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Obama Goads Boehner to Take
Impeachment Entirely Off the Table

PJ Media, by Bryan Preston

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Posted By:steveW, 7/30/2014 1:19:00 AM

Impeachment is the constitutional remedy for public officials including presidents who break the law. For the remainder of Obama’s time in office, though, impeachment may as well have been written out of the Constitution. House Speaker John Boehner has been maneuvered into taking impeachment out of the U.S. system of governance by Obama’s scamming campaign tactics, along with a hyperpartisan media, today. Talk of impeachment was cooked up by a White House desperate for something to rally Democrats ahead of November’s elections, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday, flatly ruling out any action on the controversial suggestion. “We have

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Finally, Barack Hussein is free - free to commit any crime against the nation, or against the Constitution - like no president before him has ever been free. "Free at least, free at last, thank Saul Alinsky, I´m free at last!" he must be smirking. This isn´t GOP complacency, it is GOP complicitness. And it is unforgivable.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 7/30/2014 1:32:24 AM     (No. 9945679)

Today I will light candles and pray John Boehner is removed from power and replaced with a True Conservative. Words escape me right now......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 7/30/2014 1:55:31 AM     (No. 9945684)

just what did impeachment of Clinton do to clean up DC?
That´s right nada- nothing He wasn´t removed from office was he?
His team turned the action into circus by twisting the charges into a sexual romp and a sniffling victim wife.
He continued on trading away our superior position in weapons and setting the level of corruption for all future liberal sellouts.
Impeachment is now a joke and Obama would turn the effort into a race case.
Do ´t doubt for one second he is basing his political capital on short sighted useful clueless foes who will play out the circus on his terms.
Keep a slow hand with sights on making any action worth the effort.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hybernicus, 7/30/2014 2:07:43 AM     (No. 9945689)

Yes, Boehner may not survive the next election.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/30/2014 2:19:34 AM     (No. 9945691)

I think its getting to the point where the governors of the states have to start declaring nullification of Obama´s executive orders. Obama is destroying America, yes, but what is America? Its really 50 separate states. Each governor needs to defend their own state against the illegal actions of Obama.

For example, Rick Perry could declare Obama´s illegal alien work visa´s invalid in the state of Texas. A few other states could follow suit. A movement will have begun. The executive nullifications of the governors are every bit as valid and powerful as Obama´s EO´s.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/30/2014 2:36:21 AM     (No. 9945696)

I like the idea of each Governor beginning to stand up to the federal government. I fear the idiots that rule the GOP actually think we can go on like this for two more years. We can´t! Governor Perry is being far too timid. With each passing day, things get worse.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4given, 7/30/2014 2:55:22 AM     (No. 9945700)

Isn´t there a quotation that goes, "The mills of God grind slowly, but, they grind exceeding fine"? I hope to see the day when Obama experiences that milling.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/30/2014 3:26:07 AM     (No. 9945706)

The best-known version may be this quatrain (entitled "Retribution") by Longfellow:

"Though the mills of God grind slowly;
Yet they grind exceeding small;
Though with patience he stands waiting,
With exactness grinds he all."


The notion is hardly new, dating back at least to the Greek philosopher Sextus Empiricus, who in turn was quoting an unknown earlier poet.

Nothing much new under the sun, eh?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Puffy1, 7/30/2014 4:09:44 AM     (No. 9945715)

There are two things this president is very good at: Goading and eating hamburgers..or maybe ice-cream.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/30/2014 4:15:11 AM     (No. 9945716)

Although I believe Boehner is a wretched Speaker who is totally ineffective and unqualified to lead, he is right to point out that the threat of impeachment is being driven by Obama and the democrats much in the old time honored ruse of an I double dog dare you! There is much to admire in the suggestion that Govenors step up and refuse to follow Obama´s Executive Orders. Now that is a strategy that could work. The federal government has overreached mightily and someone needs to jerk its chain. It is time to school Obama in the concept of limited executive power. If it was good enough for George Washington, it certainly is good enough for a two bit community organizer with a god complex.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: KTWO, 7/30/2014 4:17:56 AM     (No. 9945718)

Refusing to bite on impeachment was one of Boehner´s wisest moves. (but his Wisest Moves is a short list IMO)

Impeachment is a dead end. Worse it is a distraction and will make Obama a martyr. The Senate would simply protect Obama.

John should totally ignore Obama´s goading, stick to pass solid legislation in the House, and refuse to negotiate or reconcile anything with the odious Senate.

Hang tough, don´t cry, and let Reid and Obama fume.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: chumley, 7/30/2014 5:37:37 AM     (No. 9945739)

I would love to know what Obama´s political spy agency (NSA) has on Boehner, as well as a few others. Those with the power to stop this anti-American scoundrel are refusing to do it, and they are even sabotaging those who try. I cannot imagine what they may have done that is so horrible they would allow their nation to be crippled to keep it secret.
We may survive this episode as a nation, but I am less sure than I was ten years ago.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/30/2014 5:48:27 AM     (No. 9945747)

Pursuing impeachment now and in our present circumstances is worse than futile, it´s suicidal. Yes, it would certainly feel good. But, we have more important issues in front of us and an effort to impeach and convict would be hugely time-consuming, a national distraction and, in the end, a win for Obama. He could then claim racism, victimhood and guess who did that to him?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mws50, 7/30/2014 5:58:22 AM     (No. 9945757)

Impeachment should be totally of the table (until January 5, 2015).

Keep that last part quiet...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: arkfamily, 7/30/2014 6:27:22 AM     (No. 9945771)

Impeachment or a lawsuit will be ineffective this close to the November election. A suggestion was made yesterday by another poster for the Republicans to pick two or three subjects and pound on them. Benghazi, VA and IRS scandal, border crisis are my choices.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/30/2014 7:22:32 AM     (No. 9945817)

Boner will cave..........just like Reid always says and Boner always does.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: arkfamily, 7/30/2014 10:33:35 AM     (No. 9946138)

I have to say the pet names that people have for people on our side are very immature. I may not agree with John Boehner, John McCain, Lindsey Graham or whoever but I sure won´t lower myself to think that they are bad people. We have Obama and the Democrats doing that.

I don´t envy any of the Republicans right now. They are between a rock and a hard place. We have a very inept President and wants to keep blaming the Republicans. Of course, he is blaming the Republicans because he wants them to cater to him.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jglas, 7/30/2014 11:15:34 AM     (No. 9946208)

The game changes the 5th of November.

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