Skip to comments.Obama to use executive orders for immediate impact
Posted on 11/09/2008 3:46:11 PM PST by EBH
"There's a lot that the president can do using his executive authority without waiting for congressional action, and I think we'll see the president do that," Podesta said. "I think that he feels like he has a real mandate for change. We need to get off the course that the Bush administration has set."
Executive orders "have the power of law and they can cover just about anything," Tobias said in a telephone interview.
On drilling, the federal Bureau of Land Management is opening about 360,000 acres of public land in Utah to oil and gas drilling. Bush administration officials argue that the drilling will not harm sensitive areas; environmentalists oppose it.
"They want to have oil and gas drilling in some of the most sensitive, fragile lands in Utah," Podesta said. "I think that's a mistake."
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Stroke of the pen, law of the land.
By decree of the king!
Let’s all stock up on gas while it’s cheap.
The American people have no idea what they have done.
"Stroke of the pen. Law of the Land. Kinda cool."
Paul Begala, former Clinton advisor, The New York Times, July 5, 1998
The American people have no idea what they have done...
The other Americans have no idea what they have done.
Utah is fragile? What about the perps Barney Frank hangs out with?
Obama is gonna love the Patriot Act and the inherent powers of the President.
“They want to have oil and gas drilling in some of the most sensitive, fragile lands in Utah,” Podesta said. “I think that’s a mistake.”
I look forward to freezing myself to death in the name of The Messiah.
“Utah is fragile?”
Utah looks pretty sturdy to me.
Certainly more sturdy than many of the 4 wheel drive vehicles that attempt to conquer it!
January 30, 1933.
Yep, get ready for EO’s banning all kinds of firearm related imports , just like Klinton did . Here it comes ...
Congress? I don’t need no steenkin Congress!
I give credit to anyone who could tell what Podesta said on Mike Wallace’s show. He has more ah-ah-ah-ah’s than Obama! Very, very irritating to listen to the man - that’s why I left the room. He must have been the one who taught Obama how to speak - well, sort of!
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