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Tell Your Congressional Delegation to Boycott the SOTU

Posted on 01/17/2014 2:47:11 AM PST by Jacquerie

On last night's show, Mark Levin called for Republican congressmen and senators to boycott Obama’s State of the Union Speech on January 28th.

Obama openly despises our constitutional process. At his first SOTU, he mocked the justices of the Supreme Court with whom he disagreed. From his first day in office, he told the world he would rule with or without Congress. That is one promise he has kept.

This past week alone, Obama assumed, for practical purposes, the House of Representatives’ power of the purse. Yesterday, the Senate passed the House omnibus budget. Not a single rank and file member knew what he voted for.

The hard tyranny is here.

No representatives of a free people should legitimize Obama.

To attend the SOTU is to condone tyranny.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: constitution; levin; obama; sotu

1 posted on 01/17/2014 2:47:11 AM PST by Jacquerie
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To: Jacquerie

The simple fact of the matter is that, whether or not the SOTU, I cannot stand the sound of that girly-man’s voice. I will not tolerate listening to its voice for 5 seconds, much less 1-1/2 hours.


2 posted on 01/17/2014 2:51:15 AM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: Jacquerie

I like this Levin idea...it would send more of a message than an Article V confab. The liberal media and RINOs would blow an aneurysm over this


3 posted on 01/17/2014 2:54:26 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Jacquerie
The second century historian Tacitus wrote of the Roman Senate's subservience to Tiberius.

Tiberius openly mocked his pathetic underlings.

Obama has set precedent that no election can erase.

The hard tyranny is here.

4 posted on 01/17/2014 3:01:09 AM PST by Jacquerie (Article V.)
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To: Jacquerie

“To attend the SOTU is to condone tyranny.”

I completely agree that they should boycott it but they don’t have the guts to do it.


5 posted on 01/17/2014 3:43:27 AM PST by MagnoliaB
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To: Jacquerie

If Obama didn’t know the Congress would acquiesce, he wouldn’t be making these power-grabs.

It’s over.

Buy silver, gold, guns, and food.

No more than a handful of Repubs will be absent at the STFU speech.


6 posted on 01/17/2014 3:46:55 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Jacquerie

Not going to happen. But they COULD just sit on their hands and not applaud or cheer.


7 posted on 01/17/2014 4:03:35 AM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: Jacquerie

It’s an outstanding idea.

Those GOPe stooges who choose to attend and are thereby choosing to pretend that all is well are constitutional Quislings.

They are too cowardly even to use the constitutional tools at their disposal to confront this rogue president.


8 posted on 01/17/2014 4:31:20 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: markomalley

He has a rotten radio voice but a great mind and spirit.


9 posted on 01/17/2014 4:32:32 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Jacquerie

Not gonna happen here in AZ. My two Senators are big Obastard fanbois (McQueeg, who endorsed Obastard for President in 2008 and Flake, who flipped and endorsed Obastard the instant he was elected in November). A couple of the AZ reps might, but most are Rats now. Mine is a proudly lesbian, so you know she’ll be there with bells on.


10 posted on 01/17/2014 4:42:37 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Jacquerie

I doubt they will. Doesn’t matter to me. I’ve boycotted every one of his SOTU addresses.


11 posted on 01/17/2014 4:43:05 AM PST by jersey117
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To: SeminoleCounty

Levin’s Article V idea has been preempted by Soros. I don’t trust what the Convention of the States might pull on us.


12 posted on 01/17/2014 4:45:20 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: SeminoleCounty; Cyber Liberty; Jacquerie

Much discussion on this thread:
Socialists and Soros Fight for Article V Convention

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3112573/posts

2:29 Minutes
Mark Levin: Boycott The State Of The Union Speech
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L5-AxaVl54

2 longer clips
Mark Levin BLASTS Obama’s radical egalitarianism
http://therightscoop.com/mark-levin-blasts-obamas-radical-egalitarianism/


13 posted on 01/17/2014 5:01:52 AM PST by Whenifhow
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To: Cyber Liberty

Not only an Art V would be hijacked by a Soros or similar other statists...you will be asking politicians to implement Art V who cannot even follow the Constitution


14 posted on 01/17/2014 5:02:09 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Jacquerie

My Congresscritters here in Konnecticut are all Obozo boot-lickers.


15 posted on 01/17/2014 5:09:53 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: jersey117
"I’ve boycotted every one of his SOTU addresses."

I figure that would be a good time to clean the litter boxes....

16 posted on 01/17/2014 5:11:35 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Jacquerie
"On last night's show, Mark Levin called for Republican congressmen and senators to boycott Obama’s State of the Union Speech on January 28th."

