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PRESIDENTIAL POWERS AND THE CONSTITUTION
C-Span ^ | 12-3-2013 | C-Span

Posted on 12/03/2013 9:41:32 AM PST by Spunky

PRESIDENTIAL POWERS AND THE CONSTITUTION HEARINGS.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: congress; executiveorders; king; president

1 posted on 12/03/2013 9:41:32 AM PST by Spunky
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To: Spunky

This has been going on for awhile. I can’t believe no one posted it. As usual Trey Gowdy was great.


2 posted on 12/03/2013 9:42:40 AM PST by Spunky
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To: Spunky

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3097745/posts


3 posted on 12/03/2013 9:45:55 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: Spunky
You're a few minutes too late. See 'Front Page News':

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3097745/posts

4 posted on 12/03/2013 9:46:21 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Spunky

Been watching from the beginning. Gowdy tore some tail! Politics as usual....but the I word was used:D


5 posted on 12/03/2013 9:47:14 AM PST by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: halfright

They’re building the case right now.

There’s a pattern of unconstitutional behavior.

Next question: Is it impeachable?

GO AHEAD GOP, BUILD THE CASE!


6 posted on 12/03/2013 9:59:50 AM PST by struggle
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To: struggle

Here it comes, is Collins going to say the ‘i’ word?


7 posted on 12/03/2013 10:01:30 AM PST by struggle
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To: struggle

Turley is saying take the unconstitutional acts to court to challenge standing.


8 posted on 12/03/2013 10:04:33 AM PST by struggle
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To: struggle

The I word.

I heard Michael Medved saying how he was all for Clinton’s impeachment but in retrospect it backfired. So he wouldn’t be for an Obama impeachment.

I think that’s a view of the GOPe and others who don’t want to appear to extreme or radical.

But, Medved seems to forget that Al Gore lost.

Impeachment of Clinton was not futile or counter productive.

It did hurt the congressional careers of certain leaders at the time, eg Jim Rogan, who was targeted and lost his seat.

But without it the sitting VP most likely would have won the 2000 election.

So don’t let the naysayers make this argument.

If they argue Clinton’s impeachment backfired, just ask them what does President Gore think of that premise?


9 posted on 12/03/2013 10:07:53 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I don’t have “Front Page New” on my side bar so I didn’t know it was going. Usually important hearings people put in “Breaking News”


10 posted on 12/03/2013 10:11:32 AM PST by Spunky
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To: ifinnegan

Put the heat on Obama - REAL HEAT - and he’ll crack.

Start at least talking about impeachment and LAY DOWN THE REASONS WHY and the majority of American people will rally around it.


11 posted on 12/03/2013 10:11:35 AM PST by struggle
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To: halfright

I-M-P-E-A-C-H-M-E-N-T

Gimme an:
N
O
W
!
What’s that spell?
What’s that spell?!


12 posted on 12/03/2013 10:29:48 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: ifinnegan
Clinton was impeached but not convicted, so he will always be an impeached president. Somehow people seem to forget that.

Because he was impeached proved that the Constitution was still in effect back then. We can thank a few pre-GOPe senators for his not being convicted.

Don't know what to say about Obama and his persistent infractions of the rule of law, common decency and common sense.

13 posted on 12/03/2013 10:35:26 AM PST by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Slyfox

Obama certainly would not be removed from office either given the Senate.


14 posted on 12/03/2013 10:42:18 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: tumblindice

Impeach?

Congressional Republicans don’t even have the balls to issue this POS a subpoena.

Cowardly traitors, all.


15 posted on 12/03/2013 10:46:39 AM PST by privatedrive
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To: struggle

This should be required viewing. I think Professor Turley is a great witness!


16 posted on 12/03/2013 10:51:10 AM PST by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: Spunky; ButThreeLeftsDo; Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Also this live thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/3097675/posts


17 posted on 12/03/2013 10:52:35 AM PST by thouworm
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To: Spunky

This is useful. It gets people in America slowly more comfortable with the idea, and explains the case why Obama must be removed.


18 posted on 12/03/2013 11:04:39 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: struggle

I think there is a huge swatch of Americans who are absolutely furious at Obama. I do believe he some leaders made the case for why Obama should be impeached, tying his lying about Obamacare to not executing the laws of the land, plus all the other scandals, I believe Americans would rally around it.


19 posted on 12/03/2013 11:50:25 AM PST by boxlunch (Psalm 2)
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To: boxlunch

Facebook delited this so im posting it everywhere

Years ago I talked at length with a black missonary from africa he says that the concept or definition of “truth” in africa is not the same definition we have...most americans dont understand this....I dont really understand this....it seems that “truth” in africa is not a constant.....it can change....is subjective and situational.......there can be many truths for the same observed circumstance...and they can change over time.....its fluid. and dreams are often subscribed more validity than waking observation.....So.....many africans and some asians....do not understand our definition of TRUTH.....therefore they also dont understand our definition of LIE. This missonary fellow was at a loss....suggesting that there is no hope for africa untill this basic logical disparity is confronted.........This concept also effects the ability to oratoratate and assume new languages ...because there is very little emotional connotation associated with the words being practiced....free to say what ever is required to move or shape the environment....Obama doesnt lie exactly....He doesnt understand the concept of TRUTH.....Go ahead try a polygraph.....Its been done on many of his speeches....To no useful effect......He doesnt know what a lie is.


