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See you in court, says GOP
The Hill ^ | 1/29/2014 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 01/29/2014 3:54:20 AM PST by markomalley

Edited on 01/29/2014 5:53:22 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

Congressional Republicans are taking President Obama to court over his use of executive power to sidestep Congress.

The executive actions that Obama touted during the State of the Union speech are adding fresh urgency to the legal efforts of Republicans, who say he is using the authority of his office in unprecedented ways.


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"See you in court."

What BS. Start impeachment hearings this morning. Stop all funding for anything for the executive branch immediately.

"See you in court" -- my ass.

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1 posted on 01/29/2014 3:54:20 AM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

So what if they file lawsuits? It’ll just end up in a Democrat Kangaroo Rubber Stamp Court under a Democrat Judge.

They have completely infested the Federal Judicial System with traitors.


2 posted on 01/29/2014 3:58:17 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: markomalley

All talk by the GOP which supports everything Obama
against the American people.


3 posted on 01/29/2014 3:58:18 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Diogenesis

Truth. They value their on second-tier power and ease over the health, welfare and sovereignty of its citizens.


4 posted on 01/29/2014 3:59:21 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: markomalley
It's a move designed to impress the base. Won't fly.

If these guys had a pair, Obama and his accomplices would be in prison by now.

5 posted on 01/29/2014 4:01:35 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: markomalley

Going to court in this country isn’t going to do them any good. All of our “courts” are full of America-hating, activist commie “judges”. We don’t have courts anymore.


6 posted on 01/29/2014 4:03:01 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: markomalley
“We can go to court,” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said. “We haven’t got many more options except [to] tell the American people that we’re seeing an abuse of the intent of the Constitution.”

I can see going to court on abuse of Constitutional powers, but how do you go to court on abuse of intent of the Constitution? If Obama's acts are illegal then you go to court. If you only think they should be illegal then what good is that?

7 posted on 01/29/2014 4:06:13 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: markomalley

See you in court?

Hahahahaha. That’s funny. /sarc

The courts are packed with 0bamadroids.

The military leadership is currently being packed with 0bamadroids.

The secretaries of state of the most populous states, i.e. the ones with the most electoral votes, are 0bamadroids.

The next POTUS is likely to be Hitlery or something equally as collectivist-statist.

The communists have just about sewn it all up.

I’m already considering abandoning this sinking ship. I’m too old for this. While there aren’t a lot of places on earth to go, there are still a few where they will basically leave you alone if you don’t make any waves.


8 posted on 01/29/2014 4:06:31 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Gaffer
Truth. They value their own second-tier power and ease over the health, welfare and sovereignty of its citizens.

Second Truth: They fear that Obama will use dirty information obtained through the NSA to ruin their political careers and personal lives.

9 posted on 01/29/2014 4:10:51 AM PST by Labyrinthos
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To: markomalley

Soap box, ballot box, jury box, cartridge box.


10 posted on 01/29/2014 4:11:02 AM PST by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: markomalley

John McCain (following 2008 defeat): “We have nothing to fear from an Obama presidency”

We blame you McCain... get out.


11 posted on 01/29/2014 4:12:43 AM PST by Safrguns (PM me if you like to play Minecraft!)
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To: markomalley

Maybe they should sign a “strongly worded” letter. That would really shake things up. /S


12 posted on 01/29/2014 4:13:49 AM PST by fishnuts2 (Liberals are anything except liberal.)
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To: markomalley
“See you in court.”
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Courts don't want to solve “political” contests. The House Republicans are a bunch of wussies who want someone else to do their work. They have the power of the purse, why don't they shut Bathhouse Barry down. Poor, worthless Republicans paralyzed as they moan: “Oh, God forbid, we can't shut the government down or we will be called bad names by the libs.”
13 posted on 01/29/2014 4:14:46 AM PST by iontheball
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To: markomalley

>> Stop all funding for anything for the executive branch immediately.

Well, there was a time not so long ago when the House of Reprehensibles could’ve actually DONE that.

But they stupidly pissed away their leverage.

They can’t do jack squat now. Good job, Boner/Cantor/Ryan!


14 posted on 01/29/2014 4:19:27 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: markomalley

I don’t understand why they want to do this. President Bush used a ton of Executive Orders. I think it is what is done. I guess it used to be rare but the recent Presidents have used them a ton. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/orders/


15 posted on 01/29/2014 4:22:00 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: markomalley

If bammy is willing to ignore Congress, how can anyone believe that he will obey courts?


