Washington is desperate for Republicans to impeach Obama

posted at 8:41 am on July 29, 2014 by Noah Rothman

Quite unlike six years ago, President Barack Obama has become a liability for his fellow Democrats running for federal office.

Surveys have consistently shown that the GOP is well positioned to take back at least three of the six seats they need to regain control over the Senate and reduce Obama’s final two years in office to a series of vetoes. In another five seats, Republican candidates remain competitive.

The president is no longer energizing his unique coalition of voters. This year, they are staying home. Democrats are desperate to reawaken those young, single, women, and minority voters and get them back out to the polls. Without Obama at the top of the ticket, Democrats appear set to face another brutal midterm election cycle.

The president is no longer a transformative figure. He cannot bestride the world like the colossus which he was once portrayed. Now, he must be cast as a victim in need of protection.

“I think it’s important to note, though, that through all of this, the Republicans are trying to sue the president — on a path to impeach the president – while we’re trying to create jobs and have stability,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) fabricated in an appearance on CNN over the weekend. Point A and Point B in this train of thought remain parsecs apart, though her interlocutor – Candy Crowley – chose to throw to break rather than to dig too deeply into Pelosi’s flawed thinking.

“There are some republicans including some running for office hoping to get into office to impeach the president,” White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest invented on Monday. “That is a view they have because it’s one they have repeatedly expressed publically.”

“Have you noticed this impeach Obama talk lately?” MSNBC’s Chris Hayes asked on Monday night. “Is it possible this is all a masterful stroke of Democrats running a false flag operation?”

Included in this undeserved complement for a sloppy and transparent strategy is the acknowledgement that it is based on virtually nothing other than hope.

For several weeks, the television personality and former Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, has been beating the drum for impeachment on her Facebook page and at speaking engagements. In a deluded interview with conservative radio host Michael Medved, Palin was confronted by the fact that her calls for impeachment are precisely what the Democratic Party wants and, if successful, impeachment proceedings would redound negatively on the conservative movement.

Palin replied that she is quite positive that there are many Democrats in Congress “who are on our side on this.”

She’s right, though not in the way in which she intended. Over the weekend, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $2.1 million off her comments.

“Impeachment is a very serious thing that has been bandied about by the recent Republican vice presidential nominee and others in a very un-serious way,” Obama communications advisor Dan Pfeiffer told reporters. “We take it very seriously and I don’t think it would be a good thing.”

The press has been far more than complicit, even culpable, in this manufactured effort to suggest that Republicans are trying to impeach Obama. In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, newly selected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was asked if he would take the option of impeaching the president “off the table.”

“The White House wants to talk about impeachment and they’re trying to fundraise off that, too,” Scalise replied. “The White House will do anything they can to change the topic away from the president’s failed agenda.”

In this answer, Scalise refused to remove a tool from Congress’s limited toolbox when it comes to reining in executive authority, but he also acknowledged how politically problematic impeachment would be for Republicans. The headlines which followed this appearance all ran in some fashion with the revelation that Scalise had refused to take impeachment off the table. Impeachment is imminent!

Even Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX), a House Republican known with a penchant for excessive rhetoric, thinks that pursuing impeachment would be foolish. Stockman told a conservative news site recently that Obama and his advisors are praying for the House to impeach the president “because his senior advisers believe that is the only chance the Democratic Party has to avoid a major electoral defeat.”

Even with the Democrats’ strategy this transparent and obvious, the press is still covering it uncritically.

The Associated Press, reporting on another possible Hail Mary from the White House on Tuesday which would extend semi-legal status to millions of illegal immigrants, couldn’t help but raise the threat of impeachment in the second paragraph.

“Such a large-scale move on immigration could scramble election-year politics and lead some conservative Republicans to push for impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama, a prospect White House officials have openly discussed,” the AP reported inexplicably.

MSNBC has, of course, gone wall to wall with impeachment talk, conceding to have to rely on Democratic press releases in order to invent this this “news.”

“It is the political fight that just won’t let up,” CNN’s Carol Costello imagined on Monday. “A Republican push to try and impeach President Obama.” She leveraged this bit of fancy to suggest that Republicans should be focusing on passing comprehensive immigration reform. It was an pitch that might as well have come straight out of the White House press shop.

This is journalistic malpractice. The threat of impeachment is a fictitious one. A television personality invented it and this White House, so bereft of governing strategies and rapidly bleeding popularity, elevated it. The press has a responsibility to note that, but the reaction has largely been to parrot Democrats.

But Barack Obama is not Bill Clinton. He will not be rescued by impeachment talk, and this strategy carries risks for Democrats and their allies in the press as well. So flailing and so embarrassingly obvious is this latest attempt to frame Obama as a victim of the GOP that it carries more than just the whiff of panic. And panic is contagious.


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Was the impeachment of Bill Clinton political or Constitutional…?

d1carter on July 29, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Perception vs Reality…..which really drives opinion?

Athos on July 29, 2014 at 10:56 AM

1. Like the democrat before him he will be generous on pardons when he goes out, to protect his ass.
2. You need 66 votes to impeach. unless there are 80 republicans in the senate it will never happen. The felon clinton had passes from nobrain mccain, spookey dem/rep/dem spectre. also chafee, collins, gorton, jeffers, shelby, snow,stevens, thompson,and warner.
Some of these idiots are still in the senate.
3. would it not be better for the next president to empanel grand juries the go after criminal individuals this administration. It would send a message to the next set of criminals to ignore the constitution. Make sure the juries are impaneled in various different states. because the crimes were not just committed in washington dc

kraftykeltic on July 29, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Morality??? From a system run by a class that you admit one half of is… oh, how did you put it?… ” of suspect moral fiber”.

Oh, and that happens to be the half you side with. God knows how bad the opposition must be.

