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Wicked Men Understand Not Judgment

In yesterday’s edition of the Delaware State News there was an article entitled, “Obama orders employment protection for gay, transgender workers” (p. 9). Here’s the scoop: Not only has the President made such “discrimination” illegal for all federal jobs, but he is also seeking to expand the bill to… 493 more words

Biblical Christianity

Boehner disagrees with Palin on impeaching Obama

House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) disagrees with Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama.

Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans… 119 more words

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A Stronger Presidency Is Not The Solution

By Chris Edelson

When op-ed writers take on the problem of dysfunction in Washington by asking the hackneyed “why is Washington broken?” question, they run the risk of offering a “solution” that merely creates new problems. 854 more words

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Overtime, power has become concentrated in the Executive Branch of the United States government. The creation of the administrative state and the willingness of Congress to foist difficult decisions on the Executive Branch, have permitted a gradual expansion of the Presidency. Between 2000-2006, a conservative Supreme Court and Congress gave President George W. Bush even more power than any previous president. Congress intentionally ceded its powers to the White House in an effort to quickly undo progressive policies promoted by Bill Clinton. Congressional conservatives believed that they had a created a permanent majority and never considered that these increased powers could be used by a more progressive President. Chris Edelson at the University of Wisconsin Press blog explores the expansion of these powers and asks whether this is a wise decision. He suggests that creating an imperial presidency may not be in the best interest of American democracy.

Obamadontcare

President Obama’s administration over the past six years has been one that fosters relationship across party lines on many bipartisanship efforts only to have mixed results. 735 more words

Politics

Republicans Vs. The rest of us: It's time to tune out the tone deaf

After the president’s briefing yesterday over immigration reform, it became pretty clear that the Republican obstructionists (redundant, I know), will become even more vicious having more reason to go into attack mode against the president’s no choice but to use executive power. 495 more words

Immigration Reform

The President's Own Executive Orders have made CIR worse...

House Speaker John Boehner put out a statement today in reaction to President Obama‘s planned executive action on immigration. And not only does he lament how Obama “won’t work with us,” but he says, “The president’s own executive orders have led directly to the humanitarian crisis along the Southern border.” 390 more words

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