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The growing case for impeachment of Obama What constitutional experts say about high crimes, misdemeanors

HOMBRE 2013/03/06 14:10:29
The president, vice president and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for conviction of treason and bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors. Sounds good to me
Requirement for impeachment, should be made for defending the community against incapacity, negligence, or perfidy of the chief clown. So let's get this ball rolling. You think?
Alexander Hamilton wrote that a president should be impeached for offenses which proceed from misconduct of public men, or in other words that abuse violations of some public trust.I think that's been done in his first term in office?
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should Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th president of the United States, be impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors?

It’s not a question yet being asked or debated in the Big Media. But
it is a question being addressed by some members of Congress, by an
increasing number of pundits by activists on the left and the right –
and for more than one or two alleged constitutional offenses.


Some of those who have broached the subject include Reps. Trent
Franks, R-Ariz.; Walter Jones, R-N.C.; Trey Radel, R-Fla.; Steve
Stockman; former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas; former Rep. Dennis Kucinich,
D-Ohio; Fox News’ Mike Huckabee; former assistant U.S. attorney Andrew
McCarthy; left-leaning investigative reporter Dave Lindorff; talk-radio
host Mark Levin; former House Speaker and presidential candidate Newt
Gingrich; author and columnist Pat Buchanan and others.


Article II, Section 4, of the U.S. Constitution
states, “The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the
United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and
conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”


The U.S. House of Representatives has the power to commence
impeachment proceedings. If the House adopts an impeachment resolution,
the U.S. Senate conducts a trial and determines whether to convict or
acquit. If an official is convicted, he or she is removed from the
position and may be barred from holding office again. The official may
also face criminal prosecution.


Only two U.S. president have been impeached by the House: Andrew
Johnson and Bill Clinton. However, both presidents were acquitted in the
Senate. President Richard Nixon resigned before the full House had
voted on his impeachment.


This powerful legislative check on executive and judicial wrongdoing
is reserved for the most egregious offenses against the U.S.
Constitution and the republic.


During the debates of the Constitutional
Convention in 1787, James Madison explained the requirement for
impeachment: “[S]ome provision should be made for defending the
community against the incapacity, negligence, or perfidy of the chief
magistrate. He might pervert his administration into a scheme of
peculation or oppression. He might betray his trust to foreign powers.”


In the Federalist Papers (No. 65), Alexander Hamilton wrote that a president should be impeached for “offenses
which proceed from the misconduct of public men, or in other words,
from the abuse or violation of some public trust. They are of a nature
which may with peculiar propriety be denominated political, as they
relate chiefly to injuries done immediately to society itself.”


WND assembled a bipartisan panel of top constitutional experts to evaluate 12 popular arguments for impeaching Obama.

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  • gldynmd BTO-t-BCRA-F 2013/03/07 16:41:27
    All of the above
    gldynmd BTO-t-BCRA-F
    +3
    Just do it... get on with it... enough already!
  • Bureauc 0Bamao 2013/03/07 01:46:12
    All of the above
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    +5
    The shear number of impeachable offenses committed by that treasonous usurper boggles the mind as to why he is still in office. I blame it on a complicit media keeping the apathetic in the dark while they massage their leg tingle.
  • kaZappoo 2013/03/07 01:10:46
    All of the above
    kaZappoo
    +5
    and seeing there are 5 such orders in the senate chambers right now ,,,and one of them has 50,000 + signatures ( needed to be voted upon & any president is supposed to be tried on any more that 50,000 signatures ) .. phuking corrupt

    but REID is sitting on this bill as well ,,,so why isnt BOHNER / Mc Connell pushing this issue ..if the have that much contempt for obie "BARRY SOETORO " ....

    THEY HAVE PLENTY OF AMMO, much more than they had for clinton .... Hmmm...???
  • goatman112003 2013/03/06 22:48:00
    All of the above
    goatman112003
    +3
    Oh you have the grounds and probably could get the bill of impeachment but getting thru Reid's section will never happen.
  • Always Right 2013/03/06 22:25:48
    All of the above
    Always Right
    +2
    It won't happen because the corruption of government permeates throughout DC, in all branches!
  • Surly Curmudgen 2013/03/06 21:19:59
    All of the above
    Surly Curmudgen
    +3
    If you look far to the left you will see the two parties gaily skipping hand in hand. Once every two years they will stop and while gazing adoringly into each others eyes they will pick who they will let us vote for.

