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OBAMA: Where’s outrage over president’s corruption?

Letter by Dean John Artis, Tacoma on July 2, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 83 Comments »
July 2, 2012 2:16 pm

I am amazed by the deafening silence from my progressive friends on the outrageous actions by President Obama of late.

Obama uses an executive order to implement immigration reform and bypass Congress; his Department of Justice shields Attorney General Holder from having to answer for his contempt of Congress; and the president asserts executive privilege to hide the truth about “Fast and Furious.”

Obama’s Health and Human Services requires employers to cover contaceptives, abortifacients and sterilization in the health insurance they provide their employees despite their religious objections. He refuses to enforce immigration laws and defend the Defense of Marriage Act. The list goes on and on.

President James Madison once said, “There are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by the gradual and silent encroachment of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurption.”

Just because Obama is a Democrat doesn’t mean you should stand silent in your criticism while he makes a mockery of the United States Constitution.

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