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Anti-’czar’ amendment to get vote

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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The Senate will vote as early as Wednesday afternoon on a GOP amendment to end the Obama administration’s appointment of a class of top White House policy advisers known as “czars.”

The amendment from Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) would strip the salaries of czars currently working in the White House and would block the president from appointing more without Senate approval.

“These czars are provided with a considerable amount of power and influence, putting them on the same level as Cabinet members who are thoroughly vetted and approved by the U.S. Senate, but without the public scrutiny,” Vitter said in a statement. “And I’m very concerned about that undefined authority of what are essentially political advisory positions, especially when the decisions they make can have a profound effect on our lives.”

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  • Captain PJ

    The whole notion that the President can appoint high-level administrators with decision-making authority whom are unaccountable to anyone but the President, has always been a probelm for me. This was just another way that our President has circumvented the Constiutitonal authority of Congress. The passage of this amendment will put a halt to these “untouchables.”

    • Retired USAF MSgt

      Exactly!

      Obama has been abusing the system of congressional vetting. He doesn’t even wait for congress to finish it’s investigations but just waits for the next available recess to make his fiats effective.

      This amendment will put a stop to the practice for Obama and all future presidents. A good thing in my opion.

    • Chuck

      How will it be enforced? He pays no attention to other laws, or the constitution.

    • Captain PJ

      If the amendment is written as “forbiding” a president to “czars” or any other position which could be deemed the same kind of position; and he proceeds to do it anyway, then he would be in violation of the law.

    • http://juan-gilberto@hotmail.com El Lobo Solo

      Right On Captian!
      I hope the House & Senate do something soon or face becoming irrelavent in carrying out their Constitutional duties.

      As far as following or ignoring the laws go, the threat of impeachment of Administration Officials should make them comply, but that would take some Dem support for that.
      Also, look at the fury raised during the Iran-Contra hearings in 1980′s.

    • Jeronimo Dan

      Obama, is not in the oval office to do good for this nation, he and his wife are in it to bring down our nation. They as a couple, along with the Marxist MSM are out to change the ‘American Way of Life”.
      If elected for second term, we’ll be a third world country.

    • http://juan-gilberto@hotmail.com El Lobo Solo

      Right Dan!
      If Obama et al get an open road to another term, we will become the “United States of Zimbawe”.

    • Solomon

      Jeronimo-you blew away the smoke and mirrors
      and hit what is, right in the heart.I don’t know how anyone can miss this!!!!

    • ARMYOF69

      If he is re-elected to a second term, that WILL be the signal for a major revolution. This IS OUR Country not his or his traitorous cohorts.

    • Captain PJ

      If he is elected (legitimately) to a 2nd term I don’t see a revolution–if he’s the president by any other means (i.e. martial law, or illegal manner or usurping the Constitution, etc.) I could very well envision a revolution…an extremely violent one unless the military were to remove him.

    • http://ACsays Ace

      If he bothers to obay Congress! He hasn’t for a long time.

    • murph

      It’s been a bone of contention with me also. This man completely overrides every aspect of Congress and the Constitution. He’s a narcissistic abomination.
      If he get’s re-elected………the Smith & Wesson’s come out.

    • Gerald Jones

      LETS HOPE THEY HAVE THE BALLS TO GET IT PASSED.

      CZARS MEAN COMMIE TO ME HOW ABOUT YOU ALL?

    • Evan

      Actually Czars were pre-commie Russia.

    • John Galt

      True; Czars are from pre 1917 Russia. The correct term to use, and the one I always use, is Commissar. This term is more accurate, identifying Obama’s communistic roots, and of course the media will never use it.

    • DDT

      CUT THE CZARS PAY AND SEE HOW FAST THEY LEAVE
      THATS HALF OUR NAT DEBT

    • Gordon

      I’m afraid DDT that there pay would only be picked up by “the spooky dude” George Soros.
      You know the Marxist-New World Order SOB.

    • BOSSLADY

      HOW CAN YOU CALL HIM “OUR” PRES? I CERTAINLY DIDN’T VOTE FOR HIM. HE’S A TRAITOR TO THIS COUNTRY. NATHAN HALE WAS A SAINT BESIDE obama.

    • http://www.justaskkarend.com Karend

      All true & I don’t like him either, but he is still our President. Same thing I said of the libtards that had anti-Bush stickers”…not my President”, on their cars.

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      Hello Karend … are you awake? What does that mean: “He is still our President” ??? You are kidding of course. Mamm the title President has no validity if he is an infiden a liar and a cheat. the title is one of RESPECT. Get it?

      He deserves no respect. Only the office does, if the man in the Oval Ofc. is not a Liar and a Cheat.

      Do you finally get it?

    • CareRuth Thiebaud

      I am so glad that someone had the GUTS to try to call a halt to the CZAR problem. It is about time that something is done. Their salaries and perks are unbelieveable. Anyone of those congressmen who vote against this bill needs to be voted out of office at the next election, 2012. God Bless Vitter.

