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The Political Risks of an Obama
Executive Action on Immigration

New York Times, by Brendan Nyhan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/8/2014 4:50:18 PM

With hopes fading of passing an immigration reform bill, President Obama is reportedly contemplating bypassing Congress and making sweeping changes to immigration policy before the midterm elections. Many analysts think the executive action under consideration and its political fallout could, as Ronald Brownstein put it in The National Journal, “define both the Democratic and Republican parties for the burgeoning Hispanic population.” But what isn’t clear is why Mr. Obama would engage in such a move before the election. Of course, Mr. Obama faces short-term pressures to address the surge in migrant children being detained at the border, but news media reports suggest

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scout Finch, 8/8/2014 5:12:38 PM     (No. 9958386)

Citing the 2010 "shellacking" over Obamacare, Brendan advises that Obama hold off on executive action until after the 2014 midterms.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chance_232, 8/8/2014 6:08:24 PM     (No. 9958435)

Obama has NOTHING to lose! Sure, a few more democrats will lose their seats, but so what. Any legislation passed out of the Congress to roll back his executive order/s will be vetoed. And as long as there are 34 democrats in the Senate, he is safe from impeachment, or from having his veto over ridden. The courts may rule that he has overstepped his authority, but who is going to engorce a court ruling on the regime.

We have already reached the point where a political solution is no longer possible simply because it would take too many election cycles to vote democrats out. Which is why, short a military coup, session and or the civil war becomes more inevitable every day. Even with his majesty out of the White House in 2017, the damage to the traditions of our constitutional republic are damaged beyond repair.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rochow, 8/8/2014 6:36:07 PM     (No. 9958461)

The first amateur is a slave trader, a trader in human misery....that is all he will accomplish with an illegal executive action. There will be an enormous amount of misery, not to count what the gangs will bring with them! Why doesn´t zero give a home to several of the illegals? He has enough money.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 8/8/2014 8:42:53 PM     (No. 9958563)

If the lair-in-chief unilaterally he will shaft the blacks in this country royally. If you think unemployment is bad in the hood now it will be far worse 3 months from now. the RNC needs to:
Try to recruit more blacks to vote R
and if that´s not possible
get them so disgusted with the democraps that they stay home.

Either way it´s a win for the Rs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 8/8/2014 9:38:10 PM     (No. 9958615)

Everything is "political" to leftist Communists. What about the Constitutional and national security risks from Idi Obama´s despotic actions?

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