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Impeach Nancy Pelosi?
New Media Journal ^ | April 14, 2007 | Doug Edelman

Posted on 04/14/2007 12:36:45 PM PDT by edeldoug

Nancy Pelosi’s recent trip to Syria represents more than a partisan jab at the Bush Administration and its policies. It goes to the very heart of the constitutional foundation of our republic!

While Harry Reid is waving the Constitution in our faces – citing the independent power of the legislative branch of government – he conveniently diminishes the constitutional authority of the Presidency with his statement that the Democrats represent the people, while the President DOES NOT!

The Democrats, and particularly Pelosi and Reid, have apparently forgotten Constitution 101. The power to set Foreign Policy resides ONLY in the Presidency. As long as George Bush holds the office, HIS policy IS the Foreign Policy of the United States.

For that matter, the power to determine the Military’s mission and it’s strategies reside with the Commander in Chief – which role is also held solely by Mr. Bush.

Ms. Pelosi has been attempting to set herself up as the de-facto leader of a shadow government – operating to circumvent the constitutional authority and the relevancy of the President and of the office of the Presidency. This is an insurrection. An insurgency within our government!

There exists a federal law known as the Logan Act:

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: burqagirl; constitutionalcrisis; democrattakeover; dhimmicrats; insurrection; loganact; nancypelosi; pelosi; pelosiimpeachment; separationofpowers; shadowgovernment; syria; tyranny
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1 posted on 04/14/2007 12:36:47 PM PDT by edeldoug
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To: edeldoug

I not only want her impeached I want that women wearing an orange jumpsuit. She far exceeded the authority of her office and flagrantly violated the Constitution with her little “Hey look at me!” trip to cohort with the enemy.

In her delusional “I’m so important” world she apparently thinks it’s the Speaker of the House’s role to set foreign policy instead of the President. This woman is in need of a good old fashioned southern bitch slapping.


2 posted on 04/14/2007 12:40:33 PM PDT by stm (Believe 1% of what you hear in the drive-by media and take half of that with a grain of salt)
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To: edeldoug

The worst part of the non-prosecution of this will be the precedent it sets; Who will be next?


3 posted on 04/14/2007 12:41:04 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: edeldoug
The House ands Senate are expected to discipline their own members.

There is no Constitutional basis for the impeachment of a member of the HoR.

4 posted on 04/14/2007 12:42:16 PM PDT by El Sordo
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To: edeldoug

Not going to happen and it just makes the Right look silly to bring it up. This whole ‘impeach Pelosi’ thing is about one step up — maybe — from plain whining.


5 posted on 04/14/2007 12:42:32 PM PDT by Grut
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To: edeldoug

According to what I’ve read and understand she is guilty of a felony. Anyone other than the POTUS that goes against the wishes of the President and travels to a foreign country to discuss the policies of the US can find themselves in prison for up to 3 years. “Logans law”, I believe.


6 posted on 04/14/2007 12:44:38 PM PDT by albie
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To: edeldoug

According to what I’ve read and understand she is guilty of a felony. Anyone other than the POTUS that goes against the wishes of the President and travels to a foreign country to discuss the policies of the US can find themselves in prison for up to 3 years. “Logans law”, I believe.


7 posted on 04/14/2007 12:44:41 PM PDT by albie
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To: edeldoug
from Wickipedia...

The 1799 impeachment of Tennessee Senator William Blount stalled on the grounds that the Senate lacked jurisdiction over him. Because, in a separate action unrelated to the impeachment procedure, the Senate had already expelled Blount, the lack of jurisdiction may have been either because Blount was no longer a Senator, or because Senators are not "civil officers" of the U. S. who are subject to impeachment. At any rate, no other member of Congress has ever been impeached, although the Constitution does give authority to either house to expel members, which each has done on occasion, effectively removing the individual from functioning as a representative or senator.

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During the impeachment trial of Senator Blount, it was argued that the House of Representatives did not have the power to impeach members of either House of Congress; though the Senate never explicitly ruled on this argument, the House has never again impeached a member of Congress. The Constitution allows either House to expel one of its members by a two-thirds vote, which the Senate had done to Blount on the same day the House impeached him (but before the Senate heard the case).

