Obama: The Law Giver Obama Giveth — and — Obama Taketh Away

By Guest Contributor J.D. Longstreet
All this time I have been laboring under the false impression that the Congress was constitutionally assigned the duty of making and changing (amending) law(s) for the country.
Silly me!  I am SO embarrassed!  Just shows how dumb a poor ole swamp rat like yours truly can actually be, I suppose.
Anyway, Mr. Obama has set me straight on that.  He has shown me that HE has the power to make law, and change law, and enforce law or — choose NOT to enforce law — as HE chooses.
Why, Mr. Obama has changed the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) some 19 or 20 times now (For more on Obama’s changes to Obamacare visit politifact.com at: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/sep/25/tom-graves/rep-graves-says-obama-has-changed-aca-19-times/ ) all without any aid from the national legislature — the Congress.
All things considered, one must ask WHY we even have a Congress?  Couldn’t we save major bucks by just dissolving the Congress and have done with it?   I mean, heck, we’ve got Obama — The Law Giver as our President!  What need have we of a Congress?
With Obama it is all give and take.  He gives — AND — he takes.  The man refuses to acknowledge his limitations under the constitution. He just ignores it in part or in whole — as the notion strikes him.
This is not just wrong, gentle reader, this is ILLEGAL.
Playing fast and loose with the US Constitution, under normal circumstances, would get one placed UNDER the jailhouse!  No longer.
But these are not normal times.  We live now in a “post constitution era” in America. We find ourselves in the short-lived period between freedom and slavery.  Once a nation begins a slide into slavery the pace quickens and doesn’t take very long to find an entire people clasped in the bonds of involuntary servitude.
I find it ironic that Obama, a black man,  is so intent on leading his people, white and black, into tyranny induced slavery in America.  There’s something just plain vulgar about that.
The Obama administration is proving to be more corrupt that the Grant, the Harding, or the Nixon administrations.  I was not around for the first two, but I lived every minute of the Nixon administration  and I can tell you the American people never sensed a threat to their freedom from Nixon as they do from Obama.
When Nixon’s party, the Republican Party,  realized the enormity of his misdeeds, they quickly formed a committee and paid Nixon a visit and read him the riot act.  They told him, flat out, that he was going to be impeached and the Congress WOULD find him guilty and he WOULD be removed from office in disgrace, unless, he resigned — and resigned immediately.  Nixon resigned and managed by doing so to save SOME face and enough dignity to gracefully exit the White House while staff and a few members of his administration stood clustered near the helicopter LZ looking on in tears.
It was a trying time for the republic, but we survived and the constitution proved, once again, its value and worth as a foundation document and the protector of freedom.
On December 31st, 2012, the non-partisan Judicial Watch released its annual ”Most Corrupt Politicians in Washington List.” On that list were:  President Obama and key members of his Democrat cabinet like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, disgraced Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, and UN Ambassador Susan Rice.  They were among the top ten names on the list.  That was last year.  We can hardly wait for this years list to be released.  Judicial Watch is a public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption.  You may see the entire list here. 
Let’s see.  Right now, Americans are attempting to deal with a host of Obama administration scandals:  The NSA scandal, the IRS Scandal, the Navy Seal scandal, the Benghazi scandal,  and the Fast and Furious Scandal.
Then there is Obamacare. 
Obama and his minions have trashed the constitution.  Mr. Obama claims to be a constitutional scholar, indeed, taught constitutional law in college.  Obama taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years!  Seems to me that with that sort of background he should know better!
In an article at Front Page Magazine, Arnold Ahlert says the following:  “Perhaps the most contemptible effort in that regard is President Obama’s transparently unconstitutional effort to suspend various parts of the Affordable Healthcare Act. How Americans feel about that piece of legislation is irrelevant. What’s relevant is that Congress passed the law, including the part that calls for its implementation beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, and the president signed it. There is no Constitutional way the president can simply choose to ignore sections of a law he doesn’t like, or go around Congress completely when they won’t kowtow to his agenda.

