Leftist Lexicon Word of the Week

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Happy Mothers Day to all the mothers out there! Now, for a bit of bad news. We’re in the midst of a Constitutional crisis! And if we don’t address it, our country will be irrevocably damaged, the Presidency will be forever tarnished, Tyler Perry will make another Medea movie, and untold other horrible things. (At least, that’s what the Left keeps telling us this week.)

With all of the problems (real and imagined) we have to deal with, the Left’s drumbeat of “Constitutional crisis” may either be worrisome or tiring to the point where we just accept it in the hopes it will go away. Well, as a Mothers Day gift to you, I’m going to do my best to take away that fear and misery so you can have a good day. (And I didn’t save the receipt, so you can’t return it.)

Constitutional crisis

What the Left believes it means – a matter that threatens the very fabric of our country and system of government

What it really means – a matter where the Left tries to use the Constitution to hide the real crises

I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: The Left loves to control the language as a means to control how people think about an issue, and the use of Constitutional crisis is no exception. Even when we don’t think about it, we still have a deep respect for the Constitution because it’s the cornerstone of our country. So, when paired with “crisis,” we tend to take it more seriously because of this respect for the Constitution.

This leads us to the question of whether we have a Constitutional crisis right now because of President Donald Trump and his Administration. To hear the Left talk about it, we’re either not in one and heading towards one 0r are in one and we need to act now. To someone like you and me, the answer isn’t so clear cut, but the phrasing makes it sound and feel like we are, and that’s what the Left is going for here: emotions over logic. Once you let your emotions run the show, the Left has their hooks in you and they won’t stop exploiting your emotions to make a point

The danger of that approach, though, lies in repetition. When such an emotionally charged phrase like “Constitutional crisis” gets used repeated or used in situations where it doesn’t really fit, it loses its power and people start to question its use across the board. It’s the “Boy Who Cried Wolf” phenomenon, or in this case, the Party That Cried Collusion. Once we’ve reached that stage, even real Constitutional crises get painted with the same broad brush and general apathy sets in.

Spoiler Alert, kids. We’re getting there.

After 2+ years of pounding the collusion drum like a John Bonham solo, the Mueller Report was a disappointment to the Left because it wasn’t the slam dunk the Left thought (i.e. prayed) it would be. Now, because it didn’t pan out, the Left needs to drive home the Constitutional crisis point to make up for the collusion point being ineffective. And, to make matters worse, they are using the same playbook now that they did when Russian collusion was the hot topic on the Left.

Which brings us to the next logical question: are we in a Constitutional crisis because of the Trump Administration? The answer is…well, complicated. To be fair, there are some actions and decisions Trump made that trouble me as a Constitutionalist. In his favor (and to my general dismay), he’s continuing a long line of Presidents who have treated the Constitution as a paper napkin at a barbecue joint. The continued use and abuse of the PATRIOT Act, eminent domain abuse, the bullying and blackballing of conservative voices in the public square, and many others I can list rise to the level of Constitutional crisis.

Trump winning an election and exercising power permitted by the Constitution? Not so much.

Even the most recent “example” the Left trotting it out may be in the kiddie pool of Constitutional crises, that being Attorney General William Barr declining to give additional testimony before Congress about the Mueller investigation after being subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee. On the one hand, it makes it look like Barr, Trump, and the whole Administration has something to hide which gives emotional heft to the Left’s argument. On the other hand, what good would it do? Barr testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee and gave answers to questions the House Judiciary Committee would probably repeat, so it’s a waste of time.

But there’s another, more sinister reason House Democrats want Barr to testify again: to try to catch him in a lie and, thus, try to discredit his previous testimony and keep both the Constitutional crisis and Russia collusion narratives going. If you doubt this, consider the fact Leftists are demanding we see the unredacted Mueller report in direct defiance of a law Democrats put into place following Kenneth Starr’s investigation into Whitewater prohibiting the release of grand jury testimony in the circumstance we find ourselves in today. And the cherry on top of this collusion sundae is the fact no Congressional Democrats with the authority to see the mostly unredacted report have done so.

