Skip to comments.Obama: A Country Without Rule of Law 'Will Not Succeed'
Posted on 07/28/2014 8:10:41 PM PDT by Nachum
During a town hall meeting at a summit with the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, President Obama explained to a young African student that to succeed, a burgeoning country required a system of laws.
Regardless of the resources a country possesses, regardless of how talented the people are, if you do not have a basic system of rule of law, of respect for civil rights and human rights, if you do not give people a credible, legitimate way to work through the political process to express their aspirations, if you don't respect basic freedom of speech and freedom of assembly it is very rare for a country to succeed.
Obama made his remarks as critics have denounced his lawlessness, particularly through his 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, his decision to trade five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, and his controversial Obamacare law.
The Supreme Court recently ruled 9-0 against Obama after his illegal appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
I will go further than that: that country will not succeed over the long term, Obama elaborated. It may succeed over the short term because it may have natural resources that it can extract, and it can generate enough money to then distribute and create patronage networks. But over time, that country will decline.
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And that is why Obama is making the USA a lawless country.
Is that a threat?
He is mocking all that know he is number one at breaking the law.
Nah. He just threw Holder under the bus. But he & his supporters are so stupid they don’t get it.
Schedule 1, ignored in states.
Quite to the contrary, its to take down Americaand it’s constitution and give it something better....sharia.
That’s our Obama’s “Hope and Change”!
... the pos
Our Glorious Leader is the law.
The guy is a marionette for a shadow government. He agreed to be their marionette for whatever treasure they promised him. He knows right from wrong. He knows what he is doing is leading to the destruction of the greatest nation history can recount, but he doesn’t care about anything but himself, and so he continues being the yes-man for the shadow.
As he is so ably demonstrating.
When he said that, you could hear them laughing all the way down on the Mexican border.
One of the RULES FOR RADICALS: Make the other guy live up to his professed beliefs.
Obviously no rules apply to leftists.
a country with a leader that does not abide by the basic laws will not survive. That’s why we have got to get rid of this man sooner , not later . We are facing national disaster , on his account . How can America and Americans continue to put up with this ? They were probably rigged elections anyway ....
We are long gone then. We have not had the rule of law since the Clinton Regime was in power.
We have over 200 years under our belt. 2 more to go with this law breaker.
We don’t need his advice, go golf bone head
Many would agree as it’s become incrementally worse each decade in nearly every aspect.
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