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By David Swanson

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Compiled below, in hopes that it may be of some assistance to Eric Holder, John Conyers, Patrick Leahy, active citizens, foreign courts, the International Criminal Court, law firms preparing civil suits, and local or state prosecutors with decency and nerve is a list of 50 top living U.S. war criminals. These are men and women who helped to launch wars of aggression or who have been complicit in lesser war crimes. These are not the lowest-ranking employees or troops who managed to stray from official criminal policies. These are the makers of those policies.

The occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan have seen the United States target civilians, journalists, hospitals, and ambulances, use antipersonnel weapons including cluster bombs in densely settled urban areas, use white phosphorous as a weapon, use depleted uranium weapons, employ a new version of napalm found in Mark 77 firebombs, engage in collective punishment of Iraqi civilian populations -- including by blocking roads, cutting electricity and water, destroying fuel stations, planting bombs in farm fields, demolishing houses, and plowing down orchards -- detain people without charge or legal process without the rights of prisoners of war, imprison children, torture, and murder.

The list below does not include those responsible for war crimes prior to 2001. Nor does it include those currently in power who are making themselves complicit by failing to prosecute or cease commission of these crimes. The list could be greatly expanded. It could also be narrowed. I would argue, however, that it presents a more reasonable starting place than Holder's reported proposal to investigate only CIA employees who failed to comply with criminal torture policies, of whom there are no doubt more than 50.

Because each of the people on this list should be nonviolently protested everywhere they go (more on that below), I have organized them by location. Please post updates on where they are as comments at http://afterdowningstreet.org/warcriminals

CALIFORNIA

1. John Yoo: Professor of Law at Boalt Hall School of Law in Berkeley, California, with house at 1241 Grizzly Peak Blvd., Berkeley, (but a lawyer with the Pennsylvania bar from which he should be disbarred and would be if enough people demanded it) counseled the White House on how to get away with war crimes, wrote this memo promoting presidential power to launch aggressive war, and claimed the power to decree that the federal statutes against torture, assault, maiming, and stalking do not apply to the military in the conduct of the war, and to announce a new definition of torture limiting it to acts causing intense pain or suffering equivalent to pain associated with serious physical injury so severe that death, organ failure or permanent damage resulting in loss of significant body functions will likely result. Yoo claimed in 2005 that a president has the right to enhance an interrogation by crushing the testicles of someone's child. Yoo has been confronted in his classroom: video, and defended by the Washington Post, and again confronted in the classroom. Yoo Protest Resources Are HERE.

Additional collaborators:
2. Robert J. Delahunty. Along with John Yoo, authored an infamous memo (1/9/02) for the U.S. Justice Department which advised that the Geneva Conventions do not apply to the war against al Qaeda, the Taliban, and terrorism. The 'legal' advice of this memo helped the Bush administration to legitimize harsh methods of interrogation, which are widely understood to be torture. He should be disbarred in NY, is now a tenured professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. St. Thomas is a Catholic school. Delahunty teaches at the Law School. Ironically, he teaches constitutional law and legal ethics. He briefly and with considerable protest taught at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Controversy at UofM:
http://www.mndaily.com/2009/02/22/new-hire-controversial
More about him:
http://www.mnblue.com/search/node/robert+delahunty
and
http://www.mnprogressiveproject.com/search.do
Minnesotans are acting appropriately.
Here is a letter by nine University of Minnesota Law Professors protesting his appointment: PDF.

3. Patrick F. Philbin, Yoo colleague, Deputy, should be disbarred in D.C. and MA

4. Jay Bybee: federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, headquartered in San Francisco, California (but Bybee based in Las Vegas), counseled the White House on how to get away with war crimes, including by helping Yoo draft the memo linked above. He signed not only torture memos but also a memo purporting to legalize illegal and unconstitutional wars. BYBEE SHOULD BE IMPEACHED. He works, among other places, at the James R. Browning Courthouse, 95 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, -- This is a giant marble building in the center of the city represented in Congress by the Speaker of the House.

5. William J. "Jim" Haynes, II: was General Counsel to the Department of War ("Defense"). He is now Chief Corporate Counsel at the Chevron Corporate Office in San Ramon, California. He counseled the White House on how to get away with war crimes, including by drafting memos for Yoo. Works at Chevron Headquarters, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583. Member of bar in GA, NC, DC.

