Anarchy in the White House

 

February 12, 2014
 
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The White House is engaged in anarchy. Do you think this too strong a word? Decide for yourself.  Definitions of anarchy found online include:
  • “A state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority.”
  • “Absence or denial of any authority or established order.”
 
Charles Krauthammer says President Obama has “unilaterally altered” the law “lawlessly at least 15 times.” Obama is now dangling a new illegal proposal to allow Americans with individual insurance to keep their policies for three years -- until he’s out of office. It doesn’t matter that we don’t like Obamacare or that it’s unconstitutional. America is a law where the rule of law protects our freedom. And the highest law of the land is the Constitution, which says the president may not write his own laws.
 
This week, Obama’s Treasury Department declared a second delay of the law’s January 1, 2014 employer mandate – this time until 2016. The Wall Street Journal says employers pressured the administration to “peel back” the requirement. What does it mean for freedom when people with power, cash and connections get America’s president to collude in illegal actions?
 
Why is Obama doing this? First, a delay of the employer mandate without a delay of the individual mandate will drive more of the public into Obamacare exchanges to implement the takeover. (HHS today reports 3.3 million people have “selected a plan” in the exchange. This includes Medicaid and those who have not paid.) Second, once people are in the Obamacare exchange it will be easier for them to stay there and for employers to pay the penalty rather than provide costly coverage.  Third, every decree reduces political pressure on Democrats providing them with cover for the coming elections. And fourth, he’s gotten away with it for months. Why stop now?
 
Is his lawless behavior an impeachable offense? Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called for impeachment last October. More recently Congressman Paul Broun said he’d vote for impeachment. Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution of the United States says: The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
 
What are “other high Crimes and Misdemeanors”? Well, consider what happens if we break the law? If we refuse to insure ourselves, we’re fined. There are 80,000 pages of Obamacare regulations to enforce the law and penalize those who violate it…except, apparently the president who signed it into law.
 
President Obama is ruthlessly disregarding his constitutional responsibility to “take care that the laws are faithfully executed.” He finds U.S. law an unnecessary nuisance.  As he said to the French president, “That’s the good thing as a President, I can do whatever I want.”
 
Obama is the elected leader of the free world, but he is dismantling freedom and eviscerating the highest law of the land. Is there any higher crime? Under the Constitution, the U.S. Senate has the “sole Power to try all Impeachments,” and the U.S. House has “the sole Power of Impeachment.” Who will take the first step?
 
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Twila Brase, RN, PHN
President and Co-founder
 
 
 
 
 
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