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Obama: If I Could Bypass Congress on Immigration, I Would Do So
National Review ^ | 11/26/2013 | Andrew Johnson

Posted on 11/26/2013 6:02:33 AM PST by SeekAndFind

During remarks on immigration, President Obama was confronted onstage by a protester calling on him to use executive power to bypass Congress on the issue.

The protester, standing behind the president during a speech in San Francisco, was joined by others who began to chant “Stop deportation!” “If, in fact, I could solve all these problems without passing them through Congress, I would do so,” President Obama responded. “But we’re also a nation of laws.”

During his remarks, the president praised supporters of the Senate bill, including activists fasting on the National Mall, and encouraged House Speaker John Boehner, whom he said is “sincere” in wanting to pass immigration reform, to follow their lead.

The president is on a West Coast fundraising swing.

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO OF HIS SPEECH...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; congress; emperor; immigration; obama; tyranny; tyrant
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1 posted on 11/26/2013 6:02:33 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“If I could be a dictator, I would but that damned Constitution keeps getting in the way!”


2 posted on 11/26/2013 6:04:16 AM PST by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: SeekAndFind

Enforce our borders!

And bring back US jobs.


3 posted on 11/26/2013 6:05:37 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: SeekAndFind

“We’re a nation of laws”... for now. But we’d all be better off if my word was law. /S


4 posted on 11/26/2013 6:05:59 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SeekAndFind

Mr. Obama, is there any law that you would respect if it got in the way of something you really wanted to do?

I thought not.


5 posted on 11/26/2013 6:06:02 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: SeekAndFind
How DARE illegal invaders chant or demand ANYTHING!

They're lucky that they weren't rounded up then and there.
We should drop them off in North Korea and see how far they get protesting there.

6 posted on 11/26/2013 6:07:21 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: SeekAndFind

Especially with the commie ‘RATS tanking in the polls for 2014, right Barry? America needs more low information voters who are dependent upon the government for the commie ‘RAT Party to survive.


7 posted on 11/26/2013 6:07:30 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my health insurance policy?)
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To: SeekAndFind
And if we could bypass Zero on everything, we would do so.
8 posted on 11/26/2013 6:07:34 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: SeekAndFind

I smell a “plant.” It looked to me this all was staged.


9 posted on 11/26/2013 6:09:55 AM PST by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Obama even lies to his followers. He has used executive power on immigration to change or ignore enforcement and grant temporary status to illegals potentially eligible under the proposed Dream Act.

Why now does the King not act? What we know is the King does not act on issues he knows is politically damaging and seeks cover through congress. GOP beware!

10 posted on 11/26/2013 6:11:11 AM PST by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s the same tactic that Emporer Palpatine used to gain supreme power over the senate, he reluctantly accepted this great responsibilty... it’s the same scene played out at this staged Nobama event.


11 posted on 11/26/2013 6:12:27 AM PST by jag.drafting
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To: SeekAndFind
If I could be LHO for a day I would.
Who is LHO?
NSA is listening. . . . . can't say here.
12 posted on 11/26/2013 6:12:30 AM PST by DeaconRed (FUBAR- What Zero has done and continues to do. To ZERO: Burn Baby Burn. . .)
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To: SeekAndFind

This is not the first time the Lyin’ King has cited that Pesky Constitution as an OBSTRUCTION to his ambitions, rather than the FOUNDATION of Our Nation.


13 posted on 11/26/2013 6:13:46 AM PST by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: PATRIOT1876

> How DARE illegal invaders chant or demand ANYTHING!
They’re lucky that they weren’t rounded up then and there.
We should drop them off in North Korea and see how far they get protesting there.

Probably a “paid” protester by the Obama administration. You have to understand the’re like illusionists; they fabricate these type moments for the MSM while the cameras are rolling to make 0 look like a good guy. 0 probably even has a beer with his paid protesters after his speech is over.


14 posted on 11/26/2013 6:14:39 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: SeekAndFind
*If I Could Bypass Congress on Immigration, ‘I Would Do So’*

TRANSLATION:

“If I could destroy every American’s job, I would do so!”

15 posted on 11/26/2013 6:15:12 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: Personal Responsibility
“If I could be a dictator, I would but that damned Constitution keeps getting in the way!”

