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Quayle: Obama ‘behaving as an emperor,’ Napolitano as his ‘court jester’
The Daily Caller ^ | June 25, 2012 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 06/26/2012 1:00:10 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Arizona Republican Rep. Ben Quayle asked Homeland Security committee chairman Rep. Peter King to bring Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano before his committee to answer questions about her decision to suspend immigration law enforcement programs in his state on Monday.

Napolitano’s decision came in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that partially upheld Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law. While other parts of the law were struck down, the part allowing state and local law enforcement to inquire into someone’s immigration status remained.

Quayle berated Napolitano’s decision in a letter to King, saying “we have entered upon a new phase of the nation’s continuing quest to establish a clear and sustainable immigration policy which upholds the rule of law, the rights of persons, the security of the American people and the responsibilities of the federal government.”

“We now confront the spectacle of the president of the United States behaving as an emperor, and the cabinet officer entrusted with the security of the nation as his court jester,” Quayle continued, before asking King to summon Napolitano to testify before his committee about her abrupt decision to scale back immigration enforcement in Arizona.

“The secretary’s proper response to this morning’s Supreme Court decision, needless to say, would have been to immediately arrange open and collegial discussions with Arizona law enforcement authorities to determine the best course forward for the orderly and constitutional enforcement of the law,” Quayle added. “This is the response which would have reflected a sincere desire to serve the public, honor our processes and faithfully discharge the oath she and the president have sworn. Instead, she chose to send forth an arrogant decree which simultaneously insults all Americans and ushers the secretary into history as a petty tyrant.”

It’s unclear if or when King would bring Napolitano before the committee to testify, as his spokesman didn’t immediately return The Daily Caller’s request for comment. But lately King has expressed an interest in these types of issues. In response to Napolitano’s and President Barack Obama’s recent decision to choose to selectively enforce immigration law in an effort to circumvent Congress and implement the administration’s version of the DREAM Act, King told TheDC he was launching an immediate review of the legality of the decision.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: arizona; benquayle; napolitano; obama; sb1070
Well, someone has a spine!
1 posted on 06/26/2012 1:00:30 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Supreme Court decision on obama care, no matter which way it goes, will be the ‘new’ shot heard ‘round the world for this country.


2 posted on 06/26/2012 1:22:33 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Biden, Napolitano and Obama beg for campaign cash.


3 posted on 06/26/2012 1:49:06 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t know if this would fly, but it appears to me that Arizona has a case against Homeland Security based on a violation of the Administrative Procedures Act.

My thinking is that the withdrawal of the 287.5(e)(3) certification is arbitrary and capricious and is not based on any allegations of the LEO’s in Arizona failing to comply with the law, rules and regulations under 287, and, thus the rescinding of the authority to perform the functions authorized under 287 is an act of retaliation not an act based on objective fact finding.

Once the authorization to act under 287 is given, rescinding that authority , I believe, needs to be based on the individual LEO’s performing functions outside of the law. Since the Court has stated that the “your papers please” is constitutional, using the fact that the state now has the Court’s permission to ask for papers is not a reason for rescinding the 287.


4 posted on 06/26/2012 2:08:03 AM PDT by usnavy_cop_retired (Retiree in the P.I. living as a legal immigrant)
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To: MestaMachine

The Supreme Court decision on obama care, no matter which way it goes, will be the ‘new’ shot heard ‘round the world for this country.


You’re absolutely right.

0bama is pure evil and a showdown is coming.


5 posted on 06/26/2012 2:23:52 AM PDT by unkus
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To: usnavy_cop_retired

Most likely AZ does have a case under the statues you cite, but who will enforce the law?

Zero won’t - he does what he wants and no one in Congress seems to have the cojones to stand up to him. If this had been Bush or other Presidents I can think of, he’d already have been hauled into court and/or impeached.

Everyone is too afraid of being called racist and/or enciting the wrath of the race baiters like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and the Acorn group.


6 posted on 06/26/2012 2:39:07 AM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: unkus

The Supreme Court decision on obama care, no matter which way it goes, will be the ‘new’ shot heard ‘round the world for this country.


You’re absolutely right.

0bama is pure evil and a showdown is coming.

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Maybe I’m wrong to be so pessimistic, but who will stand up to the loser that occupies the WH?

Hubby and I discussed this the other day as to whether we felt any of the higher ranking military officers would mount a coup if Zero tried something like martial law because something terribly bad happened economy-wise or terrorism-wise.

He felt sure they would - I had my doubts. No one seems to want to stand up and be counted where Zero’s concerned, almost as if they are afraid.


7 posted on 06/26/2012 2:42:18 AM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: leapfrog0202

No one seems to want to stand up and be counted where Zero’s concerned, almost as if they are afraid.


I think many have had threats and have been told not to cross the line.

And they cover for each other since they are all so dirty.


8 posted on 06/26/2012 2:52:50 AM PDT by unkus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe so,I would have preferred Proposing an Impeachment Vote Myself


9 posted on 06/26/2012 2:56:13 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: unkus

Most likely you hit the nail on the head. It’s a sad day in this country when there are no elected officials who will stand up and say what is happening is WRONG and needs to stop. The way to stop it is to impeach this traitor to the country.


