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GOP wants to STOP (Stop This Overreaching Presidency) Obama
Politico ^ | Jan 29, 2014 | Ginger Gibson

Posted on 02/01/2014 4:51:13 PM PST by Innovative

A group of House Republicans is pushing a resolution to bring legal action against President Barack Obama for overstepping his authority in executive orders.

The STOP (Stop This Overreaching Presidency) resolution, sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), targets Obama for allowing a year extension health care policies that were ended because of Obamacare; delaying the employer mandate for one year; deferring the deportation of illegal immigrants brought to the country as children and waiving part of the welfare work requirement.

“He’s got a pen and a telephone, it’s true, but we’ve got the Constitution,” Rice said on Wednesday. “The prosperity of this country arose from those freedoms and they must be protected.”

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: congress; executiveorders; obama; obamadictator; obamaoverreach; republicans; southcarolina; stop; tomrice
It seems this didn't get very much attention, but I am glad to see the Republicans are trying to do something!
1 posted on 02/01/2014 4:51:14 PM PST by Innovative
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To: Innovative; All
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2 posted on 02/01/2014 4:52:56 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Innovative

The correct answer is articles of impeachment.


3 posted on 02/01/2014 4:52:58 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Innovative

Exactly what are they planning to do. Shoot spitballs thru a straw?


4 posted on 02/01/2014 4:55:06 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: Innovative

Related:

Obama faces backlash on executive power

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/02/barack-obama-executive-power-backlash-102966.html

“The executive agenda outlined in the Politico Pro report — which described an administration eager to shape everything from the content of third-grade math tests to the recipe for Reese’s Pieces to the fuel sources that power our homes — spooks voters, and not just Republicans, said Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah). “This is something that people react to viscerally,” Stewart said.”

See:

Obama’s Power Play — Politico’s special report

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/obamas-power-play-102904.html


5 posted on 02/01/2014 4:57:25 PM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative
It seems this didn't get very much attention, but I am glad to see the Republicans are trying to do something!

I'll believe it when I see it; until then it's just like Issa's investigations that do nothing.

6 posted on 02/01/2014 4:59:16 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: Innovative

If they were doing something, that would be an impeachment vote after a summons for Obama to appear before Congress to answer questions about his ‘executive actions’ and overstepping of his authority.

Instead it is empty votes for empty actions. The only power Congress has over a president who is overreaching authority is summons and impeachment.


7 posted on 02/01/2014 5:00:30 PM PST by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Innovative
The GOP has assented to the attacks on the American people INCLUDING the imposition of RomneyCARE/ObamaCARE.


8 posted on 02/01/2014 5:01:00 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Innovative

PROVE IT, GOP! Because from where I sit you are complicit in this BS. All you do is grand stand and stab us in the back.


9 posted on 02/01/2014 5:01:02 PM PST by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: Innovative

Tell us exactly what the GOP plans on doing? I’m curious.

This from a GOP who is too afraid to put Hillary UNDER OATH regarding
Benhgizi. Please do tell us what the GOP plans on doing.


10 posted on 02/01/2014 5:01:57 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: tennmountainman
Exactly what are they planning to do. Shoot spitballs thru a straw?

HEY, those hurt!!
I was on my bus going home from high school and these stupid boys were blowing spitballs at me. I finally got SO angry that I got up, went to the back of the bus and KICKED the kid in the shins AS HARD AS I COULD. And I had on those big clunky old school shoes. He HURT!!! He kept laughing, as he was hugging his shin....:o) BAD Catholic high school girl...BAD GIRL! GRRRrrrrrr!!!

11 posted on 02/01/2014 5:02:16 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Innovative

I see very little evidence the GOPe wants to STOP Obama. There are a few members who do, no doubt.


12 posted on 02/01/2014 5:03:57 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Innovative
First step...get rid of Boehner, Cantor, McCarty....

Then flush the toilet to sweep the bowl clean of the rest of the RINO creeps...

13 posted on 02/01/2014 5:07:21 PM PST by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: Innovative

Utah’s Stewart was on a list as amnesty supporter. I don’t know if he switched back like Raul, Lankford and Poe.


14 posted on 02/01/2014 5:07:49 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: tennmountainman

Very strongly witten letter...

The house is lead by and filled mainly with a buch of worthless dung.


15 posted on 02/01/2014 5:07:56 PM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: musicman




will he see his shadow and what will he do if he does....so to speak?
16 posted on 02/01/2014 5:08:13 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: musicman

“We’ve got the constitution.”

HAHAHA. Like Obama cares about that.


17 posted on 02/01/2014 5:10:31 PM PST by Organic Panic
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To: Innovative
A group of House Republicans is pushing a resolution to bring legal action against President Barack Obama for overstepping his authority in executive orders.

What good is a meaningless resolution???? Either bring legal actions against Obama if you think you have a case or else shut up and go home. Submitting a meaningless resolution saying "Gee, I think we need to do something about this" does absolutely nothing.

18 posted on 02/01/2014 5:14:06 PM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: tennmountainman

Spitballs?

No. They’re sending Romney in.


19 posted on 02/01/2014 5:15:26 PM PST by stanne
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To: driftdiver; All
The correct answer is articles of impeachment.

Patriots need to support Congress with impeachment by electing a conservative majority to the Senate in the 2014 elections, hopefully a 2/3 conservative majority.

