Impeachment: Methods For Your Madness. by Kagro X Sat Feb 04, 2006 at 11:13:50 AM PDT
Many of you are by now familiar with the concept introduced on Daily Kos in this diary, written a few days ago by arbortender, entitled "IMPEACH THEM NOW: It only takes ONE STATE!!!"
The diary raised a point of parliamentary arcana that caught the interest of enough readers to keep the diary on the recommended list for most of the day:
NOTE: Sec. 603. Inception of impeachment proceedings in the House. This
refers to Jefferson's Manual-the House uses it as a supplement to its
In the House there are various methods of setting an impeachment in motion:
[...] by charges transmitted from the legislature of a State (III, 2469)
Let's take another look at that, and give ourselves an important update on developments on this front.
Take a look at it. 60 some comments I haven't had time to check. This looks interesting. If our US Senators are afraid they will look like fools if they admit they were snookered by the lying Bush and the lying Bush team, State legislatures have no such baggage...and they have the power to raise a lot of issues that would demand consideration by Congress whether or not it wanted to touch impeachment with a 20 foot pole.
** Stay tuned...and check on this information. Interesting to say the least.--- Doug Wiken