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Napolitano: Impeachment Only Way to Stop Obama's Executive Actions
Newsmax ^ | 13 Feb 2014 | Greg Richter

Posted on 02/14/2014 6:18:13 AM PST by Cheerio

The only way to stop President Barack Obama from nullifying duly enacted laws is impeachment, says Judge Andrew Napolitano. The problem is, neither Congress nor the American public have the guts for it.

"The president is doing the opposite of what he was elected to do," Napolitano said Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto." Napolitano is a former New Jersey Superior Court judge and a Fox News legal analyst.

When Obama picks and chooses which laws, or portions of them, to enforce, he actually is telling people how to avoid obeying the law, he told Cavuto.

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Napolitano said there are 11 million people in the United States who could be deported to their native countries, but Obama has told them, "If you do A, B, C, D, and E, I won't deport you" — effectively telling them they can break the law and suffer no consequences.
1 posted on 02/14/2014 6:18:13 AM PST by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

Then he’s unstoppable. Because impeachment is a fantasy.


2 posted on 02/14/2014 6:19:35 AM PST by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Cheerio

If everybody disobeyed his orders he would no longer matter.


3 posted on 02/14/2014 6:19:38 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Cheerio

If impeachment fails - as it probably would - the Constitution would be weakened to the point of collapse.

The Democrats would be in a corner. They would have to choose between defending a President who was obviously ignoring the Constitution, and defending the Constitution which (a) inconveniences them and their president, and (b) they’re not really that into anyway.

Which choice do you think they would make?


4 posted on 02/14/2014 6:20:45 AM PST by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Cheerio

Well, I did hear there was another way , , ,
but Im not saying right now..


5 posted on 02/14/2014 6:21:27 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Cheerio

He’ll get his - and it will come back in spades.

Our side will selectively enforce EPA regs, IRS regs, on THEM ... LOL.


6 posted on 02/14/2014 6:22:06 AM PST by Principled
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To: Cheerio
RE :”The only way to stop President Barack Obama from nullifying duly enacted laws is impeachment, says Judge Andrew Napolitano. The problem is, neither Congress nor the American public have the guts for it.
“The president is doing the opposite of what he was elected to do,” Napolitano said Thursday on Fox News Channel's “Your World with Neil Cavuto.” Napolitano is a former New Jersey Superior Court judge and a Fox News legal analyst.”

Then why keep bringing it up judge (since you say it won't happen ) ?

If Democrats were not so convinced that the GOP cannot win the WH again they would be worried about what a GOP POTUS could do with all these precedents.
But they have concluded that POTUS year voting turnout will always favor them and will keep the GOP out of the POTUS office.

7 posted on 02/14/2014 6:23:25 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: Cheerio
Napolitano: Impeachment Only Way to Stop Obama's Executive Actions

Thank you, Captain Obvious. So, GOP? Who will be first to file the articles of impeachment?

8 posted on 02/14/2014 6:23:45 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Cheerio

I believe that the American people would support Impeachment. Just because the Quislings in Congress lack the Guts, Integrity and Honor to stand in defense of our Constitution per the Oath of Office they swore to means nothing at all.

The number of reasons for Obama to be Impeached and Removed from office is endless and that’s a fact.


9 posted on 02/14/2014 6:24:38 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: Steely Tom

Pretty much the same thing happened when they impeached Samuel Chase, the one and only Supreme Court Justice ever to be impeached.

He was not removed, and no other SC Justice was ever impeached again, leaving the Supreme Court unchecked ever since.


10 posted on 02/14/2014 6:26:28 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Principled

No they won’t. The GOPe leadership doesn’t have the guts.


11 posted on 02/14/2014 6:26:47 AM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Howie66
The number of reasons for Obama to be Impeached and Removed from office is endless and that’s a fact.

And the one reason he won't/can't be is insurmountable.

12 posted on 02/14/2014 6:27:04 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Cheerio

Rush put it best on Wednesday. We’re already beaten and apathetic. Suppose... by 2016 Obama decides... he likes being President. Who’s to say no and make it stick?


13 posted on 02/14/2014 6:27:31 AM PST by Crazieman (Are you naive enough to think VOTING will fix this entrenched system?)
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To: Cheerio

Ok Judge, so who’s gonna stop him?

The Senate are thugs just like him and the GOP majority in Congress are wimps....

This government has me very scared.


14 posted on 02/14/2014 6:29:12 AM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Cheerio
Impeachment begins in the House.

Some representative should open a charge of Impeachment just to begin formally, to list all the illegal, unconstitutional and unethical actions this President has performed.

Just to get the charges down for the record.

