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Sheila Jackson Lee: ‘We’ll give President Obama a number of executive orders’ to sign
BizPac Review ^ | February 5, 2014 | Michael Dorstewitz

Posted on 02/05/2014 2:18:06 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

While President Obama tries to usurp Congress’ authority by passing legislation via executive fiat, at least eight members of Congress are offering to help him along with the scheme.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, recently announced the formation of the Congressional Full Employment Caucus, saying its members would “give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign,” according to CNS News.

“We will be answering the call of all of America because people need work, and we’re not doing right by them by creating work,” Lee said in a Jan. 29 speech at a gathering of Democratic lawmakers. “I believe this caucus will put us on the right path, and we’ll give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign with pride and strength.”

Apparently, despite her 19 years in Congress, Lee has yet to learn that the only work she can create is in her own office. Nonetheless, she plowed ahead.

“In fact, I think that should be our No. 1 agenda,” she said. “Let’s write up these executive orders — draft them, of course — and ask the president to stand with us on full employment.”

Watch her speech via MRC-TV:

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

The Congressional Full Employment Caucus was launched last week by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. Other members are: Reps. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla.; Charles Rangel, D-N.Y.; Maxine Waters, D-Calif.; Barbara Lee, D-Calif.; José Serrano, D-N.Y.; and Mike Quigley, D-Ill.

CNS reported:

"Executive orders issued by a president have the full force of law and do not have to receive approval by the legislative branch of government. During his State of The Union address last week, President Obama made clear he was willing to use executive actions to sidestep Congress."

The caucus members are willingly abdicating their own authority to propose and pass laws, destroying the principles of separation and balance of power America’s republic is based on.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cbc; democrats; obama; texas
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Could a member of the Reichstag in 1935 have been any more compliant with Der Führer?
1 posted on 02/05/2014 2:18:06 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
And I will bet dollars to doughnut holes that Obozo will sign them.
2 posted on 02/05/2014 2:19:41 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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3 posted on 02/05/2014 2:20:41 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since this is unconstitutional, can the House vote to expel these members?


4 posted on 02/05/2014 2:21:01 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can’t help but wonder, what is she talking about?


5 posted on 02/05/2014 2:22:32 PM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about the Government hire people to hold Guam up and keep it from flipping over? $10.10 an hour tropical paradise. Must like the beach!


6 posted on 02/05/2014 2:23:06 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“...people need work, and we’re not doing right by them by creating work,”

Huh?


7 posted on 02/05/2014 2:23:42 PM PST by Rennes Templar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This woman is dumb as a rock, frightening that she has been in Congress so many years and still doesn’t grasp republican democracy, the legislative process and THE CONSTITUTION. Her constituents are dumb as rocks, too.


8 posted on 02/05/2014 2:24:37 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: Dalberg-Acton

A select group of Democrats from the Congressional Black Caucus have resolved to draft enabling acts for their god to rule over AmeriKKKa.


9 posted on 02/05/2014 2:24:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She is on to something there.
0bama did not write those executive orders, someone else did.
It's a lucrative racket and she wants in.

10 posted on 02/05/2014 2:24:47 PM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cain’t pass no lawz....so de Execumative Order thing’s gonna have to be it. Fo’ the shizzle......


11 posted on 02/05/2014 2:25:37 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Rennes Templar

She said what she meant and meant what she said!


12 posted on 02/05/2014 2:26:31 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Rennes Templar

apparently its the governments job to employ people....


13 posted on 02/05/2014 2:27:28 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: La Lydia

As an amateur rock petrologist (enthusiast), you much malign them. J’accuse!


14 posted on 02/05/2014 2:27:32 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Will we be able to see the Kenyan flag on Uranus?"


15 posted on 02/05/2014 2:28:05 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

HUH? What is this citiot blathering about? If they are Executive Orders, why is Congress going to create them? Methinks this low-IQ grandee does not know how the US Federal government is supposed to work.


16 posted on 02/05/2014 2:29:46 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Great, SJL just proved her district does not need representation.


17 posted on 02/05/2014 2:33:02 PM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Gaffer

You are right. I owe the rocks a retraction and apology: Je n’ai pas l’intention de vous offenser. Veuillez m’excuser. Le bat merde aliéné femme m’a amené à être confus et peu judicieuse. :)


18 posted on 02/05/2014 2:34:08 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is exactly how African thugocracies are run. One strongman surrounded by incompetent, corrupt yesmen. Only in this case, I think that Hussein is merely the figurehead for the real strongman/strongmen.


19 posted on 02/05/2014 2:34:09 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anything to git whitey.


20 posted on 02/05/2014 2:35:11 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

While the majority of the constituents of this “Full Employment” Caucus would likely slit your throat if you told them they actually had to get a job.


21 posted on 02/05/2014 2:35:36 PM PST by digger48
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To: mrsmel

Yes Caliph Baraq is just the pretty face for the Chicago Mob.


22 posted on 02/05/2014 2:36:06 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: La Lydia

Bien...My high school French is still clicking (somewhat)

[Love the ‘bat merde’ thing]


23 posted on 02/05/2014 2:36:36 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jackson Lee is a prime example of gerrymandering voting boundaries to allow minority groups to elect minorities. It lets them elect someone who lacks a single brain cell just because she/they are of the same minority. Unfortunately, she is one of those who gets to submit and vote on laws that effect the whole country. And when one is as dumb as Shiela Jackson Lee, that is not good!