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      Right on! The Office is one that demands Respect only if the one seated in the Annointed Chair is an honorable man who lives as an example of the tenets of the Constitution of the USA,.

      For Pete’s sake! You who are defending him wake up. Defend only the Constitution and the Office that should be honored thru integrity and honesty.

      This guy appeared out of “nowhere” … remember. Who had ever heard of him? He was only a Community Organizer in Chicago… a very corrupt State by the way… so he had lots of Company… including Blago.

      He had no real Money, nor accomplishments. He may have written one book “Dreams of my Father” ghost written of course but the other Book was obviously written by a Ghost Writer.

      I am so totally amazed at the naivete of some of the people who post views here because they obviously have not done much homework.

      What we all should be aware of is this: America is in deep doo doo and it has all happened since this person took power in Washington DC. A former Community Organizer, and a short stint in the Chicago Legislature, and a book about his Father who recently is rumored not to have married his Mother. COME ON AMERICA. WAKE UP! GET A GRIP! WE ARE BEING “HAD” BIG TIME!

    • http://patriotupdate SICK & TIRED#1

      INSTEAD OF HAD SHOULD HAVE BEEN RAPED

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      No doubt….” absolute power corrupts, absolutely.” And, America seems to be on the fast track to just that. The man is a Charlatan thru and thru. Born in Kenya… I have seen a copy of his Kenyan Birth Certificate before they yanked it off the Web. And a You Tube Film wherein he tells Students at Harvard that “I am not American. I was born in Kenya.” No doubt filmed casually by a Student long before the run for Presidency was even a twinkle in his eye. Makes me wonder how much more America can take from this Puppet of one George Soros the Puppet Master, 2nd richest man on the Planet… aka “Spooky Dude.” Glenn Beck has his number but most of America is still snoozing. And I wonder what it will take to wake US up ……

    • Patriot41

      Hopefully, you don’t really believe that the president will allow his staff to be cut back. The precedent was established long ago and it is very doubtful that the Senate will change it now. The Senate does not want to any longer be in charge of reviewing presidential appointments much less cut out his czars.

    • drafonfFIRE01

      I really hope so, but i seriously doubt it.

  • http://Facebook Que Dub

    HAS “he” EVER DONE ANYTHING GOOD FOR US TAX PAYER CITIZENS YET ???? NNNOOOO !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • WWIIVET

    Hooray – finally!!!

  • http://AOL Ellen

    The very word “Czars” is offensive. Brings to mind the despots in Russia. No person should be given a high-power role in our government without being vetted and endorsed by Congress. Obama has stacked the deck in his favor, and Americans are the losers.

    • BOSSLADY

      WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT? he IS A MUSLIM SO he SURROUNDS HIMSELF WITH MUSLIMS, COMMUNISTS, FASCISTS, AND ANY ONE ELSE WHO WILL DO his BIDDING. ALSO he IS NOT BLACK, he IS PART SYRIAN AND WHITE. THAT WAS THE MISTAKE THE ONES WHO VOTED FOR him MADE. he USES BLACK AMERICANS TO FULFILL his AGENDA.

    • slapjack

      I can’t imagine what it will cost the AMERICAN taxpayer to clean the COMMIE stench out of our WHITE HOUSE when the annoited one is removed from office and his band COMMIES get their NO LONGER NEEDED NOTICES. Hopefully we have some SENATORS with backbones.

    • Dan az

      I just hope someone is watching the silverware!

    • Patriot41

      Senators with backbone are a thing of the past.

    • http://juan-gilberto@hotmail.com El Lobo Solo

      “I could carve more backbone out of a Banana”

      Teddy Roosevelt,
      in reference to one of his political rivals.

    • Dave Clark

      With Harry Reid over-seeing the Senate it will most likely be set aside – however, if the other 99 Senators tell Reid to take a hike and don’t let the door slap in the a** then you might, just might see some positive action

  • Darrell Singleton

    Well…at least now, we know where the Czars went when they fled Russia…they just waited around until Obama came on the scene…and, here they are.

    It is plain and simple, we have a fool in office, but we had several millions of fools that put him there.

    D.S.

    • Chuck

      This “fool” has taken complete control of the government without firing a shot. He has received little, or no, opposition.

  • JOHN SOTOMAYOR

    TALK, TALK, TALK That’s all we hear and thats all that happens – just talk. Our representative in Washington – Senate and Congress won’t stand up and make the President accountable. His birth certificate, his SS number are counterfeit and every aspect of his tenure is impeachable if not criminal. He should be brought on charges of fraud and brought to trial and we, the people, would win. But congress is afraid to act….WHY?????????

    • http://ThePatriotUpdate Anne

      Thank you ! I agree with you.

