Saturday, July 14, 2007

54% Want to Impeach Dick

Dick's Thoughts

Tough Talk on Impeachment

A public opinion poll from the American Research Group recently reported that more than four in ten Americans — 45% — favor impeachment hearings for President Bush and more than half — 54% — favored impeachment for Vice President Cheney.

-According to Fein, Cheney has: Asserted Presidential power to create military commissions, which combine the functions of judge, jury, and prosecutor in the trial of war crimes.
-Claimed authority to detain American citizens as enemy combatants indefinitely at Guantanamo Bay on the President's say-so alone.
-Initiated kidnappings, secret detentions, and torture in Eastern European prisons of suspected international terrorists.
-Championed a Presidential power to torture in contravention of federal statutes and treaties.
-Engineered the National Security Agency's warrantless domestic surveillance program targeting American citizens on American soil in contravention of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
-Orchestrated the invocation of executive privilege to conceal from Congress secret spying programs to gather foreign intelligence, and their legal justifications.
-Summoned the privilege to refuse to disclose his consulting of business executives in conjunction with his Energy Task Force.
-Retaliated against Ambassador Joseph Wilson and his wife Valerie Plame, through chief of staff Scooter Libby, for questioning the administration's evidence of weapons of mass destruction as justification for invading Iraq.

And more. Transcript
Excellent and informative Bill Moyers, Video.

The grown ups are in charge?
BunnyPants and Dick

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In the meantime, Pickles is preserving America.
Mrs Bush Pickle  America
Blah blah blah, long-assed speech written by somebody else.

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