Skip to comments.President Urges Congressional Allies to Ignore Political Cost of Supporting His Agenda
Posted on 02/15/2014 10:29:34 AM PST by John Semmens
With polls showing plunging support for his policies and programs, President Obama attempted to soothe the fears of Democrats facing reelection battles in November.
The Democratic agenda is more important than whether any specific member of our Party wins in November, Obama declared. Id even go so far as to say that whether we have a majority in either House after November is largely irrelevant. My Executive authority is sufficient for the implementation of our agenda.
Obama reassured that those of you who are retired against your will by the voters of your state or district can count on me to find you a comfortable post within the Executive branch.
The President discounted the risk that even should the Republicans gain a nominal majority in Congress I doubt we have much to fear. Many of the GOP leaders have privately assured me that we are on the same page with where we want to take the country. In some ways, allowing them to take over the Legislative branch could be optimal. I could still rule by Executive Order while they could futilely rant against my usurpation of their authority. Effective opposition would be totally neutralized.
Not all Democrats were mollified by Obamas reassurances. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich) urged the President to deploy the IRS to crack down on right wing political organizations in the months running up to the November elections. Short of secret arrests and assassinations, the IRS is the most potent weapon in the governments arsenal. If we want to ensure that the champions of progressive policies can continue to hold onto the reins of power we need to use this weapon.
Statistics from the 2012 election cycle appear to bear out Senator Levins perspective on the importance of the effective use of the IRS. During that cycle 100% of the political organizations subjected to IRS audit were conservative or right-leaning in their politics. While these right-leaning groups were otherwise preoccupied with fending off IRS harassment, President Obama sailed to reelection for a second term.
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Simply put: It’s all about Barak Hussein Obama. To HELL with the Constitution, our Liberty, Freedom and Security.
Oh yeah Bozo? And just how do you implement your agenda if Congress controls the money? Oh, I get it. Executive orders.
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