Since Woodrow Wilson was a young sophomoric Eurotrash wannabe the Progressives have seen the Constitution not as America's bulwark against tyranny but as America's Original Sin, a grand impediment to immanentizing the eschaton. Obama drank deeply from that cup.

16 posted on 11/26/2013 6:16:34 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: SeekAndFind

...Yeah...I saw it on TV captions....the hecklers were a set up....so he could say it......and do it a few weeks later....


17 posted on 11/26/2013 6:19:49 AM PST by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: SeekAndFind
Which is exactly why the founding fathers put in place the series of checks and balances, and why we have the 2nd amendment for when all else fails.
18 posted on 11/26/2013 6:21:41 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: DeaconRed

Louise Hussein Obama?


19 posted on 11/26/2013 6:22:19 AM PST by OKSooner ("Like, cosmic, man.")
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To: SeekAndFind

“If I Could Bypass Congress on Immigration, ‘I Would Do So”

W H A T...a f(*&ing’ mentality!!!


20 posted on 11/26/2013 6:25:33 AM PST by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: SeekAndFind

“...If I could bypass Congress, I would...”
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The man openly admits his desire to be our new King George.
The media openly admit to aiding in making it happen.
Half the population openly admit their willingness to be loyal subjects to a benevolent monarch.


21 posted on 11/26/2013 6:28:44 AM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: hadaclueonce

“I smell a “plant.” It looked to me this all was staged.”

Obama will spend the next 9 months beating up on the Republican House demanding his amnesty bill be passed. It the Republicans don’t cave, in September or October, just prior to the election he will grant amnesty via executive order. This action will rally the progressive base and result in significant voter fraud as illegals rush to the polls for same day registration (where allowed).


22 posted on 11/26/2013 6:29:46 AM PST by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

He had the House and Senate the first two years. Why was not amnesty granted then?


23 posted on 11/26/2013 6:52:01 AM PST by eekitsagreek (Tip like a Greek during tough economic times: 3% in loose change!)
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To: DeaconRed

That would be Lee?


24 posted on 11/26/2013 6:54:48 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: SeekAndFind
?Obama: If I Could Bypass Congress on Immigration, ‘I Would Do So’

I recall him saying just such a thing about the Dream Act.

He then ordered it into existence by Executive Order.

This will repeat.

25 posted on 11/26/2013 6:57:47 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: spokeshave
"...Yeah...I saw it on TV captions....the hecklers were a set up....so he could say it......and do it a few weeks later...."

I wouldn't doubt it.

26 posted on 11/26/2013 7:02:02 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: SeekAndFind

This story is insane. He already stopped millions of deportations through Executive Order months and months ago.


27 posted on 11/26/2013 7:07:06 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (We're At That Awkward Stage: It's too late to vote them out, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

“Obama: If I Could Bypass Congress, ‘I Would Do So’”.......

He has no problem doing whatever he damn well pleases and Congress is just one of his “bumps in the road”. It is well past time that odumbo be removed, permanently. We do not need a dictator in this country and he certainly fits that descrpition.


28 posted on 11/26/2013 7:10:09 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: hadaclueonce

Of course it was a plant.

The Secret Service does not allow anyone to get behind the Presidents back unless they know all about them.


29 posted on 11/26/2013 7:14:48 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: SeekAndFind

...he’s already bypassed Congress on immigration and a host of other issues...


30 posted on 11/26/2013 8:20:08 AM PST by Tzimisce
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To: hadaclueonce

I’m surprised the guy didn’t faint . . . just sayin’


31 posted on 11/26/2013 8:28:52 AM PST by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Mr. Obama has told people that it would be so much easier to be the president of China. As one official put it, ‘No one is scrutinizing Hu Jintao’s words in Tahrir Square.’”

Obama wishes he was President of China

32 posted on 11/26/2013 8:36:35 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: OKSooner
"Louise Hussein Obama?"

Probably Lee Harvey Oswald.

33 posted on 11/26/2013 8:42:42 AM PST by DeaconRed (FUBAR- What Zero has done and continues to do. To ZERO: Burn Baby Burn. . .)
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To: Red_Devil 232
That would be Lee?

It would be indeed. . . . . .

