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Old 11-29-2013, 09:38 AM  
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WaPo….Give Obama a third term

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinio...809_story.html

As President Obama faces a small revolt within his own party, a Washington Post op-ed is calling for the United States to end presidential term limits and allow him to run again in 2016.

“Barack Obama should be allowed to stand for re election just as citizens should be allowed to vote for — or against — him,” writes New York University Jonathan Zimmerman professor of history and education. “Anything less diminishes our leaders and ourselves.”

Zimmerman argues that the president would enjoy more deference on such unpopular initiatives as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the recent nuclear-arms deal with Iran if he had a legal opportunity to seek additional terms in office.
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:10 PM   #46
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Just keep claiming opposition is racism. Seems to work pretty well.
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:20 PM   #47
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This is another indication of the desire to accumulate power.

I'd add, the reasons in that original post as stated, are totally baseless.
Look, he hasn't followed the constitution by executing the law, so why start obeying it at the end of his term?
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:21 PM   #48
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Look, he hasn't followed the constitution by executing the law, so why start obeying it at the end of his term?
At least 40% of the people would approve of it, along with the media and the Supreme court.
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Old 12-03-2013, 04:30 PM   #49
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I don't know why a President would want to run for a second term anyway.
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