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Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 6:28 am

After 3 and half years in office, you would think that an incumbent President would outline the great things his administration has done.
How come Bush hasn’t come out and reminded people about how things were for them in 2000 compared to now?
How come Bush hasn’t boasted about the number of jobs created under his watch compared to Clinton?
How come Bush hasn’t boasted about what he has done to expand personal freedoms?
How come Bush hasn’t boasted about important strides less privileged people have succeeded on his watch?

As soon as John Kerry won enough delegates to become the Democratic Presidential nominee, the Bush/Cheney camp fired off an onslaught of attack ads against John Kerry. Usually an incumbent projects themselves as one who is above the fray and boast about there accomplishments. Ronald Reagan boasted about his accomplishments throughout 1984 without trashing Walter Mondale. Bill Clinton boasted about his accomplishments throughout 1996 and still spoke of Bob Dole with lots of respect and dignity.
Why can’t George W. Bush do the same?

Remember that $300 tax return we all got? Wasn’t that to make the economy skyrocket and peoples wages skyrocket as well?
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 6:51 am

Oh I don't know, maybe because when he does the media spikes the story and doesn't report it.

Also, just wait until after the conventions. It has been shown that the undecided make up their minds in September and October. That is when President Bush's $200 million war chest will be used. Since only the candidates can run ads anymore 60 days before the general election (stupid CFR bullsh*t), Bush will not be forced to compete with groups like Moveon.org which are spending millions from George Soros (and millions from foreign donors) to try and trash the President.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 6:57 am

"How come Bush hasn’t come out and reminded people about how things were for them in 2000 compared to now? "

You mean after the recession that was well underway, a terrorist attack, two wars, and multiple additional terror attacks around the world? Even in spite of that total household wealth is higher than its previous peak in 2000.

"How come Bush hasn’t boasted about what he has done to expand personal freedoms?" Unless you're a prisoner at Guantanamo, there are no new restrictions on personal freedoms.

"Remember that $300 tax return we all got? Wasn’t that to make the economy skyrocket and peoples wages skyrocket as well?"
No, and no. If the economy skyrocketed we would have a whole host of new problems. Nonetheless, the economy has seen the greatest increase in GDP in a long time, and jobs are starting to be created at a brisk pace. Ask the question again after the summer and see what happens.

If you want to ask silly questions, why don't you cut to the chase and post something with a thread saying "I HATE BUSH". It would save you and everyone else a lot of time.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 6:57 am

Maybe, because there aren't any.

And his $ 200 million TV debut this fall will be Ishtar II. A flop before it hits the water.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:01 am

Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Easy answer, put into a question? Which accomplishments...? Ruining the economy, starting an expansive war, marginalizing topics to good and bad... list tbc
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:04 am

MaverickM11:
If you want to ask silly questions, why don't you cut to the chase and post something with a thread saying "I HATE BUSH".

Whoa calm down pal.
My question was not at all silly. Just can't figure out why Bush is taking the low-road and spending his money trashing Kerry. Usually incumbents that have accomplished a lot in 3 & a half years have a lot of good things to boast about. Both Reagan and Clinton did.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:07 am

"Ruining the economy"

How so? You're flat out wrong and/or you've been living under a rock during the last four years.

"Whoa calm down pal. My question was not at all silly"

Not only are they silly; they're sarcastic and rhetorical.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:10 am

MaverickM11:
Well if my questions seem silly I guess you'll laugh at anything.  Insane
Can you at least explain why Bush is trashing Kerry and not baosting about his achievements that you seem to recognize?
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:13 am

you've been living under a rock during the last four years

The rock before was trashed on your head and disabled you from observing the reality and giving accurate statements

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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:19 am

Just can't figure out why Bush is taking the low-road and spending his money trashing Kerry.

I think there was a thread a few days ago about how people being polled are using "negative" phrasing more and more in reference to Kerry. The word "honest" disappeared from the list of words used to describe the man.

It's cause, and effect. Bush is trying to establish what kind of man Kerry is in the "public psyche," which will last a lot longer than the memory of what Bush has done during his term. B757300 was right; he'll lay down his track record (or, at least, a sugar-coated version of it - all good, no bad) for the final 60 days.

