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An interview with Naomi Wolf about the 10 steps from democracy to dictatorship!

Stop The Spying Now

Stop the Spying!

Monday, January 14, 2008

Impeach+Bush+Cheney+ (Action Calls) See Post end for: “Kucinich In NBC Debate By Court Order”

Impeach+Bush+Cheney+ (Action Calls) See Post end for: “Kucinich In NBC Debate By Court Order”

“It’s The Judiciary Committee Stupid!” Campaign Lead Link

Work With Wexler

Wed. Jan 16, 2008, National Call-In Day for Impeachment (action alert)

After Downing Street
Jan. 13, 2008

Congressman Robert Wexler is organizing his colleagues to ask House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers to begin Cheney impeachment hearings. Wexler is asking his fellow Judiciary Committee Members to co-sign a letter to Conyers. We support Wexler in this, and we are also asking congress members not on the committee to send their own letters to Conyers. Please Email your Congress Member here:

Then please call the Capitol Hill Switchboard: (202) 224-3121. They can tell you who your Congress Member is if you don’t know, and they can connect you to their office. Ask your representative to urge Chairman Conyers to begin impeachment hearings against Dick Cheney. This is especially important if your representative is a member of the Judiciary Committee. Once you’ve sent your Email and made your phone call, please urge everyone you know to do the same. If you have further time to help advance impeachment, please call and Email the media.

John Conyers - Chairman (D) Michigan

Hon. Berman (D) California, 28th Hon. Boucher (D) Virginia, 9th Hon. Nadler (D) New York, 8th Hon. Scott (D) Virginia, 3rd Hon. Watt (D) North Carolina, 12th Hon. Lofgren (D) California, 16th Hon. Jackson Lee (D) Texas, 18th Hon. Waters (D) California, 35th Hon. Delahunt (D) Massachusetts, 10th Hon. Wexler (D) Florida, 19th Hon. Sánchez (D) California, 39th Hon. Cohen (D) Tennessee, 9th Hon. Johnson (D) Georgia, 4th Hon. Sutton (D) Ohio, 13th Hon. Gutierrez (D) Illinois, 4th Hon. Sherman (D) California, 27 Hon. Baldwin (D) Wisconsin, 2nd Hon. Weiner (D) New York, 9th Hon. Schiff (D) California, 29th Hon. DavisHon. Wasserman Schultz (D) Florida, 20th Hon. Ellison (D) Minnesota, (D) Alabama , 7th

54% of Americans want Cheney impeached, as do 64% of Vermonters.
Congressman Dennis Kucinich was the first member of Congress to lead the way in April 2007. H. Res. 333, Articles of Impeachment Against Dick Cheney (reintroduced on Nov. 6, 2007, as H Res 799), is sponsored by the following Members of Congress: Jan Schakowsky, Maxine Waters, Hank Johnson, Keith Ellison, Lynn Woolsey, Barbara Lee, Albert Wynn, William Lacy Clay, Dennis Kucinich, Yvette Clarke, Jim McDermott, Jim Moran, Bob Filner, Sam Farr, Robert Brady, Tammy Baldwin, Donald Payne, Steve Cohen, Sheila Jackson Lee, Carolyn Kilpatrick, Ed Towns, Diane Watson, Danny Davis, Raul Grijalva, Gwen Moore. Please thank them and encourage them to whip their colleagues.

Robert Wexler, Tammy Baldwin, and Luis Gutierrez are urging the initiation of hearings and are joined in this by Anthony Weiner. Mike Michaud has written to Chairman Conyers calling for Cheney impeachment hearings. Tim Mahoney is open to the idea of impeachment hearings.

What are the charges against Vice President Cheney? Here they are.

What can you do?

1. Email Congress, send a letter, send a postcard, lobby in person, honk to impeach, sit in.

2. Sign Congressman Wexler’s petition. And spread the word with this flyer.

3. Help lobby members of the House Judiciary Committee and Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Contact contributors to House Judiciary Committee members.

4. Contact the media.

5. Contact the pollsters.

Grassroots Impeachment Activists Are Making a Difference

* John Nirenberg, a retired college professor, has completed a 40-day march from Boston to Washington D.C., where he will ask Speaker Nancy Pelosi to begin impeachment hearings. He’s garnered a great deal of media attention along the way and has planned a press conference for noon on January 16th on the Cannon House Office Building Terrace. Watch the end of the march:

From: Susan Serpa
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:48:13 -0800 (PST)
Subject: RELEASE Man completes Walk to Boston to Washington for Impeachment

March In My Name

103 Main Street

Brattleboro, VT 05301


Date: January 14, 2008

To: News Editor[s]


Press Conference on Wednesday January 16, 2008,

Cannon House Office Building Terrace, 12:00 noon.

Re: Vermonter Walks to Washington for Impeachment

Contact: John Nirenberg Tel: (802) 380-8638 E-mail:

John Nirenberg, of Brattleboro, VT, completed a walk from Boston to Washington, D.C. (yes, that’s right, he walked all the way), to insist to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that impeachment proceedings against George W. Bush and Richard Cheney be put “back on the table.”

