Why weren't both Bushes impeached and/or tried for war crimes?

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    Obama's biggest failure was and is letting Bush Jr. and Cheney off the hook for their war crimes and various crimes against humanity. Obama now owns their crimes.

    Ron Paul Enters Evidence of Bush War Crimes in Congressional Record Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

    Bush War Crimes | Bush Guilty of War Crimes | Call for arrest of Bush and Cheney | Bush and Saddam are the same

    Human Rights Watch: Prosecute the Bush War Criminals - Truthdig

    Bush War Crimes: European Activists Call For Bush To Be Tried For Torture
     
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    Indicting GWB for war crimes would establish a dangerous – some would say to National security – precedent by which future presidents might be prosecuted – including the current occupant of the WH.
     
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    You consider Alex Jones a legitimate source? Are you smoking peyote?
     
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    I think it would have been...awkward...for President Obama to pursue war crimes against President Bush given that Obama is in clear violation of the Constitution by waging wars without the approval of Congress. Obama isn't going to get anywhere near the idea of prosecuting war crimes.
     
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    Why isn't Barack Obama charged with the same since he is taking full part in it? He then bombed lybia.
     
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    Ron Paul's a douchebag.........And a nutty lil' douchebag at that.

    Nice try at nailin' JELLO to the wall, dumbass.:cuckoo:
     
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    Because impeachment is a political/administrative process, and not (exactly) the same as a legal process.

    Politics, at least in the cases involving a POTUS, precedes the law.

    I cannot imagine what Bush I or II would be impeached for, anyway.

    While one can object to their wars, one cannot make a credible case that what they did rose to the level of a war crime.

    Now I can imagine any POTUS being impeached, of course.

    After the Clinton impeachment it is obvious that "high crimes and misdemeanors" basically means nothing more than "We have the political power to impeach, we don't like this POTUS, and we're going to do it"
     
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    But again, you'll still vote for Obama and support him to the hilt.

    Let's get real. If Obama turned over Bush and Cheney to the Hague, there'd be an angry mob running him out of the White House. We're Americans, we don't give a fuck what the effete EuroTrash thinks. God help us if we ever do.

    And on a practical matter, if Obama went after Bush in a legal manner, there'd be nothing keeping Perry from going after him after he gets run out of office next year.
     

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