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  • George Mason U. elects man as homecoming queen

    02/20/2009 12:31:18 PM PST · by Islander7 · 37 replies · 1,440+ views
    Yahoo via WaPo ^ | Feb 20, 2009 | Staff
    FAIRFAX, Va. – George Mason University students have elected a drag queen as homecoming queen. Student Ryan Allen beat out two women for the title at the 30,000-student school in suburban Washington, D.C., famous for its run to the Final Four a few years back. Allen competed under his drag queen persona of Reann Ballslee. Allen, who is gay and performs in drag at nightclubs, said he entered as a joke. But he considers the victory one of his happiest moments and proof the school celebrates its diverse student body.
  • Don't be fooled, Palin is Bush in pumps

    10/03/2008 9:38:32 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 47 replies · 1,308+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald(AU) | 10/04/08 | (Al Gore is an Alpha male)Naomi Wolf
    Due to restrictions can only post link below. Don't be fooled, Palin is Bush in pumps
  • What's On The Desk (ONOZ! JBS Mag Spotted On Palin's Desk!)

    09/19/2008 7:38:10 AM PDT · by steve-b · 62 replies · 362+ views
    In a picture supplied by Sarah Palin's family to the Associated Press, Palin appears with some rather odd reading matter: The magazine of the ultraconservative John Birch Society. The picture, dating to 1995, when Palin was a member of the Wasilla City Council, ran beside a profile of Palin in Saturday's New York Times. The magazine, The New American, is sitting on top of her calendar on her desk, unopened....
  • Dionne: Don’t dare question Princess Sarah

    09/10/2008 2:23:22 PM PDT · by pissant · 22 replies · 171+ views
    Newsday ^ | 9/10/08 | EJ Dionne
    John McCain's campaign acknowledged this weekend that Sarah Palin is unprepared to be vice president or president of the United States. Of course, McCain's people said no such thing. But their actions told you all you needed to know. McCain, Barack Obama and Joe Biden all subjected themselves to tough questioning on the regular Sunday news programs. Palin was the only no-show. And it's not just the Sunday interviews. She has not opened herself to any serious questioning since McCain picked her to be next in line for the presidency. McCain's advisers clearly don't trust Palin to answer questions about...
  • McDermott pushes impeachment (Baghdad Jim signs resolution to consider impeachment)

    09/09/2008 2:55:09 PM PDT · by Proud_USA_Republican · 28 replies · 203+ views
    Seattle-PI.com ^ | 09/09/2008 | P-I Politics Team
    Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., delivered these remarks on the House floor Tuesday: Mr. Speaker: For the last two years I have struggled with the issue of whether the House should consider impeachment of a sitting President. Next to declaring war, impeachment is the gravest matter the House of Representatives must consider. I fully understand the gut-wrenching consequences such a national debate could precipitate. Yet, there is one fact we cannot overlook or escape.
  • Matthews: 'Foul Play' Behind Balloon Drop on Mitchell?

    09/05/2008 2:49:00 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 81 replies · 260+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Were those evil Republicans attempting to carpet-bomb Andrea Mitchell with balloons at the RNC last night? Chris Matthews mused about the possibility on Hardball this afternoon. The footage of Andrea gamely batting away the balloons has received a lot of play. This morning, the Today show had fun with it. But Matthews seemed to conceive a more sinister explanation: CHRIS MATTHEWS: If you were watching last night, here was a funny moment. I have to tell you: I love Andrea. Look at this crazy moment. For some reason: I don't know if it was foul play or what it was,...
  • Moron Alert:Lohan gets political on blog, sounds off on Palin

    09/02/2008 7:17:21 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 44 replies · 363+ views
    news.yahoo.com ^ | September 2, 2008 | Associated Press
    Lohan gets political on blog, sounds off on Palin Tue Sep 2, 5:44 PM ET NEW YORK - Lindsay Lohan is getting political. The 22-year-old actress took to her MySpace blog Tuesday to post her thoughts on Republican John McCain's running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and the revelation that Palin's unmarried 17-year-old daughter is pregnant. "I've been watching the news all morning, like everyone else — and (I) keep hearing about the issues related to `teen pregnancy.' ... Well, I think the real problem comes from the fact that we are taking the focus off of getting to know...
  • Betting on a Palin withdrawal [More Liberal PDS Hysteria]