This is the point where many people jump off the bandwagon and start asking questions. Are Leftists really as concerned about the Constitution as they say they are now, or are they just using it as a shield against earned criticism from the Russia collusion narrative going belly up? Let me consult my Magic 8 Ball here…there we go…yep, Signs Point To They’re Making Shit Up.

To be fair, neither major party has a good working relationship with the Constitution in decades. But one party has consistently used it as both a bludgeon and a shield to justify their actions and beliefs, and it’s not the Republicans. Ever since Trump won in 2016, the Left has tied itself into knots trying to either undo the election or make it so Trump and his supporters pay for their “wrongthink” whenever possible. The great irony here is neither of those options are in line with what the Constitution actually says. And the matter is worsened by the fact most of what the Left wants to hold Trump accountable for occurred before he was elected President, thus creating a new Constitutional question they haven’t considered in their rush to bring down the President. I wouldn’t call that a Constitutional crisis just yet, but it could become one if the Left doesn’t think about it soon.

Oh, who am I kidding? They won’t even think about it for a microsecond because the answer may doom the Trump Russia narrative.

From where I sit (in my living room, by the way), the Left’s use of “Constitutional crisis” is a political ploy to keep beating a dead horse to the point PETA is organizing protest marches against it. The best advice I can give you is to dig into some of the real Constitutional crises out there (like the ones I mentioned above) and compare them to the Left’s caterwauling over a situation that boils down to not wanting to accept the 2016 election results.

Wait, didn’t someone say not accepting the results of an election was bad? It was someone famous…a woman I think. Wonder what happened to her…

Leftist Lexicon Word of the Week

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It’s been about a week since Robert Mueller released his report noting there would be no new indictments coming from it and generally giving media pundits plenty of material to work with for the next several weeks. Although President Donald Trump and his supporters are happier than Bill Clinton at a stripper convention a day after Hillary’s wake. But, not everyone is happy, and surprise surprise, it’s Leftists who are trying to be buzzkills.

Since the Mueller report didn’t seem to connect the dots the Left were hoping would be there between Trump and Russia, the Left is demanding Mueller’s full report be released to the public so they can see for themselves (not that it would change their minds at all). They’ve even come up with an imaginative hashtag to use on Twitter, #ReleaseTheReport (or any of the numerous variations on that theme), to do try to get people to demand it.

Of course, you can probably guess I have an opinion or 50 about it, so let’s start by defining the terminology.

#ReleaseTheReport

What the Left thinks it means – a call for the government to release the full unredacted Mueller Report

What it really means – the continuation of an already-too-long fishing expedition

From the beginning of the Mueller investigation, I had a feeling it was an investigation in search of a crime, not as a result of a crime. The accusations of collusion with Russia to affect the 2016 Presidential election were always presented with an air of certitude by Leftists, but they always seemed to lack a certain something…what is it…it’s on the tip of my tongue…oh, yeah, evidence! The best the Left has been able to provide is circumstantial evidence that hints at a connection without actually nailing down any of the concrete specifics that would establish it definitively.

Now that we have a report, we need to figure out the endgame. Leftists say the reason we don’t have a full report yet is because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refuses to make it public because it would damage Trump. As sinister as this sounds, it may be only part of the story. Right now, we can only speculate as to what the report says, but since it’s been handed off to the Southern District of New York Court as well as to Congress and the Department of Justice, there may be more at work here than just an unwillingness to release the report.

You know, tiny stuff like ongoing investigations and national security concerns.

The former is currently being done by the aforementioned SDNY court, where there are already sealed indictments. Releasing the full report now may jeopardize those indictments and prevent the accused from having a fair trial, thus creating the grounds for a mistrial. If that happened, whatever short-term pleasure could be derived from releasing the full report would backfire on the Left and leave them looking even more foolish than they already do.

Then, there’s the national security risk element. There may be parts of the Mueller Report that aren’t meant for citizens’ eyes, such as top secret intelligence, that need to be redacted before we get to see the report. That takes time and deliberation, neither of which can be rushed in matters of national security. Yet, Leftists want the full report released now with no regard to either the legal process or national security, all to try to own the President? Brilliant!

