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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 11:56 AM
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Bush to ask US public for more sacrifice as cost of Iraq occupation rises
Get your wallets out.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/2003...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President George W. Bush (news - web sites) was set make a speech to prepare the US public for continued sacrifice in the effort to stabilize postwar Iraq (news - web sites), as the human and financial toll there climbs.


Bush's national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice (news - web sites), said Sunday that the president would announce during his address how much money the United States needs for the military occupation and rebuilding of Iraq.

"The president will talk about the resources that are needed," Rice told CNN television.

"The president will talk to the American people and he will begin a process with Congress in talking about the resources that are needed," she said.

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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:00 PM
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1. By which he means....
more tax cuts for the rich and more poor and middle class people to go and die because he LIED.
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JPace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:18 PM
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31. How many children of the wealthy
have there been wounded or killed in Iraq?

What sacrifices are the wealthy making
toward this Iraq folly?

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Demobrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:02 PM
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2. What, our jobs and our soldiers aren't enough?
What does he want from us now, I wonder?
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DoctorBombay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:02 PM
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3. Is he going the same road as 41?
We'll see. Sounds like Shrub is going to beg for money while continuing to ignore the ecomomy, unemployment, et al. Just like the old man.

I think if this speech is to beg for more money for Iraq and doesn't address anything else, it's a big loser for Rove and good news for us!
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diplomats Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:12 PM
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38. I agree
If all he does is ask for more money what a letdown for an Oval Office speech. Big friggin' deal. That doesn't address any of the concerns people have about Iraq or the economy.
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 05:32 PM
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50. I think you're right.
If he asks for more money for that war that the people are growing more and more uncertain about, while their jobs and retirement funds are evaporating in the wind, they're gonna wonder why that money he's asking for - ISN'T going into MUCH-NEEDED job creation programs. And that will be very good news for us. I'm sure there will be at least some out there who will be thinking - "uh, if we can find all that extra money to prop up the war, why aren't we helping our own? We need jobs here!" I'd bet that's where a lot of people are going to go, perhaps after giving him a slight initial bump in the polls. It's all gonna deflate yet again right away. Especially if Dean and other emboldened Dems come out swinging again right afterwards.
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are_we_united_yet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 07:23 PM
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53. I think
you've made an excellent point.
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huckleberry Donating Member (729 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:06 PM
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4. Here's an idea --
bush can donate all his fund raising money to rebuild Iraq. After all he raised it on the taxpayer's time!
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BuelahWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:25 PM
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12. Let the Carlyle group and Halliburton pay for the damn war
Take it out of the personal bank accounts of all the PNAC members too. They wanted it let the mofo's pay for it!
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oldcoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 02:37 PM
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28. Yes!
Let the people who wanted this war pay for this war! I think that if the chimp starts demanding sacrifice, he is through. I remember when Carter used similar terms for a more worthy cause (the Energy Crises) and looked what happened to him. Hopefully, this speech will help send Bush back to Crawford.
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dArKeR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 04:50 AM
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61. Why aren't Falwell, Robertson, Gramham passing the donation plate
to pay for the war?

Bush family directly pay. Why do people like Santana donate millions
to worthy causes but you get these ultra patriotic christians who donate nothing?

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cliss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:06 PM
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5. Interesting that...
when they first concocted these schemes, they were all done "on the sly". We really weren't asked to do that much, just go about out business and let the administration do the rest. They never came out with exact figures. There was never any indication of how long it would take. The American public was left out in he cold, so to speak.

So now in the 11th hour, Bush will appeal to the Americans to continue sacrificing for the sake of a good cause. Who are they trying to kid? It was always a clandestine operation, so why would we give them our support now?

Compare this with old movies of the WW2, where people are asked to make all kids of sacrifices, victory garden, rationing of gas, volunteer for the Armed forces, etc etc. People did so willingly because they were working together.

This is a totally different deal.
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Rollins Donating Member (139 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:19 PM
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11. Yes this deal now has a lot to do with money and fear.
Not that it didn't before but I sense the American people are now becoming more scared of Bush taking their money than Saddam having a chemical carrying drone in 45 minutes or OBL terror cells coming to town.

