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Obama: Bush Not Respecting Constitution [ "I was a constitutional law professor......]
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Posted on 03/30/2007 2:21:50 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama: Bush Not Respecting Constitution Mar 30 04:23 PM US/Eastern By BRENDAN FARRINGTON TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday accused President Bush of failing to respect the Constitution amid the uproar over the firing of eight federal prosecutors.

The Illinois senator also took a swipe at embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Obama has joined several other Democrats in calling for Gonzales to resign.

"I was a constitutional law professor, which means unlike the current president I actually respect the Constitution," Obama told an audience at a campaign fundraiser. "I believe in an attorney general who is actually the people's lawyer, not the president's lawyer."

Obama's remarks drew one of the most enthusiastic responses in a speech often interrupted by applause.

Gonzales acknowledged Friday there is confusion about his role in firing the eight U.S. attorneys last fall. His former chief of staff, Kyle Sampson, told Congress Thursday that prosecutors put on a list to be fired got there in part because they were not deemed "loyal Bushies."

During his stop in Florida, Obama held a brief meeting with Democratic lawmakers and then spoke for about three minutes to more than 100 college students who held an impromptu rally outside an IMAX theater where he held his fundraiser.

"I just hope that everyone here has that same sense of urgency that I do," Obama told the students. "I hope the young people in particular use this campaign as a vehicle to get involved and engaged. This is one of those rare moments where we could change history, and those moments don't come that often. So I hope that all of you take advantage of it."

Inside the fundraiser, which was a sellout at 640 tickets and raised about $150,000, people packed a room and balcony.

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he's sure light in the loafers......
1 posted on 03/30/2007 2:21:51 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh gag me. This guy is such a lightweight it's embarrassing to the nation that he's even a presidential contender.


2 posted on 03/30/2007 2:23:06 PM PDT by Peach (The Clinton's' pardoned more terrorists than they captured or killed.)
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To: Sub-Driver

BARF!


3 posted on 03/30/2007 2:24:08 PM PDT by Texas_Jarhead
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To: Sub-Driver
So, um, if he's the People's Attorney, he should be elected by the people, right, and not like appointed to the um post through the head of the Executive Branch? Like the People's Representatives like are in the um House.

I mean I'm just sayin' since Obama knows about the Constitution and all like that.

4 posted on 03/30/2007 2:26:07 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Peach

I can just see all of the south and midwest voting for a guy named Obama : )


5 posted on 03/30/2007 2:26:17 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson in 08! Or Rudy/Hillary, if you want America finished off!)
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To: Sub-Driver

haha...hehehehe....BWAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!


6 posted on 03/30/2007 2:26:30 PM PDT by The Blitherer ("What the devil is keeping the Yanks?")
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To: Sub-Driver

Okay, so exactly how did President Bush disrespect the Constitution?


7 posted on 03/30/2007 2:27:18 PM PDT by ConservativeMind
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Obama Osama

"He's a real Namma Jamma"


8 posted on 03/30/2007 2:27:22 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson in 08! Or Rudy/Hillary, if you want America finished off!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama: Bush Not Respecting Constitution "I was a constitutional law professor"......

....and for the fleetest of time, you were a presidential candidate

9 posted on 03/30/2007 2:28:08 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: Sub-Driver

it just occured to me that Obama has big ears so he can rattle his head easily dislodging rocks


10 posted on 03/30/2007 2:28:13 PM PDT by advertising guy (If computer skills named us, I'd be back-space delete.)
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To: Doogle

psssst hey Ears...take your money and run, do a Dean.

eeeeeyHA!

Doogle


11 posted on 03/30/2007 2:31:40 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: Sub-Driver
"I was a constitutional law professor"

And we thought he was just a "magic Negro".

12 posted on 03/30/2007 2:31:49 PM PDT by TommyDale ("Rudy can win the War on Terror!" Perhaps, but for whose side?)
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To: advertising guy

well, Hertz might hire him to lead the new numma won Club, LOL.


13 posted on 03/30/2007 2:31:59 PM PDT by Vn_survivor_67-68
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To: advertising guy

*LMAO*


14 posted on 03/30/2007 2:32:23 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: Sub-Driver

If he's a constitutional lawyer then how does he get it wrong concerning the second amendment?


