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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    So? It is not a miracle that there are Republicans who dislike him so much that they would love to see him impeached but it says nothing about the legality of such a move.

    In 2007 there was a USA today/Gallup opinion poll in which the question was asked:



    36% said yes, impeach Bush, 62% said no. 3% were unsure.

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    In 2006 it was 30% for impeachment to 69 against so it is nothing weird or strange to happen.
    It is an indication of the increasing polarization of the electorate and the lengths to which some will go just to carry out their ideological or political agenda regardless of what the Constitution says.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    And because we have some issues, let's get rid of everyone. It's a lazy and populist plan that appeals to the politically braindead.

    Insanity: repeating the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    If we could impeach every single elected official in Washington DC I'd be all for it. Flush every single one of them and start fresh with all new people.

    I see no reason to single one person out when they ALL suck and they ALL need to be replaced ASAP.

    Anyone who thinks the problems we face today are the result of one man, or one party, is simply blind to the overall reality of the last few decades.

    We need a paradigm shift in Washington DC.

    Simply bouncing back and forth between Dems and Reps isn't going to solve anything, and in fact history is proving to us each day that it's just making things worse.

    If you wanna start a witch hunt against one, start it against them all. Otherwise it's just a waste of time, and will solve nothing.

    If every elected official in Washington is that bad, then it clearly shows that the politicians themselves are not the problem. Therefore replacing them all wouldn't do much. If they are all that bad it shows that the system is broken. The system which brings these people to power and the system through which they govern once in power. We need to reform the system, and then the improvement in quality of our politicians would follow. Without that, the same system, would just reproduce the same results and a similar quality politician.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post

    But I wonder if impeachment shouldn't be a legal decision rather than by popular majority.
    Shouldn't voting for a President be a legal decision too?

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Insanity: repeating the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results.
    How profound. Hey, look! Abuse by some Priests in the Catholic church! Let's put all priests in Prison! That's the amount of sense that your turd of a plan makes. Sorry if I'm the bearer of bad news.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    Shouldn't voting for a President be a legal decision too?
    Well no. Or what do you mean with legal.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Poll: One-third say impeach Obama - Jonathan Topaz - POLITICO.com

    The ever increasing radicalization of the right becomes more and more obvious every day and now this poll clearly provides more evidence of the divide in America between the right and everyone else.

    65% of Americans reject the political tactic of impeachment but a full one-third of the citizenry are more that willing to go down that road. Nearly one in five simply want to use it to advance their own political objections and need no actual crimes for the process.
    Based on your words it appears you didn't even read the article. Here's some help.

    It's not just the right, 35% of the "radicalized" independents polled think Obama should be impeached as well. That's more than the total percent of those who would seek impeachment.

    The reason? Obama thinks its OK to pick up his pen rather than seek consensus, because after all, that's how this whole system of government works. You can just have what you want and then blame others when you don't get it, unless of course you're a democrat.

    Instead of capitulating like the dems did with Iraq, and then whining about their own actions, the Republicans are holding their ground.

    Try looking at the whole picture. I know its difficult, but try. People are unhappy with Obama, period.

    Forty-one percent of voters approve of how Obama is handling health care, while 54 percent disapprove. Thatís a bit of an improvement from last monthís 41-56 percent rating. It also makes health care his best issue, topping the job performance ratings he receives on the economy (40-57 percent), foreign policy (36-56 percent) and immigration (34-58 percent).
    Fox News Poll: Voters say Obama exceeded authority, but oppose impeachment | Fox News

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 22% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -20.
    Anyway, there's no need to impeach Obama, voters everywhere can be heard at the polls in November.

    Perhaps problematic for Democrats is that 65% of GOP voters and 55% of voters not affiliated with either major party are more likely to vote this year, compared to 53% of those in the presidentís party. But that could change as the election gets nearer.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    It is an indication of the increasing polarization of the electorate and the lengths to which some will go just to carry out their ideological or political agenda regardless of what the Constitution says.
    That's exactly why the majority of people no longer like or trust Obama.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    Well no. Or what do you mean with legal.
    Well the President was selected by the people through the voting process; now if that President is being considered to be doing unethical things shouldn't the people use their representatives to speak for them to get him removed?

    In other words why use a judge to make a legal decision to determine that? Where's the system of checks and balances for that judge?

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    How profound. Hey, look! Abuse by some Priests in the Catholic church! Let's put all priests in Prison! That's the amount of sense that your turd of a plan makes. Sorry if I'm the bearer of bad news.
    For decades, and most likely centuries, the Catholic Church as a whole knew about the pedophile priests. The Catholic Church went out of their way to cover it all up, ignore it, keep it silent, and generally refuse to deal with it. So in many ways, for some time in the recent past, the entire Catholic Church as a whole was in fact guilty of many things disgusting.


    You just keep on re-electing the same incumbents over and over again and we'll see how things progress.

    History is proving that's not a good idea, but we'll see.
    Meanwhile people in general are getting more and more aggravated and distrusting of our government.

    Of course they always try to blame "the other" guys. The one's they didn't vote for. Meanwhile they pressed a lever for some guy who's been in DC for decades and decades and become a millionaire because of it. But hey....he's not the problem, it all the other "crooks" you other people are electing.


    It's a vicious circle and the very definition of insanity.

    The current two-party system guarantees the insanity will continue.
    And the sheeple will continue to repeat their mistakes, and continue to complain and gripe about everything that's wrong.
    All the while never looking inward and seeing that they are the problem. They keep putting the same people back in power and expecting different results.

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