Cass Sunstein Supported By 6 Republican Senators
Cass Sunstein author of ,Going to Extremes: How Like Minds Unite and Divide by Cass R. Sunstein and Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness is now the new Czar of White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
The following 6 Republican senators voted for him. I would suggest you write theses senators and tell them you will be supporting their opponents in their re-election bid.
Sen. Robert Bennett -Utah
Sen. Susan Collins Maine
Sen. Judd Gregg -N.H.
Sen. Orrin Hatch -Utah
Sen. Richard Lugar- Ind.
Sen. Olympia Snowe -Maine
see Cass video on his views
Cass Sunstein Quotes:
“A restriction on access to abortion turns women’s reproductive capacities into something to be used by fetuses. … Legal and social control of women’s sexual and reproductive capacities has been a principal historical source of sexual inequality,” Sunstein ,” The Partial Constitution.
On the Courts (Third branch of govt.) in America:
“There is no reason to believe that in the face of statutory ambiguity, the meaning of federal law should be settled by the inclinations and predispositions of federal judges. The outcome should instead depend on the commitments and beliefs of the President and those who operate under him,”
2006 Yale Law School paper, “Beyond Marbury: The Executive’s Power to Say What the Law Is.”
On The First Amendment, Freedom of Speech,To express Our Point of View:
“It is past time for a large-scale reassessment of the appropriate role of the First Amendment in the democratic process.”
–Cass R. Sunstein, Democracy and the Problem of Free Speech, The Free Press, 1995, p. xi
“The National Association of Broadcasters and others with similar economic interests typically use the First Amendment in precisely the same way the National Rifle Association uses the Second Amendment. We should think of the two camps as
“Consider the “fairness doctrine,” now largely abandoned but once requiring radio and television broadcasters:
…[I]n light of astonishing economic and technological changes, we must doubt whether, as interpreted, the constitutional guarantee of free speech is adequately serving democratic goals. It is past time for a large-scale reassessment of the appropriate role”
“Without taxes there would be no liberty. Without taxes
there would be no property. Without taxes, few of us would have any assets worth defending. [It is] a dim fiction that some people enjoy and exercise their rights without placing any burden whatsoever on the public fisc. … There is no liberty without dependency. That is why we should celebrate tax day …”
Cass R. Sunstein, “Why We Should Celebrate Paying Taxes,” The Chicago
Tribune, April 14, 1999
On Gun Rights, The Second Amendment:
“Consider the view that the Second Amendment confers an individual right to own guns. The view is respectable, but it may be wrong, and prominent specialists reject it on various grounds.”