Obama considering another end-run around Congress on cybersecurity executive order

The bill wouldn’t even pass the Democrat-majority led Senate, yet Obama may issue another executive order to force it anyway:

THE HILL – Senate Republicans recently blocked cybersecurity legislation, but the issue might not be dead after all.

The White House hasn’t ruled out issuing an executive order to strengthen the nation’s defenses against cyber attacks if Congress refuses to act.

“In the wake of Congressional inaction and Republican stall tactics, unfortunately, we will continue to be hamstrung by outdated and inadequate statutory authorities that the legislation would have fixed,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said in an emailed response to whether the president is considering a cybersecurity order.

“Moving forward, the President is determined to do absolutely everything we can to better protect our nation against today’s cyber threats and we will do that,” Carney said.

But Senate Republicans, led by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), worried the bill would burden businesses with unnecessary and ineffective regulations.

The bill’s sponsors watered down the regulatory provisions, replacing the security mandates with voluntary incentives, but that wasn’t enough to win over Republicans. The bill mustered 52 votes in the Senate, well short of the 60 needed to overcome a filibuster.

If Obama issues an order on cybersecurity, it wouldn’t be the first time that his administration has resorted to executive action to bypass Congress.

Obama uses the slogan “we can’t wait” to argue that some issues are too important to be allowed to stall in Congress.

If I had to guess, Obama will probably wait until after the election to create this executive order considering that internet security gets a lot of attention by a lot of people.

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  • Sober_Thinking

    Just another freedom he’s trying to steal away from a free people. Government has to be in control if he’s going to complete his dictatorship.

    If you have time, this is excellent and a good insight into this situation.


    • WordsFailMe

      Great article on revolution! Thank you Sober!

      • Sober_Thinking

        Anytime my friend.

    • Nukeman60

      A well written article. That wasn’t you, was it, Sober? Just wondering, as it has your flair for the language.

      • Sober_Thinking

        I’m not as eloquent, thank you. 🙂

        But it does share my sentiment. My concern if Obama is re-elected is secession, civil war, or anarchy once the country goes bankrupt. I pray it doesn’t happen but man, all the signs and variables are there.

        Pray for this nation and it’s (ahem) leaders.

        • Nukeman60

          I hope it doesn’t happen as well. But we have to be ready. Thanks for that link. It was very informative.

  • tx_gold

    If anyone thinks this s.o.b. won’t have to be removed forcibly from the WH if Romney if elected, they are delusional!

    • marketcomp

      I believe that too, tx_gold! I have said that all along that anyone who would use a fake birth certificate to get elected will do absolutely anything to get re-elected.

      • pdxlady

        Not only that, but why would anyone completely seal up their past, unless they had something to hide? He has spent millions to seal every possible record about his entire life. Only the narrative that has been presented to us has been allowed.

        • marketcomp

          Excellent point, pdxlady! I just shutter to think what the story would be if Romney’s or any republican had gone to this extent to hide, alter, or just lie about every single aspect of their life. This man is an imposter or plant and he along with David Axil Rod, Valerie Jarret, the wife Michelle Obama, and the democratic party should be thrown in jail for this fraud and burden put upon the American people and the country. I don’t just believe this because I despise Obama’s presence, I absolutely loathe Bill Clinton that rapist, but because this man is DESTROYING this country from within and that means the demise of our society and country as we know it and it could not happen without the media and the democrat party.

          • pdxlady

            The Lord is allowing this lawlessness, “the mystery of iniquity” to continue to give everyone the opportunity to turn from the delusion and “love the Truth that they may be saved.” (paraphrased)

            2 Thessalonians 2 1-12

            • marketcomp

              Well I would not put this on the Lord. I would say that satan is encouraging this type of lawlessness. To me, God is associated with good contrastly satan associated with evil and bad.

              • pdxlady

                Sorry, I don’t “put this on the Lord.” God is in all and over all things. The lawlessness could only happen because for now, Satan is the god of this world. And he knows his time is short.

                However, even Satan is under God’s rule, and without the Lord allowing this evilness to continue it would not. The Lord has a purpose…for all men to be saved and come to the full knowledge of the truth. We are living in the age of Grace, however, in the Lord’s time, this Grace will be removed.

                • marketcomp

                  I get’cha, pdxlady! We are all so frustrated but at least we have this outlet. I wish you well!

                • pdxlady

                  Thanks mc, I don’t mean to be all preachy…Yes, I’m grateful that we do have sites like RS; and you also, enjoy your day! 😀

                • Nukeman60

                  By all means, don’t stop being ‘preachy’. We all need it.

