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Is the Impeachment of Barack Obama Moving Forward?
Townhall.com ^ | May 28, 2010 | Floyd and Mary Beth Brown

Posted on 05/29/2010 6:34:44 AM PDT by Kaslin

All of a sudden, everyone is talking about the possibility of impeaching Barack Obama.

Drudge is writing about it. Sean Hannity is talking about it. Dick Morris is saying that the potential scandal is "enormous.". Karl Rove called it an "extraordinary charge." WorldNetDaily.com wrote that "it could be grounds for impeachment."

What happened? The story surrounding the alleged bribe of Congressman Joe Sestak initially broke way back in February. We wrote about it then, but it never broke out into the mainstream media. But because of activist pressure and the courageous work of California Congressman Darrell Issa the story refused to die.

ImpeachObamaCampaign.com alone has delivered more than 750,000 petitions to Congress in support of impeachment. Make no mistake, patriotic Americans are driving this sudden turn of events. It is a testament to what can happen when patriotic Americans refuse to look the other way, and they make their voices heard in a real and meaningful way. It didn't hurt that Obama has failed to answer the questions surrounding the attempted bribe of Congressman Joe Sestak.

So did Barack Hussein Obama commit a felony by offering Congressman Joe Sestak a "high ranking" Cabinet position to drop out of the Pennsylvania Senate race against Sen. Arlen Specter?

Let's be clear. The commission of an actual felony is not actually required in order to impeach a sitting president, but if Sestak's allegation is true, and if Barack Hussein Obama's fingerprints are all over this offer, that's a felony, and drawing up Articles of Impeachment against Barack Obama becomes a necessity.

According to Judge Andrew Napolitano with Fox News: "Federal law makes it a felony to offer 'anything of value' to an official of the government in return for a decision in your favor by that official of the government; it is called bribery."

And Congressman Darrell Issa has been relentlessly pushing the matter. He's called on Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the allegation, but Holder is essentially ignoring the request.

Recently, Issa directly challenged Holder: "You don't answer or apparently investigate. ... You're not investigating whether it's a false statement by a member of Congress or a crime by the White House. What are we to do?"

Back in February, Sestak confirmed to Larry Kane, a Philadelphia talk-show host, that the White House dangled a "high ranking" job in front of him to convince him to drop his primary challenge against incumbent Arlen Specter.

Initially, the Obama White House denied the accusation. According to a Fox News report: "White House official told Fox News that Sestak is expected to 'clarify' the allegation."

But Sestak didn't take the hint... he didn't "clarify" the accusation.

He stood by his statement and told Fox News: "I was asked a direct question yesterday and I answered it honestly."

Just prior to the Pennsylvania primary, Issa confronted Holder directly, but Holder refused to comment on the case. When Issa questioned Holder on why he had not responded to his request for a special prosecutor, Holder simply said that he thought he had responded to the request and offered his apologies.

Is it possible that Sestak lied, or that he was simply mistaken?

It seems unlikely as White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs issued the following carefully guarded statement to the press: "I'm told whatever conversations have been had are not problematic" and Gibbs added that the matter was "in the past."

Stonewalling... obstruction... but it's clear by Gibbs' statement that someone made Sestak an offer.

Keeping in mind that only Barack Obama has the authority to appoint an individual to his own Cabinet, the only question that remains is: What did Obama know and when did he know it?

The American people deserve an answer.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoimpeachment; enemydomestic; joesestak; liar; marxistmuzzie; noaccountability; noamerica1st; noamericangreatness; nobc; nobirthcertificate; noconstitutionality; nodocumentation; nohonesty; nointegrity; notransparency; notruth; sestak; sestakgate; treason
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To: I still care

I’m reading a bio of the Hildabeast, The Truth About Hillary. She has been a thoroughgoing Marxist since her senior year of high school. I’ve wondered if her Leftist thinking has tempered at all as she has aged. I think it has not. She and all her leftist/lesbian pals from Wellesley are now in top leadership positions. She installed most of them as First Lady. I think that she is just biding her time with her eye on the elusive prize of the presidency. I think she thinks she has paid plenty of dues and is entitled to it. I think she gleefully celebrateds every misstep by Obozo.


101 posted on 05/29/2010 9:52:13 AM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: whence911

No harm, no foul.


102 posted on 05/29/2010 9:52:24 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience....)
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To: McGavin999

I agree 100 percent to even talk about it right now


103 posted on 05/29/2010 9:53:39 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Ann Archy

Will do.


104 posted on 05/29/2010 10:00:21 AM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: DBrow

The moonbats will cry bloody murder if it brought up


105 posted on 05/29/2010 10:00:30 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

How many dictators through recent history have been impeached?


106 posted on 05/29/2010 10:00:39 AM PDT by Eye of Unk ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" G.Orwell)
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To: Liz

THANK YOU!!!


107 posted on 05/29/2010 10:00:44 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience....)
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To: Kaslin

That should be if it is brought up


108 posted on 05/29/2010 10:01:23 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Ann Archy

They’ve been burned before.
Just call it another round of urban renewal.


109 posted on 05/29/2010 11:23:15 AM PDT by bfree (The revolution is coming and it will be violent--FUBO)
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To: whence911
"Start with Detroit, DC, LA, and San Fran. "

Continue with East St. Louis, Chicago, Oakland, Boulder, Austin and ITHACA!

110 posted on 05/29/2010 12:29:06 PM PDT by matthew fuller (John Cornyn, re: Specter and Crist endorsements- Can you please endorse McCain?)
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To: McGavin999
I agree. Politically, it's better to have corruption like this clouding Obama all summer than it is to make him a martyr by talking impeachment.

