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Globe Editorial

Blank checks, no balances

March 25, 2006

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S warning that the Founding Fathers had created ''a republic, if you can keep it" came home this week with The Boston Globe's report that President Bush had once again added a signing statement to a bill, undermining the intent of Congress. Bush said he would not be held to the USA Patriot Act's requirement that the Justice Department ... (Full article: 450 words)

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