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  • Ryan Says House Republicans Aim to End 'Executive Overreach'

    05/25/2016 5:28:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 49 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 25, 2016 | 4:51 PM EDT | Penny Starr
    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) unveiled what he called the Republicans“ “policy agenda” for 2017 on Wednesday, including a plan to regain the legislative power granted to Congress in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. “Article One,” Ryan said at a pen and pad briefing with reporters at the Capitol, “this is something that our members are very animated about because this has gotten out of control. This is about the separation of powers, about the Constitution, and wresting control away from decades of executive overreach and giving it back to Congress,” he said. Ryan noted that President Barack Obama...
  • Texas Judge Blasts Justice Department Lawyers for Conduct in Immigration Case

    05/19/2016 3:24:19 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 4 replies
    Natl Law Journal ^ | 05.19.2016 | Zoe Tillman
    A federal district judge on Thursday excoriated U.S. Department of Justice lawyers who are defending the Obama administration's immigration plan, issuing an extraordinary order that questioned the department's policing of attorney ethics and ordered certain government lawyers to take an annual ethics class.
  • Judge orders ethics classes for 'deceptive' DOJ attorneys

    05/19/2016 3:12:42 PM PDT · by Lockbox · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/19/16 | By Joel Gehrke
    A federal judge has ordered annual ethics classes for Justice Department attorneys as a punishment for being "intentionally deceptive" during litigation over President Obama's executive immigration orders. "Such conduct is certainly not worthy of any department whose name includes the word 'Justice,'" U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen wrote in a withering order released Thursday. Justice Department attorneys misled the court about when the Department of Homeland Security would begin implementing President Obama's executive order granting "deferred action" to illegal immigrants whose children are citizens. In doing so, they tricked the 26 states who filed a lawsuit into "foregoing a request...
  • President Trump’s orchard is loaded with low hanging fruit

    05/11/2016 9:39:12 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 25 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/11/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The silly notion that resistance by a Republican controlled House and Senate could somehow stop a President Donald Trump from making beneficial changes to public policies needs to be kicked to the curb. It’s a lie created by the quislings at National Review Online (NRO) and the GOPe. When Trump takes office, this feckless bunch which could not/would not stop Barack Obama would have no public support or actual courage to start suing its own president. Using executive orders, Trump could immediately start picking “low hanging political fruit.” Doing so would bring results by next summer. By Executive Order Trump...
  • Trump Effect – President Obama Issues Executive Order on Transfer of Executive Power

    05/06/2016 2:10:09 PM PDT · by onyx · 91 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | May 6, 2016 | Sundance
    Trump Effect – President Obama Issues Executive Order on Transfer of Executive Power… Posted on May 6, 2016 White House Version – President Obama has initiated an enhanced transition of power process through an executive order directed toward the assembly of a cross functional transition team from all cabinet members.Regular Speak Version – In case Trump wins this thing we’d better have an efficient process in place for shredding the evidence, and keeping all executive leadership from prosecution.View this document on Scribd
  • Rise of the Superpresident

    04/20/2016 4:50:28 PM PDT · by Aquamarine · 16 replies
    Thetrumpet.com ^ | May-June 2016 | Andrew Miller
    Bypassing the checks and balances imposed by America’s founders, the executive branch has come to new heights of power. Historians may look back on Jan. 14, 2014, as a tipping point in American history. On that day, President Barack Obama urged his cabinet to help him identify ways to advance economic recovery by circumventing the legislature. “We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help they need,” the president told reporters before his cabinet meeting. “I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone. And I can use...
  • Live Thread Democrat Debate on PBS (keep your enemies close)

    02/11/2016 6:05:32 PM PST · by Yaelle · 264 replies
    PBS ^ | 02/11/16 | Self
    Anyone have strong enough stomach and information junkie brain to dare watch with me?
  • U.S. justices take no action on Obama immigration case

