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By TLB Contributor: Robin Koerner

“The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores… there must be one set of rules for everybody.” – Al Sharpton

November 21, 2014—In his recent speech on immigration, Obama told us that, “mass deportation is contrary to our character.”

Embracing his new standard for executive action, I have a few questions.

If mass deportations are against our character, is locking up 1 percent of Americans—disproportionately black men—for hurting no one, consistent with our character? No, so what are you doing about the war on drugs, Mr. President?

If mass deportations are against our character, is recording the most intimate communications of our people consistent with our character? No, so what are you doing about the NDAA, the NSA, and the Patriot Act, Mr. President?

If mass deportations are against our character, is the killing of innocent people in foreign countries, and labeling them energy combatants just because they are adult males, so that we do not have to take moral responsibility for what we are doing—is all of that consistent with our character? No, so what are you doing about the drones and the killing of innocent people in undeclared wars, Mr. President?

Yet, the irony of Obama’s statement about our national character was trumped entirely by his quoting scripture: “We shall not oppress a stranger.”

Whatever is the best way forward on immigration, are we really going to equate extreme discomfort with rewarding law-breakers with oppression? That is insulting, I am sure, to many Americans. Enforcing reasonable laws concerning borders—which, at least in our century, are part of the basic identity of a country—is not really oppression, is it? Rather, it’s the natural democratic inclination of a people: the means by which the demos (people) geographically delimits the exercise of its kratos (power). Isn’t it a kind of common sense, evident in every single country in the world?

Let me help my President out with the meaning of the word, “oppression”. Locking people up for choosing what they ingest is oppression. Come to think of it, locking people up for any victimless crime is oppression. Seizing the property of people who have not been found guilty of crime is oppression. Killing innocent people in foreign countries with drones, when your country is not immediately and imminently threatened, is oppression. Giving secret state agencies the ability and permission secretly to read and watch the intimate communications of citizens is oppression.

Enough of English vocabulary. What about American immigration?

The current American legal immigration system is a Kafkaesque system with which I am, unfortunately, all too familiar. Several times going through the legal immigration process, I noted that it would have been easier for me as a legal immigrant to have just given up and become illegal. And if that sounds hyperbolic, realize that (based on data from a few years ago), two thirds of legal Mexican immigrants, were once here illegally—so the system has for a long time been telling would-be immigrants that one of the best ways to legal status in this country is to break the law. No illegal immigrant is to blame for that fact.

It took me more than five years and thousands and thousands of dollars—on top of all the taxes I paid along the way- to get a green card. Supporters of amnesty claim their plans are “fair” because they require the payment of taxes, a criminal background check, a fine, and “the going to the back of the line”. In other words, their proposal is that illegal immigrants should get exactly the same deal as a legal immigrant—but with the bonus that the fine will be less than the legal costs that most immigrants have to bear. And don’t think that legal immigrants have a significantly easier time during their journey to permanent residency. During the time it took me to get my green card, contributing to the economy and paying my taxes all the time, on four occasions I had to make repeated applications, each with inches of paperwork, for permission to stay, under threat of having my legal status revoked and being immediately required to leave within a month or two. In terms of practical and emotional stability, it is no easier to be a legal immigrant for business in the USA than an illegal immigrant.

It seems that under Obama’s amnesty plan, I could have gotten my residency status, including the right to work with any employer, in less time and at much less cost than it took me to do it legally. Moreover, the fact that the illegal immigrant who shall benefit from amnesty will not receive citizenship is no detriment to the formerly illegal immigrant: unless expressly forbidden, this will be a step on the path to full citizenship, putting the illegal immigrant in the same position as the legal immigrant, again at less cost. As a legal immigrant, after the brutal five years of engagement with the legal immigration system to receive my green card, I have to wait another five years before I can apply for citizenship. So the minimum time it takes a legal immigrant, here for business, to become a citizen is ten years. That’s the line to the back of which legal immigrants go—and of course, legal immigrants start at the back of the line like everyone else.

The proposed normalization of status of those who have entered under the legal radar seems all the more inconsistent when one considers that we are actually killing people overseas because, Obama tells us, our national security is threatened. You always get more of what you incentivize, so shouldn’t this amnesty be part of a package that at least undoes the obvious incentive to more illegal immigration and enhances border security in a way that allows us to actually monitor who is entering our nation?

