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  •  You are assuming that the vote would be (1+ / 0-)
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    party line.  However, I believe that a few Rs with ethics and who are serious about their oath to protect the US Constitution would vote with us, assuming we can prove the case.  I think if Conyer and Feingold lead the fight, they will come up with the evidence.

    Also, I keep saying it over and over, BUT when the American people are educated.  Do you agree that we can do that job during the 2006 election process?  I believe in the American people. When they they understand the truth, and when they see how it impacts their lives,  they will put so much pressure on the Congress that we will WIN.  Hey, look at the voices (and bodies on the streets) seeking fair and just immigration laws!  They are putting us to shame and many of them can't even vote!

    Afterall, the Bush crimes are acts of high crime, aren't they?  If we take everything we have against him, then the American people (-) his base of 28-30% will force impreachment hearings at least.  

    Don't forget the Judicial Committee's next hearing:

    NSA III: War Time Executive Power and the FISA Court" "
    Senate Judiciary Committee
    Full Committee


    DATE: March 28, 2006
    TIME: 09:00 AM
    ROOM: Hart 219



    The hearing on "NSA III: War Time Executive Power and the FISA Court" scheduled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary for Tuesday, March 28, 2006 will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will take place in Hart Building Room 219

    The big one is on Friday:

    ""An Examination of the Call to Censure the President" "
    Senate Judiciary Committee
    Full Committee


    DATE: March 31, 2006
    TIME: 09:30 AM
    ROOM: Senate Dirksen 226

    March 24, 2006


    The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on "An Examination of the Call to Censure the President" for *Friday, March 31, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

    By order of the Chairman

    DeWine poll numbers are not looking good.  Can we put pressure on him and his local media?

    I just get sick trying to figure out how to get the message to the people with this @Q#$@#$ media.  

    Anyway, let's have courage and do something!

    •  actually, (0+ / 0-)

      I am not saying that the vote will necessarily be along partisan lines. It depends on the case being made, and also the buzz around it.

      The bottomline for most elected representatives is how each move affects their re-election chances, and hence the public opinion in their constituency is the key element in influencing them. Sure there are principles, but not every one adheres to them to the degree that we'd like to see. The most important thing is how a case is made visibily by the Democrats, on the grounds of principles (sometimes their hands are tied too, because of their own votes). That sways the public opinion, and that changes the dynamic.

      Nixon's case is a good example, of getting the GOP to break partylines. A huge difference between then and now is that now they have an maddeningly high decibel noise machine to push lies and spins down people's throats, and the other MSM parts are not critical enough.

      Ultimately everything comes down to the critical thinking on the part of the electorate, but that's something that can't be changed overnight.

      Good talking to you.

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