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  • Bush pro-torture veto inspires me to waterboard...me Sponsor: - Let's assume torture is sometimes right. Then we have to ask ourselves Is it *ever* right to make your neighbor pay for it against her will? That's what Washington does. And DC's chief pain technician (who almost never vetoes excessive spending) has no problem vetoing anti-torture legislation. Simply because it's anti-torture. They start torture with the bad guys, but how long will it be before they torture someone *you* care about? Well at least this move gets our police state further out into the light...and that's good for the Ron Paul revolution. Doyou want to commission an ad like the one in this video? PM me here at the Youtube channel or e-mail me: RidleyReport at live period com Additional Keywords: liberty freedom free state project ron paul dave ridley report libertarian democrat republican politics hillary clinton barack obama real id john mccain ed brown john lynch free talk live lauren canario water boarding torture human rights iraq war on terror Al-Qaeda CIA interrogation
  • News: Governor vetoes HB 104 Gov. Bev Perdue today vetoed House Bill 104, An Act To Clarify Legislative Confidentiality. Transparency and accountability are hallmarks of my administration. If this legislation became law, documents that are currently public record would become private, said Gov. Perdue. Additionally, this bill treats certain state employees unequally.
  • Governor Pat Quinn Vetoes Budget Bill; Calls for $1 Billion in Cuts 7/7/09
  • Granholm: 'there will be vetoes' Gov. Jennifer Granholm is optimistic about a bipartisan solution to the current budget crisis that led to her slashing education funds. But she told 24 Hour News 8 there will be no government shutdown when the temporary state budget expires Saturday.
  • 8/27/09 Governor Quinn Vetoes Campaign Finance Bill CHICAGO August 27, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today vetoed campaign finance House Bill 7 saying Illinois deserves a stronger and better election reform law. At the ceremony announcing his veto, Governor Quinn was joined by the General Assemblys four party leaders and community activists. I think we can do better. I look forward to working with Democrat and Republican leaders, activists and everyday citizens on improving our state election campaign laws and restoring the publics faith in our democratic process, said Governor Quinn. Among those attending the veto signing: House Speaker Michael Madigan; Senate President John Cullerton; House Republican Leader Tom Cross and Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno. By beginning the process anew, we have the opportunity to bring together the Governor, legislators of both parties, and public watchdog groups to develop a comprehensive plan that sets limits on contributions and provides for more public scrutiny of those contributions, said Radogno. Also attending were George Ranney, president and CEO of Metropolis 2020 and co-chair of CHANGE Illinois!, and Cindy Canary, director of Illinois Campaign for Political Reform. "The Governor and the legislative leaders are to be commended for agreeing to veto HB7 and to begin work immediately on a new version of campaign finance limits, said Ranney. The members of the CHANGE Illinois! coalition are committed to working with Governor and members of the Illinois General Assembly. Canary ...
  • Veto Shuffle George Bush vetoes war funding because Congress wants to end the war someday. Starring Nancy Pelosi and Chimp Boy, to the tune of "Lido Shuffle" by Boz Scaggs.
  • US vetoes UN resolution on Israeli settlements Despite receiving the backing of 14 out of 15 members of the United Nations' security council, an Arab-sponsored UN resolution branding Israeli settlements illegal was vetoed by the United States. Instead, the US defended a weaker, non-binding presidential statement that effectively rejects the legitimacy of Israel's settlements. Al Jazeera spoke with Susan Rice, the US ambassador to the United Nations, about the Obama administration's first veto casted in the United Nations security council.
  • Bush vetoes Native American health bill Jim Ward at his best. His Bush imitation is my favorite.
  • Crist vetoes teacher tenure bill Republican Gov. Charlie Crist's press conference in which he vetoes a controversial bill that proposed eliminating teacher tenure and basing future pay raises on student performance
  • Demo against US vetoes UN resolution declaring Israeli settlements illegal - Tel aviv 19-2-11 israeli activists protest in front of the US embassy in Tel Aviv: "The US Has Vetoed - The US is an Accomplice to the Settlement Crime! We Will Not Be Silent ! " The US has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have condemned Israeli settlements as "illegal" and called for an immediate stop to all settlement building. All 14 other Security Council members supported the resolution
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  • LOU DOBBS:IMPEACHMENT "APPROPRIATE" IF BUSH VETOES GI BILL ( ) From Lou Dobbs Tonight on CNN, Friday, May 9, 2008.