    01/15/2016 4:56:41 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 15, 2016 | LAWRENCE HURLEY
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took no immediate action on whether it will hear President Barack Obama's bid to revive his plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants from deportation, a move that bypassed the Republican-led Congress. The case was not on the list of new cases the court agreed on Friday to take up. The court could make an announcement next week on whether it will hear the immigration dispute. If the justices hear the case it would become one of the centerpiece cases of its current term, which runs until June.
  • Obama's Executive Orders Longer And More Restrictive Than Previous Administrations

    01/05/2016 8:47:07 AM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 1/5/16 | Ali Meyer
    Since President Obama has taken office, the length of the executive orders he has issued now exceeds the length of the executive orders issued by former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, according to a count from the Federal Register. Additionally, the executive orders that President Obama has issued includes more restrictive language than previous administrations. In January 2014, President Obama emphasized in a Cabinet meeting that he would not just sit idle and wait for Congress to introduce legislation. "I've got a pen and I’ve got a phone—and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and...
  • Why I joined the NRA

    01/04/2016 7:53:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 4, 2016 | ED MORRISEY
    Interestingly, I was mulling over whether to write on this very subject this morning when I caught up with Instapundit and discovered Eric Raymond’s essay at Armed and Dangerous. Raymond joined the National Rifle Association during the holidays despite a long reluctance to do so. Raymond explains that he’s not exactly enamored of the NRA’s political strategies, but that the times call for responsible gun owners to rally together: So, you might well ask: why am I joining an organization I'm dubious about now, when the gun-rights cause seems to be winning? Popular support for Second Amendment rights is at...
  • Obama Holding Live Gun Control Town Hall On CNN This Week(Lies and BS alert)

    01/03/2016 8:28:43 AM PST · by rktman · 43 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/3/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    On January 7 President Obama will hold a live gun control town hall on CNN with Anderson Cooper. The town hall will take place three days after Obama meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch to finalize executive gun controls which are expected to be announced in the coming days.
  • VIDEO: Trump VOWS To Do THIS To Obama’s Immigration Plan… Obama Is FURIOUS Over This

    12/22/2015 7:34:40 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 82 replies
    During a recent appearance on Fox News host Sean Hannity's program, billionaire businessman and outspoken proponent of immigration reform Donald Trump was asked how fast he would "turn things around" if he were elected to the Oval Office. In response, Trump vowed to immediately "get rid" of the executive orders and actions taken by President Barack Obama in relation to immigration laws. "One of the first things I'm going to do is get rid of the executive order that Obama says, 'Just come on in through our southern border,'" Trump told Hannity. "Now, we've had some pretty good luck in...
  • Clinton plans to use executive orders as president to go around GOP Congress

    12/16/2015 1:31:58 AM PST · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | December 15, 2015 | Kelly Riddell
    Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton is pledging to use executive orders to increase her clout in the White House to work around Congress and force Republicans to respond to her agenda, a tactic frequently employed by President Obama that has angered his GOP critics. On the campaign trail, Mrs. Clinton has said on three occasions so far that she would use executive actions to help execute her domestic policy agenda on issues such as gun control, ending corporate "inversion" deals and immigration, where she promises to unilaterally shield more people from deportation.
  • White House: Obama Preparing More Executive Actions on Gun Control

    10/05/2015 11:51:40 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-5-2015 | Charlie Spiering
    The White House confirmed that President Obama was preparing a series of executive actions on gun control to match his recent passion on the issue after the latest mass shooting in Oregon. “It’s a high priority and will continue to be until we start to see more progress on this issue in this town,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters today at the press briefing. Earnest said he would “quibble” with anyone who criticized the president for not voicing any specific gun control proposals during his press conference, asserting that the White House was working behind the scenes...
  • America's Descent Into Lawlessness

    09/10/2015 4:04:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 9, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Do you remember Lewis "Scooter" Libby? In 2003, the Department of Justice appointed a special counsel to investigate allegations that Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, unlawfully disclosed the covert status of CIA operative Valerie Plame. Yet Plame may not have been a covert undercover agent, based on the formal government definition of that role. And even if she were, it was widely known at the time that Secretary of State Colin Powell's subordinate, Richard Armitage, had most likely disclosed her status earlier. In other words, Libby was in an Orwellian position of being accused of a crime...
  • Texas asks judge to rescind 108,000 three-year amnesties for Dreamers

