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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 11:34 AM
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Bush Grants Self Permission To Grant More Power To Self
Satire tells the truth with a BIG T.



http://www.theonion.com/content/node/51140
> Bush Grants Self Permission To Grant More Power To Self
>
> August 1, 2006 | Issue 4231
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> WASHINGTON, DCIn a decisive 10 decision Monday, President Bush voted to grant the president the constitutional power to grant himself additional powers.
> Enlarge ImageBush Grants R
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> President Bush announces announcement of the new power-granting announcement.
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> "As president, I strongly believe that my first duty as president is to support and serve the president," Bush said during a televised address from the East Room of the White House shortly after signing his executive order. "I promise the American people that I will not abuse this new power, unless it becomes necessary to grant myself the power to do so at a later time."
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> The Presidential Empowerment Act, which the president hand-drafted on his own Oval Office stationery and promptly signed into law, provides Bush with full authority to permit himself to authorize increased jurisdiction over the three branches of the federal government, provided that the president considers it in his best interest to do so.
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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 11:40 AM
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1. That's not so funny considering...
it's pretty much the truth.
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MOUSETHIN Donating Member (29 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 12:05 PM
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2. Is that a signing statement on a signing statement?
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SutaUvaca Donating Member (472 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 12:10 PM
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3. Hmmm. This can't be satire.
It sounds authentically like the exact reasoning process * always employs.
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