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Is George Bush really the worst President ever?
Durham, NC local paper | recent | unkown

Posted on 04/02/2004 3:25:29 AM PST by greyfox

http://ww.interexna.com/George Bush.html


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrats; georgebush; presidents; republicans
Democrats attempt to portray GWB as the worst President ever. This article exposes the erroneous portrayal with some interesting facts.
1 posted on 04/02/2004 3:25:30 AM PST by greyfox
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2 posted on 04/02/2004 3:26:03 AM PST by Support Free Republic (Freepers post from sun to sun, but a fundraiser bot's work is never done.)
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To: greyfox
I got nuthin'
3 posted on 04/02/2004 3:30:22 AM PST by Grit (www.NRSC.org)
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To: greyfox; Grit
Link doesn't work. Why isn't it linked at the source as it should be?

You need to post the article, post a link that works, or ask for this post to be pulled.
4 posted on 04/02/2004 3:36:27 AM PST by Amelia
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To: greyfox
Corrected link (missing a 'w') - http://www.interexna.com/George%20Bush.html
5 posted on 04/02/2004 3:36:39 AM PST by ThePythonicCow (Defeat J Frondeur Kerry)
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To: greyfox
Heck, give it up. We all know Bush is a Nazi. Eats Iraqi kids for breakfast.

Hey - even when they show him on his ranch, he's killing trees. He's a tree Murderer!



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6 posted on 04/02/2004 3:47:47 AM PST by I still care (Many people say they want to serve God; but only as an advisor.)
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To: I still care
The Worst President in History?
The following appeared in the Durham, NC local paper as a letter to the editor.

Liberals claim President Bush shouldn't have started this war. They complain about his prosecution of it. One liberal recently claimed Bush was the worst president in U.S. history. Let's clear up one point:

We didn't start the war on terror. Try to remember, it was started by terrorists BEFORE 9/11.
Let's look at the "worst" president and mismanagement claims. FDR led us into World War II. Germany never attacked us: Japan did.
From 1941-1945, 450,000 lives were lost, an average of 112,500 per year.

Truman finished that war and started one in Korea, North Korea never attacked us. From 1950-1953, 55,000 lives were lost, an average of 18,333 per year.

John F. Kennedy started the Vietnam conflict in 1962. Vietnam never attacked us. Johnson turned Vietnam into a quagmire. From 1965-1975, 58,000 lives were lost an average of 5,800 per year.

Clinton went to war in Bosnia without UN or French consent, Bosnia never attacked us.
He was offered Osama bin Laden's head on a platter three times by Sudan and did nothing.

Osama has attacked us on multiple occasions. In the two years since terrorists attacked us, President Bush has liberated two countries, crushed the Taliban, crippled al-Qaida, put nuclear inspectors in Lybia, Iran and North Korea without firing a shot, and captured a terrorist who slaughtered 300,000 of his own people. We lost 600 soldiers, an average of 30 a year. Bush did all this abroad while not allowing another terrorist attack at home. Worst president in history? Come on!

The Democrats are complaining about how long the war is taking, but...It took less time to take Iraq than it took Janet Reno to take the Branch Davidian compound. That was a 51 day operation. And almost all in the compound were killed and they were Americans.
We've been looking for evidence of chemical weapons in Iraq for less time than it took Hillary Clinton to find the Rose Law Firm billing records.

It took less time for the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard than it took Teddy Kennedy to call the police after his Oldsmobile sank at Chappaquiddick.

It took less time to take Iraq than it took to count the votes in Florida

Worst President in History? Not by a long shot.
7 posted on 04/02/2004 3:58:50 AM PST by knarf (A place where anyone can learn anything ... especially that which promotes clear thinking.)
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To: knarf
Great article. And that about sums it up.
8 posted on 04/02/2004 4:05:47 AM PST by NTegraT (and I am still seeing The Passion of the Christ.)
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To: greyfox
Is George Bush really the worst President ever?

