Skip to comments.Republicans Want Obama Impeached — And John Boehner Is Trying To Stop Them
Posted on 07/15/2014 6:31:02 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
Apparently, Sarah Palin still has some influence after all: Shortly after the former half-term Alaska Governor called for President Obamas impeachment, over two-thirds of Republicans said Obama should be impeached in a new poll. Thats an increase since a similar survey was taken in early 2013, wherein only half of Republicans supported removing Obama from office.
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The GOP means Give Obama Power.
The GOP is COMPLICIT from Benghazi to the IRS atrocity.
An American six year old can see through the treason,
if she is not infected with tuberculosis or murdered
by a criminal illegal.
Do they ever refer to Obama as the “former half-term Senator from Illinois?”
throw the bonehead out
Sorry this article is a bit supportive of the left.
I just liked the title, so decided to run with this one.
No impeachment proceedings will begin before then anyway.
So what if a RAT wins his seat. As Hitlery Rotten Clintonov said, what difference at this point does it make?
An impeachment is well deserved but at this point would not go anywhere in the senate.
Concentrate on winning the senate in November first.
Then the senate MIGHT vote to convict an impeached Obama.
Impeachment is a waste of time.
It would die in the senate.
It’s not just Republicans.
What the hell is wrong with the other 30%. Are they brain dead?
All knowledgeable and patriotic Americans want Obama gone. Either Obama is stopped or America is destroyed.
It is as simple as that.
Obama, the former half-term Senator from Illinois?
I like that, thanks.
Much as I’d like to see Obama gone, unless somehow 2/3 of the Senate becomes amenable to removing him from office, what exactly is the point of pushing for it? Not one democrat nor half of the repub senators will support pushing Obama out.
This is typical of Republicans ability to shoot themselves in the foot whenever they get the chance. Even talking about impeachment now will only serve to energize democrats going into the fall elections. Lawsuits and impeachment talk is political suicide unless the Repub’s take the senate and even then I’m not convinced they’d have to cajones to actually remove the man from office.
Impeachment of Obama is NOT a smart political move. The Press would play it up as pure political gamesmanship and probably racism. It wouldn’t go anywhere because the Senate would never vote to remove him and the whole circus might just end up making Obama more popular (Like it did Clinton).
Clinton's impeachment was a waste of time??
BTW Clinton's impeachable offenses were mild compared to Obama's.
Exactly. Just like the 42 bills to repeal Obamacare, a removal from office vote would crash without a hope of passage.
Bonehead is probably right.
Since, no matter what, the Senate won’t convict, an impeachment is a waste of time. I don’t think Obama would even take time off from golfing to defend himself.
The ‘Pubbies would end up wasting bundles of political capital and maybe cause some civil unrest.
Hey I understand 100% that Obama is completely safe at the moment.
Just putting the subject out there for discussion is all. We could not possibly impeach Obama at the moment.
That said, it is a good subject for blowing off steam, and things may very well change following the elections in November.
Just keeping the subject open is all.
If you won't do the right thing because you are afraid of the press, then you might as well give up.
Obama was the invisible man in the senate. much like his college career.
BTW.....I hate Boner and Obama equally.
I don’t understand why so many in the Republican party are hesitant to go along with or even entertain the notion of impeachment.
We Impeached Clinton for a HELL of a lot less.
This President has REPEATEDLY overstepped his authority and his lies are brazen and well documented.
If you can’t impeach Obama, we might as well strip the Congress of any and all authority to do so, because it’s useless for them to have this power if it won’t be used under these circumstances.
The senate will never impeach the Kenyan maggot. Let’s take
down the IRS and some other like organization. Once Lerner
is put in jail for 10 years, she is going to be shouting to heaven that she did so at the express direction of her superiors. Then the dominoes can begin to
fall. Including BO and the rest of his organized crime ring.
I hear you... but some in FR actually think Obama's removal from office via impeachment is actually possible. With the GOP realistically set to gain a net of 3-4 Senate seats, it's simply not going to happen.
The House COULD “go nuclear” and actually vote to defund EVERYTHING in the executive branch.
You know good and well that the racial politics that have built up over the last century prevent impeachment.
Bonehead has to go. He is one of the sickest jackasses in the House.
What impeachment *would* do, if properly conducted, is remind Americans of all the Obama scandals which are destroying America. No, the sewage will not be flushed, until 2017, but it is necessary to incessantly remind Americans what a monster Obama is. Bob
After Obama was removed,say hello to president bonehead.
What matters here is that the Dems wanted to impeach Bush much more than Republicans want to impeach Obama. There were even Articles of Impeachment submitted in most of the Congresses during Bush’s tenure.
But they recieved scant notice, and even less coverage.
So, if this impeachment movement has less support and hasn’t even had a bill dropped in the hopper, then why the coverage?
Because overhyping the existence of a Conservative “Impeach Obama” movement is going to help incite the Dem base and motivate them to get to the polls in November.
First the inoculated Zer0 with crazy Joe Biteme, then they inoculate Zer0 with the Victim Card and finally, they inoculate Zer0 with the Race Card. John Boehner has no inoculations. He even cries and everyone laughs.
This President has REPEATEDLY overstepped his authority and his lies are brazen and well documented.
Yes, he has.. but the numbers in the Senate aren't remotely close to reaching the level of even an infinitesmally small chance of removal from office. All the dems and many repubs would sooner have their legs chewed off by piranhas before voting to boot Obama. It's simply not in the cards.
First they inoculated Zer0 with crazy Joe Biteme, then they inoculate Zer0 with the Victim Card and finally, they inoculate Zer0 with the Race Card. John Boehner has no inoculations. He even cries and everyone laughs.
That may (or may not) be.
To be honest my primary concern is to encourage us to consider this, as an eventual remedy.
