Thursday, December 15, 2011

there, fixed that for him


Once again, Obama demonstrates that he's as big a fan of the imperial presidency and the Endless War as Bush ever was, and not so big a fan of the constitution and civil liberties.

Here's how Andrew Rosenthal put it:
White House statements explaining why Mr. Obama has agreed to sign the bill (after he threatened a veto) note that it does not impinge on executive authority. As long as that’s secure, he simply does not seem to care about technicalities like the constitution.
This bill is not just a Bad Idea, it is a Very Bad Idea Indeed. The threatened veto should be made.

It won't be, though. They fixed the bit he didn't like.

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At 3:03 PM, December 15, 2011 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

GWOT = ???

At 3:28 PM, December 15, 2011 Blogger The Ridger, FCD had this to say...

The Great/Global War On Terror

aka the endless war against anybody anywhere who disagrees with us


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