Vincent Bugliosi Wants to Charge Bush with Murder
On Tuesday, July 15, the House of Representatives voted 238 to 180 to send an article of impeachment, introduced by Congressman Dennis Kucinich, to the Judiciary Committee for a hearing-but not to lead to impeachment. The hearing, scheduled for July 25, will cover Bush's abuse of power-a topic that strangely continues to frighten House Democratic leadership, even as Bush's approval levels have plunged to just 15 percent in a recent New Jersey poll-a level significantly below that of Richard Nixon when he resigned from office.
Over the past several years, a number of different experts-as well as a sizeable percentage of the American people-have come out in favor of impeaching President Bush for a number of different reasons, chief among which is taking our country to war with Iraq under false pretenses-resulting in hundreds of thousands of needless deaths, including over 4,000 American troops.
"To leave impeachment as a rusty sword really jeopardizes the structure of the rule of law in the country," said former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzmann, a leading figure in the Watergate hearings, and co-author of The Impeachment of George W. Bush: A Practical Guide for Concerned Citizens