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Ardent15 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:00 PM
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Bush's failures were no accident
Throughout his illegitimate Presidency, George W.Bush exemplified modern American conservatism. He continued the bullshit policies of Reaganomics, appointed cronies and corporate swine to Cabinet positions, allowed the lunatics of the Religious Right to take over the Justice Department, appointed conservative hacks to the Supreme Court, promoted a neoconservative foreign policy agenda with horrific consequences for not just Iraq and Afghanistan, but also the world, and let his sociopathic Vice President systematically destroy the systems of checks and balances in the government of our Republic.

I'm sure I'm forgetting something...oh, the man responsible for his Presidency, Karl Rove, came close to installing a permanent Republican majority that would have dragged this country even further down.

None of this was accidental. All of it was done with full knowledge of the consequences for America and for the world. It wasn't that they didn't know, it was they they didn't care. They wanted to destroy our government's ability to do good in this world, to help ordinary people. For in their twisted minds, only the privileged few are deserving of the fruits of their shocking greed.
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DrDan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:13 PM
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1. if there were profits in doing good deeds, the GOP would be beside themselves with charity
it is all about the $$$$$$ - all about greed
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HillbillyBob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:24 PM
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2. Some of us had seen parts of the PNAC manifesto
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 04:40 PM by HillbillyBob
And warned all the people we knew, and the idiots still voted for him 2x.
As most all here know it was election fraud on a massive scale.
I can really only speak to Fla since I lived there and experienced it first hand. 360,000 dem voters mostly African American cut from the voter rolls for having names that sounded like felons?! WTF
The real felons were the helpers of Katie 'the slut' Harris and Jebbie 'the ass' Bush.
Not only that thousands of ballots were shredded in my own district that I saw first hand, dumped in truck mounted shredders right in the parking lot of the polling place.
edited to add
I forgot to say that my warning was that that ( * ) would 'win' if he ran.
Some how an event would be orchestrated or allowed to happen then with that as an excuse, we would be at war with Iraq and or Iran with in two years of ( * ) being installed in office, we would soon face another depression. I can be distressing in my accuracy, I get flashes of premonition. I wish it would happen with lotto numbers!
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Ardent15 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:25 PM
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3. Sad but true. And Harris was rewarded....
..with a Congressional seat. What a joke.
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HillbillyBob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:47 PM
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4. I remember hearing about that.
Is she still in congress or did some Floridians get smart and vote her out?
I have not paid much attention to Fl since we left in 2002.
My partners job at two different companies in about 6 months time, our lived kind of went down the tubes. We are stronger as a couple for it though. We moved to Asheville near his family, while they could not help us financially, but it did help to be nearer. He took a job in Greensboro we moved there, and started see the same kind of deterioration in the hood that prompted us finally to leave Fl altogether, the rent got expensive and we bought a little place in the woods about 40 miles out of town.
The idea was that when the economy took a dump we would be better placed to grow food and take in some friends and relatives if need be.
That was Feb 07, so far we have not had any relatives need a place..they listened to me this time and moved all their assets around and did not fare too badly when the markets collapsed..not that they are wealthy, but they at least still have retirement funds.
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Ardent15 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:50 PM
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5. She ran for the 2006 Senate seat and got her ass handed to her
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 04:54 PM by Ardent15
However, she got replaced in the House by an equally bad Republican named Vern Buchanan.
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Hubert Flottz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:51 PM
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6. I couldn't agree more.
It's why they belong in jail.
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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:52 PM
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7. until that little fuckup is investigated and prosecuted for war crimes
his policies will continue to be 'legitimized'.
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vanboggie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 05:03 PM
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8. Agreed! n/t
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troubledamerican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 10:17 PM
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9. Grover Norquist's "Drown government in a bathtub" = DUer "Tinfoil" smackdown.
How DARE you suggest that Bush's failures were no accident.

That's CONSPIRACY THEORY.

Even if they already TELL you they're conspiring, you're a LOON for suggesting it.
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indepat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:45 PM
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10. Succinctly hit the nail squarely on the head: junior was enormously successful in implementing
the perverse RW PNAC agenda which culminated in a near meltdown of the financial and capital markets and offloading/committing to trillions of Federal dollars inuring mostly to the benefit of the banksters and the Wall Street/other fraudsters. :P
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Echo In Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:47 PM
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11. Apropos quote from David Ray Griffin:
"Whenever you have to choose between being thought guilty of a crime, or merely being thought guilty of incompetence, people will choose incompetence every time. Particularly if it's a huge crime."
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Beam Me Up Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 02:00 PM
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14. bingo ^^^ n/t
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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:04 PM
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12. I totally agree, Ardent, they were aware of their actions, inactions and consequences,
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 01:05 PM by Uncle Joe
they just didn't and don't care.

They don't believe in the American People; except as to how they can be exploited, divided or used to further the cause of corporate supremacy over "We the Peoples'" government, and all their actions are centered on that singular goal.



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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:10 PM
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13. Republicans always claim that government is incompetent...
And whenever they're in charge they always bring the claim to fruition.
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