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  •  and remember, Republicans wrote (10+ / 0-)

    several of the impeachment charges, notably Caldwell Butler of Virginia and Bill Cohen of Maine.

    "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

    by teacherken on Mon May 06, 2013 at 04:01:05 PM PDT

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    •  Well, that was largely to do with the (3+ / 0-)
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      fact that it was a better option than having any of the handful of Democrats who were not feeling restrained about going after Nixon leading on the charging documents.

      The truth is that the transferred of power to Ford was a carefully brokered deal done in order to avoid conviction in the Senate and having the Congress be forced to remove Nixon.

      The Republicans didn't get better under Ford - just more careful.  We have Ford to thank for really giving Dick Cheney is first big break.

      •  Lot of scum washed in with ford... (0+ / 0-)

        He ushered in bush I Rumsfeld wolfowitz Cheney...

        I'm sure I missed a few more felons...

        Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. - Gandalf the Grey

        by No Exit on Mon May 06, 2013 at 05:40:27 PM PDT

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