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Posted on 06/02/2005 9:37:29 PM PDT by kromike
Kerry Touts Bush Impeachment Memo
Failed presidential candidate John Kerry said Thursday that he intends to confront Congress with a document touted by critics of President Bush as evidence that he committed impeachable crimes by falsifying evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
"When I go back (to Washington) on Monday, I am going to raise the issue," Kerry said, referring to the Downing Street Memo in an interview with Massachusetts' Standard Times newspaper.
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"I think it's a stunning, unbelievably simple and understandable statement of the truth and a profoundly important document that raises stunning issues here at home," the top Democrat added. The Downing Street Memo, first reported on May 1 by the London Times, was drafted by a Matthew Rycroft, a foreign policy aide to Prime Minister Tony Blair. It is said to be minutes of a July 2002 meeting where Blair allegedly admitted that the Bush administration "fixed" Iraq intelligence to manufacture a rationale for war.
Citing the Downing Street Memo, former presidential candidate Ralph Nader called for an impeachment investigation on Tuesday in an op-ed piece published by the Boston Globe.
"It is time for Congress to investigate the illegal Iraq war as we move toward the third year of the endless quagmire that many security experts believe jeopardizes US safety by recruiting and training more terrorists," wrote Nader with co-author Kevin Zeese. "A Resolution of Impeachment would be a first step."
The British memo, however, contains no quotes from either Bush or Blair, and is notably slim on evidence implicating Bush in a WMD cover-up.
Though largely ignored in the U.S. outside of rabid anti-Bush web sites like MichaelMoore.com, the Downing Street Memo won Sen. Kerry's endorsement in the Standard Times interview:
"It's amazing to me," the top Democrat said, "the way it escaped major media discussion. It's not being missed on the Internet, I can tell you that."
Maybe Johnny Boy should locate a Webster's and look up the term "TRAITOR", then look in the mirror prior to casting stones. Conspiring with the enemy is BEYOND an impeachable offense. Traitors of the past have been shot or exiled for far less than what Kerry is guity of.
He meant he was going to record some military songs.
Didn't you hear? He did sign it; before erasing it.
And the gang of 7 want to deal with these less then human debree.
John Kerry does not exist. Why so many threads lately about what he says or thinks. Does anyone really care. And I mean Democrats as well as Republicans.
And you certainly are not being missed in the Oval Office, John.
The American people that can still think, still think you suck!
Show the 180, Johnny boy- then you will have a platform. Then again- will you Lt. Kerry? Put up your bones, boy, don't change the subject and answer effin' question...
Rush predicted this would happen before Bush won the 2004 election. And here it goes. Not a surprise and he'll only make Democrats look more idiotic.
I haven't heard that word for awhile. LOL!
Thanks for the ping!
Well, you know that John O'Neill, the man who accused Kerry of lying about his military record, claimed to have signed an SF 180.
How many lies do you think O'Neill's records will show about his service?
144 Cong Rec S 12286, *
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD -- SENATE
Saturday, October 10, 1998
105th Congress, 2nd Session
144 Cong Rec S 12286
MR. KERRY: Mr. President, there are two subjects that I wish to bring to my colleagues' attention this afternoon. First, I want to talk about an issue of enormous international consequence--the situation with respect to Iraq. For the last 2 months, as we know, Saddam Hussein has been testing, yet again, the full measure of the international community's resolve to force Iraq to eliminate its weapons of mass destruction. That has been the fundamental goal of our policy toward Iraq since the end of the gulf war and is reflected in the U.N. agreements reached in the aftermath of the war.
First I've heard of it (Big yawn, time to go to bed).
Is there a copy of it anywhere? I've been all over the internet, must have blinked when I passed it.
I am really tired of all his crap! It is time for him to sink into oblivion for the good of all citizens!
thanks for being on 'the team'!
And that's EXACTLY why I don't want failed democRATS like Dean and Kerry to stop speaking. If anything, I want them to talk EVEN MORE...
Johny Boy has forgot that he was signed the Iraqi Liberation Act of 1998.
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