ImpeachmentWatch Day 109 (2008-09-26)


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“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

Welcome to ImpeachmentWatch™, your daily diary that tracks Impeachment,
whether the Mainstream Media covers it or not.

This will not be easy. If we speak the truth, they will try to silence us. If we act, they will try to stop us. But we speak for the majority, here and around the world, and as we get this going we are going to reach out to the people who have been so badly fooled by Bush and we are NOT going to stop.

The point is this: history is full of examples where people who had right on their side fought against tremendous odds and were victorious. And it is also full of examples of people passively hoping to wait it out, only to get swallowed up by a horror beyond what they ever imagined. The future is unwritten. WHICH ONE WE GET IS UP TO US.

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I’m wearing my orange, are you wearing yours?

Cindy Sheehan is running as an Independent against Nancy Pelosi in a very liberal district.  
The Speaker of the House can be defeated. It has happened before.
Let’s take Nancy off the table.

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Traitor Pelosi Won’t Touch Impeachment

Sign the Petition to Impeach Bush RIGHT NOW!

Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

Recent Highlights

I believe we should let George Bush get away with breaking the law because the attempt to hold him accountable wouldn’t be as useful as waiting for Barack Obama to maybe become President so he could maybe investigate Bush then.

Veterans Occupy National Archives Building

“We take this action as a last resort,” their statement added.  “For years we have pursued every avenue open to good, vigilant citizens to bring these men to justice, to re-establish the rule of law, and to restore the balance of power described in our Constitution.  We are not disturbing the peace; we are attempting to restore the peace.  We are not conducting ourselves in a disorderly manner; our action is well-ordered and well-considered.  We are not trespassing; we have come to the home of our Constitution to honor our oath to defend it.

It is not simply 9/11 that needs to be remembered. We also need to remember the politicization of 9/11 and the polarizing narrative which followed, locking us into endless conflict, a war on terror which has wrought further terror worldwide and which has severely damaged our standing worldwide as an honorable, compassionate nation. As we were all victims of 9/11, so we have become victims of the interpretation of 9/11.

The allegations that would warrant impeachment keep growing.  Without accountability, a Democracy will fail.Rep. Jim McDermott

Welcome to the final stages of the coup…

HUFFPO – As I see it now, we have but two options and I have long alluded to hoping against hope that one of these options would not be the only one left to a peaceful people. The first and frankly most preferable option is for Congress to immediately begin impeachment proceedings against the members of this latest Business Plot.

No time needs to be wasted on hearings as we already now have in writing, formally as presented to Congress, the intentions of this administration to nullify Congressional powers permanently, to alter Judicial powers permanently, and to openly steal public funds using as blackmail the total collapse of the US economy if these powers are not handed over. You do see how this is blackmail, do you not? You do see how this is a manufactured crisis precisely designed to be used as blackmail, do you not?

The other option, the one I have long prayed we would never need to even consider, is a total revolution. But, If Congress won’t act in its own self-defense, in the defense of democracy, in defense of us – the people who have elected them to protect us from this very danger – then what is left for us to do? I don’t want to see it come down to this, but I fear that it will. Put your party politics aside right now. We are in a crisis so dangerous that should these people succeed in their coup, your party affiliation will no longer matter, your American flag will be a nice collectible item of something that once was, and your version of God will be worshiped in secrecy because your freedoms will be owned by the few.

You are no longer Republicans, Democrats, or any shade of voter. You do not live in a swing state or a solid colored state. You are simply this: an American. That is the only side that matters. So call your members of Congress and demand, no, declare that unless they do their duty to the Constitution and to us, we will move to the streets – not because we want to, but because our founding fathers demanded this duty of each and every citizen in the face of such a domestic enemy. Demand – as is your right – that this bill be voted against and demand – as is your right – that the people plotting this treachery be held to account. We are either a nation of laws or we are no longer a democracy. Pick a side, because there won’t be another time, another moment, another chance to be a patriot.

Let me begin by noting that I loathe what the Democratic Party has become. Wanna know why Nancy Pelosi put “Impeachment off the table?” Because the Democrats are complicit in the Imperial assault on Iraq? Simple. Top Democrats were pre-briefed on the CIA forgeries used as “evidence” of Iraq’s ties to Al-Qaeda. The Ds said nothing in opposition and went along. That’s only one of their damnable failings re: Iraq.

