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Calling The Supreme Court Out?
There He Goes Again...
Sometimes Obama is too obvious. Supposedly he taught constitutional law and if he did I often wonder how he shredded it to pieces in front of his students. There is something in that hallowed document about the separation of powers in this nation. Obama's actions of late have given the distinct impression that he doesn't find that little detail relevant and it shouldn't apply to him. I always have to remember that when I listen to Obama that he is a narcissist of the Nth degree. You see my fellow Americans, if you don't see it Obama's way "you don't know what you are talking about." His words, not mine, and I've heard that quite often roll out of his teleprompter.
It probably wasn't a very good idea for Obama to call the Supreme Court out in his State of the Union address back in 2010. He chastised the wisdom of that court before the entire nation which was a bit "unprecedented" and definitely not in good form. Much was written about that gaff and now his latest gaff, I am sure, is drawing much critical review. You see Obama sees the courts roll as setting social policy which has nothing to do with the actual roll of that court. It's roil is to determine the constitutionality of the laws of this nation. But from all appearances that document doesn't mean anything to the very person at the top who has taken the solemn oath of supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States of America.
So maybe seeing the handwriting on the wall about the possibility of the ruling going against him, he pulls his bony finger out of wherever he keeps it when he's not pointing it at someone else and gives it a second twirl at the highest court in our land. Bad form again Obama. Hasn't anyone told Obama that even as he pursued this over reaching piece of legislative garabge called Obamacare that the majority of Americans are against it and that number has steadily risen as "we find out what is in it."
So lets listen and watch one more time how it went when he opened his mouth one more time.
Obama likes the words "unprecedented" and "extraordinary" in case you ever happen to listen to what he says. Everything he has ever accomplished, which in reality seems to be little that is on the productive side, I often find unprecedented and extraordinary myself, usually "uncalled" for in the same breath. When he did it the first time those three words applied and they apply again. He represents but one of the three branches of our government but wants to be the only one who can call the shots. Talk about having a big head, just find a picture of the man.
The only "element" to this, as he terms it, that the Supreme Court should concern itself with is "the legal element of this." Obama loves to blur the lines almost to the point of blatantly lying. I reckon many people, those who light the votive candles at their altars they have erected for him, gobble that rhetoric up like the pablum it is. His signature law was crafted in secret and it had to be passed so that we could see what was in it. It is basically 2,700 pages of taxes which hit the middle class pretty hard despite the fact that Obama has frequently pledged that there would be no new taxes which have that effect. It is very unpopular. So what is he doing going national again trying to place blame where it doesn't belong? We don't want your stinking health care bill. We didn't then and we don't now.
The Bully Pulpit
Lets examine the facts, or his lack of using them, involved here. He states that Obamacare was passed by "a strong majority" in Congress at the time. It squeaked by with a 7 vote margin. That's a strong majority? Since when? Many sitting incumbents lost their seats for voting in favor of what their constituents strongly opposed in 2010. He likes to forget that fact. So do his liberal, koolaid swilling followers.
The next fact, which is indeed a fact but misused by Obama, is that the Supreme Court of this land is indeed a body of un-elected officials. It was intended to be that way because it was designed to be a non-political body of legal scholars who oversee the laws of this nation according to the provisions found in our Constitution. It was not intended to be politicized but twice now Obama has taken that step.
Just because that group of professional pick pockets in Congress passes a law does not by any means ensure that it is constitutional. Several of those same people have publicly stated that the Constitution and its contents aren't factored into crafting the legislation they write. Many of them haven't probably even bothered to read, much less study, what is said therein. Many of them never even read the bills before them before they are made to vote for them. They could all decide that it be a requirement for each of us to eat liver and onions ever day without fail and pass such nonsense but that doesn't make it constitutional to do so. Such is the case with Obamacare.
He seems to totally ignore Marbury v. Madison. There is nothing unprecedented, nor extraordinary about federal courts striking down unconstitutional laws. It's been done before and it will be done again. That is unless Obama gets his way of becoming a dictator.
I'm just hoping he just gave a wake up call to some of the Obama zombies about exactly where his point of reference is. First he stated that he would find a way around Congress to do what he wants done whether they, or we for that matter, like it or not. Now this?
It's time that we send Obama back to the south side of Chicago or wherever it was he came from in the first place. Just Remember In November and take five people you know to the polls with you in November.
The Frog Prince