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Vetoes Tax Hike
  • State of the Union 2011: McCain Applauds Earmark Vetoes 1/25/2011 President Obama says he will veto any bill that comes to his desk with earmarks.
  • Obama vetoes foreclosure bill, Bank of America releases statement about foreclosure sale dates - This past week Obama released bill that would have sped up the process in which banks go through to take back a house through foreclosure. Bank of America freezes all foreclosure sale dates to have their attorneys review the documents they have already processed. Bill is going back to Congress, we'll see what happens next!
  • Representatives Marumoto and Meyer Supports Veto Representatives Barbara Marumoto and Colleen Meyer states the reasons to support Governor Lingle's veto of House Bill 2843: The goal to enhance inspections for invasive species is laudable. However, this bill is objectionable because of its significant impact on the cost of living in Hawaii. The reconfiguration of this fee's computation from a calculation of twenty-foot equivalent unit per container to one based on weight will exponentially increase the fees for cargo coming into the State. These charges will indirectly be passed on to the consumer, who must pay more for goods in Hawaii each time a new tax, tariff, or charge is levied on products entering the State. In conjunction with the recent rise in transportation costs directly linked to the rise in fuel costs, this fee will have a serious impact on families and individuals already stretched with the burdens of rising prices for food, fuel, rent, and other necessities. Second, changing the method by which this fee is calculated will impact industries disproportionately. Carriers shipping food or other heavier goods will be subject to pay a much higher inspection fee, not necessarily because the cargo is a higher-risk commodity, but because it happens to weigh more than other freight packaged in the same sized container. Third, last year my Administration vetoed the law that implemented the $1 inspection fee that this bill now seeks to change; House Bill No. 1066 became Act 009 (Special Session, 2007). I vetoed this ...
  • US vetoes UN resolution on Isreal settlements blocking democracy [MIRROR] CREDITS: 91177info | 19 February 2011 Hands shot up all around the Security Council on Friday as Brazilian Council President Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti called for those in favor of the resolution condemning Israeli settlement building. When Viotti asked for those opposed one lonely hand shot up that of Susan Rice the American ambassador to the UN. Rice's veto was one more in a long line of vetoes in support of America's ally Israel and it meant that the resolution could not pass in spite of the overwhelming support of more than 115 nations. And so after the vote the first ambassador to speak was the one who cast the veto American ambassador Susan Rice who condemned Israeli settlement building all the while defending her veto. US allies Germany, France and the United Kingdom all disagreed with the veto in a joint statement read by the British ambassador. Palestinian observer Riyad Monsour was joined by Lebanese Ambassador Nawaf Salam after the vote as both men condemned the US veto to reporters gathered outside the Security Council chambers. Each man also vowed to keep on fighting until the Palestinian aspiration to be a nation is realized. Palestinian leaders say talks with Israel are impossible with construction taking place which they say undermines the territorial integrity of their future state. The US cast two vetoes in 2006 when the council tried to pass Arab-backed resolutions that demanded Israel end its military operations against the Gaza Strip. The other four ...
  • Hardball - Bush Vetoes Children's Health Insurance Bill More at Oct. 3, 2007 Is President Bush right for vetoing a children's health insurance bill? The bill would increase health coverage for poor children to families making up to three times the poverty level. Rachel Maddow and Pat Buchanan join Chris Matthews to discuss.
  • Governor Pat Quinn Vetoes General Assembly's 50 Percent Budget 7/1/09 Governor Pat Quinn Vetoes General Assembly's 50 Percent Budget 7/1/09 - Springfield, IL
  • Lawmakers Override Crist's Vetoed Measures ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is reeling from a political smackdown after his former party and its new leadership voted to override more than half a dozen of his vetoes from earlier this year.
  • Culver vetoes collective bargaining bill, pay raises Iowa's premier political news site: Iowa Gov. Chet Culver said May 14 he would veto the controversial collective bargaining bill and pay raises for elected officials because they are not in the best interests of Iowans.
