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Obama Impeachment Almost Complete
Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2014 | John Ransom

Posted on 03/24/2014 5:55:39 AM PDT by Kaslin

Jim Jordan wants to know what the White House knew about the IRS targeting scandal, and when they knew it-- as if we didn’t know. The conservative Representative from Ohio has penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the activities of the IRS and, more specifically Lois Lerner, the former IRS official who is at the center of the controversy.

Jordan essentially is saying where there is smoke there is fire, and oh yeah, where there’s fire, there is fire too.

“Emails and testimony that we confronted Ms. Lerner with showed her saying that the tea party is ‘very dangerous,’” writes Jordan, “ordering a ‘multitiered review’ (read: delay) of the cases, and managing the optics of her operation so it would not be revealed as a political project.”

Make no mistake, this goes all the way up to the White House, to the Oval Office, and for that reason this will not be going away.

That was practically guaranteed when Lerner showed up at Congress twice and invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself.

Those who try to ride the revolutionary tiger, by letting it out of the cage, make a tasty meal eventually.

And the tiger makes no distinction between the president and a department head.

Congress does however. And so does the electorate.

From the day that Congress passed Obamacare under Democrat control, there has never been a time in which Obama’s political position did not grow weaker. He lost the US House of Representatives in 2010, and only narrowly controls the Senate.

Sure he won reelection, but his second term could end up being more of a curse than a blessing.

The White House has been enmeshed in a series of scandals, missteps and poor politics that’s only become more obvious, and more quickly moving since Obama’s reelection.

As the president has grown weaker, he’s become more and more reckless, telling bigger and bigger lies.

I often tell candidates, especially ones who are political novices, that they have to keep one thing in mind about politics: eventually through the miasma of lies, distortions and rhetoric, politics, at the highest level, is eventually about truth; about absolute, positive truth.

The Soviet empire did not collapse because socialism is an inefficient form of government. It collapsed because as an inefficient form of government it tried to prop itself up with lies about record harvests and tractor production that just didn’t exist.

The beauty of economics, as it relates to politics, is that it will brook no lies.

The truth eventually wins out.

Obama can try to brazen his way through any one of dozens of scandals that now surround the most incompetent administration since Warren G. Harding, but the truth is out. The economics are against him.

And that’s why people no longer trust him.

Impeach him? Certainly, if you can prove beyond a doubt he’s committed a crime.

But there is no reason to make the man a martyr.

The only impeachment that was ever going to work was the one Obama eventually got; and that’s the one he provided himself.

He’s the guy we warned you about all along. In fact, he’s worse than the guy we warned you about.

And no matter what Lois Lerner or Jim Jordan have to say about it, Obama himself was the guy who caused his own impeachment of the public trust.

In the end, like the Politburo, Obama will be done in by his own lies.

It took the Soviets 70 years to collapse the system.

It took Obama about two years to collapse on himself.

That he got the two years to begin with was more about the group delusion that Obama was the Messiah than anything substantive he’s done.

“A nation and a woman are not forgiven the unguarded hour,” writes Karl Marx, “in which the first adventurer that came along could violate them.”

Let’s hope Marx got that part wrong too.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: impeachment; impeachobama; irsabuse; irsscandal; irsscandals; irsteapartyscandal; jimjordan; loislerner; sovietunion; wsj

1 posted on 03/24/2014 5:55:39 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

The Reps don’t have the balls to file impeachment and Democrats will not give up their agenda to do the right thing. Weak and spineless, the lot of them.


2 posted on 03/24/2014 6:00:46 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Kaslin

We’ll be lucky if the Obamanation leaves office January 1, 2017, much less by impeachment and removal.


3 posted on 03/24/2014 6:05:02 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: Kaslin

If impeachment occurs, it will be the Democrats that do it to save their chances in 2016.

Also, they’ll run Cory Booker or Deval Patrick - not Hillary!.


4 posted on 03/24/2014 6:12:41 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Kaslin

Doesn’t Eric Holder have to appoint the Special Prosecutor? Doesn’t seem to be a very slam dunk.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 6:16:41 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: 12th_Monkey

I believe the author is stating that Obama has aleady, through is lies, “impeached” himself.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 6:26:18 AM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: Kaslin

Impeachment charges will only happen if Dems are leading the charge. And unless O hits rock bottom, the Dems will not subject one of their own to another impeachment event.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 6:28:25 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: struggle

” If impeachment occurs, it will be the Democrats that do it to save their chances in 2016. “ and that would be entertainment worth watching on TV.


8 posted on 03/24/2014 6:40:31 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Kaslin

lol.


9 posted on 03/24/2014 6:41:25 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: TomGuy
unless O hits rock bottom, the Dems will not subject one of their own to another impeachment event.

There is no rock bottom deep enough for the Dems to participate in an impeachment of a Dem President. Period.

Clinton sold forbidden US technology to the Chinese communists for campaign cash. The media and the Dems knew it. They covered it up, lied about it and when confronted, dismissed it. That was *high treason* and it wasn't sufficient. And Slick Willie wasn't even half black.

10 posted on 03/24/2014 6:42:20 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: American Constitutionalist

What you sow, you shall reap.


11 posted on 03/24/2014 6:45:11 AM PDT by struggle
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To: struggle

“Also, they’ll run Cory Booker or Deval Patrick - not Hillary!.”

I disagree. They are going to run Julian Castro from San Antonio. That’s how they will take Texas.


12 posted on 03/24/2014 6:46:23 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: The Duke; 12th_Monkey; Kaslin
I believe the author is stating that Obama has already, through is lies, “impeached” himself.

