. . . this will probably clarify them past what some of you may feel comfortable with. I recieved this email and I support it and believe in it:
But Spitzer’s resignation was not entirely voluntary, because Republican leaders were busy drafting Articles of Impeachment.
What was Spitzer’s impeachable offense? The “lowest” crime in the book.
As we know, the Founding Fathers wanted Impeachment to be used for “” like treason, bribery, war crimes, and subverting the Constitution itself.
committed no “High Crimes” – but and most certainly have, and they continue to do so with absolute impunity.
It’s time for Congress to impeach them for it.
16 months ago, we posted a petition listing 10 High Crimes which justified their impeachment:
(1) Starting a “war of aggression” (2) torture (3) arbitrary detention (4) war crimes (5) warrantless wiretapping (6) signing statements (7) election fraud (8) outing a covert CIA operative (9) the “unitary executive” (10) gross negligence for Katrina and .
Each one of these crimes is as unacceptable today as it was then. After 5 years in(see below), Bush has killed nearly 4,000 Americans and over 1 million Iraqis and incurred $3 trillion in costs. And there are many more crimes we could add, including Bush’s commutation of ‘s sentence to stop him from testifying about the crimes of Bush and Cheney themselves, and Bush’s ongoing threats to bomb . And each one makes Spitzer’s “crime” utterly insignificant by comparison.
Over 137,000 of you have signed this petition, and we thank you. (If you’ve forgotten, our form won’t let you sign twice.)
But many of you have not. And in the wake of the Republican effort to impeachfor his “low” crime, every American who is outraged by Bush’s “High Crimes” should sign it.
Please tell your Senators and Representative to Impeach Bush and Cheney Now:
This is LtL, and I have approved this message.