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While all of America is distracted and focused on the death of Osama bin Laden, our President and his minions have been fast at work laying the groundwork for S. 679: Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 to speed through the Senate and then make its way into the House and then to the President to sign.
Yes, the other hand is quickly forming into a dictatorial fist that is about to smash our Constitution.
As you will recall, the beginning of the end of liberty in Rome commenced with Augustus Caesar who compromised the authority of the Senate through the force of arms and basically the Senate became a facade.
America is poised with this proposed bill, to morph immediately from a Republic into an Oligarchy with the privileged eunuchs of the Senate as window dressing and a dictator – the first American Caesar – at the country’s presidential helm.
‘President’ obama will have the power to appoint WITHOUT SENATE REVIEW OR APPROVAL whomever he wants from the private sector for powerful positions throughout the Federal Government.
Read more about this at NoisyRoom.net
S. 679: Sponsered by Chuck Schumer (D – NY)
Co-Sponsers of the Bill:
|§ Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
§ Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
§ Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
§ Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA)
§ Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE)
§ Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
§ Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
§ Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE)
§ Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
§ Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)
§ Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN)
§ Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
§ Sen. John Reed (D-RI)
§ Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)
§ Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Full Text of This Bill here: Text of S. 679: Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
The Heritage Foundation says this about this bill:
Published on April 1, 2011 by David Addington
On March 30, 2011, Senator Charles Schumer (D–NY) with 15 cosponsors, including the Senate Majority and Republican Leaders, as well as six other Democratic Senators, six other Republican Senators, and an Independent Senator, introduced in the Senate the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 (S. 679).
The bill reduces the number of presidential appointments that require the consent of the Senate and establishes within the executive branch a Working Group on Streamlining Paperwork for Executive Nominations.
Individuals nominated to senior executive offices suffer slow and detailed background investigations and mounds of duplicative paperwork before a President sends their nominations to the Senate. After nomination, many nominees suffer time-consuming inaction or time-consuming and excruciating action as the Senate proceeds (or does not) with consideration of the nomination.
The sponsors of S. 679 have identified a valid problem; vetting and filling Federal judgeships is woefully behind but is partly because the Senate held up hearings and made the application process difficult as a way to discourage good people from applying.
But proposing the wrong solution and pretending to improve the process they broke to begin with will really compromise the Senate. Congress should not enact S. 679.
In essence they want to give the President the sole power to appoint people to positions of his choosing within our government. Obama would be free to do this without the approval of the Senate. Senate approval of such positions is mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article II, Section 2 under the “Appointments Clause”:
… shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law: 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. [emphasis added]
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There IS NO EXCUSE FOR REPUBLICANS TO SELL OUT THE PARTY, THE COUNTRY, THE CONSTITUTION OR PATRIOTIC AMERICANS BY CO-SPONSORING THIS SOCIALIST BILL.
Patriots, Another issue that we need YOU to act on. This is URGENT!
Contact them and tell them NOT TO ENACT this Bill!!!
Contact your Senator via the Capital Switchboard – 202 – 224 – 3121 or email at www.lifelibertyfreedom.com/
And please join our Senate Watchmen Group by clicking this link:
Kill this Republic (Ronald Reagan’s “City on a Hill”) by DOING NOTHING, OR CALL, EMAIL AND FORWARD TO EVERYONE!
Please contact Sen. Kyl to ask him: WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO US??? Also, PLEASE contact your local Congressman to urge them to stop this insanity!!
Click on link for Sen. Kyl’s contact information and your District Congressman’s contact information: http://glendaleteaparty.com/?page_id=224
Tea Party Patriots of Glendale TEAm:
George, Ryan, Valerie, Jan, Francine, Marianne and Marcus
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Proud member, Northwest Valley Tea Party Coalition
We the People are the ONLY ones that can stop this type of nonsense. Get on the phone and call your congressmen and senators TODAY. Let them know to vote NO on this bill. If you do nothing, then you will help contribute to the freedoms that are being taken by this type of action. Then pass this along until it goes viral. Our country depends on your participation. Hold up your Title of Liberty!