More collaborators:
6. Major General (Ret.) Michael E. Dunlavey, (now Judge, Erie County Court, Common Pleas, Erie, PA 6 clubs
7. Diane Beaver, top military lawyer at Gitmo 5 clubs
8. Jack Landman Goldsmith, III, [the illegal transfer memo in March 2004], DoD General Counsel's Office at Pentagon 4 clubs
9. Ms. Eliana Davidson, International Law Division, Office of the General Counsel, Office of the Secretary of "Defense"

10. Colin Powell: strategic limited partner with Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, appears as a speaker in a series of motivational events called Get Motivated, board member of Revolution Health and of the Council on Foreign Relations, took part in White House meetings personally overseeing and approving torture by authorizing the use of specific torture techniques including waterboarding on specific people, lied to the United Nations about the grounds for war in a failed attempt to legalize a war of aggression, and was in fact a leading liar in making the false case for an illegal war of aggression.

Remember: Not every man in a dark suit is a war criminal. Check for blood under their fingernails to confirm identification.

NEW YORK

11. Henry Kissinger: lives in Kent, Connecticut, and works at Kissinger Associates, 350 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y., had a resume envied by other war criminals long before he advised George W. Bush to commit war crimes. Here's a partial list of his crimes.

12. Nicholas E. Calio: Citigroup's Executive Vice-President for Global Government Affairs served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies.

13. Michael Mukasey: works in New York, N.Y. Some of his crimes are detailed at DisbarTortureLawyers.com.

TEXAS

14. George W. Bush: lives at 10141 Daria Place, Dallas, Texas. His crimes are described at http://afterdowningstreet.org/bush and at War Criminals Watch and at The 13 people who made torture possible. King spades -- Bush WANTED Poster.

15. Karen Hughes: lives in Austin, Texas, served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies.

16. Paul Bremmer lives in Chester, Vermont, and also works in Austin, Texas. His crimes are listed at War Criminals Watch.

Yes, a woman can be a war criminal. What? Did you think any of the men above ever risked personally breaking a fingernail?

WASHINGTON, D.C.

17. Dick Cheney: The former vice president lives nextdoor to CIA headquarters at 1126 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, Va. His crimes are documented at http://impeachcheney.org and at The 13 people who made torture possible and at War Criminals Watch.

18. John Rizzo: The General Counsel for the CIA (then and now) works nextdoor to Dick Cheney's house at the headquarters of the CIA in McLean, Va. His crimes are described in The 13 people who made torture possible.

More collaborators:
19. Robert Eatinger, CIA lawyer 6 diamonds
20. Steven Hermes, CIA's National Clandestine Service (NCS)
21. Paul Kelbaugh, Deputy Legal Counsel, CTC, CIA

22. Steven Bradbury: also of McLean, Va., is described along with his crimes at SourceWatch, DisbarTortureLawyers.com, and The 13 people who made torture possible.

23. David Addington: was chief of staff to Dick Cheney in Washington, D.C., counseled the White House on how to get away with war crimes, including by helping Yoo draft the memo linked above, and drafted signing statements for Bush declaring the right to violate laws redundantly banning war crimes including torture and the construction of permanent bases in Iraq and efforts to control Iraq's oil. Lives at 103 W Maple Street, Alexandria, VA 22301-2605 -- This is a few blocks from the King Street Metro Stop.

24. Condoleezza Rice: served as Secretary of State in Washington, D.C., and can be found frequenting shoe stores, served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies, took part in White House meetings personally overseeing and approving torture by authorizing the use of specific torture techniques including waterboarding on specific people, lied about mushroom clouds, and was in fact a leading liar in making the false case for an illegal war of aggression. In March 2009, Rice returned to Stanford University as a political science professor and the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution.

Arrest Condi Resources.

25. Donald Rumsfeld: lives in Washington, D.C., and at former slave-beating plantation "Mount Misery" on Maryland's Eastern Shore near St. Michael's and a home belonging to Dick Cheney, as well as at an estate outside Taos, New Mexico. He took part in White House meetings personally overseeing and approving torture by authorizing the use of specific torture techniques including waterboarding on specific people, and was in fact a leading liar in making the false case for an illegal war of aggression, and pushed for wars of aggression for years as a participant in the Project for the New American Century.

26. George Tenet: Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., took part in White House meetings personally overseeing and approving torture by authorizing the use of specific torture techniques including waterboarding on specific people, oversaw the Central Intelligence Agency as it engaged in illegal renditions, detentions, torture, murder, and coverups of crimes, as well as helping to build a false case for an illegal war of aggression.

