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Steve Novick, OR-Sen candidate, joins call for Cheney impeachment

Oregon Senate candidate Steve Novick urgers supporters to join the call to impeach Dick Cheney for false statements and warrantless wiretapping.
January 2, 2008 -- Today Steve launched a new feature on his campaign'?s website, urging his supporters to join the national petition to demand the House begin hearings on an impeachment resolution of Vice President Dick Cheney. The petition, launched last month by Representatives Robert Wexler (D-FL), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), has almost passed the 175,000 signature mark in just three weeks. Yet despite this, the mainstream media has virtually ignored it.

Steve declared his support for impeachment investigations in September 2007, citing false statements leading up to the war and the warrantless wiretapping of American citizens in apparent contravention of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

As Steve said in a statement today:

"Representatives Wexler, Gutierrez and Baldwin are right to demand that the Congress not ignore this solemn responsibility. Impeachment should never be taken up lightly or for political gain, but in this case the evidence is compelling. Each week, it seems, we are presented with another example of how this Administration, and this Vice President in particular, consider themselves above the law and accountable to no one. If this Congress can'?t or won?'t hold this President accountable, who will?"

Novick for Senate
http://www.novickforsenate.com

Invitation 02.Jan.2008 20:04

Iris

Steve Novick is invited to join the Impeach vigil tomorrow and every Thurs from noon - 2 PM in front of Blumenauer's office: 729 NE Oregon.
We hope to see you there, Steve!

I don't get it? 03.Jan.2008 10:51

dex

If steve novick is so great, why is he in the same party that a bunch of complicit war criminals are in?

Once we get past the illusion that there can be 'radical' democrats, we'll be well on our way to political independence; the likes of novick may very well be the last speed bump.

interesting question 04.Jan.2008 15:34

between2rocks

I find Novick to have a pretty good platform, track record, and qualifications. So why is he (or Kucinich for that matter) part of the Democratic Party, which has amply demonstrated itself to be guilty of so many major crimes? I think you answered your own question very nicely, though, as to why he'd be a member of such a criminal party. Once "we" get past the illusion of 'radical' Democrats, then candidates running as non- Repubs or Dems will stand a realistic chance of election.