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Democrats Say Bush Politicized Sept. 11 in National Address
Fox News ^ | September 12, 2006 | Wendell Goler and The Associated Press

Posted on 09/12/2006 8:56:57 AM PDT by stm

WASHINGTON — Democrats are blasting President Bush for giving what they call a political prime-time speech on the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

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1 posted on 09/12/2006 8:56:58 AM PDT by stm
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To: stm

Oh boo effing hoo! Poor babies.


2 posted on 09/12/2006 8:58:06 AM PDT by RexBeach (Will Rogers Never Met Bill Clinton.)
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To: stm
They're whining because they couldn't do a "counterpoint" after his.
3 posted on 09/12/2006 8:59:09 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: stm

JOHN KERRY LOST!


4 posted on 09/12/2006 8:59:15 AM PDT by Reagan79 (Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys)
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To: stm

Yada, yada, yada.....


5 posted on 09/12/2006 8:59:36 AM PDT by Laserman
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To: stm

Translation:

"We don't poll well on this issue!!"


6 posted on 09/12/2006 8:59:40 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: stm
Democrats Say Bush Politicized Sept. 11 in National Address

Meaning: he mentioned it. ;)

7 posted on 09/12/2006 8:59:53 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("When the government is invasive, the people are wanting." -- Tao Te Ching)
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To: stm

as Rush pointed out yestersay, when President Bush addresses an issue OR the Nation, it's about the Country.

Not a National Address to say "I did not have sexual relations with that woman....."


8 posted on 09/12/2006 9:00:36 AM PDT by digger48
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To: stm

These doorknobs are politicizing Buah's address by accusing him of politicizing it.

How dumb do they think we are anyway?


9 posted on 09/12/2006 9:01:13 AM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: stm

Translation: See Latest Rasmussen Poll Results.


10 posted on 09/12/2006 9:01:25 AM PDT by kempster
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To: stm; All

Bush is President of the USA! He gets to do what he wants with his speeches just as you clowns get to screech back!


11 posted on 09/12/2006 9:01:51 AM PDT by avacado
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To: dynoman

"Bush", (didn't have my reading glasses on)


12 posted on 09/12/2006 9:02:04 AM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

In passing.


13 posted on 09/12/2006 9:02:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: dynoman

Ann Compton just led the Noon Radio news with Dingy's statement and her "concerned" voice


14 posted on 09/12/2006 9:02:14 AM PDT by digger48
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To: stm

A politician being political in the political capital of Washington DC - unbelievable


15 posted on 09/12/2006 9:02:23 AM PDT by SF Republican
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To: theDentist
They're whining because they couldn't do a "counterpoint" after his.

HA HA, exactly...BUSH pulled a fast one on them...

16 posted on 09/12/2006 9:02:35 AM PDT by frogjerk (REUTERS: We give smoke and mirrors a bad name)
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To: stm

Of course we all know that Democrats never, ever politicize anything. < /sarcasm >

17 posted on 09/12/2006 9:02:53 AM PDT by SuperSonic (Bush "lied", people dyed.......their fingers purple.)
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To: RexBeach
Oh. So then that must mean was a very effective speech.
18 posted on 09/12/2006 9:03:00 AM PDT by Sooth2222
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To: dynoman
"How dumb do they think we are anyway?"

Well, dumb enough for half of us to vote for John Kerry......

19 posted on 09/12/2006 9:03:01 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: RexBeach
Bush's prime-time address showed how he has been able to use the power of incumbency to command public attention and make his points. Democrats objected to the tone.

Democtats objected ... their platform in its entirety

20 posted on 09/12/2006 9:03:07 AM PDT by tx_eggman (The people who work for me wear the dog collars. It's good to be king. - ccmay)
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To: stm

Dear Dems:

Call the WWWWWWWWAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMbulance.

THen STFU.

Spineless SPORKWEASELS.


21 posted on 09/12/2006 9:03:13 AM PDT by roaddog727 (Bullsh## doesn't get bridges built.)
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To: Reagan79

I AM SOOOOOO OVER DEMOCRAT RHETORIC AND THEIR CONSTANT WHINNING!


