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Old 09-16-2007, 10:26 PM   #21
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Oh just go shopping!!!

This president should be impeached. Heck we should recall the moron.

But then again the dumb american people re elected him in 04! They get what they deserve.

He cannot speak, He cannot find bin laden, and he sure does not know how to win a war.
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:10 AM   #22
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Oh just go shopping!!!

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But then again the dumb american people re elected him in 04! They get what they deserve.
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Correction. We got what they deserve!


IMHO - Most election are about choosing the lesser of two evils. Pretty slim pickin's

I am an independent. I typically fall for the old line "A Beltline outsider will make reforms that are middle of the road".

So far nothing but disappointment.

Anybody see Greenspan on 60 Minutes. He provided his opinion of the presidents since Nixon.
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BTW, he mentioned the irony of John Kennedy saving a friend from drowning after the PT boat sank, versus Ted Kennedy leaving a woman to drown and swimming to save himself.
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That's a good one. I mentioned the one about Ted to a 30 something woman at work once and she didn't know about it. I was shocked.

I would really like to see someone raise a sigh with remember Mary Jo Kopechne at one of his speaches to remind people.
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That's a good one. I mentioned the one about Ted to a 30 something woman at work once and she didn't know about it. I was shocked.

I would really like to see someone raise a sigh with remember Mary Jo Kopechne at one of his speaches to remind people.


Dex, good idea. I get on Fox Morning News almost daily cause I know where the fixed cameras are pointed. I'll make a sign that can't be missed.

"If I Did It: Ted Kennedy Confesses to Murder of Mary Jo Kopechne"

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OK, so who voted for Chimpy ten times

One vote per household people!
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I cannot believe you voted for this idiot 2 TIMES.

He has to be the prick of 2 centuries.
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I cannot believe you voted for this idiot 2 TIMES.

He has to be the prick of 2 centuries.
I did not vote for the mangy varmint.

I agree with you, Old George W is an incompetent DUFUS, who has lead the U>S down a path of destruction. Let's see we attacked a country which was not a threat to the U>S and Osama Bin Laden who masterminded the 9/11 attacks is still running free making videos and laughing at the U>S thus he is making Old George W look like the biggest J A C K A $ $ that the world has ever known.

Old George W is a CAPON, who does not have the backbone or B A L L S to admit that his Iraq War policies have been a failure. Old George "THE DUFUSCIDER" is just to dumb to know how to get his head out of his rear end. But through all of this the only ones who are being killed, wounded and maimed are OUR TROOPS and the IRAQI PEOPLE. He sure as H E L L did not go fight in Vietnam when he had a chance to defend his country but now he is quick to send others to die.
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Although the office of President is very necessary. Just think of where we would be without it. It is also unfortunate that IMHO no matter who holds it (the office of President) they will be picked on and vilified from almost day one. It is really unfortunate that we now live in a country that no matter what happens or is said about a half of the country is for it and half is against it. We spend more time picking on each other than trying to get something accomplished, mainly because the half for and half against syndrome we seem to have been afflicted with not to mention the "me first" syndrome. America as a country is turning into a country of many different persuasions which, even as we fly more American flags, we cannot agree with one another on very many subjects much less get something accomplished that a majority will agree with.

Gosh I really dislike political discussions. See there I go joining; about one half of the country!

Oh, BTW, I did not vote in the poll!
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I cannot believe you voted for this idiot 2 TIMES.
Thankfully, we only get to make the same mistake twice due to term limits. You Canadians do have term limits for your leaders, don't you?
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Although the office of President is very necessary. Just think of where we would be without it. It is also unfortunate that IMHO no matter who holds it (the office of President) they will be picked on and vilified from almost day one.
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Oh, BTW, I did not vote in the poll!
The telling sign is that many Repubs are disillusioned with GW also... on many fronts. Spending, Illegal Immigration, War in Iraq, crappy Medicare part D, on and on.

He will rightfully be in office till 2008... but I will be glad to see him go.

At this point the holdouts are the hardcore far right... the people that always pull the party lever in an election no matter who is running or if they even know the issues or people running in an election. You know... the "I will repeat the party mantra until I am blue in the face" crowd!

Of course, there are there are the same folks in the other party (some subset) that would do the same if a dem was in office.

