posted on Feb, 6 2008 @ 01:21 PM
What will the long range effects of not impeaching President Bush be?
"In other words, the national Democrats seem ready to let the junior George Bush stroll off into the sunset with his legacy relatively intact, much
as the senior George Bush was allowed to do.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior Democrats are turning a deaf ear to grassroots demands for at least impeachment hearings against George W.
Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney over their violations of criminal laws (e.g. the ban on torture and the need for court warrants authorizing
wiretaps), their trampling on constitutional rights, and their deceptions that led the nation into the disastrous Iraq War.
Though Democrats control the House and the Senate, there doesn’t even appear to be a likelihood of comprehensive hearings on the lessons to be
learned from Bush’s blunders in the “global war on terror.”
Democrats didn’t raise their voices after Bush’s State of the Union Address on Jan. 28 when he repeated one of his central falsehoods about
Islamic extremists – that they are motivated by a hatred of American freedoms, rather than a resentment of U.S. government interference in the
In this article from Consortiumnews some of the basic issues of a possible impeachment are brought up. If you are old enough to remember the
Iran-contra affair and the resulting investigations you know that many issues were left unresolved and were not pursued by the Democrats. Did that
lead to a healing process or did something quite different take place? How will not bringing charges against GW Bush play out down the line? Will we
experience improved oversight and safety from the Unitary Executive or will this Administrations actions come back to haunt the American people? Your
opinions are requested and your prognostications will be duly noted.