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TruthIsAll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-04 09:14 PM
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Messianic Bush: A Primer
White House insiders: Bush is "out of control"
... His top political team and Rumsfeld support and enable Bush's messianic mission. There is no sign of caution or consideration of consequence in their analysis. ...
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Michael Ortiz Hill: George Bush's Messianic Complex
... It is the eschatology that Bush has imbibed; an eschatology through ... the Restoration of All Thingss." Shearer calls this delusion, "Messianic leadership"-- that ...
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Ralph Nader: Bush's Messianic Militarism
... Viewed from abroad, this Messianic militarism appears to millions
of people as if President Bush is embarking on a religious war. ...
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Bush's Messiah Complex | February 2003 issue
... religious groups. "Bush is very much into the apocalyptic and messianic thinking of militant Christian evangelicals," he says. "He seems ...
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This Just In | The Progressive magazine
... Bush's messianic militarism was on full display on March 11, when he addressed, via satellite, the National Association of Evangelicals Convention in Colorado ...
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GEORGE BUSH, THE "PROMISE KEEPERS," THE PRINCIPLES OF MESSIANIC ...
... to accept messianic leadership is conditional on their perceiving this leadership as CHRISTIAN leadership, AND THAT'S DEPENDENT ON THE ABILITY OF BUSH TO PASS ...
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PRESIDENT BUSH CONTINUES TO QUOTE MESSIANIC PASSAGES FROM ISAIAH ...
... BUSH QUOTES ANOTHER MESSIANIC SCRIPTURE. NEWS ... This is not the first time President Bush invoked a Messianic Scripture from Isaiah! On ...
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DID PRESIDENT BUSH SELL ISRAEL OUT? MESSIANIC JEWISH JOURNALIST
MAKES THIS CHARGE. Resources to aid your Understanding. ...
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US church leaders lament George Bush's 'messianic complex' - news ...
... US churches lament Bush's 'messianic complex' - A delegation of church leaders from the US last night criticised US president George Bush for sidelining the ...
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news from ekklesia
... is what they are still saying." In the run up to the invasion of Iraq a delegation of church leaders from the US criticised George Bush as "messianic" in his ...
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AlterNet: W's Reality Gap
... Not Bush 43. Hearing only applause as he shuttles between his financial base to military bases W retreats into messianic incompetence. ...
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AlterNet: HUTCHINSON: Bush Ticks Off Conservatives
... up with Bush over Iraq, WMD and the economy, millions were already ticked off at Bush. ... Act II rumored to be on the drawing board, and his messianic effort to ...
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The Messianic Times - World's Only International Messianic Jewish ...
... May 22-26 Bible conference on Israel, the citys first Messianic conference, it ... each and with every nation of the Middle East," US President Bush said after ...
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Messianic Times - Leaders OK Roadmap
... Bush had placed the prestige of his own presence on the line to launch the peace plan, but no immediate progress was visible as attacks ... The Messianic Times, Inc ...
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Kidding On The Square: Messianic George
... Times who has covered corporate scandals for almost two decades. President Bushs language was peppered with messianic phrases: ...
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Tread lightly on the things of earth: On US messianic ...
... On US messianic militarism. A writer at The Progressive observes Bushs Messiah Complex . When George W. Bush ran for President ...
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George Bush, The "Promise Keepers," and The Principle of Messianic Leadership. Shearer, Religion in Politics - www.cephasministry.com/church_and_state_george_bush_and... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Freethought Today, March 2003
... Other. Messianic Complex? Bush in His Own Words; Secret of Longetivity: "Laugh a Lot"; Infidel Info; Timely Books & Films; ... Messianic Complex? Bush in His Own Words. ...
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The Dubya Report - Policy as Psychodrama
... group that among its activities monitors right-wing evangelicals' involvement in politics, calls Bush's behavior "messianic leadership." Bush, Shearer suggests ...
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People's Weekly World Newspaper Online - Bush s divine mission?
