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  • Congress Can Remove Ginsberg and Kagan from the Supreme Court!

    05/04/2016 7:53:28 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 60 replies
    Constitution ^ | March 5, 2016 | Dave Jolly
    A few years back I asked a number of people how long does a Supreme Court Justice serve. Almost unanimously the response was until death or resignation. No ones response was constitutional. There is nothing in the Constitution that says a Supreme Court Justice or any other federal judge serves for life or until they resign. Here is what the Constitution says about the term of office of a Supreme Court Justice or federal judge: Article III. Section. 1. The judicial Power of the United States shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the...
  • GOP Firing Blank Impeachment Charges at The Donald

    04/19/2016 8:02:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/19/16 | Judi McLeod
    Trump shouldnt worry. You can say Youre fired! a lot faster than you can say, Youre Impeached! The rot of yellow belly GOP cowardice runs all the way down from elected officials like the now deposed Boo-Hoo Boehner to some 121 GOP national security experts and beyond. The national security experts the Washington Post calls gurus live in fear for their careers with the prospect of a Donald Trump presidential election victory. In fact, quaking in their very leather boots, theyve traded in security detail for a kind of activism that sees them running around with an anti-Trump petition.
  • Marxist President Of Brazil On Verge Of Impeachment

    04/18/2016 1:48:06 PM PDT · by amessenger4god · 15 replies
    Unsealed.org ^ | 4/18/16 | Gary
    The impeachment vote in the lower house passed with more than a two-thirds majority. The upper house will now vote with only a simple majority needed to oust President Rousseff. The global power vacuum grows ever larger and someone with evil intent will step into the void.
  • Brazil impeachment backers take strong lead in Congress vote (Vote Happening NOW)

    04/17/2016 5:42:27 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 51 replies
    KDAL ^ | Anthony Boadle and Maria Carolina Marcello
    Supporters of the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff took a commanding lead in a ballot in the lower house of Congress on Sunday that could hasten the end of 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule in Latin America's biggest economy. With 272 votes cast, 210 members of Congress had voted in favor of Rousseff's impeachment and 62 voted against or abstained. The Datafolha polling group projected Rousseff's defeat. Rousseff's opponents needs votes from 342 of the 513 members of the chamber to send her for trial in the Senate on charges of manipulating budgetary accounts to support her...
  • Politico Enters Trump Impeachment Fantasyland

    04/17/2016 2:33:14 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 17, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Donald Trump hasn't even been nominated yet but that hasn't kept Politico from engaging in wild speculation about what they claim could behis impending impeachment. The Politico fantasy takes us on a time travel trip to the summer of 2017 which goes into such detail, you have to wonder if author Darren Samuelsohn has been indulging in an overabundance of magic mushrooms. The funniest thing of all is that Samuelsohn concludes by pretty much stating Never Mind! See, it probably won't happen so why engage in all this impeachment speculation in the first place?So let us now watch Politico engage...
  • Bill Clinton has heated exchange with protesters at rally for Hillary [Bubba vs BLM]

    04/08/2016 2:51:02 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Former President Bill Clinton engaged in a heated exchange on Thursday with protesters upset about welfare reform and gun violence laws passed when he was in office 20 years ago. Addressing supporters at a Hillary Clinton presidential rally in Philadelphia, Bill Clinton was interrupted by people in the crowd holding signs reading "Clinton crime bill destroyed our communities" and "Welfare reform increased poverty." As first lady, Hillary Clinton said in a 1996 speech about the crime bill, "They are often the kinds of kids that are called super-predators." Some blacks have found the term "super-predators" offensive and have tried to...
  • Guatemala Lessons for Brazil in the Midst of a Powerful Political Crisis

    04/05/2016 8:22:03 PM PDT · by juliosevero
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Guatemala Lessons for Brazil in the Midst of a Powerful Political Crisis By Julio Severo Protests against a corrupt president? A population calling for the impeachment of the corrupt president? This is what Brazil is living right now. And this is what Guatemala lived last year. But there is a huge difference between the presidents of both nations. While Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was a Marxist terrorist who fought the military rule in Brazil in the 1960s, Guatemalan President Otto Prez Molina was a general who fought communists in the past. In fact, he was trained for such fight....
  • Alabama Lawmakers Move Forward With Plan to Impeach Gov. Robert Bentley

