Monday, May 29, 2006

Wurst President III - The Biggest Lawbreaker and Darth Cheney

Charlie Savage of the Boston Globe does it again with this report about who is behind the "signing statements" and unprecendented breaking of laws passed by Congress.
Cheney aide is screening legislation

Adviser seeks to protect Bush power

By Charlie Savage, Globe Staff | May 28, 2006

WASHINGTON -- The office of Vice President Dick Cheney routinely reviews pieces of legislation before they reach the president's desk, searching for provisions that Cheney believes would infringe on presidential power, according to former White House and Justice Department officials.

The officials said Cheney's legal adviser and chief of staff, David Addington , is the Bush administration's leading architect of the ``signing statements" the president has appended to more than 750 laws.

And so the dictatorship strengthens its grip.
previous stories:
Wurst President II - The Biggest Lawbreaker
Wurst President

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