That pesky Judicial branch has slapped Obozo down yet again:
A federal judge has found parts of President Obama’s new deportation amnesty to be unconstitutional, issuing a scathing memo Tuesday accusing him of usurping Congress’s power to make laws, and dismantling most of the White House’s legal reasoning for circumventing Congress.
The judge said that Congress, not Obozo, writes the laws, that in so doing, he violates the separation of powers described in the United States Constitution, and that therefore his unilateral legislative action is unconstitutional. While presidents have discretion in decisions relating to how to enforce our laws, Barky's "executive order" goes well beyond that, and in fact amounts to writing law.
In the Washington case, the Obama administration filed a brief late Monday arguing that immigration authorities can only deport fewer than 400,000 immigrants a year, out of a population of more than 11 million. They said makes sense for Mr. Obama to carve out millions of those who he won’t bother to go after, so immigration agents can focus on the rest.
The administration lawyers also said the policy doesn’t grant illegal immigrants any rights, and said they could still be deported “at any time.”
But Judge Schwab went point-by-point in refuting those arguments, saying that since Mr. Obama couched his policy as a moral imperative to keep families together, it is not so easy to undo his policy.
And the judge repeatedly used Mr. Obama’s own words against him, listing some of the times the president had previously said he didn’t have the power to take the exact actions he has now taken.
Apparently, Barky didn't have the power to do this stuff until he decided that he did. Of course, lying is such an ingrained part of his repertoire that it's doubtful that he even realizes when he's doing it.
As other cases are in the pipeline, this ruling sets a clear precedent. You may want to hit the snack bar; there's going to be some dancing going on that'll put the Rockettes to shame.