    04/05/2016 11:48:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 5, 2016 | Corey Siemaszko
    Alabama lawmakers moved Tuesday to impeach their governor nearly two weeks after his squeaky clean reputation was wrecked by allegations that he and a top aide had an adulterous affair. "We're looking at this governor who has essentially betrayed the trust of the people of Alabama," State Rep. Ed Henry said. "This is about the actions and lies that have caused us some doubts about his leadership."
  • Frustrated GOP lawmakers weigh move to impeach top judges (in Kansas)

    03/09/2016 6:51:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 7, 2016 4:21 PM EST | John Hanna
    Republican lawmakers in Kansas, weary of conflicts with a judiciary that has been pushing for more school spending, are beginning to act on a measure to expand the legal grounds for impeaching judges. The move is part of an intensified effort in red states to reshape courts still dominated by moderate judges from earlier administrations. A committee in the GOP-controlled Senate plans to vote Tuesday on a bill that would make attempting to usurp the power of the Legislature or the executive branch grounds for impeachment.
  • Liberals Bent on Impeaching KY Governor for Keeping Campaign Promises

    02/25/2016 4:42:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | February 25, 2016 | Dave Jolly
    When Republican businessman Matt Bevin ran for governor of Kentucky, he promised to make a number of budget cuts in order to help fix the commonwealth's budget and salvage the huge deficit in the state's pension plan. He also promised to change marriage licenses issued by county clerks and to end the commonwealth's healthcare exchange program.The heart of Kentucky's Democratic political fortresses in Lexington and Louisville didn't think Bevin stood a chance on beating out their candidate, Jack Conway, then Kentucky Attorney General. Since 1947, only 2 Republicans have won the governor's mansion in this good old boy state prior...
  • Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus

    02/20/2016 2:20:14 PM PST · by NRx · 140 replies
    NBC ^ | 02-20-2016 | NBC News
    NBC is calling it for Clinton.
  • Live Thread Democrat Debate on PBS (keep your enemies close)

    02/11/2016 6:05:32 PM PST · by Yaelle · 264 replies
    PBS ^ | 02/11/16 | Self
    Anyone have strong enough stomach and information junkie brain to dare watch with me?
  • Hoary old Bill (Clinton) making liberals sweat (poor old codger alert)

    02/09/2016 4:59:46 AM PST · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 8, 2016 | Russ Vaughn
    Brit Hume, speaking on FOX News, noted that Bill Clinton is now an elderly man - a thought that I'll wager has been going through many American minds since last Monday night, when Hillary gave her post-caucus acceptance...er, victory speech in Iowa. [Snip] The visage that Bill wore for much of that harangue was truly revealing - more like something you'd see in a nursing home day room than on a presidential campaign stage. His head drooped, and his mouth frequently gaped open in what almost appeared to be a slack-eyed but leering old geezer smile directed towards his partner's...
  • $153 million in Bill and Hillary Clinton speaking fees, documented

    02/06/2016 4:51:03 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | February 5, 2016 | By Robert Yoon
    Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, combined to earn more than $153 million in paid speeches from 2001 until Hillary Clinton launched her presidential campaign last spring, a CNN analysis shows. In total, the two gave 729 speeches from February 2001 until May, receiving an average payday of $210,795 for each address. The two also reported at least $7.7 million for at least 39 speeches to big banks, including Goldman Sachs and UBS, with Hillary Clinton, the Democratic 2016 front-runner, collecting at least $1.8 million for at least eight speeches to big banks.
  • I am so happy that my husband could be here with me Clinton says at Iowa rally

    01/30/2016 7:24:03 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 42 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 30, 2016 | Francesca Chambers
    'I am so happy that my husband could be here with me,' Clinton says at Iowa rally where she's joined by Bill - and says it is 'perversely flattering' that Republicans are obsessed with tanking her candidacy Hillary and Bill Clinton joined forces in Iowa tonight for the first time since she began deploying him to campaign for her this year 'He knows a little bit about this job I'm competing for, and he will be, if I am so fortunate to become your next president, he'll be a really good adviser' Of the GOP's attack ads on her, Clinton...
  • It’s Still Bill Clinton, but the Old Magic Seems Missing

