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Reckless appointment
Washington Times, by Eitorial

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/6/2013 9:36:36 PM

President Obama is not backing down from his unlawful installation of officials at the National Labor Relations Board. Despite being told by a federal appellate court that it was unconstitutional to make a recess appointment when the Senate was still in session, the administration is standing by purported appointee Richard Griffin. Now Mr. Griffin finds himself in another legal jam. A racketeering lawsuit filed in October alleges that while Mr. Griffin served as general counsel for the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) he helped cover up an embezzlement scheme at Local 501 in Los Angeles. The complaint

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/6/2013 9:56:39 PM     (No. 9162718)

What more can you expect from a tard?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/6/2013 10:30:02 PM     (No. 9162765)

Just when you think you have heard it all...the corrupt Chicago gangster pol machine on the Potomac becomes embroiled in even more reckless and corrupt behavior.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: grounded, 2/6/2013 11:33:12 PM     (No. 9162818)

Wait just a ding dong minute. If these NLRB recess appointees are still on the Board, they are definitely in contravention of the law. Recess apppointees may only serve until the end of the congressional term during which they were appointed. As of January 3, 2013, at noon eastern time, the 112th Congress ended and the 113th Congress began. At that time, any and all recess appointments made during the 112th Congress also ended. Per Article II, Section 2: "The President shall have Power to fill up all Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate, by granting Commissions which shall expire at the End of their next Session."

Even a constituttional scholar as challenged as Zippy ought to be able to understand this language.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/7/2013 12:50:40 AM     (No. 9162869)

Apparently Holder hasn´t shut down the racketeering lawsuit yet...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steveW, 2/7/2013 1:31:26 AM     (No. 9162894)

Why should His Majesty, Himself listen to mere subjects who declare the actions of His Majesty, Himself unconstitutional? And by what backwardness is His Majesty, Himself bound to act according to mere constitutions?

Because the GOP OINO (Opposition In Name Only) grants His Majesty, Himself the sanction of "good intentions", His Majesty, Himself can do as He pleases, forever and ever.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: annie xango, 2/7/2013 1:38:15 AM     (No. 9162898)

oh, now, #3 he weren´t no constitutional scholar..only a lowly adjunct lecturer..youse all expecting waaaaay too much here..wanting hims to knows all dis stuff...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/7/2013 4:46:53 PM     (No. 9164366)

Everything, Everything Obama touches turns to crap! Why is this? Well it stems from the fact that his cronies are all criminals and sooner or later the stuff comes out, just like this case.

Thanks LoFo voters, look what you´ve DONE!

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