27. John Ashcroft: has his own lobbying company through which to profit from his government connections: The Ashcroft Group, LLC, 1399 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 950, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: 202.942.0202, Fax: 202.942.0216, info@ashcroftgroupllc.com took part in White House meetings personally overseeing and approving torture by authorizing the use of specific torture techniques including waterboarding on specific people.

28. Alberto Gonzales: has hired a criminal-defense lawyer George Terwilliger, partner at White & Case, to defend him, while others have created a trust fund to help pay for his legal expenses, meanwhile Gonzales has been unable to find work as a lawyer himself, so his income comes from speaking engagements, then White House counsel, wrote a memo on January 25, 2002. It explained that under the 1996 War Crimes Act, U.S. officials might be prosecuted for violating the Geneva Conventions for actions in Afghanistan (and future parts of the "war on terror"), with penalties up to and including death. He suggested that Bush declare that the Taliban and Al Qaeda weren't covered by Geneva, to be on the safe side. Bush did so. Gonzo now has a job at Texas Tech, but not teaching law. Help this effort to boot him! Remember that we drove him out of office by almost impeaching him.

29. Paul Wolfowitz: lives in Chevey Chase, Maryland, and is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., advocated illegal war of aggression, and pushed for wars of aggression for years as a participant in the Project for the New American Century.

30. Doug Feith: serves on the faculty of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., as a Professor and Distinguished Practitioner in National Security Policy, manufactured, cherry picked, and distorted information, and pressured others to do the same, to help build a false case for an illegal war of aggression, and advocated early and openly for an illegal war of aggression against a "non-al qaeda target." Also works at Hudson Institute, 1015 15th Street, N.W., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, three blocks from the White House.

31. Elliot Abrams: served as Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy in Washington, D.C., and wherever he can do the most damage around the world, was a well-established war criminal even before he pushed for wars of aggression for years as a participant in the Project for a New American Century, helped to build a false case for attacking Iraq, and supported a failed coup attempt in Venezuela.

32. Karl Rove: owns million dollar houses in Washington, D.C., and Florida, and works for Fox News, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal when not testifying to congressional committees or federal prosecutors about his numerous unindicted non-war crimes. He served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies, and took part in exposing an undercover agent as retribution for exposing one of WHIG's lies.

(According to Star80 at DemocraticUnderground, Rove "can be found stuffing his fat pasty little face with crab meat at Cafe 30A in Santa Rosa Beach FL: http://www.cafethirtya.com - 3899 East County Highway 30A Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459.")

(Citizens arrest of Rove attempted in Iowa, and in California, and in New York.)

33. I. Lewis Libby: lives in McLean, Virginia, and has been disbarred in Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies, took part in exposing an undercover agent as retribution for exposing one of WHIG's lies, has already been convicted of obstruction of justice for interfering with investigation, and pushed for wars of aggression for years as a participant in the Project for the New American Century.

34. Mary Matalin: married to James Carville, both of them addicted to Washington, D.C., served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies.

35. Stephen Hadley: served as National Security Advisor to the President in Washington, D.C., served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies, and took part in exposing an undercover agent as retribution for exposing one of WHIG's lies.

36. James R. Wilkinson: worked for Bush as Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications in Washington, D.C., served as a member of the White House Iraq Group (WHIG) which planned the marketing of an illegal war of aggression on the basis of lies.

37. John Bolton: lives in Bethesda, Maryland, is a member of a Lutheran Church, works for the law firm Kirkland and Ellis LLP, 655 Fifteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005-5793, T: +1 202-879-5000, F: +1 202-879-5200, is associated with the American Enterprise Institute, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, Institute of East-West Dynamics, National Rifle Association, US Commission on International Religious Freedom, and the Council for National Policy, helped to launch an illegal war of aggression by disseminating false claims through the State Department while he was under-secretary of state for arms control, and pushed for wars of aggression for years as a participant in the Project for the New American Century.

38. Michael Chertoff: works in Washington, D.C. Some of his crimes are detailed at DisbarTortureLawyers.com.

39. Timothy Flanigan: works in Washington, D.C. Some of his crimes are detailed at DisbarTortureLawyers.com.

40. Alice Fisher: works in Washington, D.C. Some of her crimes are detailed at DisbarTortureLawyers.com.

41. John Bellinger works in Washington, D.C. His crimes are listed at War Criminals Watch.

42. John Negroponte works in Washington, D.C. His crimes are listed at War Criminals Watch.

43. Jonathan Fredman was a top torture lawyer under John Rizzo at the CIA: details.

44. Scott Muller was general counsel at the CIA: details.

45. Kyle D. "Dusty" Foggo was instrumental in setting up illegal secret prisons.

NEBRASKA:

