'A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.'

Quoted from our Declaration of Independence.

4 July 2014


“Imperial President,” by Michael Ramirez, Investors.com, 2 July 2014. Full size image at the link.







King George III (in coronation robes). 1761 – 1762 by Allan Ramsay (Scottish-English, 1713-1784) Rococo.







The Imperial Presidency of Barack Obama

In the nation’s history, there is simply no precedent for an American president so wantonly ignoring federal law.

Ted Cruz The Wall Street Journal 1/28/2014

Of all the troubling aspects of the Obama presidency, none is more dangerous than the president’s persistent pattern of lawlessness, his willingness to disregard the written law and instead enforce […]

Nixon has won Watergate

Barack Obama’s imperial presidency is just what his controversial predecessor wanted.

Jonathan Turley USA Today 3/26/2013

This month, I spoke at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Watergate scandal with some of its survivors at the National Press Club. While much of the discussion looked back at the historic clash with President Nixon, […]

The Wrecking of ‘Obama Rex’: It Will Take Time

Virgil Breitbart.com Big Government 16 Jan 2013

Virgil may be a cynic, but he has a heart. So he sympathizes with Republicans as they confront Barack Obama and his rogue presidency. I understand that the President is driving conservatives, libertarians, and Republicans crazy. Unfortunately, the right doesn’t have the luxury of acting crazy.

Specifically, if […]

Mark Levin blasts ‘imperial president’

Talk show host claims Obama riding roughshod over Constitution

FoxNews.com 1/14/2013

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

Via Real Clear Politics, this transcription:

MARK LEVIN: I’m not into imperial presidents who act imperial and speak imperial and Obama forgets there’s a Constitution. Yes, he keeps telling us he won reelection. Congratulations, but guess what? The […]

Obama immigration order: Does ‘audacity of hope’ mean unchecked presidential power?

President Obama’s order deferring deportation of up to 800,000 young illegal immigrants shows a president dealing with a recalcitrant Congress by ignoring it. Is he reshaping the power of the presidency?

Patrik Jonsson The Christian Science Monitor 6/16/2012

Faced with a Republican Congress that seems stubborn to a fault and content to see Obama fail, […]