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davidswanson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:57 AM
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Impeachment Begins July 25th
At 10 a.m. on Friday July 25th, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a preliminary hearing on the topic of impeachment, with a presentation by Congressman Dennis Kucinich. This is not yet a true impeachment hearing, but it is our opportunity to push for one, and it represents a tremendous victory after years of effort by millions of Americans who want to keep the Constitution alive. This never would have happened without your hard work. And we can't let up now!

The National Impeachment Network is organizing a rally and asking everyone who can to take a day off for justice and meet at 9 a.m. on Friday July 25th in front of the Rayburn House Office Building on the Independence Avenue side. Bring impeachment shirts and posters! For more information contact [email protected]

NOTE: The hearing has not been announced, but two members of Congress closely involved in this have told us it is at 10 a.m. on the 25th, and Chairman Conyers himself has so informed Veterans for Peace.

Between now and Friday the 25th, please take these steps:

Contact your member of Congress in support of impeachment.

Ask the media to cover the hearing.

Sign the petition at Congressman Kucinich's website.
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coffeenap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:59 AM
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1. THANK YOU! K & R!
Again, my hero.
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TheCoxwain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 09:27 AM
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121. Hold your horses...... There is no voting involved .. no one is getting impeached
That's right .. as a condition to the to allow the hearing Nancy 'Spineless' Pelosi made clear that there will no voting involved - I am not sure what is the real point -- I can almost see the chimp smirking away , confident that this is not going to touch him in anyway ..
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Voice for Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 09:38 AM
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122. hoping to see a snowball effect
on this very hot and humid day in the nation's capitol
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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:02 AM
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2. gee, 6 whole months before he leaves, way to go
nothing will happen from this, but should it, it wouldnt happen within the time remaining in his final term. Bush has been in office 7 1/2 years and we are just now getting to the hearings (as impotent as they may be)
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 02:06 PM
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21. I hope you're helping to remove the RW from the Senate too!!!
Because that's part of the problem. We need a majority.
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eowyn_of_rohan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:38 PM
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73. Maybe they won't impeach him until the very end of his term BECAUSE...
...they don't want Cheney or any other RW madman to have enough time to do more damage when they take bu$h's place as President? :shrug:
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:01 PM
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76. I don't think they
will go forward with actual impeachment but I'm really glad they're having hearings and that all the crimes will go on the record!! The GOP will not allow, by their votes, to get it voted on on the floor. Maybe in the 111th congress, after we take back even more seats but for now, this is a good thing!!! :D
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polmaven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:16 PM
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26. At least this way,
when he is acquited in the Senate, he won't have a long time to revel in the "vindication", cause even more harm to the country than he already has, and his "legacy" will be permanently damaged.
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petgoat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:47 PM
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34. They could impeach in ONE DAY! He's already confessed on Nat'l TV to impeachable offenses.
Edited on Thu Jul-17-08 03:50 PM by petgoat
Approving the wiretaps was a felony, he may have done it before 9/11,
and it shows clear contempt for the Constitution.


Dean Johnson is a former prosecutor and he says the strongest legal case against Mr. Bush would likely be for the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretaps of millions of American telephone calls.

ABC7 Legal Analyst Dean Johnson: "Section 1809 of the FISA Act provides that any public official who engages in a wiretap, without authorization, is guilty of a felony - I think it's beyond a reasonable dispute that President Bush violated that statute."


http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local&id=4911758

Congress needs to stand up and defend the Constitution.
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wildbilln864 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:31 PM
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71. Contempt for the Constitution....
What about those three(IIRC) witnesses that heard Bush say the Constitution is "just a goddamned piece of paper"? Let them testify also. :shrug:
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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:43 PM
Response to Reply #34
96. For those who are not familiar with the process, "impeaching" and "convicting"
are 2 different things. Impeachment followed by acquittal is really for those who are into sex without the possibility of orgasm--at least they can claim they got laid. Impeach Bush and after he is acquitted by the Senate you will see him do a strut smirk that will make you want to :puke: Of course, if by some miracle he was convicted, then President Cheney's first act would be to :nuke: That's kind of the choice: puke or nuke.
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Independent_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 12:20 AM
Response to Reply #96
102. I'd say start the hearings and let all the dirty laundry come out.
If the Repubs want to vote that way, they'll just have to explain why they see nothing wrong with torture and war crimes. They DO want to get re-elected. If it becomes too much of a noose around their necks, it will probably come down to them having to vote in favor of conviction in hopes of saving their asses. Another thing to keep in mind (Wexler had mentioned this) is that it wasn't until after the House Judiciary hearings were started that the Watergate tapes emerged. You know, the "smoking guns" which were ultimately what had an impact. Who knows? It may come time for that "walk to the WH" to let Bush and Cheney know the mask has come off and things are no longer salvagable. And I wouldn't worry about Cheney becoming president. Most likely what would happen is Cheney steps down for "health reasons," Bush gets to appoint a new veep (Fred Thompson, perhaps?), then Bush resigns and the caretaker prez steps up and appoints himself a veep (Colin Powell?). I don't know for sure, but we'll see what we'll see.
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petgoat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 02:22 AM
Response to Reply #96
110. Impeach Cheney first.

