Patriot Act Oversight "Not Binding"

From the Boston Globe, we learn that BushCotm really does have no regard for the rule of law.

When President Bush signed the reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act this month, he included an addendum saying that he did not feel obliged to obey requirements that he inform Congress about how the FBI was using the act's expanded police powers.
He doesn't feel that he has to abide by the laws that congress passes? WHAT THE FUCK DOES HE THINK HE IS, A FUCKING KING?
Bush signed the bill with fanfare at a White House ceremony March 9, calling it ''a piece of legislation that's vital to win the war on terror and to protect the American people." But after the reporters and guests had left, the White House quietly issued a ''signing statement," an official document in which a president lays out his interpretation of a new law.
It's Friday and I'm not really in the mood to get all pissed off, but god damn it, where does King George get off thinking that he has any ability to decide which laws passed by congress he's going to obey?
Bush wrote: ''The executive branch shall construe the provisions . . . that call for furnishing information to entities outside the executive branch . . . in a manner consistent with the president's constitutional authority to supervise the unitary executive branch and to withhold information . . . "
I've read the constitution. Seriously, from "We the People..." to "...until an election of Representatives shall have intervened." Article II makes no mention of the President's ability to interpret laws. This administration holds truer to the fundamental tenets of Conservatism as conceived during - and in opposition to - the French Revolution.

Those in the executive branch of our government do not 'feel' that they have any responsibility to the people they govern. They are society's natural leaders, ordained by God, and they know what's best. Because God is the source of their legitimacy, they are not beholden to earthly laws.

Bush, raised as near to a Prince as any man in America, has taken Conservatism back to it's roots - the rights of kings and aristocracy to decide the course of the ship of state without any interference from commoners.

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