Add to all that the Clinton/Gore and their many Democratic Party Congressional allies sorry roles in the deregulation of Telecommunications and Finance, the out-sourcing of America’s jobs and industrial infrastructure, and a raft of assaults on the working/Middle Class and one has to see Clinton/Gore and Democrats of late, in general, as a very successful arrow in the quiver of the elites – in a very one-sided “Class War.” Clinton/Gore actually rammed through NAFTA and other corporate wet dreams that Bush the Elder failed on.

The Bush Indictment Project has begun. The difference between Impeachment and Indictment is like the difference between night and day. The call for Impeachment looks like a Sunday School picnic by comparison. Impeachment has its flaws. It trivializes the war crimes. It is better than nothing, but not by much. Impeachment can result in removal from office. The criminal prosecution of George W. Bush could result in a life sentence or the death penalty.

Here’s how the propaganda model works: Take an issue that is at odds with how elite policy makers view the world, say Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s (D-OH) bid to impeach President Bush in early June 2008, and evaluate the media coverage of the event. Kucinich’s attempt to impeach the President elicited a mere 132 words in every major media outlet including the New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN.com.

One of two things indisputably happened. Either a dozen senior Congress members and several well-known expert witnesses went certifiably and collectively insane, or charges of the most extreme executive abuses of power ever heard in the history of this nation were backed up by overwhelming evidence during a six-hour hearing of the House Judiciary Committee focused on the possible need to impeach the President and the Vice President. Either way, a nation with a public communications system worthy of a democracy would have learned the news.

“This is not intended to be a mere discussion of violations of law that have occurred,” said convener Lawrence Velvel, dean and cofounder of the school. “It is, rather, intended to be a planning conference at which plans will be laid and necessary organizational structures set up, to pursue the guilty as long as necessary and, if need be, to the ends of the Earth.”

The blogs are alive with the sound of Impeachment. The notices are rolling into my computer faster than I can open them, sign them and send them out to friends or family. That’s called activism, pushing back against this destructive force called Bush.

H.RES.333 – Impeaching Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. [2007-04-24]
Sponser: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10]  Co-Sponsers (27)
Complete TextComplete Video

H.RES.1258 – Impeaching George W. Bush, President of the United States, of high crimes and misdemeanors. (35 Articles) [2008-06-09]
Sponser: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10]  Co-Sponsers (11)
Complete TextComplete Video: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

H.RES.1345 – Impeaching George W. Bush, President of the United States, of high crimes and misdemeanors. (1 Article) [2008-07-10]
Sponser: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10]  Co-Sponsers (4)
Complete TextComplete Video

videos thanks to cspanjunkie.org

“Ernest Hemingway once wrote, ‘The world is a fine place and worth fighting for’.
I agree with the second part” — Seven

Mainstream Story Counts
front pages as of 10:00 am PST

ABCNEWS: 0

CBSNEWS: 0

MSNBC: 0

FOXNEWS: 0

CNN: 0

AP: 0

REUTERS: 0

Google News: 0, Impeachment: 7,169 – (14)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. — Margaret Mead


Daily Impeachment Tracker

Day 109 – 2008-09-26
BALTIMORE-CHRONICLE: A first-person account from one of the Veteran National Archive Occupiers
REUTERS: Labor unions protest in NY against bailout
GUARDIAN: UK rolls out Biometric ID Cards
RAWSTORY: Israel wanted to bomb Iran this year, US said no: report
RAWSTORY: Paulson kneels before Pelosi, begs for bailout package
RAWSTORY: Maddow: McCain using the Rove campaign playbook
ADS: Republican Government-Bashers Line Up for Federal Aid
ADS: Dennis Kucinich “We Need to Use a Jeweler’s Eye” on the Bailout (video)
ADS: Financial Terrorism
ADS: Election Officials Telling College Students They Can’t Vote
ADS: Kucinich Introduces “Voter Foreclosure” Bill
ADS: Debate Questions for Obama (Add Your Own Below)
ADS: Obama’s Main Issue: The Economy Stolen By Bush. Obama Must Call For Impeachment!
ADS: The New Corporate Threat to Our Water Supplies

