Skip to comments.An American Caesar
Posted on 06/24/2011 5:01:40 AM PDT by T.O.K.
The Imperial Presidency was written in 1973 out of Arthur Schlesingers concern that the U.S. presidency had exceeded its constitutional limitations. If Schlesinger were merely concerned in 1973, hed be downright terrified today.
According to Trevor Loudons blog, New Zeal, an American Caesar has emerged on the political landscape in the form of our current commander-in-chief.
New Zeal bases its premise on the Presidential Appointment and Streamlining Act (S. 279), which is stampeding through the Senate with Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., clutching at its reins. Since its introduction, seven Republicans jumped on board in support.The stated purpose of the bill is to reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation. What? Maybe youll want to read that again.
(Excerpt) Read more at bizpacreview.com ...
Is voinivich still in office?
3 of 7...
In the major league I would get a 15 million dollar a year contract.
I’m surprised to see Mitch McConnell on that list
“The Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act (S.679), which was never reported out of a committee, would eliminate the confirmation requirement for 200 presidential appointees.”
Thanks for the link
How ironic. “American Caesar” was a biography of General Douglas MacArthur, who was a colossus in his time.
Now that sobriquet is to be applied to the community organizer currently in the WH?
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