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HAHAHAHA!!!! Great answer!!
(tips hat, takes bow, exits stage left)
They use the same logic for the amount of vacations he takes. Nevermind that every president takes vacations, these are evil Obamacations!
Just as those an administration ago bent on doing the same thing to George Bush avoided all possibility of fact-checking.
When did your president do something, that was actually good for the american people?..Look at what's happening in your country, & then look who's been running it for 100's of years..1,500,000 people we're left to die in Iraq, "after" you won! :-
Like most of the crowd criticizing the constitutionality of President Obama's executive orders even knows what the word "constitutionality" means.
I think Jonathan Turley would qualify as someone who knows a thing or two about what constitutionality means. For Obama to receive such harsh critique from a fairly left of center professor says quite bit.
Turley also thinks that are aliens at Area 51 and that the US government is a problem to be solved.
Can you please cite where Turley claims Area 51 contained aliens. My recollection was he represented a number of plantiffs in relation to contamination for hazardous materials. That is quite a claim requiring some evidence.
Whatever...I am done here.
Ohh...so I assume that means there is no evidence to back such a claim. I have to admit..that was an interesting, yet strange method to discredit someone.
So why does the constitution allow, then, for presidential orders?
There is no such specific constitutional provision or statute. It is something that has been historically permitted to loosely as a consequence of faithfully executing the law. Not to make laws and bypass the legislative process.
Executive orders have the full force of law take and authority from a power granted directly to the Executive by the Constitution; Article II, Section 1, Clause 1 of the Constitution, grants executive privileges pursuant to governing.
Executive privileges pursuant to governance is not a provision or statute for executive orders. And it in no way grants the Exec branch the ability to legislate. That power is clearly enumerated to the legislative branch.
Executive orders are NOT legislation they are actions related to governance. Governance is NOT legislation.
If executive orders were extra-constitutional, then they would have been shut down during the Adams Presidency.
Precisely, they are an interpretation of a method to enforce the law. The issue with the Obama adm is their willingness to make/change the law via EO's. Which is permitted nowhere in the constitution. In fact it is specifically prohibited.
I AM WHITE and REPUBLICAN but I voted for Barrack Obama in his first term. Racism exists amongst all party lines, and those who cry foul are the worst offenders. It's not about his color but his politics. HE has proven himself inept ...
Well. on the very night the man was elected---before he had ANY record of office, Mitch McConnell stated publicly that his job was now entirely devoted to derailing the president.
Unprecedented comment and for what reason?
And this man doesn't have the right to derail a man who is from another party affiliation? Seriously! What Republican or Democrat wouldn't want to derail the other if they were stalwart??? C'mon.