    09/07/2015 12:11:40 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 9/4/2015 | Stephen Dinan
    More than 100,000 three-year deportation amnesties issued by Homeland Security should be rescinded and reissued as two-year permits, Texas and 25 other states suing the government told a federal judge Friday, as both sides try to clean up the messy situation surrounding President Obama’s immigration executive actions. At stake are three-year permits issued to so-called Dreamers beginning last November, when Mr. Obama announced he was expanding his 2012 amnesty, including adding an extra year of protection from deportation to Dreamers who were already eligible for the program.
  • Obama issues 'executive orders by another name'

    08/05/2015 6:59:30 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 19 replies
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/16/obama-presidential-memoranda-executive-orders/20191805/ ^ | Gregory Korte, USA TODAY 1:16 p.m. EST December 17, 2014 Aug 5, 2015 | HarleyLady27 http://can not copy.com
  • WH Announces Executive Actions and Private Investments to Beef Up “Clean Energy Innovation”

    06/18/2015 7:15:35 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 6 replies
    The New American ^ | 6/17/2015 | Warren Mass
    During the Clean Energy Investment Summit hosted by the White House on June 16, the administration announced a series of initiatives that will include “more than $4 billion in private sector commitments and executive actions to scale up investment in clean energy innovation.” A statement posted by the White House press secretary’s office noted that Vice President Joe Biden would “deliver remarks highlighting more than $4 billion of independent commitments by major foundations, institutional investors, and other long-term investors to fund climate change solutions,” but also stated that the White House “is announcing a series of executive actions that will...
  • Obama Is Bipartisan Like I'm a Democrat

    06/22/2015 11:21:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 23, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    Of all the annoying things President Obama does, one of the worst is his hectoring Republicans and conservatives for their partisanship when he is the quintessential divisive partisan. The Washington Post reports that the day after the shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, Obama began the day angry and frustrated and ended it admitting that he has been unable to change the culture of polarization and gridlock in Washington, which he is obviously blaming for the climate that led to the shootings. Please imagine the level of arrogance it would take to assume one could, as president of the United States,...
  • Obama Admits He Put Executive Amnesty On Hold

    06/08/2015 12:40:08 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 10 replies
    Brietbart ^ | June 8, 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    During a press conference in Germany today, President Obama admitted that he personally made the decision to put his actions on immigration on hold while the legality of his actions are being considered in court. [Snip] “Until we get clarity there, I don’t want to bring people in, have them apply, and jump through a lot of hoops only to have it deferred and delayed further,” he said.
  • A Review of PolitiFact’s “Obameter:” Outdated Garbage that “Confirms” Patently False Lies

    03/30/2015 9:56:57 AM PDT · by rightistight · 5 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/30/15 | Aurelius
    ...Today, looking at the chart, there are many more “promises kept” than there are “promises broken.” Yet anyone who has been paying attention over the last few years would surely see that Mr. Obama had broken a tremendous amount of promises. So why does PolitiFact still have Mr. Obama’s promises kept at nearly twice those broken? I decided to take a look. The first thing I did was see what promises were considered broken. It’s a fairly hefty list, but some of the very largest are completely missing. The biggest, and most famous, broken promise is that “if you like...
  • Obama "Very Interested" In Raising Taxes Through Executive Action

    03/02/2015 5:16:42 PM PST · by amnestynone · 77 replies
    townhall ^ | March 2, 2015 | Conn Carroll
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Monday that President Obama is "very interested" in the idea of raising taxes through unitlateral executive action. "The president certainly has not indicated any reticence in using his executive authority to try and advance an agenda that benefits middle class Americans," Earnest said in response to a question about Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) calling on Obama to raise more than $100 billion in taxes through IRS executive action. "Now I don't want to leave you with the impression that there is some imminent announcement, there is not, at least that I know of,"...
  • Rush Says Obama is Trying to Ban Ammunition