24 posted on 02/05/2014 2:37:57 PM PST by falcon99
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

isn’t it TOTUS’ job to give him his orders?


25 posted on 02/05/2014 2:38:51 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C?)
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To: Gaffer

Maintenant, je dois m’excuser auprès de chauves-souris et leur merde.


26 posted on 02/05/2014 2:40:40 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Had to go translate that one. But very funny....


27 posted on 02/05/2014 2:43:51 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder how the rest of the House will react.


28 posted on 02/05/2014 2:44:58 PM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Viennacon
Since this is unconstitutional, can the House vote to expel these members?

What constitution ?

We have one...coulda fooled me...

29 posted on 02/05/2014 2:45:57 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Gaffer

That will teach you to go tossing around Emile Zola Dreyfus references. :)


30 posted on 02/05/2014 2:47:24 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: Dalberg-Acton
I wonder how the rest of the House will react.

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31 posted on 02/05/2014 2:49:52 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The poor sad creature.


32 posted on 02/05/2014 2:50:08 PM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: La Lydia

The fact that she wins all these elections in Texas clearly shows that it is not all small town values and love of God and country down there. And I cannot help but fear that it is getting worse and at times I am not sure how long the smaller towns can hold out against the influence of Austin, Houston, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio.


33 posted on 02/05/2014 2:51:13 PM PST by freedom462
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To: falcon99

I wonder how all these “minority” entitlements are going to work once whites are the minority in this country, as we already are globally. (Not really, I don’t wonder. The rules will change then to “majority rules”.)


34 posted on 02/05/2014 2:56:06 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: All

35 posted on 02/05/2014 2:57:07 PM PST by Liz
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To: La Lydia

Yeah, probably, but I got all I wanted out of my high school French on the coast of Belgium one summer in 1970 when I met this French girl there on vacation after having just divorced her husband and looking for some payback on that cheating bastard..


36 posted on 02/05/2014 2:58:02 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: freedom462

The white leftists, now that they have taken over the large cities using minorities, are implementing agendas to export these minorities to the small white flight towns and communities in order to dilute the little power and say that they have, and to rid themselves of the dysfunction and inflict it on those who were honest enough to flee the source of the dysfunction. All along, they’ve used their economic power to segregate themselves from the dysfunction in the cities. Now that that’s no longer enough, they are exporting the problem.


37 posted on 02/05/2014 3:00:51 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: freedom462

She represents “inner city” Houston, and is a carpet bagger from New Yawk City. I think Dallas still has some pockets of reasons, and that Houston probably does too (River Oaks, etc.). El Paso has been completely colonized by Mexico and San Antonio is just as bad. Austin has for years longed to be Berkeley-on-the-Colorado. A great deal of this is Lyndon Johnson’s fault, if you ask me.


38 posted on 02/05/2014 3:05:20 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Kurt Gödel, logician, said once that he had found a deadly flaw in the United States constitution that allowed for a dictatorship. He never said what it was. I wonder if it was this one: the President says “I’ll sign any executive order”, his side of the Legislative gives him non-voted bills to sign. And, since there’s no strong enough opposition, he can’t be removed. Sounds creepy as creepy crawlers.


39 posted on 02/05/2014 3:05:56 PM PST by Moose Burger
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To: freedom462
And I cannot help but fear that it is getting worse and at times I am not sure how long the smaller towns can hold out against the influence of Austin, Houston, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio.

Give your depression a rest for a while and quit trying to spread it.

There is a lot more to Texas than those cities.

Texas is much more conservative now than when Lyndon embarrassed us all.

/johnny

40 posted on 02/05/2014 3:12:38 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Stupid. It hurts...
41 posted on 02/05/2014 3:13:19 PM PST by Gritty (Inside every liberal is a totalitarian screaming to get out! - David Horowitz)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This woman is clearly the dumbest on the planet.


42 posted on 02/05/2014 3:14:50 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Well maybe I will be be able to give it a rest when it gets the best of me and I get tempted to rest on the tracks when I hear an oncoming train. At least then you won’t have to worry about me spreading it to you.


43 posted on 02/05/2014 3:19:42 PM PST by freedom462
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To: freedom462
Good.

/johnny

44 posted on 02/05/2014 3:23:36 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Dalberg-Acton

Don’t feel bad,she has no idea either.


45 posted on 02/05/2014 3:24:14 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Dalberg-Acton

It ain’t good..


46 posted on 02/05/2014 3:46:14 PM PST by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will they be written in Ebonics or Spanglish?


47 posted on 02/05/2014 3:59:42 PM PST by Renegade
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“We will be answering the call of all of America because people need work, and we’re not doing right by them by creating work.”

Now, what the hell does that mean?

Apparently they’re advocating for hiring illiterates.


48 posted on 02/05/2014 4:00:05 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sometimes even an idiot can be useful.

SJL has leaked the Lyin King’s move before.

When she stops talking, maybe we should worry.


49 posted on 02/05/2014 4:12:23 PM PST by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
And I will bet dollars to doughnut holes that Obozo will sign them.

Obama will WRITE them, send them to Jackson-Lee to put her name on them and then he will sign them.

"But, I'm only doing the will of the People, as relayed by Rep. Jackson-Lee."

50 posted on 02/05/2014 6:14:11 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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