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Newsweek Calls For Impeaching Supreme Court Justices If Obamacare Overturned
Pat Dollard ^ | 4/3/12 | NewsWeek/DailyBeast

Posted on 04/03/2012 8:35:32 PM PDT by Nachum

NewsWeek/DailyBeast – The Roberts Court’s rulings appear to be a concerted effort to send us back to the Gilded Age. If they dump the Affordable Care Act, writes David Dow, we should dump them.

You think the idea is laughable? Thomas Jefferson disagreed with you.

Jefferson believed Supreme Court justices who undermine the principles of the Constitution ought to be impeached, and that wasn’t just idle talk. During his presidency, Jefferson led the effort to oust Justice Salmon Chase, arguing that Chase was improperly seizing power. The Senate acquitted Chase in 1805, and no Justice has been impeached since, but as the Supreme Court threatens to nullify the health-care law, Jefferson’s idea is worth revisiting.

The problem with the current court is not merely that there is a good chance it will strike down a clearly constitutional law. The problem is that this decision would be the latest salvo in what seems to be a sustained effort on the part of the Roberts Court to return the country to the Gilded Age. [...]

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1 posted on 04/03/2012 8:35:39 PM PDT by Nachum
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Newsweek is full of idiots.


2 posted on 04/03/2012 8:38:25 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Nachum

Like their boy, Barack Hussein Obama, the commies at Newsweek are just itching for a civil war in this country. Probably in hopes that a civil war would boost their subscription numbers out of the toilet.


3 posted on 04/03/2012 8:38:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The libs don't want to save da planit. If they did, they'd boycott BIG oil and petroleum products.)
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To: Nachum

If they want to believe the law is constitutional, let them.

If they think there are enough votes in Congress to impeach anyone for their vote on Obamacare, they are nuts.


4 posted on 04/03/2012 8:39:24 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Nachum

This administration seems determined to leave civilized people with no other choice...


5 posted on 04/03/2012 8:39:52 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Nachum

Coordinated attack.....on the Constitution, on America.


6 posted on 04/03/2012 8:40:33 PM PDT by cookcounty (Newt 2012: ---> Because he got it DONE.)
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To: Nachum

Liberals have become Bolsheviks.

They really, really want another Soviet Union. Here.


7 posted on 04/03/2012 8:40:41 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ((Racism Fatigue) America is the least racist nation on Earth)
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To: Nachum

Just...lol.


8 posted on 04/03/2012 8:40:41 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: Nachum

I’m ignorant here, but it seems to me that Impeachment Articles would need to be passed by the House so the Senate could sit in judgment.

I’m thinking the writers here are just tossing trial balloons in the air, trying to keep people upset and off-balance because even if the Justices upheld Obamacare, no one in the House is going to bring forward Articles against any, some or all of them.

Just another article designed to add to the noise and increase the tention. Irresponsible behavior, if you ask me.


9 posted on 04/03/2012 8:40:41 PM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: Nachum

Yawn - - - - .


10 posted on 04/03/2012 8:40:56 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Nachum

they deliberately took out the sever-ability clause knowing it’d get tossed by the SCOTUS ... then they could use it to fuel the fire going into the summer

occu-tards

black racists rioting against whites for a hispanic shooting a black man in self defense

and now there will be riots by all those freeloaders that wanted healthcare for free (free to them, at least)


11 posted on 04/03/2012 8:41:04 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Nachum

Hey Pat, it remains to be proven that it IS a
constitutional law, that will be done by the
highest court in the land.


12 posted on 04/03/2012 8:41:41 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Gene Eric

Why not late term abortions for all of newsweek. “Affordable abortions” in the best of communist indoctrinations to their religion of evil.


13 posted on 04/03/2012 8:44:04 PM PDT by MtnClimber (BHO - If I had a son he would have a screwdriver and steal jewlery from the 1%. GCB's!)
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To: Nachum

No which judges would that be..the ones that Obama put in himself, including the one that was seen jumping for joy and having dinner with Sebelias after it passed..yeah I doubt that anything would happen to sweet sweet little Kagen


14 posted on 04/03/2012 8:46:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Nachum

Impeach all the liberals who do not believe in or support the Constitution, but believe that the sheople rule themselves. oBa-a-a-a-a-a-amma-a-a-a-a-a-a speaks for them.


15 posted on 04/03/2012 8:46:16 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Nachum

“clearly constitutional” must mean “but we want it” to tards like newsweak writer David Dow.


16 posted on 04/03/2012 8:46:30 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Nachum
Over turning Obamacare is Blaspheme against their God.


17 posted on 04/03/2012 8:46:30 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Nachum

Not till we impeach Kagan for improperly participating in a decision she had a naked and impeachable “conflict of interest” in!!!


18 posted on 04/03/2012 8:47:13 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Negativity must die because it's self-fulfilling!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yes they are.


19 posted on 04/03/2012 8:47:22 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Nachum

What does Nooseweak know?


20 posted on 04/03/2012 8:47:46 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Romney ruined Massachusetts. Now he wants to ruin the nation.)
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Um.

No offense, but you might perhaps think about asking the mods to remove that?


22 posted on 04/03/2012 8:49:35 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ((Racism Fatigue) America is the least racist nation on Earth)
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To: Nachum
Jefferson believed Supreme Court justices who undermine the principles of the Constitution ought to be impeached, and that wasn’t just idle talk.

Oh, I agree. Thing is, it's not the Court undermining the Constitution. It's obastard. So using the same logic, HE should be impeached. NOW.