    09/02/2008 3:45:16 PM PDT · by Alouette · 73 replies · 1,043+ views
    CNN ^ | Sept. 2, 2008 | Mina Kimes
    An online prediction market weighs in on whether VP candidate Sarah Palin will be dropped from the Republican ticket. NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Now the Democrats aren't the only ones who can try to capitalize on the negative buzz growing around Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the prospective Republican VP candidate. Intrade, an online prediction market based in Dublin, created a contract Tuesday morning on the likelihood that John McCain will drop Palin as his running mate. After opening at a probability of just 3%, the odds on Palin being cut from the ticket climbed to 18% around 9 a.m. and...
  • City Council asked to pass resolution regarding impeaching Bush, Cheney

    08/17/2008 2:56:32 PM PDT · by SoldierDad · 32 replies · 157+ views
    Chico Enterprise Record ^ | 08/17/2008 | By JENN KLEIN - Staff Writer
    CHICO — A group of residents want the Chico City Council to back up their request to impeach the president and vice president. The group, which informally calls itself the "Chico Impeach Team," is asking the council to pass a resolution urging Congress to "do its job" and begin the process to impeach President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, group project leader Marla Crites said. While acknowledging the terms of both will end in January, Crites said she believed it was not too late for impeachment. "I think they need to be held accountable whether they have one more...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Pelosi Clashes With Protesters Over Impeachment

    08/14/2008 5:22:30 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 14 replies · 214+ views
    http://www.pubrecord.org ^ | August 12, 2008 | By Jason Leopold and Alan Breslauer
    In November 2006, Pelosi explained the significance behind the record voter turnout that helped shift the balance of power in Washington for the first time in 12 years. “People voted for change and they voted for Democrats who will take our country in a new direction,” Pelosi said during a victory speech in San Francisco on Nov. 8, 2006. But Pelosi, who became House Speaker, never managed to exact the change she promised. She explained that she and her colleagues tried vigorously to pass legislation to end the war in Iraq. "The public doesn’t want to know about process and...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 08-12-08 ("Wise Up and Rise Up – or Kiss It All Goodbye")

    08/12/2008 4:41:19 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 136 replies · 132+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | August 12, 2008 | KOmmies and Charles Henrickson
    "It's bad enough that we face the end of America, sadly, we also face the end of humanity." So warns KOmmie One Pissed Off Liberal in this ominous THREAD, "Wise Up and Rise Up – or Kiss It All Goodbye". To say this diary struck a chord among the KOmmies would be an understatement--over 600 KOmments in less than 24 hours! So let's see why THE SKY IS FALLING AND WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!!, in Bolshevik Red, while the commentary of your humble guest correspondent, Charles Henrickson, wondering what the winning bid on BEARak Obama will be when the...
  • Now Racist to Depict Obama in Same Photo with White Women

    08/01/2008 3:56:13 PM PDT · by locke22 · 29 replies · 1,362+ views
    Old Glory Radio ^ | 08/01/08 | Old Glory Radio
    Yes, that's right. Black Commentator and radio host, Leo Terrell. speaking on Fox News today related to us, the unwashed masses, how racist John McCain's organization is for depicting Barack Obama in the same picture as Paris Hilton.
  • [Former Senator] Gravel: Take Bush to The Hague

    07/26/2008 9:40:42 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 34 replies · 244+ views
    Press TV ^ | Sat, 26 Jul 2008 22:48:20
    Former Democratic candidate Mike Gravel says President George W. Bush should be taken to The Hague for war crimes rather than being impeached. In a Monday video conference with Press TV, the former Alaska senator said President Bush does not 'deserve' to be impeached for invading Afghanistan and Iraq, which has resulted in the loss of 'millions of lives'. "An Impeachment just means you would only take away his (Bush's) presidency. Well, he is almost done (with) his presidency. What really needs to happen is that these people have to be held accountable for the crimes they have committed," the...
  • Bush critics get an unimpeachable forum

