Obama: This congressional deadlock on immigration means “I’m going to have to act alone”

posted at 5:21 pm on August 1, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via the Corner. At first blush it seems like all he’s saying is that he’ll need to find some money somewhere to process illegal immigrant children now that Congress has failed to agree on a new appropriation. Not so. He’s saying more than that. I can’t find the link now but the NYT had a story a few weeks ago about White House strategy sessions on Obama’s looming amnesty for adult illegals. How, they wondered, could they get the public to accept unilaterally legalizing five million people at a moment when Americans are nervous about the border crisis and want to reduce the incentives for illegals to come here, not add more? Solution: Argue that the border crisis is kinda sorta forcing Obama to legalize America’s adult illegals. The federal government’s enforcement resources are scarce and are desperately needed at the border right now to stem the flow of Central American kids, so let’s leave the people alone who’ve already evaded deportation for five or 10 years and focus all of our attention on the Rio Grande. (Footnote: Obama’s party is also opposed to stemming the flow of kids. Only people who hate children support that.) What he’s doing here, in other words, is laying the rhetorical groundwork for his forthcoming amnesty. When it happens, he’ll point back to this and say “if only Congress had given me the money I asked for, maybe I wouldn’t have had to pull ICE workers off of their cases and reassign them to the border,” never mind that he’s already threatened to veto the House GOP’s bill giving him half a billion dollars more in enforcement. He never wanted Republicans to pass anything, and why should he? He’s established the sinister principle that when a gridlocked Congress can’t agree, the president can do what he wants. That means House Republicans can either do what Senate Democrats say or Obama will do it himself by executive order. He has all the leverage, and the more gridlock there is, the more emphatic his nonsense about being forced to act alone becomes.

But there’s a silver lining here. Yuval Levin:

Let’s imagine that a Republican wins the presidency in 2016, and that Republicans have a majority in the House while Democrats have a majority in the Senate. And let’s say the president and House Republicans try to lower everyone’s personal income-tax rates by 10 percent. The House manages to pass a bill to enact such an across-the-board cut, but Senate Democrats kill it. And let’s imagine that the president then proceeds to announce that, given how helpful he believes his preferred course of action would be to the economy, he will just implement the rate cut himself: His administration will not enforce any legal penalties against people in the 35 percent bracket who only pay a 25 percent tax on their incomes, people in the 25 percent bracket who only pay 15 percent, and so on.

Given some of the ways President Obama has been enforcing Obamacare (his suspension of the employer mandate, for instance), and given what he has already done and reportedly plans to do in immigration enforcement, what would the Democrats’ arguments against such a move by a Republican president consist of?

That’s where we are right now. There’s no legal argument for why Obama can declare a mass moratorium on deportations but President Rand Paul can’t refuse to enforce certain tax rates. The argument for doing one but not the other is political — the public is ambivalent about immigration reform in all its complexities but they’re ferociously opinionated about tax hikes and tax cuts. The only restraint on President Paul would be whether he thinks his job approval rating could sustain the hit. But Obama has established the policy precedent. Two can play at this game, and will.


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Well, Boehner has given obama carte blanche to do anything he wishes – no matter how illegal or unconstitutional, so, no surprise.

Pork-Chop on August 1, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Except that Paul would govern according to the Constitution, and not as a fascist dictator.

rbj on August 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Obama Champions freedom to non Americans, between focusing like a laserbeam on the economy, and entertaining Hollywood stars/golfing.

Fore!

portlandon on August 1, 2014 at 5:26 PM

“Republicans are making me become a dictator. I hope they don’t make me act like Stalin. If that happens, it’s not my fault. No one would be madder than me if that happened. I mean, if I wake up and read in the paper that I’ve become a tyrant, I’ll be pissed.”

Mimzey on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

And Fox’s Wendel Goler follows up Plante’s genius question by asking the president whether he believes he deserves any of the blame for the GOP’s inability to get anything done.

