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Turley: Obama's "Become The Very Danger The Constitution Was Designed To Avoid"
Real Clear Politics Video ^ | December 4, 2013

Posted on 12/05/2013 6:57:43 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike

REP. BOB GOODLATTE (R-VA): Professor Turley, the constitution, the system of separated powers is not simply about stopping one branch of government from usurping another. It's about protecting the liberty of Americans from the dangers of concentrated government power. How does the president's unilateral modification of act of Congress affect both the balance of power between the political branches and the liberty interests of the American people?

JONATHAN TURLEY: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The danger is quite severe. The problem with what the president is doing is that he's not simply posing a danger to the constitutional system. He's becoming the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid. That is the concentration of power in every single branch.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jonathanturley; obama; turley
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1 posted on 12/05/2013 6:57:43 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike
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To: Hotlanta Mike

and Turley is a liberal....


2 posted on 12/05/2013 7:00:28 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

3 posted on 12/05/2013 7:01:34 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Yes, he is, and this situation is going to get much, much worse.


4 posted on 12/05/2013 7:04:49 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Best line of questions was from Trey Gowdy SC...

just which laws can obama not enforce? What about election laws?....


5 posted on 12/05/2013 7:05:44 AM PST by Principled
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To: Hotlanta Mike

We recognize this but what will be done about it?


6 posted on 12/05/2013 7:06:34 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

But in Obama’s own words, the Constitution is a flawed document containing only negative liberties. We all know he’d like to replace it with something else, even if some of us aren’t willing to admit it.


7 posted on 12/05/2013 7:07:01 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Red Badger

bttt


8 posted on 12/05/2013 7:07:05 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

On the one hand, I want to say that’s really rich, coming from a lib like Turley. On the other hand, if Obama has lost Turley, it’s not a good sign for the President.


9 posted on 12/05/2013 7:08:21 AM PST by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

10 posted on 12/05/2013 7:08:39 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Turley also makes an excellent point about the lawlessness of what he terms the fourth branch.

.................."And with that trend we also have the continued rise of this fourth branch. We have agencies that are quite large that issue regulations. The Supreme Court said recently that agencies could actually define their own or interpret their own jurisdiction. "...............
11 posted on 12/05/2013 7:09:04 AM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: chris37
nobody in the Congress seems to care or want to do anything about this dictator.....what are we to do?....we have no options....

its up to our elected officials and the judiciary to reign the dictator in......they're paid off or too chicken....

12 posted on 12/05/2013 7:10:12 AM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Obama is testing the Constitution like no President in my lifetime.

I am shocked at how seemingly defenseless our Nation is from this despot.

He is insulated from Impeachment by his race. Few Republicans want to confront his transgressions because the truth is...they are not defenders of the Constitution.

They are defenders of their own Insider Privilege. Ultimately that is all they are actively protecting.

13 posted on 12/05/2013 7:11:32 AM PST by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: silverleaf

A rare honest Liberal

Obama is winning the gamble that he’ll be long gone by the time any challenges to his dictates make it to SCOTUS.


14 posted on 12/05/2013 7:12:14 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Hotlanta Mike
SERIOUS
B T T T ! ! ! ©

15 posted on 12/05/2013 7:15:00 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: All
In his new book "Extortion" author Peter Schweitzer writes about Oboma, Holder (and other Obama govt insiders), using the Justice Dept "and assorted govt agencies" to extort and steal Big Money:

10/19/13 NY POST EXCERPT---US ‘robs’ $13B from venerable bank / By Mark DeCambre

JPMorgan Chase has tentatively agreed to pay the Department of Justice a record $13 billion settlement to resolve several civil probes relating to residential mortgage-backed securities — a costly deal that still doesn’t protect the bank against additional criminal prosecutions. The settlement, revealed Saturday, would be the largest lump payout the US government has ever asked of an individual company.

