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Greens Lead on City Votes for Troop Withdrawal, Impeachment

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES, http://www.gp.org

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@greens.org

A Senate Candidate Urges His State Government to Send Impeachment Charges to Congress

From: Carl Sheeler [mailto:csheeler@bryant.edu]
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 7:19 PM
To: rep-mccauley@rilin.state.ri.us; rep-moura@rilin.state.ri.us;
rep-ajello@rilin.state.ri.us; rep-fox@rilin.state.ri.us;

The Impeachment Resolution That Arcata, Calif., Passed

CONTACT: Dave Meserve,
Arcata City Councilmember
707-834-3612
Arcata, California

Arcata City Council “2006 New Years Resolution

Naked biker draws stares

By Shea Drefs, Arizona State University

An unknown naked young woman was spotted riding a bicycle around the Memorial Union Wednesday, police and witnesses said.

Tempe resident Elizabeth Brown, 23, said she was eating outside the MU at about 11 a.m. when she saw the woman riding toward the union.

"She was just wearing a Sun Devils baseball cap and a pair of sneakers," she said.

The woman had "Pro-choice" airbrushed on one leg, "Impeach Bush" on the other and "No oil" on her chest, Brown said.

Taking Protest to Congress Members' Homes - and Gated Communities

Democratic candidate Steve Young on the right in the suit. This was on the nearest street corner outside the gated community (ultra rich) where Congressman Campbell (R-CA-48) lives. -- By Mark Hull-Richter

Progressive Democrats of America Impeachment Actions

This guide is being provided to suggest ideas and actions that you can take to help ensure the impeachment of President George Bush and Vice President Richard Cheney. We encourage you to use any or all of these tools and to be creative.

Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and Stifling of Democracy

www.buzzflash.com

Lewis Lapham has been the Editor of "Harper's" magazine for 30 years
(retiring as Editor Emeritus this spring). In the March issue (not available
online), Lapham calls for the impeachment of George W. Bush in that

What You Need to Know About Impeaching Bush and Cheney

Take these to a meeting with your Congress Member: PDF.

How to Join a Pro-Impeachment Grassroots Movement http://www.pdamerica.org

How to Sign a Petition to Congress http://democrats.com/peoplesemailnetwork/65

How to Publicize Bush and Cheney's Crimes http://www.afterdowningstreet.org

How to Promote Investigation in Congress http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/?q=node/5768

States and Impeachment

Did you know that a state legislature can send impeachment charges to Congress? Read the rules. It's been done. In fact, twice. Here's a sample resolution for your state to pass. And did you know that any single responsible congress member can introduce articles of impeachment?

Purposeful genocide deserves impeachment

By Cathy Garger

Even if there were no phony, illegal, staged wars going on,

Even if the president had never authorized deadly weaponized uranium to be used in our guns and tanks,

Even if there was no Patriot Act denying Americans their freedom,

Olver calls for probe to impeach president

White House dismisses move as political ploy
By Evan Lehmann, Berkshire Eagle

WASHINGTON — Rep. John W. Olver supports an investigation into whether President Bush should face impeachment for possibly manipulating intelligence to support the invasion of Iraq.

Congressman wants probe of president's decision to go into Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressman John Olver supports an investigation into whether President Bush should face impeachment for possibly manipulating intelligence to support the invasion of Iraq.

Olver and another Massachusetts congressman -- John Tierney -- have signed onto a bill to create a House select committee to conduct the investigation. In all, 26 Democrats have co-sponsored the measure, which was introduced in December by Michigan congressman John Conyers.

Rules Committee Recommends Impeachment of Bush and Cheney

By Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA)‚ Feb. 21‚ 2006
http://www.beyondchron.org

Correction: In the previous articles I noted that Supervisor Chris Daly’s proposed Resolution to Investigate/Impeach George Bush and Dick Cheney would follow the 30-day rule before it could be heard in committee. My apologies for the confusion.

Impeach Bush crusade spreads around county

By HOWARD WEISS-TISMAN, Brattleboro Reformer
http://www.reformer.com

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - ROCKINGHAM -- A Newfane resident's call for the impeachment of President George Bush is echoing in Rockingham.

Strategy for meeting with Congresspeople on impeachment

Work with the campaign office
By Carol Wolman, http://www.opednews.com

Congresspeople have two offices, a congressional office, which handles their current business, and a campaign office, which handles their upcoming election, which occurs every two years. Staying in Congress is a prime goal, as committee assignments and power depend on seniority,- the number of times the person is re-elected. Therefore, the campaign office is ongoing. Often the same staff covers both offices locally.