Thank you for actually reading the article before posting -- quite unlike some others do too frequently around here these days.

FReegards!

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13 posted on 03/24/2014 6:48:52 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: struggle

Amen ! and they have reaped the whirlwind.


14 posted on 03/24/2014 6:49:42 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Andrew Cuomo ? he fits their mold....


15 posted on 03/24/2014 6:52:18 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Kaslin

Get the ball rolling and even if the Demonkrats try to block it or drag their feet it will damage them. Time for the tgruth to be told.


16 posted on 03/24/2014 6:53:18 AM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I’ve been saying the same thing for a while, Andy.


17 posted on 03/24/2014 6:56:31 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Washington: "I cannot tell a lie". Obama: "I cannot tell.....I lie")
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To: Kaslin

bttt


18 posted on 03/24/2014 6:59:24 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Kaslin

bump


19 posted on 03/24/2014 7:03:59 AM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: Kaslin
Impeachment would be a huge mistake. Remember the Clinton blowback?

We need to focus on getting a conservative as our next nominee. Once we have a conservative in office then we can worry addressing past wrongs.

20 posted on 03/24/2014 7:06:07 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: luvbach1

Exactly.


21 posted on 03/24/2014 7:11:17 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Durus
Excellent point

On the other hand that doesn't mean that arrogant pos doesn't deserve to be impeached

22 posted on 03/24/2014 7:14:38 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: 12th_Monkey

Blah, blah, blah


23 posted on 03/24/2014 7:15:36 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: The Duke

That is exactly what John Ransom did


24 posted on 03/24/2014 7:16:58 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: chris37; Duke

Read post #6


25 posted on 03/24/2014 7:18:49 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Agamemnon
BTTT

Many in here don't bother reading the articles, but go by the title. Thanks for pointing that out.

26 posted on 03/24/2014 7:21:35 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: The Duke

That may well be the case, but it doesn’t practically matter.

He is still in power and doing damage, and while some may see through this man easily now, most do not.

This man deserves to be in prison and/ or ejected from this country with no possibility of return.

He is a bad man.


27 posted on 03/24/2014 7:22:57 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Kaslin

More than any prior President he deserves to be impeached.


28 posted on 03/24/2014 7:36:41 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Durus
Impeachment would be a huge mistake.

The Constitution provides impeachment as a remedy to rid us of presidents like 0bama. When citizens do not make use of it when appropriate, then the people deserve the consequences of their inaction.

29 posted on 03/24/2014 7:42:04 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Kaslin

your welcome


30 posted on 03/24/2014 7:52:00 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

My pleasure :) /sarcasm>


31 posted on 03/24/2014 8:07:48 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

“There is no rock bottom deep enough for the Dems to participate in an impeachment of a Dem President. Period.”

Absolutely.

They will willingly go to the deepest depths to avoid the loss of the “messiah”, no matter what.
IMHO


32 posted on 03/24/2014 8:09:46 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Kaslin

Not going anywhere. GOPes are not stirring that pot.


33 posted on 03/24/2014 8:12:56 AM PDT by jch10 (Election Day, 2014. May be the most important day since Bunker Hill.)
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To: windsorknot
Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. I think it is probable that impeachment would have the effect of greatly helping another Democrat get elected President.

So what is better? Suffering under this president for 3 years and then electing a conservative or impeaching him, dealing with Biden as president for remainder of the term, and then ending up with another Democrat president? For that matter, all of the criminal actions the president has taken will be promptly pardoned by Biden if impeachment were to happen. It would be better to prosecute these actions when there might be the real possibility of jail time, that is when you could get this scum to turn on one another.

34 posted on 03/24/2014 8:53:14 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Durus
So what is better?

We will find out soon enough. I still stand by what I said. If we can't impeach this president, we should scuttle the process.

35 posted on 03/24/2014 9:09:06 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: The Duke
I believe the author is stating that Obama has aleady, through is lies, “impeached” himself.

Since NO ONE is going to do ANYTHING about it.. as Hillary would say, "what difference does it make?"

36 posted on 03/24/2014 9:15:47 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: windsorknot

Why would we get rid of the process? That doesn’t make any sense.


37 posted on 03/24/2014 10:27:57 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: 12th_Monkey
Obama to Kill Tomahawk, Hellfire Missile Programs Cornerstone of U.S. Naval power eliminated.

Another item to add to his impeachment indictment....TREASON!!!

38 posted on 03/24/2014 12:16:23 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: luvbach1

Or even Jan 20, 2017.


39 posted on 03/24/2014 1:03:34 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Kaslin

your welcome


40 posted on 03/24/2014 1:36:22 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Don Corleone

I haven’t heard that, thanks for the additional information.

By the time he’s out, we’ll be back to cap and ball, cannons and catapults.


41 posted on 03/24/2014 1:38:23 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Oh, he’ll be in until Jan 20, 2017?


42 posted on 03/24/2014 3:46:32 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: luvbach1

That is the currently-scheduled end of his present term; Noon, Eastern Time.

Though I’m not holding my breath.


43 posted on 03/24/2014 4:33:14 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Agamemnon
Thank you for actually reading the article before posting -- quite unlike some others do too frequently around here these days.

Too true!

I thought we were better and smarter than that. Guess I was wrong.

Jesus Christ: You can’t impeach Him and He ain’t going to resign.




44 posted on 03/25/2014 2:05:22 AM PDT by rdb3 (Get out the putter, this one's on the green.)
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