Nirenberg began his impassioned trek, under the banner of “March In My Name,” on Saturday, December 1st, at Boston’s Faneuil Hall, the place where earlier Americans gathered to plan their resistance to King George. He arrived in D.C. Saturday after marching for 40 days.

For more information see

“We voted for change in 2006, but the Democrats aren’t doing what we elected them to do. The war goes on; the torture continues. Torture! Can you believe we actually discuss water-boarding, and the ‘legality’ of beating prisoners until they’re just short of organ failure and death? And what about suspending the right of habeas corpus? And of conducting illegal spying on American citizens? What has happened to this country — and how have we let it happen?

“How did Speaker Pelosi ever think of taking impeachment off the table? If Congress abrogates its responsibility to hold this administration accountable for flagrant disregard of the Constitution and for egregious law breaking — thus giving a virtual pardon to obvious lawbreakers and silently amending the Constitution to grant the executive powers given to Congress, how can we speak to the rest of the world of the genius of our system of checks and balances, if we allow it to be so dangerously imbalanced? How do we explain to our children what we are supposed to be fighting for in Iraq?”

“No, the Bush/Cheney administration must be investigated for their complete disregard for the U.S. Constitution. That’s why I’m on this campaign, that’s why I literally walked my talk: I want more and more Americans to become aware of this appalling situation — and to do something about it.

* Citizens with “Impeach” on their shirts ordered not to view the U.S. Constitution at the National Archives:

* Lois Capp’s constituents baked her an impeachment pie:

* New Hampshire Democratic Party event explodes when Kucinich says the word “Impeach” -

* Big name impeachment debate shakes up North Carolina:

* Veterans for Peace bring impeachment to Rep. Pete Visclosky’s (D-IN) Town Hall Meetings:

* Yet another ACLU chapter backs impeachment:

* Cindy Sheehan to deliver huge stack of pro-impeachment letters to Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

* Subcommittee on the Constitution Chairman Jerrold Nadler’s constituents repeatedly protest in his office and go to jail asking for impeachment hearings: and

* First newspaper editorializes for Cheney impeachment:

* Viggo Mortensen, John Kaminski, Dennis Kucinich, John Nichols, and David Swanson speak at New Hampshire forum for impeachment. Video:

* The Washington and New Hampshire state legislatures are taking up impeachment resolutions this month. The first hearing in Olympia is scheduled for January 17th. Here are details on Washington and New Hampshire, plus the list of resolutions already passed around the country: and and

* Maine impeachment activism leads conservative Democratic congress member Mike Michaud to ask Conyers to begin Cheney impeachment hearings:

Boycott General Electric

General Electric corporate family member NBC has rewritten its criteria for including candidates in debates specifically to exclude a real peace candidate, Dennis Kucinich. GE is a major weapons manufacturer.

Less than 44 hours after NBC sent a congratulatory note and an invitation to Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich to participate in the Jan. 15 Democratic Presidential debate in Las Vegas, the network notified the campaign that it was changing it announced criteria, rescinding its invitation, and excluding Kucinich from the debate.

Contact your congress member and your local media.

Tell GE you will boycott its products and why.

Events Planned for March 12-19, 2008, to Resist the U.S. Occupation of Iraq, Oppose New Wars, Demand Impeachment

Submitted by davidswanson on Thu, 12/20/2007 - 18:47.

FEBRUARY 1, 2008 in New York City: Planning Meeting for March 19 in Washington, D.C.
Details here.

MARCH 12, 2008 (Wednesday) in Washington, D.C.: No to War, No to Africom, No to Occupation of Iraq

No to War, No to Africom, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rally, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Lobbying, and Day of Nonviolent Civil Resistance and/or Disobedience in Congress Demanding an End to the Occupation of Iraq

[COMING SOON: Link to No to War, No to Africom.]
[COMING SOON: Link to Anti-war, Nonviolence Planning.]

Participating Organizations: Hip Hop Caucus, TransAfrica Forum, Black Leadership Forum,, Backbone Campaign, Camp Casey Peace Institute, CODEPINK Women For Peace, Common Ground Collective New Orleans,, Global Network, Gold Star Families for Peace, Progressive Democrats of America, Our Spring Break, The Critical Voice, Artists Against The War, Cities for Peace,, Grandmothers Against the War,

MARCH 13-16, 2008 (Thursday-Sunday) in Washington, D.C.: Winter Soldier

Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW)'s Winter Soldier Testimony

Local Events Supporting Winter Soldier and other Anti-Occupation local events

Local events supporting Winter Soldier.
March 15 in Santa Barbara, CA
March 15 in London, England

MARCH 17 and 18, 2008 (Monday and Tuesday) in Washington, D.C.: Training, Lobbying, Restoring the Constitution

Training in Nonviolence in preparation for March 19, Training in lobbying, Lobbying and on the 18th: Take Back the Constitution Day lobbying 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and evening event at 8 p.m.

Join us for a spirited day in the Halls of Power in Washington, D.C., from Congress to the Justice Department to the Parties' Headquarters to the White House, and an evening event with Constitutional scholars and writers. This is a call for impeachment, an end to the occupation, an end to torture.