Those who are uncomfortable with rewarding illegal activity are not oppressors. They are genuinely concerned citizens, who feel that illegal immigration offends their basic sense of fairness, and they are scared because, if their country cannot even control its borders, with serious consequences in some border states, then what can it control?

This debate is not simply one of compassion vs. oppression. It is one of balancing compassion, fairness (justice) and the democratic right of citizens.

If, as Obama, seems to suggest, our country needs to take a sharp turn toward compassion—a turn that I would support fervently—then let’s do it. Let’s have “amnesty” for the innocent victims of American drones; for the men who, with a Federal conviction for a non-violent crime, lose years of their lives in a cell, only to come out and be unable to find work; for the families who’ve had their assets seized because they have violated some outrageous EPA rule, harming no one; for the victims of state surveillance who are suspected of no crime at all, and so on and so on.

And then, if as part of all of that, we implement this immigration amnesty—if the American people decide that is indeed true to our character—then let’s again be consistent by changing the immigration law so those who would come to America to work are incentivized to follow the rules, rather than break them.

And if you need help designing such a system, ask the one group of people in America who know the most about the immigration system but are listened to the least—the legal immigrants who know the rules because they played by them.

Perhaps Obama is right that this is about oppression, but not for the reason he thinks. The resistance he is meeting on this issue can be largely understood by realizing that many Americans feel oppressed—by a political class that is doing things to them, rather than for them. And immigration, because of the issues of fairness and control mentioned above, is just one area where that feeling is strong.

You see, Mr. President, creating a whole new legal status for millions of people is—by definition—a legislative act, and by legislating in an executive office, ignoring one of the most profound protections of the rights of all Americans, you are perpetrating a very serious oppression indeed.

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Robin-KoernerRobin Koerner is Publisher, WatchingAmerica.com, Founder, Blue Republican (TLB partner), Contributor to The Liberty Beacon project and Contributor to the Huffington Post, Daily Paul , Moderate Voice and Ben Swann.com. Follow Robin on Twitter: www.twitter.com/rkoer

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By Susan Duclos – All News PipeLine

Via an email All News PipeLine was pointed to a brand new Executive Order issued by Barack Obama on September 18, 2014, which in the minds of some, gives the US Government the power to force and/or make “mandatory,” vaccines and RFID Chip implants upon the general populace. The relevant sections of the Executive and the fact sheet provided by the White House, will be shown below and readers can decide for themselves if they agree or not. Links to both the Executive order and the accompanying Fact Sheet from the White House website will be hyperlinked below the article, before the videos.

The new Executive Order is titled “Executive Order — Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” and the portion shown below is Section 7 ” Preventing and Responding to Infections and Outbreaks with Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms,” (B) and (C): (Relevant keywords in italics)

——Sec. 7. Preventing and Responding to Infections and Outbreaks with Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms. (a) Task Force agencies shall, as appropriate, utilize the enhanced surveillance activities described in section 6 of this order to prevent antibiotic-resistant infections by: actively identifying and responding to antibiotic-resistant outbreaks; preventing outbreaks and transmission of antibiotic-resistant infections in healthcare, community, and agricultural settings through early detection and tracking of resistant organisms; and identifying and evaluating additional strategies in the healthcare and community settings for the effective prevention and control of antibiotic-resistant infections.

(b) Task Force agencies shall take steps to implement the measures and achieve the milestones outlined in the Strategy and Action Plan.

(c) DoD, HHS, and the VA shall review and, as appropriate, update their hospital and long-term care infectious disease protocols for identifying, isolating, and treating antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection cases.——–

FACT SHEET, PARAGRAPH 3:

The Executive Order signed today by President Obama directs Federal departments and agencies to implement the National Strategy and address the PCAST report. The National Strategy provides a five-year plan for enhancing domestic and international capacity to: prevent and contain outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant infections; maintain the efficacy of current and new antibiotics; and develop and deploy next-generation diagnostics, antibiotics, vaccines, and other therapeutics. The PCAST report provides actionable recommendations from the President’s Council, in consultation with experts from the public and private sectors, for combating antibiotic resistance.

As was pointed out in a previous article, the CDC, NIH and the US government, own both the Ebola virus, any hybrid of the Ebola virus AND any vaccines created to combat the Ebola virus – See article - ”This Sent Chills Up My Spine” – Dave Hodges On Hagmann And Hagmann,” for proof provided by Dave Hodges by connecting all the dots.

