Who Needs Congress?… Obama Rams Through DREAM Act By Executive Order

The US Senate voted down the DREAM Act in December. But, it doesn’t matter. Obama pushed the law through by executive order last week.
The Examiner reported:

On Friday, the Obama administration issued a memo announcing that federal immigration officials do not have to deport illegal aliens if they are enrolled in any type of education program, if their family members have volunteered for U.S. military service, or even if they are pregnant or nursing.

This new policy of “prosecutorial discretion” was quietly announced on Friday afternoon, and completely ignored by the mainstream press.

Author of Arizona’s SB1070 and Kansas’ secretary of state, Kris Kobach, told the Daily Caller: “They’re pushing the [immigration] agents to be even more lax, to go further in not enforcing the law. At a time when millions of Americans are unemployed and looking for work, this is more bad news coming from the Obama administration… [if the administration] really cared about putting Americans back to work, it would be vigorously enforcing the law.”

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  • GUS

    Jim, don’t get your panties in a twist over this. John Boehner is on the case. FORE!!!!!!!!

  • Joanne

    The administration does not care about creating jobs, just votes. Obama is a dictator, and if Americans don’t wake up soon, when they do, there will be law enforcement in place to stop any insurrection – armed or not. It will be sickening to watch a country as great as America to fall to communism.

  • the Boodge

    So, when are WE THE PEOPLE going to take this man out of office? If the military, who took an oath, are not going to remove this DOMESTIC ENEMY, then who will? We can’t wait till 2012!

  • Rob Crawford

    He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian savages, whose known rule of warfare, is undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

    That’s one of the crimes of King George. In modern parlance, he failed to defend the borders, allowing the colonists to be raped and murdered.

  • DaMav

    This is freaking outrageous! Where are the Republicans and what are they doing about this?

  • GrayRider

    WTF???????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • baseballguy

    Who needs congress. I don’t need no stickin’ congress. I RULE!

  • Radegunda

    Can’t say I didn’t see this coming. Barky has the heart of a dictator, and his mission is “fundamentally transforming” the USA — whether we like it or not. And we don’t. So he needs to import new voters to bribe with our money.

  • Pat the First

    This is not something that cannot be undone by another executive order by the next President. However, this makes me think that Obama is worrying less about being re-elected. As I read in an article this morning (sorry, I don’t remember which one it was right now), Obama advisors think that the only way a candidate win the GOP nomination is if he/she goes so far right they will be unelectable. We need to get our heads screwed on straight if we want our country survive. We need to learn that there are some things which can be compromised without damaging our country.

  • FurryGuyJeans

    Once again the propaganda arm of the Dems ignores the diktats of their favorite tyrant.

  • ahem

    You’ll notice that Congress plays an ever more diminished role in the government.

  • Radegunda

    Pat the First — I’m not a Romney fan, but I was in a lather yesterday hearing a moron say he could never vote for Romney because of his theology! Never mind that there’s no evidence of Romney attempting to force Mormon beliefs and practices on all the Catholics and Protestants and Jews and Hindus and atheists of Massachusetts.
    (The reason to vote against Romney in the primaries is that he laid the foundations for ObamaCare, and won’t repent.)

  • GUS

    Pat the first. Obama is trying to garner all HISPANICS. Why do you think he did this??

  • StrangernFiction

    The Land of the Decree and the Home of the Slave

  • When will people realize we are being ruled by a USURPER??!!

    Retired CIA Agents Say Obama Birth Certificate Fraudulent- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvdo4UBGpLI

  • No Man

    No man can understand how 30% will vote for Obama; 34% feel US headed in the right direction; Osmam is more popular in Egypt by 21% to 12%; or why Italy backing away from Obama’s Libya not-a-war.

    Epic Fail: US Dept. of Ed. has failed to stupiducate nearly 70% of the American people!

  • bg

    ++

    this is news?? or surprising??

    go back to sleep..

    the IslaMarxist NWO foundation Obama et al are building is not meant
    for us, they’re doing it “for the children”, aka: well indoctrinated future
    generations ,aka: trained mentality slaves..

    ==

  • Redwine

    We must address this issue to obviate the rule of law (the Senate vote and Congress, i.e. the will of the people) as a move from soft tyranny to the real, hard thing.

  • Stuart

    Americans have no friends in Washington, but in fact many enemies. The question is what can we do about it?

  • gorgo

    Question for whomever may know: can the EO of one president be negated by a countermanding EO by succeeding president?

