Self-identified Obama supporter delivers a must-see critique of the President

There was a remarkable moment during a congressional hearing on Wednesday when constitutional law expert and self-proclaimed Obama supporter, Jonathan Turley, explained the legislative branch of the U.S. government is in danger of becoming irrelevant because of persistant executive overreach. Turley, who is a professor of public interest law at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., believes America has reached a “constitutional tipping point” under President Obama’s watch.

“This is, I think, the most important… moment of audio… in the last I don’t even know how many years. This is the American crisis… This is beyond the constitutional crisis. This is a constitutional tipping point,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “This happened yesterday in the House Judiciary Committee… Jonathan Turley is a liberal… He’s a guy who’s on the left, is a support of the President, says in his testimony, ‘Look, I agree with what [the President is] trying to do. Just not how he is doing it.’ And I want you to listen because what he’s saying is: If we don’t wake up right now, we will be very sorry.”

Listen to Turley’s remarks below:

“Listen to what he said: I don’t agree with Saul Alinsky that the ends justify the means. The ends I agree with. The means are wrong. And then he says it is dangerous. It is dangerous because we are now changing our system,” Glenn said. “Wake up people who understand freedom! Wake up! Do you hear what is being planted now? This is a liberal who is saying, ‘Wake up! Danger. Nobody is standing up against this.’”

Turley admits President Obama has overstepped his bounds. In the case of any other president that would grounds for serious ramifications or even impeachment. But that Congress is simply not taking action. Ultimately, Pat believes Turley has proved himself to be a true patriot for raising the red flag.

“How interesting is it. This is a true patriot here. I don’t care what you think of his politics; he’s a true patriot. And he’s saying, ‘Hey, you guys, wake up. Take back what is yours, what belongs to you, and fight.’” Pat explained. “And when everybody else on the left is yelling at the House of Representatives as the ones who are holding everything up, who are stopping, standing in the way of progress. He’s telling them you’re not doing enough. Get off your butts and do something here to save the country. Wow. He gets it.”

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  • landofaahs

    It does not matter if you agree with obama 99.9% of the time, if you disagree with him in any way, you are a racist hater. That’s how dictators act.

  • Anonymous

    Did you even watch this? Your comment has zero relevancy to what was being pointed out. The guy is making a very valid point about the gross expansion of executive powers and you’re too busy spewing general anti-Obama rhetoric. We get it. I don’t like Obama and most of his policies either. Get over it. Start moving forward.

  • wmcburt

    This guy is a dead man.

  • wmcburt

    They all know what is going down, that’s why. The Army built a $91M training facility that is suppose to
    simulate urban warfare and claimed that it supposed to mimic towns in
    the middle east and yet, most the facilities there look exactly
    like the United States to include churches, not mosques, and even to
    the level of detail of having handicap parking signs which they don’t
    have in the middle east. So the question is, what are they training for,
    Posse Comitatus? Why is it that the government is buying up all this
    hollow point ammunition which is outlawed by the Geneva convention?
    It’s not for practice because hollow point is much more expensive? It’s because they’re all in on the conspiracy. It’s simple.
    http://www.dvidshub.net/video/320460/awtc-opens-enhance-awgs-capabilities#.Uw-c-85trtU

  • landofaahs

    It is relevant. Obama exudes dictator tendencies and I am saying if this guy disagrees with anything Obama says, they democrats and Obama will bash him because even if this guy supports most of what Obama stands for, that is not enough. The Obama and democrats demand 100% compliance.

  • alan

    Maybe you should listen too, he does point out Obama is abusing the purpose of executive orders.

  • American1959

    The sound is horrid! My speakers and pc are turned all the way up and I can barely hear the guy!

  • Susie Glessner-Gorzen

    I for one dont know what to do other than cast my vote because if our congress and senate dont take the stand for us our only other option is to dig our feet in when crap hits the fan right in our homes. AND IT IS COMING

  • Darin Davis

    The constitution say WE THE PEOPLE not Obama ! With the absents of God in this nation the men and women have no ability to make sound decisions for this country and it’s people ! we need to take back this nation before it’s destroyed by corrupt evil , greedy people? God save and Heal this land!!!!!

  • Robert John Pease

    If that is how he feels then he soups start the impeachment process….

  • James Letchworth

    ..no worries, as soon as the democrats take back the house from “the party of NO”, it’ll all get straightened out.

  • Anonymous

    I can remember the very night when Glenn Beck was on Fox news and stated that Congress was going to be out of a job! It would appear Glenn’s prediction was accurate! independ135 statement about moving on (electing officials that will get the job done) is the way we must go! I also would have to agree with landofaahs second reply!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    It is sad when even the non Obamazombie left is like oh wait a minute Obama I say non Obamazombies because you just know their are still people out their screaming hope and change.

  • Anonymous

    Obama might. But that wouldn’t make him a dictator, it means he plays the Washington game. Republicans do it too, look at how they treat Cruz. It’s all about being on the “right” side and if you’re not with them, you’re against them. But that’s not a dictatorship. A dictatorship is enacting apartheid via executive order. A dictatorship is putting people to death for publicly announcing they are atheist. A dictatorship is restricting Internet usage to control knowledge and information. As much as I feel this President makes poor policy choices and has potentially abused executive power on a few specific occasions, he’s far from a dictator. If the abuses continue with more frequency and severity, then yes, he’s a dictator. But I’ll still take this mess of a presidency over any other world leaders because the executive branch remain one of three branches of power in our government. It’s our duty to empower the other two to put the executive branch back in it’s place. In a dictatorship, we wouldn’t even have that option.

  • DaFool

    Liberalism/Progressivism/socialism are anathema to the freedoms of American Citizens guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and the US Constitution…… Obama has overreached his Constitutional Authority…… this Constitution is reaching a point where it hangs by a thread…. even the Judicial Branch of the Federal Government is becoming tainted with the liberal poison of total control of all aspects of American lives………. It is time for Americans to VOTE to push back the evil forces corrupting this once great country……..

  • SuperGenius17

    hmmm… get help

  • Ronnie jones

    it does not matter who i am this country needs to wake up and get our head out or we may not have one.

  • Legirons

    Sometimes moving forward with this bunch is directly off the end of the pier or off a cliff. Sometimes it might be best to change direction.

  • Anonymous

    Yep, IRS Audits and FBI investigations are just under way. Pressure for him to be fired from his job is getting up steam.

  • Legirons

    Said the sheep in every country ever taken over by an egotistical incompetent with charisma. Would a dictatorship also involve capturing every cell phone call and every text message of every “citizen”?

  • Dave Stucki

    I fear for Mr. Turley’s life. NO ONE accuses president Obama like this and gets away with it. NO ONE.

  • Anonymous

    Really? Glenn does it daily. Chill out.

  • Sheila Burgener

    Ok. So what do we do? Protest with signs? Wait till voting time? WHAT???? I feel like it’s out of our hands. It’s our senate and congress, so how are the PEOPLE supposed to stop all this without an all out revolution?

  • jon jones

    Obama does frequently dictate policy through federal regulation and executive action instead of going through the legislative branch, so in that way he’s a dictator. His policies simply aren’t as bad as the examples you mentioned. His ends aren’t nearly as bad as those guys’, but his means are just as bad.

  • Jayne Nielsen

    Turley was on Fox and Friends or on prime time Fox (O’Reilly, Hannity…I can’t remember) and he was extremely adamant about Obama’s abuse of Executive Power. Even though he leans Liberal, he feels Obama has overstepped over his boundaries as president.
    Of course, Obama severely chastised President Bush for “abusing” his Executive Power when he was in office. But for the Messiah, it’s OK and sadly he thinks, believes, and feels it’s “his right”.
    The longer this man occupies the White House, the more he behaves like the devil incarnate. The devil deceives (who told the greatest lie in 2013 about Obamacare?). The devil destroys (look what Obama has done to this country). The devil divides (this nation has never been more racially divided than now). And the devil disguises himself as a sheep in wolf’s clothing (look how Obama touted himself during his campaigns). You tell me????

