Part of the text reads that Bush’s two terms in office were "marked
by a series of catastrophic events,” including “the attacks
on September 11, 2001, that led to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq."
Sanders objected to the description that the terrorist attacks had anything to do with Iraq.
Military veterans got a chance to bring their concerns
directly to the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs; The Attorney
General’s office has issued a key Constitutional ruling regarding hemp
legislation passed by lawmakers this year; First Lady Laura Bush came to
Woodstock today to celebrate a grant for Vermont’s only national park; and
commentator Charlie Nardozzi shows how East meets West when you plant bamboo.
Congressman Peter Welch has voted to ask the House
Judiciary Committee to investigate articles of impeachment against President
Bush. But Welch says it’s unlikely there will be any action on the issue before
the end of the year.
group of congressmen says the tax-filing deadline is a good time to take stock
of one of the biggest expenses in the federal budget – the Iraq war.
Peter Welch says Vermont’s share of the spending on Iraq is $760 million.
Welch, and New
Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes voted with the majority of the House to
effectively deny President Bush a vote any time soon on a free trade agreement
with Colombia, a key South American ally.
This Tuesday on Town Meeting Day, Brattleboro residents will be voting on a ballot article that has caused some controversy around the country. The resolution calls for the indictment of President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, for what it says are crimes against the U.S. Constitution, such as the sanctioning of torture and illegal wiretapping. One of those involved in getting the indictment resolution placed on the ballot is Dan DeWalt. DeWalt is a Selectman from Newfane who, in 2006, introduced an Impeachment Resolution at Town Meeting. He spoke with VPR’s Neal Charnoff.