Tyrannical ideas alone cannot enslave a nation. It requires the assistance of people willing to implement and enforce those ideas in order for enslavement and/or control to take place. The Founding Fathers understood this, which is why they created a Republic in the hopes it would provide enough safe guards to prevent tyranny. But unfortunately Progressives also understands this, which is why the President is putting people into place to help him bypass those safeguards.
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On Friday, Politico reported that the new nominee for Czar of the Office of Management and Budget, Shaun Donovan, can’t wait to help President Obama push his Progressive agenda by bypassing Congress (video below):
Donovan, the nominee to take over the Office of Management and Budget, won’t have a huge public profile, but will be key in shaping Obama’s legacy and advancing a progressive agenda through federal regulations.
Current and former administration aides see Donovan’s appointment as directly fitting into the larger turn to executive authority that’s been led by Obama counselor John Podesta — and potentially, if Podesta leaves the White House next year as he’s promised, a potential heir to leading that effort for the remainder of Obama’s term.
Especially before the 2012 election, the White House slowed many regulations due to political fears. But with his “pen and phone” strategy, Obama’s been looking to move forcefully around Congress, and Donovan sees himself as an aggressive, progressive addition.
Other OMB directors “said no,” Donovan told Obama upon being offered the job, according to a person familiar with the conversation. “That’s not who I am. I’m going to find ways to do things, not to not do things.”
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