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The I-Word
National Review Online, by Jonathan Strong

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/5/2013 3:27:20 PM

An academic was the first to cross the invisible line. “The ultimate check on presidential lawlessness is elections and, in extreme cases, impeachment,” Georgetown law professor Nicholas Rosenkranz told Representative Darrell Issa at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday on the president’s duty to uphold the law. With that first mention of the “i word,” leaks began springing from the dam that had been holding back the House GOP lawmakers united by frustration with President Obama’s executive abuses. Republicans have been watching impotently as Obama has walked all over the law, with increasing brazenness the further he gets into his tenure.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Axeman, 12/5/2013 3:38:10 PM     (No. 9641758)

Ignorant
Illegitimate
Ineligible
Illegal
Inability
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jond, 12/5/2013 3:39:07 PM     (No. 9641761)

The only question that matters:

Do enough Democrats feel strongly enough to take the risk and incur the inevitable damage this would cause them?

My money says "no".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Gordon Mills, 12/5/2013 3:48:11 PM     (No. 9641777)

Insufferable.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/5/2013 3:50:39 PM     (No. 9641781)

We need to win the Senate in 2014 and keep the House.

After they are sworn in in 2015, the first order of business should be to draft the Articles of Impeachment. The second order of business should be to impeach him for continuously violating the Constitution.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/5/2013 3:54:24 PM     (No. 9641786)

Oh, that I-Word.
It´s about time.
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“It’s a real problem,” House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte says.

Goodlatte is the guy whose job is to write up the Articles of Impeachment (pretty sure).

Folks we are on a runaway train with obamaCare, and obama plainly states that no changes are allowed. The Dems will be getting tremendous heat from their Dem voters next year. No way in heck are we going three more years on this train ride.

Something´s gonna break.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/5/2013 3:54:52 PM     (No. 9641787)

Professors Rosenkranz is 100% correct. Has the IRS started to audit his tax returns yet?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/5/2013 3:58:51 PM     (No. 9641796)

I fear that Obama knows he is untouchable (race riots) and will act with increased impudence until the GOP can no longer bear it. Then the GOP will get the blame for causing chaos.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Peach1, 12/5/2013 3:59:45 PM     (No. 9641797)

Yes, it´s about time. In fact, I just wrote to my congressman last night about this very issue.

On a side note, isn´t it funny how obama said the other day he is open to ideas about healthcare from the republicans, but finishes his sentence by saying obamacare will not be repealed. Guess he´s not that open to other ideas.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: doublesharp, 12/5/2013 4:08:39 PM     (No. 9641810)

inept = gop

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Reply 10 - Posted by: scott5js, 12/5/2013 4:11:40 PM     (No. 9641817)

If Republicans impeach Obama they will make fools of themselves just as they did with Clinton. They gained no Senate seats in the 1998 election and lost House seats.
No way Republicans can get 2/3 of the Senate.
Republicans are just bad losers.
No invisible line either. It was plain from Nov. 6, 2008, that Republicans wanted to destroy a Democratic President.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 12/5/2013 4:14:13 PM     (No. 9641820)

Republicans need more than to win the Senate, they need a 2/3 majority in both the Senate and House of Representatives so they can override Obama´s vetoes.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/5/2013 4:34:21 PM     (No. 9641855)

Even granting ´good intentions´, which I do not, this guy has all the makings of terrorist.

It´s quite obvious that this Islamo-Nazi (and I use this term not as a slur but as an exact descriptor) is quite capable of the routine crimes and pogroms which have been the hallmark of ´socialism´ since your mother began insisting that everyone ´share´ the toys.

Obey-care is the very definition of Fascism wherein the government owns nothing but controls the outcomes of everything in the business world.

It is those who have loved America (and the idea of America) the most who find it most painful and disturbing to acknowledge that we have not only a dictator but a mentally disturbed,
ideologically driven, nut-ball on our hands.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/5/2013 5:34:23 PM     (No. 9641945)

When the GOP takes back the Senate, just change whatever rules are necessary and impeach Obama.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/5/2013 5:50:52 PM     (No. 9641968)

Uhh nuts The I word This was so badly done the last time Clinton should have been found guilty of perjury. Really feel that because of that fiasco, much of what we see today is the only possible scenario that would follow. not to mention owl gore and Florida. The rats would never climb on board for this....not one. No, to rid ourselves of the dark creature will be up to US citizens. It´s apparent we can count on no other hero or patriot. This is our responsibility, now how do we remedy the situation.

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