Obama Ignores U.S. History And Constitutional Principles

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At his press conference last Friday, President Obama said that when  Congress  won’t agree to what he wants, he will act alone. That  statement, which he has  made before, should send shivers through  freedom-loving Americans.

The president was asked where he gets the authority to delay the  Affordable  Care Act’s employer mandate, even though the law states that  the mandate  “shall” go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. The Obama  administration announced the  delay on July 3, without seeking Congress’  help in changing the law.

In response, Obama said that “in a normal political environment, it  would  have been easier for me to simply call up the speaker and say,  ‘You know what,  this is a tweak that doesn’t go to the essence of the  law … so let’s make a  technical change to the law.’ That would be the  normal thing that I would  prefer to do.”

But Obama explained that he took a different route because  Republicans  control the House of Representatives and ardently oppose  ObamaCare.

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