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Obama: "Where I Can Act On My Own Without Congress, I'm Going To Do So"
Real Clear Politics ^ | 1/15/14 | Ian Schwartz

Posted on 01/15/2014 6:23:22 PM PST by Nachum

PRESIDENT OBAMA: North Carolina still has a higher than average unemployment rate so this is important to this state. Folks aren't looking for a handout, they're not looking for special treatment. There are a lot of people who are sending out resumes every single day, but the market, the job market is still tough in pockets around the country. And people need support, a little help so they can look after their families while they're looking for a new job.

So Congress should do the right thing and extend this vital lifeline for millions of Americans. Of course, that's just short term. Long-term, the challenge of making sure everybody who works hard can get ahead in today's economy is so important that we can't wait for Congress to solve it. Where I can act on my own without Congress, I' m going to do so.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: act; congress; obama
Feh.
1 posted on 01/15/2014 6:23:22 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 01/15/2014 6:23:52 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Meanwhile, the House GOP will work on immigration reform.


3 posted on 01/15/2014 6:24:45 PM PST by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: Nachum

“Where I Can Act On My Own Without Congress, I’m Going To Do So”
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Me, too.


4 posted on 01/15/2014 6:25:30 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Nachum

We call it Un-Constitutional Congressional Bypass.


5 posted on 01/15/2014 6:25:37 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Nachum

Obummer should just round up the entire House and Senate and line them up on the east side of the capitol and burn them at the stake in front of the Supreme Court building. Obummer is now in charge and pulled of a Coup. We live in the new land of aMeriKa. Obummber’s world. Our great Democracy is over.


6 posted on 01/15/2014 6:26:07 PM PST by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 The land of entitlement for the 51% crowd.)
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To: Nachum

As opposed to what you’ve done for 5 years?


7 posted on 01/15/2014 6:27:30 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: ncfool

Well, I certainly don’t see any push back or outrage from the so-called opposition *leadership*. So, I guess he has pulled off a coup.


8 posted on 01/15/2014 6:30:25 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Nachum

Lock and load!


9 posted on 01/15/2014 6:31:38 PM PST by DownInFlames
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To: Nachum

The GOP will put him back in his place according to the US Constitution. Wait, never mind.


10 posted on 01/15/2014 6:34:12 PM PST by bgill
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To: Nachum

And the media bashed Bush because they thought he went too far ...so where is the MSM now???


11 posted on 01/15/2014 6:35:24 PM PST by SkyDancer ("How Can People Ask Forgiveness If They Won't Forgive Others?")
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To: Repeal The 17th

300 million can ignore the law as well as one...

This isn’t an intellectual exercise.


12 posted on 01/15/2014 6:36:20 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Nachum

It is late but time to go DC and march to throw these bastards out. Go to their offices and to the White House and throw them into the street or die trying.


13 posted on 01/15/2014 6:39:15 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: SkyDancer

The MSM is a communists club and its head is King Obama. Add the communist Hollywood and forget any negative remarks about their king, King Obama.


14 posted on 01/15/2014 6:44:00 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Jane Long

“Well, I certainly don’t see any push back or outrage...”

I’ve noticed that, as with Coburn on Mark Levin’s show last night and a bit played today by Rush with Karl Rove. Instead of righteous indignation, they very passively, sadly, and sorrowfully state and restate the problem, as if Obama’s over reach is a force of nature, like a hurricane, that can’t be turned. Coburn said that legislators have trouble in court establishing standing in combating it. That is absurd, but why go to court?


15 posted on 01/15/2014 6:44:19 PM PST by odawg
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To: Nachum

If you like your Congress you can keep your Congress. Period!


16 posted on 01/15/2014 6:47:22 PM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: Nachum

PIG.


17 posted on 01/15/2014 6:47:54 PM PST by originalbuckeye ("A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue;)
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To: Logical me

Right - just wait until a Conservative is president again and watch them foam. It’ll be Bush and Reagan all over again.


18 posted on 01/15/2014 6:50:34 PM PST by SkyDancer ("How Can People Ask Forgiveness If They Won't Forgive Others?")
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To: JimSEA

Now THAT is a post that recommends actually doing something though.

While removal of Zero, under Harry Reid, is out of the question in the senate, it is time to defend the Constitution in the House and go ahead with impeachment proceedings. That would be the honest thing to do and the only way the sheeple will ever hear of the Constitution, that we even have one.

Of course, the senate failed the people and gave Clinton a pass, and he rebounded in the polls after the media rehabilitated him.