  • Anonymous

    What we may be witnessing is the transition from a republic to the seventh
    Babylonian empire? All the signs are there and good men stand paralyzed as the left
    makes us a haunt for everything detestable.

  • Jackie Williams

    Yes it is Susie!!

  • rosecityken

    changing existing laws, especially one deemed a tax which is CONGRESSES responsibility. and choosing not to enforce others. namely DOMA and immigration enforcement….is not his place, under his power, or even something he should be worried about. his actions are those of a power hungry dictator…whether you call him it or not doesnt matter. …he took an oath to uphold and defend the constitution….they all did…..hell, you think Bush wouldnt be facing impeachment hearings right now if he would have done any of the following, lied to 320 million people repeatedly saying you can keep you dr. “PERIOD”. involved us in the libyan civil war. let 4 americans who requested help, DIE then be dragged through the streets of benghazi like dogs? what about the IRS targeting LIBERAL organizations ( you think that would have woken anyone up on the left?) or the FBI bugging the press…hell the NSA BUGGING EVERYONE>>>EVERYWHERE…bush definitely would have been on the hook for at one. truth is we have given this douche dictatorial powers by not countering them in any way. our feckless establishment republicans are all to happy to keep their heads down. doing nothing to counter it. and so by their inaction are RUBBERSTAMPING his actions….i for one cannot wait for november to hand the democrats and tone deaf idiots like the john’s (Boner and Mcain) their asses…in a handbag.

  • Anonymous

    This is the kind of liberal that I can stomach. I probably disagree with him on nearly 100% of the political issues out there, but the fact that he is looking beyond the next five minutes at what could happen to the country if the constitutional limitations of power are rendered meaningless says that, at heart, he cares about HOW what he believes in is accomplished.

    Obama is the worst president in American history. I believe that he despises the US and is doing everything in his power to see our country brought to its knees, and its economy destroyed. Why? Because without the destruction of society as it exists, there can be no socialist revolution. Obama is following the playbook of communist radicals the world over, without deviation.

  • David Brodeur

    The NSA is part of the Executive branch and has the power to get the dirt on anyone. IMO that is why Congress and the Supreme Court are not opposing Obama. Their integrity has already been compromised by the NSA. Obama has a long record for winning by getting the dirt on his opponents. Remember the quick change in opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on Obamacare? I think they got dirt on him. That is the only explanation I can come up with for his lame argument that Obamacare is legal because it’s a tax.

  • rosecityken

    susie …check out Levin’s “liberty amendments” the answer is in the 5th amendment. with enough state legislatures and governors on board we could dictate to congress things like…term limits , balanced budget amendments etc. i strongly recommend picking up a copy ….its a great read…especially if your interested in “what can we do about it?” actually id recommend “liberty and tyranny and ameritopia” as well…I love mark…the guy is incredible

  • Anonymous

    Obama is using his pen because the opposition has the legislative branch at a standstill, in gridlock. OF COURSE THEY DO….they are doing it because a great many Americans feel we are on the wrong course. They aren’t doing it just to be obstructionists or contrary or spiteful and it certainly isn’t because of racism (That horse is dead…quit beating it). They are doing it because the three branches of government are supposed to serve as the brakes when another branch is careening out of control. They are doing exactly what they’re supposed to be doing. Obama doesn’t get to do whatever he likes and if he weren’t up to no good, he would recognize the signal that the opposition knows this and are on to his agenda. It’s because they are exercising their DUTY to check him. This issue is bigger than Obamacare, it’s bigger than either party. This issue is so HUGE that it threatens the very core of what America is about. I’m appalled at those of his party (or any party) who march in lock step to be a good party member. They, as patriotic Americans should recognize what this autocratic tyrant is doing and fall upon their swords to help stop him. Re-election be damned.

  • Anonymous

    We haven’t seen the end yet….as bad as the means are, the end could very well be far worse.

  • birdogmp

    So said the people in Germany in the 1930′s.

  • Anonymous

    Obama already changed our direction and continues to do so. He hijacked the country and if we don’t get it back, we’ll all be over the cliff.

  • Anonymous

    You blind and ignorant lemming!

  • Anonymous

    Turley probably doesn’t have bodyguards like Glenn.

  • Anonymous

    Obama does not give a rats rear end about this country!

  • John Catron

    Start moving forward?

  • CaliNative

    If Obama manages to get a good number of changes he wants into office, i would propose when we have republican majority in congress and republican president they act like the democrats have done and run rough-shod over everyone. Then watch the left squeal and writhe in pain. Then at the last minute congress gets off their assess and works with the president to unscrew each and every one of the stupid laws the left has put into place. Starting with our massive federal agencies.

  • T funk

    The’ll ruin him.

  • T funk

    Or rewriting the biggest law of the last 2 centuries 29 times.

  • Anonymous

    Until we take the Senate there will be NO removing Obama. Even then, I worry about the “French Republicans”.

  • Anonymous

    What you/we do is spread the video of this testimony to all you know, whatever party, including a comment on just who this respected individual is. Then, you get on your telephone, use your fax machine, or email all of the offices of your members of Congress, not just your party members. Each of us pesters them until they hear. It is our duty as citizens of the USA to communicate with our courts and our representatives in Congress to raise this alarm of concern. We do not just have the ballot box. We have the press and letters and our own voices. Hey! By the way, thank the guy for his courage.

  • Anonymous

    Patriots: Please go to selfgovern.com or conventionofstates.com to learn what EXCITING activity is going on through this organization’s efforts. Basically, if 34 states call for a “convention of states” , those can amend the Constitution. Each of us can work for this in our own states. Read at these sites-I think they are the same. The commissioners at the convention decide on the issues to push as the amendments, such as executive power, term limits on Congress and President, power of judges.
    PLEASE GO TO THE SITES AND GET INVOLVED.

  • Anonymous

    Do you realize that if you mail or fax letters or concern (include the site where the video of this testimony can be viewed) to all of the local offices of our Congressional members, individual regular employees/workers will read these and feel the alarm, too, and hand these missives to our Senator or House member? Then, some will speak to their families and it grows!

  • Anonymous

    AMERICANS BEWARE — OBAMA IS EXTEMELY MENTALY ILL — CLEARLY A BASKET CASE – SO ARE HIS MISGUIDED FOLLOWERS. — OBAMA IS A VERY- VERY SICK BOY. DANGEROUS AS THE DRONE BOMBS HE SHOOTS AT WEDINGS.- AND OTHERS SEELING FREEDOM & LIBERTY. HE HAS TURNED OUR COUNTRY INTO A TYRANICAL NATION UNDER HIS CHILDISH – FOOLISH – FORCEFUL RULE. HE IS LAWLESS.

  • Anonymous

    I’ve heard some conservatives say they were aghast to see the Democrats stand and applaud when Obama said at the State of the Union that he would advance his agenda without them. We should remember that the moderates of the Democratic Party were taken out when the Tea Party came in in 2010. The Democrats who are left in office are progressives.

    There’s a great paper that was written by prof. Ronald Pestritto called, “The Birth of the Administrative State: Where It Came From And What It Means For Limited Government.” What he says is this is what the Progressives have always wanted. They want to make the legislative and judicial branches nearly irrelevant. They believe that experts can more ably carry out the public will than we the people can. They don’t believe in the Founders’ notion of competing branches, because that just gets in the way of what they “know” are the right things to do. What they have progressively done over the last 80 years is create agencies which contain within them what is essentially executive, legislative, and judicial authority. They write the rules by which they operate. They adjudicate cases under their authority, and they carry out the rules they have created. The only things they still need Congress for are appropriation, and presidential appointments (though Obama has been doing away with that). They don’t set their own budgets, and the Senate still has a role in confirming presidential appointments (for the most part).

    Congress has had an incentive to give away its authority for a long time, because it removes accountability. Members of Congress can say, “I voted for this,” or, “I voted against that,” giving the impression that something has moved forward, or something has been stopped, when nothing of consequence has changed. Voters listen to that and think they’re being represented, not paying attention to the fact that their representative gave away their authority, so their vote meant very little. It’s good for the congressional rep’s, because they get re-elected and maintain their perks. It’s bad for voters because they’re confused about why nothing seems to change, despite being told that it has.

