Republicans Dethrone 9 Obama Czars
The Republican victory in the US Mid Term Elections was always going to prove damaging to Obama’s plans, and more importantly to short circuit Obama’s using of the tried and trusted method of, if I cant get the law passed, it will do it by the backdoor.
There is an amazing sense of deja vu sitting in Britain, watching Obama’s regime crumble and the socialist twist and turn just like Gordon Brown did, the profligate spending and the super train project, the last ditch attempts from the universal socialist model of trying to hang on to power, at literally any price.
Obama and his “settled science” of Climate Religion failed to get the Cap n Trade bill through which would have crippled American business for a generation, so undeterred Obama has been using the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) to get Cap n Trade by the back door.
Now the Republican majority in the House Of Representatives have voted to cut the funding for 9 of Obama’s czars, which means they are out of a job:
The House voted Thursday to dethrone nine White House “czars.”
Republicans successfully added an amendment to the continuing resolution that would leave President Barack Obama’s senior advisers on policy issues including health care, energy and others out of a job.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) offered the amendment that blocks funding for various policy advisers to combat what he called “a very disturbing proliferation of czars” under Obama.
“These unappointed, unaccountable people who are literally running a shadow government, heading up these little fiefdoms that nobody can really seem to identify where they are or what they’re doing,” Scalise said Thursday. “But we do know that they’re wielding vast amounts of power.”
The jobs on the chopping block: White House-appointed advisers on health care, energy and climate, green jobs, urban affairs, the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, oversight of TARP executive compensation, diversity at the Federal Communications Commission and the auto industry manufacturing policy.
These so-called “czars” have been favorite targets of Republicans and conservative talk radio hosts, especially energy and climate adviser Carol Browner, who is leaving the administration.
The attempts to impose Cap n Trade by stealth have come under direct attack:
“This is a person who’s continued to do things behind closed doors,” Scalise said of Browner.
GOP lawmakers assailed Browner’s office after a recent report showed that the White House rewrote crucial sections of an Interior Department report to suggest an independent group of scientists and engineers supported a six-month ban on offshore oil drilling.
“It was found out that it was the climate czar that actually doctored the president’s own scientific study to try to say that scientists that the president appointed recommended a moratorium on drilling,” Scalise said. “It turned out the scientists didn’t say that at all.”
A federal investigation found no wrongdoing by Browner.
But Scalise had harsh words to go around for the other “czars,” too. “There’s actually a czar out there trying to still impose a cap-and-trade regime,” he said of the special envoy for climate change, Todd Stern, who works at the State Department.
The amendment would defund the White House “green jobs czar” slot that has been vacant since Van Jones resigned in 2009 after reports surfaced that he signed a petition seeking an investigation into whether the U.S. government was behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
“The last green jobs czar we had left in disgrace because he expressed comments embracing communism and actually tried to blame the government, the American government, for September 11th attacks,” Scalise said.
Posted on February 18, 2011, in Barack Obama, US Politics and tagged Anthropogenic Global Warming, Barack Hussein Obama, Church of Climatology, EPA, House Of Representatives, Obama Czar, Republican Party. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.