The American people, like any people, do NOT like being lied to and taken to the cleaners. I suspect Bush is going to come up empty tonight except for the 25% of viewers who would believe anything he says. Go Brittany!
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Enraged_Ape Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:07 PM
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6. That's just what we want to hear about: more sacrifice
How much are you sacrificing, dickhead? Did you have a nice five-week vacation on your estate?
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 05:08 PM
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49. Yeah, when do the five week vacations get shortened, Chimpy?
And as I recall, when Crash Cart broke the tie in the Senate to approve your last tax cut, it put $75,000 into his own pocket. If you need some more loose change, I suggest you start there. We're kind of tapped out, seeing as how we've already contributed Social Security and Medicare to your overrich pals.
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snippy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 06:49 PM
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51. He gave up sweets during the war.
Or so he claims.
People who know Bush well say the strain of war is palpable. He rarely jokes with staffers these days and occasionally startles them with sarcastic putdowns. He's being hard on himself; he gave up sweets just before the war began.


http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2003-04-01-bush...
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Jack Rabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 07:21 PM
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52. He gave up booze years ago
Or so he claims.
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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 11:56 PM
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58. What's the big deal about giving up sweets?
He isn't exactly a sweet person considering he such a whistle-ass.
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colorado_ufo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 03:32 AM
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60. Hmmmmmm . . . .
back in the 60s, marijuana users were noted for their addiction to sweets.
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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:08 PM
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7. Better start asking your top 1 percenters to do their part!!!
You remember, that handful of already obscenely rich bush*/republican supporters that were the beneficiaries of your oh so generous tax cuts!!

Maybe you could request some funds from those tax evading republican supporting American Corporations with PO Boxes in the Caribbean!

And where the fuck is Kennyboy Lay now that you need him. Kenny Boy and friends have a few billion dollars of tainted money that you could use if you ask him nicely.

And also, have a few of your billionaire republican supporters send THEIR sons and daughters to die for you in Iraq.
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The Magistrate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:43 PM
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15. Hear Hear, Sir!
The whole doctrine of this administration is that the comfort of the comfortable is the essential for success in all things.

If these predictions of contents are true, this bit of blather will go down alongside President Carter's "malaise" effort in the gallery of tombstones.

This boodling brood has no more credibility in calls for sacrifice than a pack of felons calling for safer streets.

"LET'S GO GET THOSE BUSH BASTARDS!"
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:41 PM
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35. Never happen.
More 'sacrifice' called for from the poorest 90% because 15% profit isn't enough for the greed-obsessed 1%. When given a license to steal, who in their right mind would expect them to 'moderate' their looting and pillaging?

"Work harder you 'darkies' and sharecroppers! Massah's after-dinner brandy needs heating." Plantation protofascists are 'entitled', didn'tcha know?
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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:49 PM
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45. How about Jeb sacrificing his son's budding legal career
and sending him to Iraq?
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 09:23 PM
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55. Hey, tell 'em to give up their caviar! He gave up sweets, didn't he?
n/t
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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 11:57 PM
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59. Do you mean the 19 percent that think they are part of the 1 percent?
nt
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markses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:08 PM
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8. I predicted in a Speech predictions thread
That Bush would use the word sacrfice 20 times.

That may be a bit much, but lookout for "progress," "commitment" and "sacrifice." I'll be counting.
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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 02:06 PM
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27. How Many Times Will "Iraq" & "Terrorist Threat" Be Used
in the same sentence?
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RapidCreek Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:37 PM
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41. Let's not forget "Moving Forward"!
I am guessing 17 times on moving forward. Every Paragraph he speaks will be prefaced with "moving forward".

RC
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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:08 PM
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9. The difference b/w our side and their side
When their side asks for sacrifice it always comes disproportionately from those least able to give it. When our side asks for sacrifice we demand it from the rich first before demanding it from others.