To address this crisis the Bush administration is engaged in a radical project that can legitimately be labeled messianic imperialism. . ...
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Ruether Call
... America in general, and President Bush in particular, are depicted as messianic agents chosen by God to combat evil and to establish good; namely American ...
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USATODAY.com - Iraq will test Bush's spiritual bond with Americans
... The left-wing editors of The Progressive magazine denounce his "messianic militarism." Overseas, Bush's faith unnerves some of our more secularized allies. ...
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- Aretz Yisrael God's Covenant Land for God's Covenant People
... For the sake of all humanity, things must change in the Middle East. George W. Bush, 24 June 2002. ... Find us in the Messianic Directory. ...
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Humanist: Behind Bush's drive to war - US Pres George W. Bush
... Bush apparently sees his mission in messianic terms, believing that he is the instrument of God as he strikes at Saddam Hussein and other US adversaries. ...
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The Free Press -- Independent News Media - Harvey Wasserman
... Messianic Delusion: Presidents from Washington to Lincoln to the Roosevelts to Reagan have invoked the name of God. Only Bush claims to speak directly to Him ...
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Is There a Cure for 'Superpower Syndrome'?
... In essence, he puts George W. Bush and his hawkish advisers on the psychiatrist's couch, and diagnoses a unique blend of Christian and military fundamentalism ...
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Nader warns war in Iraq will boost terror ...
... chicken hawks" and "draft dodgers," who never served in the Vietnam War. "President Bush is a messianic militarist," Nader said. ...
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Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka: "George Bush and Osama bin Laden ...
... Bush and Osama bin Laden, characterising the two leaders as a 'twin strain of the same fanatic spore that threatens to consume the world in its messianic fires ...
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The Book on Bush, by Eric Alterman, and Mark Green
How George W. (Mis)leads America that "George W. Bush is the most messianic, radical, special-interest and dissembling president in modern times. ...
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Bush's imperial theology - The Observer - Viewpoint
The Progressive has offered a phrase to characterize
Bush's approach to politics: messianic militarism. "Bush seems ...
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Bush: I'm God's Delivery Boy
March 16, 2004 Bush's messianic militarism was on ...
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Weblog: The Bush-Conservative Love Fest - Christianity Today ...
Intercessors for America are praying for President Bush and the ... Messianic Jewish group drops Southern Baptist affiliation | North American Messianic ...
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baltimoresun.com - Did Hussein play a role? Voters assess Bush ...
... and why do we have people getting killed over there?'" 'A messianic vision' Voters ... owns an Irish goods import store in Mount Lebanon, a suburb that Bush won by ...
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By Daniel Pipes, founder Middle East Forum, Philadelphia President ...... especially powerful when a conservative Republican like George W. Bush is president ... virtually
none of these gifts touch the lives of the Messianic Jews living ...
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Congregation Shema Yisrael - An Open Letter To President Bush
... Government Related Dear President Bush,. My name is Loren Jacobs,
and I am a Messianic Rabbi who lives in the Metro Detroit area. ...
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Congregation Shema Yisrael
... We are theologically conservative, and friendly to Messianic Synagogues, Jewish Missions and the Evangelical Church. ... The Messianic Jewish movement is growing. ...
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'Pray for our troops'
... Party, which is dominated by Christian conservatives, passed a resolution last week calling on "born again Baptist" President George W. Bush to order a ...
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Behind Bushs Drive to War
... thought the same. This suggests a significant level of messianic thinking among people like Bush. National Association of Evangelicals ...
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the News Insider : Against the Tide
Billy Graham, Bush's much-touted mentor, believes Armageddon is at hand and has helped to fuel Bush's messianic complex as the "blessed" leader of the ...
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Bush and Hitler
... quoted by the right-wing extremist movements as a justification to their right to arm themselves, and is the rhetorical model of Bush's messianic war madness ...
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Mr. Bush's War
... Meanwhile, Mr. Bush is randy to procreate another generation of atomic insanity ... Karl Rove's political instructions, and his own creeping messianic complex. ...
