Monday, January 7, 2013

Op-ed:

Political theater and nothing more
By: Diane Sori

 
The loons on the left and the conspiracy theorists on the right are at it again, and Barack HUSSEIN Obama is sitting back laughing at the sheer absurdity of it all as ubber liberal Congressman Josè Serrano (D-NY) again introduced his previously denied House Joint Resolution 15* calling for the repeal of the 22nd Amendment.

Briefly, the 22nd Amendment was passed by Congress on February 27, 1951.  It limited the number of terms anyone could serve as president to two 4 year terms.  However, to account for those who might have taken over the office in the middle of a term, they could then serve as president for ten years.
  
So, if this amendment did get repealed, in NO uncertain terms, the presidency could then possibly turn into a dictatorship...and all those in Congress know this.  And even though this resolution has been referred to committee, it has a ZERO chance of passing said committee, let alone making it to the floor for discussion, for it received NO seconds and has NO support from either side of the aisle.

In other words it thankfully is going NOWHERE because even the most liberal of the liberals know that 'We the People' would NOT sit idly by for such a drastic and dangerous change to our Constitution, which would allow Obama, or any future president, to serve an unlimited number of terms.

Besides, repealing an amendment isn't that easy to do.  As stated in our Constitution in Article V, Congress would need two thirds of both Houses to propose an amendment or two-thirds of the State legislatures must call on Congress to hold a Constitutional Convention.  And regardless of how the amendment is proposed, it must be ratified by the states with three-fourths of the state legislatures approving of the proposed amendment or three-fourths of the states must approve of the amendment via ratifying conventions, and it must be done within seven years from the date of its submission to the states by the Congress.

And Serrano and his resolution do NOT have those numbers...or any numbers at all.

So the bottom line is that Serrano's proposal is NOTHING but political theater.  Knowing this I would hope the American people would draw a line in the sand when it came to something of this proposed magnitude.  If this resolution was or is sanctioned by Obama himself, and the public found out, NO doubt revolution might NOT be far behind for our Founders intended this country to be a republic NOT a monarchy or dictatorship, and for the government to be based on the concept of citizen rulers NOT ever to be ruled by a monarchy or a 'president for life.'  Remember, these honorable men saw the office of the presidency as a position from which to serve the people NOT as a position of adoration where one can reign like royalty until either choosing to step aside or until death makes that choice for them.

And that intention is something 'We the People' hold dear to our heart. 

And those in Congress, even those with a 'D' after their names, know that this resolution will NEVER pass for the numbers are NOT there for such a major Constitutional change.  I just wish my fellow Republicans and TEA Partiers would stop spreading this Congressman's nonsense around for every time someone posts it, whether on FB or the alternative venues, it allows Obama and his minions another laugh at our expense...at the foolishness of those on our side who think this could ever happen because simply it won't...'We the People' won't let it.


* This bill is a reintroduction of H.J. Res. 17, introduced by Serrano to Congress in January 2011. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee, but did NOT make it to a floor vote.

3 comments:

  1. I am worried more about the Congress, especially the Senate, continuing to abdicate its responsibility deferring, when the party is the same, to the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave making him/her a defacto dictator or head of their oligarchy. If they continue to ignore crimes committed by any particular regime for the sake of political expedience, who then is the controlling authority to compel them when their honor doesn't?

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  2. I truly feel that we MUST watch this! It would be foolish NOT to keep an eye on it , because......We never thought a Godless, Muslim would be POTUS, put in OUR WHITE HOUSE illegally twice...and nobody can seem to put a stop to this! We never thought a Nativity would be made illegal "IN AMERICA"! They are playing us for weak fools! Will we prove THEM right??? Suni Perkins

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  3. Of course we'll watch this but it won't happen. BTW, Billy-Boy tried it too and it dies in the water as this change to the Constitution is extremely hard to do.

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