Saturday, December 29, 2007

I love Vermont: Reason number 1 million and one

Vermont town seeks Bush, Cheney arrests

President Bush may soon have a new reason to avoid left-leaning Vermont: In one town, activists want him subject to arrest for war crimes.

A group in Brattleboro is petitioning to put an item on a town meeting agenda in March that would make Bush and Vice President Cheney subject to arrest and indictment if they visit the southeastern Vermont community.

"This petition is as radical as the Declaration of Independence, and it draws on that tradition in claiming a universal jurisdiction when governments fail to do what they're supposed to do," said Kurt Daims, 54, a retired machinist leading the drive.

As president, Bush has visited every state except Vermont.

Read more at The Raw Story.


scepter66 said...

is it finally , FINALLY starting?
i almost forgot that i have cancer and did a backflip when i heard this story break.
i guess they will lose their homeland security protection now.
icould just imagine the beautiful mess it would be if the secret service had to try to keep them from arresting our elected (ahem) perpetrators.i guess the conservative controlled media will try to keep this buried.

Anonymous said...

Interesting :)