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Old 02-22-2012, 09:31 AM   #14
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Re: Greece

Originally Posted by jackpine savage View Post
By the way, you can stick RP into the presidency but he wont have control over the purse strings and I dont care if it was Jesus Christ himself in the Oval Office I dont think he would be able to change the power structure within Congress to do doodely squat.
He has more control than you are willing to admit. Armed forces. Department of blah, blah, blah under his control. Veto power on the budget. He wouldn't sign a budget unless it was headed the right direction.
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― Frederic Bastiat, The Law
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