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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

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

2 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

The Evolution of Violent and Nonviolent Resistance to Tyranny: From Foraging Society to the Present

In John Locke's state of nature, all individuals are free and equal because they can punish anyone who tries to bully or tyrannize over them, which Locke calls the "executive power of the state of nature." For the worst offenders--such...Show More Summary

West Flirts With Fascism – Again

There seems little doubt that Western so-called democracies are gravitating toward increasingly autocratic politics. Executive power is being exercised by secret policy formulation, to be imposed on the electorate, or on other countries, with no regard for democratic oversight.

Cuomo on using executive power: 'I run the government'

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Gov. Cuomo made it clear Wednesday why he has recently bypassed the Legislature on different issues.

Alaska: Home to oil, polar bears and Medicaid Expansion

Via Think Progress: Alaska will become the 30th state to accept Obamacare’s optional Medicaid expansion, after Gov. Bill Walker (I) announced on Thursday that he will use his executive power to bypass the GOP-controlled legislature and implement the policy on his own. Show More Summary

Raul Castro calls on Obama to dismantle Cuba embargo

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Cuban President Raul Castro asked his US counterpart Barack Obama Wednesday to use his executive powers to “dismantle” the economic embargo placed on his island nation. Castro called the embargo, in place since 1962, the main stumbling block towards “normalization” between...

Obama’s Move to Preserve More Than 1 Million Acres of Land Is Rankling Republicans

3 months agoNews : Vice News

President Barack Obama signed into existence three new national monuments on Friday, using his executive powers to preserve more than 1 million acres of land across Nevada, California, and Texas. The three new monuments — Berryessa Snow...Show More Summary

After commutations, Obama seeks broader justice changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to seize on a moment of opportunity, President Barack Obama is pushing for bipartisan action to change the criminal justice system in ways that go far beyond the limited executive powers he's used to reduce harsh...Show More Summary

LePage Says Legislature Cannot Investigate Him

Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s (R) chief legal counsel “has told the Legislature’s watchdog agency that it doesn’t have the constitutional authority to investigate whether the governor exceeded his executive power when he threatened to withhold state funding from a private [...]

Candidate Chris Christie's Leaked Tapes Show Preference for Exec Power

Tapes revealed by Radio Sputnik's BradCast reveal that US presidential nomination candidate Chris Christie has a preference for executive powers when dealing with budget issues.

In twist, Obama emissions plan satisfies industry, worries greens

(Reuters) - For two years, President Barack Obama has used his executive power to impose new rules to cut carbon emissions, targeting cars and power plants, buoying environmentalists and infuriating industry.

Is 50 Cent One of TV’s Top Executives? Power Star Omari Hardwick Certainly Thinks So

The cast of the Starz series Power explain why 50 Cent should be considered as one of the top show producers in the business.

Windows dialog design in C++ without dialog templates.

An alternative approach in which dialogs are entirely specified as C++ code that requires neither IDE support to be written nor IDE generated resources to be executed. Powered by the C++ type system.

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