10 posted on 06/26/2012 3:07:12 AM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would love to see Jan Brewer mobilize the Arizona National Guard on the border,and for Sheriff Joe to deputize
a few thousand volunteers to help turn back the hordes coming through the border.

Money to pay for equipment, gas, salaries, would come off the gasoline tax collected by the State and forwarded to the Federal government.

A seven month showdown has now commenced, whether anyone wants to believe it or not. This is 1860 all over again, and I do not say that lightly.

Rick Perry of TX and Susan Hernandez of NM need to join Arizona in such a move.

The Federal government is now deliberately endangering the lives of al residents in the Southwest, and by extension the rest of Aericans also.

Congress has to see a shi!tstorm of protests by their constituents.

Obama, Holder, Napolitano and Clinton are enemies of the state now. Not only of Arizona, but of all the states now, and the state of the Union.

Pretty soon the joint Chiefs are going to have make a very serious decision soon if this lawlessness continues.


11 posted on 06/26/2012 3:22:10 AM PDT by exit82
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So the SCOTUS upholds he AZ law that allows officers to check IDs, but once the person is found to be an illegal, the officer can do nothing, ie. if the person is arrested no federal court in AZ will prosecute.

Whoa... these are scary times are they not? Who’s decision was this and why? Don’t we have a right to know? Let’s ask Obama.

This is wrong, and I say if Romney can’t speak up when asked a simple question then to heck with him too.


12 posted on 06/26/2012 3:38:34 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: MestaMachine; Yehuda
The Supreme Court decision on obama care, no matter which way it goes, will be the ‘new’ shot heard ‘round the world for this country.

Obamacare is swinepoop dumped upon our hallowed Constitution by a usurper (and his high priests) who demands that America become like the rest of the nations (globalization is the new Hellenization).

After all, the Temple in Jerusalem was the hallowed place where the Law was kept/preserved/guarded. Sacrificing a swine therein was a "FU" act of in-your-face lawlessness. I see a pattern here.

Obama himself is an act of lawlessness, the desecration and debasement of our hallowed laws (Constitution), places (White House, USSC, Arlington, Ground Zero), honored institutions (military, marriage), and solemn traditions (Memorial Day, D-Day remembrance).

Here is alien usurper Esau/Amalek, claiming a birthright blessing he utterly despises and/or previously sold and rejected for immediate gratification.

His message to US on [Red] Flag Day:

Malachi 1.

1 The burden of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi.
2 I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob,
3 And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness.
4 Whereas Edom saith, We are impoverished, but we will return and build the desolate places; thus saith the LORD of hosts, They shall build, but I will throw down; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD hath indignation for ever.

Written in red, even.

13 posted on 06/26/2012 3:45:27 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: leapfrog0202

There is no doubt that Obama should be impeached.

In this thread we see that no elected officials will stand against Obama.

My FR iend that includes those who would have to carry the water in impeachment.

Our best bet is to get rid of him by electing anyone but him to be President.If that doesn’t work —————?


14 posted on 06/26/2012 3:46:35 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: leapfrog0202

You may be correct, but if the Arizona AG ask the Fed District Court for an expedited hearing and a summary judgment, the initial ruling would come before the election and look bad for Obama and Homeland.


15 posted on 06/26/2012 4:16:59 AM PDT by usnavy_cop_retired (Retiree in the P.I. living as a legal immigrant)
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To: usnavy_cop_retired; STARWISE; LucyT
Other state that have the same agreement did not have the same treatment. She cannot say there were too many cases from AZ, because no time had passed, no referrals had been made before she pulled the plug.

If King does his job she easily should be found in violation of the Procedure Act.

16 posted on 06/26/2012 5:00:24 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bookmark


17 posted on 06/26/2012 5:11:26 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sadly GOP leaders are also behaving like the Emperor’s court eunuchs.


18 posted on 06/26/2012 6:01:03 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: MestaMachine

If Obamacare is slapped down in its entirety, what prevents BO and HHS on implementing it anyway? Their motto seems to be,” we don’t need no stinking congress or the Supreme Court either!!”


19 posted on 06/26/2012 8:19:24 AM PDT by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: thirst4truth

Which is the reason for my post. obama will not go quietly. And I don’t think the public at large will accept it if he tries.


20 posted on 06/26/2012 8:25:09 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: exit82

I would love to see Jan Brewer mobilize the Arizona National Guard on the border,and for Sheriff Joe to deputize
a few thousand volunteers to help turn back the hordes coming through the border.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Arizona governor Jan Brewer should pick up the phone and
call New Mexico governor Susana Martinez and tell her she is sending a couple of busloads of captured illegal aliens and say “Can you please process them for us?”.

See if Mr. O’alien wants to shut them down, too.

In your face, Mr. O’alien.


21 posted on 06/26/2012 8:36:58 AM PDT by AlexisHeavyMetal1981 ("Viva Cristo Rey ! ")
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