The motivation behind Leftists’ demands for the full report is pretty simple: since the Russia collusion angle has gone the way of Louis Farrakhan’s chances of getting invited to a bar mitzvah, they need to find something else to justify going after Trump and his family. If they find so much as a jaywalking ticket or an overdue library book, they are going to pounce on it. (Yes, I know, conservatives are the ones who pounce according to the media, but they consider Jim Acosta to be a valued member of their profession when he’s barely qualified to report on anything more complex than the lunch menu at the CNN commissary.) They are going to try to recreate Whitewater, but put Donald Trump in the Bill Clinton role.

And it will wind up like Whitewater did: a lot of money getting spent for very little actual punishment, no matter how deserved the punishment is.

There is another possible and even more delusional reason to consider. There are Leftists who believe if they can prove Trump broke the law that it would invalidate the 2016 election and Hillary Clinton would become President. Ummm…that’s not how this works. Unless you can prove there was voter fraud (which, by the way, wasn’t even the scope of the Mueller investigation), you have no way to claim the 2016 Presidential election was fraudulent. And since we don’t have anything in place currently to address a fraudulent Presidential election, it would take a while to fix. Put another way, by the time you could get a plan in place, it would be too late for the 2020 election, and possibly into 2024. If it gets bogged down, however, we would be running into the Socialist Socialite’s claim we have 12 years to live due to global climate change. And given all the people who died due to Trump’s tax cuts, the lack of Net Neutrality, and the US pulling out of the Paris Accords…

Look, I know Leftists want to impeach and remove Donald Trump, but it’s a fool’s errand because it falls into the same category Whitewater did: stuff that happened before the President was President and, thus, has little to no bearing on his current job title. And remember, kids, the “it was a long time ago” defense was perfected by the Left during the Commander in Briefs’ tenure to deflect attention away from his crimes. Ah, history repeats itself once again, and the Left still can’t catch on. If they weren’t too busy trying to rewrite it to suit their needs, maybe they would.

Here’s the kicker. Even if they get the full Mueller Report, it won’t satisfy the Left. They’ve already turned Robert Mueller from a superhuman to a Russian asset just in the few days since the report was submitted to the DOJ. And no matter what exoneration exists in the report, no matter how well-sourced it is, no matter how many people on both sides of the aisle agree on the content and conclusions, the Left will dismiss it like they dismiss actual science when talking about global climate change.

In the meantime, we should see #ReleaseTheRecord as a last-ditch effort to preserve the Left’s narrative at the expense of what little credibility they have on the subject of Russian collusion. Given the fact they didn’t have, well…any, to start with, it’s going to be a long slog ahead.

So, grab some popcorn and drinks of your choice. It’s gonna be fuuuuuuun!

Heartbeat Failure, the failure of the Iowa Assembly

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In Iowa the Heartbeat Law that protects unborn children from being murdered in the womb was declared unconstitutional by an unelected black-robed tyrant Leftist activist county judge.

This is wrong for a number of reasons. First of all that all Life is sacred and constitutionally protected. Secondly, this law was passed by Iowa’s legislative body, the Iowa Assembly, and signed into law by the Governor.

The third reason is that the county judge who issued this erroneous opinion doesn’t have the authority to declare an act of the legislature as unconstitutional. Judicial review was not granted to any court because of the overreaching power it would give to judges.

Both of these so-called powers were granted to the courts by the courts in their own opinions. A clear power grab and usurpation of the rights of the people.

Someone in the appropriate house of the Iowa Assembly needs to introduce Articles of Impeachment against this county judge, Mr. Michael Huppert since he has clearly overstepped his authority and has decided to enact legislation from the bench.

Unfortunately though I doubt anyone will raise a finger in the Iowa Assembly against activist judges. They all lack the backbone required to do their own jobs.

Suicide of a Nation

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How far the United States has fallen from it’s founding roots in Liberty and as a God-fearing and honoring nation can be so easily seen today.

During the Golden Globe awards Sunday night Christian Bale thanked Satan on international TV for his award and inspiration.

Within the newly elected House of Representatives we have several openly Communist members. A member who proudly promotes mental illness in the guise of transgenderism. Islamic fascists member numbers are growing as well.