  • ELLIE

    Check out operationamericanspring.org coming to the White House May 16, 2014.

  • Anonymous

    I’m going to isolate one sentence of your post. “A dictatorship is putting people to death for publicly announcing they are atheist.” Lenin and Stalin put people to death for HAVING a religion. Marx called it the opiate of the people. Hitler killed 6 million Jews. Christians are being slaughtered in Iran, the Sudan, Nigeria, Egypt, Somalia, etc., etc.
    You like Obama, that’s okay with me because we have freedoms here. However, I’ve noticed a pattern among liberals these days. It’s the absolute denial of the fact that religion gets persecuted at an equal rate as atheism…the problem isn’t religion! Stop blaming religious conservatives for all of the world’s problems! Despotism is the problem! Obama has taken despotism to the hilt! He’s the most power hungry President that has ever existed!
    Bush wasn’t a good president, but Obama is using many of the powers that Bush bestowed on the office of the President and is consolidating the executive branch EVEN FURTHER!
    You can blame Bush all you want, BUT OBAMA IS WORSE! AND NONE OF IT HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH SKIN COLOR!

  • TEXAS PATRIOT

    Wow! Turley may be a liberal, but I could stand with him on principles.

  • Anonymous

    I’m not going to split hairs with you on whether our current President is a dictator or not. The key is to start looking for people to support that will take ruthless pragmatism and a staunch defense of the Constitution to Washington and finding ways to solve problems in our own communities, without instruction/aid from the government. The entire point of my original post was to stop b*tching about Obama and start doing something. Message boards are generally stupid but can be useful if people use it to open a dialogue about issues. But the issue can’t be “The President is a dictator let’s call him Obummer and complain about it.” If you’re on this site, you’re already surrounded by people who think the country is going to shit. So let’s use it as more than just a pissing match over who hates Obama more and is more conservative.

  • Anonymous

    I also remember the time Glenn talked about the very thing we are looking at right now, and at that time people said that this could never happen. I wonder what they think now or do they even care what is happening to this country?

  • Anonymous

    Turley and I may have our differences in principal but what is important is we have principal’s.

  • Anonymous

    You are absolutely right. This progressive plan for removal of authority from elected representatives is being implemented on the local level. As an example, in California we have the Plan Development Areas (PDA). Low cost housing is being zoned along transportation corridors. As it is, through legislation in CA the eminent domaine area is one-half mile on either side of the transportation line: railroad track, highway, etc. The “carrot” for the cities and unincorporated areas to go along with this development is state transportation money to improve the roads (pot holes, etc.). You would think the cities and counties would have money for their own roads, but much of the funds are now going to employee benefits and pensions.
    The examples go on and on.

  • Jimmy Miller

    volume is soooooo low i can’t even make out what he’s saying in the video.

  • Anonymous

    What is wrong with our Constitution? Why change it? And another thing is, those who do not abide by this Constitution will they abide by the next one?

  • barry soetoro

    The Ostapo.

  • Jimmy Miller

    There’s no opposition because the entire Political occult is ready to take full power. Where do politicians come from? They are bred and raised and given all the tools they need to become political leaders by a political occult. Both sides of the isle are members.

  • NMx

    Hello…the volume is toooooo lowwww to hear

  • Anonymous

    Very well said!

  • Anonymous

    Hey man, not sure where I state in the mentioned post that I support Obama. I support any of our Presidents in my prayers but I didn’t vote for him. I think I clearly said I dislike him and his policies in the first post.

    I threw atheism out there because that’s what happens in Iran. But way to assume off of one isolated sentence that I’m a liberal Obama supporter that detests religion. You obviously don’t want to get it right, you just want to BE right.

  • Anonymous

    I thought the same thing when Chief Justice Roberts rendered his verdict. They must have dirt on him and so many others and Hillary is going by the same play book.

  • ShootsAlongWay

    The key there, would be “Patriotic Americans”. I’m sorry to break the news to you, but those are an extremely RARE breed, when it comes to the three branches of our Government.
    Greed and power are the new Patriotism. Gone are the days when a moral compass guided, elected officials. Now, we have Politicians, not public servants.

  • Anonymous

    If Turley respects the Constitution and is trying to sound the alarm about where our system has landed (on the verge of tyranny and irrelevant legisture and courts), I don’t see how he could agree with Obama’s policies. The Constitution and O’s policies are contradictory. Our government was not meant to redistribute wealth, mandate healthcare or purchase anything. Is Turley’s thinking confused?

  • Anonymous

    About 40% of the people, which is Obama’s approval rating. After all the things which came to light, this is unbelievable.

  • Anonymous

    I am not a Constitutional scholar but HAVE noticed that Congressmen have no real jobs outside of Congress & have extremely expensive benefit, contrary to the philosopy of our Founders. Currently many in Congress hold office for 25-55 years.This way they get power by being around so long and kissing up to the powers in their respective parties.The LACK of term limits for Congress is one thing tha’s s “wrong” with the Constitution. Free -flowing, unchecked Executive Orders a la
    Obama is another “wrong”. There are many others. Surely you are aware of these kinds of issues.

  • Anonymous

    “But I’ll still take this mess of a presidency over any other world leaders…” That’s the statement that made me think you like Obama. I don’t know how you can spin it any other way than you think he’s the best of ALL of the current world leaders.

  • Jesustheonlyway

    Obama is even *more* dangerous than Turley is making him out to be and Obama is selling this country out any way, and by any means he can. Why people could not see the danger in Obama is beyond me. Fools elected him but we ALL go down with the ship.

  • http://www.absoluteintensity.com dennis reilly

    if he wasn’t a mixed race president he would be out of office

  • Michael Harward

    can’t hear him,, re-post please,, with better audio??

  • Concerned Grandma

    I don’t understand the push to amend the Constitution. You are assuming that these commissioners will all think like you do and amend it in a way that suits your beliefs. What if it goes the other way? A constitutional convention may just open up a can of worms you don’t want opened. I am a conservative and would not support such a thing. The problem is not with the Constitution. The problem is with not upholding the Constitution. When a President, be he Republican or Democrat is sworn into office, he takes a oath to uphold the Constitution. If he doesn’t uphold the Constitution he has violated his oath and needs to be impeached. I don’t care who he is. The problem is we have too many legislators who are spineless. They need to grow one. They spend way too much energy looking toward the next election and planning what they could do “if only” and not enough time doing what they were put into office to do. Perhaps the problem isn’t with them but with us. We are the ones who put them into office and keep them in office even when their effectiveness faded away years ago.

  • Anonymous

    Ja, by manipulating the elections.

  • Deckard426

    Okay, Obama may be destroying the Constitution, the economy, and the American way of life, but at least he’s being transparent about it.

  • Anonymous

    There is such a thing called executive order. And (gasp) it is a power granted in the Constitution. Now, ordering a federal agency to domestically track information via the Internet is a clear violation of privacy and would thus fall under an violation of executive power. But such action does not make one a dictator. The system is checks and balances (Madison) and the overreach of power should be corrected by those in the other branches of govt. That’s not a dictatorship.

  • BigD

    Do you seriously think Obama will give up the White House without a fight after putting all this stuff into place? Will just possibly hand it over to a republican that would do the same thing and create or change laws with the stroke of a pen!

  • Anonymous

    Name someone jailed, executed or whatever that has criticized the POTUS??

  • Anonymous

    Where can you go to watch the full hearing? I have been trying to find it on C-span to no avail. Help!

  • Wayne Reinhold

    You people complaining about the volume need better sound systems. I can hear fine and my volume control is only halfway.

  • Anonymous

    Most likely Turley is feeling shame plus he separates what he thinks is right from what is right constitutionally. I would take good thinking liberal any time over the blind one.

  • Anonymous

    If not for the GOP’s own subversion of the Constitution for it’s purposes, the dems wouldn’t be in position to subvert it for theirs. Both parties are complicit to all this s#1t.

