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Progressive Agenda is Going
to Be Driven´ by Obama Using
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Democratic Senator: ´Much of
Progressive Agenda is Going
to Be Driven´ by Obama Using
Executive Power

Cybercast News Service, by Fred Lucas

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/29/2013 9:10:47 PM

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) says that he believes President Obama in his second term will drive the progressive agenda forward with a more aggressive use of executive power. “We’re going to see a president of the United States use his executive powers as much as he’s allowed to under federal law and under the Constitution, in a more aggressive way than last time,” Brown said in an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. Brown added, “You’re going to see the president use the executive powers that are within his constitutional

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And we are just beginning the second term. 0bama needs a good smackdown like he was given last week by the DC Federal Court.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MrYules, 1/29/2013 9:18:36 PM     (No. 9147379)

Not surprising, given the track record of high-handed action by this "administration". Dictators always like to exercise solitary power. Makes them feel like gods. Impeach Obama Now! Take back the Republic before it is irretrievably lost.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 1/29/2013 9:24:00 PM     (No. 9147388)

I detest Obama immensely.

However, I figure he has to go this executive order route, since the Republican House will never fund his pie-in-the-sky schemes.

Plus the "progressives" will push him to issue zillions of them, since they probably know they will never get another such great opportunity to ruin America.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: aasilver, 1/29/2013 9:25:43 PM     (No. 9147392)

...and if the Repukes in the House have any stones they will defund his dictatorial ´Executive Power proclamations´.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hooter, 1/29/2013 9:46:02 PM     (No. 9147412)

Executive order isn´t something to push a President´s agenda. It is to give a president emergency power if a situation arises when congress is in recess. This is going to be a very unconstitutional 4 years. When the rule of law goes, so goes society. Be afraid.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: simple simon, 1/29/2013 10:12:43 PM     (No. 9147455)

Hey Dipstick. nothing about Executive Orders in the Constitution.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Davids918, 1/29/2013 10:13:34 PM     (No. 9147457)

And Republicans need to keep reminding people the Progressive agenda is an extreme liberal agenda which doesn´t have the support of overwhelming majority of the American public.

Only 20% of the population identifies as liberal, and Progressives are a fraction of that segment.

Therefore, over 80% of the population don´t agree with the Progressive agenda of higher taxes, higher gasoline prices, higher electricity prices, more rules, more regulations, and more gov´t interference in people´s lives.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/29/2013 10:27:30 PM     (No. 9147491)

I believe it has been said elsewhere here among all the comments, but the House of Representatives should NOT fund, or DEFUND, any of the initiatives that Obama undertakes
unilaterally. It is the job of CONGRESS to make laws and this president has lost all sense of what the USA is about in his thirst for power. Obviously, no matter what his
stated background, he has NEVER understood the U.S. Constitution.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/29/2013 10:49:11 PM     (No. 9147532)

Exactly when is Congress going to put a stop to this dictator ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/30/2013 12:14:44 AM     (No. 9147629)

For want of horse a kingdom is lost. Right..that´s the ticket. Smack down; nothing new there. Will the Conservatives in the party be ready with their rackets? Tell us something TWTP would consider as news. This is old news that is being recycled. We already know of his executive powers and his little wand.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/30/2013 1:25:24 AM     (No. 9147687)

We´ll see. The framers were pretty explicit in stopping dictators from abusing America. As long as we have the constitution, we have hope.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/30/2013 9:18:01 AM     (No. 9148137)

AND the Supreme Court needs to slap him down on all of this.

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