Many previous presidents and vice presidents have committed one or two of the following crimes. Never before has any approached this total level of assault on the Constitution. If we do not impeach now, we never can again, and the legislative branch will not maintain power over the executive or judicial. We will be unable to end the war, stop global warming, fund education, challenge stolen elections, win elections, or accomplish any of our other goals.
Impeachable Offenses by Bush and Cheney:
Illegal spying in violation of FISA and the Fourth Amendment, openly confessed to, openly promoted in signing statements, known to involve phone calls, phone records, internet use, bank records, and observation of legal nonviolent activities.
Rounding up of thousands of citizens and legal residents for detention or deportation.
Torture, maintenance of secret camps, and extraordinary rendition, in violation of the Fourth Amendment, International Law, US Law, and openly promoted in signing statement and administration policy papers.
Use of a variety of illegal weapons.
Illegal targeting of civilians, journalists, and hospitals.
Illegal seizure of another nation's resources.
Illegal use of funds in Iraq that had been appropriated for Afghanistan.
Leaking of classified information in order to mislead the Congress and the public, and in order to punish truth tellers.
Leaking of identity of an undercover agent.
Retribution against whistleblowers.
Use of signing statements to reverse 750 laws passed by Congress.
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