Vote on the Iran Deal is unconstitutional! Challenge it!!

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En excerpt from Michael Connelly article on the USJF site

“I think this is a clear violation of Article 1, Section 7 of the Constitution that allows the President to either sign or veto laws or bills “passed” by Congress. There is no provision in the Constitution and no legal precedent that I can find that allows the President to “veto” and therefor override a bill or law that does not pass both houses of Congress. The whole idea turns the Constitution on its head. If this was allowed to stand then the President would essentially be a dictator able to unilaterally put laws into place that Congress had voted down. I believe even some liberals on the Supreme Court would be hard pressed to approve of what would be a major amendment to the Constitution that did not go through the constitutionally mandated amendment process. I think a challenge to this procedure would be successful.
However, in order to get by the question of legal standing to challenge the constitutionality of this I believe a suit must be filed by a member of Congress, preferably a member of the Senate. Yet, it appears that no one is willing to do this, although it is clearly their obligation under their oath of office. If someone does step up to the plate I will offer my services and those of the United States Justice Foundation to assist in such litigation.”

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Carly Fiorina needs to explain her speech after 9/11

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I have several questions I would like to ask Carly Fiorina, about a speech she made at HP a few days after 9/11.  Here is the end of her speech, with my comments interjected.

“There was once a civilization that was the greatest in the world.”

The greatest? They did all of their conquering with the sword.  Even Suleiman the Great, called the Great Lawgiver,  believed first of all in Sha’ria.  Did Carly Fiorina not learn this in her seminar on Islamic Political Philosophies of the Middle Ages?

“It was able to create a continental super-state that stretched from ocean to ocean, and from northern climes to tropics and deserts. Within its dominion lived hundreds of millions of people, of different creeds and ethnic origins.

One of its languages became the universal language of much of the world, the bridge between the peoples of a hundred lands. Its armies were made up of people of many nationalities, and its military protection allowed a degree of peace and prosperity that had never been known. The reach of this civilization’s commerce extended from Latin America to China, and everywhere in between.

And this civilization was driven more than anything, by invention”.

I don’t believe this civilization invented anything.  It passed on the wisdom from Classical Athens and Rome to Western civilization during the Renaissance.

“Its architects designed buildings that defied gravity. Its mathematicians created the algebra and algorithms that would enable the building of computers, and the creation of encryption. Its doctors examined the human body, and found new cures for disease. Its astronomers looked into the heavens, named the stars, and paved the way for space travel and exploration.

Its writers created thousands of stories. Stories of courage, romance and magic. Its poets wrote of love, when others before them were too steeped in fear to think of such things.

When other nations were afraid of ideas, this civilization thrived on them, and kept them alive. When censors threatened to wipe out knowledge from past civilizations, this civilization kept the knowledge alive, and passed it on to others.

While modern Western civilization shares many of these traits, the civilization I’m talking about was the Islamic world from the year 800 to 1600, which included the Ottoman Empire and the courts of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo, and enlightened rulers like Suleiman the Magnificent”.

But Sharia was always the primary law.

“Although we are often unaware of our indebtedness to this other civilization, its gifts are very much a part of our heritage. The technology industry would not exist without the contributions of Arab mathematicians. Sufi poet-philosophers like Rumi challenged our notions of self and truth. Leaders like Suleiman contributed to our notions of tolerance and civic leadership.

And perhaps we can learn a lesson from his example: It was leadership based on meritocracy, not inheritance. It was leadership that harnessed the full capabilities of a very diverse population–that included Christianity, Islamic, and Jewish traditions”

Did these Christians and Jews not have to live under Dhimminitude?.

i“This kind of enlightened leadership — leadership that nurtured culture, sustainability, diversity and courage — led to 800 years of invention and prosperity”.

I would like to hear Carly’s explanation of these statement.

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Is the U.N. Sending Muslim Refugees to Your Town?

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This is most alarming, and should be stopped.

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Very few Americans are aware of the US Refugee Resettlement Program.  In compliance with a United Nations directive, the US government pays nine government contractors (six of them ostensibly church-related) handsome fees to arrange for drops of third-world refugees in cities and towns all over our country, without warning or gaining permission from local governments, who are then forced to provide education, medical care, and social services.  Ann Corcoran, founder of Refugee Resettlement Watch, has been waving the red flag for many years, trying to draw attention to what she says is a dangerous, secretive program:

In April residents of Spartanburg, SC, were alarmed to learn that their city was slated to receive about 60 of the 70,000 incoming refugees in the upcoming year, without any public approval or information about how they would be assimilated into the community.  Under pressure from his constituents, Congressman Trey Gowdy demanded answers from Secretary of…

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Andrew C. McCarthy: “The Corker Bill isn’t a Victory – It’s a Constitutional Perversion”

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I just read McCarthy’s article in National Review , and have lifted out this important piece:

“Thus, the Constitution mandates that no international agreement can be binding unless it achieves either of two forms of congressional endorsement: a) super-majority approval by two-thirds of the Senate (i.e., 67 aye votes), or b) enactment through the normal legislative process, meaning passage by both chambers under their burdensome rules, then signature by the president. The Corker bill is a ploy to circumvent this constitutional roadblock.

That is why our post-sovereign, post-constitutional president has warmed to it. Because it would require the president to submit any Iran deal to Congress, it is drawing plaudits for toughness. But like McConnell’s debt legerdemain, it’s a con job. Once the deal is submitted, Congress would have 60 days (or perhaps as few as 30 days) to act. If within that period both houses of Congress failed to enact a resolution of disapproval, the agreement would be deemed legally binding — meaning that the sanctions the Iranian regime is chafing under would be lifted.”

The Constitution puts the burden of proof on the President, the bill puts it on the Congress.  It must be voted down!!!

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/417128/corker-bill-isnt-victory-its-constitutional-perversion-andrew-c-mccarthy

The terrible behavior of our administration toward Isreal!

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What can we do about this at this late hour??

“With voting in Israel in its final hours, a new report indicates that the Obama State Department has funneled more than $1 million into a group called the “New Israel Fund” that one high-ranking Israeli leader says is dedicated to “erasing the Jewish identity of the Jewish state.” The New Israel Fund is so radical, leading political parties refused to participate in a debate when they learned it was funded by the group.

A reporter for the Daily Caller says this new revelation of Obama Administration funding to New Israel Fund adds to “the growing Israeli complaint that the State Department is actively supporting political upheaval in the [today’s] elections – and therefore interfering in Israel’s voting process.”

Over the weekend, news broke confirming our reports last week that President Obama’s political machine has been actively involved in the attempted overthrow of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government. According to FOX News:

“A powerful U.S. Senate investigatory committee has launched a bipartisan probe into an American nonprofit’s funding of efforts to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Obama administration’s State Department gave the nonprofit taxpayer-funded grants.”
Last fall, a non-profit called One Voice received $350,000 in grant funding from the U.S. State Department. This January, One Voice announced that it is working with a group in Israel called V15 that is trying to defeat Netanyahu in tomorrow’s elections. FOX News reports that two top former Obama campaign officials have been on the ground in Israel helping V15 on an effort to knock on one million doors in the anti-Bibl campaign.”