In the first video below I detail the relevant sections of this new Executive order and fact sheet, as well as the “coincidental” July 31, 2014 Executive Order adding “acute respiratory” syndrome to the list of quarantinable diseases right before this “rare” EV68 virus started attacking children across the United States, now confirmed in 22 states, from coast to coast. In the second video Minister Paul talks about this latest Executive order, mandatory RFID Chips and Ebola FEMA Camps.

September 18, 2014 Executive Order “Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. – Fact Sheet Here – Executive order “Revised List of Quarantinable Communicable Diseases.

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she is “disturbed and outraged” after she was informed by federal officials that not only has the government been shipping illegal immigrants out of Texas and “dumping” them in her state, it has no plans to stop.

Federal officials told Brewer Friday that the practice will continue. This weekend more than 1,000 illegal immigrant children will be “dumped” in Arizona. Adults and family units will also arrive, though Brewer was not told how many, her office said.

The children will be called DREAMers and will serve as anchors for their parents who are here illegally. Illegals are streaming in from Central America now. They have TV there and they are getting the message that they should come to the US for amnesty.

Brewer said, “I am disturbed and outraged that President Obama’s administration continues to implement this dangerous and inhumane policy, meanwhile neglecting to answer crucial questions our citizens demand and deserve,” Governor Brewer said.

She has received almost no information from the Feds and is demanding answers. She didn’t even know that illegals flooding into Texas were being dumped at Arizona bus stops.

Is this punishment for Governor Brewer standing up to Mr. Obama or could it be part of his plan to forever alter the landscape of America, starting with Arizona?

The Department of Homeland Security has been dumping people at bus stations in Arizona for some time. In two days alone, according to the Arizona Daily Star, more than 100 people here illegally, mostly women and children, were dumped at the Tucson Greyhound station.

They were released on their own recognizance without tickets, information, pretty much nothing.

These are people awaiting their immigration court dates. We don’t deport people any more. Open borders is our policy as Mr. Obama ignores our immigration laws.

Volunteers show up with food and phones to help the people dumped there.

The numbers are surging as people travel across the borders in South Texas largely unimpeded.

This year alone, the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol has arrested more than 140,000 people and what should alarm you is that 75% are OTM’s – other than Mexican. While most are Central American, some are from terrorist nations. Some are drug dealers. Others are the uneducated poor. They are now arresting more than 2,000 a day, up from 1100 and Border Patrol says they can’t process them.

In one day, more than 1,000 people were apprehended in McAllen, Texas alone. Border Patrol is catching scabies from them. There are no controls over diseased aliens entering the U.S.

“I don’t think we have anywhere near the resources that we would require to even make a dent in what we’ve got going on here,” said Chris Cabrera, a Border Patrol agent in McAllen and local vice president of the agents’ union. “I think it’s common knowledge that we don’t have the resources, that’s why they’re coming in droves like they are. They’re exploiting a weakness that they’ve found and quite frankly they’re doing a good job of it.”

Border Patrol says they are on the verge of collapse.

The promise of amnesty is driving this. They have nothing to lose by coming – no one will send them back.

The president is fundamentally transforming America and it will never be turned back. We will be the well-developed welfare state.

Listen to this clip by filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch:

Where is Congress on Mr. Obama’s constant and flagrant violations and abuse of immigration law? Sadly, they are in a difficult position because half the country wants this. They voted for Mr. Obama twice and he was quite clear about what he planned to do. Congress can’t do much without consensus and Republicans can’t do anything without a majority.

Mr. Obama for his part will continue to encourage this. He will provide welfare assistance as directed under an Executive Order.

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By: John PND

Today as I was preparing for the show I was reading European periodicals on the internet. As I waded through the typical post election stories there was a headline that caught my eye out of Russia. The various talk shows in Russia have been discussing American politics and Barack Obama came up. Russia and Europe now sees Barack Obama as some sort of esoteric figure one that is quite important in the big picture.

The Barack Obama apotheosis no longer remains in the United States but has now spread to Europe and Russia. However the apotheosis is not in the idea of Obama being America’s savior but the man who will take the United States into a new era of World Government.

The word throughout Europe is that Barack Obama is the World leader capable of selling the United States on the idea of a World order and the European super state.