    07/26/2008 5:21:17 AM PDT · by equaviator · 55 replies · 203+ views
    WASHINGTON (Map, News) - Call it the un-impeachment hearing. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Friday it insisted was not about removing President Bush from office. But critics of Bush's policies couldn't pass up the chance to charge the president with a long list of impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors." Leading the way was Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, the former Democratic presidential candidate who has brought repeated impeachment resolutions on the House floor against Bush and Vice President Cheney. Kucinich got a rock star welcome of whistles, hoots and clapping as he walked into the hearing room, holding hands...
  • (CongressRat) Baldwin (D, WI) Makes a Call for Impeachment Hearings

    07/25/2008 1:10:24 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 29 replies · 63+ views
    Madistan.com ^ | July 25, 2008 | John Nichols
    Declaring that "there is no task more important for this Congress than to seriously consider whether our nation's leaders have violated their oath of office," Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin on Friday morning told the House Judiciary Committee, "I now firmly believe that impeachment hearings are the appropriate and necessary next step."The Madison Democrat's opening statement to the Judiciary Committee's "Hearing on Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations" was one of many pointed and at times passionate declarations delivered during an extraordinary session that saw both Democratic and Republican representatives engage in serious discussions about how best to address what committee chair...
  • Big crowd gathers for House Judiciary hearing on Bush "impeachment"

    07/25/2008 7:01:03 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies · 194+ views
    Big crowd gathers for House Judiciary hearing on Bush "impeachment" A boisterous crowd has already gathered for today's hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on the case for impeaching Presidnent Bush and Vice President Cheney. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) has been leading the charge on the issue
  • Hearing set on "imperial Bush presidency" [House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers..]

    07/17/2008 5:17:59 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies · 103+ views
    Hearing set on "imperial Bush presidency" Thu Jul 17, 2008 5:52pm EDT By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Impeachment is out for President George W. Bush, but a top U.S. lawmaker said on Thursday he wants to take a look at his "imperial presidency." House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers announced his panel would examine possible administration wrongdoing, which has included complaints that Bush misled the United States into the Iraq war in 2003. "Over the last seven plus years, there have been numerous credible allegations of serious misconduct by officials in the Bush administration," said Conyers, a Michigan Democrat....
  • Voters to decide: Bush memorial sewage plant?

    07/17/2008 4:51:42 PM PDT · by SmithL · 22 replies · 83+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 7/17/8 | Marisa Lagos
    San Francisco voters will be asked to decide whether to name a city sewage plant in honor of President Bush, after a satiric measure qualified for the November ballot today. Backers of the measure, who for several months circulated a petition to place the measure on the ballot, turned in more than 12,000 signatures on July 7, said organizer Brian McConnell. The Department of Elections today informed those supporters, the self-proclaimed Presidential Memorial Commission, that they had enough valid signatures - a minimum of 7,168 registered San Francisco voters - to qualify for the November ballot, he said. McConnell, who...
  • Pelosi says House Judiciary may hold hearings on Kucinich impeachment resolution

    07/10/2008 9:48:18 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 88 replies · 262+ views
    Pelosi says House Judiciary may hold hearings on Kucinich impeachment resolution Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said this morning that the House Judiciary Committee may hold hearings on an impeachment resolution offered by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). Kucinich is expected to offer a "privileged resolution" this afternoon calling on the House to look at whether President Bush should be removed from office for lying to Congress and the American public when he sought congressional approval back in 2002 for taking military action to invade Iraq and overthrow Saddam Hussein.
  • Conyers threatens contempt charges for Rove