Obama’s answer: Dude, we got a bipartisan bill through the Senate. (Remember, Marco Rubio was the lead GOP sponsor of that bill.) Yet the House Republicans refused to pass the bill, which means Republicans disagree with Republicans and can’t get their own act together. So what the eff do you think?

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

But there’s a silver lining here.

Lets not imagine that.

Dictatorial powers are dictatorial powers no matter how much I agree with them.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

the public is ambivalent about immigration reform in all its complexities

You LIE!

Even the Dimmicrats are getting nervous about the issue they thought was a lock.

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2014 at 5:29 PM

Hey Barry, how ’bout you stop hatin’ America?

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 5:29 PM

And the “true conservatives” snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Rather than allowing a bill to pass, Reid block it, and HE takes the blame for it, no, Cruz and a bunch of idiots on the far right have to go and make it the fault of Republicans.

Freaking absolute idiots. Cruz doesn’t have a strategic bone in his head (lots of other ones in there, though).

crosspatch on August 1, 2014 at 5:29 PM

So what the eff do you think?

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

No its what you think you idiot.

Everybody else (except idiots)knows 0bama has poisoned the well.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Hitler had the same attitude.

VorDaj on August 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

What impressed me most about the President is how he slouched on the podium. Nothing says Presidential than poor posture.

JoeHanson on August 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Like I already said, Boehner and company are only doing what they are doing in order to EMPOWER Obama, not to thwart him. Hence a lawsuit to let it be written in stone that the President can actually write and change laws on a whim.

astonerii on August 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

For those of you who missed the presser, it went something like this. ……..

“Everything I’ve done is going along perfectly. All the problems we have are the fault of extremist republicans in congress.”

fogw on August 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Ned, the recycled troll, is freaking out. Clutch that 0bamaphone tight, little troll.

CurtZHP on August 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Enforcing the law is now considered extremist.
It won’t be long now.

HornetSting on August 1, 2014 at 5:32 PM

I for one am glad I don’t live in an autocratic country

DarkCurrent on August 1, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Ned, the recycled troll, is freaking out. Clutch that 0bamaphone tight, little troll.

CurtZHP on August 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Humpbot Salvation called him Ded Pecker on the other thread.
I think it has a nice ring to it.

HornetSting on August 1, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Why do you hate America?

Clearly Obama does, and has his entire life. But why do you and the rest of Obama’s hacks hate America and with it Americans so much?

Were you wronged sometime by someone that happened to be an American?

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 5:34 PM

DarkCurrent on August 1, 2014 at 5:32 PM

I almost agree with your irony.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 5:34 PM

LOL, Kinf Barry is going to frame this immigration debacle and put the flaming turd right on their doorstep so they have to talk about it for the next five weeks. Get some popcorn and your iphones, because there will be some whopper speeches coming out of these deep red districts.

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM

The new American Pharaoh has spoken. So let it be written, so let it be done.

otlset on August 1, 2014 at 5:37 PM

LOL, Kinf Barry is going to frame this immigration debacle and put the flaming turd right on their doorstep so they have to talk about it for the next five weeks. Get some popcorn and your iphones, because there will be some whopper speeches coming out of these deep red districts.

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Who left the door to the obama masturbatorium unlocked? Looks like Ned escaped again.

Sing daisy for us HAL. You know you want to.

LOLOL, the only flaming turd is this debacle is your King Barry, HAL.

HumpBot Salvation on August 1, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Considering the VAST majority of AMERICANS are against amnesty, and with it against Obama doing amnesty ON HIS OWN, good luck with that.

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

And HA’s NOMOBO follows up Ned Pepper’s stupid question by asking Ned if he deserves any of the blame for Ned’s being a moronic idiot.

Ned’s answer: Dude, I’m a raving idiot, but it’s not my fault. It’s the fault of all you nasty Rethuglicans.

