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A Push for an Obama Third Term: HR 15, 113th Congress...
Library of Congress ^ | January 4, 2013 | Rep Jose Serrano, D-NY 15th District

Posted on 01/06/2013 10:04:00 AM PST by righttackle44

H.J.RES.15 -- Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual... (Introduced in House - IH)

HJ 15 IH

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 15

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2013

Mr. SERRANO introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

`Article--

`The twenty-second article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.'.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2016election; amendment; corruption; dealbreaker; election2016; joseserrano; newyork; obama; obamaforlife; serrano
The Push for the Dictatorship begins.
1 posted on 01/06/2013 10:04:05 AM PST by righttackle44
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To: righttackle44

They can wish in one hand and sh!t in the other.

See which one fills up faster.


2 posted on 01/06/2013 10:07:25 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: righttackle44

Now that we’ve got people living in this country who want to do away with the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, why not just make Barry a king? We can be HIS servants instead of it being the other way around.


3 posted on 01/06/2013 10:08:10 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Where can I pick up a 2013 Mayan calendar?)
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To: righttackle44

It is nice for Democrats to expose their real agenda, but it ain’t happening in the next four years.


4 posted on 01/06/2013 10:09:07 AM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: righttackle44

Obama’s third term should be at Ft. Leavenworth.

If not in the Colorado Supermax.


5 posted on 01/06/2013 10:10:57 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: righttackle44

If any Republican votes for this, their constituents should start a recall on them immediately!


6 posted on 01/06/2013 10:11:47 AM PST by pietraynor (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. Ronald Reagan)
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To: righttackle44
Don't work, the birthers will prevent his 1st 2nd 3rd term.
7 posted on 01/06/2013 10:12:15 AM PST by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: righttackle44

It’s worked so well for the Hispanics in Mexico.....why not here....(s)


8 posted on 01/06/2013 10:15:08 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: righttackle44

Nothing to get elicited about, This bill is routinely filed at the beginning of each new Congress and per usual goes nowhere. In Britain at the rising of new Parliament a symbolic bill is debated to show independence from the Crown. In the US, a symbolic bill is moved to show slavish devotion to the executive.


9 posted on 01/06/2013 10:15:17 AM PST by garbanzo (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine)
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To: pietraynor
If any Republican member votes for this, their constituents should start a recall on them immediately! building gallows.

Fixed.

10 posted on 01/06/2013 10:17:21 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: righttackle44

Boehner has an opportunity to breath a little life into the pubbbies especially after his dreadful losses. Bring the the bill to the floor and let the pubbies reject it resoundingly.


11 posted on 01/06/2013 10:17:31 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: righttackle44

There will be a third Obama term, but it will be Michelle Obama fronting it.


12 posted on 01/06/2013 10:19:32 AM PST by Ted Grant
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To: righttackle44

This Rep has introduced this same amendment at the beginning of each Congress in 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, and now 13. It isn’t going to happen.

I think it was proposed in Congressional session before the 03 filing.


13 posted on 01/06/2013 10:19:57 AM PST by deport
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To: garbanzo

While eternal viligence is required when it comes to protecting the constitution, this will go nowhere. Libs were talking the same talk during Slick Willys second term and that went nowhere.


14 posted on 01/06/2013 10:20:09 AM PST by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: righttackle44

Methinks this legislation would set the stage for a Democratic primary in the 2016 election run-up with William Jefferson “Slick Willy” Clinton emerging as the candidate.


15 posted on 01/06/2013 10:20:40 AM PST by CreviceTool (Vice President Biden says that "J-O-B-S" is a three-letter word)
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To: Ted Grant

Now, that’s a big ass claim....:)


16 posted on 01/06/2013 10:20:54 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: righttackle44

Oh please. Obama will be old and gray before that bunch of traitorous skunks could get 2/3 of the states to ratify such a piece of garbage. Just have a look at the Blue/Red map from the last election and start counting. Never. Gonna. Happen.