  • Coming Apart

    Why isn’t this the lead in every news report today???

  • Anonymous

    OMG! I have lived to see a Progressive tell the truth! I’m getting my snow gear ready down here in Louisiana. Don’t pinch me; I might wake up from this dream.

  • Anonymous

    You are the exact kind of simpleton that allows dictators to rise up. All you see is Republican vs Democrat- which is how you were trained since you were a kid.

    Wake up.

  • jon jones

    There’s also a line, and obviously, some constitutional experts feel Obama has exceeded his constitutional authority.

  • Anonymous

    Grow up! ANY abuse of power by a President is GROSS ABUSE and is NOT tolerable, regardless of party affiliation. This isn’t about Republicans or Democrats. This is about a President and Executive branch that has and continues to over step their authority and Legislative and Judicial branches that are JUST AS GUILTY for allowing it to happen, and worse continue to happen! The Legislative branch has fallen all over itself to please the President (“We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.” Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, just the first example that comes to my mind). The Judicial branch are acting like the three monkeys covering their eye, ears, and mouth. “We don’t see, hear, or speak any evil here…” Its time for the so called “intellectuals” in Washington, who “understand what’s best” better than the rest of us to either figure out what they are doing (or more to the point, NOT DOING) or get out of the way for someone that DOES know what they are doing.

  • Anonymous

    We can yell tell the cows come home, but if we don’t pray and get back with God, we might as well hang it up, because God is our ONLY answer.

  • TEXAS PATRIOT

    Finally! A liberal that likes the Constitution! That is the kind of liberal I can stand with.

  • TEXAS PATRIOT

    Don’t think he won’t try it.

  • Shirley Huber

    After reading many posts- one of them stood out. We all know Obummer plays dirty (Chicago style). I am sure Obummer has a lot of dirt on a lot of very important people. I say —- let them all come clean – confess – we the people will forgive and that will destroy Obummers blackmailing of all involved. To all that have been blackmailed – get together – go on live TV & confess. We the people will have your backs and hope that all of you will change your ways. Let us hold Obummer and his regime responsible for the brutality and fear and intimidation that he/they have caused.

  • Anonymous

    American Spring May 16th 2014
    Washington DC

  • Anonymous

    what happened to the SOUND..can barely hear this video!

  • Rhonda

    Obama, Reid, Pelosi, and Holder are all above the law and we let them. I don’t know what we can do to stop it, when nobody in power will do anything. They all lie to get our votes and then do whatever they want once voted I into office. It’s scary!

  • Anonymous

    And whose fault is it that these people are that long in Congress? I think we can blame the uninformed voters who put these people back into office every election. Although an amendment might help, it always comes down to information and unfortunately also money who wins an election. I think we should not solely blame the articles of the Constitution for failing us. We also need stronger laws to convict those who abuse the laws of the Constitution. This is just my humble opinion.

  • Anonymous

    I agree, and I believe the United States is the best place to live, but some of our senators and congressmen need to be elected out, I’m not just picking on the leftist Democrats, also including some of the so-proclaimed Republicans! As far as the president goes, I think his track record speaks for himself due to the fact as of 2/27/14 his approval rating is lower than president Bush at the end of his last term, I was not a big fan of Bush Junior either or slick Willie

  • Valerie Cudnik

    *Potentially* abused executive power? He has. He has also failed to uphold the constitution, giving specific orders that conflict with existing laws and intentionally using administrative maneuvers to bypass the law.

    We don’t have a duty to empower the other branches — they already have the powers to rein in Obama. The court system moves to slow, and Congress is apparently afraid to act, because the media will cry racism.

  • W Dawes

    He is violating the Constitution and our natural rights, he is a dictator. You sound more like Neville Chamberlain coming from a meeting with A. Hitler.

  • Anonymous

    That my friend, is the $9 trillion dollar Added national debt
    question! I wonder throughout history how many people have said quote ( this could never happen. ) I guess for some people ignorance is a bliss!

  • Christopher Walls

    And then when i grow up id like to be captain kirk!! Man its about the yesterday and today not about the not wanting to believe in GOD or internet really wow ty for your none wisdom!!! I like it thats why we shall fall to way side just that thought me me me brotha/sista please understand why you and i can say what im saying right now go read a real history book not the now the then book find out how we got this far and why we got this far and find out how we will fall from this type of thinking!!!! SMH

  • Anonymous

    .. Valid point! Although I think he takes advantage of the leftists medias race card ploy. And I also agree it should have nothing to do with skin color, I am not personally a racist person as I do not like Biden either!

  • Barbara J. Adkins

    Agree!
    As my husband often states, “Knowledge is Power and Ignorance is Broke!”

  • Jenn

    you cant impeach a M O R O N that thinks everybody who want to impeach him is because of his colour…so it will be considered racist rather than what is really the reason for the impeachment…too many people are in bed with this M O R O N..

  • Anonymous

    In my own opinion, I think the president believes that he is not a dictator, due to the fact he was raised as a socialistic progressive, equal opportunity globalization, in other words (agenda 21) I’m not talking about Glenn Beck’s book, I’m talking about voluntarily implemented action plan of the United Nations ( the original script ) if you look it up it’s all there in black and white (pages) the UN is so vane they don’t even try to hide it, as it is easier to tear down a great country than to build up Third World countries! So that everybody is so-called equal,So with that being said: because of the presidents narcissistic stubbornness, as well as the lack of leadership in just about every aspect! As history seems to always repeat itself, any president that believes in himself to such an extent narcissistically is worthy of being called a dictator!

  • Me.

    Seriously one of the most relevant and intelligent talks I’ve heard in reference to our current government in years. Almost give me hope.

  • Carrie Geren Scoggins

    I noticed that the volume is turned down on this video, the same was happening to my videos on my YouTube channel videos “Carrie Geren Scoggins Political Newsletter Bible Prophecy Times Edition,” videos. I went to other law enforcement to have them watched for violating my civil rights hacking my pages, and political and religious harassment, and illegal attempts to censor my videos and my pages, from Democrats with a badge. I suggest Glen Beck do the same.
    The validity of the information, and viable debate made, in videos such as these, and my own, can be weighed by the amount of attempts by Democrats to try to censor them, as they fear that the public will hear the opposing viewpoint. I should take their attempts to censor out what I have said and written, as a compliment, as it is showing of my ability to debate Democrats, and win that debate!

  • John Erps

    how can one person hijack America, its the hole government.. there are people in power who can stop all this BS. and if being called a racist is the reason the America has not a leg to stand on. its like a prisoner telling the jailer if you keep me locked up your a racist.. ok wow let me get the key right away and let you out. I sure don’t want to be called names . (not)

  • SantaClaus

    And all it would take is a consistent wave of citizens showing up at the Whitehouse every day, voicing their beliefs. The groundswell would become so very great, the reps (liars, thieves, greedy so and so’s) would get the message. It takes thousands and thousands showing up daily for a very long period of time. Just continue to show up in DC at the Whitehouse and voicing your beliefs.

  • http://suzeraining.wordpress.com/ suz

    i think this is the very first time i’ve heard a liberal sound like this.

  • Anonymous

    Mr. Obama’s argument has been that if Congress does not forward his agenda then they are being obstructionists and consequently must be bypassed. Unfortunately for this president, this is exactly how our system of government is designed to work in order to provide a balance of power.

  • Anonymous

    If it weren’t for the fact that he allowed Rwanda to go through one of the worst 3 day slaughters in world history, I’d say slick Willie was better than Bush and Obama combined. Him and Newt actually got along. Can you imagine Boehner and Obama actually accomplishing anything together?
    As far as independ135 is concerned, he (or she?) completely dodged my critique. There was a diss on religion and a complete apology for this current dictatorship. Turning things around on me and trying to make me appear to WANT to be right, was an epic fail.

  • Anonymous

    If good men do nothing then Evil will prevail, time is running out on us America, your action is needed May 16 2014 march on Washington D.C. let us take back what is rightfully ours again.

