Skip to comments.Could The House impeach President Obama? Probably not.
Posted on 06/17/2014 8:45:17 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) wagered this week that the House could impeach President Obama if it wanted to, becoming the latest in a long line of congressional Republicans to float the "i" word. (His spokesman later clarified that Barletta isn't advocating such a thing, but that he truly believes the House would approve it.)
Is he right?
In short: Probably not.
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The house can impeach him but they can’t remove him.
Could Obama declare the House in recess and be backed by 50% of the country? Probably.
It was an executive order, wasn’t it?
Anyway, the man with the teflon tan can do whatever he wants and no one will touch him.
What they should do is constantly bring up the articles for a vote, then declare that they are voting against the articles because of the futility of trying to impeach the first black president.
Could, but will not due to a lack of proper boy parts.
He deserves impeachment AND removal, but at this point removal won’t happen. Doing the first without the second would only gin up the libs base, nothing more, nothing less. The bamster would like nothing better than to have us go for impeachment right now.
I think Boehner said he won't be.
The House won’t do zip in an election year. Wouldn’t be prudent.
Americans would rather wait it out than be called racists.
This whack-job argument by the author is based on the hope that nervous/seduced R leadership will continue to act as rino’s - that they will not succumb to what with proper charges laid out might well be substantial public outrage.
The “long line of congressional Republicans” needs to shut the f up
until throngs of Obama voters hit the streets with pitch forks and
torches, demanding his ouster.
Since he will not be made to pay for his lawbreaking its just a matter of time before we lose any of our remaining Constitutionally guaranteed liberties.
The question isn’t, could the house impeach? The fact is only the house can impeach. The question is, will the house impeach? That answer is, probaly not.
Obama wants this to happen. He needs a crisis daily, it’s like whack-a-mole, you smack one and two more pop up.
The pure evil that motivates this homosexual, muslim, african despot marxist is simply breath-taking. I have never seen anything like it.
Bill Clinton is a piker compared to Odingo.
I’d be good with writing the articles and holding the hearings. then at vote time explain that because of his color, the vote is pointless. hard for the propaganda machine to ignore impeachment hearings. maybe the only way to delineate his crimes before the lo-info mob.
Spiritually speaking, this is why I believe that the American population is essentially demonized now. The strong delusion promised in 2 Thessalonians 2:11 to those who "receive not the love of the truth" is being fleshed out before us.
Patriots need to understand that, in order for a president to be impeached out of office, both Houses of Congress have to agree on impeachment. And Obama guard dog Harry Reid will fight tooth and nail to protect Obama.
This is why the 2014 elections are so important. Patriots and former Obama supporters need to elect new lawmakers to both Houses who will be willing to impeach him.
Skip impeachment, go for criminal charges, secure a special prosecutor, take it out of the hands of politics and congressional assignment.
Who said that? Someone did. Was it in Andrew McCarthy’s book, or explained by some attorney representative? I simply can’t recall.
I don’t know about being “demonized” just yet, but clearly, ejecting God from our homes, culture and institutions is proving the consequences before our very eyes, with the antidote of repentance no where in sight even in the, now, mostly milquetoast churches.
The smart thing would be to do what the rats did to Bush, simply repeat talking points over and over until people can remember them. The difference would be we'd simply have to repeat the truth.
We'd have to do an ad campaign over the heads of a media in the tank for the bamster, repeating the evidence in easy sound bites over and over again.
Without a coordinated effort nothing will happen. With a coordinated effort, it would be an all out scorched earth war we'd have to be prepared for.
Someone posted a great article from Canada Free Press last week that describes a multitude of ways to inactivate the dictator immediately.
They didn’t discuss WHO has authority to declare him unfit, but it could possibly even be other than Congress. For example, suppose a group of governors on the border declared him unfit, or a traitor? Guess Perry wouldn’t do it, but what if? Maybe some state legislatures would take it up for debate? AZ, TX? With Sec of Defense as corrupt as himself, it wouldn’t be the military either, but what if Joint Chiefs of Staff declared him unfit to lead the military? What if an independent prosecutor charged him with high crimes? We are not paralyzed as much as we might think.
Demonic control doesn’t necessarily manifest itself as frothing madness, but often as malaised indifference to militant evil. Even many “evangelical churches” are exhibiting this symptom. I dressed down a pastor of my former church for just this very cowardice.
