January 2nd, 2004

pencil

definition of terms?

So what exactly does "invoking emergency powers" involve, in the case of a fiscal crisis? Obviously doing a number of things without legislative approval, but what I'm really curious about is how far-reaching these 'emergency powers' are.

All that curiosity is aside from wondering where the hell he plans to make up the short-fall. I keep failing to resist the urge to ask myself why this all sounds entirely too much like the plot of a movie...