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Fox "Straight News" Pushes Concept Of Impeaching Obama Over Immigration Policies

August 19, 2011 4:15 pm ET

From the August 19 edition of Fox News' Studio B:

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Previously:

Fox Sees "Amnesty" Everywhere

Fox Nation Promotes Cain's Statement That Impeaching Obama "Would Be A Great Thing"

Right-Wing Media Ready To Impeach Obama, Again

Gingrich Flirts With Notion Of Obama Impeachment Over DOMA, Then Backtracks

"The next, most important step": Right-wing media push Obama impeachment

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    • Author by Lizinbklyn (August 19, 2011 4:20 pm ET)
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      SOCK IT TO US . .

      MAKE OUR DAY!!!
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    • Author by ThomasJH268 (August 19, 2011 4:20 pm ET)
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      FOXPAC (translated): "That boy, Obama, is gettin' a might too uppity we's gotta giv'im a learnin where his place is."
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    • Author by bailorgana (August 19, 2011 4:24 pm ET)
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      Where was Fox calling for Bushes impeaching Bush, for lying about Irac, haveing our Troops killed, New Orleans, Valeri Plain, Wire Taps, Walter Reed, Tourcher, ect, ect, ect, ect.
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      • Author by Conchobhar (August 19, 2011 4:36 pm ET)
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        Forget that touchy-feely "high crimes and misdemeanors" the Constitution calls for. Impeachment is now required when the Reich Whinge really dislikes you.
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        • Author by mjh (August 19, 2011 6:22 pm ET)
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          "Impeachment is now required when the Reich Whinge really dislikes you."


          Or, if you happen to have dark skin and a non-'Merkin sounding name . . .


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    • Author by somnambulist (August 19, 2011 4:32 pm ET)
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      How about they get congress to pump billions of dollars into the DOJ so they actually have the cash and resources to prosecute more immigration cases? They'd get as many people as possible deported, and we'd have jobs.

      One would think this kind of win-win would be pretty obvious to the GOP House, but, yeah, no.

      Until then, the courts will have to focus on, gasp, immigrants with [actual] criminal cases pending. Anyone trolls care to step in and say it's really worth the time in our courts system to prosecute persons here illegally versus one here illegally and accused of a violent offense? Yes yes, I know the "they're both crimes" talking point, but surely even this level of pragmatism can be grasped?
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    • Author by Conchobhar (August 19, 2011 4:32 pm ET)
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      They really don't care what damage they do to the country, do they?
      Even the prospect of the destruction of this iteration of the Republican Party, which impeachment would cause, (and is a consummation devoutly to be wished) isn't enough to make me want to see the country go through that again.
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      • Author by bintx (August 19, 2011 4:34 pm ET)
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        No, they don't. They're going all in. It's beginning to backfire on them. Republican Congress members are having a heck of a time at their town halls during the Summer break. They have constituents yelling at them.
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    • Author by pete592 (August 19, 2011 4:34 pm ET)
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      Maybe the right-wing professional liars should tell us who they want deported first...

      The violent ones that present a danger to public safety?

      Or the ones desperate for any paying opportunity to harvest their food, wash their dishes, make their beds, and maintain the landscapes on their estates?
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      • Author by danielsangeo (August 19, 2011 4:37 pm ET)
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        And contributing to America. Clearly, those that help America, but are here legally are very dangerous and must be ejected before those that rape, murder, torture, or rob... Otherwise, AMNESTY!!!!!

        Fox News and those righties that post here keep using that word. I do not think it means what they think it means.
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        • Author by danielsangeo (August 19, 2011 4:38 pm ET)
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          *but are here illegally

          (I thought I typed that correctly. Ah well.)
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    • Author by hoopvillain (August 19, 2011 4:38 pm ET)
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      If there were ever any doubt as to the fact that there is no "straight" news at faux, this removes it. These buffoons at faux create their own "news". Again, the faux nooze mantra:
      "We distort and you remain misinformed"
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      • Author by Invent a Scandal (August 19, 2011 4:57 pm ET)
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        My Bumper Sticker: We Report Biased Nonsense. You Decide.
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    • Author by Hasa Diga Eebowai (August 19, 2011 4:41 pm ET)
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      Fox: We put the straight in straight news.
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    • Author by wolf kotenberg (August 19, 2011 5:13 pm ET)
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      go do it ... walk the talk....I dare you
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    • Author by jjamele2880 (August 19, 2011 5:23 pm ET)
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      If Obama were impeached, he'd immediately "acknowledge" that the Republicans have "legitimate concerns" and would pledge to "work harder" to "bring both sides to the table for the good of the American people."

      He'd also find a way to blame "Congress"- not the Republicans- for the impeachment proceedings. He'll decry the lack of bipartisanship. When Progressives attack the Republicans for their shameful time-wasting, the White House would express "dismay" at the "unfortunate, unproductive language" from "certain members" of the Democratic party. (Heck, before his second term is over, I fully expect the President to refer to it as the "Democrat" party.)
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      • Author by heehee..santorum (August 19, 2011 5:59 pm ET)
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        Wow, with friends like you, who needs enemas?
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        • Author by Hasa Diga Eebowai (August 19, 2011 6:58 pm ET)
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          His satire is brutal but spot-on. We have a Capitulater-in-Chief in the White House.
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          • Author by heehee..santorum (August 19, 2011 7:36 pm ET)
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            His satire is bullsh!t, when I start seeing jjamelle for President signs floating around, I may reconsider my conclusion. I like our Presidents to come with bigger brains than mouths....or egos. Do you think talking sh!t about someone increases your stature or diminishes theirs?
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            • Author by Hasa Diga Eebowai (August 20, 2011 1:20 am ET)
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              What the hell are you talking about? Obama has knuckled under time and again to the Republicans. A large amount of progressives have come to this conclusion.

              Obama's a great guy, a lousy negotiator, and apparently not as savvy a politician as we gave him credit for as his wishy-washy approach has sapped a massive amount of support. These are the facts.
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              • Author by jjamele2880 (August 20, 2011 10:16 pm ET)
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                The truth sucks, and it's easier to bash those who speak it than to acknowledge it.
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    • Author by So Fain (August 19, 2011 5:23 pm ET)
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      Why not impeach him for liking chocolate cake? Why not impeach him for wearing a navy blue suit? Why not impeach him because you are all crybabies?
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      • Author by mjh (August 19, 2011 5:44 pm ET)
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        "Why not impeach him for liking chocolate cake?"


        Nah -- liking arugula and putting brown mustard on his burger are far more serious crimes. ;^)>




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    • Author by shaggles (August 19, 2011 5:46 pm ET)
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      Yes. By all means let's jump straight to impeachment because you disagree with a policy.
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    • Author by J.C. Humphrey (August 19, 2011 5:55 pm ET)
         
      Aha! I knew their so called "sure-win" was a lie.

      Why would they need to even suggest an impeachment if the guy is "doomed" to fail against mighty Perry and untouchable Bachmann?

      because behind the propaganda, they know they will lose. And as they learned with Clinton, if a democrat is doing well for the economy, then their only way to seize power is to find a reason to impeach.
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