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Obama's Secret Power Grabs
Fox News ^ | 4-12-2010 | Phil Kerpen

Posted on 04/12/2010 9:12:05 PM PDT by Whenifhow

While Congress considers sweeping new legislation to permanently institutionalize the bailouts and federal control of our financial system (right on the heels of their health care takeover, of course) several other sweeping power grabs are going on outside the spotlight of legislative debate. Indeed President Obama seems to believe that most of his sweeping agenda to transform the country can be accomplished without even a vote of Congress. The chart seen above and found here shows what the administration is up to.

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Both of those efforts are now escalating. The EPA has now finalized its vehicle emissions rule, for the first time regulating global warming under the 1970 Clean Air Act. While EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson is trying to calm a political backlash by promising the delay the onslaught of regulations (the overall blueprint is over 18,000 pages and regulates almost everything that moves and lots of things that stay put) she remains committed to them. The Senate will have a key vote on S.J. Res. 26, which would stop the EPA, some time in May.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: constitution; epa; government; taxes

1 posted on 04/12/2010 9:12:05 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Nachum

ping


2 posted on 04/12/2010 9:13:09 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow

Shows everyone what a fascist Obama is.


3 posted on 04/12/2010 9:19:51 PM PDT by myknowledge (B.H. Obama's just a frontman. A frontman for who? The globalist elite, stupid!)
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To: Whenifhow
The Obammunists won't let little things like the law or elections get in the way of their Master Plan. I guarantee you these people have a plan for circumventing anything and everything that might get between them and their Communist Utopia. That includes the will of We The People.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

5 posted on 04/12/2010 9:26:35 PM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? Go to www.myspace.com/rockfromtheright)
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To: Whenifhow

Hail Emperor Obama. Dictator for life.


6 posted on 04/12/2010 9:28:46 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: Whenifhow

bad adventure

7 posted on 04/12/2010 9:35:35 PM PDT by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: Whenifhow

TRAITOROUS BUSTARDS FROM HELL.

LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED.


8 posted on 04/12/2010 9:35:56 PM PDT by Quix (BLOKES who got us where we R: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: WeathermanPhil

What kind of information are you looking for?


9 posted on 04/12/2010 9:40:46 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Whenifhow

save


10 posted on 04/12/2010 9:53:03 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Whenifhow

Bookmark


11 posted on 04/12/2010 9:53:31 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: Whenifhow

add to that chart the gutting of our Space Program - which Congress is LEGALLY in charge of as to any decisions.

He’s totally bypassing them

When is Congress going to call a halt?

They didn’t pass his new ‘jobs bill’ - maybe that’s a start. Maybe they see that things are NOT getting better after they rammed the health farce through - that his numbers are still in free fall...and they are thinking it might be wise to let go of those coattails...


12 posted on 04/12/2010 9:56:46 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: wku man

“Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!”

Indeed! Fix Bayonets...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP2p91dvm6M


13 posted on 04/12/2010 9:58:42 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: Whenifhow

Vehicle emmisions is a scam. I got a 1990 Toyota Camry that gets over 30 MPG. It barely passes emmisions every 2 years. Had give up my 2nd car a few years ago because it could not pass. It was a 1984 Lebaron 4 cylinder that got about 24 MPG. The gov. wants me to pay 25,000 for a new Obamamobile.


14 posted on 04/12/2010 10:05:42 PM PDT by dancusa (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. W. Churchill)
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To: Whenifhow; Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; Abundy; akatel; albertp; AlexandriaDuke; Alexander Rubin; ...



Libertarian ping! Click here to get added or here to be removed or post a message here!
View past Libertarian pings here
15 posted on 04/12/2010 10:07:05 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: FrankR

Awesome poster, dude!


16 posted on 04/12/2010 10:20:58 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to him.)
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To: maine-iac7
WOW! I wish I were in LTC West's district so I could cast my vote for him...that video is inspiring!

FIX BAYONETS!!!!!

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

17 posted on 04/12/2010 10:22:02 PM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? Go to www.myspace.com/rockfromtheright)
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To: maine-iac7

Congress is the sharia congress of Iran, just a bunch of buffoons who are now so invested into that Ponzi Zero scheme, they cannot stop him. Same thing with Harvard and all those losers in accademia.


18 posted on 04/12/2010 10:29:34 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrates Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: wku man

The best thing is to NOT vote for them while acting like we are all on welfare, bankrupting the whole scheme on its face.


19 posted on 04/12/2010 10:30:43 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrates Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: JudgemAll
Sorry...I don't follow that at all. Please explain.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

20 posted on 04/12/2010 10:32:41 PM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? Go to www.myspace.com/rockfromtheright)
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To: WeathermanPhil
we (the people) have to figure out how to get this guy removed by Constitutional means.

See Article 2, Section 4.

It's easier than overriding a veto. You only need a majority of the House and two thirds of the Sentate.

21 posted on 04/12/2010 10:32:45 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Whenifhow

Bump.....