  • chicago

    the best defense against this is to ensure that many of our friends and families are aware of what the dictator in the WH is doing since we all know that the lamestream media will keep quiet on this.

    given the light of scrutiny by the voters, this will add more anger and motivate many more to get rid of that affirmative action president out of the WH.

  • lakewriter

    Gorgo, I do believe they can. Take heart! – he didnt include the illegals who commit crimes like murder and rape. Oh. Wait. If the parents are enrolled in college or a wife is pregnant. – oh boy, we got problems. All I’m gonna say is everyone of you better get away from the keyboards and get out on the streets working for the candidate of your choice, and then pound the streets for the best candidate for the General Election. Hopefully the Reps will have an outstanding, complete with spine, candidate by then. In the meantime, God help us because it doesnt appear anyone is going to stop Obama while he destroys this country. Everyone in Congress should be held accountable for this.

  • #1AMERICAN

    this illegal mooslime has got to go…somehow anyway I don’t care how but his time destroying america is over… biggest self righteous illegal kenyan born marxist mooslime POS…

  • gus

    Try to tell a LIBTARD something the LIBTARD doesn’t know. You can’t. They cannot be educated, because they only believe what, THE PARTY or DEAR LEADER tells them. All other information is UNAPPROVED.

  • Speaking Clearly

    Solution:

    Step 1: Concentrate on voting in a Conservative majority in the US House, US Senate, and a true Conservative President.

    Step 2: The new Conservative fires EVERY SINGLE MEMBER OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION.

    Step 3: Systematically hire the best conservative leaders in the country, to start undoing this nightmare, and remove these insidious Progressive policies from every institution they have embedded themselves into.

    Setep 4: Ignore the protests from the whining liberals and progressives.

  • mercador

    He won’t be getting this Hispano vote. I have a brain thank you.

  • tj

    The executive branch has does not have the authority to either create the law or interpret the law.

    this needs a Constitutional challenge immediately. The problem is that the folks who like to ignore our US Constitution are often Federal judges…

    Time for a major overhaul.

  • Molon Lobe

    Four legs good, two legs bad. Obama is the ONE!

  • Don Rodrigo

    Why will Congress not stop him?

  • dwd

    Hire MORE immigration officials to ENFORCE the law >>> lower unemployment

    Deport the illegals found by these newly hired officials, opening up the jobs those illegals used to occupy which legal citizens can then take over >>> lower unemployment

    But for Obama, the fates of illegal immigrants matter more than the fates of legal citizens.

  • Rock

    In the last few weeks, we have seen stories on the following, Weinergate (a distraction), the story of New York Times, CNN and CBS joining the Gaza Flotilla. Obama signing Executive Order # 13575 (The White House Rural Council, WHRC) found at http://www.theblaze.com/stories/does-the-new-white-house-rural-council-uns-agenda-21/. An administration memo instructing Federal Law Enforcement not to enforce the laws on immigration (law by memo I suppose). The use of Federal Law Agency to create a crisis to attack the Second Amendment using a Program named GunWalker, and the beginning of Green indoctrination in our schools. In addition, a string of Agency and Regulatory demands that defy logic. Oil production prevented to protect a lizard, while American Eagles are killed by the dozens by Wind Generators. While this is useful to an extent, I truly believe its time to start hammering Obama on one issue that can put him and his heathen Socialist out of office and in jail. GunWalker works for me; maybe those with a working knowledge of the Law might see a better opportunity. To be honest I have very little faith in the 2012 elections, if we even have them. And unless a whole lot of Americans are willing to die protecting their Gun Rights the Second Amendment is of little use. So make an issue of something, push it unmercifully, forcing the Lame Stream Media into reporting it and maybe we can protect the Nation. Remember Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein where successful primarily because they hammered Nixon on Watergate and his attempts to cover it up. Everything else was of little use for them. If the internet and bloggers are the new media then they need to focus on an issue and put this administration on the defense. I guess I am saying that I am tired of being overwhelmed by the countless blogs about this and that, and being worn down by the shear number of BS that emanates from this administration. We are dealing with social misfits bent on the nation’s destruction, as Alinsky said Pick the Target, Freeze It, Personalize it and Polarize It.

  • obamasucks

    Not shocked. We are watching the dismemberment of our Republic by a government that exists today for the sole purpose of tyranny and lawlessness..and the Republicans? They make me weep. They are more interested in bright, shiny things than making the hard, adult decisions to do anything about it.
    Hope n’ Change, people!!!
    I, for one, am not diggin’ it at all.

  • Ginger

    Lord…we really do need your assistance! NOW! Please make believers of NON-believers. 🙂 Please rid us of the EVIL that is surrounding us…Please!

