Skip to comments.Bush's Nonsense Coming To An End (Major-Mega Barf Alert!)
Posted on 03/03/2006 5:48:30 AM PST by texianyankee
Well, it has finally happened. Americans are regaining their senses, and the cycle of ignorance that has gripped this nation for the past five years is relinquishing its hold.
Seeing the end in sight, the rats have begun to jump ship and retreat into their holes, along with their media pundits, Barbie dolls and think-tank experts. It seems Americans have had enough of the "fair and balanced" news and the policies that caused their mental constipation.
In record time, the United States has been transformed from a free and secure nation, loved and respected by much of the world, to one that is less secure and less free. And while radical and fringe terrorist groups in 2001 might have had an ax to grind with the United Sates, today many more such groups have been spawned and target American life and property.
Most important, "the war on terror," the cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy, is providing support for dictators to decimate all legitimate opposition within their societies, further increasing radicalism and anti-Americanism.
As evidenced by the White House, Congress and the new Supreme Court, the radical right has subjugated America's domestic and foreign policy to its will. This faction is attempting to turn back time by eliminating the political and social gains Americans fought so hard to win. New economic policies are targeting the legacies of the New Deal and the Great Society and unleashing huge corporations to act with impunity.
More serious are the attacks on personal freedoms hard-won by the civil rights movement and the counterculture revolution of the '50s, '60s and '70s.
Internationally, they have fashioned a new enemy for the United States, namely Islam and Muslims. I have rarely seen so much hate, misinformation and ignorance displayed so prominently in every facet of American society. Institutions of higher learning are under attack. College Republicans go out of their way in the name of free speech to insult and denigrate those who are different from them. Many speakers and advocates of these groups are paid for by national organizations.
So what are the indicators that America's stupor is coming to an end?
First, polls indicate that most Republican candidates for Congress are facing extreme difficulties holding on to public support.
Second, 56 percent of Americans no longer believe "the war against terror" argument used by the administration to pass unpopular policies.
Third, the war in Iraq is wrong, unnecessary and senseless. According to recent polls, only 34 percent support President Bush in his efforts to maintain it.
Fourth, according to a poll conducted by Zogby International and reported in the Washington Post, 75 percent of U.S. troops in Iraq disagree with the Bush administration and favor evacuating Iraq within a year. Indeed, 29 percent advocate immediate withdrawal. More important, 82 percent didn't buy the administration's weapons-of-mass-destruction argument.
Fifth, the cost of the war has been horrific to the Iraqis and has destabilized their country and turned it into a breeding ground for extremists. Al-Qaida might be paralyzed or even dead, but thanks to this administration, its children are alive and well. And they have no qualms about murdering anyone who gets in their way.
It hasn't been without a cost for America, either. According to the Washington Post, one in three service members in Iraq returns with debilitating psychological disorders.
Sixth, for the first time Americans are discovering how much of their country's economic activity is controlled by foreign business interests. Few can argue against the management of five ports by Dubai World Ports when so many U.S. ports are run by Chinese, Singaporean and British companies.
Finally, the more Americans learn, the more anxious they will be to sweep this administration and its supporters into the dustbin of history and open the windows to let knowledge and hope back in.
I read an article a few days ago where it basically stated that Republican exhaustion is going to bring in the Dems. People just want the bad news to go away. Who cares if its manufactured or half truths. They just dont want to hear it anymore.
Ping! El Kuko is at it again.
A good Irish name, if I do say so myself.
I guess when they realize that no one believes them, the left will get more and more shrill. When do they explode?
Too much rubbish in this article to even begin taking it apart. The US remains the world's best friend--and best hope. All who love freedom will continue to stand with America.
When Cheney is sworn in as President, Natch!
That's funny...I don't recall us being "loved and respected" during the Clinton years. I seem to recall the World Trade Center and a couple of our embassies getting bombed, not to mention Khobar Towers. Don't know what the author has been smoking, but it couldn't be legal.
"More serious are the attacks on personal freedoms hard-won by the civil rights movement and the counterculture revolution of the '50s, '60s and '70s.:
Well, we know where this guy is coming from. When the Rebulicans hold on to Congress in 06 and win in 08, I can't wait to hear what this guys has to say...bet it has something to do with voter fraud, or "Americans are stupid."
Yeah, I hope so.
However, it's obvious the dims "strategy" is to continually pound on Dubya on Iraq, Katrina, NSA, etc, throughout the remainder of his term in the hopes that it will tarnish him & the republicans and people will respond by voting in the dims.
Kind of like when the Looney Left "subjugated" America's domestic and foreign policy to its will?
Consider the source.
Does this really pass for news in Austin? Hard to believe that all States have their little cesspools of liberalism isn't it?
I can't wait till the 60s are rolled back, myself. With a few exceptions such as equality before the law for all men.
I see that this clown is quoting the phony poll that was cooked up by that treasonous liar John Zogby and paid for by an anti-war kook. Zogby deserves nothing less than to be tried for treason and, hopefully, executed. In my opinion, he deserves nothing less than that.
Right about the time they wrap themselves in explosives and position themselves in the midst of a crowd of innocents.
Yeah---didn't mean to suggest that civil rights need to go---was simply trying to say the dude is an ex-flower child douche.
Oh, NOW I SEE...........don't retaliate because then they'll REALLY, REALLY, REEEEEALLLY be mad at us.
