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Twillig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-21-06 11:19 AM
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15. Because it's the place where the bombs ain't falling!
Edited on Tue Nov-21-06 11:21 AM by Twillig
"How come everybody wants to come to the United States if the United States is so bad?"



edit: (when i say bombs, I mean our bombs.)
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  -Former president Bush battles Arab critics of his son ("My son is an honest man") sabra  Nov-21-06 11:07 AM   #0 
  - Um, no. No, he's not.  Hissyspit   Nov-21-06 11:08 AM   #1 
  - I hate that SO much ...  Cosmocat   Nov-21-06 03:17 PM   #49 
     - what you said is so true!!  orleans   Nov-22-06 02:40 AM   #99 
     - No Kidding. He just didn't get it back in 1992 when running for reelection  calimary   Nov-22-06 03:27 PM   #127 
  - That's the biggest lie you ever told, Mr. former President  kenny blankenship   Nov-21-06 11:09 AM   #2 
  - I would shriek "Jesus H. Christ" to GHWB's whopper were it not blasphemous  indepat   Nov-21-06 06:09 PM   #73 
  - Old Fart Bush makes Tony Soprano look like Mike Brady  Joe Bacon   Nov-22-06 07:46 AM   #107 
  - Head in a waste basket  drone   Nov-22-06 11:25 AM   #118 
  - Maybe everybody wants to come to the United States BECAUSE  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-21-06 11:09 AM   #3 
  - Who actually wants to come here?  LeighAnn   Nov-21-06 04:32 PM   #59 
     - It might be a matter of where you live  brazenlyliberal   Nov-22-06 08:55 AM   #108 
     - Euros in the States  comtec   Nov-22-06 09:51 AM   #111 
     - thanks, comtec!  brazenlyliberal   Nov-22-06 10:12 AM   #113 
     - On the bright side weed is cheap and you don't have to go to jail for it!  go west young man   Nov-22-06 10:41 AM   #115 
     - The weed access is over rated and under stated  comtec   Nov-22-06 04:25 PM   #133 
     - I just don't agree--I've lived in France many years and you'd  DuaneBidoux   Nov-22-06 10:12 PM   #138 
     - Some analysis has shown that the problem with "underperforming" European  DuaneBidoux   Nov-22-06 10:17 PM   #139 
     - Want to add:  DuaneBidoux   Nov-22-06 10:20 PM   #140 
     - Actually, "America" is The States  Art_from_Ark   Nov-26-06 11:37 PM   #148 
     - Eastern European immigrants.  PartTimeSatanist   Nov-22-06 11:18 AM   #117 
     - Take my word it is especially not true in Europe  DuaneBidoux   Nov-22-06 10:08 PM   #136 
  - The United States isn't bad, it's the President and his ilk.  Sequoia   Nov-21-06 11:10 AM   #4 
  - Doesn't matter for many it is one and the same!  demo dutch   Nov-21-06 04:28 PM   #56 
  - What's up with these knuckleheads?  Lasher   Nov-21-06 04:29 PM   #58 
  - You can't dismember and incinerate people's family members  civildisoBDence   Nov-21-06 04:44 PM   #60 
  - Bush has not destroyed our Democracy,yet. Although he has tried.  The Wielding Truth   Nov-22-06 11:50 AM   #119 
  - Remember when Herbie learned about supermarket scanners?  valerief   Nov-21-06 11:11 AM   #5 
  - Which son is he referring to ? Is there one we don't know about ?  hippiechick   Nov-21-06 11:11 AM   #6 
  - I don't think it's the one that hasn't held public office either -  woodsprite   Nov-21-06 01:15 PM   #41 
  - It's Neil "Steal a Billion from an S & L and Get Out Of Jail Free"!  Joe Bacon   Nov-22-06 07:43 AM   #106 
  - Maybe he is referring to *ss's fouth brother: Bill Clinton?  jwirr   Nov-21-06 02:44 PM   #46 
  - lol!!!......  goforit   Nov-21-06 09:54 PM   #92 
     - Lol yeah, that IS funny! n/t  Megahurtz   Nov-27-06 02:57 PM   #159 
  - Does that mean he's ashamed of his other two sons?  Generic Brad   Nov-21-06 10:16 PM   #94 
