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  • Obama on DREAM Act: Can't "just change the laws unilaterally" Transcript (Flashback Sept. 28, 2011)

    06/15/2012 9:03:24 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | Sept. 28, 2011 | Lynn Sweet
    Obama on the DREAM Act: "I just have to continue to say this notion that somehow I can just change the laws unilaterally is just not true. We are doing everything we can administratively. But the fact of the matter is there are laws on the books that I have to enforce. And I think there's been a great disservice done to the cause of getting the DREAM Act passed and getting comprehensive immigration passed by perpetrating the notion that somehow, by myself, I can go and do these things. It's just not true." THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the...
  • Obama: ‘President Does Not Have Power Under Constitution to Unilaterally Authorize

    03/21/2011 3:19:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    CNS News ^ | 3/21/11 | Fred Lucas
    ( - As a presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama (D.-Ill.) emphatically stated that the Constitution does not give the president the authority to unilaterally authorize a military attack unless it is needed to stop an actual or imminent attack on the United States. Obama made the assertion in a Dec. 20, 2007 interview with the Boston Globe when reporter Charlie Savage asked him under what circumstances the president would have the constitutional authority to bomb Iran without first seeking authorization from Congress. “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation...
  • Obami Pushing Israel to Act Unilaterally?

    04/04/2010 5:00:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies · 729+ views
    Commentary Mag. ^ | 4/4/10 | Jennifer Rubin
    The Obami are promising another round of sanctions aimed at Iran. This will be the fourth round, and we should not, judging from press reports, expect them to be “crippling.” As Bill Kristol noted on Fox News Sunday: The only things that can stop the Iranian nuclear program are — would be the success of the green movement in Iran, which the Obama administration has done nothing to help and remains incredibly indifferent to and standoffish to on the one hand, or military action on the other, which the Obama administration seems uninterested in doing and I’m afraid is setting...