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House Bill Introduced to Repeal Constitutional Limit on Terms Obama can Serve..
WeaselZippers ^ | 1/16/09

Posted on 01/17/2009 12:59:32 PM PST by Sammy67

To be followed by Civil War II....

H. J. Res. 5: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second.

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

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1 posted on 01/17/2009 12:59:32 PM PST by Sammy67
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To: Sammy67

proving once again that democrats have NO moral compass whatsoever.


2 posted on 01/17/2009 1:00:37 PM PST by chuck_the_tv_out
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To: Sammy67

Satire???


3 posted on 01/17/2009 1:01:09 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified DeCartes))
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To: Sammy67; All

Not going to pass.. Period... It takes more than a simple majority..


4 posted on 01/17/2009 1:02:17 PM PST by KevinDavis (Thomas Jefferson: A little rebellion now and then is a good thing)
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To: Sammy67
sponsored by Rep. José Serrano [D-NY]

This sad sack couldn't get any cosponsors to sign on .. Say no more ...

5 posted on 01/17/2009 1:09:05 PM PST by Ken522
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To: Ken522

José Serrano [D-NY] ....................... Yea, do it! Once in place, after 2 terms a Junta will be ready to take over too. Where is this guy from Venezuela?


6 posted on 01/17/2009 1:13:30 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Liberals fear the return of The Cleaver Family.)
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To: KevinDavis
Not going to pass

Constitutional amendments are proposed all the time in the Congress. They are assigned to the Judiciary Committee of the proposer's House of Congress and then assigned to a subcommittee. These proposals never come close to getting a floor vote. There's no need to be concerned about this, unless a Judiciary Committee vote is scheduled.

7 posted on 01/17/2009 1:18:36 PM PST by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Sammy67

I seriously doubt this even gets to the floor of the House. Back when the 22nd amdendment was propoosed, it specifically exempted the effects of the amendment to the current occupant of the office when it was proposed in Congress. Harry Truman was never subject to its restrictions even though he didn’t run for reelection in 1952 or any presidential election afterwards.


8 posted on 01/17/2009 1:19:28 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Repeal 16-17; All

Then it would take at least a 2/3 vote to get it passed..


9 posted on 01/17/2009 1:22:01 PM PST by KevinDavis (Thomas Jefferson: A little rebellion now and then is a good thing)
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To: Repeal 16-17

If Congress passes it, it still has to get through the states. If and when that happens, Obama will be long gone. Plenty of time to derail it.


10 posted on 01/17/2009 1:24:19 PM PST by meatloaf
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To: KevinDavis; Repeal 16-17; Sammy67
Then it would take at least a 2/3 vote to get it passed.

And ratification by 3/4'ths of the state legislatures.

11 posted on 01/17/2009 1:24:41 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Sammy67

King George, I mean Obama.


12 posted on 01/17/2009 1:34:24 PM PST by enough_idiocy (http://politicallydrunk.blogspot.com/2008/05/in-their-own-words-carter-reagan-and.html)
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To: Sammy67

Real generous of Pelosi’s Congress to set obozo as a dictator in a Republic. Appears that the RATS want to stay in power before obozo ever takes office.


13 posted on 01/17/2009 1:35:44 PM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Sammy67

This is not a big deal. Every Congress puts this up as an amendment, every year.


14 posted on 01/17/2009 1:39:05 PM PST by DBrow
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To: Sammy67
I Don't believe it or a second. The Clintons would never allow it. The man could have eight years to serve. It is too early to start posting these threads.
15 posted on 01/17/2009 1:44:33 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

True. But it also would give Bubba Bill a new wedge in the law to run again himself.


16 posted on 01/17/2009 1:56:48 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Sammy67

Next up, an “Enabling Act”!


17 posted on 01/17/2009 2:10:18 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: DBrow

But it would be a great PR tool - if the Republicans would seize on it.....as if they ever would.


18 posted on 01/17/2009 2:15:57 PM PST by ElayneJ
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To: Sammy67

Dear Leader is watching the progress of the Democrat bill with great interest
http://beconfused.com/images/2007/10/North-Korean-leader-Kim-Jong-Il.jpg


19 posted on 01/17/2009 2:26:33 PM PST by ElKafir
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To: Sammy67

Sweet justice would be this passing and us getting Jindal or Palin (or someone else) in and them not being able to do a thing about it.


20 posted on 01/17/2009 2:29:01 PM PST by cubsfanconswoman (No more wood for Cubs!)
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To: Sammy67

I just did a google search and saw that this was first introduced in 2005 under H.J. RES. 24. If it had passed, it would not had been effective for another Bush term, but for the next elected president. It did not pass.

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=hj109-24

http://www.infowars.com/articles/us/lawmakers_aim_repeal_22nd_amendment.htm

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=52246


21 posted on 01/18/2009 7:04:37 AM PST by HollyB
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22 posted on 01/18/2009 2:07:46 PM PST by hripka (There are a lot of smart people out there in FReeperLand)
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To: Sammy67

It’s an on-going thing. It keeps coming up again and again, but it doesn’t go anywhere.

First of all, a Constitutional Amendment takes 2/3 of the Congress to approve. Then, secondly, it takes 3/4 of the states to ratify it.

If it is going to take 38 states to ratify, that means it will only take 13 states to stop it dead in its tracks. See how many states voted for the Republican ticket, if you want to get an idea of how it will go. Not too many people will fiddle with the Constitution, like they might fiddle with local, state and federal laws...


23 posted on 01/18/2009 2:10:50 PM PST by Star Traveler
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To: Paleo Conservative; KevinDavis; Repeal 16-17; Sammy67

To make it clear for everyone —

It’s 2/3 of the Congress to “get the Amendment” (in the first place), and then 3/4 of the states to ratify it....

Only 13 states to kill it...


24 posted on 01/18/2009 2:12:58 PM PST by Star Traveler
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