Court Of Impeachment And War Crimes: Impeach and Peace Posting To Begin The Week…Taxi To The Darkside Wins and The Nader Chatter Begins.

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Monday, February 25, 2008

Impeach and Peace Posting To Begin The Week…Taxi To The Darkside Wins and The Nader Chatter Begins.

Impeach and Peace Posting To Begin The Week…Taxi To The Darkside Wins and The Nader Chatter Begins.

Congratulations Alex Gibney And “Taxi To The Darkside”

Julie Christie’s Orange Ribbon

The US courts are Continuing to try to censor Wikileaks.

Apparently not too successfully.

Congress Kept in the Dark on Continuity of Government Plans - Boston,MA,USA
Apparently "comity" wasn't being extended to this committee member. DeFazio made the following statement to Congress Aug 2, 2007: "Most Americans would ...

Al Qaeda, Impeachment, and Iraq
If there is anything George Bush can rely on to keep us in Iraq, it is the threat that we will be "handing it over to Al Qaeda" if we withdraw, and inviting civil war. Whether you support the occupation, supported it before but now ...

"Bush and Cheney: arrested for gross violations of international and U.S. law!" A new proposal in the township of Brattleboro, Vermont -- authorizing local law enforcement to arrest Bush and Cheney -- would make this headline a reality, should either of them step inside the town's jurisdiction. The Brattleboro proposal is to be voted on in the coming weeks at a town hall meeting. The proposal is up for discussion thanks to the hard work of community activists, who petitioned citywide to have the motion put to a vote. Fearful of the indictment, Bush and Cheney are mounting a counteroffensive. But in town after town in Vermont, the people have voted to support impeachment recognizing that Bush and Cheney have committed high crimes and misdemeanors.

The Brattleboro indictment of Bush and Cheney is reflective of the tide of opposition to the current administration. The people of this country are refusing to let Bush leave office without facing charges for his criminal deeds. Just yesterday, the New Hampshire State House held an impeachment hearing, which was flooded by activists and community members insisting that the state legislature take action. Hollywood actor Ed Asner wrote a letter for the hearing expressing his support for the resolution, which indicts Bush for "invading Iraq without just cause or provocation."

We are keeping the pressure on and "impeachment" has become a household word. We are mobilizing the impeachment movement for the anti-war actions on the 5th anniversary of the war. We are lobbying Congress. We are taking out impeachment advertisements. We are telling the courageous people of Brattleboro that they speak for millions more. We are telling the New Hampshire activists who filled the State House yesterday that people from the other 49 states stand with them.

Top Scoops - 11 hours ago

Why Indict? A Forum on Brattleboro's Indictment Resolution An information session and discussion about the Brattleboro Town Meeting Ballot Article calling for the Indictment of President Bush and Vice President Cheney will be held on March 2nd from 3 to 5 p.m. at the River Garden, at Main and High St., in Brattleboro, Vt.

Dismantling the arguments against impeachment

New Hampshire Impeachment Videos

The Florida and Michigan Controversy
By Mike DeMazza
Nancy Pelosi Said That Florida And Michigan Delegates Should Not Be Seated If Those Delegates Would Decide The Nomination. Nancy Pelosi had one more stunner in the interview: She said the Florida and Michigan delegates should not be ...

How About A Controversy In Nevada Over Delegates?

For all the chaos of the Jan. 19 state Democratic caucuses, it may pale in comparison with what happens Saturday when the elected delegates gather for the next step in the process.

About 7,000 Clark County Democrats are to gather at Bally’s to elect delegates to the state convention this spring in Reno.

The expectation would be that because New York Sen. Hillary Clinton won an 11-point victory over Illinois Sen. Barack Obama in Clark County, she would control a majority of the delegates at the county gathering. Her county delegates would elect pro-Clinton delegates for the state party convention — where pro-Clinton delegates would be selected for the party’s national convention in Denver.

Obama’s delegates would be doing the same.

