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Lying Under Oath - Where's The Call For Impeachment??

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Perjury before Congress is a felony, Conservatives have suddenly lost their enthusiasm for demanding impeachment as the proper remedy for high officials caught lying under oath as they did with Clinton.

 

Pretty clear that, Thomas was lying under oath (unless you now believe 4 women who testified are liars), since former federal prosecutor, professor and former judge, Lillian McEwen, one of his girlfriends in the 1980s, broke a long silence and confirmed what Anita Hill testified to.

 

McEwen said Thomas did engage in sexual harassment of women at work and did discuss pornography just the way that Anita Hill and other women described to the Senate during Thomas's confirmation hearings in 1991.

 

...and to think McEwen probably would have remained silent if Mrs. Thomas had not made that phone call to Anita Hill.

 

What say you Republican, Conservatives and Tea-Baggers? Is it time to impeach yet?

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Clearly he is unfit to sit on the Bench.

 

His actions toward female co-workers is despicable enough,

but his lies are even more shameful.

 

I wonder if Scalia has been sitting on evidence all these years,

and told Thomas just to vote as he did or else.

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When I read the title, I first thought you were talking about Obama claiming heathcare costs would go down.

I realize he wasn't under oath, so it's OK for him to lie.

 

You're on a roll brother. Keep 'em coming, we're loving the entertainment.

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View Postmlhm,

you know you have 'em dead to rights,

when the only responses they offer is ragging on Obama and attacking you.

 

sometimes the non response speaks louder than the lame defense.

 

 

View PostSeems somebody is still suffering from a major wedgie because one of his heroes got his sorry ass impeached.cwm27.gifcwm27.gifbiggrin.gif

 

 

as I was saying.

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View PostPerjury before Congress is a felony, Conservatives have suddenly lost their enthusiasm for demanding impeachment as the proper remedy for high officials caught lying under oath as they did with Clinton.

 

Pretty clear that, Thomas was lying under oath (unless you now believe 4 women who testified are liars), since former federal prosecutor, professor and former judge, Lillian McEwen, one of his girlfriends in the 1980s, broke a long silence and confirmed what Anita Hill testified to.

 

McEwen said Thomas did engage in sexual harassment of women at work and did discuss pornography just the way that Anita Hill and other women described to the Senate during Thomas's confirmation hearings in 1991.

 

...and to think McEwen probably would have remained silent if Mrs. Thomas had not made that phone call to Anita Hill.

 

What say you Republican, Conservatives and Tea-Baggers? Is it time to impeach yet?

 

 

This administration does not impeach blacks. Just like they will not investigate voter intimidation against whites.

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can we keep this on topic,

 

 

if it turns out that Thomas lied during his confirmation hearings, is that a crime, and would that have an impact on his appointment to SCOTUS?

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View Postcan we keep this on topic,

 

 

Is it critical of a Republican figure? If so, it is extremely doubtful it will stay on topic in this forum. Using history as a guide, threads critical of the GOP will result in Obama bashing, obfuscation, personal attacks, and just plain dodges.

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As I understand it, Judge McEwen has written a memoir.

Now, if she is willing to testify to those allegations, under oath, before the House Judiciary Committee, that's another story.

Hearings in the J.C. would have to be held, undoubtedly with other corroborative witnesses. Then the Committee would have to vote Articles of Impeachment, the full House would have to ratify it, and then there would be a trial in the Senate, presided-over by the Chief Justice(Roberts).

As we all know, President Clinton's alleged perjury was deemed by the Senate not to be grounds for removal from office( i.e., conviction) because of an an insufficient # of votes to convict . Clinton's behavioural indiscretions most definitely were not deemed to have risen to the level of "high crimes & misdemeanors". Furthermore, the event(s) in question in the Clinton matter were reasonably contemporaneous to the voting of Articles & the subsequent trial. The allegations raised by Judge McEwen's memoir are now some 20 years old.

There's no chance of this happening in the waning months of this Congress, and certainly not in the next, when Republicans will almost undoubtedly be in control of the House.

You raise an interesting point, but if "sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander", then recent history has already shown that the Senate is very unlikely to hold Justice Thomas to a higher standard than President Clinton.

(probably because of the "there but for the grace of God go I" consciences of U.S. Senators ! )

Unlike the Roger Clemens testimony in re steroid use before the House, this is not a matter which can be referred to the Justice Department for investigation.

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View PostIs it critical of a Republican figure? If so, it is extremely doubtful it will stay on topic in this forum. Using history as a guide, threads critical of the GOP will result in Obama bashing, obfuscation, personal attacks, and just plain dodges.

 

 

 

When you quote my request, in a post that ignores the request, it's going to be hard for you to explain why you weren't ignoring a forum leaders request.

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