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West: A dystopian tale without impeachment

How will future generations look back on our gravest national emergency of all time? And how will they regard what their forebears didn’t do about it?

This will include what we didn’t do about border nullification, which collapsed the U.S. as a sovereign nation. What we didn’t do about the growth of tyranny from corruption and Marxism in this cradle of liberty.

“Seriously,” they will say to a granny whose granny told her. “You’re telling us that in 2014, the people still had the vote? Still had the Internet? That they still could elect a Congress with the powers of the purse, which could, at the very least, have provided funds to states for the National Guard to stop the Invasion of 2014-24 (taught by government schools as the ‘Gran Liberacion’)? And they did ... nothing?”

“That’s right,” she will croak. “They did nothing.”

“Why? Tell us again why they didn’t love liberty enough to defend” – their voices will drop to a whisper – “the Former Constitution and impeach the tyrant?”

The reason was the Republicans – that was the name of the Stupid Party before the Obamacrats instituted the single-payer health care and political system combined – would have had a terrible time dealing with Obamacrat anger against impeachment proceedings in an election year. “In an election year” sounded like one word, the way she said it.

“But they still had elections,” one of the youngsters blurted out, everyone’s heads shaking involuntarily in disbelief. “They still had the chance to make the case to the people according to the Former Constitution” – the youngster’s voice dropped off – “and they did nothing.”

“But they had laws against voter fraud back then.”

“How many times do I have to tell you, the Stupid Party never prosecuted voter fraud, no matter how rampant! The entire establishment even hushed up hard evidence that Obama committed identity fraud with forged documents to get elected in the first place.”

The youngsters’ eyes widened.

“We’ll get to that another day,” she said. “Meanwhile, there was no hiding Obama’s dictatorial usurpation of powers that didn’t belong to him, at least when he was still under the Former Constitution.” She, too, muted her croak from habit. “He changed legislation, made up legislation, refused to enforce legislation, punished political opponents, hid everything. Eventually, he just seized Capitol Hill for the NSA’s Monitoring Infinite project run by the Unaccompanied Minor Brigades.”

She continued. “But another reason Congress did nothing when it still could was because practically every important conservative declared it was ‘premature’ to follow the Former Constitution and impeach the tyrant. No public support for impeachment, they said. What we lacked though, was a political leader to make the impeachment case and win that public support – or go down trying.”

“The Founding Fathers wouldn’t have thought it was premature,” one of the youngsters said. “They would already have initiated impeachment proceedings.”

Tears of pride came to the granny’s eyes, but fear sounded in her voice. “Never mention the Founding Fathers outside this cave!” she warned. “But you’re right.”

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