The rest of your argument is basically--"you'll never score; don't even date.
If you do score, you won't cum. Give it up. How about a nice snort of smack?"



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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:06 PM
Response to Reply #2
67. Hey, we need more negativity like that. Thanks!
Actually, I do know exactly how you feel. A major too little too late where the hell have you been all this time I'll believe it when I see it.
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petgoat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 07:59 PM
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75. It's too late to reverse what Bush has accomplished in the world.
It's not too late to reverse what Bush has accomplished in terms of
precedents and revising policies.

If we don't impeach him, every President in the future will claim the
powers he's usurped--including the right to scribble signing statements
across every piece of legislation that crosses his or her desk, which
steals for the executive branch the powers of the legislative branch
to write the law and the judicial branch to interpret it.

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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:05 PM
Response to Reply #75
90.  It's Not too late.... good post!
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Raksha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 04:27 AM
Response to Reply #75
111. That's the best argument for impeachment there is,
even if it happens on his LAST day in office!

Re If we don't impeach him, every President in the future will claim the powers he's usurped--including the right to scribble signing statements across every piece of legislation that crosses his or her desk, which steals for the executive branch the powers of the legislative branch to write the law and the judicial branch to interpret it.

No president, Democrat or Republican, should ever have that kind of power again! Not Obama, not ANYONE!
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 06:04 AM
Response to Reply #75
114. Totally preaching to the choir!
I couldn't agree with you more and I've been screaming, petitioning and marching for impeachment for years. I just understand the frustration and fear that nothing will come of it. I sympathize with the negativity. That doesn't mean I'm succumbing to it.
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TexasLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:04 AM
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3. Thanks! I'll hit those links.
:bounce:
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:15 AM
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4. Finally!!! Thank You for this good news!!!
:D

:kick: & Recommended!!

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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 12:23 AM
Response to Reply #4
103. Breeze, that is by far the best screen capture I've ever seen.
Edited on Fri Jul-18-08 12:26 AM by Radio_Lady
I'm copying it, with or without your permission.

Thanks, kiddo!





God, it's the Bush twins! :rofl:
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 12:29 AM
Response to Reply #103
104. It's NOT mine but it's free for the taking...more at the link in the PICTURE in my sig line!
Edited on Fri Jul-18-08 12:29 AM by Breeze54
Just click the picture in my signature line! ;)

Glad you like it! I LOVE it and I agree with you!

Someone was thinking the day that was on the TV!!!

:hi:
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 12:37 AM
Response to Reply #104
105. I've actually seen it before, but tonight I wanted it...the picture that will represent him forever.
Good night and good luck.

RL in OR
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:36 AM
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5. Kicking for The Rule of Law !!
:dem:
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KaryninMiami Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:37 AM
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6. Excellent, David- great news. Let's do what we can to make sure they don't BACK DOWN.
I wish I could be in DC that day--also would love to take the day off- but will look forward to hearing how it all goes!
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underseasurveyor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:47 AM
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7. (((YES!)))
:bounce: :woohoo: :applause:
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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 12:17 PM
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8. interesting that they set for a FRIDAY
What, they think we won't remember over the weekend?
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 01:24 PM
Response to Reply #8
14. Right before all the Sunday politcal talk shows too!!
;)
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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 09:14 PM
Response to Reply #14
83. thnk they'll talk about it?
I wonder
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:01 PM
Response to Reply #83
87. I don't know but here's to hoping!
:toast:
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:01 PM
Response to Reply #83
99. The Sunday talk shows will either ignore it completely or laugh about it
and treat it as a joke.
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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 01:39 PM
Response to Reply #99
128. apparently that's why 24 repukers
voted for the first Kucinich legislation...they didn't know what they were voting for or they thought it was a joke. Hahahaha
2nd time, 9 of them were really on board knowing full well what they were voting for.
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MadrasT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 12:21 PM
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9. K/R
:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
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helderheid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 12:21 PM
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10. YES YES YES YES YES!
:woohoo:
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Kaleko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 12:40 PM
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11. Okay. Done.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 12:45 PM
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12. Only 20 Recs?! WTF? C'mon people!!
:kick: & R this great news!!!!!
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 01:03 PM
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13. Thanks for the info. The struggle for justice continues.
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SpiralHawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 01:26 PM
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15. Corporate media: "So sorry, we are doing an OJ recap then. Too busy for impeachement."
"Smirk." - Corporate Media
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 01:50 PM
Response to Reply #15
17. Did you send them a letter at the link in the OP?
Ask the media to cover the hearing.
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/?q=node/1084
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SpiralHawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 02:02 PM
Response to Reply #17
19. Yuppers
As some say in the Great White North.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 02:04 PM
Response to Reply #19
20. LOL! You mean like the Down Mainers, who say, "Ah yup!"
:P

