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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:14 PM

Texas congressman Steve Stockman backs off impeachment threat...

Looks like the Orange Man told to him to STFU...

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) said Wednesday he did not think impeaching President Barack Obama would be necessary to protect the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

“Impeachment is not something to be taken lightly,” he said in a statement. “It is a grave and serious undertaking that should only be initiated in a sober and serious manner. It should be reserved only for most egregious of trespasses by the President.”

“I would consider using Executive Orders to engage in attacks on a constitutionally-protected right and violating his sworn oath of office to be such a trespass. The President cannot issue executive orders depriving the people of full access to an enumerated constitutional right,” Stockman added. “I do not think it will come to that. The President is not an absolute ruler, and his actions and orders can be checked and balanced by the Congress and the courts –- if the Congress is willing.”

Stockman, who began his first term in Congress this year, gained national attention after threatening to impeach the President if he used executive orders to enact new gun regulations. On Tuesday, Stockman said that Obama reminded him of Saddam Hussein.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/01/16/rep-steve-stockman-tones-down-impeachment-threat-against-obama/

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:23 PM

1. This man is a Moron! Doesn't anyone in his district fact check this imbecile?

Who votes for guys like this who do NOTHING for their constituents but embarrass them?

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Response to Walk away (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:27 PM

4. Ask the voters in Michele Bachmann's district.

Or Louie Gohmert's.

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Response to Archae (Reply #4)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:58 PM

9. My state voted for Chris Christie so I should talk. But at least he pretends to have a brain. nt

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Response to Walk away (Reply #9)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 08:03 PM

10. I know what you mean, my state elected and recall re-elected Scott Walker.

Despite his corruption.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:25 PM

2. The article got it wrong. President Obama did NOT issue any executive orders yesterday.


He laid out 'proposals' and issued/signed three memoranda - that is all.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:26 PM

3. What happened to their 'unitary executive' theory?

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:33 PM

5. "Stockman, who began his first term in Congress this year"

So someone finally told the wacko born-again dumbfuck to sit the hell down and STFU?

Apparently he had served 1 term back in the Newt revolution days and was promptly re-districted out. Time to do that again.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:42 PM

6. Perhaps someone informed him that Obama hasn't apparently issued any executive orders on the matter.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:42 PM

7. ANOTHER GOP VILLAGE IDIOT

 

These people are nuts and the people who voted for them are just plain PUPPETS.

This will go on and on until the turds are FLUSHED out of office which in the land of RED is a fantasy.....

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:47 PM

8. Steve Stockman Has A Brief Moment Of Sanity And Restraint.


Don't get used to it, because it doesn't happen very often. Yet another political embarrassment to my state of Texas.

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