This speech tonight and his discussion of sacrifice is a subtle warning that the draft is coming back.
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Demobrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:37 PM
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14. Ouch.
Yes. Of course that's it. He needs money and he need troops to guard the spoils and the staging areas for Iran and Syria. This is the setup.
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somapala Donating Member (46 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:16 PM
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10. Looser
Shame on u idiot go ask your hawks who want to rule the world in the first place
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newyawker99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 05:05 PM
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47. Hi somapala!!
Welcome to DU!! :toast:
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indepat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:34 PM
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13. Why not ask those who have benefited most from tax cuts to sacrafice
the most?
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tlcandie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:51 PM
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16. All who voted for war...get out your checkbooks!!!!
Then ship them ALL off to Iraq or Afghanistan! Need to FREEZE *co's accounts and use all that ILLEGAL monies to get the US out of this mess they've put us into!

No matter what happens to them...ALL of them walk away with so much $$$ that it isn't funny while this country/WE TRY to dig ourselves out from under the mess of debt that will NOT go away for YEARS!! :(
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Southsideirish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:14 PM
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23. Yes, esp. all those Freepers that were giving us the finger at the marches
Will I ever forget the sight of those flag wavers grinnin' and kissin' up to Chicago's "finest", clad in their puffed up turtle suits?
They laughed and glowed in the aura of those who have supreme confidence in their opinions, just hanging out adoring one another, united in scorn for the hated anti-war demonstrators ("THIS is what democracy looks like...") .
Mocking and smirking away, tossing insults and obscenities to us all as we we trudged by marching in our big dumb circles - let THEM pay for their most desired war now.
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PartyPooper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:16 PM
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24. Amen to that!
Why weren't these "band wagon warrior" folks listening to us last year?

:evilfrown:
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 09:29 PM
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56. Those who weren't sticking the finger at you guys
were flashing it at us from their cars as they whizzed past our protests on Wilshire Blvd.

Wish I'd had a nickel for every time somebody called me a "Saddam-lover," unAmerican, unpatriotic, an appeaser, or compared me to Neville Chamberlain. Funny, I don't hear much from any of those folks anymore. They certainly aren't around heaping abuse and derision and patriotic condemnation on me. And no more of those awful, crappy emails anymore, either.

Hmmmm, wonder where they went.
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Melinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:55 PM
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17. Codespeak"Resources that are needed" = No UN may necessitate a draft
THE ultimate sacrifice would be the flesh and blood of our young.
My fear is that unless the "irrelevent" and "Old Europe" don't bow down, Bush* is gonna try and claim our kids -- our "resources" -- to complete his bloody Iraqi campaign on the road to global domination.

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reprobate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:21 PM
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32. If he wants a draft, he's toast.

While I think that everyone should serve in some way, peace corps or war corps, america will not stand for that.

If that's what he asks for he might as well write his letter of resignations right now.
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RapidCreek Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:46 PM
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44. It shall be a special draft....sort of like the one he evaded
Negroes and poor dumb white folk will go. Jenna and Barbara, will be sailing off Kennebunkport or getting drunk in Texas and showing their titties to the future Energy lords of Mercu. Senators and Congressmans kids will be exempt and for those who deign to serve, I'd imagine administrative ranks will be expanded to afford them an opportunity to be heroically uninvolved in catching lead.

RC
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baby_bear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:56 PM
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18. He has already said it would start with federal workers' pay in 2004
I'm not surprised. The sacrifice will never come from those who are actually making money on this scandal.

s_m
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nothingshocksmeanymore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 12:57 PM
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19. I can only hope the GRAND WURLITZER goes flat tonight
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Nottingham Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:02 PM
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20. Sacrifice like Medicare Social security and Medicaid!
:bounce: The People who need to sacrifice are the Corporations and CEO's when they start sacrificing let me know!
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Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:05 PM
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21. I don't know why it says "ask US public"
all he's gonna do is goto Congress and say, "listen up assholes - I WANT more money." And they will all run around, warbling like walruses. "ANYTHING YOU SAY BOSS...JUST KEEP OUR CHECKS COMING!"
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4dsc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:07 PM
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22. Send the Neocons to Baghdad
Great read!!

http://www.counterpunch.org/lind08302003.html

A number of readers of this column have said, in effect, "You are critical of our current policies in Iraq. What would you do instead?" I addressed this in an earlier column, but there are a good number of new readers, so it is probably time to revisit what I said then and perhaps add a few points.

