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Presidential Appointees No Longer Need to be Confirmed by Senate

UPDATE: The House passed the legislation Tuesday night by a vote of 261-116. The bill now goes to President Obama’s desk for his signature.

The House of Representatives is set to consider legislation Tuesday that would exempt certain presidential appointees from having to be confirmed by the Senate.

But a number of conservative groups are arguing that the “Presidential Efficiency and Streamlining Act” amounts to Congress neutering itself and giving the executive branch unprecedented power. Presidential appointees that would no longer require Senate confirmation under the legislation include the treasurer of the United States and the deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.

“The United States Constitution does not bestow kingly powers on the President to appoint the senior officers of the government with no process,” wrote Thomas McClusky, the senior vice president for the Family Research Council’s legislative arm, in a Monday memo to lawmakers.

More: http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/31/house-to-consider-eliminat...

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We live in a interesting time....

Its Ron Paul, the lone apostle versus the entire Imperial Banking Senate.

Nothing less than Good versus Evil.

And with how bad this situation is in the Senate, we best pray that these gatekeepers lose their power as quickly as possible.

Edit - no amendment needed:

but the Congress may by law vest the appointment of such inferior officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the courts of law, or in the heads of departments.

Art 2 § 2

These are all lower offices that previously required Senate approval. They used their power to no longer require that approval.

And it passed the Senate first, and is now on the President's desk.

Dem controlled Senate

Republicrat

controlled senate and house, yes they do have an agenda.

Bump

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Rise of the American dictator

... aided by both parties since they only thought of their party having a shot at unlimited powers.

Justin Amash on Facebook:

Leadership informed GOP Reps that passage of the bill was a "Romney ask," so dozens of Reps flipped to "yes."

I am glad to them House

I am glad to them House Republicans standing up an attempt by the Executive Branch to strip them of their constitutional powers.

Now where were these guys when the NDAA 2012 was proposed?

WTF?

How can people remain asleep as such totalitarian legislation keeps getting put in place?

What we need to understand is that we are not required to obey unconstitutional laws. Which pretty much means we can all act and live as if there is no government since almost nothing the government does is constitutional anymore. Live FREE! Follow Dr Pauls suggestions.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

[Lovers exchange semaphore signals.]

House attempts to put Senate in the outhouse.

Monty Python - The semaphore sketch

I hope this clears up the jilt between the House & Senate lovers quarrel.

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Unfortunately its not a joke....They all need to be in outhouse.

And then the last of the Federal Reserve with it.

Communication

is a wonderful thing, isn't it?

Danger - They are trying to invoke

CIVIL WAR. They want war with the Constitutionalists.

Jilt between the House & Senate seems to be a lovers quarrel.

Senate being sent to the outhouse.

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I'm going to ask this again,

I'm going to ask this again, does it not say in the Decleration of Independence that the PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO OVERTURN THE GOVT?
I'm thinkin it's time we do that. Clean slate.

It's not only a right

but a duty.

If not us than who?

"“The United States

"“The United States Constitution does not bestow kingly powers on the President to appoint the senior officers of the government with no process"

well then the house shouldn't have passed it.

Obama is dismantling the

Obama is dismantling the constitution piece by piece with the aid of congress.

Foreign aid.

Foreign aids all around his administration. Inside & out.

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Now that right there is a good piece of legislation...

Hey, on the up side it will make Doctor-President Paul's treasury appointee sail right through the process so he can clean up the mess left by the Fed and previous administrations.

Give me liberty or give me Obamney/Death!!!

Sooooo....

They want to effectively give the president the power to eliminate his competitors! Obama's favorite tactic!

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

here we go

it begins.

His name is Edward Snowden

What is Capitalism?
http://youtu.be/yNF09pUPypw

Looks like the majority of

Looks like the majority of the House incorrectly believes they have the authority to amend the Constitution via legislation passed by Congress.

This is an unconstitutional act by the House of Representatives.

...

House of Representives attempts to outlaw the Senate.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

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......

I no longer want to live on this planet....

Maybe we should have voted for Newt Gingerich so we can build a moon base and go live there instead... :P

Totally kidding...

"No physical quantity explains it's own existence, and no amount of time can consume an infinite series of events to bring you to the present, which means all of these somewhere have to be explained by one self-existent cause which is not physical."

Hailley Comet: population 1.

Come & Go w/ HALLEY'S COMET Mark Twain here to greet you.

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No No, you are onto something

No No, you are onto something there. Only the lunar moon base is the perfect place to blast those lying sack of politicians and our fatcat overlords.

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Seasteads. Google it. Competing sovereign floating countries.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhrrrrrrrrggggggggggg

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Message received. Help is on the way.

When telegraph fails, in case to emergency, here is is a tried & true backup system.

How to Send a Rescue Signal by Semaphore

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