23 posted on 04/03/2012 8:50:21 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Let's Roll

Absolutely!

NewsWEAK.


24 posted on 04/03/2012 8:50:42 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: sten
"occu-tards"

Not bad!

I've always called 'em "squatters" lookin for "squatter's rights."

25 posted on 04/03/2012 8:52:03 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Negativity must die because it's self-fulfilling!!!)
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To: Williams

“If they think there are enough votes in Congress to impeach anyone for their vote on Obamacare, they are nuts.”

I for one wish there were enough votes to impeach Kagan! Her participation in this legal review is at odds with law. She demonstrates her utter lack of reason or judgement.

We need Statesmen and stateswomen in office right now. Not some sub par academic flim-flam fulfilling a college thesis!


26 posted on 04/03/2012 8:52:05 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Nachum

This is truly amazing. In the 1960’s, the John Birch Society and some others on the right started a movement to impeach Chief Justice Earl Warren, and the liberal media portrayed them as lunatics, subversives, etc.


27 posted on 04/03/2012 8:52:14 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Nachum

I saw a statistic one time that said that 97% of all Newsweek readers are waiting to have a root canal or colonoscopy.


28 posted on 04/03/2012 8:52:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The libs don't want to save da planit. If they did, they'd boycott BIG oil and petroleum products.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

At the same time!


29 posted on 04/03/2012 8:54:33 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Nachum

I know this is laughable but isn’t newsweek supposed to report the news?


30 posted on 04/03/2012 8:56:40 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: JaguarXKE

LOL!


31 posted on 04/03/2012 8:57:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The libs don't want to save da planit. If they did, they'd boycott BIG oil and petroleum products.)
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To: Nachum

Every other magazine that sold for $1 said exactly the same thing.


32 posted on 04/03/2012 8:58:46 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (The only economic certainty: When it all blows up, Krugman will say we didn't spend enough.)
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To: Nachum

Only impeachment? I figured they’d settle for no less than assassination.


33 posted on 04/03/2012 8:59:31 PM PDT by bigbob
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That’s funny. I wish I had thought of it that way. You’re right! LOL!


34 posted on 04/03/2012 8:59:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The libs don't want to save da planit. If they did, they'd boycott BIG oil and petroleum products.)
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To: Nachum

If this chap wants to impeach those who undermine the Constitution, he could start with Il Douche, and then go after the Attorney General.


35 posted on 04/03/2012 8:59:36 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Nachum

The two women Supremes ought to be b!tch slapped eye poked and their shoes stepped on..
and then IMpruned..


36 posted on 04/03/2012 9:00:57 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Nachum

Well well this is the best evidence yet to me that the left see Obamacare is circling the drain. What scares me most is that the same sinister forces threatening the press into silence can/will do the same with these Justices and/or their families. This scares the crap out of me. This man and his accomplices are monstrous.


37 posted on 04/03/2012 9:02:32 PM PDT by SaintDismas
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To: Nachum

Check and balances is what it’s all about. No gaming the system here, if the other two branches don’t like what you’re selling, and shoot the idea down, tough s—t, go back to the drawing board and start over.


38 posted on 04/03/2012 9:02:48 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: BelegStrongbow

This is their latest “look over here” at this injustice. The Trayvon lie is dieing down so they must invent a new straw man.


39 posted on 04/03/2012 9:04:35 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: Nachum
I am thinking one, maybe two LIBERAL justices should have recused from this case.

Impeach THEM!

40 posted on 04/03/2012 9:04:59 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Nachum
I am thinking one, maybe two LIBERAL justices should have recused from this case.

Impeach THEM!

41 posted on 04/03/2012 9:04:59 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Nachum
I am thinking one, maybe two LIBERAL justices should have recused from this case.

Impeach THEM!

42 posted on 04/03/2012 9:04:59 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: chris37

Yes my FRiend

I am very much afraid your correct. Soon there will come a time that they give us no choice but to react.

Stay alert and aware.

For you are the defenders of the Republic


43 posted on 04/03/2012 9:07:11 PM PDT by Steve Newton (And the Wolves will learn what we have shown before-We love our sheep we dogs of war. Vaughn)
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To: Nachum

Well I agree Kagan and Sotomayer both need to go!


44 posted on 04/03/2012 9:08:45 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Nachum

Obama is the one who should be impeached. There is absolutely nothing Constitutional about Obamacare.


45 posted on 04/03/2012 9:08:54 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Nachum
Newsweek? Didn't they go out of business?
Also read somewhere they were bought for $1.00 ...
46 posted on 04/03/2012 9:09:54 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: hosepipe

There are three females if you count Darth Vader Ginsburg who disses our Constitution in foreign countries.


47 posted on 04/03/2012 9:14:50 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Nachum; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...
Replacing just two justices (with Roberts and Alito) has flipped the two sides positions on this.
Many Conservatives used to talk like this while Dems and MSM would say that ANY criticism of the courts undermines law. That was as late as 2004.

Well Republicans should play this up just as Dems used to, like : ‘Obama, Dems and liberals are showing contempt for the LAW and inciting civil war.
Remember how they called us crazy, dangerous, out of control. all for protesting peacefully and legally? Time for payback.

I always say return fire with fire.

48 posted on 04/03/2012 9:19:36 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: Nachum

We just may be past the point of no return.


49 posted on 04/03/2012 9:20:11 PM PDT by bramps (Newt is the one)
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To: Nachum

Newsweek is so done. Is Newsweek even relevant anymore?


50 posted on 04/03/2012 9:22:49 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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