Skip to comments.Allen West Blasts Obama Overriding Congress on Dream Act as ‘Rule by Edict’
Posted on 06/15/2012 9:09:10 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
Responding to Obamas plan to override Congress in order to grant immunity to young illegals, Rep. Allen West says that we are getting away from representative government and are starting to live under a rule by edict. He adds that this proposal has more to do with political expediency than finding an appropriate solution to our immigration problem:
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Well, we see now who is the FIRST to speak up ...
Introduce articles of impeachment for usurping Congress’ authority or it’s just hot air.
My German and English ancestors waited in sometimes year-long lines, got on a hot, crowded, rickety ship, crossed the Atlantic and arrived at Ellis Island.
My wife’s English and Irish ancestors waited in sometimes year-long lines, got on a hot, crowded, rickety ship, crossed the Atlantic and arrived at Ellis Island.
There they were deloused, given a cursory medical exam, interrogated, their immigration papers checked and, with just what they were able to carry, took the ferry to the mainland to begin their lives as “Americans.” Those who did not have a complete grasp of English soon undertook formal and informal of the native language and the rest, as they say, is history.
That’s how it USED TO BE DONE.
The 14th Amendment, INTENDED by the drafters to ONLY grant citizenship to emancipated slaves by overturning the Dred Scott decision, has been tortured beyond recognition by the radical left to also include so-called “anchor babies” born to Latinas who stroll across the border to download junior HERE to bypass all the normal immigration processes described above. As an intern in a San Diego ER, my late niece caught many of those babies as part of her OB/GYN training.
By executive fiat, today Obama just took the first step to COMPLETELY open our borders (trust me, it is the first step only!) His action makes FOOLS of those who, like our great-great grandparents, played by the rules. It also makes fools of those waiting in those overseas lines to come here THE RIGHT WAY!!!
A wag declared that a nation without borders is NOT A NATION!!
A Latino “immigration lawyer” on FNN this morning said that if Congress doesn’t like it, they can change the law. He went on to say “THEY DON’T HAVE THE GUTS.” Sadly, he’s right. But if these clowns on Jenkins’ Hill think those latinos (legal and illegal) are going to vote for the GOP, they should be careful to not let their minds wander: They’re too small to be out alone.
Not that it would do any good, I called my congresscritters’ (202-224-3121) this morning to ask when they plan to offer Articles of Impeachment for this, the Law of the Seas Treaty, the activities of Holder, et al, the waste of taxpayer bucks on the green jobs idiocy, etc., etc. I’ll spare you the entire list as it runs to a few hundred pages. If impeachment is not their plan, I asked them to have the decency to RESIGN as the first branch of this government is clearly no longer needed and Obama could use the bucks saved to help buy the coming “election” or perhaps resume his taxpayer funded World Tour.
Bottom line? If you are STILL unconvinced that this guy is a clear and present danger to YOUR way of life, you probably live in a refrigerator crate behind a vacant warehouse. And if that is NOT your current living condition, re-elect this guy and it shortly will be.
I love West but I am sick of words! Do something about Obama or just shut up.
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Great post BUMP!
He is President and not a dictator. He cannot really make laws like that. The law now states that the Immigration and Naturalization Service can deport these people. That is what they should be doing.
Amen! We have a lot of very loudmouthed Republicans up on the Hill, but actions speak much louder. I've lit up my Congressional and Senate Rep phones this morning to express my outrage, and I pray the rest of you all do the same.
We are WAY past Congressional committees, findings, etc. This is outright treason and a breach of the Oath of Office, and Obama should be impeached immediately.
From LAT: “Effective immediately, young immigrants who arrived before they turned 16 will be allowed to apply for work permits as long as they have no criminal history and meet a series of other criteria, officials said.”
Seems to me that this is a violation of the separation of powers. Having added specific qualifiers to an already enacted legislation, he is amending that legislation post-fact.
The House should immediately take action, up to and including impeachment if warranted. That said, no House now or in the future will begin impeachment proceedings against any POTUS regardless of party.