Day 108 – 2008-09-25
THE-ROOT: The Republican plan to steal the election and how we can stop it.
ROLLINGSTONE: The Truth About Sarah Palin
COLLEGE-ON-THE-RECORD: Princeton and Harvard Alumnus Eliot Spitzer Predicted the Economic Crisis, Tried to Stop It and Was Subsequently Removed From Office
OEN: This Impeachment TV Ad Now Running in Conyers’ District
OEN: The Scarlet A: Links between the Anthrax Attacks and 9/11
OEN: Michael’s Brilliant Denial: A review of Slacker Uprising
OEN: When Bush Declared A National Emergency, NSPD-51 Gave Him Dictator Power. Freedom May Be An Illusion
COUNTER-CURRENTS: Our Media Can’t Face The Truth
LATIMES: ‘Arrest Bush/Cheney’ banner falls from National Archives
HARTFORD-ADVOCATE: Would the Founders Approve?
OEN: IMPEACH BUSH ! !
FUTURE-MAJORITY: Landline Polling is Skewing Youth Vote, Favoring McCain
DEMOCRATS.COM: Is China Firing a Warning Shot Across America’s Bow?
DEMOCRATS.COM: TODAY: March Against Paulson’s Plunder
DEMOCRATS.COM: Rep. Waters Says Providing Additional Iraq War Funding in Time of Crisis is “Shameful”
ADS: EPA Won’t Remove Rocket Fuel From Drinking Water
ADS: I DISSENT – An Essay Against A Government Bailout
ADS: Bush Aides Linked to Talks on Interrogations
ADS: European Friends Write: “Are You Americans Crazy?”
ADS: “People Are Afraid”
ADS: FDR: “…That The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself…”
RAWSTORY: Fox host tells guest mentioning McCain role in Keating Five scandal to ‘pipe down’
RAWSTORY: Cafferty: Don’t cancel the debate
RAWSTORY: As McCain suspends campaigning, aide accidentally e-mails bailout talking points to media
RAWSTORY: Taser use in naked man’s death broke rules, NYPD says
RAWSTORY: Gore: ‘Civil disobedience’ needed to halt coal plant construction
RAWSTORY: Daily Show: Bush ‘won’t be satisifed until American children are eating roadkill’
MERCURY-NEWS: Anti-war activist faces long odds to will unseat Pelosi
MSNBC: Man charged with battery for farting near cop

Day 107 – 2008-09-24
ADS: Busheviks warn of vast race riots if Obama “loses”
ADS: Speak With President of Veterans for Peace Who Occupied National Archives
ADS: VETERANS FOR PEACE END ARCHIVES OCCUPATION ON HIGH NOTE
FOX5: Anti-War Veterans Protest Bush Policies At National Archives
NBC4: Group of Veterans Call for Bush Impeachment
PACIFICA: Veterans for Peace at National Archive
LATIMES: Anti-war veterans unfurl ‘Arrest Bush/Cheney’ banner at National Archives
RAWSTORY: DHS quietly expands border search policies
MSBNC: Palm Beach problems have officials worried about potential repeat of 2000
AMERICAN-CHRONICLE: Why Every American Should Support Cindy Sheehan in Her Effort to Unseat Nancy Pelosi
OEN: Corporate Media Journalists Just Love Rich Guys
INDEPENDENT-POLITICAL-REPORT: Green Party candidate for Congress qualifies for ballot in Connecticut; supports impeachment and war crimes trials for Bush, Cheney
LRC: Is Congress Relevant?
OEN: Extortion Racket Again
ADS: Stop Paulson’s Plunder
EMPTY-WHEEL: Bush Mouthpiece Admits: They’ve Been Sitting on this Plan
RAWSTORY: Maddow: Bush legacy ‘defined by four massive failures’
RAWSTORY: Viral e-mail forward mocks Wall Street bailout
ABCNEWS: Americans Differ on Mortgage Bailout, Agree That Executive Pay Is Too High
ABCNEWS: $700 Billion Bailout Plan Timeline Met With Bipartisan Outrage
ABCNEWS: For Some Financial Experts, a Rushed Bailout Has Echoes of Hasty Bush Administration Policies