Obama is the 44th President of the United States and his position in the world of the prophetic politic is similar to Mitt Romney’s White Horse prophecy only in Obama’s case the constitution hangs by a thread and rather than saving it – he develops an excuse to rewrite it or perhaps abolish it entirely for a new World Constitution that nullifies sovereignty and destroys the chief cornerstone of freedom in the united States.

The prophecy of the United States disappears and Obama being our last president has been a part of Internet speculation prior to the decision from the 2012 election. As it was at first ignored, the thought of Russia and Europe speaking of The last American President sends a chill down my spine.

As said before The United States is now moving into some very dark territory and confidence has been shaken. Most Americans are facing a crisis in faith and more than ever Obama has to be that savior to bring America out of the Morass of economic instability and war.

In the prophecy of the last president, it has been indicated that that Israel and Judah had 44 successions to their king.

America has had 44 presidents.

Consider that, if history repeats itself, how much time does America have? Can a comparative prophecy and coincidence give us pause to think that we face a cessation of all of benefits of the constitution because all of what we have been taught is now antiquated?

The fear has spread to Israel and an awkward situation for their future as well, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu according to his critics apparently did not back Obama in the U.S. presidential election. He and Obama have been having a cold relationship over his interest in bombing Tehran over nuclear fears.

The banter of a nuclear threat is also on the minds of Europe and a nuclear attack or EMP attack on the United States could also push us to the brink of extinction and keep Barack Obama as our leader indefinitely.

It has been speculated that this has been in preparation for years because Barack Obama has signed an executive order clarifying the Unitary Executive and the position of the Executive branch in case of all out war or crisis in the United States.

Barack Obama signed an Executive Order stating that the President and his specifically designated Secretaries now have the authority to commandeer all domestic U.S. resources including food and water and other resources. The executive order is just an update to other such hidden unitary executive orders that have been on the books since the 1930’s. The Unites States has actually been under a national security threat since the end of World War II when we made bargains with Nazis to work within the ranks of the CIA.

The mandate from the president declares that he and his Secretaries have the authority to seize all transportation, energy, and infrastructure inside the United States as well as forcibly induct/draft American citizens into the military. The executive order also contains a vague reference in regards to harnessing American citizens to fulfill “labor requirements” for the purposes of national defense.

The National Defense Resources Preparedness Executive Order exploits the “authority” granted to the President in the Defense Production Act of 1950 in order to assert that virtually every means of human survival is now available for confiscation and control by the President with assistance of his secretaries in charge.

This is how dictatorships begin, under the guise of protection for the homeland. No one denies that we need to be protected however the provisions now are striking a chord with students of history, some of which are now considered conspiracy extremists.

The unfortunate thing about the typical American is that they are too comfortable with the idea that America is too big to fail. They believe that our very form of government is immune to collapsing into a different form. Americans should know full well that our government is teetering on the brink of socialism, communism, and even despotism.

It is time to realize that Americans can’t allow their politics as usual to continue. They do not apply in chaos.

We managed to re-elect Obama but could he very well be our last president?

The Europeans know that the global agenda is moving towards a world government and if there is a revolt – it will be met with the harshest of consequences.

We will wonder how a man with so much promise became an overnight Despot in an extreme change of circumstances. American Exceptionalism is no guarantee that we will not see despotism. However to speak of it now brings many Americans to a level of anger and disbelief.

The reason no one wants to believe that America is plunging towards despotism is because we have “image and action parameters” that determine whether or not we are in ademocracy or despotism. We all have an image of Dictators and the horrible things they have done.

We don’t see an overt image of a dictator in military fatigues telling us how we should live. We do not think that our leaders carry out murders and order mass arrests. We do not think that coups cannot be successful in America — we see Mussolini or Hitler as examples of dictators and we also hear that Middle Eastern madmen are also evil dictators, but how do we not see that dictatorship is annexing a mob mentality in America that can spark a class war, civil unrest and an asymmetrical attack from within?

We have all been duped into believing in the smooth pabulum that has been created by consultants, ad agencies and spin doctors that downplay and belittle the reality of tyranny. They blind side the public with issues like abortion, immigration, and global warming. Things like constitutional rights are no longer important to the average American Citizen. Fear has determined that the constitution is a worn out document that is a death sentence.

