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Offline flowers

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Obama asks Cabinet for 'creative' use of executive powers
« on: July 01, 2014, 01:04:12 PM »
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/211074-obama-asks-cabinet-for-creative-use-of-executive-powers

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President Obama on Tuesday asked his Cabinet to help him find more ways to use his executive powers.

“You’ve already seen the power of some of our executive actions making a real difference for ordinary families,” Obama said at a White House meting. “We’re going to have to be creative about how we can make real progress.”

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The president is increasingly relying on executive orders and regulatory moves to move his agenda, despite opposition from House Republicans, who have threatened to sue him over his executive actions, and the Supreme Court, which ruled last week that Obama’s recess appointments were unconstitutional.

The president has raised the minimum wage for federal contractors, and is using regulatory actions to impose tough new carbon emission limits on power plants.

Obama has seen his legislative agenda grind to a halt with Congress, and on Monday said he would take executive action to move forward on immigration reform, one of his top second-term priorities.

He cast his actions as a response to voters who elected him in 2012.

“The people who sent us here, they just don’t feel as if anybody is fighting for them or working them,” he said. “We’re not always going to be able to get things through Congress … but we sure as heck can make sure that the folks back home know that we are pushing their agenda and that we’re working hard on their behalf.”


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Re: Obama asks Cabinet for 'creative' use of executive powers
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2014, 01:49:44 PM »
PzLdr asks Congress for the 'creative' use of impeachment, prosecutors for the 'creative' use of indictment, and the courts for the 'creative' use of imprisonment. the Ass Clown in Chief has got to go.
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Re: Obama asks Cabinet for 'creative' use of executive powers
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2014, 02:02:24 PM »
The country is continuing to turn against him.  A breaking point will be reached when Democrats realize that his brazen lawlessness is splashing back on them.

He will either stop or they will join with Republicans to make him stop.
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Re: Obama asks Cabinet for 'creative' use of executive powers
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2014, 02:51:39 PM »
The country is continuing to turn against him.  A breaking point will be reached when Democrats realize that his brazen lawlessness is splashing back on them.

He will either stop or they will join with Republicans to make him stop.
I estimate the probability of enough House democrats siding with GOPers and impeaching, is near zero.

And in the Senate it would be less, for conviction.

I like Boehner's tactic of suing over a specific breach.

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Re: Obama asks Cabinet for 'creative' use of executive powers
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2014, 12:37:01 AM »
so speaks the voice of progressive fascism.


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