Anti-Czar Bill Proposed.

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    "On July 15, with little fanfare, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) introduced the Czar Accountability and Reform (CZAR) Act of 2009,* written to prohibit taxpayer funds from paying the salaries at “any task force, council, or similar office which is established by or at the direction of the President and headed by an individual who has been inappropriately appointed to such position (on other than an interim basis), without the advice and consent of the Senate.”

    The Washington Independent » House Anti-’Czar’ Bill Gets 35 GOP Sponsors, May Get 35 More Today


    Text of the proposed bill

    GovTrack: H.R. 3226: Text of Legislation, Introduced in House


    Are you Yay or Nay?
     
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    Where were Republicans giving a fuck about this when Dubya and Reagan had Czars? :eusa_eh:

    Also, this would be hilarious if it passed, because The War on Drugs that Republicans and Reagan really helped spar head would be without a Czar. :lol:
     
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    nay.
     
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    I cannot and will not speak for other people on this matter. I have always been against czars and the creation of new offices and such, without the approval of the Senate. I am a stickler for things like that.

    Did you bother to read the proposed bill?
     
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    Without having read the actual text of the bill, I'd say I'm for it. However, it shouldn't be necessary in the first place.
     
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    Why nay?
     
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    Will never pass, but I'd be for it.
     
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    Read the bill Kevin. It will take you less than 3 minutes. I agree though. It shouldn't be necessary.
     
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    Probably not. But, like you, I support the bill.
     
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    Good call. After reading it I have to say I'm still for it. ;)
     

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