Kerry has no similar point of reference, and instead will probably use that chance to keep trying to trash the President, or at least try and clean up some of the mud which has been slung at him right now.... and, perhaps, the trash-talk directed towards Bush will likely be using rhetoric that, by then, will probably be old and tired for the general public - a public which has a notoriously short attention span. But that's just a guess....
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:30 am

"The rock before was trashed on your head and disabled you from observing the reality and giving accurate statements "

Please, enlighten me about how Bush "ruined the economy" using accurate statements.

"Can you at least explain why Bush is trashing Kerry and not baosting about his achievements that you seem to recognize?"
It's politics, and it's so easy to trash each other. Everyone does it and it's a shame because if the American public was intelligent, there'd be no such thing as trashy attack ads.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:37 am

MaverickM11:
You have given me a cop-out answer. I specificly gave examples of two different Presidents that won re-election without trashing there opponet. Reagan's 1984 campaign was somewhat clean and so was Bill Clinton's in 1996.

Bush has not came forward telling us why he should have four more years. It's sad that negative ads work but usually candidates show there own positives as well.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:37 am

because if the American public was intelligent, there'd be no such thing as trashy attack ads.

That's the point


Maverick11, ever heard of Balance of payments deterioration, rise in wage inequality etc..?
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:44 am

"Maverick11, ever heard of Balance of payments deterioration, rise in wage inequality etc..?"

Neither of these qualify as "ruining" the economy nor are they directly attributable to this administration. The Balance of Payments has been deteriorating for the better part of two decades. The rise in wage inequality in America is primarily due to increased immigration. If you correct for low wage immigrants (migrant workers etc) wage inequality is the same or down. I know you want to blame everything on Bush, but sometimes you have to wake up to reality.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:53 am

The rise in wage inequality in America is primarily due to increased immigration

And now it are the foreigners and migrants againagain... cheap populism

let me reiterate:

because if the American public was intelligent

I am an American myself and believe that they are many nice fellows in the states. I know many. But you belong to the cited category... if you were intelligent... just an imagination
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 7:59 am

MaverickM11:
The rise in wage inequality in America is primarily due to increased immigration.

Interesting how you tell half the story. You conveniently left out the mass exporting of jobs and outsourcing. Remember how Bush’s boy was saying outsourcing was good for the economy? Bush also wants to further that wage inequality by cutting overtime pay.
It’s no wonder why he lost the endorsement of the Police Union (at traditionally GOP ally).
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:04 am

Why you ask??? Do you really think he has anything to boast about?? As a Canadian ~~ I have heard and read so much BS that I don't think he has anything to boast about!!!

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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:14 am

Vaporlock:
You are correct.
This is the only place ware I can find people that unconditionally love W Bush so I figured this would be the best place to ask since they know so much about the man.
17 replys and none can give a straight answer.  Sad
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:19 am

"The rise in wage inequality in America is primarily due to increased immigration

And now it are the foreigners and migrants againagain... cheap populism
"

That's not populism; that's what's going on. A large influx of foreign labor makes it look like the American population is getting more and more unequal. Even when you include cheap labor, inequality is probably not increasing.

"I am an American myself and believe that they are many nice fellows in the states"

What does this have to do with the time of day?

"You conveniently left out the mass exporting of jobs and outsourcing. Remember how Bush’s boy was saying outsourcing was good for the economy? "

Outsourcing is good for the country. I really wish India and China would stop buying all American goods and services so you can see what you'd lose thanks to the reciprocal of that outsourcing. "Mass exporting?" Another use of hyperbole. Outsourcing is not new, nor is it "Mass" 2.6 million is a small percentage of the total working population, especially when you consider that 20 million+ jobs were added in the 90s, in spite of this "hollowing out of America" and "mass exporting of jobs". Of all the current jobless claims, less than 1% of them are victims of outsourcing.

Nonetheless it still doesn't add up to "ruining the economy".
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:23 am

Superfly, brilliant!  Smile
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:24 am

MaverickM11:
Have you given up on answering the original question of this thread?  Insane
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:25 am

"I have heard and read so much BS that I don't think he has anything to boast about!!!
"
Must be reading moveon.org...

"This is the only place ware I can find people that unconditionally love W Bush so I figured this would be the best place to ask since they know so much about the man.
17 replys and none can give a straight answer. "

I do not love George Bush. I've give you answers to just about all your questions. I just haven't given you what you want to hear. Why the attack ads? Because it's easy, and the Democrats are just as bad at flooding the airwaves with attacks.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:31 am

MaverickM11:
OK so if all of those rosy figures are true, how come most Americans feel that Kerry would be better for the economy?

