From–The Raw Story | Kucinich presents Bush impeachment articles:
Kucinich, a 2004 and 2008 Democratic candidate for the White House, abandoned a prior attempt to begin impeachment proceedings against Bush in January of this year.
In April of 2007, Kucinich presented impeachment articles against Vice President Dick Cheney, but the effort went nowhere. Kucinich exclaimed that “impeachment may well be the only remedy which remains to stop a war of aggression against Iran.
In order to heal the divisions of the country, the people who have lied, cheated and divided this country need to be held accountable for their actions. Clinton was impeached for lying about a blow job. A blow job.
Domestic Wiretapping, Gearing for another War, withdrawal from the UN instead of demanding for change, Distancing ourself from europe while cozying up to dictatorships (Which is, again, against the Bush Doctrine), disastrous and inane energy policies, incompetence, this administration has got it all. They need to be held accountable for it.
I was too young to remember Nixon, but I have an uncle who told me that Ford’s pardon of Nixon healed the country. The US needed that to move on.
All of Nixon’s rhetoric and divisiveness continued after he walked away from the White House. The whole, “you are either with us or against us” and the, “if you’re against the war, you are against the troops” can be traced to Nixon. To get away from that mindset, we should have had the impeachment–it would have brought those thoughts out into open, so they could be addressed–and then moved as a country.
Now, thirty-four years later, this rhetoric and methodology is ingrained in the country’s political life. We need something more letting this administration fade away to heal.
Kucinich’s Articles of Impeachment will fail. The establishment will not let it go forward, and this is a shame. I’ve signed petitions and I will be calling my Congress-folk. As a liberal, I’m used to the pointless struggle–but if I don’t make the effort, I am helping sustain an administration that has set our country back sixty years.
In order to go forward in this country, the black stain that is the Bush Presidency needs to be held accountable. If there is another way other than impeachment, I’d love to hear about it.