NOMOBO on August 1, 2014 at 5:38 PM

The dems and the lsm won’t let president Paul get away with what Obama has been doing
Guaranteed they’ll cry foul and call for impeachment

Hypocrites

cmsinaz on August 1, 2014 at 5:38 PM

“Obama says while Congress is away, he’ll have to make tough choices about immigration challenges himself.”
Translation:
“I’m going to wipe my ass with the Constitution. Don’t like it? F**K YOU!!!”

mjs28c on August 1, 2014 at 5:38 PM

LOL,

Ned Peckerhead on August 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM

You ain’t very bright.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Thanks fogw

cmsinaz on August 1, 2014 at 5:39 PM

what would the Democrats’ arguments against such a move by a Republican president consist of?

They’ll just scream “YOU CAN’T DO THAT! IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL!”

They’ll do it immediately and without shame, they’ll act as though Obama never governed that way, the media will cover for them, and “President Paul’s” approval ratings will plunge.

Kensington on August 1, 2014 at 5:39 PM

KKK Issues Call to “Shoot to Kill” Immigrants, Leave Corpses on Border:
In a video that would be funny if it didn’t revolve around violent bigots, representatives of the Ku Klux Klan confirmed the organization’s call to shoot border-crossing immigrants from Central America to advance its goal of a “white homeland” in the United States.

In the remarkable new video from Al Jazeera America, reporter Robert Ray rendezvoused with two Klansmen in a compact Chevy and followed them from a North Carolina town to a rural wood, where they articulated the Klan’s murderous objectives.

http://gawker.com/kkk-issues-call-to-shoot-to-kill-immigrants-leave-co-1614682377

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Considering the VAST majority of AMERICANS are against amnesty, and with it against Obama doing amnesty ON HIS OWN, good luck with that.

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Ded Pecker isn’t paid to think about what he posts. He was just excited because his OFA team leader ordered extra sausage on the pizza today.

HumpBot Salvation on August 1, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Savage had info on his show on the contracts for the places where the illegal kids teal will be put up on our dime. Seems in many cases the deal is 100 percent occupancy.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 5:41 PM

the king has spoken!

Sachiko on August 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Given that the KKK is made up mostly of DimocRats, and always has been, what kind of point do you think you’re making?

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

LOL, Kinf Barry is going to frame this immigration debacle and put the flaming turd right on their doorstep so they have to talk about it for the next five weeks. Get some popcorn and your iphones, because there will be some whopper speeches coming out of these deep red districts.

Ded Peckerchecker on August 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Everyone knows who left the door open.
He grabs that pen and your fellow EBT crowd have to share the pie, flaming turds will be all you smell as libtard heads explode.

HornetSting on August 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

So what the eff do you think?

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

And you guys said no good could come out of combining the DNA of two women and one man.

RickB on August 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

LOL, Kinf Barry is going to frame this immigration debacle and put the flaming turd right on their doorstep so they have to talk about it for the next five weeks.

Ned the fluffer

God,let’s hope so. The more seats we take in the senate in November, the better.

xblade on August 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Hear that, kids? Ned says democrats (who founded the KKK) want to shoot immigrant children.

They’re obviously hoping the TEA Party will get blamed for it.

Kind of like the way Hamas lobs rockets into its own neighborhoods and uses human shields, then blames the Israelis.

CurtZHP on August 1, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Ned Peckerhead on August 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Al Jazeera, Gawker, North Carolina…you just get stupider as the day goes on.

Grasping at the thinnest of straws.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Shorter Ned:

“You ain’t takin’ my free stuff!!!”

CurtZHP on August 1, 2014 at 5:43 PM

http://gawker.com/kkk-issues-call-to-shoot-to-kill-immigrants-leave-co-1614682377

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Is there a point to that?

Robert Byrd (D, WV) was a KKK member, as were many Dems in the South.

nobar on August 1, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM

If Gawker & Al-Jazeera are reporting something it must be true.

tetriskid on August 1, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Do you have Obama’s picture on your night stand toys?

arnold ziffel on August 1, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Timing will be right before he goes on Summer Vacation.

albill on August 1, 2014 at 5:45 PM

KKK Issues Call to “Shoot to Kill” Immigrants, Leave Corpses on Border:
In a video that would be funny if it didn’t revolve around violent bigots, representatives of the Ku Klux Klan confirmed the organization’s call to shoot border-crossing immigrants from Central America to advance its goal of a “white homeland” in the United States.

