Skip to comments.BEN SHAPIRO'S OBAMA SOLUTION: 'PROSECUTION NOT IMPEACHMENT'
Posted on 06/08/2014 10:18:03 AM PDT by Resettozero
On Thursday, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) stated that he was "not, at this point, calling for impeachment." He continued, "The president has two years left in his term. We hope they pass quickly."
That hope is empty. They will pass slowly. And even should Republicans win back the Senate in 2014, President Obama promises heavy executive action--action that will surely violate the Constitutional delegation of powers.
Which is why, says Breitbart senior editor-at-large Ben Shapiro, impeachment isn't the answer: prosecution is. And in his new book, The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against The Obama Administration, Shapiro lays out the charges.
"A criminal administration can do virtually anything, without any sort of real consequences," Shapiro writes. "Impeachment is rarely used - in the entire history of the United States, there have been just 19 House impeachments, and just eight of those ended with full removal after a Senate trial. No doubt the founders intended impeachment to be utilized far more often than it has been...But in practice, impeachment has been a failure."
Instead, Shapiro proposes, criminal prosecution of the Obama administration under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act should be on the table.
That act was created as a response to the mafia--it was designed to undermine mob claims of plausible deniability. It was created to hold command and control structures accountable for activities taking place down the chain. Shapiro writes, "Congress expressly worried in the RICO law itself that organized crime was using its money and power to 'subvert and corrupt our democratic processes.' Those worries were understated. Now the chief threat to the democratic process comes not from the mafia but from within the government itself."
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
Countdown until Obama is OUT OF OFFICE
How would you post this on FR so you can see the clock counting down?
Wow. That is really discouraging. Don’t want to have to see that every day.
I have long been touting using the RICO Act against the Ivy League .
Going to sue for plagiarism?
From the website:
Prosecuted? by whom? Impeachment is the intended vehicle to stop a President that is out of control.
Shapiro likes to hear himself talk.
He’s not really serious.
Is it possible to prosecute a POTUS after he has been impeached and removed from office?
Two years is two years, and he doesn't have 2 years. He's POTUS all the way till January 19th 2017 which is about 32 more months. Just think how long a month is, 32 more months is infinity when it comes to putting up with this psychopath. He has got to GO NOW because the guy is a danger to the country.
Miss Romney yet? Intelligent should recognize what they have done. Only the extreme foolish never learned what picking the lesser of the two evils means. Salvation of a Country. Remember the majority of Republican voter selected Romney as the candidate.
I like Ben Shapiro.
I hear him just about every day on the radio in the morning.
He s pretty smart, and he knows it.
He is very GOP establishment.
He is a good conservative rhetorician.
Not only is Shapiro one of the few Republicans fighting back, he's actually got a plan.
On the other hand, one of the senior executives at Breitbart voted for Obama in 2008, but I can't recall his name.
Please tell me that is NOT Shapiro.
Now you’re talking.
One thing liars don’t get.
Your lies will not stand. Got it, Valerie?
Nice try but, plugging his new book, which I’m sure will be very good reading...