Skip to comments.Has Obama Committed An Impeachable Offense?
Posted on 05/15/2013 4:09:35 AM PDT by LD Jackson
The President is currently mired in three major scandals. We all know about Benghazi and the IRS Scandal. The third involves the Justice Department secretly obtaining the phone records of journalists at the Associated Press, allegedly for the purposes of discovering a whistleblower. The White House of course has directed the media to the Justice Department, who will no doubt either refuse to comment or send the press back to the White House. This is an issue that won’t go away, largely because the press has a vested interest in protecting their sources. How can we have a free press when the government spies on members of the media?
The IRS Scandal is completely blowing up on Obama. At yesterday’s press conference Obama claimed he learned about it when the media reported it. How can it be that the chief executive of the government not know about this scandal? Especially so when there were press reports about it over two years ago and the American Center for Law and Justice served upon Obama’s Chief of Staff an official complaint three weeks ago? Jay Carney acknowledges the White House found out three weeks ago. How is it Obama didn’t find out until last Friday? He’s either lying or a completely incompetent manager. Perhaps Valerie Jarrett is protecting the President from bad news but it’s on him to get rid of someone like Jarrett if she’s doing that. The scandal also extends beyond Cincinnati. The targeting was agency wide.
Yesterday Obama claimed that he called Benghazi a terrorist attack the very next day after it happened. No one is buying it, not even the liberal Washington Post. There is video out there of the President as late as September 26th claiming the video caused a riot which led to four American deaths. Drudge is reporting that a fourth bombshell is about to hit, perhaps from the CIA. It’s the CIA that Obama is currently blaming for the revisions to the administration talking points. One suspects that the CIA doesn’t think very much of being hung out to dry and as such they may be planning their revenge. Whether they release information about gun or missile running to Syria or if they release more information about the revisions remains to be seen. If there is one arm of the Federal government a President would be wise not to toy with it’s the CIA.
The question here is whether any of this reaches the level of an impeachable offense. As it stands today, there is not an impeachable offense. There is complete and utter incompetence within the Obama administration. Obama appears to be completely incapable of managing the executive branch. Right now his best argument is his own incompetence, his own mistakes. If he must blame someone, he can blame other people’s mistakes. As it stands today, there is no direct link between the IRS and the White House and no direct evidence that information was exchanged. In Benghazi there is evidence of extreme incompetence from Obama and the State Department. However until a weapon running scheme can be identified with hard evidence there isn’t an impeachable offense. As it stands on May 14th, 2013 we don’t yet have evidence that Obama engaged in high crimes and misdemeanors.
We have two choices with Obama, neither of them very good. We either believe he’s grossly incompetent or grossly evil. Today the conclusion reached must be grossly incompetent and thus he must not be impeached. As time goes on, that analysis may change as we don’t know what will be released in the coming days, weeks and months. We may discover a widespread scheme to threaten and harass whistleblowers, which could rise to the level of impeachable offense. We have to let the investigations play out. What sad position this country is in. It’s one thing to disagree with the President politically, it’s one thing to question his political moves. It’s another thing entirely when we are presented with a choice between our President being profoundly incompetent at managing the executive branch or profoundly evil in how he wields his power.
UPDATE: There appears to be anti-conservative bias throughout the Obama administration. At the EPA 92% of liberal groups FOIA requests saw their FOIA fees waived while 92% of conservative groups saw their requests for fee waivers rejected. The same thing appears to be happening at the FCC, where it rejects conservative FIOA requests and grants liberal FOIA requests. How far this bias goes is unknown at this point. It makes the IRS scandal less surprising and more business as usual for the Obama administration.
The press stopped being objective long ago. If you sleep with dogs you’ll get fleas.
Don’t forget to add Fast-n-Furious to the list of scandals. People died there too.
How about Fast and Furious. I don’t think anyone in Washington has any balls. They can’t get a large enough consensus to do squat. This entire goverment is a sham.
Try “waging war against the US”.
0bama is an impeachable offense.
“Has Obama Committed An Impeachable Offense?”
Oh, Lord. Let me count the ways.
It doesn’t matter WHAT Treason, Corruption, etc. this Mulatto Messiah engages in.....his Obamaphone/EBT-dependent base would riot in the streets if ANY “Racist” effort were made to get rid of the dumbass.
Nothing short of widespread public outrage will move the Dims to consider anything close to impeachment.
Bengazi is treason.
OTOH there is a riot currently taking place everywhere BUT the streets at the moment.
