Skip to comments.Of Course He Should Be Impeached
Posted on 02/17/2014 7:07:50 AM PST by rootin tootin
Last week, Jeffrey Lord asked the following question in this space: Should Obama be impeached? I have enormous respect for Lord, and agree with virtually everything he writes, but his column reflects an unsettling trend in the way many view this issue. Most pundits and politicians discuss Obamas serial violations of the Constitution as if mulling an interesting academic subject. They ponder such arcana as the definition of high crimes and misdemeanors, the number of Senate votes required to convict an impeached President, the effect of the process on the GOPs electoral prospects in 2016, ad infinitum. Few, however, discuss impeachment as a serious possibility or even a rational course of action.
In a less complacent nation, Lords question would not be rhetorical. It is the duty of the House of Representatives to impeach Obama.
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Obama’s semi-black skin is really non-stick Teflon.
If Obongo hasn’t earned”IMPEACHMENT”by his ruthless,Lawlessness,then FLUSH The US Constitution down the TOILET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It hasn't been changed. Businesses that have not complied with the law as it is written are in violation of the LAW.
When the opportunity arises, Obama will direct the IRS to fine all these businesses for failure to comply with the law. Especially those businesses owned by Republicans or Tea Party members.
Do not think that if your business has been granted a waiver by this tyrant, that you are in compliance with the law. You'd better pony up the policies or you could be facing bankruptcy in the near future.
I would not call Clinton’s impeachment useless OR emboldening... By the time he left office Newt Gingrich had him cowed into a balanced budget and significant welfare reform.
The sad thing is it will be decades before another black will be elected president. Not until there is no need to comment on the color of his skin. That’s the way it should have been this time but this bozo has made sure that race/color will be thought about for a long time to come.
Good one !!!
The sad truth is that there is no way that the 57 Politically Correct States Of America are going to impeach the first mulatto president.
Democrats wouldn’t impeach him if he traded the entire United States to Columbia for a bale of weed and a 5 pound flour bag full of cocaine.
And there probably aren’t more than a handfull of republicans with the backcone to vote to impeach him no matter what his crimes.
Is the ballot box the only way to impeach a derelict House of Representatives? They are not doing their Constitutional duty.
Welfare reform happened in '96; impeachment was in '98.
Post impeachment, the fight was all on Gingrich's doorstep. He was played up as a laughing stock, corrupt and forced to resign.
“Most pundits and politicians discuss Obamas serial violations of the Constitution ...”
No, most pundits and politicians IGNORE Obama’s serial violations of the Constitution.
Chris Matthews: "Well, that certainly seems fair. I mean how do you expect the President to do his job if he's always looking over his shoulder and worried about impeachment."
Joe Scarborough:"But doesn't the Constitution...."
Mika: "You want to know about the Constitution? I'll tell you about the Constitution. I don't think the founders of the Constitution intended the President to be burdened with a frivolous impeachment hearing just because the majority party in the House of Representatives happens to be a bunch of close minded, conservative bigots who have obstructed every single progressive move the President has tried to make."
Joe: "But that's exactly....."
Chris: "Exactly my point. When you've got someone with the intellectual firepower of Barack Obama in the presidency, you can let a bunch of evangelical radicals hold him accountable. I mean, what is this, the Inquisition?"
Unfortunately, you get the picture.
If the Democrats could in lock step support Bill Clinton for his public perjury before the American people following a tawdry sexual affair with a 19 year old intern, they will support Obama despite his violating the Constitution. His being black only adds to his teflon. Sadly Obama knows he can get by with doing what he wants and will increasingly rule by decree. I fear he could easily declare himself dictator and end free elections with little more than a shrug in Washington.
No, they'd probably say, "Gosh, I wish we could do something about it, but I don't think we have the standing to pursue the issue."
No congressman is going to suggest impeachment unless his constituents are demanding it.
Start writing, folks.
If he tries that, I give him a shelf life of about three or four weeks.
If they aren’t going to impeach then at least start challenging some of Obama’s actions in the courts. Or are they too inept to do even that?
Exactly. All Obama’s doing is selectively enforcing at whim. The text of the law is still the same. He’ll selectively enforce other part when he wants.
Obama has unilaterally granted "waivers" of the business mandate, but the law still requires these companies to either insure their employees or face a $3500 per employee fine.
Come December (after the elections) some Federal Judge will rule that the waiver was invalid and every one of these employers will be required to pony up $3500 per employee for failure to comply with the law.
This is why Obama didn't give the waiver to individuals.
This is the dirty little secret. There is no business waiver. It isn't even written down. It's just a policy statement. It will never hold up if challenged. And Obama himself will find some lackey to challenge it.
he should be impeached since he had failed to execute the laws of the land and thereby isn’t true to his oath of office to defend the constitution.
However, he has the racist get out of impeachment free card.
BTTT, but with the media carrying water fot the rats, the question is when. IMHO, the time for the House to impeach is just before the election. We need to take the Senate so Obama doesn’t appoint any more like Kagan or Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
I don’t think people in leadership have the stomach to make hard decisions. They are afraid of controversy and damage and maybe failure. I don’t know but I see it in church where loving means everything and justice seems to mean un-loving. Maybe it is just the times I am experiencing. Love and justice are not separate and hard things must be done less they get worse. With Obama, he is proceedingly worse.