In the remarkable new video from Al Jazeera America, reporter Robert Ray rendezvoused with two Klansmen in a compact Chevy and followed them from a North Carolina town to a rural wood, where they articulated the Klan’s murderous objectives.

http://gawker.com/kkk-issues-call-to-shoot-to-kill-immigrants-leave-co-1614682377

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Al Jazeera America and Gawker in one post all you is DKOS or Huffpo for an unholy trinity. So try harder next time.

RickB on August 1, 2014 at 5:46 PM

That’s emperor Obozo to you little people.

KMC1 on August 1, 2014 at 5:46 PM

the public is ambivalent about immigration reform in all its complexities

You LIE!

Even the Dimmicrats are getting nervous about the issue they thought was a lock.

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2014 at 5:29 PM

To be fair, ambivalent doesn’t mean “apathetic” but actually “having mixed feelings, being pulled in two directions.” That’s how I think AP is using it here. Not saying the public doesn’t care, but that there are strong opinions somewhat canceling each other out.

TDSE on August 1, 2014 at 5:46 PM

And he would be King.

CW on August 1, 2014 at 5:50 PM

If Obama refuses to deport any illegal immigrants over the next 2-1/2 years, that doesn’t make them legal, and the laws allowing a President to deport them are already on the books. A future Republican President could deport anyone who does not have proof of either being born in the United States or a legally naturalized immigrant.

Steve Z on August 1, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Seeing as 68% don’t like his way of dealing with it already I guess 70-80% disapproval is ok.

sorrowen on August 1, 2014 at 5:56 PM

If Obama refuses to deport any illegal immigrants over the next 2-1/2 years, that doesn’t make them legal, and the laws allowing a President to deport them are already on the books. A future Republican President could deport anyone who does not have proof of either being born in the United States or a legally naturalized immigrant.

Steve Z on August 1, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Watch Greyhound stock…..will skyrocket if Republican president elected who promises to deport…..

redguy on August 1, 2014 at 5:57 PM

If I were Obama and I had been given a get out of jail card (no impeachment, LOUDLY proclaimed by Boehner and every other GOPe azzhat) I would use my pen to implement every Socialist/Marxist plan I could possibly dream of. He is an idiot if he lets this opportunity slip through his bony azz. You think his party is going to stop him? His supporters and the low info. voters will love it, especially if he increases the flow of milk from the gubmint teat.

they lie on August 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM

full time demagogues on the left

They know he’s going to act soon — they want to maintain this crisis to condemn our community, a community without rights for our kids at this moment, our DREAMers, and for millions of others that the president has said he wants to help. That’s what they want. They want to punish our community, and that punishment will be met with an electoral punishment. Be assured that we are not going to forget the mistreatment our community has received.

I doubt that any RINO has the guts to call out Gutiérrez​…they are either hiding under their desks, or meeting with the Chamber to make sure everyone is still on course.

Humorlessly, the NYT was against amnesty in 1999…but that was before people like Ned came of age.

r keller on August 1, 2014 at 6:00 PM

God,let’s hope so. The more seats we take in the senate in November, the better.

xblade on August 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Taking the House in 2010 did us a whole lot of good. What makes you think McConnell is going to do any better than Boehner? Remember 2001-2006?

bw222 on August 1, 2014 at 6:02 PM

The House is starting debate on the “new & improved” bill.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?320818-2/us-house-debate-border-security

I have no idea what has changed or what new rules have been added.
They spent more than 2 hours on new rules, but I couldn’t watch it.

If anyone has a link to the new version/rules, I’d appreciate it.

bluefox on August 1, 2014 at 6:02 PM

Two can play at this game, and will.

So we’re now governed by a King, but one that will be elected every four years? And how long until we simply do away with *that* particular aspect of this new reality as well?

