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Tom Hoefling: Obama usurpation and dereliction merit immediate impeachment and removal
America's Party News ^ | June 17, 2012 | Tom Hoefling

Posted on 06/17/2012 3:06:18 PM PDT by EternalVigilance

"This is how great republics die"

"Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths?"

-- George Washington

The Constitution of the United States, which all officers of government, in every branch, must swear to support, is crystal clear that Congress has the exclusive constitutional grant of power to establish immigration and naturalization standards.

Article 1, Section 8:

"The Congress shall have Power...To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization..."

Also, the Constitution absolutely requires that the United States protect each of the States from Invasion.

Article 4, Section 4:

"The United States...shall protect each of them [the States] against Invasion..."

Barack Obama's actions this week in, by executive decree, granting certain classes of illegal invaders of our country a de facto amnesty are an obvious usurpation of that exclusive congressional power, AND they are a gross dereliction of one of the primary imperative duties of the Commander-in-Chief.

If a president were acting to check a lawless law passed by a lawless Congress; in other words, if he was standing firmly against a Congress or Court that had clearly breached their own constitutional limits; I would support actions by the chief executive to stop them. His oath would require that he do so.

But that is obviously not the case here.

I applaud the actions of my congressman, Steve King, in launching a court challenge to this illegitimate Obama policy. The third branch of government, the judiciary, should immediately join with the legislative branch to check the executive's lawlessness.

However, this is a perfect case to illustrate why Congress was also given the impeachment power. If they cared at all for their own oaths to support the Constitution; if they cared about the survival of the rule of law in this country, if they cared for our territorial integrity and sovereignty, they would immediately impeach this usurper and remove him from office at once.

To be frank though, experience tells me that they will not do so. Obama Democrats have no regard for the Constitution or their oaths, and Romney Repubublicans have no principles or spine.

This is how great republics die.


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1 posted on 06/17/2012 3:06:27 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Jim Robinson; daisy mae for the usa; BlackElk; joanie-f; Steve Schulin; Gelato; Colonel_Flagg; ...

Ping ...


2 posted on 06/17/2012 3:14:14 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

You are absolutely correct about the lawlessness of Obama’s actions. That’s why many have taken to calling him Obamugabe.


3 posted on 06/17/2012 3:17:12 PM PDT by samtheman (If we want Obamugabe out, we must vote him out.)
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To: EternalVigilance

The undocumented pRes_ _ent is a Constitution-hating
Tyrant ... and the greedy Congress, free of
ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE too, LOVE him for it.


4 posted on 06/17/2012 3:21:38 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: EternalVigilance

It’s sad that a member of Congress has to resort to the Judicial branch of government to stop this unbridled violation of the Constitution by Obama, but he probably knows full well that Congress isn’t going to use the power vested in it to impeach the bastard.


5 posted on 06/17/2012 3:31:08 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Fine. Now when is Congress going to act?

*CRICKETS*


6 posted on 06/17/2012 3:31:51 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: EternalVigilance
RETURN OF THE CROTCH SALUTE Photobucket
7 posted on 06/17/2012 3:31:51 PM PDT by Huskrrrr ( the will)
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To: EternalVigilance

This same phenomena is happening in workplaces throughout America.. Solely because of his race, Obama gets more passes than any other president yet he will still evoke sympathy for being black. Black racists and white guilt killed the United States. How low can he go? Is there ANY act that Obama can do to get himself impeached? So far, his race keeps him immune from reprimand and that spells doom for America.


8 posted on 06/17/2012 3:33:25 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: EternalVigilance

Too bad the GOP RINO eunuchs won’t even consider impeachment though Obama’s immigration action is clearly illegal and usurps the Constitution. I fear if Obama is reelected he will increasingly rule by decree and become a virtual dictator no different than Caesar Chavez. If Obama gets a second term, November 6, 2012 might be the last free Presidential election we will see in this country.


9 posted on 06/17/2012 3:43:11 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Huskrrrr

Commie crotch salute bump


10 posted on 06/17/2012 3:45:23 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: EternalVigilance

To me it is just unbelievable that Obama can get away with this.

Where are the GOP?

Clearly they are just as corrupt as the Democrats.

Time for citizens to take action.


11 posted on 06/17/2012 3:46:41 PM PDT by wistful
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To: wistful

WHATEVER the Constitution says, is immaterial to the logic of the CEO now living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. the WH. He didn’t follow the rules to get there. SHOW ME THE PASSPORT he came to the USA TO STUDY, and I’ll show you he is an imposter. They lie to you all.


