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Thread: Should Obama be impeached?

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    The Obama administration had long argued that Mr. Awlaki, 40, had joined the enemy in wartime, shifting from propaganda to an operational role in plots against the United States, and last year it quietly decided that he could be targeted for capture or death...

    Civil libertarians questioned how the government could take an American citizen’s life based on murky intelligence and without an investigation or trial, claiming that hunting and killing him would amount to summary execution without the due process of law guaranteed by the Constitution.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/wo...nal-issue.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by \(\()/)/ View Post
    The Obama administration had long argued that Mr. Awlaki, 40, had joined the enemy in wartime, shifting from propaganda to an operational role in plots against the United States, and last year it quietly decided that he could be targeted for capture or death...

    Civil libertarians questioned how the government could take an American citizen’s life based on murky intelligence and without an investigation or trial, claiming that hunting and killing him would amount to summary execution without the due process of law guaranteed by the Constitution.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/wo...nal-issue.html
    So what do YOU think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by \(\()/)/ View Post
    The Obama administration had long argued that Mr. Awlaki, 40, had joined the enemy in wartime, shifting from propaganda to an operational role in plots against the United States, and last year it quietly decided that he could be targeted for capture or death...

    Civil libertarians questioned how the government could take an American citizen’s life based on murky intelligence and without an investigation or trial, claiming that hunting and killing him would amount to summary execution without the due process of law guaranteed by the Constitution.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/wo...nal-issue.html
    Which side are you on?

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    The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution states that no American shall be “deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”


    In ordinary circumstances, that requires a trial and conviction before government officials can order an execution.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/wo...ewanted=2&_r=1

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    Yes
    "time and time again, Americans have said we can deal with the lies that President Obama tells us because we believe in his heart, he has the best interest for the American people." - LZ GRANDERSON, CNN commentator, Dec 1st, 2013

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    Quote Originally Posted by \(\()/)/ View Post
    The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution states that no American shall be “deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”


    In ordinary circumstances, that requires a trial and conviction before government officials can order an execution.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/wo...ewanted=2&_r=1
    Except when treason is conventional wisdom. Did John Wilkes Booth deserve a trial? Further, did he get one? Hello? Ifn 3 folks said you did it......you did it.


    Black folks have been wrongly convicted on less compelling testimony. Move around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by poet View Post
    Except when treason is conventional wisdom. Did John Wilkes Booth deserve a trial? Further, did he get one? Hello? Ifn 3 folks said you did it......you did it. Black folks have been wrongly convicted on less compelling testimony. Move around.
    Booth certainly deserved a trial. The Constitution guarantees all Americans due process of law.

    He was tracked down and shot by Boston Corbett, a Union soldier who acted against orders. Eight others were tried and convicted, and four were hanged shortly thereafter.

    Corbett was arrested but was later released by order of Wm. Stauton in a travesty of justice.

    All kinds of people have been wrongly convicted. Does that mean the Constitution no longer applies?

    Past injustices don't excuse present ones, do they?




    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wilkes_Booth

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    You know, when bypassing the constitution is convenient at the moment, almost everybody seems O.K. with it.

    The slippery slope is geting steeper and slicker by the day.
    It is the responsibility of every American citizen to own a modern military rifle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Return of Dune View Post
    You know, when bypassing the constitution is convenient at the moment, almost everybody seems O.K. with it.

    The slippery slope is geting steeper and slicker by the day.
    its amazing how quickly people stop caring about the constitution when it suits them
    "time and time again, Americans have said we can deal with the lies that President Obama tells us because we believe in his heart, he has the best interest for the American people." - LZ GRANDERSON, CNN commentator, Dec 1st, 2013

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    Quote Originally Posted by \(\()/)/ View Post
    Booth certainly deserved a trial. The Constitution guarantees all Americans due process of law.

    He was tracked down and shot by Boston Corbett, a Union soldier who acted against orders. Eight others were tried and convicted, and four were hanged shortly thereafter.

    Corbett was arrested but was later released by order of Wm. Stauton in a travesty of justice.

    All kinds of people have been wrongly convicted. Does that mean the Constitution no longer applies?

    Past injustices don't excuse present ones, do they?




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    No...but stretching the truth or fantasizing doesn't amount to much more than masturbation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmarterThanYou View Post
    its amazing how quickly people stop caring about the constitution when it suits them
    Isn't it, though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by poet View Post
    No...but stretching the truth or fantasizing doesn't amount to much more than masturbation.
    Care to explain?

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    Quote Originally Posted by \(\()/)/ View Post
    Care to explain?
    Not really. Try reading between the lines you drew, yourself. Impeached? Really? What rational person would come to that conclusion? If there was a snowball's chance... the line would be long, and President Obama could relax before he was up.

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    So asking a question in a poll is "stretching the truth" and "fantasizing"?

    Please. Don't be such a drama queen.

    You know, if Bush had done this, the left would've been howling for his blood.

    Nobody is above the law.

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    Quote Originally Posted by \(\()/)/ View Post
    So asking a question in a poll is "stretching the truth" and "fantasizing"?

    Please. Don't be such a drama queen.

    You know, if Bush had done this, the left would've been howling for his blood.

    Nobody is above the law.
    Well, I will if you stop being so pollyanna-ish. Are you such a glutton for attention? A poll? This is more about you than a real query. Nobody is stupid, except the usual suspects.

    Look, either we have a war against terrorism, or we don't. Bush locked away enemy combatants.....and the left did howl.
    You're up in arms about a "high-ranking" Al Qaeda operative, simply because he was an American citizen? He jettisoned his rights when he declared war on America......sorry.
    You can't have it both ways, even though you're trying.

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