The Constitution was intended, as Madison(?) put it, to pit men of ambition against men of ambition. That is politics. And that includes, perhaps especially, the impeachment process…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 10:55 AM

That’s the problem. That cuts to the heart of the matter. We heave two political parties who want us to think they are “men of ambition” being pitted against each other. They are not. They are all people with power who will not give it up, and they will maintain the charade of being pitted against each other in order to maintain that power.

I would be so bold as to say the Republicans don’t want impeachment and won’t impeach because they just don’t care enough to bother. Is that not at least as likely as any other political scenario, given the givens?

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 10:58 AM

The Constitution was intended, as Madison(?) put it, to pit men of ambition against men of ambition. That is politics. And that includes, perhaps especially, the impeachment process…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 10:55 AM

And let me remind you, good readers, that while that was certainly the intent of the constitution, we haven’t been following it for the last ~100 years.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Impeachment is an indictment by the House. The trial then takes place in the Senate. Both Clinton and Jackson were impeached but not convicted in the Senate and therefor, not removed from office. Impeachment is the only legal remedy outlined in the constitution for unlawful acts.

fight like a girl on July 29, 2014 at 11:04 AM

“Please, oh please, don’t throw me into that brier patch!”

Ricard on July 29, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Impeachment is an indictment by the House. The trial then takes place in the Senate. Both Clinton and Jackson were impeached but not convicted in the Senate and therefor, not removed from office. Impeachment is the only legal remedy outlined in the constitution for unlawful acts.

fight like a girl on July 29, 2014 at 11:04 AM

And while we’re at it, let me also remind HotAir readers that neither impeachment nor removal from office preclude criminal prosecution of any sort after the fact.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:05 AM

As much as Obama NEEDS to be impeached, it’d really be an exercise in futility if it were attempted. Also, does anyone really think that things would be any better/different if Biden were running the show? For these reasons, I say forget impeachment and concentrate on winning back the Senate this fall and the White House in ’16.

Bob Davis on July 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM

GOP leadership will not impeach Obama because their priority is achieving “amnesty”.

Boehner’s taking impeachment off the table was GOP leaders symbolically rolling over on their backs and peeing to show their subservience to Obama.

GOP leaders believe they will benefit by Obama issuing an amnesty dictate.

DrDeano on July 29, 2014 at 11:09 AM

As much as Obama NEEDS to be impeached, it’d really be an exercise in futility if it were attempted. Also, does anyone really think that things would be any better/different if Biden were running the show? For these reasons, I say forget impeachment and concentrate on winning back the Senate this fall and the White House in ’16.

Bob Davis on July 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM

And what happens when if we don’t win the Senate? The White House? What happens if we do, and it turns out that all the prophesying about how bad Republicans would be is correct?

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:10 AM

That’s the problem. That cuts to the heart of the matter. We heave two political parties who want us to think they are “men of ambition” being pitted against each other. They are not. They are all people with power who will not give it up, and they will maintain the charade of being pitted against each other in order to maintain that power.

I would be so bold as to say the Republicans don’t want impeachment and won’t impeach because they just don’t care enough to bother. Is that not at least as likely as any other political scenario, given the givens?

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 10:58 AM

You have cut to the heart of the matter.

I will take it a step further.

Look at the way the Constitution has structured government:

3 branches of government, Judicial, Legislative, Executive.

Each branch has checks and balances against each other.

But which branch checks them from us? Answer: None. They are all feds. They are all on the same side. This is the hardest thing to get people to realize. The Constitution formed a supergovernment that is accountable to the people by lip service only.

fossten on July 29, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Impeachment is not a political tool. It is – or should be – a constitutional one. For it to be effective, the American public must demand it.

Resist We Much on July 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Constitutional actions don’t require public support. That’s why they’re in the Constitution – not legislated.

That’s the difference between a Constitutional Republic and a Democracy.

Whether the public wants something that is Constitutional should NEVER be a consideration. That’s the whole point of having the Constitution be the Supreme Law. Public whim is very limited in the governance of the Constitutional architecture laid down by the Founders.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Just talking about impeachment helped the Dems in the 1998 midterms. Remember: the actual House impeachment hearings and Senate trial didn’t occur until after the election.

DisneyFan on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

The Constitution formed a supergovernment that is accountable to the people by lip service only.

fossten on July 29, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Meh. I don’t think the constitution itself is the problem. The men who wrote it warned future generations about the need for men of good moral fiber. I think the biggest mistake in forming that constitution was counting on the moral fiber of fallible men.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Failing to Impeach sets a dangerous precedent for generations.

Obama should be impeached because it is the legal remedy for those in high elected office(s).

The President is not above the law…Unless cowardice combined with cynical political strategy allow the Presidency to be above the law.

Obama has usurped the powers of congress and he refuses to protect the country’s sovereign borders.

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 9:47 AM

I’m sympathetic but Obama will get a bump from “picking on the black kid”.

If you believe it is a moral imperative to diminish Obama’s ability to act – you need a GOP senate, and I understand that is not without its own problems (i.e. GOPe). At that point executive orders and spending can be blocked – and his range of action pretty much halted. Impeachment procedings would hurt the GOP because we have a press that is the communications wing of the dems.

Had we a legitimate press, perhaps more discussion could be legitimately had on impeachment. But the press likes the games, and they like it best when a dem is in the seat of power. If I were czar I would go after the major networks and newspapers with a zeal that would make their major shareholders shudder. DOL, EPA, FCC, DOJ, EEOC – just one after the other would shake down their entire operations essentially making it impossible to operate. And I would use rationale based upon the editorial positions they always take but expect to never be held accountable for themselves.

Zomcon JEM on July 29, 2014 at 11:14 AM

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 10:49 AM

“Impeachment” is not the act of removing an official from office. Impeachment is the act of accusing an official of wrongdoing, as in, “Are you impeaching my good name, sir?”