It's more useful for our side to keep this alive politically than it is to keep it alive legally.

111 posted on 05/29/2010 2:56:38 PM PDT by Carling (Remember November)
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To: cripplecreek
Impeachment is pretty unlikely but democrats might want him to step aside for the next election.
Well damn; that, in and of itself, would make me so happy I'd piss my pants.

112 posted on 05/29/2010 4:59:35 PM PDT by no dems (I never thought I could loathe anyone more than the Clintons; enter Barack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Jim Noble
when he is no longer useful to his creators, they will not be using the impeachment machinery to make a change.
Uh huh; go ahead. Finish your thought....

113 posted on 05/29/2010 5:02:13 PM PDT by no dems (I never thought I could loathe anyone more than the Clintons; enter Barack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Terry Mross
The only thing that will get this “thing” out of office is a Divine intervention. How He intervenes is up to Him.
LET US PRAY...........

114 posted on 05/29/2010 5:03:58 PM PDT by no dems (I never thought I could loathe anyone more than the Clintons; enter Barack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Jackson57
There would be race riots if Obama were impeached, regardless of what crimes he commits.
If we cant' get along, then let's get it on. Bring it friggin' on!!!

115 posted on 05/29/2010 5:05:40 PM PDT by no dems (I never thought I could loathe anyone more than the Clintons; enter Barack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Kaslin

We first need to clarify he is actually qualified to be president....if he is an usurper...then the Federal Marshals can arrest him.


116 posted on 05/29/2010 5:10:20 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: Kaslin
please.

Obama could sell drugs out of the Whitehouse, take a pile of cash from known drug dealers on national primetime television and his mediawhores will still cover for him. not only wouldn't the demholes impeach him, they'd cover for him as well.

117 posted on 05/29/2010 5:15:47 PM PDT by wny
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To: wny
not only wouldn't the demholes impeach him, they'd cover for him as well.

That is why we have to win the House back and we have to take the super majority away from them in the Senate. Without it we might as well forget it

118 posted on 05/29/2010 5:38:14 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Personally, I don't think this is going anywhere. It is hypocritical that Bush immediately assigns special investigators or prosecutors whenever the left created some alleged wrong doing, and then when a leftist president does it, they try to bury it.

This is the most corrupt political party to walk the American landscape. They are wicked and disgusting.

119 posted on 05/29/2010 5:51:06 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, $10 is all it would take, why spend millions to cover it up?)
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To: jocon307
I think impeachment would be a distraction (for both sides), it would absolutely rally his base, it might win him back sympathy from some moderates (esp. if it was over BS like this Sestak thing, I think we all know stuff like this probably DOES happen ALL the time), and those lap dogs in the MSM, who at least are doing a little ankle biting now, would jump right back onto the pillow.

I agree and with Clinton advising him, chances are there is something much more serious that he is guilty of and Clinton is using his (and Dick Morris') strategy of putting out something aweful but not as serious as the other crime (i.e. Monica Lewinsky vs. selling ballistic missile tech to China).

What is it that Obama has done that is so bad that is about to break? Maybe the gay story and the speculation that that the "affair" with a pretty aid was a cover? Maybe more on his Birth Certificate and his eligibility? Maybe something worse?

Regardless, beat him and Democrats up with the Sleezstak situation, but don't go the impeachment route. Point out that it is impeachable, but don't even threaten to do it. Leave it as an axe hovering over the Obamabi administration. Maybe, he will have enough sense to back down a little.

120 posted on 05/29/2010 6:00:49 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, $10 is all it would take, why spend millions to cover it up?)
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To: Jim Noble

What YOU said....is what I AM afraid of...he would be a martyr then.....


121 posted on 05/29/2010 6:52:30 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Destroy AMERICA.....Vote DEMOCRAT)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Maybe they’ve figured out he’s too stupid to be president.


122 posted on 05/29/2010 6:54:57 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: onedoug; All
==...the first black POTUS would never be impeached.

Uh, that was bill clinton, and they impeached him.==

Ever read Sellout: The Inside Story of President Clinton's Impeachment?

Click on title and scroll down for Amazon.com editorial review.

Shame on both parties!!!!!!

123 posted on 05/29/2010 8:10:40 PM PDT by SloopJohnB (OBAMA: Its hard to make a comeback when you have not been anywhere)
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To: semantic

The problem isn’t Hussein - he’s merely a symptom. The real danger to the Republic is the debauched & debased electorate (his hard 25-40% support group) that is still allowed to vote.
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Dead on the money.


124 posted on 05/29/2010 9:16:08 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: RipSawyer

Yes, and they are the real true believers in whatever is being peddled for them.


125 posted on 05/29/2010 9:50:52 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Kaslin

Only if the powers that be are planning to use the “Long Hot Summer” strategy to create total civil unrest, domestic upheaval, etc.


126 posted on 05/29/2010 11:08:26 PM PDT by Califreak (A man is defined by the nature of his enemies-Preach it Rush!)
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To: onedoug

“Uh, that was bill clinton, and they impeached him.”

lol, good point!

I remember well that Toni Morrison piece, and quite frankly Bill Clinton has a lot more “soul” that the big O does.


127 posted on 05/30/2010 2:35:54 AM PDT by jocon307 (It's the spending, stupid.)
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To: Kaslin
Its funny how this story is a repeat of the Blagovich story.

In Chicago, selling jobs while using taxpayer cash to pay for it is a way of life. Qualifications are not a consideration. Look at Michelle Obama. 300 grand a year for her to shoot off her mouth while her husband, Senator Obama, steers tax payer cash to the Hospital.

The White House has a cancer in it. It will only get worse.

128 posted on 05/30/2010 5:56:34 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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