Unless Congress immediately impeaches Bush and Cheney, a year from now the US could be a dictatorial police state at war with Iran.
Do you know that the President — of any political affiliation — can act just about like a King and pass laws without the approval of Congress or the Judiciary?
It’s called the Executive Order.
During Clinton’s reign, Right-wing talk radio was full of scaremongering about how Clinton was going to mastermind a national emergency and grab dictatorial powers based on the EOs he had passed. (Given our current mess, in retrospect it seems like we missed out on a good thing!)
What’s interesting here is that a member of the President’s own political party is sounding an alarm.
File this one away Just In Case.
— via Matthew St. Amand who sent it out in a MySpace Bulletin