Among the many rare species endangered by the Cheney/Bush regime over the last six years, too often with the complicity not only of Congressional Republicans, but many Democrats as well, is one which too many of us take for granted: our Constitutional system.
Though this threat to our Constitution has existed as long as our nation has, it has grown much more extreme under Bush, whose administration has been filled with many of those, such as imperial presidency supporters Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, who believe in an unrestrained “unitary executive;” and those, such as Elliot Abrams and John Negroponte, who were among many who attempted an alternate U.S. government under the sainted Ronald Reagan, with the surprising assistance of some Democrats, as Sam Husseini reminds us in his article “Killing the Constitution: How I Became a Radical, 20 Years Ago Today”
[Many think they now see through the Democrats’ complicity with the Bush administration’s illegal wars and unconstitutional actions. If they think this is new, they don’t know the half of it. READ MORE