Originally posted by truth_seeker3
I feel abused.
Im terribly sorry about that.
The President should not be Impeached or hanged or any of that sorts, but you should at least be able to vent about his outrageous
You have every right to say what you want about his policies, and I will be standing right next to you for anybody telling you what you cant and can
be critical of. However the point of my OP is clear, just because you dont like the president because of his policies, or his backround, doesnt give
good cause to overthrowing the man. I know Obama is firmly placed in the president, and I know the threats of the armed chair revolutionaries over
here is as effective as whining
but if folks were hypothetically given the chance, they would remove this man without any further say and point
is, this man was constitutionally and democratically elected, and removing him over your own fears is not in any way patriotic and not the will of the
democratic process, not the will of the majority.
ou have obviously never studied The Constitution either.
Really? So I was wrong to say he was democratically elected? I was wrong to say he was confirmed in december 2008 by congress and the electoral
college? How so? Did he miss out one important process? Did he have to walk over lava and bow down to the confederate flag before officially becoming
president? Really? What did I miss in the constitution? Please let me know teacher.
But then again, the People consisted of White, property-owning males when they wrote it.
I dont see whites only in the constitution, and Im pritty sure nobody here will deny the rights of the constitution being applied to americans across
racial, religious and ideological lines.
Lets look at past examples in history:
Your comparing Obama's administration to some of the most horrific men in our history. It is indeed highly offensive, especially to the victims who
suffered under those men, that a petty sour grape compares his ideological frustrations of today to the mass murders of yesterday. Very poor attempt.
This is a lie and offensive to me.
Really? Hows it offensive? That the armed chair revolutionaries on ATS do not speak for the rest of the country? Tell me does the consensus in South
carolina or texas or Alabama dictate the will of the nation as a whole? Is this a democracy? Or was your intention to have this nation really as a
conservative monarch with the word "democracy" and "republic" added to it?
Most of the country does not understand our Constitution
Im sure folks are smart enough to understand their rights to vote in this country and their rights to the choice of their candidate, and they did so
in November of 2008.
Yes. In fact it is our duty.
Uh no its not your duty. A small portion of this nation does not make the decisions as to who can be president and who cannot be, as written in our
The electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for two persons, of whom one at least shall not be an inhabitant of the
same state with themselves. And they shall make a list of all the persons voted for, and of the number of votes for each; which list they shall sign
and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate. The President of the
Senate shall, in the presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the certificates, and the votes shall then be counted. The
person having the greatest number of votes shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed; and if
there be more than one who have such majority, and have an equal number of votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately choose by ballot
one of them for President;
So, again, do you make the majority consensus of americans? If you had the power to overthrow the president of the United states, and you knew the
majority of americans supported him, with no reason other than his policies to do so, would you still choose to oppose the constitution? You see, this
is where the constitution works its best, not for our own selfish interests.
I'm probably wrong,
Yes you probably are.
[edit on 11-9-2009 by Southern Guardian]