  • Obama vetoes bill to speed foreclosures Privacy Policy: WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama won't sign a bill that could have made it easier for courts to clear foreclosures, the White House said Thursday. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs called the president's action a "pocket veto," although there was some dispute over whether Obama can use that method of disapproving legislation. A pocket veto is a veto that happens with Congress is out of session, but the Senate isn't quite out of session under a bipartisan deal worked out to prevent the president from making recess appointments. The move is not the president's first veto. He also vetoed a spending bill at the end of 2009. The bill would have required federal and state courts to recognize documents that were notarized in other states. Both congressional chambers approved the legislation by voice votes, a move used for noncontroversial bills. The House passed it in April, and the Senate passed it Sept. 27. However, housing advocates and attorneys warned that the bill might have made it more difficult to challenge the quality of foreclosure records at a time when reports of improperly foreclosed homes are increasing. "We have heard from officials around the country about the concern that they have about the possible unintended consequences of this legislation -- certainly in light of what we are seeing in the mortgage processing," said Gibbs at his daily briefing. "So out of an abundance of caution and to ensure that those unintended ...
  • President Bush vows to veto the Democrats'Iraq supplemental President Bush vows to veto the Democrats'Iraq supplemental (3.29.07)
  • US vetoes UN settlement vote The US was the only member of the UN Security Council to veto a resolution to halt Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
  • Crist Vetoes Controversial Teacher Bill Gov. Charlie Crist vetoes a controversial bill that would link teacher salaries to student test scores.
  • Richardson vetoes $68 million food tax Gov. Bill Richardson has spoken acting on bills passed during the special legislative session and vetoing the food tax proposed by legislators.
  • DFL Vows To Uphold Governor Dayton's Vetos A plan to lift Minnesota's moratorium on building new nuclear power plants is on the Republican majority's agenda for the 2011 legislative session. However, it is unlikely to become law. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Ann Koch reminded reporters that Republicans campaigned on removing the nuclear moratorium that has been in place since 1994. Last session, a similar proposal from Republicans passed in the Senate but failed on a 70-62 vote in the House because there is still no permanent storage solution for nuclear waste. But that was when the DFL was held majorities in both the House and the Senate. Should such a measure pass in the 2011 session, it faces opposition and a likely veto from Governor-Elect Mark Dayton. During the campaign Dayton said "It would be highly irresponsible to subject future generations for thousands of years to come to our irresponsible inability to develop alternative energies that are going to require them to inherit that waste with no resolution at all" Republicans would not be able to override Dayton's veto. "The Republicans are far from a veto proof majority" said House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, " and so I am confident that we are going to uphold any vetoes, the legislature is going to uphold any vetoes that Governor Dayton might issue."
  • US Vetoes Resolution On Israeli Settlements Palestinians rallied against the US wielding its veto against a UN security council resolution condemning Israeli settlements.
  • Schwarzenegger vetoes budget He begged for a budget. Then he vetoed it. Here's breaking news ***ysis as it happens.
  • Jim Webb: Bush Vetoes GI Bill at GOP's Peril Jim Webb on Meet the Press talks about the GI Bill he sponsored, and all of the bi-partisan support there is for it, and that if Bush vetoes it he will be the first President to ever veto benefits for Veterens and that he would do so at the GOP's peril in the upcoming election with support from Veterens.
  • Governor Vetoes Help for Tens of Thousands of Californians (Sacramento) - In the middle of the biggest foreclosure crisis in our nations history, Gov. Schwarzenegger has turned his back on California homeowners and renters by vetoing two consumer protection foreclosure bills by Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico (D-Newark). Assembly Bill 2586 would have helped renters get their security deposits back when the owner of the home they were renting is facing foreclosure. The Governor also vetoed Assemblymember Torricos AB 529 that would have improved notification requirements for homeowners by giving them an example of how much their monthly payment might increase on the switch from a fixed rate loan to an adjustable rate loan. Heres more in this Assembly Access Video.
