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St Stephen

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Jan 7, 2013
 
Batch 37 Pain Is Good wrote:
<quoted text>The President introduced Obama care to the House and Senate.......
You're wrong. The president cannot introduce legislation to the House and Senate. Only Congress can.

You and Sandy need to study up on the Constitution and legislative powers.
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

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Jan 7, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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You're wrong. The president cannot introduce legislation to the House and Senate. Only Congress can.
You and Sandy need to study up on the Constitution and legislative powers.
So how did his plan end up with Polosi and Reid? It came from the executive plan.....

Since: Mar 09

Grandville, MI

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#23
Jan 7, 2013
 
At least he got %500 MILLION for it, and stands to put $100 MILLION in his own pocket!
Who cares that the money comes from the people responsible for 9/11?
That doesnt matter to Gore. He's all "show me da money" now!
Gore say's he's against "big oil" companies, but he doesnt think nothing about selling out and getting rich from them. Ohhhhh the hypocrisy of the left continues,.........

What ever happened to values?

Since: Mar 09

Grandville, MI

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#24
Jan 7, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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You're wrong. The president cannot introduce legislation to the House and Senate. Only Congress can.
You and Sandy need to study up on the Constitution and legislative powers.
wow!
If that isnt about the stupidest thing you've said.........
Really

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Jan 7, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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You're wrong. The president cannot introduce legislation to the House and Senate. Only Congress can.
You and Sandy need to study up on the Constitution and legislative powers.
Perhaps you are unaware that all President's send legislation up that they want passed? Perhaps you are also unaware that one of your heroes, Harry Reid, has said that anything coming from the House is DOA but he will entertain bills suggested by the President? Now whose the dimwit? Nice try at deflecting though....I give you an E for effort.
skipper

Byron Center, MI

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#26
Jan 7, 2013
 
What do you think would be emanating from MSNBC and the rest of the MSM hacks if the KKK purchased it?

Mr. Green Jeans wouldn't take a bid from Glenn Beck because he wanted someone whose "ideology" was more in line with his own…therefore he turns down American Money for Arab Oil Money! The quintessential hypocrite’s laughing all the way to the bank!

The statement issued by Current TV regarding the dismissal of the Beck offer validates progressive’s ideology….. They see ALL conservatives as their ONLY enemy.
Current had 22K prime-time viewers... a pretty low number for a cable channel that claims to be aligned with the majority of Americans!

Al Jazeera, Al Qaeda’s propaganda machine, thanks to Gore, has been given direct access to our domestic airwaves and the perfect forum to proselytize their Islamic fundamentalism. They were thrown out of Iraq for fraudulent reporting.
Al Jazeera is anti American, anti gay, anti women, anti Christian, anti Semitic and routinely broadcasted messages from Bin Laden and other Al Qaeda operatives calling for violence against you, me, and any other "Zionist" innocent civilians.
I conclude Al Jazeera willfully is attempting to overthrow the US government by aiding terrorists under the cover of journalism. I doubt Gore is so isolated that he missed these minor details.
No surprise that a con man like “Al Gozeera” would sell out America to this Islamist terrorist media outlet and betray his country. He chose his side.
Treason: I vote guilty.
Al Gorezeera

Wayland, MI

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#27
Jan 7, 2013
 
I am a 1%, ha, ha, ha!
TimeOut

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Jan 8, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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My Gawd woman could you be more wrong on a regular basis?!!
Why I don't ignore your posts is beyond me.
First: The president cannot 'introduce legislation'!!!!! Second: It is Rep Jose Serrano who is proposing an amendment to repeal the 22nd Amendment, something he has done since 1997.
The president can introduce legislation to congress through congressman, which is how The Affordable Health Care Act happened, as well as many other items over the years.

In an 11 June 1963 speech broadcast live on national television and radio, President John F. Kennedy unveiled plans to pursue a comprehensive civil rights bill in Congress.

BINGO! Legislation introduced.

If he can't get at least a 50-50 chance for passage, he will have to lobby long before any thoughts of submitting. This was the process that mired Clinton's healthcare initiatives early on. If he could have submitted himself, he probably would have.

You're just arguing semantics, so here goes: Does a president have the right to PASS legislation?- not without congress passing it first. Can he INTRODUCE it? Of course.

So no one here is exactly correct or incorrect. Instead of just insulting people you should try debating the facts.
Bob

Big Rapids, MI

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Jan 8, 2013
 
Gville Jim wrote:
At least he got %500 MILLION for it, and stands to put $100 MILLION in his own pocket!
Who cares that the money comes from the people responsible for 9/11?
That doesnt matter to Gore. He's all "show me da money" now!
Gore say's he's against "big oil" companies, but he doesnt think nothing about selling out and getting rich from them. Ohhhhh the hypocrisy of the left continues,.........
What ever happened to values?
"the money comes from the people responsible for 9/11?"

Really?

The money is coming from a government owned news company. The terrorists that was responsible for the 9/11 attacks were the lunatic fringe of the Muslim religion, and came from many different countries.

