Unconstitutional is the Ruling Regarding Obama Labor Board Appointments

The Constitution won in a ruling today by a Federal Appeals Court. I was going to say that Conservatives won – but its bigger than that — the Constitution and the Founding Fathers won today.

In case you haven’t heard about this ruling – here are more details

Appeals court panel rules Obama recess appointments to labor board are unconstitutional

By Associated Press, Updated: Friday, January 25, 12:56 PM

WASHINGTON — In an embarrassing setback for President Barack Obama, a federal appeals court panel ruled that he violated the Constitution in making recess appointments last year, a decision that would effectively curtail a president’s ability to bypass the Senate to fill administration vacancies.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said that Obama did not have the power to make three recess appointments last year to the National Labor Relations Board because the Senate was officially in session — and not in recess — at the time. If the decision stands, it could invalidate hundreds of board decisions.

Read more here – http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/federal-appeals-court-rules-obama-recess-appointments-to-labor-board-are-unconstitutional/2013/01/25/0df0fa14-6707-11e2-889b-f23c246aa446_story.html

Isn’t it kind of juvenile when the Republicans use the Democratic playbook and the Democrats get mad? Come on people – you were sent to Washington to represent “We the People” — they deserve better than they are getting in return….


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