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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

For This and So Much More, IMPEACH THE BASTARD!

Texas congressman threatens impeachment as Barack Obama considers taking executive action on gun control
Facing powerful opposition to sweeping gun regulations, President Barack Obama is weighing 19 steps that could be taken through executive action alone, congressional officials said.

Those steps could include ordering stricter action against people who lie on gun sale background checks, striking limits on federal research into gun use, ordering tougher penalties against gun trafficking, and giving schools flexibility to use grant money to improve safety.

Obama is expected to unveil his proposals as early as Wednesday, barely over a month since the massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., thrust the gun issue into the national spotlight after years of inaction by Obama and lawmakers.

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX)
The president’s consideration of executive action was not taken kindly to by Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas), who issued a fiery statement threatening a number of tough actions if Obama pushes ahead with executive actions. 

“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,” he said in a statement.

“The President’s actions are an existential threat to this nation. The President’s actions are not just an attack on the Constitution and a violation of his sworn oath of office – they are a direct attack on Americans that place all of us in danger.”

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