    01/28/2016 8:39:06 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 41 replies
    NYTimes ^ | PATRICK HEALY
    Bill Clinton came to the vote-rich city of Mason City on Wednesday night and recounted his wife's life experiences, recited her policy ideas, and ripped into the Republicans a bit. But what Mr. Clinton used to do so well -- and what Hillary Clinton needs, only days before the Iowa caucuses on Monday -- was nowhere to be found: a polished, piercing critique of an opponent, in this case Bernie Sanders. At an event in Las Vegas last week, Mr. Clinton, 69, looked smaller and his voice seemed weaker than in past campaigns, and people had to strain to hear...
  • Hillary Clinton Reverts to Previous Stump in Final Days Before Iowa Caucuses

    01/28/2016 4:32:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 28, 2016 | by Amy Chozick
    Fresh off a fund-raiser with Jon Bon Jovi in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton will return to rural Iowa on Thursday for a whirlwind schedule of events across the state in the final days before Monday's caucuses. Caution is the word of the day for Mrs. Clinton. She has organizing events in Newton and Keokuk, and she will meet with Every Child Matters, an education advocacy group in Newton. But don’t expect her to veer off script. (She has not taken questions from the reporters covering her campaign since Dec. 3.)
  • Effort to impeach Maine Gov. Paul LePage falls short

    01/14/2016 11:07:57 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 14, 2016 1:59 PM EST | Patrick Whittle
    Critics of Maine Gov. Paul LePage failed to muster enough support to require a vote Thursday on an independent investigation that could have led to impeachment for alleged abuse of power. Instead, House lawmakers voted 96-52 to indefinitely postpone debate after Republican leader Ken Fredette introduced a motion to pre-empt any action on the impeachment order. A group led by Democratic Rep. Ben Chipman of Portland wanted to punish the brash and outspoken Republican governor for pressuring a school operator into rescinding a job offer to Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves. ...
  • FROM A HIGH TECH LYNCHING TO IMPEACHMENT

    01/06/2016 8:00:41 PM PST · by nathanbedford · 21 replies
    Vanity ^ | October 4, 2007 | Nathan Bedford
    Someday historians will acknowledge the direct causal relationship between the near high tech lynching of Clarence Thomas and the impeachment of Bill Clinton. Liberal partisans such as Nina Totenberg, disguised as reporters, contrived as feminists to enrage much of the world against Clarence Thomas for alleged offenses which, in the wake of Clinton's sordid grotesqueries and felonies committed during the Monica Lewinsky affair, can only be considered trivial. What exactly did Thomas do to Anita Hill? She testified for the first time years after the alleged facts, that he (1) exclaimed that there was a "pubic hair" on his coke...
  • Clinton and Podesta Warn Bernie Sanders – Don’t Bring Up Bill Clinton’s (tr) History….

    01/11/2016 9:29:31 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 25 replies
    Podesta and ClintonWashington DC – A top aide for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Monday ripped attacks on Bill Clinton’s past infidelity by GOP rival Donald Trump, saying Trump has gone “in the gutter.” Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta also issued a warning to Clinton’s Democratic rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to stay away from the topic. “I hope he’s not going there,” Podesta said of Sanders during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” after the host noted it seems “there’s some piling on here” by Sanders. “He said that he’s going to run a positive campaign,...
  • Maine legislators to introduce impeachment bill Thursday

    01/11/2016 9:33:28 AM PST · by Bob434 · 37 replies
    Portland Press Herald ^ | January 10 | Beth Quimby
    Not sure about the press herald's policy for copywrite, so I'll just sum up here- Democrats in Maine are going after Gov Paul Lepage for 8 charges- mostly to do with what they call "abuse of power"- and for his comment a bit ago that out of state drug dealers were impregnating "Young White Girls" in Maine. The are calling for a special house committee to investigate "allegations of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasance and other misconduct"
  • Some Maine Democrats to press for impeachment of Gov. LePage

    01/10/2016 4:40:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 10, 2016 6:26 PM EST | David Sharp
    The furor over Gov. Paul LePage's comment about "young white" girls being impregnated by out-of-state drug dealers is last week's news. This week could bring an impeachment order calling for an investigation into the Republican's alleged abuse of power. A group of lawmakers led by Rep. Ben Chipman, a Portland Democrat, submitted the order, and Chipman said it's due to be debated on the House floor on Thursday. But House Democrats are divided, and the situation remains fluid. ...
  • Bill Clinton on Meeting Hillary: I Kept "Ogling Her" Until She Introduced Herself (video)

