Executive Orders and Signing Statements ?

Executive Orders and/or Signing Statements seem to trump everything. When searching online, places like the Heritage Foundation found plenty of things wrong with Bill Clintons actions, but didnt see anything written about Bush, 43, who has take both Signing Statements and Executive Orders to an all time high. Why shouldn’t Obama just follow suit? He […]

How Regulation of Electronic Communications Can and Should Use Competition Law to Balance Divergent Stakeholder Interests

ISSUE ANALYSIES Introduction Telecom was identified as key priority for development after India got independence. But bureaucracy red-tape, ambiguities, lack of transparency along with weak independent regulator, jeopardized India’s development.  But Under pressure from domestic and foreign capital, international lending agencies, and foreign governments, India began to open its markets and divest its public sector […]

Are you aware that President Obama has signed 42 executive orders?

http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/executive-orders/obama.html Did I say anything negative or positive about them? Try not to assume until you have more details please. Yes, the first one sealing his records from the Public. That’s how I know, not that there is anything wrong with that, many Presidents do that. Just one poster said he would give 10 points […]

JFK, Executive Order 11110 and the Warren Commission

 

www.whatreallyhappened.com ******* On June 4, 1963, a little known attempt was made to strip the Federal Reserve Bank of its power to loan money to the government at interest. On that day President John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order No. 11110 that returned to the US government the power to issue currency, without going through the Federal Reserve. Mr. Kennedy’s order gave the Treasury the power “to issue silver certificates against any silver bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars …

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“This executive order is just a piece of paper”

Key Quotes

•If the bill is signed into law, these statutory requirements and defects are not subject to correction or nullification by the chief executive or his appointees, whether by Executive Order, regulation, or otherwise. (National Right to Life Committee statement)

•An Executive Order cannot prevent insurance companies that pay for abortions from participating in the exchanges. Further, Executive Orders can be undone or modified as quickly as they are created. This is a blatant attempt to subvert democracy and should be quickly quashed. (Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life Action)

•If the Obama Administration continued to falsely believe the Senate bill had no problem on the issue of funding abortion and funding health plans that include abortion, he certainly would not put forth the idea of an EO. Because of an EO would give no protections to the unborn when it comes to funding for abortion in the Senate and Reconciliation bills, FRCAction will still score votes on both in our scorecard for the Second Session of the 111th Congress. (FRC letter to members of Congress)

Better Solutions:

•The Republican plan, available at HealthCare.GOP.gov, would codify the Hyde Amendment and prohibit all authorized and appropriated federal funds from being used to pay for abortion. And under the Republican plan, any health plan that includes abortion coverage may not receive federal funds.

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