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Many fear the 2012 lameduck session

by TONI H / May 8, 2012 / 3:50 AM UTC
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Haha!
by JP Bill / May 8, 2012 / 4:09 AM UTC

You calling Obama a "lameduck"?

Lame duck
Meaning

A person or thing that isn't properly able to function, especially one that was previously proficient.

Are you saying you thought Obama was previously proficient?

Synonyms:
adjective. skillful - skilled - skilful - adept - able - expert
noun. expert - adept - connoisseur - specialist - judge

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Lameduck Session meaning
by TONI H / May 8, 2012 / 5:14 AM UTC
In reply to: Haha!
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I always compared lameduck to
by JP Bill / May 8, 2012 / 5:33 AM UTC

doing nothing...

but you complain that Obama is doing something (which you don't agree with) to a "lameduck"

doing something, BUT it's a lameduck...

That doesn't work for me.

of course

Lame duck sessions do not usually occur in countries under a parliamentary form of government, whether the Westminster system or other models. Under a parliamentary system there are usually no fixed dates for elections or the beginning of terms, so that a new session of parliament will always begin with its first meeting after an election has been held.

BTW

this was taken from an online dictionary

Lame duck
Meaning

A person or thing that isn't properly able to function, especially one that was previously proficient.

Are you saying you thought Obama was previously proficient?

Synonyms:
adjective. skillful - skilled - skilful - adept - able - expert
noun. expert - adept - connoisseur - specialist - judge

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Response
by JP Bill / May 8, 2012 / 4:19 AM UTC

Notwithstanding concerns raised about the Law of the Sea Treaty - and there have been many - the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee recommended U.S. accession to the treaty in a unanimous vote in March 2004.

WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2004 (ENS) - President George W. Bush and his administration are in support of Senate ratification for the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, a top State Department official told a Congressional hearing on Tuesday.

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And it never got ratified because
by TONI H / May 8, 2012 / 5:18 AM UTC

so many others in Congress were against it then.....now, many fear BO will have it ratified during the lameduck session along with other treaties that are harmful to the US because it enforces/helps the Agenda 21 ideals.

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In another thread
by JP Bill / May 8, 2012 / 5:35 AM UTC

You gave Clinton an atta' boy for taking a nudge from Republicans and "doing the right thing"....Now Obama wants to do what Bush wanted to do....

Got an atta' boy for Obama?

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Don't worry, Toni
by Josh K / May 8, 2012 / 5:45 AM UTC

Obama won't be a lame duck president for another four years.

Wink

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Heaven forbid
by TONI H / May 8, 2012 / 5:53 AM UTC
In reply to: Don't worry, Toni

but IF that happens, the best we can hope for is that both Houses are controlled by Republicans since he can't ratify the treaties with an Executive Order.

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