The most important thing we should do is set a date certain for leaving Iraq and make it soon. given the time it will take to get all our troops and stuff out, we might move that to December 25. That way, it would be a Christmas present to our soldiers and to the people of Iraq as well.

Once we have set a date, there will be less reason for Iraqis to attack American soldiers. Those soldiers will be gone soon anyway; why not just wait for them to leave? Further, once it is known when we will leave, Iraqis' focus will shift to each other and the internal conflicts that will shape the future of Iraq.

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robbedvoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:22 PM
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25. Kenny needs a new pair of shoes.
And halliburton would like more - so give peasants! And love me!
MF bush! (Miserable Failure)
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Buns_of_Fire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 01:34 PM
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26. Pre-emptively declare a tax cut for Iraq
Hey, it worked to bring ONE country to its knees!
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tedzbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 02:55 PM
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29. If he does he will self destruct in 60 seconds...
... as the American people will reach their limit of patience. Rove has his work cut out for him with this speech.
My 85 year old mom who is a flag waving sometime Repug mentioned to me yesterday out of the blue that she doesn't like Bush anymore. She dislikes Rumsfeld even more she said.
Sounds like Bush is losing an important swing vote with this expensive occupation. He is going down fast if my mom is any indication of a national change in mood that even Rove hasn't noticed yet.
Stay tuned...
:kick:
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Feanorcurufinwe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:06 PM
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30. When Bush says sacrifice, I think 'the firstborn of every family'
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InkAddict Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:22 PM
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33. Not until after
there's some American Sheeple blood on the newel post!
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AndyTiedye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:19 PM
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39. He'll Draft the Unemployed
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peterh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:37 PM
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34. I went to go see Alice last night and she whispered in my ear....
What I might expect to hear

I come here in front of you with a very heart. I want to tell you I was wrong. My priorities were misplaced. After 9/11, I should have stayed the course in dealing with the reasons that led to that tragedy by working with the world communitywe need to deal with the underlining reasons why terrorism existsthe valid and the invalid.only through cooperation can we expect peace to follow. The world was behind us on that day and I let them and you down.

I am here to talk about sacrificesI put us in this mess and I need to make it right. I will be resigning in the coming months, but before I go, I need to rectify a number of wrongs that will go a long way in correcting what needs to be.

I will be signing Executive Orders rescinding the tax cuts and I may even have to look at increasing some in my final days. This war has been expensive in more ways than in just dollars and I hang my head in shame in front of the families that have lost loved ones.

I will be working with Congress and Justice in setting up an unprecedented special election to be held in possibly the first week in January for the president of these United StatesIt is not enough for me to just resignThe people, you people deserve a new administration.

Thank you


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selvatica Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 03:51 PM
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36. where can I hear whistle ass online?
Although I am can never last more than a minute or two before feeling a major urge to puke, I am curious. At least I wont have to see his face.

Thanks
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newyawker99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 05:07 PM
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48. Hi selvatica!!
Welcome to DU!! :toast:
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DisgustedTX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:09 PM
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37. I smell 9/BUSH/11 PT II in the making
See! TERRA! SADDAM!
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:32 PM
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40. Isn't blood enough, Mr Bush? Isn't blood enough?
How many more must die to pay the bill? Would my husband's death settle all debts? How many more people must suffer for you to feel like a winner?

You pathetic nothing of a man. How much more blood do you need?
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Walt Starr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:39 PM
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42. Bushthink "This ought to goose my cook"
He always gets shit bass ackwards.