8 posted on 04/14/2007 12:44:49 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Grut
Agreed....when anyone says this crap it makes them look whiny and goofy....more like a liberal with those looney ideas....I would expect this kind of hate from Code Pink.. though I know some on FR are kind of delusional too...*wink*.....oops.../sarc....
9 posted on 04/14/2007 12:47:03 PM PDT by NorCalRepub
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To: edeldoug

When she heads off to Iran...will Iran hold her as a hostage? Now that’s the question here. Iran has to have a war start or the present regime is cooked. The only way I’m hearing they can possible stay in power is if there’s a war.


10 posted on 04/14/2007 12:47:21 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: edeldoug
"Ms. Pelosi has been attempting to set herself up as the de-facto leader of a shadow government – operating to circumvent the constitutional authority and the relevancy of the President and of the office of the Presidency.

"This is an insurrection.

"An insurgency within our government!"

11 posted on 04/14/2007 12:49:06 PM PDT by Savage Beast (Idealogical purity is a luxury, pragmatism a necessity.)
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To: albie

Why isn’t Rocky serving time? He visited that syrian thug.


12 posted on 04/14/2007 12:49:44 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: stm

Pelosi’s burka pictures say it all, submit.


13 posted on 04/14/2007 12:53:57 PM PDT by Son House ( The Presidents enemies, are my enemies.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
The worst part of the non-prosecution of this will be the precedent it sets; Who will be next?

A weak president & a group of opposing thugs. The enemy is not in Bagdad - it is here.

14 posted on 04/14/2007 12:56:19 PM PDT by Digger (If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election)
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To: Izzy Dunne

You are right. They just keep pushing it inch by inch. “What” will be next?


15 posted on 04/14/2007 1:00:39 PM PDT by FReepapalooza
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To: edeldoug

IMO if the reps don’t fight this tooth and nail, Ms. Chamberlain will keep on and get worse and worse.


16 posted on 04/14/2007 1:02:21 PM PDT by tkathy
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To: Izzy Dunne
"The worst part of the non-prosecution of this will be the precedent it sets; Who will be next?"

Who will be next? Anyone who exceeds or oversteps their authority, that's who. And why should this set a precedent?

17 posted on 04/14/2007 1:03:25 PM PDT by jackibutterfly
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To: El Sordo

Actually the PEOPLE are supposed to discipline THEIR representatives and have that option every TWO years.


18 posted on 04/14/2007 1:04:47 PM PDT by Prost1 (Fair and Unbiased as always!)
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To: edeldoug

Sounds like a plan. Bump.


19 posted on 04/14/2007 1:04:57 PM PDT by Kevmo (Duncan Hunter just needs one Rudy G Campaign Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVBtPIrEleM)
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To: edeldoug

So, what do we, the average citizen do about it?

Where’s the petition to present to our elected Reps?
I’ll surely sign.


20 posted on 04/14/2007 1:09:12 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: edeldoug
Well, after all the Dems have already made it abundantly clear, via outrageous (and evidence free) smear attacks on, and Kangaroo courts indictments of, Bush administration officials, appointees and even ordinary career government employees that the WITCH HUNT is on. And (save for Hillary) I can’t think of a bigger witch than Pelosi.
21 posted on 04/14/2007 1:11:10 PM PDT by Stultis (I don't worry about the war turning into "Vietnam" in Iraq; I worry about it doing so in Congress.)
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To: Prost1
Actually the PEOPLE are supposed to discipline THEIR representatives and have that option every TWO years.

If you're waiting for the Castro Street Caucus to boot Bela Pelosi out on her ass, you might as well pull up a chair, grab a soda, and open a thick book because it's going to be awhile.

22 posted on 04/14/2007 1:14:27 PM PDT by Quick or Dead (Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms - Aristotle)
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To: edeldoug

Not only impeach her, arrest her for treason.


23 posted on 04/14/2007 1:15:57 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: edeldoug

Where can one find a Republican Congresscritter who has the guts to pursue this?


24 posted on 04/14/2007 1:19:28 PM PDT by mborman (Never argue with an idiot; they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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To: edeldoug
Screw that; let's just put more conservatives in office and let the adults take charge again.

