Obama : Fuck Congress. I'm the boss here

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Ernie S., Dec 27, 2011.

  1. Ernie S.
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    So obama is going to use executive orders to circumvent Congress again. He has decided that the omnibus spending package he signed, restricts him from spending willy nilly.

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    Yep. Screw the Constitution.
     
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    What? No libs saying "Bush did it too"?

    Come on lefties! Defend this.
     
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    Even though the Senate will not convict I believe if he breaks the law the House should Impeach him and every time he breaks it do it again.

    Further I think they should employ the Courts. If he violates a law take it court to stop it.

    The President does not control the purse strings nor can he chose which law to obey and which to break. But the Senate will do nothing about it. We need to high light this until the election. With specific facts charges and specific laws broken and how.
     
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    How crazy is this?
     
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    Nothing new about his attitude. He feels the same way about the Constitution.
     
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    hes getting around having to veto, if he really objects, he could veto it.

    signing statements go back to james monroe. *shrugs*
     
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    I'm not exactly a liberal but compared to many on the far right on these boards,,I'm a raging liberal. So just to show this thread is the result of partisan magnification of something all presidents have done...by request!

    Administration of George W. Bush (2001-2009)
    Disposition of Executive orders signed by President George W. Bush:

    Subject Index

    2009 - E.O. 13484 - E.O. 13488 (5 Executive orders issued)
    2008 - E.O. 13454 - E.O. 13483 (30 Executive orders issued)
    2007 - E.O. 13422 - E.O. 13453 (32 Executive orders issued)
    2006 - E.O. 13395 - E.O. 13421 (27 Executive orders issued)
    2005 - E.O. 13369 - E.O. 13394 (26 Executive orders issued)
    2004 - E.O. 13324 - E.O. 13368 (45 Executive orders issued)
    2003 - E.O. 13283 - E.O. 13323 (41 Executive orders issued)
    2002 - E.O. 13252 - E.O. 13282 (31 Executive orders issued)
    2001 - E.O. 13198 - E.O. 13251 (54 Executive orders issued)
    George W. Bush Executive Orders Disposition Tables
     
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    Do any of Bush's violate the law or Constitution?

    The President does not get to decide he does not like a law and ignore it. Nor can he spend money Congress did not give him power to spend.
     
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    Thank you. They all use executive orders, this is just another whine about Obama getting uppity thread.
     

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