    01/07/2016 12:05:01 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 55 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 7, 2016 | RealClearPolitics
    At a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Thursday afternoon Bill Clinton touted Hillary Clinton's leadership by telling how she was the one who approached him after he "ogled" her for days. Clinton said when first saw Hillary Rodham he thought, "boy, that's an interesting woman." "I'll give you an idea of this early leadership," Clinton prepared the crowd. "I saw Hillary in a class that I am embarrassed to tell you I attended infrequently in law school. And I saw her, and I thought, boy, that's an interesting woman." Clinton said he was hesitant to talk to her at...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Preferred Title for Bill? ‘First Mate’ or ‘First Dude’

    01/06/2016 6:43:45 AM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 62 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/5/2016 | Laura Meckler
    Faced with a sea of raised hands, Democrat Hillary Clinton often struggles out loud trying to decide who to call on. At a town hall meeting on Tuesday in Sioux City, Iowa, she knew right away. "I gotta call on you," she told a young man near the front. Turning to the audience, she said, "He has a T-shirt that says, 'Bill Clinton for First Lady.'" "You know," the former first lady said, "I'm sort of more partial to First Mate or First Dude." The voter went on to ask a question about the criminal justice system It wasn’t the...
  • Bill Clinton, the Subdued Spouse, Makes His Campaign Debut

    01/05/2016 1:54:12 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 4, 2016 | By PATRICK HEALY
    EXETER, N.H. — Eight years after aggressively defending his wife during her first presidential campaign, Bill Clinton was unusually understated and subdued on Monday during his first solo swing back in New Hampshire for Hillary Clinton, restraining himself even in the face of taunts from Donald J. Trump. Sticking mostly to descriptions of Mrs. Clinton’s policy positions and biography, the former president made only glancing references to her opponents, saying that some were “kind of scary” but not naming names. He also suggested that he would not thrive politically today because he was not “mad at anybody,” an implicit jab...
  • Like old times, Bill Clinton joins the campaign trail in New Hampshire

    01/05/2016 1:45:30 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 5, 2015 | By Michael A. Memoli
    Bill Clinton's political muscle memory took him down a well-worn path Monday in New Hampshire: the rally in Nashua, the lunchtime mingle in Manchester and the afternoon town hall in Exeter. Like the snow flurries on one of the coldest days of winter so far, Clinton's Arkansas twang was so familiar in the hamlets of the Granite State that it seemed to signal that the time to pick a president is near again. Asked about the repeated assertions by Republican front-runner Donald Trump that Clinton's history of sexual indiscretions was "fair game" in the campaign, he demurred. "There's always a...
  • Bumpers and Grinders: Dale Bumpers ... Mark Steyn

    01/05/2016 10:14:11 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 18 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 5 Jan 2016 | Mark Steyn
    Dale Bumpers, former Arkansas Governor and Senator, lived a long life, most of it spent in "public service". But it is strangely apt that he should have died as his protégé Bill Clinton's serial abuse of women should be back in the news. Until Trump came along, Republicans had steered clear of Clinton's sexual pathologies for the entire millennium thus far, following the mordant advice of my own senator, Bob Smith. ("He's won. He always wins. Let's move on.") If one had to date precisely the moment when it became clear that Clinton had won against multiple accusations any of...
  • Kirsten Powers: Bill Clinton ... Going to Become Problem for Hillary in Wake of Cosby Allegations

    01/04/2016 7:21:16 AM PST · by Rockitz · 40 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 3 Jan 2016 | Jeff Poor
    On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” USA Today columnist Kirsten Powers explained why it was her view that former President Bill Clinton’s past being raised in this presidential campaign could be a problem for Hillary Clinton’s bid. According to Powers, the Bill Cosby situation shows that attitudes across the country have changed about allegations of rape and that could be problematic for Hillary Clinton’s bid. “I think that what was once referred to as Bill Clinton’s bimbo eruptions, which now sounds like something that people wouldn’t say today, are going to become problems for Hillary during the campaign,”...
  • Ah, Memories (Look what I found!)

