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dtotire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-29-10 08:42 AM
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Bush: War Boosts The U.S. Economy
Bush: War Boosts The U.S. Economy


President George W. Bush argued in 2004 that the best way to grow the U.S. economy was by waging war, according to former Argentine Prime Minister Nstor Kirchner.

Kirchner, in a meeting with Bush, suggested that the United States replicate the successful nation-building strategy it implemented at the end of World War II.

"And he stood up from his chair and got angry. He told me, 'A Marshall plan! No! That's a crazy idea from the Democrats. What needs to be done here, and the best way to revitalize the economy is -- the United States has grown based on wars,' he told me. That's what he told me," Kirchner recounted.

Bush added, said Kirchner, that "all the economic growth that the U.S. had had, had been based on the different wars it had waged.lThe former Argentine leader, whose wife now heads the country, made the comments in an interview with Oliver Stone for his upcoming documentary "South Of the Border."

The film is co-written by Tariq Ali, a British intellectual, and Mark Weisbrot of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Economic and Policy Research. The film opens in
theaters June 25th.



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/27/bush-war-boost...





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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-29-10 08:49 AM
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1. Just when you forgot how much you despised the man.....




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pocoloco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-29-10 09:05 AM
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2. Just Fucking Wow!!
One of the few times in his entire life * has been right!!
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jtrockville Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-29-10 10:02 AM
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3. Why man, this war's a Go-Go!
Plenty of good money to be made,
supplying the Army with the tools of the trade.
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