“This is a basic and fundamental attack on capitalism,” declared Dick Bove, an influential bank analyst at Rafferty Capital.“It is possible that the government is taking away the property of the JPMorgan shareholders without the shareholders having committed any crime or having any say in the expropriation of these funds.”

. Under the settlement, JPMorgan must continue to cooperate with federal investigators probing the banking giant’s issuance of mortgage-backed securities from 2005 to 2007, according to sources. Still to be ironed out are how to resolve that criminal investigation, along with the wording of any admissions of culpability the feds might require.

Analysts called the settlement a raw deal given that, by JPMorgan’s own estimate, some 80 percent of its mortgage-backed securities had been acquired at the request of the government, when it bought Bear Stearns and Washington Mutual in 2008. “I just think that these banks like JPMorgan are being whacked like a pinata,” said Doug Kass, a hedge-fund manager at Seabreeze Partners. “Ultimately, the earnings power of banks is being regulated out of them from the [Securities and Exchange Commission], from the Department of Justice,” Kass added. for its legal expenses and settlement costs this year alone. http://nypost.com/2013/10/19/jpmorgan-in-tentative-13b-deal-with-us-justice-dept/

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Remember Obama grabbed total control of the US Treasury; Obama calculatedly placed his then-COS Rahm Emanuel in a dual role.......in the WH and at Treasury. Obama had a stranglehold on Treasury via COS Rahm Emanuel's dual role

STROLL DOWN MEMORY LANE Soon as they occupied the WH, Obama and the Chi/cons (a) took control of the US Census; (b) Obama placed his COS Rahm Emanuel in control of the US Dept of the Treasury (the IRS). Read on.

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THE SMOKING GUN---WSJ REPORT--On Jan 20, 2009 Timothy Geithner was appointed Obama's Secy of the Treasury. But within three weeks, the Obama White House tightened its grip on Treasury. Obama put his COS, Rahm Emanuel, in charge of Treasury---Rahm Emanuel's dual role was an unusual move.

When he got to Treasury, WH COS Rahm Emanuel was so involved in the inner workings that the phrase "Rahm wants it" had become an unofficial mantra among subservient govt staffers, prostrate in obeisance, scurrying to accede to Rahm's wishes, according to Treasury government officials. Reported by WSJ / 05/31/09

More here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124113406528875137.html

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DEMS GETTING READY TO CASH-IN BIGTIME?: Obama says it’s time to ‘turn the page’ on Fannie and Freddie
MarketWatch | 7/24/13 | FR Posted by illiac

Obama's speech on the US economy spelled out the beginning of the end for federally-controlled mortgage buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. “We’ll work with both parties to turn the page on Fannie and Freddie, and build a housing finance system that’s rock-solid for future generations,” Obama said, according to a copy of his prepared remarks

The House Financial Services Committee approved a bill in July that would get rid of the firms in five years, to be replaced by a National Mortgage Market Utility to help "securitize" mortgages. (Excerpt) more at blogs.marketwatch.com

NOTE WELL---what Obama left out of his remarks Wall Street Journal report on page A15---article entitled “Treasury’s Fannie Mae Heist“.

WSJ: The Federal government is seizing the substantial profits of the government-chartered mortgage firms, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, taking for itself the property and potential gains of private investors the government induced to help prop up these companies. This conduct is intolerable.” A scathing article follows--a must read.

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ANOTHER POSSIBILITY IS A HOLDER COVER-UP for the massive mtge fraud perpetrated by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (O's gotta show "he cares" ---b/c he's paranoid about getting latino votes). More below.

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FANNIE-MAE--THE DEMOCRATS' CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE / By Michelle Malkin

Fannie/Freddie are centerpieces of the criminal enterprise called the Democrat Party-—where Dem cronies and collaborators loot the organization, get cushy jobs, bonuses, and the like.

Fannie Mae’s political machine dispensed campaign contributions, gave jobs to friends and relatives of legislators, hired armies of lobbyists (even paying lobbyists not to lobby against it), paid academics who wrote papers validating the home ownership mania, and spread “charitable” contributions to housing advocates across the congressional map.

