Tag Archive for Impeach President Bush

The West Wing Wizard’s Shrinking Presidency

Finally, finally someone in the Washington press corps has the guts to say it. I guess it takes the MSNBC funny man from Keith Olbermann’s show to nail Bush but good. I watched the press conference with king George the 43rd this morning partly in agony, when I wasn’t laughing out loud, before and after…

Spitzer and the Perverse State of America’s Ethics

The U.S. news media can’t get enough of the prostitution scandal that brought down New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, but the same media won’t give a minute to a serious debate over the impeachable war crimes of George W. Bush. In this guest essay, Rabbi Michael Lerner looks at the perverse state of America’s ethics.…

Contempt Charges Filed Against White House Aides

House Judiciary Committee Chair John Conyers, D-Mich., introduced criminal contempt resolutions today against White House chief of staff Josh Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet Miers for failing to answer Congressional subpoenaes under a broad claim of executive privilege. Conyers also filed a resolution asking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. to file a civil…

Conyers Says Impeachment ‘Not Off the Table’

Rob Kall of OpEdNews.com Asks John Conyers About Impeachment. Conyers is still reluctant to bring up impeachment because the vote might fail, he says. And then Fox News and the Republicans would call Conyers names, and there’s an election coming up, etc., according to Democrats.com. But when pressed, as seen in this video, he says…

Mainstream Media Impedes Impeachment

Progressive’s Fail to Fund Alternative Media by Robert Parry Editor, ConsortiumNews.Com When senior Democrats, such as House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, explain why impeachment of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney is off the table, they cite their fears of hostility from the American news media. On Amy Goodman’s “Democracy Now” on Dec. 20,…

Another Non-Denial Denial From The White House

White House spokesperson Dana Perino’s non-denial denial of White House knowledge of evidence destruction on torture by the CIA is just like a Republican woman … She is spinning and dancing trying to make it look like the New York Times report is about her, not THE PRESIDENT! It’s not about you, Dana. It’s about…

White House Lawyers Discussed Destruction of CIA Tapes

The New York Times, which seems to have gotten up off its ass some of late, is reporting in a story for the Wednesay paper that at least four top White House lawyers took part in discussions with the CIA between 2003 and 2005 about whether to destroy videotapes showing the secret interrogations of two…

The Case For Impeachment

by U.S. Representatives and Members of the Judiciary Committee: Robert Wexler (D-FL), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) On November 7, the House of Representatives voted to send a resolution of impeachment of Vice President Cheney to the Judiciary Committee. As Members of the House Judiciary Committee, we strongly believe these important hearings should…

Bush’s Brain Karl Rove Resigns from White House

by Glynn Wilson Karl Rove, President Bush’s close friend and chief political strategist, said Monday he plans to leave the White House at the end of August in a teary-eyed press conference. He joins a lengthening line of senior officials heading for the exits in the final 1 1/2 years of the administration, according to…

John Conyers: No Martin Luther King?

Before Election 2006, many Democrats saw Congressman John Conyers as the old lion who finally would hold George W. Bush and Dick Cheney accountable, through impeachment if necessary. Instead, Conyers has shied away from that challenge and even had pro-impeachment demonstrators arrested at his office. In this guest essay, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern describes…

Impeachment the Bastards

Even as George W. Bush thumbs his nose at constitutional checks and balances and the rule of law, Democratic leaders can’t find the courage to utter the “I-word.” But an unprecedented dual impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney may now be needed to protect America’s legacy as a democratic Republic that upholds…

California Democratic Party Demands Impeachment

Sparked by an insurgency among delegates, the California Democratic Party has taken an historic step forward on the issue of impeachment. In a resolution affirmed by the full state party convention Sunday, the Democrats called on the U.S. Congress to use its subpoena power to investigate misdeeds of President Bush and Vice President Cheney –…

Blackberry Winter and Impeachment Summer

It’s blackberry winter in Birmingham and the spring bird migration is now underway. Reports from Dauphin Island, Fort Morgan and Gulf Breeze, Florida, show all kinds of migrants along the Gulf of Mexico coast. Photy by Glynn Wilson An Eastern blue bird [sialia sialis] checking out a bird bath. In middle Alabamaland, the blue grosbeak…

Impeachment May Well Be the Only Remedy

Rep. Dennis Kucinich defied Speaker Nancy Pelosi today and put the Impeachment of George W. Bush “on the table” where it urgently belongs. “This week the House Appropriations committee removed language from the Iraq war funding bill requiring the Administration, under Article 1, Section 8, Clause 11 of the Constitution, to seek permission before it…

Impeach Alberto Gonzales

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, the nation’s top law enforcement official, has authorized war crimes, dismissed the Geneva Conventions, redefined torture to allow most types of torture, helped establish military commissions that deny defendants the right to a fair trial, claimed the U.S. Constitution does not provide the right to habeas corpus, and defended violations of…

National Groups to Announce Movement for Impeachment

A Newsweek poll published October 21 found 51 percent of Americans supporting the impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. A USA Today/Gallup poll released October 25 showed 51 percent of Americans supporting “major investigations” of the Bush administration’s failed policies, including the debacle in Iraq. Much of that support was…

Hold Bush Accountable For Osama’s Stone Cold Trail

by Glynn Wilson On the eve of the five-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on America, you have to read between the headlines in the Washington Post to get the point. Osama bin Laden’s Trail Is ‘Stone Cold,’ according to a detailed analysis by the new national newspaper of record online. Osama Bin…

Bush Team Loses ‘Global War on Terror’

It is becoming increasingly clear that the Bush-Cheney-Rumsfeld-Rice approach to fighting the so-called “global war on terror” is an utter failture and it is time for the American people to consider new leadership. According to the Associated Press and as seen on cable TV news, President George W. Bush made a speech on Tuesday from…

Conyers Releases Report on Bush, Cheney Crimes

The minority staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, under the leadership of Congressman John Conyers (D., Mich.), released a staggering report this week with the hard evidence of crimes and abuses committed by President Bush and his administration. “The Constitution in Crisis” report, which details the 26 specific laws that have been…

Republican Senate Leader Prepping Bill to Sue Bush

A powerful Republican committee chairman who has led the fight against Bush’s signing statements says he will have a bill ready by the end of the week empowering Congress to sue the president in federal court. Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter’s announcement on the Senate floor came the same day that an American Bar Association…