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Obama warns 'unelected' Supreme Court against striking down health law
FoxNews.com ^ | April 2, 2012

Posted on 04/02/2012 12:46:07 PM PDT by Deo volente

President Obama, employing his strongest language to date on the Supreme Court review of the federal health care overhaul, cautioned the court Monday against overturning the law -- while repeatedly saying he's "confident" it will be upheld.

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1 posted on 04/02/2012 12:46:17 PM PDT by Deo volente
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To: Deo volente

“The president, adopting what he described as the language of conservatives who fret about judicial activism, questioned how an “unelected group of people” could overturn a law approved by Congress.”

It’s called Checks and Balances President Doofus.

Constitutional scholar my a$$.


2 posted on 04/02/2012 12:48:42 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: Deo volente

Just more arrogance from the dictator of the banana republic...


3 posted on 04/02/2012 12:48:50 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Deo volente

Hussein despises the Constitution.


4 posted on 04/02/2012 12:48:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Deo volente
Wannabe Dictator Alert!


5 posted on 04/02/2012 12:49:19 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Deo volente
Pharaoh Obama is issuing threats, again.
6 posted on 04/02/2012 12:49:43 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Deo volente

Good gravy he’s a moron. “Unelected” Supreme Court-so everything they’ve ever ruled on is now null and void? No more Roe v Wade!


7 posted on 04/02/2012 12:51:33 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Deo volente

It’s called checks and balances, Jacka$$!

Unprecedented? Hardly.

I’m glad he’s taken this tact and wants to attack the supreme court. Now he does sound like a dictator. “How dare the court strike down laws in accordance with the constitution that my liberal congress passed with almost 60 votes in the senate? What do we need this branch of the government for?”

Keep at it. He must have left Jarret at home with Barney Frank. There is no stopping him. His tele is on strike.


8 posted on 04/02/2012 12:52:07 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: SandRat

I do hope we don’t get to the “Battle of Athens” scenario, but some scenarios are worse.


9 posted on 04/02/2012 12:52:23 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: SandRat

Seems our only hope is for the Supreme Court to Bit@h slap the executive branch.


10 posted on 04/02/2012 12:52:26 PM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Deo volente

Good news. This indicates he did not get a secret phone call from the SC saying they voted to keep Obama care. If anything the call was bad news for him.


11 posted on 04/02/2012 12:52:53 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Deo volente

Is this the same guy who set up a system of Czars?


12 posted on 04/02/2012 12:53:27 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: bolobaby

So Barry is calling the Supreme Court justices an “unelected group of people”?

What about Kagan and Sotomayer, his “unelected” picks? Are they included?


13 posted on 04/02/2012 12:53:39 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


14 posted on 04/02/2012 12:53:58 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Deo volente

Liberals like Obama have no problem with unelected liberals thwarting the laws or striking things down, or bypassing Congress, when it works for them.

He’s either making certain they will strike it down, or he’s gearing up to use it as a major election theme for 2012.


15 posted on 04/02/2012 12:54:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Tenacious 1

Just for the sake of irony, we can keep in mind that no Confederate law was struck down by their pretended supreme court. Jeff Davis never got around to appointing anyone to that body.


16 posted on 04/02/2012 12:54:33 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Deo volente

I hope the SC is paying attention to his repeated threatening language. I can’t believe this would-be thugocrat is in the Oval Office. He is single-handedly making the case for “anyone but Obama”. I can’t believe I’m saying this, as much as I despise Romney. Threats to the SC are my line in the sand.


17 posted on 04/02/2012 12:55:06 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Deo volente
questioned how an "unelected group of people" could overturn a law approved by Congress

Because the Supreme Court's constitutional responsibility is to overturn any overreach by the elected branch of government

18 posted on 04/02/2012 12:55:36 PM PDT by oldbrowser (They are Marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: Deo volente
Zero isn't a moron. An Evil Socialist, yes... But not stupid.

He's doing this on purpose. Even the wording is very specific.

19 posted on 04/02/2012 12:55:56 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: edcoil

We’ll lead this Pharaoh to race into the Red Sea of Election Day.


20 posted on 04/02/2012 12:56:18 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: bolobaby

A 7th-grader could tell you the Supreme Court has the power to overturn an act of Congress.

This is alarming because of the mindset behind it. HE’s in charge, and what HE says, goes. Separation of Powers doesn’t apply in his mind if it opposes his will.


21 posted on 04/02/2012 12:56:21 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Deo volente

Live by the sword, die by the sword.


22 posted on 04/02/2012 12:56:21 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Deo volente
I'm confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress," Obama said.

I wonder if he could tell us what, specifically, is "unprecedented" about the supreme court overturning a law passed by our "democratically elected congress".

ALL federal laws, by definition, have been passed by a majority of a democratically elected congress; otherwise they wouldn't BE laws. And I KNOW the supreme court has overturned at least one federal law at some point in the past...

23 posted on 04/02/2012 12:56:52 PM PDT by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: Deo volente

Obama was elected on Hope and Change with many people not even knowing who he is.


24 posted on 04/02/2012 12:57:12 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Deo volente

Of course the President feels the Supreme Court should defer to him. After all, He Won.


25 posted on 04/02/2012 12:57:52 PM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: Deo volente; Nachum
Very hostile/threatening statement from the czar-in-chief:

President Barack Obama voiced confidence Monday that the Supreme Court will uphold his health care law in his first public remarks on the issue since the three days of oral arguments last week.

Obama suggested that the high court would be guilty of “judicial activism” if it overturned the law, and stressed that he believed the justices would see the individual mandate as an integral part of the law.

