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Going It Alone Gives Obama
New Sense of Purpose

Associated Press, by Julie Pace

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/22/2014 4:21:17 AM

WASHINGTON — This week, President Barack Obama promoted tougher fuel efficiency standards for trucks. He touted progress on initiatives to strengthen the U.S. patent system. And he signed an executive order intended to speed up the process for approving import or export cargo. Welcome to Obama´s self-proclaimed "year of action," where hardly a day goes by without the president and his top advisers trumpeting policy initiatives the White House is undertaking without the help of Congress. The mostly modest actions — far shy of the sweeping immigration overhaul Obama hoped for this year — put into sharp focus the president´s limitations as

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 2/22/2014 7:07:24 AM     (No. 9742001)

Small ball

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 2/22/2014 7:09:49 AM     (No. 9742004)

Oh, Julie, you just know there´s a pony in that pile somewhere.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 2/22/2014 8:21:33 AM     (No. 9742087)

#2 - The only thing at the bottom of that pile is the Øbamboozler giving himself a selfie!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LAW428, 2/22/2014 8:42:05 AM     (No. 9742105)

Who really cares what gives Obama a sense of purpose? Does everything have to be about him all the time, 24/7, what he´s thinking, what he´s feeling?

Our country is in the crapper, swirling the bowl because of this foreign, Marxist, liar, that hates the U.S. and we´re talking about what gives HIM purpose? I don´t give a dam about what "gives him purpose."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/22/2014 9:13:27 AM     (No. 9742147)

Julie´s crush on Obama is ever notable.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/22/2014 9:13:57 AM     (No. 9742149)

I meant "noticeable."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/22/2014 9:32:45 AM     (No. 9742170)

FTA:" Advisers who ended the year dispirited now appear buoyed by a new sense of purpose — and the prospect of working around a Congress that has long been an irritant to the president".

That darned constitution is an ´irritant´, too.

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