US Senate Candidate Sheeler (D - RI) - 'Impeach Bush!'


Carl Sheeler, 45, a Democrat, business owner and Marine Veteran is seeking Lincoln Chafee's seat as well as seeking to unseat "King George" for his violations of the US Constitution. Sheeler alleges that, among other things, he has lied to the public and damaged foreign relations and our Democracy. He expresses leadership is not always popular or a majority opinion, but no operson is above the law.

Timeline: the road to war in Iraq

By Oliver King and Paul Hamilos, Guardian (UK)

Tonight's revelations about Tony Blair and George Bush's White House meeting on January 31 2003 show that the prime minister was prepared to go to war in Iraq before he had tried to get a second UN resolution. Given that the attorney general and Foreign Office lawyers believed at this time that war would be illegal without one, the story throws further doubt on the legality of the conflict.

The White House Meeting That Took Us to War

By Oliver King, Guardian (UK)

A Guardian exclusive tonight reveals that President Bush suggested to Tony Blair in January 2003 the idea of painting UN colours on American U2 spy planes in the hope that Saddam would shoot one down.

Bush told Blair we're going to war, memo reveals

By Richard Norton-Taylor, The Guardian (UK)

· PM backed invasion despite illegality warnings
· Plan to disguise US jets as UN planes
· Bush: postwar violence unlikely

Tony Blair told President George Bush that he was "solidly" behind US plans to invade Iraq before he sought advice about the invasion's legality and despite the absence of a second UN resolution, according to a new account of the build-up to the war published today.

The True State of the Union: More Deception from the Bush White House


Gentle reader, if you prefer comforting lies to harsh truths,
don't read this column.

The state of the union is disastrous. By its naked aggression,

Christiane Amanpour: Iraq is a disaster

Christiane Amanpour: Iraq is a disaster
Crooks and Liars

CNN's Chief Int'l Corresp. Amanpour has been taking some heat from the Bush apologists because she interjected some truth into her reporting on Larry King during a segment on the danger to journalists in Iraq. (Transcript)

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Who Was Right About Iraq Differs With Bushite Warmongers on Iran

IAEA Chief Says Iran Dispute Is Not 'Crisis Situation'
By Daniel Dombey, Financial Times

Mohamed ElBaradei, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, on Thursday told a meeting of the nuclear watchdog that the dispute between Iran and the west was "at a critical stage, but was "in no way a crisis situation".

Bush Refuses to Turn Documents Over to Senate

Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on US Spying
By Eric Lichtblau, New York Times

Washington - The Bush administration is rebuffing requests from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for its classified legal opinions on President Bush's domestic spying program, setting up a confrontation in advance of a hearing scheduled for next week, administration and Congressional officials said Wednesday.

A 9/11 Conspirator in King Bush's Court?

A 9/11 Conspirator in King Bush's Court?
by Jeremy Scahill
Huffington Post

While Cindy Sheehan was being dragged from the House gallery moments before President Bush delivered his State of the Union address for wearing a t-shirt honoring her son and the other 2,244 US soldiers killed in Iraq, Turki al-Faisal was settling into his seat inside the gallery. Faisal, a Saudi, is a man who has met Osama bin Laden and his lieutenants on at least five occasions, describing the al Qaeda leader as "quite a pleasant man." He met multiple times with Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar.

Let's See...Who Was It that Thought He'd Be Indicted?

Thursday, February 02, 2006
Reddhedd, Firedoglake
Let's See...Who Was It that Thought He'd Be Indicted?

Oh yeah, it was Stephen Hadley.

U.S. Fired on Canadian Diplomats Without Warning, Envoy Says

Published on Thursday, February 2, 2006 by CBC News / Canada

Canadian officials dispute the U.S. version of an event in Iraq and insist that American soldiers fired without warning on a consular vehicle carrying four Canadian diplomats, CBC News has learned.

The Corporal Who Met Tony Blair. A Month Later, He Was Killed in Iraq

Published on Thursday, February 2, 2006 by the Independent / UK
by Paul Kelbie

Just over a month ago, Cpl Gordon Pritchard was pictured posing proudly alongside Tony Blair in Iraq. He was one of several servicemen and women captured by the media as they chatted to Mr Blair days before Christmas at Shaibahbase near Basra. Yesterday the 31-year-old married father of three was back on the front pages - this time as the 100th British soldier to die in the war.

'Marlboro Man' Turns Against War He Symbolised

Published on Thursday, February 2, 2006 by the Independent / UK
by Andrew Buncombe

A cigarette hung from his mouth in the manner of John Wayne or Humphrey Bogart, his grime-covered face showed the exhaustion of battle.