But here’s the rub: The Clinton and Obama camps aren’t sure who their delegates are. And the state party organization knows the names of the delegates, but not which ones are pledged to which candidate.

Besides, the delegates aren’t even bound to vote one way or another.

FISA Fact Check: Setting the Record Straight
UC Daily News - Upper Cumberland,TN,USA
By White House Staff House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims that "under FISA, the Attorney General can approve surveillance in minutes. ...

FISA Fact Check: Setting the Record Straight on Speaker Pelosi (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims that "under FISA, the Attorney General can approve surveillance in minutes. Surveillance can begin immediately and ...

Pelosi & Reid: Shameless or Shrewd? (w/poll)
By lao hong han
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has evidently spent more time listening to jock-talk radio than the American people: ""We just didn't have any plays we liked down there. Sometimes you just have to play the field-position game...."

Pelosi's amnesty scheme
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
For months, leading Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chief Rahm Emanuel have tried to talk tough on ...

False Flag Prospects, 2008-- Top Three US Target Cities --
Indymedia Estrecho - Andalucía,Ceuta y Melilla,Spain
The US 9/11 Commission stumbled across strong evidence of treason by Dick Cheney when it interviewed Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, ...

Oh No, Him Again?
By SamuraiFrog(SamuraiFrog)
... payer national health insurance; cutting the military budget; solar energy; cracking down on corporate crime and corporate welfare; taxing carbon pollution; getting out of Iraq; impeaching Bush and Cheney; repealing Taft-Hartley. ...

By rotenochsen
It failed again when the Democrats refused to impeach Bush and Cheney, the two greatest criminals in American political history”. Silber reminds us that America once had leaders, such as Speaker of the House Thomas B. Reed and Sen. ...

Marty Kaplan: Ralphing
By Marty Kaplan(
Just to pick one topic: I think the unwillingness of the Congress to hold Bush and Cheney accountable for carpet-bombing our system of checks and balances, and for replacing the rule of law with the tyranny of despots, has not only been ...

Nader mixes up 2008 race with new White House run
... for perpetual war," Nader added, calling for the impeachment of the "criminal recidivist regime of George Bush and (Vice President) Dick Cheney. ...

Press covers Nader announcement badly
Third Party Watch - USA
The real news is that Nader is not seeking the Green Party nomination. That decision will delay his ability to qualify for primary season matching funds. ...

The NY Times had a piece today, about Nader's entrance into the race and the reaction of the other presidential candidates. I found the comments section more interesting than the article itself. While I rarely comment on US politics (there are tons of blogs on that topic) this piece riled me up. A copy of my comment to the site may be found below.

As a an aside, the US political system at the Federal level probably has the least representative democracy of any Western country. When I lived and voted in Israel there was always a party that supported my views (no matter how "extreme") and was represented in the Knesset. I never felt my vote was wasted and that it didn't have a voice. That is never true in the US.

Why would anyone in their right mind blame Ralph Nader for the past 8 years? It was Gore's job to convince people to vote for him. If he couldn't/didn't then he has no one to blame but himself. Even if we concede that Al Gore had the election "stolen" from him, let's not forget his own contribution to that theft by his unwillingness to fight for what was supposedly his.

Most importantly, the American people had a second chance, a referendum so to speak, on Bush & Co's policy. Four years in, the truth was out already about Iraq - that Bush & Co had lied about WMD, that the war is an un-winnable disaster that threatens world peace and security and only serves the interests of Bush & Co crony corporations. Yet the American people "trusted" Bush more when it came to "security" issues. Four years in, it was obvious that Bush & Co is the most spendthrift administration the US has ever seen, selling our future to foreign debt. However, instead of spending money on "welfare cheats" they spend money on corporate welfare. They are reverse Robin Hoods, squeezing hard earned tax dollar from working stiffs and giving it as a gift to the managerial elites of America. Yet the American people "trusted" Bush more to "keep taxes down" and "get government off our back."