46. Andrew Card works in Omaha, NE. His crimes are listed at War Criminals Watch.

AFGHANISTAN:

47. Stanley McChrystal has been promoted as reward for his war crimes.

UNKNOWN LOCATION:

48. James Mitchell:
From The 13 people who made torture possible:

Even while Addington, Gonzales and the lawyers were beginning to build the legal framework for torture, a couple of military psychologists were laying out the techniques the military would use. James Mitchell, a retired military psychologist, had been a leading expert in the military's SERE program. In December 2001, with his partner, Bruce Jessen, Mitchell reverse-engineered SERE techniques to be used to interrogate detainees. Then, in the spring of 2002, before OLC gave official legal approval to torture, Mitchell oversaw Abu Zubaydah's interrogation. An FBI agent on the scene describes Mitchell overseeing the use of "borderline torture." And after OLC approved waterboarding, Mitchell oversaw its use in ways that exceeded the guidelines in the OLC memo. Under Mitchell's guidance, interrogators used the waterboard with "far greater frequency than initially indicated" -- a total of 183 times in a month for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and 83 times in a month for Abu Zubaydah.

More on Mitchell and Jessen.

49. Tommy Franks: His crimes are listed at War Criminals Watch.

50. Michael Hayden: His crimes are listed at War Criminals Watch.

Heck, let's make it a full deck of 52, by including Bruce Jessen mentioned above and Erik Prince of Blackwater.

***

No Justice, No Peace

Judge's comment on Rove's citizen arrest in Iowa: "It's about time."

We encourage you to nonviolently protest these people and insist that they be given what so many of them have denied others: a fair trial. We encourage you to attempt to make citizen's arrests, after consulting lawyers and learning how to avoid any unnecessary criminal risk to yourselves. It is possible to confront a war criminal at a public event and announce a "citizen's arrest!" without actually touching (or handcuffing) the criminal.

You may want to avoid announcing that you're coming, because the war criminal may choose to escape.

Your team should include one or more people who can produce an excellent video and be extremely fast in editing and posting it online. Your team should ideally include a lawyer. And, of course, people who can read the charges and question the suspect. Everyone on your team should be able to keep a secret while you're planning your arrest or protest.

Read the war criminal their rights, rights they have denied others:
"You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to have an attorney present during questioning. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you."

Read the war criminal the charges against them.

Ask the war criminal if they would like to say anything.

Once you have good video footage, your top priority becomes immediately getting it edited (if necessary) and online.

If possible, turn the war criminal over to the police.

Pass out flyers to passersby.

Send statement to the media and/or have the media present.

Consult a lawyer to avoid unnecessary risks of violating laws while enforcing the law. According to Wikipedia, "A citizen's arrest is an arrest made by a person who is not a sworn law enforcement official. In common law jurisdictions, the practice dates back to medieval England and the English common law, when sheriffs encouraged ordinary citizens to help apprehend law breakers. Despite the title, the arresting person does not usually have to be a citizen of the country where he is acting, as they are usually designated as any person with arrest powers.... Each state with the exception of North Carolina permits citizen arrests if the commission of felony is witnessed by the arresting citizen... The application of state laws varies widely with respect to ... felonies not witnessed by the arresting party. American citizens do not carry the authority or enjoy the legal protections of police, and are held to the principle of strict liability before the courts of civil- and criminal law including but not limited to any infringement of another's rights. Though North Carolina General Statutes have no provision for citizen's arrests, detention by private persons is permitted and apply to both civilians and police officers outside their jurisdiction. Detention, being different from an arrest in the fact that a detainee may not be transported without consent, is permitted where probable cause exists that one has committed a felony, breach of peace, physical injury to another person, or theft or destruction of property ... A person who makes a citizen's arrest could risk exposing himself to possible lawsuits or criminal charges (such as charges of impersonating police, false imprisonment, kidnapping, or wrongful arrest) if the wrong person is apprehended or a suspect's civil rights are violated." In the case of the war criminals we propose detaining, they are most if not all public figures and we have all witnessed their felonies, as detailed above.

Be prepared to post your video online in multiple places: Youtube, Google, and After Downing Street.

Known upcoming public appearances of war criminals who should be protested and citizen arrested: List. Map. See also: War Criminals Watch.