22 posted on 04/12/2010 10:45:18 PM PDT by Buddy B (MSgt Retired-USAF - Year: 1972)
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To: wku man; All
yes - if you liked that clip - watch these,

We need this hero in DC. He'd have our back.

CPAC part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOMTN2EOMtI

this clip starts with the ‘revolution video’ for a bit - watch it through you'll remember who he is - what he did in Afghanistan to save his men - and what the brass did to him.

red eye
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG2jQITs1pI

answering a Marine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkGQmCZjJ0k

and here's the Revolution one again, in case you want them to share

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP2p91dvm6M

and here's his facebook

http://www.facebook.com/ElectAllenWest?ref=ts

23 posted on 04/12/2010 10:48:51 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: cynwoody

Why resrict ourselvesto constiutional means? Obama and his junta have no regard for it, and are destroyinng it as we speak. I agree that constitutioal means are best but there is no need in his situation to restrict ourselves to them.

Extra-constitutional means may be necessary, simply because Obama as a tyrant knows how to manipulate the powers of the constitution to his own sordid ends, having no regard for it.

Extra costitutional methods may be necessary, and justified in this case, just as the declaration of independence states in its preamble.Obama would also not expect that.He exoects we constitutionlists to be good according to the constuitution we suport and defend.We may need to be very, very bad.


24 posted on 04/13/2010 12:17:20 AM PDT by Candor7 (Now's the time to ante up against the Obama Fascist Junta ( member NRA))
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To: dancusa
Vehicle emmisions is a scam. I got a 1990 Toyota Camry that gets over 30 MPG. It barely passes emmisions every 2 years.

You can buy gas additives at any auto-parts store that will help you pass.

They are typically added to the gas tank a week before the expected test, the car driven as per the instructions (and not otherwise), and the whole tank consumed before the test. Then, other additives are added to the next tank, and you're ready to test.

A car mechanic can help you with this scrubbing process; he can de-carbonize the engine as a first step.

I think it helps if you use an oxygenated fuel (gasohol) or use an alcohol-based additive (methanol, isopropanol -- if you're desperate, you can even try 91% rubbing alcohol [isopropyl alcohol = isopropanol] -- when you go to test. Again, an experienced mechanic's advice will help.

By the way, don't go dumping isopropyl alcohol, etc., in your tank on a regular basis. It has side effects that are not good: it tends to dissolve the plastic anti-corrosion lining sprayed on the inside surface of your gas tank, for instance. Once in a while is okay, but don't make it a habit.

26 posted on 04/13/2010 2:44:30 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Whenifhow

when are some of the ‘free’ states going to declare their independence from this stuff? when will they declare epa, dept energy/education regulations void in their states? I’d gladly send my tax dollars to my state, and let them decide how much to send to DC.

Time to end any of the thieves meeting in DC anyway. Let them do netconference and keep their feet to the fire with the people they are supposed to represent!


27 posted on 04/13/2010 3:09:09 AM PDT by oldmomster
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To: Whenifhow

PING


28 posted on 04/13/2010 5:27:02 AM PDT by phockthis
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To: Whenifhow

Three facts:

1) It is illegal for unelected bureaucrats to write law. Only Congress may write law, and it cannot give away that law-making power to unaccountable bureaucrats.

2) Congress may, at anytime, strip away the law making power of any bureaucratic agency but refuses to do so.

3) Unelected bureaucrats writing law is one of the primary features of a dictatorship.

Draw your own conclusion.


29 posted on 04/13/2010 5:41:23 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: maine-iac7
When is Congress going to call a halt?

They won't. With 0bama grabbing power as he is, they can deny responsibility.

30 posted on 04/13/2010 6:54:47 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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To: onyx; prairiebreeze; penelopesire; holdonnow; Dog; STARWISE; Bahbah

It just never ends, ping..


31 posted on 04/13/2010 7:01:07 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: All
Obama Is Making Plans to Use Executive Power for Action on Several Fronts

Obama Signs Executive Order Establishing Council of Governors
The White House | Office of Press Secretary | 1/11/10
FR Posted by Melissa 24

The President signed an Executive Order Jan 11 establishing a Council of Governors to strengthen further the partnership between the Federal Government and State Governments to protect our Nation against all types of hazards.

When appointed, the Council will be reviewing such matters as involving the National Guard of the various States; homeland defense; civil support; synchronization and integration of State and Federal military activities in the United States; and other matters of mutual interest pertaining to National Guard, homeland defense, and civil support activities.

The bipartisan Council will be composed of ten State Governors who will be selected by the President to serve two year terms. In selecting the Governors to the Council, the White House will solicit input from Governors and Governors’ associations.

Once chosen, the Council will have no more than five members from the same party and represent the Nation as a whole.

