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Is Barack Obama an Imperial President?(Obama’s Evading of Congress Unparalleled in Modern Times)
Christian Science Monitor Via Yahoo News ^ | January 26, 2014 | Linda Feldman

Posted on 01/26/2014 1:45:50 PM PST by lbryce

President Obama’s use of executive action to get around congressional gridlock is unparalleled in modern times, some scholars say. But to liberal activists, he’s not going far enough.

"You have a power to stop deportation for all undocumented immigrants in this country!" the young South Korean man yelled at President Obama during a speech on immigration reform last November in San Francisco. Waving away security guards, Mr. Obama turned and addressed Mr. Hong, himself undocumented. "Actually, I don't," the president said. "And that's why we're here."

"We've got this Constitution, we've got this whole thing about separation of powers," Obama continued. "So there is no shortcut to politics, and there's no shortcut to democracy."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: constitution; executivepower; impeachnow; obama
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"We've got this Constitution, we've got this whole thing about separation of powers," Obama continued.

What utterly egregious BS

These are the kind of presidential larger than life myths future generations will be taught about Obama. How after being put to the test he breaks out in a history lesson emphatic about the divine document that is the US Constitution.

As I read Obama talking about the Constitution, his sense of pride, loyalty so palpable, I can actually see and hear the music already, patriots matching to the tune of Obama's AmeriKa CCCP.

Yeah, we've got this Constitution........... that constantly gets in the way.

Don't make me barf.

1 posted on 01/26/2014 1:45:50 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Congress’ evasion of responsibility to the peeps and their progeny, and the Country is unprecedented (but not unexpected).


2 posted on 01/26/2014 1:49:18 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: lbryce
Imperial?

Try Illegal, Ilicit, and Illegitimate.

AND an A-hole to boot.

3 posted on 01/26/2014 1:49:59 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Paladin2

This Congress is utterly complicit in every crime in which the White House squatter has engaged.


4 posted on 01/26/2014 1:50:42 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: lbryce

Right, as if the CSM gives a crap about Obama abusing the constitution.


5 posted on 01/26/2014 1:52:47 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: workerbee
This Congress is utterly complicit in every crime in which the White House squatter has engaged.

D.C. is one big joke. How does CONgress have even a 1% fav?

6 posted on 01/26/2014 1:53:40 PM PST by Digger
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To: lbryce

Ah, I see that the reign of Nixon has not gone unnoticed by the Current Regime.

But without the great pioneering spirit of Sir Richard, the way would have much more difficult. This time, the people practicing the Imperial Rule of the territory once known as “the United States of America” made allowances in advance for pockets of resistance that may grow and cause untold amount of damage to the agenda for the basic transformation of this country.

Because unlike Nixon, the Current Regime takes responsibility for NOTHING that could in any way cast a negative light on Maximum Leader, who, as it turns out, is actually a composite of several different people, and not the figurehead that struts about the White Hut and poses before the TelePrompter.


7 posted on 01/26/2014 1:55:39 PM PST by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: lbryce
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8 posted on 01/26/2014 1:57:39 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: lbryce
Is Barack Obama an Imperial President?


9 posted on 01/26/2014 2:00:27 PM PST by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: lbryce

10 posted on 01/26/2014 2:01:00 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: lbryce

A long, but excellent article!

Thanks for posting.

Obama keeps ignoring the Constitution and keeps getting away with it.


11 posted on 01/26/2014 2:05:02 PM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: lbryce

I would really like to read or watch what the MSM would have done if Bush did the same thing.


12 posted on 01/26/2014 2:06:15 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: Paladin2

Yes, it would also make our Congress a partner in the crime.


13 posted on 01/26/2014 2:14:56 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Paladin2

He has congress cowering in fear because he has incriminating blackmail information against them, causing their silence and inaction.


14 posted on 01/26/2014 2:18:09 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: SkyDancer
"I would really like to read or watch what the MSM would have done if Bush did the same thing."

Maybe someone will ask one of the MSM's intrepid reporters. And also, pigs might fly.

15 posted on 01/26/2014 2:21:30 PM PST by I am Richard Brandon (center)
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To: Digger

If the opposite of pro is con, then
the opposite of progress is...congress.


16 posted on 01/26/2014 2:23:48 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: lbryce

Something about Catholic Pope’s and bears in the woods come to mind when we contemplate this question.


17 posted on 01/26/2014 2:29:06 PM PST by prof.h.mandingo (Buck v. Bell (1927) An idea whose time has come (for extreme liberalism))
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To: lbryce
CZAR Gosnell Goebbels and Dingy Harry Reid are merely implementing the very essence of the Democrap Party: PRACTICING THE POLITICS OF FEAR, DIVISION, and HATRED!

Let's start polling for the CZAR, the senate, and the house separately.

The CZAR is merely the spokesman (and fund raiser) for the Democrap Party. He is there to brand any objector to the coup which they are exercising, as a racist!
18 posted on 01/26/2014 2:34:11 PM PST by leprechaun9
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To: lbryce
To critics, Obama is the ultimate "imperial president," willfully violating the Constitution to further his goals, having failed to convince Congress of the merits of his arguments.

It all began with him violating his Presidential Oath of Office. It is not wise to force God to be a witness to a lie. He was in deep doo-doo before he signed his first executive order.

With him being a muslim and all you'd think he would be mindful of what it says in the Koran about swearing a false oath.

"Perform your covenant with God, when ye enter into covenant with him; and violate not your oaths, after the ratification thereof; since ye have made God a witness over you.

Verily God knoweth that which ye do....Therefore take not your oaths between you deceitfully lest your foot slip, after it hath been steadfastly fixed, and ye taste evil in this life, for that ye have turned aside from the way of God; and ye suffer a grievous punishment in the life to come."

Page 231 from the Koran I have in my hands.

Obama has a heart as hard as flint.

19 posted on 01/26/2014 2:56:06 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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20 posted on 01/26/2014 3:12:09 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: workerbee
Imperial?
Try Illegal, Ilicit, and Illegitimate.

AND an A-hole to boot.
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I prefer traitor. It covers his broad swath of treasonous activities most accurately.

21 posted on 01/26/2014 4:47:21 PM PST by iontheball
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To: prof.h.mandingo
Catholic Pope’s and

Death to all misplaced apostrophes!!

22 posted on 01/26/2014 6:22:06 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Theoria
Yes, it would also make our Congress a partner in the crime.


23 posted on 01/26/2014 6:26:15 PM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Windflier; prof.h.mandingo

Death to all apostrophiles!!


24 posted on 01/26/2014 6:31:39 PM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: itsahoot
Death to all apostrophiles!!

You seriously want me dead?

25 posted on 01/26/2014 6:38:42 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
You seriously want me dead?

You want to kill off to apostrophes' really?

26 posted on 01/27/2014 3:55:22 PM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: itsahoot
You want to kill off to apostrophes' really?

Only the misplaced ones!

27 posted on 01/27/2014 4:52:45 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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