Obama overstepping his authority

Obama to make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay

Claire Groden, Fortune

In an op-ed Monday night in the Huffington Post, President Barack Obama called for an overhaul of overtime regulations so that millions more Americans can be eligible to receive time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours. He proposed bumping the ceiling from $23,660 to $50,440.

Poll: 60% Believe Obama Overstepping Authority

Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

How did the State of the Union speech declaring Obama's intent to make 2014 a year of unilateral action play with the public? According to a recent poll, not terribly well. Mixed into deep economic pessimism is a majority opinion that Obama is doing too much instead of too little.