This is exactly what suicide of a nation looks like. If the Left isn’t stopped the next move is to impeach the President. And they will succeed in the House. And the Senate must determine guilt or innocence.

It is a slippery slope we are heading towards. All that stands in the way of a Pelosi Presidency until 2020 are 2 impeachment trials in the Senate. And if she is victorious, the damage to the Republic could become irreversible.

Your Move, Leftists

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It’s the start of a new Congressional term, and before you can say “We elected who?” Democrats are already racing to file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Why, it’s almost as if they were going to do that anyway once they got control of the House of Representatives again!

Actually, this wasn’t much of a surprise, given how the Left has wanted to impeach Trump for everything from having two scoops of ice cream to alleged ties with Russia. What may be a surprise is my response to these House Democrats.

Go for it.

No, I haven’t gone back to being a Leftist, nor do I hate President Trump. The latter requires too much effort, and the former is impossible because I don’t think I can fit my head up my ass anymore. Instead, I want Leftists to go all in on impeaching Trump because it will be a spectacular failure on several fronts.

First, let’s look at the political aspects of a Trump impeachment, since impeachment is a political action. The Democrats came into power in part because Republicans didn’t seem to fight as hard for their offices as their Democrat rivals did. In other cases, Democrats ran unopposed, such as with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. If the Democrats and Leftists see the 2018 midterm election as a mandate to impeach Trump, I would beg to differ. Sure, the possibility of impeaching Trump was high on Leftist voters’ priority lists, but outside of that group, I don’t think there’s enough of a drive to follow through on such a promise.

What do non-Leftists think is important? As James Carville once famously opined, “It’s the economy, stupid.” People are more focused on their pocketbooks rather than the political kabuki theater of a Trump impeachment because the latter doesn’t matter to them as much. Public opinion and approval ratings aside, most people do not care what Trump does or doesn’t do because it doesn’t affect them financially or because they’re tired of hearing about it. And who might be responsible for the latter? Maybe it’s the Leftists screaming for Trump’s impeachment non-stop? Ponder that for a second.

Democrats can’t be seen as the Party of Impeachment right now. Their focus needs to be on the economy where they may be able to convince Trump voters and Independents that they have a plan to make the economy better. Out of all the Democrats talking, most are silent or shouting about impeachment. That leaves the aforementioned Ocasio-Cortez as the Democrats’ economic wonk, and if you’ve seen her talk about it, it’s clear she doesn’t have a clue even with an economics degree.

Then, there’s the legal side to consider. The standard for impeachment is high crimes or misdemeanors, which covers any crimes a President might commit. The problem Democrats face is the seeming lack of criminal activity. What we have is a bunch of accusations of shady dealings without much along the lines of evidence. Also, we have to take the timeframe of these alleged crimes into account. Collusion with Russia? Happened prior to Trump becoming President. Lying? Unless it’s under oath or in a Congressional hearing, it’s not a crime. Getting rich because of his office? I’m going to need some proof of that. His advisors got indicted, so Trump must have known? So far, none of Trump’s advisors have been linked to direct criminal activity related to his Presidency, and remember this is the same President Trump you claim is so dumb, but yet he’s a criminal mastermind behind the most feverish of Leftist fever dreams. You’d be better off hoping for the 25th Amendment to be invoked.

From a numbers standpoint, the House could vote to impeach Trump if all Representatives voted along party lines. That may be a bigger assumption than the Left wants to admit. With 2020 right around the corner, a good chunk of Representatives from both major parties will be up for reelection, which means these folks have to pay attention to what their constituents want or need. And in those districts where Trump remains popular, a vote to impeach (especially without hard evidence) is a one-way ticket to unemployment. And we’re not even getting into the Senate, controlled by Republicans. Any impeachment efforts are going to run into resistance from Senate Republicans, who most likely won’t break with the President or his party. Sooooo…what’s the Plan B, kids?

That’s just it. They don’t have a Plan B. It’s either impeach Trump…or keep trying to impeach him until something sticks. In other words, they were like House Republicans in the 1990s, only with less of a legal leg to stand on. Which is precisely why I want Democrats to go ahead with impeachment. The more they focus on the task of removing Donald Trump, the less likely it is they will move ahead with their real agenda.

