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Two Vermont towns vote to arrest Bush and Cheney!
by Reuters (Re-post)
Tuesday Mar 4th, 2008 9:24 PM
Voters in two Vermont towns... approved a measure that would instruct police to arrest President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for "crimes against our Constitution,"...
http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN0454699420080305

Vermont towns vote to arrest Bush and Cheney
Tue Mar 4, 2008 11:21pm EST

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Voters in two Vermont towns on Tuesday approved a measure that would instruct police to arrest President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for "crimes against our Constitution," local media reported.

The measure, passed in Brattleboro and Marlboro in a state known for taking liberal positions on national issues, instructs town police to "extradite them to other authorities that may reasonably contend to prosecute them."

Vermont, home to maple syrup and picture-postcard views, is known for its liberal politics.

State lawmakers have passed nonbinding resolutions to end the war in Iraq and impeach Bush and Cheney, and several towns have also passed resolutions of impeachment. None of them have caught on in Washington.

Bush has never visited the state as president, though he has spent vacations at his family compound in nearby Maine.

Roughly 12,000 people live in Brattleboro, located on the Connecticut River in the state's southeastern corner. Nearby Marlboro has a population of roughly 1,000.
by Phil
Tuesday Mar 4th, 2008 10:29 PM
Nice gesture, but a non-binding resolution to enforce a crime that is not within their authority to enforce, (i.e. a federal constitutional violation is not within their municipal/city statutes) doesn't amount to much more than a feel good gesture. Pressure your federal reps for change.