The most important question is, not how the Democrats are bending legislative procedures and the Constitution out of shape to pass the bill, but why they are doing it

In the entry in which I wonder how it is possible for the Senate to pass by budget reconciliation a major, new piece of legislation such as the education bill, a move that totally violates the very idea of budget reconciliation, A. Zarkov answers, not in terms of how such a thing may be procedurally possible, but what Obama seeks by doing it:

Rule by decree…. This is why the health care bill is so important to Obama. It’s his pathway to rule by decree.

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Posted by Lawrence Auster at March 20, 2010 01:59 AM | Send

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