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Obama only the most recent president
to face impeachment calls

Washington Times, by Ben Wolfgang

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/3/2014 10:52:18 PM

The real six-year itch in American politics appears to be talk of removing the commander in chief, with President Obama becoming the latest in a long line of leaders to face calls for impeachment during his later years in office. Then-President Clinton was impeached in his sixth year, and the calls to oust President George W. Bush, while they never reached that far, also ramped up in his sixth year in office. Impeachment calls stretch deep into the 1800s, and everyone from Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon faced them. But presidential historians and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/3/2014 11:24:02 PM     (No. 9952318)

It would be hard to have any OTHER President to be the most recent given Obama is the incumbent.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: bubber, 8/3/2014 11:26:28 PM     (No. 9952320)

Hopefully his harm will be corrected and he will only be remembered as being black ... a lackluster and insignificant person ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/3/2014 11:28:18 PM     (No. 9952321)

Let´s deal with the here and now.

This one needs to be impeached and receive connected bracelets.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mildred, 8/3/2014 11:38:05 PM     (No. 9952326)

More and more Obama appears to out of control. His thoughts are disjointed and his sarcasm is juvenile. Republicans and independents need to put as much pressure on him day after day and not worry what the MSM says. Obama´s fans will just ignore what they don´t want to hear until there is a complete breakdown. Impeachment may not be necessary but just the possibility seems to ruffle his nerves. Where´s the popcorn?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Country Boy, 8/4/2014 2:20:53 AM     (No. 9952359)

Ben Wolfgang makes it sound like obama is just "one of the boys". However, obama is the only POTUS I know of who had ~20 lawsuits filed to SCOTUS challenging that he was NOT even eligible to run. Of course SCOTUS never ruled, so we still don´t know.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steveW, 8/4/2014 2:32:54 AM     (No. 9952360)

Meanwhile, Lois Lerner´s emails, almost certainly implicating the White House, are still "missing" and no one, not one single person, has been held accountable for what are most certainly multiple crimes at the highest levels. Isn´t is interesting how that works out?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Scrubber, 8/4/2014 2:56:01 AM     (No. 9952361)

Notice that "Clinton was impeached" in the passive tense. Shouldn´t we make that active: "Clinton committed (at least) two felonies while in office, leading to his impeachment"?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/4/2014 5:31:47 AM     (No. 9952410)

The only people who gain by all this impeachment talk are the Democrats and statists. It distracts from Obama´s very real incompetencies and misadventures, which should be dealt with head-on.

If you notice, it is always the Dims who are talking impeachment. They´re stirring the pot.

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