15 posted on 02/14/2014 6:29:36 AM PST by eCSMaster ("It is not the color of his skin, ... it is the blackness that fills his soul")
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To: sickoflibs
Then why keep bringing it up judge (since you say it won't happen ) ?

Because the nutless wonders in the GOPe need to be publicly shamed and shamed again. Maybe some will wake up.

16 posted on 02/14/2014 6:29:57 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: MrB

You mean like when our Founders made the decision to cast British Rule from our shores?

Yeah, I suppose you’re right. Why bother?


17 posted on 02/14/2014 6:30:18 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: Old Sarge

It’s not enough to have a Republican majority in both houses of congress. These days the two parties are barely distinguishable. We need to replace the spineless wimps with real conservatives who will uphold and defend the Constitution. Surely, there has to be someone who will put country ahead of party.


18 posted on 02/14/2014 6:30:50 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Cheerio

As the left chants, you can’t impeach a black man, and get ready to chant, you can’t impeach a woman.


19 posted on 02/14/2014 6:33:12 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Howie66

I really think our nation’s only path out of this mess, besides divine intervention,

is for the states to once again stand up and assert themselves.

An article 5 convention would get their attention, for sure.


20 posted on 02/14/2014 6:33:23 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Cheerio

Its amazing that Obama hasn’t pushed his power grab further than he has. Not suggesting that he’s acting in a restrained way, which of course he’s not, but there’s a lot of lattitude for him to be even more agressive.

Nobody seems willing to stand up and check his wanton exercise of power. Its an invitation to more executive abuse and an expansion of authoritarian rule.


21 posted on 02/14/2014 6:33:32 AM PST by Starboard
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To: MrB

Another possible path, and the most likely one IMO, is the onset of an economic calamity. Events like that have a way or re-orienting people’s views and priorities. Its a very painful path but maybe a necessary one in the long run.


22 posted on 02/14/2014 6:36:11 AM PST by Starboard
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To: sickoflibs
But they have concluded that POTUS year voting turnout will always favor them and will keep the GOP out of the POTUS office.

This is not just a random event and did not happen by accident on the political landscape. The RATS and their clown were allowed to create this cultural environment by the Gelding Old Party. This should have been nipped in the bud, as they say. Today in 2014 the horses have all fled the barn. GWB set the stage for this RAT takeover by never standing up to the bashing he took from the libtard community, plus he never found his VETO PEN until too late in the cycle.



IT WAY PAST TIME FOR THE CONSERVATIVES TO SEIZE CONTROL OF THE GOP. I RECOGNIZE THAT TAKES A BOAT LOAD OF MONEY.
23 posted on 02/14/2014 6:36:14 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Steely Tom
"Constitution would be weakened to the point of collapse."

That has already happened. It simply doesn't yet realize it's already dead.
24 posted on 02/14/2014 6:36:52 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Starboard

Yeah, when that happens, the fedgov just simply won’t have the resources available to “put down” those who ignore/oppose their edicts.


25 posted on 02/14/2014 6:38:21 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

I was thinking the same thing.

More efficient, and permanent, than impeachment.

A solution that should be implemented for the entire political class in the District of Criminals.


26 posted on 02/14/2014 6:39:05 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: MrB

I can and do fully support that.

Have you contacted your State Reps to encourage them to sign on?

You may need to do so several times.


27 posted on 02/14/2014 6:39:08 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: Cheerio

Congress is violating their oath to the Constitution by not impeaching.


28 posted on 02/14/2014 6:40:06 AM PST by AU72
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To: Sirius Lee
RE :”Because the nutless wonders in the GOPe need to be publicly shamed and shamed again. Maybe some will wake up.”

Given that the judge said that the American people don't want impeachment its not much of a shaming.

No, they wont impeach him.

29 posted on 02/14/2014 6:40:10 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: AU72

30 posted on 02/14/2014 6:41:18 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Arm_Bears

Yes, having his butt-fugly wife telling him to stop will most likely work, , , /sarc


31 posted on 02/14/2014 6:44:01 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Paladin2
If everybody disobeyed his orders he would no longer matter.

If everybody disobeyed his orders they would be obeying the law because his orders are lawless. It's very confusing.

Cordially,

32 posted on 02/14/2014 6:44:26 AM PST by Diamond (He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people,)
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To: Cheerio

At least the word is being bandied about.


33 posted on 02/14/2014 6:45:39 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Cheerio; All

video
6:50 Minutes
At 4:23 the Judge begins

Obamacare Numbers Admin Won’t Share Raising New Questions & Obama’s Power Grab - Napolitano Cavuto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPeNT-hXw8M


34 posted on 02/14/2014 6:45:46 AM PST by Whenifhow
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To: Cheerio
RE :”GWB set the stage for this RAT takeover by never standing up to the bashing he took from the libtard community, plus he never found his VETO PEN until too late in the cycle.”

