>But if and when we loose our republic, I don't think it's going to matter much whether we have a dimwit, a genius, or the noblest of them all in power
I think you're right--Bush at least is just a character filling the role assigned to him.
>But the erosion of liberty that has occurred all ready is plenty to be concerned about.
Yes--the way they use September 11 is really frightening.
>Have you been reading and posting at Free Republic for a long time?
No, just a few days.