  • Anonymous

    Look at what you just wrote :” We need stronger laws to convict…” Surely you realize that Congress, the LEGISLATIVE (law making)Branch, designed to provide “checks & balances” for the other 2 branches of Federal government, have done NOTHING in the last 5 yrs to restrict THEIR power or that of the President? Have you noticed the Attorney General has decided WHICH LAWS HE will ENFORCE and which HE will ignore? So how are MORE LAWS going to control tyranny? WE THE PEOPLE are having to use Article V of the Constitution to do what Congress doesn’t have the MORAL FORTITUDE to do. We can’t change the voter’s minds-or intelligence level; we CAN use wisdom to do what we can through Article V.

  • Anonymous

    You just don’t like Biden because you are prejudiced against morons.

  • Anonymous

    I’m surprised that Slick Willie had any time to do anything for the country, with his slacks around his ankles.

  • Anonymous

    So Obama is only a little bit of a dictator, and should be excused for it because he means well?

    Making recess appointments when the Congress is not in recess. Pushing through a law that nobody would want if they had a chance to read it first. Changing the law 29 times without even contacting the Congress. Spying on the American people, the English government, the German government, and who knows who else. Deciding which parts of the Constitution he will obey, and which laws he will enforce.

    Bottom line is, we still really have no idea who he is. He kind of just appeared at the door one day, and wound up being the President.

    If a stranger came to your door today, gave you a false name, refused to show you anything about himself, and said he wanted to marry your daughter tomorrow, would you let him in? That’s basically what we have done.

  • Anonymous

    WE THE PEOPLE HAVE ARTICLE V. That’s what selfgovern.com and same website (I think) conventionofstates.com are helping to use to get at least 34 states’ legislatures to call for it and go from there, according to the procedures in ARTICLE V. We must at least TRY, rather than sitting at our computers “blogging”. We must get educated and go out to support these kinds of efforts. We OWE our children, grandchildren, the men and women who have given their lives for this country this effort.

  • Adora Sala

    Yes, go for it. I am too old. 83 yrs but I am with youl

  • Anonymous

    The Executive Order was designed so that in an emergency when a decision has to be made immediately, and you can’t take the time to contact the Congress, the President has the power to act. This is used when the country is attacked and we need to repel the attack right now.
    After making the Order, the President then has to inform the Congress as soon as possible.
    Obama uses the Executive Order as his personal law making branch, bypassing the Congress.
    That, my friend, is how a dictatorship works.
    .

  • Anonymous

    The President is a Democrat.
    The Senate has a Democrat majority. They do nothing to stop him.
    The House has a Republican majority. They also do nothing to stop him.
    The Supreme Court currently has a slight Conservative majority. They do nothing to stop him.

    It has nothing to do with Republican v. Democrat. It is all about letting the President make the other two branches un-needed. They just let him do it. If they refuse to do their jobs, they really don’t have any reason to be there, so we should replace them with someone who will do the job.
    .

  • Rico Nardone

    We are surley at a Constitutional tipping point. For the last 2 years I have been trying to say the same thing ,people have been calling me out on this and I have stuck to my guns. I am so glad that a scalor that has the right words and is so close to the governmental workings has seen fit to speak out . AMERICA WAKE UP!! impeach Obama!!!

  • Anonymous

    What an AWESOMELY well-thought out and delivered presentation on the deterioration of our tripartate co-equal (formerly) system.

  • Pels04

    Finally someone from the same party is speaking out! Good man!

  • Socialism: Organized Evil

    Lose the Lev Bronstein glasses, Glenn.

  • Gadsden Gal

    WAKE THE HELL UP!!!!!

  • http://disqus.com/KJinAZ/ KJinAZ

    Your right landofaahs. That the reason we need to start the Revolt RIGHT NOW!

  • Anonymous

    The use of the Executive Order is nothing new, obviously. If you look at the Post WWII Presidents and the total number of Executive Orders issued during their Term of Office, it is also fairly consistent:
    Dwight D. Eisenhower 484
    John F. Kennedy 214
    Lyndon B. Johnson 325
    Richard Nixon 346
    Gerald R. Ford 169
    Jimmy Carter 320
    Ronald Reagan 381
    George Bush 166
    William J. Clinton 364
    George W. Bush 291
    Barack Obama 168
    When one factors out two terms from one term, Kennedy, Johnson and Ford (3 years, 5 years and 2 years respectively) certainly stand out for their use of the power. However Turley correctly identifies that Obama has pushed Orders that are directly contrary to the will of Congress or rather the action or inaction of Congress. Ultimately, I think Obama’s enduring legacy will be his unflinching self image as knowing more than the American people, and being better than the average American. For that, I do not think any history book will give him high regard. His performance in the Office of President in many ways is also a reflection of the complete deterioration in the fucntioning of our two party system; there are no politicians who are leaders; they are a bunch of self aggrandizing social climbers who seek to attain power. They are governed by opinion polls and media research rather than by conscience, the Constitution and intellect. As Turley points out, the Framers and Founders may have had daggers at each other’s throats, but they never lost sight of the magnitude of their mission.

  • Anonymous

    You didn’t do well in your American Government class did you? Nowhere in the constitution are executive orders mentioned. Historically, the president can issue executive orders that affect policy, NOT law, except in the case of executive orders given as a derivative to the constitutional mandate that he has to enforce the law, when given to police bodies and through the appointment of federal judges, but always with congressional oversight and subject to review by the supreme court.
    Nearly every executive order he’s given has been designed to do one thing: circumvent congress to create a second body of law that was never legislated or subjected to the normal public input process that is required by law. He also claims that any law he doesn’t like he doesn’t have to enforce, in spite of the constitutional mandate given in Article II, Section 3, that states, “…he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed,…”.
    That doesn’t give him any wiggle room to claim that he can enforce or fail to enforce any law he chooses. The key is, he doesn’t care. He believes that his agenda is so important that he has no obligation to pay the slightest attention to the constitutional mandate of separation of powers, and his executive orders reflect that. He is seeking to establish an entirely separate, completely unlegislated body of law that contradicts existing, properly legislated law in order to attempt to set the precedent that a leftist president should be able to rule through imperial decree, without the necessity of having to convince congress of the importance of what he wants to see happen. When democrats are again relegated to the minority and a republican or independent holds the white house, the leftists will once again begin crying about “abuse” of presidential powers without the slightest hint of recognition of the vapid hypocrisy of their statements and actions. How do I know this? Because it’s easy to look up the speeches these individuals have given over the years in which they assert that a president has no power to use executive action to make law. They were right then; they’re wrong now and they know it. The president simply doesn’t care.
    I’m pretty certain you’ve never actually read the constitution and certainly, there’s no indication that you’ve ever read the Federalist Papers that explain the reasoning behind the construction of the constitution as your claim that the constitution directly gives the president the power to make law without interference from congress. Congratulations…you’re a completely brainwashed, mindless minion; the perfect voter so far as leftist progressives are concerned.

  • Anonymous

    Easy. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the Egyptian Coptic Christian who created the film Obama blamed for Benghazi. As soon as reporters started asking questions, he was arrested and locked away for a year, with supervised release for four years, including an order to not talk about what happened during the time of his parole.

  • wentworthcheswell

    You don’t have that option now because Obama is circumventing the other two powers of our govt because they are letting him, so in fact, they are enabling a dictator. I wonder what the NSA or the FBI files that Hillary made off with have over these people in the Congress and Senate. I wonder what dark secrets are being used to suppress their outrage? We’ll never know unless Snowden tells us!

  • wentworthcheswell

    Since Obama is America’s first President of the World, then I guess you can take this mess of a presidency over any other world leaders. But what is that saying about you?

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  • Anonymous

    It is time to replace the Ovomit Dictator. Have him recalled and impeached, RIGHT NOW !