For more on holding the biggest criminals accountable, see http://prosecutebushcheney.org

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See also: "Crimes and Misdemeanors: Slate's interactive guide: Who in the Bush administration broke the law, and who could be prosecuted?" by Emily Bazelon, Kara Hadge, Dahlia Lithwick, and Chris Wilson. This guide includes some of those complicit in crimes other than war crimes, such as DOJ hirings and firings, destruction of CIA tapes, and illegal spying. (Of course, Karl Rove shows up in every part of every list.)

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The Chambers of the House Judiciary Committee are silent and the 40 seats remain empty while "Should Have..." John Conyers enjoys his long Memorial Day break leaving all the alledged war criminals to roam freely at will.

Don't count on "Should Have..." Conyers to perform a citizens arrest even though many of the potential war criminals maintain their residences right under his nose in and around his Chambers in Washington, D.C.

As he lets the clock run out on the 110th Democratic Congress without scheduling even a single impeachment hearing during the last 2 years he will be carefully documenting everything for his next Article on why "Cheney & Bush Should Have Been Impeached" by John Conyers Jr.

Conyers' first Article laid out the facts on "Why Nixon Should Have Been Impeached" by John Conyers Jr Link CLICK HERE http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/2/4/95218/85782

The Iraq "War Crimes Report" is documented, distributed worldwide, translated into Arabic, describes the war crimes committed in Iraq, and proposes a "mechanism for accountability" Link CLICK HERE http://www.consumersforpeace.org/pdf/war_crimes_iraq_101006.pdf

He has frustrated me but the way things are beginning to play out his approach may be the right idea.

I wonder what does it take to make human beings realize the type of people we have running our government and our corporations ... including the media?

By the time November rolls around the neo-cons are going to be trapped with no way out. Their collaboraters are starting to jump ship. We need to eliminate the Libby and Nixon types of pardons.

EW

P.S. One life lost in this Iraq debacle was one too many and a way we can pay our troops back is to punish each and every congressman for supporting this war by funding it.

Be careful tyring this stuff in a "Right to Carry" State.

The password you gave me is incomprehensible and unrememberable. How can I change it?

Why would you want to change that neat-O password? Up at top on left should be your user name in orange. Below is the categories and I think you select my account and go there to change your password. Good luck and welcome aboard!

And where does Lucky Larry Silverstein fit in with your scenario? Is he truly just lucky, making billions off of 9/11, or did Larry have a little heads up?

i truely believe with every fiber of my body that Nancy Pelosi should be Impeached First. So much of the drama and crimes commited by the Bush Crime Family, could have been prevented, but for her dereliction of duty to her sworn oath to up-hold the US Constitution.
Please add her to this list of purveyors of crime and corruption agains the citizens of the United States and the world.

Darwin26
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You are absolutely correct!
Nancy Pelosi is the ten ton road block to impeaching the George Bush mafia. She was suckered-in by Bush into naively accepting a closed-door planning meet on torture and since she failed to renounce the cabal she became and unwitting accessory after the fact. Now that she is guilty of complicity she is cowardly demanding that ‘impeachment is off the table’. Her reason for impeding the investigation for impeachment is a lie and she must be held accountable.

Pelosi did tell the Post, however, that the California Democrat attended the session, recalled that waterboarding was discussed, and “did not object” at the time to that particular torture technique.

"A Government for the Government, by the Government". Owned and controlled by Corporate America.

.... but members of congress can't be impeached. I don't believe California's recall process even applies to federal offices. Nice fantasy though.

Article 1 Sect. 6.
The Senators and Representatives shall receive a compensation for their services, to be ascertained by law, and paid out of the treasury of the United States. They shall in all cases,
except treason, felony and breach of the peace,
be privileged from arrest during their attendance at the session of their respective houses, and in going to and returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either house, they shall not be questioned in any other place.

Aiding and Abetting their crimes isn't a crime? I want my Congressmen for their protecting these criminals.

See to your shutters, Mr. Yoo and all you little flunkies, for we come like a gale.

Sanctioned the torture of innocents at Gitmo and secret prisons to protect the imprisoners and torturers of this administration.

Associate Professor of Law
Office Jerome Greene Hall, Room 527
435 W. 116 Street, Box D-2
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Email mwaxma@law.columbia.edu

At the end of 2004, Waxman, then assistant secretary of defense for detainee affairs, who is currently trying to reinvent himself as one of the good guys, learned that Al-Ghizzawi and others were found not to be “enemy combatants” (EC) or threats to the United States by the military’s own combatant status review tribunals (CSRTs). Waxman set into motion a “do-over” CSRT, to make sure that Al-Ghizzawi’s suffering continue, lest Waxman and the Bush administration suffer the embarrassment of being exposed for holding numerous innocent men for years for no reason.