I saw a video once of Bruce Fein talking about impeachment, in the wake of the Dem takeover in 2006. I wish I could find that video now. It was very instructive.

He took the position that the goal of impeachment is not punitive; it is corrective. It is meant to be a process that, rather than have as its goal the removal of a Chief Executive from office, forces the Chief Executive to correct his malfeasance that led to impeachment. And only if the President is so out of control as to have made decisions that he could not, or would not, correct, is removal appropriate. At its heart is the question of damage to the Constitutional system, and its rectification.

Removing Clinton from office, politically or not, was the only constitutionally sound and morally correct possible result of his impeachment proceedings, regardless of the political calculus involved.

You are, once again, applying the idea of “morality” to a process where question of morality were intended to be given far less weight than political ambition.

I didn’t realize it back then, but the failure to remove Clinton from office was a portent.

Of course it was.

The GOP overplayed out hand, the American electorate let us know it, and Barack Obama is acting accordingly.

The Thug-in-Chief knows… knows it like he knows the sun will rise tomorrow… that the GOP will not impeach him, given the way the electorate acted last time. As such, one of the most important levers of power a GOP with control of Congress has over a Dem POTUS, is gone. It does not exist. Which means he can do pretty much whatever the hell he likes, with no consequences.

Which he is, in fact, doing.

The only question is what we are now to do about it. And as far as I can tell, the only thing the GOP can do is take the Senate, and squeeze the Executive branch given the purse…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM

I think the biggest mistake in forming that constitution was counting on the moral fiber of fallible men.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Bro, you are cutting these douchebags way too much slack.

VegasRick on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 AM

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 10:12 AM

You can’t halt socialistic ideology, it will always be around, in one form or another it’s an idea as old as mankind.

Walter L. Newton on July 29, 2014 at 10:17 AM

We can’t?

What about when the ‘progressive’ Soviet Union imploded?

How is the Left’s base ideology working out in Venezuela? Cuba, North Korea?

Lies, and the oppression of liberty are the only way the left’s socialist national ideology can work.

Are you advocating those precepts of tyranny?

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 AM

I think the biggest mistake in forming that constitution was counting on the moral fiber of fallible men.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Bro, you are cutting these douchebags way too much slack.

VegasRick on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 AM

I’m not talking about politicians, Rick. I’m talking about the electorate.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Note: Just because something is Constitutional, does not make it wise…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 10:43 AM

WTFFF?

Do you understand how a Constitutional Republic works?

Wise or not, the Constitution is THE SUPREME LAW. If people don’t like it then they have the means to change it, but until then what is Constitutional is what HAS TO BE DONE in a Constitutional Republic.

This is why our Constitutional Republic was allowed to be killed and buried.

Sheesh.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM

I’m not talking about politicians, Rick. I’m talking about the electorate.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Got it. But I do have my doubts about “the people” as well. The first time they voted for him was one thing but to reelect this guy? Madness.

VegasRick on July 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Democrat panic sure do smell like fear

Roy Rogers on July 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM

” Yuval Levin: Obama’s Deliberately Divisive Plan for Amnesty
—Ace

Cynical:

Many people in Washington seem to be talking about the prospect of the president unilaterally legalizing the status of several million people who entered the country illegally as though it were just another political question. But if reports about the nature of the executive action he is contemplating are right, it would be by far the most blatant and explosive provocation in the administration’s assault on the separation of powers, and could well be the most extreme act of executive overreach ever attempted by an American president in peacetime.

In one sense, the approach the president is said to be contemplating does fit into a pattern of his use of executive power. That pattern involves taking provocative executive actions on sensitive, divisive issues to isolate people he detests, knowing it will invite a sharp response, and then using the response to scare his own base voters into thinking they are under assault when in fact they are on the offensive. That’s how moving to compel nuns to buy contraception and abortive drugs for their employees became “they’re trying to take away your birth control.” This strategy needlessly divides the country and brings out the worst instincts of people on all sides, but it has obvious benefits for the administration and its allies. Liberals get both the substantive action and the political benefit of calling their opponents radicals and getting their supporters worked up.

[S]urely it would all harm the country — dividing the public and debasing our system of government. It seems like just the sort of thing that a national leader would seek to avoid, rather than work to invite.

But they’ll win the day’s Twitter War, which is what matters.

Spike Lee was right — we will speak of America in terms of “Pre-Obama” and “Post-Obama.” – Ace

http://ace.mu.nu

link to the excerpt at Ace’s site

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Come on, impeachment is way too mild for this thuggish oaf of the land.

The US people should stare in the mirrors and smash their stupid heads into them.

Schadenfreude on July 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Leftist thugs, are you not ashamed of your fascism?

Schadenfreude on July 29, 2014 at 11:20 AM

The simple fact is that anyone who fails seriously to consider the crucial importance of 0bama’s impeachment is a traitor without principles, a mere conniving political hack proving America has lost its way ahd balls, a spineless effeminiate doomed to the destruction of the mindless lawless like happened to post WWI Germany. The Founders warned and promised those who forgot God doomed the nation to a suicidal ruin and they continue to be proven right. God save us.

russedav on July 29, 2014 at 11:21 AM

” What have we Dr. Franklin? ”

“You have a Republic Sir…If you can keep it!” – Ben Franklin on leaving the Constitutional Convention

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Unfortunately, impeachment has turned into a political tool, instead of a legislative branch option to remove a sitting president based on constitutional law.

JetBoy on July 29, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Democrats desperately using it to gin up base turnout for the midterms, the GOP desperately trying to prevent its base from getting enthusiastic about it– yet thanks to that woman on tv, everyone’s still talking about impeachment. Keep up the chatter.

