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truthpusher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-24-04 10:54 AM
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This is a great article showing a classic comparrison to what bush really is, a corupt politcal boss:

Seor W, the worst presidente
In old Mexico, power came from the father
El Fisgn

Sunday, October 24, 2004

Free-trade globalization has produced some exceedingly strange phenomena: China, the last socialist power, is glad to provide slave labor to multinationals; a firm in India fills out tax forms of an American corporation that produces vodka in Peru and then sells it to Polish immigrants who are constructing a British-financed building in Madrid; an enterprise that specializes in biotechnology tries to copyright the DNA of an isolated tribe from the Amazon, and George W. Bush has become the worst Mexican president ever.

Globalization tends to blur or erase all economic, geographic, and cultural boundaries, leaving high technology to co-exist with primitive forms of exploitation: Taiwan sells watches to the Swiss; Brazil exports technology to Germany; and all evidence suggests that Bush has stolen his ruling style from old-fashioned Mexican politicians.

Mexican political culture has very defined features, and the president of the United States has absorbed them all: The classical Mexican political boss usually inherits his power from his father. The typical Mexican cacique has a love for guns as well as an inclination toward violence and cruelty; he despises legality and intellectual activity, has a personal history of alcoholism and dissipation, lies systematically, and declares himself a faithful servant of God. (Did we miss anything?)

According to Mexican tradition, politicians always reach their positions thanks to a fraudulent electoral process and then surround themselves with a clique that uses its power to conduct "business" on a staggering scale while in office. The Florida electoral thievery and Halliburton's Iraq contract are classic examples of Mexican corruption.

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HEIL PRESIDENT GOD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-25-04 09:32 AM
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1. Read it and loved it in paper format
Why don't we have columnists like El Fisgon?
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