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BUSH AND OBAMA...CAN YOU SEE THE DIFFERENCE...Revealing

Posted on 05/19/2011 11:04:54 AM PDT by no gnu taxes

George W. Bush speech after capture of Saddam:

"The success of yesterday's mission is a tribute to our men and women now serving in Iraq .

The operation was based on the superb work of intelligence analysts who found the

dictator's footprints in a vast country. The operation was carried out with skill and precision by

a brave fighting force. Our servicemen and women and our coalition allies have faced many

dangers in the hunt for members of the fallen regime, and in their effort to bring hope and

freedom to the Iraqi people. Their work continues, and so do the risks. Today, on behalf of the

nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate 'em."

Barack Obama speech after killing of bin Laden:

"And so shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the

killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority of our war against al Qaeda, even as we continued

our broader efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat his network.

Then, last August, after years of painstaking work by our intelligence community, I was briefed on

a possible lead to bin Laden. It was far from certain, and it took many months to run this thread

to ground. I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information

about the possibility that we had located bin Laden hiding within a compound deep inside of

Pakistan. And finally, last week, I determined that we had enough intelligence to take action, and

I authorized an operation to get Osama bin Laden and bring him to justice.Today, at my direction,

the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad , Pakistan."


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhofascism; binladen; democrats; elections; narcissistinchief; nobama2012; obama; obamatruthfile; obl; obltermination

1 posted on 05/19/2011 11:04:57 AM PDT by no gnu taxes
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To: no gnu taxes
It all boils down to class, and lack thereof.
2 posted on 05/19/2011 11:10:10 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islamophobia: The fear of offending Muslims because they are prone to violence.)
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To: no gnu taxes

I hope this bastard enjoys his accolades now, because he’s going straight to hell...


3 posted on 05/19/2011 11:10:20 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: no gnu taxes

The fist quote was made by a Man that is full of Humility and Grace, who possesses the qualities of a Leader and the wisdom to recognize his place in the world and God’s eyes.

The second quote was made by a narcissistic little Marxist bastard.


4 posted on 05/19/2011 11:11:33 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: Howie66
Note that President Bush used the pronoun "I" only twice, in the very last statement and not as an object of taking credit as in "I thank" and "I congratulate".

Did anyone bother to count the number of time Zer0 used the pronoun I?

5 posted on 05/19/2011 11:21:16 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: no gnu taxes
After the failure of Operation Market-Garden, Eisenhower said, "I didn't just approve of Market-Garden, I insisted on it.", taking a lot of the heat off Monty. A real leader knows when to step up to the plate.
6 posted on 05/19/2011 11:39:25 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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To: Vigilanteman

I went to a public school and I can’t count that high! lol


7 posted on 05/19/2011 11:48:01 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: neverdem; narses; no gnu taxes
Ya missed one: "Today, at my direction, ...."
8 posted on 05/19/2011 11:50:58 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: no gnu taxes

You need to go back and “BOLD” these two items:
“my national security team”

and “at MY direction”

The “O”s favorite song is ME ME ME ME ME ...I I I I I


9 posted on 05/19/2011 12:26:27 PM PDT by Vineyard
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

There is a story about Eisenhower, regarding D-Day...apparently he had written a speech and put it in his pocket that was to be used if D-day failed...he essentially stated that, the US armed forces performed their duties flawlessly but were unsuccessful, blame to be place on him for not choosing the right moment....real leadership.


10 posted on 05/19/2011 12:27:26 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: no gnu taxes

It wasn’t President Bush who initially announced the capture of Saddam, he left it to Paul Bremmer to do it, who didn’t feel the need to indulge in soaring rhetoric. First words were ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, we got him’. Obama couldn’t even be that straightforward with the news, first he had to indulge in soaring rhetoric.


11 posted on 05/19/2011 1:33:11 PM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: no gnu taxes

Obama, as the effeminate “Cheer Captain” of the Cheerleading squad gets to partake in the win of the football team because he wears their colors and is ‘part of the team’. Go ask the football players how he helped.


12 posted on 05/19/2011 1:36:54 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Tulane
My favorite Eisenhower anecdotes concern VE Day. After accepting the surrender of Grossadmiral Donitz, he had SHAPE HQ issue a terse statement to the effect, "The mission of this command has been successfully completed."

The other was the speech he gave a few days later to a women's club in London. I don't have the text, but it was to the effect that the lot of someone whose reputation was built on lives sacrificed by his countrymen must be humilty, and it went on like that. The next day the Times of London printed it and beside it printed the Gettysburg Address, to which it compared somewhat favorably.

Ike's modesty was in sharp contrast to MacAuthur. Even though he was the CinC Pacific, he was not told about the atomic bomb until after it was dropped. In fact, the 509th Composite Bombardment Group was explicitly not under his command. Immediately after the bombing of Hiroshima, General Marshal sent MacAuthur a telegram ordering him NOT to make any statements about Hiroshima. What. So. Ever.

13 posted on 05/19/2011 1:44:59 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Ike might have been a better speech maker, but MacArthur was the far better general and postwar administrator. So was Patton.

MacArthur rightfully declared that he had lost fewer men retaking the entire Pacific than Eisenhower had lost in taking Anzio beachhead. MacArthur learned from his mistakes as well. After the bloody debacle on Tarawa, MacArthur rethought the entire strategy of retaking the Pacific island by island and learned to bypass most of them. The Japanese were still occupying Wake Island, for instance, when the war ended, but too busy starving to death to have any effect behind American lines.

Eisenhower was overly concerned with allied feelings. He fired Patton mainly because he had too big of an ego to get along with Montgomery.

Before Patton, the American army couldn't get much past the D-Day beaches for over two long months. Once Patton came back, the American army broke out of the hedgerow country, liberated Paris and were crossing the German border before Ike ordered him to halt so the second string could catch up. By the time they did so, the Nazis launched the Ardennes offensive which Patton's army again played the key role in ending.

MacArthur and Patton had way more leadership ability than Ike. Ike was likable (unlike Obozo) but not great at picking the people to work under him. The same pattern repeated during his presidency. Only one solitary cabinet member managed to stay scandal free and serve the full eight years under Eisenhower.

Yes, Ike had class and humility, more than either Patton or MacArthur. But, as the old saying goes, it ain't bragging when you turn in the performance to match your mouth. Both Patton and MacArthur did.

14 posted on 05/19/2011 2:43:53 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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