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Turkey's Erdogan calls for new constitution to include more powerful presidency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday renewed his call to parliament to draft a new constitution that will grant his office greater executive powers, arguing it better suits affluent nations.

Republicans Wish Obama Did Turkey Murder As Good As Sarah Palin

If you’re like most Republicans, you’re not even HAVING Thanksgiving this year, because you’re still upset over how “President” Obama abused his executive powers last year, by pardoning TWO turkeys instead of just one, can you say OUT OF CONTROL MUSLIM DICTATOR? Haha, just kidding, Republicans aren’t canceling Thanksgiving, because YUM YUM YUM. And if

Mike Huckabee Vows To Outlaw Abortion By Presidential Decree

There are some things a president can’t do. Just ask President Obama and every other president who has been frustrated by the limits on executive power. But Mike Huckabee vows to single-handedly outlaw abortion. “I’m convinced the next president should ignore the unconstitutional and illegal rulings of the courts, including that of same-sex marriage, because [...]

"Ecnomic" Advice To The President (Laissez-Faire Austrian Vs. Anti-Market Keynesian)

Submitted by Alasdair Macleod via The Cobden Centre, Your country faces a stagnating economy. Let us assume your Prime Minister (or President if that is who holds the executive power) seeks advice from two imaginary economists. PM: You two economists have different views on what our economic policy should be. Show More Summary

Politics roundup

Executive Power in the Age of Obama,” podcast interview with Prof. David Bernstein about his new book Lawless, from Encounter Books [Liberty and Law] And so many choices: Bernstein picks his top five acts of Obama administration lawlessness;...Show More Summary

What AKP's Resounding Victory Means For Turkey's Foreign Policy

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

How Turkey's Erdogan can use his newly-acquired exclusive ownership of executive power

Who Killed Democracy In The Eurozone?

Once upon a time, Greece, Spain, and Portugal were models of democracy. In each nation, free elections determined who will have the legislative and executive power to make important decisions like the levy of taxes and the allocation of government expenditures. In the aftermath of the sovereign debt crisis, which hit [...]

Obama Faces Two Unappealing Choices On Gitmo

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

As President Obama approaches his final year in power, a political impasse over the Guantánamo prison appears increasingly likely to force him to choose between two politically unsavory options: Invoke executive power to relocate the...Show More Summary

Guantánamo Is Leaving Obama With Choices, Neither of Them Simple

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Unless President Obama uses executive power to relocate detainees at the prison, he will leave his promise to close it unfulfilled.

Cuomo inserts gender identity in anti-bias rules

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his executive power Thursday to expand the state's anti-discrimination rules to safeguard transgender people, creating a protection advocates had been fighting for... To view the full story, click the title link.

What would President Sanders or Clinton be able to do on climate?

The next president won't end the GOP deadlock in Congress. Climate action will depend on executive power. Let's ask candidates about that.

Taking on the N.R.A.

In the wake of the massacre at Umpqua Community College, in Oregon, Hillary Clinton promised that if she is elected President she will use executive power to make it harder for people to buy guns without background checks. Meanwhile,...Show More Summary

The hyper-imperial president: How John Boehner’s resignation will lead to an even more powerful executive

No matter who wins the White House in 2016, Tea Party intransigence will lead to an expansion of executive power

Obama, FDR and Executive Powers

Barack Obama and Franklin Delano Roosevelt came to the presidency from very different worlds and with very different temperaments, but they shared one defining trait: When the country was at risk and the Congress failed to act, the very...Show More Summary

Alito Says He’s Startled by White House Assertions of Executive Power

Looking back at his 10 years on the bench, Justice Samuel Alito in a speech said he's struck by "assertions of executive power that extend far beyond anything I had ever imagined."

The Iran Deal Sets a Dangerous Precedent for Expanded Executive Power

3 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Back in April, when President Obama agreed to allow Congress to vote on the then still under negotiation nuclear accord with Iran, it was widely covered as a surrender by the White House. In retrospect, it was a great move by the White House. Show More Summary

Courting unions on Labor Day, Obama pushes paid sick leave

BOSTON (AP) — Courting unions on Labor Day, President Barack Obama denounced Republicans for a "constant attack on working Americans" and said he was using his executive power to force federal contractors to give paid sick leave to their...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media Indignant Over Mount McKinley Being Renamed Denali

Conservative media are outraged by President Obama's decision to restore the name of Alaska's Mount McKinley to Denali, the name used by Alaska Natives, lamenting the move and calling it an "executive power grab." Mount McKinley Renamed Back To Traditional Alaskan Name, Denali White House Announces Decision To Rename Mount McKinley Denali. Show More Summary

"President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, using his executive power..."

"... to restore an Alaska Native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America."Mr. Obama, freed from the political constraints of an impending election in the latter half of his second term, was alsoShow More Summary

Bloomberg Braces For Layoffs, Washington Bureau On Edge

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK – Bloomberg is bracing for layoffs in the coming weeks, the latest shake-up at a media company where editorial priorities and executives’ power have shifted greatly over the past year. The New York Post first reported Thursday that 100 cuts were expected around Labor Day, with political and government coverage the primary target. Show More Summary

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