22 posted on 09/12/2006 9:04:09 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: stm
Can you imagine the howling we'd have heard if he hadn't mentioned 9/11 or Iraq in a speech on the anniversary of that attack? D*mned if he does, d*mned if he doesn't.
23 posted on 09/12/2006 9:04:22 AM PDT by MizSterious (Anonymous sources often means "the voices in my head told me.")
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To: stm

LMAO, I see. So they can bludgeon him with what they perceived he did wrong and the biased findings of the 9-11 Ommission report and also use the Iraq War to beat the president up with and that's not politicizing anything, right? So if Bush had just gone to Crawford yesterday and not visited the sites of the attacks or made any kind of statement to the American public, the Democrats wouldn't have screamed about the president's "lack of leadership on this important anniversary?" LOL. Get real.

I hope Americans will learn to tune out these vicious partisan obsessives as just being the stupid background noise they are. What a bunch of flaming fools. They accuse Bush of politicizing 9-11 because that's precisely what they've done with our nation's security issues in the last 5 years. They are masters of accusing others of the sins they themselves are guilty of.


24 posted on 09/12/2006 9:04:45 AM PDT by MikeA (Not voting out of anger in November is a vote for Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House)
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To: Psalm 73

Can you imagine ... in your wildest psychosis .... being THAT dumb????

How in the world does that happen??


25 posted on 09/12/2006 9:05:22 AM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: stm
It was a very political address.

So was this:

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

26 posted on 09/12/2006 9:05:27 AM PDT by unspun (What do you think? Please think, before you answer.)
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To: stm
How DARE the President politicize the WOT.! (s/off)

9/11 and the WOT just happen to be the unquestioned OVERRIDING issue of our LIFETIMES!!!!

And the democrats don't want him to talk about it??? Give me a break

27 posted on 09/12/2006 9:05:30 AM PDT by stockstrader
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To: stm; potlatch

28 posted on 09/12/2006 9:05:41 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: roaddog727

My very Liberal coworker came over to me this morning and said that George Bush should have been giving that speech every two weeks for the last five years. His critisim of our Fatboy Senator was Sclia-esque.


29 posted on 09/12/2006 9:05:42 AM PDT by massgopguy (massgopguy)
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To: stm

Bully!!!
30 posted on 09/12/2006 9:06:21 AM PDT by Lando Lincoln (For what cause would a liberal go to war? Revolutions don't count.)
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To: Reagan79

31 posted on 09/12/2006 9:07:07 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh
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To: stm

32 posted on 09/12/2006 9:07:15 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: stm
It's becoming very tiresome to hear these dim weasels whine...day in and day out. I wish they would STFU!
33 posted on 09/12/2006 9:07:16 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (NY Slimes the paper of record for OBL!)
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To: stm

ROFL!!!

Hey, Dems, look in the mirror.


34 posted on 09/12/2006 9:07:46 AM PDT by Soul Seeker (Kobach: Amnesty is going from an illegal to a legal position, without imposing the original penalty.)
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To: Psalm 73
You beat me to it..

This is "targeted adverising" by the left. They know that most on the right are smart enough to question them. This is for the hard core Marxist/Stalinist/NS base and a few "dee dee dees" in the moderate area. It also lets the left get around McCain/Feingold's UnConstitutional law.
35 posted on 09/12/2006 9:08:43 AM PDT by M1Tanker (Proven Daily: Modern "progressive" liberalism is just National Socialism without the "twisted cross")
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To: stm
I know he just didn't run somewhere on our tax dollar and apologize for anything. /sarcasm
36 posted on 09/12/2006 9:09:39 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Only stupid people would vote for McCain, Warner, Hagle, Snowe, Graham, or any RINO)
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To: stm

It's like groundhog day, everyday, with these Dems. They are on a taped recording that just keeps looping.


37 posted on 09/12/2006 9:09:42 AM PDT by sappy
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To: stm
Note to Dems. The Office of the President is a political office. That's just the way it is. No changing it.

If the President gave a speech on toothpaste he would be politicizing it.

Do you have anything to add, except perhaps that you're pi$$ed that his War on Terror has been so effective?

Shalom.

38 posted on 09/12/2006 9:10:09 AM PDT by ArGee (The Ring must not be allowed to fall into Hillary's hands!)
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To: massgopguy
Perhaps the folks at the White-house are finally getting that they have to take the message campaign on the offensive instead of always reacting defensively.
39 posted on 09/12/2006 9:10:32 AM PDT by roaddog727 (Bullsh## doesn't get bridges built.)
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To: Psalm 73

Well, dumb enough for half of us to vote for John Kerry......