Well, I heard that he is, so it must be true.
9 posted on 04/02/2004 4:06:58 AM PST by jaykay (He who laughs last thinks slowest.)
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To: knarf
What a great letter!
10 posted on 04/02/2004 4:07:19 AM PST by GraceCoolidge
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To: knarf
Thanks for turning this thread into something other than completely worthless.
11 posted on 04/02/2004 4:07:53 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: knarf
It took less time for the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard than it took Teddy Kennedy to call the police after his Oldsmobile sank at Chappaquiddick.

Do you know what oatmeal splatter does to a flat screen display? OMG, the whole essay is just so on point.

12 posted on 04/02/2004 4:08:48 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Uday and Qusay are ead-day)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; All
I formatted these 'bullets' in "Word" and enboldened/enlarged to fill a sheet of paper and will copy as many as I can and distribute what I can to a couple of truck stops in my area and a convenience store.

Talk to the managers of these places and try it. Maybe they could come up with a hundred copies or so.

The Democrats are complaining about how long the war is taking, but...

It took less time to take Iraq than it took Janet Reno to take the Branch Davidian compound. That was a 51 day operation. And almost all in the compound were killed and they were Americans.

We've been looking for evidence of chemical weapons in Iraq for less time than it took Hillary Clinton to find the Rose Law Firm billing records.

It took less time for the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard than it took Teddy Kennedy to call the police after his Oldsmobile sank at Chappaquiddick.

It took less time to take Iraq than it took to count the votes in Florida

13 posted on 04/02/2004 4:21:42 AM PST by knarf (A place where anyone can learn anything ... especially that which promotes clear thinking.)
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To: I still care
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14 posted on 04/02/2004 4:22:24 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: greyfox
THE ECONOMY: "Ten Bullets" To Shoot Down The Democrats' Big Lie
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15 posted on 04/02/2004 4:24:29 AM PST by FreedomPoster (This space intentionally blank)
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To: greyfox
I'll tell you who the worst President we've had in the post-WWII era is.

He responded to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan by dashing the dreams of thousands of Olympic hopefuls around the world with his boycott of the Moscow games.

He negotiated and signed a treaty that turned the greatest engineering feat in US history- the Panama Canal- over to a banana republic. The Canal is now managed for Panama by Communist China.

He did nothing to protect an important US ally from a mob of ruthless fanatics. When those fanatics stormed our embassy and took the staff hostage, he sent an ill-conceived, ill-planned and weak-hearted rescue attempt that failed miserably.

He allowed the United States to be strong armed by a foreign oil cartel made up mostly of the same people who fund international terrorists.

He claimed to have negotiated a major diplomatic breakthrough and victory for peace with the Camp David Accords. In reality, he simply convinced the Egyptian president that his nation had been thoroughly beaten by Isreal and that continued fighting would be futile. That Egyptian president was later assissinated because of the deal, and Egyptians such as Yasser Arafat and Mohommed Al-Zawahari play key leadership roles in deadly terrorist groups.

His handling of the economy lead to record inflation, record interest rates, and unemployment levels not seen since the Great Depression. Furthermore, taxes were through the roof. The press responded by creating the "Misery Index" to quantify the impact on ordinary people.

Since leaving office, he has negotiated deals with Haiti and North Korea. Haiti failed and is now being occupied again by US troops. Not only did North Korea renig on their end of the deal, there's no evidence they ever complied. The current President is forced to deploy anti-ballistic missile systems to defend against a nuclear attack from a desperate and unstable regime.

Who is this failed President? Jimmy Carter.
16 posted on 04/02/2004 4:47:55 AM PST by bobjam
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To: knarf
You Sir, have done a wonderful job reminding us.

My thanks,

17 posted on 04/02/2004 5:02:05 AM PST by thiscouldbemoreconfusing
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To: bobjam
Ah yes. The old peanut farmer. Don't forget he also gave us his brother Billy and Billy Beer. What a guy.
18 posted on 04/02/2004 5:03:46 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: greyfox
If fighting an "unnecessary war" is the criteria we use, as some Dems would suggest, then you still don't need to debate over whether Iraq is an unnessary war. That makes Johnson the worst President ever.
19 posted on 04/02/2004 5:07:50 AM PST by Brilliant
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To: greyfox
Well...I wouldn't call him the best president ever. And he certainly isn't the worst. I think he would probably fall in the top ten.
20 posted on 04/02/2004 5:52:00 AM PST by Maine For Bush
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To: Brilliant
Which U. S. President started a war in which over 558,000 Americans were killed in a four-year period, for a rate of almost 140,000 per year?

