Monday, February 11, 2013

Unbelievable - Rouge NRLB Illegal Appointees

by Phil Kerpen, ARRA News Service: Two weeks ago, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals emphatically smacked down the crazy idea that the president has the power to make "recess appointments" while the Senate is not in recess. 

"An interpretation of 'the Recess' that permits the President to decide when the Senate is in recess would demolish the checks and balances inherent in the advice-and-consent requirement, giving the President free rein to appoint his desired nominees at any time he pleases, whether that time be a weekend, lunch, or even when the Senate is in session and he is merely displeased with its inaction," Chief Judge Judge David B. Sentelle wrote. "This cannot be the law."

Clear enough? Not for Obama. His Press Secretary Jay Carney insisted the decision "does not have any impact, as I think the NLRB has already put out, on their operations or functions, or on the board itself."

Congress has only funded the NLRB through March 27. They should not send a single penny in additional funding until the NLRB's members are appointed in a legally and constitutionally valid manner. If you agree, please sign our petition to Congress now.
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Phil Kerpen is president of American Commitment where he  shared this article, and the author of Democracy Denied: How Obama is Bypassing Congress to Radically Transform America – and How to Stop Him. Phil Kerpen is a contributing author for the ARRA News Service.

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