Govt by Judiciary Is Not the Answer

By Terry Eastland, Weekly Standard - July 7, 2014

On a wide range of matters, including health care, energy, immigration, foreign policy, and education, says House speaker John Boehner, President Obama has ignored some statutes completely, selectively enforced others, and at times created laws of his own, thus failing to “take care that the laws be faithfully executed,” as Article II of the Constitution requires of a president. Indeed, by his “aggressive unilateralism,” as Boehner puts it, Obama has shifted the “balance of power” in favor of the presidency at the expense of Congress, the body that under the Constitution is responsible for making the laws.

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