The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury.
Time for pushback.
Two pro-business advocacy groups on Friday filed the first legal challenge to President Barack Obama's recent recess appointments, asking a federal judge to find them unconstitutional.Of course the Justice Department is a shill for President Obama.
The National Federation of Independent Business and the National Right to Work Foundation argue Obama cannot legally bypass the Senate to appoint three new members of the National Labor Relations Board, an agency that referees labor-management disputes.
The groups made the argument in a motion in federal district court in Washington, D.C., as part of an ongoing lawsuit against the labor board for requiring businesses to put up posters telling workers about their right to form a union.
The challenge came a day after the Justice Department issued a legal opinion defending the appointments of the labor board members, and the appointment of a national consumer watchdog, against Republican criticism.
UPDATE January 14: Actually three groups have challenged the controversial appointments, the other group is the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace. With a paid Wall Street Journal subscription you can learn more.
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