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Trey Gowdy Explodes on Obama in Stirring Floor Speech
TheBlaze/AP ^ | Mar. 12, 2014 9:35pm | Jason Howerton

Posted on 03/13/2014 4:02:27 PM PDT by andyk

Edited on 03/13/2014 4:11:17 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Ignoring President Barack Obamaís veto threat, the House voted on Wednesday for a bill that would expedite congressional lawsuits against the chief executive for failure to enforce federal laws.

The vote was 233-181 in the Republican-led House as GOP lawmakers excoriated Obama for multiple changes to his 4-year-old health care law, steps heís taken to allow young immigrants to remain in the United States and the administrationís resistance to defend the federal law banning gay marriage.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government
KEYWORDS: gowdyspeech; obama; treygowdy
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I think I would move to South Carolina just to be represented by this man.
1 posted on 03/13/2014 4:02:27 PM PDT by andyk
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Full Title:

‘How Does Going From Being a Senator to a President Rewrite the Constitution?’: Trey Gowdy Explodes on Obama in Stirring Floor Speech

Video Linky:

Trey Gowdy Explodes on Obama
2 posted on 03/13/2014 4:04:06 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: andyk

After the nobamacare case...isn’t Gowdy being naive to expect the Supreme Court to rule as based on the Constitution?


3 posted on 03/13/2014 4:04:09 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: andyk

SMASHING..!

He’s a hero and they should ALL be like him..!!!!

We have our braveheart.


4 posted on 03/13/2014 4:05:43 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: hal ogen

That’s precisely Mark Levin’s point. Bringing such a case before the USSC in effect and in fact imbues that body with the power to...what...correct its’ own misdeeds? You’re exactly right.


5 posted on 03/13/2014 4:08:34 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: andyk

This is the WORST WRITING ever.

Did it pass ... or not?


6 posted on 03/13/2014 4:08:48 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: gaijin

Seems like it would be pretty hard for the dems to vote against this one. They all swear to protect and defend the Constitution. It’s unbelievable that we have gotten to the point where this kind of bill even has to be written.


7 posted on 03/13/2014 4:09:27 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: andyk

You don’t “sue” the President when he violates the law. You IMPEACH him.


8 posted on 03/13/2014 4:11:28 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: andyk

I think this whole congressional bill stuff is just a smoke screen. They should not need a bill in order to sue the President in court for not upholding the law.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 4:11:44 PM PDT by the_Watchman
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To: andyk

I do not think this bill will ever see the light of day in the Senate, with Reid running the show.


10 posted on 03/13/2014 4:14:38 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: hal ogen

I would say, yes he is. I will never again expect a ruling based on the Constitution from the Supreme Court unless said ruling benefits the Democrat Party. On November 4, 2008 the Constitutional Republic of the United States became a banana republic by the will of the voters.


11 posted on 03/13/2014 4:16:48 PM PDT by sport
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Seems like it would be pretty hard for the dems to vote against this one. They all swear to protect and defend the Constitution. It’s unbelievable that we have gotten to the point where this kind of bill even has to be written.

Exactly. The fact they have to do this in the first place, is bad. It appears, from the vote, that a lot of rats opposed it. It just confirms what we have known for years, that they really ARE evil, scum sucking Rats, with a capital R.

12 posted on 03/13/2014 4:16:58 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: andyk

I want to know why he has not filed articles. I appreciate he’s one of the better ones. But we have a remedy for Obama. Impeachent. I don’t want excuses about his blackness or upcoming elections. I want the constitution upheld.

I also don’t care if Bhoner tries burying it. Leaders lead. Without fear.


13 posted on 03/13/2014 4:19:06 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: andyk

I don’t know what it is about the word but I really like the word “excoriated”.


14 posted on 03/13/2014 4:19:46 PM PDT by Rodamala
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I also hear a lot of FReepers say : " the senate would never convict!"

So? What difference does that make? The houses' job is to write up the articles and vote to send it to the senate. The house isn't doing their job and that's why their approval numbers are even lower than Obama's

15 posted on 03/13/2014 4:24:55 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever)
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To: andyk

He should have taken on Linda Gayham. He’d have CRUSHED him.


16 posted on 03/13/2014 4:32:52 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: andyk

Gowdy might be the real deal.


17 posted on 03/13/2014 4:34:23 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: atc23

Yup.

Name one successful leader in history that ever let “maybe” be his guiding light. No one can. Because any leader that does is never successful and is not a leader to begin with.

This is the ultimate outcome of accepting the lesser evil mentality. All these lesser evils people accepted added up to today. And the majority would rather kick the can again as always in the hopes that we can make it to the election.

And then what? Elect more lesser evil ‘no matter what’, that will kick it again? Really?

I get a ton of sXit from people saying “Well whats YOUR plan? Simple Follow the damn Constitution and quit hiding alike a coward.

Unless cowardice isn’t the real issue. Which I now believe is the case. The real issue is they do not impeach because the GOP is not the opposition party at all. Just actors playing their role as the fall guys to ease the rest of us into accepting the hopelessness of our conservative beliefs.

Evidence points that way.


18 posted on 03/13/2014 4:37:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: andyk

He’s my congressman. Come on down. Greenville, SC is a great city.


19 posted on 03/13/2014 4:39:08 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: sport
I will never again expect a ruling based on the Constitution from the Supreme Court...

I believe you are correct.

20 posted on 03/13/2014 4:42:18 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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