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Kucinich: Bush Impeachment Is Only Remedy

From remarks on the floor of the U.S. House, March 15, 2007, via Kucinich’s website:

Rep. Dennis Kucinich: “Impeachment May Well Be the Only Remedy”

Thu, 2007-03-15

PhotoThis House cannot avoid its Constitutionally authorized responsibility to restrain the abuse of Executive power.

The Administration has been preparing for an aggressive war against Iran. There is no solid, direct evidence that Iran has the intention of attacking the United States or its allies.

The US is a signatory to the UN Charter, a constituent treaty among the nations of the world. Article II, Section 4 of the UN Charter states, “all members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state. . .” Even the threat of a war of aggression is illegal.

Article VI of the US Constitution makes such treaties the Supreme Law of the Land. This Administration, has openly threatened aggression against Iran in violation of the US Constitution and the UN Charter.

This week the House Appropriations committee removed language from the Iraq war funding bill requiring the Administration, under Article 1, Section 8, Clause 11 of the Constitution, to seek permission before it launched an attack against Iran.

Since war with Iran is an option of this Administration and since such war is patently illegal, then impeachment may well be the only remedy which remains to stop a war of aggression against Iran.

Mr. Kucinich wants to impeach President Bush because of his alleged violations of the United Nations charter.

And this man is running for the President.

This article was posted by Steve on Thursday, March 15th, 2007. Comments are currently closed.

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