Let the Games begin. Federal Judge Blocks New federal Overtime Pay Plan reads the headlines of Tuesday, November 28ths news sources across the country. An Executive Order blocked by a "Obama-appointed judge". How the tables have turned. By enforcing the Obama hyphernated appointed judge, like they're matrimonably intertwined to appear as the judge was starting the divorce process. The divorce of the 44th President Obama from the United States of America...and we All know how nasty a divorce can get. A, from the great Ole State of Texas, Eastern District, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant granted a nation-wide injunction to halting the Overtime Pay to be enforced on December 1st, 2016.