Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Cafferty: Do-something, Dems?
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What do Democrats in Congress need to accomplish to avoid a "do-nothing" label?
Jack, The Democrats need to realize that "supporting the troops" is not funding a lie-based war and keeping the troops in hell. Democrats were elected to listen to the American people. With 70% of the country opposed to the war, what are they afraid of? -Zak

The Democrats need to stop pandering to illegal aliens and big business and finally do something for the American people in order to get rid of the "do nothing party" label. -Bert, Oak View, California

Jack, This question would make sense if the Republicans in the Senate did not obstruct and strangle every single piece of meaningful legislation that comes through the Democratic House. What do the Democrats need to do? Well, do something. But that can't be done until the Republicans go away (5 or 6 of them at least). -Chris, Spokane, Washington

They need to find some backbone and realize that the American people voted them into office and we, the people have the power to take them out. It's time they recognized the Constitution for what it is, the law of the land in this country and Congress has to start impeachment proceedings. -Carol, Burton, Michigan

Is it time to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the role of White House and Justice Department officials in the firings of the U.S. attorneys?
Jack, Why would you put a special prosecutor in place for this? So Gonzales can be convicted of obstruction and subsequently pardoned? Impeach the whole lot, from the person answering telephones right on up and be done with it. This Congress will be a do-nothing Congress until Bush and henchmen, with their veto power and the ability to grant pardons, is removed from the scene. -Ken, Victoria, British Columbia

No. It's time for the two high school cliques we call political parties to actually start paying attention to this country and its problems. I don't pay them to spend all their time fighting each other. -Alex, Dunsmuir, California

Yes, it is time to appoint a special prosecutor and, if the Bush administration resists, to take whatever other measures Congress has at its disposal to ensure that this government operates within the law. The attorney scandal is not an isolated incident. This administration operates outside the law on many issues, with apparent impunity. -Gary, State College, Pennsylvania

Dear Jack, There is no question that a special prosecutor is needed in the U.S. attorneys matter. The White House has consistently placed itself above the law, stonewalling Congress at every turn in its attempt to conceal its criminal and political wrongdoing. A special prosecutor should be appointed immediately. -Ron
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 7/25/2007 05:41:00 PM ET | Permalink
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