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How We All Feel
Either impeach him or shut up.
Just stop talking, for the love of God, and DO SOMETHING. https://t.co/gMH9JUuFGn
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) May 12, 2023
Biden should face a never-ending impeachment heading into the election that details his dereliction of duty and corruption. That’s the point of impeachment. I don’t care that there aren’t 60 votes in the Senate. What I care about is using it as a tool to help destroy what’s left of his trash presidency, family, and election chances. But as usual the GOP has nothing to offer but strongly worded letters, speeches, talking points, and free cash for Ukraine.
They have no grit and no agenda that can win a general election other than going “Look! Biden is so bad! Vote for us! We have no plan on healthcare, no plan on reining in the corrupt justice system, no plan on what we are going to do with the millions of illegals who have poured in, no plan to limit immigration of any kind, no plan to deal with middle-class suffering, no plan to deal with the drug epidemic, no plan on fixing our sordid elections, no plan on making sure corruption on both sides of the aisle pays.” Now vote for us because we ain’t Biden.
Imagine if 7 million hardcore right-wing voters poured into this country in a two-year time span. Just think of what the Democrat response would be. You know what that response would look like. So you gotta ask yourself, what is wrong with the Conservative movement that our response is nothing close to that and is instead stern questions to the DHS Secretary who belongs in jail?
If Republicans broke laws at this level they’d be indicted left and right. Hell, they were trying to get Abbott and DeSantis on human trafficking charges just for sending these illegals to NYC and Martha’s Vineyard. Imagine if DeSantis and Abbott were actually engaged in human trafficking like Biden and the Democrat machine. They’d be in cuffs already. So why aren’t Democrat officials at all levels in cuffs for this betrayal?Published in General
I’m not sure the GOP understands that, due to their inaction on a myriad of issues, they are deeply loathed by their own base.
Granted there are still some NR readers who get all tingly thinking of McConnell . . .
We need to see what kind of Americans have been sent to the House as representatives of the people. The Executive Branch does whatever they want and the Legislative Branch just goes along. That must change. In an impeachment hearing, those who choose to defend President Biden can offer an explanation for the money transfers in the millions to various Biden family members that thus far cannot be identified as related to any business venture beyond political favoritism resulting from Joe Biden’s positions as an elected official.
Surely at this point, there is as much cause and evidence for impeaching Biden once as there was for impeaching Trump twice . Or was it three times? It has become a blur of constant action in my mind. Someone could at least make a motion in committee, couldn’t they?
The number of things for which Biden could legitimately be impeached are . . . to numerous to count at this point.
An impeachment without a conviction will help Biden’s reelection.
“I don’t care that there aren’t 60 votes in the senate. What I care about is using it as a tool to help destroy what’s left of his trash presidency, family, and election chances.”
In the absence of said 60 votes, impeachment would be about as useful a “tool” as a headless hammer.
I’d rather see the GOP concentrate on building a coast-to-coast ballot harvesting operation that would make the Dems rue the day when they came up with the idea.
It’s especially infuriating since the Legislative Branch is the most powerful of the three. They’ve weakened themselves and need to reverse that. The co-equal line was spin the Nixon administration came up with.
It didn’t help Clinton!
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There was a response in my timeline, to McCarthy’s post, telling him to write to his congressman to do something and maybe the Speaker of the House would allow it to come to the floor.
A judgement call and you may well be right but what other option is there to bring Biden’s criminality before the electorate? The media will call it just a political stunt, but the media are already doing that about the investigations.
Like how Biden only deports people (anti-communists) from Venezuela or Cuba?
Impeach or not, one has to get through the MSM filter. If the present publicity isn’t convincing enough, or communicated well enough, I don’t see an unsuccessful impeachment being any different. And you have the added risk of “ acquittal” being spun as a win and sign he didn’t do anything wrong.
Or not. Let’s find out!
The party apparatus is distinct from the members of Congress. I want my Senators working on impeachment conviction and doing the work of campaign staffers.
MAGA people could re-spin that as Trump was a double winner and didn’t do anything wrong. But then you’re just being a “Happy Warrior” and enjoying the contest.
They are loathed by the base they have (working class males) AND by the base they want (Unmarried Suburban women).
The futility of trying to pound a nail with a hammer handle comes to mind.
