That tyrannical Muslim socialist in the White House is considering lawlessly trampling on the rights of Christians by issuing a dictatorial executive order to close President Bush’s Freedom Den, Guantanamo Bay.
The Wall Street Journal reported that President Obama is considering taking executive action in order to make good on his campaign promise that he would close Guantanamo.
The White House is drafting options that would allow President Barack Obama to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by overriding a congressional ban on bringing detainees to the U.S., senior administration officials said.
Such a move would be the latest and potentially most dramatic use of executive power by the president in his second term. It would likely provoke a sharp reaction from lawmakers, who have repeatedly barred the transfer of detainees to the U.S.[…]
He could veto the annual bill setting military policy, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, in which the ban on transferring detainees to the U.S. is written. While the veto wouldn’t directly affect military funding, such a high-stakes confrontation with Congress carries significant political risks.
A second option would be for Mr. Obama to sign the bill while declaring restrictions on the transfer of Guantanamo prisoners an infringement of his powers as commander in chief, as he has done previously. Presidents of both parties have used such signing statements to clarify their understanding of legislative measures or put Congress on notice that they wouldn’t comply with provisions they consider infringements of executive power.
WSJ says that such a move would “likely provoke a sharp reaction from lawmakers, who have repeatedly barred the transfer of detainees to the U.S.”
How about FULL-BLOWN MELTDOWN?
House Speaker John Boehner spoke out about the President’s “dangerous” plan, calling it another example of the Obama administration’s “legacy of lawlessness,” FOX News reports.
“As America battles ISIS in the Middle East, the last thing we should do is close a facility used to interrogate and house dangerous terrorists,” Florida Rep. Vern Buchanan (R) said of President Obama’s plan.
FOX News readers (Yes, readers. Some of them can read) also decried the President’s plan.
President Obama may well remove a blight on America that, by all rights, should not survive his administration. We have seen numerous civil rights advancements under President Obama — and this may well mark his crowning achievement, if he is successful.