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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-07-07 04:53 PM
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9. Sometimes someone says something that makes me smile.
"Bush is much more impeachable than Nixon was"

sigh.
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  -George McGovern: "Bush is much more impeachable than Nixon was" WI_DEM  Mar-07-07 04:22 PM   #0 
  - George McGovern is a god-blessed National Treasure. Recommended.  dicksteele   Mar-07-07 04:24 PM   #1 
  - Agreed,....  Parisle   Mar-07-07 04:35 PM   #6 
  - I couldn't have said it better.  jwirr   Mar-07-07 05:47 PM   #13 
  - So true. It seems that often the best man is the one who doesn't become president.  WI_DEM   Mar-07-07 05:56 PM   #17 
  - So very well said.  tom_paine   Mar-07-07 06:13 PM   #21 
  - If impeachment were a legal process, maybe so . . .  MrModerate   Mar-07-07 04:25 PM   #2 
  - The only way to stop them  Throwing Stones   Mar-07-07 04:29 PM   #3 
  - And what's congress' track record . . .  MrModerate   Mar-07-07 04:40 PM   #7 
  - The Hague sounds good to me, too. eom  LonelyLRLiberal   Mar-07-07 05:21 PM   #11 
  - What is more productive than discrediting the Bush Doctrine?  Usrename   Mar-08-07 09:09 AM   #57 
  - Is impeachment the proper mechanism for discrediting Bush?  MrModerate   Mar-08-07 09:48 AM   #58 
     - Is impeachment the proper mechanism for discrediting Bush?  sobanos   Mar-08-07 02:01 PM   #64 
  - "And what's congress' track record . . .  sobanos   Mar-08-07 01:53 PM   #63 
     - No, I'm just observing a less-than-stalwart . . .  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 02:30 PM   #71 
        - Your observations are flawed  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:20 PM   #75 
           - Certainly the myriad of fuckups will be a challenge . . .  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 03:26 PM   #79 
              - Absolutely.......... but, it all still needs to be investigated  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:39 PM   #82 
              - A bit of backbone would go a long way, but I don't see much of that.  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:43 PM   #83 
  - Yes it is a political decision.  Aya Reiko   Mar-07-07 07:18 PM   #25 
  - The end result may be siding with *  Throwing Stones   Mar-07-07 08:15 PM   #27 
  - yeah, but try explaining that to all those fucking republicans sitting  orleans   Mar-08-07 01:15 AM   #43 
  - I DON'T CARE. Moreover, as a "political process", impeachment,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-07-07 06:11 PM   #19 
  - Welcome to DU!!!  WI_DEM   Mar-07-07 06:12 PM   #20 
  - Thanx *smile*. The RW took the risk of being grossly inhumane,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-07-07 09:04 PM   #36 
     - "head-ON" ?  orleans   Mar-08-07 01:18 AM   #44 
  - The notion of impeachment  ProudDad   Mar-07-07 08:15 PM   #28 
  - Well damned said and stated!  JanMichael   Mar-07-07 08:41 PM   #35 
  - Nothing like a subtle, nuanced debut, eh? Welcome to DU, Sick3nT !  dicksteele   Mar-08-07 01:57 AM   #46 
  - Some Americans are eager to take this risk . . .  MrModerate   Mar-08-07 08:30 AM   #54 
  - MOST people aren't eager to take this so-called "risk" you speak of????  sobanos   Mar-08-07 01:32 PM   #60 
     - My case is based on observation . . .  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 02:41 PM   #72 
        - I see.............  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:17 PM   #74 
           - Well, yeah . . .  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 03:21 PM   #76 
              - Yep  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:23 PM   #78 
  - Bravo and very well said!!!  Norquist Nemesis   Mar-09-07 10:18 AM   #70 
  - Why not do both???  ProudDad   Mar-07-07 08:11 PM   #26 
  - Why not do both??? EXACTLY!!  sobanos   Mar-08-07 01:37 PM   #61 
  - "Too complicated, and too wasteful....................  sobanos   Mar-08-07 01:47 PM   #62 
     - Well said! A substantive and thoughtful response!  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 02:58 PM   #73 
        - Substantive? You should talk!  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:22 PM   #77 
           - "Tried to reason with me"?  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 03:30 PM   #80 