  • Anonymous

    The point you’re missing completely is not that presidents give executive orders, it is that this president gives them in order to circumvent the law and in order to create a separate body of law. The content of the order can direct policy within the cabinets and in order to set regulations for federal courts and police agencies.
    Obama is using them to avoid the separation of powers mandated by the constitution. The only time that a president can legally suspend law is during times of insurrection or invasion, when he is allowed to suspend habeus corpus, but only temporarily and under the full judicial review of the supreme court.
    You can talk all you want about the meaninglessness of Obama’s imperial mandates, but never have we experienced a president dedicated to rendering the inalienable rights of the constitution meaningless. No other president has ever had so many orders challenged in the federal courts or supreme court either. Executive orders, by tradition are designed to allow the president to fulfill his mandate under the constitution to “…take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed,…”. There is no other constitutional basis for a president issuing executive orders to circumvent law.
    Even major policy decisions constitutionally are subject to approval by the two legislative branches. Obama is attempting to change the entire concept of law that forms the basis for executive power. He sees an alternative method of amending the constitution-he ignores it and does whatever he wishes, claiming that by virtue of his election to power, he can do anything he wants and his actions, in and of themselves, constitute a lawful method of amendment by executive precedent. He also has determined that only he can set limitations on his power.
    Attempting to confuse this issue with misleading numbers may work for you, but the fact that you don’t seem to understand what this is about demonstrates that you understand this issue from the most superficial of viewpoints.

  • Bill Tilghman

    It isn’t the number that matters, it is the content of those orders. You have it right. Obama will be remembered as a narcissist.

  • Bill Tilghman

    You read that differently than I did. What I got from it was the number of executive orders written is no measure of their content. Obama uses his pen as a weapon and this professor Turley has more of a backbone than the sycophants usually found in liberal politics. What I think 279bluered was pointing out was that the numbers are immaterial, it is the order itself which should be considered. Until this president most executive orders issued have been within Constitutional bounds; Obama violates his oath of office incrementally with each of his orders. He views the office as being one of kingship, not as one of being a servant to the people – all the people – of the United States.

    One thing we can all agree on is this: Obama has abused the office and taken liberties with his legal power beyond all previous presidents, and he has done it to pursue an agenda that is unpalatable to most Americans. For that reason alone he should be joining the ranks of the impeached, and that should be initiated as soon as is practically possible.

  • Bill Tilghman

    I think you know why.

  • Bill Tilghman

    All I can say is look at what the Clintons did when they left office. They took almost everything including the computers. It was clear that those items were not their personal belongings, but because of the deference given our presidents, practically nothing was done about it. Obama will do the same thing and nothing will be done about it – mark my words.

  • Bill Tilghman

    Delusions are not going to help you. Seek professional help soon.

  • YOOFOOLIO

    YOOOOOO ARE RETAAAAARDED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Bill Tilghman

    The politicians have lost sight of the point that if they simply do their job and get about the business of the nation, they will be reelected. It is when they cater to special interests over the will of the people that their office becomes imperiled.

    The concept is simple, yet they miss it.

  • Anonymous

    FYI that gentleman is known documented criminal with numerous convictions for methamphetamine production, to which he pleaded guilty, fraud, and other violations. He was arrested after the film for parole violations and lying to federal officials about his involvement in the film! He simply broke the law!! Criticizing the President was not the impetus for his arrest!! In fact I don’t remember him ever criticizing the President!!

  • Bill Tilghman

    Snowden is in no position to talk. You may think he is a hero, but heroes don’t run off to communist countries to hide out when the perform acts of so-called heroism.

    He is a betrayer and nothing more, and now he is doing time as a guest of the Russian state. I would think that Leavenworth is better than that. The Russian government will be keeping him under lock and key for the foreseeable future, probably the next 20 years or so. He is going to regret making a deal with the devil.

  • Bill Tilghman

    The Democrats in the Congress are content to let him proceed in making them irrelevant – did you see the support for his pen and phone when they all stood up and applauded his proclaiming the executive branch will go around Congress and do what is needed without them? They all gave him a standing ovation over what should have been an outrage and affront to the legislative branch. He did much the same to the judicial branch in his first term during the SOTU address. He looks down upon the other branches of the Federal Government much as a king, emperor or dictator would in another country.

    The only way we will be rid of this man is for him to be impeached, and for that to succeed we will have to have the majority in both houses of Congress. Not only do we need majority, but it has to be an overwhelming majority. Until then we are faced with the balance of his second term – if America can survive his leadership. Many believe the fact he won a second term was enough to assure the end of the USA under the Constitution. It is my belief and hope they are wrong.

  • Anonymous

    Hey sport– lay off the insults based on my apparent lack of comprehension; especially when you yourself misread my point. Insults are the province of those who lack reason or aptitude, not someone like you who has offered a considered opinion on a complicated subject.
    But first, I am sorry that I did not make my point clearer in my quick post. what I should have said in caps was that although the number of Pres. Obama’s executive orders are consistent with his predecessors, his content, especially recently, has had more impact on erosion of the role of the legislative branch. In no way did I suggest that Obama’s orders are meaningless. Moreover, the offering of one’s opinion is not attempting to confuse the issue. My long term view is that Obama’s use of this power will be excoriated by historians and honest constitutional scholars; ( not adjunct professors who happen to teach seminars in Con Law as a precursor to running for elective office). However, he is not the first nor last to call an “end run” around Congress on issues he deemed to be important. For one example, although a master of getting his way with the Senate, LBJ used that trick when he needed to.
    From a larger perspective, unfortunately, I think Obama is the further extrapolation of his predecessors’ assumption of greater power in the Office of the President–Teflon Bill Clinton and George W. Bush both pushed and expanded the power that had been wrested before them; Richard Nixon, another fine example of the usurpation of power to suit his needs. Of course, the granddaddy of it all, FDR will likely remain unchallenged as the tops in this department.
    I suspect that by the end of this Administration, there will be very few legitimate historians willing to burnish the image of Mr. Obama. We as a nation have to start treating this process of electing Presidents with greater intellectual rigor.

  • Anonymous

    Impeachment is a fools errand.

    Why?

    Catch 22.

    Successful impeachment will require the guilty vote of 22 Democrats in the Senate in order to be successful.

    Since not one democrat senator voted guilty for Bill Clinton we can assess that not one democrat senator will vote guilty on Barack Obama.

    Try living in the Real World, please.

    Impeachment is a process, with rules, it is not a club you hit the president over the head with.

  • Anonymous

    It does not surprise me with the likes of Pelosi and Reid in Congress.

  • Anonymous

    Unfortunately I agree. If we did impeach Marxist Obama what would we be left with? Senile Joe Biden who has been on the wrong side of history every time while he was Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations committee. So let’s get rid of Biden too. Now we have the Speaker of the House as President. I believe that is the correct succession order, but Boehner is another of those elitist Republicans. The USA is between a rock and a hard place when it comes to leaders.

    The best hope is that the Republicans retain the House and take the Senate to put the brakes on this Marxist in the Whitehouse.

  • Anonymous

    That’s pretty deep there…now I have to contemplate…

  • Anonymous

    Really…and what was the point of storming the man’s house, arresting him in the middle of the night and then broadcasting it after announcing the arrest? He was NOT arrested for a drug conviction following Benghazi, but nice try. After the Obama administration was caught in the lie about the video, they claimed that he was being detained for a parole violation, but for his own “protection”. Keep groping. Maybe you’ll actually come to believe the drivel you’re shoveling.

  • Anonymous

    Obama has done nothing except put this country into a chaotic and economic disaster nation. He is not adhering to his oath to uphold and defend the Constitution. He’s not doing his job. Fire him. Period. We definitely need a revolution in this country to rid ourselves of guys like him and of course, almost all the politicians in Congress who don’t have the will to throw Obama out or in jail.

  • Anonymous

    I can’t argue with that, not going to.

  • Anonymous

    I agree 100%. Snowden could have done something heroic and good. Instead, he proceeded to undermine and endanger intelligence operations the world over. The very means he used to get the information constitutes espionage. When he left the US and decided to hand intelligence over to communist China and Russia, he lost any moral high ground he could have gained by simply revealing the domestic, warrantless spying. That’s not a hero, that’s a traitor.

