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2. Back before infotainment this would have been a major news event
now, it's all Brittany and Bragelina. :eyes:
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  -***** IMPEACH = Hearing: Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations = LiveBlog ***** L. Coyote  Jul-25-08 08:55 AM   #0 
  - Impeach the Imperial War Criminal!  tekisui   Jul-25-08 08:57 AM   #1 
  - Back before infotainment this would have been a major news event  ixion   Jul-25-08 08:57 AM   #2 
  - Infotainment is just a nicer word for fascism  willing dwarf   Jul-25-08 08:59 AM   #4 
     - I'm with you ~ it's Fascism  goclark   Jul-25-08 10:14 AM   #193 
  - House Judiciary Webcast link & C-SPAN = 10am (ET)  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 08:58 AM   #3 
  - Defend The Constitution and the rule of Law, defend the FUTURE of America, Impeach! nt  patrice   Jul-25-08 09:00 AM   #5 
  - The GOOP Side Is Empty  KharmaTrain   Jul-25-08 09:03 AM   #6 
  - BINGO FOR YOU, REMEMBER THE MEDIA CREATED BUSH IN THEIR IMAGE  YEBBA   Jul-25-08 09:33 AM   #94 
  - ON CSPAN NOW.  zanne   Jul-25-08 09:04 AM   #7 
  - Vincent Buglosi is going to testify too.  notadmblnd   Jul-25-08 09:04 AM   # 
  - Applause for Kucinich entering the room.  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:04 AM   #8 
  - They did? That's awesome!!  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:37 AM   #109 
  - Popcorn is yummy for breakfast! n/t  vanboggie   Jul-25-08 09:05 AM   #9 
  - Oddly  MuseRider   Jul-25-08 09:15 AM   #29 
  - Folks outside the room yelling to get in  libnnc   Jul-25-08 09:05 AM   #10 
  - This the official thread?  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:05 AM   #11 
  - It is now that you're here! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:06 AM   #13 
     - Yes, because you are here, AND it has the five stars *****  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:08 AM   #16 
        - Wait. This is only a 5 star thread! I'm leaving. j/k n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:10 AM   #20 
  - Good morning everyone! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:05 AM   #12 
  - What's everyone's drug of choice to get through this thing  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:08 AM   #14 
  - coffee, I got out of bed for this.  notadmblnd   Jul-25-08 09:08 AM   #15 
  - Just java and grapenuts for me  libnnc   Jul-25-08 09:09 AM   #17 
  - Truth and oxygen, plus organic Colombian, large.  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:10 AM   #22 
  - HFCS spiked with caffeine. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:12 AM   #26 
  - Just the peace pipe....  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:13 AM   #28 
  - coffee now but it's time for my first 30mg of morphine soon  Wiley50   Jul-25-08 09:19 AM   #37 
  - My spine is in the giveaway section of the classifieds  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:21 AM   #42 
     - Shit, my 90mg/day morphine is just a helper dose for me  Wiley50   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   # 
  - Caffeine  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:26 AM   #55 
  - Pacifica Radio Is Also Carrying This Live  KharmaTrain   Jul-25-08 09:10 AM   #18 
  - I have a feeling  KCdemocrat   Jul-25-08 09:10 AM   #19 
  - Give this thread some love and a rec  notadmblnd   Jul-25-08 09:10 AM   #21 
  - Definitely  Jack Rabbit   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   #74 
  - Hello all--it is nice to be watching this with DU friends.  coffeenap   Jul-25-08 09:11 AM   #23 
  - I'm guessing code Pink?  notadmblnd   Jul-25-08 09:12 AM   #25 
  - My guess too. Wish it was me!!! nt  coffeenap   Jul-25-08 09:15 AM   #31 
  - Ann Wright, Cindy Sheehan, Vets for Peace, Code Pink  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:27 AM   #60 
  - I bet Code Pink is in the House!!!  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:12 AM   #24 
  - hi alyce douglas  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:13 AM   #27 
     - hey cal04  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:15 AM   #30 
        - Morning truthseekers  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-25-08 09:19 AM   #38 
           - Morning Ichingcarpenter  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:21 AM   #43 
           - morning ichingcarpenter!!  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:21 AM   #44 
  - Just for fun...  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:15 AM   #32 
  - Thank you Dennis Kucinch, and our fellow Patriots.  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:17 AM   #33 
  - Gavel! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:18 AM   #34 
  - This is worse than waiting for the Grateful Dead to stop tuning up  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:18 AM   #35 
  - John Conyers meeting on 13 March 2003 re impeachment...  slipslidingaway   Jul-25-08 09:18 AM   #36 
  - Conyers: "The Committee will come to order..."  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:19 AM   #39 
  - Here goes Conyers pretending to have nuts again  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:19 AM   #40 
  - He has been leading investigations with great diligence. Kudos to Mr. Conyers  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:24 AM   #48 
     - He could have put a Cheney Impeachment up for a vote  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:34 AM   #96 
