ImpeachmentWatch Day 131 (2008-10-18)


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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.


they stole it twice… why not three times?

Thousands Face Mix-Ups In Voter Registrations

Thousands of voters across the country must reestablish their eligibility in the next three weeks in order for their votes to count on Nov. 4, a result of new state registration systems that are incorrectly rejecting them.

The challenges have led to a dozen lawsuits, testy arguments among state officials and escalating partisan battles. Because many voters may not know that their names have been flagged, eligibility questions could cause added confusion on Election Day, beyond the delays that may come with a huge turnout.

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.

Impeachment Video of the Day


Bush Declares Military Rule and Can Overthrow U.S. Government

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.

Corporate Media Watch: Impeachment
front pages as of 10:00 am PST

ABCNEWS, CBSNEWS, MSNBC, FOXNEWS, CNN, AP, REUTERS, Google News: 0

Google News Search: Impeachment: 2,925 – (1)

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 131 – 2008-10-18
BUZZ-FLASH: The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush and Impeachment Magnet
IPS: ELLSBERG: “The U.S. President Is Not a King”
SFGATE: Sheehan seeking restraining order (creepy, who sent him?)
EXAMINER: National debt soars under Democrat controlled Congress
MSNBC: Campaign releases Cindy McCain’s tax returns (she pays more than you’ll ever earn)
FOXNEWS: Bush: Economy Will Bounce Back (pigs will fly, etc)
CBSNEWS: McCain: Obama’s Tax Policies Are Socialist (and this is a socialist country, wake up to the bailouts)
ADS: Ending the War Without End
ADS: Attack on Iran Off the Table?
ADS: Is Obama Waking Up to Vote Suppression? Will Electronic Machine Fraud Be Next to Enter His Radar Screen?
OEN: Obama Demands Special Prosecutor Investigate GOP Voter Fraud Activities
ADS: Homeland Security Warns People to Stay Home on Election Day?
ADS: Bush Once Again Unconstitutionally Claims Right to Spend Funds to Control Iraq’s Oil in “Signing Statement”
RAWSTORY: Ron Paul: ‘We’re going to all suffer and pay’ for the bailout
RAWSTORY: Massive anti-occupation protest in Baghdad
WAPO: Thousands Face Mix-Ups In Voter Registrations

Day 130 – 2008-10-17
SOCIALIST-WORKER: Protests mark date of Iraq war vote
CALIFORNIA-AGGIE: Informed Dissent
ABCNEWS: Candidates on Same Stage Less Than Three Weeks Before Election Day (inside job, two-party duopoly)
ABCNEWS: McCain to Letterman: ‘I Screwed Up’
MSNBC: High court rejects GOP in Ohio voting dispute
MSNBC: Want Palin’s e-mails? That’ll be $15 million
FOXNEWS: Jeb Bush Calls ‘W.’ a Load of ‘Hooey’
PRESS-DEMOCRAT: Anti-war activist Sheehan faces long odds to unseat Pelosi
RAWSTORY: Dummy bomb falls from military jet in Nevada
RAWSTORY: Oft-spurned Senator repeats request for White House torture docs
ARMY-TIMES: VA claims found in piles to be shredded
ADS: 15 Arrested Outside Presidential Debate in Protest Led by Iraq Veterans Against the War
ADS: HOW TO HELP PROSECUTE BUSH FOR TWO MINUTES
ADS: Wall Street Journal Editor Says Bush, Cheney, and Gang Should Be Prosecuted for Torture
ADS: Associated Press Awards President Unconstitutional Power to Make Treaties Without Senate Approval
ADS: Kucinich: Administration Attempts End Run Around Congress
ADS: Top Ex-Diplomats Slam ‘Militarisation’ of Foreign Policy
DEMOCRATS.COM: The Plumber Joke
REUTERS: Housing market and consumers on the ropes
RAWSTORY: US housing starts slide further 6.3 percent
RAWSTORY: US industrial output plunge steepest in 34 years

Day 129 – 2008-10-16
OEN: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Bush Destroys the World
AFP: Bush should have been impeached: Donald Trump
OEN: Trump Should Be Fired as a Citizen
CBSNEWS: How Finance Bought Congress
BEYOND-CHRON: Another Bush Atrocity Comes to Light
CBSNEWS: Pastor’s Wallet Stolen While Preaching On Mercy (irony)
CBSNEWS: Deputy Learns Taser Not Effective On Wild Boars (should have tried talking to the boar)
FOXNEWS: Vice President Cheney Back Home From Hospital, Heartbeat Returned to Normal (at least he’s out of the office)
FOXNEWS: Paulson Says Rescue Is About Success, Not Failure (love that headline)
FOXNEWS: Credit Crunch Sacks Banks in Third Quarter (tommorrow’s crisis, today.)
FOXNEWS: Late-Night Comics Skewer Republicans 7-to-1, Study Finds (bitch, bitch, bitch)
ADS: Voter Watchdog Groups Write Public Officials: Promise to Monitor and Report on Denial of Voting Rights
ADS: Programmer Who Stole Election from Max Cleland Tells How He Did It (video)
RAWSTORY: Colbert: NSA needs its ‘freaky three-way calling’
RAWSTORY: Report: White House coordinated taxpayer-funded travel on behalf of embattled GOP candidates
RAWSTORY: Pentagon bans SERE interrogation techniques
AP: Suit against God thrown out over lack of address

