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Re: [govtrack] Constitutionality of recess appointments

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    ...and how about those presidential signing statements ...now there s a constitutional goldmine! tl
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 9, 2006
      ...and how about those presidential "signing statements"...now
      there's a constitutional goldmine!

      "The party which, while in a minority, will lick the dust to gain the
      ascendancy becomes, in power, insolvent, vindictive and tyrannical."--
      Noah Webster, early 1800s

      On Dec 7, 2006, at 17:38, Joshua Tauberer / GovTrack.us wrote:

      > When there's an intersection between government and linguistics, I get
      > very interested. Here's a note about the constitutionality of recess
      > appointments by a former Penn professor (who I unfortunately didn't
      > get
      > to know since he left Penn shortly after I started here).
      > http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003867.html
      > Not really so on topic for this list, but, hey.
      > --
      > - Josh Tauberer
      > http://razor.occams.info
      > "Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation! Yields
      > falsehood when preceded by its quotation!" Achilles to
      > Tortoise (in "Gödel, Escher, Bach" by Douglas Hofstadter)
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