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Originally posted by CBS01
reply to post by Wayne60
Thanks for your reply earlier in my thread. Having had time to chill out from my overly-frustrated mood, I realize that was not a very clear thread. Even though in the 3rd paragraph I tried to convey I was referring to a legal removal of the President, it was still not enough. (Especially with the thread title I used.) I take responsibility for any disrespect to our great country that I may have implied and apologize for that.
Originally posted by CBS01
reply to post by seagull
Thanks for your reply earlier in my thread. I never intended anything illegal being done by anyone. I thought my 3rd paragraph explained I was referring to finding illegal actions the Prez. had committed, and thus, having him militarily removed/arrested/whatever. In my overly-frustrated mood at the time of composing the thread, I realize now I did a very poor job of explaining myself there. I meant no disrespect to our great country. Yours is about the 10th personal apology/explanations I've written so far and have many more to go. So, I'll wish you a good evening and commit to writing threads without emotion involved so much in the future.
Originally posted by Wayne60
Treason by definition isSource
treason n the offense of attempting to overthrow the government of one's country or of assisting its enemies in war
Originally posted by seagull
reply to post by I_am_Spartacus
I beg to differ. Not even remotely a fan. But neither am I a fan of the military deciding for itself who should be in office, or not... Do some reading concerning the Praetorian Guard of Rome, and it's history... I think you'll maybe change your tune a trifle...
Military coups is exactly what the OP was describing. ...where, just for giggles, in the Constitution does it say that military coups are allowed? I must have missed that somewhere...
Originally posted by Esoteric Teacher
Originally posted by LifeInDeath
Simple answer, there is NO legal case for the military to remove a President.
not even the oath of enlistment? isn't the oath of enlistment a legally binding thing?
I, (NAME), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.
Originally posted by hawkiye
It's simple Admiral Mullins and the JAG needs to issue an arrest warrant and order that it is carried out.. The problems is we don't know where Mullen's loyalties lie and if it is with the American people and the constitution there might be others around him who the minutes he tries to sign the order kill him and blame it on some made up terrorist.
We are under the Emergency war powers so the military is in charge and Mullens is the top dog. Forget an attorney they don't know thier a** from a hole in the ground. We are dealing with a corporation whom we can't prove the principles are but most likely the Queen of England.
Bottom line is the military is also divided and has it's share of ignorance on the whole matter. But if Mullen's and enough commanders had the cajones it would not be a coup but a restoration of the Republic. This is what RAP claimed was going to happen but so far nothing.
[edit on 19-6-2010 by hawkiye]