Note this declassified portion of an e-mail chain between Waxman and others:

“Inconsistencies will not cast a favorable light on the CSRT process or the work done by [Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants]. This does not justify making a change in and or (sic) itself but is a filter by which to look … . By properly classifying them as EC, then there is an opportunity to (1) further exploit them here in [G]TMO and (2) when they are transferred to a third country, it will be controlled transfer in status.”

Seriously, I'd like to know what kind of recreational pharmaceuticals y'all are takin'.

Absolutely. You can't make a citizen's arrest for war crimes if no war crimes have been committed by the person. President Bush and his Cabinet may have made bad judgments, but that is not a crime. If you try to handcuff an official, you will be arrested for false imprisonment. Furthermore, people like Bolton might kick your butt.

There is no way that a pussy like Bolton would kick anybody's ass.

That mustache of his could hide anything though

Please feel free to show you know what you are talking about.

Not with private persons' arrests, it isn't. That's only with peace officers' powers of arrest. For a private person (note, not required to be a citizen), you have to have full knowledge that the person you are arresting is the person who committed the crime (typically, for court, that means to have witnessed it.)

What a total waste of bandwidth - you people are seriously insane.

This has to the the biggest pile of crap since the circus left town. Okay...What leaf in the cabage patch did these folks come from? Yes the crybabies here.

I agree with the "waste of bandwidth". I read this junk and was shocked. Listened to the audio BS and have not been impressed in the least.

Does 911 ring a bell to anyone here? Are we suppose to say "Oh please don't kill American's" as we turn the cheek and let them come at us again. Oh wait, we did that the first time they tried to attack us with a bomb in the basement of WTC long before. A warning we did not heed. Do the lives of these americans mean nothing? It seems so on this site. These bleeding liberals want us to feel sorry for those who came at us with our own planes to kill us. Using planes as bombs and let terror raign.

Savages who cut their scalps in ceremony and thrash themselves with knives are not normal and should not be handled as such. Terriorist hide behind innocent children and will blow up a thousand of their own people just to kill one American. What side are you on?

16 months for the UN to inspect for the weapons of mass distruction, what? They had time to ship it out. Uncovering the truth is what is needed. Not this stupid Flog the President and all his men site.

Impeach yourselves. What a waste of time and donations. You could serve those who have died for our country in a positive way. Not this.

War is not suppose to be glorious, but if we expect to continue to be free we need to keep the enemy out and fight for our freedom. It is not lost as you make us believe here. Our troops need your support not your stupid rants.

A famous American who I admire wrote this:
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought fo, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it once like in the United States where men were free" - Ronald Regan

God bless us all. We at least have the freedom to post such crap as this website. Keep the humor coming.

You need to do your research. I refer you to this http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/263.html

Watch carefully, but you'd have to be a moron not to see the parallels.

You obviously have become a victim of the bush gangs propaganda,(gang, noun 1.A group of persons who work together or socialize regularly.2.A group of criminals or hoodlums.3.A set,as of matched TOOLS.-v To group together in or as a gang.)The "Biggest pile of crap since the circus left town" is Bush/Cheney.What rock are you hiding under? Anyone who can't see this is blind,deaf and retarded!(Not putting the retarded folks down,they just don't know better......)These two criminals(adj.1. Of or involving a crime.2.Relating to the administration of penal laws 3.Guilty of Crime.*syns:ILLEGAL,ILLEGITIMATE,ILLICIT,LAWLESS,UNLAWFUL,WRONGFUL.-n A person who has committed a crime.)So he got rid of Sadam,but he destroyed Iraq in the process!What a nice ??new business opportunity for his friends!? Anyone who would quote RR must need some help,he isn't listed as who's who in history.........besides 55 mph? WTF? Must I continue? Please pull your head out before it combusts into flames,a flaming anus would seem to be quite painful.......No, my name is not anonymous like your's mine is Carl Showalter.......... . .The Truth Shall Set You FREE!

You better read up on this more. If you were to attempt to say, arrest me, I can refuse. If you use force, I can meet this force with a higher level to stop your actions. Now you are committing a felony (aggravated assault), and if I feel my life is threatened, I can then use deadly force. This is a stupid idea-stick to protests.

Colin Powell participated on Thursday, July 3 in a discussion on building consensus on U. S. foreign policy as a member of a panel of high, former federal government officials at the Aspen Ideas Festival that has been taking place and that will continue to take place at the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colorado.