GWB was first busy getting re-elected (his one big success) and then afterward dealing with huge crisis's partially or fully of his making, regardless he got all the blame for them, as Obama should be now.

By 2006 or 2007 most Americans had tuned him out.

Given his weak hand he worked with Dems to get stuff he really wanted done. In his second term each year was worse than the last.

Pelosi's #1 mission then was to win the 2008 election and she didn't let her progressive members get in the way of that.

35 posted on 02/14/2014 6:46:56 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: Old Sarge
Then he’s unstoppable. Because impeachment is a fantasy.

Nonsense. The only reason such a statement is even marginally convincing is because there are so many people who throw up their hands and say "impeachment is a fantasy" because they fear the political cost, or because it requires too much perseverance.

By any reasonable standard, 0bama should be impeached, but if he isn't, maybe the People will just have to settle for total Republican control of both Houses of the Federal Legislature.

36 posted on 02/14/2014 6:48:14 AM PST by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: Cheerio

Not that he shouldn’t be impeached, convicted and removed, but that only puts the image of Biden in my head:

“I have can of Progresso and a crayon...”


37 posted on 02/14/2014 6:48:39 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Cheerio
7 Times Obama Ignored the Law to Impose His Executive Will
38 posted on 02/14/2014 6:48:56 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: william clark

Gotta get a new keyboard. It seems to be dropping letters more and more frequently, such as in the case of “... have [a] can...”


39 posted on 02/14/2014 6:49:58 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Mears

bfl


40 posted on 02/14/2014 6:51:08 AM PST by Mears
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To: Paladin2

Bingo we dont have to listen to the govt. We can work and operate only for our own purposes. The fed govt is all about power and money control. They gave they gave up their right to govern.


41 posted on 02/14/2014 6:57:51 AM PST by Carry me back
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To: Paladin2

Obama and the RAT congress critters are acting just like Snowball and Napoleon in Animal Farm. The rabid dogs are the IRS. The useless republicans are the chickens and the rest of us are Boxer.


42 posted on 02/14/2014 6:57:57 AM PST by Cyclone59 (Where are we going, and what's with the handbasket?)
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To: Cheerio

More Republican Speakers of the House lost their jobs as a result of the last impeachment than the Democrat, who is now more popular than ever.

The only way an impeachment move would happen is if the Dems start it. Pubbies don’t have the backbone and they know as soon as they made the first move, the Dems and MSM could be crying ‘racism’.

The only real option would be for the GOP leadership to try to convince the Dem leadership to put pressure on Obama and try to corral him.


43 posted on 02/14/2014 6:58:26 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Cheerio; xzins; wmfights
I think is is pretty obvious that by illegally changing the provisions of the law unilaterally and by executive decree he has effectively vetoed the law. The Supreme Court has declared that the President cannot use a "line item veto" even if Congress were to give him one.

Obama has declared parts of this law null and void and therefore the government has no authority whatsoever to enforce any other provisions of this law.

The waiver of the business mandate and the attempt to enforce the individual mandate is clearly a violation of the equal protection clause.

In my opinion, the actions of the executive branch on Obamacare have clearly and unequivocally rendered the entire law moot.

There is no longer any "Affordable Care Act." It has been vetoed by the president who signed it. The only thing left are his unconstitutional executive orders.

44 posted on 02/14/2014 6:58:29 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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The reason why no one will touch Obama is 90% of the press is held hostage because the Democrats have used the NSA to gather evidence, and will use the IRS to deliver the hammer-blow, if they do not lick the boots with excited passion.


45 posted on 02/14/2014 6:59:37 AM PST by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

I’d do anything she said—Just to get her to shut up and leave me alone.


46 posted on 02/14/2014 7:00:21 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: P-Marlowe

Impeachment is not the only way but probably the least likely to cause a major uproar.

If “impeachment” it is then get it done and NOW.


47 posted on 02/14/2014 7:00:38 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Old Sarge

Then he’s unstoppable. Because impeachment is a fantasy.
___________________

With Bonehead as *Speaker*, you’re correct.

What is the process that We the People can take to do the Speaker’s job, should he prove incompetent and/or compromised?


48 posted on 02/14/2014 7:00:46 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Progov

Nobody is going to impeach Obama.

He’s black.


49 posted on 02/14/2014 7:02:45 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Eagles6

Let’s hope the GOPe is no longer in charge at such time....


50 posted on 02/14/2014 7:05:02 AM PST by Principled
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