Texas Congressman: Impeachment “Needs to Happen”

Impeachment usually represents a punitive act following the commission of a crime, but some are looking to it as a last means of self-defense. At a Tea Party town hall meeting last night Rep. Michael Burgess, R-TX, said impeachment "needs to happen" to stop Barack Obama from inflicting more "damage" on this country. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram claims an attendee "suggested that the House … [Read more...]

Obama’s Downgrade May Last Until 2029

Obama scored another historical first on Friday, becoming the first president to see the U.S. credit rating downgraded by Standard & Poor's, from AAA to AA+. While we hope his presidential reign lasts no longer than January 2013, Americans may have to live with the consequences of Obamanomics for more than a decade to come. The chairman of Standard & Poor’s sovereign debt ratings, John … [Read more...]

Obama’s Chief of Staff Says, Impeach My Boss (A Cato Institute Scholar Agrees)

President Obama's luck got so bad during the debate over raising the debt ceiling that even his chief of staff said he could be impeached. On July 27, the Cato Institute's director of health policy studies  Michael F. Cannon heard Bill Daley admit, in not so many words, that it’s okay to impeach Obama:On NPR this morning, I heard White House chief of staff Bill Daley say, “The president cannot … [Read more...]

U.S. Credit Downgrade: Another Obama First!

Three years ago, many well-meaning Americans suspended concerns about Barack Obama's experience, judgment, and associations in order to vote for an "historic" president. To paraphrase H.L. Mencken, they got one -- good and hard. Friday night, for the first time in history, Standard & Poor's downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+. The United States earned the top rating the moment … [Read more...]

House Democrats, Media are Pressing Obama Toward Impeachment

Historians agree empires and presidencies die from imperial overreach. Now Barack Obama's closest allies in the Democratic Party, the far-Left, and the media are encouraging him to take actions that will lead inexorably to his impeachment. The president's hubris and lawlessness seem destined to collide with Washington's tense polemical atmosphere in a showdown that will put his presidency on the … [Read more...]

Legal Experts Say Obama is Lying About Social Security Hysteria

The scare and intimidation tactics the president has employed during the debt ceiling debate have grown so outrageous that two experts on the Social Security system are imploring Barack Obama, "Mr. President, please stop needlessly scaring the millions who rely on Social Security benefits." Obama warned in his nationally televised speech on Monday night that if Congress does not vote to raise … [Read more...]

Frum Tells GOP to Raise Debt Ceiling — To Spare Obama Impeachment

by Ben Johnson For most of his term, Barack Obama has been flirting with impeachment like Bill Clinton at a sorority on open bar night, but he may be set to go too far even by Washington’s standards. Administration officials suggested if Congress does not raise the debt ceiling, the president may (wrongly) invoke the 14th Amendment to force the nation to borrow money. Last Tuesday Rep. Tim … [Read more...]

McConnell’s Plan Would Give Obama Dictatorial Powers

Mitch McConnell explains his "Plan B" on the debt ceiling.   Barack Obama has made it a purpose of his presidency to bypass Congress and implement his agenda through executive powers. Yesterday, Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell proposed giving him a helping hand. Just last week, administration officials floated the idea of (mis)using the 14th Amendment to raise the debt ceiling … [Read more...]

A Congressman Confirms GOP is Talking Impeachment (Video)

Barack Obama's threat to bypass Congress and raise the debt ceiling has stirred significant talk of impeachment -- and not just on talk radio. A Republican Congressman has confirmed some of his colleagues are talking about initiating impeachment hearings. Scott Keyes of ThinkProgress.org asked Rep. Pete Olson of Texas: "Congressman Tim Scott of South Carolina yesterday in a town hall said if … [Read more...]

Impeachment Works? Obama Backs Off Fascist Debt Ceiling Threat

Conservatives who say they believe in "peace through strength" might take a lesson from the Obama administration this week. Its officials walked back discussion of an end-run around Congress on the debt ceiling after Republicans stepped up their talk of impeaching Barack Obama. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner had raised the possibility the president might unilaterally raise the debt ceiling … [Read more...]