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Stryfe

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Halo82

Subj: Re: I don't think anyone really wants george w.bush to really be impeached .
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 at 09:25:06 pm EST
Reply Subj: Re: I don't think anyone really wants george w.bush to really be impeached .
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 at 07:08:50 pm EST

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> Some people just want to impeach Bush for the "war" in Iraq. Sorry folks the system wasn't designed to work that way. And if you impeach bush wouldn't you have to impeach all the legislature that voted to approve the war?

Well it should be set up that way. I don't think it's too much to require that presidents should go to war if absolutely need be. Especially when we've get ANOTHER more important war going on.

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> > Some people just want to impeach Bush for the "war" in Iraq. Sorry folks the system wasn't designed to work that way. And if you impeach bush wouldn't you have to impeach all the legislature that voted to approve the war?
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> Well it should be set up that way.

So when the public disaproves of a military action he should face removal from office? This is a constitutional republic, not a direct democracy so "shoulds" are not relevant to the procedure of law.

>I don't think it's too much to require that presidents should go to war if absolutely need be. Especially when we've get ANOTHER more important war going on.
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well, let's clarify war, we haven't had an official war since World War 2 because the president cannot declare war by himself, only the legislature can as defined by the US constitution. The legality of military action in Iraq is basically an extension of established presidence concerning the use of executive authority for military action. Detail details, i know but it's pretty important to understanding when you discuss rule of the land and so forth. Under this idea Bush has used no more executive power than preceding presidents, and yet he should face impeachment charges for it.

What is absolute need for war? Some argue war is never an option, such as pacifist. We can't even agree on the definition of the word "is", better yet something as important as that. Reference any War in our history, from the revolutionary to now and you will find none of them had an absolute need for War.

Now I'm not backing up or justifying our involvement in Iraq, as I'm pretty much an isolationist, but I do understand the arguments to be made for it and recognize the fact that you don't just impeach presidents because they made an unpopular decision. Bush will be gone in 2 years, just be patient.




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