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Posted on Jan 11, 2007
Teddy Roosevelt
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The Democrats may hold the power of the purse, but that hasn’t stopped presidents in the past from defying Congress. Teddy Roosevelt succeeded in sending his Great White Fleet around the globe to demonstrate American naval power despite objections from the legislative branch.

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By Steve A., January 13, 2007 at 11:40 am Link to this comment
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Rove,the historian,sees a ‘way forward’,via Teddy
Roosevelt.
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1207825,00.html

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By yours truly, January 11, 2007 at 5:42 pm Link to this comment
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Does anyone have any doubt that we not only can prevent this “Surge”  of 21,500 troops, but we can force Congress to cut off all funding for the Iraq war and then to impeach President George Bush?  How?  We see to it, that’s how, each and every one of us.

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By Quy Tran, January 11, 2007 at 12:19 pm Link to this comment
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With a chimpanzee we have to apply jungle law !  That’s it !

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By george S Semsel, January 11, 2007 at 6:36 am Link to this comment
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The Democrats do not hold the power of the purse. They have slim majorities in the congress, but no real power. Besides, the president doesn’t have to follow the law. He’s already proven he’s above it, and that no one can anything about it.

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