I figure this speech is the beginning of the end for our dick tater wannabe.
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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 04:44 PM
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43. so lemme see if I have this right . . .
first, he destroys the country, thus enriching his friends in the arms manufacturing business . . .

now, he wants to rebuild what he broke, thus enriching his friends at Halliburton and Bechtel . . .

and he wants us to pay for it, while giving huge tax breaks to his rich friends . . .

well, now that I understand, of course I'll go along . . . NOT!!! . . . what a jerk . . .
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Jack Rabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 05:03 PM
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46. No way, Frat Boy
Mr. Bush did not create the two-tiered society that is America today, but he has done much to aggrevate it and does so in the belief that a society of haves and have-nots is a positive good. Moreover, it is a society where the have enjoy privileges beyond those that money can buy.

It never bothered me when I was growing up that some people could afford yachts and Lear jets and others couldn't. Who needs a yacht or a Lear jet, anyway? If the rich want to waste their money on such toys, fine. However, buying access to elected officials is contrary to democratic principle. In a society that prides itself as democratic, such behavior is corrupt. For this, Democrats are just as responsible as Republicans.

Nevertheless, Bush's tax cuts are an example of the corruption of American democracy at its worst. This is nothing but an attempt to remunerate wealthy campaign contributors at the public's expense. This administration winks at corporate corruption. Enron robs consumers and even their own employees blind, but the adminsitration opens a investigation simply to shield the likes of Ken Lay from criminal investigations in California. Through Bush's tax cuts, the hard-earned money of working Americans, who sacrificed in the nineties to bring solvancy back to the federal government, has found its way into the pockets of corporate crooks.

Bush talks of sacrifice; but in Bush's America, sacrifices are not shared.

Bush and many others in this administration do not believe in sharing sacrifices. As young men, they avoided service in an unpopular war by getting student deferments (other priorities, Mr. Cheney?), lame medical exemptions (a pimple on your arse, Mr. Limbaugh?) or using family connections to land a cushy National Guard assignment (you really are proud of your service, aren't you, Mr. Quayle?). Mr. Bush's case is well known to us and particularly egregious. A wealthy congressman's son landed a National Guard assignment in spite of low test scores, then, about four years into his six-year obligation, failed to report for duty. There is much to suggest, although no conclusive proof, that this had to do with drug use. Yet this congressman's son paid no consequences for his behavior and eventually recieved an honorable discharge. Meanwhile, the children of unprivileged families died in Vietnam.

In Bush's America, the rest of us sacrifice for the glory of the rich and powerful. Our children are sent to fight colonial wars predicated on lies; the children of the Bushes escape prison time for drug-related offenses that would send our children up for years. How many times has Noelle been given a second chance? This is the kind of corruption and privilege in the Bushes' America is the kind that one would expect in the France of the Bourbons or the Russia of the Romanovs.

Mr. Bush predicated this war on lies in order to benefit his corporate cronies. Let them pay what cost of the war that can be measured in dollars.

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baby_bear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 08:58 PM
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54. Amen, Jack Rabbit
Now, would that your eloquent words be heard...truly heard...by those in America most disenfranchised, most disregarded, most discarded, by GW Bush, his family, his cronies, and his evil ilk.

s_m

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The Magistrate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 10:38 PM
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57. Hear Hear, Mr. Rabbit!
Accuracy and eloquence form an unbeatable combination. My hat is off to you, Sir!
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IndianaGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 05:35 AM
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62. Hey, it's NOT my war!
Why should I sacrifice shit?

Bring the troops home NOW, end the Occupation of Iraq NOW!
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0007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 06:27 AM
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63. junior is a fucking fabricator of the worse kind
junior brings death to the American people.

HE MUST BE STOPPED
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NIGHT TRIPPER Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 12:11 PM
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65. *
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alterfurz Donating Member (723 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 07:59 AM
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64. Lord Farquaad address his subjects:
"Some of you may die, but it's a sacrifice I'm willing to make."
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snippy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 06:10 PM
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67. Excellent.
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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 12:18 PM
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66. Sacrifice *this*, Maggot-face. Where's Halliburton's sacrifice?
Need big, dry, stale, salty pretzel to rise to the occasion... and fast! <g>
:)-Lori
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Zhade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-08-03 06:13 PM
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68. US Public To Ask Bush To Kindly Fuck Off.
NT
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