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  • Obama Weekly Address: 'I'll Act On My Own'

    01/18/2014 9:56:34 AM PST · by ColdOne · 38 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/18/14 | breitbart
    Where Congress isn’t acting, I’ll act on my own to put opportunity within reach for anyone who’s willing to work for it. That’s what I did in Raleigh by launching America’s second “manufacturing innovation institute.” It’s a partnership between companies, colleges, and the federal government focused on making sure American businesses and American workers win the race for high-tech manufacturing and the jobs that come with it – jobs that can help people and communities willing to work hard punch their ticket into the middle class.
  • Obama On Executive Actions: ‘I’ve Got A Pen And I’ve Got A Phone’

    01/14/2014 10:08:06 AM PST · by ColdOne · 29 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 1/14/13 | CBS DC/AP
    President Barack Obama predicts Congress will be busy this year debating a renewal of jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed and an immigration overhaul. But he says he wants his Cabinet also to focus on executive actions that don’t require legislation. “We are not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we are providing Americans the kind of help that they need. I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone,” Obama said. Obama continued: ”And I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move...
  • Obama to Congress: We're not waiting for legislation

    01/14/2014 5:43:24 PM PST · by Innovative · 113 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Jan 14, 2014 | Anita Kumar
    President Barack Obama sent a message to Congress Tuesday: He plans to use his power whenever he can to move his agenda forward. "We are not just going to be waiting for a legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help that they need," Obama said before a Cabinet meeting. "I've got a pen and I’ve got a phone -- and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward." Obama said he told members of his Cabinet the need to use...
  • The Amnesty Memo (Obama to enact “meaningful immigration reform absent legislative action”)

    07/29/2010 3:03:08 PM PDT · by roses of sharon · 65 replies · 4+ views
    According to an internal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services memo going the rounds of Capitol Hill and obtained by National Review, the agency is considering ways in which it could enact “meaningful immigration reform absent legislative action” — that is, without the consent of the American people through a vote in Congress. “This memorandum offers administrative relief options to . . . reduce the threat of removal for certain individuals present in the United States without authorization,” it reads. Also: “In the absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, USCIS can extend benefits and/or protections to many individuals and groups by issuing...