  - So to speak to the Arab world, they have to bring in the big gun....  Raster   Nov-21-06 11:12 AM   #7 
  - His son  Christa   Nov-21-06 11:13 AM   #8 
  - go smuggle more coke Poopy  zreosumgame   Nov-21-06 11:13 AM   #9 
  - But he's dumb as dirt. nt  MookieWilson   Nov-21-06 11:14 AM   #10 
  - Everyone, please read the whole article. That family is evil incarnate. nt  iconoclastic cat   Nov-21-06 11:16 AM   #11 
  - the last paragraph is just insane!  sabra   Nov-21-06 11:17 AM   #13 
     - That is what struck me too! He just exposed himself to be as callous  kikiek   Nov-21-06 04:49 PM   #62 
     - You mean where he denies globalization is for America's benefit?  JHB   Nov-21-06 07:13 PM   #77 
  - Honesty is not a characteristic I would consider for any Bu$h.  liberal N proud   Nov-21-06 11:16 AM   #12 
  - The scattergun non sequitur argument approach  gratuitous   Nov-21-06 11:19 AM   #14 
  - LOL! Hear, hear.  DemItAllAnyway   Nov-21-06 11:48 AM   #29 
  - Just because it hurts your feelings,  tinfoilinfor2005   Nov-22-06 02:49 PM   #126 
     - Stop sniveling or get his kid to change ways  jamesinca   Nov-27-06 05:54 AM   #151 
  - Word (n/t)  belpejic   Nov-21-06 11:52 AM   #30 
  - "Sad beyond description"  SusanaMontana41   Nov-21-06 06:05 PM   #72 
  - Because it's the place where the bombs ain't falling!  Twillig   Nov-21-06 11:19 AM   #15 
  - I like this comment, again from the article: (GHW Bush Arrogance)  hlthe2b   Nov-21-06 11:21 AM   #16 
  - Nice comeback, Herbie  Canuckistanian   Nov-21-06 08:22 PM   #81 
  - well, money AND power  arewenotdemo   Nov-21-06 09:07 PM   #88 
  - He's a liar, a narscisist, and an idiot.  grytpype   Nov-21-06 11:22 AM   #17 
  - Trust a member of the BFEE to try making it personal  treestar   Nov-21-06 11:24 AM   #18 
  - Damn Poppy had his ass handed to him...  Virginia Dare   Nov-21-06 11:26 AM   #19 
  - that tennis bit  shanti   Nov-21-06 02:46 PM   #47 
  - Don't miss this choice quote!  seafan   Nov-21-06 11:26 AM   #20 
  - Senior cannot support his case. He cannot show that Jr. is honest.  buddysmellgood   Nov-21-06 11:29 AM   #21 
  - "A woman audience member bluntly told" him this?  The Stranger   Nov-21-06 11:30 AM   #22 
  - ..."My son is an honest man,"....  xxqqqzme   Nov-21-06 11:32 AM   #23 
  - Did GHW Bush say that with a straight face?  Old and In the Way   Nov-21-06 11:33 AM   #24 
  - Don't forget, Poppy Bush is the guy who declared shortly after  DinahMoeHum   Nov-21-06 11:34 AM   #25 
  - And you Sir are delusional n/t  datadiva   Nov-21-06 11:36 AM   #26 
  - It runs in the family (n/t)  minnesota_liberal   Nov-21-06 08:46 PM   #86 
  - your son, 'Poppy',  ixion   Nov-21-06 11:46 AM   #27 
  - He's a war criminal and a liar  daleo   Nov-21-06 11:46 AM   #28 
  - You wrapped it up in a nutshell. "He's (BUSH 1 & 2) a war criminal and a liar"  Tight_rope   Nov-27-06 08:53 AM   #155 
  - I think I get it. That's the definition of "honest" in which  MGKrebs   Nov-21-06 12:08 PM   #31 
  - Bull.  denverbill   Nov-21-06 12:09 PM   #32 
  - Honest and hard working for whom?  Norquist Nemesis   Nov-21-06 12:11 PM   #33 
  - Interesting excerpts from the report  Paula Sims   Nov-21-06 12:13 PM   #34 
  - Pride?  Kilroy003   Nov-21-06 04:47 PM   #61 
     - Pride  The Wizard   Nov-21-06 05:58 PM   #71 
  - -- Just Shakin' My Head... --  The_Counsel   Nov-21-06 12:16 PM   #35 
  - getting bitch slapped by reality hurts....  Az_lefty   Nov-21-06 12:18 PM   #36 
  - Everyone hates him.  screembloodymurder   Nov-21-06 12:27 PM   #37 
  - Honestly stupid. Honestly dangerous. Honestly frontal lobe-ish.  NoodleyAppendage   Nov-21-06 12:27 PM   #38 
  - Bullshit! Fact: Your son is a  zidzi   Nov-21-06 12:33 PM   #39 
  - My son is only a borderline psychopath !  warrens   Nov-21-06 12:34 PM   #40 
