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Why Organizing in Local Communities Matters
Last night, the Republicans cynically mocked Barack Obama's work as a community organizer on the South Side of Chicago -- and in doing so, they attacked the concept of bottom-up change that has been the core of this campaign. "He worked as a community organizer. What?" said Rudy Giuliani. David Plouffe has already made it clear for those who don't know: "Community organizing is how ordinary people respond to out-of-touch politicians and their failed…
Originally posted by infinite
Keyword "might" translates into "we won't"
Investigations and criminal charges are used in election campaigns to attract votes. Obama has no intention of pursuing the previous administration. President Ford famously said sending a President to jail would "damage the Presidency" - he is right. People would lose faith in the system.
btw, if he had the power, Obama would promise to bring back Jesus if it could get him votes.
Originally posted by Live2Love2Live
I would applaude the decision, should charges be filed against G.W.Bush along with Cheney, Condi, Rumsfeld and others.
I was under the impression, that a bill had already been approved and signed by the senate. Hidden in that bill, was a "get out'a jail for free" clause. In essence it pardons the President and his aids, of any wrongdoing, illigal and even acts of treason against the american people.
Am I wrong.?
I would like to hear from someone who knows.
Peace & Love
Originally posted by Distractions4Nothing
The Presidency should be damaged. It's too powerful relative to the other branches of government.
Originally posted by CO Vet
Didn't the Dems promise this back in 2006, and they didn't follow through? Guess it doesn't matter. Your typical liberal has the memory of a paramecium anyways.