Nice missive there, Neville.
What's amazing is that the libs think that the president's low poll numbers mean that we are all scurrying to the left and ready to vote for Ted Kennedy.
-- Bush's all-out assault on women's rights;
-- The administration's rape of the environment;
-- The virtual looting of our treasury;
-- The nightly blood sacrifices of small children;
-- Poor choice in curtains for the Executive Mansion ...
Better question, El-Kuko, what are the indicators that UTSA & Express-News stupor coming to an end & fire you?
We weren't "loved and respected" during the 70s either. I lived in Norway at that time and they hated the US and capitalism.
He's in San Antonio. I dunno, but I betcha he's got a following up I-35 in Austin.
Well, perhaps it's a little off topic, but I heard this crap so much in the '70's and '80's, about all us "crazed Vietnam Veterans", that I almost believed it myself.
It became convenient for many to just blame any aberration on the "crazed Vienam Veteran" syndrome, that it showed up in many movies, television programs, books, etc, and became an official diagnosis of the voodoo-hoodoo socalled shrink doctors when they couldn't pull anything else out of their medicine bags.
It worked back then to demonize our vets, I assume this idiot author feels it will work now.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Look like Mansour missed a little poll yesterday.
89-10 for renewing the Patriot Act.
The downturn in Bush's popularity is because of an increase in bias from the Mass Media (they are out of the Mainstream and merely broadcasting Howie Dean's DNC Talking Points). So yeah, they aren't getting balanced reporting anymore...
I dont know if their tiring of Bush per say but the onslaught of news is exasperating to many and just want it all to go away. Hence bring in someone new. Yes, many more want the right side but their is no voice right now at all. The media is not only going after Bush it is demeaning everything conservative, everything. They not only want joe shmoo to tire of Bush they want joe shmoo to tire of the Republicans (party of corruption)
Such a beautiful dream! How about envied and reviled? That might be more accurate.
My Dad is a WWII vet - I imagine he came back psychologically affected - maybe even in today's lexicon, he would be considered damaged. But not in my view.
He worked at one job for 37 years & took on a second job so he could support 3 kids & send them off to college. Yet, whenever WWII comes up, his eyes water and despite being raised on a ranch in the Texas Hill Country where hunting was a part of life, he lost his appetite for guns after the war.
Really? Fox News is in the tank? I missed their ratings plunge. :)
Notice that the ports dustup started winding down and.....shazaam...the video of Bush before Katrina hit was trotted out. When this "story" starts to wane, there will be another.
I missed that. I must have been on vacation that day.
The problem is that most people don't see it that way.
I am a firm supporter of the War on Terror and I do not see it that way.
The Islamic world is a house totally divided.
They have neither the resources, the experience or the capability to take over the world.
Like Afghanistan they are more than happy to kill each other depending on which schism of there religion they support.
There best people desert to the West for a better life, like the Communists of old they can only maintain power through repression
If we withdraw from Iraq, it will collapse into a three sided civil war which will spread to Iran and Syria both nations are sitting on a powder keg.
Such a war will have a major impact on the economies of the world as Oil supplies are disrupted.
We can not withdraw from Iraq because once we removed Saddam we are responsible for that nation and have to stay there until the nation building is complete.
031719C MAR 2006
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FM: OLD SARGE
TO: MANSOUR EL-KIKHIA
SU: YOUR OPINION
1. SCREW YOU.
2. NOTHING FOLLOWS.
Didn't he hear..their will be no further elections until after the war..insert evil laughter
And he's one of many in the press who are spreading it.
Institutions of higher learning are under attack
Yes, by left wing professors who are tryin to indoctrinate our youth instead of presenting both sides of the debate.
sigh..I meant THERE, not their..minus two and slap on wrists with ruler from english teacher..
You're absolutely correct.
The Islamic radicals have always hated us and they will always hate us. It's a shame that our "MSM" refused to show the videotapes of hostages getting beheaded. That's what they would do to every one of us if they had the opportunity. I harbor no false illusions about the depths of their animosity toward us.
His "fair and balanced" comment in quotes implies that people are turning away from Fox News Channel. I don't think there's any evidence of that. He just had to get a dirty little dig in. What a small-minded man!
There are plenty of "conservatives" helping that process pick up speed, even right here on this site.
END THE OCCUPATION!....of Austin, Berkeley, Ann Arbor, Madison, Cambridge....
I like what Ann Coulter had to say about the senior senator from the People's Republic of Taxachusetts--she doesn't know why the Dims look to Ted Kennedy for leadership: "If the Democrats want to cling to the middle of the road, why are they backing Ted Kennedy? Didn't he have trouble clinging to the middle of the road?"
Undated picture of the author.
I'm telling you they really really believe if they keep telling us often enough and long enough that we will begin to believe that we hate Republicans and want to be Democrats. It's pitiful, but it's the only strategy they have left.
You insulted all cockroches, terribly....
Yeah, well, deal with it baby. GW IS GOING TO BE AROUND for one and one-half months shy of THREE MORE YEARS!!!!
I hope The Prez causes the libs all the headaches and hell he can for the next three years.
Jus' wait for the next elections!
Sound of toilet full of rats ffffflush!
Vote the bastRATs out into oblivion!
Guess you better put this one on suicide watch when they discover GW Bush is President until Jan 2009. Just under 3 more years. Read it and weep Leftist Losers.