Tag: Barack Obama

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.” The moves, affecting mostly parents and young people, marked the most sweeping changes to the nation’s fractured immigration laws in nearly […]

Sen. Sessions reacts: We must stop Emperor Obama

Americans defeated President Obama’s disastrous amnesty plans both in Congressand at the voting booth. Tonight, President Obama defied an entire nation and declared that he will impose his rejected amnesty through the brute force of executive order.   President Obama’s executive amnesty will provide an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants with the exact benefits Congress […]

‘The Emancipation Proclamation Was an Executive Order’

“Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order?” Pelosi asked reporters Thursday. “People have to understand how presidents have made change in our country, Congress catching up, and in the case of Ronald Reagan, improving what Congress has done.” Obama is poised to announce his long-anticipated executive actions on immigration Thursday night. […]

Imperial Presidency Grows With Obama Immigration Orders

It is surely not surprising that the New York Times has announced its approval of President Obama’s executive action on immigration enforcement even before the president announces it to the nation tonight. The Times has been encouraging such action since Obama announced last summer it would be forthcoming, and the Thursday morning endorsement, anticipating the […]

Xi Jinping and China’s Power Play With Russia

President Barack Obama will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week on international issues like Ebola and terrorism, but things likely will get awkward if they discuss Beijing’s growing nuclear arsenal and increasingly cozy partnership with Russia.   Xi has aggressively asserted his government’s power at home and abroad since taking office in 2013, […]

Chambers Slams Obama’s Internet Plan

If internet companies can’t make money on high speed internet, they aren’t going to invest billions to build faster networks, Cisco CEO John Chambers warned when talking to Wall Street analysts on Wednesday.   He was telling analysts that President Obama’s plan for the internet would be bad news.   To recap: Obama wants to […]

Obama’s Ebola plans: A new boondoggle?

The Obama Administration’s proposed $6.18 billion emergency package to combat the Ebola epidemic is drawing skepticism from conservative analysts who suggest the crisis is being used to jam a massive dose of spending through the lame-duck Congress before a Republican majority takes over both Senate and House next January.   Their concern comes amid a […]

Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House

US President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit on Tuesday, with their conversations covering Iran, Syria and Ukraine, the White House said. Relations between Washington and Moscow are at their lowest ebb since the Cold War, with Russia under US-backed Western sanctions over its […]

Obama can’t govern? Who knew?

SOMETIMES POLITICS isn’t all local. There is little doubt that it was President Obama and his administration’s failures that condemned the Democrats to a crushing defeat in both the congressional and gubernatorial contests last week. In particular, the president’s fumbling foreign policy played a key part, in defiance of former House Speaker Tip O’Neill’s rule […]

Obama Raises ‘Centrifuge Ceiling’ in Iran

The Obama administration may be covertly allowing Iran’s nuclear program to enrich more uranium than in initial agreements, a state-approved Iranian website said Wednesday – amid reports that he is looking to bypass congressional approval for a full-fledged nuclear deal.   According to the report, the White House has allowed Iran to enrich uranium by […]