Midas on August 1, 2014 at 6:03 PM

To be fair, ambivalent doesn’t mean “apathetic” but actually “having mixed feelings, being pulled in two directions.” That’s how I think AP is using it here. Not saying the public doesn’t care, but that there are strong opinions somewhat canceling each other out.

TDSE on August 1, 2014 at 5:46 PM

.
I am very clear on the definition of ambivalent and it DOES NOT agree with these numbers:

Most Voters Want to Send Latest Illegal Immigrants Home ASAP
.

Most voters don’t want any of the young illegal immigrants who’ve recently arrived here housed in their state and say any legislation passed by Congress to deal with the problem should focus on sending them home as soon as possible.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 59% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the primary focus of any new immigration legislation passed by Congress should be to send the young illegal immigrants back home as quickly as possible. Just 27% say it should focus instead on making it easier for these illegal immigrants to remain in the United States. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Advocates for the illegal immigrants argue that they are flooding into the country to escape violent situations in their home countries, but just 31% of U.S. voters think they are coming here now for their own safety. Most voters (52%) believe they are coming here for economic reasons. Seventeen percent (17%) are not sure.

.
Or other polls that show the Democratic base is growing increasingly UNHAPPY with the Obama EO approach.

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2014 at 6:05 PM

Ned,

Make you play you sob.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:05 PM

please act unilaterally Mr. President; Americans love tyrants, I’m sure it will only benefit the democrats at the ballot box

burserker on August 1, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Do it, you piece of shit – let’s get this party started, already. Done waiting.

Midas on August 1, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

How did the first week of the job search go, Neddy?

For those who missed it last week:

BuzzFeed Fires Editor for Plagiarism

The hot website BuzzFeed fired politics editor Benny Johnson, saying it found “40 instances of sentences or phrases copied word for word from other sites.”

BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith announced Friday night that Johnson was dismissed after they had confirmed many instances of plagiarism.

-snip-

Twitter users earlier this week began pointing our examples where Johnson appeared to have copied or reworded text from the work of others.

Smith apologized, adding, “We are deeply embarrassed and sorry to have misled you. Benny’s editors — I, Katherine Miller, John Stanton, Shani Hilton, and McKay Coppins — bear real responsibility.” They plan to add editor’s notes to every instance of plagiarism.

Del Dolemonte on August 1, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Taking the House in 2010 did us a whole lot of good. What makes you think McConnell is going to do any better than Boehner? Remember 2001-2006?

bw222 on August 1, 2014 at 6:02 PM

He won’t. And never has. He and the rest of the establishment cancer in the GOP either have to be rooted out and defeated one by one, or the GOP has to be killed off entirely in favor of a Conservative controlled alternative.

One of those two things has to happen. Obviously, the sooner the better.

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Mark Levin all over Gutierrez & called him a sleazball!

Louie Gohmert on House floor now.

bluefox on August 1, 2014 at 6:12 PM

So we’re now governed by a King, but one that will be elected every four years? And how long until we simply do away with *that* particular aspect of this new reality as well?

Midas on August 1, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Until a Republican is elected President.

Alien on August 1, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Bye the Bye, watching these commie Democrats lie on TV live is torture for sure.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Same reason wife beaters use. “Why do you make me do this to you.”

Just to clarify for the constitutional perfesser – inaction on the part of congress does not give Obama license to act unlawfully.

Skywise on August 1, 2014 at 6:18 PM

I loathe LOATHE the POS wanna be king.

That is all

gophergirl on August 1, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Two can play at this game, and will.

Uh, no. There’s no way any GOP president is ever going to do anything like this to undo anything the progressives have done. It just doesn’t work that way. All the bomb-throwers are on the left, because if any bomb-throwers show up on the right, the GOP will fight them harder than they ever do anyone on the left.

Aitch748 on August 1, 2014 at 6:19 PM

So, Obama pisses his pants when Putin says boo….

But when these worthless R leaders say they will oppose him he takes them on as he laughs his ass off.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Obama: This congressional deadlock on immigration means “I’m going to have to act alone”

For a “Constitutional Scholar” Obama is certainly a dumb ass.