Day 106 – 2008-09-23
WASHINGTON-TIMES: FEIN: Impeachable offenses?
BUZZFLASH: If “Impeachment” is off the table, then certainly “Prosecution” should be on the table!!!
OEN: Update: Veterans Occupy National Archives Building
HUFFPO: Democratic Congress Needs To Show Strength
YOUNG-TURKS: Bush’s Political Protection has Evaporated
SWANS: A Disintegrating Nation Being Boiled Slowly Alive
ADS: Now is the Time to Resist Wall Street’s Shock Doctrine
ADS: Abu Ghraib Photos Must Finally Be Released
ADS: Bush Sets New Low With 19 Percent Approval Rating, Members of the 19 Percent Hard to Find Except on TV
ADS: Delivering Cheney (Doonesbury)
RAWSTORY: Olbermann: Fox host doesn’t bother to ‘hide his racism’
RAWSTORY: Deeper ties between Team McCain, Freddie Mac
RAWSTORY: Media giving McCain a ‘free ride’ by ignoring Keating involvement
DEMOCRATS.COM: What Nobody’s Saying: The Bailout Will Kill the Dollar

Day 105 – 2008-09-22
HUFFPO: Welcome to the final stages of the coup…
AMERICAN-THINKER: Huffpo writer sees impeachment as ‘only answer’ to ‘Bush Coup’
JURIST: Prosecuting High-level Americans for War Crimes
OEN: Viewing the Constitution from the Right
NEWS-BLAZE: Is W Lying About Missing Corporate Profits?
RAWSTORY: Kucinich: No ‘cash for trash,’ give taxpayers a stake in bailout
MCCLATCHY: As Congress rushes to back bailouts, a senator cries foul
WIRED: O’Reilly Hacked for Comments about Palin Hack
ADS: United States Military Planning 30-40 Years of Wars
ADS: Standing Up for Peace in Norfolk, Va.
ADS: Military Uses Ray Gun for Crowd Control (video)
ADS: Was the 2004 Election Stolen? Lessons Learned for 2008?
ADS: Aaron Sorkin, who created “West Wing,” imagines his fictitious President Jeb Bartlet advising Obama
ADS: Science Fiction to Change the World
ADS: Ask Nadler 2Impeach Group Again Demands Representative Do His Sworn Duty

Day 104 – 2008-09-21
OEN: The Eight Year Bailout
OEN: Congressional Patriots vs. Traitors: IMPEACH NOW or YOU are a Traitor!
ABCNEWS: Dem Senate Candidate Helps Craft McCain-Bashing SNL Skit
ADS: Paul Krugman on Bill Maher 09/19/2008 – This is really SCARY, really BAD… (video)
ADS: Chicken Little Was Right
ADS: Vice President Dick Cheney’s Incredible and Deadly Lie
ADS: DOJ Refused to Release Cheney Interview Relying In Part on New Ground
ADS: Judge Orders Cheney to Preserve Records
RAWSTORY: Naomi Klein: Financial crisis part of Bush ‘shock doctrine’
RAWSTORY: Top Democrats skeptical of Bush bailout package

Day 103 – 2008-09-20
CNN: In video, Al Qaeda Corporate Media vows more U.S. attacks FEAR!
CNN: Bush wants OK to spend $700B!!! (FUCK!!!)
NYT: Finger-Pointing in Financial Crisis Is Directed at Bush
MSNBC: Interventions highlight Bush’s shifting ideology (ha ha ha)
OEN: If MillionDoorsForPeace.org coalition had done this for Impeachment, our troops would be home by now
OEN: Join the Million Doors for Peace Event in Levittown, PA
OEN: Impeaching the Next President
PRESSCONNECTS: Voters have themselves to blame for misgovernment
FLETHCO: Enough of Palin – Impeach Bush and Cheney
ADS: US Pro-Democracy Groups Call on Debate Commission to Make Secret Contract Public
ADS: Incredible Documentary Footage of Mass Arrest in St. Paul (videdo)
ADS: Charges Against Journalists at RNC Dropped; Questions Remain
ADS: Maliki Intent on Stripping US Occupation of UN Legality on New Year’s Day
ADS: At 22, Omar Khadr Has Spent a Third of His Life in Guantanamo
ADS: Keep Space for Peace Week: International Week of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space
RAWSTORY: Nothing funny about Obama losing, Woody Allen says
RAWSTORY: Fox guest uses ‘anatomical slang’ (tits) to describe Palin
RAWSTORY: Court strikes down Missisissippi governor’s effort to manipulate Senate race

