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Monday Jun 30th, 2008 11:35 AM
or everything he's done becomes law
I realize that many people are thinking that once Bush leaves office
that everything will go back to normal or the way it was, but sadly
that is not so.
If George W. Bush is not impeached then everything which he has done
and all changes he has made will remain the same and the next
president will be free to do the same has Bush without fear. You see
if it is not put into the Government record that the things that Bush
has done was and is illegal then after he leaves office it becomes
legal and any president after him is free to do all that he did
without fear. The warrantless wire tapes, the the not having to answer
to the House nor the senate and the power to claim executive privilege
for anything. Bush has made the office of the president to be totally
free from any over sight by the congress or the senate.
Now if you are not concerned about this then just continue to do
nothing and it will become law, but if you are concerned then the only
way to keep this from happening is by impeaching Bush. We can continue
to impeach him even after he has left office, but he has to be impeached.
Now by impeaching Bush here is what will be accomplished. Everything
that Bush has done that is illegal will remain illegal, we will have
the right to demand the return of our rights under the 4th amendment,
the Posse Comitatus Act and the writ of Habeas corpus.
Here is what rights you have lost with the 4th amendment:Amendment IV

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,
and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be
violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause,
supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the
place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
These are the rights you lost under Posse Comitatus Act:20 Stat. L., 145

June 18, 1878

CHAP. 263 - An act making appropriations for the support of the Army
for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and
seventy-nine, and for other purposes.

SEC. 15. From and after the passage of this act it shall not be lawful
to employ any part of the Army of the United States, as a posse
comitatus, or otherwise, for the purpose of executing the laws, except
in such cases and under such circumstances as such employment of said
force may be expressly authorized by the Constitution or by act of
Congress; and no money appropriated by this act shall be used to pay
any of the expenses incurred in the employment of any troops in
violation of this section And any person willfully violating the
provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and
on conviction thereof shall be punished by fine not exceeding ten
thousand dollars or imprisonment not exceeding two years or by both
such fine and imprisonment.
These are the rights lost under the writ of Habeas corpus:
Habeas Corpus Act

An act for the better securing the liberty of the subject, and for
prevention of imprisonments beyond the seas.

WHEREAS great delays have been used by sheriffs, gaolers and other
officers, to whose custody, any of the King's subjects have been
committed for criminal or supposed criminal matters, in making returns
of writs of habeas corpus to them directed, by standing out an alias
and pluries habeas corpus, and sometimes more, and by other shifts to
avoid their yielding obedience to such writs, contrary to their duty
and the known laws of the land, whereby many of the King's subjects
have been and hereafter may be long detained in prison, in such cases
where by law they are bailable, to their great charges and vexation.

II. For the prevention whereof, and the more speedy relief of all
persons imprisoned for any such criminal or supposed criminal matters;
(2) be it enacted by the King's most excellent majesty, by and with
the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and
commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority
thereof. That whensoever any person or persons shall bring any habeas
corpus directed unto any sheriff or sheriffs, gaoler, minister or
other person whatsoever, for any person in his or their custody, and
the said writ shall be served upon the said officer, or left at the
gaol or prison with any of the under-officers, under-keepers or deputy
of the said officers or keepers, that the said officer or officers,
his or their under-officers, under-keepers or deputies, shall within
three days after the service thereof as aforesaid (unless the
commitment aforesaid were for treason or felony, plainly and specially
expressed in the warrant of commitment) upon payment or tender of the
charges of bringing the said prisoner, to be ascertained by the judge
or court that awarded the same, and endorsed upon the said writ, not
exceeding twelve pence per mile, and upon security given by his own
bond to pay the charges of carrying back the prisoner, if he shall be
remanded by the court or judge to which he shall be brought according
to the true intent of this present act, and that he will not make any
escape by the way, make return of such writ; (3) and bring or cause to
be brought the body of the party so committed or restrained, unto or
before the lord chancellor, or lord keeper of the great seal of
England for the time being, or the judges or barons of the said court
from which the said writ shall issue, or unto and before such other
person or persons before whom the said writ is made returnable,
according to the command thereof; (4) and shall then likewise certify
the true causes of his detainer or imprisonment, unless the commitment
of the said party be in any place beyond the distance of twenty miles
from the place or places where such court or person is or shall be
residing; and if beyond the distance of twenty miles, and not above
one hundred miles, then within the space of ten days, and if beyond
the distance of one hundred miles, then within the space of twenty
days, after such delivery aforesaid, and not longer.

III. And to the intent that no sheriff, gaoler or other officer may
pretend ignorance of the import of such writ. (2) be it enacted by the
authority aforesaid, That all such writs shall be marked in this
manner, Per statutum tricesimo primo Caroli secundi Regis, and shall
be signed by the person that awards the same; (3) and if any person or
persons shall be or stand committed or detained as aforesaid, for any
crime, unless for felony or treason plainly expressed in the warrant
of commitment, in the vacation-time, and out of term, it shall and may
be lawful to and for the person or persons so committed or detained
(other than persons convict or in execution of legal process) or any
one on his or their behalf, to appeal or complain to the lord
chancellor or lord keeper, or any one of his Majesty's justices,
either of the one bench or of the other, or the barons of the
exchequer of the degree of the coif; (4) and the said lord chancellor,
lord keeper, justices or barons or any of them, upon view of the copy
or copies of the warrant or warrants of commitment and detainer, or
otherwise upon oath made that such copy or copies were denied to be
given by such person or persons in whose custody the prisoner or
prisoners is or are detained, are hereby authorized and required, upon
request made in writing by such person or persons, or any on his, her,
or their behalf, attested and subscribed by two witnesses who were
present at the delivery of the same, to award and grant an habeas
corpus under the seal of such court whereof he shall then be one of
the judges, (5) to be directed to the officer or officers in whose
custody the party so committed or detained shall be, returnable
immediate before the said lord chancellor or lord keeper or such
justice, baron or any other justice or baron of the degree of the coif
of any of the said courts; (6) and upon service thereof as aforesaid,
the officer or officers, his or their under-officer or under-officers,
under-keeper or under-keepers, or their deputy in whose custody the
party is so committed or detained, shall within the times respectively
before limited, bring such prisoner or prisoners before the said lord
chancellor or lord keeper, or such justices, barons or one of them,
before whom the said writ is made returnable, and in case of his
absence before any other of them, with the return of such writ, and
the true causes of the commitment and detainer; (7) and thereupon
within two days after the party shall be brought before them, the said
lord chancellor or lord keeper, or such justice or baron before whom
the prisoner shall be brought as aforesaid, shall discharge the said
prisoner from his imprisonment, taking his or their recognizance, with
one or more surety or sureties, in any sum according to their
discretions, having regard to the quality of the prisoner and nature
of the offense, for his or their appearance in the court of the King's
bench the term following, or at the next assizes, sessions or general
gaol-delivery of and for such county, city or place where the
commitment was, or where the offense was committed, or in such other
court where the said offense is properly cognizable, as the case shall
require, and then shall certify the said writ with the return thereof,
and the said recognizance or recognizances unto the said court where
such appearance is to be made; (8) unless it shall appear unto the
said lord chancellor or lord keeper or justice or justices, or baron
or barons, that the party so committed is detained upon a legal
process, order or warrant, out of some court that hath jurisdiction of
criminal matters, or by some warrant signed and sealed with the hand
and seal of any of the said justices or barons, or some justice or
justices of the peace, for such matters or offenses for the which by
the law the prisoner is not bailable. [...]
You desire to have these rights back then demand the impeachment of
George W. Bush.

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