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Liberals worry GOP will attempt to impeach Obama
The Daily Caller ^ | 11/05/2010 | Caroline May

Posted on 11/05/2010 3:28:49 AM PDT by kingattax

With the House now firmly in Republican hands, some on the left have and are voicing concerns that the GOP will attempt to impeach President Barack Obama.

While liberals, such as MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, the New Republic’s Jonathan Chait, and various bloggers wring their hands over the sinister hypothetical, the Republican leadership is denying that they have even considered the possibility.

“Liberal commentators are simply making things up,” Republican leader John Boehner’s spokesman Michael Steel told The Daily Caller. “We have no plans to [impeach] the President. Our plan is to listen to the American people, who want us to stop the tax hikes, cut spending, repeal and replace ObamaCare, and help create jobs.”

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1 posted on 11/05/2010 3:28:50 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax
“We have no plans to [impeach] the President at this time, but you just wait until all the stuff we have on him is leaked over the next year. You too will be begging for him to be impeached.
2 posted on 11/05/2010 3:30:53 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: kingattax

Nah, don’t take the bait. Notice that it is mostly liberals who float around this issue? I don’t think impeaching him would do any good for us. It’ll just make him a martyr; look at how it worked for Clinton. We need to reverse his policies and take away his ability to make new dangerous policies by de-fund. Another way perhaps to push for stronger BC requirements.


3 posted on 11/05/2010 3:32:19 AM PDT by paudio (The differences between Clinton and 0bama? About a dozen former Democratic Congressmen.)
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To: Islander7

Oh yeah right. Saddle us with a President Biden.


4 posted on 11/05/2010 3:32:38 AM PDT by gdzla
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To: kingattax

I wouldn’t go as far as to impeach him, unless circumstances require that, but I do expect that we will start investigating and turning over every rock in his administration to see what crawls out.


5 posted on 11/05/2010 3:33:12 AM PDT by Crolis ("To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." -GKC)
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To: gdzla

Nope, it will ensure a GOP win in 2012. Timing is everything.


6 posted on 11/05/2010 3:33:26 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: kingattax
For good reason. I keep hearing rumbings that the NYT has some "watergatesque" level of dirt on the punk president. They can keep a lid on it just so long. Liberals are like little girls..... They just can't keep a secret.

I remember 1974. We still haven't fully returned the favor.

7 posted on 11/05/2010 3:34:39 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: kingattax

Liberals are paranoid.

Its good to see insanity breaking out on their side.

That’s who they really are. Obummer btw, is doing a good job of destroying himself. We’re not going to get in the way of it.


8 posted on 11/05/2010 3:34:42 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: kingattax

impeachment would be a non-starter no matter how well deserved

there should be many appropriate investigations and hearings but without grandstanding

the Mediascum will seize any opportunity to make Obozo into a victim of eviiillll conservatives

if we couldn’t get Bill Clinton out with all the “smoking guns” there were in ‘98 then Barry ain’t going anywhere

constrict his options, investigate his henchmen, keep his admin. under a microscope (many microscopes), and run the House committees as well as possible

we need to sweep him out of office in Nov. 2012 elections, not squander time & energy with any impeachment effort that the MSM and the Demagogues can easily derail

anyway, without a 2/3 vote in the Senate no impeachment results in conviction — so unless someone has a plan for getting all Rs and nearly 20 Demagogues to vote to convict in the Senate, there is no credibility to any discussion of impeachment — it just plays into the hands of the left


9 posted on 11/05/2010 3:36:21 AM PDT by Enchante (De-fund the "Corrupt Bastards" aka agitprop twits of NPR, PBS, and CPB now!!)
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To: paudio

They won’t impeach Obama, regardless of how bad things get. Just like Clinton, the Senate won’t go along with it and the media will defend him at all costs. It will result in another Democratic rally in elections.

We just have to acknowledge (unless Don Imus) that Obama is a truly sick and twisted self-centered hack who will destroy our country because of things his sick and twisted father and mentors.


10 posted on 11/05/2010 3:40:38 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: kingattax
With the House now firmly in Republican hands, some on the left have and are voicing concerns that the GOP will attempt to impeach President Barack Obama.

This would be too easy. Just ask President Obama for a copy of his birth certificate and he will resign!

11 posted on 11/05/2010 3:41:05 AM PDT by olezip
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To: kingattax
The best thing to do is neuter Obama and to make him powerless. Congress should even cut his budget so he can't fly around the world with Michelle and the kids.