    02/26/2015 10:25:29 AM PST · by marktwain · 65 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 February, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Heard on Rush Limbaugh Show a few minutes ago.  Rush mentioned the ban on  SS109 and M855 ammunition being pushed by the Obama administration.  Rush said that when people began buying ammunition two years ago, the left said that they were kooks.  Now they have been proven to be correct. Rush did say that the ban was on specific ammunition, but that people should not be fooled.  They want to go after all ammunition, and they have to start someplace. Rush is not a "gun guy"; but he is a far sighted political thinker, and he can see the...
  • The WaPo is Suddenly Terrified of Executive Orders... And Ted Cruz

    01/02/2015 4:13:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Townhall Finance ^ | January 2, 2015 | Michael Schaus
    It was as if the editorial board over at the Washington Post suddenly stopped what they were doing, looked up from their work, and dropped their jaws as a (rare) coherent thought suddenly manifested inside their collective brains. “Wait a minute…” they muttered, as the thought of Obama using executive action played over and over again in their minds. “If he can change the law unilaterally,” a gradual expression of horror engulfed their faces, “then if Republicans end up winning in 2016, they could just -- ” I imagine the rest of that thought was almost unbearable for the liberal...
  • Why Obama could regret executive action

    01/01/2015 11:44:53 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/31/2014 | Brian Hughes
    President Obama sees executive action as the primary way to build his legacy, but years from now, he could regret his penchant for going it alone. By so frequently testing the limits of his executive authority, Obama has set a precedent for future White House occupants to bypass Congress with even more regularity, say legal scholars and political insiders. A President Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush, for example, could point to Obama as the model for interpreting “prosecutorial discretion,” taking a similar position on whether their administration would enforce laws conflicting with their political aspirations. Obama used executive action to...
  • Obama, a One-Man Revolution

    12/25/2014 9:23:09 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 47 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/25/2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    In his “fourth quarter,” he feels free to ignore popular opinion, the rule of law, and Congress. Until now there were two types of peaceful American change. One was a president, like Franklin D. Roosevelt or Ronald Reagan, working with Congress to alter American life from the top down by passing a new agenda. The other was popular-reform pressure, as happened in the 1890s or 1960s, to change public opinion and force government to make new laws or change existing ones. Barack Obama has introduced a quite different, third sort of revolution. He seeks to enact change that both the...
  • Castro Encourages Obama To Rule By Executive Orders — And To Throw One His Way

    12/23/2014 11:01:22 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 22 Dec 2014 | Monica Showalter
    It's a little known fact that President Reagan's 1981 firing of the air traffic controllers for an illegal strike was watched closely by ... the Kremlin. It concluded that President Reagan was a man of his word — and not to be messed with. Well, it seems the tyrants in Havana have been watching U.S. domestic dramas closely, too. In Cuban dictator Raul Castro's weekend speech on President Obama's move toward normalizing relations, he noted that President Obama issued a lot of executive orders, something that corresponds to how the Castro brothers rule, the better to get around a dissenting...
  • Obama administration: ‘Year of action’ a success

    12/22/2014 2:36:46 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 22, 2014 | by Dave Boyer
    Two top aides to President Obama hailed his “year of action” as a success Monday, saying the president took more than 80 executive actions without Congress to help the middle class. National Economic Council Director Jeffrey Zients and Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz said in a blog post that Mr. Obama will try to work the the new Republican Congress next year, but will also “continue to use every authority available to make progress through executive actions” in 2015.
  • Cuba's Castro Brothers Get Big Present From Santa Obama

    12/18/2014 6:23:57 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 19 replies
    Investors.com ^ | 12/17/2014
    Cuba's Castro Brothers Get Big Present From Santa Obama Foreign Policy: Just as its patron Venezuela hit the rocks, Cuba got a last-minute rescue from none other than President Obama, who announced a Santa Claus-like package of wish-list goodies for the Castro brothers. Why? In many ways, President Obama's announced plan to normalize relations with Cuba, lift the embargo, extend trade credits and remove Cuba from the state sponsors of terror list is about on par with the rest of his foreign policy. It was done by executive order without consulting Congress, just like last month's decision to temporarily legalize...
  • Obama making record use of presidential memos to carry out policy (w/Video Judge Napolitano)

