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  •  Not gonna happen. (1+ / 0-)
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    RFK Lives

    You already have a response for the chorus of "But the President can't get an Alt-E bill through this Congress!" cries, don't you?

    If not, get to work.

    The plain brutal fact of the matter is that we do only what the Republicans allow.  We've long since given up daring anything more than that.

    Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

    by corvo on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 12:28:12 PM PDT

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    •  only if you ignore the other options (0+ / 0-)

      Somehow people conveniently forget that the President has considerable authority all on his own to exert here.  Some of that he has, other powers he has not.

      Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

      by Mindful Nature on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 01:02:17 PM PDT

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      •  I'm not ignoring his other options; (1+ / 0-)
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        he, on the other hand . . .

        Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

        by corvo on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 01:07:54 PM PDT

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