    01/02/2016 4:48:42 PM PST · by bolobaby · 37 replies
    bolobaby's garage | 1/2/2016 | bolobaby
  • CNN's Camerota Shocked 14 Women Could Make Claims Against Bill Clinton

    12/31/2015 5:46:54 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 72 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "Is that right? Fourteen?" That's Alisyn Camerota, 1:21 into the video clip. The shock and surprise in the voice of the CNN host is stupendous! Yes, who could possibly imagine that, as CNN commentator Errol Louis stated, there are 14 women who could potentially make allegations of improprieties against Bill Clinton. If Camerota had consulted CNN's own files, she wouldn't be so shocked. The Starr report includes Monica Lewinsky's testimony that Clinton personally told her that "he had had hundreds of affairs" before the age of 40. And Dick Morris is on record saying Clinton had "hundreds of women" just...
  • Guest Speechless After Jesse Watters Asks: "Has Ex-President Bill Clinton Abused Women?"

    12/30/2015 1:30:57 PM PST · by presidio9 · 65 replies
    FOX News ^ | December 30, 2015
    Jesse Watters, guest-hosting "The O'Reilly Factor," asked Fox News contributor Leslie Marshall whether or not former President Bill Clinton has "abused" women but she was left speechless before she was able to give an answer. "I think your silence says a lot," Watters said. But Marshall shot back, "No. I wanted to be very clear because I wanted to think about Monica - although consensual, she was young. I wouldn't say abuse - taken advantage of? Yes. Abused? No." Watters listed off the facts, "Two women have accused Bill Clinton of sexual assault. Another woman sued Clinton for defamation because...
  • Bill Clinton will crush Donald Trump — with a smile

    12/29/2015 3:03:16 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 29, 2015 | Brent Budowsky, columnist
    When I was growing up in New York, I wanted to be a professional boxer, but was smart enough to know that if I entered the ring with Muhammad Ali -- then heavyweight champion of the world -- they'd have to bring out the smelling salts within seconds and the ambulance would soon arrive to cart me away on a stretcher! Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should consider such thoughts as he ponders his plan to go mano a mano against Bill Clinton, the most popular living former president and the heavyweight champion of American politics today. So might Sen....
  • Wasserman Schultz Warns Trump, Republicans: Attack Bill Clinton At Your Own "Peril"

    12/29/2015 4:47:23 AM PST · by simpson96 · 112 replies
    Rea Clear Politics ^ | 12/27/2015 | Staff
    [video at link] "I think that Donald Trump or any candidate on the other side of the aisle would raise Bill Clinton as somehow a negative, to their peril. I think every poll I've ever seen shows that if President Clinton were a candidate tomorrow he'd be reelected. He presided at that time over the longest period of sustained prosperity up to that point. Finished his term very popular and continues to be one of the most admired elected officials, and former elected officials, and men in the world."
  • Trump Takes Aim At Bill Clinton's 'Women Abuse'

    12/28/2015 11:31:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 28, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Perhaps growing tired of targeting his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump has now set his sights on her husband. Trump seems intent on bringing former President Bill Clinton's womanizing ways back into the limelight as he begins to campaign on behalf of his wife. If Hillary thinks she can unleash her husband, with his terrible record of women abuse, while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2015 Considering Hillary has often claimed to be a defender of women's rights, Does Trump have a right to bring up her husband's "sexism" to expose...
  • Donald Trump Is Exactly Right About Bill Clinton

    12/28/2015 7:52:30 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 41 replies
    RedState ^ | streiff (Diary)
    Now, as polls show Clinton neck-in-neck with all her potential GOP challengers and that two-thirds of the nation thinks she is a crook and can't be trusted, she is calling on her "husband", former president Bill Clinton to campaign for her. This, naturally, has provided fodder for Donald Trump's twitter account. Hillary Clinton has announced that she is letting her husband out to campaign but HE'S DEMONSTRATED A PENCHANT FOR SEXISM, so inappropriate! -- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 27, 2015 He is absolutely right. Bill Clinton is a serial sexual predator. There is no other way to describe him....
  • Trump slams Bill Clinton for his 'terrible record of women abuse'

    12/28/2015 6:41:33 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 189 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/28/15 | Mark Hensch
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Monday that former President Bill Clinton has a "terrible record of women abuse." "If Hillary thinks she can unleash her husband, with his terrible record of women abuse, while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong!" he tweeted, citing Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and her spouse. Trump's comments mark the latest escalation of his war of words with the Clinton family over gender and sexism. He previously accused Bill Clinton of having sexist tendencies last weekend after reports emerged that the former president plans on campaigning with his wife next year. "Hillary...
  • Lewinsky scandal ends as Clinton is disbarred (10/1/2001 Flashback)

