"If at age 20 you are a conservative then you have no heart. If at age 30 you are a liberal then you have no brains."
Sir Winston Churchill

Obama obviously knows very little about economics, specifically that "Society stagnates when independent productive achievers begin to be socially demonized and even punished for their accomplishments." This dilemma fogs Obama's reality. To him, accepting this truth is a "false choice", his answer to things he doesn't understand. And by the way... where is John Galt?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015


"Ah ! well a-day ! what evil looks
Had I from old and young !
Instead of the cross, the Albatross
About my neck was hung."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge  "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

Barack Obama may have been too cute for words with his Executive Action on Immigration timed to be in sync with the Latin Grammy's.  His pandering like his lying simply knows no bounds.  Even if you believe that he had some uber prosecutorial discretion for not deporting millions of illegal foreign nationals, he did not have any constitutional authority to grant them Work Authorization Permits and Social Security Cards which despite his protestations to the contrary are the gateway to almost every Federal benefit.  Besides if you are still one of the dwindling few who still believe this man please buy one of my bridges in NYC!
This was a callous and ultimately cruel act of political trickery disguised as compassion to avoid the ripping apart of the families of the "Dreamers"  he created  in 2012 through DACA.  His prosecutorial discretion or amnesty or whatever you may want to call it however is not tied to any Immigration Law passed by Congress.
It is ironic that and disingenuous that Obama and his supporters of his illegal overreach want to justify it by saying the Senate passed a bi-partisan comprehensive bill in 2013 that the House refused to pass and thus the President now gets to make law on his own.
According to a detailed Heritage Foundation analysis, the so called "Gang of 8" bill was a seriously flawed bill that granted amnesty and path to citizenship to 11.5 million illegal foreign nationals and authorized billions of dollars of spending without the guarantee of a secure border.  The cost to the taxpayers would have been trillions of dollars which would have increased both spending and the debt enormously because of the huge dependency on government it would have engendered.  The already bloated Federal bureaucracy would have become morbidly obese.  Hidden in the bill was also tons of pork and sweeping new powers for DHS which is turning  into this administration's  version of a secret police.
 On a moral basis more than 4 million people are waiting in line to come here legally.  They are paying outrageous fees for forms and verification documents and doing everything by the book yet Washington just doesn't seem to give a damn about them.  Last but not least the bill disregarded federalism by not bringing the States into the process.  
The fact that supporters of amnesty keep harping on this bill is supposed to make the public forget that the House passed over 370 bills many with bi-partisan support or even Democratic sponsorship, that Harry Reid refused to let see the light of day as per his instructions from Obama.  What Chutzpa!
As he tugged at the heartstrings of America  which even included the invocation of scripture, he even lied about the "record" number of deportations his administration had performed which is a fiction since he has included people caught at the border and sent back immediately.  No other administration has done this because of the obvious fraud it creates statistically.
Moreover his illegal action will double New York Medicaid costs without the Feds paying their 50% share.  New York also has 350,000 illegal foreign students in the public school systems of the state pursuant  to Federal law.   This year another 5,000 will join them with State and City officials predicting many more in the years ahead.  These are serious revenue and tax consequences caused by Presidential decree.
Obama knows that a new President can wipe out what he has done with a flick of a pen.  He is trying to tie his successor's hands by making a repeal by Executive Action too politically destructive and suicidal. 
Again he has used the hopes and aspirations of millions of decent people looking for a better life for cheap political gain.  They are pawns in a cynical attempt to make the new progressive  neo fascism the dominant political  ethos.
So we are left with the question of what should the country, the GOP and the Constitutionalists do to restore the rule of law and prevent this rogue President from destroying the nation?
One answer lies in de-funding  what he attempting to do by reducing the fees for every one of the  myriad CIS forms, applications and processes to $0.  Years ago when Washington thought that a comprehensive Immigration was imminent they tripled  the fees on virtually  everything to pay for it .  The legislation didn't happen but the fees stayed.  If Obama is going to play his violin for compassion then what could be more compassionate than this?  The message to CIS should be do more with less and give the long line of legals applicants a break.
But the most intriguing thing is the distinct possibility that Obama has now place a giant Constitutional albatross around his own neck.  If the new Congress begins to pass legislation   directly related  to the content of the Executive Action either in whole or in part and  Obama  vetoes  these bills, what is he saying to the nation and indeed the world... The law I made is superior to the law or laws Congress made? 
This would be a new and  far more serious breach of the separation of powers than what he had even done previously.  The Congress would have acted in accordance with it duties and obligations.  How could even this President ignore it and say his unconstitutional fiat stands above all else? 
Of course it is utterly possible that he would do it simply to create more chaos.  Let him... and keep sending bill after bill to his desk until it is apparent to all but those who too blind to see or too corrupt to care, that Washington gridlock and dysfunction has always been the bastard child of the 44th President of the United States. 

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