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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:04 PM
Response to Reply #20
39. yur all just a buncha "flat landahs"
Edited on Thu Jul-17-08 04:04 PM by fascisthunter
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:12 PM
Response to Reply #39
42. If they flattened out Vermont, it would be as big as Texas!
Edited on Thu Jul-17-08 04:12 PM by Breeze54
"flat landahs" :rofl:

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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:16 PM
Response to Reply #42
45. when I lived up there for a couple months
the guy who hired me used call me a "Flat Landah"

He was a good man with a great sense of humor.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:52 PM
Response to Reply #45
50. As are most in the North East!
:P

(I didn't say all! We still have some RWers here!) :rofl:
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 01:13 AM
Response to Reply #42
106. If they flattened out Vermont, it would look like North Dakota.
Edited on Fri Jul-18-08 01:13 AM by Radio_Lady
But it would take a very big rolling pin!

:rofl:

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rucognizant Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:05 PM
Response to Reply #20
40. That is.....
AIY,Yuh; Deah!
K&R
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:11 PM
Response to Reply #40
41. Lmao!!
:P
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arcadian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:48 PM
Response to Reply #15
80. Close, WaPo is doing a 8 day retrospective on the Chandra Levy case.
Disgusting.
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 01:41 PM
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16. kick
we need to be like dogs with bone, and never get up the bone.
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 01:51 PM
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18. K&R
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 02:45 PM
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22. and dies without so much as a gasp a few days later
Time of death not yet determined, with everyone responsible denying responsibility.

Bake
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 02:59 PM
Response to Reply #22
23. But ON THE RECORD .... I wish I had a crystal ball.
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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:46 PM
Response to Reply #23
49. Love that pic!
:patriot:
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:25 PM
Response to Reply #22
28. In the mean time, a viewing of the body will take place in the rotunda
right next to the constitution.
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:35 PM
Response to Reply #28
30. With Bush and Cheney pissing on it
While smirking at the mourners.

Bake
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:06 PM
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24. Done, working on it, and done. n/t
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Ichingcarpenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:10 PM
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25. The president has the power to pardon everyone unless he is impeached

US Constitution


"he shall have Power to Grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment."
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AntiFascist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:18 PM
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27. K&R n/t
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jeff30997 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:33 PM
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29. It could have happened almost 2 years ago...
But someone decided to clear the table! :grr:
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:41 PM
Response to Reply #29
31. It seems that things change. Such is life.
"Never let your head hang down.
NEVER GIVE UP AND SIT DOWN AND GRIEVE.
Find another way."


- Satchel Paige -
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usdemfolk Donating Member (5 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:33 PM
Response to Reply #29
48. And that is why
She will be voted out!
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:54 PM
Response to Reply #48
51. LOL!! I seriously doubt it.
;)
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jeff30997 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:43 PM
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32. K&R
That's great news.Better late than never.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:46 PM
Response to Reply #32
33. ..........
Atta boy! :D

:hug:
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jeff30997 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:02 PM
Response to Reply #33
38. Thanks for the hug.
:toast:
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sudopod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:47 PM
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35. Ding nt
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biermeister Donating Member (425 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:50 PM
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36. k&r!
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ejbr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 03:53 PM
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37. Thanks for the links!
Will the bullshit ever end?
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:13 PM
Response to Reply #37
43. ........... lmao........ nevermind.
:rofl:

Such an open ended question! :P
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ejbr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:51 PM
Response to Reply #43
97. I don't get it,
but as long as you're laughing, I'm okay with it!
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Rosa Luxemburg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:14 PM
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44. good!
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Indenturedebtor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:17 PM
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46. HEY THAT"S MY BIRTHDAY :D
Woohoo :woohoo:

Wouldn't that be one hell of a gift.