Annonymous

Someone, somewhere, suggested that there should be a fund started that would put an International Bounty on the heads of the main War Criminals of the Bush Administration. The bounty would be awarded to the first citizen (or police official) of ANY country to successfully arrest any of the Bush War Criminals.

If advertized Internationally, this fund would quickly grow to MILLIONS. Many Europeans would gladly donate.

Please pass this idea along. It will keep the criminals running scared, if ever implemented.

I shall contribute to the bounties as soon as I learn that someone or some group has established an account for them.

Mark Venzke
Advokitt@yahoo.com

reynaldo i trevino I will donate. No need for court

The war criminals' way:
Kidnap, torture, have show trials, then execute. In that order.

The right and legal way to handle war criminals:
Arrest, try, convict, execute. In that order.

There's enough to conict and sentence these bastards. The only question is whether they can ever be brought to court.

"In an AMFS [Aspen Music Festival and School] Special Event collaboration with the Aspen Institute, [Condoleezza] Rice will speak and perform for the Words and Music program on Saturday , August 2. After a discussion the the Aspen Institute's [sic] president and CEO, Walter Isaacson, Rice will perform chamber music of Brahms and Dvorak alongside AMFS students."

Aspen Music Festival and School Festival Focus
supplement to the Aspen Times
Monday, July 28, 2008
page 1
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Condoleezza Rice to perform at Aspen Music Fest

ASPEN — Condoleezza Rice, the U.S. Secretary of State, and a former student at the Aspen Music Festival and School, will return to Aspen to perform at this summer’s Music Festival.

Rice will be featured, as a pianist and speaker, at a Words & Music event at 3 p.m. on Aug. 2, at the Benedict Music Tent, and will perform a Dvorák piano quintet with students from the Music Festival. The event is co-presented by the Music Festival and the Aspen Institute.

Rice was a piano student in Aspen for one summer in the early ‘70s, when she was a teenager and her family was living in Denver. The name “Condoleezza” is a musical term, derived from the Italian phrase meaning “with sweetness.”

According to a 2006 New York Times article, Rice, at the age of 15, performed a Mozart piece with the Denver Symphony, and currently plays regularly with a chamber group in Washington, D.C.

When cellist Yo-Yo Ma received a National Medal of the Arts in 2002, he was accompanied by Rice, with the duo playing a Brahms violin sonata, arranged for cello and piano.

Rice’s mother, Angelena, taught music in high school, and her maternal grandmother gave private piano lessons.

The topic of Rice’s talk has not been announced.

Tickets for the event are $60 and $30, and are available at aspenmusicfestival.com, or by calling 925-9042.

Aspen Times
Thursday, May 15, 2008
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Annonymous

I think perhaps US Code which definitely supercedes Wikipedia, and does supercede State Law would be a better place to grab the link for this, if I sleep, Mom w/Alzheimer's, I'll research the US Code that would be necessary.
Truths2ndChance

Any VFP, IVAW or VVAW or Pinks or anyone I'll check place, sorry it's the 5th of August @7:00pm. Meet @ between 5 and 6.
It's at the Free Library of Philadelphia(Central)
901 Vine Street
Montgomery auditorium 1
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Bring lots 'O Impeachment signs!
215-567-4341

Truths2ndChance

Strike until the federal government ratifies the International Criminal Court accord.

Turn the Bush administration over to The Hague to be prosecuted for war crimes.

FREE AMERICA

DIRECT DEMOCRACY

Wake up and put on some shoes you-all, Owl-kaders, gonna git us. Iam so frightened,ya-all are insane, 911,911,911, fear,fire,foe- grow a backbone,learn to read, and then find out what the real facts are. And stop eating those "smart pills", billy-bob gives you, ya-all. damn hillbillys-CEO,citizens,eyes,open

Can we add Randy Scheunemann to the list? Scheunemann was part of Bill Kristol's Project for the New American Century, PNAC, which preached global military US hegemony. He was a consultant to Donald Rumsfeld, the same Rumsfeld whose strategy McCain later denounced as a failure. In late 2002, he founded the hyper-pro-war neocon front group Committee for the Liberation of Iraq. Scheunemann was very, very tight in Washington, connected to the now-disgraced Ahmed Chalabi, the man who fed the CIA false intelligence on Saddam's alleged weapons of mass destruction, and he doubled up as a go-between between Chalabi and John McCain. He was against the UN stabilizing Iraq, and he lobbied for the disastrous de-Baathification policy in Iraq. From therealnews.com.

http://therealnews.com/t/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&It...