Fannie Mae serves as an industrial-sized patronage factory — sharing profits with political allies, spreading taxpayer funds to voting blocs——like ethnic groups-——and doling out jobsto left-wing academics, Washington has-beens and back-scratching buddies.

Obama insider Fannie Mae exec Jim Johnson got sweetheart loans from shady subprime Countrywide. Pols raked in six-figure salaries as F/F engaged in Enron-style accounting, plunged into debt and helped usher in the subprime housing meltdown through cockamamie lending practices.

Bill Clinton appointed Franklin Raines, Daley and Rahm Emanuel just as the quasi-governmental F/M engaged in rampant book-cooking so that F/M insider could help themselves to massive bonuses.

The Chi/Tribune exposed how political whore Rahm Emanuel’s “profitable stint” was low-show w/ no work involved. Emanuel was not even assigned to committees, according to company proxy statements. Immediately upon joining the board, Emanuel and other insiders qualified for $380,000 in stock and options plus a $20,000 annual fee, public records indicate. W/ Wall Street Rahm Emanuel at F/M, accounting tricks were used to mislead shareholders about outsize profits F/M reaped from risky investments.

The goal was to cook the books to keep fraudulent earnings on the books, to make Freddie Mac look profitable on paper-——AND to fraudulently obtain humongous annual bonuses for Dem political insiders.

16 posted on 12/05/2013 7:16:18 AM PST by Liz
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Our so-called “conservative” House is fundamentally complicit in this.


17 posted on 12/05/2013 7:18:28 AM PST by onedoug
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To: All
SUB-PRIME MORTGAGE SCAMS--ANOTHER HOLDER COVERUP?

MASSIVE LATINO MORTGAGE FRAUD ON CAPITOL HILL: The Congressional Hispanic Institute, Inc, is an entity organized by Cong Joe Baca (D-Cali) in his capacity as head of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Cong Baca created "HOGAR" (Spanish for home) in 2003 to work with the mortgage industry, F/M, lenders, banks and latino community groups to increase mortgage lending to what savvy observers consider to be unqualified Latinos.

"HOGAR" colluded w/ Cong Baca in what was to become a massive bilking of taxpayers. Cong Baca calculatedly hyped the fact that the national Latino homeownership rate was 47%, compared with 68% for the overall population.

HOGAR was coached to call the figure "alarming," and to say "a concerted effort was required to ensure that by the end of the decade Latinos will share equally in the American Dream of home ownership."

HOGAR and Cong Baca conned the public, failing to note that most of the "dreamers" were illegals, citizens of Third World countries who had violated US borders.

Predictably, HOGAR colluded w/ co-conspirators which included:

(a) shaky mortgage companies that ran into big trouble;

(b) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, both now under federal control after billions in taxpayer bailouts;

(c) Countrywide Financial Corp., sold to Bank of America Corp;

(d) Washington Mutual Inc., taken over by the US government and sold to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; and,

(e) New Century Financial Corp. and Ameriquest Mortgage Corp, both now defunct, killed by defaulted subprime Latino mortgages.

HOGAR's ties to the subprime mortgage industry were substantial. Bribery and self-dealing were rampant:

<><> Companies that donated $150,000 to Cong Baca got the right to have their own research fellow who would conduct fraudulent studies, which were cunningly used by industry lobbyists to pump lending.

<><> Bribery and extortion in the form of $100,000 annual donations to Cong Baca, for which HOGAR provided phony news releases from Cong Baca's Hispanic Caucus promoting a lender's commercial products to the Latino market,

<><> The most shocking example of bribery well-substantitated by Hogar's literature..... HOGAR announced it worked with Freddie Mac on a self-serving two-year examination of Latino homeownership in 63 congressional districts.

The "study" found Hispanic ownership on the rise thanks to "new flexible mortgage loan products" that the industry was adopting at the urging of Cong Baca's collusive coterie.

