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Has the Right Lost Its Will to Fight?
Townhall, by David Limbaugh

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Posted By:mikkins2, 7/18/2014 7:11:43 AM

I don´t think Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against President Obama right now, but I also don´t think that considering the idea is "crazy talk." The man has, in my view and that of many others, committed multitudinous impeachable offenses, and we need to strenuously object and bring it to the public´s attention every chance we get. The idea of turning our heads and looking the other way is repugnant. Yes, the elections are too close for Republicans to risk impeachment proceedings at this point, unless it became clear that the majority of Americans have the political will for that

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The ultimate truth is that to the republican establishment, the oath of office is nothing but a show piece preformed to make them appear to be serving in office and not as how they perceive it, the office serving them. Most of their commitment now is to continuously calculating how to get reelected; executing their oaths is a obstacle to be overcome or avoided.

Might as well replace the Bible with a K Street directory and have them recite the lyrics to Pink Floyd´s "Money" as the oath of office. That at least would be more genuine.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: skedaddle, 7/18/2014 7:23:54 AM     (No. 9929838)

There is one political party - the corporatist party. It´s like a game of shirts and skins except they play with hundreds of billions of dollars that don´t exist and neither "side" loses. We lose - the American people who still work for a living and don´t want to live oppressed under their boot. The thugs, thieves and deviants are winning.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Melody, 7/18/2014 7:49:27 AM     (No. 9929871)

Yay, David Limbaugh! Dittos, David. Lucianne´s site proves that there are oodles of us out here who are not ready to throw in the towel. America is worth fighting for. We bitter clingers will keep clinging to this country so blessed by God until they take it from our cold dead hands.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: cyberspace cadet, 7/18/2014 7:49:47 AM     (No. 9929873)

Impeachment proceedings need to go forward because it´s the right thing to do. Members of Congress are sent there to vote, on the record, concerning the most important issues of the day. By not voting they abdicate their responsibility and oath.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Clinger, 7/18/2014 8:49:19 AM     (No. 9929970)

Mr. Limbaugh seems to get that there isn´t one cohesive opposing entity that falls under the label "Right."

I often ask in conversation just who are you talking about when the term "Right" is invoked because it´s anything it needs to be depending on the circumstances. Here´s what I have concluded: Anyone not believing in a continuing slide to socialism is hard Right depending on the circumstances. Religious zealots who would tell you what you can do with a consenting adult in your castle are lumped in with the libertarian oriented defenders of individual liberty.

In reality the political lines are more broken down by varying points of view regarding which individual freedoms to trample on. We lose the argument and obscure discussion when the terms Left and Right are used. It´s high time we shift the discussion to Statism, Totalitarianism, Tyranny vs. Constitutionally protected individual freedom limited government and a free capitalistic economy.





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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 7/18/2014 9:02:51 AM     (No. 9929991)

Excellent. A few thoughts"

"Talk" must pave the way for action. Ideas must be placed in the crucible of the public forum to be weighed and considered and refined before the public will act. So it was with leaders like Thomas Paine and the American Revolution. So it was with the abolitionists before slavery was finally abolished in the US. Even God saw a purpose in having John the Baptist be a voice in the desert to pave the way for His Savior.

So it is with the not-so-crazy talk about impeachment, and even a new party to stand up to the treason. It is pretty well established that impeachment would be Constitutionally appropriate at this point. The fecklessness and corruption within the GOP is there for all to see. We saw it in MS. The strategic arguments are pretty much "settled". What we argue about are tactics. We must place our ideas on the table, seriously debate them, and refine them. The time for action is running out. The Republic is dying.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WAN2, 7/18/2014 9:43:12 AM     (No. 9930067)

So at what point does a well armed citizenry come into play?
At what point do citizens entranced by Dancing with the Stars enter the fray? Only when the brown shirts march up their driveways?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rochow, 7/18/2014 10:15:09 AM     (No. 9930115)

Flood the offices of your representatives and Senators that you want the border closed, the illegals sent back, that will stop that nonsense. Tell them you want Obamacare repealed, no more money spent for illegals and ´their housing´, you want answers to Benghazi, the IRS, etc.
DO call and email, they get it after a while. Don´t just mouth off, not enough.
Don´t bother with the WH, no one CAN read there, but Boehner, McConnell, Reid they might just get the drift. Boehner might want to lay off wine and PM cocktails for a while and learn how to focus. His staff will read your complaints!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/18/2014 5:04:27 PM     (No. 9930644)

With all due respect, #8, we are past that. The representatives that continue to do nothing but look after their own campaign coffers and reelection chances have BEEN receiving emails, calls and threats from the GOP electorate for years. We conservatives are ignored and not represented by the powers that be. We do not have the luxury of continuing to give these guys the benefit of the doubt. The establishment guys must go. They have chosen sides. So have thousands of American conservatives who refuse to vote for them any longer.

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