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craigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-24-11 12:46 AM
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26. It won't work as long as we control the senate.
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  -I think the Republicans might try to impeach Obama CoffeeCat  Jul-23-11 11:33 PM   #0 
  - I agree Boehner understands the severity of the problem, but  gateley   Jul-23-11 11:35 PM   # 
  - That would be political suicide for them.  Lex   Jul-23-11 11:35 PM   #1 
  - but if they did try it...  CoffeeCat   Jul-23-11 11:41 PM   #8 
  - Please try to remember what's happening at Fox.  aquart   Jul-24-11 12:20 AM   #21 
  - I'm glad you're so optimistic. I need a little optimism. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-24-11 12:13 AM   #20 
  - Fine, let the Teabagger House impeach - the Senate won't convict  banned from Kos   Jul-23-11 11:36 PM   #2 
  - Yeah let 'em try that shit! Waste a few billion more the fuckwads!  lonestarnot   Jul-23-11 11:55 PM   #15 
  - Go ahead assholes, do it. PLEASE try and do it.  givemebackmycountry   Jul-23-11 11:36 PM   #3 
  - I wouldn't put it past them either. But that would be just one more pigheaded fuckup from them  kenny blankenship   Jul-23-11 11:38 PM   #4 
  - I saw a piece yesterday that claims Marc Rubio is backing away from the  WCGreen   Jul-24-11 01:04 AM   #27 
  - Equal arguments bound by oath of office to enact the 14th remedy  FreakinDJ   Jul-23-11 11:39 PM   #5 
  - They *REALLY* lowered the bar for impeachment with Clinton. They'd try it with Obama.  Initech   Jul-23-11 11:40 PM   #6 
  - They are sleaze combined with ignorance, greed and selfishness plus they are  RKP5637   Jul-23-11 11:40 PM   #7 
  - That's why I wouldn't put it past the Republicans...  CoffeeCat   Jul-23-11 11:46 PM   #11 
  - They don't need a trap, they could use Libya if they want to.  JVS   Jul-23-11 11:44 PM   #9 
  - It's against a Republican's nature to seek punishment for a President for killing foreigners  kenny blankenship   Jul-23-11 11:46 PM   #10 
     - That's not the frame they'd use. They'd use usurpation of the right of congress to make...  JVS   Jul-23-11 11:48 PM   #12 
        - I agree with Kenny. They HATE the War Powers Act.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-24-11 12:30 AM   #23 
  - So what?  Skip_In_Boulder   Jul-23-11 11:53 PM   #13 
  - I just came to the same conclusion on this thread (that I started, actually)  FourScore   Jul-23-11 11:53 PM   #14 
  - 2 friends said same today but....constitutional grad student  medeak   Jul-23-11 11:59 PM   #16 
  - The reason why they won't make a deal is because they don't want the Democrats to compromise. The  applegrove   Jul-24-11 12:00 AM   #17 
  - As Obama has said, there is no "14th Amendment option"  Recursion   Jul-24-11 12:01 AM   #18 
  - As Obama said  Politicalboi   Jul-24-11 02:14 AM   #30 
  - So they're going to impeach every time we elect a  murielm99   Jul-24-11 12:10 AM   #19 
  - Many would be headed to Washington and the republicans would be headed  Dept of Beer   Jul-24-11 12:31 AM   #24 
     - I am angry with him, plenty angry.  murielm99   Jul-24-11 12:45 AM   #25 
  - That's what I think, too. Then he gets re-elected & they can spend the next 4 years fucking around  Warren DeMontague   Jul-24-11 12:29 AM   #22 
  - That "he gets re-elected" thing? That part? Not happening.  Safetykitten   Jul-24-11 02:19 AM   #31 
     - What are you going to do on election night after Obama gets re-elected? n/t  BzaDem   Jul-24-11 04:00 AM   #33 
     - O NOES!  Warren DeMontague   Jul-24-11 04:12 PM   #50 
  - It won't work as long as we control the senate.  craigmatic   Jul-24-11 12:46 AM   #26 
  - We will not control the senate after 2012. The republicans are predicted to win it  AlinPA   Jul-24-11 08:07 AM   #40 
     - It's quite likely the Republicans will take the Senate & hold the House,  elocs   Jul-24-11 10:46 AM   #41 
     - Republicans control PA now.  AlinPA   Jul-24-11 01:54 PM   #46 
     - they still need 60 votes to remove him from office and I doubt they can get it.  craigmatic   Jul-24-11 03:34 PM   #48 
        - We aren't talking about impeachment here, only the 2012 election.  AlinPA   Jul-24-11 04:03 PM   #49 
           - Acyually I was when I made my original comment  craigmatic   Jul-24-11 08:51 PM   #51 
  - The Republicans don't want impeachment in any way, shape, or form.  obxhead   Jul-24-11 01:32 AM   #28 
  - No, I think the Democrats might.....  SoCalDemGrrl   Jul-24-11 01:46 AM   #29 
  - If the GOP tries to impeach Obama ...  Kennah   Jul-24-11 03:54 AM   #32 
  - David Frum made that argument 2 weeks ago (IIRC) on Meet The Press...  LooseWilly   Jul-24-11 04:08 AM   #34 
  - And all this so they  FlaGranny   Jul-24-11 06:34 AM   #35 
  - And it's a shame the Speaker and the Majority Leader of the House can't be impeached  no_hypocrisy   Jul-24-11 06:53 AM   #36 
  - They try that it will be a repeat of the Clinton impeachment. Obama will win reelection and both  southernyankeebelle   Jul-24-11 07:00 AM   #37 
  - I've thought for some time now that if Obama is elected to a 2nd term that they will try to impeach  Cass   Jul-24-11 07:11 AM   #38 
  - So? They impeached Clinton and his approval ratings stayed in the  XanaDUer   Jul-24-11 07:23 AM   #39 
  - and Newt and every one of those finger-waggers left in disgrace  Lex   Jul-24-11 10:51 AM   #42 
  - I don't think the Republicans would try to impeach Obama because  ladjf   Jul-24-11 12:27 PM   #43 
  - Let the Supreme Court rule on the validity of the 14th...  mrmpa   Jul-24-11 12:43 PM   #44 
  - They know what happened the last time they tried to impeach--they looked  Arkana   Jul-24-11 12:47 PM   #45 
  - not  H2O Man   Jul-24-11 01:54 PM   #47 
  - You really should look at the history of Republicans impeaching presidents  jeff47   Jul-24-11 08:59 PM   #52 
  - That would be wonderful. Impeachment, if you recall, was great for Clinton's poll ratings n/t  eridani   Jul-24-11 09:58 PM   #53 
  - Maybe the Democrats should impeach him.  ozone_man   Jul-24-11 10:03 PM   #54 
 

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