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Obama's Hostile and Evasive Presser

Jeff_Georgia Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:40 PM
If the HoR ALONE releases money, how has obama spent trillions? I don't recall the HoR releasing that amount....
Thomas274 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:05 PM
I'm not trying to say that the Obama administration is not lawless. One of the objections to the health-insurance law is that it gives to the HHS secretary what appears to be both taxing and spending authority.

Although every congressman will tell you that one congress cannot bind a future congress, they all seem to think they are bound by what are known as non-discretionay items. The point remains that the congress, elected by the people, are supreme over the president and the judiciary.

Obama's first post-election press conference, if you could call it that, tells us a great deal about his attitude and the approach he intends to pursue in his second term, which is the same failed policy mix on steroids.

Obama's re-election, of course, gives him the right to pursue these policies, but it doesn't deny elected Republicans the right or relieve them of the duty to oppose them.

If Obama can glean any intelligible mandate from his victory, it is that relentless negative campaigning, demagoguery, divisive identity politics, deceit and superior political strategists targeting essential voters and...