    12/28/2015 6:45:07 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Guardian ^ | 10/1/2001 | Duncan Campbell
    he US supreme court yesterday issued an order disbarring former president Bill Clinton from practising law before the high court. The ruling is seen as marking the official end of the Monica Lewinsky scandal. The ruling struck a jarring note in the current mood of national unity. Mr Clinton has been praised for the supportive role he has been playing and the way he has thrown his political weight behind President George Bush. The court did not explain its reasons for the disbarment, although such a decision usually follows disbarment in a lower court. In April, Mr Clinton's Arkansas law...
  • Clinton Settles Jones Lawsuit With a Check for $850,000 (1/13/1999 Flashback)

    12/28/2015 6:50:13 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | 1/13/1999 | NEIL A. LEWIS
    Just as the Senate is about to begin President Clinton's impeachment trial in earnest, Mr. Clinton sent $850,000 to Paula Corbin Jones today to settle the sexual misconduct lawsuit that started it all. Clinton Administration officials said a check for $850,000, the amount agreed to in November to settle the case, was being sent by overnight mail to Ms. Jones and her lawyers. The officials, who asked that their names not be used, said that a little more than half of the money, $475,000, came from an insurance policy against civil liability the President held with Chubb Group Insurance. Most,...
  • Brazil high court to decide Thursday on Rousseff impeachment proceedings

    12/16/2015 3:05:50 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 12/16/15 | AFP
    Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Supreme Court said it delayed until Thursday the next step in a case that could lead President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment. The decision, originally scheduled for Wednesday, was postponed after the court ran out of time. "Tomorrow we'll stay as long as necessary," said Chief Justice Ricardo Lewandowski. The march towards the unpopular president's possible ouster was stalled by Rousseff's allies in Congress, who say that opposition legislators violated the constitution in their rush towards impeachment. They claim that the commission looking into impeachment illegally insisted on secret votes while picking its members, and that it is...
  • FIGHTER PILOTS BLAST OBAMA: 75% of their ISIS Targets Get Blocked

    11/23/2015 7:33:24 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    (Conservative Post ) U.S. military pilots who have returned from the fight against the Islamic state in Iraq are confirming that they were blocked from dropping 75 percent of their ordnance on terror targets because they could not get clearance to launch a strike, according to a leading member of Congress. Strikes against the Islamic state (also known as ISIS or ISIL) targets are often blocked due to an Obama administration policy to prevent civilian deaths and collateral damage, according to Rep. Ed Royce (R., Calif.), chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The policy is being blamed for allowing...
  • October 23, 2015: DeLay on Obama Gun Executive Order: Congress Should Consider Impeachment

    11/20/2015 8:23:47 PM PST · by granite · 29 replies
    Newsmax TV ^ | Friday, 23 Oct 2015 11:42 PM | By Todd Beamon
    Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay told Newsmax TV on Friday that if President Barack Obama implemented a plan to require background checks on some gun sales by executive order and without congressional approval, the House should consider impeachment proceedings. "The very fact that you might bring it before the Judiciary Committee and investigate it and determine whether it's an impeachable offense is a very healthy thing to do," DeLay, the Texas Republican who served in the position from 2003 to 2005, told "Newsmax Prime" in an interview. Earlier this month, The Washington Post reported that Obama was considering circumventing...
  • It’s time for Obama to make a choice: Lead us or resign

    11/15/2015 11:24:38 AM PST · by betty boop · 22 replies
    The New York Post ^ | November 15, 2015 | Michael Goodwin
    <p>In any time and place, war is fiendishly simple. It is the ultimate zero-sum contest -- you win or you lose.</p> <p>That eternal truth is so obvious that it should not need to be said. Yet even after the horrific slaughter in Paris, there remains a distressing doubt about whether America's commander in chief gets it.</p>
  • Secretary Jeh Johnson, DAPA, and The Case For Impeachment…

    11/10/2015 7:25:01 PM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 6 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 11/10/15 | sundance
    Something is missing amid all of the punditry opinion regarding the recent 5th CCA ruling upholding the injunction against Obama’s implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (“DAPA”) FULL BACKSTORY HERE. Something missing which is more serious than the injunction itself. What is fundamentally missing is several levels of seriousness. Obama ConstitutionFirst the underlying 26 state lawsuit has never been argued. When the states went to federal court to sue the White House (executive action) they asked for an immediate injunction blocking implementation. The states argued two points: #1) That if DAPA was allowed...
  • The IRSs Ongoing War against Tea Party Groups

