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Obama’s Assault on Suburbs Stymied
National Review Online, by Stanley Kurtz

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 6/10/2014 10:18:31 PM

Earlier today the House of Representatives approved an amendment offered by Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar prohibiting the Department of Housing and Urban Development from implementing President Obama’s rule on “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” (AFFH). This is an important setback for Obama’s plans to transform the way Americans live. The Obama administration has consistently downplayed its “regionalist” policies, delaying the release of successive versions of AFFH until after the 2012 and 2014 elections. Obama understands how politically unpopular these policies would be if widely known. It’s important that the House hang tough in any negotiations over this rule. Even in the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 6/10/2014 10:40:45 PM     (No. 9880833)

But what does Obama and his thugs care about the law?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 6/11/2014 12:45:30 AM     (No. 9880958)

#1 precisely.

The House action is good but will the Senate pass it? Or Obama sign it? Or add a signing statement? Or simply ignore what he does not like.

The same problem plagues immigration reform, foreign affairs, and all legislation. Obama ignores any provisions he doesn´t like. And the Democrats sabotage nearly all investigations and also keep him immune from Impeachment.

Only on rare occasions is a small battle won in the courts.





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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 6/11/2014 3:02:53 AM     (No. 9881004)

Dirty Harry will prevent it from coming up for a vote.

I hope NV voters are wise enough this time around to dump Dirty Harry in the primary.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 6/11/2014 7:35:48 AM     (No. 9881136)

How many had heard of this and knew what it was about?

Be sure to read the Gosar article linked in the last word of this brief piece. It is here:

http://gosar.house.gov/press-release/rep-gosar-passes-amendment-stopping-obamas-assault-suburbs

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