    07/03/2008 9:25:23 PM PDT · by smithone · 32 replies · 102+ views
    The Hill ^ | 7/3/08 | Jared Allen
    The standoff between the House and the Bush administration over the congressional testimony of top White House aides continued on Thursday when House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) threatened to hold Karl Rove in contempt if he follows through on his refusal to respond to a committee subpoena. Conyers and Administrative Law subcommittee Chairwoman Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) were responding to a July 1 letter they received from Rove’s attorney, Robert D. Luskin, in which Luskin said his client would be unable to appear before Sanchez’s subcommittee. The panel is investigating the politicization within the Justice Department and had...
  • From an Editorial in the Chicago Tribune: Repeal the Second Amendment

    06/29/2008 9:12:40 AM PDT · by Oyarsa · 171 replies · 575+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 27, 2008
    Repeal the 2nd Amendment June 27, 2008 No, we don't suppose that's going to happen any time soon. But it should. The 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is evidence that, while the founding fathers were brilliant men, they could have used an editor. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
  • LAW SCHOOL TO SPONSOR BUSH WAR CRIMES TRIAL: To recommend hangings

    06/22/2008 11:00:43 AM PDT · by pabianice · 36 replies · 180+ views
    Oped News | 6/22/08 | Ross
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  • Wexler: McClellan's Testimony Justifies Cheney's Impeachment

    06/21/2008 3:14:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies · 347+ views
    CBS News ^ | June 20, 2008 | John Bresnahan
    Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.), one of the most vocal opponents of the Bush administration on Capitol Hill, said Scott McClellan's book and testimony justify the beginning of impeachment hearings against Vice President Dick Cheney. During questioning of McClellan, Wexler asked the former White House press secretary if he believed Bush authorized the leaking of Valerie Plame Wilson's name. When McClellan said no, Wexler said this meant that Cheney must have been the source of the leak, meaning Cheney was seeking to retaliate against the wife of an administration critic. In Wexler's view, this would be enough to support the initation...
  • Obama Foreign Policy Adviser:“Winnie the Pooh seems to be a fundamental text on national security.”

    06/17/2008 9:06:07 AM PDT · by JRochelle · 54 replies · 1,849+ views
    Campaign Spot ^ | 06/17/2008 | Jim Geraghty
    A runaway metaphor is not the worst sin in the world. But if former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig really is a potential national security adviser under President Obama, he's doing his potential future boss no favors when he talks like this: Richard Danzig, who served as Navy Secretary under President Clinton and is tipped to become National Security Adviser in an Obama White House, told a major foreign policy conference in Washington that the future of US strategy in the war on terrorism should follow a lesson from the pages of Winnie the Pooh, which can be shortened to: if...
  • House waves off impeachment measure against Bush

    06/11/2008 1:04:14 PM PDT · by SmithL · 32 replies · 132+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 6/11/8 | LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press Writer
    The House has voted to send articles of impeachment against President Bush to a committee that is not likely to hold hearings before the end of his term. By 251-166, House members dispatched the measure to a committee on Wednesday — a procedure often used to kill legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi long ago declared the prospects for impeachment proceedings "off the table." Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, who ran for president earlier this year, insists that his resolution deserves more consideration. He spent more than four hours Monday night reading his 35 articles of impeachment into the record, including charges...
  • Democrat Congressman calls for Bush impeachment (C-Span LIVE thread 6/10/08)

    06/10/2008 7:41:21 PM PDT · by Libloather · 116 replies · 295+ views
    Democrat Congressman calls for Bush impeachment10.06.2008 15:46 GMT+04:00 /PanARMENIAN.Net/ Democrat Dennis Kucinich introduced a 35-count resolution to impeach U.S. President George W. Bush, claiming that the president set out to deceive the nation, and violated his oath of office with the Iraq war. Addressing the House of Representatives on Monday evening, the Ohio congressman and former presidential candidate accused the administration of a number of offenses, including lying to Congress and the public about its reasons for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He said Bush "fraudulently" justified the war on Iraq and misled "the American people and members of Congress...
  • Rep. Kucinich Introduces Bush Impeachment Resolution