    10/28/2015 6:38:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/28/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Despite impeachment proceedings, the Left still eyes new frontiers of political harassment President Obamas IRS is still holding nonprofit applications from conservative and Tea Party groups hostage even now, years after the IRS targeting scandal first made headlines. It is yet more proof that even after years of bad press arising from the sordid saga, the Internal Revenue Service remains a powerful instrument of political repression in the hands of Obama, who apparently treats the agency as his personal fiefdom. Always on the hunt for new ways to disadvantage his political adversaries, Obama is also now moving forward with a...
  • GOP moves to impeach IRS chief

    10/27/2015 1:26:50 PM PDT · by mware · 71 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/27/15 4:09 PM | Pete Kasperowicz
    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and 18 other Republicans on the committee introduced a resolution on Tuesday to start impeachment proceedings against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
  • Hillary Clinton calls Republican's impeachment vow 'pathetic'

    10/24/2015 5:08:33 AM PDT · by McGruff · 43 replies
    REUTERS ^ | Oct 23, 2015
    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday denounced as "pathetic" and "totally ridiculous" a Republican congressman's call to impeach her on her first day in office if she is elected to the White House next year. Clinton, the front-runner for her party's November 2016 presidential nomination, was responding to comments made by Republican Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama.
  • BREAKING: European Country Drops Bombshell About Obamas Mental Health Says Its Time to IMPEACH

    10/15/2015 1:59:17 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 108 replies
    Twitter and Gateway Pundit via Conservative Tribune ^ | October 14, 2015 | John Schindler and Kristinn Taylor
    BREAKING: European Country Drops Bombshell About Obamas Mental Health Says Its Time to IMPEACH The state of President Barack Obamas mental health is often challenged, although not always seriously. But it looks like one of the latest people to doubt Obamas ability to run our country was a senior diplomat with a European Union government. John Schindler, a Daily Beast columnist and former National Security Agency intelligence analyst and counterintelligence officer reported that a European Union diplomat suggested Obama is quite mentally unwell and inquired about impeachment in the U.S. Schindler posted the remark to social media Monday where the...
  • Impeachment resolution filed for EPA head Gina McCarthy (It's about time someone did)

    09/13/2015 8:44:27 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 8 replies
    am thinker ^ | 9/13/15 | t lifson
    It may ultimately be unsuccessful, but nonetheless it is a good thing that Arizona Representative Paul Gosar has filed articles of impeachment for Gina McCarthy, head of the EPA. A press release from his office notes that this: begins the impeachment process for Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), after she committed perjury and made several false statements at multiple congressional hearings, and as a result, is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors: For far too long, Congress has allowed unelected bureaucrats and executive branch officials to slowly bend and break the laws of this country...
  • Hillary Clinton says all female sexual-assault accusers 'have the right to be believed' but...

    09/15/2015 2:29:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/15/15 | David Martosko
    Hillary Clinton says all female sexual-assault accusers 'have the right to be believed' but skips over accused child rapist she defended in the 1970s and what of Bill's 'bimbo eruptions'? Hillary Clinton provoked a fearsome outrage from the political right on Monday with an online video in which she insists Americans should reflexively side with young women on college campuses who accuse male students of sexual assault. 'You have the right to be heard. You have the right to be believed. We're with you,' the Democratic front-runner says in the video, which she addresses 'to every survivor of sexual...
  • Hundreds Of Thousands Take To The Streets In Brazil Demanding President's Impeachment

    08/16/2015 11:51:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/16/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Protests are underway in Brazil as hundreds of thousands take to the streets to call for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Here's Bloomberg: An estimated 25,000 protesters in Brasilia marched toward Congress, chanting against Rousseff and corruption, carried a long banner demanding Impeachment Now.Rouseff monitored proceedings from her official residence, due to meet with some of her cabinet in the afternoon, said Justice Minister Jose Eduardo Cardozo. Protest in #Rio #Brazil: "Military intervention is not a crime" via @tariqpanja UNBELIEVABLE. pic.twitter.com/S8kcJmUJnq juliana barbassa (@jbarbassa) August 16, 2015 Background: was chairwoman from 2003 to 2010. When the worlds foremost...