Respect U.S. Constitution, separation of powers

2013-01-31T00:00:00Z Respect U.S. Constitution, separation of powers
January 31, 2013 12:00 am

Jobs and the economy are the most important things on everyone’s mind. So, why is the president focusing on using a tragic crisis for his own personal agenda?

Since when does a presidential executive order trump the U.S. Constitution?

If we had an educational system that would teach our children the Constitution, then you would understand the true powers of the president and Congress. Our forefathers created the three branches of government defined in the Constitution to maintain a balance of power.

Leave our guns and the Second Amendment alone and concentrate on jobs! Criminals and the mentally ill do not obey laws. What makes you think a new law will change anything?

Our freedoms and liberties are being attacked every day. It seems that our constitutional republic is in real danger. If Congress doesn't wake up and stand up to defend the Constitution, we will end up with an imperial president.

- Mark Leyva, Highland

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