20 posted on 02/01/2014 5:17:15 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: Innovative
What Republicans? John Cornyn?

Lindsey Graham? John McCain?


21 posted on 02/01/2014 5:17:37 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: driftdiver

Texas congressman Stockman has something to say on that matter ....


22 posted on 02/01/2014 5:25:31 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Diogenesis

That painting rips my heart out. Do you happen to have a link so I can share?


23 posted on 02/01/2014 5:26:09 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: driftdiver
The correct answer is articles of impeachment.

Anything that passes the House would get killed in the Senate. Reid and Obama are working hand-in-hand.

That is why Obama keeps bringing up the faux complaint "Congress won't act!" So then he can help himself to more powers.

This is the proper method to go.

24 posted on 02/01/2014 5:28:14 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
That painting rips my heart out. Do you happen to have a link so I can share?

You can right mouse over any image and select Open Image in a New Tab. The address bar of the new tab contains the pointer/url you are interested in.

25 posted on 02/01/2014 5:33:09 PM PST by Mycroft Holmes (<= Mash name for HTML Xampp PHP C JavaScript primer. Programming for everyone.)
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To: Innovative

It will take years of court proceedings to force Obama to act and then he can just ignore the court order. Biden would do the same.

https://www.numbersusa.com/content/nusablog/beckr/july-31-2013/federal-judge-rules-daca-likely-violates-law-dismisses-ice-agents-suit-t

The federal court today essentially agreed with the ICE agents.

But the court dismissed the court suit today based on a procedural question and not the merits of the case.


26 posted on 02/01/2014 5:40:54 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Mycroft Holmes

Thanks!


27 posted on 02/01/2014 5:41:11 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Innovative

So what they need to do is pass comprehensive immigration reform with tough border enforcement and “legalization”. That will give 0bama another opportunity to over-reach; 0bama will only uphold the parts of the law that he likes.
Then the GOP can say, look, he did it again, so that’s proof of over-reaching. The GOP will proudly assert that they were right and ask for your vote.
Right.


28 posted on 02/01/2014 5:51:10 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: Innovative

Obviously this did not come from the GOP Establishment assholes (McConnell, Cornyn, Boehner, Cantor, et al). They have been caving to Dur Fuehrer for the past 5 years and show no signs of growing a pair.


29 posted on 02/01/2014 6:06:09 PM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Innovative
SomeTHING has to stop the commie residing in OUR home meaning "WE THE PEOPLE". I fought for my beloved AMERICA to allow this socialist to become president???? I astutely agree with many of you that have commented,,,, these empty suits filled with cowards WILL NOT do a doggone thing to stop the insane maniac. Please hurry 2016 so we can vote for someone WITH a birth certificate and NOT a lab report.

IN LIBERTY

30 posted on 02/01/2014 6:09:46 PM PST by progunner (no compromise)
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To: Innovative
LOL!

The gop wing of the uniparty is collaborating with dear leader. What makes us think that they will actually S.T.O.P. anything?


31 posted on 02/01/2014 7:06:51 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Having some small say in who gets to hold the whip doesn't make you any less a slave.)
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To: Innovative

Just election year talk. Watch what the other hand is doing. I think it is amnesty.


32 posted on 02/01/2014 7:26:50 PM PST by Moorings
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To: Innovative
"See what the GOP is doing. All you purists should shut up and let the GOP work their magic. See, they may have a lousy record but their speeches are perfect. You can't expect them to be completely perfect. With the democrats you get bad speeches and bad records." /end sarc
33 posted on 02/01/2014 7:34:44 PM PST by Moorings
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To: tennmountainman

“Tell us exactly what the GOP plans on doing?”

Perhaps an anti-flag burning amendment is in order.

Sarc/


34 posted on 02/01/2014 7:47:43 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Innovative

This has to be a “sarcasm” posting . . . their ain’t no fight in the dog to stop this monster living in our White House. Pigs will fly out of my arse the day the GOP wants to stop anything.


35 posted on 02/01/2014 8:13:00 PM PST by laweeks
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To: Diogenesis; ROCKLOBSTER; Jane Long; RitaOK; 12th_Monkey; writer33; greeneyes; OneWingedShark; ...

Compare the yellow-spines revealed in this article to the fire-in-the-belly writing of another FR thread: The GOP Pulls Defeat from the Jaws of Victory Because the Can.”

” - - - Rather than hammering the administration on its incompetence and criminality, the GOP has elected to give the Democrats an escape hatch on Obamacare and to carry out a bloody civil war over immigration. - - - “

Obama rams it through into Law, and loyal Obamacrats Boehner and McConnell make sure that it remains “The Law of the Land.”

Whatever Obama wants,
Obama gets - - - -
And don’t know
Stupid RINOs
That means YOU!

You’re no exception
To the rule,
Give in - - -
You FOOL!


36 posted on 02/01/2014 8:50:03 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Diogenesis
The GOP has assented to the attacks on the American people INCLUDING the imposition of RomneyCARE/ObamaCARE.

I beg to differ since not a single Republican voted for nobamacare.

37 posted on 02/01/2014 9:19:43 PM PST by upchuck (Stop this abuse now! Get behind Convention of States: http://bit.ly/1ak1Iz9)
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To: Organic Panic
“We’ve got the constitution.”

So the housewife holds up this restraining order, just before the husband shot her......

38 posted on 02/01/2014 10:33:19 PM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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