Never. Happen. They're all being held by the short hairs, and will show up to clap and bark like seals on command. We'll just get some smarmy lecture about the need to respect the Office of president, etc...
17 posted on 01/17/2014 5:22:21 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Jacquerie

Levin must think there are more than a handful of Republicans with principles. He is wrong. The vast majority will be there to get on TV, just as Sheila Jackson Lee used to rush up to Pres. Bush and practically kiss him on the lips so she could be seen. We are dealing with a party of Sheila Jackson Lees.


18 posted on 01/17/2014 5:39:01 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: SeminoleCounty
you will be asking politicians to implement Art V who cannot even follow the Constitution...

I am totally for an Article V convention as you can see from my tag line. BUT, you hit the nail on the head for one good reason to not have a convention. The DC tribe will just ignore any new amendments made as well as the rest of the constitution.

On the other hand, a convention will force the statists on the defensive where they would once again overplay their hand.

19 posted on 01/17/2014 5:53:55 AM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Jacquerie

I sincerely hope that the first conservative president returns to the early practice of sending congress (as is required in the constitution) a SOTU in writing, not in person.

It wastes millions of dollars and shuts down the government for weeks in getting ready for that televised “dog and pony show”, that achieves *nothing* of value other than an ego boost for the POTUS, and even *that* it does poorly.

In addition to sending the SOTU in writing, the POTUS should arrange for each and every cabinet officer to present their agencies budget to each appropriate congressional committee in writing, a month before they testify before those committees, not to read a statement, but to address questions by committee members. Of course, committee members should send questions prior to that for which they get answers prior to that as well.

This should not be done on camera, but a written transcript of the briefing should be available after the fact.

The POTUS should be clear to a conservative congress that he wants massive budget cuts, even entire agencies eliminated, and the budgets of agencies that were out of control during the Obama years should be dealt with accordingly, along with firing those individuals involved in breaking the law and prohibiting them for employment by the government in the future.

Likewise, he should select cabinet officers specifically to downgrade agencies on the way out.


20 posted on 01/17/2014 6:28:52 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (There Is Still A Very Hot War On Terror, Just Not On The MSM. Rantburg.com)
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To: Jacquerie

I have the evil fantasy of somehow hacking the TOTUS for the State of the Union.

Let Soros’ Puppet get rolling, then suddenly, the text becomes:

WE’RE NO STRANGERS TO LOVE . . .

YOU KNOW THE RULES. . . .

AND SO DO I . . . .

A. . . . FULL . . . . COMMITTMENT. . .

IS WHAT I’M THINKING OF. . . .

YOU WOULDN’T GET THIS . . .

FROM ANY OTHER GUY. . . .

Imagine it: Rick-rolling the entire nation. . . (evil grin)


21 posted on 01/17/2014 7:32:30 AM PST by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Jacquerie

Newsmax
Radio Host Mark Levin Calls on Republicans to Boycott State of the Union
Friday, January 17, 2014 07:45 AM

By: Melissa Clyne

Conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin is appealing to Republican lawmakers to boycott President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech Jan. 28 as a symbolic gesture “to give the American people a choice between liberty and tyranny.”

Long a harsh critic of the president and his policies, particularly Obamacare, Levin railed against Obama again on Thursday, calling him a “lawless president,” Mediaite.com reported. He suggested the boycott as a last ditch effort to stop his policies since Congress is “not going to take a stand constitutionally and legally.”

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/levin-boycott-speech-Obama/2014/01/17/id/547630


22 posted on 01/17/2014 7:35:04 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Didn’t attendance of SC Justices drop for subsequent SOTU’s after Obama gave them the verbal finger?


23 posted on 01/17/2014 7:39:37 AM PST by AU72
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To: basil; txhurl

KLBJ broke into his speech this morning, and I hit the off button. Waited until I thought they were done. I can’t stand that POS liar.


24 posted on 01/17/2014 8:52:27 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

That voice and face are not allowed in my life. Channel changes instantly.


25 posted on 01/17/2014 8:56:35 AM PST by txhurl
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To: txhurl

Same here. I won’t be watching his spew of the union.


26 posted on 01/17/2014 9:02:05 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Salgak

Dumb idea to boycott, IMHO.

There are too many camera shots each SOTU of the President making a pitch for something outrageously Liberal and the GOP side sitting on their hands and glaring. A boycott would remove that imagery and replace it with a chamber that would still b packed leaping to it’s feet and applsufing in support.

It would also distract from the Republican response. Anyone know who’s giving it this year? It really needs to be a barn burner of a speech defending the shutdown, tying it to the Obamacare disaster and taking on the whole inequality line head-on.


27 posted on 01/17/2014 9:10:08 AM PST by tanknetter
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