posted on May, 9 2011 @ 01:00 PM
reply to post by zillah
my first thought: "blogs with glenn beck ads are not the best sources."
after reading the linked article and doing a quick google search, my second thought: "F * C K"
this looks like the real deal, govtrack says it's been reviewed by senate committee and has been recommended for senate vote. hopefully it doesn't
just get rolled up into some other bill and passed silently. i can't see a majority supporting this kind of move.
9-11 accomplished [somebody]'s goal of instilling fear into the american people. if we weren't so scared, we'd ask "why does the process need to
go faster?" but since we're all terrified, we just think "yes, his appointments HAVE to be faster or the terrorists will get us before the next
czar is in office!"
what harm or tragedy has our nation EVER suffered because the vetting process for presidential appointments took too long? i see no reason for this
change other than making it easier for the POTUS to get the people he wants where he wants them. Don't look for Obama to be the one to really take
advantage of this one, though. The next POTUS will be the guy who really abuses this newfound, streamlined power. that's how it works. the president
establishes something borderline unconstitutional, the people think it's strange, but since nothing really bad happens, they forget about it. then if
there is backlash when the next guy appoints someone who clearly wouldn't have made it through the former vetting process, "it's the last guy's