Transportation secretary LaHood stepping down: official

Jan 29, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Reuters

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said on Tuesday he planned to resign, marking the latest departure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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L.A. Mayor Villaragosa has the best chance. He is one of the Big Four Democrats who in '99 founded the Devils Partnership between the State Dem Party and the Public Employee Unions which has brought many Calif Cities of every size to the cusp of complete fiscal collapse.

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Last January, President Obama did something that every civics class teaches presidents are not allowed to do under our Constitution. Although the Senate was not in recess, he unilaterally “recess-appointed” four officials to executive posts, three of them to the National Labor Relations Board. The move allowed Obama to avoid the constitutionally mandated Senate confirmation process for all four – temporarily, at least.

This wrong was righted on Friday, when a three-judge panel on the D.C. federal appeals court unanimously struck down the three NLRB appointments on constitutional grounds.

The ruling comes as a surprise only to the journalists and editorial writers who framed this story so wrongly in the first place. Instead of recognizing these appointments for what they were – an obvious abuse of power to deliver an easy election-year favor for organized labor– America’s most important newspaper editorial boards praised Obama for his boldness.

For the overwhelmingly Obama-sympathetic Washington press corps, stories about presidential abuses of power became far less interesting the moment Obama took the oath of office in 2009.

When the illegal recess appointments were first reported, the Washington Post editorial board called it “Obama’s justifiable ‘power grab,’” and dismissed concerns about them with a blithe,“But so what?”

For The Los Angeles Times, this clear violation of the constitutional balance of power was “a rational response to an increasingly gridlocked Congress.”

Both papers followed Obama’s line in offering Republican obstructionism as a legitimate excuse for violating the Constitution.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/01/29/why...
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All of Obama's appointees and associates have been like from "La Hood".
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au contraire wrote:
Last January, President Obama did something that every civics class teaches presidents are not allowed to do under our Constitution. Although the Senate was not in recess, he unilaterally “recess-appointed” four officials to executive posts, three of them to the National Labor Relations Board. The move allowed Obama to avoid the constitutionally mandated Senate confirmation process for all four – temporarily, at least.
This wrong was righted on Friday, when a three-judge panel on the D.C. federal appeals court unanimously struck down the three NLRB appointments on constitutional grounds.
The ruling comes as a surprise only to the journalists and editorial writers who framed this story so wrongly in the first place. Instead of recognizing these appointments for what they were – an obvious abuse of power to deliver an easy election-year favor for organized labor– America’s most important newspaper editorial boards praised Obama for his boldness.
For the overwhelmingly Obama-sympathetic Washington press corps, stories about presidential abuses of power became far less interesting the moment Obama took the oath of office in 2009.
When the illegal recess appointments were first reported, the Washington Post editorial board called it “Obama’s justifiable ‘power grab,’” and dismissed concerns about them with a blithe,“But so what?”
For The Los Angeles Times, this clear violation of the constitutional balance of power was “a rational response to an increasingly gridlocked Congress.”
Both papers followed Obama’s line in offering Republican obstructionism as a legitimate excuse for violating the Constitution.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/01/29/why...
WHAT?!!!

The perfect president, the former college "professor" is VIOLATING the US CONSTITUTION!

NO, not our PERFECT PRESIDENT, No!

VOTE in 2014 and 2016!

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well, at least Dee-troit is in good fiscal shape. I was concerned that once all the honkies moved out, it might deteriorate, but it appears to be doing fine, based on what I just read on yahoo.

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au contraire wrote:
Last January, President Obama did something that every civics class teaches presidents are not allowed to do under our Constitution. Although the Senate was not in recess, he unilaterally “recess-appointed” four officials to executive posts, three of them to the National Labor Relations Board. The move allowed Obama to avoid the constitutionally mandated Senate confirmation process for all four – temporarily, at least.
This wrong was righted on Friday, when a three-judge panel on the D.C. federal appeals court unanimously struck down the three NLRB appointments on constitutional grounds.
The ruling comes as a surprise only to the journalists and editorial writers who framed this story so wrongly in the first place. Instead of recognizing these appointments for what they were – an obvious abuse of power to deliver an easy election-year favor for organized labor– America’s most important newspaper editorial boards praised Obama for his boldness.
For the overwhelmingly Obama-sympathetic Washington press corps, stories about presidential abuses of power became far less interesting the moment Obama took the oath of office in 2009.
When the illegal recess appointments were first reported, the Washington Post editorial board called it “Obama’s justifiable ‘power grab,’” and dismissed concerns about them with a blithe,“But so what?”
For The Los Angeles Times, this clear violation of the constitutional balance of power was “a rational response to an increasingly gridlocked Congress.”
Both papers followed Obama’s line in offering Republican obstructionism as a legitimate excuse for violating the Constitution.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/01/29/why...
Fox news....lol...yeah there's a bastion of unbiased reporting.

Fox news aside, it was easy for the President to mistake the Congress being in recess, they weren't doing anything anyway and acting like little kids.

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Hypnotic Phantom wrote:
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Fox news....lol...yeah there's a bastion of unbiased reporting.
Fox news aside, it was easy for the President to mistake the Congress being in recess, they weren't doing anything anyway and acting like little kids.
He was warned for four days. He didn't mistake anything. Do you work for the MSM?

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Fox news....lol...yeah there's a bastion of unbiased reporting.
Fox news aside, it was easy for the President to mistake the Congress being in recess, they weren't doing anything anyway and acting like little kids.
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Someone needs to step on you, cockroach.

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lahood = silly arabian
You know, if it weren't for you, there would be only 49,999 morons on Topix. I like even numbers, so I'm glad you're here.

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I'm with Larry on this one. It's time for LaHood to use his 'contacts' and start making some serious money.

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<quoted text>Someone needs to step on you, cockroach.
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<quoted text>He was warned for four days. He didn't mistake anything. Do you work for the MSM?
Instead of the MSN people are starting to refer to it as "State Run News"
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Fox news....lol...yeah there's a bastion of unbiased reporting.
Fox news aside, it was easy for the President to mistake the Congress being in recess, they weren't doing anything anyway and acting like little kids.
Surrendering to every whim of Obama without regard for the rule of law is plenty good enough for common street trash.
Not so much for the rest of us.

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Now I get it! You get off on humiliation! Well you've come to the right place, penis-breath. Use both hands so you won't feel so alone.

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larry fatso chiming in from his mammy's basement !!
he's on it !!
More "mammy's basement" crap from you lower life forms? At least try to be original in your banality.

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Surrendering to every whim of Obama without regard for the rule of law is plenty good enough for common street trash.
Not so much for the rest of us.
And pitching a bitch every time he blows his nose is plenty good enough for right wing gutter snipes.

Not so much for the rest of us.

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<quoted text>Now I get it! You get off on humiliation! Well you've come to the right place, penis-breath. Use both hands so you won't feel so alone.
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L.A. Mayor Villaragosa has the best chance. He is one of the Big Four Democrats who in '99 founded the Devils Partnership between the State Dem Party and the Public Employee Unions which has brought many Calif Cities of every size to the cusp of complete fiscal collapse.
So true. So true. True. True.
San Bernadino is screwed blued and Tattood because of Progressives'(Communist's) useful liberal Democrats.

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Someone needs to step on you, cockroach.
You can't do it in mules pookie.

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