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Mind_your_head Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-20-07 12:37 AM
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There's so many things I'm confused about, and IANAL, but
how can * even "make" signing statements into law? The legislative branch (Congress - the House & the Senate) MAKES the laws, the executive branch (President) carries them out (Constitution Test 101).

How can gwb sign on to something like THIS (note it's for REAL....."whitehouse.gov":

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/05/2007050...

THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH DOESN'T MAKE THE LAW! The Executive branches only sees that the law is carried out. Why is the shrub getting away with MAKING THE LAW over & over again? I don't 'get it' And why don't the 'lawyers' stop it? (although most 'average citizens haven't liked most lawyers for a LONG time now....)
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Dogmudgeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-20-07 12:44 AM
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1. Because we let him
Not the DLC.

Not Hillary.

Not John Kerry and Al Gore.

WE let him.

--p!
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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-20-07 12:44 AM
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2. W thinks the right wing has the power to push their interpretation
of the law and the hell with regular Americans.
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Mind_your_head Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-20-07 12:59 AM
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3. Oh yeah......the cabal is pushing through their agenda like a non-stop
freight train without any brakes (the power of momentum).....THAT's why their 'winning' at the moment, imo. While those of us who live in a mostly polite/living by the golden rule world are left breathless by their audacity.....they charge on like a mad rapist, only seeking power & control. "Slam on the brakes" - the EXECUTIVE branch (president) does NOT make the LAWs that we, the people live under!!!!
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