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King: If Obama Wants to Change Health Care Law, ‘He Must Come to Congress’
Cybercast News Service ^ | July 3, 2013 - 11:59 AM | Susan Jones

Posted on 07/03/2013 1:33:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai

“If President Obama wants to make changes to ObamaCare, he must come to Congress,” Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Wednesday.

“Two years ago, the Obama Administration, through a memo from a Homeland Security Department bureaucrat, declared it would not enforce our nation’s immigration laws. Now the Obama Administration, through a blog post by an Assistant Secretary in the Treasury Department, is declaring it won’t even enforce its own health care law on employers. We live in a Constitutional Republic. We are a nation governed by laws written by Congress, not memos and blog posts written by bureaucrats,” King said. …

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamacare; steveking; treasurydept; zerocare
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1 posted on 07/03/2013 1:33:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Absolutely. He is not the King who can phone in his edicts from Africa. This should be brought before Congress to see how many Democrats are raring to vote for this disaster again.

But of course, dopey Boehner won’t say a word about this latest unconstitutional directive from The Won. That’s why Boehner needs to be replaced ASAP.


2 posted on 07/03/2013 1:38:53 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Olog-hai

Can’t get a repeal through the senate? Then just defund, defang, defrock the damn thing! The Republican controlled congress should put a $$$ lock on it and on Obama.


3 posted on 07/03/2013 1:39:08 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Olog-hai

Make the worm crawl!


4 posted on 07/03/2013 1:39:54 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: Olog-hai

Any regulation passed by un-elected government drones is taxation without representation but unfortunately we have the intestinal fortitude of the French!


5 posted on 07/03/2013 1:41:17 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: Olog-hai

This could be checkmate for 0 and his phony phackin’ health care scam.


6 posted on 07/03/2013 1:41:41 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Olog-hai

“””“If President Obama wants to make changes to ObamaCare, he must come to Congress,” Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Wednesday. “””

He clearly doesn’t know how dictatorships work.


7 posted on 07/03/2013 1:41:47 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: rawcatslyentist

So, what is Steve King going to do about it?

Probably the same thing that was done for Holder’s contempt of Congress.

aka Nothing.


8 posted on 07/03/2013 1:41:48 PM PDT by garyb
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To: Olog-hai

I thought the same thing when I heard it. We are now a third world dictatorship.


9 posted on 07/03/2013 1:41:52 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Olog-hai

He is RIGHT. Obama can’t choose what laaw to enforce and what law NOT to enforce or what part of a law he wants to ignore.

His repsonsibility is to enforce the laws as passed by Congress.

If this bastard tried to pull this, he should be impeached.


10 posted on 07/03/2013 1:41:54 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Won’t happen


11 posted on 07/03/2013 1:42:04 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: Olog-hai

“We are a nation governed by laws written by Congress, not memos and blog posts written by bureaucrats,”

who could say it any better?


12 posted on 07/03/2013 1:42:24 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Jim Robinson

A real conservative Congress would have done this and more, already. Also, if the GOP Senators were themselves conservative, it would have been “filibuster city” in there since 2011.


13 posted on 07/03/2013 1:42:27 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: garyb

Aye.


14 posted on 07/03/2013 1:42:43 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Olog-hai

I wish that Congress would just refuse to fund it.


15 posted on 07/03/2013 1:42:54 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Olog-hai

exactly. you hear that boehner?


16 posted on 07/03/2013 1:43:36 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: garyb

Steve King will be presented with interesting facts found in his NSA file and will never mention O or O care again.


17 posted on 07/03/2013 1:44:09 PM PDT by JParris
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To: Olog-hai

So what......nothing can be done to prevail against the treacherous tyrants

So long as he breathes, he has the power


18 posted on 07/03/2013 1:44:47 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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To: Olog-hai
This was my FIRST thought when I heard 0bama was delaying this law. He can't just overturn or delay a Federal law simply because he's afraid of how it might impact Democrats in an upcoming election. He overturned Federal Immigration Law in order to appease Hispanics to garner more votes for himself in the 2012 election. This was also an impeachable offense. More egregiously, he's now b!tching and moaning about the need for "immigration reform" AFTER HE HIMSELF OVERTURNED OUR IMMIGRATION LAWS!! A President cannot do these things on a whim, for political gain. When a president overturns, suspends or delays federal laws WITHOUT CONSENT OF CONGRESS..

WE HAVE A DICTATORSHIP!

19 posted on 07/03/2013 1:44:49 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: ZULU
Obama can’t choose what laaw to enforce and what law NOT to enforce or what part of a law he wants to ignore.

You mean like DOMA?

20 posted on 07/03/2013 1:45:00 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Olog-hai

Amen. I have been waiting all day for someone to bring this up.


