Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 11/30/09 , Topic: Bureaucracy 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #49 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
Agenda 1) Introducing the Bureaucracy 2) Military Introduction 3) Tomorrow: 9/11 Introduction What you will be able to do: 1) What is the bureaucracy? Reminder 1) Find & complete your 4 news pods
Mock Quiz 1) When a president orders the bureaucracy to do something, without congress’ permission, it is a) Illegal b) Called a signing statement c) Called an executive order 2) When Congress passes a law AND the president wants to give his/her opinion on the law, it is a) Not allowed b) Called a signing statement c) Called an executive order
Review 1) Legislative Branch : Research laws, creates laws, and investigates if laws are being carried out by the executive branch 2) Executive Branch : President overseas the bureaucracy in executing the laws of Congress 3) Judicial Branch : Interprets the constitutional and laws for the country when people disagree to their interpretation.
Review 4) Former Powers all found in Art. 2 of Constitution), pres power limited to : a) “Take care…laws be faithfully executed ” b) Commander of military c) Pick top bureaucratic officials, judges , ambassadors d) Make treaties e) Control diplomatic recognition f) Grant pardons g) Give Cong. guidance in State of Unions h) Veto bills (Art. 2)
PRESIDENT Congress Bureaucracy 4mil+* Executive Office 1000+ Independent Regulatory Agencies (Pres appoints, but can’t fire) Notes #49a , Title: “ Bureaucracy Notes ” PRESIDENT CALLS THE SHOTS: He can order any of them, but only fire their leaders. Supreme Court CIA+NSA DoD+State DHS+DOJ+FBI
Notes #49a , Title: “ Bureaucracy Notes ” 1) Executive Office Staff : 1000+ work directly for President/White House. Sole purpose is to be loyal + serve White House. a) Chief of Staff : Manages his/her time. ( Obama: R. Emanuel ) b) National Security Advisor : ( Gen. Jones ) c) Press Secretary : Speaks to media ( R. Gibb )
Notes #49a , Title: “ Bureaucracy Notes ” 2) Bureaucracy (Bu) : Part of Executive Branch , govt dept + agencies that execute the laws. 4 mil+ workers ( top 4000+ appointed by pres ) 3) Bu Secretaries : Secs hired/fired by Pres at any time. Sec balance loyalty to pres and their dept
Choosing Your Secretaries, Consider: Loyalist, Rivals, Skills, Political Advantage Often first pick Secretaries of State, Defense, Treasury based on loyalist or rivals, and skills . Pick Lesser Secretaries for political advantage .
Notes #49a , Title: “ Bureaucracy Notes ” 4) POTUS’ Work Schedule : Executive Office Staff: Daily Cabinet of Secretaries: Weekly (+ case by case) National Security Council: Key Ex Office + Sec case by case (intel briefing daily) VP: Weekly
Work #49a , “ Cabinet Selection Debate ” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why . 2) Then write down what your partner thinks ( include their name at the end ). 1 2 3 4 5 CON: Choose loyal members 1) You need the bureaucracy (dept) to do what you order 2) Loyalty means efficiency, things get done PRO: Choose a team of rivals 1) You want to surrounded by people who will bring new ideas 2) Diversity in political ideas means better govt, + one that more ppl trust
5) Federal Register : Contains rules Bu’s add to laws ( Cong + Pres often leave laws vague, so Bu make laws enforceable )
6) Hearing : Like Cong., Bu have hearing before making rules, citizens/lobbyist can give input . 7) Freedom of Information Act (1966) : If citizens request gov info, burden on gov to prove there is a privacy or security reason not to reveal.
8) Defense Department : Military policies DoD workers are Bu ( but soldiers ruled by independent military rules ) a) Secretary of Defense : Robert Gates b) Central Command (Mid East) : David Petraeus c) Commander in Afghanistan : Stanley McChrystal NSA Advisor: James Jones Sec of Defense: Roberts Gates General Petraeus General McChrystal
9) Iron Triangle : Former Bu’s often get hired by the businesses they regulate, + business leaders often get appointed to lead Bu’s
Military Industrial Complex Video Iron Triangle Military Industrial Complex Congress Bureaucracy Corporations Congress Military Weapon Companies
V-22 Planned Cost: $2 Billion Final Real Cost: $30 Billion Controversy: History of crashes Inability to safely crash land with out no power
Work #49b , “ Military Debate ” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why . 2) Then write down what your partner thinks ( include their name at the end ). 1 2 3 4 5 CON: We can not cut the military budget 1) America faces more complex threats now than ever 2) Cutting the budget would cost millions jobs PRO: We can cut the military budget by at least 50% 1) We will still be the world’s largest military 2) We can focus on fighting terrorism, and cut “Cold War” weapon programs like carriers
Work #49c , Title “ Video: V-22 Case Study ” 1) Copy Source Title: Wired+Nat Geo 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections
Workbook Check (100 Points): Make Sure: 1) Name + Period written on cover AND side of notebook 2) Opener #s are highlighted 3) Plastic bag inside inside cover 4) Schedule/syllabus inside cover 5) Reference sheets inside cover Staple with the staples grappling in.
Homework: 1) Study today’s notes + work sections for a possible workbook quiz . 2) Pick and listen to your 4 news podcast by next Monday. Workbook Check: If your name is called, drop off your workbook with Mr. Chiang ( if requested, points lost if your workbook is not turned in )