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Someone Please Arrest George Bush
By Missy Comley Beattie
I know we’re not supposed to wish that time will pass more quickly. But with George Bush in the highest office, I find myself wanting the days to spin faster towards the midterm elections in hopes of, finally, seeing some Democrats take back Congress so that we have checks and balances. That would mean, though, that Dems must come together instead of acting like scattering roaches, speeding across the linoleum when the light is turned on in the kitchen. First, though, Republican opponents will have to agree on a platform that is a departure from Bush and business as usual.
What I really want is the impeachment and arrest of George W. for war crimes. He should be held responsible for murdering my nephew, Marine Lance Cpl. Chase Comley, the almost 2,300 other troops who have died in this unconstitutional Iraq war, and the more than 100,000 Iraqis who have been killed.
If this doesn’t happen, I’ll be pushing for the flying of time—fast forward, please, to January 20, 2009 when Bush’s second term will end. Unfortunately, the result of his arrogance will be with us forever, and I don’t just mean the unending grief of those who have lost a loved one because of the Bush Doctrine.
Today, Iraq is in civil war. This was predicted. I said it before the invasion. My mother said it. When Rumsfeld spoke of a “cakewalk,