It is time for some to face facts... He is an example of what money can fund... not an example of brilliance, leadership, or much of anything else that would generally be considered outstanding.

I personally believe that GW has gotten us into something that is a real problem and we will be dealing with it for 20 years (Iraq). Including the payment of mucho denaro.

I think this mini-poll shows us how low his approval is in the toilet.... probably where it should be given his actions.
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I'm curious. While there appears to be a handful of people who voted that they would re-elect Bush to a third term, no one so far has posted expressing a reason for doing so, or even an actual word of current support for the man.

Are the Bush 4-eva voters:
-shy?
-tongue-tied?
-just being contrary?

I'm just curious to know what real opinions people could hold that would indicate to them "George is all that and a bag of chips and I want him around for an extra term". But they are being coy!!!

It's not even a question of party affiliation; the poll also assumes choosing Bush again over any Republican contender. C'mon, y'all.. make the case.
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It is about time that the rest of the U.S and the world are finally realizing what most of us in Texas already knew which is that Old George W is an incompetent DUFUS.
Ummmm, Wags. If most of you in Texas knew this, how did GW get elected for TWO terms as Texas Governor?

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In 1998, Bush won re-election in a landslide victory with nearly 69 percent of the vote.
Methinks you are projecting your views on others. Hey, they may be the correct views, but they apparently are not the views of the majority of Texas voters. Unless that Richards guy was a Dufus among Dufus's?

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I voted for GW twice, but since then have become seriously disillusioned with the man.

Iraq aside, I have Katrina-related issues that have turned me against him, profoundly.
I know so many people who don't consider their self interest when voting. Glad to see you will.
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Self interest? How do you figure that, given that I am one of the few here who had no flooding and did not lose my job?

Personally I think that anybody who had the slightest clue about what went on here would say exactly what I said, for the same reasons, no matter where they live. It breaks my heart.

The fact that you could make such a statement is a testament to the great quantities of misinformation floating about, in my opinion. I don't think you are an uncaring individual.
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The telling sign is that many Repubs are disillusioned with GW also... on many fronts. Spending, Illegal Immigration, War in Iraq, crappy Medicare part D, on and on.

He will rightfully be in office till 2008... but I will be glad to see him go.

At this point the holdouts are the hardcore far right... the people that always pull the party lever in an election no matter who is running or if they even know the issues or people running in an election. You know... the "I will repeat the party mantra until I am blue in the face" crowd!

Of course, there are there are the same folks in the other party (some subset) that would do the same if a dem was in office.

It is time for some to face facts... He is an example of what money can fund... not an example of brilliance, leadership, or much of anything else that would generally be considered outstanding.

I personally believe that GW has gotten us into something that is a real problem and we will be dealing with it for 20 years (Iraq). Including the payment of mucho denaro.

I think this mini-poll shows us how low his approval is in the toilet.... probably where it should be given his actions.
History has shown that the US is very bad at leaving things alone in the world.........we always have to be "doing something"............
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Self interest? How do you figure that, given that I am one of the few here who had no flooding and did not lose my job?

Personally I think that anybody who had the slightest clue about what went on here would say exactly what I said, for the same reasons, no matter where they live. It breaks my heart.

The fact that you could make such a statement is a testament to the great quantities of misinformation floating about, in my opinion. I don't think you are an uncaring individual.
I agree with everything you write here.

I think you are very caring; and that it is in your self-interest to care about your neighbors as you clearly do. Voting in my self-interest, I would vote to take care of victims of natural disasters near me as well as those far away.

My observation about others (not you) who vote against their self-interest has more to do with direct economic matters like, say, voting for someone who's main platform is cutting capital gains taxes when the voter has no capital gains. (simplistic example, I'm sure)
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I agree with everything you write here.

I think you are very caring; and that it is in your self-interest to care about your neighbors as you clearly do. Voting in my self-interest, I would vote to take care of victims of natural disasters near me as well as those far away.

My observation about others (not you) who vote against their self-interest has more to do with direct economic matters like, say, voting for someone who's main platform is cutting capital gains taxes when the voter has no capital gains. (simplistic example, I'm sure)
Oh!! Thanks. I didn't understand what you were saying. Whew. Sometimes it's hard for me to understand correctly on message boards, where there is no facial expression or body language to accompany words.
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