Impeach President Obama?
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“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

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#1 Mar 9, 2014
If Mitt Romney had been elected president and then proceeded to rewrite Obamacare on his alleged executive authority, Democrats would probably be screaming for his impeachment. So should Republicans be screaming for President Obama’s impeachment?

Technically, President Obama’s misuse of executive agencies to harass his political opponents and his usurpation of Congress’s powers by purporting to rewrite statutes by executive decree–the Obamacare changes are not the only instances–are grounds for impeachment. These are, in fact, precisely the sorts of abuses for which the impeachment remedy was intended, and for which no other remedy is adequate. For political reasons, impeachment is not an option, and I don’t mean to suggest that Republicans should start talking about it.

My view is a little bit different. I don’t believe Republicans should start talking seriously about impeachment now, with congressional elections looming and the GOP seemingly in good shape for them. But after the elections, and especially if Republicans gain control of the Senate, the calculus might change.

There are really only three relevant questions here:(1) has Obama committed impeachable offenses,(2) would impeachment proceedings (which would certainly fail to remove Obama) hurt the country, and (3) how would his impeachment play out politically. The third question is relevant because Republicans have no obligation to further weaken their position in a futile attempt to drive Obama from office through the impeachment process.

If Obama continues on his current course of overriding and rewriting the law, my answer to the first question will be a pretty easy “yes.” Under the same scenario, I think the answer to the second question is “no,” impeachment would not hurt the country. If anything, we might be better off with impeachment proceedings because they might cause Obama (or at least future presidents) to feel less free to do whatever he wants.

As for the third question, impeaching a president, even an unpopular one, is presumptively bad politics. But if the Obamacare fiasco deepens, if some Democrats begin to jump ship, and if Obama’s favorability rating drops another ten points, it’s far from clear to me that impeachment proceedings would hurt Republicans more than Democrats. Indeed, Republicans paid only a small political price for impeaching a popular president in the late 1990s.

So I agree that Republicans shouldn’t talk about impeachment now. But neither should they rule it out.

In the meantime, we really need to get the Supreme Court to review some of Obama’s lawless actions. I strongly suspect that the center-right majority on that Court is looking for an opportunity to teach Obama a lesson on the limits of executive power.
guest

Steele, MO

#2 Mar 9, 2014
I just hope if the Republicans get control of both houses instead of a witch hunt, they will spend their time trying to get this country back on track. I don't think anyone at this point cares about finger pointing, they just want their country back. Im sure if Republicans take both houses, Obama will bend over backwards to reach out and be bipartisan. If he starts the ole pen and telephone thing vetoing everything I hope they over ride it. We have suffered enough at the hands of this want to be Karl Marx
Truthfully

Ashburn, VA

#3 Mar 9, 2014
If Obama were white or republican, he would've been impeached by now and fighting to remain on this side of the bars.

The IRS scandal alone should have already ended his rule.

“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

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#4 Mar 9, 2014
Keep Obama in office! I want more free stuff AND I want republicans to pay for it.
502 big block

Oklahoma City, OK

#5 Mar 9, 2014
ComradeWinston wrote:
Keep Obama in office! I want more free stuff AND I want republicans to pay for it.
What are you? An oil company or farmer getting all that free stuff?
RealityCheck

Mclean, VA

#6 Mar 9, 2014
He was sexually abused by his parents and is now seeking attention. Poor bastard.
guest

Caruthersville, MO

#7 Mar 10, 2014
RealityCheck wrote:
He was sexually abused by his parents and is now seeking attention. Poor bastard.
LMAO...you got that right.
And he LOVES to call people "Child Molesters" online like the big true coward racist he is
guesst

Lenexa, KS

#8 Mar 10, 2014
Now!!!

“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

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#9 Mar 10, 2014
Palin offered her own version of “Green Eggs and Ham” after offering praise for Cruz, who read the book on the Senate floor during his filibuster against Obamacare last fall.

“I do not like this Uncle Sam, I do not like this health care scam.

I do not like these dirty crooks, or how they lie and cook the books".

The audience laughed and cheered.