All things right and honest seem to backfire in DC, in this age, don’t they?


19 posted on 01/15/2014 6:55:14 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

Direct action through peaceful protest and civil disobedience requires a lot of people but it seems to me the only thing left that gives any hope of turning this around.


20 posted on 01/15/2014 6:59:21 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Nachum

Wrong. Congress should rein in the out of control president and the out of control, unelected, unaccountable rule-making bureauacracy that’s stifling our economy. Dump the EPA and watch our economy boom.


21 posted on 01/15/2014 7:03:23 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Nachum; All

Somebody please help fill in this blind spot. I know that the Congress can override presidential vetoes with 2/3 majority support of each House. So Congress can act on its own without executive branch support in such a case.

But I don’t see from the Constitution where a president can act on her own without the support of Congress, particularly if Congress can get its act together and impeach the president.


22 posted on 01/15/2014 7:03:34 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: Nachum

Then resign. You can do that without Congress.


23 posted on 01/15/2014 7:06:29 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: odawg

Remember the gop is still “mulling” over 32 possible candidates, mulling


24 posted on 01/15/2014 7:09:33 PM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: Nachum

Impeach Barack Schickelgruber now!


25 posted on 01/15/2014 7:11:38 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Nachum
When our representatives have so abused the government powers given them by outright ignoring the constitution, they have little solid ground to challenge a president that is doing the same.
26 posted on 01/15/2014 7:13:35 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

America Ruled by Decree


27 posted on 01/15/2014 7:15:53 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Nachum
The Constitution is such a nuisance.


28 posted on 01/15/2014 7:17:03 PM PST by garjog (Obama: making the world safe for Sharia.)
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To: JimSEA

I very much agree with you.

Even in our own towns we should protest wherever it applies.
IRS, NATL GUARD, STATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY, Immigration
offices— whatever Obama messes with, we should be out in front of the corresponding agency. The list is long where we should be in our cities and counties and state capitols.


29 posted on 01/15/2014 7:20:34 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: GeronL
Yes. And un-elected bureaucrats.

United States Senator Mike Lee

Behold my display of the 2013 Federal Register. It contains over 80,000 pages of new rules, regulations, and notices all written and passed by unelected bureaucrats. The small stack of papers on top of the display are the laws passed by elected members of Congress and signed into law by the president.


30 posted on 01/15/2014 7:24:04 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: SkyDancer
just wait until a Conservative is president again

And wait...and wait...and wait...

31 posted on 01/15/2014 7:26:31 PM PST by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: informavoracious

Well since Huckleberry is trying to ban the word RINO - who knows. America is gone as we knew it.


32 posted on 01/15/2014 7:29:47 PM PST by SkyDancer ("How Can People Ask Forgiveness If They Won't Forgive Others?")
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To: Repeal The 17th

If everyone refused to pay their taxes until this bastard fraud is removed he’d be stopped cold.


33 posted on 01/15/2014 7:31:32 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: garjog

I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone and I’m a DICKtator.


34 posted on 01/15/2014 7:33:23 PM PST by MagnoliaB
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To: Bullish

How can you do that? They have the power of garnishment.


35 posted on 01/15/2014 7:34:40 PM PST by MagnoliaB
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To: SkyDancer

And the conservative that manages to get elected has ethics and doesn’t do the dirty crap that the Democrat party does to keep and stay in power.

Heads you win, tails I lose. Why do I keep losing the coin toss again? I don’t understand.


36 posted on 01/15/2014 7:44:08 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary
And the conservative that manages to get elected has ethics and doesn’t do the dirty crap that the Democrat party does to keep and stay in power.

Oh, he could tear the political landscape up, perfectly legal-like, by enforcing the law. See here.
(The process needn't be the governor of a state, but a President could use Art 4, Sec 4 and move, causing outcry from the political class, and then handling them appropriately.)

37 posted on 01/15/2014 8:54:27 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Nachum

marxist, mooselimb,antiAmerican,homosexual punk, well that about sums up obammy.


38 posted on 01/16/2014 3:47:25 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: JimSEA

Revolts aren’t won by votes.


39 posted on 01/16/2014 7:02:41 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: MagnoliaB; Bullish

Do you know how many small businesses file every quarter and send these bastards a check?

Small businesses could bring this POS government to it’s knees by refusing to send in their protection money.

There are more of us than them. They need to be reminded of that. BY WHATEVER MEANS NECESSARY!


40 posted on 01/16/2014 7:08:18 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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