    • donl

      They must know something we don’t know and they don’t want us to know. One thing i thought of was it could be race riots. Or it will embarass our congress, and they allowed this jerk in as president. Hell there was rampart voting fraud and they dismissed it. And they’ll do it again!!

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      SO OOOO GLAD YOU BROUGHT UP THE VOTING FRAUD ISSUE. BUSLOADS OF BLACKS CRASHING… OR OVERWHELMING THE VOTING STATIONS WITH FRAUDENT VOTING. HAVEN’T A CLUE HOW THEY PULLED IT OFF UNLESS THE ONES ASSISTING AT THE VOTING TABLES AND BOOTHS WERE PAID OFF. NOTHING WOULD SURPRISE ME. THE NOVELTY OF A BLACK PRESIDENT PUSHED LATENT GUILT LADEN VOTERS OVER THE EDGE, OF COURSE. AND HE DID HAVE CHARISMA … AT LEAST FOR SOME VOTERS. AND HOW ABOUT HIS DEAR SWEET WIFE AND HER WHITEY COMMENTS. AND DID YOU KNOW THAT BOTH OBAMA AND MICHELLE HAVE “RETIRED” THEIR LAWYER LICENCES DUE TO A LEGALITY? (I am putting it nicely.) BUT NO ONE SEEMS TO DO THE RESEARCH. BOY OH BOY! IS AMERICA IN TROUBLE, OR WHAT?

      RESEARCH THE PUPPET MASTER GEORGE SOROS WHO IS PULLING O’S STRINGS. HE IS THE SECOND WEALTHIEST MAN IN THE WORLD AND OBVIOUSLY WANTS TO BE THE BIG KAHUNA OF OUR PLANET.

      SEE WHERE OUR COMPLACENCY HAS BOUGHT US? I SURE HOPE YOU HAVE AT LEAST A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF FOOD AND STAPLES BECAUSE I STRONGLY SUSPECT THAT WHAT’S COMING DOWN THE ROAD AT FULL SPEED AHEAD IS A DEPRESSION THAT WILL MAKE THE LAST ONE LOOK LIKE CHILD’S PLAY. TIME TO WAKE UP, FOLKS!

    • George

      Because he is BLACK.
      One congressman said so.

    • Billie Jane

      Is he BLACK? or WHITE?, or a combination !!

    • http://patriotupdate SICK & TIRED#1

      HIGH YELLOW (OREO)

      0

    • BOSSLADY

      I BELIEVE IMPEACH IS THE WORD YOU ARE LOOKING FOR

    • Chuck

      Contact your represenative in the House. Impeachment can only begin in the House of Representatives.

    • Dan az

      Actually impeachment is just a slap on the wrist he needs to be tried for treason!Clitoon was impeached and not a thing happened to him.

    • http://patriotupdate Diane

      I too hold my breath for charges of treason. They are all afraid of taking on a black pres, so just allow him to destroy our nation instead! Terribly sad & disgusting!

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      COULD IT BETHAT MANY ARE AFRAID TO ACT BECAUSE HE IS BLACK? ARE “WE” AFRAID OF BLACK RIOTS? DUNNO.

      ANYWAY, I AM SICK OF THE LOT OF THEM. HIS ARROGANT WIFE WHO CALLS US WHITEY. AND HIS LACK OF PRESIDENTAL CLASS … TOASTING QUEEN ELIZABETH IN THE MIDDLE OF THEIR NATIONAL ANTHEM. HE FINALLY PUT HIS GLAS DOWN WHEN SHE WOULDN’T EVEN LOOK AT HIM. WHAT A DUNCE! AND TO THINK HE IS SITTING IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT OF THIS NATION.

      I THINK I MAY HAVE TO UPCHUCK!

    • Patriot41

      Is it any wonder that legislators are afraid to challenge the eligibility of the president when judges refuse to hear the cases because of no standing? It is not just the Congress, but also the judicial system that has failed this country when it comes to the con man in the White House !

    • http://patriotupdate SICK & TIRED#1

      MOSTLY: THEY ARE A BUNCH CHICKEN SHITS WHO WILL SELL THRIR SOULS FOR FORTY GOLD COINS!!

  • Henry Smith

    Oh,I am so sick of this anti-American!

  • E Vanover

    They should simply cut off the money for them and let Obama figure out what to do.
    He could be stopped until he is out of office on this issue since the courts won’t expedite it. And if they did, the House could simply repeat the actions in a slightly different format.
    End of Obama Czars.

  • mad as hell

    This abuse of power and waste of money must be stopped. COngress needs to grow a pair
    and put an end to this usurper’s flagrant
    disregard for the rule of COnstitutional law

  • PAUL

    This vote should be in the “house” not the senate.Obozo has a majority in the senate

  • Arturo

    It has been said (and proven) that “power corrupts, absolute power absolutely corrupts”. It is time for the incorruptible Word of God to prevail!