And this time govern like CONSERVATIVES.

The answer isn't trying to rid the world of Pelosis by taking them out one by one; there will always be Pelosis. We need to make the legislature a conservative one--so the Pelosis and their idiocy become a curiousity and not what they are now: a present and real danger to America.

25 posted on 04/14/2007 1:19:44 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (I am SO glad to no longer be associated with the party of Dependence on Government!)
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To: Quick or Dead

Hey, I know Pete Stark, George Miller, Mike Honda, etal... are lifelong communists and win with 60%+ votes.

But the rest of the country has a few more options and that is where the influence is derived. And don’t forget, the “blue-dogs” are a potent source if they decide to bolt.


27 posted on 04/14/2007 1:22:12 PM PDT by Prost1 (Fair and Unbiased as always!)
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To: El Sordo

Until House Republicans stick together in castigating Pelosi and other Democrats for their anti-American, anti-troop, anti-Bush hateful behavior I will not contribute another penny to the Republican party.


28 posted on 04/14/2007 1:37:49 PM PDT by SootyFoot2
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To: edeldoug

Like those who favor impeaching Bush, they would get Cheney,, unless they did a 2-fer which is highly unlikely.

Taking Nancy to the cleaners gets ya Steny Hoyer.. and if he gets tossed as well, then you have the likes of Miller and Obey and Murtha that could emerge on top.

She’s worth too much to the Rs with her where she is at.


29 posted on 04/14/2007 1:39:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... BumP'n'Run 'Right-Wing Extremist' since 2001)
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To: Izzy Dunne
I liked Cheney's take on this the most.


By the wisdom of the framers, that power rests in the hands of one commander-in-chief, not 535 commanders-in-chief on Capitol Hill," the vice president said. "I might add that we don't need 535 secretaries of state, either.

Cheney: succinct and to the point, per usual.

And Romney's, as well:

Her going to a state which is without question a sponsor of terror, and having her picture taken with (Bashar) Assad and being seen in a headscarf and so forth is sending the wrong signal to the people of Syria and to the people of the Middle East.

It's a very bad idea to be carrying out a separate and independent foreign policy from the president of the United States. I just don't know what got into her head, to be completely honest with you. I think it was a huge, huge mistake.


It's good to see some Republicans landing a few well-placed blows against the Rats. It's about time.
30 posted on 04/14/2007 1:44:05 PM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: NormsRevenge
She’s worth too much to the Rs with her where she is at.

That was my thought. Pelosi's a clown. Why would we want the Dems to replace her with someone who had better sense than to act like a clown? She's like Mad Howie Dean. Just the face I want the Dems to highlight.

31 posted on 04/14/2007 2:12:22 PM PDT by TigersEye (For Democrats; victory in Iraq is not an option!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Now if they wanted to replace her with Maxine Waters that would be a different story. Go Dems!


32 posted on 04/14/2007 2:15:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (For Democrats; victory in Iraq is not an option!)
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To: edeldoug

impeached? No, arrested.


33 posted on 04/14/2007 2:18:35 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Killing all of your enemies without mercy is the only sure way of sleeping soundly at night.)
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To: edeldoug
The Republicans keep getting expensive gifts, and all they do is tear off the paper, look at the gift, maybe utter an "OOOOOO", and play with the box.

Sheesh !

34 posted on 04/14/2007 2:22:14 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true.)
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To: TigersEye
Those head scarf pictures could make some good campaign adds against all Dems in ‘08.
35 posted on 04/14/2007 2:24:47 PM PDT by Comus (There is no honor in dying with your sword sheathed)
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To: Comus

Could. If Republican and spine weren’t mutually exclusive concepts these days.


36 posted on 04/14/2007 2:40:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (For Democrats; victory in Iraq is not an option!)
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To: edeldoug

Plus .. Reid and others on the democrat side are using a “false premise” to bolster their cause.

They have claimed (and many left-wing rags concur) that the election in 2006 was a “repudiation of the President’s policy in Iraq”.

IT WAS NO SUCH THING!!! THE DEMOCRATS KNOW THAT but they’re just using that because they believe the public is too stupid to know the real reason - the democrats didn’t win - the republicans purposely stayed home!!

