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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:33 PM

Hubris? Fuckers!

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It was planned and it was deliberate.
War Crimes.
Sociopathy.
Torture.
Slaughter.
Lies.
After Lies.
Upon Lies.
No Accountability.



http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/78606.html#ixzz20uB5Rnwy

“Eight years was awesome and I was famous and I was powerful...”

Yes, this is a repost of a thread I did last year when that shit came out of Bush's mouth.

George W. Bush. Dick Cheney. Rice. Wolfowitz. Feith. Card. Fleischer. Libby. Rumsfeld. Rove. Miller. Matalin. Bolton. Powell. Perle. Kristol...

All the enablers.

All the criminals.

What they said about and did to those who tried to stop it at risk of their careers: Clarke. Wilson. Kwiatkowski. Diplomats and Military Commanders for Change, Byrd, Moore, Kiesling...

Tell the story of what the fuckers did ten years after, and fifteen years after, and twenty...

Never forget any of them.

Ever.







































































































http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/07/bushiest-george-w-bush-quote-ever

Bonus: Marco Rubio - George W. Bush ‘Did a Fantastic Job as President’

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014104189

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Reply Hubris? Fuckers! (Original post)
Hissyspit Feb 2013 OP
babylonsister Feb 2013 #1
Frustratedlady Feb 2013 #2
progressoid Feb 2013 #3
xtraxritical Feb 2013 #36
SammyWinstonJack Feb 2013 #4
City Lights Feb 2013 #5
life long demo Feb 2013 #6
FiveGoodMen Feb 2013 #7
Carolina Feb 2013 #8
kairos12 Feb 2013 #9
johnnyreb Feb 2013 #10
Squinch Feb 2013 #11
Hulk Smash Feb 2013 #12
Useless in FL Feb 2013 #13
ailsagirl Feb 2013 #14
GiveMeFreedom Feb 2013 #15
lib2DaBone Feb 2013 #16
Thinkingabout Feb 2013 #17
Hissyspit Feb 2013 #24
Segami Feb 2013 #18
lib2DaBone Feb 2013 #19
Rosa Luxemburg Feb 2013 #20
RoccoR5955 Feb 2013 #21
deutsey Feb 2013 #33
Agony Feb 2013 #22
tblue Feb 2013 #23
Mnemosyne Feb 2013 #25
Catherina Feb 2013 #26
jambo101 Feb 2013 #27
HeiressofBickworth Feb 2013 #28
countryjake Feb 2013 #29
Hissyspit Feb 2013 #30
countryjake Feb 2013 #31
countryjake Feb 2013 #42
Hissyspit Feb 2013 #46
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patrice Feb 2013 #39
countryjake Feb 2013 #44
patrice Feb 2013 #45
deutsey Feb 2013 #32
madfloridian Feb 2013 #49
Berlum Feb 2013 #34
loudsue Feb 2013 #35
LiberalLovinLug Feb 2013 #37
patrice Feb 2013 #38
burnsei sensei Feb 2013 #40
lame54 Feb 2013 #41
Solly Mack Feb 2013 #43
Fire Walk With Me Feb 2013 #47
WillyT Feb 2013 #48

Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:39 PM

1. omg. SO powerful;

we do need to remember on occasion, as much as it only galls us. Imagine (most of) the people in those images and their loss.

Thanks, Hissyspit.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:56 PM

2. And, the victims are added to the count by day...

Those who haven't won the battle for their life, those who are committing suicide, those who are fighting PTSD and those who must now live the rest of their lives making the extra efforts to overcome the loss of limbs and sight.

Not a day goes by that I don't think of them. Their "leader" led them down the wrong path for the sake of his ego.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:57 PM

3. What a senseless waste.

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Response to progressoid (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 02:59 PM

36. Just like Vietnam...

 

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:01 PM

4. rec.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:17 PM

5. Thank you.



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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:25 PM

6. Thank you

I've figured why watching Hubris was, for me, a horror. It put those names and faces together again. "George W. Bush. Dick Cheney. Rice. Wolfowitz. Feith. Card. Fleischer. Libby. Rumsfeld. Rove. Miller. Matalin. Bolton. Powell. Perle. Kristol...". I thought about the parents who had to buy equipment for their sons and daughters who were fighting in Iraq without the equipment they needed. I thought of the hiding of our murdered servicemen being secretly flown back to the US. They were murdered by Bush/Cheney. It opened wounds that never healed because they were infected by the cabal in Washington, who laughed while they were getting rich.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:26 PM

7. Eloquent

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:33 PM

8. K&R

OMG, what a powerful reminder of the awfulness of Bushco and its war of choice against so many innocents.

