This is actually a pretty decent article coming out the the New York Times. It describes Obama’s increasing use of executive powers to bypass Congress, Republicans, or anyone else he deems in the way.
It outlines many of the ways and the times when Obama has chosen to act unilaterally. Of course, presidents in the past have done so, but none so blatantly as Obama — going so far to declare a formal “We Can’t Wait” initiative from the White House last fall to move forward on items he for which he doesn’t want to wait for Congress to
The things that strikes me about Obama’s actions is the hypocrisy of his executive activism in light of his chastisement of the Supreme Court hearings on Obamacare. Just a month ago, Obama accused SCOTUS of “judicial activism” when the White House arguments appeared not to go so well during the 3 day case. I wrote about that hypocrisy here . And yet, Obama continues to wage his war his way, regardless of the constitutionality of his actions.