Will Bush’s midnight rules be reversible?

Some for sure. Final rules are very hard to undo short of congressional action or successful legal action-

Will Bush’s midnight rules be reversible? By Joaquin Sapien. Politico.

Undoing them is of the utmost importance.





  1. Jon Way Avatar

    Hopefully there is poetic justice and Bush and Co. pay for their sins at some point. Maybe I am a dreamer…

  2. Salle Avatar

    This stuff turns my stomach worse than a nasty hangover. Between the two, I’d choose the hangover. At least that would likely go away quickly without overwhelmingly long-term and probably irreversible harm.

    Some old Russian proverbs: Unrestrained merriment occurs before chagrin; Never spit into the well, you may have to drink from it one day.

  3. john weis Avatar
    john weis

    This should have been done years ago….talk about a wooley mammoth..


  4. Ralph Maughan Avatar

    Thanks John,

    I just put up the article. I guess we both saw that this was important news.

  5. Salle Avatar

    A couple of quick references to help everyone keep up to date:

    This guide helps to clarify the system and the staus of these ugly-little-nightmare-demons-from-hell:




    A cool interactive table to see each item and its status to date, you can click on the + sign on the left of each item and see the details.

  6. JB Avatar

    More bad news: one of the rules they’re considering would explicitly exclude climate change as a risk factor for endangered species:


  7. Salle Avatar

    And lest we forget the “burrowing” issue of appointees getting SES positions on Bush’s way out the door…


    I hope something can be done about this come Jan. or Feb.


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