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Response to woo me with science (Reply #8)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:01 PM

34. You might have missed the small point that...

all revenue bills must originate in the House, according to the Constitution, so the President can, and does, propose revenue bills but is limited by what the Houses chooses to do.

So, bargaining is the essence of a president getting anything he wants done, and it would be a complete waste of time for any president to seriously propose any legislation that he knows has no chance of passage.

In this particular case, the House has become pretty much the worst den of assholes in its over two century history so the President's options are even more limited.

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