Skip to comments.Defiant Obama: I will use my power
Posted on 11/14/2014 1:00:06 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
YANGON, Myanmar President Barack Obama on Friday defended his plans to use executive power to bypass Congress, signaling that hes determined to move on issues like immigration and climate change, especially when lawmakers have failed to act.
They have the ability to fix the system. What they dont have is the ability to do is expect me to stand by with a broken system in perpetuity, Obama said on immigration reform at a joint news conference here with Myanmar dissident leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Its way overdue. Weve been talking about it for 10 years now and its been consistently stalled.
Obama said hes determined to grant relief to illegal immigrants in the coming weeks if Congress doesnt produce a bill first.
I gave the House over a year to at least give a vote on the Senate bill. They failed to do so, the president said. I indicated to Speaker Boehner several months ago that if Congress failed to act, I would use all lawful authority that I possess Thats going to happen. And thats going to happen before the end of the year.
Obama also suggested that the deal he cut with China to reduce greenhouse gas emissions was proper because he has to take into account longer-term interests than do lawmakers who have resisted such actions....
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This guy is a threat to America any way you cut it. Only his sickest of sycophants can defend him.
That’s not a word for a US President to cast in our faces.
It’s not your power unless the Constitution grants it to you.
He has decided that he can make any order, violate any law and that it is a legitimate exercise of executive power — unless someone stops him.
Why not just send say 10 million to his house, pull him out of bed at night , and give him a good spanking...: )
The emperor is naked.
Screw the emperor.
Impeach, convict and remove.
At least with President Biden, he will be a gaff a day.
Instead of an outrage.
He might enjoy it
Except its not your power, a-hole.
I caught a bit of him speaking about this the other day while driving. To the average LIV—I am sure he sounds completely reasonable.
It is NOT HIS power.
He has no such constitutional power.
He’s a petty tyrant.
That is what he learned as a Constitutional law professor.
It's what Patrick Henry warned us might happen (although he was talking about the Congress as proposed:
"Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men, without a consequent loss of liberty! I say that the loss of that dearest privilege has ever followed, with absolute certainty, every such mad attempt.
pull the rug
He’s out of the country right now so this might be a good time to use OUR power, not say we should, only that it might be a good time.
Only Reggie gets to do that.
Emperor Zero DOES have all power. The Race Card is the card that trumps all. He can do anything he wants. He can shut down power plants, tell the US military to round up American dissidents, even go house-to-house and collect guns. This FedGov beast is all-powerful and Zero is astride it.
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