Thursday, December 20, 2007

Virtual townhall meeting on Cheney impeachment hearings

Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL), who has called for Cheney impeachment hearings, will hold a virtual townhall meeting this evening. Information from his email alert:

Join Me Thursday Night on Blog Radio to Discuss Our Next Steps
On this Thursday at 9:00 p.m. (EST) and 6:00 (PST), please join me as I appear on live on the Internet to discuss my efforts to convince Congress to hold impeachment hearing. Congressman Wexler Live on Blog Radio:
WHEN: Thursday, December 20, 9:00 pm (EST)/6:00 pm (PST)
WHERE: (a link will be posted at and )
WHO: Rep. Wexler will appear live on Florida Progressive Radio with host Kenneth Quinnell of the Florida Netroots Caucus, Bob Fertick of, as well as Dave Lindorf, author of "The Case for Impeachment," and David Swanson with
The call-in telephone number is (646) 716-7543.

If you haven't already signed Wexler's petition, here's the link.

After The New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, USA Today, and Boston Globe rejected an op/ed authored by Wexler, Gutierrez (D-IL), and Baldwin (D-WI -- who are representatives and members of the House Judiciary Committee -- Wexler got the word out to the Netroots. Within five days, 100,000 people had signed the petition urging impeachment hearings of Dick Cheney.

At the time of this posting, more than 109,000 have added their names to the petition. The goal is 250,000 signatures by the year's end. So spread the word.

[That's all. No more after the jump.]