Now is the time to turn up the heat so there is no mistaking the will of the people.
HRes 333, introduced by Kucinich, has 7 sponsors. It focuses on Cheney:
Vice President Cheney has purposely manipulated the intelligence process to deceive the citizens and Congress of the United States about a threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, and about an alleged relationship between Iraq and al Qaeda, to justify the use of the U.S. Armed Forces against Iraq in a manner damaging to U.S. national security interests; and openly threatened aggression against Iran absent any real threat to the United States, and has done so with the U.S. proven capability to carry out such threats, thus undermining U.S. national security.
We need to press our U.S. Representatives to get on the right side of history and sign on to HRes 333. Contact them every week and ask them how much abuse from the executive branch are the willing to tolerate? Remind your U.S. Representatives you are not willing to tolerate their inaction and they won't get a dime from you to support their reelection--and worse, they won't get your vote!! You might want to point out that the Congress has lower approval ratings than Bush: this does not bode well for incumbents in 2008.
Find contact info: http://www.house.gov/writerep/
Or call: toll free numbers: 1-800-828-0498, 1-800-614-2803
Visit them next week when they are home on break.
Let the Judiciary Committee know you want them to start impeachment hearings now. They represent all of us. While I wish the resolution would have included both Bush and Cheney, the hearings on Cheney will lead to Bush. They both knew the same information but continued to defraud the Congress and the American people about the reasons for invading and occupying Iraq.
Address: 2138 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
phone: 202-225-3951; Website: http://judiciary.house.gov/
Email the committee: http://judiciary.house.gov/contact.aspx
Contact Chairman John Conyers and encourage him to finish the work he started in 2005 when he conducted hearings because he realized our Constitution is in Crisis. He knows this is the right thing to do.
Flood them with emails. The summer is an excellent time to begin hearings. Who knows? Maybe Cheney will decide to resign by August, as Nixon did n 1974, rather than face impeachment proceedings in the full House.
Support those who have had the courage to defy Pelosi by signing on to HRes 333.
Dennis Kucinich sponsored the bill. The co-sponsors are (women and African American's predominate):
William Lacy Clay, Jr., (D-MO)
Jan Schakowsky, (D-IL)
Albert Wynn (D-MD)
Yvette Clarke (D-NY)
Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)
Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Maxine Waters, (D-CA)
Thank them for living up to their oath of office and doing the right thing despite pressure from the Democratic leadership to just shut up. If you are inspired to donate to their campaigns, add $3.33 to the check so they know why you are supporting them.