  • Ron

    Vetter has the right idea. Support the amendment.

  • charlie

    this is an example of bad practives. bush had a few advisers (3?) that could have been in this category. typically if a republician does something questionable then the democrats drive a mack truck through the crack it claiming precedence

    what is also appalling is that the czars are basically political appointees with inappropriate experience for their new position. i’m talking about socialists/communists whose position is related to labour or finance. they would never survive congressional screening.

  • Thomas F. Stillings

    It is also time to “get constitutional” regarding recess appointments. If one reads the actual words of the recess appointment clause (Article II Sect 3)as puctuated, recess appointment only applies to “Vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate”. I would take this to mean that if a vacancy happens while the senate is in session, this power does not apply to that particular appointment.

  • http://http/aol.com sean murry

    Cut thier pay and benefits and see how fast they will run.

  • ron

    Czars and Obama, Ptooey. Pres and 1st lady are taking advantage of the position to be world travelers. Air Force One is their private jet at our expense. Not to mention her retinue of assistants. We are all preaching to the choir. The idiots who voted him in will do it again. They probably have a good laugh (in private) every day about having hoodwinked the idiots.

  • one old dog

    The Constitution shredder in chief, and his minions, are circumventing Congress in every way, through the U.N. , NATO . etc. they are setting up a dictatorship framework in everything they do.
    America, still the home of the Brave, of the Free, not so much any more. the Marxists and the Fascists amd the just plain greedy, in D.C. have a similar goal in mind, and its not good for most of us. they are deliberately destroying the economy, to destroy the middle class, so there will be only two classes the Elite Marxists, and all the rest of us.

  • Elizabeth Imbasciati

    I so agree that O has circumvented our Constitution for his own personal agenda. There is no way he should be President as he is an illegal alien let alone trashing the USA Constitution to satisfy his socialist mentality. Want this bill approved and his meddling with our Constitution and way of life stopped.

  • Mondo

    For those who say, well Bush had them too….It was just as offensive. Lets stop it now.

  • melissab

    Again Captain, your mind is

  • tomlopes

    If this bill doesn’t pass, there are alternative actions that can be taken to remove these commie Czars!

  • melissab

    Oops! Wired well!

  • Chris McMahon

    Quite frankly I don’t know how czar’s were appointed and put on the payroll. Can a sitting president just create new positions in the government? Pay these new positions whatever he wants? Give them whatever power he wants? If so I don’t think we even have a government to begin with.

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      BEEN WONDERING THE SAME THING,MYSELF.

      ANOTHER RED FLAG: A GUY NAMED CASS SUSTEINE. DOES ANYONE KNOW WHO HE IS? HE HAPPENS TO BE ONE OF O’S MOST IMPORTANT MENTORS WHO IS A CERY DANGEROUS MAN.

      DOES ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HIS WIFE BERNADINE DORN? ALL INFIDELS TO THIS NATION.

      WAKE UP AMERICA. DO NOT RE-ELECT HIM OR WE WILL BE A NATION UNDER WATER. WE ARE DROWNING IN DEBT AND IT WILL GET WORSE. JUST REMEMBER THAT ROME ALSO FELL.

  • Joko

    Only “We The People” can cut off their salaries. STOP PAYING TAXES, NOW and see how fast they all desert the ship. They can’t incarcerate the entire nation all at once, and if they did, they’d still have no funds for themselves or anyone else, and… they’d have to feed and clothe us all. Besides, convicts can now vote. Hee hee hee.

  • Smart Guy

    WE NEED THE COPS AS IN THE DIRTY HARRY MOVIE WHICH THEY ELIMINATED THE THUGS (CZARS) TO CLEAN UP SOCIETY.

  • Betty S

    O LOVES to rub our noses in it. Look at this simpering idiot when he is around people that help him raise funds. Just a buck dancing simpering idiot.

  • J Hines

    This Bunch in Office now have been working from the inside out to undo this
    Great Nation all along. We need to draw the line in 2012.

  • ARMYOF69

    They ARE shades of the KGB. They do not belong in OUR house.

  • Vietnam Vet

    Obama just bought 73 new limosines I guess it was one for each czar he has appointed. Obama can’t spend money fast enough to insure his team of Marxis is allowed to insure America continues on it’s downward fall under his administration.

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      RIGHT ON!

      THAT WAS HIS PLAN FROM THE BEGINNING:

      TO SPEND AMERICA INTO OBLIVION!

  • E.B. Myers

    I’ll bet the founding fathers are rolling in their graves, at the way this government has bastardized the ideals, intentions and laws set forth for this nation by these wise men.

  • Pat

    Cheers to all of you, now keep it up and we all must vote. We did it in 2010, now let’s do it again in 2012. We must not be silenced, We the People, For the People.

