portland independent media center  
images audio video
newswire article reposts united states

corporate dominance | imperialism & war

List of Obama and Congressional High Crimes and Misdemeanors

from Stephen Lendman, Sanction Congress, Not One Member,  link to www.opednews.com
(1) Crimes of war and against humanity. All congressional members supporting the bogus war on terror and illegal Iraq and Afghan wars, including funding, are guilty, as are high, middle, and lower level administration officials, including the president and vice president.

(2) Looting the Treasury for Wall Street and corporate favorites.

(3) Bailing out criminal banks instead of nationalizing or closing them, and prosecuting their top officials for fraud and grand theft.

(4) Consigning millions of Americans to impoverishment without jobs, homes, savings, social services, or futures.

(5) Letting hunger, homelessness, and poverty fester while plundering the nation's resources illegally.

(6) Funding Israel's war machine, its crimes and overall lawlessness.

(7) Illegally supporting regime change in independent countries, including Venezuela, Iran, Honduras, Haiti, Ecuador, North Korea, and elsewhere.

(8) Prohibiting independent political parties from challenging a two-party dictatorship, supporting privilege, not popular interests.

(9) Endorsing pre-scripted, big money-funded fake elections, not a free, fair and open process.

(10) Allowing the world's largest homeland gulag to grow, persist, and commit grotesque crimes against inmates, many unjustly convicted.

(11) Passing police state laws, turning democracy into tyranny.

(12) Endorsing torture as official policy.

(13) Permitting the criminalization of activists, challenging state policy against imperial wars, homeland repression, and favoritism for wealth over vital popular needs.

(14) Endorsing a corrupted judicial system, including stacking the federal bench with right-wing ideologues.

(15) Passing wealth and power-friendly legislation, harming millions, including the middle class, targeted for destruction.

(16) Vilifying Muslims for their faith, ethnicity, prominence, activism, and charity.

(17) Targeting human rights attorneys and other lawyers who defend unpopular clients too vigorously.

(18) Calling patriotic whisleblowers traitors.

(19) Attacking a free and open Internet.

(20) Denying immigrants of color fair and just treatment.

(21) Supporting privatization of essential services, including healthcare and education.




(22) Working covertly to end Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other vital social services.