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Obama's Act of Constitutional Disobedience

Ron781 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 12:47 PM
Obama said he would support the Constitution ....so help him God. Maybe it should have been modified to ....so help me Allah... and he would have been more in to keeping his promise.
Kibitzer Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 1:18 PM
He took the oath of office to protect and defend the constitution and faithfully carry out the duties of his office in 2009 and didn't live up to it in his first four years, why would anyone expect any different result when he will in his second term when he will never again face re-election.

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....