    Will the two parties gaze adoringly at each other and decide that now Obama's throat needs to be cut?

    MAYBE!!!!
  • Lady Whitewolf 2013/03/06 20:49:32
    All of the above
    Lady Whitewolf
    +1
    NONE OF THE AB OVE...

    AGAIN I ASK, WHAT HAS HE DONE THAT IS AN IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE????

    ( bet I won't get a straight answer....)
  • HOMBRE Lady Wh... 2013/03/07 02:15:55
    HOMBRE
    +3
    I'll take that bet
    Obama and diapers
    will I lost this one. lmao
  • kaZappoo HOMBRE 2013/03/07 02:50:18
    kaZappoo
    +2
    consider the source hombre !

    a truly hypnotized sheeple !
  • HOMBRE kaZappoo 2013/03/07 02:53:26
  • kaZappoo HOMBRE 2013/03/07 02:57:08
    kaZappoo
    +2
    funny though the wolf " keeps looking over her shoulder " !
  • HOMBRE kaZappoo 2013/03/07 20:06:15
    HOMBRE
    +1
    THANK YOU FOR SIGNING THE PETITION URGING CONGRESS TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
  • kaZappoo HOMBRE 2013/03/07 20:11:47
    kaZappoo
    +2
    I've signed every petition available ,,,and every new one as well !

    we the patriots will somehow prevail ,,,!

    not for my self ,,,but my kids & grand kids !
  • HOMBRE kaZappoo 2013/03/07 20:15:18 (edited)
    HOMBRE
    +1
    I hear you friend
  • kaZappoo HOMBRE 2013/03/07 20:21:18
    kaZappoo
    +2
    as always were good BRO !
  • keeper 2013/03/06 20:44:22
    All of the above
    keeper
    +5
    Kick him back out on to the streets where he likes to organize communities. Maybe he was good at that.
  • SK-pro impeachment 2013/03/06 19:45:54
    Alexander Hamilton wrote that a president should be impeached for offenses wh...
    SK-pro impeachment
    +5
    I tried to vote all of the above but someone is trying to break the internet again. think someone doesn't want to be impeached?!

    Somebody go through the list of 25 abuses by the king in the DOI and tell me which one(s) obozo hasn't been guilty of in one way or another.
  • Striker 2013/03/06 17:55:59
    All of the above
    Striker
    +5
    Our Rulers are NOT going to impeach Obama nor will they arrest him for Treason.
    We are Governed, you know. Dissolve government or die.
  • mikeyavelli 2013/03/06 17:50:50
    All of the above
    mikeyavelli
    +6
    commie muslim kenyan should be enough, let alone his treasonous attempts to "fundamentally transform america". the supreme court is as guilty as he is, they know what we on the right know, it is obvious to all who pay attention but fiercely denied by those on the left. is obama too big to fail? it's what all the checks and balance people think.
  • 4570GOVT 2013/03/06 17:23:58
    All of the above
    4570GOVT
    +4
    When EVERYONE who " should be " investigating these High Crimes And Mistemeanors REFUSE to even LOOK into it .................... we are doomed to suffer his Agenda Of Distruction To America ! ...................... and NOBODY CARES .
  • KilrQueen 2013/03/06 16:35:26
    All of the above
    KilrQueen
    +8
    I am still waiting for this to happen...so far, everyone is still kissing his ass.
  • 4570GOVT KilrQueen 2013/03/06 17:27:09 (edited)
    4570GOVT
    +9
    Yes They Are ! - His GOONS intimidate and threaten Anyone Who DARE Question His Authority . I fully expect people to start disapearing before long ............ after all , He OWNS the Media !
  • projimg 2013/03/06 16:25:43
    Alexander Hamilton wrote that a president should be impeached for offenses wh...
    projimg
    +5
    They all need to go!!!
  • Haole 2013/03/06 16:23:25
    All of the above
    Haole
    +6
    If by some unhappy coincidence he escapes impeachment and serves his full turn I don't think it should end there either.
  • mikeyav... Haole 2013/03/06 17:52:31
    mikeyavelli
    +6
    nope, he is the biggest criminal in history, a phony posing as president, and getting away with it because of support from the press.
  • mich52 2013/03/06 16:20:53
  • HOMBRE mich52 2013/03/07 00:10:35
    HOMBRE
    +4
    Always playing the same old song on the smallest fiddle Mich. Yawn
    playing song smallest fiddle mich yawn
  • 4570GOVT HOMBRE 2013/03/08 17:59:21
    4570GOVT
    +1
    He " IS " a 4-P after all . That's what he gets paid to do ......................
  • Pedro Doller ~Inc. 2013/03/06 16:10:02
    All of the above
    Pedro Doller ~Inc.
    +7
    Impeachment only works if the government is operating under the Rule of Law, and not under Martial Law.

