Skip to comments.‘Nothing More Impeachable' Than War Without Authorization, Says Constitutional Scholar (w/Video)
Posted on 06/15/2011 4:03:05 PM PDT by jazusamo
Video at link.
(CNSNews.com) - Louis Fisher, a scholar in residence at the Constitution Project who served for 40 years as a constitutional law expert at the Library of Congress, says Americans and members of Congress should understand that President Barack Obama committed a very grave offense against the Constitution in taking military action in Libya without congressional authorization.
I am not going to recommend that the House Judiciary Committee hold impeachment hearings, but I would like members of Congress and the public to say that nothing would be more impeachable than a President who takes the country to war without coming to Congress, who does it unilaterally, Fisher told CNSNews.coms Online With Terry Jeffrey.
So, I would like people to be educated, including members of Congress, to be educated that that is a very grave offense, said Fisher.
On March 19, President Barack Obama ordered the U.S. military to take actions against the Libyan regime of Muammar Gadhafi.
The day before that, Obama had given a speech stating that a resolution passed by the U.N. Security Council on the previous day that authorized the use of military force in Libya would justify U.S. action there.
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It is a big deal.
But what about clinton’s 1999 war against Serbia? Same deal, but Congress did nothing effective about it. (They did do a half-baked thing to end the bombing, as I recall).
Impeach obama, and bring him, clinton, Samantha Power and the rest of the “humanitarian warrior” crew to trial as war criminals in a REAL court (i.e., a US court, not the kangaroo “courts” in The Hague)!!!!
If we only had the senate this would be in the cards. I will continue to dream.
He's a typical lawyer who's been taught to interpret the law to suit his purposes.
IF Obama is re-elected, and if the GOP takes the Senate—maybe this could be done to boost THE ONE out of the White House and put in an American (even if its a Clinton). Lot of IFs.
This fraudulent bastard is about to send a mechanized unit to Libya. If the military leadership allow this without verifying his eligibility to be CIC, this nation is screwed beyond fixing. Winking and nodding because barry the bastard presented a fraudulent LFBC will not cut it when men and women of the greatest military in the history of the human race are ordered to go and fight and perhaps die because the sonofabitch orders it to wag his shyte soaked dog. This damned sonofabitch had bettrer be eligible to make such orders, or else ...
Well said. Obama loves this because he can exhibit his arrogance.
This has nothing to do with being a lawyer but everything to do with a commie in the WH who spits on the laws of the land.
Sooooo, when will the impeachment process begin?
Nothing more impeachable, except, maybe, being born in Kenya, to an english father and an underage misfit mother and lying about it to the
Yes, it is...huge deal...
He is calling their bluff...impeachment is what he wants to make him a martyr to his supporters...he needs a rallying cry because his record will not get him re-elected!
He needs to be seen as the underdog to get sympathy.
How about the “Fast and Furious” gun program now being investigated? Does the deaths of Mexican citizens, American citizens, and a federal LEO reach to the level of an impeachable offense??
...served for 40 years as a constitutional law expert at the Library of Congress...Zero's war in Libya isn't about war in Libya, and it isn't about impeachment.
I got one better...fraudulent birth certificate.
I’ve come to believe that there is NO impeachable offenses a DEMOCRAT president can commit. Sincerely.
WE can write and scream all we want, NOTHING will be done to bring true justice here. Nothing. They’re all in bed together in D.C.
And if my grandmother had wheels she’d be a wagon.. Like THIS is gonna happen.
“...Zero’s war in Libya isn’t about war in Libya, and it isn’t about impeachment.”
He insulted the arabs and islam. It’s about revenge.
I have to agree with you both. We have too few elected people in Washington that really care about the rule of law. They talk big when campaigning but performance after being elected is sadly lacking, of course they were put their by the electorate.
Why is this under chat...it’s news and/or editorial...this is an important article...it’s about time some constitutional scholar steps forward and calls this offense exactly what it is...IMPEACHABLE...
I posted it in news but it was moved.
Gaddafy’s so incoherent, it would surprising if he hasn’t insulted absolutely everyone at some point. ;’) Thanks FN.
Impeach Obama then try him for treason.
If found guilty the impose the death penalty.
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