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Mr_Jefferson_24 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 12:50 AM
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Bush -- "Take Your Time" (Ralph Nader)
By Ralph Nader

http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0817-21.htm

<snip>

Open letter to President George W. Bush:

The widespread destruction of a defenseless Lebanon-its civilians, its life-sustaining public services, its environment-is a grim and indelible testament to your consummate cruelty and ignorance. Nearly two weeks ago when your tardy Secretary of State met with the Israeli Prime Minister, the message she carried was summarized in a large headline across page one of an Israeli newspaper, "TAKE YOUR TIME."

Yes, take your time, says George W. Bush, pulverizing fleeing refugees in cars full of families, bombing apartment buildings, hospitals and the poor huddled in large south Beirut slums.

Take your time, says George W. Bush, in destroying bridges, roads, gasoline stations, airports, seaports, wheat silos, vehicles with medical supplies, clearly marked ambulances taking the wounded to clinics, even a milk factory .

Take your time, says George W. Bush, while shelters are demolished with bodies of little children together with their mothers and fathers buried in the rubble...
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 12:56 AM
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1. !
Edited on Fri Aug-18-06 12:58 AM by TahitiNut
:popcorn:

(The Likuddites and Naderphobes probably wouldn't be able to read that without swallowing their tongues.)
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nothingshocksmeanymore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:00 AM
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4. Well you have to admit, were it not for Ralph, we might not need to
Edited on Fri Aug-18-06 01:00 AM by nothingshocksmeanymo
read this at all.

But gosh, Ralph...props for a well written essay. May it garner you lots of attention and all that.
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Mr_Jefferson_24 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:05 AM
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6. When they see Nader's name in the...
...subject line I'm guessing most of those folks will take a pass and not bother reading it.
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Mr_Jefferson_24 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:07 AM
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7. Now, of course, there's always that...
...outside chance that I could be wrong.
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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 12:59 AM
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2. bush can take his time in leaving Crawford Texas. Stay there, I say
Thanks Ralph!
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bahrbearian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:05 AM
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5. Dido thanks Ralph .
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:00 AM
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3. I pray Lieberman isn't the 'new Nader'. Oy. nt
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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:12 AM
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9. me too, but the dark side version of Ralph
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:14 AM
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10. Lieberman could/is about to fuck the Dems, or am I off base? nt
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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 02:04 AM
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12. In my view, you are right. 100%
But I felt that way some time ago about Joe.
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Mr_Jefferson_24 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 06:46 AM
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13. I don't think he will be...
...Lieberman still has a lot invested with the Democratic party.
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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:09 AM
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8. Ralph, you are complicit in all that you say.
You are shit.
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orwell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-18-06 01:17 AM
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11. Look in the mirror Ralph...
...how have those K Street lunches been workin' out for 'ya...
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