Day 102 – 2008-09-19
AP: In hard times, tent cities rise across the country
WSJ: Worst Crisis Since ’30s, With No End Yet in Sight
COUNTER-PUNCH: They Helped Create This Mess Let’s Hand It All Over to the Democrats
WHNT: Huntsville Protestors Post Simple, Large Message
WCAX: Progressive Candidate Scolds Welch
RUTLAND-HERALD: AG candidate backs prosecution of President Bush for murder
COUNTER-CURRENTS: Vermont Candidate Pledges To Prosecute Bush
COUNTER-CURRENTS: Freddie, Fannie, Daddy, Nanny
CBSNEWS: Bush: Intervention In Markets “Essential” (WTF? What happened to the power of the “free market”?)
FOXNEWS: Anti-Scientology Protesters Swarm Katie Holmes’ Broadway Debut
AP: US financial rescue plan could cost one trillion dollars
RAWSTORY: Vermont AG candidate says she would prosecute Bush for murder
RAWSTORY: Maher: ‘They hate us for our airstrikes’
RAWSTORY: Domestic spying lawsuit targets Bush, Cheney, NSA
RAWSTORY: Senator introduces bill to ban practice allowing Bush to secretly change meaning of laws
INFOWARS: Ron Paul Blasts “Secret Government” Running Economy
TIME: John McCain and the Lying Game (note the creepy Mccain/Nazi logo)
ADS: Hang On to Your Wallet! The Government is About to Rescue Us
ADS: Conference on War Crimes Yields 20 Recommendations, Including Impeachment
ADS: CODEPINK Women To Knock All Over America in Historic “Millions Doors” Day of Canvassing For Peace!
DEMOCRATS.COM: Sarah Palin’s Husband Is Above the Law
DEMOCRATS.COM: Sarah Palin’s Sympathy for Alaskan Independence is Treasonous
RAWSTORY: Computers figuring out what words mean

Day 101 – 2008-09-18
INDEPENDENT-POLITICAL-REPORT: Greens, McKinney: Investigate 9/11, Impeach Bush and Cheney
MWC: Recommendations From Bush War Crimes Prosecution Conference
ADS: TEHRAN’S PLANS IN CASE OF HOSTILE STRIKES
ADS: Lawsuit Seeks to Hold High Level Administration Officials Accountable for Rendition & Torture
ADS: George Bush Desperate for “Trophy Strike”
ADS: Is George W. Bush the Worst President in U.S. History?
ADS: Psychologists Leave the Coalition of the Willing
DEMOCRATS.COM: “Victory” In Iraq Belongs to … Iran

Day 100 – 2008-09-17
ACLU: Constitution Day 2008
BUZZFLASH: Dave Lindorff: America and China: Joined at the Hip
CBSNEWS: Gates Sorry For Afghan Civilian Deaths (irony)
RAWSTORY: Exposed: McCain team includes 83 Wall Street lobbyists
RAWSTORY: Pro-McCain yard sign shows burning twin towers
RAWSTORY: Associated Press calls McCain ‘two-faced’
WIRED: Voter Database Glitches Could Disenfranchise Thousands
POLITICO: Pelosi orders wide Wall Street probe (too little, too late)
ADS: Should We Believe the Polls? (no)
ADS: Laura Flanders and Vince Bugliosi (video)
ADS: What Illegal “Things” Was the Government Doing in 2001-2004? (lots)
ADS: Kucinich: U.S. Must Stop Abusing Ally Pakistan (too late)
ADS: Paris Says: No Pardons! (video)
ADS: Prosecution Radio: Dean Lawrence Velvel Today at 1 p.m. (audio)
AP: Jon Stewart to honor Carlin at the Kennedy Center

Day 99 – 2008-09-16
NATION: Campaigning to Restore the Constitution
OEN: Hannity Calls For Hearings, Joining Ranks With Millions of Liberals
RAWSTORY: For prosecution of Bush war crimes, planning begins
RAWSTORY: Palin won’t meet with ‘Troopergate’ investigator
SALON: Baptist minister Howard Bess, who wrote a book Palin wanted banned and who fought her on abortion and gay rights, says the country should fear her election.
ADS: Announcing Plans to Prosecute Bush in Vermont
ADS: Gang of Thugs Announces Elections Will Be Flawless
ADS: Sheehan: Mondale and Me (More FISA Revelations)
ADS: THREE PEACE ACTIVISTS ARRESTED IN FRONT OF FEDERAL BUILDING IN MADISON
ADS: Election Theft for 2008 Already Underway
ADS: Peace TV Channel Launched!

