President Barack Obama takes the oath of office. (Photo: Wikipedia)

It is one thing when a fringe blog or right-wing news organization calls for the impeachment of a liberal President.
It is another thing entirely when Forbes.com prominently publishes a call for the impeachment of a liberal President, claiming his tyrannical disregard for the US Constitution has sent the US to the brink of a Banana Republic:
The shocking fact is that our whole system of representative government depends on it being led by an individual who believes in it; who thinks it is valuable; who believes that a government dedicated to the protection of individual rights is a noble ideal. What if he does not?

 

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Forbes correctly points out that Obama’s changing the ACA on the fly without a vote of Congress is Unconstitutional:

Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, he has changed it five times. Most notably, he suspended the employer mandate last summer. This is widely known, but almost no one seems to have grasped its significance.
The Constitution authorizes the President to propose and veto legislation. It does not authorize him to change existing laws. The changes Mr. Obama ordered in Obamacare, therefore, are unconstitutional. This means that he does not accept some of the limitations that the Constitution places on his actions. We cannot know at this point what limitations, if any, he does accept.
By changing the law based solely on his wish, Mr. Obama acted on the principle that the President can rewrite laws and—since this is a principle—not just this law, but any law.


The un-checked progression to Obama’s tyrannical power grab is clear:

The time will come when Congress passes a law and the President ignores it. Or he may choose to enforce some parts and ignore others (as Mr. Obama is doing now). Or he may not wait for Congress and issue a decree (something Mr. Obama has done and has threatened to do again)…
If the President can ignore the laws passed by Congress, of what use is Congress? The President can do whatever he chooses. Congress can stand by and observe. Perhaps they might applaud or jeer. But in terms of political power, Congress will be irrelevant. Probably, it will become a kind of rubber-stamp or debating society. There are many such faux congresses in tyrannies throughout history and around the globe.


Forbes states that if Obama’s tyrannical power grab is not stopped, it will mark the end of the US:

The most important point is that Mr. Obama does not consider himself bound by the Constitution. He could not have made that more clear. He has drawn a line in the concrete and we cannot ignore it.

Those who currently hold political office, and who want to keep our system of government, need to act now. Surely, rejection of the Constitution is grounds for impeachment and charges should be filed. In addition, there are many other actions that Congressmen can and should take—actions that will tell Mr. Obama that we have seen where he is going and we will not let our country go without a fight.

At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, Benjamin Franklin was asked what form of government had been created. “A republic,” he replied, “if you can keep it.”

We are losing it. If Mr. Obama’s reach for unprecedented power is not stopped, that will be the end.


Click here for Forbes’ full MUST READ call for President Obama’s impeachment:

 

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  1. The problem is as has been true forever, absolute power corrupts absolutely. Bush had his ‘the constiutions just a go*damn piece of paper ” moment and Obama is having his. If we looked back i’m pretty sure most presidents had their moments.

  2. In the U.S., the power has been usurped and is concentrated in the hands of a small group of individuals.
    United States – it is a country in which all power has in the hand a one-party system. It is a latent form of dictatorship.
    This one is the only ruling party in the U.S., called “The Party of big business.”
    This party has captured the right to print money, that contrary to the Constitution of the United States and for this reason, the regime of dictatorship, has unlimited power in the United States. It is the real military and police dictatorship (stratocracy).
    Theatrical struggle between Republicans and Democrats, which we see every day on the TV, it’s only screen to conceal from the people real power of dictatorship in the United States.
    Partisan politics enables us to point fingers at each other instead of the puppeteers in control, then nothing changes and those puppeteers are left to their craft, unaffected and ready to perpetrate the next assault on both parties equally.

    In the U.S., you only have two freedoms:
    1. You have the right to be a slave and to praise the one-party regime of the military-police dictatorship of the United States.
    2. You have the right to be a slave and to remain silent.
    But in any case, you have to believe that Republicans, Democrats and changing the presidents – this is the real power in the United States, and not theatrical farce for enthusiastic crowd of idiots.

  3. Here’s the scenario:  November 2014.   The Senate is taken over by the GOP, and it keeps the House.  Immediately, a move to impeach Obozo is initiated.   Happy days are here again!  (Just no more RINOS, please.)

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