Again, Bush is the incumbent. One would expect the incumbent to be more diplomatic at the start of there campaign.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:40 am

"OK so if all of those rosy figures are true, how come most Americans feel that Kerry would be better for the economy?"

Depends what pollster you ask.

"Again, Bush is the incumbent. One would expect the incumbent to be more diplomatic at the start of there campaign. "

Why would you expect that?
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 8:50 am

MaverickM11:
Why would you expect that?

Wow, that sounds like an admission that Bush is beneath Reagan and Clinton in terms of class and dignity. I am impressed.  Smokin cool
Perhaps you should leave this thread and let another Bush supporter who hasn't spoke yet take a stab at my question.
OK pal?
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishme

Tue May 18, 2004 11:16 am

Maverick and the other nazi youth.. 757-300,L-1011 and MD90 are so deep in Bush sperm they can't see or speak straight. Why on earth you'd want any kind of answer from them is beyond me.

Basically, Bush has had no 'economic policies' to speak of...

a tax cut.. that's it? That's the policy? At leats throw a slice of cheese or something on that wet sandwich.

A paltry $300 return in a year? One auto detail and a dry cleaning bill..wow a big boost to the economy! Give me a f*n break!

This has been the worst 3.5 years in America since Vietnam. How about 4 more of those? I kind of hope they do get it.. I'd love to see if the nazi youth would go to Syria when their number comes up. Of course, the hard choice between leaving A.net or going to Syria for Bush.. they'd be pretty much torn about the idea.


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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 11:25 am

BN747:
I'd love to see if the nazi youth would go to Syria when their number comes up.


LOL! Big grin
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 11:50 am

You can see that the economy was at a state never before under the Clinton Administration. Technology was booming and jobs were being created out of an economic cycle, not because of direct actions of Clinton. Also the economy was at its peek, starting to go into recession before GW took office.
Lets not blame GW on something he honestly didn't f-up too bad.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 12:02 pm

Superfly, What Americans don't understand is Dubya and the Republican controlled congress is powerless. They are held hostage by the "liberal media" and basically can't do anything even though they have complete control of the government. So we should vote for them because they are "victims" and are being attacked for their beliefs.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 1:03 pm

S'fly writes: "...hasn't taken a stab at my question."

Hey, 'Fly, luv you pal, but in the interests of 'fair and balanced', here goes...

Q.1) "How come Bush hasn't reminded people how things were ...2000...compaired to now?"

A.1) Well, what things? A significant amount of phoneyism in the economic bubble was on the verge of breaking when Clinton retired. BUT, I should wager that the economic thread would have been little different if Al Gore or GWB, or, even if Bill Clinton took took office for a third time. I know and associate with many folks who consider, even taking into account subsequent hardships resultant of 9-11, times are not bad at all.

Would have another administration proceded with the Iraq adventure? Don't know.

Q.2) "How come Bush hasn't boasted about the number of jobs created under his watch compared to Clinton?"

A.2) A lot of folks in this forum (and you, I think too, 'Fly) seemingly believe that it is the federal government's responsibility to CREATE jobs. WTF??? George Bush does NOT CREATE jobs. William Jefferson Clinton did NOT CREATE jobs. Unless there is a government-subsidised program paid for by the government (meaning you and me, BTW), the government of the US cannot CREATE jobs. The government (federally and locally) does or does not vote to allow people like you and me and Ford Motor Co. and the XYX Bug Exterminator Co. to 'create' jobs via tax incentives, breaks, etc. to expand and eventually hire more workers. Tax incentives or breaks to companies that go 'offshore' or outsource, like John Kerry's wife, Theresa (sorry, I just HAD to squeeze that in  Smile ) are another thread.

Q.3) "How come Bush hasn't boasted about what he has done to expand personal freedoms?"

A.3) I'm going to demur to your knowledge in these matters, whether anecdotally or specifically. I can only say that I have not noticed personal freedom deteriorations from Detroit to Nashville to Phoenix to Daytona to New York to Denver (my travels since just before last Christmas).

Q.4) "How about important strides less privileged people have succeeded on his watch?"

A.3) Again, 'Fly, I don't know. A little more specificity here would help; are we talking about folks who have given up, crippled folks or those who seemingly have no future options because of current circumstances? I'm not being flippant here.

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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishme

Tue May 18, 2004 1:06 pm

They are held hostage by the "liberal media" and basically can't do anything even though they have complete control of the..