21 posted on 07/03/2013 1:47:13 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Olog-hai

What part of ‘fascism’ do you not get?


22 posted on 07/03/2013 1:49:58 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: fhayek

If anyone wondered why he gave all this to HHS now you know.

Obama is going to deny any knowledge of this and blame Sebillious.


23 posted on 07/03/2013 1:50:30 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: txrefugee

>> He is not the King who can phone in his edicts from Africa.

Of course not. But I swear I saw that headline as “If King Obama wants to change the health care law...”

... and it didn’t seem surprising. What have we come to?


24 posted on 07/03/2013 1:50:34 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Olog-hai
Congress is the only body that can originate bills of revenue. Roberts ruled that the individual mandate is a "tax". King needs to either overturn the individual mandate, or set the "tax" to zero.

If the employer mandate delay goes to the supremes and they push it back to the House, then the house needs to tie the employer mandate to the individual mandate when it votes to nix it.

I'm glad King is saying something. Except for Cruz, the rest of the GOP has been awfully silent today.

25 posted on 07/03/2013 1:51:02 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: madprof98

That reminds me, has 0bama rescinded his illegal appointments to the NLRB yet? Two Federal courts ruled his appointments unconstitutional but I believe he’s taken no action resulting from their decision.


26 posted on 07/03/2013 1:53:33 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Jim Robinson

“...Can’t get a repeal through the senate? Then just defund, defang, defrock the damn thing!...”
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Yeah, sounds good, but they can’t get that through the Senate, either...
and then, the low-information-voters,
abetted by the main-stream-media,
would blame the House for the government-shutdown.

We are federales.
Budget?
Budget?
We don’t got no budget!
We don’t got to have no budget!
We don’t got to show you no steenkin’ budget!

(hmmm...government shut-down...I happen to like the sound of that.)


27 posted on 07/03/2013 1:54:39 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Olog-hai
all that spying on those in the US Congressional bodies is sure paying off for the obozo, he can do whatever the eff he wants and he gets it and then some. This government is severely broken for the people it no longer serves. It is SO CORRUPT that it only enforces the laws that benefit it and those who own the politicians. So much for leaving our kids and grand kids, and the world for that fact, a free country. If it ever gets restored it will have to be from the hand of God.
28 posted on 07/03/2013 1:57:26 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: madprof98

This is the latest and most egregious violation of the Constitution. It doesn’t even rise to the level of political philosophy.

It exceeds by lightyears what Nixon did in Watergate. This is about pure pwer and corrupting the entire electoral process with a lie.


29 posted on 07/03/2013 2:02:51 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Well, we’re in desperate need of a constitutional crisis. The president cannot spend money that is not authorized by the congress and he’s running the nation into the ground with his Marxist agenda. We need some patriots with cajones to step up to the plate. Cruz, King, Sessions, et al, where are you? It’s been a long time since we’ve heard any patriotic voices in the senate. We need a constitutional rebellion!


30 posted on 07/03/2013 2:05:24 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Can’t get a repeal through the senate? Then just defund, defang, defrock the damn thing! The Republican controlled congress should put a $$$ lock on it and on Obama.

I disagree, we need to go Alinsky on them. Demand that they follow all the rules and comments that they made. The exact same coverage that I have now, the same doctor, and less cost.

When they can't deliver in time for 2014 keep pounding it.

Show commercials with him and the DemoncRATS making these promises and then the excuses why it is not in place. At the end the tagline is "How can we trust him/ them with anything ever again?"

31 posted on 07/03/2013 2:07:55 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Wurlitzer
but unfortunately we have the intestinal fortitude of the French!

We could only wish:


32 posted on 07/03/2013 2:09:09 PM PDT by EricT. (This post has been recorded and cataloged for your security.)
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To: Olog-hai

Thank you Mr King, so are all ya all GOP nimwits going to mention O Butthole needs to go to Congress to change the law that the Congress passed?


33 posted on 07/03/2013 2:11:57 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Jim Robinson

“...we’re in desperate need of a constitutional crisis...”
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Well, hell’s bells, Jim, we’ve already got a damn constitutional crisis.
It’s just that not enough of the right people seem to notice or care about it.
You think we could turn out several million in the streets like the egyptians just did?


34 posted on 07/03/2013 2:12:19 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Olog-hai

Actually, he can do anything he wants.

After all this time, it’s blatantly apparent that no one is willing to try to stop him.


35 posted on 07/03/2013 2:12:40 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: dadfly
you hear that boehner?

No. He's got his fingers in his ears, and is loudly yelling, "blah, blah, blah, blah....."

36 posted on 07/03/2013 2:14:09 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Olog-hai

You BETCHA!!!!!!!!


