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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 07:20 PM
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Congress not in loop on administration's reform plans
Congress not in loop on administration's reform plans

By Paul Singer, CongressDailyPM
White House officials are planning a major overhaul of the way Congress oversees federal agencies, but they seem to have briefed the press before they briefed lawmakers.

Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Clay Johnson briefed a handful of reporters Wednesday afternoon on a series of proposals that will be included in the president's fiscal 2006 budget, including legislation to create two new commissions to oversee the shutdown or overhaul of government programs that have outlived their usefulness.

Under one proposal, federal programs would be presumed to expire after 10 years unless a commission voted to extend them.

Under the other plan, a commission would propose major overhauls of federal programs on a particular subject, and Congress would be bound to fast-track consideration of the proposals.

http://www.govexec.com/dailyfed/0105/012805cdam3.htm
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DELUSIONAL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 07:26 PM
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1. Send Congress home -- have them mail in their rubber stamp
The dictator no longer needs anyones permission to do anything.

To hell with the courts -- he will just ignore any ruling that goes against him.

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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 07:26 PM
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2. What's new? If you're not a millionaire Bushbot, you're screwed
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spotbird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 07:28 PM
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3. Congress is a symbolic branch of government now.
And they're fine with it.
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asjr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 07:40 PM
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4. I am afraid you are correct. Despite some Democrats like
Boxer, Waxman, Durbin, etc., who are doing their best and speaking out, I feel it will come to the citizens protesting in the millions in DC. We may have to do the job for them. We have been patient for 4 years. For me it is over. I can't take 4 more. It is an illegal machine in power now and we have no where to turn. Even if we went to the SCOTUS we would not get anywhere, considering they put the POS in there in the first place. Shall we learn the words to the Vaterland?
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rumpel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 08:46 PM
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6. Yes, pick up your pitch forks, doggie scoops and or any other tools we
Edited on Fri Jan-28-05 08:48 PM by rumpel
have to march the 51 plus march.

edit 51 Million man women and children that is
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rumpel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 08:43 PM
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5. Sorry folks. The coup is about to complete.
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