    06/09/2008 7:45:48 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 47 replies · 266+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 9, 2008
    WASHINGTON - Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a former Democratic presidential contender, said Monday he wants the House to consider a resolution to impeach President Bush. Speaker Nancy Pelosi consistently has said impeachment was "off the table." Kucinich, D-Ohio, read his proposed impeachment language in a floor speech. He contended Bush deceived the nation and violated his oath of office in leading the country into the Iraq war. Kucinich introduced a resolution last year to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney. That resolution was killed, but only after Republicans initially voted in favor of taking up the measure to force a debate.
  • Kucinich introducing 35 Articles of Impeachment

    06/09/2008 5:17:44 PM PDT · by ROCKLOBSTER · 253 replies · 847+ views
    C_SPAN
    Dennis Kucinich is currently on the floor of the House presenting his bill to impeach President George W. Bush. C-SPAN, 8:00 PM 9 Jun 2008.
  • Wasserman Schultz: Judiciary Committee Willing To Arrest Rove If He Doesn't Testify

    05/28/2008 4:10:25 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 75 replies · 475+ views
    The Hill's Blog ^ | 28 May 08 | Walter Alarkon
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said that the House Judiciary Committee would be willing to arrest Karl Rove if the former White House official doesn't testify about his role in the firing of nine U.S. attorneys in 2006. Wasserman Schultz, in an interview on MSNBC Tuesday, echoed the demand of House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) that Rove would not be allowed to invoke executive privilege to avoid testifying. Rove could not invoke the privilege since he said he did not have conversations with the president about the attorneys' firing, Wasserman Schultz said. Asked by MSNBC host Dan Abrams...
  • Nader Calls for Bush-Cheney Impeachment

    05/23/2008 11:05:53 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies · 90+ views
    Nader Calls for Bush-Cheney Impeachment May 23, 2008 1:48 PM ABC News' Yunji de Nies reports: Independent presidential hopeful Ralph Nader spoke outside the White House Friday, calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. Nader said the President has, "dishonored the White House and brought a pattern of waste." "A wasteful defense is a weak defense and a weak defense, inspires waste," Nader said. Surrounded by a handful of supporters, holding signs which read "From Katrina to Iraq, Colossal Failure," and "Resign Bush-Cheney, Like Nixon-Agnew," Nader charged that the President and Vice President...
  • Activist goes to court to ask that Bush be arrested at convention (MN RNC)

    05/22/2008 9:46:51 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 58 replies · 191+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 5/22/08 | Rochelle Olson
    Long-time Minneapolis peace activist Ed Felien will be in court this afternoon pushing for President Bush to be arrested and investigated for war crimes when he comes here in August for the GOP convention. Felien filed a motion in Hennepin County District Court asking Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to begin investigating Bush and charge him with war crimes. The president "has fraudulently represented a war against Iraq as essential for our national interests when in reality the war only benefits his private interests. With his Saudi friends he has cornered the supply of oil and raised prices. And through...
  • House committee threatens Rove with subpoena

    05/01/2008 3:27:18 PM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 96+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 5/1/8 | BEN EVANS, Associated Press Writer
    The House Judiciary Committee threatened Thursday to subpoena former White House adviser Karl Rove if he does not agree by May 12 to testify about former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman's corruption case. In a letter to Rove's attorney, committee Democrats called it "completely unacceptable" that the Republican political strategist has rejected the panel's request for sworn testimony even as he discusses the matter publicly through the media. "We can see no justification for his refusal to speak on the record to the committee," the letter states. "We urge you and your client to reconsider ... or we will have no...
  • Obama Would 'Immediately' Look Into Prosecuting Bush

    04/16/2008 10:19:31 AM PDT · by Typical_Whitey · 89 replies · 465+ views
    littlegreenfootballs.com ^ | 4/15/08 | littlegreenfootballs.com
    Yesterday Barack Obama told a Philadelphia reporter that if elected President, he would “immediately” ask his Attorney General to look into prosecuting former Bush officials for war crimes and torture: Obama would ask his AG to ‘immediately review’ potential of crimes in Bush White House.
  • Vt. towns approve Bush 'indictment'