Limbaugh is talking about this first thing today and said Obama is desperate for votes. My Democrat neighbors will be livid over this. They were already livid over Obamacare and how Obama sued AZ over illegals. Now this. They told me they will never vote Democrat again.
Rush is calling his show today “open borders Friday”
I had to join up to express my opinion. This is the greatest dictatorial grab of power in our life time. It is contrary to statutory law and contrary to the executive duty to enforce statutory law. This is a high Crime and Misdemeanor . Where is Romney?? What is his position. We know Rubio wanted this for the “establishment” but where is Romney?
This means that Romney can reverse this edict as soon as he is augurated. which he should pledge to do as soon as possible.
Yes! Welcome to FR!
“The House should immediately take action, up to and including impeachment if warranted. That said, no House now or in the future will begin impeachment proceedings against any POTUS regardless of party.”
I have to wonder if we’re past the point of trying to resolve this through “legal” means.
West did good, but West and the others in DC, can talk and talk until the damn sun burns out.
IF they, as a group, don’t get off of their collective asses and do something about it, all this talk becomes a waste of freaking time.
Romney is in a room with 12 writers, all wetting their pants and biting their nails, trying to craft something that sounds strong to non Hispanics and pandering to Hispanics.
You are right, of course, BUT if, I repeat, IF the republicans are upset about this, it is ONLY because obama stole their playbook, (via Rubio,) to try and capture some of the latino vote. THAT little game is now dead in the water. The republicans will do nothing. If they do, or try to, it would be hypocritical in the extreme because they had intended to do exactly the same thing.
They were skunked.
:: young immigrants who arrived before they turned 16 will be allowed to apply for work permits as long as they have no criminal history ::
Another intersting side to this is the above portion of the change is the qualifier that they “young immigrant” must not have a “criminal record”.
Carefully crafted but easily “loop holed”, I think. See, if they attempt to claim their status they must neccessarily confess to being a criminal (undocumented immigration status).
I’m sure Arpaio will be tossing them out left-and-right using this.
Yeah, right. Like open-borders Romney would do that. He's more likely to try and figure out how to expand it without getting his own hands dirty.
:: This means that Romney can reverse this edict as soon as he is augurated ::
Romney? He’d lose his gardners if he did that!
“I have to wonder if were past the point of trying to resolve this through legal means.”
I agree. I’m done hearing about speeches, and meetings, and BS TV spots about how “outraged” the talking heads are. We ALL need to be marching in the streets of DC. It’s shameful that “writing emails to our congresscritters” is the theme of the day. These POS don’t even have a position! Much gnashing of teeth coming, I’m sure. And then......nothing. We have ourselves to blame.
Thanks for the welcome. I read here all the time but this Dictator has really upset me.Why do we do this with 14% real unemployment. If we did’nt pay people to sit on their butts for 99 weeks about $3000 a month they might go mow lawns and work on roofing. We compete with employers and then say “but they are jobs Americans won’t do” BS!! This country is so screwed up it is pathetic. Where is Romney? Our Leader?
If Mittens wanted a Vice-President;
it is Allen West.
Someone needs to tell the black community that the DemonRat party is getting themselves some new (n word)s. Dems are arming the Mexican drug cartels while keeping guns away from blacks in the big cities. They build abortion clinics in black neighborhoods and give away birth control while encouraging Hispanics to have lots of anchor babies.
I agree! Allen West would make a wonderful VP. I would vote for him for President if he ran. I think he has all the qualifications and more.
YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
AMEN! It is LONG past time for this, politics be damned. DO WHAT'S RIGHT FOR A CHANGE, DAMN IT!!
Hey blacks, half honky Obama (he might be a white Hispanic) has just thrown your arses under the bus. There are a lot more Juan’s and Juanita’s to become dem voters than blacks. So blacks will now get displaced off the inner cities’ plantations (share of welfare benefits) to make room for dem’s new voter pets.
only 58.6 percent of all working age Americans have a job .