This is load of horsecrap has played last decade when the new jihad-wing brought out the 'liberal media'. There is no more liberal media catch up with the times dude! Heir Rupert Murdoch owns the nazi-network FOX or Bush all-the-time channel. MSNBC - General Electric a major defense contractor- owns NBC, CNBC & MSNBC. Time-Warner/AOL owns CNN and that is in no way a conservative org. so just what liberal media are you talking about .. that well is empty and bone dry.

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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 1:16 pm

How come Bush hasn’t come out and reminded people about how things were for them in 2000 compared to now?

How come Bush hasn’t boasted about the number of jobs created under his watch compared to Clinton?

How come Bush hasn’t boasted about what he has done to expand personal freedoms?

How come Bush hasn’t boasted about important strides less privileged people have succeeded on his watch?"

Answers to 1&2: President Clinton presided over a massive economic bubble. All the jobs that he claims to have "created" were actually the result of financial speculation and many of those were jobs were unsustainable. Bush got stuck with the hangover that follows every economic bubble. Not his fault. The attacks of 9/11 were planned years in advance most during Clinton's watch. The attacks and the direct economic aftermath were not Bush's fault either.

Answer to 3: A bogus question. No President, Democrat or Republican, could fight terror without some increase in the government authority.

Answer to 4: See answer to 1. The economy is still recovering from the double hangover after the Clinton bubble and 9/11. I don't see the Democrats doing much for poor people either.
 
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 1:20 pm

"You conveniently left out the mass exporting of jobs and outsourcing.." Oooooooook, if you choose to say so. But the exodus of such jobs goes back ti the Reagan years and was heavily accelerated during the Clinton term.

But to the original question. It's quite simple, because the shrub has nothing to brag about. As things stand today though, I will still vote for him in Novemer. I may just throw up after leaving the poll, but unless Kerry starts saying something of value, that's the way it will stand.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 1:26 pm

For some insight into Bush's ethics and performance, please review some of these articles.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001930433_workingpoor16.html

http://www.naplesnews.com/npdn/business/article/0,2071,NPDN_14901_2893200,00.html

http://dayton.bizjournals.com/dayton/stories/2004/05/17/story2.html
" ... Forecast: Job growth not likely ... "

http://www.industryweek.com/DailyPage/newswires.asp?Month=05&Day=18&Year=2004
" ... Leading Indicators Likely To Show Slowing ... "

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/Stories/0,1413,101%7E6267%7E2151913,00.html

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/4989481/

http://edition.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Movies/05/17/moore.film/index.html

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4431601
" ... But NBC News has learned that long before the war the Bush administration had several chances to wipe out his terrorist operation and perhaps kill Zarqawi himself — but never pulled the trigger ... "

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/17/international/middleeast/17POWE.html?hp
" ... Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said for the first time on Sunday that he now believes that the Central Intelligence Agency was deliberately misled about evidence that Saddam Hussein was developing unconventional weapons ... "

http://slate.msn.com/id/2100549/
" ... Stop blaming your henchmen, Mr. President ... "

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20040516/pl_afp/iraq_mideast_germany_us_040516183547

http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/topstories/story/0,4386,251332,00.html
" ... So much for Democracy ... "

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/chitribts/20040516/ts_chicagotrib/arabscooltopowellatforum

http://www.nationinstitute.org/tomdispatch/indexprint.mhtml?pid=1441

http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20040531&s=vest


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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 1:39 pm

BN747, Dude I was being sarcastic. But make no mistake if Bush does lose I'll bet a thousand bucks that the "liberal media" will be blamed.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 1:53 pm

What, pray tell, is this so called "liberal media?" Last I checked the media in the US is controlled by a block of very rich white men.

Please nobody parrot Rush Limbaugh, he's getting quite tiresome. And after all, that is where the term originated.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishme

Tue May 18, 2004 4:34 pm

My bad Dc-10guy.. I've just had it up to hear when I hear people say that...


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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 4:54 pm

Me too bro, That was the point ... If a media outlet reports anything bad that happens in Iraq or points out Dubyas failures they are the "liberal media"
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Tue May 18, 2004 6:27 pm

Bush has NOTHING to boast about!So the best he can do is stir up doubts about Kerry.God I hope John McCain reconsiders and join John Kerry as a running mate!
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Wed May 19, 2004 10:33 pm

Well when Bush is gone out of the White house, then the newrican government could get some respect. ou can say what ever you want but the most people of the world population disslike the (funny) US government
 
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Wed May 19, 2004 10:39 pm

How can you boast about:

-Starting a war that shouldn't have been fought?
-Helping 3 million jobs flee the country?
-Keeping everything you do a secret from the American people?
-Spending more time on vacation than any other President?
-Pissing off most of the world with your arrogance?
-Blowing all the good will that the world was willing to give us after 9/11?
-Surrounding oneself with the biggest set of exteremists any President has
ever had?

