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Obama's Act of Constitutional Disobedience

Kibitzer Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:38 AM
Georgetown University Constitutional Law Professor Louis Michael Seidman wrote In an op-ed published in the New York Times that the nation’s foundational document is the real impediment to progress and solutions to America’s troubles, and says that the time has come to scrap the Constitution. So much for his Constitutional Law credentials. He seems to ignore the fact that the Constitution is the basis and charter for the existence of the Federal Government. It defines the three co-equal branches of the government and the powers and limits of the powers of these branches. No Constitution would mean that there would be no definition of the Government or its powers or limitations. That is a prescription for chaos, not progress.
Kibitzer Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:40 AM
The professor seems to be more of a proponent of dictatorial tyranny than a Constitutional Law professor. The Constitution can be amended by a process that is defined within it, so there is no reason to shred, burn or otherwise scrap it.

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals emphatically smacked down the crazy idea that the president has the power to make recess appointments while the Senate is not in recess.

"An interpretation of 'the Recess' that permits the President to decide when the Senate is in recess would demolish the checks and balances inherent in the advice-and-consent requirement, giving the President free rein to appoint his desired nominees at any time he pleases, whether that time be a weekend, lunch, or even when the Senate is in session and he is merely displeased with its inaction," Chief Judge David B. Sentelle wrote....