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  •  How about abuse of power and (1+ / 0-)
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    CA wildwoman

    not upholding the oath of which you took on behalf of ALL the people.

    You can charge an office-holder for personal crimes (like accepting bribes, obstructing justice, embezzling campaign money, etc) but passing bad laws is not ever considered criminal.
    Let's just make everything legal and then we will have no crime.  That is basically what you are saying because the people have been scammed from their voting rights so they are not ligetimately in there ,,,are they?

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    by Vetwife on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 03:44:11 PM PST

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    •  not upholding an oath is impeachable (1+ / 0-)
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      but not criminal.  And abuse of power is not a statute either... more of a social accusation?  Not sure honestly what to characterize that as.

      Im not advocating legalizing anything.  Im just pointing out Article I Section 6 Clause 1 of the Constitution, specifically upheld in the SCOTUS decision of Kilbourn v. Thompson.

      You can not prosecute officials for their legislative acts.  Period.  

      Sorry.

      Красота спасет мир --F. Dostoevsky

      by Wisper on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 04:10:50 PM PST

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