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New signing statement for "unitary executive branch"! More dictatoral power!

The second and third paragraphs are the ones in which Bush claims
authority over foreign trade - which is assigned to the Congress in the
Constitution - and asserts his authority to do as he pleases.
 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/08/20060817-7.html
President's Statement on H.R. 4, the "Pension Protection Act of 2006"

Security for American Workers

Today I have signed into law H.R. 4, the "Pension Protection Act of 2006." This legislation strengthens the pension insurance system and ensures that workers will receive better information about their pension plans. The legislation makes permanent the deductible limits for contributions to Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k) plans, encourages employers to automatically enroll workers in 401(k) plans, and expands workers' access to investment advice.

The executive branch shall construe sections 221(a) and 1632(b)(1) of the Act, which call for the submission of legislative recommendations to the Congress, in a manner consistent with the constitutional authority of the President to supervise the unitary executive branch and to recommend for the consideration of the Congress such measures as the President shall judge necessary and expedient.

Section 1634(e) purports to require the United States Trade Representative to submit to congressional committees the contents of the negotiating positions of the United States and foreign countries in certain international trade negotiations. The executive branch shall construe section 1634(e) in a manner consistent with the President's constitutional authority to conduct the Nation's foreign affairs including negotiations with foreign countries, supervise the unitary executive branch, and to withhold information the disclosure of which could impair foreign relations, national security, the deliberative processes of the Executive, or the performance of the Executive's constitutional duties.

GEORGE W. BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

August 17, 2006.
here's a f cking signing statement for you... 25.Aug.2006 17:43

this thing here

Therefore, as President George W Bush II's record in office indicates, the Citizens of the United States of America do construe the Executive Branch's actions as:

Completely unlawful; Unconstitutional; Demented; Incompitent; A danger to National Security.

And therefore, with the power vested in them by the Constitution of the United States, the Citizens of the United States of America do find the Present Government of the United States of America to be a criminal enterprise posing a clear and present danger to national security and world peace, and therefore subject to prosecution and overthrow, by any and all means neccessary, forthwith.

THE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

August 25, 2006

Bush Is A Fool 26.Aug.2006 16:14

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