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Impeachmentum: Reagan AG Says Obama Can Be Impeached Over Guns

Impeachmentum: Reagan AG Says Obama Can Be Impeached Over GunsImpeachmentum: Reagan AG Says Obama Can Be Impeached Over Guns

Evan McMorris-Santoro January 15, 2013, 1:56 PM

Former Reagan Attorney General Edwin Meese, now a prominent emeritus official at the Heritage Foundation, became the latest conservative to warn that President Obama could risk impeachment if he takes executive action on reducing gun violence in an interview Monday night.

Speaking with Newsmax, Meese said Congress may have to consider impeaching Obama if he were “to try to override the Second Amendment in any way” with an executive order. He did allow that there are some executive actions related to guns that Obama could take wouldn’t be impeachable.

“It would be up to the Congress to take action, such as looking in to it to see if, in fact, he has really tried to override the Constitution itself,” Meese told Newsmax. “In which case, it would be up to them to determine what action they should take — and perhaps even to the point of impeachment.”

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http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/01/impeach-obama-guns-edwin-meese.php?ref=fpa

Impeachment has become the new teabagger wet dream.

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Reply Impeachmentum: Reagan AG Says Obama Can Be Impeached Over Guns (Original post)
RomneyLies Jan 2013 OP
truebrit71 Jan 2013 #1
catnhatnh Jan 2013 #10
liberal N proud Jan 2013 #2
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #3
ProSense Jan 2013 #4
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #5
ProSense Jan 2013 #6
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #7
nyquil_man Jan 2013 #8
LiberalFighter Jan 2013 #9
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #11
Hugabear Jan 2013 #12
Boomerproud Jan 2013 #13
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #14
Ganja Ninja Jan 2013 #15
pnwmom Jan 2013 #16
indepat Jan 2013 #17
BadgerKid Jan 2013 #18

Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:28 PM

1. Wasn't he disbarred?

Yeah, I'd pay attention to what that crook had to say about the law...

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:56 PM

10. Disbarred? Nah-just resigned in disgrace...

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:36 PM

2. He hasn't even done anything and these fuckers are looking for impeachment reasons?



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Response to liberal N proud (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:38 PM

3. This is the new plan.

 

Mitch McConnell was honest when he said his job was to make President Obama a one term president.

Now, their plan is to do everything they can to disgrace him, up to and including impeachment.

Their wettest of wet dreams is to take back the Senate and convince some Blue Dogs to vote to convict, too.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:47 PM

4. Edwin Meese?

<...>

You're advocating summary execution.
Well, yeah, that happens in the military. Illegal combatants are not entitled to the protections of the Geneva Conventions.

Summary executions? But wait, there's more:

Jefferson wrote, "All men are created equal," not "all Americans." He said that men are "endowed by their Creator" with these rights, not endowed by "the Constitution." But that doesn't have to do with enemy soldiers.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/011190.php


Dude is depraved!

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Response to ProSense (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:48 PM

5. I'll say one thing good about Meese

 

Ashcroft made him look like an almost sane AG.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:50 PM

6. Nope. n/t

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Response to ProSense (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:52 PM

7. Oh Ashcroft put Meese's AG insanity to shame

 

I mean seriously, Meese never prosecuted Chong for bongs.

And Meese never covered up the statue of Justice's boob.

Yeah, Meese was batshit crazy as AG, but Ashcroft took it to a whole 'nother level.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:52 PM

8. They did it in '98. I have no reason to doubt they'd do it again.

They can't win an honest fight.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:55 PM

9. So it's okay for a Republican to put limits on guns via executive orders but not a black Democratic

President?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 02:56 PM

11. DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING!!!!!!!

 

We have a winner!

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Response to LiberalFighter (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:03 PM

12. If you're a republican, you can do whatever the fuck you want.

You can sell guns to a hostile Iran, and then use the money to fund a terrorist group in Central America.

You can start illegal wars and invade countries based on your lies.

You can smuggle high-power assault weapons into Mexico, then blame it on your successor.

You can authorize torture.

You can do whatever the fuck you want.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:09 PM

13. He was talking to Newsmaxipad. Only Fox and the Washington Times

will give him the time of day. Trust me, this won't be the last time we hear the word impeachment.

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

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Response to Boomerproud (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:10 PM

14. They'll impeach him eventually

 

You just know they will. they don't need a reason. If all else fails, they'll fall back on the Birther shit.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:17 PM

15. Article II Section II of the US Constitution.

"The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States"

So if all these gun owners see themselves as part of the "well regulated Militia" mentioned in the 2nd amendment then he has command of them.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:20 PM

16. Of course he can. A ham sandwich could be impeached in the House,

as the saying goes.

He can be impeached for whatever the Rethugs in the House want to impeach him for.

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #16)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 03:38 PM

17. Words like I welcome their hatred and their feeble impeachment shenanigans

would also be welcome would be music to my ears.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:36 PM

18. Wikipedia on militia.

The role of militia, also known as military service and duty, in the United States is complex and has transformed over time. The term militia can be used to describe any number of groups within the United States. Primarily, these fall into:

The organized militia created by the Militia Act of 1903, which split from the 1792 Uniform Militia forces, and consist of State militia forces, notably the National Guard and the Naval Militia. The National Guard however, is not to be confused with the National Guard of the United States, which is a federally recognized reserve military force, although the two are linked.

Constitution - Article II - The Executive Branch Section 2 - Clause 1:The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States when called into the actual service of theUnited States. ...

The reserve militia or unorganized militia, also created by the Militia Act of 1903 which presently consist of every able-bodied man of at least 17 and under 45 years of age who are not members of the National Guard or Naval Militia.(that is, anyone who would be eligible for a draft). Former members of the armed forces up to age 65 are also considered part of the "unorganized militia" per Sec 313 Title 32 of the US Code.


Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Militia_(United_States)


Seems interesting what might shake from this. Regulations for able-bodiedness and gun purchases? Gun nuts 45 and older have nothing to worry about?

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