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chicagojoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:50 AM
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Here's an idea: two courageous cops arrest Bush
on a charge of disorderly conduct. It's a harmless little charge, but I do believe Bush can then be placed behind bars for a while, long enough to get it on the news. Sounds silly on the surface, but the "perp walk" video would be priceless. Besides, he's a pretty disorderly buffoon in the first place.
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purduejake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:51 AM
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1. How about for war crimes or lying to the Congress?
Can't he be arrested for that?
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chicagojoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:54 AM
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2. Yeah. He can be charged with that once they get him down
to the county jail.
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illflem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:16 AM
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6. The idea is great but,
the practicalities involved may be something else. The dolt is protected by the Secret Service, and it is not likely that any law officer will be allowed to simply walk up to junior and place him under arrest. If it ever came to arresting the president, it would be a very delicate situation. In my opinion, the matter would be legally dragged out so that any actual arrest would take place after stingy leaves office, either after the end of the term, resignation, or removal from office as a result of impeachment actions.

One thing that is somewhat confusing is that the Constitution protects members of Congress from arrest while they are on their way to Congress or while performing their duties. In the Washington, D.C. area this privilege sometimes comes into play - a Senator has refused to abide by the HOV rules while he drives to the Capitol, and there is nothing that the police can do about it; Senator Byrd of W. Va. recently waived his immunity in this regard when he hit another vehicle from behind.
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Kagemusha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:00 AM
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3. The cops would be dead within seconds.
Cops aren't martyrs.
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wtmusic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:02 AM
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4. You can make a Citizen's Arrest yourself
Edited on Fri Jan-28-05 02:04 AM by wtmusic
We're behind you 100%, Joe!! Good luck!!




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chicagojoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:07 AM
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5. Smartass!
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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 06:11 AM
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7. Ever hear of the Secrect Service?
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Pepperbelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 06:12 AM
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8. Calling Friday and Gannon! nt
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