Day 98 – 2008-09-15
RAWSTORY: Accused by Fox of slamming Bush, Woodward insists ‘I’m dealing with the facts’
AP: Poll: Public opposes increased presidential power
RAWSTORY: Department of Defense ups weapons sales to foreign governments
ADS: Videos from Conference Planning Prosecution of Bush and Cheney and Others
ADS: Can Bush Pardon Himself?
ADS: Save Our Constitution (video)
ADS: Rep. Kucinich, ImpeachBush Press Conference Renews Impeachment Call
DEMOCRATS.COM: Tell The Media to Call Sarah Palin a Serial Liar

Day 97 – 2008-09-14
DALLAS-MORNING-NEWS: Bullet analysis casts doubt on lone gunman in JFK assassination
ABCNEWS: Green at Ground Zero WTC 7 Is City’s First Green Office Building, With Efficient Lighting, Recycled Materials
RINF: What You Can Do to Put Bush and Cheney Behind Bars
POLITICAL-CORTEX: U.S.: Respect World-Wide Demands for Bush Impeachment
RAWSTORY: Andover law school convenes Bush War Crimes Conference
ABCNEWS: Greenspan: This is ‘By Far’ the Worst Economic Crisis He’s Seen in His Career
RAWSTORY: Tiny Fey does Sarah Palin in SNL season opener (video)
NYT: Once Elected, Palin Hired Friends and Lashed Foes
CNN: Pope condemns love of money, power (irony, but not satire. also I hopefully read it as Pope condoms and got excited for a second there.)

Day 96 – 2008-09-13
ABCNEWS: McCain Says His Campaign Ads Are ‘Not Lies’
ABCNEWS: Unclear If Palin Subscribes to Bush Doctrine
OEN: Pushing for Impeachment/Criminal Charges
ADS: Liveblogging Conference on Prosecuting Bush, Cheney, et alia
ADS: Twenty Questions: Social Justice Quiz 2008
ADS: Prevent Congress from forcing JROTC into high schools
ADS: US Missile Attack in Pakistan Kills 14
ADS: Bush Secret Order To Send Special Forces Into Pakistan
ADS: Vermont Towns Vote to Impeach — UPDATED
ADS: Impeachment and truth now. Reconciliation? Maybe later.
ADS: Conference on Prosecuting Bush/Cheney Sold Out, People Turned Away
ADS: What YOU can do to prevent another stolen election
RAWSTORY: When Palin was mayor, Wasilla billed rape victims for examinations
RAWSTORY: Palin husband among 13 subpoenaed in Troopergate probe
TULSA-WORLD: Farmer stands out amid Bush protesters
OEN: Rep. Kucinich, ImpeachBush press conference renews impeachment call

Day 95 – 2008-09-12
DEMOCRACY-NOW: “We Need to Remind People that You Cannot Trample the Bill of Rights” – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Calls for Impeachment (video)
AMERICAN-CHRONICLE: WHY I HATE GEORGE W. BUSH
CINCINNATI-ENQUIRER: Ohio Ballot snafu endangers votes
RAWSTORY: Did Florida election officials accidentally trash uncounted ballots?
GUARDIAN: Comedian who satirised Pope could face prosecution
RAWSTORY: Palin can’t answer questions on ‘Bush doctrine’ (video)
DEMOCRATS.COM: Palin Lies About 9/11
ADS: Torture Supporter Dershowitz Says Not to Prosecute Bush, Cheney, et alia
ADS: Report in Support of Articles of Impeachment Against Bush and Cheney
ADS: Flyer/Media Alert Now Available for War Criminals Planning Conference
ADS: People Don’t Make Stupid Voters, The Media Does
ADS: Experience is Over-Rated
ADS: Looking for the truth?
ADS: Xmas Letter to Obama: How You Could Have Won
ADS: Newsweek Covers Republican War on Democracy – Who’s Going to Get Fired for Posting This One?
ADS: Stop The War Coalition Demonstration in Manchester on September 20th