Being a member of your own lunatic fringe, it would seem that you'd understand that!
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

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#31
Jan 8, 2013
 
Bob wrote:
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"the money comes from the people responsible for 9/11?"
Really?
The money is coming from a government owned news company. The terrorists that was responsible for the 9/11 attacks were the lunatic fringe of the Muslim religion, and came from many different countries.
Being a member of your own lunatic fringe, it would seem that you'd understand that!
Ahem, Bob, you are the lunatic fringe. The people who pay the bills are not....... Taker.....
St Stephen

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Jan 8, 2013
 
TimeOut wrote:
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So no one here is exactly correct or incorrect. Instead of just insulting people you should try debating the facts.
I am correct. The constitution is very clear about the powers of legislation and keeping those powers from the president. Of course presidents can influence legislation and voice their agenda but it is up to someone in Congress to draft that legislation. Sandy and Batch are wrong, there is no gray area here.

In this specific case the congressman who proposed the anti-22nd amendment bill was NOT influenced by the president, in fact he has been bringing bills like this to the floor since 1997 and twice while W was in ofice.

So lets get back to what started all this. Sandy was wrong, Obama is not proposing that we reverse the 22nd amendment. Batch was wrong, the president cannot propose legislation and neither of these windbags blew a gasket and blamed W for wanting to abolish the 22nd amendment when this congressman tried to do it *twice* while W was in office.

Now about those "facts" you were talking about.....
St Stephen

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Jan 8, 2013
 
Gville Jim wrote:
<quoted text>wow!
If that isnt about the stupidest thing you've said.........
Please tell me, in detail, where I am mistaken.

I'll be awaiting your well-thought out reply.

Thank you.
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

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Jan 8, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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I am correct. The constitution is very clear about the powers of legislation and keeping those powers from the president. Of course presidents can influence legislation and voice their agenda but it is up to someone in Congress to draft that legislation. Sandy and Batch are wrong, there is no gray area here.
In this specific case the congressman who proposed the anti-22nd amendment bill was NOT influenced by the president, in fact he has been bringing bills like this to the floor since 1997 and twice while W was in ofice.
So lets get back to what started all this. Sandy was wrong, Obama is not proposing that we reverse the 22nd amendment. Batch was wrong, the president cannot propose legislation and neither of these windbags blew a gasket and blamed W for wanting to abolish the 22nd amendment when this congressman tried to do it *twice* while W was in office.
Now about those "facts" you were talking about.....
Just how young are you? You aren't still busing the tables???? The Pres handed the Dem controlled House and Senate the package so they could vote on it unread....... You are listening to the wrong people...... Make some money and pay the taxes you think are so great and get off the dole....
St Stephen

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Jan 8, 2013
 
Really wrote:
<quoted text>Perhaps you are unaware that all President's send legislation up that they want passed? Perhaps you are also unaware that one of your heroes, Harry Reid, has said that anything coming from the House is DOA but he will entertain bills suggested by the President? Now whose the dimwit? Nice try at deflecting though....I give you an E for effort.
You are digging yourself deeper Sandy. Read your Consitution, especially the part where it says the president can introduce legislation and then come back here and point out where it states that. Until then you are wrong and I am right.

Even IF you were right....lets just pretend for a sec...this congressman that introduced this legislation did so on his own. He was not instructed by Obama to do so. He was not influenced in ANY way by the president. He has been doing the same thing since 1997 (Bill Clinton, W Bush and Obama).

So knowing that, your original statement of "I did read today that perhaps Obama is considering introducing legislation to repeal the 22nd amendment." is patently and obviously either a very stupid and uninformed comment at the very best and at worst an outright lie. So, are you stupid or are you a liar?
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

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Jan 8, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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You are digging yourself deeper Sandy. Read your Consitution, especially the part where it says the president can introduce legislation and then come back here and point out where it states that. Until then you are wrong and I am right.
Even IF you were right....lets just pretend for a sec...this congressman that introduced this legislation did so on his own. He was not instructed by Obama to do so. He was not influenced in ANY way by the president. He has been doing the same thing since 1997 (Bill Clinton, W Bush and Obama).
So knowing that, your original statement of "I did read today that perhaps Obama is considering introducing legislation to repeal the 22nd amendment." is patently and obviously either a very stupid and uninformed comment at the very best and at worst an outright lie. So, are you stupid or are you a liar?
Stevie, the bill was already drafted when the O came into office by all the Soros branches......
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

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Jan 8, 2013
 
Robert wrote:
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Jason is too old to be living in his mothers basement but he still is anyway.
Like the character on two and a half men--Allen Harper. Takers.
Really

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Jan 9, 2013
 
St Stephen wrote:
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You are digging yourself deeper Sandy. Read your Consitution, especially the part where it says the president can introduce legislation and then come back here and point out where it states that. Until then you are wrong and I am right.
Even IF you were right....lets just pretend for a sec...this congressman that introduced this legislation did so on his own. He was not instructed by Obama to do so. He was not influenced in ANY way by the president. He has been doing the same thing since 1997 (Bill Clinton, W Bush and Obama).
So knowing that, your original statement of "I did read today that perhaps Obama is considering introducing legislation to repeal the 22nd amendment." is patently and obviously either a very stupid and uninformed comment at the very best and at worst an outright lie. So, are you stupid or are you a liar?
Neither Stevie. And you are correct, it was introduced by a Congressman who HAS done it before. However, since you are rather ignorant and refuse to believe anyone but your "sources", did the NYT, or MSNBC, NBC, CBS, or ABC tell you that Obama backs the legislation?? Didn't think so, because, they like you, back it as well.
As a side note, I think it's wonderful that you, like most progressives, want to take the Constitution literally when it suits your argument, and then call it "outdated" and "unnecessary" when it doesn't. No question here, you are an arrogant, bigoted, elitist progressive. You prove it every single day.

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