THE HEINOUS DEEDS OF GEORGE W BUSH
is nothing but a goddamn piece of paper."
-George W. Bush
Bush challenged hundreds of laws
President Bush has
quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he
asserting that he has the power to set aside any statute passed by Congress
when it conflicts with
of the Constitution. He did this through the misuse of Executive
Changed social security laws
In 2008 the Social Security laws were
changed. Social Security tax is no longer taken from your paycheck once you
hit $102,000, you no longer pay into the system. That in itself does two
things; 1) puts the burden of social security on the poor and middle class,
and 2) will now vastly restrict the incoming flow of money to the program,
essentially killing it dead very quickly.
PATRIOT Act I & II
HAVA – Help America Vote Act
Changed bankruptcy laws
- made it easier to declare by revising the Insurrection Act and by
Public Law 109-364, or the "John Warner Defense Authorization Act of 2007"
torture made legal with the
Military Commissions Act of 2006.
Disregard for nonproliferation agreements
restricted to Federal Court only.
(Prescription Drug Bill)
Disabilities Act, to change in
Destroyed Habeas Corpus
Lowered EPA standards
Clean Water Act
– Bush Backs out of agreement. Reneged on a campaign pledge to regulate
carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants.
renamed it to less threatening “Climate Change,” with no positive
Act in danger of extinction
under attack from Bush administration
No Child Left
Freedoms Lost Under
- Signed Law to eavesdrop and wiretap American citizens
Labor Laws -
General disregard for child labor laws.
Now he’s working to
change labor wage & hour laws through the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
He wants to allow businesses to deny comp time (if made up during a
reasonable time), take
workers tips (if paid minimum wage) and to redo regulations of overtime pay.
And the laws he
doesn’t change, he just rolls right over or goes around using “executive
War Crimes Act
- He is now trying to change to cover for himself as he leaves office.
More on Bush’s
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A Last Push To
Deregulate: White House to Ease
The president of the
United States has no authority to make or change law, but yet he circumvents
or usurps law through Executive Signing Statements.
Lost to Americans
Government may monitor religious and political institutions without
suspecting criminal activity to assist
Government has closed once-public immigration hearings, has secretly
detained hundreds of people without
charges, and has encouraged bureaucrats to resist public records questions.
Government may prosecute librarians or keepers of any other records if they
tell anyone that the government
subpoenaed information related to a terror investigation.
TO LEGAL REPRESENTATION:
Government may monitor federal prison jailhouse conversations between
attorneys and clients,
and deny lawyers to Americans accused of crimes.
FROM UNREASONABLE SEARCHES:
Government may search and seize Americans' papers and effects without
cause to assist terror investigation.
TO A SPEEDY AND PUBLIC TRIAL:
Government may jail Americans indefinitely without a trial.
Americans may be jailed without being charged or being able to confront
witnesses against them.
VIDEO: Bush Law