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Originally posted by Ulala
That legislation only comes into play during a catastrophic emergency. It makes no reference to Congressional oversight because it anticipates that Congress itself, as assembled, will be out of action due to the emergency.
It'll be enacted during calamitous attacks on the USA, scenarios that make Sept 11th look like chickenfeed, not for coughs and colds caused by swine flu.
To suggest otherwise is just mischievous.