    Amen

  • jcj

    What I want to know is why the Repubs aren’t trying to change the whole make-up of the executive order issue. Congress has ceded far too much power to the Executive branch by allowing EO’s to supersede Congressional action. Why doesn’t some Republican start beating the drum about taking back some of this unlimited Presidential power? Is there no clause that could be inserted that limits EOs to not infringe on what Congress has already taken care of? Can’t EOs be limited in how many can be issued and in what format? Can’t Congress challenge EOs and overturn them? C’mon you do nothings in Congress. Stop this travesty. It’s like the czar issue. In the wrong hands(see Obama) these things can cause utter chaos in our governing and lawmaking at the federal level. It’s relegating our laws meaningless and allowing dictatorial powers for the President.

  • SeniorD

    4 words:

    High Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Mr. Crawford @ #4 has a point. I’ve seen the Declaration applied to this arrogant, elitist, know-nothing before. Jefferson’s words are as apt today as they were when the Revolution against an uncaring, aloof, nut bag hit the streets.

  • FurryGuyJeans

    Barry is only looking out for future Dem voters.

  • pjean

    Dennis Prager has taught me to always seek intellectual honesty. So I ask, does anyone know if such an action has ever been taken by any other American president in this modern age?

  • Pat the First

    GUS commented:

    Pat the first. Obama is trying to garner all HISPANICS. Why do you think he did this??

    Because they are a big chunk of his voting base and obviously he is not too worried about turning off too many of those who are open to voting for him. No candidate with the numbers that his advisors are seeing right now would do something like this. His advisors must be rather secure right now. Those voters that are in limbo waiting to see who the GOP nominates. If he/she is too far right, they will either not vote or vote for Obama. Most voters (those who make up the middle of the electorate) do not want anyone who is too far on either direction. They were taken in my Obama in 2008. They know how he is. They will either vote for him or not vote at all if the GOP candidate is a stridently right.

  • Pat the First

    jcj commented:
    What I want to know is why the Repubs aren’t trying to change the whole make-up of the executive order issue.

    The executive order was given LAST FRIDAY. Do you expect something to change or stop it on the following Wednesday?

    Watergate took 2 years before anything really changed. Look how carefully Issa is being with his investigations. Nothing in Congress is going to be done overnight. Especially when the GOP only controls half of Congress.

  • They are just hoping to mobilize the Undocumented Democrat vote for 2012. It will be in vain.

    d(^_^)b
    http://libertyatstake.blogspot.com/
    “Because the Only Good Progressive is a Failed Progressive”

  • Mark1960

    This has to be an overreach of the executive branch…where are the Republicans in Congress!?!?!

    Where are the lawsuits from the States!?!?!

    We have officially entered tyranical facism….

  • LorenaMarie

    Come on people, get serious. The original article claimed that “Obama enforces the DREAM Act by Executive Order … Press Misses”.

    Ask yourselves some common sense questions; A) How would the press miss something this scandalous?? B) Wouldn’t Fox News have been all over it from the second the so-called “executive order” was issued? C) on the White House website (where all Executive Orders are publicized) why is there no DREAM Act Executive Order? and finally D) the only documentation supporting any of this nonsense is a document signed by ICE Director, John Morton, and it makes no mention of Obama’s name whatsoever???

    I’m all for a good scandal, but let’s at least make sure it’s a real one.

  • Thanks for posting this story. I like to think I stay fairly well-informed politically, but I hadn’t heard anything about this.

  • havok

    America no longer is a Pretend Representative Constitutional Republic.. we are well into the early stages of a Dictatorship.

    I have a feeling that even when Obama is voted out (He will have to Cheat to win in 2012)… that it may take the Supreme Court ORDERING Federal Marshals to Physically remove him from the White House.. Before that, they will have to fight through the the Elite Media, Democrat Party Elites and Black Panther’s that will surround the White House & not letting the Rule of Law enforced.

  • bg

    ++

    answers to all questions:

    like i’ve been saying & posting about for the past several years..

    WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDER

    no, the NWO is not “coming”, it is here.. we are in the midst of being
    “fundamentally transformed”, Barry being the chosen “transitioner”..

    now go back to sleep.

    we did not listen, we’re not listening still, ah, forget it..

    ==

  • 2centsworth

    Good luck having Congress fund these Executive Orders. As Nancy would say, PAY GO.

    Just one more item to add to his list of Congressional/Constitutional Irrelevancy which will be his undoing in 2012. The guy is such an idiot that he doesn’t seem to realize 1. with each of these strokes he is getting closer to losing and 2. that when a Conservative is in office, they will show him for the idiot he is.

