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GOP Congressman Threatens Impeachment if Obama Uses Executive Action for Gun Control

Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman threatened Monday afternoon that he would file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama if he institutes gun control measures with an executive order.

Stockman warned that such executive orders would be “unconstitutional” and “infringe on our constitutionally-protected right to keep and bear arms.”

“I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House, and even filing articles of impeachment,” Stockman said in a statement.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/14/gop-congressman-threatens-...




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So. Did he follow through with his word, or...

was this just blowing hot air?

Just response

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I'm not too religious or hopeful

but I'll pray for that guy.

We need to impeach Obama AND Biden.

If we do not impeach them both, they will claim it is racism. Biden provided unconstitutional suggestions to the president. He needs to be impeached as well!

It was the Senate that

It was the Senate that refused to impeach Bill Clinton.

Bob Marshall

Impeachment

The Republicans have already had multiple opportunities to Impeach. They are obviously complicit in the scheme or they would have done something already. Don't hold your breath. And tell me, How did that work out for the Republicans with Slick Willie?

Steve Stockman: Don't waste our time!

The Judge

about time.

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Given the broad powers given to POTUS by the NDAA

Isn't it totally within the president's power to basically do whatever he wants militarily? If he has assassinated US citizens then what's the big deal disarming them? I think there will be a synergy between a total economic meltdown caused by the central bankers and the taking of our liberties by crony govt. Guns, speech, property rights (esp Gold and Silver) are all being trashed right now.

What happened to...

Walter Jones' petition to impeach if Obama sent US troops to Syria?

http://www.examiner.com/article/congressman-walter-jones-mov...

There are US boots on the ground in the area of the Turkey, Syrian border. Either these congress people are going to put up or shut up.

Long Live the Revolution

I didn't know Steve Stockman existed until I was told about him by a 76 year old Ron Paul supporter who had been a delegate for Ronald Reagan. We became friends while preparing for the Texas Republican Convention last spring, working as so many were for Ron Paul's delegate strategy.
The local GOP was bent on one candidate, but when he didn't make the cut, they suddenly decided a guy they REALLY didn't want before would be their boy. Stockman they wouldn't even consider.
It was a close thing, but Mr. Stockman beat out the man who threw dinners for all and sundry at local establishments, provided catered breakfast at an early SD meeting at the convention, and generally tried to buy the job.
Steve was smeared any way it could be done. They called him a failure and pointed to his having lost his business and declared bankruptcy, showing he was fiscally unfit. Except we made sure the voters knew he gave up everything to care for his father in his own house rather than stick him in a nursing home.
This guy is the real deal and believe me, this Texan is proud of him. If it hadn't been for the organization in counties and districts all over Texas of 'just folks' working for Ron Paul's election, we would never have known who Steve Stockman was and he wouldn't have had the block support of Ron Paul's revolutionaries. Thanks for one more thing, Dr. Paul. You have been the gift that keeps on giving.

mgentles

This approach is the legally

This approach is the legally correct one to pursue. Senators, even Democratic ones, will be penned against a wall since they'll finally have to expose their true colors if the articles of impeachment are appropriately introduced in the HOR. Let's face it and expose the traitors at all levels of the federal government. This treasonous behavior by ALL three branches of the federal government needs to be seen and FELT by the American people; higher taxes, a psychopathic POTUS who thinks that he possesses the power of a king, a treasonous and cowardly congress along with a deranged and corrupt Supreme Court where special interests are served and justice is mocked. Senators, if Obama is allowed to legislate further by abusing the executive order AGAIN, then you have just one choice, impeachment. * Failure to vote for impeachment of a POTUS abusing executive power will clearly expose yourselves as TRAITORS to the American people. The blood of the next civil war will be on YOUR hands, senators.

* You already FAILED once to impeach Obama when he sent American troops into battle without authorization from the US Congress.

Is this not the save "Steve Stockman" that....

replaced Speaker Jim Wright in Congress as part of the 1994 GOP freshman class?

If so, no wonder Haley Barbour, as RNC Chairman, did his best to ensure Stockman was one of the first casualties of the "freshman purge," 1994-1996.

The GOP better back Stockman on this. This is their last chance to prevent revolution.

Apparently, Obama is not impressed...

From Front Page of Drudge: W.H. readies 19 executive actions on guns
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http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/biden-guns-executive-a...

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I have sent a letter

I have sent a letter of thanks to Rep. Stockman for defending the 2nd Amendment and honoring his solemn oath to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States.

The more letters, the better :-)

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Failing to uphold and defend the Constitution is Treason

But so was voting for the Patriot Act, NDAA, etc.

Free includes debt-free!

Treason?

Failing to uphold the Constitution is not treason. Treason would be if one tried to sabotage American military aircraft during wartime or attempt to assassinate a monarch or dictator, which doesn't apply to America.

Treason is a legal term. There's no adequate legal term for violating the constitution because our founders never established penalties for public officials who violated it, other than being removed from office by their. Maybe they should have, maybe if they had, it would have been abused and opened a whole new can of worms, I don't know. I do know that word "treason" is like the word "love," vastly overused.

Title 18 US Code

Article III section 3
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies,

18 USC § 2381 - Treason
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2381

18 USC § 2382 - Misprision of treason
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2382

"The Senators and Representatives..., before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution"

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

Over-throwing the Constitution with an executive order violates that oath of office. He is giving aid to enemies of the Constitution.

Government is inciting the people to rebellion by failing to uphold the Constitution.

18 USC § 2383 - Rebellion or insurrection
or
18 USC § 2384 - Seditious conspiracy
or
18 USC § 2385 - Advocating overthrow of Government

The Constitution has teeth and codes to enforce them.

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Debbie's picture

Absolutely right.

Thank you!

Debbie

Worse than that, Obama WON'T ban guns by executive order

If he did he would have a civil war on his hands, and a lot of dead law enforcement. Instead, Obama will find some incremental action that will be just below people's threshhold for outrage. The people will feel relief that the guns weren't banned, but Obama will have encroached on the 2nd Amendment nonetheless.

It's the incremental moves that are most dangerous because we don't have an effective defence against them.

deacon's picture

one would think

that a a REP would know them only apply to his own cabinet
and not to us,his boss!!
deacon

setting your expectations to high,can cause depression

Can you impeach a King? Can you remove a dictator from power?

Everyone needs to prepare to stand their ground.

Make them come knocking on your door to take your weapons.

COME AND TAKE IT, DONT TREAD ON ME, AN APPEAL TO HEAVEN.

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If they come to your door..

at least it puts them in range. You won't be needing much skill.

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A sash weight is an effective tool.

As a club or projectile. Kinesthetically satisfying.

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Here's the link

to thank and encourage him:

http://congressmanstevestockman.com/contact/

Me too, thanks for the link.

I applauded his pressure on the control freaks in Washington.

thanks

I sent him a message to thank him for putting his foot down.

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"Why wait?"

I sent him a message, the gist of which is summed up in two words: "why wait?" Just impeach now, there is plenty to go on.

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Debbie's picture

Thank you AverageJoe

for the link

Debbie

They always do what they

They always do what they want. Nothing ever happens to them. Seems only when we get riled up over something and brush fires are set does anything slightly change.

WELL ITS ABOUT TIME

WELL ITS ABOUT TIME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!