The question about impeaching Obama should be, “Impeach him for what?”
So far nobody has found Obama fingerprints on the IRS scandal. If it is tracked directly back to the Oval Office, that would be grounds enough. But nobody has the goods yet….
The real grounds for impeaching Obama should be his arming of al Qaeda affiliates in place like Libya and Syria. That’s life or death. Of course Republicans won’t do that because they have their fingerprints all over the same policy.
In wartime, arming the enemy is an act of treason and it calls for the death penalty. But who is the enemy? The president doesn’t have the authority to wake up grumpy and just declare Russia or China or any other country the enemy.
To have an enemy, you have to have a congressional declaration of war. We don’t have one. And we haven’t had one since World War II.
The founders knew that a formal declaration of war concentrates peoples’ minds wonderfully. That’s why they put it in the Constitution.
If we had followed the Constitution in 2003 and declared war on al Qaeda or whoever the actual enemy was deemed to be it would have prevented a lot of mischief.
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