12 posted on 06/17/2012 3:53:23 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: The Great RJ
“Too bad the GOP RINO eunuchs won’t even consider impeachment”

You can impeach him but your not going to get the 67 votes necessary in the the Senate to convict him, so why bother? Obama wants to be impeached, the Democrats and the MSM would love it. It would create a distraction from the economy and they desperately want that.

13 posted on 06/17/2012 3:57:34 PM PDT by MCF
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To: The Great RJ
"I fear if Obama is reelected he will increasingly rule by decree and become a virtual dictator no different than Caesar Chavez."

You mean Hugo, not Caesar (illegal alien farm workers' union organizer). Hugo's the dictator (Venezuela).

14 posted on 06/17/2012 3:58:21 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: MCF
so why bother?

Loyalty to the sacred oath of office to support the Constitution of the United States.

It's hardly trivial.

15 posted on 06/17/2012 3:59:21 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: MCF
The U.S. Constitution

Fourteenth Amendment

Section 3

"No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof..."


16 posted on 06/17/2012 4:04:08 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

“It’s hardly trivial.”
I did not saying its trivial. You tell me what it will accomplish other than a great side show all the way to election?


17 posted on 06/17/2012 4:09:09 PM PDT by MCF
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To: MCF

It would demonstrate that our representatives finally understand and have regard for their oaths of office and the Constitution.

What could be more important?


18 posted on 06/17/2012 4:14:48 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: MCF

The belief that someone else will not keep their oath is not a legitimate reason not to keep your own.

Honorable people understand that they must keep their oath made to God, even if every other officer of government forsakes theirs.


19 posted on 06/17/2012 4:17:50 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance
Honestly, what's the point of this post?

They're not going to impeach this guy, not after the Clinton debacle, particularly this close to an election.

20 posted on 06/17/2012 4:17:50 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt, the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Lakeshark
Honestly, what's the point of this post?

They're not going to impeach this guy, not after the Clinton debacle, particularly this close to an election.

Well, we have this little thing called a Constitution, you see. And every officer of government is required to swear to God to defend it.

21 posted on 06/17/2012 4:20:11 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Lakeshark

I’m amazed at how many think supporting the Constitution and thereby keeping the oath is optional.

And then folks wonder why we’re in the mess we’re in.


22 posted on 06/17/2012 4:22:44 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance
“What could be more important?”

Getting Obama voted out of office in November!
Your talking about committing political Hari Kari for honor.
The MSM would make the GOP look like the KKK and poor Obama about to be lynched. Chris Matthews would get more than a thrill, he would have an orgasm.

23 posted on 06/17/2012 4:31:31 PM PDT by MCF
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To: MCF
Your talking about committing political Hari Kari for honor.

Like I said in the article, this is how great republics die.

24 posted on 06/17/2012 4:37:35 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

With all due respect to Mr. Hoefling, nobama ain’t going nowhere.

Instead of articles like this, Mr. Hoefling should be slamming nobama for his economic record and the fact there are NO jobs. That’s the path to victory in November.

After nobama gets tossed we can debate what sort of crimes he perpetrated and what punishment he deserves.


25 posted on 06/17/2012 4:41:17 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: upchuck
“Instead of articles like this, Mr. Hoefling should be slamming nobama for his economic record”

Absolutely correct!
The GOP narrative on this is Obama just put 800,000 illegal people to compete against U.S. Citizens for jobs.

26 posted on 06/17/2012 4:58:17 PM PDT by MCF
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To: upchuck
A) I'm Tom Hoefling.

B) It ain't the government's job to make jobs.

C) The economy would be fine if government was staying within the confines of the Constitution instead of running up debts this generation cannot possibly repay on unconstitutional programs, regulating everything to death, and choking the life out of the economy.

As Ronald Reagan said, "Government isn't the solution to our problem, it is the problem."

nobama ain’t going nowhere.

If you read carefully you'll see that that was my conclusion, and why.

And posters here are, sadly, confirming that conclusion in spades.

27 posted on 06/17/2012 5:01:35 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Diogenesis
"The undocumented pRes_ _ent is a Constitution-hating Tyrant ... and the greedy Congress, free of ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE too, LOVE him for it."

What' I've been saying for about a year now, is that if the man is occupying the Office illegally (he is), knows that he is doing so and knows that all of the people who have the power/authority to do anything about it know it also, and yet do not act to do anything about it, then he will of course realize that he has virtual carte blanche to do pretty much any unconstitutional thing he's of a mind to, and no one will dare stop him.