15 posted on 03/30/2007 2:33:29 PM PDT by 38special (I mean come'on.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"I was a constitutional law professo social-activist lawyer”
16 posted on 03/30/2007 2:33:50 PM PDT by johnny7 ("We took a hell of a beating." -'Vinegar Joe' Stilwell)
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To: Sub-Driver

Everytime this guy opens his mouth he confirms he is an idiot.


17 posted on 03/30/2007 2:33:55 PM PDT by caisson71
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To: Sub-Driver
"I was a constitutional law professor, which means unlike the current president I actually respect the Constitution,

Why would the second necessarily follow from the first?
18 posted on 03/30/2007 2:34:03 PM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: Peach

I can't wait until this idiot and Hillary are FORCED into a REAL debate where they have to think on their feet.

Of course..if the DNC have their way..they never will have to.


19 posted on 03/30/2007 2:34:17 PM PDT by Txsleuth
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To: Sub-Driver
"I was a constitutional law professor

Those that can, do; those that can't, teach

20 posted on 03/30/2007 2:34:31 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: ConservativeMind
Does not matter. "Issues" like this are being brought up more and more, along with the resurgence of the 911 Truthers, to begin the impeachment process.

It will be the people's perception of wrongdoing, not the proof of wrongdoing, that will be the force of the trial.

Just like no Katrina critic ever mentions The Stafford Act, the current Bush criticisms, like Obama's here, will just flatly state a terrible wrong that Bush did without any backup of law or substance.

21 posted on 03/30/2007 2:35:07 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: caisson71
Everytime this guy opens his mouth he confirms he is an idiot.

yeah soon he will become the first mime candidate

22 posted on 03/30/2007 2:35:30 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: P-40
Why would the second necessarily follow from the first?

It's magic!

23 posted on 03/30/2007 2:36:43 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (Vaclav Klaus: "A whip of political correctness strangles their voice")
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To: P-40

Why would the second necessarily follow from the first?

Excellent point! But he says things to make you think he's on the ball.


24 posted on 03/30/2007 2:36:59 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Vn_survivor_67-68

that would kill car rentals..imagine someone saying....." Irented my 1st SUV 'cause Obama said."


25 posted on 03/30/2007 2:37:15 PM PDT by advertising guy (If computer skills named us, I'd be back-space delete.)
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To: Sub-Driver

While everyone's not "respecting" the Constitution how about the Congress trying to put restrictions on the Commander in Chief on military issues?


26 posted on 03/30/2007 2:37:29 PM PDT by tobyhill (The War on Terrorism is not for the weak.)
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To: ConservativeMind

He signed McCain Feingold CFR ....................................but Obama is still a lightweight


27 posted on 03/30/2007 2:37:29 PM PDT by JZoback (Grandma Pelosi will give milk and cookies to Osama and he will be a good boy !!!)
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To: BulletBobCo

He failed the bar exam, but is a constitutional expert. At what law school did he teach?


28 posted on 03/30/2007 2:37:36 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: Sub-Driver

If he is a Law Professor ,then how come he doesnt know that the President can fire these attorney's general anytimne he wants to? Its perfectly Constitutional.

Dipstick. Floppy eared dork.


29 posted on 03/30/2007 2:37:47 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (I will forgive Jane Fonda, when the Jews forgive Hitler.)
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To: 38special
"If he's a constitutional lawyer then how does he get it wrong concerning the second amendment?"

It's the lawyer part, that does that.

30 posted on 03/30/2007 2:37:57 PM PDT by spunkets ("Freedom is about authority", Rudy Giuliani, gun grabber)
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To: Sub-Driver

It astounds me how this guy gets any attention. What scares me is that he does aim to change the course of history by bringing socialism to the USA as faster than the liberals could ever dream. He also does not understand how the Executive Branch functions IAW our Constitution! The people do not elect anyone in the President's Cabinet!!


31 posted on 03/30/2007 2:38:24 PM PDT by BatGuano
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To: Peach

"Almost all the world's constitutions are documents in which governments tell the people what their privileges are.

Our Constitution is a document in which 'We the people' tell the government what it is allowed to do.

'We the people' are free."
- Ronald Reagan


32 posted on 03/30/2007 2:40:55 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Texas Songwriter

I heard on Hardball that George Clooney stated that OBAMA actually left Clooney breathless.....now ,I'm a 51 yr old dislocated Texan livin' in Phoenix but that sounds like these two men were swappin' spit.


