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Thu Nov 27, 2014, 08:44 AM

The President's Stunning Use of Presidential Pardon Power

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/low_concept/2014/11/white_house_thanksgiving_will_the_president_s_turkey_pardon_start_a_wave.html

snip:
Will the president’s turkey pardon start a wave of unauthorized poultry immigration?

I can't wait for Faux News to say the President needs to institute a 21 day coop detention for these turkeys because of the potential danger of bird flu from these undocumented birds.






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kairos12 Nov 2014 OP
Proud Liberal Dem Nov 2014 #1
ImaPolitico Nov 2014 #2
ImaPolitico Nov 2014 #3
COLGATE4 Nov 2014 #4
saintsebastian Nov 2014 #5

Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 10:11 AM

1. LOLZ!

N/t

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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 10:36 AM

2. Conservatives ask Boehner to strip Pres. O from giving the state of the union address to Congress!

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Response to ImaPolitico (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 10:42 AM

3. Add'l Info to my post above…Cons new moniker -- "Hate of the Union" address

http://www.newscorpse.com/ncWP/?p=22824

Might be a good thing for the president to give his Address to the nation elsewhere? Commnets?

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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 11:54 AM

4. Fux News headline? "Some people say

that Obama is secretly a Turkey". More at 11:00 on Hannity.

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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 11:16 PM

5. I'd Hate to Be a Wet Towel, But...

I'd hate to put a damper on something that's intended to be lighthearted, but I really do hate that presidents do these ridiculous turkey pardoning events. Making light of Americans' love affair with meat consumption belittles conversations that animal rights activists and environmentalists are trying to have. Animal rights activists rightly bring attention to the vast number of inhumanities suffered by animals in the meat industry. Environmental activists rightly point out the detrimental effects on our planet that result from the activities of those in meat industry. It's just frustrating to see your president, who as a Democrat has both animal rights activists and environmentalists in his base, joke about all the turkey eating on Thanksgiving, or about eating barbecue, etc.

I often wonder what exact number of turkeys must die for the general public to stop and consider their actions more deeply. You may assume 45,000,000 is a large enough number (which is how many turkeys die every year just for Thanksgiving meals), but you would be wrong.

Okay, vegetarian hissy fit out of the way, I'm ready to be called a hypersensitive party pooper.

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