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kerryin2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:28 AM
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I am so tired of Bush is strong and steady leader
I was reading the Dallas Morning News nd a woman is quoted as saying she doesn't like either candidate.. Bush is bad on health care and the economy and she says she worries about Kerry's ability to fight terrorism..

Are you fucking kidding me?? 9-11 happened on Bush's watch you dumb asses!!


Iraq is now a mess, and Kerry stated that according to intelligence Saddam was not a threat we needed to go after right away..This is also Bush's fuck up..

If this is what you consider strong and steady leadership then please change what you are drinking.. Jesus Christ, do these people actually believe all the bullshit coming from the Bush camp about Kerry?? These people are too lazy to get informed, and then they believe what Bush says about Kerry even though he lied about the imminent threat of Iraq?


All I can say is unfuckingbelievable!!
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beaconess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:33 AM
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1. James Schlesinger is on CSpan this morning
and said that Bush is a very good and strong leader.

But, he added, Bush is also woefully incurious and lacks judgment so he is leading us in a "suicidal direction."

In other words, he says, it is not enough to be a strong leader. You have to have a clue where you're leading us or we're all in trouble.
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rkc3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:37 AM
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5. On the Daily Show --
Bush drove us straight into a brick wall without blinking - now that's steady leadership.
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JuniorPlankton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:34 AM
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2. I have friends in ME who voted Dem
many times before. This time they are going to stay home.
(Obviously, I am hoping to change that.)
The reason: they bought a lot * lies about Kerry.

Here is my favorite one: "Why is Kerry afraid of the press?
Bush was ready to do an interview with O'Reilly when offered, but Kerry refused? He must have a lot to hide!".
Boy, it would be funny if it weren't so dangerous. :mad: :puke:
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CBHagman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 09:10 AM
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10. Tell your friends that Bush hardly ever holds press conferences.
Bush has literally held only a handful of actual press conferences since he entered the White House, and some of those have been scripted events. The everybody-into-the-pool, auditorium- or briefing room-filling press conferences of the Clinton and first Bush era are a thing of the past.

I work for a wire service in Washington, D.C., and my co-workers and I sometimes speculate as to when the next Bush press conference will be. It's always with very little notice (I only hear about it the day it happens, with just a few hours' warning).

And tell them that people attending Bush events have to sign letters of support to get it. So much for "strong leadership."

And tell them that Bush has virtually nothing to do with the community in which he's living, at our expense, for four years. No one sees anything of him in the area surrounding Camp David, and it's pretty clear he doesn't care for DC or any of the surrounding areas. This is in huge contrast to the Clintons and Gores, who were at least visible in the community. I can still walk into Union Station and see stores displaying pictures of Clinton posing with salesclerks or browsing through merchandise.
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JuniorPlankton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:18 AM
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11. Don't worry, I will tell them this
and a LOT MORE!
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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:35 AM
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3. Spin Spin Spin...
We've seen how stories can be manufactured and LTTE's can seem to have the same yak points from one paper to another.

Looks like the MOTD of the Rove Machine is to exploit this perceived "female gap" crap they've manufactured...and what's a better way to do it than to roll out a "soccer mom/security mom" and say that an A-rab flying a box cutter into her small town is far more important than health care, education or the economy. It defies any real logic.

The more you're hearing this crap these days, the more it's showing how soft Bunnypant's own base is on his leadership. This is to cast more doubts on Kerry than on their own manchild and portray any criticism as personal rather than substansive.

The kharma train on this could really hit home if there's a bigger mess in Iraq, $2.50 a gallon gas and even greater unemployment in the next month. This regime is doing all it can to blur and distort. That's all they can do.

We'll see if this works or if people are smarter than Karl Rove & Karen Hughes think.
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rkc3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:36 AM
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4. My thoughts exactly. I had the same discussion with colleagues yesterday.
What's surprising is the ability of bush supporters to rally behind the following:

Clinton got a blow job and therefore was soft on terrorists (despite his efforts, blocked by Congress to pass stiff measures against terrorists).

And...

Don't you have any feelings for the 3,000 people who died on 9-11 or for their families.

Personally, I'm surprised I haven't killed anyone.
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BlueEyedSon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:37 AM
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6. New Rule: You can't run on a mistake. (B Maher)
Franklin Roosevelt didn't run for re-election claiming Pearl Harbor was his finest hour. Abe Lincoln was a great president, but the high point of his second term wasn't theater security. 9/11 wasn't a triumph of the human spirit. It was a fuck-up by a guy on vacation.

Now, don't get me wrong, Mr. President. I'm not blaming you for 9/11. We have blue-ribbon commissions to do that. And I'm not saying there was anything improper about your immediate response to the attacks. Someone had to stay in that classroom and protect those kids from Chechen rebels.

But by the looks of your convention, you'd think that the worst thing that ever happened to us was the best thing that ever happened to you. You just can't keep celebrating the deadliest attack ever as if it's your personal rendezvous with greatness. You don't see old men who were shot down during World War II jumping out of a plane every year. I mean, other than your dad.

But even your dad didn't run for re-election based on a recession and his propensity to barf on the Japanese. Now, I know you'd like us all to get swept away with emotionalism and stop sweating the small stuff like the deficit and the environment, and focus on what's really important: how you look in a fireman's hat. But crying during your speech? I mean, come on! There's no crying in politics! It's not fair! That's a trick chicks use. How are we supposed to discuss this rationally if you're going to cry?! There's a name for people who exploit their participation in historical events for political gain. They're called the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

So I say, if you absolutely must win an election on the backs of dead people, do it like they do in Chicago, and have them actually vote for you.

http://www.hbo.com/billmaher/new_rules/20040903.html
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:38 AM
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7. What planet do they live on?
They obviously have blanked out the 7 minutes while the country was under attack!
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wishlist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:38 AM
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8. He is a dangerously strong leader- leading us off a cliff disastrously
I hope Kerry/Edwards can drive home the point that GWB's style of leadership is misguided and reckless and taking us in the wrong direction. It seems obvious to many of us, but our sorry media just keeps hammering about leadership while ignoring the direction his leadership is taking us.
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 08:44 AM
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9. Look at the traits the Army thinks are important for leaders.
And tell me ONE that GW Bush has demonstrated. Not only is he not a leader, he doesn't have a fkkking clue what leadership is.

http://www.armywives.com/knowledge/traits.htm
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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:20 AM
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12. They put lipstick on a pig named Bush....
But he is still incompetent, arrogant, and disrespected around the world.
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maine_raptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:27 AM
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13. Give me 7 minutes and I can take that notion down
Cue the DVD (F9/11)
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hatrack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:29 AM
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14. Substitute "Stubborn and Stupid" in your next debate
That pretty much says it all for Chimpy.
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oldsneakers Donating Member (88 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:32 AM
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15. Polls
Notice that cute little question they always sneak in most polls-"who do you think is a stronger leader" that * always wins/
I have a friend who works as a statistician for the government and he tells me that question can be worded several ways and if it was Kerry would lead * so don't anyone tell me these crooked pollsters don't have an agenda. I've also heard that Gallup does polling on the side for repukes-anyone else hear this?
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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:34 AM
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16. I heard a great come back on the strong and steady leader ...
If you're horse is running flat out and headed over a waterfall, you better think about getting off THAT horse!
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kerryin2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 10:42 AM
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17. Thanks John Kerry for joining us today!
It is a good comeback!
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