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Imperial, Lawless Obama Threatens More Unilateral Action
Creators Syndicate ^ | January 17, 2014 | David Limbaugh

Posted on 01/16/2014 3:06:35 PM PST by jazusamo

This week, once again, we heard President Obama defiantly pronounce that he has no intention of letting a little thing like constitutional checks and balances get in his way and interrupt his royal prerogative.

"We are not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we're providing Americans the kind of help that they need," said Obama. "I've got a pen, and I've got a phone."

What other president has ever talked like this?

I thought Democrats had an aversion to "unilateral" executive action. Wasn't one of their pet peeves against President George W. Bush that he acted unilaterally in attacking Iraq? Never mind that this was a complete fabrication, in that Bush assembled the largest coalition of nations he could to join us in the effort.

Oh, this is different, you say, because Bush was allegedly acting unilaterally on the international stage? Well, apart from the fact that he wasn't, why should that bother liberals more than a president's acting unilaterally on domestic issues?

I'll tell you why: Liberals are more concerned about whether leftist foreign governments like us than they are about whether a president is acting within the scope of his constitutional authority.

In Bush's case, even if the false allegations that he was "going it alone" had been true, he secured a joint resolution of Congress before commencing "shock and awe."

Before contrasting Bush's actions on foreign policy with Obama's on domestic policy, let's recall how Obama operated in a comparable foreign policy situation. When he decided — unilaterally — to take military action in Libya, he did not even bother to consult Congress, much less get its approval, before initiating his intervention...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: executiveorders; imperialpres; kingobama; obama; recessappointments
Good for David Limbaugh, he didn't hold back on the imperial president.
1 posted on 01/16/2014 3:06:35 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Congress does nothing about it.

Republicans do nothing about it.

The word is: COMPLICITY.


2 posted on 01/16/2014 3:09:49 PM PST by Ray76
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To: Ray76

Amen...If we had a competent Speaker it might be different.


3 posted on 01/16/2014 3:11:55 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Why not? Repubs huff and puff but do nothing. You can be sure if it was a Repub president doing these things, a Dem congress would be starting the impeachment process.


4 posted on 01/16/2014 3:12:07 PM PST by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: jazusamo

He’s too busy plotting Amnesty to be bothered.


5 posted on 01/16/2014 3:14:08 PM PST by Ray76
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To: jazusamo

“I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone.”

This from a Harvard guy, “I’ve GOT”.


6 posted on 01/16/2014 3:18:16 PM PST by Toespi
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To: Toespi

>> This from a Harvard guy

So he claims.


7 posted on 01/16/2014 3:31:28 PM PST by Ray76
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To: jazusamo

Did anyone really expect anything but fawning compliance from the republican “leadership”? They just want to get to play committee chairman for a few years and rake in the swag while the country continues down the road to hell. Putting party above country is not just a rat problem.


8 posted on 01/16/2014 3:35:24 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Toespi

I got shoes—— you got shoes
All Gods chillens got shues

Let see him walk right out of DC !


9 posted on 01/16/2014 3:40:37 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Toespi

I got shoes—— you got shoes
All Gods chillens got shues

Let see him walk right out of DC !


10 posted on 01/16/2014 3:40:56 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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11 posted on 01/16/2014 3:42:33 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: hoosiermama
Let see him walk right out of DC !

Or ride out in the back of a white Ford Bronco ?

BH Obama White Bronco Chase Getaway From Scandalpalooza

12 posted on 01/16/2014 3:54:32 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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To: UCANSEE2; onyx; LucyT; RedMDer; MinuteGal

FUNNY! Love the narrative running across the bottom


13 posted on 01/16/2014 4:04:15 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: jazusamo

Recall that Bukharin described Stalin as “Genghis Khan with a telephone.” Uncle Joe’s disciple Barry O’Hussein appears cut from the same cloth.


14 posted on 01/16/2014 4:08:56 PM PST by Argus
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To: jazusamo
What other president has ever talked like this?

President Hugo Chavez?

15 posted on 01/16/2014 4:15:57 PM PST by Gritty (Liberals think living your life free of welfare, EBT, and government nannies is "cheating"-J Hawkins)
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To: Gritty

Amen to that!


16 posted on 01/16/2014 4:33:49 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: UCANSEE2

That’s funny, I’d rather see Hussein tarred, feathered and run out on a rail. :-)


17 posted on 01/16/2014 4:42:23 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Ray76
Congress does nothing about it. Republicans do nothing about it. The word is: COMPLICITY.

Exactly right. Everyone who complains about Obuttwipe and his dictatorship is dishonest unless they follow it up with, "... and the Republicans let/aid/abet him."

18 posted on 01/16/2014 4:46:07 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: workerbee

Greta just had rand Paul discussing what Gould be done. -— using the third branch ( 3 areas of suits named) to check him. It takes time— which 0 knows very well
No mention of impeachment


19 posted on 01/16/2014 5:00:10 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: jazusamo

Time to close the purse. The republicans should have denied him the last debt ceiling increase. Now they are too weak to deny him the next, and the election looms.


20 posted on 01/16/2014 6:00:43 PM PST by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: ez

Amen to that.


21 posted on 01/16/2014 6:21:07 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

22 posted on 01/16/2014 8:59:39 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.” ― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ------- Wow !!!!! That says it all. .
23 posted on 01/16/2014 9:02:32 PM PST by Mears
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He was most certainly right and I pray that same mistake won’t be made here.


24 posted on 01/17/2014 8:11:27 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo; Ray76
[Art.] I'll tell you why: Liberals are more concerned about whether leftist foreign governments like us than they are about whether a president is acting within the scope of his constitutional authority.

David, David, David. Please.

These elaborations of thought serve no purpose except to confuse ourselves.

The reality is, those guys are Progs -- Neostalinists, hardcore, completely false outside their cell meetings.

Our FRiend is right: "Complicity" is the word. It isn't confusion, it isn't misplaced priorities or bumfuddled good intentions. It's premeditated evil, cooked up and plotted out and prepared for lo, these 100 years, and now they are well into the implementation phase.

25 posted on 01/17/2014 5:10:50 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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