Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Questions for Diane Rehm's discussion "Iran in Iraq" -- May 6, 2008


House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers Jr. has stated that if the U.S. attacks Iran, he and others will initiate impeachment proceedings.

But many are concerned that if this administration does attack Iran, it will also claim that because of a "national emergency" it has the right to enact a kind of martial law that has been created through a series of Executive Orders written by the same legal team that has justified the U.S. use of torture and "extraordinary rendition".

It could then stop its own impeachment.

There is also concern that this White House would, under these circumstances, postpone the upcoming presidential election.

Impossible? Paranoia?

Have we not already been continuously shocked by the above-the-law actions of this administration?

Just what would it do to avoid facing accountability for its lies?

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Iran has been making friends and signing agreements lately with India, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia, as well as, of course, Russia.

Does the United States, with its already badly damaged reputation and loss of moral standing, really want to take on all the countries that would stand up for Iran?

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Is the Bush administration just trying to set up the Democratic President who follows him with an even more impossible mess?

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