The dems didn’t win because REPUB VOTERS wanted to “cut and run” from Iraq. The dems won because some repubs thought it would be good “to teach the repubs a lesson” .. Geeeeeee .. then how come our military and the President and the public seem to be the ones getting treated to the “lesson” ..??

Reid gets his walking papers from the Daily Kos - and he has stated so. His daily phone conversation with Kos sends Reid off on some tangent every day. While only 3 months ago Reid was saying they would NOT withdraw funds from the military - just the other day Reid said he would propose a bill TO STOP ALL FUNDING OF THE WAR IN IRAQ. Can we assume this was the request of the Daily Kos ..?? I think so!

So .. some left-wing KOOK is driving the democrats - hopefully - he drives them right over the cliff!


37 posted on 04/14/2007 2:55:47 PM PDT by CyberAnt ("... first time in history the U.S. House has attempted to surrender via C-SPAN TV ...")
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To: stm
I not only want her impeached I want that women wearing an orange jumpsuit.

Not going to happen atleast not under this administration. It's shameful.

38 posted on 04/14/2007 2:58:47 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Mitt Romney: What Is America's Single Greatest Challenge? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c70pGVmh5I)
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To: Savage Beast
“Bashar... I find your culture so fascinating!”


39 posted on 04/14/2007 3:00:27 PM PDT by johnny7 ("Issue in Doubt." -Col. David Monroe Shoup, USMC 1943)
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To: edeldoug
There was a lady on pundantreview 68 AM radio WRKO Boston that was wanting to raise funds in order to make a citizens arrest of Nancy Pelosi.
40 posted on 04/14/2007 3:06:27 PM PDT by april15Bendovr
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To: TigersEye

I don’t doubt the RNC would rather have root canal surgery than use something like that, but if I were running against say a first term Democrat in ‘08, in district that was not 80% or higher moonbat, I would use the shit out of it.


41 posted on 04/14/2007 3:22:10 PM PDT by Comus (There is no honor in dying with your sword sheathed)
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To: Prost1

Now that’s just crazy talk.


42 posted on 04/14/2007 3:25:18 PM PDT by El Sordo
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To: stm
This woman is in need of a good old fashioned southern bitch slapping.


43 posted on 04/14/2007 3:29:00 PM PDT by MaxMax (God Bless America)
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To: edeldoug
"Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.

"This section shall not abridge the right of a citizen to apply, himself or his agent, to any foreign government or the agents thereof for redress of any injury which he may have sustained from such government or any of its agents or subjects."

--Logan Act

44 posted on 04/14/2007 3:32:25 PM PDT by don-o (Fight, fight. fight to drive the GOP to the right!!!!)
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To: edeldoug
Impeach this traitor.

Imprison her.

45 posted on 04/14/2007 3:36:05 PM PDT by Volunteer (Just so you know, I am ashamed the Dixie Chicks make records in Nashville.)
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To: Centurion2000
impeached? No, arrested.

No, Shot while resisting arrest.

46 posted on 04/14/2007 3:39:46 PM PDT by reg45
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To: stm
This woman is in need of a good old fashioned southern bitch slapping.

Texas style!

47 posted on 04/14/2007 3:42:08 PM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: edeldoug

Is there a petition?? I’ll sign it.
I did send her a pointed e-mail. Told her she was elected by a few whacked out Sanfrancisco liberals and does not speak for the country. Told her to provide the transcripts and how embarrassing she is to this country!!
No reply...yet! ha!


48 posted on 04/14/2007 3:48:15 PM PDT by jackv (just shakin' my head)
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To: jackibutterfly
And why should this set a precedent?

Why shouldn't it?

The Pelotians got away with no prosecution - seems to me that gives the green light to the Barbara Boxers, and maybe the Barbara Streisands to make their own trips to negotiate and bear "messages" back and forth.

49 posted on 04/14/2007 5:50:27 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: El Sordo

How about the sedition laws ?.I’d hang her
BUT ..as always the republicans will not say a word. The dems dump all over our representatives and they sit there and take it . I’m disgusted. lets see someone with balls get up and tell her off BIG TIME !Never happen.


50 posted on 04/14/2007 5:53:34 PM PDT by sonic109
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