Within hours of re-election, the Obama administration fast-tracked a treaty in the United Nations that transcends borders and tramples our constitutional right to keep and bear arms. It was no coincidence.

Less than 24 hours after President Obama’s re-election, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations helped move the U.N.’s Arms Control Treaty a step closer to enactment. America joined 157 other nations in voting Wednesday to finalize the treaty in March. None was opposed and there were 18 abstentions.

U.N. delegates and gun-control activists had complained that talks collapsed in July largely because Obama feared attacks from Republican rival Mitt Romney if his administration was seen as openly supporting the pact. But once the election was over, the Obama administration had more flexibility to pull the trigger on supporting the pact.

The Obama administration, which reversed long-standing U.S. opposition to the treaty in 2009, says the treaty does not threaten our Second Amendment rights and applies only to international arms trade. But its record of opposition to private gun ownership and its deference to international bodies and their authority give us pause.

If you would like to know the reason for this arms agreement it has been determined that arms have been “misused by lawful owners” and demands that the “arms trade therefore be regulated in ways that would minimize the misuse of legally owned weapons.”

If a move is made to create the new America or if the executive branch decides to remain in the event of a crisis – does the American who uses his gun to defend his turf misusing his weapon under the UN mandate?

Would we be forbidden from supporting any resistance against any oppressive government. The treaty establishes a bizarre moral equivalence between countries that trade arms to defend freedom and those that do so to suppress and extinguish it.

This is a major movement towards a possible World Government and Economy.

The world is now waiting to see what happens next.

 

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A little-discussed executive order from President Obama giving foreign cops new police powers in the United States by exempting them from such drudgery as compliance with the Freedom of Information Act is raising alarm among commentators who say INTERPOL already had most of the same privileges as diplomats.

At David Horowitz’s Newsreal, Michael van der Galien said the issue is Obama’s expansion of President Ronald Reagan’s order from 1983 that originally granted those diplomatic privileges.

Reagan’s order carried certain exemptions requiring that INTERPOL operations be subject to several U.S. laws such as the Freedom of Information Act. Obama, however, removed those restrictions in his Dec. 16 amendment to Executive Order 12425.

That means, van der Galien wrote today, “this foreign law enforcement organization can operate free of an important safeguard against government and abuse.”

“‘Property and assets,’ including the organization’s records, cannot be searched or seized. Their physical locations are now immune from U.S. legal or investigative authorities,” he wrote.

Obama’s order said he was removing the Reagan limitations on INTERPOL:

“AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER 12425 DESIGNATING INTERPOL
AS A PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION ENTITLED TO
ENJOY CERTAIN PRIVILEGES, EXEMPTIONS, AND IMMUNITIES

“By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 1 of the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288), and in order to extend the appropriate privileges, exemptions, and immunities to the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 12425 of June 16, 1983, as amended, is further amended by deleting from the first sentence the words “except those provided by Section 2(c), Section 3, Section 4, Section 5, and Section 6 of that Act” and the semicolon that immediately precedes them,” he wrote.

At the ThreatsWatch.org website, authors Steve Schippert and Clyde Middleton gave their interpretation of the result.

“In light of what we know and can observe, it is our logical conclusion that President Obama’s Executive Order amending President Ronald Reagans’ 1983 EO 12425 and placing INTERPOL above the United States Constitution and beyond the legal reach of our own top law enforcement is a precursor to more damaging moves,” they wrote.

“When the paths on the road map converge – Iraq withdrawal, Guantánamo closure, perceived American image improved internationally, and an empowered INTERPOL in the United States – it is probable that President Barack Obama will once again make America a signatory to the International Criminal Court. It will be a move that surrenders American sovereignty to an international body whose INTERPOL enforcement arm has already been elevated above the Constitution and American domestic law enforcement,” they said.

“For an added and disturbing wrinkle, INTERPOL’s central operations office in the United States is within our own Justice Department offices. They are American law enforcement officers working under the aegis of INTERPOL within our own Justice Department. That they now operate with full diplomatic immunity and with ‘inviolable archives’ from within our own buildings should send red flags soaring into the clouds,” they said.

“Ultimately, a detailed verbal explanation is due the American public from the President of the United States detailing why an international law enforcement arm assisting a court we are not a signatory to has been elevated above our Constitution upon our soil.”

Records show that the original order designated INTERPOL as a public international organization. Reagan had extended “appropriate privileges, exemptions, and immunities,” but kept it subject to searches and seizures under appropriate legal circumstances.

