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Obama Is Making the Case For His Own Impeachment
Townhall.com ^ | 4/4/2012 | Tony Katz

Posted on 04/04/2012 9:49:17 AM PDT by servo1969

Tony Katz

The President’s latest tactic, taking on the Supreme Court’s power of judicial review with a preemptive striking against justices who might contemplate an unfavorable ruling on ObamaCare, following on the heels of last week’s "open mic gaffe" in which he explained Russian President Dimitri Medvedev that he’d have more “flexibility” to sacrifice American security after his re-election, lead to one question: Is Barack Obama making his own case for impeachment?

Obama is no longer fit for the job. I don’t say this lightly. I don’t say it with glee or joy. And I don’t say it with malice. But rather with recognition that the Office of the President must be protected. And the citizens of the United States must protect themselves from a president who is either incapable or unwilling to fulfill his responsibilities to the American people and respect the Constitutionally proscribed limitations on his powers.

Obama’s pronouncement about the Supreme Court was so disingenuous and divisive as alone to warrant impeachment proceedings. Obama, a one-time senior lecturer in constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School, told a group of reporters at a Rose Garden news conference that since the Affordable Care Act was passed by a “strong majority,” a finding of unconstitutionality would constitute “judicial activism.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Judicial activism is when judges exceed their appropriate powers and legislate from the bench. Judicial review, in contrast, is one of the Supreme Court’s primary functions.

As Leon Wolf of RedState asks, has the professor never heard of Marbury vs. Madison (the 1803 case affirming the Court’s right of judicial review)? Further, if Obama believes the Court has no right to review - - and invalidate if necessary - - a law, so long as it was duly passed by Congress, what does he believe IS the Court’s role? What exactly did he teach his students at the University of Chicago?

On the international stage, Obama stunned US citizens and allies with his thinly veiled promise to Medvedev that he would put the missile shield - - a key component of our defense strategy - on the back burner after he’s re-elected, said with disdain for Americans. This stunning statement is worthy of a conversation about treason. A conversation that should take place in front of Chief Justice John Roberts.

Obama was undaunted by the fact the mic was open, and every disgusting word was caught on tape. Since then, he has twice joked about the conversation and the open mic. TWICE! Once, though completely improper, could have been dismissed as self-deprecating humor; trying to make the best out of a bad situation (it would not have worked, but it could have been dismissed.) Twice means not only does Obama not think it's a big deal, but no one around him thinks it's a big deal. How is that not dangerous?

Obama sees himself as above the law, and sees the Law as a detriment to his "moral" goals. As Ben Shapiro (also a Harvard educated lawyer) pointed out:

"President Obama has made it his mission to wield the club against the other two branches of government in a manner unprecedented in American history. Yesterday, Obama, rejecting the heart of judicial review for purposes of his own power, stated, “I am confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.” That, of course, is precisely what the Supreme Court does on a daily basis....But for Obama, the Supreme Court is an obstacle to his own power."

In August, 2011, I wrote:

"President Obama is actively engaging in a pre-meditated attack on the United States Constitution, and the American way of life. His words are not missteps, like 57 states or the insulting inability to properly pronounce the word corpsman. Obama is attempting to plant the seed into the already vitriolic and boisterous Progressives that the problem with America is the thing that makes America great – the rule of law that does not allow government to rule us."

Nothing has changed. In fact, with this latest round of assaults on the Court, they have gotten worse. Add to this Obama's unconstitutional recess appointments. How long until we say aloud - The Nation Is Under Attack From Within?


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; bhofascism; constitution; democrats; impeach; nobama2012; obama; obamacare; obamatruthfile; scotus

1 posted on 04/04/2012 9:49:23 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969
“Obama sees himself as above the law, and sees the Law as a detriment to his “moral” goals”.

This cannot be repeated enough times.

2 posted on 04/04/2012 9:55:01 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: servo1969
Pleeeease do it, pleeeease! And, the motley crew he appointed - every last one.
3 posted on 04/04/2012 9:57:39 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: servo1969

Public opinion does not a conviction make.

No one will impeach this guy because it would point out how little they have done to object to his usurpation of power, and they will not want to be perceived as racist.

Grounds or no, there will be no effort to do so of any serious nature.

If they don’t care about his birth certificate, they sure won’t care about anything else.


4 posted on 04/04/2012 9:59:35 AM PDT by LachlanMinnesota (Which are you? A producer, a looter, or a moocher of wealth?)
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To: servo1969

Lets go over this again, one more time....