  - here we go!!!  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:20 AM   #41 
  - too little too late  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:23 AM   #45 
  - He's covering his ass saying he's done a lot  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-25-08 09:24 AM   # 
     - Exactly! n/t  slipslidingaway   Jul-25-08 09:26 AM   #54 
  - too little too late  halobeam   Jul-25-08 09:23 AM   #46 
  - too little too late??  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:25 AM   #50 
  - get ready to hear all the BS from the repigs.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:23 AM   #47 
  - They will spend their time saying what a waste of time this "witch hunt" is. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:26 AM   #53 
     - And sadly they're almost right at this point  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:27 AM   #58 
  - Conyers I hold hearing, but stall on impeachment. n/t  slipslidingaway   Jul-25-08 09:24 AM   #49 
  - Yeah, is he bragging or admitting defeat?  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:25 AM   # 
     - Bragging, I was able to stall :( n/t  slipslidingaway   Jul-25-08 09:27 AM   #62 
  - When are you going to take action against Rove John?  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:25 AM   #51 
  - Rove is out in the Ukraine.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:27 AM   #59 
     - Actually Rove is here in KC this afternoon  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:54 AM   #178 
  - the list goes on and on with crimes against us.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:25 AM   # 
  - Who is recording to make YouTubes??  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:25 AM   #52 
  - then do it Congressman Conyers.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:26 AM   #56 
  - Anyone want to bet what the first GOPher will call this hearing?  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:26 AM   #57 
  - Are any pugs there?  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:27 AM   #61 
  - Lamar Smith: anger management class.  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:28 AM   #67 
  - And partisanship. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   #73 
  - Lamar Smith.... saying nothing has happened  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   #72 
  - Ranking Douchebag Lamar Smith. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:27 AM   #63 
  - anger management class my ass Lamar  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:28 AM   #68 
  - oh boy, Lamar do not mention the American people  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   #79 
  - And now he is co-opting every Democratic idea/proposal. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   #77 
  - Now he's reading rules. What an ass. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   #80 
  - For fuck's sake CSPAN buy a server that can handle more than 5 people watching.  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:28 AM   #64 
  - As one who went w/out cable for a while, I know what you're going thru! nt  lulu in NC   Jul-25-08 09:32 AM   #90 
     - I've got cable internet  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:35 AM   #102 
        - Don't keep refreshing... it's recommunicating and will come back by itself!!  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:39 AM   #115 
  - Conyers: "As one who was included on Nixon's enemies list ..."  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:28 AM   #65 
  - Just got back from AV hell... what did I miss?  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:28 AM   #66 
  - Not much, Conyers listed the hearing he has held. n/t  slipslidingaway   Jul-25-08 09:31 AM   #82 
  - oh crap here we go, Lamar Smith shut the hell up  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   #69 
  - He's saying: "Neener, neener!"  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   #76 
  - Lamar Smith  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   #70 
  - They need to IMPEACH, this rupuke is full of it.  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:29 AM   #71 
  - Repug Lamar Smith: Congress approval at 9%.  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   # 
  - Here come the 20%ers. Quoting the Dems to claim the Prez committed no crime  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   #75 
  - Oh, help, I CANNOT listen to this guy! (Back soon.) nt  coffeenap   Jul-25-08 09:30 AM   #78 
  - Is Lamar Smith acting to obstruct justice by helping Rove make non-denials??  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:31 AM   #81 
  - Lamar Smith needs to take his head out of his ass  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:34 AM   #100 
  - Wexler opening statement. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:31 AM   #83 
  - I hope he blows a gasket. I love it when he gets mad! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:34 AM   #98 
  - Go Wexler. Then arrest Rove  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:31 AM   #84 
  - Lies into War, TOrture, Politicizing Justice Dept., Ignored Subpoenas,  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:33 AM   #91 
  - Well, of course the President has committed no crime...there hasn't been  Feeney2   Jul-25-08 09:31 AM   #85 
  - WEXLER!!!  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:31 AM   #86 
