[NTLK] SOPA Legislation
romad at aol.com
Tue Jan 17 19:43:29 EST 2012
You mean the DOJ run by Eric Holder? BTW, to what "legal opinion" are you
referring? Please post a link. Thank you.
On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 15:39, Robert Stewart
<robertdylanstewart at gmail.com>wrote:
> The U.S. Department of Justice says you're wrong. It's all over the news.
> Until that legal opinion gets challenged in an actual court, it is
> inarguably more valid than your opinion that the appointments were
> unconstitutional. The SCOTUS decides whether something is unconstitutional,
> not senators, not representatives, and certainly not the public.
> Deal with it and STFU, like the Republicans told me to do for eight years.
> Robert D. Stewart - AC5ZH
> Sent from my phone
> On Jan 17, 2012, at 17:09, Dennis Swaney <romad at aol.com> wrote:
> > Doesn't matter what Congress does as Our Dear And Glorious Leader has
> > started ruling by fiat because "we can't wait". An example is his spate
> > "recess" appointments when Congress is NOT in recess. So the passage of
> > SOPA and PIPA is moot. Our Dear And Glorious Leader will implement the
> > policies only if they give him more power.
> > --
> > Sincerely,
> > Dennis B. Swaney
> > California People's Republic
> > On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 14:16, Lloyd Conway <doc_retro at juno.com> wrote:
> >> I'd like to think that you're right, Jon, but he threatened to veto the
> >> 2011 NDAA, the new law that gives him the power to arrest and imprison
> >> Americans within our borders on his own authority w/o any check or
> >> if he deems them to be 'threats' and he's declared the USA to be a
> >> 'battlefield' in the war on terror, so i do not hold out hope that he'll
> >> refuse to sign such a bill. It may not empower him directly, but it
> >> empowers those with power.
> >> Regards,
> >> -Lloyd Conway
> >> Charlotte, Michigan
> >> "Except apparently, today, Obama threatened to veto it, and Congress
> >> has supposedly dropped the bill. We'll see how this goes in the
> >> future, but I'd like to think that many congressmen are currently
> >> breathing a sigh of relief--this thing kind of grew a life of its own,
> >> and nobody seemed willing to try to seriously stop it. (my theory for
> >> why, once word came from the WH threatening the veto, that Congress
> >> was so quick to drop that potato)
> >> --
> >> ?-Jon Glass
> >> Krakow, Poland
> >> <jonglass at usa.net>"
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