  • Anonymous

    Sorry for misunderstanding of what you posted. I’ve seen those numbers so many times in defense of Obama’s use of his magic pen it’s a bit of a trigger.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, impeachment does not involve the senate. Article I of the constitution reserves that power exclusively to the house of representatives. Impeachment hearings can be initiated by the house leadership for “a high crime or misdemeanor”. However, by precedent, the house alone is allowed to determine what constitutes high crimes and misdemeanors.
    The senate retains the power to try the elected official for the indictments that comprise the impeachment from the house. Only Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton have ever been successfully impeached. No American president has ever been successfully tried in the Senate.
    The impeachment itself is akin to a grand jury indictment. In essence, it means very little unless a conviction results, but in the case of the two presidents who were impeached, nearly all power they possessed prior to impeachment was lost or lessened to the point of making them nearly irrelevant as leaders. Nixon probably would have ended up being impeached, and may have even been successfully tried in the senate for the Watergate affair, but he and Gerald Ford avoided that by his resignation and Ford’s presidential pardon.

  • gertrude

    It is high time for Obama to go. He is a control freak

  • Stephen Zeigler

    Your point is well stated, however I take exception as to obama being or wanting to be a dictator. You have drawn the line in the sand and if obama crosses that line your willing to admit he’s a dictator. Others have drawn a line and believe obama cross it already. It’s a matter of degrees, has obama snuff out your plans, or you’ve not been directly effected. Either way the name calling or degree in which ones views obama, we simply need Congress to grow a pair and get rid of him. As they have shown no desire to rock the boat, nor tip the canoe, we the people need to remove them,post haste.

  • Stephen Zeigler

    you stole my line.

  • Stephen Zeigler

    and gee I thought Congress wrote the laws…..as obama taught the Constitution for ten years according to him….he knows better than anyone….as such he’s a dick in the making.

  • Stephen Zeigler

    “he can’t kill all of us ” said a Jew in 1938 ,Poland.

  • Anonymous

    His drug and fraud convictions all predate the production of the video in question which he produced using an alias so as to try and hide his identity. The video had nothing to do with his arrest except for his using an alias in connection with it which violated his parole. Sir you should research individuals you hold up as some sort of model citizen!!

  • Stephen Zeigler

    I lost count..just how many times does one have to exceed their authority to be considered a dictator.

  • Stephen Zeigler

    b-i-n-g-o !

  • Stephen Zeigler

    My fear of the end days will be when he declares it un-Constitutional to limit a President to two terms. We have already seen two Congress members make that squeak of a notion, testing the waters I suspect.

  • The truth about spammers

    You beat me to it. The number means nothing.

  • The truth about spammers

    Leftists control the media except for one. If you can control the media, you can control the people.

    Why do you think the first thing a Dictator does is silence the opposition in the media?

  • Anonymous

    To Red55bird: you mentioned a May 16 2014 march on Washington D.C. How do I keep informed about this? I will certainly gather those i can to join in.

  • DaWorks

    indeend135….. Are you being itentionally obtuse o are you really that simple minded? The DNC KNEW before the election that Obama was not elligible, as recently confirmed by British Intel. But they were on a roll and KNEW they could WIN… so they sold their souls to Obama for a mess of pottage. NOW they are on the hook, beholdin to the cretin they put inpower, and he is nothing like what they bargained for….. Therefore they have closed ranks and refuse to allow ANY legislation that would defrock the demon. Based upon international trends in re our currency one can, wth fair assurance predict that financial collapse is not far off. That will give the TYRANT the perfect excuse to seize power, suspend Congress, appoint whom so ever he chooses.Very much like Hitler did. He’s already scared the police and HomeLandInSecurity into becoming His Brown Shirts.

    BTW, Anyone who KNOWINGLY circumvents the law, our Constitution, IS a TYRANT and/or a Dictator, because they have evaded the LEGAL processes of our Government to implement their desired outcome WITHOUT legal sanction from the ruling body. The Founders warned us but we have failed to listen and to act. Instead we have (all) made excuses for Obama’s actions and our own cowardice.

  • Stephen Zeigler

    Perhaps Snowden felt at least Russia says it a communist reign, wherein the obama administration has yet to declare it so.
    In the case of Snowden there is always more behind the curtain then you and I will ever know. It could be he’d rather live and reveal the communist traitors vs. worry about a hand full of ill informed bloaters. I will not be so quick to judge him, let history do that.

  • Anonymous

    How do I stay informed about the May 16 2014 march on Washington D.C.? I do my bit by calling and writing to my reps but it would feel really good to be part of a physical show of force. That indeed would not so easily be ignored.

  • Sandi Warner Burk

    He sees them as Equal yet some are more Equal than others? Gee all that education and he didn’t learn that this doesn’t even make sense?! Is that Political language or what???

  • Anonymous

    I didn’t say anything about his qualities. I said he was arrested at the order of the Obama administration over the video. When they were challenged on that, they said he was in “protective custody”. What you’re saying is simply incorrect. But again, nice try.

  • Anonymous

    On September 27, 2012, U.S. federal authorities arrested Nakoula in Los Angeles charging eight counts of probation violation. Prosecutors stated that some of the violations included making false statements regarding his role in the film and his use of the alias “Sam Bacile”. None of the charges relate to his use of the Internet. Following a hearing before a judge, Nakoula was ordered to jail without bail, with the judge citing probation violations including lying to probation officials, “danger to the community” and “lack of trust in the defendant”.On November 7, Nakoula pleaded guilty to four of the charges against him in an apparent plea bargain. He was subsequently sentenced to a year in federal prison and four years of supervised release. In August 2013, Nakoula was released from prison to serve his remaining sentence in a halfway house, and then to be on probation for the next four years. On September 26, 2013, Nakoula was released from the halfway house to the custody of Pastor Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park, California where he may or may not still reside!! Was he tried under this administration, YES! Was it because he was critical of the POTUS, NO!!

  • Anonymous

    One technical point at a time please, they will get lost if you try to get technical with them.
    If you stick with the fact that hey cannot get the dems to convict you can convince them to stop the Impeachment Mantra.
    The biggest problem that Republicans have is they are continually too smart for themselves by half – and end up not communicating because they simply have to Major in the Minors.

  • Anonymous

    Turley is an enemy of free people everywhere. His type put the Kenyan maggot on the rest of us. Turley and Bo are two sides of the same killing coin. Socialists/communists/fascists/monarchy’s/dictators have murdered millions and will murder millions more. Nothing ever changes except the names. Just be prepared to fight back and never give up.

  • Jerry Harvey

    and “radical”

  • Jerry Harvey

    “Oh you’re just a racist”.

    “you just hate gays”.
    “you’re a misogynist”.

    How can he/she disprove this sort of accusation????

  • Anonymous

    I’m comfortable enough knowing that I’m a good man who’s loyal to my wife and the marriage bed, never say anything racist to anybody, and let gay people into my home as long as they respect me. I don’t walk around with hatred of any kind. I’m a typical Christian/Conservative. I just find accusations of the opposite to be quite hilarious.

  • Anonymous

    Still whining? A parole violation for bank fraud usually doesn’t involve national news and presidential and state department involvement. For three weeks, the Obama administration did everything in their power to throw blame for what happened in Benghazi on Nakoula. They released TV spots in Libya disavowing US association with the film. Barack Obama made a speech at the UN, not to promise justice for the terrorists, but to apologize for the effects of Nakoula’s video, which they knew for a fact had absolutely nothing to do with what happened in Benghazi. He said, “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam”.
    They had been told since the beginning by both the military and the CIA that the attack was organized, had ties to al Qaeda and had been the result of warnings that had been ignored by the Obama administration. The State Department operations center reported to Washington immediately that the Benghazi attack was an assault carried out by Islamic militants who had made threats against the British ambassador, and carried them out. The same group told intelligence agents that they were going to kill Chris Stephens in a similar attack a month before the incident. Christ Stephens and the security personnel at the embassy had requested increased funding for security, but this was denied, including the inexpensive and simple fix of closing a breach in the wall surrounding the embassy that occurred in the events that led up to actual attack. Yet, the Obama administration immediately concocted a story they knew was completely false, going so far as to tell the loved ones of those who died that they were going to after the filmmaker whose video they blamed for the incident. No mention was made to the families about apprehending the individuals caught on film-known terrorists-who actually prosecuted the attack. Hillary Clinton said to the father of former Navy SEAL, Charles Woods, “We will make sure that the person who made that film is arrested and prosecuted.”
    By midnight that night, Nakoula was arrested and brought in for questioning, then thrown into jail for a year…for having made the video under an alias, NOT for any offense that could have been prosecuted on its own. So again, nice try. The guy may be a jerk, but claiming that he was put into jail for a completely unrelated reason…only a complete moron would believe that, but then again, you’re a card carrying member of the cult of Obama and the first requirement of membership is blind worship. Too bad for you not everyone is such a fool.

