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Kerry To Push For Bush Impeachment

from The Conservative Voice:
John Kerry announced Thursday that he intends to present Congress with The Downing Street Memo, reported by the London Times 1 May 2005. As reported by NewsMax, the memo purports to include minutes from a July 2002 meeting with Tony Blair, in which Blair ostensibly said that President Bush’s Administration “fixed” intelligence on Iraq in order to justify the Iraqi war. In an interview with the Standard Times, Kerry said: "It's amazing to me the way it escaped major media discussion. It's not being missed on the Internet, I can tell you that."

The Boston Globe published an article by Ralph Nader, Tuesday, in which Nader also called for President Bush’s impeachment. The story is being carried on Michael Moore’s website and the Democratic Underground. Failed presidential candidate Kerry advised that he will begin the presentation of his case for President Bush’s impeachment to Congress, on Monday.
If Kerry Actually Does This... 03.Jun.2005 18:45


If Kerry actually does this, he will have exhonorated himself (assuming it's not just a smoke'n'mirrors game) for his lack of action in the '04 election.

I will take my allies 03.Jun.2005 19:54


where I can get them, BUT

I do not trust John Kerry as far as I can throw him and that's a fact! Mr. Kerry is an opportunist. Notice that in this article John Conyers and the 100,000 e-signatures he has gotten in just the last few days is not mentioned at all. I would be willing to bet Kerry will try to beat Conyers to the punch, steal the limelight and then find a way to compromise us all into a trick bag.

Watch that 2 faced bastard closely. He's as big a crook as any.

Get the popcorn! 03.Jun.2005 20:16

NW Paddler

Get the popcorn kids!

This may be be fun to watch.

Fingers crossed 03.Jun.2005 21:35


I have my fingers crossed in hopes Kerry will not lose his spine, if he ever had one. There are so many reasons to impeach and imprison Bush that I can't keep up with them all. Did you read the latest report from TruthOut on the situation in Iraq? We have messed up the country horribly, and how could the civilians feel about us. Sad.

of all people, Kerry??? of all parties, the Democrats??? 03.Jun.2005 22:11


Don't believe everything you see. In terms of policy the Democrats are not
very different than the Republicans or funded by different people than the
Republicans for the most part. (www.opensecrets.org). In my opinion,
something else is going on as well. I don't know what. If it was anything
like the rumors that surfaced around 2000 and Gore--where Bush supposedly
threatened to kill off some of Gore's children or something, to keep Gore
in line with the coup--and Kerry in 2004 (reported by Skolnick's network
of informers--- www.skolnicksreport.com) may have been bribed in millions
of stolen gold (missing from the GAO's report on the Treasury--long

I, in this article posted above, only see a surface layer that I am unsure
whether to accept as really happening for ostensible purposes. Regardless,
there is no way Bush will be impeached despite a very clear list of
international war crimes unless a great portion of the Republicans shift
voting allegiances.

Perhaps the Democrats are doing it to provide themselves some legitimacy,
in a win win situation: they don't really get to offend the Republicans,
or really oppose their neocon policies though get to generate media face
time and look like they are doing something proactive in a scripted
pantomime of party competition which is all the U.S. has had for quite
some time. To protect the national pantomime--that grassroots supporters
of the Republicans and Democrats BOTH seem to be addicted to their parties
like cocaine: they don't ever question the bad trip they get from either
of their parties's dealers. They just want their next identity fix. They
are both sad addicts.

They even arrested in 2004 the Green and Libertarian Presidential
Candidates to keep the media field "steady" and to keep them from entering
the privatized Presidential debates. I remember that Gore and Bush
basically agreed with each other in 2000, and Bush and Kerry basically
agreed as well. However, they both agreed against the real grass roots of
the US that wanted to see a real voter choice--a four way debate between
Buchanan, Nader, Bush, and Gore. Only with actual party competition will
ANY party be competitive. Without party competition, they are all corrupt.

The extent of their paranoia of anyone upsetting the staged national
policy game is horribly apparent: Nader was even forcibly evicted from
merely the debate AUDIENCE in 2000 despite having bought a ticket like
anyone else.

In other words, as Gore Vidal calls it the "two party one party state":
the Republican/Democrats. It's a managed and totally artificial
competition, a punch and judy show where the two puppets are connected to
the same body, alternatively hitting each other and then protecting each
other's crimes. The whole majority party of the U.S. is corrupted. A
Democratic/Republican infrastructure is one game and and it is rigged,
centrally rigged, and increasingly rigged on unConstitutional
gerrymandered districts whenever they feel like it (Texas
"re-re-districted" in 2002).

I remember that the Democrats were just as obfuscatory in 2000's and
2004's vote fraud.

Even theoretically, an impeached Bush is still leaving only a Democratic
Party and Republican Party that nearly unanimously support the following:
a system of vote fraud, civil rights
debasements and a nationalized Jim Crow, and unauditable elections through
its inactions. As they say "developing..."

One of the only rationales for this I think above that makes sense is that Kerry has been instructed to steal the thunder from Conyers. That one and the one about the media currently spinning "the good old days" when they actually did a bit of investigative reporting--about, oh, 30 years ago or
so--during Nixon and Deep Throat to distract for the deafening silence of
coverage that the Downing Street Memo has received.