Yet that’s precisely what Obama and other administration officials have done. In 2012, the president unilaterally decreed that the same DREAM Act rejected by Congress 18 months earlier would be implemented for the children of illegal aliens. He also gutted part of the Welfare Reform Act of 1996, in clear violation of the statute. Obama is still ignoring a ruling by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals and federal appeals courts in D.C. and Philadelphia, all of whom ruled his “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were unconstitutional.” –  (We strongly recommend you read this article in its entirety.)

Let’s cut to the chase. There is a serious shortage of intestinal fortitude in Congress today.  There is a palpable lack of guts within the ranks of the GOP in the House of Representatives.  A Bill of Impeachment ought to be introduced, voted on, and passed in the House ASAP. 
Having said that, please understand that I am not so foolish as to believe that the US Senate, controlled by the President’s own party The Democratic Party) , therefore by Obama, himself, will find him guilty.  But this administration’s corruption needs to be documented, publicly, and made a part of the historical record of the country for future generations.  With the phalanx of protection the Mainstream Media has thrown up around their president, the ONLY way that will happen is — through impeachment.
In the meantime, things in America are only going to get worse.
Every time Obama gets away with a violation of the constitution, it emboldens him, it becomes easier for him to so it again and again.  I am concerned Congress has already waited too long. I suspect many in Congress fear an uprising of civil unrest (riots) among the black population of the country should they impeach Obama.  Then so be it.  NOTHING should get in the way of doing the RIGHT thing. 
Impeaching Obama IS the right thing to do. The rape of the constitution must be ended.
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Obama’s Gangsta Green Scheme: A Win-Win, More Payback for Evil Amerika, Plus a Useful Distraction


Candidate Barack Hussein Obama Telling Us About His Plans to Bankrupt the Coal Industry

Another day, another petulant Obama lecture, featuring the usual elements, including:

  • Vilifying those who dare to disagree with him (“Flat Earth Society, seriously?)
  • Brilliant Arguments Waged Against Strawmen
  • Complete Intellectually Dishonesty

This time the subject was one of his favorite hobby horses, “climate change.” As predicted during last week’s show, he is planning yet another end run around Congress to impose these destructive policies. Congress would never agree to these job-killing plans, so he’s using one of the most destructive forces at work on the planet today, the Environmental Protection Agency. They wanted to impeach Nixon for that stupid Watergate burglary. They should have impeached him over establishing the EPA, a knife in the heart to the American way of life and capitalism.

No one should be surprised. He told us back in 2008 that this war on coal was exactly what he wanted to do. If you don’t believe that, consider this comment from one of his senior advisers on energy, cheerleading for the “war on coal.”

“The one thing the president really needs to do now is to begin the process of shutting down the conventional coal plants,” Daniel P. Schrag, a member of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology, told the New York Times. ”Politically, the White House is hesitant to say they’re having a war on coal. On the other hand, a war on coal is exactly what’s needed.”

Any questions?

This proposal will raise energy prices on those least able to afford it. It will destroy jobs, and take away consumer choice. If you voted for Obama, congratulations. You voted for higher utility bills, and the really good news is that anything we do to prevent future “climate change” by crippling our economy will have zero affect on the planet overall.

As usual, the silly, wet-behind-the-ears young’uns and soccer mommies who take a break from watching “Ellen” and “The View” to tell their friends how thrilled they are that their man-child president is “doing something” about “climate change” are clueless.  Mark Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University is not, and here’s what he says:

President Barack Obama gave a high-profile speech this afternoon at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, to announce a massive new government plan designed to address climate change. But the plan, details of which were released by the White House on Tuesday morning ahead of the president’s speech, won’t do much to help fix the problems of pollution and global warming, and may actually make things worse overall, according to independent climate experts.

“It’s amazing how little this all actually does,” said Mark Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University. “In many ways, this makes things worse.” Jacobson, who has spent years researching the link between air pollution and human health in the United States, points out that the White House’s seemingly bold objective to curb carbon pollution by 3 billion metric tons by 2030 actually equates to cutting about one-fortieth of all pollution produced by the US energy sector each year. “The numbers are so trivial, it’s almost like a gimmick,” he said. Another part of the White House’s plan, to increase the amount of renewable energy projects on federal lands enough to power 6 million homes by 2020, is “embarrassingly trivial,” in a country of over 130 million housing units, said Jacobson.