    12/17/2014 9:39:45 AM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 17, 2014
    Great 3:23 minute video interview at link. President Obama reportedly is using a unique form of executive action known as the “presidential memorandum” at a historic pace – a tactic that allows him to, technically, claim he’s not over-using executive orders while still pursuing high-level policy changes without involvement from Congress. A review by USA Today, published Wednesday, shows that, in fact, Obama has issued more memoranda than any U.S. president in history. He’s issued 198 – more than the 195 executive orders from his White House. The executive action is strikingly similar to an executive order, with only slight...
  • BREAKING: Federal judge finds Obama amnesty is unconstitutional

    12/16/2014 11:38:02 AM PST · by jazusamo · 131 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 16, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    A federal judge has found parts of President Obama’s new deportation amnesty to be unconstitutional, issuing a scathing memo Tuesday accusing him of usurping Congress’s power to make laws, and dismantling most of the White House’s legal reasoning for circumventing Congress. Judge Arthur J. Schwab, sitting in the western district of Pennsylvania, said presidents do have powers to use discretion in deciding how to enforce the law, but said Mr. Obama’s new policy goes well beyond that, setting up a full system for granting legal protections to broad groups of individuals. He said Mr. Obama writing laws — a power...
  • Trey Gowdy DESTROYS Marielena Hincapie At Immigration Executive Action Hearing

    12/03/2014 8:56:46 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 31 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | Dec 2, 2014 | You Tube
    Trey Gowdy DESTROYS Marielena Hincapie for bringing race as an excuse for republicans response to the immigration debate At Immigration Executive Action Hearing. Earlier in the hearing: Steve Cohen TN Democrat in Q & A AT 4:42 is the question to Marielena Hincapie Ms Hincapie, do you believe that the reason why the response to this has been so different for this president is because of the number or is there another reason? Marielena Hincapie: I do believe this is different - he is the first African American president….he is being attacked for a number of issues..... 5:44 Minutes Congressman...
  • Obamnesty's Secret Catch-And-Release Order

    12/02/2014 4:41:51 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Investors.com ^ | December 2, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Border Security: President Obama's executive amnesty doesn't just spare the illegals who "mow our lawns" and "make our beds." It also springs from local jails criminals held for deportation, putting them back on the street. In a just-released fact sheet, the White House describes Obama's "immigration accountability executive action" as "cracking down on illegal immigration." The president's actions, it intones, "will help secure the border" and increase the chances that illegals "will be caught and sent back." In fact, Obamanesty increases the chances they'll commit dangerous crimes in our cities. According to a new memo from Department of Homeland Security...
  • Hoyer Doesn't Say Where Constitution Authorizes Obama Not to Enforce Immigration Law

    12/02/2014 1:47:57 PM PST · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    CNSNews ^ | December 2, 2014 | Ali Meyer
    House Minority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) spoke at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual public policy conference on Sept. 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr(CNSNews.com) -- At a press briefing on Tuesday, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) said that President Obama had "broad authority" to take unilateral action on immigration but failed to directly answer a question asking him where specifically the Constitution authorized President Obama to unilaterally decided not to enforce immigration laws. CNSNews.com asked Hoyer: “The Constitution requires that the president ‘take care that the laws be faithfully executed.’ Where specifically in the Constitution does...
  • Is President Obama a GOP Mole?

    11/24/2014 4:48:48 AM PST · by rootin tootin · 29 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 11/24/2014 | David Catron
    When President Obama took office in 2009, his party was in better shape than it had been since the era following Watergate. The Democrats controlled both houses of Congress by very comfortable margins. They had just regained the White House in a historic election. They believed they would control Washington for decades, if not generations, to come. Yet fewer than six years later, their congressional majorities have been annihilated and their prospects for retaining the presidency in 2016 are far less promising than they were just a month ago. Virtually all this devastation has been caused by Obama himself. Even...
  • The Proper Executive Order