The Senate should block ALL nominees to the federal courts. Let them stay vacant until 2012.

A powerless Obama whining and crying will make him a laughingstock, and will only ensure a GOP victory in 2012.

12 posted on 11/05/2010 3:41:35 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Obama has demonstrated to the world the failure of Affirmative Action)
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To: Islander7
Ok, no impeachment, have the courts and congress investigate whether he is eligible, declare him ineligible to be President and let the people decide.
13 posted on 11/05/2010 3:45:23 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: kingattax

Is the Secret Service putting up that long tunnel for Obama to walk through because he’s donning Muslim garb and doesn’t dare let pictures get back to America? Dollars to donuts we won’t see any pics of Obama in a turban, but it’s de rigeur for Muslims entering this particular site. Hope somebody has a smart cell phone.


14 posted on 11/05/2010 3:47:16 AM PDT by hershey (doesn't)
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To: catfish1957

If the NYTimes has something which they will let out, you can be sure it is something really omnious and something even they do not want to be a part of.


15 posted on 11/05/2010 3:50:23 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: kingattax

If anybody impeaches Obama, it will be Democrats.


16 posted on 11/05/2010 3:50:27 AM PDT by eCSMaster
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To: kingattax

After such a historic loss, I’m more concerned the Democrats will impeach the Obama.


17 posted on 11/05/2010 3:50:27 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: kingattax
Liberals worry GOP will attempt to impeach Obama

The liberals should be so lucky.

18 posted on 11/05/2010 3:55:00 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Abraham Lincoln: For when it happened too long ago to blame on George Bush.)
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To: kingattax

He can’t be removed from office anyway without 67 senators on board.


19 posted on 11/05/2010 3:55:41 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: kingattax

Liberals will impeach him. Conservatives will Imprison Him. Put the POS in jail


20 posted on 11/05/2010 3:55:45 AM PDT by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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To: American Constitutionalist

...”Ok, no impeachment, have the courts and congress investigate whether he is eligible, declare him ineligible to be President and let the people decide”...

Do a majority of US citizens wonder whether he is Constitutionally eligible to be President? If so, that needs to be put to rest through investigation. He obviously was not vetted when running for office. That needs to take place..The truth will set us free.


21 posted on 11/05/2010 3:56:12 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Priority 1: Defund his programs, starve his agencies like EPA and HHS.

Priority 2: Put forward a budget and vigorously defend it. That must include _no bailouts_ no matter who is whining and crying.

Priority 3: Vigorously attack the lefty major media using the house floor (CSPAN), Foxnews, Internet and talk radio outlets. The vast majority of the public hates their pathetic bias and propaganda. Put away the kneepads and get out the baseball bats.

Priority 87: Investigate administrative misdeeds and follow the trail where it leads.


22 posted on 11/05/2010 3:56:38 AM PDT by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: kingattax

What are you going to impeach him for? What charges?


23 posted on 11/05/2010 3:58:08 AM PDT by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: kingattax
If Obama has committed impeachable offenses then to avoid impeaching him would not only be unconstitutional but immoral and irresponsible.

I believe his blatant hijacking of the powers and property of the states and of the people in the pursuit of socialism easily comes under “high crimes and misdemeanors.”

But that is not for me to decide—it is the Constitutional duty of my Representative (it ain't Spratt no more ha ha)to introduce the Articles of Impeachment and my Senators' (the GREAT DeMint and butthead Graham)to remove him from office so as to be justly prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

24 posted on 11/05/2010 3:58:58 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("So this is how a black man leads America.")
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To: kingattax

I would not think impeaching will apply to Obama since he never qualified to be POTUS in the first place.

It would be better if he was told to resign, doing it for health reasons.

The only other course of action would be if Obama was unable to be POTUS because he was a victim of some sort of orchestrated maneuver to portray him as a hero and martyr. get him out of office but don’t tarnish the name any more as well. The nation mourns or parties the passing of the first ever elected Afro American President, and ten thousand schools change their names honoring him.

In all legality though he should be placed in house arrest and tried for crimes such as the use of a fraudulent SS number, just for starters. No doubt about it, Obama IS above the law, he could commit murder and nobody, I repeat NOBODY will step forward to stop him.

We need to create that somebody.


