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Obama says he´s open to taking
executive action on immigration

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Rebecca Shabad

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/31/2014 8:29:42 PM

President Obama on Friday said he´s open to taking executive action on immigration. The president said if Congress can’t pass reform legislation, he would explore all “available options” to implement a “smart system” unilaterally. “I’m going to look at all available options,” Obama said during a virtual “road trip” chat hosted by Google. Obama said he’s “modestly optimistic” that Congress would pass immigration legislation this year and called the immigration principles unveiled by House Republican leaders this week a step in the right direction. “There are still some differences,” Obama said. “I want to engage. I don’t want to prejudge and presuppose that we can’t

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It just infuriates me that daily we now see King 0bama blithely mentioning he is open to taking executive action on what issue it is for the day. This is just another concrete example of why the Republicans should have nothing to do with immigration. He truly is a megalomaniac.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LC Hoghead, 1/31/2014 8:40:32 PM     (No. 9713908)

IMPEACH HIM NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/31/2014 8:44:29 PM     (No. 9713916)

All he has left is tweaking conservatives. Just a punk.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hazymac, 1/31/2014 8:48:32 PM     (No. 9713920)

After hearing Obama saying this, I think: Hearing nothing but an echo, or silence, from across the aisle, I must conclude that about 95% of the Republican congressional delegation have marshmallows where they ought to have stones, or peach pits where they ought to have ovaries. They want to disappear! Impeachable offenses are now daily affairs, but the GOP wants to get along. What is the matter with them? They need to watch Team America. Or something. Anything.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/31/2014 9:28:02 PM     (No. 9713952)

Wasn´t that his plan all along ?

Where is the outcry from Congress ?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: billa, 1/31/2014 9:50:39 PM     (No. 9713969)

It will take some horrible cataclysmic event either financial or geopolitical in order to wake up the "fat & happy" Republicans and the "welfare, food stamp and government paid employees to recognize the decades-long damage this montrosity of a human being and his utterly incompetent adiministration has done to this great nation.

Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao and Pol Pot are his idols and BO is certainly trying to live up to their legacies. While BO is not physically executing 100s of millions of people, he is destroying day-by-day the freedoms and rights that millions of Americans have fought and died for.

If I were a Republican representative I would inform Congress and my constituents that since the Executive branch and this administration has usurped all Legislative powers that I will be on unpaid leave until formal proceedings of Impeachment commence or until the dictator´s regime has concluded.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/31/2014 10:33:28 PM     (No. 9714002)

When Obama says that he is open to taking executive action on immigration what he is really doing is disparaging and undermining the immigration laws that were passed by Congress, signed into law by a President, and are the law of the land. That is not good for America in the long run, as if Obama can do that with the immigration laws, he could also do the same with any other law that he does not like. There is nothing in the US Constitution that gives him that power.

So-called "young" illegal aliens are still illegal aliens who are citizens of some foreign country and are subject to the immigration laws. When "young" illegal aliens are found inside the USA they should be immediately turned over to government representatives of their country of citizenship for immediate removal from the USA back to their home country.

The US Government should not be giving them US citizenship because they managed to get into the USA illegally, or were smuggled into the USA. There are hundreds of millions of such "young" aliens out there in the world and what Obama is doing is encouraging their parents and others to bring them into the USA or have them smuggled into the USA, with the intent of using them as "human shields" in conjunction with Obama´s "Dreamer" policies that have no basis in law to keep the related illegal alien parents from being deported.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 1/31/2014 10:45:16 PM     (No. 9714015)

First the laws that already on the books need to be upheld..PERIOD.(I learned that from Zero...HehHehHehHeh).

After all that is done we can talk about immigration and amnesty! Not before than.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/31/2014 10:56:46 PM     (No. 9714026)

The only "Executive Action" he could take would be to write an Order restricting ICE from executing the law. As the Chief Executive sworn by oath to defend the Laws of the Land, he would be committing a clearly Impeachable offense for High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steveW, 2/1/2014 2:46:45 AM     (No. 9714099)

Demanding laws not be enforced.
Threatening to overrule laws by imperial decree.

If you can´t impeach a president on those grounds, what can you impeach him on?

The worst part is, the socialists have got the GOP completely fooled that this is all about "fixing" the "immigration" problem. How utterly stupid can they be to believe that?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grace1798, 2/1/2014 4:21:47 AM     (No. 9714112)

They will NOT impeach him........and he WILL push Amnesty through so these Demoncrats will be solid about not only being reelected but taking the House and the Senate and Obama knows this and is Planning for this to take place....so they can have true dictatorship and totalitarianism over USA and YOU. It´s over people....Conservatives TRIED to warn you but you turned and attacked and persecuted us. It´s too late now.....we´re all going down.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/1/2014 5:29:03 AM     (No. 9714135)

So this is what a scorched earth policy from a lame duck president looks like. There has to be a counter to this lawlessness somewhere short of full blown revolution. Where are the Republicans?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 2/1/2014 5:38:10 AM     (No. 9714138)

I open to seeing him tried for treason.

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