Skip to comments.Obama Sees Constitution As Obstacle
Posted on 02/14/2012 8:13:19 AM PST by Starman417
Rush Limbaugh has said many times that President Barack Hussein Obama views the US Constitution as an impediment, as an obstacle to be circumvented, to be worked around. Limbaugh said, "...The Constitution is Obama's obstacle." The latest Obama "accommodation" drove home the point that Obama really does see the US Constitution as an obstacle to tyrannical rule that he, and many liberals, want to impose.
For some insight into his current thinking, Obama, while in the Illinois senate, in a 2001 interview, said that the Chief Justice Earl Warren court failed to "break free from the essential constraints" in the US Constitution and launch a major redistribution of wealth. "It didn't break free from the essential constraints that were placed by the Founding Fathers in the Constitution... that generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties. Says what the states can't do to you. Says what the federal government can't do to you, but doesn't say what the federal government or state government must do on your behalf."
That thinking is exemplified by his "We can't wait" campaign to circumvent the US Constitution, to bypass Congress, and do whatever he pleases to extend "positive" rights when he thinks they are required. If Congress and the US Constitution gets in his way or don't give him his way, he ignores them. He says "We can't wait" and does what he wants.
Article II, section 1, of the US Constitution clearly states about the president: "Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." That is the oath that Obama voluntarily took. Further, Article I, section 1, states "All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives." So when he says "We can't wait," is he hiding behind the phrase "to the best of my Ability?" Does his ability include in what he believes? And how does he get around the phrase "faithfully execute the Office?" Does he think that he is faithfully executing his duties when he invokes his "We can't wait" stratagem?
Here are some examples of his "We can't wait" strategy and executive fiat:
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All true communist tyrants would.
When there are no more rich left to pay the bills ,does the USA beg other countries for food aid
Obama has tested the limits already. He engaged in combat operations in Libya without congressional authorization and he made a recess appointment when congress was not in recess. Congress has done nothing in either case. They are as potent these days as the Roman Senate was in the days of the Empire. Any day now I expect Obama to mimic Caligula and appoint his dog Bo a Senator as a sign of contempt.
I despise this Jackass and his idiot wife!
And those who voted for him.
The Constitution is not the only obstacle to the Obama administration. Check out this editorial cartoon on Obama’s Coup at Heaven’s Gate, regarding healthcare and religion.
Here’s the URL link: http://madcityquantumstates.blogspot.com/2012/02/obamas-coup-at-heavens-gate.html