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Offline matrsnot

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Checks and Balances
« on: October 27, 2008, 12:13:29 AM »

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Its no secret that I personally do not want Obama to win the Presidential election but there is really a far more serious situation that we are in real danger of.


I heard on the news that the Democratic may actually get a "Super Majority" in congress.

a Super Majority is when one party has such an overwhelming superior number of members that the other party would not have the number of people required to filibuster. A filibuster the only way for a minority party to stop the majority party from passing anything they want.


Let me be clear here. There would be no way at all to stop the Democrats from passing any legislation they want.

Our government is set up to have checks and balances, without any they have the all the power and the money.


I can not think a of a more scary thing for this nation than to have 1 political party with COMPLETE POWER!

No matter who you vote for as president, consider this when you are voting for congress.
 
Both political parties have a tendency to sound reasonable until they get power (doesn't need to be a supermajority, just a majority of both houses and the White House), and then it seems like they ALWAYS get intent on screwing it up. They go full hog nuts and manage to completely screw things up, complete with ethical problems.

The Republicans did it, we'll see the Democrats do it.

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Re: Checks and Balances
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 12:18:26 AM »
Funny you should post this, here is a comment I posted on another thread:

"Many will argue (including me) that the three most powerful people in the U.S. are the President, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House.  Imagine, Nancy Polosi being the most conservative person at the table....what a thought."

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Re: Checks and Balances
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2008, 01:14:11 AM »
This is also a great concern to me.  Whenever one party has such control, it leaves us open to their will, and very possibly, our downfall.......
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Re: Checks and Balances
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2008, 01:34:56 AM »
reagan had a mostly democrat congress to deal with and a lot got done. in 1994 bubba had a republican congress and a lot got done. I don't think I would want to see a republican congress and republican president unless at least one of them was a true conservative person or body. I definatly don't want to see a dem president and congress. look at the carter years.