It’s Official! President Obama Signs Fiscal Bill Into Law! (VIDEO)

    Comments:  | Leave A Comment

     

    President Barack Obama has signed the long-awaited fiscal bill into law, according to CNN.

    DETAILS: Break Break Down! The 411 On Why We Should Give A Damn About The Fiscal Cliff  

    Just a day after the House and the Senate approved of the bill, Obama signed it via a nifty device called an autopen on Wednesday night.

    The autopen is a tool that mimics the president’s signature and is more commonly used to sign Christmas cards and letters. It is the first time the Obama administration has used the device, but with the president joining his family in Hawaii to catch up on the missed holiday time, the White House decided that the pen was the best solution.

    How futuristic!

    BLOG: Speaker Boehner, Take The Knife Out Of The Back Of America’s Humanity! by Michael Skolnik

    The new law maintains tax cuts for individuals earning less than $400,000 per year and couples making less than $450,000. As promised, the bill will raise tax rates for those who make more and it also extends unemployment insurance and delays two months of automatic cuts in federal spending.

    We know he had to make some concessions to get the bill through, but he did it without compromising the most important issues. Congratulations President Obama!

    SOURCE: CNN 

    Note: The Justice Department determined in 2005 that the word “sign” does not necessarily mean an active signature by the president himself. Rather, the Justice Department stated, “a person may sign a document by directing that his signature be affixed to it by another.”

    Tags: »

    Comments

    blog comments powered by Disqus
    Follow

    Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

    Join 1,896 other followers