Give you a hint: Some people around here revere him as the founder of the Republican Party.
21 posted on 04/02/2004 5:57:51 AM PST by RebelBanker (Deo Vindice)
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To: thiscouldbemoreconfusing
"You Sir, have done a wonderful job reminding us."

Thank you, but ...

The following appeared in the Durham, NC local paper as a letter to the editor.

I'll look to see if I can find it. All of this came from the link provided in #5.

22 posted on 04/02/2004 6:03:04 AM PST by knarf (A place where anyone can learn anything ... especially that which promotes clear thinking.)
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To: bobjam
Carter is certainly a strong contender, but I still think he is in a close race with Willard "I'm-playing-my-sax-while-the-world-collapses" Clinton. As more of his "legacy" is revealed, he is gaining on Carter.
23 posted on 04/02/2004 6:07:22 AM PST by DustyMoment (Repeal CFR NOW!!)
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To: greyfox
George W. Bush is the best President of the United States of America. God bless our Commander-in-Chief!
The worst Presidents are Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.
24 posted on 04/02/2004 6:12:16 AM PST by Reader of news
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To: RebelBanker
60,000 dead in one 3 day battle.
25 posted on 04/02/2004 6:17:27 AM PST by Flightdeck (Death is only a horizon)
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To: greyfox
Worst President ever? You might say he's an upstart and shook up a corrupted establishment. It's about time a President was thinking about US and not the UN. Now we know UN officals were taking oil bribes.
26 posted on 04/02/2004 6:50:45 AM PST by Milligan
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To: RebelBanker
Presumably, you're talking about one of the greatest Presidents ever, one Abraham Lincoln from Springfield, Illinois.
27 posted on 04/02/2004 8:21:46 AM PST by Chu Gary (USN Intel guy 1967 - 1970)
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To: jaykay
Since leftists ("liberals") are so much more intelligent than everyone else, if they say he's the worst, he must be, right?
28 posted on 04/02/2004 8:24:29 AM PST by MrB
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To: RebelBanker
ah, Lincoln started the civil war? I think you have your "facts" mixed up somehwere.
After Lincoln was elected the south began to break away after he implored, quite eloquently I might add, for unity and Union (Remember " a house divided cannot stand against itself" ?) Then as I recall it was the South, not Lincoln who fired the first shots of the war (Remember Ft. Sumter?) Remember the first major battle of the war? We call it Bull Run, you might call it Manassas, that was fought because the south was positioning itself to invade Washington.
So you want to be mad at the man I can't stop you, but be mad for the right reason, he finished a war the south began
29 posted on 04/02/2004 8:41:17 AM PST by McCloud-Strife
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To: McCloud-Strife
Facts? OK.

The Southern states voted to secede from the Union, which they believed was within their rights. Lincoln chose to try to resupply a fort that was located in a state that had seceded, thus prompting the armed conflict that followed at that fort.

The First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run, if you prefer) was fought when Federal troops invaded Virginia with the stated intent of capturing Richmond. To the best of my knowledge, Confederate plans up to that time were purely defensive.

We can certainly debate whether the Southern states started the war by seceding or Lincoln started it by refusing to allow the Southern states to secede. There is also significant debate about WHY the Southern states seceded. I believe that they did so because they considered the platform upon which Lincoln was elected to be a threat to their way of life.