Taking the steps.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:56 PM
Response to Reply #46
53. Early Happy Birthday!!
:party:

And what a great gift you'll be getting that day!! :toast:
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Indenturedebtor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:11 PM
Response to Reply #53
57. THANKS! Yes indeedy n/t
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midnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:31 PM
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47. Thanks Congressman Kucinich. Every little bit helps.
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pleah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:55 PM
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52. K&R!
:woohoo:
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DailyGrind51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:57 PM
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54. Impeachment, followed by waterboarding and public flogging!
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bonito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:57 PM
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55. K&R!
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windoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 04:58 PM
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56. We got your back DK!! Go for it!!!
:headbang:
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Plucketeer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:30 PM
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58. Fingers crossed!
Kay & Arrgh!
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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:47 PM
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59. How does this read to send in with my petition signature?
President George W. Bush has either neglectfully or purposefully disregarded, or outright thrawted the laws that he has sworn to uphold as written in the Constitution of the United States.

As brought forth in the Articles of impeachment presented by Representative Dennis Kucinich in June,George W. Bush is responsible for many impeachable offenses.

His actions and sometimes seemingly lack of action has had an extreme and devastating effect on the continuity of our Democracy and has endangered and caused US citizens to have been placed in unprotected circumstances resulting in some cases of death.

His signing statements have been misused to benefit some counter agenda disregarding the labored deliberations and considerations by Our Congress waving the Constitutional power and the integrity of Congress and dismissing the public welfare which he is again sworn to protect.

He has twisted and misrepresented himself and used our international good will,national treasury and the people's personal civil rights for nefarious consolidation of executive power.

He has allowed and may have participated in the authorization of systematic use of torture by changing and inventing his own set of rules to contain, render, and interrogate suspected captured 9-11 collaborators ignoring our national laws,international laws,previous battle procedures and the Geneva Conventions.

Planning to remake the Middle East in some preconcocked vision planned before the horrific attacks by the suspected Taliban Leaders and executed be Saudis, is not in the authority of a Democratic President when the Congress is misinformed or coerced into submission.

These are a few of the major offenses that have been reveiled over his long and seemingly corrupt administration.

As a President in a Democracy his duty is to you, me, and to our countryman.When I review and actions taken by George W. Bush over his term in office, I see not one that will help us to conserve our democracy.

Investigation into his actions are well overdue and his use of executive privilege has been pulled out of his pocket and used as Carte Blanche for anyone he wishes. Again this in itself is reason for impeachment proceedings to be on the table.

Protecting our democracy from being undermined or destroyed is the responsibility of everyone who sees the signs of corruption leading to the highest office.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:55 PM
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62. Doing a 'spell check' for you....
President George W. Bush has either neglectfully or purposefully disregarded, or outright thrawted-> (thwarted) the laws that he has sworn to uphold as written in the Constitution of the United States.

As brought forth in the Articles of impeachment presented by Representative Dennis Kucinich in June,George W. Bush is responsible for many impeachable offenses.

His actions and sometimes seemingly lack of action has had an extreme and devastating effect on the continuity of our Democracy and has endangered and caused US citizens to have been placed in unprotected circumstances resulting in some cases of death.

His signing statements have been misused to benefit some counter agenda disregarding the labored deliberations and considerations by Our Congress waving the Constitutional power and the integrity of Congress and dismissing the public welfare which he is again sworn to protect.

He has twisted and misrepresented himself and used our international good will,national treasury and the people's personal civil rights for nefarious consolidation of executive power.

He has allowed and may have participated in the authorization of systematic use of torture by changing and inventing his own set of rules to contain, render, and interrogate suspected captured 9-11 collaborators ignoring our national laws,international laws,previous battle procedures and the Geneva Conventions.

Planning to remake the Middle East in some preconcocked-> (preconceived) vision planned before the horrific attacks by the suspected Taliban Leaders and executed be Saudis, is not in the authority of a Democratic President when the Congress is misinformed or coerced into submission.

These are a few of the major offenses that have been reveiled -> (reviled) over his long and seemingly corrupt administration.

As a President in a Democracy his duty is to you, me, and to our countryman. ->countrymen When I review and actions taken by George W. Bush over his term in office, I see not one that will help us to conserve our democracy.

Investigation into his actions are well overdue and his use of executive privilege has been pulled out of his pocket and used as Carte Blanche for anyone he wishes. Again this in itself is reason for impeachment proceedings to be on the table.

Protecting our democracy from being undermined or destroyed is the responsibility of everyone who sees the signs of corruption leading to the highest office.


:applause: :applause:

:D


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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:03 PM
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66. Thank you. I hope it sounds cohesive and rational.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:07 PM
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68. Well said!!
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:28 PM
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70. It's off. I just saw Al Gore on CBS. I wish this letter wouldn't have
been necessary. Oh well, maybe the country is slowly awakening and we can be restored.

Thanks for this thread and your editing.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 07:37 PM
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74. Letters to our elected reps will ALWAYS be necessary.
"Democracy is not a spectator sport." ;)

Thanks for sending them an intelligent letter!! :toast:
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:48 PM
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60. I'm doing the happy dance !!


