Skip to comments.If We Took the Constitution Seriously, Obama Would Be Impeached
Posted on 06/16/2012 8:08:52 AM PDT by kingattax
If the citizens of this Republic still took the Constitution seriously, Obama would be impeached for his decision to unilaterally grant amnesty to certain illegal aliens.
Article 1, Sec. 8 of the Constitution, which enumerates the power of Congress, states that "Congress shall have the Power To... establish an [sic] uniform Rule of Naturalization."
Congress has passed numerous laws pertaining to immigration and naturalization, including laws requiring the deportation of illegals.
The role of the President, according to Article II, Sec. 3, is to "take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed." Obama's refusal to execute Congress's immigration laws (or, for that matter, Congress's Defense of Marriage Act) is an impeachable offense.
Article II, Sec. 4 states that the President "shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for... Treason, Bribery, or other High Crimes and Misdemeanors."
The deliberate failure to enforce valid immigration law and allow hordes of foreigners to live and work in the U.S. is, arguably, "treason," and doing so in an election year to appease Hispanic voters could certainly be considered "bribery."
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If we took the Constitution seriously, hussein wouldn’t have been able to run for office in the first place..
It would help to have more than one political party in Washington.
If we don’t take the Constitution seriously, we will be slaves.
150 years ago, a man from Illinois was elected President. He divided the country with a war, trashed the Constitution and freed the slaves.
Today we have a President from Illinois who wants a war to divide us, trashes the Constitution and wants to make slaves of us all.
Amen to that. If you can live in the White House without showing your papers then why should anybody have to show their papers to live in San Diego?
I agree, if we took it seriously, we would impeach Obama.
However, I think that what has happened is a combination of things:
(1) The media (and public education system) is in the tank for the left
(2) The republicans in power are soft and weak
(3) The national appetite for impeachment was quenched with impeaching Bill Clinton for committing perjury about women he had banged....
So, it’s really a bigger combination of things that led us to this point...
If Obama gets away with this issue and bypasses congress, what prevents him from declaring the US is no longer a democracy? Theoretically, this is precisely what he has done. The congress that is currently serving was elected by the people to represent the people. Obama doesn’t like that they are a republican majority, so he ignores them and creates his own law. He absolutely should be stopped in his tracks, if he isn’t, we have a serious problem.
On a related topic......
I’d love to see a detailed list of the times Obama has ignored the US Constitution starting from his failure to provide proof of eligibility up to now with his Amnesty program.
I feel very much like a slave or a serf. The lords live in their castles up on the hills and I labor in the fields on their behalf. I have few rights or personal freedom. Much of my labor is stolen from me. This is much worse than what caused our Founding Fathers to rebel in 1775 -- yet we do nothing.
The cure for slavery is to take the Constitution seriously. But that would be an extremist position these days.
I wonder how those troops are doing that went to Central Africa in October. What about the time he insisted Congress was not in session? This is not the first time Obama has bypassed congress. Then there was Libya.
I hear legalization of dope may be coming soon. (perhaps he'll wait for the next set of bad economic numbers to come out). Obama seems to have this thing against talking the economy on the news programs between friday and monday.
Ever notice the Republicans declare a war against something every friday after bad numbers come out? War Against Women, War against gays, now the War Against Latinos, perhaps next the War Against Pot Heads then after that maybe the War Against Equal Time On AM Radio. The list can go on. Perhaps an executive order to take over the oil fields... who knows what this man will do next. Maybe a War against Iran?
This mess would be helped considerably by conservative guests on talkshows pointing out the actual laws and not allowing pundits to steer the discussion away.
That would take actual courage as they would rarely get invited back. So they refuse to. Or they get edited out. So they must decide which master to serve...and most already have.
So now we have 800,000 Mexicans that need to go through our colleges or enter the military to stay in our country? That should help reduce college tuitions and make it easier to get in to a college. ;-)
You nailed all three points, perfect.
If the SCOTUS won’t hear about Obama’s “birth certificate” then maybe they’ll decide on other matters of greater and further reaching constitutional import where neither he, Holder and others who support the regime have had no legal justification.
There must be multiple connected tangled webs of deceit, etc. that if deconstructed, would present real opportunities for special prosecutors and ultimately the SCOTUS who may absolutely not be able to dismiss as irrelevant.
Out leaders are wusses for not doing so. And you know damn right well the other side would be calling for it for non-issues....and here we have week after agonizing week, month, years of this absolutist stomping on the Constitution without any action.
Congress is in bed with the President also. If they weren’t, he would have been impeached and/or his birthplace determined. Folks the Republicans want cheep labor (immigrants) and the Democrats want new voters. Until that alliance is broken, we are in deep kimchi as a nation.
He has instructed his minions to blatantly FLOUT United States law, in violation of his Oath of Office. This is criminal behavior.
He has REWARDED lawbreakers with immunity from deportation, and with renewable work permits, which will have a detrimental economic impact on US CITIZENS (the citizens he is elected to serve as President of the United States). Any president of the US who elevates the interests of foreign nationals over the interests of US citizens is engaging in treasonous actions.
IMPEACH him for openly and brazenly and proudly flouting US law.
He is not taking "Care that the Laws be faithfully executed" - he is systematically tearing them down in classic tyrannical style.
Isn't that profoundly......the truth!
If we took the Constitution seriously, I would already have a copy of Obama’s booking photo.
I think Obama knows that Joe Arpaio is about to drop a credible bomb on him regarding his fakes and forgery. That is why he is in desperation mode, and picked the illegal alien battle to draw a line in the sand. The alien battle in Arizona would give O an issue with Arizona and Sheriff Joe to use as a deflection. I sense that this huge hoax (O) on America is about to face the sunlight from Sherrif Joe in the next couple of weeks.