Look at his actions over the last three years. Makes perfect sense when you look at it through this lens.

28 posted on 06/17/2012 5:02:34 PM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: EternalVigilance

If Tom Hoefling had an ounce of sense, he’d be supporting Virgil Goode.


29 posted on 06/17/2012 5:05:43 PM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Windflier

Obama wants impeachment!

No way in hell would 2/3rds of the senate pass it and this would provide the type of political sideshow that the democrats crave. He is banking on impeachment to try to garner sympathy and take the economy out of the news.


30 posted on 06/17/2012 5:28:19 PM PDT by vlad335
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To: Hawthorn

Nah. Virgil has no problem with entitlements, and I “cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents,” as the father of the U.S. Constitution, James Madison, said.


31 posted on 06/17/2012 5:36:10 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: wistful

“Time for citizens to take action.”

Problem is that most of the citizens are corrupt as well. Nothing will happen to him.

He will become bolder and bolder until the Executive Order will become the defacto law of the land.

Its “over Johnny!” we’ll just have to get use to it.


32 posted on 06/17/2012 5:47:38 PM PDT by CapnJack
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To: Huskrrrr

Why should Obama bother pretending to honor this country? He can do anything he wants. Not one member of Congress has the guts to do anything about it. The Republican party is filled with a bunch of losers.


33 posted on 06/17/2012 5:53:22 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Huskrrrr

Why should Obama bother pretending to honor this country? He can do anything he wants. Not one member of Congress has the guts to do anything about it. The Republican party is filled with a bunch of losers.


34 posted on 06/17/2012 5:53:39 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: EternalVigilance

No question such a cavalier disregard for the Constitution and the concept of separation of powers makes this an impeachable offense.

Well said, Mr. Hoefling.


35 posted on 06/17/2012 6:43:53 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: The Great RJ; EternalVigilance
I think you meant HUGO Chavez. Caesar Chavez is long dead and was the leader of the United Farm Workers Union.

Obozo IS ruling by decree. Romney would be no better.

2012's election is OVER the day that Romney is nominated.

That the GOP RINOs (but we repeat ourselves) are eunuchs goes without saying. Serial liar Myth Romney continues the tradition.

Personally, I don't have a big problem with the immigration itself, especially since there is no practical way to stop it.

I really resent Obozo's method of rule by decree. His persistent habit of bypassing Congress whenever he pleases ought to be impeachable.

36 posted on 06/17/2012 6:45:34 PM PDT by BlackElk (Viva Cristo Rey! Tom Hoefling for POTUS! Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: upchuck; EternalVigilance
upchuck:

Victory for whom????

37 posted on 06/17/2012 6:49:27 PM PDT by BlackElk (Viva Cristo Rey! Tom Hoefling for POTUS! Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: EternalVigilance
It seems to me, you're not just interested in the constitution. You'd rather make a splash to troll for the angry ones on FR, trying to get them to support your silly, irrelevant party.

Thankfully, most of us won't fall for it.

38 posted on 06/17/2012 6:55:08 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt, the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Hawthorn; EternalVigilance
IIRC, Virgil Goode is a good man but he comes to us with Ron Paul's insane isolationist foreign policy courtesy of his Constitution Party and its previous heritage.

Therefore if Virgil Goode (and you) had an ounce of sense he (and you) would be supporting Tom Hoefling.

We may certainly exonerate Virgil Goode of remotely resembling that spineless, lying POS Myth Romney.

39 posted on 06/17/2012 6:55:40 PM PDT by BlackElk (Viva Cristo Rey! Tom Hoefling for POTUS! Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: upchuck

A consequence of Zer0’s executive action is it puts further stress on the job market. This type of consequence is always weighed in the deliberative process Congress makes when drawing up new laws. That’s why the Constitution gives Congress the duty of establishing naturalization policy:

Article 1, Section 8:

“The Congress shall have Power...To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization...”

It is the result of taking unconstitutional action that Zer0 has put the job market in such a situation. Zer0 did not want to go through the lengthy legislative process because he wanted the political advantage it would give him with the Latino community. This gives him a quick shot in the arm of his failing political campaign at the sacrifice of his constitutional duty.

By failing his constitutional duty, Zer0 should be impeached immediately. This is not a Bill Clinton moment. This about violating the law.


40 posted on 06/17/2012 6:57:52 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Lakeshark

I’ve been accused of worse things by Romney Republicans.


41 posted on 06/17/2012 6:58:08 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance
Nice try Jack, I'm a conservative, and you're trolling for suckers.