“I do not like this spyin’ man, I do not like ‘Oh, yes we can,”

she continued.

"I do not like this kind of hope, and we won’t take it nope, nope, nope.”

LOL....Yes, you have to be stupid to believe in Barack Obama.....
guesst

United States

#10 Mar 16, 2014
Yes yes yes the sooner the better
GUEST

United States

#11 Mar 17, 2014
if Sarah Palin is such a great Republican why can't she win elections?she can't even hold in office! She has quit every elected position she has been elected to! And you people praise her ? people use her for talking points only and it's mainly to point out what a joke she is
TAX PAYER

Caruthersville, MO

#12 Mar 17, 2014
The Tea Tards praise her because of her tits and ass. Lord knows thats all she has going for her because politics is clearly not her forte. Pay a bimbo $75K to get up in front of a bunch of gullible losers and screech some hate. To a Tea Tard, that's brilliancy. To anyone else, its a bimbo milking $75K out of a bunch of losers and Palin is the Messiah for losers. Her performance track record is proof enough of that but the Tea Tards praise her.......because of her tits and ass.
Idiot Watcher

Humboldt, TN

#13 Mar 17, 2014
TAX PAYER wrote:
The Tea Tards praise her because of her tits and ass. Lord knows thats all she has going for her because politics is clearly not her forte. Pay a bimbo $75K to get up in front of a bunch of gullible losers and screech some hate. To a Tea Tard, that's brilliancy. To anyone else, its a bimbo milking $75K out of a bunch of losers and Palin is the Messiah for losers. Her performance track record is proof enough of that but the Tea Tards praise her.......because of her tits and ass.
I believe that her annual salary $1,000,000,.00. How are you doing?
TAX PAYER

Caruthersville, MO

#14 Mar 18, 2014
OH WOW! BIG COME BACK!!!

You think annual income makes her intelligent. LOL

The income she acquires is off of brain dead brain washed IDIOTS that would actulally PAY to listen to one of her SCREECH SPEECHES about hate, racism and never answer why she has quit every elected position she actually won.

Yea a fool pays to listen to a loser. Great concept LOL

Keep lapping it up dumbass

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#15 Mar 18, 2014
I've never heard a intelligent word come from her mouth. She just whoops up the half wit redneck crowd with her hate spewing. Reminds me of watching those fake wrestlers on TV. Anything for fame and money.

“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

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#16 Mar 18, 2014
Rocketdog wrote:
I've never heard a intelligent word come from her mouth. She just whoops up the half wit redneck crowd with her hate spewing. Reminds me of watching those fake wrestlers on TV. Anything for fame and money.
for a minute there, I thought you were talking about Barack Obama. Then I Got to the "her" and "fake wrestlers" and realized you were talking about Hillary.

Good call...
I've never heard an intelligent word out of Hillary's mouth either.
and with that said

Apo, AE

#17 Mar 20, 2014
TAX PAYER wrote:
OH WOW! BIG COME BACK!!!
You think annual income makes her intelligent. LOL
The income she acquires is off of brain dead brain washed IDIOTS that would actulally PAY to listen to one of her SCREECH SPEECHES about hate, racism and never answer why she has quit every elected position she actually won.
Yea a fool pays to listen to a loser. Great concept LOL
Keep lapping it up dumbass
Just like you brain dead idiots who listen to the sexual pervert and impeached president Bill Clinton?
and with that said

Apo, AE

#18 Mar 20, 2014
Rocketdog wrote:
I've never heard a intelligent word come from her mouth.
That's because you never listened. But wait, that would require intelligence. So to rephrase you may have heard what she said, but you didn't quite get it.

“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

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#19 Mar 20, 2014
Another hard hitting interview with Ellen Degenerate...

We now know he takes an occasional selfee and, as Ellen said, the whole country thanks him for OBAMACARE. lol

Next, hopefully Larry the cable guy will find out what kind of beer he likes with his ballpark hotdogs and favorite off-road mudder tire selection.
RealityCheck

Fulton, MO

#20 Mar 20, 2014
Obama is one tough mudder!!!

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