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Ed Shultz blames Bush for Bridge Collapse
Say Anything ^ | 08/02/07 | Rob

Posted on 08/02/2007 11:35:50 AM PDT by ljco

No, I’m not kidding. Here’s a paraphrase of what he said:

...the only reason Bush is talking about fatalities is because he didn’t give MN enough money to maintain the bridge.

Right, Ed. Because it’s the President, and not Congress, who appropriates highway funds for roads and bridges.

What’s more, have we really departed so far from our federalist roots that we’re now blaming the President of the United States for not properly maintaining a bridge in Minneapolis (if that is indeed why the bridge went down)? What about local city officials? County road inspectors? State highway department people? The governor?

But hey, I guess this is what you get from a paid mouthpiece for the Democrat party.

Of course, Schultz isn’t the only liberal driven to stupidity by the bridge collapse in Minnesota. Others are saying that the bridge collapsed because, get this, we aren’t paying enough in taxes. Again, I’m not sure why the bridge in Minnesota collapsed (hasn’t anyone been inspecting it?), but if more funding was needed to maintain it Congress could have cut back on the number of million dollar bus stops and bridges to nowhere they’ve been building with our highway money.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 35w; barkingmoonbat; bds; blame; bridge; bridgecollapse; edshultz; liberaltalkradio; traitor; treason
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Bush Derangement Syndrome strikes again!
1 posted on 08/02/2007 11:35:52 AM PDT by ljco
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To: ljco

The late Paul Wellstone deserves more blame than President Bush.


2 posted on 08/02/2007 11:37:45 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: ljco

I was told never attempt to analyze insanity.


3 posted on 08/02/2007 11:38:37 AM PDT by mosaicwolf
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To: ljco

The bridge collapsed in the middle of maintenance. The money must have come from somewhere.


4 posted on 08/02/2007 11:38:43 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: ljco

while the libs spend billions a year to get 3 kids to stop smoking


5 posted on 08/02/2007 11:39:33 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch (CLYBURN: Well, that would be a real big problem for us, no question about that.)
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To: ljco
And here in NC the D-rats have siphoned off $190,000,000 from the two highway trust funds this year.

They raid the funds each year, delay needed highway projects and complain that we need to put toll booths out on I-95 to raise highway funds.

And the majority of the voters believe them every election cycle.

6 posted on 08/02/2007 11:39:38 AM PDT by PeteB570 (Guns, what real men want for Christmas)
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To: ljco

Hey Ed! How’s the dog?


7 posted on 08/02/2007 11:39:48 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Confidence in Congress has hit an all-time low of 14%)
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To: ljco; The Spirit Of Allegiance; pissant; blackie; JSDude1; Salvation; Pinkbell; RaceBannon; ...
Of for Pete's Sake! Get real!! Some people are so desperate to make the Rep party and the President look bad that they blame him for this? We live in a de-ranged society where no one knows how to take responsibility for anything any more, all they know how to do is lay blame everywhere else. Sad commentary on our society!

PING!

8 posted on 08/02/2007 11:39:49 AM PDT by MountainFlower (There but by the grace of God go I.)
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To: ljco
Democratic dream:
"after conferring with my esteemed Democratic colleagues, I have come here to finally admit... Yes... I did it... It's all my fault and I'll do it again(snicker)..."
9 posted on 08/02/2007 11:39:53 AM PDT by kinoxi
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To: ljco

Ed Schultz... America’s dolt.


10 posted on 08/02/2007 11:39:55 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: ljco
This is no surprise.

They were blaming the Feds for Katrina hours after it happened.

11 posted on 08/02/2007 11:40:11 AM PDT by what's up
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To: ljco

Uh, until last month, when did Dubya ever veto a spending bill of any sort?

My father and a few of my friends got into the “Dubya cut FEMA funding and that’s why NOLA was a mess” mantra. When pressed, they all claimed that Dubya veto’d the funding before Katrina.

I challenged them on that point, and in spite of numerous quotes saying that Dubya hadn’t vetoed any bill since he was POTUS, they still maintained their stance.

Sadly, the first casualty of activism is truth...


12 posted on 08/02/2007 11:40:44 AM PDT by TWohlford
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To: PeteB570

#8 I wasn’t taking your name in vain! PROMISE!


13 posted on 08/02/2007 11:41:01 AM PDT by MountainFlower (There but by the grace of God go I.)
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To: MountainFlower

:-)


14 posted on 08/02/2007 11:41:52 AM PDT by PeteB570 (Guns, what real men want for Christmas)
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To: ljco
I have to admit, while watching the coverage of this last night on FNC, I kept thinking, "I'll bet the first Muslim in Congress gets in front of a camera and becomes the first person to blame G.W. Bush for this tragedy."

