Skip to comments.Obama Making Plans to Use Executive Power
Posted on 02/13/2010 10:45:10 AM PST by NoRedTape
We are reviewing a list of presidential executive orders and directives to get the job done across a front of issues, said Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff.
Any president has vast authority to influence policy even without legislation, through executive orders, agency rule-making and administrative fiat. And Mr. Obamas success this week in pressuring the Senate to confirm 27 nominations by threatening to use his recess appointment power demonstrated that executive authority can also be leveraged to force action by Congress.
If the stalling tactics continue, said Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary, hes not ruling out using recess appointments for anybody that hes nominated......"
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Where are the screaming Lefties now about the abuse of power they railed about for 8 years?
WHERE ARE THE WIMPY CHECKS AND BALANCES?
This is the indication on the things to come.
“Get the job done...”
You WILL be deposed and your liberalism will be rejected and crushed. Liberty is still the driving force of the PEOPLE!
We will hold you and your thieves accountable for the costs of your ruse.
The only way to stop this is via some sort of a major assertion of states’ rights. KKKlinton got away with this *** for eight years, “stroke of the pen, law of the land”, and then George W. Bush let every bit of that crap stand. Our next pubby president simply has to be somebody willing to undue past damage.
.....don't worry Rahm will take care of whatever oBama needs to sign. Don't worry about a thing!
(please help us God)
Those evil Republicans are preventing this country from rushing headlong into communism, and the One is mad. He’ll do whatever he can to take us there, and the Constitution be damned.
He is an unconstitutional president, he isn’t bound by the constitution. Don’t wonder for an instant why he is ignoring it.
It's grown quite old to point out instances of Obama violating the Constitution. Or is that one the executive orders he's going to sign...to dissolve the Constitution. He already has complained about it getting in his way.
Contrary to what his dreams of made of; we do not yet have. . .'Obama the Great'; nor, by our best efforts; will we.
Win the House and defund the Executive Branch.
Yes, its the slippery slope. Starts with appointments and then morphs into a full fledged power grab. Thomas Jefferson would be horrified.
"Stroke of the pen. Law of the Land. Kinda cool. "
Paul Begala, advisor to Bill Clinton
Time for the Spirit of 1776 to come alive again...
“Our next pubby president simply has to be somebody willing to undue past damage.”
And hopefully have the courage and conviction to openly run on it.
What if the punk signs an executive order and nobody obeys it?
Constitutionally, Executive Orders apply to ONE branch of the government: The Executive Branch.
THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A DOUBT IN MY MIND JUST WHAT OBAMA IS AND WHAT HE IS DELIBERATELY DOING. BUT A PRESIDENT IS NOW PERMITTED TO COMMIT TREASON WITH NO OPPOSITION?
He doesn’t need to be impeached if he is unconstitutional. He should be arrested. Orange jumpsuit.
Bambi’s best bet is to resign and beg Biden for a pardon.
Its gonna take the PEOPLE rising up and DEMANDING it.
Good one.. like this idiot follows the Constitution..
The problem is that once someone wins, they want the power for themselves. You are correct that it would be nice to have someone willing to let go of the power, but it isn't too likely.
In the words of Dirty Harry: Go ahead, make our day. Show the people what an arrogant AH you are. In fact, do it before the bipartisan meeting, that should set the tone and if the GOP had any gumption at that point, they would say stick it in your A.. if you do that.
what if Congress doesn’t go on recess?
Does the GOP have the ‘nads?
Sarah will never want the power for herself. This is one thing I am sure of.
Who died and made him king?
Part of the rules. He can do this and apparently will. President Bush used these too.
What planet is this POS from? He’s the most alien and non-American president ever. Even his hippie mother would be disgusted. In fact granny was and that’s why he always visited her alone.
Then we all go to jail. Just like Pelosi told us we would if we didn't buy her FAILED & FOOLISH "healhcare" ruse.
The inmates are truly running the asylum! Fools All. Thank ALL of America is keeping a close watch on their actions...
This is the Chicago Way. When Daley says “jump”, the whole state says “how high”. Shall we call it “Being Chavezed”??
I agree that of the serious contenders, she is the most likely to do the right thing, but we can never be sure.
Congress holds the purse strings so in many instances they would be able just not to fund some stuff... we need a conservative congress...SOON before this guy does more damage
Why don’t you look at the power that says “Get out now” and do it?
That is from you Executive Bosses, the American People.
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2010 12:34:37 PM by RogerFGay
The Utah State Legislature passed a joint resolution urging the United States Environmental Protection Agency 'to immediately halt its carbon dioxide reduction policies and programs and withdraw its "Endangerment Finding" and related regulations until a full and independent investigation of climate data and global warming science can be substantiated.' They are sending a copy of the resolution to the EPA.(rest at link)The western states are getting it together.....Bob
Wonder if he can get a crease in one of these....
He just may do some of the stuff that is warning about but it seems to me that he sounds like a big kid. “You better watch it, cause if you don’t stop I am going to do something bad that you will regret!”
Instead of showing his power this is showing his weakness. When I was in college I had a “liberal” poli sci professor. Actually he was what he considered a classic liberal. He was pro-life cause it was protecting the most vulnerable person. Anyway, he made a point that a president was not strong cause he had to use these kind of tactics, but actually weak. I could be a really bumpy ride, but we are gonna win against this guy!