    03/04/2008 5:31:00 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 79 replies · 307+ views
    Vt. towns approve Bush 'indictment' By JOHN CURRAN, Associated Press Writer 7 minutes ago Voters in two Vermont towns approved measures Tuesday calling for the indictment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for what they consider violations of the Constitution. More symbolic than anything, the items sought to have police arrest Bush and Cheney if they ever visit Brattleboro or nearby Marlboro or to extradite them for prosecution elsewhere — if they're not impeached first. In Brattleboro, the vote was 2,012-1,795. In Marlboro, which held a town meeting on the issue, it was 43-25 with three abstentions. "I...
  • Code Pink Fasts for Cheney’s Impeachment

    02/25/2008 3:24:51 PM PST · by Starman417 · 116 replies · 247+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-25-08 | Scott Malensek
    "I guess she learned this childish tactic from her kids," countered David Almasi, executive director of the conservative National Center for Public Policy Research."What's next? Holding her breath until her face turns blue? Lawmakers should not be intimidated into action by force, graft or inane publicity stunts," Almasi told Cybercast News Service. ...well...at least America's Twinkies are safe for the time being. There was a time when Americans marched and protested with respect, honor, and integrity. Today, we get Code Pink and in general a carnival-like atmosphere rather than a Martin Luther King march. This is a sad story though....
  • Code Pink Fasts for Cheney's Impeachment

    02/25/2008 4:10:54 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies · 614+ views
    Code Pink Fasts for Cheney's Impeachment By Monisha Bansal CNSNews.com Staff Writer February 25, 2008 (CNSNews.com) - Hundreds of anti-war protesters are on a hunger strike, trying to urge House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) to begin impeachment proceedings against Vice President Dick Cheney. "I'm really concerned that the Bush and Cheney administration have committed so many impeachable offenses," Leslie Angeline, a member of Code Pink told Cybercast News Service. Angeline and her followers are urging the Judiciary Committee to take up articles of impeachment introduced by former presidential candidate Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) in April. In November, Kucinich...
  • Conservatives target Berkeley as protesters block Marines' door

    02/01/2008 7:55:54 PM PST · by SmithL · 119 replies · 20,672+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/1/8 | Steve Rubenstein,Kevin Fagan
    BERKELEY - As the right-wing blogosphere railed and a U.S. senator vowed financial retaliation against the Berkeley City Council for its effort to boot the Marine Corps out of town, three anti-war protesters ratcheted up pressure from the left by chaining themselves Friday to the front door of the downtown Marine recruiting office. The demonstrators snapped their locks shut at 7 a.m. and spent the next 7 1/2 hours blocking the door, waving and chanting as hundreds of cars driving by honked in support. Finally, at 2:30 p.m., police snipped the chains and arrested them. Two of the three were...
  • Sending a message (Brattleboro responds)

    01/31/2008 5:47:19 PM PST · by BillyBonebrake · 23 replies · 66+ views
    The Brattleboro Reformer ^ | Jan 31, 2008 | Editors
    It may be a purely symbolic gesture, but the upcoming Town Meeting vote on whether Brattleboro should indict President Bush and Vice President Cheney certainly raised the ire of conservatives all over the country. The Municipal Center was swamped this week with nasty phone calls and e-mails, many containing language unprintable in this newspaper. The level of rage from those who still believe that President Bush can do no wrong is astounding to behold. But while we're surprised there are still that many people in America who support Bush, we understand their rage. Put yourself in the shoes of a...
  • Vermont anti-Bush petition sparks anger [people who say residents are "wackjobs" and "nuts.".....]