If the Pubbies did not have the stones to impeach Bill Clinton with the reams of damning evidence they had sitting in the Senate office building, then they will NEVER EVER vote to impeach ANY President for ANY reason in ANY of our lifetimes.

The only way you’ll see it is if we have a GOP President and a Dem supermajority in the Senate.


5 posted on 04/04/2012 10:04:37 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: servo1969

MARK LEVIN IS COMING UP ON FOX TO TALK TO MEGYN KELLY IN A FEW MINUTES ABOUT THIS. SHOULD BE GOOOOOOD!


6 posted on 04/04/2012 10:14:04 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("We Need To Teach The Establishment a Lesson" - Newt Gingrich)
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To: servo1969
I don't know if he's "making the case for his own impeachment."

I think he's trying to prove to himself, the nation, and the world, that, as an African-American President, he can do whatever he wants and not a thing can be done to stop him. No one in power will stand up to him.

7 posted on 04/04/2012 10:16:19 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: servo1969

He’s been making that argument since inauguration. I want to see him served, even if it takes until 11/5. I want him to know he didn’t get away with it.


8 posted on 04/04/2012 10:18:06 AM PDT by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Bill Clinton was impeached.
9 posted on 04/04/2012 10:18:56 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: Steely Tom
I think Obama's trying to prove to himself, the nation, and the world, that, as an African-American President, he can do whatever he wants and not a thing can be done to stop him. No one in power will stand up to him.

That's pretty much it. He has really nothing to lose as he sees it. Doesn't matter how any other see it....remember he doesn't think the public "thinks" let alone would revolt against him....and if so... too late to do anything about it. Shrewd behavior all the way for this guy.

10 posted on 04/04/2012 10:20:40 AM PDT by caww
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Ooh. At work, can’t watch. I’ll look for video later..


11 posted on 04/04/2012 10:24:57 AM PDT by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: servo1969

How long until we say aloud - The Nation Is Under Attack From Within?
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Now is as good a time as any.

The Nation Is Under Attack From Within. I said it aloud as I typed and it is not the first time I’ve said it, either.


12 posted on 04/04/2012 10:32:42 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

Oh and after Valerie Jarrett—everything needs to be changed up. That woman should be run out of the White House- yesterday!


13 posted on 04/04/2012 10:35:09 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: caww

He is really nothing but a jive talking street thug. His boasting that nobody in the wh can beat him in basketball is typical. This attitude extends to everything he does. He is sneering and arrogant thumbing his nose at authority and daring anyone to knock the massive chip off of his shoulder.

He lives to pick a fight and then run behind his color. I pray he gets the fight and is buried in it.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 10:35:23 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: servo1969

If a CEO of any company did their jobs the way Obama is doing his, the board of directors would have canned his butt long ago.


15 posted on 04/04/2012 10:40:05 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Sorry to interrupt your rant ... but the Pubbies DID impeach Clinton. The senate refused to convict.

Did you take Constitutional Law from Professor Obama? I mean, that would give you a valid excuse. :)

16 posted on 04/04/2012 10:42:13 AM PDT by In Maryland (Liberal logic - the ultimate oxymoron!)
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To: servo1969

As I remember, impeachment did not remove Bill Clinton.
I’m for getting this resident out of office as quick as possible.


18 posted on 04/04/2012 10:46:07 AM PDT by LadyPilgrim ((Lifted up was He to die; It is finished was His cry; Hallelujah what a Savior!!!!!! ))
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To: servo1969

Who is going to impeach him?

John Boner?

Who is going to convict him?

Harry Reid?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!


19 posted on 04/04/2012 10:57:02 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: servo1969

Thanks for this thread. Bookmarked.


20 posted on 04/04/2012 11:37:44 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: servo1969

We’re too close in time to November to begin impeachment proceedings.

He WANTS us to impeach him.

The good news is that if we just vote him out, hopefully in resounding fashion, then liberalism itself will suffer a momentous defeat.


21 posted on 04/04/2012 11:42:08 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: wayoverontheright
FWIW:

How many laws has the US Supreme Court declared unconstitutional?

22 posted on 04/04/2012 12:30:04 PM PDT by Maceman (Liberals' only problem with American slavery is that the slaves were privately owned.)
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To: servo1969

Great post.


23 posted on 04/04/2012 3:06:05 PM PDT by charlie72
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To: servo1969

So long as a majority of House members are afraid to be (incorrectly) branded as racists, nothing will be done to rein in the Won.


24 posted on 04/04/2012 5:04:38 PM PDT by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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