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Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:31 PM

Conspiracy Files: Obama Running In 2016, Publisher Says

I don't think they understand how the constitution works. You just can't circumvent something as big as the 22nd amendment. But who wants to correct their delusions? It's fun watching.

http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Obama-Running-In-2016-Publisher-Says-182550771.html

Conspiracy Files: Obama Running In 2016, Publisher Says
Porter Stansberry says president is planning to subvert the Constitution and run for a third term

A right-wing financial forecaster has some good news and some bad news for you.

The good news, says Porter Stansberry, publisher of Stansberry’s Investment Advisory: America’s shale deposits are going to produce an economic boom that will “usher in a new age of prosperity the likes of which we haven’t seen in decades.” The exploitation of this new resource will transform America’s energy sector more than any event since the discovery of oil in Texas in 1901.
The bad news: President Obama will use the revenue generated by the new industry to implement socialist policies that will transform him into an idol of the American people.

Obama, predicts Stansberry, will use his popularity to seize control of Americans’ 401Ks and implement a national sales tax. With revenues from shale licenses, which will be “like a gift from the Prophet Muhammad to President Obama,” he will “expand the welfare rolls to buy more votes.”

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Drunken Irishman Dec 2012 OP
Thinkingabout Dec 2012 #1
democrattotheend Dec 2012 #9
treestar Dec 2012 #13
MassedPole Dec 2012 #15
Retrograde Dec 2012 #16
SteveG Dec 2012 #18
brooklynite Dec 2012 #21
RKP5637 Dec 2012 #2
freshwest Dec 2012 #3
Bolo Boffin Dec 2012 #4
mzteaze Dec 2012 #5
freshwest Dec 2012 #10
treestar Dec 2012 #14
Gman Dec 2012 #6
freshwest Dec 2012 #7
Comrade_McKenzie Dec 2012 #12
democrattotheend Dec 2012 #8
Mr.Bill Dec 2012 #11
madinmaryland Dec 2012 #17
struggle4progress Dec 2012 #19
jmowreader Dec 2012 #20

Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:35 PM

1. i hope this does not happen as much as i like President Obama

The main reason is George W Bush just might run again and he would be successful in destroying the world this time.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:44 AM

9. My high school English teacher once asked me if Bush could run for a third term

His point was that if Bush wasn't elected in 2000, as I insisted, then he could run again. But I looked up the 22nd amendment and learned that presidents who serve for more than 2 years of someone else's term can only run once.

The trickier question would have been, if Gore had run in 2004 and won, would he have been eligible to seek reelection in 2008? The amendment on its face says "no person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice."

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:46 PM

13. I don't even have to ask if the Republicans would have the gall

to make that claim in 2008 and try to disqualify Al.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 01:59 PM

15. I dont get what you're trying to say.

 

I dont what your trying to say here.

If Bush was not elected in 2000. Al Gore would of won. He would of sworn in term for president. in 2004 He can run again and thats it.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 03:06 PM

16. Since it's the electoral vote rather than the popular vote

that counts. Since Gore did not receive the majority of electoral votes when they were counted in January, 2001 he was not elected and so would have been eligible to run in 2004, and if elected then, again in 2008.

Obama won both the popular and electoral college votes twice (barring some electors going rogue and casting their ballots for someone else, which is highly unlikely), so he will not be eligible to run again, unless the Constitution is amended between now and 2016.

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Response to Retrograde (Reply #16)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 06:35 PM

18. When the Constitution was amended to term limit the President

there was a clause in it the then incumbent was not term limited

Amendment Section 1--No person shall be elected to the office
of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of
President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which
some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of
the President more than once. But this Article shall not apply to any person
holding the office of President when this Article was proposed by the
Congress, and shall not prevent any person who may be holding the office of
President, or acting as President, during the term within which this Article
becomes operative from holding the office of President or acting as
President during the remainder of such term
.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #9)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 09:32 AM

21. Except that Gore wasn't "elected" in 2000

You're mixing politics and law. argue al you want that Gore "won" in 2000, but because Florida certified an electoral count that favored Bush, Bush was elected under the law.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:36 PM

2. And Stansberry’s Investment Advisory will save us, just sent money. These guys/gals

are too much.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:42 PM

3. Somebody get the butterfly nets. We got a live one here.

Last edited Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:32 AM - Edit history (1)

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Response to freshwest (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:52 PM

4. Amazing stuff here. n/t

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:53 PM

5. Dear Lord

Is this before or after the Twin Powers have been activated?

Might I add, how assumptive of them to think that we will live to see 2016, since the Doomsday Preppers are predicting economic breakdown and mass hysteria LONG before 2016.

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Response to mzteaze (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 02:18 AM

10. TEOTWAWKI was moved to 2026 - 2030. Mark your calendar!



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Response to mzteaze (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:48 PM

14. I've got it

Clone President Obama. The clone has never won the election before.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:09 AM

6. I can't wait for our plan to take over the country and suspend the constitution happens

For all the lurking freepers that only read the reply line heading of posts... hee hee hee!

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Response to Gman (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:37 AM

7. ...

Traitor! They're onto us now!







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Response to Gman (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 10:45 AM

12. I'm already working on my license to be a reeducator through the DHS' online program.

 

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 12:42 AM

8. Well, they say he stole the election

If he stole it both times, then technically, he'd be eligible to run again under the 22nd amendment. It says that if someone served as president for more than 2 years of a term to which someone else was elected president, they can't run more than once. So if he stole both elections as they say he'd be able to run once. If he only stole 2012 but not 2008 he couldn't run again.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 02:31 AM

11. Excellent!

More free stuff!

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 06:24 PM

17. Huh?? "will use his popularity to seize control of Americans’ 401Ks"...

Haven't the repubs already done that?



If there is anyone that would save American's 401K's from Wall Street, it would be President Obama.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 07:05 PM

19. Holy shizz! This is big! What does Stansberry’s say about the coming UFO invasion?

Also, does Elvis really live with Bigfoot now? And why does the weather lady on the 11 o'clock keep sending me Morse Code messages by blinking her eyes?

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 06:54 AM

20. The wacky right wants a national sales tax

You know how this shit happens right? There are wingers out there who make teabaggers appear lucid, and they believe all of the Constitution past the 10th Amendment, because it wasn't approved by the Constitutional Convention, is invalid. Under that theory, Obama is free to run for president again...and considering the strength of the GOP bench, he would win again.

The only reason to buy this guy's investment advice is to learn what not to do.

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