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« on: April 12, 2012, 12:35:33 am »
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Why hasnít Congress impeached President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder? Rep. Todd Akin says itís simply a lack of votes. But he says that may change eventually.

ďThatís a good question,Ē Akin told a constituent on Tuesday who asked just that. ďI canít speak for the other 400 and some congressmen, but I believe when they take a look at impeachment the question is do you have the votes to do it and, if you do it, it goes to the Senate, whatís going to happen with Harry Reid?Ē

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He concluded the quicker way to remove Obama from office would be to wait for the election to run its course.
ďHe is a complete menace to our civilization,Ē he said. ďThe question is whatís the best way to get rid of him, I think probably at the ballot box next election, we need to get that done.Ē
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2012, 12:37:27 am »
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To be fair, Obama may well be a menace to Todd Akin's civilization.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2012, 03:07:33 am »
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Well, Clinton's impeachment was useful for one thing. That the Democrats had modest gains in 1998 caught everyone off guard. Sentor D'Amato got stuck in an elevator on the way to his victory party. A very fitting end to Senator pothole.
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2012, 05:29:35 am »
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In other words, any chance that Obama was going to be impeached has died.
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2012, 06:21:29 am »
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In other words, any chance that Obama was going to be impeached has died.

Impeached for what?  Being born in Kenya?
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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2012, 08:13:44 am »
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In other words, any chance that Obama was going to be impeached has died.

Impeached for what?  Being born in Kenya?

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« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2012, 08:50:34 am »
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To be fair, Obama may well be a menace to Todd Akin's civilization.

Suburban St. Louis is threatened by Obama?
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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2012, 04:30:05 pm »
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To be fair, Obama may well be a menace to Todd Akin's civilization.

Suburban St. Louis is threatened by Obama?

Todd Akin's idea of civilization.
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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2012, 04:42:08 pm »
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Akin has always been a moron.
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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2012, 05:56:32 pm »
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In other words, any chance that Obama was going to be impeached has died.

Impeached for what?  Being born in Kenya?

For being a Democrat
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« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2012, 11:30:41 pm »
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Steelman 2012, you baboon.
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« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2012, 04:53:11 am »
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Remember guys, this is a major party of a developed country.
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« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2012, 07:21:54 am »
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Wow. ing retards.
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« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2012, 03:04:59 pm »
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He may be getting desperate. Steelman probably has the advantage with the Tea Party and in the vast rural areas, while that Businessman named Brunner is probably siphoning off votes from Akin, more so then Steelman. Steelman is last in fundraising but she has name id from her previous run for Governor and as being State Treasurer so that evens it out I think.
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« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2012, 03:12:46 pm »
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Well, at least he's putting practical concerns ahead of his nonsensical ideology.
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« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2012, 05:23:50 pm »

The remark is so offensive and reckless, that I would never vote for the man. It outrageous really.  Is Akin typically like this?  If so, how has he survived?
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« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2012, 07:33:57 pm »
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The remark is so offensive and reckless, that I would never vote for the man. It outrageous really.  Is Akin typically like this?  If so, how has he survived?

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