It would be racist to impeach a black president./s
Funny how EVERYONE in our CONGRESS and COURTS, overlooking such a little “technicality” as obama’s eligibility for office, opened a yawning breach in the entire system of law and government based on the Constitution
In such an environemnt of treachery there is nothing the Constitution prohibits that cannot be instituted, like an EO to grant amnesty to a selection of the illegal immigrants while ignoring the other illegal immigrants not named in the EO. But I doubt black voters will get a clue from this blatant illegality which hurts them perhaps more than any ethnic group in America!
When I raise this notion, some jump in to play alinsky tactics, scoffing that such a large scale conspiracy is a figment of my imagination, that so many cannot be so corrupt and organized to that corruption. But all these scoffers need do is look at what happened in Argentine in the 1990s to see that the congress and scotus can participate in such corruption and do it with impunity. Roberts, Kagan, and Sotomeyer were placed on the SCOTUS for a reason.
It would be racist to impeach a black president./s
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Well, don’t impeach his black half, just his white half.
Maybe the black half will get the hint and trail along.
Worth a shot...
Let's fix that.
I think you meant "A man from Mississippi was appointed President, divided the country with a war, trashed the Constitution, and couldn't prevent the slaves being freed."
Why you want to lead off discussion with something about half your audience would strongly object to is a mystery. Is putting down Lincoln and titillating a few Confederate die-hards worth antagonizing most of the country.
If Obama wasn’t half-black, he probably would have been impeached already.
Is ironic that the first Black President made slaves of us all.
Methinks this is what 0bama really wants. He thinks it will consolidate his power, and keep him in office. Methinks his thinking will cause a calamity of biblical proportions. Ending with his head on a pike.
With the exception of my 6th great grandfather, John Carpenter (a neighbor, close associate, friend and revolutionary brother in arms of one George Washington) in my paternal grandmother Robinsons family, my other English and German ancestors waited in sometimes years long lines, got on a hot, crowded, rickety ship, crossed the Atlantic and arrived at Ellis Island.
My wife’s English and Irish ancestors also waited in sometimes years long lines, got on a hot, crowded, rickety ship, crossed the Atlantic and arrived at Ellis Island.
There they were deloused, given a cursory medical exam, interrogated, their immigration papers checked and, with just what they were able to carry, took the ferry to the mainland to begin their lives as “Americans.” Those who did not have a complete grasp of English soon undertook formal and informal of the native language and the rest, as they say, is history.
That’s how it USED TO BE DONE.
The 14th Amendment, INTENDED by the drafters to ONLY grant citizenship to emancipated slaves by overturning the Dred Scott decision, has been tortured beyond recognition by the radical left to also include so-called “anchor babies” born to Latinas who stroll across the border to download junior HERE to bypass all the normal immigration processes described above. As an intern in a San Diego ER, my late niece caught many of those babies as part of her OB/GYN training.
By executive fiat, today Obama just took the first step to COMPLETELY open our borders (trust me, it is the first step only!) His action makes FOOLS of those who, like our great-great grandparents, played by the rules. It also makes fools of those waiting in those overseas lines to come here THE RIGHT WAY!!!
A wag declared that a nation without borders is NOT A NATION!!
A Latino “immigration lawyer” on FNN this morning said that if Congress doesn’t like it, they can change the law. He went on to say “THEY DON’T HAVE THE GUTS.” Sadly, he’s right. But if these clowns on Jenkins’ Hill think those latinos (legal and illegal) are going to vote for the GOP, they should be careful to not let their minds wander: They’re too small to be out alone.
Not that it would do any good, I called my congresscritters’ (202-224-3121) this morning to ask when they plan to offer Articles of Impeachment for this, the Law of the Seas Treaty, the activities of Holder, et al, the waste of taxpayer bucks on the green jobs idiocy, etc., etc. I’ll spare you the entire list as it runs to a few hundred pages. If impeachment is not their plan, I asked them to have the decency to RESIGN as the first branch of this government is clearly no longer needed and Obama could use the bucks saved to help buy the coming “election” or perhaps resume his taxpayer funded World Tour.
Bottom line? If you are STILL unconvinced that this guy is a clear and present danger to YOUR way of life, you probably live in a refrigerator crate behind a vacant warehouse. And if that is NOT your current living condition, re-elect this guy and it shortly will be.
I think that was done intentionally so he could re do it in private with the Koran.
I think you meant, 'republic'. The US is not now, nor has it ever been a 'democracy', although it sure has tended to function that way.
Actually, we've fallen from even being a democracy, if you look at our real condition. We're more of a fascist oligarchy than anything, today.
He must be impeached NOW. Also, if anyone think that number of illegals getting defacto citizenship is a mere 800000....think again. That is a phony number like the “12 million” they have been saying for 15 years. I am sure the number is more like 10 million...not 800K.
OOPS sorry for the double post
Besides his not showing proof that he is eligible to hold the office of president, how about this one? Of course, this would be offense #50 or thereabout.
“Obama is negotiating a trade pact that would constitute a judicial authority higher than even the U.S. Supreme Court that could overrule federal court rulings applying U.S. law to foreign companies. That is unconstitutional. The U.S. cannot be allowed to enter a treaty that would abrogate our Constitution.”
A point well taken and one that not enough people are aware of!
Additionally, we should never have allowed the presidency to become an entry level position!!!
Just an extension of ‘Free Trade Agreements’ that Bush I, Clinton, and Bush II were so found of. They all over rode our immigration law and turned disputes regarding visas over to the unelected bureaucracy of the WTO.
I agree 100%!
Unfortunately we are a republic and the a$$holes we elected will not do what is necessary. What the hell do we do now?
Thomas Jefferson answered your question.
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