Friday, December 28, 2007


Put Impeachment Back on the Table, Nancy


From today's newsletter:

Cheney Impeachment Cracks Corporate Media

Congressman Robert Wexler writes:

"The mainstream media has awakened to this movement and to the extraordinary support you have given it. Your calls, letters, and emails have clearly made a difference. Already 140,000 people have joined us in demanding impeachment hearings for Vice President Dick Cheney."

Congress is watching, so... Add your name!

The op-ed posted at that site was originally rejected by corporate newspapers. Now, the Philadelphia Inquirer has published it, the Miami Herald has published an edited version, and numerous newspapers have reported on the growing push for impeachment in the House Judiciary Committee.

Listen to Rep. Wexler, Bob Fertik, David Swanson, and Dave Lindorff on a recent online radio show HERE .

Let the Speaker of the House and members of the Judiciary Committee know you want the Cheney impeachment to begin:

Ask your local newspapers to publish the op-ed, and ask the national media to cover impeachment:

Learn and do more:

Start a Cheney Chain E letter by forwarding this Email to everyone you know and asking them to do the same!


Calling All Lawyers

Are you a lawyer, or do you know one?

The American Freedom Campaign wants 1,000 lawyers to co-sign a letter to House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy to launch hearings into the possibility that crimes have been committed by this administration in violation of the Constitution, federal statutes, and international treaties.

The letter does not explicitly call for impeachment hearings, but says: "We call for the investigations to go where they must, including into the offices of the President and the Vice President. Should these hearings demonstrate that laws have in fact been broken by this administration, we support all such legal and congressional actions necessary to ensure the survival of our Constitution and the nation we love ."

The first 70 signers include Nan Aron, Marjorie Cohn, Bruce Fein, Eva Paterson, Michael Ratner, Vince Warren, Derrick Bell, John Bonifaz, Erwin Chemerinsky, Mario Cuomo, Elizabeth de la Vega, Aziz Huq, Jamin Raskin, Herman Schwartz, and Lawrence Velvel.

Lawyers please add your name here:


Join Gore Vidal, Dennis Kucinich, and David Swanson

On Sunday, January 6, from 8-10 p.m. ET, you can participate in a forum on "Separation and Balance of Power" live video streamed at

The Panelists are:
* Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich of Ohio, Candidate for President of the United States.
* David Swanson, Co-founder of
* Gore Vidal, World renowned author, playright and peace activist.

This program will will feature live audience participation along with questions received by email from the viewing audience. If you are in New Hampshire, please join us live at 540 N. Commercial Street in Manchester.


Cries for Justice Will Converge on DC on 1/11

On December 1st, a former college professor named John Nirenberg left Boston, Massachusetts, to begin a one-man march to Nancy Pelosi's office in Washington, D.C., to demand that she restore our Constitution and lift her ban on the use of its most central check on abuses of power: impeachment. John plans to arrive in Washington, D.C., on January 11th, and we should all be there to welcome him:

Learn More:

Friday, January 11, 2008, is also the day for actions in Washington, D.C., and around the country aimed at closing the illegal U.S. prison in Guantánamo. January 11th will be the 6-year anniversary of the first prisoners being brought to Guantánamo.

Last year on the same date, 500 people marched, 150 risked arrest, and 88 were arrested in Washington, many of them refusing to provide their names and instead using the names of men held in Guantánamo. This year, events will begin with a rally on the National Mall co-sponsored with Amnesty International and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture followed by a “prisoner procession” to the Supreme Court.

Learn more and find out how to hold an event in your town on 1/11:


What People Are Saying About "Impeach Bush and Cheney" Bracelets

Katherine B. writes: "I just wanted to let you know that I was thrilled I got the bracelets in time for the Springsteen show in DC. We (the members of a popular website for Springsteen fans) had a big pre-party before the show I used the bracelets to help raise money for our charity, HUNGRY FOR MUSIC which was founded by ESB guitar player, Nils Lofgren. I had no problem selling them and I probably could have sold another 25 of them. We ended up raising $500 for the charity. They were a hit and I hope to get one to The Boss himself when he returns to the US. I wear mine proudly. Thanks again."



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