:D
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usdemfolk Donating Member (5 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:51 PM
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61. Sorry forgot to...
K&R I want people to see this
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 05:57 PM
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63. Nothing to be sorry about and thanks!!!
to DU! :hi:
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rosesaylavee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:00 PM
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64. K & R
Only thing to do on the list I haven't done is contact the media. I think my congress critters are getting tired of my husband and I calling, writing and emailing about impeachment. AND, signed that petition last month... hopefully not more than once! :P

Do we dare hope that this will acted upon now? Do you think the Congress will do the right thing at long last?
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:01 PM
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65. Woohoo!!
:bounce:
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liberalpress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:26 PM
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69. Seriously
Suppose it would actually happen for a minute...

OK You happy about the nuclear strike President Cheney just ordered on Iran?
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Phred42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 06:36 PM
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72. K & R
and hoping that this is more than just an election year side show.
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Faith No More Donating Member (230 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:16 PM
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77. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls Bush "a total failure."
You'll have to copy and paste, sorry.

http://apnews.myway.com//article/20080717/D91VTG9G0.html
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Faith No More Donating Member (230 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:45 PM
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79. Here's the text

Jul 17, 9:08 PM (ET)

By LAURIE KELLMAN

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush has been a "total failure" in everything from the economy to the war to energy policy, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. In an interview on CNN, the California Democrat was asked to respond to video of the president criticizing the Democratic-led Congress for heading into the final 26 days of the legislative session without having passed a single government spending bill.

Pelosi shot back in unusually personal terms.

"You know, God bless him, bless his heart, president of the United States, a total failure, losing all credibility with the American people on the economy, on the war, on energy, you name the subject," Pelosi replied. She then tsk-tsked Bush for "challenging Congress when we are trying to sweep up after his mess over and over and over again."

White House spokeswoman Dana Perino defended Bush.

"What the president said is a fact - this is the longest a Congress has gone in 20 years without passing a single spending bill, so it's clear that the speaker is feeling some frustration at their inability to do so."

Pelosi's outburst was a departure. Her usual practice in public has been to call Bush's policies a failure - not his presidency or him, personally. Pelosi's remarks are the latest evidence of the Democrats' throw-caution-to-the-wind approach to Bush in the waning days of a presidency weighed down by an unpopular war and soaring gasoline prices.

Election Day, after all, is just over four months away; Bush's successor takes his seat on Jan. 20.

Pelosi's counterpart in the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid, long ago took off the rhetorical gloves. Last month, he ridiculed Republicans who sided with Bush on a Medicare bill.

"Who would be afraid of him?" Reid, D-Nev., said as many senators looked on. "He's got a 29 percent approval rating."

The public's view of Congress is even worse. Its approval rating has hit a new low of just 18 percent, down from 23 percent last month, according to a new AP-Ipsos poll. Bush's approval is at 28 percent, about even with the 29 percent rating last month.

Only 16 percent of those surveyed thought the country was moving in the right direction, a new low as well, although statistically the same as last month's 17 percent.

Last week Reid and other Democrats dropped any pretense of trying to fight the president on battles they were likely to lose - even on the most important part of their jobs, which is passing spending bills that keep the government running.

Of the 12 annual appropriations bills, Congress is likely to pass one or two and send Bush a temporary spending fix for the rest. That would have to suffice until a new president takes office, Reid told reporters.

Privately, Democrats have said that either candidate for president - Democrat Barack Obama or Republican John McCain - would be easier to make laws with than Bush. But Reid made clear which he'd prefer.

"I would hope that before we would leave here this year that we would do a continuing resolution that would get us (through) until after Senator Obama becomes president," he said.

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RNdaSilva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 09:26 PM
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85. Here..
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:02 PM
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88. Right on!!
Edited on Thu Jul-17-08 10:03 PM by Breeze54
to DU, Faith No More ! :hi:
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puebloknot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:27 PM
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78. K&R HEARTENING!!!!! nt
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DeeDeeNY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:50 PM
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81. K & R
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Sunnyshine Donating Member (698 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 08:53 PM
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82. K &R # 100!
July 25, 2008- a day to uphold Justice and the Constitution! :patriot:

January 20, 2009- a day to unite and empower the American people! :grouphug:

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Juan_de_la_Dem Donating Member (800 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 09:15 PM
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84. On my calendar
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trickyguy Donating Member (461 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 09:55 PM
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86. Not soon enough for this hearing. Hopefully it will
get some important stuff out on the table for American's to see.