37 posted on 07/03/2013 2:17:23 PM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Olog-hai
As usual we'll hear lots of PONTIFICATION on the matter but in the end, as usual, NOTHING WILL BE DONE to CHALLENGE Obunga.

Washington's version of Kabuki theater plods on.

38 posted on 07/03/2013 2:22:34 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: EQAndyBuzz
No one is more oppose to Obamacare than I am, but during the passage of this monstrosity, there was precious little allowance for debate. The conservative voices, such as they were, had reservations concerning the effect of this legislation on small business, jobs, the economy, and health care itself. But they were shut out. There was little debate, very few public hearings. Quite the contrary. It was rammed down our throats using every possible parliamentary trick available to the libs. They didn't want, nor allowed any contrary voice to be heard. In typical elitist fashion, they knew what was good for us, and the opposition be damned. They wouldn't even allow for the damn thing to be read. It had to be passed, and it had to be passed quickly. Now they see the potential train wreck a coming. I say, if Obama wanted to get into this bed so badly, not only get him into the freakin' bed, but tuck him in so tight that he would tear a ligament trying to loosen the covers.

This is his tar baby. At the risk of using racist language, I say stick it to him.

39 posted on 07/03/2013 2:28:40 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: garyb

S. King doesn’t have to do anything.

If the companies don’t comply the and provide health care as required by law, the employees can sue the company.

They may not have to pay a penalty to the govt for not complying but if they don’t want to get sued they will comply and provide health care.


40 posted on 07/03/2013 2:32:42 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Olog-hai

Honestly. The ONLY thing that matters to this obamanation is the next election. These people are arrogant and stupid beyond compare. A dangerous combination...but They’re in a checkmate scenario now. Either they cave, or they overstep..at which point the rest of the country will see what they really elected for...and if that’s what they want..then we’ll have unmasked them, too.


41 posted on 07/03/2013 2:33:10 PM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Jim Robinson
"...we’re in desperate need of a constitutional crisis."

The USA is in the midst of a constitutional crisis, it simply isn't being recognized.

When the IRS targets legitimate political organizations on order of the executive branch, that is a constitutional crisis. When the AG decides which laws to enforce and which perps to prosecute on racial grounds, that is a constitutional crisis. When the organs of the government gather information on all domestic telecommunication, that is a constitutional crisis. When that information is used to blackmail justices, that is a constitutional crisis.

Sorry, JR, but I don't think it augers well for my country if your country turns from a constitutional republic into a fascist dictatorship.

42 posted on 07/03/2013 2:45:37 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (The IRS--a softer Gestapo)
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To: Olog-hai

Steve King fights for us. He has been criticized by the R party, his own party, but he tries to do the right thing regardless.


43 posted on 07/03/2013 2:50:10 PM PDT by iacovatx (Conservatism is the political center--it is not "right" of center)
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To: garyb

“So, what is Steve King going to do about it? Probably the same thing that was done for Holder’s contempt of Congress.aka Nothing.”

The Congress has no armed muscle to force a president to do the bidding of the Congress. None. What do you suggest Congress do?

The only time in US history that Congress defied executive power with armed force was in the Reconstruction Act. The US House under Rep. Stevens effectively stripped President Johnson of his title of Commander in Chief.

What should the US House do?


44 posted on 07/03/2013 2:51:27 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: txrefugee

Nor is he a dictator and can just off of the top of his head give away Billions of dollars.

I think Obama is loosing it. They need to pull back on supplying him nose candy.


45 posted on 07/03/2013 2:59:00 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Olog-hai

Amen!


46 posted on 07/03/2013 2:59:15 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: EricT.

Eric, your right, I should have been time specific!

Right now I could make a fortune selling them deodorant mixed with SPF 40 so they would not get their stinking armpits sunburned while surrendering.

And I am un-proudly part French heritage! Yuck!


47 posted on 07/03/2013 3:01:42 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: Olog-hai
Why doesn't King say: “If you want to change the signal legislation of your presidency, if you want to change the law only democrats voted for, if you want to change the law we said would be bad and you swore would be good, then you damn well better come see congress, or is dictatorial power another good you've invented for the country? They ought to HANG this around the collective neck of Obozo and the democreeps 24/7/365 For heavens sake just describe how disastrous it is and who brought it to us
48 posted on 07/03/2013 3:16:50 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Olog-hai
We live in a Constitutional Republic

Oh really? It seems more like a dictatorship controlled by a communists black Muslim, the anointed King Obama.

49 posted on 07/03/2013 3:20:08 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Olog-hai
9-11, War on Terror, National Security, Patriot Act, etc.

Obama don't need no steenkin' Congress anymore.

50 posted on 07/03/2013 3:20:45 PM PDT by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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