Principles and Policies Podcast for 1/2/2012- Why “Signing Statements” Are Not A “Line-Item Veto”

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Monday January 1, 2012. Chuck Michaelis  updates on S. 1867, now the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) and President Obama’s use of yet another “signing statement” to attempt to avoid enforcing a law he should have vetoed.

We are discussing things found in these articles:

From Naomi Wolf’s blog- How Congress is signing its own arrest warrants in the NDAA Citizen Arrest Bill

From the Associated Press- Obama signs defense bill despite ‘reservations’

From Alex Jones- Obama Administration Demanded Power To Indefinitely Detain U.S. Citizens , Happy New Year: Obama Signs NDAA, Indefinite Detention Now Law of the Land

Obama Defense Bill Signing Statement