  • Kathleen

    Thank God for David Vitter! I have been tracking the czar appointments since the very beginning…the marxists, homosexual activists, abortion advocates, black advocates, followers of Ayers and Piven, etc. that this anti-American mad-man has been appointing since the beginning and wondered where our legislators were. I guess it’s taken this long and this much destruction to our country to wake them up! Every single person he has appointed is hell-bent on destroying our great nation. God bless David Vitter.

  • Bruce

    Oh for crying out softly JUST F***ING IMPEACH THE VILLAGE IDIOT AND RUN THE REST OF THE SCUMBAGS OUT OF DC. While running them all out, let the doors hit them in the ass on the way. Then my foot will send them the rest of the way to Cuba with their fellow comrads.

  • Ralph

    A great Idea, but this will need a veto proof majority in order to be enacted. Is this possible in the current House and Senate?

  • Uncle Roy

    Oh, oh, pick me, pick me, I want to be a Czar! I also want to serve on the ‘death panels’. Me, me, pick me!!!!

  • Janice

    If you look at the situations of Weiner, forced to leave because he showed his weiner….and others who are under investigation yet we let this man continue to set up a shadow government, totally ignore the constitution, run the country into bankruptcy, submit falsified documents ( did you notice that the last signature on his long form birth certificate is signed by U. K. Lelei?), refuse to prove his eligibility to even be president, yet all our elected officials just go along with his garbage? Somebody better get some backbone! Did you also notice that Trump was all so gung ho with information he was going to reveal about Obama but now he’s abruptly stopped? Why? Who’s behind all of this and why is it being allowed, even supported? Who’s pulling the strings on our puppet president and our puppet Senators and Representative? Put a stop to it NOW!

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      I’VE WONDERED ABOUT TRUMPS VACILLATING, ALSO. NOW, I THINK HE IS PLAYING IT COOL. DOESN’T WANT TO UPSET TOO MANY IN THE B.O. CAMP. AND MEANWHILE HE IS TESTING THE WATERS TO SEE WHAT HIS CHANCES ARE. HE WILL COME IN THRU THE BACK DOOR AT FIRST.

      THE ONLY THING COMMENDABLE ABOUT TRUMP IS THIS: HE’S SMART WITH MONEY AND PERHAPS COULD PULL US OUT OF THE RED. BUT I AM LOOKING AT CAIN. HE PERHAPS COULD BEAT OBAMA. HE’S BLACK AND OBVIOUSLY A TRUE PATRIOT AND HE IS NO DUMMY EITHER.

      MIGHT AS WELL FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELT … IT’S GONNA GET INTERESTING TO PUT IT MILDLY.

    • AmericansRon2U

      Janice, check out you-tube for a video on Gen. Paul Vallely. The Gen. states that the GOP and FBI KNOW that Barry is an imposter and is ineligible for POTUS. The Gen. approached Congress and was told that they will NOT pursue Obama’s eligibility status because they fear a “BLACK BACKLASH”! The FBI is in on the cover-up. So, I’ll believe a former U.S. Gen. over the politicians in DC or the state media..including Fox News…they’ve sold out, too. Funny thing though, none of these clowns seem to be worried about a “WHITE BACKLASH”.

    • http://patriotupdate SICK & TIRED#1

      SEEMS TO ME THAT A WHITE BACKLASH IS IN ORDER!! NOW HOW MANY WHITES ARE WILLING TO BE MURDERED BY THE FEDS??

    • http://Nonapplicable Lanore

      HERE’S ONE IDEA:

      Remember Bobby and Jack Kennedy were assassinated … undoubtedly because they refused to “play ball” with the shadowy powers that be…. quite possibly the Mafia. Maybe Trump has also been threatened.

      Wouldn’t surprise me a bit.

  • http://adrianvance.blogspot.com Adrian Vance

    What? Stop corruption at the Presidential level? Are they nuts? Why the next thing they may start talking about cleaning up Congress! Pshaw!

    For political analysis, science and humor see The Two Minute Conservative, http://adrianvance.blogspot.com Now on Kindle daily.

  • Dan az

    Listen if there is an election which I dought,The only thing that can change this mess is a true constitutionalist like Ron Paul.The UN has taken over of our country with their agenda 21 and we just sit here and blame the puppets for what they are doing.We need to look outside of the box people before its to late and take back this once great country from the NWO gang and stop being the police dogs of the world.We are know being judged by the world court and they say what we can and can’t do now.Don’t believe me?check out this site.
    http://ppjg.wordpress.com/2011/06/19/just-another-brick-in-the-wall-un-agenda-21-in-us-law/

  • CJB

    This is a “big deal” from the cowards that are too scared to impeach Obomba for violating the War Powers Act or any of his other illegal actions like forgery or SS fraud. Woo Hoo cowards! Way to go… go home already…

  • BARRY

    END ALL THE CZARS AND THEIR POSITIONS. TALK ABOUT UNCONSTITUTIONAL. THIS IS TREASON, SEDITION, AND HIGH CRIMES, MALFEASANCE, YOU CAN GO ON AN ON WITH THE CRIMES THIS PERPETRATES ON “WE THE PEOPLE”. EGADS WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO GET THE LAWYERS MOVING AGAINST THE CRIME?

