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President-Elect Obama's website asked for questions. People submitted and voted on questions, and finishing in sixth place was this one:

"Will you appoint a Special Prosecutor - ideally Patrick Fitzgerald - to independently investigate the gravest crimes of the Bush Administration, including torture and warrantless wiretapping?"
Bob Fertik, New York City

Now round two begins, and we'd appreciate your voting for this question:

"Do you believe the pardon power extends to allowing a president to authorize a crime and then pardon his subordinate? Are you aware that the Geneva Conventions and the Convention Against Torture commit the United States to prosecuting violators?"
David Swanson, Charlottesville VA

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Please go here, and...

1. Sign in. Click to sign into the Change.gov website. It's just one easy step. You won't need to check your Email, and you'll be returned to the screen you were on.

2. Search. On the Open-for-Questions page type or paste into the search box these words:
pardon power

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3. Vote. That should bring up the right question which you can then vote for by clicking on the check mark.
Please do it now!

Note to the confused: Yes, I've squeezed two questions into one, and the answers we'd like to them are "no" and "yes." That should not give you any difficulty in voting the two questions together up the list by clicking the check mark. You're not answering them yes or no but voting them up to where the president elect has to read them. Thanks!!

UPDATE 1: Please also vote for this question:
"Will you appoint a Special Prosecutor - ideally Patrick Fitzgerald - to independently investigate the gravest crimes of the Bush Administration, including torture and warrantless wiretapping?"
-Bob Fertik, New York City

New Note to the further confused: We appreciate the efforts of everyone who has copied the above questions word-for-word and reposted them as new questions, but this is actually counterproductive. Instead, please find the questions posted by David Swanson and Bob Fertik and click the check mark. That's our best shot at moving those questions up the list. Thanks!

UPDATE 2: Please also vote for this question:
"* President-Elect Obama, you were elected in large part because of your promise to end the War in Iraq. Will you sit down with leaders of the peace movement to talk about bringing our troops home? Sincerely, PeaceVoter"
CODEPINK Women for Peace, Anywhere, USA

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David Swanson is the author of "When the World Outlawed War," "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works for the online (more...)
 

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