That’s a win-win in my book.

Blue Wave Results

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We are two months out from the 2018 midterm elections. This can be pivotal in the success or failure of the Trump Administration. The Republican party needs to have sweeping victories across this great nation. The Red Wave needs to ride the Trump Train in full support.

This way the President can continue the agenda of Making America Great Again and moving forward over the next 2 to 4 years. And yes this includes a 2nd term for President Trump. But it does hinge on the these midterms.

A Blue Wave would be a disaster for the President and the American People. A Blue Wave of hate and intolerance would bring up the Impeachment of President Trump in the House. Not under any evidence but because the Left hates this President. And they would use that hate, spite, and power to Impeach him.

If the Blue Wave is successful in the Senate, we could see President Trump being removed from office. And the Left would not stop there. With full support of both houses of Congress, the Left would then Impeach and remove President Pence before he can even move into the White House.

The Left is so against the outcome of the 2016 elections. They would not stop until everything that President Trump has done is erased from history. With Trump and Pence out of the way, this means that the new Speaker of the House, in a Blue Wave, becomes President. This would be Nancy Pelosi.

Once the Left has the House, the Senate, and the White House. They systematically undo and reverse every promise made and kept by President Trump. Taxes would increase. Trade deals would be returned to their previous unbalanced nature. The economy would crash. Unemployment would rise, especially among the Black, Hispanic, and  women demographics.

Religious freedoms would suffer, especially for Christianity. For the true followers of Christ and His message they would become one step closer to being forced underground in fear of being charged with “hate speech”. And they enemies of Christianity, those groups that hate Christians and the Truth they tell the world would all be praised.

Our nation’s sovereignty would be destroyed. The Left’s Blue Wave, would flood the gates and allow every illegal alien citizenship without vetting. Without anything at all. Just the stroke of a pen. And all of these criminals would swell the ranks of the Democratic voting rolls. Ending any hope of restoring the Republic without force of arms.

Even the Justices to the Supreme Court appointed by President Trump would not be immune. They too would be Impeached and removed from office by the Blue Wave Democratic Left.

All because the Left still, 2 years since 2016, believe that Donald Trump stole the election from them and some how cheated. They of course will also begin the process of changing the Constitution to rid it of the Electoral College.

This is unfortunately not fantasy. This is not a fictional narrative of some dystopian future of a dime store novel. This is truth. This will happen if the Blue Wave takes control of the House and Senate.

Alabama Vote not a Victory for America

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The Democratic victory in Alabama sends a dire message to the GOP. Lies and scandal will cost votes due to the Leftist hatred of the President and his party. And anyone on the Right is a target. Evidence is not required as one is always guilty without need of proof or verification of any allegations. And the low-information voters do exactly what the Democratic controlled media tells them to do and how to vote.

There is a big fight coming in 2018 and the Left will not hesitate to lie, cheat, or steal its way to a complete victory in Congress. And if you can see the opposition to the President’s agenda in Congress now that it is Republican controlled. It will be far worse with Democratic control. The President doesn’t even have a full staff yet due to Democratic and Republican feet dragging. And Republican control is the only thing that stands between 4 to 8 years of President Trump and a President Trump impeachment on false accusations and lies. If the Leftist control the Congress in 2018, they will impeach the President.

And I can see a day where they would be foaming at the mouth and impeach both President Trump and Vice President Pence. Thus giving the last 2 years of the Trump Administration to Nancy Pelosi. In a Democratic controlled House, she becomes Speaker of the House and next inline of Presidential succession in the event both President Trump and Vice President Pence are unable to serve. Being impeached and removed from office would make this reality.

This nightmare can happen. And We the People will let it happen with our apathy to the political process. And the Democratic leadership is counting on it.

Mad Maxine

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on a mission: to impeach President Donald Trump. (Well, depending on the day, that’s her mission. After all, she did say she never called for Trump’s impeachment…after clearly calling for it…multiple times.) The grounds for impeachment are still fuzzier than a lycanthrope peach with a 5 o’clock shadow, but darn it, she’s serious. As are the multitudes of people who are following her on this self-righteous crusade.