  • Nikita63

    Functionally, these Czars are the equivalent of a form of secret police. Most citizens have no idea what they do, who they are or what powers they exert on them. This amendment is necessarty to the continuation of our freedoms. That these Czar positions will be eliminated from future appointment is a damned GOOD thing; but, we need to have a full investigation of just what the current crop of czars has done and is doing. If any of it is questionable, they need to be fired, period. This is just another method of Obama’s for furthering his illegitimate grasp for power not authorized by the Constitutioin and his invasion into the privacy and confidentiality of individual citizens. What can you expect from a man not ever properly vetted for the position HE holds and who, in my opinion should be forced to reveal all personal records to public and impartial forensic VERIFICATION of both his right to have run and his citizenship issues? I hope Congress will close the loopholes that allowed this charlatan to have been elected in the FIRST PLACE.

  • Jim

    Senator Vitter is using the right method of dealing with Obama and clan. Stop the paychecks to these czars and a step further, stop Obamas paycheck now and take his power to have any access to any monies or power to authorize any expenditures. He is wasting taxpayers every hour he has access to it. He will continue to spend it daily until you stop it. Take the money press away from him.

    • Patriot41

      That is exactly why the debt ceiling does not need to be raised !!!

  • Larry

    Is this action going to stop the Dictator Obama or is it jest more talk from all of the representatives that are being paid to fix the problems in this country. Are you people that are taking the money from the tax payers to do a job going to finally do the jobs you were chosen to do or do we need to send in the grade school kids to show you how to do your jobs.

  • Eric N., CA

    Al Capone Obama brought his whole clubhouse with him to our White House, and he’s been party’g heartily at our expense in there for too long. By the way, anybody ever find out where on planet Chicago this ole boy came from? Oh, yes, I forgot. Nobody cares. All right. November 2012!

  • Edward Koziol

    It sure does look like the Capone gang in there but big Al was a lot more honest then big Sambo.No president should have czars Rep. or Dems our elected officials should make policy not some jungle bunny named Van Jones or a Casper Salazar.

  • Arlin

    As usual, watzing around the main need: Impeach Obama and all his czars.

  • tweety

    A lot of things in this adminstration are done in back-door ways since they would never be accomplished in the proper manner. There seems to be a slippery slope these days between and advisor and a czar. Scary!

  • Buckaroo 63

    One would think that our Congress people would have been all over this from the git go. We need congress people to see unConstitutional bills and stand up and say this is not Constitutional and can never be a law. Thomas Jefferson made it clear that all unConstitutional bills are NULL & VOID AND OF NO EFFECT!

  • am2sweet

    Good for David Vitter. About time someone tackled all the czars Obama had to have. Considering how many aids other presidents had Obama is one very NEEDY person when adding up how many he has. I really think that he’s thinking about getting rid of congress at some point if he makes another term. He’s already bypassing them on some things now. Can anyone else see where he’d be glad to be rid of congress and expand his power??

  • Skeptical

    By GOD, someone turned on the lights!!!!

  • Myron

    I’m not surprised that Ron Paul introduced this bill, but Barney Frank! Boy, he just went up a few notches in my book. I pray you all keep in mind, come election time, those members of the House and Senate that have, and have not, supported Mr. O’s (sic) illegal agendas. They’re just as responsible, if not more so, than the president. I’m keeping track, and I hope you are too.

  • Ron Alford

    Hallalujah, for Senator Vitter. It’s about time somebody stopped his dictatorial ways and spending.

  • cynthia

    we have to stand together and put god back in everything first….why can we not what runs us 533 people who are after everything for them selves if we dont do something soon and very soon no hope forus

  • chris

    get rid of the czars and komrad obama.

    • DRBtech

      Definitely remove them and put them all in guantanimo, they are scum and subversives. Be certain to publish the names of our reps and senators not supporting their removal!

  • http://PatriotUpdate MaryScholle

    NO CZARS…….. PASS ADMENDMENT ENDING CZAR APPOINTMENTS AND FIRE THOSE WHO ARE PRESENTLY APOINTMENTED. MLS

    • Choi Sha

      To help cutting down the US Debts, The US Congress should have a Vote to Remove all the Zcars and Offices appointed since 2008 …..*This would save Hundreds of Millions per year…

    • savetheusa

      it not about the money ,they are trying to make the congress just a show peice while they run the show from behide the curten.They are changing our whole goverment lay out,and setting it up for total control form the the NEW WORLD GOVERMENT

    • premanent muslim scum remover…

      It would help save the nation as well. all muslims are scum including our head muslim in charge.