    Unfortunately, we now have the latter, where never is heard a discouraging word....from congress and the courts anyways. The Constitution was discreetly suspended on Sept 18th, 2008. The 0 became spokesman (press secretary) after winning American Idol (maybe he won that show with David Hasslehoff)
  • 4570GOVT Pedro D... 2013/03/06 17:33:52
    4570GOVT
    +5
    ................... " Impeachment only works if the government is operating under the Rule of Law, and not under Martial Law. " ----- BINGO - Well Said !
    America , under this Corrupt Dictatorship , operates at The Whim Of The Dictator and the Sheeple Dare Not Question His Authority . He Is " ABOVE THE LAW " and he knows it ! He RULES from that lofty pearch without challenge .
  • Steve B... 4570GOVT 2013/03/06 22:15:22
    Steve Boston
    +2
    He is the impervious chosen one I'm afraid. The scam of the century. In large part thank the government owned school system for it. There's no stopping them now. Our country has turned a very dangerous corner with this impostor.
  • 4570GOVT Steve B... 2013/03/07 16:17:35
    4570GOVT
    +1
    ............. " Our country has turned a very dangerous corner with this impostor."

    AMEN ! You Hit The Nail On The Head With That One - Well Said . I have taken to looking at my grandchildrens Books & Lessons . " THEY " have turned our hero's into villians - OR - just eliminated from history .
  • kaZappoo 4570GOVT 2013/03/07 01:18:15
    kaZappoo
    +2
    and BARRY is ruling under peace time martial law ..

    and none to challenge !

    pathetic but true !

    I still say ,,,looks like a revolt is the only one of vERY few choices,,,,
  • 4570GOVT kaZappoo 2013/03/07 16:21:54
    4570GOVT
    +2
    Right You Are , but the only way to spread the word is controlled by The Liberal/Progressive/Socialist Propaganda Network -( MSM ). ... The president also Put Into Law - A KILL SWITCH to shut off internet access to the public ! SCARY HUH ?
  • kaZappoo 4570GOVT 2013/03/07 20:02:52
    kaZappoo
    +1
    yeah it is ,,,and since the people have gained dependence on the internet for social dominance , and not just for information this is the way of the future ..

    and remember BRANDON RAUB (former marine "arrested " detained later released for rallying people for an uprising ) ???

    this was to create fear in the people ...

    these people in the factions are pathetic pukes !
  • Pedro D... 4570GOVT 2013/03/07 08:44:24
    Pedro Doller ~Inc.
    +1
    Sad but true. I implore everyone to start mapping their minder's foot prints. Get to know who is their enforcer, where they live, who their family is, who their friends are, where they spend their time, where they shop, where they bank and on. If possible get to know who gives them orders and map their foot print too. I'm not saying do anything bad, but can make their lives miserable and this will fall apart. The thugs of leadership need someone else to do their enforcement, without them the thugs have no power.
  • 4570GOVT Pedro D... 2013/03/07 16:23:35
    4570GOVT
    +1
    KNOW THY ENEMY ! ( Keep Your Friends Close - And Your Enemies Closer )
  • Old Salt 2013/03/06 16:05:01
  • HOMBRE Old Salt 2013/03/06 16:08:43
    HOMBRE
    +10
    I just don't understand why they don't do it. I said before Clinton got a blow job lied about it and got impeached. Now you got Obama, screw the whole country and everybody living in it. The Libs might like it, but I sure don't like it.
  • 4570GOVT HOMBRE 2013/03/06 17:36:32
    4570GOVT
    +3
    I AGREE !

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