This is to both Democrats and Republicans: if you love your country, take
a step back from your party's free cocaine lines if you can. Both
grassroots Democrats and Republicans need some heavy addiction therapy.
These two parties have nothing to do with America anymore and they are
collectively destroying your country, your Bill of Rights, and your

If everything holds true to form, this is bad news!! 03.Jun.2005 22:33


A skull and boner impeaching another skull and boner? Naw. The limp botox coward impeaching his antichrist friend? Most unlikely. He will probably end up making a mokery of the impeachment option and then really leave us with no choices but to take the lot of them before the people's firing squad and shoot the entire bloody lot of them... I'm up for it! Massacre anyone? We need to kill about a thousand real true life devils and about two hundred of them should be democrats... If he wants to avoid violence, it would be best for Kerry to back off and go home and let the real men and real women in this world do the impeachment - without his trojan horse help!!

Kerry Touts Bush Impeachment Memo 04.Jun.2005 02:56


Friday, June 3, 2005 12:02 a.m. EDT

Failed presidential candidate John Kerry said Thursday that he intends to confront Congress with a document touted by critics of President Bush as evidence that he committed impeachable crimes by falsifying evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

"When I go back [to Washington] on Monday, I am going to raise the issue," Kerry said, referring to the Downing Street Memo in an interview with Massachusetts' Standard Times newspaper.

"I think it's a stunning, unbelievably simple and understandable statement of the truth and a profoundly important document that raises stunning issues here at home," the top Democrat added.
The Downing Street Memo, first reported on May 1 by the London Times, was drafted by a Matthew Rycroft, a foreign policy aide to Prime Minister Tony Blair. It is said to be minutes of a July 2002 meeting where Blair allegedly admitted that the Bush administration "fixed" Iraq intelligence to manufacture a rationale for war.

Citing the Downing Street Memo, former presidential candidate Ralph Nader called for an impeachment investigation on Tuesday in an op-ed piece published by the Boston Globe.

"It is time for Congress to investigate the illegal Iraq war as we move toward the third year of the endless quagmire that many security experts believe jeopardizes US safety by recruiting and training more terrorists," wrote Nader with co-author Kevin Zeese. "A Resolution of Impeachment would be a first step."

The British memo, however, contains no quotes from either Bush or Blair, and is notably slim on evidence implicating Bush in a WMD cover-up.

Though largely ignored in the U.S. outside of rabid anti-Bush Web sites like MichaelMoore.com, the Downing Street Memo won Sen. Kerry's endorsement in the Standard Times interview:

"It's amazing to me," the top Democrat said, "the way it escaped major media discussion. It's not being missed on the Internet, I can tell you that."

In Our Dreams 04.Jun.2005 03:27


Kerry is playing politics. On Monday, the Senate will consider the nomination of Janice Brown for the DC Circuit Court and then there's Bolton. What better way to attempt to derail these two Bush nominations than to stall votes with hand wringing over the Downing Street memo. But, impeachment? Forget it. Besides, it's the House's job to bring Articles of Impeachment. Conyers is the man for that business. Kerry doesn't have the nerve or the inclination to even suggest that the House consider impeaching Bush. There will be cloakroom pressure applied for Bush to drop the nominations of Brown and Bolton. Once done, the Downing Street memo will dropped and dumped into the memory hole of American history.

MUDBROTHERS 04.Jun.2005 10:26


George will just whip out those old photos from 'the Tomb' of him & Kerry cavorting nude in the mudpit. Bush & Kerry, making merry. Reality aside, I agree this will definitely be an entertaining affair whatever develops. BUT, ERRR... WON'T THIS GIVE US THE ANTICHRISTCHENEY AS OUR PRESID..DD..D..ENT??

death watch for kerry 04.Jun.2005 15:23


If he does they'll 'Wellstone" him

Who says Kerry is pushing impeachment? 04.Jun.2005 18:03


The article says Kerry plans to introduce the memo in the Senate, which would be nice but isn't the same thing as cranking up an impeachment campaign. The Globe article says *Nader* is calling for Bush's impeachment, which is really in the "so what?" department.

"so what", until Monday June 6th, 2005. 04.Jun.2005 18:57


that's when Kerry is slated to make his 'official' "statement" / announcement / whatever the **ck he's doing to the United States Senate - and presumably, also to the US Corporate media ( . . .?).

we'll find out then what he's on about, and what (if??) he intends to "do" about any of this.

I'm pretty sure it won't be an introduction of Official Impeachment Proceedings to the U.S. Senate Body, but . . .

Bingo, Twopint 04.Jun.2005 22:35


If Kerry gets asked about impeachment, he will say, "Oh, I never said anything about impeaching the President. I just want him to respond to this memo." Kerry will be on both sides of the fence. That's what he did with the Ohio recount.

Maybe a palace-revolution/ 05.Jun.2005 07:17


TBR News reported recently that considerable Establishment circles are thoroughly fed up with the ineptness, blunders and alarming unpopularity of Bush and his administration.
Sen. John Kerry is a trusted Establisment politician, who may provide a better, more consolidated alternative from the view of point of some influential part of the ruling elite.

Don't be idiots 05.Jun.2005 10:09


Kerry cannot bring up impeachment in the senate, this is done in the house. All he is doing is formally bringing up the memo to the senate body, that's it. He cannot be on both sides of the fence because all he is doing is trying to get the media to cover the memo. This will last about a couple of minutes on cnn before they break into the Michael Jackson case. This is what should upset you, not Kerry introducing the memo to the senate.

What A Man! 06.Jun.2005 16:18


Due to a conjenital spine condition, Kerry was not able to bring up the Downing Street Memo in the Senate today as he said he would last week.

who cares?? 26.Jun.2005 00:39


who cares who gets the credit for this? ... as long as this dangerous administration is removed.