Raw Story found an article in The Boston Globe that indicates that Bush is ignoring approximately 750 laws. How can he do that????? Here is an excerpt:
Phillip Cooper, a Portland State University law professor who has studied the executive power claims Bush made during his first term, said Bush and his legal team have spent the past five years quietly working to concentrate ever more governmental power into the White House.
''There is no question that this administration has been involved in a very carefully thought-out, systematic process of expanding presidential power at the expense of the other branches of government," Cooper said. ''This is really big, very expansive, and very significant."*If you missed the White House Correspondents dinner on CSPAN, you should try to catch the Stephen Colbert section of the entertainment. Visit http://thankyoustephencolbert.org/
*Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman said gas prices could stay high for many years. Marketwatch has the article. What is the consumer to do? Buy a car that gets better mpg. I'm getting 50mpg on the highway and that makes me very happy! Buying my Hybrid was one of the best decisions I've ever made.
*Don't forget to visit SAVE DARFUR and let people know that we cannot let the genocide continue.