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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:15 PM
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President Bush said that he has formed an international coalition
to respond to the massive tsunami disaster along coastlines of the Indian Ocean...

Does that mean that he is going to try and get other nations to pay the $35 Million for the US?

Notice that it is Million not Billion, Billions are for killing insurgents with bullets.
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judge_smales Donating Member (752 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:16 PM
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1. .


He sure loves his coalitions, doesn't he?
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name not needed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:16 PM
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2. Oh no, we're gonna bomb the tsunami
Not this shit again

:crazy:
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Goldeneye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:16 PM
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3. I bet we got Poland!
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BeeBee Donating Member (480 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:18 PM
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6. You beat me to it! n/t
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BeeBee Donating Member (480 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:17 PM
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4. If it's like the last coalition he formed...
It will be us and Poland.
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Danocrat Donating Member (485 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:17 PM
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5. I think it means
"Welcome Poland"
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JHB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:19 PM
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7. Sure. And every morning I form a "coalition" of people commuting to work..
Edited on Thu Dec-30-04 12:20 PM by JHB
...after all, SOMEONE has to take credit for everyone getting to work in the morning. Might as well be me.
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grumpy old fart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:23 PM
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9. perfect. n/t
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:22 PM
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8. It means that they really want to have NOTHING to do with the UN
Nothing at all. NPR had a story on this morning about how the UN and close affiliates are ready to move and always are but creating this new "coalition" will surely mean redundancy and mismanagement especially in the early part of establishing it.

This is W thumbing his nose at the UN merely to please his base.

You don't think they actually took three days to monitor the situation do you? They were trying to figure out (poll) their story and how to sell it to the sheep.
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grumpy old fart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:25 PM
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10. And figuring how to get a piece of the pie for the * buddies.
Nothing like a little disaster profiteering.
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Karenina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:25 PM
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11. Rally behind the burning *
:eyes:
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readmylips Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:26 PM
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12. Coalition of the Willing?...Again!....
He forgot Poland. He's so fucking laughable. Hey bush, nobody wants to follow you down Niagara Falls. Nobody wants to take part in your inhumane photo-op. Fuck you, you little bastard.
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global1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 12:30 PM
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13. I Mean No Disrespect - But In The Eyes of True Believers - This Natural ..
disaster was God-given. Does this mean that * will be looking to do another regime change? After all - the 'brutal dictator' (tongue in cheek) has caused the deaths of over 100,000 people. We have the evidence in mass graves. And it don't look like it will stop at this. More people will die as a result of infectious diseases. And after all - we've had flooding in the Western U.S. and we will need to protect our borders. Just a thought!!!!
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Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 01:00 PM
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14. It is completely disgusting the way...
bush tries to evoke Iraq in every word he speaks. I am sure this 'coalition' will be every bit as successful as his other one. The UN is the appropriate body to be dealing with this catastrophe and bush should show leadership in supporting it at this time. In his perpetual pettiness, he is unable to do so even at this horrific time, he is beneath contempt, imo.
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lumpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-30-04 03:47 PM
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15. Is he trying to say
that he can take credit for the disaster relief efforts?
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