Duffee Says Shays Obligated to Impeach
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Richard Duffee's statements on
Impeachment and Indictment (PDF)
and Impeachment (PDF)
The rationale for the resolution purporting to
authorize the military occupation of Iraq was based on
false and misleading statements by the president.
Lying to Congress is a felony.
Executive branch officials are holding prisoners
without access to legal process. This is kidnapping.
Executive branch officials conducted
warrantless wiretapping of Americans. This is a
felony under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Executive branch officials interfered in federal
prosecutions, removed federal prosecutors for
noncompliance with political demands, and committed
perjury before congress when asked to remember critical
facts relevant to the prosecutors’ removal. These acts
are obstruction of justice.
The president has defied subpoenas duly
issued by Congress. It is the duty of Congress to
enforce its subpoenas with a contempt citation and to
enforce that citation by appropriate legal means.
Executive branch officials, military and
civilian, have tortured prisoners during
interrogation. This is felonious conduct under federal
The president has issued “signing statements”
authorizing or directing federal employees to violate
selected provisions of duly enacted laws. This is
contrary to his constitutional oath to see that the
laws are faithfully executed.
Officials of the executive branch maintain
contracts with armed civilians that purport to authorize
the killing of other civilians. This violates the laws
As commander-in-chief, the president has
permitted the misdirection of billions in cash and
government property and has failed to equip soldiers
properly. Other than mutiny, Congress is the sole check
on criminal malfeasance by the
Members of the House of Representatives are the
only people in America who can hold the president
accountable for these crimes. It is their responsibility
to do that, regardless of the political consequences.
If you fail to hold the president accountable,
you are setting a precedent for future presidents and
future congresses not to hold the executive accountable
for high crimes.
Each Congressional Representative’s failure to
act will be seen as a deliberate step in the creation of
a presidency that is no longer subject to the rule of
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) just released a
major report on our government's misconduct
pertaining to torture, entitled: Broken Laws,
Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture by US
Personnel and Its Impact.
In the preface to the report, Maj. General Antonio
Taguba, who led the US Army investigation into the
Abu Ghraib scandal, states:
"There is no longer any doubt as to whether the
current administration has committed war crimes. The
only question is whether those who ordered the use
of torture will be held to account."
and a petition are found at this website:
The PHR website is: