Saturday, February 21, 2009

Nationalizing Community Organizers: Establishment of the White House Office of Urban Affairs


THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release February 19, 2009

EXECUTIVE ORDER

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ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF URBAN AFFAIRS

Sec. 3. Functions. The principal functions of the Office are, to the extent permitted by law:

(a) to provide leadership for and coordinate the development of the policy agenda for urban America across executive departments and agencies;

(b) to coordinate all aspects of urban policy;

1 comment:

thannon said...

I missed the 'WTF' moment until I read the link to the WH.

...The Director shall report jointly to the Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison and to the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. The Office shall have such staff and other assistance as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this order...

Is this part of the strategy to provide 2 million jobs? I can't see any other reason to make up such a thing.