28-11 09:42 AM   #10 
     - Google "good cop/bad cop". It's not a new trick. nt  Romulox   Oct-28-11 10:00 AM   #19 
     - I've been saying for weeks not that CA is in play  musiclawyer   Oct-28-11 10:59 AM   #34 
        - Yep. Sad that many in the nation don't see this, but making your own health choices is important.  krabigirl   Oct-28-11 11:02 AM   #39 
        - Yes why smoke? Makes no sense.  musiclawyer   Oct-28-11 11:16 AM   #52 
           - they are.... only good with the prime stuff  fascisthunter   Oct-28-11 05:44 PM   #66 
        - Yes. It is a crisis. I agree. This issue has reached a tipping point  RainDog   Oct-28-11 11:07 AM   #48 
     - Here is the clip  Aryo   Oct-28-11 09:39 AM   #6 
     - No, you're right. This pattern is far from funny.  woo me with science   Oct-28-11 09:39 AM   #7 
        - Gotta love all that honesty and transparency, eh?  robdogbucky   Oct-28-11 11:06 AM   #46 
           - Yeah- I wish we had Campaign Obama for a President.  Marrah_G   Oct-28-11 11:09 AM   #49 
  - Hey, maybe they are all planning on running for public office as....  Bonhomme Richard   Oct-28-11 09:36 AM   #4 
  - I only knew a few national Democratic pols who are willing to deal with this issue honestly  RainDog   Oct-28-11 09:43 AM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-28-11 09:40 AM   #8 
  - It's a lie to deny it. His administration officially supports legal MMJ.  tridim   Oct-28-11 09:50 AM   #12 
     - But his admin ALSO supports letting "rogue Attorneys General" persecute cancer patients.  Romulox   Oct-28-11 09:57 AM   #15 
     - These are not AGs...they are Obama appointed United States  Bluenorthwest   Oct-28-11 10:38 AM   #29 
        - Eric Holder has been involved in this escalation virtually since his appointment  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:18 AM   #53 
     - You keep forgetting to add the SARCASM thingy.  immoderate   Oct-28-11 10:45 AM   #31 
     - "Officially supports"..  SomethingFishy   Oct-28-11 05:45 PM   #68 
  - The sign says "The buck stops here"  hobbit709   Oct-28-11 09:41 AM   #9 
  - apparently the unreccing crew doesn't like it that people aren't buying the spin  RainDog   Oct-28-11 09:57 AM   #14 
     - It's a bunch of ridiculous excuses. That's why. The President is a Drug Warrior. So is his AG. nt  Romulox   Oct-28-11 09:58 AM   #17 
     - maybe you should have read the post  RainDog   Oct-28-11 10:05 AM   #21 
        - It's just a verbose version of Tridim's schtick. The President supports what his Justice Dep't  Romulox   Oct-28-11 10:28 AM   #26 
           - reading comprehension a problem for you?  RainDog   Oct-28-11 10:36 AM   #28 
              - Civics a problem for you? The Attorney General serves at the pleasure of the Prez. Not "rogue".  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:01 AM   #38 
     - their efforts are futile though  fascisthunter   Oct-28-11 05:45 PM   #67 
  - LOL + Unrec. nt  Romulox   Oct-28-11 09:55 AM   #13 
  - lol. hope you never get cancer! n/t  RainDog   Oct-28-11 09:58 AM   #16 
  - Right. I don't want to go to jail!  Romulox   Oct-28-11 09:58 AM   #18 
     - Sad. You won't go to jail in ca or many other states.  krabigirl   Oct-28-11 10:59 AM   #35 
        - The Obama admin's persecution of cancer patient is a crying shame. Not my calling them on it. nt  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:04 AM   #43 
  - Lame.  krabigirl   Oct-28-11 11:00 AM   #36 
  - You unrec a news article?  Rex   Oct-28-11 11:00 AM   #37 
     - There's half a dozen links up there, plus the OP's excuse for it all. THAT's what I'm unreccing.  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:03 AM   #41 
        - There are 4 links and some commentary at the end.  Rex   Oct-28-11 11:05 AM   #44 
        - Right. The commentary is an excuse of the Obama's admin crackdown on cancer patients.  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:09 AM   #50 
        - this person doesn't let reality get in the way of his responses  RainDog   Oct-28-11 06:32 PM   #69 
        - again, you didn't read the OP. I didn't make excuses for anything  RainDog   Oct-28-11 11:18 AM   #54 
           - This part: " Does the Obama administration have control..." Answer is YES, and it invalidates  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:19 AM   #55 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-28-11 11:33 AM   #58 
                 - You don't even understand why what you are posting is wrong. These attorneys serve at the pleasure  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:36 AM   #60 
  - Net recommendation: +1 votes (Your vote: +1)  Fumesucker   Oct-28-11 10:00 AM   #20 
  - Americans are very clear where they stand: Legalize  Tsiyu   Oct-28-11 10:06 AM   #22 
  - agreed. and especially in the state of CA  RainDog   Oct-28-11 10:23 AM   #23 
     - Time to cut to the chase  Tsiyu   Oct-28-11 10:56 AM   #33 
        - the feds' position has become unsupportable  RainDog   Oct-28-11 11:03 AM   #42 
           - What part about "we ain't got the money for this..."  Tsiyu   Oct-28-11 11:14 AM   #51 
              - You forgot that they can keep anything they seize.  zalinda   Oct-28-11 11:59 AM   #64 
  - Of course he didn't. Big pharma did. n/t  Scuba   Oct-28-11 10:25 AM   #24 
  - Ok. So WHO DID??  kestrel91316   Oct-28-11 10:28 AM   #25 
  - That's the question that is not going to go away with this statement  RainDog   Oct-28-11 10:33 AM   #27 
  - Then why hasn't he stopped it?  dtexdem   Oct-28-11 10:42 AM   #30 
  - advocates have sued the 4 Attns Gen and Holder as of yesterday  RainDog   Oct-28-11 10:47 AM   #32 
     - He asked about the PRESIDENT. Not "advocates". nt  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:05 AM   #45 
        - do you have a fucking crystal ball? I don't  RainDog   Oct-28-11 11:25 AM   #56 
           - Honestly, is this about not understanding that the Justice Department is under the EXECUTIVE branch?  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:31 AM   #57 
  - The argument that the President can't control his Justice Dep't is ridiculous.  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:02 AM   #40 
  - So the President can't control his law enforcement departments?  Marrah_G   Oct-28-11 11:07 AM   #47 
  - I remember that back in the B*sh-2 administration days  Trillo   Oct-28-11 11:34 AM   #59 
  - in this case, however, the 4 feds first claim they ok'd this with the Obama admin  RainDog   Oct-28-11 11:39 AM   #61 
  - It doesn't matter if he "keeps quiet"; silent or not, this is HIS administration.  Lyric   Oct-28-11 11:42 AM   #62 
     - Thank you. +1,000,000. nt  Romulox   Oct-28-11 11:44 AM   #63 
     - and this post doesn't try to weaken his culpability  RainDog   Oct-28-11 05:42 PM   #65 

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