If the GOP retakes the Senate, it’s only going to get louder. Which, although even a GOP senate will resist the idea mightily, might have the paradoxical effect of preventing Senate complacency, as in: “Do something about Obamacare, immigration, illegal EO’s– do something about Obama. Or else impeach him.”

If after only 2 years into Obama’s second term voters are wishing they could have a re-do and elect Romney as President, imagine what everyone’s going to be saying in 4 years: “We should have impeached him.”

de rigueur on July 29, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Leftist thugs, are you not ashamed of your fascism?

Schadenfreude on July 29, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Those on the national socialist left are proud of their duplicity and their attainment of power over the people.

Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it.
Yet Those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it.

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Leftist thugs, are you not ashamed of your fascism?

Schadenfreude on July 29, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Shame is an old heteronormative mysogynistic euro-centric imperial paternalistic _________________ (Feel free to fill in the blank) concept…and fascism is the new progressive…

Embrace the Suck…Comrade Amigo!

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Leftist thugs, are you not ashamed of your fascism?

Schadenfreude on July 29, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Those on the national socialist left are proud of their duplicity and their attainment of power over the people.

Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it.
Yet Those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it.

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Chaos…It’s what’s for breakfast

We are progressing towards the early 20th century…

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Impeachment is not a political tool. It is – or should be – a constitutional one. For it to be effective, the American public must demand it.

Resist We Much on July 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Constitutional actions don’t require public support. That’s why they’re in the Constitution – not legislated.

That’s the difference between a Constitutional Republic and a Democracy.

Whether the public wants something that is Constitutional should NEVER be a consideration. That’s the whole point of having the Constitution be the Supreme Law. Public whim is very limited in the governance of the Constitutional architecture laid down by the Founders.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Hey TPOP, and you and RWM are both right. I saw RWM posts agreeing with your statement, but adding that timing is everything and that public support makes all things easier. I did not read RWM saying that public support was needed to start impeachment in the lower chamber.

HonestLib on July 29, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Chaos…It’s what’s for breakfast

We are progressing towards the early 20th century…

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:33 AM

I’ve Seen this question posed elsewhere:

Can anyone explain recent events as something other than the Cloward-Piven strategy?

And so far I’ve yet to see an alternative explanation.

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:38 AM

WTFFF?

Do you understand how a Constitutional Republic works?

Wise or not, the Constitution is THE SUPREME LAW. If people don’t like it then they have the means to change it, but until then what is Constitutional is what HAS TO BE DONE in a Constitutional Republic.

This is why our Constitutional Republic was allowed to be killed and buried.

Sheesh.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Again I agree.

The best way to get rid a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

A. Lincoln.

HonestLib on July 29, 2014 at 11:41 AM

” Photos Emerge Of 10 “Active Militia Teams” Securing The US-Mexico Border…

With 1000s of illegal immigrants crossing the US-Mexico border every day (perhaps even more now some of the border has been washed away), the government quietly dumping them in Tennessee (among other places), and current (recently constructed border protection infrastructure already breaking down), it appears the American people are taking matters into their own hands. Photos showing dozens of members of militia groups on the U.S.-Mexico border carrying semi-automatic rifles and wearing masks, camouflage and tactical gear provide one of the first glimpses into the group’s activities on the border. The groups, including Oathkeepers, Three Percenters and Patriots, began recruiting and organizing more than a month ago and recent Facebook entries provide more color on their perspective: “You see an illegal. You point your gun dead at him, right between his eyes, and you say, ‘Get back across the border or you will be shot.’ …We are not worried about an ‘International’ incident.”

It appears the American people is growing frustrated as the government’s inaction… or in some cases action…”

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-28/photos-emerge-10-active-militia-teams-securing-rio-grande-river

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:41 AM

The best way to get rid a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Sheesh……

HonestLib on July 29, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Chaos…It’s what’s for breakfast

We are progressing towards the early 20th century…

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:33 AM

I’ve Seen this question posed elsewhere:

Can anyone explain recent events as something other than the Cloward-Piven strategy?

And so far I’ve yet to see an alternative explanation.

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Pre-Obama this was seen as a paranoid conspiracist fantasy…

Now we see that this is tactical.

The convergence of separate elements to achieve the strategy that was put in place long ago.

Marxists are patient.

Obama promised to transform this country.

The problem Obama reveals as his weakness is a total ignorance and willful disregard for what could be termed “The American Psyche”

Americans will not tolerate a Tyrant or an Aristocratic class…It is indicative of the character of the nation.

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Obama is calling – loudly – for his own impeachment. Does he want it to cast himself as a besieged hero on the ropes? Or does he want to scare the GOP away from the idea by pressing for it “NOW! RIGHT NOW!”? Or does he truly want to have this presidential cup taken from him and return to the carefree party life he enjoyed as a combination Al Sharpton/Nat King Cole community rabble rouser?

I have considered each possibility and they all seem plausible. But the truth is, I don’t give a damn what his reasons are. As a charter member of the “Let It Burn” club, I do NOT want to see Obama impeached; I want America, this nation of lazy, inept, deluded mental toddlers who voted Super-Daddy into office, to EAT this s*it sandwich they’ve made for themselves all the way down to the last brown-smeared crust, every last day, every hour of it. America has shown an absolutely appalling lack of common sense in believing this horror’s lies and an even more appalling lack of character in wanting the Nanny State he promised in the first place.
This nation needs to have its ass righteously whipped and Obama is the man for the job. Keep him.

jbspry on July 29, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Wise or not, the Constitution is THE SUPREME LAW.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Remind me again: What does THE SUPREME LAW say is and is not an “high crime or misdemeanor”…?

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 11:52 AM

I see the amnesty gambit as a desperate gambit…and it will fail.

Might be the singular unifying factor for Americans…especially in this intentionally protracted failure of an economy.