Obama’s decision, analysts have concluded, exempted Interpol from all restrictions.

“This international law enforcement body now operates – now operates – on American soil beyond the reach of our own top law enforcement arm, the FBI, and is immune from Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) requests,” ThreatsWatch reported.

At the Patriot Room, it was explained there is a reason for a certain level of immunity.

“Before we get our knickers in a bunch, there is logic to this immunity. While we like our Constitution and laws, other countries like their Constitution and laws. It doesn’t matter if the concept of personal freedom is more expansive here. If we expect immunity in their country, we have to extend it to them here.”

But with Obama’s change, “It means that we have an international police force authorized to act within the United States that is no longer subject to 4th Amendment Search and Seizure.”

Anthony Martin at the Examiner noted the international agency now can operate in the U.S. will “full immunity” from U.S. laws and “with complete independence from oversight from the FBI.”

At National Review Andy McCarthy asked, “Why would we elevate an international police force above American law? Why would we immunize an international police force from the limitations that constrain the FBI and other American law-enforcement agencies? Why is it suddenly necessary to have, within the Justice Department, a repository for stashing government files which, therefore, will be beyond the ability of Congress, American law-enforcement, the media, and the American people to scrutinize?”

At UNDispatch, which is a blog on the United Nations, Mark Leon Goldberg, who explained he worked at Interpol’s headquarters in France in 2002, said there isn’t much danger of INTERPOL agents whisking Americans off to jail. But he confirmed, “As to the specific reason why the Obama administration would decide, last week, to extend to INTERPOL the same suite of diplomatic privileges that are typically accorded to international organizations? I don’t have a good answer for that. My sense is that it probably has something to with the accessibility of INTERPOL’s secure criminal databases (on things like stolen passports and the like).”

But the Obama critics at the Obamafile weren’t convinced.

“By this EO, Obama has conferred diplomatic immunity upon INTERPOL, exemption from being subject to search and seizure by law enforcement, exemption from U.S. taxes, and immunity from FOIA requests, etc. … Does INTERPOL have a file on Obama – or his associations?”

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) is threatening to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama if he moves to change gun regulations through executive order.

“I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House, and even filing articles of impeachment,” Stockman said.

In a statement, Stockman didn’t hold back, saying Obama is launching an “attack on the very founding principles of this republic.”

“The President’s actions are an existential threat to this nation,” Stockman said in a statement. “The right of the people to keep and bear arms is what has kept this nation free and secure for over 200 years.  The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people the means to defend themselves against tyranny. Any proposal to abuse executive power and infringe upon gun rights must be repelled with the stiffest legislative force possible.”

Obama said in a Monday morning press conference that he will make public recommendations from a task force run by Vice President Joe Biden to curb gun violence in the wake of shootings in Newtown, Conn. Last week, Biden said some of those restrictions may be achieved through executive order instead of the legislative process.

Read more here: http://www.politico.com/blogs/on-congress/2013/01/rep-stockman-threatens-obama-impeachment-over-guns-154141.html

Vice President Joe Biden revealed that President Barack Obama might use an executive order to deal with guns.

“The president is going to act,” said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. “There are executives orders, there’s executive action that can be taken. We haven’t decided what that is yet. But we’re compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and the rest of the cabinet members as well as legislative action that we believe is required.”

Biden said that this is a moral issue and that “it’s critically important that we act.”

Biden talked also about taking responsible action. “As the president said, if you’re actions result in only saving one life, they’re worth taking. But I’m convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of Americans and take thousands of people out of harm’s way if we act responsibly.”

Biden, as he himself noted, helped write the Brady bill.

Eric Holder was scheduled to be at the meeting that’s currently take place at the White House.

Read original here: http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/biden-obama-might-use-executive-order-deal-guns_694984.html

(Reuters) – The Obama administration will consider executive actions and specific proposals for legislation as part of its gun policy response to the school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday.

Holder, who has been a vocal proponent of a new ban on certain semiautomatic rifles, told reporters that a range of options need to be considered in the coming weeks.

Those options will have to include a “strong and robust” Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the chronically under-funded agency that enforces federal gun laws, he said.

“It’s clear that we need to do more,” Holder said. He did not specifically call on Wednesday for a return of the assault weapon ban.

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