Don’t Call it A Coup Barack!

Posted on Thu 07/02/2009 by


Let’s imagine for a minute that our worst collective nightmare has come true. Yeah, you guessed it, I want you to imagine – just for the sake of this argument – that the Obama Administration has won a second term in the White House.

Now imagine that at the end of that second term, after eight years of damage done by Obama, he decides that the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution does not apply to him and he is going to serve another term no matter who wins the next presidential election.

We would not stand for any president trying to pull this in our country and we should not support actions such as these in any other country. Removing such a president from office would not be a “coup”, it would be the preservation of our representative republic government and our Constitution.

President Obama seems to disagree however based on his handling of the crisis currently taking place in Honduras.

The Honduran President, Manuel Zelaya, has been moving to extend the term limits restricting him to his single term in an attempt to follow the lead of other Latin American presidents in Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia. On the surface, it appears as though the Honduran government has acted too hastily by removing the president before he has finished his term, but a deeper look…Read the rest of this entry