  - Heard that before......  Massachusetts   Nov-21-06 01:31 PM   #42 
  - "Well, I'm not a crook."  Lasher   Nov-22-06 05:35 AM   #101 
  - Bush Sr mustn't travel much...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-21-06 01:33 PM   #43 
  - "my son is an honest man" -- !!!???!!!  Donnachaidh   Nov-21-06 02:36 PM   #44 
  - tourists are griping about how unfriendly America is to international  NVMojo   Nov-21-06 02:41 PM   #45 
  - Poppy and Babs are so delusional. Sonny boy is very bad man. nt  Vinca   Nov-21-06 02:46 PM   #48 
  - It's almost sad  KikiDisme   Nov-21-06 03:19 PM   #50 
  - No Poppy Bush....  Aviation Pro   Nov-21-06 03:29 PM   #51 
  - Well Poppy  AnneD   Nov-21-06 03:32 PM   #52 
  - That's about as believable as him saying "my wife is hot."  Strawman   Nov-21-06 03:37 PM   #53 
  - and blows his credibility forever... yea! n/t  nebenaube   Nov-21-06 03:38 PM   #54 
  - Bush Sr. is stunned??? Seems like he's living in a bubble too!  demo dutch   Nov-21-06 04:27 PM   #55 
  - The truth is stunning, isn't it, Poppy? All his sons are assholes  mnhtnbb   Nov-21-06 04:29 PM   #57 
  - all of them are criminals also  alyce douglas   Nov-21-06 08:41 PM   #85 
  - Your sonis a FUCKING LIARand WAR CRIMINAL, you asshole!  TankLV   Nov-21-06 05:03 PM   #63 
  - Yes, he's a sociopath, Honest!! n/t  FighttheFuture   Nov-21-06 05:19 PM   #64 
  - But he ain't no daddy's boy that Bush 43, no siree!  neuvocat   Nov-21-06 05:27 PM   #65 
  - Bonnie and Clyde were honest, too.  Straight Shooter   Nov-21-06 05:31 PM   #66 
  - that's rich, mr. bush. very rich.  truthisfreedom   Nov-21-06 05:32 PM   #67 
  - To Poppy: Your * is way beyond spin control  Zambero   Nov-21-06 05:32 PM   #68 
  - In all fairness....  ClintonTyree   Nov-22-06 06:46 AM   #105 
  - We must make ABSOLUTELY certain...  iamahaingttta   Nov-21-06 05:34 PM   #69 
  - You raise a good point  durtee librul   Nov-23-06 07:07 PM   #144 
  - He should have said: "My son is delusional"!  IndianaGreen   Nov-21-06 05:57 PM   #70 
  - Any video footage? I would LOVE to see this YouTubed... n/t  stlsaxman   Nov-21-06 06:17 PM   #74 
  - "Read my lips, my son is not a crook!" nt  ToeBot   Nov-21-06 06:56 PM   #75 
  - OMG! Too funny! George, you should be doing standup, Seriously.  mcscajun   Nov-21-06 06:59 PM   #76 
  - Michael Richards' bookings are open.  peekaloo   Nov-21-06 08:55 PM   #87 
  - Well, call me a conspiracy theorist...really, go ahead and say it...but I  Peace Patriot   Nov-21-06 07:13 PM   #78 
  - The script is maudlin--started with a phony folksy talk about things like  Peace Patriot   Nov-21-06 08:21 PM   #80 
  - I agree with you, something is not right, esp if it is AP  flying_wahini   Nov-27-06 09:06 AM   #156 
  - "Phony Whipping Boy" Of Course!  Megahurtz   Nov-27-06 03:17 PM   #160 
  - Yeah! He's Just Stupid. He's Honest But Stupid.  Anakin Skywalker   Nov-21-06 07:42 PM   #79 
  - The chimp* being defended by the wimp. nt  Javaman   Nov-21-06 08:22 PM   #82 
  - It's not the United States that is so bad, George  ruggerson   Nov-21-06 08:26 PM   #83 
  - he's an honest man??????????????????/  alyce douglas   Nov-21-06 08:33 PM   #84 
  - The ENTIRE WORLD *KNOWS* george w. bush* LIED about Iraq,  Raster   Nov-21-06 10:03 PM   #93 
  - I Guess Compared to Poppy...  samfishX   Nov-21-06 09:15 PM   #89 
  - Indeed. Don't forget that when sonny-boy "TOOK" office, one of the  calimary   Nov-22-06 03:52 PM   #130 
     - I certainly would like to know what's in those papers too.  Megahurtz   Nov-27-06 03:32 PM   #161 
  - he has done this all his life and he will till the day he dies  madrchsod   Nov-21-06 09:52 PM   #90 
  - Like Poppy would know an honest man when he met one. Funny.  leesa   Nov-21-06 09:53 PM   #91 