And then deal with.:evilgrin:
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klook Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:04 PM
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89. National Impeachement Network
http://nationalimpeachment.org/

One week from now! I'll be watching C-SPAN.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:08 PM
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91. Thanks for that link!!
:D

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Iwillnevergiveup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:23 PM
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92. A kick and a rec
and a :toast: to Dennis Kucinich.
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:28 PM
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93. Oh fuck 8 days. Wish my life were different right now.
I want to be there more than I want to be here!
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:29 PM
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94. Error: You've already recommended that thread.
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slipslidingaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:32 PM
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95. Great, will call and email the media about coverage. Thanks n/t
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 10:57 PM
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98. Very good! BUT MSM will ignore it, lol.
Ostriches.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 11:32 PM
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100. Stop snickering and start writing letters to the Media!
Edited on Thu Jul-17-08 11:33 PM by Breeze54
;)

Ask the media to cover the hearing!!!!
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/?q=node/1084
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 10:59 AM
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127. Since when am I "snickering"? I am just resigned to reality.
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 12:06 AM
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101. k&r--a few more signatures added to the petition! thanks david
and i hope this is more than a pipe dream on our part.
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Imagevision Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 01:18 AM
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107. However, Bush has already pardoned himself and his administration from any war crimes charges.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 01:39 AM
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108. LINK?
:shrug:
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ClayZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 01:50 AM
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109. Thank you! K and R
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earth mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 04:41 AM
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112. K & R!
:thumbsup:
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Loudmxr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 05:47 AM
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113. Impeach Bush first
Cheney's power is based on operating behind the scenes. He'll still be a Dick. But he'll be a Dick with his fly open. :wow:
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davidswanson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 06:21 AM
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115. English Translation of a John Conyers Press Release
By David Swanson

Below is the original text of a July 17, 2008, media advisory from House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers in the original Pelosiconi, followed by the English in all caps.

Conyers Announces Hearing on Bush Imperial Presidency
CONYERS ANNOUNCES BRIEF DISMISSIVE TWO-HOUR REVIEW OF SEVEN AND A HALF YEARS OF SUCH BLATANT AND DICTATORIAL CRIMINALITY THAT HE IS CONSTRAINED TO NAME IT WITH AN OXYMORON TO AVOID USING THE WORD "IMPEACHMENT"

(Washington)Today House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. announced that, on July 25, the House Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing on the Imperial Presidency of George W. Bush and possible legal responses.
(CHENEYVILLE)--TODAY SENIOR MEMBER OF THE CAPITOL HILL DEBATE SOCIETY AND FORMER CONGRESS MEMBER JOHN CONYERS JR. ANNOUNCED AN INFORMAL GABFEST ON THE GEORGE W. BUSH DICTATORSHIP AND POSSIBLE RESPONSES THAT MIGHT BE TAKEN BY PROSECUTORS EMPLOYED BY THE ACCUSED, IT BEING UNDERSTOOD THAT NO RESPONSE WILL BE FORTHCOMING FROM THE DEBATE SOCIETY. A LIGHT BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED.

Over the last seven plus years, there have been numerous credible allegations of serious misconduct by officials in the Bush Administration, said Conyers. At the same time, the administration has adopted what many would describe as a radical view of its own powers and authorities. As Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, I believe it is imperative that we pursue a comprehensive review commensurate to this constitutionally dangerous combination of circumstances. Next Fridays hearings will be an important part of that ongoing effort.
SINCE THE OPEN COUP THAT STOLE THE 2000 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WE HAVE SEEN AN END TO OUR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC AND THE INSTALLATION OF A DESPOT WHO OPENLY VIOLATES LAWS (WITH CONGRESS IN SOME CASES RETROACTIVELY LEGALIZING THE VIOLATIONS), OPENLY REWRITES LAWS WITH SO-CALLED SIGNING STATEMENTS, OPERATES IN NEAR TOTAL SECRECY ON MANY MATTERS THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY PUBLIC, REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH REQUESTS, FOIA REQUESTS, SUBPOENAS, OR CONTEMPT CITATIONS, ORDERS CURRENT AND FORMER STAFF NOT TO COMPLY WITH SUBPOENAS, BLATANTLY MIS-SPENDS MONIES NOT APPROPRIATED BY CONGRESS, KIDNAPS, DETAINS WITHOUT CHARGE, TORTURES, MURDERS, SPIES WITHOUT WARRANT AND OPENLY CONFESSES TO DOING SO, SOLICITS BRIBES, KNOWINGLY MISLEADS THE NATION INTO CATASTROPHIC WAR AND JOKES ABOUT IT, AND ABANDONS AN ENTIRE AMERICAN CITY TO DESTRUCTION CLAIMING TO HAVE HAD NO IDEA A MAJOR HURRICANE WAS COMING DESPITE VIDEOTAPE OF HIMSELF BEING WARNED. UNLIKE THE ABUSES OF POWER COMMITTED BY RICHARD NIXON, BUSH AND CHENEY HAVE WORKED TO ESTABLISH THE PERMANENT RIGHT OF THE U.S. DICTATOR TO ENGAGE IN THESE ACTIVITIES. AS SENIOR MEMBER OF THE DEBATE CLUB, I WOULD LIKE TO REQUEST THAT NO FURTHER MENTION EVER BE MADE IN THIS CHAMBER OF THE BOOK I PUBISHED TWO YEARS AGO IN WHICH I LISTED NUMEROUS FELONIES COMMITTED BY BUSH AND CHENEY, AND IN THE NEW FOREWORD TO WHICH FORMER CONGRESSWOMAN ELIZABETH HOLTZMAN WROTE LAST YEAR "IMPEACHING PRESIDENT BUSH FOR LYING TO GET US INTO A WAR WILL NOT ONLY PROTECT US FROM HIM, BUT ALSO SEND AN UNMISTAKABLE MESSAGE TO FUTURE PRESIDENTS: NEVER AGAIN." ON THE BACK COVER OF THAT BOOK I SAID OUR SECURITY AND LIBERTY WERE THREATENED BY BUSH'S AND CHENEY'S ABUSES OF POWER. WHAT I MEANT TO SAY WAS "IF I WERE TO ACT, FOX NEWS MIGHT CALL ME MEAN NAMES." SO, I'M STILL STALLING, AND NEXT FRIDAY'S SESSION WILL BE PART OF THAT STALLING EFFORT UNLESS SOME OF MY COLLEAGUES FAIL TO TOE THE LINE.