25 posted on 11/05/2010 3:59:16 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: Cymbaline

Being a socialist, un-American and serving in office in violation of the requirement the President be a natural-born citizen.

Of course its not politically correct to take the Constitution seriously anymore.

Who cares?


26 posted on 11/05/2010 4:00:52 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: hershey

The tunnel is for Zero to visit the GANDHI museum. That’s not a Muslim site.

No turban required.


27 posted on 11/05/2010 4:03:37 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur)
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To: eCSMaster

...”If anybody impeaches Obama, it will be Democrats”...

It is almost always true that healthy and effective corrections come from the inside, from a change within the “enabling” community. Impeachment is never a healthy thing for society and it is most helpful if those closest to the dysfunction take care of the problem.


28 posted on 11/05/2010 4:04:22 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: American Constitutionalist
....and let the people decide.

LOL . . . he does NOT want the people to decide.

Honestly, I think there will be calls for impeachment before the 2012 election. You just know the Clintons have a truck load of dirt on him. They get even! BJ did some damage in the lead up to this election, endorsing dems not endorsed by BO, etc.

I don't want an actual impeachment to occur. I want all the dirt, lies, illegal activities, foreign money, treason, and subversion to be fully exposed. I want to see the Marxist elements in democrat party crushed! The regular 'blue dog' lying scum can pick up the pieces and have a much diminished dem party for the next century.

29 posted on 11/05/2010 4:04:35 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: hondact200
Liberals will impeach him. Conservatives will Imprison Him. Put the POS in jail

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He lies about every detail that slithers out of his mouth. The form, substance, background, data, interpretation and meaning of every detail. He lies about his birth, his associates, his appointees, his policies, his activities, his thoughts, his family, everything. It's as if he can't speak a word without turning it into a dozen lies. Does anybody truly believe he has been a citizen from birth. Does anybody truly believe that he rejects the venom of Wright, Ayers, Jones, and hundreds of others, including his own spouse? Does anybody truly believe that he loves this country and wants the best for its people?

Obama boards AF One at Andrews-sm 2010

30 posted on 11/05/2010 4:07:55 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: kingattax

Biden has always been impeachment insurance.


31 posted on 11/05/2010 4:08:40 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Happy Rain

you do know that even if impeached, to convict and remove from office requires a 2/3 vote of the Senate?

that the Demagogues still have a majority of the Senate?

unless there is some drastic new information that all the Rs and 20 or so Demagogues cannot ignore, all talk of impeachment only plays the game of the left

they’d LOVE for conservatives to squander time, energy, money, and credibility working for an impeachment effort that will not succeed

they’d LOVE to get the public on their side against a “partisan” effort to impeach

if we couldn’t get Bill Clinton out of office after all the he did and his finger-wagging lying right into the (TV) faces of the public, Obozo isn’t going anywhere until we defeat him in the next election (2012)


32 posted on 11/05/2010 4:09:18 AM PDT by Enchante (De-fund the "Corrupt Bastards" aka agitprop twits of NPR, PBS, and CPB now!!)
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To: kingattax

Worry? You’d think they would beg us to impeach that clown.


33 posted on 11/05/2010 4:12:27 AM PDT by SMARTY ("..discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you")
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To: kingattax

I say we skip the Impeachment part and just toss his ass in the pokey straight from the WH.


34 posted on 11/05/2010 4:14:30 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: paudio

Exactly. Just make Ø irrelevant. It would be the worst thing that could happen to him.


35 posted on 11/05/2010 4:16:02 AM PDT by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: kingattax

The dims would love it if we did their dirty work for them. They gave us this turkey, and wish they had Hillary in ‘12...


36 posted on 11/05/2010 4:17:31 AM PDT by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: catfish1957

“I keep hearing rumbings that the NYT has some “watergatesque” level of dirt on the punk president.”

Here’s “Deep Throat II” on the topic:
http://newsflavor.com/politics/world-politics/the-ulsterman-report-white-house-insider-review/


37 posted on 11/05/2010 4:19:47 AM PDT by DrC
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To: kingattax; Islander7; Quix; stephenjohnbanker; M. Espinola; FromLori; blam
Video: Impeach Obama Rap Song by Sleuth

Shows 0 is out of touch with "his own people." He has nothing in common with real Americans.

He is a Kenyan and an illegal alien just like his aunt, Zeituni Onyango who was ordered deported about five years ago.

