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  1. Mar 11, 2006 #1
    From China the times forum, this is of interest to me as I saw other articles somewhere else. This one; however, takes into account some more recent events.
    I think I know who would agree and who would disagree with this. I really just want to know what some of your reasons for or against this are.
    And should a special prosecutor (in the image of Ken Starr) be impowered to investigate. :cool:
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  3. Mar 11, 2006 #2
    Here are some sites, mind you just a sample:

    http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0552,ridgeway,71265,2.html [Broken]

    http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0552,ridgeway,71265,2.html [Broken]

    http://www.counterpunch.org/lindorff01092006.html [Broken]


    http://www.vermontguardian.com/loca...l: [url]http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10562904/

    Do you believe President Bush's actions justify impeachment? * 222,843 responses

    Yes, between the secret spying, the deceptions leading to war and more, there is plenty to justify putting him on trial.

    No, like any president, he has made a few missteps, but nothing approaching "high crimes and misdemeanors."

    No, the man has done absolutely nothing wrong. Impeachment would just be a political lynching.

    I don't know.


    http://www.democrats.com/bush-impeachment-poll-2 [Broken]

    http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewPolitics.asp?Page=%5CPolitics%5Carchive%5C200602%5CPOL20060217a.html [Broken]


    Related to above:



    http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0910-01.htm [Broken]

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  4. Mar 15, 2006 #3
    Wow, you guys are staying away from this one. I know it is a hot potato issue. And I can't shake the feeling that the reason PF has been crashing or crashed is due to some of the debates that go on here, specifically when they have to do with Bushco.
  5. Mar 15, 2006 #4
    I didn't believe Clinton's activities warranted impeachment.

    I don't know law to say whether Bush acted illegally on the wire taps.

    I would think "fixing intelligence" (whatever that means) to the American people and other branches of congress, in order to invade a foreign country, is a worse offense than what appears to be a questionable reading of the constitution. If he were impeached, I would hope that the reasons surrounding invading Iraq were brought into it.
  6. Mar 15, 2006 #5


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    Just as a reality check, MSNBC's explanation about their live votes and surveys: About our Live Votes and surveys - How 1,000 people can be more representative than 200,000
    I would concede one thing - an impeachment of Bush is more justified than Clinton's impeachment was. At least a Bush impeachment would be for an issue that actually mattered.

    I still think impeachment would be wrong.

    (Why didn't they have a "No, impeachment would just be a political lynching of the village idiot" option?)
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    A private citizen has the right to behave as the village idiot with impunity but when the president of the US behaves like one and causes the deaths of others then he should be held accountable.
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    You're referring to Waco?
  9. Mar 17, 2006 #8
    That is relevant, and point taken BobG.
    It depends on who is polled. The numbers are interesting in that I don't think it is as misrepresentative as the types of audiences typically picked for speeches by Bush and Cheney.
  10. Mar 29, 2006 #9
    After reading a bit and a half of the outright lies and bungling by Bush I think he should be impeached ASAP. This is really disconcerting and I really knew nothing about it until I read this (though I had heard/read about weapons being looted from storage sites I didn't know it was from the sites the inspectors had control of):
    http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/06/09/international2202EDT0830.DTL [Broken]

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