    11/24/2014 4:12:40 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 3 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 11/23/14 | Steve Berman
    Early in our republic, it was considered crass and imperial for a president to issue too many executive orders.  Remember, our political experiment was the first in the world to unite a federal system of states with a central government elected by popular vote—even the title that George Washington would assume was a matter of intense study and debate.  Finally they settled on the unassuming “Mr. President”. President Washington issued a total of eight executive orders in his two terms in office.  And this was a president with a mandate.  His election was unanimous.  Before the Civil War, a total...
  • School house Rock Spoof - Saturday Night Live

    11/23/2014 3:22:44 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 3 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11/23/14
    A bill (Kenan Thompson) and an executive order (Bobby Moynihan) explain how government really works with a little help from President Obama (Jay Pharaoh).
  • Obama's Real Speech on Immigration

    11/23/2014 9:16:52 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 29 replies
    Youtube ^ | Nov 22, 2014 | Jeff Head
    Here's Obama's real speech on immigration...but only Fox has covered it: Video of Obama's Real Speech on Immigration His own words condemn him and everyone should see it.
  • Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986 "NOTICE TO CONGRESS BEFORE IMPLEMENTING CHANGES" (Required)

    11/22/2014 4:03:19 PM PST · by xzins · 109 replies
    Government Printing Office ^ | 1986 | US Congress
    "(3) NOTICE TO CONGRESS BEFORE IMPLEMENTING CHANGES.— "(A) IN GENERAL.—The President may not implement any change under paragraph (1) unless at least— "(i) 60 days, "(ii) one year, in the case of a major change described in subparagraph (D)(iii), or "(iii) two years, in the case of a major change described in clause (i) or (ii) of subparagraph (D), before the date of implementation of the change, the President has prepared and transmitted to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and to the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate a written report setting forth the...
  • Obama Grubered us Great on Immigration

    11/22/2014 9:49:22 AM PST · by DanMiller · 15 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | November 22, 2014 | Dan Miller
    But not only in the ways that most of us anticipated, because He did not issue an executive order.On November 19th, I wrote an article titled Obama’s Grubering and royal amnesty for illegals. Rather than speculate about what Obama would say in His November 20th address and Royal Decree, also known as executive order, I wrote After reading and interpreting copies of Obama’s address and His Royal Decree, I will try to analyze His Gruberings. Like many, I had expected Obama to issue an executive order, in contradiction of His many previous acknowledgments that He lacks the authority to deal with immigration that way. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcj4PJUI0II&w=640&h=390] Video linkObama did not...
  • Executive Branch DOES NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY to Seize the power of Legislative/Judical branch

    11/22/2014 12:05:34 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Agree or Disagree? Here is my understanding..... Yes Executive Orders are "Constitutional'. It was done by many other Presidents. For the record, this is how Democrats are defending this. However....., Executive Orders ONLY APPLIES to the Executive Branch. They DO NOT APPLY to the Legislative or Judicial Branch. THEREFORE......, Yes one branch of government, DOES NOT HAVE THE CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY to SEIZE the power of the Legislative/Judicial branch. Executive orders ONLY HAVE AS MUCH POWER that is granted to them by the U.S. Constitution. Furthermore, again.... it only applies to the Executive Branch and not the other two branches of...
  • Will Governors use their Powers to Stop Obama?

    11/21/2014 6:57:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/21/2014 | Rabbi Aryeh Spero
    Barack Obama may pay lip service to working with Republicans, but we know he’ll ultimately attempt to ramrod policies he hopes will transform America, but which actually damage her. Mr. Obama came to America with a chip on his shoulder and that splinter remains despite Americans twice electing him. A man with a gracious and forgiving nature would have been moved by this outpouring; yet, despite all this, he seems unable to shed himself of his anti-Americanism, revealing a lack of charitable character. So, how will Americans protect themselves from his arbitrary executive orders that undoubtedly fall beyond his Constitutional...
  • How long is Obama's Temporary Deportation Halt?

