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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by sKiTzo View Post
    Is this just a clever way of being a dictator?
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    Re: Executive orders

    Executive Orders should be abolished, along with the President and Congress.

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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by sKiTzo View Post
    Restricted, exactly. As I said, I don't believe it was intended to be used as a tool for dictatorship, but if he uses it to try to ban guns, that's exactly what it would amount to. At which point, would he not then become impeachable (as if he isn't already)?
    Why are Obama's EO's a "tool for dictatorship" when there are clearly other presidents who have issued more? You're simply speculating.

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    Re: Executive orders

    Executive Orders: What The Founding Fathers Wanted? @ Executive Orders: What The Founding Fathers Wanted? – Independent Voter Network
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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by Monkey View Post
    Why are Obama's EO's a "tool for dictatorship" when there are clearly other presidents who have issued more? You're simply speculating.
    They were "tools for dictatorship" for the other presidents who abused them too. It's just that many dumb Republicans can't seem to understand that Obama is not the first authoritarian dictator.

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    Re: Executive orders

    It's what the Executive Order is used for!!!

    When it is meant to thwart the Will of Congress, it's dictatorial.
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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by sKiTzo View Post
    I believe Obama is abusing his power. I think that the whole "executive order" thing was designed to be used like, maybe ONCE in a total state of emergency when there is no time for congress to convene. Obama has signed about 150 or so. Is this just a clever way of being a dictator?
    There are no limits to how many Executive Orders can be issued by the President. The most EO's written by a single president was 3,522, by FDR. Every president since Grover Cleveland has signed over 100 EO's in their term[s]. Obama has signed less EO's than President Kennedy.
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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by longknife View Post
    Executive Orders: What The Founding Fathers Wanted? @ Executive Orders: What The Founding Fathers Wanted? – Independent Voter Network
    Article II, section 1 of the U.S. Constitution: The executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.

    The first Executive Order issued was by George Washington in June 8, 1789, instructing the heads of departments to make a “clear account” of matters in their departments.
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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    If you are speaking about he whole ammunition EO, then to my knowledge, this has not happened. Yesterday, some of my white wing friends on FB said that Obama issued an EO for this. I asked, where's the link showing that he did? Others asked as well. Nothing, nadda, zilch! The OP of the post said he'll post the link. That was over 12HR ago. I guess Obama hasnt done anything about the EO.

    Has he issued this order or has he not? It's a yes or no kind of answer.

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    No. I should have clarified that in the OP but I figured it was fairly common knowledge that he has stated several times that he intended to make this his course of action if he couldn't get by congress with it.

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    Re: Executive orders

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    You should probably go edit your post....you forgot to use the terms "communist" and "socialist".
    I dislike labels in politics. In fact, I'm of the opinion that it is the labels that have ruined the government and divided the people. Our voting process is moronic and criminal. Why should there be any "parties"? ANYBODY should be able to run for president without having to claim a party or label. If several people who differ greatly in their views are battling to be the nominee to represent their "party", the system has already failed because supporters of the ones who didn't win are not represented. If you just had a ballot with all of them on it, and no "parties", then you cast your vote and whoever wins wins. The parties were created to manipulate the voting process because it is too difficult to manipulate it if there is just a ballot with a bunch of names. Tell me I'm wrong.
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