In response to House Judiciary Hearing On The President's Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws: Here's an interesting tidbit about Simon Lazarus, the one legal expert testifying at the House Judicial hearing this morning who has been heartily defending Obama's overreaches of Constitutional power. Show More Summary
President Obama was confronted onstage by a protester yesterday calling on him to use executive power to bypass Congress on amnesty. The protesters in the crowd standing behind the president then started chanting, “Stop deportation!” Barack Obama responded, “If, in … Continue reading ?
During remarks on immigration, President Obama was confronted onstage by a protester calling on him to use executive power to bypass Congress on the issue. The protester, standing behind the president, was joined by others who beganShow More Summary
President Obama says he can “fix” the millions of canceled health insurance plans with an administrative change. He’s claiming more executive power – power for himself – than the Constitution allows, and is playing fast and loose with the truth. The culprit behind the cancellations is not an administrative regulation, as he claims. It’s Section […]
Many analysts, including my friend and NRO contributor Andy McCarthy, have pointed out what a legal charade President Obama’s supposed “fix” of the problem caused by Obamacare is. They’re right. But the problem runs much deeper.The law,...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama says he can “fix” the millions of canceled health insurance plans with an administrative change. He’s claiming more executive power — power for himself — than the Constitution allows and playing fast and looseShow More Summary
GOP officials have long claimed that Obama has violated the law and Constitution.
Jonathan Adler questions the legality of the Obamacare fix that the president announced last week: It’s nice that regulators may forbear enforcing the relevant regulatory requirements, but this is not the only source of potential legal jeopardy. So, for instance, what happens when there’s a legal dispute under one of these policies? Say, for instance, an […]
Lacking the option of impeachment, Toronto’s city council is turning its crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford into an executive with no authority. The Toronto city council voted Friday to strip key executive powers from its embattled mayor,Show More Summary
The Constitution’s executive article (Article II) begins, “the executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.” The Constitution vests the entire executive power in just one person. Yet in his press conference...Show More Summary
It's now looking extremely unlikely that Congress will enact immigration reform this year. And that raises a question: Could President Obama use his executive powers to effectively legalize some of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the United States? … Continue reading ?
Antarctica sea ice reached a 30 year record earlier this year in extent and volume. (Watts Up With That) According to the Met Office global warming ended 16 years ago. Despite this, Barack Obama used his executive powers to elevate … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will use his executive powers to protect more mountains, rivers and forests from development if Congress does not act to preserve such wild spaces, the U.S. Interior Secretary said on Thursday.
CREW notes the president has adopted “an expansive view of executive power” in other policy matters. Read more...
Negotiating with Republicans has never been in Obama’s playbook. Three days after his inauguration in 2009, President Barack Obama silenced Republican lawmakers who voiced concerned about the enormity of spending in his stimulus bill...Show More Summary
(CNN) - Outlined below are some key cases the Supreme Court is scheduled to tackle in its 2013-14 term, which starts Monday. Forty-eight appeals are currently on the docket. As many as three dozen more are expected to be added in coming months. The caseload for the term is usually settled by February, with the […]
I thought we were an autonomous collective. I just can't keep up with the changes that John McNamee describes. Link