Powerful post, Hissyspit. It provokes anew all my loathing of those PNACers and their aiders and abetters on both sides of the aisle... mostly the repuke side but many spineless Dems too who voted for IWR and didn't speak out at the time. Fuck them all. May they one day reap what they have sown while they are here on earth and then rot in hell.

It was an abomination when Bush was appointed POTUS by the SCOTUS in December 2000. The war the Bushites planned and the carnage it wrought just makes that action all the worse.

Gosh, sorry for the rant but seeing those images makes me as angry and sad now as when it all happened. Thank God for DU which has been my refuge through these years.

Thank you, Hissyspit.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:50 PM

9. Very moving and powerful.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:02 PM

10. "I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out..."

"I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."
George W Bush, 12 May, 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7809160.stm


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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:45 PM

11. Devastating.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:46 PM

12. argh! just makes me hate them even more!!

 

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:47 PM

13. Omigod.

The last picture REALLY got to me. What a smirking pariah. I absolutely want to smack that smirk, that privileged reject, king wannabe.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:59 PM

14. SON OF A BITCH

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:02 PM

15. I hate

these bastards, each and everyone of them. Fuck Bush, oh man!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:02 PM

16. I tried to watch the special.. "Hubris"

 

I couldn't take it.

8 LONG YEARS I lived with acid re-flux, knowing full-well.. what G.W. Bush was doing.

I couldn't watch it anymore.. I can't rip-the-scabs- off the wounds anymore....

I thank all the brothers and sisters her at D.U... who persevered all these years.....

We are not out of the woods.. it is getting worse.....all I can say.. keep your kids at home safe, find a loved one you can hang on to.......

Times are going to get very tough... find someone you can hang onto..... kiss your dog and love your kids.... that is all we have left.....

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:03 PM

17. How many questions needs to be answered by Bush and gang.

If Benghazi is so terrible and the worse failure then I guess 4000 lives is not as important as 4 according to McCain and Graham. When is Ted Cruz going to go crazy on Bush? I read an article by Joe Wilson published in the paper at the beginning and what did he get for his information, his wife was outed and lives of other CIA members was endangered because of the outing. I knew this was a shame and another result we have is the thumb being pressed on Iran is now dead and we are trying to prevent the nuclear weapons from being developed in Iran, it probably would not have happened if Saddam was still in power. What a mess. Thank you Rachel

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #17)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 10:51 PM

24. McCain walking around the Iraqi marketplace with his body armor

And security contingent....

"See? It's safe!"

What an asshole he is.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:13 PM

18. Thanks Hissyspit! K&R!!!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:14 PM

19. God Bless good people.....

 

We have been thru 12 years of gut-wrenching Hell.

The MSM is not going to help... NO ONE is going to help. We are on OUR OWN!!

We are all forced to survive or DIE in these times. I would like to say that we are all going to SURVIVE!

Our Government.. Congress and Senate.. have lost control.... forces beyond us are controlling the USA.

Band together.. hug your kids.. grab your dog.... protect what little purchasing power you have left.... Know that we are in transition.. we HAVE to come out the other end of the tube for civilization to survive....



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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:20 PM

20. This country was duped

The rich and powerful can do want they want. Played us like a fiddle.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:27 PM

21. Why is this news?

Aside from the fact that our former "leaders" should be in jail for war crimes, why is this news?
We all knew about it back when they started the war.
We all know that 9/11 was an inside job, whether they let it happen on purpose, or made it happen on purpose.

What's the big deal?
We know that Obama stated that he wanted to look ahead, and forget about the past. He could have easily brought those mf's up on charges. But then again, they can be brought up on charges as there is no statute of limitations on war crimes, nor is there one on murder, and they are GUILTY!

And as a result of going to war on the credit card, look at what happened to the surplus that Clinton worked so hard to get, after so many years of RepubliCON spending, and blaming the Democrats.
Then the nail in the coffin, was the "financial crisis," due to lax regulation by the Bush administration.
Perhaps they should not only be held on war crimes and murder charges, but treason.

At any rate, this is not new news to me.