                • pdxlady

                  Thanks Nuke! I’ll just keep being me then 🙂

    • sDee

      Hussein Obama is s post turtle……prepped and primed for what he was set upon the White House post to complete. He has accomplished most of the damage, planted most of the seeds of destruction, he was put there for.

      What concerns me more than continued usurpation, are those with the power, influence and money to pull this off such a deception…they could not have placed all their bets of this out of control marxist. They may go quiet, but will not go away quietly into the night.

      The fight has just begun. I will trust no one until they have been through the fire.

    • proudhispanicconservative

      If there is one segment of the government that I believe is the military.I believe the military won’t hesitate to have him removed.

  • marketcomp

    With Obama’s push for this cyber security bill you better believe that there is more to it than anyone can even imagine. I have been bombarded with Obama’s campaign advertisements and I wouldn’t be afraid to bet that this cyber security bill is an effort to collect information about citizens so he can use it against us, the citizen. Obama has never done anything in the best interest of the country or what’s right, never, so anyone with half a brain should deduct that if he is willing to use executive privilege, because he is incompetent and inept at working with the congress, then there is something going on behind the curtain. Hold tight republicans and be willing to terminate executive privilege becasue an executive privilege cannot make law and I this is a perfect example of this man using the power of the executive branch to either go over congress of make law. This is where Constitutional scholars like Ted Cruz, Allen West, Michelle Bachmann, Mike Lee, and Rand Paul come into play to stop this.

    • badbadlibs

      “. Obama has never done anything in the best interest of the country or what’s right, never…”

      Truer words were never spoken!

  • MaroonRepublic

    “I’m the king and nobody beats me.”

    Everytime I see this clown do an end run around Congress like this I think of that guy that was on some store commercial in that one Seinfeld episode.

  • WordsFailMe

    He needs to be arrested the morning of Nov 7.

  • It’s not the Obama Presidency or eve the Obama REGIME… It’s the Obama DICTATORSHIP! Do it HIS way or he’s do an end run around Congress and just go ahead and impose his dictates upon We The People. The False King NObama needs to be impeached!

  • badbadlibs

    There’s one word that can sum up bo’s presidency: LAWLESS!

    • Megadeth (US Metal Band) a long time ago covered a Sex Pistol song and changed the name a little. It was called “Anarachy in the USA.” I bet it’s NObama’s favorite song.

      With the State of the Nation…. Until Romney wins… We better hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

  • sDee

    Hussein Obama, and the unfathomable evil of the powers that prop such a man up, must stop the internet at all costs. The truth must be obscured.

    The “press” as we knew it has now censured itself. Freedom of the press now lives only on the internet – with citizen journalists and citizens who choose to seek the truth. I think of this each and every time I click on a site like TRS. Our freedom is fragile.

    • badbadlibs

      I have a sil who is a liberal democrat from the word go….I’ll never forget a couple of years into President Bush’s presidency how she walked past me and said to the air…ha ha…”we’re losing our freedoms everyday with this president”.
      Where are all the protests now???
      The left are hypocrites of such a high order, there’s no defining them anymore.

      • How true! Where’s Cindy Sheehan(sp?) and her bunch of code pink losers now that NObama is killing more terrorists with drones than Bush did? Where’s he bemoaning him keeping Camp Gitmo open? Nowhere! That’s where! Their “outrage” was manufactured and politically based! I have ZERO respect for such people! They make hypocrisy an art form!

        • badbadlibs

          That was billboard material!

      • sDee

        The power of propaganda. My son lamented something like your story last night. He cannot believe all his friends who so greatly distrusted the government under Bush, have now all gone melancholy and docile as far worse than anything they ever saw or imagined under Bush, happens with regularity under a lawless regime.

        • badbadlibs

          Sadly, that’s why the left gets away with the evil they love.

        • WordsFailMe

          Maybe another landmark illegal act by the criminal Obama will drive the heartbroken twenteen’se out of their pajamas and into the voting booth.

    • WordsFailMe

      The only thing on the side of freedom is the millions of inet users who never had to deal with discipline in any form.

      If he does does this thing, I predict that there will be: “The WHINE herd ’round the world.”

      • sDee

        That is if they figure it out before it is too late. Google worries me the most- nearly all web pages we hit on a Google search, are initially returned from copies on their servers. Cool technology but imagine the power they have. No wonder Google’s founders’ moto was “Do no evil”.

        • p m

          Yes, that was a joke. 0zero just wants the same control over the internet that his muzzie friends in the ME exert. China, too.

    • p m

      That adds to the poignancy of RS’s Breitbart article, too.