This isn’t just happening here in the US…

Pressure is growing in the EU as well…

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 11:56 AM

A little of thread but saw on another site that jug ears went off speaking about how all the wonderful muslims had such an affect on the building of this country. I do not remember any muslims being in the founders fathers or muslim hospitals, schools, orphanages, etc ever being built. Somebody here really has a problem with history and it is not me.

retiredeagle on July 29, 2014 at 11:57 AM

According to John Boehner there is no high crimes and misdemeanors….but the lawlessness deserves a lawsuit?

d1carter on July 29, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it.
Yet Those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it.

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Absolutely Brilliant comment.

ToddPA on July 29, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Obama is calling – loudly – for his own impeachment. Does he want it to cast himself as a besieged hero on the ropes? Or does he want to scare the GOP away from the idea by pressing for it “NOW! RIGHT NOW!”? Or does he truly want to have this presidential cup taken from him and return to the carefree party life he enjoyed as a combination Al Sharpton/Nat King Cole community rabble rouser?

I have considered each possibility and they all seem plausible. But the truth is, I don’t give a damn what his reasons are. As a charter member of the “Let It Burn” club, I do NOT want to see Obama impeached; I want America, this nation of lazy, inept, deluded mental toddlers who voted Super-Daddy into office, to EAT this s*it sandwich they’ve made for themselves all the way down to the last brown-smeared crust, every last day, every hour of it. America has shown an absolutely appalling lack of common sense in believing this horror’s lies and an even more appalling lack of character in wanting the Nanny State he promised in the first place.
This nation needs to have its ass righteously whipped and Obama is the man for the job. Keep him.

jbspry on July 29, 2014 at 11:51 AM

I want future generations of Americans to know that no elected official is above the law(s) of the nation.

As to eating the crap sandwich…that has been happening for a while now and it seems to go hand in hand with twerking and governing by twitter.

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Remind me again: What does THE SUPREME LAW say is and is not an “high crime or misdemeanor”…?

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 11:52 AM

If flaunting the constitution itself, and willfully contradicting its tenets is not a “high crime or misdemeanor” simply because Congress says it’s not…? Well then, I guess I got nothing. There are no more high crimes or misdemeanors.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

If flaunting the constitution itself, and willfully contradicting its tenets is not a “high crime or misdemeanor” simply because Congress says it’s not…? Well then, I guess I got nothing. There are no more high crimes or misdemeanors.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Sure there are. They are exactly what Congress says they are…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it.
Yet Those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it.

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Absolutely Brilliant comment.

ToddPA on July 29, 2014 at 11:59 AM

I can’t take credit for that – saw it in this cartoon:

https://westernrifleshooters.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/history-repeat.jpg
http://westernrifleshooters.wordpress.com/2014/07/22/from-a-reader-10/

DinaRehn on July 29, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Sure there are. They are exactly what Congress says they are…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM

I find your obtuseness cute. Wrong, but cute. Congress is accountable to the people, not the other way around. Government governs by the consent of the governed, and you’re willing to toss it all away because “Congress says so.”

This is why we can’t have nice things, America.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

According to John Boehner there is no high crimes and misdemeanors….but the lawlessness deserves a lawsuit?

d1carter on July 29, 2014 at 11:59 AM

He’s nutless a$$…and is culpable; along with the rest of the GOP & DNC leadership in the usurpation of congressional authority through cowardice masquerading as cynical political calculation.

Skepticism is healthy.

Cynicism in governance and in the electorate is dangerous to the republic.

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 12:06 PM

‘I know three, personally, women named Mary Hale.”

Fallon on July 29, 2014 at 8:52 AM

One of them may be my grandmother from Chattanooga. Supposedly related to Nathaniel Hale.

Tsar of Earth on July 29, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Can we impeach John Boehner…?

d1carter on July 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

“we’re trying to create jobs and have stability,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) fabricated in an appearance on CNN

Nancy Pelosi was Speaker of the House from 1/3/2007 to 1/3/2011.

What happened to employment on her watch as Speaker?

Compare the Employment-Population Ratio that she inherited (Dec 2006) to what she left to new Speaker Boehner (Dec 2010):

Dec 2006: 63.4% Employment
Dec 2010: 58.3% Employment

Employment dropped more than 5 percentage points during Nancy Pelosi’s watch as Speaker of the House.

She has ZERO credibility on the topic of creating jobs.

ITguy on July 29, 2014 at 12:14 PM

2014 US elections
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Democrats’ congressional campaign arm pulled in $2.1 million in online donations over the weekend in best 4-day haul of the current election cycle – @washingtonpost
Read more on washingtonpost.com

canopfor on July 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

“Television personality.” The Respectable Republican Party hath put down the infidel from the wilderness. All is calm, all is bright.

cbenoistd on July 29, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Can we impeach John Boehner…?

d1carter on July 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Wow, would I ever LOVE to see THAT happen!

Axe ALL GOP Establishment “Leadership”. They’ve proven to be Obama’s best friends.

Meople on July 29, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Talk of impeachment before the mid-terms is just that: all talk. On both sides.

Congress is about to adjourn for August recess, and there isn’t enough time for the House to debate and deliver Articles of Impeachment to the Senate before the elections. All of Washington knows this.

Obama is talking it up for two reasons: to raise money and gin up his base to vote, and as a contemptuous, pre-emptive double-dog dare (hold the mayo) to Congress to try and stop him after the elections. That is, by forcing Congressional leaders to remove the impeachment threat from the table– as they’ve removed every other potential obstacle to Obama having his way from the table– Congress in effect grants him license to double-down on everything he’s already doing.