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Newsweek: Bush and God
... But they wonder if he is ignoring nuances in what sounds like a messianic mission. Muslims are especially wary. Bush has gone to great lengths to reassure ...
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Profiles in Prophecy: Which Armageddon Angle is Right for You? ...
... Others see it as hypocrisy. But as the world unites against us, perhaps we could use a little less Messianic Bush and a little more Candidate Bush. ...
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The Book on Bush: How George W. Bush (Mis)Leads America by Eric ...
... want to wash your hands and work to make sure that Bush's next office ... problem, ultimately, the authors write, "is a president who is both messianic and radical ...
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Discussion About the Article "Violent Role Models: George Bush Sr. ... We are told by scripture that when the Messianic Kingdom arrives that there will be no more ...
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The Longing for Messianic Leadership: the Rise of Fascism.
... laws to make it harder for people to erase debts in bankruptcy court, and President Bush signaled he ...
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CNN.com - Transcripts
... today: "It's impossible to understand President Bush without acknowledging the centrality of his faith. Indeed, there may be an element of messianic vision in ...
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Susan Carter: Hope and Healing Ministry for Messianic New Age
... Book of the Month: Against All Enemies Bush was warned.
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Messianic War Cult
America's Messianic War Cult. We ... victims. Today, many are asking the same thing about the Bush Administration's subsequent foreign policy. ...
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The Brown Daily Herald Online
... presidents who claim to be Chosen Ones. Meanwhile, as Bush perpetuates his messianic view of himself, I'm going to finish planting. ...
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Empirepage.com - Guest Editorials
... of American arrogance is not surprising, coming from a man whose worldview has been termed messianic militarism. But this was one of Bushs biggest ...
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TOMPAINE.com - What Bush Sees
... The otherthe absence of a vision. Born again, Bush the younger has a messianic tinge about him. He thinks big and wants to make his mark on history. ...
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New York Daily News - News & Views - Special Report: Bush calm ...
... Bush is much more practical than messianic. Nonetheless, "he believes that if you see immorality of this magnitude and do nothing ...
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War - and peace - will cost US dearly - MARCH 7, 2003
... people cakes and circuses at home while embarked on a messianic mission in a region that has already defied quite a few prophets more messianic than Mr Bush. ...
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Bush team should have learnt from Gulf War I - APRIL 16, 2004
... But they stuck to their messianic scheme because they were 'tired of swatting flies' (as Mr Bush said), and had decided only a root-and-branch approach would
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BUSH JINGO: A SHORT ANALYSIS
... If we oppose or disown the feverish Messianic ravings imposed on us by Bush then are we in favor of these demonic blood feasts? ...
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Guardian Unlimited | US elections 2004 | Bush goes to war with ...
... The born-again Bush, who reconstructed his self-image after 9/11 as a messianic leader, assumed that the agendas of the neocons and the theocons were one and ...
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Guardian Unlimited | Guardian daily comment | An alternative to ...
... Dean, governor for 11 years, has balanced the Vermont budget with the messianic rigour of a Gordon Brown. Bush's failure to do the same puts America, he says ...
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Why does George W. Bush Lie when truth would be Bbetter
... most radical, messianic and misleading presidency of modern times. Frankly, no one else comes close. It has gotten to the point that President Bush appears to ...
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Barnes & Noble.com - The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads ...
... in 1,400 footnotes, it's beyond debate this is the most messianic and dissembling ... Congressional Republicans seem to be awakening to the fact that Bush is no ...
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President Bush Dangerous Miscalculation
... May the Peace of God be upon you, President Bush! ... world that, indeed, the WMD story was just a poorly orchestrated excuse of the White House Messianic Axis to ...
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Bush idealism at odds with realities of democracy
... Bush and Wilson also share a messianic view of the world centered on the spread of democracy: for Bush, in the Middle East and beyond; for Wilson, in Mexico. ...
