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Sen. Paul Introduces "Write the Laws Act" as promised

AKRON, Ohio, July 18, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

"Legislation without representation: Every day new laws are imposed on you by people who aren't elected," says Jim Babka, President of DownsizeDC.org, Inc. "But that could change, thanks to Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, who has introduced our 'Write the Laws Act' (WTLA) in the Senate."

"WTLA would prohibit unelected bureaucrats from passing laws and compel the elected Congress do its job," Babka explains. "WTLA would require that all laws, even the ones called 'regulations,' be passed by the people's representatives in Congress."

"It's frankly un-Constitutional to impose on the people without first consulting them, through their elected representatives," declares Babka. Pointing to the legal concept of "separation of powers" Babka continues, "Regulation without representation is an unconstitutional delegation of powers."

By introducing WTLA (S. 3361), Senator Paul fulfills a campaign promise. But he's also addressing a passion he has for accountability.

Paul is already the lead sponsor, in the Senate, for the REINS Act, which works from the opposite direction on a very similar problem. "As we have seen at the EPA and FCC, unelected bureaucrats can advance a radical agenda when it loses legislatively or in the courts."

WTLA requires that . . .

•Any rules that citizens must obey must be passed solely by Congress, with no details left to bureaucrats.
•Americans must be held blameless, in the courts, against any rules created in violation of this requirement.
•Previous grants of legislative power to bureaucrats must be identified, so that Congress can efficiently exercise its prerogative to repeal or reform them.

Babka commends Senator Paul for keeping his word. "It's a rare politician that honors his promises. Now we can begin to collect Senate co-sponsors for this vital reform," Babka concluded.

SOURCE DownsizeDC.org



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Are you a Federal Employee? If not, this Act does not concern

you; it is for employees of the corporate UNITED STATES. This would include person(s), officers, elected officials, federal person(s), employees, etc.

Do you want your freedom from the STATE or the UNITED STATES?

http://www.dailypaul.com/243521/can-the-state-be-an-injured-...

http://www.dailypaul.com/244553/they-created-the-14th-amendm...

Those statutory so called laws, rules, codes and regulations do not apply to us if we are not employees. If they cannot produce and employment contract and PROOF of pay to you, then those statutory codes, including "Write The Laws Act", do not apply to you; neither does the Health Care Bill. These are 'internal' codes, rules and regulations; they only apply to employees of that corporation.

If you are receiving a bi-weekly check from the government, then YES, these statutes DO apply to you.

Great idea. Let's hope it

Great idea. Let's hope it passes though I don't expect much.

"As the circle of light increases, so does the circumference of darkness around it." - Albert Einstein
"Now, more than ever, the choice between Obama and Romney will be which one do you want to ruin your country?" ~ Wead

Sorry..

"•Any rules that citizens must obey must be passed solely by Congress, with no details left to bureaucrats." (bad idea)

State Laws?

What makes you think we want to centralize government even more than it already is?

"•Americans must be held blameless, in the courts, against any rules created in violation of this requirement."

Blameless? Who is doing the blaming?

"•Previous grants of legislative power to bureaucrats must be identified, so that Congress can efficiently exercise its prerogative to repeal or reform them."

What?

www.youtube.com/truefictions

I try to change people every day. Do You?

Well, if Congress regulates

Well, if Congress regulates companies, are those citizens?

If you don't like regulations that Congress passes, vote them out.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a