Tag Archives: Executive Order

Where are Obama’s tears for these issues?

By now, you’ve all seen President Obama’s weepy press conference in which he issued new executive orders for gun control. Kevin Jackson of The Black Sphere posted a great list of things that deserved Obama’s tears more than gun control. They include: The four Benghazi victims who died at the hands of an inept Secretary of State, and a foreign ... Read More »

Navarrette: Obama suckered the GOP over immigration

The Republican Party has been outwitted and outmaneuvered politically by President Obama. Again. This time, it is on the issue of immigration, according to a leading conservative columnist. Ruben Navarrette, a nationally syndicated columnist, published a column on FoxNews.com today taking some in the GOP to task for being “conned” by President Obama on his recent executive order on immigration. ... Read More »

Tyrant-In-Chief Mocks GOP’s Concern For Excessive Use of Executive Action

"Well, it's Friday.  It's after 5:00.  So this is now officially happy hour with the Democratic Party.  (Applause.)  I can do that.  It is an executive action.  I have the authority.  (Laughter.)  Henry is picking up the tab.  (Laughter.)"

Later, Obama complained that Republicans complain that he's "a tyrant" and say he's "overreaching" when he fixes Obamacare's problems on his own without involving Congress...

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Obama’s Next Executive Action: ‘Climate Hubs’ To Help Farmers Face Climate Change

President Barack Obama's administration will announce on Wednesday the formation of seven "climate hubs" to help farmers and rural communities adapt to extreme weather conditions and other effects of climate change, a White House official said.

 

The hubs will act as information centers and aim to help farmers and ranchers handle risks, including fires, pests, floods and droughts, that are exacerbated by global warming...

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Priorities: Obama Issues Executive Order “to Prepare the Nation for the Impacts of Climate Change”

President Obama just issued an executive order “to prepare the Nation for the impacts of climate change by undertaking actions to enhance climate preparedness and resilience.”

“The impacts of climate change — including an increase in prolonged periods of excessively high temperatures, more heavy downpours, an increase in wildfires, more severe droughts, permafrost thawing, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise — are already affecting communities, natural resources, ecosystems, economies, and public health across the Nation. These impacts are often most significant for communities that already face economic or health-related challenges, and for species and habitats that are already facing other pressures. Managing these risks requires deliberate preparation, close cooperation, and coordinated planning by the Federal Government, as well as by stakeholders, to facilitate Federal, State, local, tribal, private-sector, and nonprofit-sector efforts to improve climate preparedness and resilience; help safeguard our economy, infrastructure, environment, and natural resources; and provide for the continuity of executive department and agency (agency) operations, services, and programs,” the order states...

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