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What would it take to ACTUALLY impeach Obama?

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posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 08:03 AM
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"Now the president can be impeached for, and convicted of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. Thus far Obama has committed none contrary to the claims of many on here."

Perjury is enough. Where is his proof of citizenship, and did he claim to be someone else for financial gain?

"Yes the senate lacked afew of the votes to remove him from office. Also just a note that Nixon was never officially impeached, contrary to the assumptions out there."

He was impeached. Impeachment is the process. He was never removed from office, or prosecuted for his crimes, but he was impeached.
kucinich.house.gov...

Dick Cheney was also impeached:
kucinich.house.gov...
Here is the resolution:
kucinich.house.gov...

The idea was to cut off the head of the snake, but reasoned that if they impeached Bush, they (we) would be stuck with Cheney on the button.

"Obama has done things not to the liking of many on here, but no he has not committed an impeachable offense, yet. Some speculate he has, or will, but as of yet he has not done so."

Here's a few other opinions, maybe sign the petition while you're there:
www.thepetitionsite.com...




posted on Dec, 7 2009 @ 10:49 AM
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well something lethal would impeach him.
I have known for a very long time -- president's are selected -- not elected. on those grounds alone - I request an immediate revolution.



posted on Dec, 7 2009 @ 11:12 AM
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there was a time when that movie was a metaphor but i'm beginning to think it's getting pretty literal. lately we don't even need the sunglasses. we don't see the words but we see fraud and corruption all around. the executive and legislative branches are rotting with it but they keep going. zombies consuming whatever they can as fast as they can, not caring about anything but getting their hands on and contaminating more.



posted on Dec, 7 2009 @ 11:16 AM
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No, he has done nothing that bad. People just want him out of office because he has different ideas from him. They just shout really loud with no valid evidence, and all of a sudden Obama is a muslim terrorist who was born in Kenya with ties to A Qaeda



posted on Dec, 7 2009 @ 12:02 PM
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Process The impeachment process is a two-step procedure. The House of Representatives must first pass by a simple majority articles of impeachment, which constitute the formal allegation or allegations. Upon their passage, the defendant has been "impeached". Next, the Senate tries the accused. In the case of the impeachment of a president, the Chief Justice of the United States presides over the proceedings. For the impeachment of any other official, the Constitution is silent on who shall preside, suggesting that this role falls to the Senate's usual presiding officer. This may include the impeachment of the vice president, although legal theories suggest that allowing a defendant to be the judge in their own case would be a blatant conflict of interest. If the Vice President did not preside over an impeachment (of anyone besides the President), the duties would fall to the President pro tempore of the Senate. In order to convict the accused, a two-thirds majority of the senators present is required. Conviction automatically removes the defendant from office. Following conviction, the Senate may vote to further punish the individual by barring them from holding future federal office, elected or appointed. Conviction by the Senate does not bar criminal prosecution. Even after an accused has left office, it is possible to impeach to disqualify the person from future office or from certain emoluments of their prior office (such as a pension). If there is no charge for which a two-thirds majority of the senators present vote "guilty", the defendant is acquitted and no punishment is imposed.

en.wikipedia.org...

I do not understand why some of you are attacking the OP. He is only asking what the formal procedure is, and yet some of you are so rabid about the defending the POTUS you start with personal attacks.The OP is not calling the ATS troops to arms for impeachment, only asking about a government procedure.





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