Federal members of the Council include:

the Secretary of Defense,

the Secretary of Homeland Security,

the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism,

the Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement,

the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs,

the U.S. Northern Command Commander,

the Commandant of the Coast Guard, and,

the Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

The Secretary of Defense will designate an Executive Director for the Council. (Excerpt) Read more at whitehouse.gov

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Ohaha transforms the Democrat party---into a modern version of the National Socialist party: College kids recruited to join Obama's 'army'
WorldNetDaily | August 25, 2009 | Chelsea Schilling
FR posted by RobinMasters

President Obama's army of citizen volunteers is now actively recruiting college students in states across the country to "build support for President Obama's agenda" – and earn college credit while advocating for "change." Obama for America, Obama's 2008 political campaign, merged with the Democratic National Committee in January and is now known as Organizing for America, or OFA.

The movement some call "Obama 2.0" is now recruiting students and offering to provide credits toward degree plans in exchange for their advocacy skills.

A message from OFA national volunteer coordinators announcing the recruitment campaign and internship opportunities has been posted on several websites and on Facebook.

"Students and young people were critical in building the movement that helped elect President Obama last year. By becoming a National Organizing Intern, you'll be part of the grassroots effort to make the change we fought for a reality in 2009 and beyond," it states.

"As an Organizing Intern, you'll work side by side with OFA staff and community leaders to help build support for President Obama's agenda. You'll learn core organizing principles that are crucial for any campaign and play an important role in building our organization in your state." (Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...

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CIRCA Sept 15, 2009 A SHOCKING DISPLAY OF OBAMA'S THIRST FOR POWER

FOX News' Judge Napolitano notes: if implemented, the unconstitutional proposals Obama urged in his Sept 2009 speech to Wall Street will amount to a final coup d’état by banksters, their technocrats and enforcers, at the Federal Reserve (*the privately-held bankster cartel that masquerades as a government agency).

Obama's "reforms" would install a dictatorial regulatory power controlled by international bankers over the entire US economy — down to the local grocer and hot dog vendor on the corner.

It will control our lives down to the smallest detail. It will require us to ask permission for the most mundane and routine of financial transactions. IT MUST BE BE RESISTED AT ALL COSTS. VIDEO LINK AVAILABLE Judge Andrew Napolitano On Obama/Bankster Takeover

32 posted on 04/13/2010 8:36:09 AM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: Whenifhow
There he goes again. Anything and everything Obama does is a strategic move to increase his power over the people through the executive branch.....

Ohaha signed an Executive Order establishing a Council of Governors to "strengthen" the partnership between the Federal and State Governments to protect our Nation against all types of hazards. The Council will be reviewing matters involving state National Guards; homeland defense; civil support; synchronization and integration of State and Federal military activities; and other matters of mutual interest pertaining to National Guard, homeland defense, and civil support activities. (emphasis added)

FOR YOUR REFERENCE The phrase "to gain executive branch authority" was first heard 70 years ago, or so.....part of a package called "The Enabling Acts"......although it was written in German. The Enabling Acts granted "the executive" the authority to write new laws and change old laws without oversight.

33 posted on 04/13/2010 8:37:42 AM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: lentulusgracchus

Thank you very much for the info. I always try to keep my car in good running shape. The Camry would not start on Easter Sunday night,missed work. Too dark to work on. Got up at 7 AM Monday, lifted plastic cover on pos. terminal. Found corrisive build up. Cleaned it out and car started right up.


34 posted on 04/13/2010 1:12:32 PM PDT by dancusa (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. W. Churchill)
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To: Whenifhow

35 posted on 04/13/2010 4:12:58 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

bttt


36 posted on 04/13/2010 4:13:26 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: Whenifhow

The EPA is a run-away power unto itself.

We need a Freedom Protection Agency to keep us from becoming serfs to the new Statist Rulers (EPA being just one).


37 posted on 04/13/2010 4:37:52 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: SE Mom

Thanks for the ping.


38 posted on 04/13/2010 4:57:35 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Send a contribution to FreeRepublic! Every dollar helps!)
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To: wku man

Work on the black market, it’s what the new economy will rely on. If they want people who take drugs to bankrupt our health care system, because they want to insure the whores who vote for them because they do not like their husbands as “masters” (to take from their class warfare language libelling free people as slave masters), then so be it. Tend the other cheek, I’m going to be a “ho” from now on, and we’ll see how long they like to be swarmed by hos and f@gs around in DC.


39 posted on 04/14/2010 8:51:36 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrates Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: JudgemAll
I still don't understand. Are you saying we should pretend to be what we're not in order to overload the health system? If so, it's not for me. I'm not going to lie about who I am and what my motivations are. I'll see 'em at the polls this November, or on Lexington Green if need be.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

40 posted on 04/15/2010 6:39:29 AM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? Go to www.myspace.com/rockfromtheright)
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To: Liz

Your links don’t link.


41 posted on 04/27/2010 5:10:51 PM PDT by secretagent
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To: secretagent

Highlighted——not linked.

Do a search.


42 posted on 04/27/2010 6:10:40 PM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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what else would you expect from a communist
web dizajn
43 posted on 01/25/2011 3:11:31 AM PST by alexbg
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