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He's just unbelievable. Ignoring the role that Congress is supposed to play, Bush thinks he can do anything he wants; obey or ignore any law at his whim. And for some unknown reason, he just keeps getting away with it.
If our next President is a Democrat, it will be very strange to listen to the Limbaughs and the Hannitys, who will be picking at every tiny crumb; shrieking about ethics, morality and rule of law. It will be our duty to make it plain that they ignored the unethical, immoral and illegal actions of The Decider for eight years.
Bush asserts authority to bypass defense act
President Bush this week declared that he has the power to bypass four laws, including a prohibition against using federal funds to establish permanent US military bases in Iraq, that Congress passed as part of a new defense bill.
Bush made the assertion in a signing statement that he issued late Monday after signing the National Defense Authorization Act for 2008. In the signing statement, Bush asserted that four sections of the bill unconstitutionally infringe on his powers, and so the executive branch is not bound to obey them. . .
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