Susan, The following was well said and very astute (for a liberal) :)
You are right of course....
On Sun, 25 Feb 1996, Susan Mayer wrote:
> Does anyone really believe the President of the U.S. has enough power by
> himself to effectively change a nation? Congress has effectively checked and
> balance bloody near everything any attempt by any President to make big
> changes in the way the nation has been run for years. What makes you thing
> it won't be the same story again. Even the warmaking powers of the President
> have been severely curtailed since the 60's.
> Do not count on Presidential and Congressonal party affiliations to tip the
> scales either. We are for the most part a nation divided enough politically
> to make this imbalance our sole stability.