IN THE DEMOCRATIC U.S THEY CALLED CLINTON IMPEACHMENT A
Today, in some circles, the impeachment of Chief
Justice Shirani Bandaranayake (now more or less a fait accompli
after the Parliamentary Select Committee found her guilty on three
counts) is being criticized as a witch-hunt -- or as an ill thought
out, hurried and undemocratic exercise.
THE TRILLIUM DISASTER AND JUSTICE GONE WILD
The main charge on which the Chief
Justice was found guilty was the misdoing with regard to the
Trillium Housing scheme residence. Basically she has used a Special
Power of Attorney to purchase a house from Trillium residencies,
when it was known that properties could not be alienated from
Trillium, which belonged to the Ceylinco group which was caught up
in the Golden Key case.
Clinton scandal a farce: impeaching a President for
lying about sex …
It’s been exactly ten years since
the end of the Senate impeachment trial of William Jefferson
Clinton. On Feb. 12, 1999, the Republican bid to prematurely
terminate Clinton’s second term ended with an even party-line vote
-- far short of the two-thirds majority required to force out of
office the 42nd President of the United States.