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ShortnFiery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-09-07 03:31 AM
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7. "Impeachment is about morality, national honor and the truth."
Amen! :thumbsup:
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  -"Nightmare" scenario: If the Dems start an investigation and fail to impeach. OmelasExpat  Nov-08-07 04:07 PM   #0 
  - My nightmare, Cheney resigns, Jeb steps in.  Kota   Nov-08-07 04:50 PM   #1 
  - not going to happen  MissWaverly   Nov-08-07 05:05 PM   #2 
  - I don't believe that a Cheney indictment will necessarily mean a Bush indictment.  OmelasExpat   Nov-08-07 05:50 PM   #5 
     - After Watergate, the Bush wing of the CIA was funded by the Saudis.  leveymg   Nov-09-07 07:02 AM   #8 
     - Yes, my thoughts as well  MissWaverly   Nov-09-07 04:12 PM   #16 
     - I believe the Republicans would love to turn the page  MissWaverly   Nov-09-07 04:08 PM   #15 
  - An inept fascist is better for the country than a talented one.  OmelasExpat   Nov-08-07 05:36 PM   #3 
  - If the Democrats Don't Relent, This Michigander Is Voting Kucinich  Demeter   Nov-08-07 05:49 PM   #4 
  - Nightmare scenario: French resistance opposes occupation but fails to win.  autorank   Nov-09-07 02:20 AM   #6 
  - "Impeachment is about morality, national honor and the truth."  ShortnFiery   Nov-09-07 03:31 AM   #7 
  - Yep  autorank   Nov-10-07 03:24 AM   #20 
  - great analogy!  pberq   Nov-09-07 11:53 AM   #11 
     - Thanks!  autorank   Nov-10-07 03:23 AM   #19 
  - What happen to using Section 603 of Jefferson manual  flashl   Nov-09-07 07:32 AM   #9 
  - gotten away with illegal actions for the first time?  Truth2Tell   Nov-09-07 11:42 AM   #10 
  - There were a couple of distinctions in that statement.  OmelasExpat   Nov-09-07 12:26 PM   #12 
     - I missed the "openly addmitted " distinction.  Truth2Tell   Nov-09-07 12:46 PM   #13 
  - It could be that he will be impeached and not removed causing even more  mzmolly   Nov-09-07 03:41 PM   #14 
  - The international anger isn't a problem, or even the main issue as I see it.  OmelasExpat   Nov-09-07 04:58 PM   #17 
     - What kind of faith would be restored with a failed attempt at removal?  mzmolly   Nov-10-07 12:26 AM   #18 
        - Faith in that an attempt would be made to investigate a tyrant.  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 03:40 PM   #23 
  - Gotten away with illegal actions 'for the first time in history?' I don't think so. NT  MADem   Nov-10-07 03:58 AM   #21 
  - "... for the first time in the history of the United States." nt  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 03:57 PM   #24 
     - I meant the United States when I said "I don't think so."  MADem   Nov-11-07 05:30 PM   #26 
        - You aren't specific about your example, but if it's Lincoln's handling of habeas corpus ...  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 05:51 PM   #27 
           - Lincoln;s actions were found to be unconstitutional.  MADem   Nov-11-07 06:31 PM   #28 
              - There's a caveat in the writ of habeas corpus that Lincoln and Bush have claimed in their actions.  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 07:41 PM   #29 
                 - I realize that, but the law found against Lincoln. The Supreme Court ruled.  MADem   Nov-12-07 01:57 AM   #30 
                    - A very activist Supreme Court, led by the secessionist Justice Taney.  OmelasExpat   Nov-12-07 05:07 PM   #32 
                       - Well, my point, as I reiterated, really, was that the "first time in history" claim was inaccurate.  MADem   Nov-12-07 10:18 PM   #33 
                          - If I knew we would be splitting hairs on this, I would have written "undebatably illegal".  OmelasExpat   Nov-14-07 12:01 AM   #34 
  - the "game" is over  RainDog   Nov-10-07 10:06 AM   #22 
     - Agreed about the Mukasey confirmation ...  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 04:00 PM   #25 
     - Outcome never in doubt.  Voltaire99   Nov-12-07 04:26 AM   #31 

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