Political Ideas

Jan
27

85 Percent of Democrats in PA Likely to Vote for Pro-Impeachment Candidates

Tag: Political Ideas

By David Swanson

A new poll conducted in Pennsylvania (a battleground "purple" state) by Zogby International and commissioned by OpEdNews.com found that 84.9 percent of Democrats said they would be likely to vote for a congressional candidate who "supports having impeachment proceedings against President Bush." Only 7.0 percent said they were not likely to vote for such a candidate.

Jan
17

Woolsey's Way to Peace

Tag: Elections, Peace and War, Political Ideas

By David Swanson

We've all heard the line. "That would make us look weak on national security." That line is supposed to be based on public opinion, not just the opinions of media corporations and pundits working for Pentagon-funded think tanks. That line is supposed to have something to do with the general American public. But it does not.

Jan
05

What the Republicans Really Do Not Want

Tag: Political Ideas

By David Swanson

The New York Sun today printed this quote:

"A spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee, Tracey Schmitt, dismissed the effort as 'fringe, to say the least.'

"'If Democrats choose to align themselves with such a laughable campaign, it will be at their own peril,' Ms. Schmitt said."

Jan
02

What Fate Awaits NSA Spying Whistleblower

Tag: Political Ideas

By David Swanson

Can there be any doubt that if the White House finds out who leaked the story of its illegal spying, fierce retribution will follow?

Another way of asking that question is: Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?

Dec
31

Can Cheney Save Bush's Presidency?

Tag: Political Ideas

By David Swanson

Talk of censure and impeachment has begun swirling around President Bush. Can Vice President Cheney come to the rescue? He will do so if enough of Bush's opponents adopt the position of this Philadelphia Daily News op-ed writer -- the position that impeaching Bush would be a mistake, since Cheney is worse than Bush.

Dec
30

Conyers Talks Impeachment

Tag: Political Ideas

By David Swanson

Listen to audio of Congressman John Conyers talking about the Bush Administration's crimes, and his efforts to censure Bush and Cheney and to create an investigation that would develop articles of impeachment. I recorded this conversation with the Congressman on December 29th. The bills and the report referred to in the conversation can be found here. The upcoming events discussed can be found here.

This mp3 is 24 minutes and 21 MB: LISTEN.

Dec
20

Conyers Introduces Censure and Select Committee

Tag: Political Ideas

CONYERS INTRODUCES BILLS TO CENSURE BUSH AND CHENEY

CONYERS INTRODUCES BILL TO CREATE A SELECT COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE POSSIBLE CRIMES AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING GROUNDS FOR IMPEACHMENT

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