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Where Is the Red Line
of Impeachment?

American Thinker, by Cindy Simpson

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Posted By:DW626, 2/15/2014 5:11:34 AM

In the business world, a diligent board of directors would have long ago fired CEO Obama. Sometimes it takes only a year of less than expected earnings to result in the termination of a corporate CEO. A couple of underperforming years and a few reasons more, and a CEO would have his bags packed and stowed underneath his buck-stopping desk. A long list of problems -- especially one suggesting even a hint of fraud -- that fails to generate a satisfactory board response would stir shareholders and lenders to demand the resignation of not only the CEO and other key employees,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: policom, 2/15/2014 6:25:35 AM     (No. 9733280)

In Obama´s case the line is Black and White which should make it Gray. Either way as long as the color Black is in it no Republican will step over it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sergeant Major, 2/15/2014 6:54:11 AM     (No. 9733296)

#1 you got it and the "O" knows it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/15/2014 7:06:07 AM     (No. 9733301)

My observation about impeachment is that Congress and the general public have totally missed the intended meaning our founders had for the concept of "high crimes and misdemeanors." They have taken those terms to mean the current legalistic interpretation, as in felonies, etc. So any talk about whether a President has taken action which "rises to the level" to consider impeachment is mistakenly focused on whether he committed an actual crime. That completely misses the point.

The founders would certainly view the usurpation of powers not granted to a President as a high crime. This was in fact one of the very things they sought to protect our nation from. Namely, a President who acted as if he was above the law and who basically made up and amended laws strictly on his own whim.

Like Barack Obama. The red line has been crossed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JimS, 2/15/2014 8:47:33 AM     (No. 9733417)

Any talk of Impeachment prior to the 2014 midterms will be falsely portrayed by the media a "rightwing extremist" action, and will bring out the Lo-Fo´s en masse to support their loser president and to justify their insane decision to vote for him twice.
Should the Repubs end up winning both Houses, Obama will be hemmed in, and will attempt even more flagrantly unconstitutional actions and executive orders. That will be the time to talk about Impeachment.
I kind of like the idea of Hillary slugging it out with President Biden for the 2016 nomination. It would split the Dem party.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pdmccas, 2/15/2014 8:51:28 AM     (No. 9733424)

Just impeach his white half.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/15/2014 9:38:10 AM     (No. 9733482)

It´s time to let Obama go.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/15/2014 9:58:41 AM     (No. 9733520)

Until I learn which key words unleash the hounds of hell at the Treasury Dept and risk another audit, I will have to withhold my opinion of what it will take to solve this problem.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: AWAKE, 2/15/2014 10:01:12 AM     (No. 9733528)

#1 and #2 nailed it. The color of the line is black and no one will cross it because they don´t want to see our major cities burn and thousands of innocents slaughtered.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/15/2014 10:25:59 AM     (No. 9733587)

The history of Legislatures managing to successfully restrain the Executive is very short.

Obama controls the military, the guns, the entire bureaucracy, and all channels of communication (it would take five of Holder´s goons about five minutes to shut up Rush and take FOX off the air).

And the Legislative? It is led by Boehner the Brave.






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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/15/2014 11:50:56 PM     (No. 9734291)

"Where Is the Red Line of Impeachment?"

Way back in the rear view mirror.


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