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ItsTheMediaStupid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-11-07 09:09 AM
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19. By law, we have to remove him from office before he can be prosecuted
It seems ridiculous now, since we apparently have some kind of corporate mafia running the US, but I do believe our law prevents us from prosecuting a sitting president through normal channels.

If I understand correctly, President George W. Bush could walk into Wal Mart with an AK-47 and kill 20 people but would not be subject to prosecution.

BTW, I wish this bastard had only killed 20 people, but I digress.

Once he leaves office, either by impeachment or at the end of his term, he could be prosecuted. However, there are some qualifications here as well.

I don't think he can be sued for official acts committed as President, such as blowing up a country's infrastructure or wrongful death suits for all the people killed in our overthrow of Saddam and occupation of Iraq.

I welcome input from any attorney or constitutional scholar on this point, since I'm not sure exactly how it works. I do know it's too damned slow and convoluted for me right now.

I'd like W locked up today where he can't harm any more of us.
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