And frankly, to help defend Palin.
She was very brave to stand up. I support her 100%, so I am supporting her position.
Boehner can’t stay out of HIS OWN way!
Harry Reid says some truly and remarkably ignorant and inflammatory things. There is no doubting this. But, is he really actually helping save us from Obama? In the last year as Majority Leader, he has effectively made every piece of legislation that makes it to the Senate floor so objectionable (by stuffing the amendment tree) that there is no way the bill could pass and most indeed never get voted on. Maybe he’s trying to save Democrats from Obama by preventing them from having to vote on controversial legislation. Whatever his motives, he is the one person who has ground Washington to a halt and for that we have been spared some measure of harm from the Obama agenda.
ya ya ya.. but with out the senate...
Has that stopped Reid from trying to over turn the supreme court on hobby lobby??
Even if the senate tips to rino control. It’s chances are only slightly better in the senate.
exactly. Impeachment would not just happen.
it would be like watching court TV.
All of Obama’s dirty laundry would be aired for all to see during the hearings.
I don’t think the MSM could sweep it under the rug.
Truthfully, even if the Republicans had a huge victory in the next elections, it is impossible to impeach and remove Obama. A simple majority to impeach in the House, no problem, but a 2/3rds majority to remove in the senate. Big problem.
This means 67 senators must be conservatives. Democrats will *never* vote to remove, and neither will RINOs.
This points out that those demanding impeachment want to do so as a “moral victory”.
You can have real victories, or moral victories. You cannot have both. Moral victories are for losers.
The bottom line is that Obama is an empty shell, a socialist nobody. As a person, he is dog food. What matters is his vile and corrupt agenda, and the harm it is doing to the United States.
So our real victory is not to waste time and resources to impeach this human offal; but to “get our ducks in a row” to tear down every nightmare he has created, and hopefully in the first 100 days of the next POTUS.
This fills our plate to overflowing. Right now, during the 113th congress, we can do nothing. If Republicans win the Senate and keep the House in the 114th congress, we will still have to fight the RINOs that remain; and hopefully we will remove them from their positions of authority.
Then, finally, in the 115th congress, we can but pray that Obama is replaced by a conservative president, and a conservative dominated congress.
And they will have 100 days to dismantle 100 years of progressivism.
Which would be a gigantic win, compared to a moral victory of impeaching, but not removing, Obama, the lame duck toad frog.
Let us focus on victory, not moral victory.
You are both right, but it feels good to vent every once in a while.
The country’s circling the drain and nothing can be done about it.
Clinton was easier to impeach because he was caught, dead to rights, committing personal crimes then using the power of his office to obstruct justice and cover it up.
Obama may have abused the powers of the office, but it was to the furtherance of policies, partisanship and ideology. Not to his direct personal benefit, as was the case with Clinton (and Nixon, for that matter).
The arguments Dems will make in defense is that Obama 1) wasn’t exceeding the parameters of the office and 2) was only doing it for the public good.
That’s a heck of a tough defense to beat, particularly in front of a highly apathetic public.
Understand, I’m only speaking here from the perspective of political mechanics. And impeachment is an inherently political act. It should only be done if there’s good evidence that the good done by it (and good can be done, even if there aren’t enough votes to remove) will exceed the harm.
Right now, I don’t see that kind of return. I think Impeachment would be an absolute disaster for Conservatives, mobilizing a somewhat demoralized opposition and ticking off a wary/apathetic public that would be receptive to arguments based on economics/bread and butter issues.
For now, a better approach would be to send a shot across the bow by calling for the impeachment of the most corrupt cabinet official in US history: Eric the Red Holder. Holder's criminal activity in Fast and Furious, the New Black voter suppression case, etc. constitutes one high crime after another, and the lying racist bastard has already been held in contempt of Congress. Impeaching Holder should be one of the first orders of business in a new Congress with a more robust GOP presence.
You do realize that it takes 67 votes in the senate for removal from office. If my numbers are right, that means the republicans have to win 22 additional seats.
I just want to find out whats happening in the White House—special prosicutor needed to learn the truth. I bet its really dirty too. Enough for three imprechments.
Agreed on that point, in concept anyways.
But then look at how the Clinton Admin managed to disrupt and undermne Ken Starr. In an effort that would be the basis for a Dem defense of the Obama Administration.
Impeachment wouldn’t work. Both political parties are too deeply entrenched in the government, and aren’t about ready to let one of their own get kicked out of the club. That would set a precedent that would put any politician on the spot if they decided to ignore the rule of law, and the powers to be just can’t have that, now can they?
About the only way to clean out the rat’s nest that is the federal government, short of armed rebellion, is to kick the legs out from under it.
Stop funding of the federal government, period. Ignore the regulations and edicts of unelected administrative federal beareaucrats. Take back your state from federal control. Strip the federal government of ALL authority, execpt for those as required by the constitution.
Starve the beast, before it decides to devour you.
BEFORE Benghazi. Obamacare. It may have passed without a single GOP vote... and they may have been swept into the majority primarily in opposition to Obamacare... but they have voted (even before the 2011 Congress was seated) to fund it with every continuing resolution since.
Obamacare may have been passed by the Dems but it has been implemented by the Boehner-led House.
I think they should after this November, once we regain the senate - If we don't do anything - we are just as complicit, forever worrying about a voting bloc we will never see....and if we are successful - we run against plugs Biden...their convention would be factionalized with Hillary and no suitable candidate comes forward
The polls are all wrong. Impeach Bill Clinton and America will positively respond to the GOP’s strong principled stand.
It would be educational and informational for US voters to see how their current reps vote on impeachment prior to an election.
Not true. His impeachment is guaranteed. What is not guaranteed is his removal from office.