    • Linda

      Amen.

    • Linda H

      AMEN!!

    • Beckncall

      abolish or severely restrict the power of the EPA, Dept of Education, dept of interior, HUD, Homeland security, just to name a few. Term limits for all offices……….

    • Ann

      Mary’s right.What took the republicans so long to do this. Obama has made a laughing stock of the Senate and nobody is screaming about it. Even the dems should be furious at Obama for passing over them.
      Ann

  • Betty

    and get rid of obama’s body guards he dont need them he has the muslim brotherhood to watch is back and the black panthers put his body guards on the border where the can be of help they may rather be there anyway bet he want ask where they had rather be they might just tell him

    • Choi Sha

      These Body guards are Jobs created under the Obama’s Regime , Shovel Ready Jobs….*

    • Apache6

      Choi Sha,then WE should take those shovels,and bury them (czars)!!!!

    • Arthur L Mackey Jr

      earch on the Secret Service, Air Force Security Police Presidential Detachment, The U.S. ARMY OLD GUARD AND CID Agents and the FBI; the number of security personnel he has would make you really scared !

    • Gandalf49

      included in those numbers are his communication people, drivers for vehicles, mechanics, doctors, nurses, flight attendants, pilots and everybody else involved in Presidential moves..

  • Barbara Berry Michigan

    Obama is of a certain group of people who love titles and having all these ( 40 plus now?) “Czars” under his command must be exhilarating to him. Our Federal Government was set up perfectly by our founding fathers and there was no mention of the necessity for Czars and they all need to be eliminated. NOW.

    • Choi Sha

      The Obama’s Regime Zcars are Job Killers. Throw them away and Shut all the Zcars Offices and America will save more than ONE Billion $ per year….*

  • Steven

    Obama’s shadow government of Czars should be disposed and so should Obama in 2012. Obama has posed more of a threat to our country than Osama and yet idiots from all walks of life continue to believe his lies. This country can not survive another four years of Obama.

    • Choi Sha

      Have a PALIN/Michell Bachman Ticket in 2012 and we Will not hear of anymore White House Zcars in 2013….*

    • Choi Sha

      There is a Secretary of Every Department with so many Deputies Secretaries , so why the Hell do we need The Stupid Zcars to hang around. Maybe these are JOBS created in Obama’s Regime to help bring down the Number of Unemployment in the Country….**

  • http://verizon Albert Lloyd Grounds

    The vote will likely pass in the house but not in the senate with Socialist Harry Reid placing the clamps on it. So, just remember that in order to get him out as the majority leader and stop the nonsense is to vote for a Republican and establish the majority in both so Obama and his czars will be eliminated.

    Pelosi was neutralized, now it is Reid’s turn and it can’t happen soon enough for me.

  • 3 Serving

    What I don’t understand is why the Senate allowed this to go on so long. As for Harry Reid placing clamps on it, do you honestly think Al Franken would vote yes? hahahaha

  • MIKE AVERY

    Our schools need to teach classes in logic & gullibility-resistance. So many of our people will believe ANYTHING if presented by a Hollywood figure or a liberal academic.It matters not to them that their idols do not have the collective brains to pour p~~~ out of a boot with the instructions written on the heel.As long as they consider them ‘cool’ or ‘kinda’ hip’ as Tommy Chong’s character would say. Maybe the government should replace the I.R.S. with a team of con men .They could go around and run scams on our more gullible folks .Whatever money they could con them out of would go a long way toward the national debt.This would go toward public safety too,because really stupid people with money can be dangerous.Just look again at Hollywood celebs.as proof of this.I know these scams work. Otherwise,I wouldn’t keep getting those ‘cashiers check’ responses to my Craigslist adds. No use in letting those Africans reap All of our stupid dividends. I write this somewhat in jest.

  • vivianclare

    Fire the czars—this is unamerican and unconstitutional altogether, as is most of the cabinet creations anyhow.

    YES, this would be a great law to pass

  • Scott MacInnes

    Get rid of any and all positions NOT CURRENTLY provided for in the U.S. Constitution.

  • AverageJoeTexas, Dallas

    How about cutting down on the number of secretaries Michele Obama has? Nobody needs 20 secretaries.

    • Rick

      And it is so sad that none of Michelle’s assistants can help her dress. Her recent appearances in Ireland and England are a disgrace to our country. Standing there with one hand trying to hold down her dress and the other trying to hold down her hair.
      Weights should have been sown into the hems of that lightweight fabric dress to hold it down and hairspray and hairpins or a hat would have helped that wild hairdo!

  • http://patriot Tired in Texas

    All of y’all are Right, get rid of All czars & Obama.reid,& streach face pelosi, take a pay cut up to 2012 vote. the 20 secretaries the michele the bell has & all the body guards do need to go b/c michele only wants the brotherhood protecting her. They need to Leave America since they don’t like it.