The Committee is expected to examine a range of legal and legislative responses to allegations of administration misconduct and their expansion of executive branch power.
WHILE THIS HEARING IS AN IDEA I'VE TOYED WITH FOR MANY MONTHS AS A POSSIBLE WAY TO ADVERTISE BUSH'S CRIMES FOR ELECTORAL GAIN WHILE HOPING NOBODY NOTICES MY FAILURE TO ACTUALLY DO ANYTHING ABOUT THEM, AND WHILE I'M ONLY GOING AHEAD WITH IT NOW BECAUSE THE PRESSURE FOR IMPEACHMENT HAS BEEN GETTING TO PELOSI AND SHE TOLD ME TO, I WANT TO BE CLEAR FROM THE OUTSET THAT POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO BE CONSIDERED IN DEPTH DURING THIS 2-HOUR EVENT INCLUDE ASKING EMPLOYEES OF THE DICTATOR TO TAKE HIM TO COURT AND ASKING THE DICTATOR HIMSELF TO VETO BILLS. IN CASE THAT'S NOT CLEAR ENOUGH FOR YOU, I'LL NONSENSICALLY REFER TO BUSH AS AN EXECUTIVE EVEN THOUGH HE'S NO MORE EXECUTING THE WILL OF CONGRESS THAN IS ANY FOREIGN DICTATOR.

Since the beginning of the 110th Congress, the Committee has conducted extensive oversight into allegations of misconduct by the administration, including: (1) improper politicization of the Justice Department and the U.S. Attorneys offices, including potential misuse of authority with regard to election and voting controversies; (2) misuse of executive branch authority and the adoption and implementation of the so-called unitary executive theory, including in the areas of presidential signing statements and regulatory authority; (3) misuse of investigatory and detention authority with regard to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals, including questions regarding the legality of the administrations surveillance, detention, interrogation, and rendition programs; (4) manipulation of intelligence and misuse of war powers, including possible misrepresentations to Congress related thereto; (5) improper retaliation against administration critics, including disclosing information concerning CIA operative Valerie Plame, and obstruction of justice related thereto; and (6) misuse of authority in denying Congress and the American people the ability to oversee and scrutinize conduct within the administration, including through the use of various asserted privileges and immunities.
EVEN THOUGH WE WON ELECTIONS AFTER TRYING TO IMPEACH NIXON AND LOST AFTER AVOIDING IMPEACHING REAGAN, AND EVEN THOUGH NO AMOUNT OF HUMAN BLOOD COULD DISTRACT ME FROM THE SUPREME IMPORTANCE OF ELECTIONS, I'M NOW GOING TO BRAG ABOUT SEVERAL OF BUSH'S AND CHENEY'S IMPEACHABLE OFFENSES I'VE LOOKED OVER IN DETAIL BEFORE REFUSING TO PURSUE THEM. IF THIS MAKES ME LOOK BAD AND HELPS DROP CONGRESS BELOW 9% APPROVAL, I WILL AT LEAST BE ABLE TO PLEAD OBLIVIOUSNESS. (1) AS PART OF A MULTIFACETED PROGRAM OF ELECTION FRAUD, BUSH HAS TURNED THE FORMER JUSTICE DEPARTMENT INTO THE ELECTION CONTROL OFFICE OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. (2) THE GAO HAS FOUND THAT IN MANY CASES BUSH HAS VIOLATED THE LAWS HE CLAIMED THE RIGHT TO VIOLATE IN SIGNING STATEMENTS. THIS WOULD BE AN OPEN-AND-SHUT IMPEACHMENT HEARING IF I GAVE A RAT'S ASS ABOUT THE RULE OF LAW OR THE SEPARATION OF POWERS. (3) WHILE TORTURE HAS ALWAYS BEEN UNEQUIVOCALLY ILLEGAL AND ABSOLUTELY BANNED REGARDLESS OF THE SITUATION, I HAVE "QUESTIONS" ABOUT WHETHER BUSH'S AND CHENEY'S TORTURING OF PEOPLE IS LEGAL. (4) BUSH LIED US INTO WAR, THE EVIDENCE IS OVERWHELMING, BUT I'LL TREAT IT AS IN DOUBT. (5) TREASON IS NOT A TOP CONCERN RIGHT NOW. (6) UNILATERALLY DISARMING BY REMOVING IMPEACHMENT FROM THE CONSTITUTION LEAVES ONE POWERLESS TO GET REQUESTS AND SUBPOENAS COMPLIED WITH, BUT NOT POWERLESS TO WHINE ABOUT IT.

