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WeHo City Council Says No to Bush & Cheney
At least one Southern California city has the courage to step it up and say "no" to Washington D.C. politicians according to the LA Times. "West Hollywood was the 80th city or township in the nation to pass such a declaration, following similar actions in Michigan, Ohio and Vermont as well as six cities in Northern California, including Arcada and Eureka."
Peter Thottam, executive director of the Los Angeles National Impeachment Center, brought the idea forward to the WeHo City Council. He's excited that it went through and hopes it lays groundwork for other local cities to follow suit, especially Los Angeles.
Having the second largest city would send a signal to congressional representatives, especially mixed with smaller cities such as Culver City, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. Imagine if the five Westside cities all passed resolutions of impeachment, would Representative Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) then introduce it in congress?
He seems to follow his constituents. In the 1980s, his people did not want a subway down Wilshire and their wish was his command. Now they want a subway down Wilshire and who other than Waxman is leading the way for that to happen.
Will Waxman will listen to constituents on this issue?
Photo of a George Bush costume at WeHo's Halloween Celebration by Clinton Steeds via Flickr