Impeachment, DIY Style

Tired of waiting for politicians to get the wheels going on the Impeach Bush-Cheney train? Get busy: Do it yourself!

Minnesota’s Impeach for Peace offers a great suggestion for self-starters:

There’s a little known clause of the Jefferson Manual which sets forth the various ways in which a president can be impeached. Only the House Judiciary Committee puts together the Articles of Impeachment, but that occurs after someone initiates the process. There are various ways in which the Committee can have the process initiated (most commonly by members of the House passing a resolution). But, one of the other methods put forth in the Jefferson Manual is for a citizen to submit a memorial.

So, we’ve researched a successful memorial (memorial of Luke Edward Lawless, from March 30, 1826, in regard to impeaching Federal Judge James H. Peck) and used it as a template for this memorial. Feel free to download it, print out TWO copies, fill in your relevant information in the blanks (name, State, etc.), and send one copy in.

The other copy hold on to until Oct. 12, when we’re having everyone send in a copy.

That’s right, we’re having everyone send it in on the same date to have the greatest effect. We hope to flood the Judiciary Committee with sacks of mail, and cause a newsworthy event, to further pressure the Committee to act on the memorials.

Get the PDF to send in, and DIRECTLY impeach this president, click here!

Isn’t that a brilliant approach? Check out more info on House rules, memorials and such at Impeach for Peace. Re-read comic Stephen Colbert’s courageous address before last week’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner – it’s toast your cookies. Then, let’s get to the business of protecting the nation and the world by tossing out the terrorists working at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

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  1. Tired of waiting for politicians to get the wheels going on the Impeach Bush-Cheney train? Get busy: Do it yourself!

    Good link, and good idea. Our “representatives” in congress have had knowledge and evidence of Bush’s transgressions, amounting to high crimes and misdemeanors, for a long time, and still they don’t act. Maybe this will change after the midterms, but I wouldn’t hold my breath.

    I guess the public will just have to take action themselves.

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