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"I don't give much, but when I do, its to the Tea Party Patriots.  These people are t…"

Michael Harlow replied Sep 21, 2014 to AFTER DECLARING WAR ON TEA PARTY, KARL ROVE FRETS GOP ESTAB CANDIDATES NOT GETTING ENOUGH DONATIONS

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"For the most part, I'm more impressed with the people in this blog than I am with al…"

Michael Harlow replied Sep 3, 2014 to Questions to Civilly Pose to Your Liberal Friends

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"The Unions out to destroy another industry and kill jobs. Remember our great Steel M…"

Michael Harlow replied Sep 3, 2014 to Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

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"I have no had any success talking to liberals.  I agree with Rush Limbaugh, we just…"

Michael Harlow replied Sep 1, 2014 to Questions to Civilly Pose to Your Liberal Friends

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"Neil Abercrombie is a freak.  These are stupid people who love to blame religious pe…"

Michael Harlow replied Sep 1, 2014 to Hawaii gov. blames political loss on gay marriage

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"I couldn't say it better, Linda."

Michael Harlow replied Sep 1, 2014 to ‘They Will Reach Europe in a Month and America in Another Month’: A Muslim King’s Dire Warning

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"Not many people around who remember that fat slob (Nikita) but all the signs about w…"

Michael Harlow replied Aug 31, 2014 to ‘They Will Reach Europe in a Month and America in Another Month’: A Muslim King’s Dire Warning

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"Joel etal, are my heroes.  Their documentary is excellent. I've continued to researc…"

Michael Harlow replied Aug 28, 2014 to What is the Difference Between the DNC and the CPUSA?

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"That's exactly what Obama represents. He has two more years to go, hopefull the stup…"

Michael Harlow replied Aug 28, 2014 to Obama fails History 101

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"Rafael, so glad you've seen the "fraud' that is so obvious to those of us who practi…"

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ALERT ALERT

Horrible: Democrats Set The Constitution On Fire With Fraudulent Impeachment

House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning after an investigation that violated fundamental provisions of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

The investigation of the president began with the complaint of a so-called “whistleblower” who turned out to be a rogue Central Intelligence Agency employee, protected by a lawyer who had called for a “coup” against Trump in early 2017.

Democrats first demanded that the “whistleblower” be allowed to testify. But after House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) was found to have lied about his committee’s contact with the “whistleblower,” and after details of the “whistleblower’s” bias began to leak, Democrats reversed course. In violation of the President Trump’s Sixth Amendment right to confront his accuser, Democrats refused to allow the “whistleblower” to testify. They argue the president’s procedural rights, even if they existed, would not apply until he was tried in the Senate — but they also invented a fraudulent “right to anonymity” that, they hope, might conceal the whistleblower even then.

Schiff began the “impeachment inquiry” in secret, behind the closed doors of the Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facility (SCIF) in the basement of the U.S. Capitol, even though none of the testimony was deemed classified. Few members of Congress were allowed access. Schiff allowed selective bits of testimony to leak to friendly media, while withholding transcripts of testimony.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), having allowed the secret process to unfold, legitimized it with a party-line vote authorizing the inquiry. The House resolution denied President Trump the procedural rights enjoyed by Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, and denied the minority party the traditional right to object to witnesses called by the majority.

Rather than the House Judiciary Committee, which traditionally handles impeachment, Pelosi also deputized the House Intelligence Committee to conduct fact-finding; the Judiciary Committee was turned into a rubber stamp. Schiff held a few public hearings, but often failed to release transcripts containing exculpatory evidence until after they had passed.

In the course of the Intelligence Committee’s investigation, Schiff quietly spied on the telephone records of his Republican counterpart, Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA). He also snooped on the phone records of a journalist, John Solomon; and on the phone records of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, acting as President Trump’s personal lawyer.

Schiff’s eavesdropping violated both the First Amendment right to press freedom and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Yet he proceeded undeterred by constitutional rights, publishing the phone logs in his committee’s report without warning, confirmation, or explanation, alleging that Nunes and the others were part of a conspiracy to assist the president’s allegedly impeachable conduct. When Republicans on the Judiciary Committee asked the Intelligence Committee’s majority counsel, Daniel Goldman, to explain the phone logs, he refused to answer,

Ironically, Schiff had done exactly what Democrats accuse Trump of doing: abused his power to dig up dirt on political opponents, then obstructed a congressional investigation into his party’s and his committee’s misconduct.

Democrats’ articles of impeachment include one for the dubious charge of “abuse of power,” which is not mentioned in the Constitution; and one for “obstruction of Congress,” which in this case is an abuse of power in itself.

Alexander Hamilton, writing about impeachment in Federalist 65, warned that “there will always be the greatest danger that the decision will be regulated more by the comparative strength of parties, than by the real demonstrations of innocence or guilt.” Democrats have fulfilled Hamilton’s worst fears.

The Trump impeachment will soon replace the 1868 impeachment of President Andrew Johnson — which the House Judiciary Committee staff actually cited as a positive precedent — as the worst in American history.

In service of their “coup,” Democrats have trampled the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Republic has never been in greater danger.

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