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3123124605894828881&ei=aZOlSISN...

check it out for yourself... the world can declare war against us legally now... thanks Mr. Bush

Please add Andrew Card, Frank Carlucci III James Baker III, Michael Leeden,Richard Perle, Marvin Bush, Wirt Walker and John Poindexter.

Besides my two years of circulating the public petition at http://www.petitiononline.com/arrest/petition.html , I've recently augmented its thrust to call for establishing a whistleblower-reward fund by which to garner insider evidence of the Bush-Cheney RICO junta's criminal acts.

To jump-start the fund I'm pledging the sum of $1,000, and I welcome others' decision to pledge some of THEIR money where their mouths are.

http://www.bushbusiness.com/Bryant_OP.html

I haven't read all the connections but politically this is

good in my opinion.

When people start acting rather than calling on intrasigent representatives to act then the Conyers' and Pelosi's and perhaps even the Obama's can either join with you or not but they can't ignore you.

Toture and aggressive invasions are without a shaddow of a doubt war crimes.

On 19 March 2003 when the invasion of Iraq was underway and shock and awe started, Australian Opposition leader Simon Crean was presenting legal advice to the Australian media that the opposition had obtained that stated that the war was against international law. I have copies of that advice from the authors. I can make it available if it is of interest

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With a lifetime of paparazzi waiting for them every single minute of their days no matter where they go, they just might turn themselves in ! ;-D

ARREST BUSHCO & RICO PNAC/FARA AIPAC...PNAC is Bush/Cheney's "Helter Skelter" !

As much as I have been advocating that these people be charged for war crimes, etc., I don't think it is going to happen.
Politics being what they are, the person doing the citizens arrest will probably be arrested for "false arrest" by the courts.
People who have enjoyed power have a tendency to protect themselves from ordinary citizens like us.
I'm expecting a disgruntled vet to try to take matters into their own hands.
What's sad is that most of the people around me say that "They're gone, why bother?"

by leading a campaign to expose their acts and getting them voted out of office.

United States Chief Nuremberg Prosecutor Robert Jackson had to decide where to start prosecuting Nazis War Criminals, literally thousands, perhaps tens of thousands-at the top or at the bottom.
Jackson decided to start at the top, those who formulated and carried out the war policies of the Nazi Regime. Jackson went after the top Nazi leaders and secured convictions for all, including Goering, Keitel, Ribbentrop, Streicher, Jodl, and others, LINK
Subsequently, United States Chief Nuremberg Prosecutor Benjamin Ferencz, now 89 years young, secured convictions for all twenty two high ranking Nazis officers, including Nazis SS General Dr Otto Ohlendorf, at the infamous Einsatzgruppen (Nazis Death Squads) Trials LINK Here Ferencz describes his Nuremberg Trials LINK
The precedent for successfully prosecuting war criminals was set at Nuremberg and Attorney General Eric Holder needs to start prosecuting the top leaders: Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Powell.

Those who continue to carry out these crimes and were criminally neglegent or criminally complicit in the attacks of sept 11th 2001 belong on this list. I agree all on this list are guilty of war crimes and treason, I would be very happy to personally slap the cuffs on any of these people who are the worlds worst criminals. Chris Dorsey, RVA4Peace

“Remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS.” Will they fall this time? Stay tuned, epochal change is lurking in the shadows...

"Without Cheney/Bush being brought to justice for their credible high crimes, misdemeanors, transgressions and misdeeds, during their eight years in office, our nation goes forward without fully restoring "the rule of law" that kept our nation strong and free for so long, and our nation goes forward without truly restoring our nation's Constitution, their (Cheney/Bush) credible transgressions were crimes against our Constitution, that document being the very lifeblood of our Republic"..read more.. http://tinyurl.com/ydgwybm

Cabbage Head that I am, I think it is well past the time of refusing to "look backward" and high time President Obama instructed the Attorney General to indict any of the 50. My choice would be Cheney, because he implicates himself in every current public appearance; Powell, who was either a liar or a naive stupido when he ponderously gave evidence of Weapons of Mass Destruction and subsequently engaged in cover-ups, and/or Yoo, whose ambitions led him to write the opinions Bush and Company use to cover their heinous actions. President Obama, it will only take one indictment to trigger the pack journalists who are daily pounding yourself and worse yet your democratic (small d) constituencies with misinformation and irrelevancies. One indictment and the howls will be heard wherever the war criminals have beholden spokespersons. Time for a Turnover; grab the media ball!

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