As someone who was in Congress at the time a previous President was impeached, I would hope Ms. Waters would know a bit about the impeachment process. Unfortunately for her, it’s not clear she’s learned anything.

Before we dive into this subject, let’s review the terminology. Impeachment is a political process outlined in the Constitution which allows for the removal of elected officials if it can be proven they broke the law. The Left focuses on the political element of the process, mainly because they can paint any efforts to impeach one of their own as a partisan witch hunt that puts Salem to shame. However, we need to focus on the part where there are actual crimes committed, since that’s the crux of the actual definition.

The Constitution states impeachment can be initiated when the House determines a political figure has committed “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Fortunately for elected officials in Colorado, high crimes don’t involve drug use, but rather the status of the official committing the crime. So, you’re free to bogart that j if you want. Put another way, if a President has a parking ticket, he or she could be up for impeachment if there is enough sentiment for the House to act on it. And you should see what they do to politicians who have overdue library books!

As of the date of this writing, no credible evidence has been presented showing Donald Trump broke the law. Normally, that would be enough for sensible politicians to hold off on the impeachment talk, but Congresswoman Waters is anything but sensible (much to the delight of people like me who get to make fun of self-important politicians on a regular basis). There are suggested crimes, if you could call them that, but nothing concrete that would stand up in a court of law. Granted, impeachment is a political process, so the rule of law can get thrown out faster than Bill Clinton’s pants at the Moonlight Bunny Ranch and the rule of politics is put in its place. That makes any charge, no matter how politically motivated it is, easier to make stick.

And that’s where we are with the movement to impeach Trump. The impeachment calls are based on alleged collusion with Russia to “hack” our 2016 election and the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Now, last time I checked, it wasn’t illegal to do business with or in Russia. After all, wasn’t it Hillary Clinton who “reset” our relationship with Russia? She even gave them a button! That makes them…an ally. Are Leftists really going to push for impeachment for a legal action?

Yes, yes, they are.

And they’re supposed to be the smart ones?

If that wasn’t enough to throw a wet blanket on Impeach-A-Palooza 2017, here’s another inconvenient truth, not courtesy of Al Gore. Remember when I talked about high crimes and misdemeanors referring to the position of the elected official, not the severity of the crime? Well, if Trump did collude with Russia to impact the 2016 election, he did so as a private citizen, not as President. Remember, Donald Trump didn’t officially become President until the Electoral College vote was certified and he took the Oath of Office. Even if the criminal ran for President, until he or she is President, impeachment isn’t on the table. What would the punishment be for a private citizen? Removal from an office he or she didn’t even have until after the crime was alleged to have been committed? Censure from Congress, a body so corrupt it makes Mos Eisley looks like Branson, Missouri?

Face it, Congresswoman. Your quest to impeach Donald Trump is fundamentally flawed. You, madam, are Donna Quixote, and nobody else is stepping up to be your Sancho Panza. Listen to reason and drop the impeachment talk. Lieutenant Dan had more legs to stand on than you do.

Impeachment of the President

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This meme is now floating around Social Media so it should be debunked for the nonsense and misinformation that it contains.

There were 4 charges against President Clinton when the US House started impeachment proceedings against him. 2 counts of perjury, that is lying to a grand jury while under oath. 1 count of obstruction of justice and 1 count of abuse of power.

The US House succeeded in impeaching President Clinton on 2 of the 4 charges. 1 charge of perjury and 1 charge of obstruction of justice. The impeachment trial was handed to the US Senate which ended in an acquittal.

Per Article 2, Section 4 of the US Constitution. The President and all civil Officers of the United States shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Not the speculation of, hearsay of, rumors of, alleged crimes. Just like any Citizen, even the President is to be given a fair trial. When the President is tried for Impeachment within the US Senate, the Chief Justice presides over the trial and there must be two thirds majority to gain a conviction. And the US House determines if the President or any other civil Officer is going to be impeached.

As of yet, there is no evidence that our 45th President has committed any crime that is impeachable by the US House. Only memes, misinformation, and nonsense posted on Social Media. You cannot impeach the President for winning the election because you voted for another candidate.

