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Posted on 01/16/2014 7:30:34 AM PST by estrogen
is this possible?
Would require the drafting of articles of impeachment, and I don’t think any of the Republicans have the stomach to do that.
Yes, certainly. It only takes a vote in the House of Representatives. They are the indicters. The Senate is they Jury. It would end up the same as Clinton, IF you could even scare up enough RINOS to have the cojones to even indict him.
Not while Obama’s point-man is Speaker. The House Republicans have been neutralized by Boehner, and they like it.
Don’t bother to impeach unless there is the ability to remove.
Sure, we can start it, but it’s impossible for us to get the votes to remove him from office.
OTOH, is it "probable" or "likely"???
We could impeach — we certainly have grounds — but even if we took the Senate, we could not convict. That requires a 2/3 majority in the Upper House and as we saw during the Clinton debacle, the Dems will always vote as a bloc when one of their own is threatened. While taking a majority in the Senate isn’t impossible, getting a 2/3 majority is.
Better use of our resources would be to increase our lead in the House and use it to cut funding for the socialist schemes of this administration. And to start investigating odumbo’s many flagrant abuses.
A lot of people are afraid that impeachment may make obama look like a martyr to the Tea Party. They point to Clinton and his popularity in spite of his impeachment. But impeachment made Clinton a victim to many people and helped raise his favorability among the low info majority. But obama's crimes are a different story. People are now being harmed by his actions and his popularity is dropping like a stone. He's recently said that he's going to do whatever he wants regardless of what Congress says or does. The only way to stop him is to bring his crimes to the forefront and expose them to the people. We can do that NOW and we should!
As Napoleon once said, “When you set out to take Vienna, take Vienna. .................
No, not possible, because he’s the first black president.
And get Biden instead?
Not enough spines, stomaches or patriotism to convict unfortunately.
Impeachment sends a message that enough is enough...too much already. Even if not convicted the reputation and the flexibility of Obama and those around him that allowed and promoted these aberrations would be damaged. IMHO its always worth a try.
the NSA has collected enough data on EVERYBIDY that those in elected office are likely petrified that the regime has enough “goods” on them to end their careers
I doubt that there is anyone who doesnt have some private...sun theyd not care to have splashed across the MSM headlines.
the NSA data is O’s Insurance!
Bingo....this is really the only way...real longshot but possible!!!
First off, we need to have real Leadership on the House. The Hearings on the Articles of Impeachment could begin today and the vote to actually Impeach Obama would likely not happen until a year from now.
By that time, we could very possibly have the Senate back under Conservative (American) control which could make Conviction and Removal from Office a reality.
The upside of beginning Hearings now would have a number of benefits that I could list. One being that Congressional Approval Ratings would vastly improve for the Conservatives who have up to this point seemed to be feckless wimps that roll over and play dead with each Abuse of Power that Obama commits.
Another benefit would be that Obama and his minions would be occupied with fighting against each and every facet of the Hearings process that they would not feeling that they can Abuse Power with total impunity.
Further, I believe that once the Hearings got underway, there would be a ground swell of support that the Media could not ignore or cover up. Eventually, even the $5 dollar brains covered by $500 rugs would have to start facing the Reality that Obama is NOT fit to continue as POTUS.
Just my honest and humble opinion.
I could happen now. Not a cold day in hells chance though.
If the Republicans hold the proper majorities in the House and Senate, they would be far better to use those majorities to simply pass un-vetoable bills undoing all of the socialism enacted and signed in the prior 6 years.
Like it or not, there’s just no way the left (I’m especially including the media here) would allow them to impeach “our first black pResident (TM)”.
And even if they did impeach (and remove), what then? All the laws that were enacted and modified by Executive action would still be in place. All the political capital would be expended on removal.
We need the laws undone, regardless of The Dear Leader’s status.
Possible, but not probable. The lying, marxist LSMs are too invested in “their boy” to allow that to happen, plus the House and Senate don’t have the spines/guts/stones for it. 3 more years of hell to go.