Paradoxically, Palin’s is also a contemptuous challenge to the Congress. “What are you going to do about him?” And equally battlefield prep for the post-mid-terms.

de rigueur on July 29, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Meh. I don’t think the constitution itself is the problem. The men who wrote it warned future generations about the need for men of good moral fiber. I think the biggest mistake in forming that constitution was counting on the moral fiber of fallible men.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM

There will always be men of bad morals trying to control other men. It’s been the way of the world forever. The Constitution allowed for a government that is impossible to throw out on its ear when the public gets pissed off.

President – 4 years
Senator – 6 years and only 1/3 of the Senate up for election every 2
House – every 2 years

Everything is staggered so an enraged populace cannot replace the entire government at once, allowing time for their anger to cool.

fossten on July 29, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Ninguna de las partes defender las fronteras de las naciones, ya que son aparentemente regazo putas baile de la Cámara de Comercio y sus clientes (grandes empresas).

Así que ahora, llegamos a sentarse cerca y no dejar que estas piezas de Cheet tienen un pedazo de nuestra mente? Ve tras el trasero lo siento sobre todo los medios de comunicación social.

La clase dirigente cree que están por encima de la ley, y sólo puede mear lejos nuestra soberanía nacional? Al igual que los Hells Bells pueden.

Los golpea, sin descanso en todos los medios SOCIAL Y llamar a sus consultorios.
ESTOY OPOSUM HOLLER PISSED.

Neither party will defend the nations’ borders since they are apparently lap dancing whores for the Chamber of Commerce and their patrons (big business).
So now, we get to just sit by and not let these pieces of cheet have a piece of our mind? Go after their sorry behinds on all social media.

The Ruling class thinks they are above the law, and can just piss away our national sovereignty? Like Hells Bells they can.

POUND THEM, RELENTLESSLY ON ALL SOCIAL MEDIA AND CALL THEIR OFFICES.
I’M POSSUM HOLLER PISSED.

PappyD61 on July 29, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Imagínate, estamos en los ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMERICA.

No somos una fábrica de explotación maldita para los negocios que cuando necesitamos nuevos empleados que acabamos de abrir las fronteras y dejar que millones de convertir a nuestra nación al revés?

¿Cómo es que no acusable?

Desprecio a la dirección republicana. Es lo que ambas partes no traidora?

Imagine, we are in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

We’re not a freaking sweatshop for businesses that when we need new employees we just open the borders and let millions in to turn our nation upside down?

How is that not IMPEACHABLE?

I despise the republican leadership. Is what both parties not treasonous?

PappyD61 on July 29, 2014 at 1:11 PM

The Constitution allowed for a government that is impossible to throw out on its ear when the public gets pissed off.

fossten on July 29, 2014 at 1:07 PM

No it’s not. There is an option that American cowards haven’t been willing to try in my lifetime. It’s not even on the radar. And no, I am not talking about impeachment.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Irregardless of what folks think about impeachment, it is stunning to me that the citizenry is not outraged enough about the dumping of illegals all over the country with the expectation that the taxpayers will foot the bill that they aren’t marching on Washington demanding justice. Instead, we have ILLEGALS marching on Washington demanding amnesty–an nobody thinks anything about it!! I cannot believe that this country has become so apathetic. We deserve the country we end up with I’m afraid.

KickandSwimMom on July 29, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Additionally, did anybody see the USA Today op-ed on Sunday written by several college professors sounding the alarm that the push for expansion of the H1-B visa program is nothing but a way to destroy the middle class? I was so p*ssed off when I read it and cannot believe that nobody is talking about this aspect of the immigration bill that is being forced on us.

Here is the article if anyone is interested and can keep their blood pressure in check:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/07/27/bill-gates-tech-worker-wages-reforms-employment-column/13243305/

KickandSwimMom on July 29, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Surveys have consistently shown that the GOP is well positioned to take back at least three of the six seats they need to regain control over the Senate and reduce Obama’s final two years in office to a series of vetoes executive orders.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 29, 2014 at 1:40 PM

This is why Sarah Palin sucks. Conservatives need to reject her.

rubberneck on July 29, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Ah, rubberdick is back. Shouldn’t you be warming up the Escalade? Isn’t today SNAP card load day?

slickwillie2001 on July 29, 2014 at 1:46 PM

I’m sick of all the TruCon whining about Obama. You did nothing but malign Romney, even if you held your noses and ultimately voted for him–and many of you did not, or actually voted for Barry–so YOU are the reason he was re-elected. You’re outraged about his lawlessness? You’ve got no one to blame but yourselves.

Meanwhile the purity brigade’s favorite whipping boy, John Boehner, is desperately trying to clean up the mess created by that dolt Palin.

And to think the Palin insaniacs are now actually PAYING to hear her spout her stupidity. You have a lot of nerve ridiculing the Obamabots–the Palin nuts remind me of the crazies who followed Rev. Jim Jones to their deaths.

There really is a sucker born every minute, and Palin has gotten rich taking advantage of them.

Enough of the neverending diatribes against the “evil” Republican leadership, who are trying to work within current political realities.

Delusion is not a political strategy, TruCons, even if St. Sarah thinks it is.

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Defunding Obama would do just fine.

sorrowen on July 29, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Impeaching Obama is how you get him to stop acting unconstitutionally. If he doesn’t stop acting unconstitutionally, Republicans win, if he stops acting unconstitutionally, Republicans win.

Buddahpundit on July 29, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Additionally, did anybody see the USA Today op-ed on Sunday written by several college professors sounding the alarm that the push for expansion of the H1-B visa program is nothing but a way to destroy the middle class? I was so p*ssed off when I read it and cannot believe that nobody is talking about this aspect of the immigration bill that is being forced on us.

Here is the article if anyone is interested and can keep their blood pressure in check:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/07/27/bill-gates-tech-worker-wages-reforms-employment-column/13243305/

KickandSwimMom on July 29, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Read about that shysta shortage of skilled workers deceit months ago at quite a few sites.

