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Support needed to impeach George Bush

Original post made by Jag Singh, Duveneck/St. Francis, on Jun 28, 2006

I urge citizens who are troubled by the unprecedented efforts by the White House to unbalance the traditional balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government to act in solidarity with the Berkley City Council in calling for the impeachment of George Bush. Bush has launched us into a disastrous was in Iraq. Our sons and daughters are dying in Iraq for bogus claims of WMD’s - which rapidly morphed into bringing the sunshine of democracy to the Middle East. Our high tech weapons have destroyed much of the basic infrastructure of Iraq and resulted in the death of approximately 200,000 civilians – starkly reminiscent of the crude claims made in Vietnam, ‘we need to destroy villages in order to save them’. Our legislators are paralyzed with fear and have chosen to remain silent while Bush and his neo-cons continue to attack the Constitution and federal law. They have engaged in unwarranted wire tapping of phones and financial records of millions of Americans – all justified by concerns for national security under the dark clouds of secrecy. National security is a very legitimate concern but these actions could easily have been conducted within existing legal statutes. This information could easily be exploited for political gain (remember Nixon’s enemy list. Details of the planned action by the Berkley City Council follows:

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