Day 94 – 2008-09-11
AT-LARGELY: It’s 9/11! Bring On the Death Porn!
LATIMES: Impeach President Bush now, says Dennis Kucinich
THE-HILL: Kucinich shifts his impeachment focus to the economy
CQPOLITICS: Kucinich Wants ‘Truth’ Commission on Bush, Iraq War
RAWSTORY: Kucinich: Seek truth, not ‘fake political unity’
ALTERNET: 9/11: The Day America Embraced a Metaphor of War
RAWSTORY: Sen. Feingold to hold hearing on ‘Restoring the Rule of Law’
DEMOCRACY-NOW: Report: Bush Admin Approved Unilateral Pakistan Attacks
RAWSTORY: Matt Damon terrified by the possibility of a President Palin
RAWSTORY: Olbermann: McCain would ‘rather win than catch bin Laden’
RAWSTORY: Whistleblower breaks 15-year silence to allege McCain hid wife’s drug abuse
ABCNEWS: From Marijuana to Ecstasy, Scientists Fight to Study the Medical Properties of “Illegal” Plants and “Illegal” Chemicals
ADS: A Palin Theocracy
ADS: Cindy Sheehan: Reflections on 9-11

Day 93 – 2008-09-10
COMMONDREAMS: Zinn: US ‘In Need of Rebellion’
BOSTONREVIEW: Presidential Crimes: Moving on is not an option
SEATTLEPI: McDermott signs on to impeachment resolution
SEATTLETIMES: McDermott backs Bush impeachment
SEATTLEPI: McDermott pushes impeachment
EXAMINER: Jim McDermott says it’s time to impeach George Bush
OREGON-LIVE: McDermott backs effort to impeach Bush
RAWSTORY: Rep. McDermott signs on to impeachment resolution (video)
PUBLIC-RECORD: Kucinich Ramps Up Impeachment Efforts Against Bush
CNN: ‘We can’t kill our way to victory’ in Afghanistan
DEMOCRACY-NOW: US Occupation of Afghanistan to Increase Following Iraq Troop Cuts
MSNBC: Bush: A man defined by War
CBS: Bush Boasts About Bringing some Troops Home
DAILY-HERALD: Bush presidency has been a disaster
CLEVELAND-LEADER: Kucinich to Hold Press Conference on Impeachment Efforts
MYOPOLIS: “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”
RAWSTORY: Ron Paul rejects McCain campaign’s plea for endorsement
RAWSTORY: Bush backer endorses Obama, calling Palin ‘scary’
RAWSTORY: McCain daughter: ‘No one knows what war is like other than my family’ (video)
NEWS8: Ex-CIA Exec Facing Trial Says He’ll Expose Agents, Programs (can we put a “suicide” watch on Dusty Foggo?)
JOSSIP: Happy Birthday Bill O’Reilly (Now go away forever)
MICHIGAN-MESSENGER: Lose your house, lose your vote
GUARDIAN: Bush’s troop reductions in Iraq won’t relieve the strain on US forces, while the troop increase in Afghanistan is insufficient
ADS: Republican Cult
ADS: Impeachment Lobbying Underway on Capitol Hill

Day 92 – 2008-09-09
WASHINGTON-TIMES: FEIN: Reasserting the Constitution
OEN: A Cowardly Hoyer Thwarts Impeachment
OEN: Your Right to Remain Silent
OEN: When it comes to the McCain/Palin ticket, the new ‘L’ word is lying
OEN: John “Insane” McCain puts “Country First”….MY ASS!
OEN: Rob Kall and John Conyers….
WISCNEWS: Nader, Donahue bring star power to Fighting Bob Fest
MSNBC: Blogger jailed for disparaging King (don’t worry, it was in Morocco, not the US, yet)
RAWSTORY: Voting machine pried open in 18 seconds (video)
RAWSTORY: Scholar: Cheney secrecy laying groundwork for possible ‘history heist’
RAWSTORY: Study: TortureTasers used more often on black suspects
ADS: This Country is Nuts!
ADS: WAR CRIMES CONFERENCE FROM ANDOVER ON STREAMING VIDEO SEPT. 13-14
ADS: Twenty-Six Things We Now Know Seven Years After 9/11