On the Necessity of Impeachment -- Part I

On the Necessity of Impeachment -- Part I
by Kagro X, Daily Kos
Thu Feb 02, 2006 at 08:56:19 AM PDT
Impeachment. The "I word." We've been over that ground more than once here. And there's been something of an evolution in my thinking on the subject, and probably yours, too.

Sheehan: I Felt 'Humiliated'

(CBS/AP) Capitol Police may have dropped charges against antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan and apologized, but that apparently hasn't made her any less angry over her arrest, or how she was treated as it happened.


IRAQ: Can we ever get out if we don’t know why we got in?
— featuring —
Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, author of “Sham Dunk: Cooking Intelligence for the President

Bush's war on T-shirts

By Capital Times, Madison, WI

Minutes before the U.S. president would tell Congress how much he appreciates "responsible criticism and counsel," the mother of a soldier killed in Iraq was dragged from a gallery overlooking the House chamber, handcuffed and arrested for the "crime" of wearing a T-shirt that read: "2,245 dead. How many more?"

Congressman Murtha Writes to Bush

Wednesday February 1, 2006

The Honorable George W. Bush
President of the United States of America
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington DC 20500

Dear Mr. President,
This March will mark the beginning of the 4th year of the war in Iraq. In contrast, U.S. involvement in WWI came to an end after 19 months. Victory in Europe was declared in WWII after 3 years 5 months. In the Korean War, a cease-fire was signed after 3 years and 1 month. But after more than three and a half years into the war in Iraq, your administration finally produced what is called a "Plan for Victory" in Iraq.


For Information Contact: Susannah Cernojevich (202) 225-5187

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-Petaluma) today issued the following statement in response to the United States Capitol Police press statement announcing that they "will request that the U.S. Attorney's Office not pursue the charge against Cindy Lee Sheehan..." Mrs. Sheehan was Rep. Lynn Woolsey's guest at the President's State of the Union address.

Congressional Candidate Chris Owens Supports The Impeachment of President Bush

Brooklyn, NY -- Chris Owens, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Brooklyn's 11th Congressional District, today called for the impeachment of President George W. Bush as a result of the President's alleged abuse of his Executive powers.

The great T-shirt threat

By San Francisco Chronicle

BEFORE President Bush could unleash his grand oratory about our nation's fearless purveyance of democracy, the Capitol Police did their part. They swept the House gallery of any sign of political expression.

Iran: Confrontation in the Cards

Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 by Inter Press Service
by Praful Bidwai

NEW DELHI - Now that the Western powers have reached a deal with Russia and China to refer Iran's nuclear activities to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), a serious escalation of tensions with Tehran is in the cards.

Bungled Peace-Building Opens Door to Terrorism

Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 by Inter Press Service
by Stephen Leahy

BROOKLIN, Canada - Washington's attempts to bring security to Iraq and Afghanistan are not only making life harder for local people, they are breeding more terrorists, warn international security experts.

Capitol Police Had Been Told to Watch Cindy Closely

Two T-Shirts, Two Messages and Two Capitol Ejections

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 — Cindy Sheehan's shirt on Tuesday night listed the number of soldiers who have died in Iraq. Beverly Young's shirt said "Support the Troops."

Letter to State Legislators

This letter and list of Email addresses below were put together by

Below, you'll find the email addresses for almost all of the state legislators in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Smothering the King Legacy With Kind Words

By Norman Solomon

Hours after Coretta Scott King died, President Bush led off the State
of the Union address by praising her as "a beloved, graceful,
courageous woman who called America to its founding ideals and

Out of jail, into the Army

Facing an enlistment crisis, the Army is granting "waivers" to an increasingly high percentage of recruits with criminal records -- and trying to hide it.

By Mark Benjamin, Salon

We're transforming our military. The things I look for are the following: morale, retention, and recruitment. And retention is high, recruitment is meeting goals, and people are feeling strong about the mission. -- George W. Bush, in a Jan. 26 press conference

No End in Sight: Bush on Iraq

Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 by
By Frida Berrigan

Nothing highlights the chasm between the rosy picture President George W. Bush tried to paint in the State of the Union last night and the sober reality of ongoing war in Iraq than these two quotes: "2,245 Dead. How many more?" "My fellow citizens, we are in this fight to win, and we are winning."

Police apologize, drop charge against Sheehan

By Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police dropped a charge of unlawful conduct against anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan Wednesday and offered apologies to her as well as a congressman's wife after they were ejected from President Bush's State of the Union address for wearing T-shirts with war messages.

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