Monday, September 22, 2008
When I came out of the subway today at bowling green I was greeted by this
I heard that number on the radio today and I could not believe it. I had to go online to The New York Times to check it. That is the biggest number I have ever heard talking about one thing.
The most ominous measure in the Bush proposed bill (ironically titled section 13) reads like this:
"Decisions by the Secretary pursuant to the authority of this Act are non-reviewable and committed to agency discretion, and may not be reviewed by any court of law or any administrative agency."
So that's the end of democracy. Let's look for a new definition:
"A philosophy or system of government that is marked by stringent social and economic control, a strong, centralized government usually headed by a dictator, and often a policy of belligerent nationalism."
Hey, we are getting closer!