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Questions to ask your Congressional Representative
Mark A. Goldman                                                                       Dated:  1/7/06


Today is January 7, 2006… "Out of Iraq" events were scheduled in 136 cities.  I showed up at one where two local Democratic Congressional Representatives were invited to speak to the audience, but questions from the audience to the Representatives were not invited—like mine, for example.

Here are three related questions I would have liked to ask. Maybe you can put them to your representative if you ever get the chance:

  1. How come there are 435 members of the House of Representatives and I haven't been able to find one, including you, who instead of just talking about defending the Constitution will actually stand up and defend it… by that I mean, how come not one of you is willing to say in public that you believe Bush, Cheney, and other members of his administration should be impeached?  How come I know they should be impeached and you don't?

  2. Assuming that you actually believe Bush and his cabal ought to be impeached (there's no mention of it on your web site), how come you haven't entered articles of impeachment?

  3. If you did submit articles of impeachment, you could then explain to your constituents why you think Bush and others in his administration deserve to be impeached.  That would be a legitimate attempt at preserving and protecting the Constitution, something you should have done a long time ago.  Had you done your job, perhaps some of Bush's most egregious decisions would have been prevented.  While you surely would be attacked for doing this, you would not have to put your life on the line like our soldiers do every day, fighting an illegal war, erroneously believing that they are defending the Constitution. If you did your job, you might save lives.  So my questions is... instead of looking out for yourself, why don't you do what you're supposed to do... what we're paying you to do… the job you promised you would do?

Draft Impeachment Resolution Against President George W. Bush
by Francis A. Boyle, Professor of Law, University of Illinois School of Law

Draft Impeachment Resolution Against President George W. Bush
by Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General of the United States

Additional reference:
A Coup Against the American Constitution
An Interview with Francis A. Boyle

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights


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