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Right Now there is Nothing
We Can do about Obama

American Spectator, by Scott McKay

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Posted By:garnet, 8/4/2014 9:54:34 AM

The great fear among conservatives, stoked by the actual statements of the Obama White House and one of its chief sycophants, Congress Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, is that the president will step far beyond the constitutional limits of his power and grant amnesty through executive fiat to as many as six million illegal aliens. This would be political suicide for Obama. It would be an act of brazen stupidity and it would likely not only destroy any chance his party has to retain control of the Senate but could potentially fracture his own coalition for future elections. Already Obama polls at

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fayebeck, 8/4/2014 10:10:18 AM     (No. 9952674)

"nothing we can do". Sounds like a cop.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/4/2014 10:26:34 AM     (No. 9952694)

As I´m reading some of these articles this morning - it occurred to me - can you imagine what it must be like living with a person like that? No wonder his kids look so sullen / unhappy.

I wonder if we´ll ever see any "daddy dearest" books.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/4/2014 10:32:36 AM     (No. 9952704)

A well reasoned article, I see no flaws in the logic.

FTA: "In fact, state action nullifying unconstitutional administration policies might well be a better answer than anything Congress can do, because it requires money for the Feds to respond to the states."

A good start would be for Texas to defy the EPA and refuse to close it´s coal plants and since their grid is confined to Texas the feds do not have lawful control over it. If Texas gets by with this W Va and Ky may follow. Since obama meets all the classic definitions of a bully he will prove a coward and do nothing about it.

Next immigration, the states should just say "Hell No" to any EO requirements.

Author is right, the states hold the key. Repeal the 17th amendment.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: D S Craft, 8/4/2014 10:33:06 AM     (No. 9952706)

Nothing we can do *right now*. The November elections are first priority. Any move the Repubs make against the admin now will allow the Democrats to play the victim card and *will* be used against the Republicans during the elections. That could cost them and cost them dearly. Patience. After the elections, which hopefully are successful, we reassess. Still, the trouble with impeachment is that it would be an exercise in futility as no Democrats will ever vote to convict and the Repubs won´t have the votes on their own after the elections. It would make a statement that the Repubs are unhappy with Obama but would do nothing to slow him down.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jfodoch, 8/4/2014 10:41:40 AM     (No. 9952714)

"Political suicide?" A rational person may believe this, but that thought would never enter urkel´s mind. It´s good to be king!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 8/4/2014 10:43:14 AM     (No. 9952715)

General Pinoché would disagree.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/4/2014 10:57:10 AM     (No. 9952730)

But we can do something for ourselves and our country. Effectively route the rage, outrage, frustration that this regime as generated against the enabling Democrats seeking our votes. From now until November, they, the Kenyan´s regime and the MSM will do their level best to deflect the blame on Republicans and yes..George W Bush. We can stand up and disallow that.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Michaelus, 8/4/2014 11:07:15 AM     (No. 9952742)

Have you considered tar and feathers?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/4/2014 11:17:30 AM     (No. 9952756)

Yes, there´s something we can do. If we had a way to organize...OR a leader, we could protest by the tens of millions in DC.
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars. But in ourselves...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/4/2014 11:42:53 AM     (No. 9952792)

A realistic and horrifying article.
A Must Read for every right wing talker like Limbaugh who promotes unrealistic nonsense to blame Republicans for Obama´s deeds.
Boehner cannot stop Barry-every sensible bill
that the House passes , Harry Reid kills.
Impeachment and subsequent removal is impossible .
Defunding any parts of the government to force Barry
to control the border is again a non starter.
Should this provoke another government shutdown, Republicans would be blamed and
McKay is absolutely convinced Barry would defund ICE and the Border Patrol to make the border wide open.
Yes, Barry is that diabolical.
The Senate Democrats are the key to reining in Obama
and they will never , ever cross him.
FTA- "The problem of a president willing to destroy our border and our Constitution for the purposes of partisan political gain
has been years in the making.
And it will not be solved by a House vote or the stroke of a pen. Unless somebody has some out-of-the-box ideas,
we’re going to have to swallow it,
and get our revenge starting in November."
Every post I read here and at other places,
where Tea Party people vow to vote Democrat
to punish " imperfect " Republicans is sickening.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/4/2014 11:51:07 AM     (No. 9952804)

Good point, #2. My father was a malignant narcissist and now, when I look at our childhood photos, I notice that all of us children rarely smiled.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nerdowell, 8/4/2014 12:20:37 PM     (No. 9952835)

One thing I don´t get:
He notes that Obama is invulnerable behind the phalanxes of his bureaucracy, press and sundry political henchmen (Reid and Holder for example.)

He´s right, impeachment, akin to a frontal assault against a fortress, would futile. But, a focused attack on the hedgerows and walls could be productive.

I think Miyamoto Musashi called this "taking down the corners."

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mathman, 8/4/2014 1:13:18 PM     (No. 9952877)

Nothing we can do? Total nonsense. Political speech, that´s the key. Talk to people you know. Ask them about Zero. Ask them if they favor his destruction of our Republic. Ask them about hope and change.
We lost the WH in 2008 because McCain would not campaign against Zippy. That would have been racist, he was told.
Romney lost in 2012 because he was not conservative and would not campaign against Zippy, who had done nothing except help his fat-cat donors.
Repubs will lose in 2014 if Repubs do not VOTE. Simple as that.
Go volunteer to be a poll-watcher. Just do it.
Get out there and work for the TEA party.
Ignore Rove and the rest of the RINO crowd.
Just do it!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/4/2014 1:34:46 PM     (No. 9952913)

# 10 not "imperfect" but totally corrupt.

BTW Your posts would be easier to labor through if you let the text wrap.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/4/2014 3:25:49 PM     (No. 9953062)

The GOP is jn it´s death throes thanks to thinking like #10´s post. Establishment Pubbies continually fighting the "right wing" conservatives is the stupidest political move of all.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 8/4/2014 5:29:31 PM     (No. 9953212)

Some of you would be very happy if the GOP is in the death throes. It works both ways- conservatives need establishment and establishment needs conservatives. We can´t win without each other. Too many forget the Dems are the ones we need to aim at.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/5/2014 1:25:13 AM     (No. 9953571)

Not happy about it at all. We conservatives are asked to give up our principles every election cycle. It´s time moderates do a little giving if they really want to win elections.

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