  - Lamar protecting the king, do not use bad language against  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:32 AM   #87 
  - I want to see the text of that rule, the "Don't insult the king" thing.  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:33 AM   #95 
  - Here is one statement that Smith made about the Clinton impeachment.  vpilot   Jul-25-08 09:40 AM   #120 
  - Wexler is up. "..this Committee should immediately commence impeachment hearings...."  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:32 AM   #88 
  - Wexler is going over the documentation and the charges  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-25-08 09:32 AM   #89 
  - Wexler is kicking ass  dogday   Jul-25-08 09:33 AM   #92 
  - Wexler!!!!  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:33 AM   #93 
  - WEXLER!!! Power of Impeachment!!  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:34 AM   #97 
  - Woot!! Go Wexler!!!!  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:34 AM   #99 
  - Wexler: This is an AMERICAN issue! Wow! I envy his constituents.  antigop   Jul-25-08 09:35 AM   #101 
  - Giving the American people the opportunity to hear how  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:35 AM   #103 
  - Here's what Smith had to say for Clinton's impeachent  kitkat65   Jul-25-08 09:35 AM   #104 
  - THANKS....and so I can find later :) n/t  slipslidingaway   Jul-25-08 09:50 AM   #172 
  - Next Up: Bobby Scott. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:35 AM   #105 
  - "take our country and our government back"--go Wexler. nt  coffeenap   Jul-25-08 09:35 AM   #106 
  - wOO hOO  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:36 AM   #107 
  - Steve King, embarrassment of Iowa/ n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:37 AM   #108 
  - Oh boy.  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:37 AM   #110 
  - He has no imagination. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:38 AM   #111 
  - He calls it Impeachment!! WooHOo!!!  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:38 AM   #113 
  - Damn he's defensive. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #134 
  - I have to go to work damnit!  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-25-08 09:38 AM   #112 
  - Hang in there. We'll hold down the fort for you! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:40 AM   #119 
  - This having a job thing sucks sometimes  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   # 
  - C-Span should have it for a rerun later on...  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:40 AM   # 
     - and I'm Tivoing too...  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #141 
        - I'm sooo jealous!! Make me a DVD!!?  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:47 AM   #158 
           - I might be able to actually...  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-25-08 10:12 AM   #192 
  - I hate these Repugs. Bush could shoot someone at point blank range  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:39 AM   #114 
  - this asshole doesn't know what scooter libby did? fuck him  spanone   Jul-25-08 09:39 AM   #116 
  - Up is Down. Lies are True.  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #129 
  - As an aside...MSNBC was just covering a garlic festival.......  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-25-08 09:39 AM   #117 
  - The list of criminals is being read off by Rep King. Thank you.  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:39 AM   #118 
  - Addington, Feith, etc, LOL! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:40 AM   #123 
     - And calls this Impeachment Hearings, works for me!  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #130 
  - Oh here's the official thread.  cat_girl25   Jul-25-08 09:40 AM   #121 
  - Hi Cat Girl! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #125 
  - Yep--King claims hardly anyone can "say for sure what Libby did wrong." Hey King,  lulu in NC   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #128 
  - He's as bad as it gets...  halobeam   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #137 
  - This guys insulting Joe Wilson now  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:40 AM   #122 
  - Sounds like he's calling joe Wilson a liar!! What an asshole!! n/t  Breeze54   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #131 
  - And they are still smearing Wilson!!!!!!!  Feeney2   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #133 
  - so king still believes that saddam was buying yellow cake from niger? dumbass  spanone   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #124 
  - what the hell is King talking about??  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #126 
  - Did King just say the 16 words were supported by Wilson? Did I hear that right?  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:41 AM   #127 
  - he's pulling turds out of his ass. he's despicable  spanone   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #135 
  - yep, claims proof is "on the way"  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #139 
  - It's in the mail. I like hos Conyers asked for it.  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:44 AM   #148 
  - King is a lying sack of shit  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:44 AM   #147 
  - Steve King  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #132 