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George W. Bush: Neocon Napoleon- by Justin Raimondo
... In any case, Bush's manner was smoothly messianic as he pointed out to the assembled press corps that just as "we have an obligation to lead the fight on AIDS ...
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Shock and Awe: Foreign
This policy is now being rolled out in foreign lands and within
our own borders by a messianic Bush government. The painting ...
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THE RELIGIOUS LANGUAGE OF GEORGE W. BUSH
... working power"). The messianic illusion of President Bush produces in him a phenomenon of myopia and tunnel vision. It appears that ...
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Bush's London speech: A defense of aggression and lawlessness
... Bushs apocalyptic language, with references to God, faith and religious belief, gave the address a messianic tonerendering its lies all the more brazen ...
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Lean Left: Bush Secretly Negotiating Israeli Annexation of ...
... Perhaps the Bush administration, with its messianic zeal, more than any other administation. As I stated here well over a year ago, re the brouhaha on Rep. ...
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Nader Slams Bush the "Dictator's Pre-Emptive War"
... Still the Messianic militarist in the White House refuses to even listen - either to opposing ... that "in terms of the power he now claims, George W. Bush is now ...
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Blogcritics.org: The Song, Not the Singer: Bush On the War
... George W. Bush is a very odd vessel for what is the most important ... the predominance of the theocratic state over the individual, and a messianic requirement to ...
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2004/04/14/092256.php - 101k - Apr 17, 2004 - Cached - Similar pages

Bush
... They include the pope (Bush will meet with a papal envoy this week), the Council ... they wonder if he is ignoring nuances in what sounds like a messianic mission ...
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Jewish Humor Page - Messengers Messianic Fellowship
... In these recent days of high security in Washington, President Bush was furious that every discussion, no matter how private, about Israel or anything that ...
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Orcinus
... .. "Bush is very much into the apocalyptic and messianic thinking
of militant Christian evangelicals," says. "He ...
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Herald Sun: Nader calls for Bush impeachment <08apr04>
... veteran consumer advocate blasted the president as a "messianic militant", and said he should be indicted by the US Congress. "Mr Bush's behaviour qualifies ...
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Messianic Jews See Hope In Hanukkah Celebration
Top News Headlines, Messianic Jews See Hope In Hanukkah Celebration. ... Messianic Jews face misunderstandings from both ends of the religious pendulum. ...
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BUSH CALLED TOTALLY PISSED
... did not stop Bush's ascension to the American throne, and many believe that the world's most powerful out of control alcoholic is on a messianic quest to ...
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boobooday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-04 09:26 PM
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1. That's an impressive bibliography!
Too bad it's so freakin' scary.



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progressivebydesign Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-04 09:29 PM
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2. This could be why we're seeing unprecedented religous interference...
.. it makes sense. I have never seen so much church/state incest in my life. Bush is a madman. He's purely insane. He was safer when he beleived that God called him to be Baseball Commissioner. Could he REALLY believe all this stuff??
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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-04 09:39 PM
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3. This is from the End Times Network reference:
Edited on Sun Apr-18-04 09:39 PM by Ilsa
But there is nowhere in the so-called "public record" or in any of the personal ruminations of his friends and colleagues of any "acknowledgment of sin," or that he (Bush) was a sinner in need of a savior? Sheehy says:

"His conversion certainly didn't come about as a result of contemplating past sins. He proudly rejects introspection and has no interest in looking back over the 'youthful indiscretions' that characterized his first 44 years. In interviews Bush repeatedly says: 'I'm not one of those people who say, Gosh, if I'd have done it differently, I'd have ...' He pauses for a few seconds to contemplate his life, then confidently concludes: 'I can't think of anything I'd do differently'."


Sound familiar?

They also relate a story where he was supposed to attend a religious conference and he kept making snide remarks during the lessons, and would set his watch alarm to go off in the middle of the speaker's presentations because he knew he didn't have the attention span for it.
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DeepModem Mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-19-04 03:33 AM
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4. kicking, with appreciation
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