The July 25 hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. in room 2141 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Additional information, including witness participation, will be announced next week.
I WORK FOR YOU AND HOPE THAT YOU SHOW UP TO HOLD ME TO ACCOUNT SOMETIMES ON CAPITOL HILL. BUT I WOULD NEVER INVITE YOU TO SOMETHING THIS IMPORTANT. I MAINLY WANT TO MAKE SURE FOX NEWS IS THERE.

*****

AN ADDENDUM ALSO IN THE ORIGINAL AND ENGLISH TRANSLATION:

Als die Nazis die Kommunisten holten,
habe ich geschwiegen;
ich war ja kein Kommunist.

Als sie die Sozialdemokraten einsperrten,
habe ich geschwiegen;
ich war ja kein Sozialdemokrat.

Als sie die Gewerkschafter holten,
habe ich nicht protestiert;
ich war ja kein Gewerkschafter.

Als sie die Juden holten,
habe ich geschwiegen;
ich war ja kein Jude.

Als sie mich holten,
gab es keinen mehr, der protestieren konnte.

WHEN THE NAZIS CAME FOR THE COMMUNISTS
I REMAINED SILENT;
I WAS NOT A COMMUNIST

WHEN THEY LOCKED UP THE SOCIAL DEMOCRATS
I REMAINED SILENT
I WAS NOT A SOCIAL DEMOCRAT

WHEN THEY CAME FOR THE TRADE UNIONISTS
I DID NOT SPEAK OUT;
I WAS NOT A TRADE UNIONIST

WHEN THEY CAME FOR THE JEWS
I REMAINED SILENT;
I WAS NOT A JEW

WHEN THEY CAME FOR ME
THERE WAS NO ONE LEFT TO SPEAK OUT
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Broadslidin Donating Member (949 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 07:10 AM
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117. Why work yourself up into a Quivering Mass of Flesh? The usual 'biz' will resume on the 26th.
:nuke: :patriot: :nuke:
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 07:04 AM
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116. WooHoo !!! - Big K & R !!!
:woohoo::kick::woohoo:

Hot Damn!!!

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Joanne98 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 08:48 AM
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118. YAY
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onenote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 08:54 AM
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119. As the OP has now had to acknowledge, the original post in this thread was wrong
Yes there will be a hearing on July 25. But calling it a "preliminary hearing on impeachment" was a huge overstatement, as the OP now admits further down the thread.

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davidswanson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 09:46 AM
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123. that's what i call it
that what kucinich will call it

that's what pelosi has essentially called it

that's how it came to happen

conyers can call it whatever he likes, but you don't have to take his word for it
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PLE Donating Member (11 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 08:58 AM
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120. I'd say
It's about time!

Thanks for the links!
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wvbygod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 09:47 AM
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124. Prepare for the deluge of "congress witch hunt" while the economy crashes
This will be used against congress for "wasting" what little time is left in the session.

You can take that to the ba^h^h FDIC takeover.
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slipslidingaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 10:20 AM
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125. Economy is directly related to the One to Three Trillion dollars
we will spend on this invasion which was based on lies.

We could also look at the human suffering and the number of future terrorists this is creating.

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ooglymoogly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 10:33 AM
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126. KR NT
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