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  • Happy Clinton Impeachment Day 2012! Impeachment is Forever!

    12/19/2012 5:33:26 AM PST · by kristinn · 66 replies
    Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | Kristinn
    It's been 14 years since President Bill Clinton was impeached. Free Republic played a key role.On October 31, 1998, Free Republic held the first online-organized national protest to call for Clinton's impeachment and removal from office. The rally was broadcast live on C-SPAN for over four hours. Speakers included a who's who of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy.The rally can be viewed in its entirety online at C-SPANAs the Senate trial drew to a close in Feburary 1999, FReepers came together online to design and fund a full page ad in the Washington Times urging the Senate to do its...
  • Happy Clinton Impeachment Day, 2010 (Impeachment is Forever)

    12/19/2010 8:36:52 AM PST · by kristinn · 66 replies · 3+ views
    Sunday, December 19, 2010 | Kristinn
    Long before the Tea Party groups, Free Republic pioneered use of the Internet in grassroots political activism. Two years after its founding in 1996, Free Republic played a key role in the 1998 impeachment of President William Jefferson Clinton for perjury and obstruction of justice.Free Republic organized two rallies in D.C. supporting Clinton's impeachment. The first was a four hour extravaganza that was carried live on C-SPAN and featured the vast right wing conspiracy: Jim Robinson, Rep. Bob Barr, Ann Coulter, Matt Drudge, Lucianne Goldberg, Alan Keyes, Larry Klayman and a host of 5,000 or so fellow conspirators.The second...
  • Vanity: Five Years Ago Today

    12/19/2003 6:23:05 PM PST · by Checkers · 29 replies · 145+ views
    checkers ^ | 12/19/2003 | checkers
    Has anyone else noted today is the 5th anniversary of the Impeachment of Bill Clinton?
  • Impeachment; December 19, 1998

    12/18/2003 9:30:47 PM PST · by Hoboken · 4 replies · 137+ views
    Resolved, That William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States, is impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors, and that the following articles of impeachment be exhibited... (Received in the Senate) HRES 611 RDS 105th CONGRESS 2d Session H. RES. 611 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES December 19, 1998 Received RESOLUTION Impeaching William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. Resolved, That William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States, is impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors, and that the following articles of impeachment be exhibited to the United States Senate: Articles of impeachment...
  • Today in History - Dec. 19 (William Jefferson Clinton Impeached - Dec. 19, 1998)

    12/19/2003 8:30:58 AM PST · by presidio9 · 11 replies · 399+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | Fri, Dec 19, 2003
    Today is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2003. There are 12 days left in the year. The Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, begins at sunset. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1843, "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens, was first published in England. On this date: In 1732, Benjamin Franklin began publishing "Poor Richard's Almanac." In 1776, Thomas Paine published his first "American Crisis" essay. In 1777, Gen. George Washington led his army of about 11,000 men to Valley Forge, Pa., to camp for the winter. In 1907, 239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in...
  • IMPEACHMENT IS FOREVER - HAPPY CLINTON IMPEACHMENT DAY!

    12/19/2003 5:09:03 AM PST · by kristinn · 237 replies · 2,676+ views
    self | Friday, December 19, 2003 | Kristinn
    Congratulations! It was five years ago today the House of Representatives impeached President William Jefferson Clinton for perjury and obstruction of justice.Those brave representatives survived an all-out war of political brinksmanship which included public threats of retaliation and private threats to bring down the government if Clinton was impeached.James Carville threatened Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr with "kneecapping;" Alec Baldwin called for the murder of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Henry Hyde; George Stephanopoulos passed along the threat to employ the "Ellen Romesch defense"--a public blackmailing of Congress; Hillary Clinton said on the Today Show that those plotting against her husband "would...