Author Topic: Republican congressman: Obama 'setting stage for something very dangerous in the future'  (Read 182 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline rangerrebew

  • America defending Veteran
  • TBR Contributor
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 70,754
  • “It’s easier to fool people than to convince them
Republican congressman: Obama ‘setting the stage for something very dangerous in the future’

December 24, 2013 by John Hawkins 254 Comments


Obama has been a historically bad President in many ways and the precedents he’s setting are one of the worst parts of it. The Blaze reports:


President Barack Obama’s strengthening of the executive branch may jeopardize America’s future, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) told an online conservative news outlet.

“I think it’s scary the direction the government is going, regardless of whether you have a Republican President or a Democratic President,” Amash told The Daily Caller. “We have an executive branch that is getting way too powerful, and President Obama is setting the stage for something very dangerous in the future.”

The libertarian firebrand added that it is the responsibility of Congress to put a check on the executive branch’s power.

“I think as a Congress we need to step up and point out and take charge and point out when the President is going beyond his constitutional powers, which is frequent, and we have got to do something about it and we haven’t done that as a Congress,” he reportedly said.

Obama is creating a world where the President of the United States can ignore requests from Congress at will, nullify the law of the land by refusing to enforce it, use neutral government agencies like the IRS against his enemies and unilaterally change the law in any way he likes and he has the wholehearted support of the entire Democrat party in doing all of those things. Granted, they wouldn’t support a Republican in the same situation, but once the precedent is set, that becomes irrelevant. If Obama does those things, future Presidents, including Republicans, may very well decide to use his precedent going forward. Put plainly, it’s dangerous for our Republic to have a President as lawless as Obama.

Published with permission from John Hawkins of Right Wing News.

 
http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/12/24/republican-congressman-obama-setting-the-stage-for-something-very-dangerous-in-the-future-90191
« Last Edit: December 25, 2013, 08:41:42 AM by rangerrebew »
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become more corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."
Benjamin Franklin


Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo
Smf