[COMING SOON: Link to trainings and lobbying info.]
[COMING SOON: Link to Code Pink page on Take Back the Constitution Day.]

Participating Organizations:, Grassroots America, DC Chapter of IVAW, CODEPINK Women For Peace, Our Spring Break,, Backbone Campaign, Progressive Democrats of America, The Critical Voice, Artists Against The War, Cities for Peace,, Replace Pelosi (petition to be delivered), Grandmothers Against the War,

MARCH 19, 2008 (Wednesday) Everywhere and in Washington, D.C.: Nonviolent Resistance

Nonviolent Civil Resistance and/or Disobedience in All 435 Congressional Districts and in the Nation's Capital on the Fifth Anniversary of the Occupation of Iraq

Locations in each congressional district, to be determined locally, can include congressional offices (Congress Members and Senators will be in their districts on this day), federal buildings, military recruiters, weapons makers, war profiteers, or corporate media outlets. In Washington, with Congress out of town, the focus will be on war profiteers in the military industrial disaster-capitalism complex. Where possible, events will include a place for people not willing to risk arrest. Evening town hall forums can also include a larger audience.

Local Events.
Washington D.C. Events.

Participating Organizations:, Backbone Campaign, Camp Casey Peace Institute, CODEPINK Women For Peace, Common Ground Collective New Orleans, Democracy Rising,, Global Network, Gold Star Families for Peace, Grassroots America, Hip Hop Caucus, Progressive Democrats of America, United for Peace and Justice, Voters for Peace, World Can’t Wait – Drive Out The Bush Regime!, DC Chapter of IVAW, Activist Responce Team (A.R.T), Washington Peace Center, Our Spring Break, The Critical Voice, Artists Against The War, Cities for Peace,, Grandmothers Against the War

Corporate Media Controlling the Vote (video; action alert)

Is Chris Matthews A Hypocrite? Will NBC Let Kucinich Debate? (video)

Boycott Disney & GE: Mickey Mouse Politics by Manila Ryce (vid)

Kucinich Packs Detroit University (video; impeachment)

Cafferty File: Time to IMPEACH Bush & Cheney (video)

Dennis Kucinich: A Renewed America & Impeachment + Kucinich energizes 3,000 Democrats in NH (videos)

Dennis Kucinich’s Greatest Hits (video)



Kucinich In NBC Debate By Court Order

I-Team: Las Vegas Judge Rules in Favor of Dennis Kucinich Lawsuit

A Las Vegas judge has ruled that Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich must be included in the Tuesday night presidential debate in Las Vegas.

Read the Dennis Kucinich lawsuit against NBC

Kucinich filed a lawsuit against NBC. He said he was initially invited to be in the nationally televised debate but the offer was later rescinded. Base on the earlier invitation, Judge Charles Thompson ruled in Kucinich's favor saying if he isn't included, he will issue an injunction stopping the debate.

Read NBC's response to the lawsuit

The judge met with lawyers from both sides Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. and indicated that he would sign a formal order at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The attorneys for NBC claim the state court has no jurisdiction in this matter, and they have decided to appeal the decision to the Nevada Supreme Court.

Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama as well as John Edwards are the only three candidates invited to the debate.

Kucinich OK'd for Debate, Appeal Planned

The Associated Press -

If he is excluded, Thompson said he would issue an injunction to stop the televised debate. Kucinich's lawyer had argued that MSNBC at first invited him to ..See all stories on this topic

Judge Grants Kucinich Entry to NV Debate
The Associated Press -

Senior Clark County District Court Judge Charles Thompson said if Kucinich is excluded, he'll issue an injunction stopping the televised debate....See all stories on this topic

Kucinich OK'd for Debate, Appeal Planned

25 minutes ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBC News said Monday it will appeal a judge's ruling rather than include Democratic presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich in a candidates' debate in Nevada.

"We disagree with the judge's decision and are filing an appeal," said a statement provided by Jeremy Gaines, a vice president for MSNBC, sponsor of Tuesday night's debate. Gaines said the parent network would seek an immediate hearing before the Nevada Supreme Court.

Hours earlier, Senior Clark County District Court Judge Charles Thompson ruled that Kucinich, an Ohio congressman, must be allowed to participate. If he is excluded, Thompson said he would issue an injunction to stop the televised debate.

Kucinich's lawyer had argued that MSNBC at first invited him to participate, then last week reversed course and told him he could not.

A lawyer for the network said MSNBC decided to go with the top three candidates after the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries.

Thompson called it a matter of fairness and said Nevada voters will benefit by hearing from more than just top contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards.

The cable network and the Democratic Party have promoted the debate as a chance for the candidates to be questioned about issues from Nevada's minority communities. Tim Russert and Brian Williams are the scheduled moderators.

Kucinich learned of the judge's decision when he was handed a note during an interview with Fox Business Network's Neil Cavuto.

"Holy smokes! I just found out. I have to get off the phone now. I have to make plans to go to Nevada," Kucinich said.

That’s Enough For The Moment!

1 comment:

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