It Begins…Democrats Introduce Bill to Seal Obama’s Presidential Records
October 6, 2012
According to Judicial Watch, Rep. Edolphous Towns (D-NY) has introduced the Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2011. That bill would do with Obama’s presidential records what Obama has already done to his personal and collegiate records: Seal them up.
In an obvious effort to protect President Barack Obama, a group of congressional Democrats has introduced legislation to create an official process that will allow the commander-in-chief to keep presidential records secret after he leaves office.
Rep. Edolphous Towns
Ironically, Obama revoked a similar George W. Bush order in one of his first official acts as president. In 2001 Bush penned an executive order severely limiting public access to his presidential records. Shortly after swearing in, Obama killed it as part of his much-ballyhooed commitment to government transparency. At the time, the new president claimed that he was giving the American people greater access to “historic documents.”
Keep reading. Hypocrisy – Thy Name is Obama.
The veteran Brooklyn congressman (Edolphus Towns) who recently introduced the law in the U.S. House has yet to explain why it’s necessary. What’s certain is that Obama has failed miserably to keep his promise of running the most transparent administration in history.
Dems must not be all that terribly confident about his prospects in the 2012 election if they’re already trying to help him cover his tracks.
**Be aware America; another bill introduced in Congress**
Bill Summary & Status
112th Congress (2011 – 2012)
Latest Title: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.
Sponsor: Rep Serrano, Jose E. [NY-16] (introduced 1/7/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 1/24/2011 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
***Suggest YOU go to this website periodically: http://thomas.loc.gov/ and check for any movement on this bill. Put in Search engine 22nd Amendment and click search. Last action: sent to Committee on the Constitution**
**UPDATE January 6, 2013 **
Note: Since NO ACTION was taken on the above bill and it became inactive, Rep.Serrano REINTRODUCED a NEW BILL two days after 113th Congress began:
[113rd] H.J.RES.15 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.
Sponsor: Rep Serrano, Jose E. [NY-15] (introduced 1/4/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/4/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
**The Republicans MUST maintain the majority in the House in 2014 elections or this bill will more than likely pass.** We KNOW Sen. Harry Reid is anxiously awaiting November 2014 elections***
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Obama has circumvented Congress and given himself more power over the Legislative Branch of our Government.
The 2012 Elections (IF Obama doesn’t usurp/eradicate them) this November will NOT be Democrat vs. Republican. It WILL BE Marxism/Communism and tyranny vs. Liberty and Freedoms.
“Be not intimidated…
nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties
by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency.
These, as they are often used, are but three different names
for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.”
(1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship.”
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