Day 91 – 2008-09-08
CBS: Woodward: Military Brass Opposed Surge
FOXNEWS: Russian Lawmakers on Quest to Ban ‘South Park’
INDYBAY: “We Need to Remind People That You Cannot Trample the Bill of Rights” – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Calls For Impeachment
OEN: Forget About The Pit Bull! She’s Irrelevant!
SWANS: NADER SPEECH: We Will Decide!
CAPITOL-HILL-BLUE: One thing the Republicans are good at — Coverup!
RAWSTORY: Palin church: Alaska will be a ‘refuge’ for Armageddon
RAWSTORY: Gov. Palin hiding husband’s correspondence related to trooper union
RAWSTORY: Iran announces war games plans
RAWSTORY: Experts: US to ultimately strike nuclear deal with India
ARS-TECHNICA: Scientology fights critics with 4,000 DMCA takedown notices
USATODAY: As Pentagon 9/11 tribute opens, others years away
ADS: The Bush Administration Is an Ongoing Criminal Conspiracy Under International Law and U.S. Domestic Law
ADS: Attempted Statutory Immunity For The Executive’s War Crimes
ADS: Italian Activists Prepare to Unwelcome Cheney Tomorrow
ADS: 10 Reasons Why We Need a New (Cold?) War
ADS: US To Establish Naval Base in Georgia
ADS: Religion and Government Intertwined (video)

Day 90 – 2008-09-07
BALTIMORE-CHRONICLE: Biden Backs Down From Any Pursuit of Bush Crime
ADS: Planning for the Prosecution of High Level American War Criminals
ADS: U.S. Marines/Iraq War Veterans Cornered & Threatened By Gestapo Storm Troopers at DNC (video)
ADS: Imagine There’s No Heaven
RAWSTORY: McCain, Obama plan joint stop at Ground Zero (two sides of the same coin: the war of terror must continue)
MANCHESTER-JOURNAL: Not fooled again

Day 0 – 2008-06-09
RAWSTORY: Kucinich presents Bush impeachment articles (video)

Pre-Impeachment
ALTERNET: Colbert says Impeach Bush now or you’re a bunch of pussies… (video)
ALTERNET: Why Is Impeachment Important? (video)
ADS: If the People Want Impeachment, Why Can’t it Happen?

How to Help
We need to put serious pressure on Conyers, Pelosi and the rest of the House Judiciary. FAX them. A fax, unlike a voicemail or an email, is a physical piece of paper that CANNOT BE IGNORED or easily deleted. Use FaxZero to send 2 free faxes everyday. [h/t Randgrithr]

Nancy Pelosi: 202-225-4188

Harry Reid: 202-224-7327

Jerrold Nadler: 202-225-6923

John Conyers: 202-225-0072

Sending them the List of the Articles of Impeachment might not be a bad idea.  Maybe they just haven’t had a chance to read the list yet. Or maybe they’d like the complete text.  

Other Ways to Help

– Write a letter to your local newspaper in suppport of Impeachment.
– Write a letter to your Congressman supporting impeachment.
– Post stories about Impeachment on your blog and other political websites.
– Wear Orange Every Friday! (and ask your friends and family to wear orange)
Sign the Petition To Impeach Bush
– OEN: Some things we can do to help impeachment along
– ADS: Some Ways You Can Help Impeach Bush

Don’t let the talk of Impeachment die.  Dennis has re-introduced the articles of impeachment.  It’s up to us, the  independent bloggers of the internet to keep this story going.  The RULE OF LAW demands that we Impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney for the high crimes and misdemeanors they have committed against the people of this country and the world.  We are the media now.  Stand up and help Rep. Kucinich.  Keep this story alive!

A future without impeachment paints a frighteningly bleak picture, a picture that at this point many of us can see but too few of us are acting to prevent. If ever there was a time to act, now is that time. It’s time, right now, to promote the necessity of impeachment as widely as possible. It is imperative that the Bush regime be driven from office and held accountable for its many crimes – it’s time to act now.

At this point the future in unwritten; which one we get is up to us.

Learn More about Impeachment [h/t Revisionist]

Nancy Pelosi’s TableYoutube  – VodPodDiggMyBlogLogFriendFeedScribdImpeachmentWatch MobileTechnorati

Cindy Sheehan Will Be on Ballot and she will win. – Removing the Speaker of the House who “took impeachment off the table” will be an important first step to holding the war criminals accountable for their crimes.  Cindy Sheehan is running as an Independent against Nancy Pelosi in a very liberal district.  She will win.  The Speaker of the House can be defeated.  It has happened before.

Why Every American Should Support Cindy Sheehan in Her Effort to Unseat Nancy Pelosi

Be the change that you want to see in the world. — Mahatma Gandhi

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