HammRadio Today: 06/28/2006 --
Presidential Signings... Vetos or Bush Ignoring Laws?
6/28/2006 7:02 PM
Byline: Mike Cunningham
Alot to talk about today... Here are your links for the day with talk on Presidential Signings and King George W. Bush, Putin, the Sports Guy and more.
We've mentioned Presidential Signings before here. Well, I can't find where I talked about it. Maybe it was on the Proof of Concept podcasts. Or not. Who knows. Well, the legal significance of such documents has been addressed before (in 1993 during the Clinton Administration.) Which outlines the different types of signing statements. Statements that are used as clarifications, statements that indicate how the President would act on such a law in some cases but differently in others, and statements that basically say, I'm not following shit. You can search for such documents here.
It's this third case that our President GWB, has decided to use most of his RECORD signings. He basically has decided the President has the SOLE constitutional authority to interpret laws passed by congress and it's constitutionality. WITHOUT actually using his VETO, which REALLY is his ONLY Constitutional authority. He bypasses laws without using the FULL Checks and Balances that we were all taught about during School House Rock.
I'm just a bill Yes, I'm only a bill And if they vote for me on Capitol Hill Well, then I'm off to the White House Where I'll wait in a line With a lot of other bills For the president to sign And if he signs me, then I'll be a law. HOW I hope and pray that he will, But today I am still just a bill.
So tell me folks what does Bush watch on Saturday mornings if it's not School House Rock???
Look the guy is out of control, and Congress has been virtually POWERLESS since 9/11. They've let this guy run ROUGHSHOD on all of us. And we'll see what the American People think at the Polls this November.
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