I mean, those ARE his accomplishments. The record speaks for himself.
 
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Wed May 19, 2004 11:45 pm

Will a future aircraft carrier proudly be named CVN George W. Bush, possible call sign "mission accomplished", and port of call "make no mistake" ?
I bet not.

Is there anyone out there who frankly believes that this intellectually close-to-average person is actually the leader of the most powerful Nation on earth ?
If not, who pulls the strings ?

That team has projected the worst possible image of the States worldwide.
It has, willingly, decided to stand out and isolate itself from the community of Nations, shown total contempt for (the vast majority of the) world opinion, neglected to make use the (almost) worldwide revulsion subsequent to the events of 9/11, but succeeded in widening and deepening the gaps between races and religions.
For sure it will be remembered, perhaps children's history books in a couple of decades will depict it as the example not to be followed.

Some wish to reinstate this team ?
It is not so much a Kerry vs Bush contest, it is "Bush again" or not.



 
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 12:54 am

"Heir Rupert Murdoch owns the nazi-network FOX "

BN, when you say things like this, you look like an idiot. If it walks like a duck, and it talks like an duck...
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 12:54 am

If it walks like a duck, and it talks like an duck...

Then it's definitely FOX News....
 
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 1:00 am

"Then it's definitely FOX News...."

You guys are so full of sh!t. If someone whines that everything is under control of the 'liberal media' you have a fit. THEN you go on to say that Fox is the nazi network, or faux news, or whatever. Newsflash: they're all the same. They all have the same news from AP, Reuters, etc. The difference is the political commentary and talk shows. Fox News is conservative-deal with it. CNN is more liberal-get over it.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 1:21 am

Oh, but Bush is boasting about his accomplishments!  Wink/being sarcastic


'White House Is Trumpeting Programs It Tried to Cut

WASHINGTON, May 18 — Like many of its predecessors, the Bush White House has used the machinery of government to promote the re-election of the president by awarding federal grants to strategically important states. But in a twist this election season, many administration officials are taking credit for spreading largess through programs that President Bush tried to eliminate or to cut sharply.'

More here: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/19/politics/campaign/19GRAN.html?hp


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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 2:39 am

Wasn't he boasting about how great everything is during his last State of the Union address? That thing was so mind-numbing, I volunteered to unload a 757 on a neighboring gate just to get away from that nonsense.

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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 2:56 am

The President must walk a tight rope. He can lot kerry attack him with out a response. It is a weird deal but it makes it appear that he does not care. I guess it is sort of like fighting to the level of you opponent.

Like Faluja , we have enough fire power in the state of Rhode Island to level the place in about an hour. But we have to fight on their level.
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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 4:58 am

We are up to 48 replys and still not answer to why Bush is trashing Kerry right out of the gate.

AGM100:
He can lot kerry attack him with out a response

Have you been paying any attention? It's Bush who started off with the negative campaining.


Like Faluja , we have enough fire power in the state of Rhode Island to level the place in about an hour. But we have to fight on their level.

Do you really think we're fighting Iraq with one arm tired around our backs?  Insane



Cptkrell:
We can debate how all day and all night about ideologies but I am just amazed as to why Bush hasn't given us one good reason as to why he should get a 2nd. term.



IMissPiedmont:
I will still vote for him in Novemer

You can forget about that Maurarder!  Laugh out loud




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RE: Why Isn’t Bush Boasting About His Accomplishments?

Thu May 20, 2004 5:08 am



Jeez.....Im not going to comment on this thread only to ASK!!!!!!!!!!!!!.........


Where is Colorados favorite GOP son.........Jeff Miller.....there is 48 replys and no response from him yet.......guess maybe he is coming to his senses that his HomeBoy GWB has really done NADA of significance.....but GWB been to busy trying to be the SAVIOR of the WORLD than being Prez of the USA.

The GOP hates the truth about GWB.....I have become to wonder in the past few days if GWB is the frontman for Dick Cheney.

I think I asked the same question here on the forum last week.....http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/553455/

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