Yes but his underlings will do anything to protect him. They will perjure themselves and go to jail before they will indict him. They will be fired with the promise of a cushy job later on if they just shut up.
no he hasn’t committed AN impeachable offense.
he has committed multiple and varied impeachable offenses.
“How about Fast and Furious. I dont think anyone in Washington has any balls. They cant get a large enough consensus to do squat. This entire goverment is a sham.”
Well, I kinda like all these scandals. It keeps the Dem’s distracted and off balance. It would be fantastic if they (Dem’s) don’t pass another single piece of legislation during The One’s remaking time in office....
Does the right just sit around in “intellectual” circles asking stupid questions like, “Did the left commit an impeachable offense?”
Then There Were Five Obama Scandals ?
May 14, 2013 - 9:07 am
The Environmental Protection Agency stands accused today of showing favoritism toward liberal groups over conservative groups.
Conservative groups seeking information from the Environmental Protection Agency have been routinely hindered by fees normally waived for media and watchdog groups, while fees for more than 90 percent of requests from green groups were waived, according to requests reviewed by the Conservative Enterprise Institute.
His crack to the Rooskies about having “more flexibility after the election” was treason and a hanging offense.
The sad part is, is that we will be a generation or two before you can weed out his cronies embedded into every agency. We are had the cancer is too great to overcome. No scalpel will cut them out. You can only kill the patient. Look at even today your still dealing with the Clintons and their crew. We’re had.
The question here is: How many?
Actually, it is the Saudis that won’t allow an impeachment. The welfare crowd are only useful idiots.
The only truth that this administration has spoken. is when Valarie Jarett said, that in the second term they would be able to do anything that they wanted.
The only truth that this administration has spoken. is when Valarie Jarett said, that in the second term they would be able to do anything that they wanted.
You bet your ass he has, but the House doesn't have the cajones to impeach him. Senate would NEVER convict, anyway. Bill Clinton redux.
Follow the tactic of the Watergate era Democrats. Get Biden first.
If tables were turned youd see actions by dems comparable to the gun issue -
Theyd use the crisis to advance the cause - why we dont do the same infuriates me
Our military is ready to rescue the Ambassador and his
staff, but are given the order to "Stand Down" by Obama.
The Blame Game Begins
Team Obama/Hillary race into action within 24 hours
blaming, naming and arresting an innocent filmmaker
while apologizing to violent Muslims.
The coverup, whitewash and media blackout begin when
their lies fall apart.
In stark contrast to her rush to blame and pass the buck,
Hillary feigns illness, flees the country and drags her feet
Supporters squeal "It was so looonnngg ago".
"But what difference does it make?!?!"
How it should end...
That I agree with. Go after all his soft targets. Just keep harassing.
The Don doesn't want to know the details. His instructions are vague & general - “take care of this PROBLEM” rather than “kill the SOB”. It's an old & effective strategy to avoid legal responsibility & provide deniability.
Yet, everybody but the mafia & its supporters agrees who is ultimately responsible for all the crime.
Obama may be purposely ignorant about government criminality, but I guarantee the rest of the Whitehouse is behind it, 100 percent. A polygraph machine would explode if attached to Valerie Jarrett.
There is a third choice. Obama is grossly evil, but we are lucky that he is also grossly incompetent.
Of course it is.
One of W's errors in judgement was his failure to remove the Clinton apparatchik when he took office. Now 20 years of progressive ideology is embedded in the Federal government.
As to has an impeachable offense been committed, yes! However if impeachment was pursued by the GOP, it would go nowhere with the Rat senate and would surrender the new found advantage the Right has gained as the scandals unfold. Slick Willie came out of his impeachment proceedings unscathed in the public eye, why give the advantage back to the Ascended 0ne?
The key to understanding Obamaspeak is to understand that Obama is self-delusional.
Obama truly believes that reality can be created just by him saying so.
I call these statements Obamalies.
Hence, when Obama wants something to be true, all he has to do is say the words and reality will be created around them.
In this manner Obama is capable of protecting himself from REALITY that you and I recognize, but is unrecognizable to Obama.
Monday at his presser, Obama shed a rare tear as he momentarily recognized that his reality was not our REALITY.
US President Valerie Jarrett makes sure that Obama always reads from her scripted teleprompter, or sticks to her scripted talking points.
Thus, minimizing Obamas self-delusional, private outbursts of the warped reality that only Obama knows - - - .
In the failed world of Communism, all functions of a Society are controlled by a Central Government.
Our Central Federal Government has been easily taken over by Obama to the gleeful cheers of MSNBC and others in the Liberal Agenda Media.