Exactly! They wouldn't win another election if not for that disconcerting reality.


40 posted on 09/12/2006 9:10:39 AM PDT by rj45mis
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
The dems are just doing what they always do (at least for the last 40 years)--undermining our country's efforts by trying to weaken our President, and giving encouragement and 'aid-and-comfort' to our enemies.

It defines them,,,and it is just WHAT THEY DO BEST. We can't that.

41 posted on 09/12/2006 9:10:57 AM PDT by stockstrader
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To: Soul Seeker

I would like to know specifically what their beef is. GWB never mentioned party or politics once. If anything, he could have used this opportunity to trash the Dems for being defeatists and soft on terror but as usual he took the high road. I would like to see him get down and dirty with them more often but that is not his style. In fact, is he not the least partisan president in modern history?


42 posted on 09/12/2006 9:11:03 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: stm

CHURCHILL: I say to the House as I said to ministers who have joined this government, I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat. We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many months of struggle and suffering.

You ask, what is our policy? I say it is to wage war by land, sea, and air. War with all our might and with all the strength God has given us, and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy.

You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs - Victory in spite of all terrors - Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival.

CHAMBERLAIN: Churchill is politicizing the war!!!

BBC: We must surrender immediately!

No. . . . the BBC wasn't like that back then, was it?


43 posted on 09/12/2006 9:14:28 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: unspun

Oh, that was a low blow.

Rebutting them with Lincoln's famous address.

Well done!

And, yes, I agree with the majority here. I'm tired of their crying. *I* didn't ask for only one party to be sane on the war. You liberal morons are the ones that chose to abandon domestic issues you've always considered to be your strong suit, in favor of rooting against this country during war.

Just how damn difficult would it have been to preach FDR New Deal policies and SUPPORT the war as used to be done for the majority of our history?

If you are unhappy, you made your flea ridden bed. We didn't. Infact I've been fighting to keep the last sane voice on national security in your party still a force. And ordinarily I wouldn't lend a political hand to a liberal, but you guys have forced me to in Leiberman's case.

I demanded Dean's resignation. I tried to tell you idiots to purge Kos, but you wouldn't listen. This is YOUR fault so suck it up and deal with the consequences of your irresponsible actions.


44 posted on 09/12/2006 9:15:20 AM PDT by Soul Seeker (Kobach: Amnesty is going from an illegal to a legal position, without imposing the original penalty.)
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To: stm
Nahh, everyone thinks that they're upset about his speech. What they're really upset with is that Bush, single handedly, took Path to 9/11 off the air for a time, and that really bugs them.
45 posted on 09/12/2006 9:16:22 AM PDT by kingu (No, I don't use sarcasm tags - it confuses people.)
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To: sappy

"Good morning, you have reached the offices of the Democratic National Convention. We are currently working on new whines and attacks on Bush so please leave a message. Listen carefully because our menus (and agendas) are constantly changing. To listen to the whimper of the day, press one. To call the Waaahmbulance, press two. To add a unique hate-speak comment to our tired and worn out mantras, press three......"


46 posted on 09/12/2006 9:16:52 AM PDT by stm (Katherine Harris for US Senate!)
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To: stm

oops, should be Committee. My bad


47 posted on 09/12/2006 9:17:39 AM PDT by stm (Katherine Harris for US Senate!)
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To: stm

DNC: Bush politicized 9/11 by getting out of bed.


48 posted on 09/12/2006 9:17:57 AM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: stm
Well well...these guys got the networks not to televise his speech last week. The news programs only talked about the CIA secret prisons of that speech.

So W used that time to tell the American Public that the masterminds of many terrorist attacks against us were moved to GITMO...rather smart I thought. He was able to get the word out afterall. The dimwits didn't like that.

49 posted on 09/12/2006 9:18:10 AM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: stm
I just love it when politicians accuse other politicians of playing politics.

Don't they know how stupid that sounds?
50 posted on 09/12/2006 9:19:37 AM PDT by Beckwith (The dhimmicrats and liberal media have chosen sides and they've sided with the Jihadists.)
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