38 posted on 11/05/2010 4:20:06 AM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: kingattax

I have said for a long time that Obama needs to be impeached, tried for treason and brought to justice.


39 posted on 11/05/2010 4:20:57 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Enchante
When Clinton was impeached the center/Right media were in their infancy.Then the Leftist MSM had no problems defining for the majority of Americans who the good or bad guys were.

11/03/10 put the last nail in the coffin on those days.

Politicians no longer have the ability to ignore the peoples’ will by pointing to the propaganda of the MSM.
Only foolish recalcitrant ideologues will give unquestioned credibility to the Leftist press now.

40 posted on 11/05/2010 4:22:41 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("So this is how a black man leads America.")
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To: fwdude

What has been done (BO elected as first AA President) cannot be undone.

When a GOP candidate becomes prominent and successful (Cain, West) in the next few years - it will help remove the scars of BO’s wounds to this Nation.

Be patient and principled.


41 posted on 11/05/2010 4:26:10 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: kingattax

If the Democrats are smart, they’ll impeach him themselves.


42 posted on 11/05/2010 4:26:55 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Who wants him impeached? I want him (and his loser wife, mooch-elle) mocked and humiliated for the rest of their pathetic lives.


43 posted on 11/05/2010 4:28:28 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: kingattax

This is like a play action fake in football. Fake handing off to the running back (impeach Obama) and throw deep for the touchdown (repeal Obamacare). Keep letting them think we’re going to try to impeach him..


44 posted on 11/05/2010 4:30:28 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: kingattax
If he were a a witness in a court of law, Obama would have already been impeached (he impeached himself).

He has demonstrated bias (by simply calling those who oppose him--half of America--"the enemy"), a lack of character (no explanation needed), dishonesty/inconsistent statements (no explanation needed), incompetency (no explanation needed)...

That said, before anyone dismisses or takes off the table the topic of a Presidential Impeachment, shouldn't the country at least get to see the evidence before jumping to conclusions.

I don't watch Ed Schultz except when flipping though the channels, but his state of high anxiety makes me wonder if, somewhere in his gut, he knows Obama might be guilty of an impeachable offense.

45 posted on 11/05/2010 4:30:45 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Obama to Dems: 'Those GD American voters stole the election!')
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To: Happy Rain

We have the trifecta (Senate, House and Governor) in so many states now; especially large ones, such as Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Virginia.

We should leav it up to the states to demand positive proof of eligibility in order to qualify as a candidate on the ballot for President.

They could even demand additional documentation (college transcripts, public documents related to law licenses or DD-214’s).


46 posted on 11/05/2010 4:31:28 AM PDT by catman67
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To: hal ogen

Impeachment won’t do a damn thing. We need to focus on 2012 and deny him a second term if for no other reason the looming retirement of two more sc justices.


47 posted on 11/05/2010 4:34:09 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: paudio
" Nah, don’t take the bait. Notice that it is mostly liberals who float around this issue? I don’t think impeaching him would do any good for us. It’ll just make him a martyr; look at how it worked for Clinton. We need to reverse his policies and take away his ability to make new dangerous policies by de-fund. Another way perhaps to push for stronger BC requirements. "

BS.... it didn't help the Democrats or Clinton at all, there was a Republican President who won in 2000...
The Republicans only lost 2 seats in the House in 2000, and the Democrats only gained 1 seat in the House....
The reason why Republicans in Congress didn't do well in 2000 had nothing to do with Bill Clinton's impeachment, besides, Bill Clinton could not run again in 2000 anyway, so ? how could that have helped Bill Clinton ? ...
The Democrats didn't win the Presidency until 8 years later, 2008... and the Democrats didn't take back Congress until 2006, where as ? the Republicans themselves where to blame for the lose, not Bill Clinton's impeachment.
48 posted on 11/05/2010 4:38:14 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: kingattax

Liberals would LOVE for the GOP to impeach Obambi. Why? Because not only do they have Biden to fall back on, but they also would be able to get rid of Obama and run Hitlery in 2012. All without having to take any heat from the hard-left base. It’s a win-win for them.

They don’t want the right to “throw them into that briar patch”.


49 posted on 11/05/2010 4:38:23 AM PDT by meyer (Hey Obama - It's the end of the world as you know it.... ..... and I feel fine!)
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To: kingattax

Impeachment is for Presidents. Obama is an impostor.


50 posted on 11/05/2010 4:38:41 AM PDT by devere
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