16 posted on 01/29/2014 4:25:01 AM PST by Daveinyork (IER)
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To: markomalley

—— plans to file a class action lawsuit against the NSA-—

on what legal basis?

-——“The courts are very slow.”——

Is this a hint that since there is no law, there is no law and what might be considered as extra legal action is permissible against outlaw despots?


17 posted on 01/29/2014 4:26:30 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Nervous Tick
But they stupidly pissed away their leverage.

The FY15 appropriations process starts next week.

18 posted on 01/29/2014 4:26:31 AM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley

We’ve got a man exhibiting delusions of grandeur here. He thinks he is the President of the United States. Make way for the men in white suits with a funny jacket! -—


19 posted on 01/29/2014 4:27:36 AM PST by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: Thane_Banquo

We have tried #1 and #2, courts are number 3.
We have to do that, it’s how it’s supposed to work.
I don’t care if it takes 3 years or 4 or 5 to bring
him to justice. It all takes the wind out of his sails
and keeps him from mischief. Give him some more flameing
balls to juggle.


20 posted on 01/29/2014 4:28:51 AM 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: Daveinyork
If bammy is willing to ignore Congress, how can anyone believe that he will obey courts?

He may emulate Andrew Jackson? "John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!" (probably apocryphal)

21 posted on 01/29/2014 4:31:01 AM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley

I’ll bet he’s positively terrified...

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22 posted on 01/29/2014 4:32:04 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: markomalley

I heard several references during interviews last night on Greta to a Republican Retreat this weekend?


23 posted on 01/29/2014 4:33:43 AM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: fishnuts2

A strongly worded letter won’t work.

It’s time for a STERNLY worded letter!

...


24 posted on 01/29/2014 4:34:42 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: EBH

Retreat? Haven’t they already defected? /s


25 posted on 01/29/2014 4:38:42 AM PST by csvset
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To: fishnuts2

A strongly worded letter won’t work.

It’s time for a STERNLY worded letter!

...


26 posted on 01/29/2014 4:40:01 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: markomalley

Are these the same courts that Democrats in the Senate said can be stacked with only a simple majority (nuclear option)?

Yes.

This strategy was in place years ago, setting up a court system that would approve executive powers like never before.


27 posted on 01/29/2014 4:41:29 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: markomalley
A founding father's thoughts on the judiciary (aka "the courts"):

This member of the Government was at first considered as the most harmless and helpless of all its organs. But it has proved that the power of declaring what the law is, ad libitum, by sapping and mining slyly and without alarm the foundations of the Constitution, can do what open force would not dare to attempt.

--Thomas Jefferson to Edward Livingston, 1825.

28 posted on 01/29/2014 4:41:43 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: WayneS

Make him sit in the comfy chair. That will show him...


29 posted on 01/29/2014 4:44:07 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Gaffer
It’ll just end up in a Democrat Kangaroo Rubber Stamp Court under a Democrat Judge.

Yes, but the the GOPe can say they tried. That's all that matters, "A" for effort.

30 posted on 01/29/2014 4:44:39 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: markomalley
What's with Rep. No-sensenbrenner (R.) calling the suit by Sen. Ron Johnson a "political stunt"?

The conservatives are finally mounting a frontal attack on the Dictator.....while entrenched GOP-elite coots like Nonsensenbrenner are mounting party infighting attacks.

Disgusting.

Leni

31 posted on 01/29/2014 4:47:38 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: Cyber Liberty

What they’re saying they’ll do is nothing more than their famous “show votes” they all collude to be able to go home and say “I voted no”. What they really do is vote to bring a controversial bill to the floor for a vote when they KNOW they have a chance to kill it outright if they stick together and don’t vote for cloture. Backstabbing traitors.


32 posted on 01/29/2014 4:52:33 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: markomalley

McWuss shows up 5 years too late...go away RINO


33 posted on 01/29/2014 4:52:42 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: markomalley
Oooooh, but, but Boner says Obama is violating the Constitution. Ooooooh, Obama is really, really scared now of Boner.

'We have a Constitution': Boehner warns Obama on exec orders

House Speaker John Boehner issued a stern warning to President Obama ahead of Tuesday night's State of the Union address: "We have a Constitution. We abide by it. If he tries to ignore it, he's going to run into a brick wall."

