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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Waxman's ‘1984' Law Would Impede Citizen Lobbying

"Opponents of a new executive branch lobbying reform bill working its way through the U.S. House of Representatives warn that it will impede an ordinary citizen's absolute right to communicate with government officials.

Conservatives groups have expressed outrage over the proposed law — one that targets not just lobbyists but organizations trying to effect public policy.

When Rep. Henry A. Waxman, chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House, introduced H.R. 984, the Executive Branch Reform Act, last month, he promised it represented 'good government' reform.

Critics, however, think ...."


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