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10 Powers of the President of the Philippines

Under the Philippine Constitution, the head of the state
and of the government, the President, shall exercise his powers as the
president of his nation and government. 55 more words

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Obama Moves to Expand Rules Aimed at Closing Gender Pay Gap

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS   JAN. 29, 2016

President Obama at the White House last week. New rules proposed by the administration would expand on an executive order he issued nearly two years ago that required federal contractors to submit pay information for women and men. 475 more words

Wrong, Do It Again!

And today, the only possible agent of political reform is the President.

Lawrence Lessig, explaining why he ran for president, and reminding me yet again that most lawyers are lousy political scientists.

Executive Power

Trump's Democrats

While many Democrats are eager to deny that Trump is drawing support from their party, the data show a different story. That data also reveals the falsity of the pretense that Republican party leaders could somehow have prevented their party from being largely captured by an ugly populist contingent. 637 more words

The Democratic Process

Senator Fischer's Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions

“The president’s executive actions would not have stopped any of the recent mass shootings, nor do they address the root causes of violent crime. Instead, these executive actions infringe on the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens to bear arms. 45 more words

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Must Watch Video – U.S. Senator Issues Dire Warning on Unchecked Executive Power

From Liberty Blitzkrieg, by Michael Krieger

The deliberations of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were held in strict secrecy. Consequently, anxious citizens gathered outside Independence Hall when the proceedings ended in order to learn what had been produced behind closed doors. 569 more words

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All the Presidents Fiction

“I am the President of the United States, clothed with immense power.” So Abraham Lincoln acknowledged the authority wielded by the American President, an authority that has only increased over the years. 1,951 more words

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