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Romney embraces executive authority
Washington Times, by Seth McLaughlin

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/29/2012 11:28:53 PM

Avon Lake, Ohio — Facing off in last week’s foreign policy debate, Mitt Romney nodded in agreement with much of what President Obama has done with his powers as chief executive — including a full-on embrace of the president’s claim to sole authority to expand drone strikes to kill terrorist suspects. The Republican presidential nominee has reserved the right to deploy U.S. military power to world hot spots, as Mr. Obama did in Libya, and to greenlight unilateral action against Iran. To the dismay of civil liberties activists, he has shifted his position on indefinite detention, agreeing with the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bwebb, 10/29/2012 11:38:59 PM     (No. 8973692)

I have great confidence in Romney-Ryan and hope they get elected...since I want a President Romney to select the next two US Justices for the US Supreme Court...Justices likely to be moderate to slightly conservative...a good thing !

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/30/2012 2:42:01 AM     (No. 8973831)

President Romney will need plenty executive authority to scrap 0bama's executive orders. Hopefully, we will take the Senate away from the Rats. That will be the best scenario negate 0's disastrous effect on America. But, Romney will need to get right to work and executive authority will be the tool of expedience.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 10/30/2012 4:59:26 AM     (No. 8973881)

So, it is slowly dawning on the liberals that Mitt may become the next president, and that he would assume the presidency replete with a host of new powers (thanks to obama's many executive orders). New powers that will allow Mitt to designate liberals as terrorist threats, arrest and detain without warrant, and at Mitt's pleasure assasinate what Mitt believes are enemies of the state.

Liberals should be paranoid about this.

I wonder how soon liberals will see the value of a constitution that limits the power of government.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/30/2012 5:11:30 AM     (No. 8973891)

To libs, untrammeled power was only OK as long as it was The Won's.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snowcloud, 10/30/2012 10:15:03 AM     (No. 8974361)

This sounds like it was written to comfort Ron Paul supporters and even Obama supporters. I'm not buying this. There is only ONE president who made American citizens enemies of the state and that one is Barack Obama.

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