  - The same wuss he has always been. n/t  anitar1   Nov-21-06 10:19 PM   #95 
  - I wonder what he told the Harris County (Houston) District Attorney  Gman   Nov-21-06 10:27 PM   #96 
  - I am oh so proud that a woman stood up to him,  Patchuli   Nov-21-06 10:44 PM   #97 
  - No, in FACT your son is NOT an "honest man" and never has been.  LynnTheDem   Nov-21-06 10:56 PM   #98 
  - "Bush appeared stunned as the audience of young business leaders whooped and whistled in approval."  marmar   Nov-22-06 05:12 AM   #100 
  - Your son? He's a fuckup.  yibbehobba   Nov-22-06 05:41 AM   #102 
  - It's a tactic favoured by school bullies the world over...  kiki   Nov-22-06 06:06 AM   #103 
  - Forst Gump was an honest man too.  MGD   Nov-22-06 06:28 AM   #104 
  - Your son is (unfortunately) President of the United States  tbyg52   Nov-22-06 09:23 AM   #109 
  - Yr Middle East Correspondent affirms: this happens all the time  onager   Nov-22-06 09:29 AM   #110 
  - BWAAAA-HAAAA-HAAAA!!!  ordinaryaveragegirl   Nov-22-06 10:00 AM   #112 
  - Poor Mr. Bush with so much anxiety and suffering  go west young man   Nov-22-06 10:38 AM   #114 
  - The very fact that Poppy should have to defend Monkey-Boy's integrity  lpbk2713   Nov-22-06 10:55 AM   #116 
  - Man this is a cool post...  curiousdemo   Nov-22-06 04:18 PM   #132 
  - But it's easy to read Poppys lips: when they're moving, he's lying, too.  sofa king   Nov-22-06 11:55 AM   #120 
  - Why shouldn't he believe his son is an honest man?  rateyes   Nov-22-06 12:02 PM   #121 
  - Echo of Tricky Dick's: I'm not a crook disclaimer and just as detached from reality.  FreeStateDemocrat   Nov-22-06 12:25 PM   #122 
  - An absolute liar & killer telling people his son is honest? What in the fuck  GreenTea   Nov-22-06 01:22 PM   #123 
  - That coming from Bush Sr...  sakabatou   Nov-22-06 01:49 PM   #124 
  - Oh for Pete's Sake...  calimary   Nov-22-06 02:01 PM   #125 
  - the whole family is so out of touch it's pathetic  Gerardo   Nov-22-06 03:43 PM   #128 
  - Nice example of Bush-logic  YankeyMCC   Nov-22-06 03:51 PM   #129 
  - That little shit of yours.....  curiousdemo   Nov-22-06 04:06 PM   #131 
  - My ass  Catshrink   Nov-22-06 07:06 PM   #134 
  - Poor Senior  socialdemocrat1981   Nov-22-06 10:01 PM   #135 
  - Actually America isn't bad at all-Bush is.  DuaneBidoux   Nov-22-06 10:10 PM   #137 
  - The fact Poppy is out doing jr. damage control speaks volumes!!  Imagevision   Nov-23-06 02:34 PM   #141 
  - The Bush* Family Evil Empire presents "The Honest Man" tour...  Raster   Nov-23-06 04:01 PM   #142 
  - BFEE = the thing that matters in my heart is my family (i.e., screw America)  NoodleyAppendage   Nov-23-06 06:32 PM   #143 
  - Bu*h honesty: "Bush declared that Rumsfeld would remain at the Pentagon  Zorra   Nov-23-06 11:05 PM   #145 
  - Why isn't this old man home, where he belongs...?!! - playing damage control...  Imagevision   Nov-24-06 07:27 PM   #146 
  - I am not a crook and neither is my son.  classysassy   Nov-24-06 08:23 PM   #147 
  - I live in the UAE. I had to laugh when I saw this  clyrc   Nov-27-06 03:00 AM   #149 
  - Your son is a genuinely dishonest coward, Poppy Augustus  tom_paine   Nov-27-06 04:51 AM   #150 
  - Correction...  jordi_fanclub   Nov-27-06 05:59 AM   #152 
  - His son wouldn't know honesty  SemperEadem   Nov-27-06 06:02 AM   #153 
  - "Gee! They hate us! They ACTUALLY hate us!"  AngryOldDem   Nov-27-06 08:40 AM   #154 
  - evil, disgusting scumbags...describes the entire bush family  NotGivingUp   Nov-27-06 02:10 PM   #157 
  - "My son is not a crook!"  happydreams   Nov-27-06 02:29 PM   #158 
  - Mmmmmm uh huh....yeah...sure....  Megahurtz   Nov-27-06 03:48 PM   #162 
 

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