Therefore, IMHO, Lincoln was in fact responsible for starting the War Between the States.
30 posted on 04/02/2004 10:19:00 AM PST by RebelBanker (Deo Vindice)
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To: bobjam
I was simply going to post "Jimmy Carter is the worst President of the 20th cetury." Your eloquent summation of the miserable failure that was, and is, Jimmy Carter, was outstanding.
31 posted on 04/02/2004 10:40:28 AM PST by macrahanish #1
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To: bobjam
Outstanding job! You really distilled the disaster area that was the Carter presidency into a concise and very readable indictment.
32 posted on 04/02/2004 11:07:19 AM PST by RebelBanker (Deo Vindice)
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To: RebelBanker
Hmm, just a hunch but I'll wager General Sherman isn't high on your 'list' either.
33 posted on 04/02/2004 11:30:13 AM PST by Condor51 ("Diplomacy without arms is like music without instruments." -- Frederick the Great)
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To: Condor51
Given the category here, U. S. Presidents, General Sherman does not even make the list.

President Grant on the other hand was very successful in the War (he was one of the few Union generals that could come up with a winning strategy even if it did waste men) but was a terrible president.

BTW, I consider Sherman to be a war criminal because he deliberately inflicted harm on non-combatants for absolutely no military purpose.
34 posted on 04/02/2004 11:41:58 AM PST by RebelBanker (Deo Vindice)
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To: RebelBanker
I KNOW he wasn't a President and your last sentence confirmed my 'hunch'. To you, Sherman was a war criminal.
35 posted on 04/02/2004 11:54:38 AM PST by Condor51 ("Diplomacy without arms is like music without instruments." -- Frederick the Great)
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To: knarf

George is the worst president you can get. In 3 years he started 3 wars. He had no right to go and bomd Iraq. And even if the other presidents started the wars they at least they ended them too. Inocent people have died because of Bush and his suspicions of "weapons of mass destruction". Terrorism is wrong and it should be ended and Afganistan had no right to attack the U.S. but Bush should have acted diffrently. You cant resolve everything with war. And he should have had more evidence before attacking Iraq. Instead of suspicions. I saw Farenheit 9/11 and I agree with what the director has to say about Bush...Worst president ever!


36 posted on 08/03/2004 10:50:10 PM PDT by angry canadian
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To: angry canadian

Le Zotte!


37 posted on 08/03/2004 11:01:32 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: angry canadian

Loser


38 posted on 08/03/2004 11:08:15 PM PDT by Lovergirl (Bush/Cheney / 4 more years)
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To: angry canadian
I listen to Radio Canada. When it comes to the US news (I listen for the international stuff), I swear the CBC just
goes by the Democratic National Committee talking points, just as the lamestream media does in the US. There is rarely any
difference.
39 posted on 08/03/2004 11:16:15 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: greyfox
OK I will admit it that G.W. Bush is in the list of worst ever presidents.

The voting goes as such, the lower the number the worse the president. The lower the number the worse the president. Vote as you feel but Clinton was not the worst president there have been worse. I shall try to be nice the the New-Deal president that stated he would stack the Supreme Court to get his ideas pass would possibly count as the #1 worst president, he started the mess we are in today.

Clinton 5 G.H Bush 90 G.W Bush 95 Ronald Reagan 99

40 posted on 08/03/2004 11:38:59 PM PDT by SledgeCS (Do you consider yourself a true American because a hyphen diminishes and divides what it describes)
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To: greyfox
Presidents of America have a very difficult job to do. Some Presidents have done a much better job than others. Overall, I would say that Mr.Bush has done a good job, but there is much more to be done.

One thing he should continue to do, is help facilitate an International Conference in Jerusalem in the not-too-distant future.
43 posted on 06/28/2005 2:10:20 AM PDT by Red Sea Swimmer (Tisha5765Bav)
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To: sportylilvixen
Welcome to FR.

Sounds like you may think you're surrounded by idiots.

45 posted on 03/01/2006 9:15:06 AM PST by Cyber Liberty ( 2006, Ravin' Lunatic since 4/98)
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To: anniegetyourgun

Note, Sorros money. Then send 20.00, who are you people trying to con? Why should anyone pay money to join in the “Hate Bush”
campaign. Moveon.org should take some of it’s own advice and move on.


46 posted on 06/08/2008 6:15:56 AM PDT by greyfox (REeid will rue the day he took on Rush Limbaugh)
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