17 posted on 01/06/2013 10:23:14 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Humans have eliminated natural selection. Morons are now a protected species. They breed and vote.)
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To: righttackle44
jose serrano
Jose Serrano NY Bronx Voting Record The Socialist Party of America Devulges 70 of Their Members in Congress

DSA member

Wanted Street Named After Cop Killer

Supports Communist Cuba

DSA member

ResistNet file

Opposed ACORN Investigation into Child Sex Slavery, Human Trafficking, Tax Evasion, Mortgage Fraud Charges

Ties to Communists

Socialists in America

Same Sex Marriages

Taxpayer-Funded Cars

SOURCE - CommieBlaster.com


18 posted on 01/06/2013 10:24:37 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: righttackle44

Its stillborn.

The GOP holds all 3 branches in 24 states. Maybe next year. LOL


19 posted on 01/06/2013 10:29:08 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

The GOP holds all 3 branches in 24 states. The democrats hold all 3 branches in 13 (i think) and the rest are mixed.

This baby is stillborn.


20 posted on 01/06/2013 10:31:25 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: righttackle44

You guys are awesome with your well-informed responses. Hewitt calls Freepers the Coast Watchers. With good reason.


21 posted on 01/06/2013 10:36:13 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: righttackle44

It is nice for Democrats to expose their real agenda, but it ain’t happening in the next four years.


22 posted on 01/06/2013 10:37:03 AM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: palmer

No, the birthers are too busy reading and posting on dubious blogs about things they’ve read on other dubious blogs that swear up and down that the BC is fake based on GIFS of fake BC that they themselves can be just as fake, which were found on yet another dubious blog.

Then they will make up their own definition of natural born citizen and ignore and decry supreme court decisions that state otherwise. They’ll talk about this on dubious blogs and then another dubious blog will crop up and state that the election can be nullified even though there is no such mechanism in the U.S Constitution — which apparently only applies if you agree with it, if not than it doesn’t count.

All this of course accompanied by heart rendering hand wringing on yet more dubious blogs.


23 posted on 01/06/2013 10:39:51 AM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: righttackle44

I think to start the timer, it has to be approved by a super majority.


24 posted on 01/06/2013 10:42:52 AM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: righttackle44
Obozo 3rd term?

I'd rather draw a warm bath, pour me a nice glass of wine, light a candle, slip in to the tub....then slit my freakin wrist!

Ok, so for those of you who take such stuff literally...I'm joking.

25 posted on 01/06/2013 10:58:00 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: righttackle44

Why don’t the progressives adopt Professer Louis Michael Seidman’s position on the Constitution instead of attempting to stick with an “outmoded written document” which is too hard to change? Rome moved from being a corrupt Republic to an Empire rather easily.


26 posted on 01/06/2013 11:07:31 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: righttackle44

This has no chance of going anywhere and is purely symbolic, but what an ugly symbolism it is! I think what you will actually see is Michelle Obama running in 2016. There’s no law against that, she has as much experience as Hillary did when the left was touting her (in other words, she was married to a president), and the press loves her.

But the statement Serrano is trying to make is that Obama and his ilk should be our royal family forever, and that Serrano is hoping for a pat on the head from him. When he gets back from his latest fabulous vacation, that is.


27 posted on 01/06/2013 11:08:21 AM PST by livius
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To: righttackle44

What we really need is a bill to limit terms of House and Senate members.

A Congress with an 8% approval rating gets a 92% re-election rate.

Fits the definition of insanity.


28 posted on 01/06/2013 11:12:42 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: palmer; Absolutely Nobama; aragorn; Art in Idaho; Aurorales; autumnraine; azishot; AZ .44 MAG; ...
Don't work, the birthers will prevent his 1st 2nd 3rd term.

Yes, and we really appreciate your support.

29 posted on 01/06/2013 11:26:14 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: righttackle44

Yep, saw this one coming like a drag queen on a parade float.


30 posted on 01/06/2013 11:29:38 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: righttackle44

I think there would be more votes for sending Obama directly to jail ,do not pass go and not collecting anymore vacations


31 posted on 01/06/2013 11:30:24 AM PST by molson209
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To: snoringbear

Libs were talking the same talk during Slick Willys second term and that went nowhere.