<><> HOGAR conned lenders into even more lenient down-payment and underwriting standards.

<><> As the subprime debacle unfolded, HOGAR declined repeated requests for comment despite the economic havoc their activities precipitated.

The mortgage schemes demonstrated the criminal activities of border violators with multiple identities---perhaps violent, terrorist-connected foreigners---colluding and conspiring to defraud private companies and public entities. And mortgage racketeering enterprises which employed sub rosa finance and business practices to carry out deceptions and frauds.

The alleged ring of swindlers---a Congresman, individuals with multiple identities, banks, insurance companies, mortgage brokers--might be charged with cheating the US govt, taxpayers and bank share holders out of hundreds of millions of dollars via an elaborate web of mortgage and bank frauds.

The mortgage Dreamers used multiple phony identities, fraudulent Social Security numbers, purchased from identity forgers in order to obtain govt-subsidized benefits.

L/E will find that individuals with multiple identities obtained fraudulent mortgages then flipped the houses at ever-higher prices to family member who then absconded to foreign countries, sticking banks (and taxpayers) with hundreds of millions in fraudulent mortgages.

BACKGROUND A Wall Street Journal investigative report related that, according to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council examination of the borrowing spree, uncovered financial schemes by low-income housing groups, Hispanic lawmakers, a congressional Hispanic housing initiative, mortgage lenders and brokers, all colluding in fraduent schemes to increase homeownership among Latinos with forged documents which enabled massive fraud.

This was not simply the mortgage market at work. It was fueled by avarice, greed, and Congressional enabling fraudulent practices. In 2005 alone, mortgages to Hispanics jumped by 29%; Latinos with multiple fraudulent identities in low-paying jobs obtained subprime mortgages for prime properties---soaring to 169%.

(Research provided by Wall Street Journal. Some material excerpted from the NY Times).

18 posted on 12/05/2013 7:19:01 AM PST by Liz
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To: Hotlanta Mike


19 posted on 12/05/2013 7:21:47 AM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

What the hell are these cowards waiting for? Impeach and Imprison.


20 posted on 12/05/2013 7:22:07 AM PST by Old Yeller (America: Under Iranian hostage since Jan. 20, 2008.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
... "Obama's "Become The Very Danger The Constitution Was Designed To Avoid" ... But failed to stop.
21 posted on 12/05/2013 7:26:21 AM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Awgie

Totally agree. You can see it when the GOP attacks the Tea Party, they seem to think the status-quo is OK...they don’t see the sea of change before them.

....something is coming and it will get ugly.


22 posted on 12/05/2013 7:29:50 AM PST by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: Principled
I stated in another thread that if impeachment ever comes up, it will be by the Democrats, not the Republicans.

Another thread of an Obama person questioning the state of affairs:

23 posted on 12/05/2013 7:31:00 AM PST by TomGuy (.)
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To: Irenic
As with an earlier AG, Janet Reno (and say Waco, ..., etc. - those "ongoing investigations" which never did end - and hence resulted in zilch), the most important things a President needs are: (a) a compliant AG, and (b) an impenitent Congress (i.e., nada on active, aggressive, and adversarial oversight).

Obama and his administration are clear proof of this.

Henry Hyde is not proud - the flag has indeed fallen.

24 posted on 12/05/2013 7:31:06 AM PST by jamaksin
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To: Old Yeller

How about IMPEACH and TAR & FEATHER?


25 posted on 12/05/2013 7:33:35 AM PST by certrtwngnut (')
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To: chris37
Yes, he is, and this situation is going to get much, much worse.

Yep. The time to say "Praise the Lord and pass the ammo" is almost at hand.

26 posted on 12/05/2013 7:34:26 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: jamaksin

Our states have power but the states have sat on their thumbs for too long, too. We have not used all the tools that were made available to us. Hopefully we can start trying to use the tools and it’s not too late.

A little more help and less resistance from our elected officials and the dagblasted media would be nice!