  • Dan

    I really believe that Obama hasn’t been impeached is the worry of race riots. A white person can’t do anything to a black person without being called a racist. That’s the same reason O. J. Simpson wasn’t convicted he was as guilty as hell. Blacks are more racist than whites but nobody ever says anything about that. I think going after the Czars is the best that we can hope for. Obama brought them in that way because not one of them would’ve been vetted and he knew that. He like always worked around the constitution something I find really distasteful in someone who took an oath to support and defend the Constitution. He used a law that is meant to allow him to fill a vacant post when the Congress is in recess. It wasn’t meant to allow him to create new jobs. He’s always trying to find ways to get around the constitution. He’s after our guns now. About gun ownership a Japanese I think he was a Admiral Yamamoto was asked after Pearl Harbor why didn’t Japan invade the U. S. He said there would be a rifle behind every blade of grass. They didn’t attack us because of private gun ownership. Right now we have between 250-280 million privately owned guns that’s a big deterrent for a invading army. That’s also a bug deterrent for a government overthrow like a president refusing to leave office or declaring themselves President for life. This is the Purpose of the 2nd amendment remember this when people talk about gun control. If they take our guns they won’t get criminals guns they don’t own registered guns anyways and they don’t care about law anyways. When thats done the criminals will know they have the advantage because only they have weapons. President Obama could declare martial law, cancel the election, declare himself president for life, disband the congress, cancel the constitution and the only chance we’ll have if the military comes out our side. As long as we keep our guns there is a very large army that would not allow these things to take place. Without guns what would we do? Protest. Big deal. Look at history the 1st step the nazis did was disarm the citizens. The 1st step the Russians did was disarm their citizens. It’s a lot easier to deal with an unarmed populace. It’s no wonder they don’t teach history in school anymore there are many examples of disarming citizens that caused more harm then good. Don’t let them get our guns. If you do we’re doomed.

  • bdevilandcanes

    Obama is a socialist and wants the government to control every facet of our lives. He beleives that he and the other socialists know what is best for us. Unfortunately with 46-47% of American voters not paying any taxes he has a ready base to vote for him when the conservatives urge both budget and tax cuts. He is anti captialistic and has fostered much discord with the private sector while being markedly pro union. Very very imptortant to vote for the conservative objective in the upcomming election. Live free or die.

  • AL Orange Park, FL

    About time!

  • RD

    Cut the White House budget to the 1990 level. And reduce the trips the President takes to no more than 10 days per month.

  • Byrrni

    This is one of the best and most positive pieces of news I have read in a long time! The whole idea of his army of czars had me queasy right from the beginning. He has been sneaky with getting his criminal friends into sensitive areas that they have no business being without vetting from Congress.

  • http://yahoo betty

    we arent much better off than alot of these countries we got our military in now obama his wife zcars and his cronies what to dictate what we eat how much gas we use in cars and homes plus rasion it is next stepalong with healthcare death pannels they want everything controlled
    im to point think whole lot needs to be stripped away for these goonies all the perks benifets pay raise they give self and forget this for like judge bs hes appointed get rid of them too forget his private army too

    walk up people its nothing to do with race we all would be yelling the same if it was white trash in white house doing the same Even clinton read my lips no sex should of been empeached why he wasnt ??he needed a chasty belt fitted on him AND its true even i could get private section business hiring people and suporting projects that would put millions top to bottem decent paying jobs long term and wouldnt nor cloudent be shipped overseas

  • The Enemy

    Anyone want to take bets on the chance of this anti-czar legislation passing?

  • john

    Abu Al-Obama has placed racists, muslims, Commnunists and Marxists etc. in sensitive positions and they have no right to even be in that position much less offer guidance to a sitting President. The advise they would offer is contrary to the good of American people. Moreover, any President that says the Constitution is “just a piece of paper” does not deserve to sit in the Presidential Office.

  • AJFrench

    They are unconstitutional positions and need to be annihilated. if there is need for a larger cabinet, then do so. But restore our government. And remove the option of executive order by Constitional amendment as it is being abused by our government to promote their own special interests.

  • Galen Olsberg

    This is long over due!! – Galen

  • Jane

    Kudos to Rick regarding Her Highness Hippotamus Michelle Obama clothes which really look like something from Goodwill. Neither have any class & she or her donkey hole husband need to have their many staff members out the door along with the czars. It’s our taxes that pay for their galavanting & staff members & who is paying for her mothers joining Ms hippo & the kids to Africa? We need to write a thank you note to Sen Vitter to stop the czars salary.

  • Ron Powell-California

    Michelle has no official business as wife of the president and yet she has 22 assistants at a cost of over $1,500,000. Hillary was the only first Lady with more than one, she had 3. Obama has played golf for 16 straight weekends while the country has floods, tornadoes, and other disasters, he apparently doesn’t realize as president, his hours are not 8-5. What a POS.