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Democracy Denied: How Obama Is Ignoring You and Bypassing Congress to Radically Transform America - And How to Stop Him
by Phil Kerpen
"Democracy Denied" by Americans for Prosperity vice president Phil Kerpen is a guide to understanding and defeating the radical agenda that President Barack Obama is implementing by unilateral regulatory action through his agencies and czars.
"Democracy Denied" exposes the Obama administration's agenda that disregards the American people, Congress, and the U.S. Constitutio ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Benbella Books
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Let me clarify something right up front: I think DEMOCRACY DENIED: HOW OBAMA IS IGNORING YOU AND BYPASSING CONGRESS TO RADICALLY TRANSORM AMERICA – AND HOW TO STOP HIM is inappropriately titled. This is not to say that Phil Kerpen’s book doesn’t highlight some frightening actions of President Obama, cabinet secretaries, and the various unelected czars and policy advisors of his administration; it does – at great length, at great effectiveness – but Kerpen’s sharp analysis also indicts members of ...more
This is a well detailed and footnoted examination of the steady shifting of the Legislative powers in the Constitution from Congress to the Executive Branch. This is done through broad bills that require massive regulations to provide enforcement details and through Executive Agencies such as the EPA who write regulation after regulation, which function the same as laws, but with no Congressional oversight. Obama has pushed the accelerator on this steady growth, and as a result, we are approachi ...more
This book is a very thorough investigation of the regulatory activity initiated or expanded during the course of the Obama administration and how the administration has manipulated the system to expand regulations without the legislative branch having a word to say about it. For those that think regulation is the only "fair" way to control the market from getting out of control, this would be a valuable resource. My understanding of the regulatory agencies was greatly advanced by reading this bo ...more