Skip to comments.A Nation of Paper, Not of Men
Posted on 06/18/2012 11:12:03 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
In continuing the dramatic shift from American constitutional democracy to rule by executive fiat that has marked his tenure, President Barack Obama now claims that the illegal aliens, to whom he purports to grant what effectively is amnesty, are Americans in every single way but one on paper. That is false. They are not Americans under the only thing that matters, the thing the Obama administration has chanted like a mantra while riding roughshod over since its very first day in power: the rule of law.
The Constitution and congressional statutes are written on parchment. That is the only relevance of paper in this equation as the hard copy of our social contract and of the laws enacted pursuant to it. Under the Constitution, Congress, not the president, is endowed with such a power: To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization. Congress exercises this power by passing laws. Under the Constitution, which Obama took an oath to preserve, protect, and defend, and under the laws it is his duty to execute faithfully, illegal aliens no matter how sympathetic their plight, no matter how blameless they may be for the illegality of their status are not citizens of the United States. They are not Americans. Period. It is not paper that separates them from our body politic, it is the law, of which Obama is supposed to be servant, not master as I argued in this September 2011 essay for The New Criterion: The Ruler of Law On Justice in the Age of Obama.
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Treason doth never prosper. Why? For if it prosper none dare call it treason...............
If he is not removed from office and if, while he retains office, politically accountable actors at the federal and state level continue their feckless failure to use their constitutional muscle to block him and rein him in this will no longer be America. Not even on paper."
OUTSTANDING article by Andrew C. McCarthy! Thanks for posting.
DEPOPULATE socialists from the body politic, including the “New Party” POSOTUS and any of the 535 who enable this totalitarian wannabe.
live - free - republic
sorry Andy McCarthy, you had your chance to choose the right side of history and call the usurper out for the fraud he is; but you chose to keep the steady paycheck from Conservative Inc.
He stuttered while taking the oath. Play it back....
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