Leftist Lexicon Word of the Week

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You know you just went through a contentious election when you hear calls for impeaching a President-Elect before the Electoral College even had a chance to vote. And that’s exactly what Donald Trump has been enduring since Election Day 2016. Most of it can be chalked up to grapes so sour vinegar tastes like grape juice, but is there a legitimate case for impeachment?

According to the Left, there is.

According to me? Not so much.

impeachment

What the Left believes it means – a punishment for a President who breaks the law

What it really means – a punishment for a President who actually breaks the law

I will be the first to admit Donald Trump wasn’t my first choice, but lately it seems I find myself defending him against the onslaught of Leftist whinging about him. When the Left started calling for Trump’s impeachment, I made it a point to look for their legal arguments to support such a movement. After extensive research, I’ve come to one conclusion.

The Left wants Trump impeached because they’re butthurt over his victory.

To give you the Reader’s Digest Condensed Version of impeachment, it is reserved for those people of high office who have committed crimes. Although the Left’s fee-fees getting hurt may seem like a crime to them, it isn’t really illegal. Neither is beating a fundamentally flawed Democrat in Hillary Clinton. What is an impeachable offense is up to interpretation, but it’s usually reserved for criminal activities, like obstruction of justice and perjury.

You know, like Hillary’s husband Bill did?

The Left is convinced Trump will not survive one year as President before he’s impeached. And they were also convinced Trump had no chance to get 270 electoral votes, too, so you can take their notions with a Mount Everest sized grain of salt.

That’s not to say Trump may not have or may not run afoul of the law sooner or later. With his history, there seems to be a pattern that could put him in the crosshairs of a politically motivated impeachment campaign. But let’s take a look at what the Left has tried to get to stick so far.

Russian involvement in the 2016 Election – This is the holy grail of Leftist cultism…I mean thought. To date, there has not been any proof Russia involved itself in our election. There have been suggestions, thoughts, and anonymous conclusions, but nothing concrete. This case is weaker than a mixed drink at an Amish bar.

Failure to divest himself from his business interests – This is an interesting situation because there is no clear legal definition of how far removed a President has to be from a business. Considering Trump comes from the world of business, it may be impossible to completely divest himself, and certainly impossible to divest himself to Leftists’ satisfaction. Would one degree of separation be enough? Two? Three? Will he need to consult with Kevin Bacon to get six degrees of separation? In any case, it will be hard for the Left to get this one to stick without a lengthy court battle with little or no political advantage.

Failure to release his tax returns – Although this is an expectation of recent Presidential candidates, there isn’t sufficient legal grounds to support an impeachment effort. Besides, it might not be a positive result. Remember how little Al Gore and Joe Biden gave to charity, as disclosed on their tax returns? Let’s just say they are far more generous with other people’s money.

Drone strike that killed innocent people – This is a fairly new one, but I see it will be gaining steam soon. However, the same people who want to hold Trump responsible for it were pretty quiet when the previous President did drone strikes. And I’m pretty sure those drone strikes might have killed some innocent people, too.

Mental incompetence – The Left keeps coming up with psychological diagnoses to show Trump isn’t mentally fit to be President. Of course, it hurts their cases that none of the people making these diagnoses have actually consulted with the “patient”, thus rendering their opinions as worthless as a murder mystery written by Sheila Jackson Lee.

But the biggest roadblock the Left can’t seem to overcome in their quest to impeach Donald Trump is…the fact he hasn’t broken any laws yet. The best they can come up with is there are some shady things going on with him. Considering the person they ran against Trump had more skeletons in her closet than a medical supply store with storage issues, they might not be the best judges of character here.

Listen, I get why you’re mad, Leftists. You thought you had the election in the bag (or at least as much in the bag as Hillary was most of the time as Secretary of State), but that’s not a reason to impeach Donald Trump. You have to actually come up with legitimate charges based on actual law. Until you do, you’re wasting your time.

On second thought, if you’re wasting time tilting at these windmills, you’re not spending time preparing for the 2018 and 2020 elections or figuring out how to attract voters.

Nevermind!