Can the Anti-War Movement Impeach Bush?
By VIRGINIA RODINO “Today is probably the happiest day of my life, since Casey’s death.” Cindy Sheehan, founder of Gold Star Families for Peace, an advocacy group for families of soldiers killed in Iraq, voiced her satisfaction at a June 16 “Presidential Accountability” rally which focused on the Downing Street Memo and the crisis of the Bush Administration regarding its continued occupation of Iraq. The rally followed a hearing led by Representative John Conyers, Jr., the ranking Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Dean of the Congressional Black Caucus. The hearing explored details of the “Downing Street Memo,” the leaked British document which shows that the Bush Administration planned the pre-emptive invasion of Iraq as early as July 2002. At this hearing, which was denied a proper meeting room and was suspiciously in competition with 11 concurrently scheduled House votes called by Republicans, three dozen Democratic representatives joined with Conyers in a t