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In these two short months since an election that was supposed to have turned the country around, it has become increasingly clear that everybody got the message except George Bush.

Nancy Pelosi got the message so hard that she has bent over backward to let everyone know that "Impeachment is off the table."

Harry Reid got the message so confidently that he seems unfazed by the fact that his Dem-dominant Senate actually hangs on the balance of a maybe-with-us, maybe-not, brain-damaged Tim Johnson of South Dakota.

Both of those leadership figures seem so blissed out by their sudden change of fortunes (seemingly) that they've been doing curtseys to demonstrate their grace to a DISgraced power structure that didn't know what was expected of power when they had it.

It is all talk, so far . . . though it is NOT talk about impeachment, which should be the topic of the day.

Why? Because in point of clear fact, the Democrats have no power against a renegade, war-empowered administration that refuses to heed the message that everyone else seems to have gotten, on November 7th.

Bush is clearly determined to ram his plans through, in the pursuit of a dreamed-of victory in Iraq, come hell or high Congress. The ONLY card that Congress can legitimately play, against his dog-headedness, is the impeachment card.

This is precisely what that playing card is for, and the means are at hand to accomplish it. Everyone knows, very well, that Bush has been guilty of crimes for which he can be tried and impeached. It's quite true that we have no way of being sure that an impeachment will follow the trial . . . but isn't that what a trial is all about? We'll know when we get there. But we shall NEVER know if we don't get there.

Are trials normally avoided because we cannot be sure of guilt in advance?

What a quaint notion that is!

WE KNOW WHERE BUSH IS GOING, IF HE IS NOT IMPEACHED.

And from my perspective, that is precisely reason enough to pursue the impeachment.

 

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Irv Thomas, ratrace escapee and cultural outsider for 35 years, editor of Black Bart Brigade during counter-culture days, hides out in Seattle. Presently putting out a sporadic pre-formatted email newsletter called Irv's Scrapbook, which can be had (more...)
 

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Irv Thomas is inaccurate on two basic points. He ... by Kuzminski on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 7:48:01 AM
The longer Bush remains president, the more long t... by KathyP on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 8:13:52 AM
So, I'll just think out loud for a moment. For... by wintefire6 on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 10:16:44 AM
Thank you for your well-reasoned considerations, a... by Irvthom on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 11:14:29 AM
...and in my heart and mind, I agree. There is no ... by wintefire6 on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 11:58:03 AM
Why waist time get a rope like they did in the old... by Fred F on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 11:52:51 AM
== Chapter 55. GITMO (Get Impeachment to Move Onw... by LarryWBryant on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 5:32:51 PM
As much as he is horrible, and evil, and incompete... by Katrin R. on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 7:49:30 PM
It's an interesting theory. But I've got a better ... by Irvthom on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 10:26:59 PM
We need to think, and take into consideration, all... by Katrin R. on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 10:34:43 PM
They will kill each other before anyone else does,... by Katrin R. on Monday, Jan 8, 2007 at 3:14:13 AM
Good point, and I actually thought that may have b... by Styve on Monday, Jan 8, 2007 at 9:37:21 AM
I thought the same thing, and by 'go', I mean 'die... by Katrin R. on Monday, Jan 8, 2007 at 2:39:24 PM
Don't want to impeach Bush. Don't want him to go a... by pratliff94 on Sunday, Jan 7, 2007 at 9:42:31 PM
It will never happen but Bush and Cheney need to b... by cluelessfl on Monday, Jan 8, 2007 at 1:14:19 AM
A statement so well known with "how" is not much u... by emily horswill on Monday, Jan 8, 2007 at 1:54:17 AM
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