“We are confident that this will be upheld because it should be upheld,” Obama said at a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

Barack Obama: Supreme Court won’t overturn health care law
DRUDGE Headline linking the same article: Obama dares court to overturn healthcare law...
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President Obama preemptively slammed the Supreme Court as a bunch of "unelected group of people" who will have turned to "judicial activism or a lack of judicial restraint" if they decide to strike down his signature legislative achievement, the healthcare reform act.

Obama was speaking at a trilateral event with the Prime Minister of Canada and President of Mexico.

Obama: Supreme Court Striking Down Obamacare Would Be Judicial Activism [with VIDEO]

26 posted on 04/02/2012 12:58:09 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: Deo volente
The bill barely squeaked through the House and Senate, and he claims it was passed by a "strong majority"??

I've got my doubts about him as a con law professor, but it's real clear he wasn't very strong in math.

28 posted on 04/02/2012 12:58:56 PM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: SandRat
"Pharaoh Obama is issuing threats, again."

Yep. Planted question and his well-rehearsed, thuggery-laced, threatening answer.

29 posted on 04/02/2012 12:59:16 PM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: Deo volente

Somebody should explain to him that the three branches of government are co-equal, not subservient to the presidency............


30 posted on 04/02/2012 12:59:40 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: mrsmel

Obama is a bonafide idiot!!! Case Closed.


31 posted on 04/02/2012 12:59:39 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Deo volente

What’s he gonna do if they strike it down?

Go Trayvon on their asses? Call for all his fellow blacks to burn the cities down? If we don’t let the federal government force all Americans to buy a private product my fellow blacks will go apesh1t on your asses? And Holder will not prosecute “his own people”?

Really? Because we won’t let you make America socialist, this is what you think everyone will rally around you for, Barry? Really? Life doesn’t end for most people if Obamacare dies. Hurts you far more than the average person, Barry.


32 posted on 04/02/2012 12:59:48 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Deo volente

The community organizing Constitution hating baby dictator speaks... Supreme Court, do as your told!


33 posted on 04/02/2012 1:00:27 PM PDT by Third Person
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To: Dead Corpse

Please tell. To what are you referring?


34 posted on 04/02/2012 1:00:41 PM PDT by GrandmaPatriot
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To: Deo volente

Is that the same unelected branch that overturned Arizona immigration laws?


35 posted on 04/02/2012 1:00:41 PM PDT by nomobs
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To: edcoil

...and then in Nov, kick his a%% out.


36 posted on 04/02/2012 1:00:51 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Deo volente

“I am the President, I was elected, I won, so everything I want to do- I can... so neener neener neener”


37 posted on 04/02/2012 1:01:12 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Deo volente

If they put down his law he’ll unleash the dogs of war. He will take next step and convince everyone that this whole Supreme Court thing just isn’t working.

“In fact, F*** them! The mandate goes as planned! Are you gonna let them take it from you? Who’s with me?! Rise up people! Show them how strong you are!”

Oh, maybe he won’t say it. Can’t get his hands dirty. But he’ll let all the right people know. Time to pull the pin on this revolution. It’s what the Marxists and communists have been waiting all their lives for. And he’s ready to do it. He’s ready to take his place as the One who makes it happen. Maybe even before November if it looks like he’s running out of time.


38 posted on 04/02/2012 1:01:24 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: mrsmel

IMO,he is not ignorant, he is speaking to the ignorant who think in sound bites.


39 posted on 04/02/2012 1:01:54 PM PDT by georgia peach (georgia peach)
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To: Dead Corpse

He knows he has 4 votes on his side—his two picks, and Bill Clinton’s two picks. He needs one more—I don’t know if this kind of stunt can intimidate any of the remaining 5. Hopefully none of them is vulnerable to blackmail.


40 posted on 04/02/2012 1:02:06 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Joshua Marcus

He’s having a tantrum because his “signature piece”, the healthcare abomination, is about to go down in flames.

I agree with you that he could slip right back in for a second term, and if that happens, God help us!


41 posted on 04/02/2012 1:03:24 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Deo volente

IIRC, he didn’t have enough votes to get his power grab passed. He had to do a lot dirty deals to get enough elected representatives hold their noses and pass it.


42 posted on 04/02/2012 1:03:24 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Raycpa

But he also said that he is “confident” that Obamcare will be upheld. It may be that he got the news that the initial vote was in favor to upheld it and now he is just showing himself to be the big tough leader by warning the Supreme Court not to overturn his Obamacare and when they announce it is upheld he would tell his stupid base that the supreme court was scared of him the tough leader.


43 posted on 04/02/2012 1:03:44 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: Deo volente

That smirking sissy puts the bitch in slap.


44 posted on 04/02/2012 1:03:53 PM PDT by tomkat ( FU.baraq !)
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To: Deo volente

Alito will like that.


45 posted on 04/02/2012 1:04:05 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: thouworm
Very hostile/threatening statement from the czar-in-chief:

The Chicago way

46 posted on 04/02/2012 1:04:14 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: thouworm

Striking down a law is not judicial activism.

A Court REWRITING A LAW is Judicial activism as they are not the Legislature.

A Court Re-Interpreting a law to “discover” a right that never existed in reality, is judicial activism. Such as the Roe v. Wade decision. Such as the Kelo decision.


47 posted on 04/02/2012 1:04:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Deo volente

Hey Barry...What about those groups of unelected Czar’s!


48 posted on 04/02/2012 1:05:03 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Dead Corpse

In what way? How is his wording very specific?

Just curious what you base the statement upon?

We know he is an evil socialist and not stupid, wrong but not stupid.


49 posted on 04/02/2012 1:05:06 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Joshua Marcus

As my friend suggested, I should have left it at: FDR.. Does anyone know if the first Roosevelt had a middle name, been researching but come up empty?


50 posted on 04/02/2012 1:05:56 PM PDT by Joshua Marcus
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