Jacobson also takes specific issue with part of the president’s plan that calls for the US Energy Department to provide $8 billion in loan guarantees to what the plan calls “advanced fossil energy projects.” Jacobson and other experts say that this term refers to one idea in particular: installing new equipment to capture carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, and attempting to pump it back into underground storage areas, where it won’t get into the atmosphere for many years. Such a technique could reduce between 85-90 percent of carbon emissions from coal plant smokestacks, according to estimates of companies pursuing it.

The idea sounds good in principle, but the science behind it remains largely unproven. “There’s not even a single commercialized coal-with-carbon-capture plant” in the US, Jacobson pointed out. Indeed, several companies have abandoned attempts to build such plants in recent years after deciding the costs would be too high and incurring opposition from environmental groups.

Eight billion dollars in loan guarantees? I wonder which democrat party donors will be getting those …

If you disagree, please tell me what am I and folks that Prof. Jacobsen are missing? Given China and India are opening a new coal fired plant every week, how exactly will this latest brilliant idea from this genius solve the problem of “global warming?” How exactly will unilateral energy disarmament help? Unless, of course, this proposal is less about “carbon pollution” than it is about cutting this country down to size, one of his goals since he was sitting in Rev. Wright’s pew, eagerly absorbing every America-hating word.

As also noted during last week’s show, this speech and the policy announced today had two objectives. The speech was designed to appeal to his vacuous base, obsessed with this “green” foolishness and angry about the NSA spying. He can say “Look, my agencies may have been eavesdropping, but I’m all about the environment,” and the fools who support this jackass will be impressed. The policy itself is designed to hobble the United States, because it’s “unfair” that we have been allowed to be the world’s lone super power, at least for a few more weeks. More payback for racist Amerika!

This green scheme also has the benefit of allowing for more crony capitalist schemes like Solyndra. He wants to artificially make solar energy competitive with coal and other proven energy technologies, which without the government’s thumb on the scale, they are not.

Of course, no story about Barack Obama demagoguing an issue would be complete without accompanying liberal hypocrisy. In this case, it’s interesting that exports of American coal have increased during every year of his presidency. From USA Today:

The U.S. coal industry, under increasing pressure at home after President Obama’s call Tuesday for tougher anti-pollution rules, is ratcheting up a more promising part of its business: exports.

Coal exports set a monthly record in March, driven largely by rising demand from its top customer, China, and other Asian countries, according to the most recent data from the Energy information Administration. While domestic consumption has had recent dips, exports have steadily climbed — from 39.6 million short tons in 2002 to a record 125.7 million short tons last year.

More on coal exports here in the Christian Science Monitor. So, repeating, if he’s so concerned about “global” warming, why is does he want to cripple America by killing jobs and raising energy prices while allowing China and India to run circles around us by using coal to fuel their economic growth? I might also ask why he is flying Air Force One on this week’s boondoggle to Africa, with Moochelle on board. C’mon, hauling that huge caboose around causes LOTS of carbon emissions.

Of course, there was another reason for this annoying speech, and that goes back to what I noted here; that is, that like another successful, albeit much better looking, con man, Don Draper, Barack Obama understands that when you don’t like what they’re saying, you should change the conversation. There are three things that he’d rather we not notice; specifically,

  • The amnesty for illegals making its way through the Senate
  • The IRS targeting of his “enemies,” which the Lame Stream Media is trying to pretend never happen and has been laid to rest, that’s far from the case.
  • His $100 million trip to Africa, starting tomorrow, with the repellant First Klingon in tow.

If there was any doubt that this speech, and the policy it announced, was a disaster for the United States, the fact that the Gorebot pronounced it “best speech ever” should resolve that.

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“Obama and Nixon: Brothers From Another Mother”, Says New Video

Here it is, from Revealing Politics YouTube channel:

I disagree with this analysis. Watergate was all about political “dirty tricks,” and “R-fing” your political opponents. In other words, it was the Chicago Way, and while unethical, and wrong, that’s not the reason the Left in the Lame Stream Media and academia blew it up into the biggest political scandal in the history of the United States was about the democrats’ in Congress and their desire to r-f the South Vietnamese. All the blood and misery that resulted, including Cambodia’s killing fields, is on the hands of those democrats, who were determined to cut off all support to our anti-communist ally. Commies always stick together, after all, and they HATED Richard Nixon. Recall he was the man who exposed Alger Hiss.

