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Tag: "recess appointments"

U.S. Chamber Challenges Legality of NLRB Appointments

The U.S. Chamber and the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) asked the DC Circuit for permission to join a lawsuit challenging the validity of three “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last Thursday. Invalidating those recess appointments would prevent the NLRB from making rulings due to lack of quorum. Tom Donohue, president […]

Snippets From The SOTU: Obama Asks For More Power

Now I may be reading this wrong, but the last few sentences of this quote make it sound like our president is asking for Congress to grant the Executive branch (even) more powers.  (wording in bold is my emphasis) “Some of what’s broken has to do with the way Congress does its business these days. […]

Department of Justice defends Obama's illegal recess appointments

 “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”  James Madison According to the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Council believes that President Obama’s […]

Republicans Attempt to Change a Light Bulb

I don’t know precisely how many Republicans it takes to change a light bulb, but I can tell you that 289 are evidently not enough. That’s how many Republicans are in the House and Senate, yet they can’t accomplish a relatively simple task and repeal the ban on incandescent bulbs that went into effect January […]

What recess appointment power?

Since the moment President Obama announced his appointments to the Consumer Financial Protection Board and the National Labor Relations Board, there has been an ongoing debate over whether or not the Senate was in recess when these appointments were made.  The whole spectacle has been really interesting – but it’s basically irrelevant in this situation. […]

Mitchell & Ray – January 5th- Stupid News, Iowa, Recess Appointments

When: Thursday, January5th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where:Streaming Internet Radio What: Join independent political commentators Michelle Ray and Rich Mitchell as they discuss the issues impacting Americans.   Tonight: Stupid news, Iowa, Obama’s recce appointments and where the hell is the Tea Party? Show Recording:  [mp3player width=300 height=75 config=fmp_jw_widget_config.xml file=http://media2.conservativedailynews.com/shows/mitchell-and-ray/Show_1-5-12.mp3] and .. the non-flash, iGadget-friendly version: <a href=”http://media2.conservativedailynews.com/shows/mitchell-and-ray/Show_1-5-12.mp3″>Stupid News, […]

Heil to the Chief

The dictator-in-chief continues to show his true colors (for those who are not color blind) with alarming news as to how he intends to do the work of Congress, without Congress. According to cnsnews.com, President Obama has threatened to use executive actions since Congress will not submit to his demands. Anything less than full compliance […]

The NDAA Power Grab

Much is being made about the most recent power grab by the White House – specifically, Wednesday’s bypassing of the Senate to install three members to the National Labor Relations Board and the appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In order to justify and defend these actions, progressives argue […]

The Danger of the Cordray Recess Appointment

Back on Dec 6th and 7th of this year a two-part article appeared on CDN that described the method the Obama administration was using to take over U.S. Banks by copying exactly how Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was taking over every part of private industry in creating his Communist Collective down in South America. Please […]

Obama To Get His Way Again – With Recess Appointment

 The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection was created in July, 2010, as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation. The bureau’s goals include watching for major violations of mortgage disclosure laws and other infractions at the firms that could cause consumers to unwittingly sign up for risky loans. In May, 2011, forty-four Republican senators said […]