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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:02 PM
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The eye of the storm & Meltdown in progress
Meltdown in progress

You know a regime is in trouble when its leader is grudgingly forced to make repeated penance trips to the site of a national catastrophe, while his partys congressional foot soldiers conduct a show trial to shift the blame.

Make no mistake: The Bush administration is in trouble. Even Karl Rove cant fool all of the people all of the time. And its not just Katrina, its cumulative. The war in Iraq, Halliburton, cultural backlash, schemes like privatizing Social Security and tax cuts for the wealthy, ignoring science while rolling back environmental protection, and breaking down the barrier between church and state.

Plus, now its also obvious that key government posts have gone to political cronies whose incompetence can be deadly.

Still, hanging former FEMA Director Michael Brown and a few others out to dry wont change much. As business folks like to say, the tone is set at the top. As it turns out, the current administration, originally presented as experienced, professional, and full of serious adults prepared to keep us secure, is actually full of willful children incapable of planning ahead or admitting mistakes and dangerously distracted at key moments. <snip>

http://www.vermontguardian.com/commentary/092005/Septem...
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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:04 PM
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1. Mike Brown is simply a single pupu on the appetizer plate
We haven't even gotten to the soup, the salad, or the main course. To say nothing of dessert...
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cliss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 01:09 AM
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2. Makes you wonder, doesn't it?
Can the system be saved, as corrupt as it is?

I wonder. Maybe it would be better if......
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 08:03 AM
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3. good read
thanks!
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