You have to win in politics.
FDR didn’t do to badly strengthening the Executive either
We’re expecting the people in the system, who benefit from it, to change it. I suspect things will not change.
What does the GOP care about? Re-election. How do they get that? By going along to get along, to not blow up current entitlements or be tagged with even thinking about doing that, to mouth some platitudes about responsibility but still happily vote in omnibus spending bills without much of a second thought.
The only way this changes is from the outside, not inside. We can’t outsource a congressional transformation project to Ernst & Young. We either start voting these idiots out or stop complaining about it, and live with it.
And people still wonder how Trump gets so many votes. He’s no hero, but he’s an iconoclast. We need someone to throw rocks at the institutions to show just how fragile, ridiculous, and stupid the entire establishment is.
Your assessment is correct. In order for the incumbents to remain they must mouth lies constantly. But the lies gain credence because of the treatment they get in the fake news. Now we are facing a propagation within AI of the lies coming into universal use delivered robotically. Are we doomed?
I blame the American people for not seriously reforming entitlements. The Republicans just went along.
Are you simply anti-impeachment? Why simply repeat that mantra of do-nothing defeatism? Picture this:
“We are proceeding with impeachment not because we expect the Democrat-controlled Senate to convict or to take any action. No, this impeachment must operate with a limited set of goals, based on our limited means — a slim majority in this House. Still, it will be of great service to the people of this country for us to expose and document, in open testimony, the manner in which we have become impoverished, invaded, insulted, and increasingly dispossessed of our rights.
The dictatorial abuses, questionable competence, unlawful decisions, and dubious locus of decision-making of this administration flash before us in so rapid a stream that most of us can hardly track it. At this level of power, corruption always moves more quickly than justice, but we will analyze a few moments of time, in detail, and produce a record so that those who come after us may be armed with the truth.
This impeachment is not an effort to remove the current President. This is a fact-finding effort.”
Something like that. It’s not Lincoln, but from off the top of my head, I think it’s pretty good.
If we are truly incapable of doing some thing, then we should frame our efforts around doing what we still can, rather than throwing our hands in the air.
My support for Trump has been increasing as I have watched the machinations of the Left in their attempts to discredit him getting even more bizarre. As the influence of money within the federal government has gotten greater visibility, my understanding of why Trump felt it necessary to run for President in 2015 and why the established government is so fearful of his leadership. It is not a conspiracy theory, it is a Leftist conspiracy.
When the House members are accused of a purely political act?
Maybe they could respond by saying that going on television and making allegations is political, and hearings can be political, but an impeachment is a more formal affair. “We” will have to make a case, present facts to the Senate and the American people, and back up every charge we make. What the Democrat Senate and the American people decide when they view those facts is beyond our control. Still, the facts will be there in the open. Is there some reason you in the media don’t want that to happen?
Given the complete lack of a credible entity…”watchdog” if you will…with the intellectual curiosity to perform such a needed task, count me in. (As long as it is “real”…unlike the illegitimate bastard sham that was Pelosi’s greatest abuse of power in the unauthorized use of House resources for the first fake impeachment of Trump.)
Yep. This is the problem. And the people who benefit from — control — the system will ensure that anyone who seeks to change the system never gets elected. (See McConnell, Mitch.)
Nope. Lean into the politics. No need to pretend to be objective, uninterested, dispassionate policemen. Everybody wants to join a winning, passionate team.
My reasoning isn’t fool-proof, but that virtually everyone with a megaphone or a political position is irrationally, emotionally, slanderously, relentlessly screaming, planning and plotting against Trump though they can’t make a case against him other than bumper sticker pronouncements such as “he’s a threat to our democracy” seems to indicate to me that they perceive him as an existential threat in some way that they will not or cannot rationally articulate.
He’s no Hitler, no cult leader, no more evil than most men, he’s not even a real politician. But as he said in the townhall regarding stretches of the Wall he replaced, some were falling down rusted and rotten. I’ve been in houses that were still erect and yet fully “falling down”. Trump most recently has been a rehabber and knows falling down.
I think he’s capable of fixing things, or maybe he’s not (or not yet). But he’s the only one who seems to be saying that parts of the country are falling down and need to be repaired or replaced. And he’s the only one the PTB really, really hate.
What have we got to lose? Really.