This meme has been pedaled in Europe and Canada for quite a few years now and resulted in guess what….huge expansions in Big Gubmint as well as new ghettos for the new permanent underclasses foisted on the citizenry…

As expected…the locals are either leaving their countries or beginning to wakeup and fight back as in the rise of UKIP for example…

“For well over a century, Britain has split along left-right lines, often on the basis of class; today, the dividing lines are becoming ever more complex, with the political marketplace fragmenting and voting patterns increasingly driven by cultural attitudes.
A substantial minority believes that Britain is going to the dogs. These voters have little hope for the future, have given up on some aspects of globalisation and are furious at a political establishment they hold responsible for national decline. Some of these people are drawn from a Tory background; others from a left-wing one.
Such views are largely incomprehensible to another big group of voters, largely made up of prosperous folk who have embraced cosmopolitanism, technology and change, are relatively happy with the state of the country and who continue to vote for established centre-right or centre-left parties. It’s a remarkable realignment….”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10858452/The-rise-of-Ukip-shows-Britain-is-full-of-anger-and-must-change.html

Democrats need more ignorant and dependent voters at the polls…and Unions need more serfs paying dues.

That’s what this is all about…The creation of a permanent underclass that is manageable

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 2:11 PM

The real power is not with impeachment but with the purse strings. We can tie his Administration into fits by restricting the executive branch (Justice, Immigration, IRS, EPA etc) IF WE WIN THE SENATE.

If we win the Senate, we control the appropriations process. Cut or defund anything we want.

matthew8787 on July 29, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Congress is accountable to the people, not the other way around. Government governs by the consent of the governed, and you’re willing to toss it all away because “Congress says so.”

This is why we can’t have nice things, America.

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

First of all, America has just about the nicest things in the world when it comes to governance. Flawed though they might be.

Second, the proof is in the pudding. If Congress is accountable to the people, and they don’t impeach, and the people think there should be impeachment, they will punish Congress. If Congress gets it right, they will reward Congress.

But there is no indication that the public favors impeachment. And Congress is, and should be, acting accordingly…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 2:19 PM

I’m sick of all the TruCon whining about Obama. You did nothing but malign Romney, even if you held your noses and ultimately voted for him–and many of you did not, or actually voted for Barry–so YOU are the reason he was re-elected. You’re outraged about his lawlessness? You’ve got no one to blame but yourselves.

Meanwhile the purity brigade’s favorite whipping boy, John Boehner, is desperately trying to clean up the mess created by that dolt Palin.

And to think the Palin insaniacs are now actually PAYING to hear her spout her stupidity. You have a lot of nerve ridiculing the Obamabots–the Palin nuts remind me of the crazies who followed Rev. Jim Jones to their deaths.

There really is a sucker born every minute, and Palin has gotten rich taking advantage of them.

Enough of the neverending diatribes against the “evil” Republican leadership, who are trying to work within current political realities.

Delusion is not a political strategy, TruCons, even if St. Sarah thinks it is.

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Politics aint’ beanbag

workingclass artist on July 29, 2014 at 2:21 PM

If we win the Senate, we control the appropriations process. Cut or defund anything we want.

matthew8787 on July 29, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Cut anything Mitch McConnell wants. Sadly, there is a huge difference.

de rigueur on July 29, 2014 at 2:25 PM

A television personality invented it and this White House, so bereft of governing strategies and rapidly bleeding popularity, elevated it.

She’s a former Governor, you miserable little pig. Have some respect.

I don’t agree with impeachment as a strategy at this time, but it’s establishment-types like YOU, Mr. Rothman, that have gotten us to this point in the first place.

spinach.chin on July 29, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Put a sock in it will ya. You must be a paid shill for the establishment. Newsflash Meredith: Boehner and his lackeys suck big time and us “TruCons” don’t want them to get paid to represent us any longer since they are feckless and cowardly and clearly have nothing but disdain for us. Got it? Now go play in the TruRINO sandbox where you belong.

KickandSwimMom on July 29, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Put a sock in it will ya. You must be a paid shill for the establishment…

KickandSwimMom on July 29, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Quite plausible, since the GOP is really only effective at bludgeoning its own. And no one does “unhinged” better.

de rigueur on July 29, 2014 at 2:42 PM

First of all, America has just about the nicest things in the world when it comes to governance. Flawed though they might be.

Second, the proof is in the pudding. If Congress is accountable to the people, and they don’t impeach, and the people think there should be impeachment, they will punish Congress. If Congress gets it right, they will reward Congress.

But there is no indication that the public favors impeachment. And Congress is, and should be, acting accordingly…

JohnGalt23 on July 29, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Like I said upthread, this is why America can’t have nice things.

I don’t accept that. I don’t have to accept that. The chances of impeachment succeeding in removing Obama from office have nothing whatsoever to do with whether it is a morally and consitutionally correct thing to do.

That being said, I think that regardless of the chances of success of impeachment in removing Obama from office, nullification has a much better chance of truly restoring the freedom that we’ve lost, and I don’t see that happening either. So yeah. Maybe this is all academic and none of it matters. Oh well…

gryphon202 on July 29, 2014 at 3:19 PM

This is journalistic malpractice. The threat of impeachment is a fictitious one. A television personality invented it and this White House, so bereft of governing strategies and rapidly bleeding popularity, elevated it. The press has a responsibility to note that, but the reaction has largely been to parrot Democrats.

