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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo Rodeo View Post
    The intent of the rule was designed to keep the government functioning in an age that pre-dated the telegraph.
    So the Senate can now phone in its votes?

    If Senate can be in session by letting one Senator show up every three days, it's not about that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    So the Senate can now phone in its votes?

    If Senate can be in session by letting one Senator show up every three days, it's not about that.
    The pro forma session is designed to keep the Executive from circumnavigating Senate checks and balances. It's a dirty trick to counter a dirty trick.
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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo Rodeo View Post
    The pro forma session is designed to keep the Executive from circumnavigating Senate checks and balances.
    After the Senate spends the entire session circumventing its job of considering nominees in the first place.
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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    One could argue the two way street there, when the "Advise" part is ignored. One could also argue that this specific check was designed to balance - if the executive gets too big for their britches, their power can be stopped by obstruction.
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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo Rodeo View Post
    The pro forma session is designed to keep the Executive from circumnavigating Senate checks and balances. It's a dirty trick to counter a dirty trick.
    Yes and no. The pro forma session is designed to satisfy the rule that the Senate meets every 3 days, per the Constitution. Since both chambers need to consent to a "Recess", of which, by the way, wasn't declared, the Senate designed "pro forma" sessions to satisfy the 3 day requirement ( see senate.gov for their definition of pro forma sessions & see their schedule for the last 30 days, which included a pro forma session every 3 days ).

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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    Who needs "advise and consent" anyway. Just be the dictator, and appoint whomever you want.
    Read the constitution and stop watching fox news.

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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    Read the constitution and stop watching fox news.
    Stop reading comic books and jerking off.

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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    Stop reading comic books and jerking off.
    This says alot...about you.
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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    This says alot...about you.
    It says that I do not suffer fools well at all. Do you embrace fools ?

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    Re: Democrat NLRB ‘recess’ appointments rushed, don’t appear on White House nominee l

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    It says that I do not suffer fools well at all. Do you embrace fools ?
    let me make a fact here to prove my point. we have NEVER embraced
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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