Time to Impeach Bush

By BONNIE ERBE, Scripps Howard News Service

Those blasphemously "liberal" media outlets have once again deprived the American public of widespread coverage of nothing less than startling poll results. The non-partisan polling firm Zogby International last month found that by a margin of 52 percent to 43 percent, Americans want Congress to consider impeaching President Bush "if he wiretapped American citizens without a judge's approval."

PATHWAYS TO IMPEACHMENT

Our Representatives must act on behalf of "we the people".
By Carol Wolman, http://www.opednews.com

Impeachment is a legal process similar to arraignment, whereby a public official is charged with criminal conduct. In the case of the president and vice president, the House of Representatives acts as the prosecuting attorney, for the people. Its job is to investigate allegations of wrongdoing and, if warranted, to bring formal charges. The case then goes to the Senate, which acts as judge to find the official guilty or not guilty.

Direct Proposition To Impeach

The "Direct Proposition To Impeach," A Way For Any One Congressman Or Delegate To Bring Bush Impeachment To The Floor Of The House
by-passing all Committees, and impossible to stop
by Rev. Bill McGinnis

Why Peace Organizations Should Work for the Impeachment of Bush and Cheney

By David Swanson

1.-Impeachment is where people's energy is, all over the country. If we want a large and growing and democratic movement, we should listen to our members.

2.-Exposing the lies and the crimes related to this war is, more than anything else, building opposition to the war, as well as to future wars. There is no better way to expose the crimes than to demand an investigation that could lead to impeachment. (As demanded by H Res 635.)

Warrantless wiretaps, lying for war are impeachable acts

By KARL FORSYTH, Anchorage Daily News (Alaska)
http://www.adn.com

Twenty years ago, Neil Postman wrote in "Amusing Ourselves to Death" that meaningful political discourse had become impossible due to our ridiculously short attention spans, a phenomenon he attributed to the impact of television. Today, we continue to marinate in a flood of context-free entertainment/news fragments and sound bites, leaving us profoundly distracted and politically incoherent (but well-entertained). The bad news has only recently become apparent. Unprecedented abuses of political power are occurring on our watch. The abuses are getting more blatant by the day, yet we remain complacent. We're in danger of becoming the biggest banana republic in the world.

Mainstream arguments for impeachment

By Clarence Lusane, Pittsburgh Tribune Review
http://pittsburghlive.com

As the crimes of the Bush administration mount, it becomes increasingly difficult to avoid talk of impeachment.

As a result of his continuing abuse of power, the impeachment option is making its way from the margin to the mainstream. Legal scholars on the left and the right argue that Bush may have committed "high crimes and misdemeanors," as stated in Article II, Section 4, of the Constitution.

Impeachment Could Be the Democrats' Best Get-Out-The-Vote Message

http://www.ostroyreport.blogspot.com

In the 2004 election, Karl Rove masterfully used gay marriage as the catalyst to drive normally apathetic voters to the polls and achieve historic turnout. It worked. Republicans of all ages, shapes and sizes who couldn't care less about manufactured WMD intelligence, record deficits and gas/oil prices, CIA leaks and warrantless wiretappings raced to polling places across America just to keep homosexuals from tying the knot.

Harper's and Impeachment

The new issue of Harper's magazine, http://www.harpers.org , has a cover story (not online yet) by the editor Lewis Lapham laying out the case for impeachment. And Harper's has planned the following event:

More Support for Impeachment Inquiry

By The Nation, www.thenation.com

The Nation -- The list of House members who have signed on as cosponsors of U.S. Representative John Conyers'resolution calling for the establishment of select committee that would examine whether President Bush and Vice President Cheney should face impeachment continues to grow. Four more members of the House have added their names to the resolution, bringing to 27 the total number of representatives, including Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, who are calling for the creation of "a select committee to investigate the administration's intent to go to war before congressional authorization, manipulation of pre-war intelligence, encouraging and countenancing torture, retaliating against critics, and to make recommendations regarding grounds for possible impeachment."

Founding Fathers, Baseball, Apple Pie, and Impeachment

By David Swanson

Remarks prepared for February 18th pro-impeachment rally in colonial dress in Charlottesville, Va., home of Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, and near the home of James Madison.

THE UN-AMERICAN PRESIDENT

By Jim Oberg

Dear Mr. President,

I am writing to let you know that we, the American people, are awakening to
what you have been doing to our great country. We now see with shame that
all of your agenda, as you lead us to our material and moral destruction, is

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