Monday, September 10, 2007

Forget impeachment, let's charge them with Treason!

In law, treason is the crime of disloyalty to one's nation. A person who betrays the nation of their citizenship and/or reneges on an oath of loyalty and in some way willfully cooperates with an enemy, is considered to be a traitor.

I believe our president should be impeached and then tried for treason, but I feel that many others in his "inner circle" are guilty of acts of treason against the United States as well.

Our president took an oath of office to uphold the constituion of the United States. I believe that not only has he failed at this endeavor, but that through his failings he has acted in ways treasonous to the United States.

He took us into a war based on false pretenses, namely WMD. Through this ill conceived war, he has helped to not only alienate our allies from us, but helped give cause to many others against us.

His cronies have profited immensely from this contrived war. Specifically the companies KBR and Halliburton have garnished huge profits while consistently delivering substandard service.

Thousands of American soldiers have died in the line of duty in an unnecessary war. A war that has taken resources away from hunting down the real enemies of the United States. A war that has sucked trillions of dollars out of the American economy.

Through tax cuts that mainly helped the wealthy, our president has taken money off the table and worked to create a situation where our country now faces the largest deficit ever.

Through the directives created by people in his inner circle, our country has engaged in acts of torture and illegal detention. Although the illegality of these actions is questionable, the persistent it sets is ominous. How long will it be that when the president it faced with someone asking the ugly questions that he or his administration doesn't want to answer that they merely declare the person an "enemy combatant" and have them jailed indefinitely without trial?

While executing the "war on terror", our president has systematically worked to erode the civil rights that this country was founded on. This includes such acts as directing our intelligence services to spy on Americans and curtailing habius corpus rights.

In short I feel this is behavior I'd expect from someone who doesn't have the best interests of the United States in mind. I don't know if this is just pure incompetence or merely acts of sedition against the United States.

Contact your senator and representatives and demand that they impeach our president immediately and have him tried for treason.

If President Clinton could almost be impeached for lying about getting a blow job, Bush should be in jail now for the behavior he has perpetrated.