Nixon was also a genuine high-achiever. He came from nothing and through hard work became a lawyer, a congressman and eventually president. He presents quite a contrast with the affirmative-action assisted, narcissistic, thin-skinned, completely unaccomplished empty suit who is currently occupying the Oval Office.

Still, they do sound a look alike when they’re covering something up, no? It’s like that opening line from Anna Karenina: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” All coverups are alike in the lines that they use in the beginning, but every scandal is full of its own particular lies. As the drip, drip, drip of the burgeoning list of Obama scandals continues, we’ll learn more about those lies. Stay tuned.

 

Obama “Scandals” Really No Big Deal

Here are the ten top reasons none of the Obama so-called scandals are any big deal:

1. Benghazi talking points scandal: At this point, what difference does it make?
2. IRS targeting of political adversaries: Nixon started it!
3. Eric Holder’s false Congressional testimony: Everybody lies. And, if you’re old enough to remember the Lewinsky scandal, you probably remember reading in the mainstream media that several experts think that lying can be good.
4. Michelle’s vacations: If you had to lug that posterior around, you’d need lots of vacation time too.
5. Obama’s constant golfing: Eisenhower golfed every bit as much– almost!
6. Obtaining and examining AP phone records: Nixon started it!
7. Doing the same thing to Fox News reporter James Rosen: Nixon started it!
8. Hacking into CBS reporter Sheryl Atkisson’s computer: Nixon would have done it if there’d been PC’s back then, and he would have done more of it.
9. The mysterious whereabouts of President Obama during the Benghazi attack: At this point, what difference does it make?
10. Obama’s re-election: Not a scandal, just a shame and an outrage. And now he’s president of the United States – all 57 of them – for another four years. Maybe it is a scandal…

Our Bystander President

Also posted at Clash Daily

It has been said that “Some people make things happen. Some people watch things happen. And then there are those who wonder, ‘What the heck just happened?” After watching the current occupant of the Oval Office, who is also sometimes laughingly known as “The Leader of the Free World,” over the last several years it’s safe to say that he not only doesn’t belong in the first category, he’s not in the second. If he is to be believed, he is clearly in the third camp, a bystander even to events caused by members of his own administration.

No one should be surprised, of course, that he appears to be a tad disconnected from the activities of those supposedly under his command. Recall that this is the same man who attended a church led by a racist, Jew-hating, screeching anti-American lunatic for 20 years, and claimed to have no idea about the incendiary content of his preacher, Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s, sermons. This is also the man who emerged smelling like the proverbial rose, a transcendent figure riding a unicorn over a rainbow, and promising a new beginning for America full of hope, change and transparency, despite arriving on the political scene as the spawn of ACORN by way of the Cook County political machine. That is the same stinking slough of corruption that produced former Illinois governor/current inmate Rod Blagojevich. Both the disgraced governor and Barack Obama shared the same benefactor, one Tony Rezko. Mr. Rezko made it possible for the Obamas to purchase their Chicago mansion, a house that they couldn’t have afforded without Rezko’s help. Yet, after the Chicago Sun-Times questioned Mr. Obama about depending on such a dubious source of financial assistance for the purchase of his family home, Barack claimed that he had no idea about Mr. Rezko’s many shady dealings. Tony went to the steel hotel, sentence to 10.5 years back in November 2011. Barack went to the White House, not once, but twice. It’s true! Ignorance IS bliss!

Before his first election in 2008, we learned that his aunt was living illegally in the United States. He had no idea, he said. She attended his first inauguration, and amazingly was granted amnesty. He also had no idea that his Department of Justice was conducting a dangerous gun walking scheme that ultimately caused the murder of Border Agent Brian Terry and the deaths of hundreds of Mexican citizens.

Now we have a new round of things that Barack Obama didn’t have any idea had happened, even though the responsible parties are all part of his administration. He is outraged. He demands accountability. It’s as if he is a bystander, rather than the person ultimately responsible for what happened. If this is leadership, then Hillary Clinton is as honest as the day is long.

