Saturday, April 26, 2008

Executive Power

JM Bell & Friends:

Prominent Constitutional law experts believe President Bush has engaged in at least, five categories of repeated, defiant “high crimes and misdemeanors”, which separately or together would allow Congress to subject the President to impeachment under Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution. The sworn oath of members of Congress is to uphold the Constitution. Failure of the members of Congress to pursue impeachment of President Bush is an affront to the founding fathers, the Constitution, and the people of the United States.

In addition to a criminal war of aggression in Iraq, in violation of our constitution, statutes and treaties, there are the arrests of thousands of Americans and their imprisonment without charges, the spying on Americans without juridical warrant, systematic torture, and the unprecedented wholesale, defiant signing statements declaring that the President, in his unbridled discretion, is the law.
Executive powers have evolved greatly since the 1970's. It really is time we address this issue - as a nation - and better define branch powers.

Perhaps an impeachment, even so nearly post term, is the most effective means to send that message? What say you?

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  2. Jeff,

    The Democrats have controlled Congress since 2006. Who exactly are you appealing to here? By the way I spoke with several folks today at the SLC Democrat convention and asked why the new Mayor did not keep you on at the city. Dude you really pissed some people off. How's the new gig comming along?

    Captain

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  3. Impeachment, I dont know if that would do any good honestly who knows, but i defenitly am sorry to say the reason it will never happen is becouse we have a backboneless congress that i would say more then half of the members all have reasons they should be kicked out of there spots as well. the fact of the matter is we have crimanles in charge of the prison and they will never police each other

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