Day 128 – 2008-10-15
ADS: Impeach Congress
CBSNEWS: Cheney Experiences Abnormal Heart Rhythm
MSNBC: CIA tactics endorsed in secret memos
WAPO: Readers Interrogate Torture Memos
ADS: Washington Post Covers Up More Than It Reveals on Torture
REUTERS: U.S. mood plummets as crisis deepens: Reuters poll
IPP: Cindy Sheehan challenges Nancy Pelosi – and two other opponents – to debate
BEYOND-CHRON: “I Heard That”: Cindy Sheehan Runs for Congress
INDYBAY: Assassinations, Wars and Meltdowns: Who Benefits?
RAWSTORY: Video may show friendly fire cover-up in Iraq
RAWSTORY: Poll: McCain’s negativity turning off voters
RAWSTORY: Bush: ‘Extraordinary’ steps won’t smother free market
RAWSTORY: Banking crisis challenges US superpower status
RAWSTORY: Congress may consider new stimulus package: Pelosi
DEMOCRATS.COM: John McCain: “If I were a dictator, which I always aspire to be…” (video)
DEMOCRATS.COM: ACORN Does More to Elect Obama Than Anyone; Obama Shuns ACORN in Obedience to Media
DEMOCRATS.COM: Tonight, Warm Up for the Debate Without Watching the Pundits
DEMOCRATS.COM: Democrats.com Scoops Pentagon Post By 10 Months
SUNDANCE: Henry Rollins on America

Day 127 – 2008-10-14
ADS: Steering Committee to Plan Prosecution
POP-EATER: Fey ‘Leaving Earth’ If Palin Ticket Wins
OEN: New Book: The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush (buy now!)
BALTIMORE-CHRONICLE: Egad! Is the Government Going Socialist? No. It Only Looks That Way
PEOPLES-VOICE: Assassinations, Wars and Meltdowns: Who Benefits?
IBT: Cindy Sheehan Challenges Nancy Pelosi to a Public Debate
RAWSTORY: Fox concludes Larry Flynt’s ‘Palin porno’ is legal
DEMOCRACY-NOW: Democracy Now! Follows Up on NSA’s Illegal Spying and War Crimes
ADS: Has President Obama?
ADS: Too Much Presidential Power — We’ve Got to Address the ‘Unitary Executive’ Question
ADS: Demonstrate or Organize for Change
ADS: Election Theft for 2008 Already Underway: Will Americans Be Able to Trust the Vote Count in 2008?
ALTERNET: The Ultimate 9/11 ‘Truth’ Showdown: David Ray Griffin vs. Matt Taibbi
WIRED: Bush Signs Law Creating Copyright Czar

Day 126 – 2008-10-13
SPIEGEL: CHOMSKY: ‘The United States Has Essentially a One-Party System’
ABCNEWS: Army Orders Pain Ray Trucks; New Report Shows ‘Potential for Death’
AMERICAN-CHRONICLE: Lies, Damn Lies, and Polls
TPM: Trooper-Gate: Where Do We Go From Here?
DEMOCRATIC-UNDERGROUND: Who’s the Terrorist?
RAWSTORY: ‘Hockey Mom’ Palin fields Pennsylvania protests
RAWSTORY: Bill Kristol: McCain running ‘stupid campaign’
ABCNEWS: George W. Bush’s approval rating below Richard Nixon’s worst
FOXNEWS: Pelosi Convenes Economic Figures for Stimulus Talk
CQ-POLITICS: House Likely to Join Senate in Lame Duck Session but Pre-Election Session Under Discussion, Too
RAWSTORY: NSA revelations to have lasting implications
ADS: U.S.: Iran Resolution Shelved in Rare Defeat for “Israel Lobby”
ADS: Mad As Hell @ Los Angeles City Council
ADS: Vote Suppression in Rensselaer County, NY
ADS: Insider’s Projects Drained Missile-Defense Millions
ADS: Tony Anderson Fights Uphill Conscientious Objector Battle (Heroic)
DEMOCRATS.COM: Rove’s Protege Demands Special Prosecutor for Bush-Era Crimes
DEMOCRATS.COM: Pinocchio Palin Lies About Troopergate Ethics Violations
DEMOCRATS.COM: Is Palin Betraying McCain for 2012?

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?

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.

As I see it now, we have but two options. The first and frankly most preferable option is for Congress to immediately begin impeachment proceedings.  The other option, is a total revolution. 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.

Here’s how the propaganda model works: 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.

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

H.RES.1509 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the next president of the United States should immediately work to reverse damaging and illegal actions taken by the Bush/Cheney Administration and collaborate with Congress to proactively prevent any further abuses of executive branch power. [2008-09-26]
Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] Co-Sponsers (0)
Complete Text

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

How to Help
Use FaxZero to fax the Articles of Impeachment your Congressman.
– 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

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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One Response

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