"...The right to participate in the process of deliberation, by which the issues are defined: That's freedom! The right to develop, and to know, and to have the capability of making those kinds of contributions: That's freedom! And the way to have freedom, is to give freedom the right to express itself.
"And right now, the test of freedom, is the impeachment of Cheney.
"If you get rid of what is jamming up the works, at the top, in Washington, something which is crumblingthe Bush Administration, is disintegrating before your eyesbut you don't know whether it's the head that's going, or something else, but something is going thereit's disintegrating. You're now in a situation, where, under conditions of crisis, if you have the mobilization, and, if you are engaged with and respect by the majority of the people!if you open the gates of deliberation, to participation by the people of the United States, especially the lower 80% of the family-income bracketswe demonstrated it in California: You can open the dam! And the waters will flood forth! And the changes that must be made, can be made suddenly. And those nightmares which besiege us, today, can be washed away in the process."