  • Gov Schwarzenegger VETOES AB 2072!!!!! omigosh!!! just got word that our governor VETOED AB 2072 much to my delightful surprise! Good job all of us! Good job Arnie! Here's where the information came from (via Sheri): CDCAN DISABILITY RIGHTS REPORT #167-2010 -- SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 -- TUESDAY NIGHT CALIFORNIA DISABILITY COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK: Advocacy Without Borders: One Community -- Accountability With Action - California Disability Community Action Network Disability Rights News goes out to over 55000 people with disabilities, mental health needs, seniors, traumatic brain & other injuries, veterans with disabilities and mental health needs, their families, workers, community organizations, including those in Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, African American communities, policy makers and others across California. To reply to this report write: MARTY OMOTO at [email protected] WEBSITE: www.cdcan.us TWITTER: - "MartyOmoto"
  • Palestinians protest 'despicable' Obama UN veto Around 3000 Palestinians gathered in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday to protest the US veto that nixed a Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements. The crowd massed in Manara Square, a central traffic circle in the West Bank city, waving banners and shouting slogans against the American administration.Duration: 00:34
  • Press Release Response to Governor Paterson Vetoes - Introduction Bich Ha Pham, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
  • British Justice Secretary Vetoes Publication Of Iraq War Minutes Airing Date Feb.24, 2009 Mr.Straw: Quote : "There is a balance to be struck between openness and maintaining aspects of our structure of democratic government," You got to be kidding me. Here's the full article British Justice Secretary Jack Straw on Tuesday vetoed the publishing of the minutes of the cabinet discussions on the legality of the 2003 Iraq invasion, saying that his veto is based on a clause in the Freedom of Information Act. "There is a balance to be struck between openness and maintaining aspects of our structure of democratic government," Straw said in a statement to the parliament. "The damage that disclosure of the minutes in this instance would do far outweighs any corresponding public interest in their disclosure." In January, the British Information Tribunal had upheld an earlier decision by the Information Commissioner Richard Thomas that required the publication of details of the 13th and 17th March 2003 Cabinet meetings when the legality of the Iraq invasion was discussed, and had ordered the government to publish the records of former Prime Minister Tony Blair's Cabinet discussions ahead of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. In its efforts to keep the details of the discussions on the legality of the Iraq war, the British government had argued that the Cabinet minutes are not normally released until at least 30 years after the event. Though it had 28 days to appeal the tribunal decision in the High Court, the British government on Tuesday used the ...
  • Gov. uses line-item veto to trim lawmakers budget In one of his last vetoes as governor, Bill Richardson says no to the food tax. But because of that, the state is looking at a budget shortfall of at least $68 million. Gov. Richardson projects $18 million would come from other line-item vetoes. Thir*** million would be eliminated from early childhood education programs, while another $5 million would come from vetoing tax credits for lower income families. The governor is also proposing dipping into the states reserve and also using $20 million of federal stimulus money. Richardson says if that's not enough, he'll cut agency spending further than the current three percent, which could lead to more furloughs and possible layoffs for state employees. Lawmakers say they put together the budget based on a projected $500 million shortfall. But if that shortfall grows, lawmakers have given Gov. Richardson the power to make cuts without calling them back for another special session.
  • Governor Chris Christie Vetoes Proposed Success Tax Hike on New Jersey Millionaires Republican governor of New Jersey rejects a Democrat-backed tax hike on residents of New Jersey. Read more about this story at Hot Air: "Chris Christie vetoes legislative tax hike — in two minutes" bit.ly * Photo Credit: Description: Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie Date: 12 July 2007(2007-07-12), 22:51 Source: "Dawn Zimmer Voted Mayor of Hoboken, Chris Christie Voted Governor of New Jersey" Flickr bit.ly Secondary Source: Wikimedia Commons (cropped) bit.ly Author: Walter Burns bit.ly Permission: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license bit.ly #
  • Susan Rice: US vetoes UN resolution on Israeli settlements [MIRROR] CREDITS: AlJazeeraEnglish | Feb 18, 2011 | 94 likes, 56 dislikes Despite receiving the backing of 14 out of 15 members of the United Nations' security council, an Arab-sponsored UN resolution branding Israeli settlements illegal was vetoed by the United States. Instead, the US defended a weaker, non-binding presidential statement that effectively rejects the legitimacy of Israel's settlements. Al Jazeera spoke with Susan Rice, the US ambassador to the United Nations, about the Obama administration's first veto casted in the United Nations security council.
  • Bush Vetoes Education! Gnooze 11.14.07 It's the Gnooze! (the G is silent) Bush vetoes a major spending bill, the Justice Department looks into wiretapping AGAIN, & Chlamydia breaks a record. Marta Costello hosts the Gnooze - today's top stories in about 3 minutes.
  • Rep. Keith Ellison Discusses President Bush's Vetoes