20 posted on 12/03/2013 12:11:45 PM PST by Therapsid (t)
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To: Therapsid; little jeremiah

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3097755/posts?page=20#20

interesting concept, sounds more islamic than indigenous african, however.


21 posted on 12/03/2013 12:49:48 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: Fred Nerks; Therapsid

The Chair speaks to protestors (immigration) regarding order - they are later ejected.

Judiciary Hearing - Part 1 - starts about 42 minutes in
http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/41338614

Part 2 - Judiciary Hearing begins with Paul Labrador
http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/41342226

more videos here
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3097675/posts?page=25#25


22 posted on 12/03/2013 1:53:27 PM PST by Whenifhow
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To: ifinnegan
I heard Michael Medved saying how he was all for Clinton’s impeachment but in retrospect it backfired. So he wouldn’t be for an Obama impeachment.

The Republicans let the leftists define the debate (as usual). Had Republicans who were accused of wanting to "undo the election" gone on record as saying that they didn't really want to face the 2000 election against an incumbent Al Gore who would be eligible for re-election twice, but that they were nonetheless duty bound to remove a President who broke the law, I don't think the leftists would have had a good counter for that.

The Republicans today have a different problem: a lot of people not only find Obama's conduct insufficient to justify impeachment, but actually regard it as praiseworthy. Claims that impeachment was an attempt to undo the election would have more merit now than in 1998. Republicans would have to instead argue that the only legitimate way to get around the Constitution's limits is to amend that document; even if a party won a landslide and controlled enough legislatures to amend the Constitution, it would still be unlawful for them to do anything which the Constitution didn't allow unless or until such time as the Constitution was amended to allow it.

23 posted on 12/03/2013 3:42:09 PM PST by supercat (Renounce Covetousness.)
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To: Therapsid
he says that the concept or definition of “truth” in africa is not the same definition we have

It's hardly unique to Africa. I think it's a major part of how the leftist brain operates. Among other things, the fact that stock prices are affected by public perception leads to a belief that public perception can create stock value. What they miss is that when prices in a market rise as a consequence of billions of dollars being dumped in, the rising prices do not represent an increase in the amount of money that can eventually be taken out. To the contrary, rising prices often imply a decrease in actual value.

24 posted on 12/03/2013 4:02:57 PM PST by supercat (Renounce Covetousness.)
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To: Spunky
Usually important hearings people put in “Breaking News”

Who said it was "important?" As usual nothing will come of it.

If it does you can put it in Breaking News.

25 posted on 12/03/2013 5:02:57 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: struggle

I certainly hope so!


26 posted on 12/03/2013 6:34:36 PM PST by Ray76
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To: Whenifhow

If they were illegal aliens they should be deported.

How did Sheila Jackson-Lee know they were “dreamers”? Did she have them in? If so she should be reprimanded for creating a disruption.


27 posted on 12/03/2013 6:39:32 PM PST by Ray76
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To: Slyfox

“Clinton was impeached but not convicted, so he will always be an impeached president. Somehow people seem to forget that.”
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A large percentage, I would estimate possibly a majority, are incapable of understanding what you mean! It is astounding to me how many people in this country think they know that Richard Nixon WAS impeached and Bill Clinton WAS NOT. IDIOCRACY was actually a documentary, I have watched it twice and never really laughed, it is too close to reality.


28 posted on 12/03/2013 7:16:32 PM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: ifinnegan

Good point. It supports my belief that doing the right thing is always right, and political considerations often muddy the waters of clear ethical thinking.


29 posted on 12/03/2013 11:48:05 PM PST by firebrand
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To: Spunky
Well, I suppose the first thing any impeachment panel should request is proof of Obozo's Presidential eligibility.
30 posted on 12/04/2013 1:20:52 AM PST by eCSMaster ("It is not the color of his skin, ... it is the blackness that fills his soul")
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To: ifinnegan
Never say never. Keep the idea of impeachment in the minds of the public...positive reinforcement. You may not at this point know when, or how, but impeachment is possible. People getting disgusted enough to build that fire in their bellies to stand up and do something about this infiltration of communists/socialists/marxists/muzlims into our country can result in obozo’s downfall. Say a prayer, and keep fighting, and maintain positive thoughts...negativity corrodes the mind..positive thoughts do not.
31 posted on 12/05/2013 1:29:33 AM PST by itssme
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To: Whenifhow

Bookmark


32 posted on 12/05/2013 3:30:24 AM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: Lazamataz
education can be a slow and tedious affair.

lets pray we have TIME to prove old nikita here WRONG


33 posted on 12/05/2013 12:10:32 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: Therapsid
He doesnt know what a lie is.

But Obama isn't an African.

When I listen to Obama, I hear echoes of the privileged white boys I knew in high school and college who didn't need to work for anything, but who had their paths greased for them. They could do drugs and goof off, because daddy would fix everything.

Obama was raised that way, told he was special, and told he was extraordinary, and he has never had to pay a price for sloth, sloppiness, or being just plain inept.
34 posted on 12/06/2013 1:49:29 AM PST by Nepeta
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To: ifinnegan

Trying and failing doesn’t mean it was wrong to try.

Do the right thing: Impeach.

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and btw, the left is never discouraged by failure. They just try again and again until they get what they want. We should have the same determination and tenacity. One of the few things to be admired about them. They just always apply that determination and tenacity to the wrong issues.


35 posted on 12/06/2013 4:42:27 AM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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