Obama to increase use of presidential authority for economic plans


President Obama is expected to say in his State of the Union speech tomorrow evening that he plans to increase his use of executive authority to implement his economic and other proposals.

Obama intends to take unilateral action and bypass Congress on issues such as infrastructure development, job training, climate change and education.

He is also expected to reveal that a number of major employers, including Xerox, AT&T, Lockheed Martin and Procter & Gamble, have signed a non-bonding pledge not to discriminate against the long-term unemployed.

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  • Rope a Dope
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    Doubling down on failure.
    27 Jan 2014, 05:17 AM Reply Like
  • BuisnessUsual
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    No that would be voting for Republicans.
    27 Jan 2014, 08:54 AM Reply Like
  • Rope a Dope
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    Because they demand fiscal responsibility?

     

    Do you remember something called a budget?
    27 Jan 2014, 09:09 AM Reply Like
  • fuzzymc
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    Signing a non binding agreement against long term unemployed has zero meaning! In one of his many campaign speeches of years gone by he praised CAT for hiring workers and since then they have laid off many more than hired!!
    27 Jan 2014, 06:29 AM Reply Like
  • Bret Jensen
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    Why not....he has shown no regard for the constitution up to this point and his lapdogs in the media have not called him on it...........no wonder he is now the most divisive president since they started polling measure in 1953. Midterms can not come soon enough.
    27 Jan 2014, 06:34 AM Reply Like
  • NUNAY the KING
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    It amazes me that the education system in the United States is now so lousy that millions of people will continue to vote for this inept President, and his ilk.
    That being said, it also amazed me how the Republicans managed to spend, and then laugh though the taxpayers money in 2002. If we continue down this path of lurching from one extreme to the other, this country is finished. We need some common sense candidates, and a common sense congress, and voters need to vote specifically for candidates who have this rare trait, not a left or right agenda.
    27 Jan 2014, 09:42 AM Reply Like
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