  • Bill Tilghman

    Having held a top secret clearance and been subject to the same restrictions that Snowden agreed to in order to get his clearance it is difficult for me not to judge him a traitor to this country, regardless of his motives. He admitted he planned to do what he did before he got the contractor job, and he somehow gained access to stuff he shouldn’t have been able to access based on his clearance level – in other words, he had technical help and direction to find the information he took – in violation of his clearance.

    Sorry, but I am not able to consider him other than a traitor, like John Walker and his son.

  • Bill Tilghman

    I certainly hope that never happens. If they aren’t stopped, who knows what lies in store for us? It is time for this all to stop, but the Congress will not do it’s job. The only thing we have left is voting the bad actors out of office.

  • Liberalism is Nonsense

    Considering plunder’s ease, liberty has little chance of surviving if the mere existence of democratic processes is expected to preserve it.

  • Anonymous

    You were too young to have been around during The Bush Years, huh? Back then anything other than “Cheerful Compliance” was considered Treasonable.

    Allow me to help you out. Back then the “Buzz Words” were “My way , or the Highway”. If you don’t believe me, ask The Dixie Chicks.

  • Anonymous

    Glenn, it may have escaped you, but Mr. Turley often disagrees with President Obama (and when he does, he is almost always correct). Democrats tend not to me Blind Followers, we often disagree with out Leaders.

  • Robert Steed

    Re: Conservative President dictates Flat-Tax. Doesn’t sound so bad . . .
    BUT that also NEVER has and never WILL exist. “Conservative Dictator”
    or “Libertarian Dictator” are oxymorons. ALL dictators require BIG
    government and small PEOPLE. (Side note: Adolf H. was a national
    socialist, i.e. far-left NOT far-right. Facts are stubborn things…)

  • landofaahs

    I seem to remember People calling Bush a scumbag. I believe that was Harry Reid. He never lost his job did he. I seem to remember a movie made of George Bush being assassinated and he was still in office. I don’t recall the IRS going after any of them. Reporters overseas threw shoes at GW and the reporters never condemned such action. Instead they actually said that worse should be done and I don’t really recall any of them being fired. Look at Sarah Palin and the lies they told about her. The Dixie Chicks are still in business so I don’t know if you are mentally retarded or just have selective memory. But go ahead and live in your fantasy, it’s where all liberal democrats live.

  • Anonymous

    Aye. But free souls continue to rise up to die for their liberty.

  • russellmuscle1

    With all due respect, you could have fooled me………and pretty much everyone else here. Anytime I have seen or spoken to liberals, they seem to go to extraordinary lengths to defend even the worst, most idiotic………all the way up to horrific ideas if they are coming from somebody on their side. I’d like to believe what you are saying, but that just hasn’t been my experience. My experience has been watching these people bend over backwards to defend the worst, most obviously wrong things with the most insane logic. A good example would be late term abortion; which they would defend to the death by swearing that the child is just a lump of tissue until it comes out of the mother…….an idea that has absolutely no basis in reality, and doesn’t even begin to stand up to what we do know scientifically about unborn children. If they fail the “it isn’t a human” test, they’ll just go to bashing you over being a woman hater or such. Another example would be Obamacare and the expected job loss/people expected to leave to job market. They’ve actually managed to spin it to were it’s good to not have a job now, and having a good job with health benefits is a bad thing because you are tied down. So, I guess the better the job the more “trapped” you are. Despite the fact that even with government help, a person who doesn’t have a job still lives very much in poverty……….they’ve managed to rationalize that this is a good thing. They can paint and all that……..but you and I know they would struggle to buy shampoo, let alone paint and brushes. The point is that is seems liberals will say anything, and I mean anything, to win the argument.

    I bring this up to you because it bothers me, it really upsets me when I see this undying loyalty to a party. It really makes me lose faith when I see so many people who will defend such terrible things as if they couldn’t care less about one another. Sure, the right can be loyal too but the degree of loyalty doesn’t even come close. That does work out better for the left politically, you guys are unified and the right is kind of in a civil war……..but what’s better for humanity?

  • russellmuscle1

    Absolutely…..it wouldn’t be an issue if Obama was executive ordering pizza. LOL

  • Anonymous

    This guy probably won’t be a professor for much longer. They’ll accuse him of rape or something. Or one of Obama’s sons will take him out.

  • Anonymous

    My guess is that I haven’t said anything that “most everyone here”would be fooled by (unless they never watch Maddow (or the other MSNBC “Talking Heads- but it was maddow specifically that I was referring to).
    You see, starting in about 2007 I began “TIVOing” Fox while watching MSNBC (then in the morning I would watch my Fox tapes ( Cavuto referring to Obama’s Budget Proposals to “Fat Tuesday, and now Lindsey Graham claiming that the problems in Ukraine are the result of Benghazi -I guess in the same way that bush’s problems in Georgia were the result of the 53 Embassy Deaths during his terms). Those recordings get used in “Current Events on Friday. One of the things which I always point out is how if someone makes a Factual Error, Ethics demand that they make a correction. Maddow corrected an error about a month ago. The others on MSNBC do also (but it seems that they do so less). On the other hand, I have saved three instances where O’Riley has corrected himself (I admit that I haven’t been doing this as much lately, but plan to “pick up the pace as Mid-Term Elections near and there is more to “Fact Check), I have none for Hannity & the rest.
    As it was the original point of this allow me to reiterate, if you would watch some MSNBC (and I doubt that you have to any great extent, you would notice that they DO criticize democrats when they are deserving; if you watched you would know this. I don’t recall ever seeing Fox criticise Bush (if you have pertinent examples , insert here).
    In closing, I would like to invite you (and anyone reading this) to watch Maddow’s Special airing at 9:00 EST on MSNBC concerning “How we got there” (regarding the Iraq War). One thing that was in the Preview (and which I remember well -and bring into discussions often) are the words of Paul O’Neil (Budget Director) who leaked the Minutes of Bush’s very first Cabinet Meeting during which Item #1 turned from “What is our biggest concern in The Mid-East?”, to (what must have already been decided before the First Meeting) “How do we take out Saddam Hussein ?”. I’m sure that the Oil Find in Tajikistan(or some other land-locked former USSR State) and needing to get a pipeline through to Karachi will come up. Should be informative. I suggest you watch (or tape) it.

    Jim VanCise

  • Tyler Carraway

    When one person has enough support from the right people, and enough blind support from the masses (especially in the beginning), that’s how he hijacks a country.
    I admit, I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t seen it myself.
    Though there were hints. The people fainting, etc., when he came to political events during his first campaign for presidency should have given us a first glimpse of how dangerous this man truly was.

  • Anonymous

    You will notice that we aren’t afraid to “call out” our own when they are in error. https://www.facebook.com/dailykos/photos/a.416444264254.190398.43179984254/10152256580829255/?type=1

    Jim VanCise

  • Bill Tilghman

    He would probably screw that up too. He’s one of those people who would order stuff on it that NEVER belongs on a pizza – LOL!

  • Bill Tilghman

  • smartanna

    If only we had more liberals speaking up for the just thing to do, this country would be in better shape

  • Anonymous

    can everybody agree to retire the word “spew” ?