    01/30/2008 3:49:02 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies · 1,012+ views
    Vermont Anti-Bush Petition Sparks Anger Jan 30 05:20 AM US/Eastern By JOHN CURRAN Associated Press Writer BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A town petition making President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney subject to arrest for crimes against the Constitution has triggered a barrage of criticism from people who say residents are "wackjobs" and "nuts." In e-mail messages, voicemail messages and telephone calls, outraged people are calling the measure the equivalent of treason and vowing never to visit Vermont. "Has everyone up there been out in the cold too long?" said one. "I would like to know how I could get...
  • Brattleboro to vote on arresting Bush, Cheney

    01/30/2008 11:13:21 AM PST · by tomnbeverly · 61 replies · 120+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | 1/29/08 | Susan Smallheer
    BRATTLEBORO (ruthlandherald.com) — Brattleboro residents will vote at town meeting on whether President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney should be indicted and arrested for war crimes, perjury or obstruction of justice if they ever step foot in Vermont. The Brattleboro Select Board voted 3-2 Friday to put the controversial item on the Town Meeting Day warning. According to Town Clerk Annette Cappy, organizers of the Bush-Cheney issue gathered enough signatures, and it was up to the Select Board whether Brattleboro voters would consider the issue in March. Cappy said residents will get to vote on the matter by...
  • Kucinich 'will file Bush impeachment'

    01/28/2008 12:23:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies · 753+ views
    Press TV ^ | January 25, 2008
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich says he will introduce articles of impeachment against President Bush for deceiving the American nation. The Democrat said Wednesday that he would introduce the articles on January 28, the day US President George W. Bush is scheduled to deliver his State of the Union speech. "We already know the State of the Union," Kucinich said. "It's a lie!" "[The] Bush administration led the nation to war on the basis of erroneous information that it methodically propagated and that culminated in military action against Iraq on March 19, 2003," the 61-year-old congressman quoted the Center for Public Integrity's...
  • Brattleboro to vote on arresting Bush, Cheney

    01/26/2008 7:48:06 AM PST · by Abathar · 129 replies · 406+ views
    Rutlandherald.com ^ | January 26, 2008 | Susan Smallheer
    BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro residents will vote at town meeting on whether President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney should be indicted and arrested for war crimes, perjury or obstruction of justice if they ever step foot in Vermont. The Brattleboro Select Board voted 3-2 Friday to put the controversial item on the Town Meeting Day warning. According to Town Clerk Annette Cappy, organizers of the Bush-Cheney issue gathered enough signatures, and it was up to the Select Board whether Brattleboro voters would consider the issue in March. Cappy said residents will get to vote on the matter by paper...
  • Kucinich calls for Bush impeachment (on the House floor where personal attacks are forbidden)

    01/23/2008 2:33:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 47 replies · 17,963+ views
    WISTV ^ | 1/23/08 | Chantelle Janelle
    Kucinich calls for Bush impeachmentUpdated: Jan 23, 2008 03:52 PM CST NATIONAL (NBC) - Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich may get excluded from Democratic presidential debates, but he's voicing his opinion on the House floor. On Wednesday, Kucinich announced he'll be filing articles of impeachment against President Bush on Monday. That's the same day of the president's State of the Union address. The announcement comes as Kucinich railed the President and Vice President for how they have handled the war in Iraq. In his lengthy statement, the Ohio congressman said, "The President and Vice President lied and 4,000 of our soldiers...
  • George McGovern calls for impeachment: "Why I Believe Bush Must Go"

    01/07/2008 7:01:15 AM PST · by seanmerc · 68 replies · 270+ views
    The Washington ComPost ^ | 6 Jan 08 | George McGovern
    As we enter the eighth year of the Bush-Cheney administration, I have belatedly and painfully concluded that the only honorable course for me is to urge the impeachment of the president and the vice president. After the 1972 presidential election, I stood clear of calls to impeach President Richard M. Nixon for his misconduct during the campaign. I thought that my joining the impeachment effort would be seen as an expression of personal vengeance toward the president who had defeated me. Today I have made a different choice. Of course, there seems to be little bipartisan support for impeachment. The...
  • McGovern: Time to impeach Bush

