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The Maximalist
American Spectator, by George Neumayr

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/13/2014 5:15:43 AM

In 2011, President Obama, speaking before the National Council of La Raza, remarked that “I know some people want me to bypass Congress and change the laws on my own.” He acknowledged the appeal of dictatorial action, but he said “that’s not how our system works.” The crowd responded, “Change it” and “Yes, you can!” He spoke of bypassing Congress as a temptation to which he wouldn’t yield. But he has, and it is clear that he regards America’s system of checks and balances as an odious obstacle to his conception of good government. In a recent interview with Thomas

      


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Maximalist
/´mæks?m?l?st/
noun (in early 20th-century Russia)

1. a member of the radical faction of Social Revolutionaries that supported terrorism against the tsarist regime and advocated a short period of postrevolutionary working-class dictatorship

2. a less common name for a Bolshevik

Barack the Bolshie, eh?

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