Skip to comments.Obama to target Bush executive orders in first days
Posted on 11/09/2008 7:51:20 AM PST by RobinMasters
Barack Obama wants to find ways to make his mark quickly in the opening days of his presidency and reverse the legacy of George W. Bush. Obama will focus his efforts on the list of executive orders that shaped White House policy, reversing them quickly. That does not require legislative approval, but it could bring the most contentious issues to the forefront immediately and create more polarization than post-partisanship (via Jazz Shaw):
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No Obama New Tone, My Friend.
Obama team prepares list of Bush orders to rescind
By CECI CONNOLLY and R. JEFFREY SMITH
November 8, 2008
WASHINGTON - Advisers to President-elect Barack Obama have compiled a list of about 200 Bush administration actions and executive orders that could be swiftly undone to reverse White House policies on climate change, stem cell research, reproductive rights and other issues, according to congressional Democrats, campaign aides and experts working with the transition team....
The nightmare is about to begin.
Anti-business is just the start.
The idiot voters have no idea what they’ve done. Save a minority of Marxist lunatics.
A majority of voters naively asked for this. Well be careful what you wished for is what I say to them.
More than idiots.
Is it true that President Bush could have invalidated them?
Unfortunately after eight years of being politically ineffective, I don't expect a sudden reversal in the last two months.
the new congress will kill the newly approved offshore drilling will go away so we need to get back to pushing all involved understand that we cannot be dependent on foreign oil and allow a windfall tax on the oil companies. (I got a letter from Boxer and she took pride in the fact that she sponsored that bill)
Save the offshore drilling and Help Sarah open anwr
Its all about National Denfence, Drill for Oil Now
He’ll have to rein in the mob of ‘advisors’, it’ll be like taking the Jenny Craig bus to a pizza factory. They will want to dismantle everything, and rule by ukase. I, for one, don’t think he has the balls.
I expect at the least something to come out to curb any attempts at drilling for gas and oil domestically. Any orders that leaned pro-life will go.
The majority of voters never caught on that without a teleprompter their hero is confused!...and will never learn because they aren’t real smart!
Of course, it's easy for me to say. I don't have children.
Like Jimmy Carter it is possible for this man to do so much damage to our nation in one term that it will take an entire generation and maybe longer to fix.
However, cut the GWB attack BS - It is that mindset that played right into the MSM hands to tarnish the entire GOP brand image......GWB did a hell of a lot right (and plenty wrong as well) but the man is as decent as they come, one hell of a CinC and has taken more arrows for the GOP than just about anyone else ever has (Reagan did not contend with a 24/7 MSM, nor the 527s of today)....
And furthermore the GOP base did not allow/give the MSM the ammo on Reagan/GOP by abandoning Reagan on his mistakes (be it SDO on SCOUTS, raising FICA taxes and burdening another generation to that scheme, cutting and running from Beirut and fueling Islamic Jihidists, tax increases of 86, Amnesty to ALL illegals, etc, etc). No, our base was clearly more adult back then...
The important thing is that when anything happens with regard to the orders being overturned... Obama must be held Accountable.
Every Conservative in the Congress needs to be up front discussing exactly what the undoing of these executive orders could mean for the country.
Worse case scenario, Obama changes executive orders that were in place to protect Americans and then we get hit with a Terror attack.... What possibly can Obama say? In fact wouldn’t those affected be eligible to bring charges against the president if by changing something that had kept us safe resulted in the deaths or damage to them?
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