Via: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/01/28/have-constitution-boehner-warns-obama-on-exec-orders/

34 posted on 01/29/2014 4:53:25 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gaffer

It’ll just end up in a Democrat Kangaroo Rubber Stamp Court

Even if it doesn’t and we win, El-Presidente will just ignore the court, as he has in the past.


35 posted on 01/29/2014 4:56:53 AM PST by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of "gun free zones"?)
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To: EBH
" Republican Retreat"

Yep.

36 posted on 01/29/2014 4:57:03 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Westbrook

...”I’m already considering abandoning this sinking ship. I’m too old for this. While there aren’t a lot of places on earth to go, there are still a few where they will basically leave you alone if you don’t make any waves”...

My fear is that good people with the resources will do this and my greatest fear is that our highly trained doctors and nurses and other professionals will flee the country. Academic medicine is going down in America but other nations are highly respectful of that knowledge and expertise. People do not want to leave the land they love but survival in so many ways is at stake. Other nations are poised to take up the mantle that we are being forced to abandon in favor of dictatorship. A high majority of Americans do not like and are fearful of what is going on but feel powerless to do anything about it under a system which has been highjacked by those who have no respect for our Constitution. A small number of anti-Americans with a compliant media have managed to do this to us. We will see whether our the Judeo-Christian values, which is the common culture of the American majority, will prevail in the end.


37 posted on 01/29/2014 5:02:37 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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RE :”Start impeachment hearings this morning. Stop all funding for anything for the executive branch immediately”

No chance of impeachment.

They already passed a budget so no chance of that either.

Their chances in court dont look very good either.

Jeeze its cold outside here.

38 posted on 01/29/2014 5:02:42 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: napscoordinator

That’s true, napscoordinator. Executive orders have been seriously overused, and are being used to extend the authority of the executive branch well beyond the limits detailed in the Constitution.
Unless and until someone stands up to this anti-American stooge, he will continue to take more and more authority where, legally, none exists.
As noted, too, there will be questions of ‘standing’ in the court challenges. That little legal notion is being used by gutless, libtard judges to avoid difficult cases.
Somewhere along the line, at some time (soon, we hope) in the future, the American people will be forced to take back the country. I would prefer that to be sooner, rather than later, so that my children and grandchildren don’t have to.


40 posted on 01/29/2014 5:17:14 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: markomalley

I couldn’t agree with you more. I have had a belly full of these cowards.


41 posted on 01/29/2014 5:29:59 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: markomalley
“We’re going to watch very closely, because there’s a Constitution that we all take an oath to, including him, and following the Constitution is the basis for House Republicans,” Boehner said.

Oh I'd be scared. What's the next step. Double secret probation?

42 posted on 01/29/2014 5:30:06 AM PST by McGruff (I'm a conservative. Not necessarily a republican.)
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To: PubliusMM

I think using these numbers is being very disingenuous. What was in these executive orders signed by these presidents? One signed by Bush or Clinton designating Thursday as People With Two Left Feet Day is a lot different than one signed by Obama that tramples the Second Amendment or shuts down the coal industry. I wish FOX news would give the numbers game a rest and talk about what kind of action Barry’s EOs are taking and how it affects us.


43 posted on 01/29/2014 5:30:49 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: cld51860

For the record.......

what would you have them do?

Going to court on specific subjects is the only legal recourse they have


44 posted on 01/29/2014 5:36:09 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: markomalley

2am:
[ring]....[ring]...[ring]

“Hello?”
“John, if you wanna keep that adoption thing under wraps, you’ll make sure Obama gets his way. Got it?”

[click]


45 posted on 01/29/2014 5:39:10 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: markomalley

46 posted on 01/29/2014 5:39:22 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: markomalley; All

HOORAY markomalley! Post #1 echoes my sentiments exactly. Great post/thread BUMP!

You would use the law to oppose socialism? But it is upon the law that socialism itself relies. Socialists desire to practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism? For when plunder is abetted by the law, it does not fear your courts, your gendarmes, and your prisons. Rather, it may call upon them for help. - Bastiat


47 posted on 01/29/2014 5:51:14 AM PST by PGalt
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To: fishnuts2

Maybe they should sign a “strongly worded” letter. That would really shake things up. /S

only if it is written in red crayon.


48 posted on 01/29/2014 5:58:43 AM PST by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: iontheball
Exactly!

Is Issa still napping?

49 posted on 01/29/2014 5:59:36 AM PST by jamaksin
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To: markomalley

Nailed it. I agree completely.


50 posted on 01/29/2014 6:00:20 AM PST by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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