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Rep. Stockman threatens to
impeach Obama over gun control

Washington Times, by David Sherfinski

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Posted By:LudicrousSextus, 1/14/2013 5:43:16 PM

Rep. Steve Stockman threatened on Monday to defund the White House and potentially file impeachment charges if President Obama pushes forward with gun control measures without congressional approval. The Texas Republican called Mr. Obama´s plans to skirt Congress and implement some controls administratively "an unconstitutional and unconscionable attack on the very founding principles of this republic." "I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House,

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Nothing like an Impeachment to start off the New Year!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/14/2013 5:49:50 PM     (No. 9116426)

He should have waited to hear the Big Zero´s plans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: melman, 1/14/2013 5:51:02 PM     (No. 9116430)

What can you expect from a (Hate calling him President, sticks in my throat) person who was not raised in the US, does not share our American values and was reared on the knees of Communist.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Beca, 1/14/2013 5:51:43 PM     (No. 9116431)

U go dude

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 1/14/2013 5:52:11 PM     (No. 9116433)

Doesn´t matter what the plans are. Executive Action is the slippery slope on any topic - but Executive Action that would contravene the Constitution cannot be tolerated.

Don´t mess with Texas.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tenncon231, 1/14/2013 5:52:15 PM     (No. 9116434)

About time someone verbalizes what many of us are thinking and hoping for!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 1/14/2013 6:00:07 PM     (No. 9116442)

Now that´s a reason for hope. An article of impeachment should be pursued in any instance of unconstitutional executive authority. Texas is looking bigger every day.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: chumley, 1/14/2013 6:09:44 PM     (No. 9116458)

I´ve never heard of this guy either, but it sounds like he is a good American. Glad to see there is at least one in congress.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: trappedinmn, 1/14/2013 6:11:29 PM     (No. 9116462)

Where is boner on this? Why isn´t he speaking up as well? How about all the rest of the republican reps? Are they going to stand up for the constitution?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/14/2013 6:23:50 PM     (No. 9116487)

This is only politician with some sense that has spoken since the November fraud debacle, you GO Stockman!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/14/2013 6:40:46 PM     (No. 9116518)

Rep Stockman has my support.
I´m sure gun owners everywhere also support him.
NRA - in the words of another glorious patriot, "Let´s Roll." Get behind Stockman.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/14/2013 6:42:03 PM     (No. 9116520)

Perhaps we have found a Republican who has not become a steer.

But... words mean little. Actions mean much.

One final word to Mr. Stockman. We don´t care if it will be impossible to get a conviction following impeachment if impeachment is the right thing to do. Do it anyway.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/14/2013 6:54:38 PM     (No. 9116535)

Steve Stockman is a second time Congressman from Texas and a solid conservative. He has onions that Boehner seems not to have grown.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: yuban, 1/14/2013 6:54:57 PM     (No. 9116537)

A little less talk and a lot more action.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/14/2013 6:57:32 PM     (No. 9116545)

Just do it. Must be a few hundred more charges besides this to add.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: snowcloud, 1/14/2013 7:08:26 PM     (No. 9116561)

Stay on the wall, Rep. Steve Stockman.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/14/2013 7:13:59 PM     (No. 9116567)

WHERE are the rest of the Republican Representatives??
Speak UP.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 1/14/2013 7:16:20 PM     (No. 9116568)

Yes! #12.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jimK1, 1/14/2013 7:27:23 PM     (No. 9116588)

We know the old foggies will cave, any other young blood out there that will backup this guy?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/14/2013 7:44:32 PM     (No. 9116611)

It´s about time somebody stopped him for something. Will be be the next Bachmann for speaking up ?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: grampstosix, 1/14/2013 8:25:01 PM     (No. 9116670)

I hope he gets lots of support from others in Congress.

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