34 posted on 11/26/2013 8:44:02 AM PST by DeaconRed (FUBAR- What Zero has done and continues to do. To ZERO: Burn Baby Burn. . .)
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To: SeekAndFind

“If I Could Bypass Congress on Immigration, ‘I Would Do So’”

The words of a wannabe two bit tin horn dictator. For a
pres—ent (no ID) to say this should be an impeachable
offense. Obama is a traitor and is hell bent on
destroying this country.


35 posted on 11/26/2013 8:58:47 AM PST by Slambat
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To: SeekAndFind
Did you see that scene on the news? This invader college student stands up, interupts Obama, and demands that he and his invader family be allowed to stay here. Instead of being removed, Obama chose to anser him. It had to have been staged.

If we were a real nation of laws, he would've been taken away in chains and he and his family would've been deported. Wasn't Obama abetting criminal behavior by not doing that?

36 posted on 11/26/2013 9:01:50 AM PST by grania
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To: jag.drafting

“It’s the same tactic that Emporer Palpatine used to gain supreme power over the senate, he reluctantly accepted this great responsibilty... it’s the same scene played out at this staged Nobama event.”

Funny and I hate to say it on this forum but that’s exactly
what Alex Jones said a couple of years ago.


37 posted on 11/26/2013 9:03:08 AM PST by Slambat
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To: ThunderSleeps

“Which is exactly why the founding fathers put in place the series of checks and balances, and why we have the 2nd amendment for when all else fails.”

Bad news, the senate just took out one of those checks and
they are making it harder to get the ammo needed for the
eventual 2nd amendment enforcement.


38 posted on 11/26/2013 9:06:22 AM PST by Slambat
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To: left that other site

“Lyin’ King”

Good one. First time I heard it.


39 posted on 11/26/2013 9:07:44 AM PST by Slambat
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To: grania

Sure was. Answering a non-citizen criminal invader who is violating our laws, and leeching off of OUR HARD WORK. Our “President” has the gall to answer this wet clothes leech. So the 11 million or so plus of illegal scum taking our money will hear this and shill for Obama.


40 posted on 11/26/2013 9:13:21 AM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Slambat

We’re in the grip, and it is tightening. Not many seem to realize that we don’t have much time, we’re going to wake up one day with police kicking doors down and confiscating guns. Then it will be too late.


41 posted on 11/26/2013 9:14:49 AM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Slambat

I created that back in 2008. Glad you like it. (I was on “That other site” at the time, was severely castigated for it, LEFT that other site and came to FR! It was a GOP site...can you believe it!)


42 posted on 11/26/2013 9:52:55 AM PST by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: hadaclueonce

That was the first thought I had . . .
He was allowed to clearly plead his case . . .


43 posted on 11/26/2013 9:59:51 AM PST by cuspofcommonsense
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To: SeekAndFind

Translation: If I did not want to use immigration as a wedge against republicans, I would do so.


44 posted on 11/26/2013 9:59:56 AM PST by Raycpa
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45 posted on 11/26/2013 10:11:55 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SeekAndFind

Hm. It’s kind of interesting. Has he ever encountered a non-leftist protester? I tend to think many of these things are staged. I know he’s encountered Code Pink and now the open borders crowd. Has anyone ever yelled, “Obamacare is a lie?” or “Close the borders!” in an appearance by him? It seems his “protesters” only want him to be MORE liberal.


46 posted on 11/26/2013 10:26:04 AM PST by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: SeekAndFind
King Barry seems to forget he ALREADY OVERTURNED immigration laws without consent of Congress, namely DEPORTATIONS by issuing memos restricting Border Patrol's actions at the border. This is why the Border Patrol is SUING Obama!

This 'rogue protester' is about as legit as the fainting lady at Obama's Obamacare speech. All staged and total BS about as credible as most of what he says as well.

47 posted on 11/26/2013 11:03:56 AM PST by Obama_Is_A_Feminist
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To: SeekAndFind

President Obama responded. “But we’re also a nation of laws.”...?

You damn liar!


48 posted on 11/26/2013 11:17:07 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Personal Responsibility

“If I could bypass Congress on Immigration, I would do it.”

President (if he IS the President!) Barack Al-Obama already HAS bypassed Congress.


49 posted on 11/26/2013 11:30:56 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: MrB

Similar to the rule of silence in a Unitarian monastery: “No talking. Unless what you have to say is really, really important.”


50 posted on 11/26/2013 11:33:42 AM PST by firebrand
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