Republicans, the party impeachment, of lynchings, starving the poor, and raping women. These would be the first talking points then blood would run in the streets of America and the Republicans would be the party that caused riots and murder. I don’t think anyone would have the stomach.
Like it damaged Bill Clinton? The MSM will cover his a$$ no matter what!!!
You are correct.
The only thing I can think of that would be worse than the obama-idiot-in-the-white-hut is the biden-idiot-in-the-white-hut.
Biden is so damned ungodly stupid that we would probably have even worse government than the idiot obama has foisted upon us.
It would get their base riled up, the media would have the best time in a decade beating up on the dwatted wacist wepubwicans.
It's a lose, lose, lose proposition.
Worse, Biden knows what he is doing. Which would be a real problem. Of course, I think he is pulling the strings anyway.
It would take a 2/3 majority in the Senate, which is impossible (i.e., even if we* win EVERY Senate race this year—which won’t happen—we would still be a vote or two short).
*note: by “we,” I mean the GOP, even though it’s likely that not every GOP senator would vote to convict. Just one more reason it’s impossible.
Obama would not be impeached on the basis of one lie about his sexual pecadillos. He is guilty of violating the constitution, underming the Republic and violating his oath of office - TWICE.
We COULD. But it will NEVER happen to the “first BLACK President”.
Unfortunately. Not gonna happen.
He can be impeached now. Impeachment is just a trial. It is fact finding. The Democrats fight it because they know it will affect their PARTY. This just proves that they place the Democrat party ahead of their COUNTRY.
The purpose of the Democrat party is to elect thieves to office so that they can have access to the public treasuries in order to loot them.
With the unfolding train wreck of Obamacare anything is possible including Dem’s who watched (past tense,i.e., after the elections this fall) in horror the un-election of Hagan, Warner, et. al., as a result of 40-50 million losing their insurance over the course of the coming year.
It might be if we’d support these people & their efforts
(National Black Republicans Association filed articles of impeachment
Impeachment (in the House) and any subsequent trial (by the Senate) is a political response to presidential actions, regardless of the “high crimes and misdemeanors” phrase. There is not sufficient political will among the Republican members of the House of Representatives to seriously consider it, let alone carry it out. Nor is the coming mid-term election likely to change that, though it could well bring other advantages.
Absolutely go ahead and impeach — TODAY!!
The impeachment itself will be embarrassing as hell, whether or not (most likely not) that the Senate votes to convict. And the impeachment becomes part of the historical record, win or lose.
But don’t forget there’s a big election coming up! Ain’t NO candidate for Senate who wants to be known for voting to let Obummer off the hook for his shenanigans! And yes, we will be taking names!
It will tie up the progression of any of his new policies. He might have to actually prepare himself for impeachment and that will destroy his free time.
I am convinced that Obama could suspend elections and declare himself dictator with little more than a whimper from the GOP leadership and do so to the applause of Democrats and the media.
Though legal, no legislator would dare begin the impechment of our first black PRESIDENT.
Call it the fear factor.
The House could start impeachment proceedings right now but the Senate will never try it.
Until we get the Semate back I prefer just threatening to impeach the POS over this executive order thing. Barry is like a spoiled unruly child. He acts out and then waits to see if anybody responds. If not then he acts out even worse. Thats what he was doing yesterday or whenever with the I’ve got a phone and a pen carpola. Now he is waiting to see if there is going to be any blowback. If not he will start with the illegal executive orders. Boehner needs to openly threaten him with impeachment. He would prolly back down.
Look what happned on the Syrian thing. The legislators had a coronary about attacking Syria and Bam backed down. The Pentgon basically told him no. There is a great deal of speculation that the Pentagon has taken the nuclear football away from him.
I think the guy is so incompetent that if we get the Senate back next year they should skip impeachment and just invoke the 25th ammendment and remove him.
Question: is this possible?
He is a dictator.