Showing posts with label executive order. Show all posts
Showing posts with label executive order. Show all posts

Limits To President Obama's Executive Order Authority

by Andrew Napolitano.      In 2014, President Barack Obama signed 12 executive orders directing various agencies in the departments of State, Justice and Homeland Security to refrain from deporting some four million adult immigrants illegally present in the United States if they are the parents of children born here or legally present here and if they    ... MORE

Lawsuit Challenges Obama’s Move To Restrict Gun Sales

by Natalie Johnson.     More abuse of executive action. A conservative lawyer and activist has filed the first federal court challenge to President Barack Obama’s executive actions to restrict firearm ownership, arguing that the president’s moves violate the Constitution. Larry Klayman, a former U.S. Justice Department lawyer who heads the       ... MORE

David Harsanyi: Obama's Legacy Is Executive Abuse

Governing without Congress.     Over the winter break, I finally got around to binge-watching Parks and Recreation. In case you missed the show's seven-year run, it's about a fascistic small-town councilwoman who believes it's a politician's job to impose her notions of morality, safety and decency on everyone, no matter what voters want or what      ... MORE

War On Guns: Obama Executive Order May Require Those Selling Even A Single Firearm To Become Licensed Dealers

by Stephen Gutowski.    Harassing law abiding citizens is always his answer. The Obama administration announced during a conference call with reporters Monday evening that the president’s upcoming executive order may require somebody selling even a single firearm to obtain a Federal Firearms License. During the call White House Press     ... MORE

Obama Executive Actions To Push Anti-Gun Agenda

by Juliet Eilperin.        President Obama will press ahead with a set of executive actions on guns next week despite growing concerns in the United States over terrorism that have dampened some Americans’ enthusiasm for tighter firearms restrictions. The president will meet Monday with Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch to finalize a      ... MORE

Our Presidents Are Beginning To Act Like Kings

by Charles C. W. Cooke.        If the passage of time were a reliable guarantor of increasing human freedom, we would expect history to look a little different than it does. In school, we would have learned that the Englishmen of Charles I’s reign were better off than their Elizabethan grandparents; that the colonists implicated by the Declaratory   ... MORE

Rand Paul Slams White House For Saying Donald Trump Disqualified Himself From Race; Lists Why Obama Is Unfit

by Nick Gass.  Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul slammed the White House on Wednesday for saying that Donald Trump disqualified himself from running with his announcement earlier this week that the United States should close its borders to Muslims until further notice. During Tuesday's press briefing, White House press secretary Josh Earnest noted   ... MORE

Andrew Napolitano: The President And The Rule Of Law

Shackling an unconstitutional loose cannon.  Earlier this week, a federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld an injunction issued by a federal district court in Texas against the federal government, thereby preventing it from implementing President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration. Critics had argued and two federal     ... MORE

As If There Are Not Enough Crooks In Government, Obama To Sign Executive Order Forcing The State To Hire More

by Ben Shapiro.           Ever in search of benefits to hand leftist constituencies, Democrats have decided to give goodies to their most natural constituency of all: criminals. According to the Associated Press, President Obama will announce executive orders Monday attempting to prevent screening for prior criminality in government hiring.   ... MORE

Hillary Knows Civil Liberties And Executive-Power Abuse Only Matters When Republicans Run The White House

by Matt Welch.          Hillary Clinton is nothing if not responsive to the changing winds of Democratic Party opinion. As CNN's Anderson Cooper succinctly put it to her in the very first question of last week's Democratic presidential debate, "You were against same-sex marriage. Now you're for it. You defended President Obama's immigration policies.     ... MORE

Andrew Napolitano: The Natural Right To Self-Defense

A confirmed liar's assault on the Constitution.    While the FBI continued to analyze the emails Hillary Clinton thought she deleted and her advisers pressed her to hire a Republican criminal defense attorney in Washington, a madman used a lawfully purchased handgun to kill a professor and eight students at a community college in Roseburg,  ... MORE

Lawmakers: U.S. Plan For Internet May Be Unconstitutional

by Rudy Takala.       President Obama's plan to "internationalize" the Internet may be unconstitutional, key members of Congress are claiming. The group of lawmakers sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office last week, saying the plan to relinquish oversight of Internet domain name functions to a global, multi-stakeholder body raised      ... MORE

Obama's Next ‘Executive Actions’ On Global Warming

by Michael Bastasch.    IRS to be deployed. President Barack Obama is preparing to unleash a series of “executive actions” aimed at boosting the green energy industry as part of the president’s global warming agenda. Obama is launching a “Clean Energy Impact Investment Center” at the Energy Department to “make information about energy and    ... MORE

10 Great Points In Rand Paul’s Patriot Act Attack

by Matt Welch.     I don't know whether Rand Paul's ongoing Senate talkfest will succeed in running out the clock on the Patriot Act, or (as he is seeking) opening up a debate and amendment process, but I do know that—just like his 2013 exercise—these have been some of the most invigorating hours on C-SPAN in recent memory. Warrants need   ... MORE

Colbert I. King: A Rising Insurrection Against Obama

Liberty rising.    It’s a scary thought (OR NOT), but here it is: If some red states were to openly defy the authority of President Obama in the exercise of his constitutional duties, would today’s Republican Congress side with him? Or would they honor the insurrection? I wish it could be said with confidence that the legislative branch would oppose a     ... MORE

Jacob Sullum: Obama Frees Drug War Prisoners

Credit where credit is due.  On October 31, 1996, the Sanilac County Sheriff's Office, which serves a largely rural area in Michigan's thumb, got a call from a local resident who said he was concerned about his neighbor, Darrell Hayden. No one had heard from Hayden for several days, the man said, and his horses were wandering down Argyle Road. The       ... MORE