It's obvious.

42 posted on 06/17/2012 7:01:21 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt, the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Lakeshark
You'd rather make a splash to troll for the angry ones on FR

Next you'll be calling us "heartless."

Frankly, your attempt to paint folks that way smacks of how the left always tries to paint conservatives, especially those who expect that the Constitution be followed.

In any case, the most angry people on FR lately are Romney supporters who get mad when someone merely points out that they're supporting Romney.

43 posted on 06/17/2012 7:13:54 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Lakeshark
you're trolling for suckers.

Oh, you mean folks who still care about adherence to the Constitution?

44 posted on 06/17/2012 7:16:12 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Lakeshark
"They're not going to impeach this guy, not after the Clinton debacle, particularly this close to an election."

I remember the "Clinton debacle." This is no a Bill Clinton moment. Zer0 has usurped the constitutionally given powers given to Congress. Clinton was impeached for lying under oath. The Senate did not think that offense was enough to remove Clinton from office. Zer0 has committed a far worse offense. He has violated Article 1, Section 8:

"The Congress shall have Power...To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization..."

That Constitutional law cannot be violated. It is black and white what it means. Only Congress can determine the rules of naturalization. Zer0 is counting on the huge mass of Latinos to be totally ignorant of our Constitution. Zer0 is counting on them to raise a huge uproar when his policy is rejected for Constitutional reasons. For them, it is all relative morality in accordance to the Marxist dialectic. He is going to give them this unlawful change of policy for political advantage at the sacrifice of law and order.

45 posted on 06/17/2012 7:19:28 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Lakeshark

Who you callin’ sucker, sucker?


46 posted on 06/17/2012 7:20:30 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: EternalVigilance

You’re still calling them like you see them, sir.

Great job!


47 posted on 06/17/2012 7:22:14 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: Lakeshark
I'm a conservative

Who is supporting a liberal?

48 posted on 06/17/2012 7:23:25 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Tau Food

Thanks.

Mitt Romney supports amnesty:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjo6GXSqIN8


49 posted on 06/17/2012 7:24:34 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Lakeshark; EternalVigilance; GailA; RitaOK; Tennessee Nana; Mountain Mary; Dr. Sivana; shibumi; ...
Lakeshark:

The defections from Romney need not be a majority even here. You can bet that they will be quite substantial and quite possibly sufficient. If Romney loses, he won't be back. Ditto Obozo. If Romney wins or if Obozo wins, the Resistance starts immediately thereafter (at the very latest). It does not end until both of them are politically destroyed.

The "it" that you don't think "most of 'us' won't fall for" is called conservatism. No compromise. No holds barred. Not now and not ever. Anyone who votes for Romney is NOT one of anything called "us." Repenting and penance would have to intervene. Enabling the likes of Romney is NOT conservatism, but cowering surrender.

Am I angry??? You bet I am. Mass baby-killing always angers me and Myth is a past master of baby-killing and honoring rump-ranging perversion as "marriage" and persecuting the Roman Catholic Church to which I proudly belong (and each and every other pro-life church) and gun grabbing and naming social revolutionary judges and.....

In 2008, I am ashamed to say that I took your position on third party efforts and argued hard against Tom Hoefling here on the subject. We just had to vote for McCain or the boogie man would get us. Hoefling was right and I was a sap who cast his last RINO vote for McCain. May the light bulb go on over your head too. When I vote for Tom Hoefling, it will feel good and will be the first time since 1984 and 1980 that I won't feel an immediate need for a shower. Bush II wasn't so bad (certainly not as bad as his uberRINO parents) but it is long past time for political revolution and time to take out the trash in BOTH parties.

The GOP, until its inevitable death from RINOism should be used like a whore house (no more marriage to the GOP) to nominate decent candidates for Senate, House and Governorships and state legislative seats (i.e., develop a farm team for a principled replacement party to come). The GOP: use it, abuse it and dump it in the sewer of history when we are done with it. The money above everything GOP deserves to die like its Federalist and Whig predecessors and for the same reasons.

If the GOP wants my vote it will have to earn it. Dump Romney. Nominate Sarah Palin. Hard line platform. Trash Obozo as only Sarah can or will. Choose a VP and cabinet in advance including Bachmann, Cain, Santorum, Perry (but only if he dumps Dewhurst), John Bolton, and others similarly disposed and rip Obozo to shreds.

50 posted on 06/17/2012 7:30:25 PM PDT by BlackElk (Viva Cristo Rey! Tom Hoefling for POTUS! Viva Cristo Rey!)
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