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  • GOP wants to STOP (Stop This Overreaching Presidency) Obama

    02/01/2014 4:51:13 PM PST · by Innovative · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | Jan 29, 2014 | Ginger Gibson
    A group of House Republicans is pushing a resolution to bring legal action against President Barack Obama for overstepping his authority in executive orders. The STOP (Stop This Overreaching Presidency) resolution, sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), targets Obama for allowing a year extension health care policies that were ended because of Obamacare; delaying the employer mandate for one year; deferring the deportation of illegal immigrants brought to the country as children and waiving part of the welfare work requirement. “He’s got a pen and a telephone, it’s true, but we’ve got the Constitution,” Rice said on Wednesday. “The prosperity...
  • Gettysburg battlefield casualty of government impasse

    10/05/2013 4:38:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Pittsburg Tribune ^ | October 5, 2013 | Brad Bumsted
    GETTYSBURG — Fred Leeman walked past the locked gate of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, shaking his head in disgust.Closing the cemetery and battlefield because of the federal government shutdown “is a disgrace. It's our national shame right now,” said Leeman, 70, a retiree and Navy veteran from Xenia, Ohio. “It's a tragedy. It makes you want to cry.”Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address 150 years ago next month in the cemetery where approximately 3,500 Union Army soldiers are buried. Leeman and others wonder whether the fiscal dispute in Washington will be resolved by Nov. 19, in time to commemorate the...