King Barack “frees” 5 million ILLEGALS, the Democratic Party can kiss it’s ass goodbye.

GarandFan on August 1, 2014 at 6:20 PM

ye the Bye, watching these commie Democrats lie on TV live is torture for sure.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:16 PM

I mute every one of the America-hating bastards, including Juan Williams. We all know there isn’t one work that comes out of Obama’s mouth that’s NOT a lie. So I just mute them all. I refuse to even listen to them any more.

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 6:20 PM

gophergirl on August 1, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Imagine how he is gonna’ feel when his presidency is over.

Having to pay for his own vacations and dealing with his wife full time.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 6:21 PM

If Obama refuses to deport any illegal immigrants over the next 2-1/2 years, that doesn’t make them legal, and the laws allowing a President to deport them are already on the books. A future Republican President could deport anyone who does not have proof of either being born in the United States or a legally naturalized immigrant.

Steve Z on August 1, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Anyone on the GOP running for the White House who promises to reverse obama’s executive order will win the nomination for 2016. The question is who has the guts to do it.

I can guarantee you that if anyone on the GOP promises to deport, you will see blacks voting in droves for the GOP. They are furious at Obama for his pandering to hispanics.

skilaki on August 1, 2014 at 6:22 PM

We all know there isn’t one word work that comes out of Obama’s mouth that’s NOT a lie.

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 6:20 PM

FIFM

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 6:22 PM

Keep in mind under all this there is a two party evil money cult in Washington D.C. filled with liars who have their hands in our tax money.

Follow the money.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:23 PM

I can guarantee you that if anyone on the GOP promises to deport, you will see blacks voting in droves for the GOP. They are furious at Obama for his pandering to hispanics.

skilaki on August 1, 2014 at 6:22 PM

I’ll believe that when I see it.

Midas on August 1, 2014 at 6:23 PM

Imagine how he is gonna’ feel when his presidency is over.

Having to pay for his own vacations and dealing with his wife full time.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 6:21 PM

We are going to have to drag them out by their fingernails I have a feeling.

Oh and they’ll be divorced within 6 months after he’s out of office.

gophergirl on August 1, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Bye the Bye, watching these commie Democrats lie on TV live is torture for sure.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Yes it is. Whining, crying & lying! They need to go home if they don’t want to participate. Pure propaganda. Oh, now they are back on HR15. Talking points for their leftist views is all they are doing.

I thot newcomer Rep. Jolly of Florida made a nice statement.

I find muting the D’s helps:-)

bluefox on August 1, 2014 at 6:26 PM

For a “Constitutional Scholar” Obama is certainly a dumb ass.

King Barack “frees” 5 million ILLEGALS, the Democratic Party can kiss it’s ass goodbye.

GarandFan on August 1, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Well, as we’ve all seen through his actions, Obama didn’t study the Constitution because he respects and reveres it. He studied the Constitution to devise ways to marginalize and defeat it.

Like any America-hating Marxist would do.

Meople on August 1, 2014 at 6:26 PM

John Lewis commie thug is up yelling for Mexican kids to take Black kids jobs and lives.

puke

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Obama: This congressional deadlock on immigration means “I’m going to have to act alone”

Ever stop and wonder why you’re always alone on these issues?

kcewa on August 1, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Imagine how he is gonna’ feel when his presidency is over.

Having to pay for his own vacations and dealing with his wife full time.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 6:21 PM

LOL!!!

Anyone want to wager that if Hillary does not win the White House, “Clinton Inc.” will “leak” any piece of negative news on Obama for the next 20 years?

skilaki on August 1, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Now Lloyd Dogget, Texas only useless commie fool.

He wants the schools over run by kids who only know a part Mayan language, part lingo , and do not know how to write, and do not even know how to use indoor plumbing.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Only thing missing is Pelosi on the floor telling them,

we must pass it before we read it , any how it must be done in Mexican, Myan, Spanish, etal …..

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Imagine how he is gonna’ feel when his presidency is over.

Having to pay for his own vacations and dealing with his wife full time.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Different cities and time zones.

