Sunday, August 27, 2006

Impeach For Peace

      A hat tip to Citizen Agianst Lies for information on this procedure for Do It Yourself Impeachment of the President of the United States of America.   It seems we are indebted once again to Thomas Jefferson.   Of course this is all a moot point with a rubber stamp republican congress.   If things change in november and the congress returns to a majority in favor of the Dems, then anything is possible.   - fc

PDAImpeach For Peace

Do-It-Yourself Impeachment...

Impeach for Peace, a Minnesota-based impeachment group, has researched a method for impeaching the president using a little known and rarely used part of the Rules of the House of Representatives ("Jefferson’s Manual"). This document actually empowers individual citizens to initiate the impeachment process themselves.

"Jefferson's Manual" is an interpretive guide to parliamentary procedure, and is included (along with the Constitution) in the bound volumes of the Rules of the House of Representatives. The section covering impeachment lists the acceptable vehicles for bringing impeachment motions to the floor of the House.

Before the House Judiciary Committee can put together the Articles of Impeachment, someone must initiate the impeachment procedure. Most often, this occurs when members of the House pass a resolution. Another method outlined in the manual, however, is for individual citizens to submit a memorial for impeachment.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Moody Loner said...

I think you mean "moot point" but I'm with you.

Mon Aug 28, 10:40:00 AM EDT  
Anonymous prying1 said...

Impeach him for what? President Bush has not committed ANY impeachable acts.

NOT ONE!

The Anti-Bush crowd hates Bush more than they hate terrorists.

That is sad!

Sun Sep 17, 02:55:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Mike V. said...

really, prying?

making an end run around FISA, allowing torture, lying about the reasons to go to war in Iraq, etc.. we could go on all day.

worst president in the history of this great nation.

Bush has done NOTHING to fight terrorism, he's made it worse.

pull your head out and put on your paper hat.

Tue Sep 19, 11:33:00 PM EDT  

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