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        I received an e-mail today that asked me to vote in favor of impeaching the President of the United States. It would have been easy for me to hurriedly affix my John Henry, boast that I was glad I wasn't the only citizen that was fed up with the ridiculous pile of problems the current administration has caused this great country. How it is literally getting out of control, and the government doesn't seem to know what to do about it. In fact, it seems like new problems are cropping up every day, and all they are met with is lip service.
        I just couldn't quickly support degrading to me what America was all about. No other country has had such success with the democratic process as the United States. To me Presidents have been what the country is all about. No kings, despots, tsars, autocrats, emperors, Fuhrers. Just a common man, elected by his peers for 4 years, aided by the Congress and the Supreme Court, theoretically all in the name of providing a safe and secure country, respecting freedom of speech, religion, the press, and so much more. No, it doesn't always work perfectly, but what does? There has to be another way, I thought, to make things right again. With all its faults and absurdities, we couldn't let the country go down any deeper by disgracing the office of the Presidency.
        But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that it was too late. Too many mistakes, too many wrong paths, arrogantly ignoring rules and even laws. Our country has been disgraced too many times in the eyes of the world. Even the party members in power are starting to see the light.
        So, reluctantly, and with a heavy heart, I support impeaching the president for failing to support the Constitution of the United States and for refusing to do what is in the best interests of the citizens of America. Isn't there a recall system somewhere on the books?