  - I hope Wexler or Kucinich kick this pukes  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #136 
  - oh most definitely but you can see  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:45 AM   #151 
  - oh crap get the hook please.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #138 
  - the cutaway to Nadler laughing at King - great  KurtNYC   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #140 
  - I know, huh? LOL! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:43 AM   # 
  - Zoe Lofgren. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:42 AM   #142 
  - Her record and history from Wikipedia  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-25-08 09:45 AM   #150 
  - Uh-oh, she said Bush was the worst! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:45 AM   #152 
  - Conyers straightening King out.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:43 AM   #143 
  - Conyers: "To the regrate of many this is not a impeachment hearing."  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:43 AM   #144 
  - Just took the occasion to call my Congress-Critter and...  ClassWarrior   Jul-25-08 09:43 AM   #145 
  - GREAT IDEA! >>>> Encourage co-sponsoring impeachment. CALL THEM!!  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:46 AM   #154 
  - Conyers reminding Rep. King that this is not an impeachment hearing.  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:44 AM   #146 
  - I noticed that... The Cons blinked and said the I-word first.  ClassWarrior   Jul-25-08 09:45 AM   #149 
  - His comment on that was interesting,too.  tekisui   Jul-25-08 09:46 AM   #155 
  - ** Dan Lungren. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:46 AM   #153 
  - Now he's parsing Conyer's opening statement. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:47 AM   #160 
  - Notice that more Republicans are showing up than normal  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-25-08 09:47 AM   #161 
  - How the HECK can these REPUGS try to give the idea that this is payback  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #162 
  - He calls it "impeachment light" n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #165 
  - He's acting like a little boy who is being punished. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-25-08 09:49 AM   #169 
  - puke alert  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:46 AM   #156 
  - K&R, now lets kick some traitors butts. n/t  sazemisery   Jul-25-08 09:46 AM   #157 
  - they didn't think impeachment was an anger management class  cal04   Jul-25-08 09:47 AM   #159 
  - they love their stupid slogans  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #166 
  - Let's get it on!! This is OUR day!!  Major Hogwash   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #163 
  - the repigs have nothing of substance to say just their faux outrage  shadowknows69   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #164 
  - I've reached my limit on listening to Republicans.  zanne   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #167 
  - THREAD II is now up!  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:48 AM   #168 
  - ***** IMPEACH = Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations = LiveBlog II *****  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 09:49 AM   #170 
  - This lungren is basically giving the definition of impeachment. That's exactly what Bush has done!  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:49 AM   #171 
  - It sounds exactly what Bush has done but not Clinton  Feeney2   Jul-25-08 09:50 AM   #173 
  - Lungren basically said these hearing do VIOLENCE to the constitution?!!!  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:51 AM   #175 
  - Lundgren  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:50 AM   #174 
  - NADLER UP  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:52 AM   #176 
  - Nadler  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:52 AM   #177 
  - Pence can't see reason for impeachment!????  redirish28   Jul-25-08 09:54 AM   #179 
  - "Bush is man of integrity"  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:55 AM   #180 
  - Pence (R-Indiana)  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 09:57 AM   #181 
  - Pence, just another tool.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:58 AM   #183 
  - these repigs hate to hear the truth.  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 09:57 AM   #182 
  - Had this been a democrat that did 1/4 the things Bush has done...  redirish28   Jul-25-08 10:00 AM   #185 
  - Listening to these fucking Repubs on the Judiciary Committee is reminding me  Herdin_Cats   Jul-25-08 09:59 AM   #184 
  - ***** IMPEACH = Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations = LiveBlog II *****  L. Coyote   Jul-25-08 10:00 AM   #186 
  - give it to them Sheila Jackson Lee!!!!!!!  alyce douglas   Jul-25-08 10:00 AM   #187 
  - Jackson Lee  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 10:02 AM   #188 
  - So far, pukes keep bringing up impeachment  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 10:04 AM   #189 
  - Franks - R (AZ)  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 10:06 AM   #190 
  - Cohen (D-TN)  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 10:09 AM   #191 
  - Johnson (D-GA)  proud2Blib   Jul-25-08 10:14 AM   #194 
  - #2 is here  maddezmom   Jul-25-08 10:17 AM   #195 
 

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