33 posted on 03/30/2007 2:41:22 PM PDT by advertising guy (If computer skills named us, I'd be back-space delete.)
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To: Sub-Driver

BO, what specific article of or amendment to the constitution has been violated?


34 posted on 03/30/2007 2:41:50 PM PDT by Buck W. (If you push something hard enough, it will fall over.)
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To: Txsleuth

I'm starting to wonder if either of them will ever face tough questioning from anyone.

I can just hear the DNC "debate".

"Mrs. Clinton, can you tell us why we need healthcare and how many lives it will save and how mean the Republicans are that we've been denied that care for over a decade now."


35 posted on 03/30/2007 2:42:19 PM PDT by Peach (The Clinton's' pardoned more terrorists than they captured or killed.)
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To: Texas Songwriter
At what law school did he teach?

shuuush, thats almost as bad as asking about his ears

36 posted on 03/30/2007 2:43:27 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: Sub-Driver
I'd like to tell him go go shit in his hat and pull it down over his ears, but I don't think the hat could make it that far......


37 posted on 03/30/2007 2:44:24 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Fred Thompson in '08, baby!)
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To: All

This guy is a pure media-made bubble. Just like the tech bubble, it will pop and go down as fast as the the DNC screecher.


38 posted on 03/30/2007 2:45:32 PM PDT by rbmillerjr ("Message to radical jihadis...come to my hood, it's understood ------ it's open season" Stuck Mojo)
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To: Viking2002

a hat, you couldn't get a feedbag over them ears


39 posted on 03/30/2007 2:45:33 PM PDT by advertising guy (If computer skills named us, I'd be back-space delete.)
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To: The Blitherer
BWAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!

Huh? Is that jive talk? I can't find that word in the dictionary

40 posted on 03/30/2007 2:48:25 PM PDT by Cobra64 (www.BulletBras.net)
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To: Sub-Driver

Democrats think being a Republican is a violation of the Constitution. I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.


41 posted on 03/30/2007 2:48:42 PM PDT by The Ghost of FReepers Past (Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light..... Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wait till FLYWEIGHT has to actually debate something more substantial than a rock.


42 posted on 03/30/2007 2:49:42 PM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: advertising guy
A feedbag. Hee hee HAHAHAHAHAHAHA....... :-)


43 posted on 03/30/2007 2:52:07 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Fred Thompson in '08, baby!)
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To: P-40

Does that mean Obama would repeal all gun control laws, eliminate the IRS, do away with the NEA, Medicare, and all the pork giveaways?


44 posted on 03/30/2007 2:52:15 PM PDT by politicalwit (Family values don't stop at the border...but Federal laws do.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"I was a constitutional law professor, which means ... I believe in an attorney general who is actually the people's lawyer, not the president's lawyer."

Oh really? Guess you skipped skool when they got the part about JFK and his brother RFK. And were you high on crack for eight years when Willard's wife had her lesbo 'b*tch' Janet Rino as AG, huh 'Barry'?

An aside Dumbo, if the AG is the 'people's lawyer', why don't we elect him? Yes 'professor', I'm waiting...

45 posted on 03/30/2007 2:52:16 PM PDT by Condor51 (Rudy makes John Kerry look like a Right Wing 'Gun Nut' Extremist)
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To: Viking2002

lmao


46 posted on 03/30/2007 2:53:04 PM PDT by advertising guy (If computer skills named us, I'd be back-space delete.)
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To: sgtbono2002

The Chocolate Senator's ears are melting......


47 posted on 03/30/2007 2:53:26 PM PDT by politicalwit (Family values don't stop at the border...but Federal laws do.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"I was a constitutional law professor, which means unlike the current president I actually respect the Constitution,"

One thing has nothing to do with the other.

In fact, today's professors tend to insult the Constitution, not respect it!

48 posted on 03/30/2007 2:54:35 PM PDT by airborne (Freedom is worth fighting for !! And I'm in a fighting mood !! HUNTER 2008 !)
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To: DBrow

Bush will be put on trial; I've said it since November.

The rats want to get the stink of Clinton off of them by dirtying up a republican.

It's going to be disgusting to see.


49 posted on 03/30/2007 2:55:12 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Dems will impeach Bush)
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To: Peach

You know that is right.


50 posted on 03/30/2007 2:56:54 PM PDT by Txsleuth
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