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Krauthammer: Dems Will Regret
Allowing Obama’s ‘Lawlessness’
When GOP Returns to Power

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/30/2013 1:34:06 PM

Appearing on Friday night’s On the Record, conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer strongly criticized President Barack Obama for his “cavalier attitude” towards the separation of powers enshrined in the Constitution. “Democrats will rue the day that they allowed all this,” Krauthammer declared. “I’m talking about how the administration, particularly the president, seems to think that he has the right to change duly passed statutes on his own or to suspend parts of laws on his own,” Krauthammer said when asked to clarify his critique of the Obama administration’s “lawlessness.” “The Constitution is pretty clear,” he continued,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 11/30/2013 1:39:52 PM     (No. 9634911)

Sorry to contradict the esteemed Dr Krauthammer but the ´rats will not regret their actions; the pubbies will be too eager to prove how nice they are.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: suziannr, 11/30/2013 1:51:23 PM     (No. 9634925)

Only if we have more Republicans who know what their true role is...like Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louis Gohmert, Trey Gowdy...line ´em up folks..primary the establishment Republicans and let´s roll!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/30/2013 1:51:42 PM     (No. 9634926)

I have visions of Chuck Schumer rushing towards a microphone and the words "checks and balances" being repeated endlessly - during the Bush administration.

The most dangerous place in WDC was the space between Schumer and a microphone!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WAN2, 11/30/2013 1:54:04 PM     (No. 9634931)

Politicians want to get re-elected. Giving out stuff does the trick be it R or D.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fayebeck, 11/30/2013 1:58:13 PM     (No. 9634938)

#1 is absolutely correct.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 11/30/2013 2:01:29 PM     (No. 9634947)

With rampant voter fraud and the possible addition of 11 million more lofo voters dependent on the public teat why does Dr. Krauthammer think the Republicans will ever return to power. Welcome to one party rule.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bohallx, 11/30/2013 2:01:39 PM     (No. 9634948)


I thought it was a two fold thing ~ get voters who agree with broad party principles; get candidates who have something to offer those voters in terms of policies implementing those principles, then get both to an election.

You need enough voters to win.

In 2004 we had 64 million voters. They had 60.
In 2008 we had 59 million voters. They had 69
In 2012 we had 60 million voters. They had 66

All we need is 2 millon more than 2004, and at the rate they´re dropping, we´ll have 1 million more voters than them.

When you have a substantially Conservative base (I estimate it at 85%) you have to run Conservatives. Running candidates who are a mismatch for the party´s voters makes new voter registration difficult.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wsdiego, 11/30/2013 2:09:20 PM     (No. 9634956)

I´m sorry but I don´t have faith the Repubs we be assertive! Reagan was the last of a breed!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/30/2013 2:18:32 PM     (No. 9634965)

But this would require balls. Other than maybe two or three, none of them have any.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/30/2013 2:25:01 PM     (No. 9634968)

No, the Democrats will just fight tooth and nail to get their way, as they always do. As #3, they´ll endlessly squawk about "checks and balances" and the two-party system.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: strikingviking, 11/30/2013 2:33:39 PM     (No. 9634973)

The Tea Party, of which I am a proud member, is based on a profound respect for our Constitution. Obama is a Fascist, in that he does not think it necessary or desirable to abide by the constraints of the Constitution.

If and when the Pubbies get back in the White House the Tea Party will insist that the Constitution trumps political payback.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/30/2013 2:37:39 PM     (No. 9634979)

The Media will RISE UP IN RIGHTEOUS ANGER if the GOP tries the same thing.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 11/30/2013 2:39:57 PM     (No. 9634985)

One can only hope Dr. K is correct. I have no faith that the GOP can run as one integral party and act as such/

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/30/2013 2:45:52 PM     (No. 9634994)

I´m not sure i want the republicans,if they get power back, to be as thuggish as Obama.I mean it would be nice to give the left a taste of their own medicine but I´m more concerned about them restoring a sense of normalcy in the country.I´d be a 100% for abolishing Obamacare and Dodd Frank as well as rolling back EPA regs but those are just common sense things to do so business can flourish again.

The left claims they need this consumer protection agency to avoid another 2008 meltdown but in reality they´re approving the kinds of loans that caused it to begin with.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/30/2013 2:49:39 PM     (No. 9634996)

Wishful thinking Chuck. Do you really think McLame, Grahamnesty, Snowe, or any of the other RINO´s in the House and Senate will do ANYTHING that will make the Dictatocrats rue the day? Keep dreaming buddy. They aren´t doing anything now, so why do you think any of this will change?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mc squared, 11/30/2013 3:14:22 PM     (No. 9635011)

Ditto #1

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Reply 17 - Posted by: eorsc, 11/30/2013 3:22:52 PM     (No. 9635014)

I am so sick of old Rinos. I´ll always think John McCain threw the 2008 election. If I didn´t know better, I´d think McConnell had been dropped on his head.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/30/2013 3:54:48 PM     (No. 9635035)

Anybody out here agree with Dr. K?

Didn´t think so.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 11/30/2013 4:27:06 PM     (No. 9635057)

The responses to the article are discouraging to say the least. I will never give in to a democrat and do all I can to kick them out. We need to make sure the old breed Repubs get the message.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/30/2013 4:52:00 PM     (No. 9635078)

What will probably happen is that Obama will pack the US Courts and a lot of high level bureaucratic posts with extreme liberals between now and the November 2014 election. Then and only if the Republicans win control of the US Senate, as one of their last acts in while in control of the Senate the Democrats will vote to resend their filibuster rule change to where it was a couple of weeks ago. The Republican leadership has already signaled that they would be happy to go back to the old status quo. So once the rule is changed back the Republicans will leave it that way.

It is just common sense to believe that is what the Democrats will do, as at that time they will be attempting to preserve as much political power as they can for the incoming Democrat Senate minority.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: whitegoldwing, 11/30/2013 4:59:06 PM     (No. 9635082)

First, if this is lawlessness, why isn´t Obummer being impeached. Second, if Rebublicans regain control, they will snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. AGAIN!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Lionshambles, 11/30/2013 5:02:33 PM     (No. 9635083)

I agree that the Repubs do not have the intestinal fortitude for the job that needs to be done to counter eight years of Marxist rule. We need someone to do exactly what Nobama has been doing but from a conservative point of view. I am all for re-establishing rule of law and decorum and all that, but desperate times call for desperate measures (also knows as SOPs in the libtard playbook). We need to counter what has been done as best we can.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MDConservative, 11/30/2013 6:39:08 PM     (No. 9635159)

Politics is always shortsighted. The GOP gave lip service to repeal of Obamacare in 2010, and now will "save the best parts." The GOP is led by those working toward amnesty for illegally entering and living in our country. Something is out of whack...and increasingly it appears to be people like me. Who is John Gault?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 11/30/2013 6:53:30 PM     (No. 9635165)

I don´t think republicans have changed much since those days in the Bush administration when they were in the majority in the senate but let themselves be bullied and pushed around by the minority democrats who just about ran the senate.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ohyababy, 11/30/2013 7:52:26 PM     (No. 9635186)

2014; the year the kool-aid drinkers get their comeuppance!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/1/2013 12:30:49 AM     (No. 9635323)

I´d like to think someday the GOP will be in power... but the dems are behaving as though they will always be in power. If the voting systems aren´t fixed, they´re probably right.
Purple thumbs.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/1/2013 1:58:49 AM     (No. 9635371)

He can do a lot of damage before the 2014 election. Waiting for the Christmas slam soon as Congress leaves for break.

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