              - See post #64  sobanos   Mar-09-07 03:38 PM   #81 
                 - Post 64 is a "would-coulda-shoulda" post  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 04:00 PM   #85 
                    - WOW  sobanos   Mar-09-07 04:05 PM   #86 
                    - Fine. You think it's practical . . .  MrModerate   Mar-09-07 06:45 PM   #88 
                       - Predictions? Who cares?  sobanos   Mar-09-07 10:10 PM   #89 
                    - You said:  sobanos   Mar-09-07 04:07 PM   #87 
  - Uh, yeah. - n/t  porphyrian   Mar-07-07 04:30 PM   #4 
  - 'impeachable' . . .  enid602   Mar-07-07 04:34 PM   #5 
  - He's right about Nixon  Turbineguy   Mar-07-07 04:41 PM   #8 
  - Please don't forget the  ProudDad   Mar-07-07 08:22 PM   #31 
  - Sometimes someone says something that makes me smile.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-07-07 04:53 PM   #9 
  - "By today's standards, Richard Nixon governed as a moderate liberal." He said that, too!  dicksteele   Mar-07-07 11:04 PM   #40 
  - Cheney has no respect for the Constitution.  driver8   Mar-07-07 05:02 PM   #10 
  - they have no respect for the LAWS.  alyce douglas   Mar-08-07 02:27 PM   #66 
  - Nixon was a Prince  Leilani   Mar-07-07 05:41 PM   #12 
  - nixon was an asshole  orleans   Mar-08-07 01:21 AM   #45 
  - "I feel an obligation to speak up when I see these flagrant things happen," says McGovern.  scarletwoman   Mar-07-07 05:49 PM   #14 
  - "if Cheney had any respect for the constitution "he would resign."  Disturbed   Mar-07-07 05:54 PM   #15 
  - Impeach the Decider.  sfexpat2000   Mar-07-07 05:55 PM   #16 
  - Thank you Mr. George McGovern for saying it "out loud."  Kurovski   Mar-07-07 06:00 PM   #18 
  - Who would've thunk it ...the Country waxing nostalgic about Nixon?  AzDar   Mar-07-07 06:33 PM   #22 
  - Junior makes Nixon look like a statesman  WI_DEM   Mar-07-07 06:35 PM   #24 
  - D-frickin-uh  burythehatchet   Mar-07-07 06:34 PM   #23 
  - The need is there. The political will isn't.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-07-07 08:16 PM   #29 
  - Ah, but political will is building  ProudDad   Mar-07-07 08:25 PM   #32 
  - Pat Buchannan disagrees with this notion - So do I  truedelphi   Mar-07-07 08:17 PM   #30 
  - The war is the least of his offenses  ProudDad   Mar-07-07 08:32 PM   #33 
  - "Again, impeachment is a political tool." Why is it political?  A Simple Game   Mar-07-07 09:27 PM   #37 
  - High Crimes and Misdemeanors  ProudDad   Mar-09-07 02:30 AM   #67 
     - I have to agree with you that impeachment can be political.  A Simple Game   Mar-09-07 09:47 AM   #68 
  - Yours is a great response - and I consider myself now better  truedelphi   Mar-08-07 08:34 AM   #55 
  - There are some regrets.  mile18blister   Mar-07-07 10:10 PM   #38 
  - K&R for George McGovern  IMModerate   Mar-07-07 08:39 PM   #34 
  - Great to hear at least an occasional national figure speak about  Time for change   Mar-07-07 10:11 PM   #39 
  - How many people need to say this to get the Congress to stop making a mockery  Maraya1969   Mar-07-07 11:54 PM   #41 
  - I was around  Madspirit   Mar-08-07 12:32 AM   #42 
  - I thought the same thing too! Started Jr. h.s. during Nixon.  redacted   Mar-08-07 04:41 AM   #47 
  - By George he's got it  malaise   Mar-08-07 04:46 AM   #48 
  - Someone's got to convince Pelosi she's wrong about  Vinca   Mar-08-07 06:15 AM   #49 
  - And I would imagine  Jawja   Mar-08-07 06:51 AM   #50 
  - From His Lips To God's Ears  Dinger   Mar-08-07 06:52 AM   #51 
  - meanwhile in GDP - bush compares himself to Churchill - and thinks he (jr)  salin   Mar-08-07 06:54 AM   #52 
  - Didn't John Dean somewhat imply the same thing the other night on Countdown....  RedEarth   Mar-08-07 08:13 AM   #53 
  - The Wizard's curtain keeps going up - as more wrongdoing is exposed public opinion  IWantAChange   Mar-08-07 09:08 AM   #56 
  - Nearly everyone is bought.  ananda   Mar-08-07 10:23 AM   #59 
  - we got to get these madmen out of office  alyce douglas   Mar-08-07 02:25 PM   #65 
  - If anyone can arrange for the trial to be held in Mr McGovern's mind, we might get a conviction.  Donald Ian Rankin   Mar-09-07 10:08 AM   #69 
  - I love George, but his political instincts leave something to be desired  onenote   Mar-09-07 03:47 PM   #84 
 

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