Obama ruling by decree

Remember when the Constitution applied, and a president wanting to implement a new program would have to persuade Congress to pass a law and appropriate money? President Obama, facing a GOP House, has chosen to use executive orders and is getting away with it. And he is openly proclaiming his intent to do more of it. Nicholas Ballasy in the Daily Caller: President Barack Obama told an audience in Nevada on Monday that he will be regularly announcing "executive actions" his administration will take to "heal the economy" without the "dysfunctional" Congress. "I'm here to say to all of you and to say to the people of Nevada and the people of Las Vegas, we can't wait for an increasingly dysfunctional Congress to do its job. Where they won't act, I will," Obama said. "I've told my administration to keep looking every single day for actions we can take without Congress, steps that can save consumers money, make government more efficient and responsive, and help heal the economy. And we're...(Read Full Post)