Very important read!
December 5, 2013
President Obama's abuse of executive power has grown to the point that "he's becoming the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid," Jonathan Turley, a liberal law professor at
told the House Judiciary Committee at a Dec. 3 hearing on the issue. Turley
also pointed to what he described as "increasing autonomy and decreasing
transparency" of the rapidly growing federal bureaucracy. George
Both of these developments have accelerated the decline of congressional power that Congress, by its actions, has allowed to happen. Lawmakers have stood idly by, for example, as courts redefined the handling of captured enemy combatants, giving them more rights than they are entitled to under the Geneva Conventions and putting
forces at a disadvantage in fighting terrorists.
Lawmakers kept silent when Obama packed the White House staff with a shadow
cabinet of "czars" who likely would have failed to win Senate
confirmation. There was no pushback when the Supreme Court earlier this year
allowed federal regulatory agencies essentially to define their own
jurisdictions. And there has been no effective action against Obama's executive
orders bypassing Congress on Obamacare, immigration and the environment. U.S.
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