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Rep Serrano proposed this same bill starting back in 1997 during the Clinton Presidency and in each new Congress during the Bush years. Rep. Hoyer proposed another bill during the last three Congressional sessions in Clinton’s presidency and the first three Congressional sessions in President Bush’s presidency. Others both Democrats and Republicans have made proposals over the years.

This doesn’t get out of committee and won’t this time, imo. I’d prefer to see an amendment proposed to limit terms for the Congress rather than abolishing the 22nd Amendment. jmo.


32 posted on 01/06/2013 11:37:11 AM PST by deport
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To: righttackle44; All
Article. V (Constitution)

The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths (emphases added) thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.

Note that regardless that Congress can propose amendments to the Constitution, only a 3/4 majority of states, not Congress, can acually ratify a proposed amendment. And given the way that Obama has divided the country, I don't see the Constitution being amended by 2016 for any reason; probably a vote-getting stunt for Mr. Serrano, Mr. Serrano possibly betting that his constituents don't know anything about Article V.

Also note that Article V is arguably the best kept secret of the unconstitutionally big federal government, Article V showing that the states, not the federal government, uniquely controls what the Constitution says, the states therefore having absolute control of the federal government (shhh!). So I don't think that corrupt Congress really wants voters to know more about Article V than they have to.

The bottom line problem concerning why everybody's so interested in federal elections of any kind is the following. As a consequence of widespread ignorance of the constitutionally limited powers of the federal government, voters don't understand that most of the federal government's powers are actually 10th Amendment protected state powers which corrupt presidents and corrupt Congresses have wrongly usurped from the states.

33 posted on 01/06/2013 12:16:59 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: Amendment10; righttackle44
Note that regardless that Congress can propose amendments to the Constitution, only a 3/4 majority of states, not Congress, can acually ratify a proposed amendment. And given the way that Obama has divided the country, I don't see the Constitution being amended by 2016 for any reason; probably a vote-getting stunt for Mr. Serrano, Mr. Serrano possibly betting that his constituents don't know anything about Article V.

Also note that Article V is arguably the best kept secret of the unconstitutionally big federal government, Article V showing that the states, not the federal government, uniquely controls what the Constitution says, the states therefore having absolute control of the federal government (shhh!). So I don't think that corrupt Congress really wants voters to know more about Article V than they have to.

Many of us who share this forum keep a copy of the Constitution on his/her person at all times -- it's another form of "concealed carry." :)

You're right, though: the death of local newspapers and radio/TV stations and the growing dominance of national news media contribute to the news message becoming more homogenized. It's an effort for a citizen, exhausted after a long day of work and family and other responsibilities, to sit down and self-educate about current issues. As a result, people aren't aware of the Constitution's firewalls and watertight doors which prevent tyranny from seeping out. The state-controlled media will begin to portray the Constitutionally-aware citizens as a threat.

The bottom line problem concerning why everybody's so interested in federal elections of any kind is the following. As a consequence of widespread ignorance of the constitutionally limited powers of the federal government, voters don't understand that most of the federal government's powers are actually 10th Amendment protected state powers which corrupt presidents and corrupt Congresses have wrongly usurped from the states.

The push is to nationalize everything.

34 posted on 01/06/2013 12:43:56 PM PST by thecodont
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To: unixfox

I’ll go along with that


35 posted on 01/06/2013 12:52:50 PM PST by pietraynor (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. Ronald Reagan)
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To: thecodont
The push is to nationalize everything.

The push is by Constitution-ignoring minority factions who are taking advantange of widespread voter ignorance of the Constitution.

36 posted on 01/06/2013 1:18:24 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: null and void
I just ignore them any-more nully... they are about the same level as the meaning of the word 'racist'..

I COULD go back to using:



though... ;)
37 posted on 01/06/2013 1:35:55 PM PST by Bikkuri (Hope for Conservative push in the next 2-4 years..........)
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