Thursday, March 13, 2014

Way too little, way too late; House bill seeks to reign in imperial presidency....David Risselada

Yesterday the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4138 aimed at reigning in President Obama's unconstitutional use of federal power. Over the past several years President Obama has been very selective in choosing which laws he is or isn't going to enforce. This is particularly true with his own signature legislation, The Affordable Care Act, which has been amended by the president alone on twenty different occasions. The president has also acted unilaterally on issues ranging from abortion and gun control to immigration and federal minimum wage laws. President Obama continuously uses executive authority to either increase federal power, cover up his own errors, or prevent the congress from acting before him. This abuse of executive orders is unprecedented in American history. 

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