Category Archives: Executive Oversight

Why is the Executive Branch ‘above’ the law?

This is a nation of laws. It is not a dictatorship, an aristocracy, autocracy, juntocracy or monarchy.

Yet the White House says the president’s own order on classified data does not apply to his office or the vice president’s. WTF people? According to an LAT piece:

The White House said Friday that, like Vice President Dick Cheney’s office, President Bush’s office is not allowing an independent federal watchdog to oversee its handling of classified national security information.

An executive order that Bush issued in March 2003 — amending an existing order — requires all government agencies that are part of the executive branch to submit to oversight. Although it doesn’t specifically say so, Bush’s order was not meant to apply to the vice president’s office or the president’s office, a White House spokesman said.

They spit in our face and then laugh. What balls these mutha fucka’s have. To quote a line from the Executive Order: “Our democratic principles require that the American people be informed of the activities of their government,”–Just not the actual Executive Branch I guess..they can do whatever the hell they want.

Bush and Cheney are not above accountability. They are not above the laws.

Vile, fucking. pricks.

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