27 posted on 12/05/2013 7:37:44 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: cdcdawg
On the other hand, if Obama has lost Turley, it’s not a good sign for the President.

Turley's about as far left-wing of a Professor as one will find (google him and read ... some of the stuff he advocates makes me nervous.) The fact is, if Obama's losing people like Turley, he's losing his BASE.

2014 is going to be an interesting election year and I wonder if people like Turley will either sit-out the mid-term elections OR hold their nose and vote (R) to stop Obama in his tracks.

28 posted on 12/05/2013 7:39:40 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Old Yeller

Impeaching just means that the Senate can start removal process, which takes 2/3 to carry out...which is 67 votes. They still can’t prosecute or imprison.

If the Rebublicans miraculously take ALL 21 Dem Senate seats in the next election, they will get to 66.

Expect them to fall short of even that with a few “throw them all out” movements.


29 posted on 12/05/2013 7:42:01 AM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL9itreYkkc


30 posted on 12/05/2013 7:42:03 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Hotlanta Mike

And the same Constitution contains the remedy: Impeachment and Removal.

Congress has abandoned it Constitutional mandate to do so.


31 posted on 12/05/2013 7:42:20 AM PST by bestintxas (Obamacare = Obamascrewed)
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To: Doogle

32 posted on 12/05/2013 7:44:38 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: TomGuy

It’ll have to have Democrat support, at the least. Removal requires 2/3.

The best path is to motivate the will of the people to put pressure on their Senators. We do that by putting the information and arguments in front of them while they are paying attention.


33 posted on 12/05/2013 7:46:37 AM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

I recall sometime in the early 1970’s, reading a rewrite of the Constitution as written by a bunch of radical leftist.

When I read it I thought it was a joke but it wasn’t.

It was written spelling out what the govt had to do for you, no mention of what limits were placed on the govt.


34 posted on 12/05/2013 7:49:25 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: IMR 4350
I recall sometime in the early 1970’s, reading a rewrite of the Constitution as written by a bunch of radical leftist. When I read it I thought it was a joke but it wasn’t. It was written spelling out what the govt had to do for you, no mention of what limits were placed on the govt.

Obama famously endorsed that document in an interview he gave to a Chicago public radio station ten or twelve years ago.


35 posted on 12/05/2013 7:55:01 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: silverleaf; Hotlanta Mike
He's becoming...

True, Turley is a liberal.
That no doubt lead to his choice of words and masks his unwillingness to say that O has always presented a threat to the Constitution, to admit that it was a serious mistake for any clear thinking American such as he regards himself to support O’s candidacy.

O's anti-Constitution and anti-American views were well-published and available to all far in advance of his election. While most of us here recognized the danger early on, it is quite telling that a majority did not.

36 posted on 12/05/2013 7:56:02 AM PST by frog in a pot ( "To each according to his need..." -from a guy who never had a real job and couldn't feed his famil)
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To: Liz

Thank you for your work!


37 posted on 12/05/2013 7:57:19 AM PST by frog in a pot ( "To each according to his need..." -from a guy who never had a real job and couldn't feed his famil)
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To: IMR 4350

Yes, that is a common view among liberals now. You have a right to government services, and there is no danger of too much government control. It’s a product of government-controlled schooling.


38 posted on 12/05/2013 7:59:22 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Girlene

bttt


39 posted on 12/05/2013 7:59:23 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: frog in a pot

He’s becoming...

True, Turley is a liberal.
That no doubt lead to his choice of words and masks his unwillingness to say that O has always presented a threat to the Constitution, to admit that it was a serious mistake for any clear thinking American such as he regards himself to support O’s candidacy.

O’s anti-Constitution and anti-American views were well-published and available to all far in advance of his election. While most of us here recognized the danger early on, it is quite telling that a majority did not.


No, after 8 years of the evil Boooosh and racist GOP (so the media told us) many were too excited in attending rallies and fainting at just the sight of a clean, articulate black man...