This is as good a time as any to take note of those who have willingly enabled the blatant Communist ideas and programs of Obama to take hold in our Central Federal Government.
It is also a good time to take note of the many dictatorial powers that our sorry US Congress has granted over many decades to the Administration Branch and related Bureaus of our Central Federal Government.
Just to balance our income with our spending, the Central Federal Government must reduce spending by 40 percent.
The longer we wait to cut our way to prosperity and repeal and abolish Federal Regulations, the greater our financial debt and less Liberty we will have.
For example, if Central Federal Government Regulations were reduced by 40 percent, our Society would be 40 percent further removed from control by the Central Federal Government.
Currently, there are 3 major Impeachable Scandals that our sorry RINOs could use to remove Obama from our Central, semi-Communist, Federal Government.
My question is: Do our sorry Congressional RINOs have the POLITICAL MOTIVATION to Impeach and Remove B. Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro, a legal citizen of Indonesia?
Obama always exposes his fear by accusing others of what he is doing to them.
Obama knows that that which will undo him is what he should fear the most.
As a smokescreen defense he accuses others of what he is doing, and hopes to put them on defense so that he can continue doing to them what he fears that they will do to him.
For example, we should politicize, demonstrate strong political motivation, speak and behave in the most un-PC manner, bicker, argue, unseal his flunking University grades, place all his staff under oath, place Obama under oath and IMEACH and REMOVE Obama and his Commie pals.
The responsibility of an opposition party is to provide a check and a balance on the other political party.
Hence, it is time for Republicans to shed their sorry RINO skins and have a good old-fashioned, rip-roaring, verbal thrashing of the tyrannical Obamanation.
If Obama is willing to throw agencies under the bus to protect himself, we should accommodate him. Take the IRS, the State Department and Health and Human Services. Take the EPA. Every time agencies follow Obama law over rule of law, excoriate the agency. Take away Obama’s tools of destruction. The House won’t vote to impeach Obama, and the Senate won’t convict him. Use Congress and the courts to do a de facto impeachment of his liberal infrastructure.
I agree. We only need to harass his base.
Beginning with meeting constitutional requirements for being POTUS?
Agree. Keep on investigating, go deep into staffers and bureaucrats, use various investigators, file FOIA request after request, keep it coming.
What I meant is that if Obama is impeached, we have Biden. If Nixon was impeached, we would have had Agnew, who was even less attractive to Nixon’s enemies than Nixon. So they got Agnew out first. Then, impeaching Nixon was more attractive.
Get Biden out first, then impeach Obama. Maybe, if we had gotten Gore out, removing Clinton might have happened.
Somewhere, deep in the woods, there is a bear....
Elsewhere in Vatican City, there is a guy in white, who is Catholic.
Pitchman is Jay "stretch"(as in stretch the truth) Carney
And WAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY out in Left Field is Obama saying, "Pay no attention to the scoreboard" No fatalities, no taps, no problems. It's a perfect game.
pallis ~:” If Obama is willing to throw agencies under the bus to protect himself, we should accommodate him.
Take the IRS, the State Department and Health and Human Services. Take the EPA.
Every time agencies follow Obama law over rule of law, excoriate the agency.
Take away Obamas tools of destruction.
The House wont vote to impeach Obama, and the Senate wont convict him.
Use Congress and the courts to do a de facto impeachment of his liberal infrastructure.”
An Excellent post !
Defang the tiger by restricting his agencies of OVER REACH
A workable program for both the citizenry and the Congress
Now all that we need is a Congress with cajones and a conscience !!
First we need to replace his golfing buddy the Speaker.
Has he committed impeachable crimes Yes.
Fast & Furious, Yes
Benghazi, No while disgraceful, dishonest & incompetent, not illegal
The thing is he will not be impeached, he could be filmed on the WH lawn snipping a babies spine while Gosnell hilds the infant down, H Reid and a dem senate WILL NOR impeach Obama ever.
However this collection of scandals could cause the administration and dems to lose house seats and more house seats.
It can also kill Clinton’s Presidental aspirations, discredit the IRS which can set the stage for real Tax reform (Flat tax or Fair tax) and set the stage for the repeal of Obamacare (which the IRS is set to enforce).
Focus and play the cards as they lay, don’t try to do something that will not happen. Tar the dems with the administrations scandals. Investigate, assign blame, beat the bad guus.
DeWalt ~:” First we need to replace his golfing buddy the Speaker.”
You’ve got that right !
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