Posts Tagged ‘Presidency’

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Obama Is ‘the President Richard Nixon Always Wanted To Be’

Liberal law professor Jonathan Turley warns that, under President Obama, “unfortunately, our system is changing, and it’s changing without a debate,” from a system that protects against “the concentration of power” to one where “the president can act unilaterally” and “not comply with federal law.”

Real Clear Politics, June 3, 2014
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    ‘We Are Now at a Constitutional Tipping Point’

    A prominent left-leaning scholar says this president’s “aggregation of power” is “destabilizing,” “wrong,” and “dangerous”—and he respectfully calls upon an “inert,” “feckless” Congress to “assert its powers” and rein in what Madison (in Federalist 51) called a “weaker department.”

    Tea Party News Network, February 27, 2014
  • President Obama: I’m the Law

    It’s time for policymakers and candidates—from the right and the left—to make plans to restore the constitutional rule of law that the Obama administration is trampling.

    Forbes, February 12, 2014
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    The Imperial Presidency of Barack Obama

    President Obama’s consistent disregard for the law of the land is redefining the role of the presidency in a manner that is inconsistent with our Constitution.

    Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2014
  • Can Obama Write His Own Laws?

    President Obama’s brazen and dangerous disregard for the rule of law is the sort of behavior one expects from a third-world dictator, not an American president.

    The Washington Post, August 15, 2013
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    Could a Republican President Gut Obamacare Unilaterally?

    President Obama’s refusal to enforce his signature legislation as written raises the question of whether a future GOP president could similarly pick and choose what parts of Obamacare to ignore.

    The Weekly Standard, August 2, 2013
  • Obama Doesn’t Pretend to Have Legal Authority to Delay Mandate

    President Obama is candid with the New York Times, admitting he’s quite comfortable exercising de facto lawmaking power from the White House and doesn’t care what Congress thinks about it.

    Hot Air, July 29, 2013