Skip to comments.NRO: Is Obama Still President?
Posted on 10/30/2013 5:17:55 PM PDT by yoe
We are currently learning whether the United States really needs a president. Barack Obama has become a mere figurehead, who gives speeches few listen to any more, issues threats that scare fewer, and makes promises that almost no one believes he will keep. Yet America continues on, despite the fact that the foreign and domestic policies of Barack Obama are unraveling, in a manner unusual even for star-crossed presidential second terms.
Abroad, American policy in the Middle East is leaderless and in shambles after the Arab Spring weve had the Syrian fiasco and bloodbath, leading from behind in Libya all the way to Benghazi, and the non-coup, non-junta in Egypt. This administration has managed to unite existential Shiite and Sunni enemies in a shared dislike of the United States. While Iran follows the Putin script from Syria, Israel seems ready to preempt its nuclear program, and Obama still mumbles empty game changers and red line threats of years past.
We have gone from reset with Russia to Putin as the playmaker of the Middle East. The Persian Gulf sheikhdoms are now mostly anti-American. The leaders of Germany and the people of France resent having their private communications tapped by Barack Obama the constitutional lawyer and champion of universal human rights. Angela Merkel long ago grasped that President Obama would rather fly across the Atlantic to lobby for a Chicago Olympic Games or tap her phone than sit through a 20th-anniversary commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are beginning to see that the U.S. is more a neutral than a friend, as Obama negotiates with Putin about reducing the nuclear umbrella that protects Americas key non-nuclear allies. Perhaps they will soon make the necessary adjustments. China, Brazil, and India care little that Barack Obama still insists he is not George W. Bush, or that he seems to be trying to do to America what they seek to undo in their own countries.
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Hussein is — and always was — just a front man for the shadowy cabal of Leftists who snuck him into office.
Don't know, but he certainly is a pathological liar!
Impeachment has been thrown around by Bill O'Reilly tonight. He asked Marsha Balckburn, as a U.S. citizen and not as a congresscritter, did Obama lie to you? She wouldn't answer! Another worthless RINO!
Obama is on the ropes.
Next year we can impeach him and he knows it.
You can see the fear in his eyes.
Impeachment without the ability to convict is a huge waste of time.
He can be impeached now. Conviction is another story. Our Senate is so Partisan, driven by Mistress Pelosi from the house and her slave in the Senate, Reid.
Was Nixon convicted?
That "fear" you're seeing is a vacant stare.
What you want to see is the fear in Valerie Jarrett's eyes...
Was he EVER president?
Nixon wasn’t even impeached, let alone convicted.
Zero has never been President in the conventional sense. He is more like an advertising icon or brand that gets around the clock exposure in order to shift the country towards some progressive dream. Or to the rest of America a nightmare.
Sort of like the Red hair girl at Wendy’s. Just far more evil.
There is always more than one way to skin a cat. Obama is feeling the pressure and now is the time to hit him with everything.
Was he ever a real president? Even though he’s a Zer0 that doesn’t mean we don’t need a president. IMO that will become painfully clear in the next few years.
A con-man, and Democrat supporters you’ve been punked, only this time, you lose your money, your freedom.
Next straw, how will hospital employees get paid as everyone is losing their insurance and won’t be able to pay up?
Without a Republican senate majority, it’s a waste of time.
With a Republican senate majority it’s a real gamble.
Nixon resigned. He considered it the best thing to do for the country given the circumstances.
Not a waste of time for two reasons.
1. Impeacment puts Obama’s agenda to a screeching halt as he is forced to spend time on it and sucks away his political klout.
2. Being under pressure will cause that punk to commit further impeachable offenses (cover ups).
“Was Nixon convicted?”
Nixon resigned before the Senate voted on conviction. He almost certainly would have been convicted had he not resigned.
Remember Nixon’s own party in Congress turned against him making the job of his Democrat opponents easier. So far the Democrats are united in defending and protecting Obama.
With respect to the politics of impeachment and conviction, Boehner and Cantor have no stomach for using the appropriations power of the House to reign in spending. It is hard to envision House Republicans who consistently cave to Obama on any contentious issue bring up articles of impeachment, much less voting to impeach. In fact, they are failing to take advantage of the public furor over Obamacare (look at the failure to rip Sebelius apart today) and seem to be preparing to cave on immigration.
Moving to the Senate most of the 25 Republicans who opposed Ted Cruz on the Obamacare cloture vote do not have the stomach to impeach Obama. It is difficult to imagine any Democrat or Independent Senator voting to convict him.
The press of the 1970’s was almost united in its opposition to Nixon and support for impeachment. Today’s mainstream press would almost certainly work to protect Obama.
In summary, don’t count on impeachment and conviction to remove Obama from office.
A community agitator whose job was to get in between the agitated community and the government that pays $$$ to shut them up.
Next he was the pretty boy whose job was to infiltrate so said government on crews behalf to have their guy on the inside.
Becoming President of the USA is/was a dream nobody in obama’s crew could have ever imagined....
Imagine the BILLIONS of federal $$$ just waiting to get thier deceitful slimy hands on to...
That punk is going down. Obama hates America, hates Christians and freedom. We have a chance for payback and I want to see him impeached and laid flat. I just wish this was his first term. Better late than never.
Palin has already talked about impeachment. As soon as Cruz says impeachment, It’s lights out!
In stark contrast to Nixon, King FUBO hates this country and doesn't give a **** what happens to it.
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the common factor is simply that the victim relies on the good faith of the con artist.
Victims of investment scams tend to show an incautious level of greed and gullibility, and many con artists target the elderly, but even alert and educated people may be taken in by other forms of confidence trick.
Accomplices, also known as shills, help manipulate the mark into accepting the perpetrator’s plan. In a traditional confidence trick, the mark is led to believe that he will be able to win money or some other prize by doing some task.
The question should be: WHY is Obama still president?
Marsha Blackburn us NOT a RINO! She is one of the most conservative Reps in Congress.
She spent 2-3 minutes making excuses for 0bama and wasn’t tricked or pressed into doing it by 0’Reilly.
Obama is PINO...President in name only.
No conviction would turn him into a bigger hero to the left.
Conviction would turn him into a “dead” hero.
I agree! Anger took over my keyboard. When O'Reilly asked her if Bowbama had lied to her, as an American citizen, she danced all around it, but wouldn't answer that "easy" question. P*ssed me off that they all equivocate when asked a direct question. And, that IS, politics, as usual!
I will agree that Marsha should not have stopped, but have finished Sibelius off.
Nixon resigned before the HOUSE voted to impeach him.
He may well have been convicted in the Senate.
He resigned because he felt it best for the country.
Lets all start a national POTUS lottery, we place bets on a date when Obama is stripped of AF1, the golf course and the Oval Office.
March 15th 2014. No reason for that date, it just popped into my head.