  • His move is NOT about Internet Security and all about Suppression of Free Speech! The Internet and websites like this fine one are now the only place you can get the TRUTH and FACTS that give the lie to the Liberal spin doctors in the MSM. Control the message, control the people. I’m sure Goebbels said some such thing… Or Stalin… Whichever, you get my point.

    • badbadlibs

      Goebbels, Stalin….they’re models for the bo administration, so no doubt you’re right.

    • mark1955

      I believe this is the infamous,”Internet Kill Switch” Bill. It would give Obama the power to shut down the internet for up to four month’s in the case of emergency.Then he would have to go back to congress every 4 month’s to ask for permission. Geez,what could go wrong with that? sarc. This Bill is essential for Obama,or any other would be Dictator,in order to consolidate power. I fully expect him to sign this and i fully expect the repubs to do nothing other than faux protests,as i believe the repub establishment is mostly onboard Obama’s agenda and the repubs want to censor the internet also,because we are finding out too much about their collaboration with the dems.

      I believe the vote against the bill,is nothing,but pre-planned election year theatre. The vote is strictly to give the repubs and some so-called ‘Blue Dog’ dems,political cover,as they know Obama will sign it in to law any ways.

  • Of course he is. That is what dictators do.

  • Joe

    No doubt – He thinks he’s the KING!


    Is in your face about it

    I hope the Republicans have a plan to CONVICT him after he’s OUT!


    • Freempg

      Would that it were so, Joe. We all know that it won’t be. Obama will be paling around and yucking it up with the Clintons and the Bushes, living happily ever after, garnering huge speaking fees from our enemies to disclose our secrets.

      • Joe

        I was just hoping – that’s all

        Just hoping!

  • Freempg

    Even with the presidency, both houses of congress, the RINOs will act like choirboys, do everything by the book to prove how good they are, accomplishing nothing but maintaining the status quo. We need a Republican administration as lawless as this Chicago thugocracy to employ all means necessary to return us to a constitutional republic — then we can go by the book, rather, the Consitution, again.

    • sDee

      Whoever leads the return to the rule of law must follow the original intent of Constitution, or we have simply replaced one crime family with one that we like better.

  • Theconservativechic

    Romney better wipe that —- eating grin off that arrogant face of his this November. Better yet, the American people MUST vote so that
    Romney can do just that.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    obama has done more end-runs than any football player you can name!!!!!!!

  • Beausthebest

    Every time I see his arrogant mug with his nose in the air I want to knock that swollen head right off his shoulders! Hitler wannabe.

    • p m

      Adblock+ has a useful trick to block such images, which I use whenever I see him. Just right-click on animage and choose the option at the bottom. The only ones not blocked are the demonic ones here at RS, that remind us of what evil that POS represents.
      Those are relished!

  • tvlgds

    This guy uses the Constitution to wipe his backside. He believes he has absolute power.

  • anyonebutbarry2012

    can not wait till nov to try and get this loser out of office. worse admin ever, imo

    • pdxlady

      I just pray that we will be able to pry him out.

      • Nukeman60

        I have a large crowbar and a sledge hammer. Oh, yeah – we can pry him out.

        • pdxlady

          I love it! I’ll help 😀

  • graywolf4life

    This is a way to control information, most of which he does not want you to know. This move will probably effect the very web site we are viewing right now. Call you congress members and ask for stark measures if this occurs…..

  • actionsspeaklouder

    Even is his speeches he tells people to “turn off Fox News”.

  • pdxlady

    This is a bit off topic, but still about the internet. Lately I am having so much trouble loading these websites, like RS. My computer has become soooo slow and there are so many cookies added. I clear my temp. files cashe often, and have scrubbed with malware & spyware along with my Norton Internet Security.

    Is anyone else having these proplems? I have been thinking for some time that all of our activity on the web is being monitored. Is it possible to live without Google and gmail? If any of you all have done this what have you done?


  • p m

    It would be good to think that if he did this now during recess, it would be his last ever run around the people’s representatives. Think he’ll gamble on the odds against impeachment? Given the reps lousy record, probably.

  • AlabamaPatriot2

    To date, King Barry has signed over 975 EO’s. GWB in 8 years signed 280.

    An open disdain for Congress, perhaps? Or just an open disdain for us commoners.

    • kong1967

      Complete disdain for anything American. Our system, our Constitution, our laws, our freedoms….you name it, he hates it.

  • Nukeman60

    I like Obama’s slogan, “we can’t wait” – for November.

  • kong1967

    Why don’t we just ban Congress and the Senate? Obama doesn’t need them, so what good are they?

    King Obama.

  • hbnolikeee

    You have to ignore it! There are 99 days to summon the troops. Stay focused. Don’t get misdirected.