  • Valerie

    #20 June 22, 2011 at 11:43 am
    gorgo commented:

    Yes. Executive orders are one way a President can take action, and if a successor decides to change policy, he can issue a contradictory order. Generally, an executive order will usually cite the Act of Congress that it implements.

  • bert

    #6 beat me to it. Obama Nero has just overruled the Senate — film at 10. So here we have one-man rule, like in Venezuela. Obama can, by executive order, confiscate our 401(k), ban firearms, merge the states into bigger units (oh, he’s already done that), or declare beads and sand dollars the official currency. And still we do nothing.

  • RS

    I missed it where the executive was given the authority to invalidate laws at their whim.

    Is this a mass pardon?

  • Ladue Pundit

    LorenaMarie commented:
    …Ask yourselves some common sense questions; A) How would the press miss something this scandalous??
    ^^^^^
    Ask yourself why the press has downplayed everything from Fast and Furious to secret Yemen bombings. Do you really think MSM news outlets would lead with anything this damning?

  • Thanks for the info about that latest outrage. But, the real question is — what are we going to DO about it? Complain? Chatter to the conservative choir? Or actually get involved in Party politics as precinct committeemen in the Republican Party so we can elect better Party officers and make sure that the best constitutional conservative Republicans win the all-important, traditionally-very-low-turnout primary elections?

    If you want to learn more, go to http://www.theprecinctproject.wordpress.com and precinctproject.us. Over half of the precinct committeemen slots in the Republican Party are vacant. If conservatives fill up all the vacant slots, they will OWN the Party. And then we can start electing better, more conservative Republicans. The only way to change an incumbent is to provide a credible threat that he will be successfully taken out in the next primary election. The BEST way to send that message is to have conservative Republicans flood into the Party to fill up all the vacant precinct committeeman slots. That’s how Bob Bennett became the former Sen. from Utah.

    I presented The Neighborhood Precinct Committeeman Strategy at the RightOnline conference on Friday along with four other precinct committeemen from around the country. You can watch the presentation here (you’ll have to click through to YouTube to see the rest of the video clips): http://youtu.be/JVmHsqkHor0

    Walter Hudson liked the presentation and gives a good overview of the Strategy:

    http://youtu.be/6NjZXCYDxpY

    For Liberty,
    Cold Warrior

  • we never seen that coming right before the election…………

  • Joanne

    Rock #31 has a very good point.

    If the Republicans can hammer at Weiner on an issue until he resigns, then why the hell can’t they do it on another issue and get rid of that Usurper in Office. Pick an issue and hammer away. Americans should have gone after his eligibility at the get go, but now with a fraudulent long-firm BC put out by Obama, still nothing.

  • jcj

    #39 Pat: I was referring to the whole issue of Presidential unlimited use of executive orders in general. Obama’s latest use is just one more in a long line of EO implementations that are allowed due to the actions of the Congress years ago. They gave entirely too much power to the Executive branch when they did this. All it took for it to blow up in their/our faces is a Pres. like Obama who will use this tool to do an end around the whole Constitutional framework and become quasi-dictatorial in the process. Good comment from AliPac which is referring to the immigration fiasco but this can be a referral to all EOs:

    “ALIPAC NOTE: The US Constitution does not allow the President to make policy out of legislation that has been defeated in Congress 8 times. These new authoritarian orders are not Constitutional and we are asking all of our supporters to be ready for emergency measures in defense of the American Republic in the coming weeks. This unlawful AMNESTY for ILLEGAL ALIENS will not stand!”

    http://www.alipac.us/article-6361-thread-1-0.html

  • azwayne

    What do we have Congress for? Yeh, right Boehner is looking out for Americans, it must not pay enough. 535 elites voted in by Ameericans and what do we get? Who’s job is it to remove the treasonous illegal in charge of the liberal pen? Call, email, demand actions. If we can’t get response we must remove.

  • Robert

    Read the Examiner story carefully! This is NOT an “Executive Order.” It’s a memo from one Administration official to his agency. It does not have the same legal force as an Executive Order (though it may — or may not — have similar effects in practice). It certainly COULD be undone by the next president.

    There is no need to exaggerate or lie to make this President look bad. The truth is quite bad enough — and exaggeration by conservatives only makes life easier for the President’s defenders.

  • Michael

    Already having an effect here in Pennsylvania …
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ru3SMYBIAoY

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    If I didn’t know any better, I’d say Obie’s just itching to get his ass thrown out of office next year.

  • eleanor

    finally, a step in the right direction