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I'll list some of the common objections, then, I hope you'll add comments listing some more, with your reply, countering them. And also, please add your comments adding to the counter-arguments I provide, which for the sake of time, I will keep short.

1- That will give us Cheney as president.

Well, of course, we have to impeach Cheney first, but we can and should be INVESTIGATING both.  

2-Not enough time. Cheney and Bush will be out of office in 14 months. Why bother?

Lots of reasons. They committed crimes. Investigations will turn up more ugly dirt. Investigations will turn up new, fresh witnesses who will roll over and testify against Cheney and Bush.  

3- Impeachment will not succeed in the senate.

Investigations can last until November, if necessary, and they will hurt the right wingers still supporting Bush and Cheney. Gradually, more will see the light, like Hagel.  

4- The Dems will be accused of wasting time.

So what. They're already being accused of that. It's a lame, weak, unacceptable argument.  

5- There's no clear proof 

That's what hearings are for.

Okay, hopefully, I've primed the pump. This is the kind of thing that can be put in a pamphlet, once it's done and handed out all over. What are you waiting for? Add your comment. 

 

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1) Impeachment will further divide this country. (... by Kevin Gosztola on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 2:34:14 PM
The case for impeachment for both Bush and Cheney ... by Ed Martin on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 3:27:19 PM
get a blowjob. Thus the public interest is low.&nb... by Daniel Geery on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 3:46:07 PM
Not one we know about anyway.... by Archie on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 6:37:07 PM
For any of our representatives in the House, their... by John Sanchez Jr. on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 3:58:23 PM
Politicians are all the same. The Democrats want ... by Margaret Bassett on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 4:13:45 PM
...in 14 months Bush/Cheney can do too much damage... by Sandy Sand on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 10:20:04 AM
1.  Bush and Cheney have broken no lawsThe ar... by Cliff Carson on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 6:12:08 PM
I have used the basis for impeachment that J. Sanc... by HarpMan1224 on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 6:18:59 PM
Actually, a successfiul impeachment of both Presid... by Tom Murphy on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 6:53:50 PM
Impeach Cheney, then wait til Bush appoints his su... by Brad Griffeth on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 8:30:37 PM
if that Republican had the personal character to p... by Brett Paatsch on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 10:33:23 PM
Cliffcarson has got it right, however, what differ... by Dadeoh on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 9:01:05 PM
That those that know these men don't think of ... by Brett Paatsch on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 9:24:41 PM
Careful, Brett.  Don't you be talkin'... by Tom Murphy on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 9:58:13 PM
Tom, This is in bad taste satire but if bad t... by Andris on Friday, Nov 16, 2007 at 3:19:16 AM
and I won't. But I don't think he is here ... by Brett Paatsch on Friday, Nov 16, 2007 at 10:29:26 PM
Your deflecting statement of thinking that I'm... by Tom Murphy on Saturday, Nov 17, 2007 at 1:48:17 PM
"But, there's a quirk in the Constitution... by Brett Paatsch on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 10:10:31 PM
Notice the wording.  The President shall be r... by Ed Martin on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 10:04:58 AM
also done, not by the courts, but by the Senate?&n... by Brett Paatsch on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 4:27:36 PM
That's right.  The House impeached Clinto... by Ed Martin on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 7:27:10 PM
I didn't know George W Bush had been convicted... by Brett Paatsch on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 11:50:25 PM
We ca argue all we can about not impeachment. but ... by vincent passiatore on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007 at 11:51:48 PM
Impeachment is a political process, not a legal on... by Esbe on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 8:47:54 AM
If it goes forward, it NEEDS to succeed, or else y... by steve scheetz on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 9:28:22 AM
"If it goes forward, it NEEDS to succeed, or ... by Brett Paatsch on Friday, Nov 16, 2007 at 10:54:41 PM
This has been the most investigated administration... by steve scheetz on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 9:03:39 AM
I'm not sure where you actually do stand on im... by Brett Paatsch on Sunday, Nov 18, 2007 at 5:19:58 PM
And President Bush had specific authorization for ... by Tom Murphy on Sunday, Nov 18, 2007 at 9:04:29 PM
Cuz she's next in line -- and the Repugs'l... by Rainbow Law on Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 at 12:56:17 PM
I have deduced that Ms Pelosi was attempting to he... by Andris on Friday, Nov 16, 2007 at 4:23:54 AM
opedne_rob_kall_071114_help_build_a_list_of.htmope... by RichardKane on Friday, Nov 23, 2007 at 9:13:15 PM
RichardKaneI believe that if Impeachment proceedin... by Cliff Carson on Saturday, Nov 24, 2007 at 9:01:27 PM