Certainly nothing will happen before mid term elections. Having Holder at Justice is the firewall after that. If we survive Obama, it will be a miracle, I swear. Thx, LS.
I wish that weren't true. Pray, work against it where we can; we can't let him (them) destroy our inner resolve to bring back the good things that once were here.
Have a great day down there!
AMEN! I'm beginning to wonder if Obama is not a Judgment upon us. Obama is a reflection of the wickedness that took root in our culture that the church refused to stand against.
So much so that the concept of SHAME no longer exists in this society any more. We are fully leavened.
Impeachment is as stupid and silly as it was for our forbears to repeatedly prostrate themselves before the Crown and Parliament and beg for redress and mercy to stop the tyranny they were suffering at their hand.
You CANNOT stop or remove tyrants by civil means - PERIOD.
It will take a war. Literally.
Our own history teaches this.
Yet too many would rather believe in a fantasy that is no longer a remote possibility, because they even refuse to acknowledge we’ve been transformed into a MarxoFascist dictatorship.
There is no point in impeaching if you cannot remove from office.
There’s no way a Dirty Harry Senate is gonna vote on anything these days, let alone convicting Caliph Baraq.
Can anyone cite an example in history where removing a tyrant from office did not require force or the overwhelming threat of force?
Obama is laughing his ass off at us.
We have absolutely NO CLUE what has already happened to us.
My opinion is that we have been “turned over to ourselves”. Now morally bankrupt in our dealings within every institution, with cascading liberties for sodomites and abortion forced upon us all and our children with no real resistance, certainly not beyond our keyboards. This is civil war fodder, of as much importance as slavery ever was.
The fact is, only the Democrats can remove that turd.
If the Republicans try this, it will re-activate the criminal left and polarize the electorate.
There’s quite a bit of groundwork that needs doing anyway: impeach Holder, demand special prosecutors for each of the turd’s offenses—obliging the press to cover these.
Another thing the Dems do is individually attack, in the media, in the courts and regardless how trivial, anyone they regard as their enemy. This diverts and drains resources.
As to the media, here’s a hunch: buy enough advertising and you can assert some editorial influence. They always deny this of course, but money does the trick.
“Can anyone cite an example in history where removing a tyrant from office did not require force or the overwhelming threat of force?”
Nixon. Yes he resigned, but he was forced from office.
Nixon was a ‘tyrant’????
I seem to remember Nixon had a modicum of respect for the Constitution, the rule of law and national unity. I also recall he stepped down of his own accord when he considered fighting the Impeachment articles would tear apart the country.
Not the measure of a ‘tyrant’ in my estimation.
A crook, perhaps. Not a tyrant.
Sigh. For the ten thousandth time - the House impeaches; the Senate conducts a trial.
House could impeach, but much like the Clinton impeachment the Senate will not do its job and will vote not to convict.
You see the house is the body that decides what is impeachable and writes and passes the articles of impeachment, then the senate is supposed to hold a trial to see if the president did indeed do the things that are in the articles, and if it is proven they should vote for conviction.
HOWEVER, just like during CLinton’s the Senate Dems will not vote on whether he did the acts in the articles but will simply vote against them arguing they aren’t impeachable offenses or what not.
“A crook, perhaps. Not a tyrant.”
Ding ding ding.
The House under the current leadership of the GOP WILL NEVER introduce Articles of Impeachment. NEVER.
They know Obama would use that event to ignite a race and civil war against them; they know the Praetorian Media will never allow the reasons for the Articles to be properly explained and understood by the emoting public.
And the GOP Ruling Class are cowards.
Look folks, we Conservatives and Americans have been demonized, our principles ridiculed, castigated and discarded - we are now BEING REPLACED by a horde of illiterate illegals and a Dependent state of perpetual slaves to government.
Talk of impeachment is an absurd fantasy. Impeachment is for a society that runs and operates under the rule of law to upholds a civil society with a foundation that nearly EVERYONE agrees on. We are now NONE of those things and this country no longer has a foundational set of principles it is willing to live and die by.
“Americans would rather wait it out than be called racists.”
My family has been here for over 200 years but I guess I’m not an American!
i’m a racist and proud of it!
Yes, but please consider the following. I'm using the term impeachment as it is probably understood by low-information voters, "get rid of the bum," not the two House impeachment process described in the Constitution.