40 posted on 12/05/2013 7:59:31 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I was talking to a gentleman at the first Utah Tea Party back in 2008. We were voicing our concerns over the way the country was headed. He said he believed the time is coming when we will have to stand behind the Constitution. I said I believe the time is coming when we will have to stand in front of the Constitution with our Second Amendment rights in our hands. Five years later, and I hold that belief even more strongly today.


41 posted on 12/05/2013 7:59:41 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (There ARE two Americas: "God's children" and the tax payers)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

.....there was music in the cafés at night.......


42 posted on 12/05/2013 8:03:46 AM PST by ALASKA (Disgusted......)
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To: Doogle
That's pretty good!

Did you notice how his lips are the same color as his purple tie!

43 posted on 12/05/2013 8:04:11 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike; Impy; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; Tennessee Nana; Liz; GOPJ
Thanks Mike

I was hoping someone would post about this.

Lib Jonathan Turley used to be MSNBCs expert forever explaining how so many of GWBs actions were unconstitutional.

Then last night I saw on FNC he testified to GOP house committee about Obama’s unconstitutional overreach of power.

I laughed and thought :”No more invitations to be on MSNBC anymore for John”

Gotta love it

44 posted on 12/05/2013 8:16:42 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: lepton

The Vice President can only vote to break a tie, so he would have no vote in this?


45 posted on 12/05/2013 8:22:29 AM PST by JohnnyP
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I remember that comment.

Truly bizarre.

The thing reads like it was written by children, not a bunch of so called left wing intellectuals.

Only someone with the mind of a child would take it serious.


46 posted on 12/05/2013 8:35:10 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: cherry

Yes, we do, we have 2 options.

One is civil, Article V convention.


47 posted on 12/05/2013 8:35:38 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Girlene; Awgie

It is the colossal expansion of the “Fourth Branch” that ultimately brought about this Constitutional Crisis. The corruption of the press was a second prerequisite. Imagine in 1970 when there were hints that Nixon “might” use the IRS as a weapon against political enemies. The media went nuts and everyone reacted with shock and horror. Today, the IRS is DELIBERATELY being given unfettered power over the most intimate and personal details of our lives, has virtually unlimited access to information. And yes, it is being used against political enemies.

From the press, barely a whisper. From the masses, nothing but fear. This was not possible a generation ago, because the government wasn’t big enough to do it. Now it is. It has become a slavemaster simply because it can.

So the unconstitutional president is now master of a bureaucratic leviathan, and the press remains silent. The last two pieces of the picture are the emasculation of the Supreme Court and impotence of Congress. I have no doubt that Chief Justice Roberts was blackmailed to changing his vote on the constitutionality of 0bamacare, which has effectively brought the Court to heel and removed it as an obstacle.

The impotency of Congress is self-evident from the corruption and rot that has infested that institution ever since the GOP forgot about its Contract with America. But if there is one key player there, it is Harry Reid. Ever since 0bamacare was passed, he has deliberately thwarted any meaningful legislation in the Senate, causing Congressional paralysis. It’s the excuse for executive rule by fiat, and 0bama openly states that is what he will do. If he can get a fig-leaf rubber stamp from Congress, great. Looks good on paper. But he is perfectly willing to rule by decree if he can’t get the rubber-stamp.

Comrade Turley, welcome to the revolution. You do realize you helped as a willing foot soldier in the march “forward,” don’t you?


48 posted on 12/05/2013 8:38:44 AM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: usconservative

Yes, sir it is, and I think it is going to be Hell on earth.


49 posted on 12/05/2013 8:39:10 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: fuzzylogic; Awgie

“You can see it when the GOP attacks the Tea Party, they seem to think the status-quo is OK...they don’t see the sea of change before them.”

The GOP doesn’t realize they are the Mensheviks and Social Revolutionaries. They think they are playing in the good ol’ boys club of “go along-get along” while the communist/democrat party is waging a war of extermination against them.


50 posted on 12/05/2013 8:40:56 AM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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