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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:36 PM
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What, Do You Suppose, THIS Man Is Thinking ???


And more importantly... what you think his countrymen and women will be thinking once the shock wears off???

:shrug:
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GeekMonkey Donating Member (418 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:37 PM
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1. I KNEW I shouldnt have listened to Bush
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Sanity Claws Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:37 PM
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2. Damn Bush
If it weren't for him and his Iraq war, we would have dismantled Al Quida by now. None of this would have happened.
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:38 PM
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3. What have we done?


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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:38 PM
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4. Lie down with dogs, get up with fleas. (nt)
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:38 PM
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5. He's thinking..."I know you did this, George." n/t
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:38 PM
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6. i did see a difference in the way brittian handled this event
i was impressed with the people, the competence, there ....i dont know. just felt different. things well in place. i dont feel the same with our country. there was a truth in europe and especially england are experienced in this. i guess that is what it was. experience in handling this event
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DinahMoeHum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:43 PM
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10. The Europeans have gone thru all this in the 1970's. . .
what with groups like Red Brigades, Baader-Meinhof, Provo-IRA, Sein Fein, etc.

This is nothing new to them.


:evilfrown:
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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:22 PM
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23. They also have institutional memories from the Blitz.
They know how to get people out of the tube, etc.

I was just on the phone with a fellow Washingtonian talking about how we're not aware of any drills being done on getting folks out of the DC subway on a large scale.
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:01 PM
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21. Conservatives will say it was because Bush was there
They will invent stories about he took control, and through his calm and steady leadership he led them through the trouble.
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no name no slogan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:02 PM
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22. I was in the UK during the first Gulf War
and things were COMPLETELY different there. People over there know how devastating a modern war can be-- remember, they just had one fifty years before the Gulf War, and had also suffered many civilian casualties during the air raids of WWII.

When the initial Kuwait invasion started, everybody was very somber. The churches were packed with people praying for a quick end to the conflict. People bought and wore poppies in remembrance of the dead. They all said how dreadful it was that the invasion was taking place, and wanted all fighting to end ASAP.

When I came back to the US in Feb 1991, it was total cultural shock: morans wearing "commemorative" T-shirts with such witticism as "THESE COLORS DON'T RUN" on them, yellow freaking ribbons tied on anything resembling a poll, news conferences of convoys carrying unarmed men being blown up to the applause of those gathered. It was fucking sick, man. So much unrestrained jingoism made me physically ill, especially since I'd been active in the anti-war movement before Desert Shield.
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:39 PM
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7. I know one thing.
I listened to his entire speech and NOT ONCE did he make it about himself.

bushtard can't get three words into a statement without talking about himself, he's such a narcissistic asshole.

But I think Blair is thinking "shit shit shit fuck shit."
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oldtime dfl_er Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:42 PM
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9. amen
eom
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:47 PM
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13. I agree-it was impromptu and from the heart
I was impressed with him this morning but then in this day and age it doesn't take much.
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:48 PM
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14. Good Point... Bush Aways Turns It Back To Himself...
It's like he's trying to justify his existence.

He has yet to succeed.

:mad:
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FreedomAngel82 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:56 PM
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17. Very good of Blair
I remember reading some speech Bush said recently and it was about something bad that happened and he turned it around on him and his little "war on terrorism". Selfish man on Bush's part. Earlier this week didn't Blair announce they were going to pull out of Iraq??
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BeHereNow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:40 PM
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8. I hope he is contemplating his prospects
of spending eternity in hell.
His alliance with the money grubbers
has cost his people dearly.
I hope they demand his resignation for
endangering them for personal greed and gain.
BHN
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Brotherjohn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:44 PM
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11. They're thinking: "But you said we were fighting them there so we didn't..
... have to fight them here!"
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:50 PM
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15. BINGO !!!
Yeah... huh...???


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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:44 PM
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12. "I never thought it would come to this."
"I thought we'd be in and out, be seen as ridding the world of an evil brute and home for Christmas. I didn't bargain for any of this."
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truth2power Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:51 PM
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16. He is complicit! n/t
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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:57 PM
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18. Blair quickly made arrangements to head to London to oversee....
the operations. Blair's "good friend" George W. jumped on a plane and headed in the opposite direction from New York and Washington,D.C. There is a difference!!!!!
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HughBeaumont Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:57 PM
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19. "Scratch a lie, find a thief."
"Last time I listen to a fake Connecticut redneck . . ."
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liberalitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:58 PM
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20. I am SOOOOOO fucked....
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