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Response to RoccoR5955 (Reply #21)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:10 AM

33. +1

I'm going to wager that this Hubris thing isn't even news to most people now. It's preaching to the MSNBC choir...I doubt it's doing much else to influence anyone but the already converted.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:33 PM

22. never forgive, never forget

this.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:36 PM

23. Look backward & indict. Hahaha. :<

Won't happen. That, to me, is just as criminal. I don't know why our DoJ and the Congress let them get away with it, but that they did There have been no repercussions whatsoever and so the very worst precedent has been set. People at high enough levels commit a big enough crime and it's like it never happened.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 01:37 AM

25. Never forget. nt

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 02:36 AM

26. I'm proud to rec this. I wish I could rec it over and over again. n/t

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:00 AM

27. War crimes?

I'd say theres a good case for war crimes in the needless carnage this group of blood thirsty incompetents caused.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:12 AM

28. The lies and manipulations were no secret

Millions of people around the world took to the streets to protest the coming invasion. Bush/Cheney, et al, gave the world the finger and proceeded with their war crimes.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:15 AM

29. Thank you, Hissyspit, and I'd like to add one more...

This little girl will always be the image I think of when I'm called upon to evaluate my country's dreadful criminal Invasion and Occupation of Iraq. I was hoping that they would show it, right at the very end of "Hubris", when the music became mournful, and the sobs began catching in my throat.

Five yr old Samar Hassan, a child whose parents were both shot dead in their family car by our soldiers in Tal Afar, Iraq.




Here is a slide show with audio commentary by the war correspondent, Chris Hondros, a photographer with Getty Images, who was embedded with that patrol on the evening of January 18, 2005.

(this requires Flash)
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/6871483/

Chris Hondros' other photos of the incident:
http://www.sptimes.com/2005/01/18/iraqgallery/page1.shtml


Photographer Chris Hondros, age 41, was fatally wounded in Misrata, Libya, on April 20, 2011.



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Response to countryjake (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:32 AM

30. Chris was from my hometown and worked for my hometown newspaper.

I think this is the image they ran, at least on the web version, at the time.

http://photos.fayobserver.com/mycapture/enlargePopup.asp?image=35338247&event=1231430&CategoryID=1329&pSlideshow=1

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Response to Hissyspit (Reply #30)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:51 AM

31. Yes, he won awards for that one you've linked to!

Last edited Wed Feb 20, 2013, 04:43 PM - Edit history (1)

The one of the attack that I posted, with her bloody little hands up like that, as tho she's asking, "Why?", simply broke my heart when I first saw it right here on DU that awful week back in 2005.

I was saddened all over again during the Libya bombardment, when I learned that Chris had been killed doing his job there.

(edited to add)

Here is the link to the DU thread when I found out about what had happened to poor Samar Hassan and all of the six children who were in the backseat of that doomed car:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=104x2972157

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Response to Hissyspit (Reply #30)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:08 PM

42. Did you know that the military canceled his "embed assignment"...

after he published those photos of Samar and the rest of her family?

Chris Hondros' bloody images of that attack went all the way to the top, were plopped on the table at the Pentagon for discussion.


Thank you for linking to that extraordinary photo tribute to Chris from Fayetteville; I hadn't seen it! Just in case you missed this one, here's another:

http://blogs.wsj.com/photojournal/2011/04/20/remembering-chris-hondros/

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Response to countryjake (Reply #42)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:03 PM

46. I did not know that,

but I'm not surprised.

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Response to countryjake (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:30 PM

39. .

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Response to patrice (Reply #39)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:55 PM

44. ...

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Response to countryjake (Reply #44)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:01 PM

45. That one stops me every time I see it, but I do have it in my personal collection.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:04 AM

32. Why should they waste their beautiful minds on something like that?

...as Bush's mother once revealingly asked.

They sincerely do not care. They even gloat that they "won"...Because "winning" means everything to them.

All of them made out like bandits (literally) and are living nice, comfortable lies...I mean, lives. Our anger is probably quite a source of amusement for them if they are even aware of it.

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Response to deutsey (Reply #32)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:09 PM

49. We need to repost Babs "our beautiful minds" comment over and over.

I have link somewhere.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:11 AM

34. Thank you for reposting your powerful story-telling thread, Hissyspit.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:49 AM

35. America has to stop harboring criminals, and elevating them.

Whether it is the bush family mafia, wall street shysters, dirty cops or dirty politicians. We have to start administering justice EVENLY across the board. If they kill, they are a criminal. If they steal, they are a criminal. And it SHOULD be, that if they PROFIT from war, they are a criminal.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:00 PM

37. thanks for posting these

Difficult to look at, but we need to be reminded of this abomination on the country and the war crimes they spawned.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:24 PM

38. Religous who backed Bush NEED to own their blasphemy, a.k.a. hubris.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 03:52 PM

40. Behold, the work of the Project for a New American Century!

The lake of fire is waiting.
All these neocon filth have to do is die.
So much for the "safety of the realm."

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:07 PM

41. You may appreciate this...

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:14 PM

43. That's what they are - Fuckers.

Fucking war criminals that got away with it.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:04 PM

47. :(

 

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:09 PM

48. Wow... Sorry I Missed This... HUGE K & R !!!


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