Thirty-five articles of impeachment brought to the house by Representative Dennis Kucinich of Ohio:
"Resolved," Kucinich then began, "that President George W. Bush be impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors, and that the following articles of impeachment be exhibited to the United States Senate. ...
"In his conduct while President of the United States, George W. Bush, in violation of his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and to the best of his ability preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in violation of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, has committed the following abuses of power..."
The first article Kucinich presented, and many that followed, regarded the war in Iraq: "Article 1 - Creating a secret propaganda campaign to manufacture a false case for war against Iraq."
Haven't heard this? Not surprising, since none of the mainstream media is covering it. Perhaps it is because Kucinich is seen as some sort of kook. Or, simply that economic woes make better headlines?
Kucinich supporter John Kusumi responded angrily at OpEdNews, writing, "The most important thing going happened on Monday night. An event that matters greatly to the course of history and to all Americans. Did you hear about it? Did ABC, CBS, and NBC break into normal programming with special coverage? Are there special alerts and bulletins on the cable news networks, where people can see them? No, no, and no!"
What's the point? Why impeach Bush in the last few months of his administration? It is important that the congress stand up and denounce the criminal wrongdoing of Bush, Cheney and the like. When it was Bill Clinton in front of congress for impeachment, there was not a day that went by that headlines weren't screaming out the tawdry details of what, by comparison amounted to frat-boy hijinks in the Oval Office. Bush's high crimes and misdemeanors need to be heard and deliberated, no matter the late date.
History will be made one way or the other.
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