    11/20/2014 6:44:49 PM PST · by TruthRespecter · 19 replies
    White House Fact Sheet on Obama Immigration Plan ^ | 11/20/14 | Obama Administration
    What does "three years at a time" mean? In defining just how long Obama's "temporary" halt of deportation is for over an estimated 5 million illegal aliens...according the White House Fact Sheet, it says that (on page 3 and 4)... ...eligible persons persons must also pass a criminal background check, begin paying their fair share of taxes and thereafter they will have “no fear of deportation for three years at a time.”. Beyond Obama's gross overall Constitutional violation, the "at a time" phrase worries me. Does this mean that these illegal aliens may apply for multiple rounds of 3-year deportation...
  • Playing with constitutional fire [Judge Nap]

    11/20/2014 6:39:41 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Nov 19, 2014 | Andrew Napolitano
    ....If the president nullifies deportations on such a grand scale that the effect is the nullification of federal laws, then he has violated his oath “faithfully” to execute his.... obligations. The Framers required that every president swear to do his job “faithfully” to serve as a reminder to him that his job requires fidelity to the enforcement of laws with which he may disagree. The American people, Congress and the courts need to know we have a president who will enforce the laws, whether he agrees with them in his heart or not. Without presidential fidelity to the rule of...
  • Al Hunt: Obama Was Wrong When He Said Exec Amnesty Illegal

    11/20/2014 4:07:48 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It brings to mind that old narcissistic boast: I've never been wrong except that one time when I thought I was wrong. In the current case, we have Al Hunt playing the role of President Obama's alter ego. Hunt the Hilarious made his curious claim on today's Morning Joe after a clip was rolled of President Obama, just last year, saying that were he to grant amnesty to illegals "I would be ignoring the law in a way that I think would be very difficult to defend legally." Responded Hunt: "I don't agree with his analysis back then. I think...
  • DHS chief: Obama's immigration order will be 'comprehensive'

    11/19/2014 11:47:24 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/19/14 | Jesse Byrnes
    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday said President Obama is poised to announce “comprehensive” executive action on immigration. “I do not want and will not get out ahead of the president and the announcement that he will make in the coming days," Johnson said at the Washington think tank New Democrat Network. “Legislative action is always preferable, but we’ve waited now for years to get Congress to act, and Congress has not acted.” The White House on Wednesday said the president will announce his “commonsense steps” on immigration in a prime-time address on Thursday evening. Johnson...
  • My response to an email question regarding immigrtion

    11/17/2014 12:42:53 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 32 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | Novemebr 17, 2014 | Jeff Head
    My Answer to a Question about Immigration On occasion in my email, I get messages and questions regarding my JEFFHEAD.COM site and the various pages on it. Some agree with what I say, some do not. Sometimes I get rousing hoorahs, sometimes profane denouncements, other times messages seeking information or clarification. I received a message seeking info/clarification today. It reads: JH, Did t'he Book Audacity of Truth have a statement that immigration was a burden to t'he US? If so, Can you PLEASE send me t'he quote. Thanks Rml4u2cu I responded to this individual with the following email...and hope anyone...
  • Obama, What You Believe Are Your Limit So Can Continue To Act As President Not As Emperor Or King?

    11/16/2014 6:42:12 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 33 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | Nov 16, 2014 | You Tube
    At a press conference in southeast Asia, Obama was asked the question in the title. He was also asked if he had been informed by DOJ about the legal authority of his proposed actions. Obama said he had been informed, and when asked if he would share that info, he said NO.
  • Executive Orders: Issuance and Revocation

    11/13/2014 8:45:42 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 12 replies
    Congressional Revocation and Alteration of Executive Orders Further, as long as it is not constitutionally based, Congress may repeal a presidential order, or terminate the underlying authority upon which the action is predicated. For example, in 2006, Congress revoked part of an executive order from November 12, 1838, which reserved certain public land for lighthouse purposes. 28 Congress has also explicitly revoked executive orders in their entirety, such as in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which revoked a December 13, 1912, executive order that created Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2. 29 Another example of the express nullification of an...
  • Congressional Revocation and Alteration of Executive Orders (How to Kill the Amnesty EO)

    11/13/2014 2:06:46 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 168 replies