Whatever happened to the 'imperial presidency?'

President Obama keeps pushing the envelope on executive powers and the left is largely silent.  Where are all of those "imperial presidency" Democrats who used to complain about President Bush?  I guess that they must be hiding trying to figure out how they are going to explain their intellectual dishonesty. Yes, they must be hiding with all of those liberals who told us that Guantanamo recruited terrorists or that drones were turning off the locals. President Obama got the US involved in a war in Libya by going to the UN and not the US Congress.  I'm all for giving the president the to flexibility to react to emergencies but Libya was a preemptive war.   He had time to ask Congress for a resolution. Second, he went around Congress and offered "special immigration status" to the "dreamers".  I happen to be one of those who thinks that a special arrangement should be made for these young dreamers but it should pass Congress as the Constitution...(Read Full Post)