Unpardonable & disheartening
President Obama has continually disgraced the very principles our great country was founded upon and he repeatedly abuses his powers. The voice and will of the people have once again been silenced by this president. Our voices not only need to be heard by our elected officials but, according to their oath, they need to enact the will of the people.
The president’s intention to give amnesty to illegal immigrants who have violated our immigration laws and him not adequately protecting our borders in the past are violations not only of his office but of the very basis of what our Constitution was founded upon. Another example of him ignoring public opinion and common sense is when he traded five terrorists for one U.S. soldier who may have been AWOL. These and many of his other actions smack of arrogance and total disregard of what was and is best for the security and integrity of our country.
As a veteran who volunteered to deploy twice into harm’s way, I find his actions both unpardonable and disheartening. When I was an elected official, I always obeyed my oath of office and voiced the will of my constituents. As witnessed by the recent election, you would think that Obama would be cognizant of the fact that the people are opposed to his policies and totally dissatisfied with his presidency.
By him now invoking executive privilege in the face of staunch opposition by the majority of Americans and the majority of those we elected, I and many Americans truly believe it is time for Congress to voice “our will” by calling for his impeachment!
The writer, a Republican, is a former Allegheny County Council member.