And he’ll have plenty of people paying for his vacations – he’s still the most successful fundraiser for the Democrats and will be even more so after he retires.

kcewa on August 1, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Illegal Alien Beats USC Grad Student To Death

Del Carmen has no problem coming in and killing Ji, but Ji’s family who had to travel from China for his memorial, were held up for a week because they tried to enter legally and the U.S. visa system crashed.

Resist We Much on August 1, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Now C-Span shills for the King and replays his lies for free.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Yeah but the difference is that they think by amnestying enough people and add adding them to their voter/fraud roles, they won’t ever lose the presidency again. Also same reason why Reid twisted all of the Senate rules, because they don’t think they’ll ever lose the Senate again. This feels more like an all out war to crush Republicans forever.

specialkayel on August 1, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Every one should make their kids, kin, anyone they know, look close at Obama now, they need to know what hate looks like,
they need to know what hate will do to U.S., they must do this ,
then these kids of ours must do the same for their kids.

He is blind hate.

All you have to do is look.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Maybe it’s the Democrat Party (y’know, Party of slavery, etc.) he wants to destroy.

And Fox’s Wendel Goler follows up Plante’s genius question by asking the president whether he believes he deserves any of the blame for the GOP’s inability to get anything done.

Obama’s answer: Dude, we got a bipartisan bill through the Senate. (Remember, Marco Rubio was the lead GOP sponsor of that bill.) Yet the House Republicans refused to pass the bill, which means Republicans disagree with Republicans and can’t get their own act together. So what the eff do you think?

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

The fact it was a bad bill nobody else liked is irrelevant, right?

formwiz on August 1, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Has there ever been a bigger oaf in charge of any land?

Schadenfreude on August 1, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Obama’s answer: Dude, my thug in the senate, Harry Reid, he kisses my azz all day.

p.s. I ran out of towels

Ned Pepper on August 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Ladies and gents, the Joke of HA on display

Schadenfreude on August 1, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Obama is at war with U.S., each of you are on the front lines now.

The only way a front line unit can make it through a fire fight like this to to take care of each other, we have to do cover fire for one another, we have to do the “action drill” and advance into his cross fire, some will get hit, “tea party org.’ and the IRS” or like the ranchers down on the border who get shot at at night to warn them not to call the Border Patrol, we are in a war like it or now.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:42 PM

kcewa on August 1, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Possibly

Carter had the Camp David Accords to sooth the pain of being the worst president ever.

0bama won’t even have that despite twice as long to accomplish something. His ability to fund raise was based on his star power and ability to give favors. Those will be gone. His blackness will do him well in Detroit and DC, not many other places. He doesn’t have the likability of Clinton, Bill. And his wife doesn’t have the power to get elected in a place he would like to live.

What he thinks are his greatest achievements won’t last much past his presidency. He is an empty suit and a relatively young man with many years to watch others doing the job he failed at. Do you see this narcissistic effeminate man doing something semi-noble like Habitat for Humanity?

Nope, he will become a bitter has been.

cozmo on August 1, 2014 at 6:44 PM

Ned, you do not need to remind us of traitors inside the R party, we know all about that , we have Lt. for life, long time traitor, man of treason to look at now for 40 years.

Save your vile bile.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on August 1, 2014 at 6:44 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/01/BREAKING-Obamacare-Going-Back-to-Supreme-Court

On July 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell held that the IRS Rule is illegal because it violates the APA. On that same day, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, ruled the opposite way in King, upholding the IRS Rule.

Late on July 31, Carvin filed a petition for a writ of certiorari at the Supreme Court in the King case. In the petition, Jones Day showcases that the federal appeals courts are now split on this issue and asks the High Court to take the case.

More here:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/01/BREAKING-Obamacare-Going-Back-to-Supreme-Court

bluefox on August 1, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Just as an aside, the Obamas and the Clintons will be vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard at the same time. (Should Hank Johnson warn them about potential “tipping over”?)

onlineanalyst on August 1, 2014 at 6:46 PM

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