Under Barack Obama’s watch, the Internal Revenue Service deliberately targeted conservative groups, including those devoted to educating people about our Constitution, by subjecting them to extremely burdensome requests for information, intrusive questioning about their donors, and the speakers they hosted, and even what books they read. One group, hoping to accelerate the processing of their application to be a tax-exempt organization, which was taking years, sent a copy of the Constitution. I’m not sure that submission was helpful. It probably confirmed the Obama IRS’ suspicion that they were dangerous subversives.

Barack Obama had no idea any that this highly improper activity was going on until he read it in the newspapers. Nor did he know about his Justice Department’s subpoena of AP reporters phone records, a huge fishing expedition that Eric Holder, who also claims to know very little about it, is trying to cover up with the universal fig leaf “national security.”

Then there is Benghazi, the “bump in the road” that inconveniently included the murder of four brave Americans. Barack was wheels up to Vegas on 9/11/12, off to a pre-election fundraiser, so he couldn’t be expected to know what happened there. Nor should we hold him responsible for the fact the numerous requests by our people in Libya were ignored, requests that should have taken seriously given the previous attacks on the consulate and the assassination attempt on the British ambassador in June, 2012.

Who exactly is in charge here?

I’m sure that there are some cynical bitter clingers among you who recall that Barack Obama is the first president since Richard Nixon to characterize his political opposition as “enemies,” and who has advocated that they be “punished,” and suggest that his claims of ignorance ring hollow. I can’t argue with you.

We’ve gone from “The Buck Stops Here,” to “We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For” to “There’s No There There.” For once, Barack Obama, at least referring to his own leadership and acceptance of responsibility, is correct.

 

Hillary Lies, Media Complies. Chris Matthews Says WI Senator Doesn’t Represent Anyone.

As noted in this post, Richard Nixon should have thought of the “What difference does it make?” defense to politicians lying to the American public, especially presidents.

How ironic that Hillary, who was part of the effort to destroy Richard Nixon, would now say lying by a presidential administration doesn’t matter.

Hillary Watergate

The Truth About Barack Obama’s Bloodiest Scandal, Fast and Furious with author Katie Pavlich: Today on the Teri O’Brien Show

While faux network “news” reports waste the 22 or so minutes they have between commercials for incontinence products and prescription meds for ailments that afflict those old enough to remember the first Carter administration on foolishness like abusive brats berating a monitor on a school bus, Jerry Sandusky, battling bears, and the world’s ugliest dog, there is actual news out there. Try as the Lame Stream Media might to avoid reporting it, it’s still happening. The Obama administration is engaging in a coverup that would make Nixon’s crowd blush, complete with a a last-minute assertion of executive privilege. Watergate was about political power, and destroying Richard Nixon, who would never be forgiven by the Left for outing Alger Hiss. It caused a lot of turmoil and media hysteria, but no one actually died. Fast and Furious was about undermining our constitutional rights, and two American agents, as well as several hundred Mexicans, have been murdered as a result of this boneheaded Obama administration operation. Katie Pavlich has written the definitive book on this unraveling scandal, Fast and Furious: Barack Obama’s Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Coverup. She’ll join us today to tell us the story behind the story. Why do Eric Holder’s apologists continue to insist that Fast and Furious began during the Bush administration, when that is provably false? Will Eric Holder be held in contempt of Congress, and if so, then what? Why doesn’t Barack Obama throw him under the bus? What of Janet Napolitano? Could she be charged with perjury?

Here we are nearly four years after Barack Hussein Obama was elected president, and finally many of the cognoscenti are conceding what frustrated so many of us back then; specifically, the true identity of the man who would soon occupy the Oval Office was being hidden by a lapdog media. Among those who tried to tell the public who this man was (and is) is Stanley Kurtz of Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a Contribuing Editor to National Review Online. He wrote the essential read, Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism. In his most recent piece for National Review, he wrote about what recently discovered documents, from Illinois ACORN and the Wisconsin Historical Society, reveal about Barack Obama’s membership in the extreme left-wing New Party. Barack Obama deliberately deceived the American public about so many things. Why was it especially important for him to conceal his membership in the New Party?

Speaking of that school bus incident, is it really surprising, given the coarsening of our culture, that these brats would behave this way toward an older woman? Have you seen Facebook lately?

Tune in today for the rest of the story.

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