You want someone to blame? Blame the American people who voted in these charlatans twice, and are poised to do it again. Then you can blame the hacks, Republican and Democrat in Congress, who had eight years to work on electoral reform so that every vote can count and did nothing (why in the 21st century do we still have an electoral college?). Blame them too for gleefully supporting Bush & Co's agenda of corporate welfare and Big Brother government in the name of fighting "terrorism." But again, it is the American people who vote these hack Congressman in year after year with margins they would have been proud of in the Soviet Union. By contrast, people like Kucinich, Paul and Nader who speak the truth on these issues are considered "marginal" politicians, spoilers and ego maniacs.

While I would prefer a Democrat over a Republican in the White House (yes, there is enough of a difference that it matters) I might just vote Nader. After all, I live in New York where my vote doesn't count. This is a "blue" state and belongs to the Democrats. So why should I care who I vote for? The Democrats obviously don't care about MY vote or they would have pushed for electoral reform for the past eight years. Even if do vote Clobama, I will hold my nose, as both of them have already bend over for corporate interests and will support none of the policies that might still save this country from ruin.

P.S. Gore should be grateful he lost. Could you imagined how he would have been pilloried by the Republicans (and probably impeached) if 9/11 had happened on his watch? But of course the Democrats won't impeach Bush & Cheney despite their well known crimes and misdemeanors. "We can't be 'partisan' after all." And Clobama too will be spared untold misery if they lose, consideirng the ungodly mess they will inherit.

Russert returns to Cleveland State for debate
The Plain Dealer - - Cleveland,OH,USA
Closer to home, backers of former long-shot Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich accuse Russert of trivializing the Cleveland congressman in an ...

Five Years On, Questions Remain About Rove's CIA Leak Email to Hadley
OpEdNews - Newtown,PA,USA
But Luskin also refused to voluntarily provide Senator Patrick Leahy, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, with the same Hadley email ...

Ralph Nader: I just can’t support him or vote for him

These are some of the issues that Ralph Nader stands for according to his website:

· Adopt single payer national health insurance,

· Cut the huge, bloated, wasteful military budget

· No to nuclear power, solar energy first

· Aggressive crackdown on corporate crime
and corporate welfare

· Open up the Presidential debates

· Adopt a carbon pollution tax

· Reverse U.S. policy in the Middle East

· Impeach Bush/Cheney

· Repeal the Taft-Hartley anti-union law

· Adopt a Wall Street securities speculation tax

· Put an end to ballot access obstructionism

· Work to end corporate personhood

Ralph Nader is the idealistic man in a non-idealistic world. Those of us that grew up in the 60’s and 70’s vividly recall that world of idealism. And yes, purely on the issues he is.

But I just can’t do it. That is, support or vote for Ralph Nader. He is dead on with every one of my issues.

And why can’t I support or vote for him (besides the fact he is not electable)?

In the year 2000, in one of the great ironies of our time, Ralph Nader, the idealist, help to elect George W. Bush to the Presidency. Subtract Nader from that campaign and Al Gore would be serving his last year in what I believe would have been a great eight years with his approval ratings at an all-time high. Al Gore would have continuing peace abroad. Al Gore would have continuing prosperity at home. Of this, I have no doubt.

I am wholeheartedly supporting, volunteering and voting for Barack Obama. He is not perfect on all my issues, but he is certainly much closer to those issues than John McCain.

I want “single-payer.” I want the bloated defense budget cut drastically. The time for solar power is here and needs federal sponsorship in a big way to really succeed. I want an end to this “dumb war” in Iraq. But I am certainly will never get these things with John McCain as President. Not even close. He will be so busy fighting his “hundred year war” in Iraq, there will be no money for anything else.

Do not support Ralph Nader and allow history to repeat itself. I wish he would fade away. He has accomplished great things in his life, but he may be remembered as the man who elected George H. Bush to the Presidency. I sense this time the voters will ignore him. But voting for Nader will only help elect McCain and what a terrible event that would be for us and the world. He might as well sign on to be John McCain’s campaign manager. Reading on Walden Bookstore.


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