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  1. Peter H.
    Peter H. July 20, 2007 at 7:37 pm |

    I can’t help but note that this, under which all of your assets can be frozen and it becomes illegal for anyone to even give you anything whatsoever if you aid the enemies in Iraq….

    comes right on the heels of the Pentagon informing Sen. Clinton that questioning the Iraq war timetable effectively gives material aid to the enemies in Iraq.

    Depending on how loosely things get interpreted, that would also mean that the government could “legally” freeze the assets of anyone who donated to her campaign.

    Creepy big time.

  2. kate
    kate July 20, 2007 at 9:09 pm |

    I asked over there and I’ll ask here for the more learned to please answer: does the legislative branch have the power to block or annul an executive order? Is an executive order granted immediately as it springs from the White House, prior to a test in the courts?

    If not, when will the coronation ceremony take place? Who is going down first? When?

    Oh and many speak of going elsewhere, but apparently the more developed countries don’t have any interest in harboring disaffected working class Americans. I guess its Mexico for me.

  3. Marksman2000
    Marksman2000 July 21, 2007 at 8:51 am |

    Be nice if this site was set up to allow avatars. I have a photo-shopped image of Bush eating a live kitten.

  4. Steve
    Steve July 21, 2007 at 9:38 am |

    An executive order is only counteracted by another executive order. The only limit on an executive order are three things.

    Political limitations…. What the public will stand for. If an order is too filthy it will make it too hot for that Administration.

    Supreme court review for constitutionality …. This one hasn’t been tried but you could treat an executiove order as a passed law and challenge it. Might not go anywhere but thats what stupid with their money rich lawyers are for.

    Impeachment …. reverses an executive order by impeaching based upon the order itself. Only works if the impeachment is successful.

    All these are poor substitutes for getting your own hired gun into the presidency to counter act the previous administrations exec order

  5. Cara
    Cara July 21, 2007 at 4:21 pm |

    Ah, The Bill of Rights. Well, it had a nice run, at least.

  6. bellatrys
    bellatrys July 22, 2007 at 9:05 am |

    Ah, the good old medieval rules of exile. No bread or shelter, under pain of losing “his life, and all that he has…”

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