Oh, FFS…

And it is not as if Issa’s interest in the Sestak case springs from some idiosyncratic obsession with the generally common practice of using executive-branch jobs to lure candidates out of the Senate. His taste in Obama-related scandal is catholic. In addition to the Sestak allegations, Issa has called for the investigation or disclosure of matters weighty and not-so-weighty, including the so-called Climategate e-mail controversy, congressional recipients of friendly loans from Countrywide, the methodology behind the government’s statistics on jobs “created or saved,” the Treasury’s prior knowledge of the AIG bonuses, the leaking of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s fraud suit against Goldman Sachs, the District of Columbia school vouchers program, all taxpayer-funded White House trips on behalf of Democratic candidates, the administration’s response to the BP oil spill and its drilling moratorium, National Labor Relations Board nominee Craig Becker’s possible conflict of interest, the “executive branch’s approach to food safety,” potential collusion between General Motors and the Treasury, and the firing of the inspector general of the Corporation for National and Community Service, plus many, many others.

This merely covers Obama’s first 20 months in office. No doubt more outrages would command Issa’s attention. Just as a rigorous IRS audit of a taxpayer is bound to turn up something, an investigation by the likes of Issa will eventually produce a scandal. Once you have grasped hold of the investigative machinery, the process drives itself. “We would never go looking for a scandal—they come to us,” Issa explained to National Review. “Typically, it is not the crime but the cover-up. The scandal comes when administration officials try to circumvent, not report, or distort what is happening.”

The New Republic, dtd 6 Oct 2010, in it’s hit piece on Darrel Issa

Newtie and the Beauty on July 29, 2014 at 3:22 PM

In a deluded interview with conservative radio host Michael Medved, Palin was confronted by the fact that her calls for impeachment are precisely what the Democratic Party wants and, if successful, impeachment proceedings would redound negatively on the conservative movement.

Hardly…Republicans remained the MAJORITY PARTY in the House until 2007 and, except for the periods between 3-20 Jan 2001 and 6 Jun 2001 – 3 Jan 2003, Republicans were the MAJORITY PARTY in the Senate.

Nice try with that point of view, though…

Newtie and the Beauty on July 29, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

I care more about America and my grandchildren’s futures than I do about a political party. Call me a trucon or whatever, I frankly don’t give a damn.

fight like a girl on July 29, 2014 at 4:19 PM

People calling for impeachment are simply living in a dreamworld, or trying to appear as the most conservative. You can’t impeach a president over policy and different executive branch law interpretations.

cimbri on July 29, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Impeachment is an indictment that comes from the House. The Senate then holds the trial. Clinton and Jackson were both impeached by the House but not convicted by the Senate. But they were still both impeached! Obama is going to unilaterally grant amnesty to millions and is trying to pre-empt impeachment, which he knows will become more probable and more popular. One more thing, the GOP lost seats in the House in 98 BUT they did not lose control of the House. The positive effects of Clinton’s impeachment on democrat fortunes have been highly over stated.

fight like a girl on July 29, 2014 at 6:55 PM

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

You’re one sad person. That is all.

CW on July 29, 2014 at 7:31 PM

I and a friend, were wondering:

Just what does Obama have to do for you to ask that he be impeached? What line does he have to cross for some of you to be okay with it?

ONE solution is offered to us by the Founders, to stop an out of control President.

ONE.

Not sue, not censure, not frown about it — But, Impeach and remove from office. So we have a simple choice. Either respect the Constitution and handle Obama’s (ADMITTED) lawlessness as proscribed by the Founders. Or declare the whole American experiment a failure and move on. The choices are really that stark.

How many laws does Obama have to rewrite on a whim? How many prisoners does he need to let out of Gitmo, without consulting Congress before he gets impeached and removed?

This is a dangerous situation here, to let Obama continue on, unchecked. Worse, silence and no action, is to Obama, affirmation.

Sharr on July 29, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Meredith on July 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Boehner and McConnall are on record and they are in office.What office does Palin hold? Does she have some magic power that makes her opinions more powerful than fat Maggie, or Krauthammer?

You’re a joke simpleton.

S. D. on July 29, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Sharr on July 29, 2014 at 8:08 PM

I agree with you.

Part of the problem is that when Senators in the President’s party can be counted on to vote against conviction, and they hold at least 34 seats in the Senate, then the President can break any law that he chooses to break and know that he will not be removed from office before his term ends.

The only way that impeachment and a trial becomes a real threat to Obama’s usurpation of power, is for at least 40% of the Democrat Senators (at least 22 of the 55) to stand up and say, “Mr. pResident, if you do ____, and the House votes to impeach you for it, I will vote to convict to you!”

Unless at least 22 Democrat Senators (and all 45 Republican Senators) are willing to vote for conviction, then impeachment by the House doesn’t really do anything to stop Obama’s usurpation of power.

ITguy on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Cluebat to Parade Float Marshal Eric Holder: The Supreme Court upheld a federal law that makes it a crime for Americans to provide “material support” of any kind (be it in the form of cash, weaponry, training, personnel, services, or “expert advice or assistance”) to a foreign terrorist organization, even if that support is for (ostensibly) peaceful purposes.

Supporting Hamas allows Hamas to use money elsewhere and allows Hamas to not have to dip into their media propaganda funds for its terrorist activities.

Congressional hearings should focus the impeachment spotlight on Hamas apologists and cheerleaders in the Administration– starting with Secretary Kerry.

Terp Mole on July 30, 2014 at 3:57 PM

The agonized parents, widows and orphans of our brave SEAL Team 6 heroes (betrayed by the Obama regime’s Extortion 17 cover-up) deserve to be heard. Their impeachable offenses are meticulously outlined in “Betrayed: The Shocking True Story of Extortion 17 as told by a Navy SEAL’s Father.”

American Leftists must be reminded (over and over again) what all their cynical fundraising supports. Impeachable offenses must be trumpeted going into November.

This demoralizes his base, embarrasses his funders and energizes our own. It’s all about voter turnout.

Fortune favours the bold.”

Terp Mole on July 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

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