    01/06/2008 4:41:06 PM PST · by jdm · 59 replies · 1,202+ views
    CNN ^ | Jan. 06, 2008 | Alexander Mooney
    WASHINGTON (CNN) – George McGovern, the Democratic Party's 1972 nominee for president, is calling on Congress to impeach President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. And in an editorial in Sunday's Washington Post, McGovern writes the case for impeaching the current president is "far stronger" than the case made against former President Richard Nixon — the man who soundly defeated McGovern in the general election match up."Bush and Cheney are clearly guilty of numerous impeachable offenses," McGovern writes. "They have repeatedly violated the Constitution. They have transgressed national and international law. They have lied to the American people time after...
  • ACLU Florida Calls For Bush/Cheney Impeachment

    01/06/2008 2:59:58 PM PST · by Jay777 · 44 replies · 167+ views
    Scoop Independent News New Zealand ^ | 5-Jan-08 | David Swanson
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida has followed the lead of the ACLU of Central Florida, the ACLU of Monroe County Florida, and the ACLU of the Treasure Coast (Florida), all of which followed the lead of the ACLU of Southern California in backing impeachment and calling for the National ACLU to do the same. The ACLU was a prominent supporter of Richard Nixon’s impeachment. In 2006 an ACLU panel argued for impeachment. In recent years, the national ACLU has lobbied against numerous offenses that appear quintessentially impeachable, but refused , despite intense lobbying by its members and...
  • Why I Believe Bush Must Go (Barf Alert)

    01/06/2008 8:56:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 94 replies · 225+ views
    Washington Compost ^ | January 6, 2008 | George McGovern
    As we enter the eighth year of the Bush-Cheney administration, I have belatedly and painfully concluded that the only honorable course for me is to urge the impeachment of the president and the vice president. After the 1972 presidential election, I stood clear of calls to impeach President Richard M. Nixon for his misconduct during the campaign. I thought that my joining the impeachment effort would be seen as an expression of personal vengeance toward the president who had defeated me. Today I have made a different choice. Of course, there seems to be little bipartisan support for impeachment. The...
  • McGovern: Impeach Bush, Cheney Now

    01/06/2008 10:37:13 AM PST · by melt · 100 replies · 354+ views
    CBS News ^ | 1/6/08 | David Morgan
    (CBS) The former Democratic nominee for president who ran against a president later driven from office under threat of impeachment, today said that impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney is "the rightful course for an American patriot." George McGovern, a former South Dakota Senator who ran on the Democratic ticket in 1972 as an anti-war advocate, wrote in an op-ed for The Washington Post that, while he steered clear of calling for the impeachment of Richard Nixon in the '70s - fearing it would appear as "an expression of personal vengeance" against his opponent who...
  • Vermont town seeks Bush, Cheney arrests

    12/28/2007 2:01:47 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 180 replies · 543+ views
    Vermont town seeks Bush, Cheney arrests By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press Writer 6 minutes ago President Bush may soon have a new reason to avoid left-leaning Vermont: In one town, activists want him subject to arrest for war crimes. A group in Brattleboro is petitioning to put an item on a town meeting agenda in March that would make Bush and Vice President Cheney subject to arrest and indictment if they visit the southeastern Vermont community. "This petition is as radical as the Declaration of Independence, and it draws on that tradition in claiming a universal jurisdiction when governments fail...
  • The Case for Impeachment Hearings [WEXLER BLACKMAIL ALERT]

    12/16/2007 3:13:41 PM PST · by ROP_RIP · 60 replies · 259+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Fri Dec 14, 1:02 PM ET | Rep. Robert Wexler
    I was serving in Congress and on the Judiciary Committee for the ridiculous and politically motivated impeachment hearings of President Clinton. During that witch hunt Newt Gingrich, Tom DeLay, and Ken Starr wasted a year and a half on investigations and hearings about President Clinton's personal relations. However, this attempted coup d'etat by Republicans against President Clinton was not and should not be the standard of impeachment that was enshrined by the Founders in our Constitution. ... Instead, I believe that we can both live up to our Constitutional obligation by holding hearings and pass a Democratic agenda. If President...