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...]

Jon Huntsman Refuses to Rule Out Impeachment Over Libya

Here is a measure of both this movement's effectiveness and Barack Obama's stark, brazen criminality: Even the RINOs are talking impeachment. In Rochester, New Hampshire, on Monday morning, former Utah governor and Obama's one-time ambassador to China Jon Huntsman told a citizen that Obama's war in Libya may be an impeachable offense. ABC News posted the following transcript of the exchange … [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...]

Boehner Wimps Out on Libya

by Ben Johnson The moment would be surreal were it not so reminiscent: An arrogant Democratic president had committed an impeachable offense, lied to the American people, and dared Congress to do anything about it. Incensed congressmen of both parties asked, negotiated, and threatened until they realized they had no alternative but to take action. Then, the Republican leadership stepped in to … [Read more...]

Congress Ignores Obama’s War-by-Fiat

by Ben Johnson When Barack Obama updated Congress on the war in Libya last Friday, he claimed our role is so limited it does not require Congressional authorization. However, on Monday Hillary Clinton told the European press, “Even today, the United States continues to fly 25 percent of all sorties,” and Obama has promised there will be “no let-up.” Apparently Congress will have no … [Read more...]

DoJ: Obama Can Send U.S. Troops to Do the UN’s Bidding by Decree

The Justice Department has decided it is perfectly acceptable for the president to send American troops into foreign military adventures without so much as consulting Congress, as long as he is carrying out the will of the United Nations. Just before Barack Obama's speech on the budget on Wednesday, the White House revealed that American jets have continued to bomb Libya, after giving the … [Read more...]

King Obama’s War by Decree

“The United States does not have a King’s army. President Obama's unilateral choice to use U.S. military force in Libya is an affront to our Constitution.” – Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Maryland. Barack Obama has gotten away with subjecting a wide swath of national life to unelected czars, bankrupting the country through unconstitutional spending, ignoring judge’s orders, and running roughshod over … [Read more...]