I am shocked that Ed Shultz beat him to the punch.

15 posted on 08/02/2007 11:42:00 AM PDT by Volunteer (Just so you know, I am ashamed the Dixie Chicks make records in Nashville.)
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To: ljco

I’m afraid that I’m not familiar with ol’ Ed. No loss, apparently.


16 posted on 08/02/2007 11:42:13 AM PDT by Clara Lou (Thompson '08-- imwithfred.com)
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To: what's up

Sadly the feds did little to deflect the blame where it belonged at the state level and bush kept taking responsibility that fueled the attacks.


17 posted on 08/02/2007 11:42:24 AM PDT by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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To: ljco

Laura Ingraham invited people to call in with (sarcastic) reasons to blame Bush about the bridge collapse on her show today and “the Jews were warned not to use the bridge that morning” made me laugh.


18 posted on 08/02/2007 11:42:41 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Expel the priest and you don't inaugurate the age of reason, you get the witch doctor--Paul Johnson)
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To: ljco

Have they not considered the possibility that someone just broke something while working on it?..........Hells Bells! Sooner or later they’ll be blaming Bush for all the chewing gum on the sidewalks! Don’t they know how really stupid they sound? The street light is burned out! It must be Bush’s fault! The paper is late! It must be Bush’s fault! I’ve got hemorrhoids, it must be Bush’s fault.....Who in HELL are they gonna blame when Jan 21, 2009 gets here?....


19 posted on 08/02/2007 11:43:33 AM PDT by Red Badger (No wonder Mexico is so filthy. Everybody who does cleaning jobs is HERE!.......)
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To: theDentist

Who in blazes is Ed Schultz? He sounds like a real tool.


20 posted on 08/02/2007 11:44:03 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: ljco

In related news: The DNC’s Iraq platform has Collapsed under the success of the Surge.

Pray for W and Our Freedom Fighters


21 posted on 08/02/2007 11:44:10 AM PDT by bray (Member of the FR President Bush underground)
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To: RexBeach

I misspelled Ed Shultz (see tagline). But your description is spot-on.


22 posted on 08/02/2007 11:45:54 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: PeteB570
The same thing has been happening (until corrected by a plebiscite) here in Missouri. More than a third of moneys collected from motor fuels (road use tax) were diverted to keep bureaucrats at work in Jeff City.
23 posted on 08/02/2007 11:45:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: ljco

Silly... the bridge clearly collapsed because of the guilt it felt over the unjust war in Iraq. Having to sit there day to day with the weight of the unjust war in Iraq, as well as the baseless allegations this Administration hurled at Osama Bin Laden was just too much for the Bridge to bear... and down it went. Clearly if we’d never invaded Iraq, the bridge would’ve never collapsed. :D


24 posted on 08/02/2007 11:47:09 AM PDT by IMissPresidentReagan ("My Friends we did it....we made a difference. ...All in all not bad, not bad at all." Pres. Reagan)
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To: Red Badger

“Who in HELL are they gonna blame when Jan 21, 2009 gets here?....”

Rudy


25 posted on 08/02/2007 11:47:56 AM PDT by rickomatic
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To: ljco
Oh please Ed. EVERYBODY knows it was the Jooooos who did this, not Bush. It's part of the International Zionist Conspiracy, dontcha know?

Now my stubbed toe, that's another story. I'm pretty sure I can safely pin that one on Bush.

/sarc (for any little O'Reilly assistant trolls out there)

26 posted on 08/02/2007 11:48:52 AM PDT by The Blitherer (What would a Free Man do?)
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To: PJ-Comix

MIHOP DUFU?


27 posted on 08/02/2007 11:50:26 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Possible DUFU fodder?)
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To: ljco

We all knew this would happen. One thing about the DB media - they are sooooooo predictable and shameless.


28 posted on 08/02/2007 11:51:11 AM PDT by caisson71
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To: ljco

This schultz idiot was supposed to be “the Limbaugh of the left”, or at least the latest one. I’ve seen him on TV a couple of times, and he’s just a typical stupid, hateful, leftist who thinks he’s a genius. reminds me of that pig beckel.


29 posted on 08/02/2007 11:51:34 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: ljco

It’s not Bush’s fault, it’s GLOBAL WARMING!

..which means it’s Bush’s Fault...


30 posted on 08/02/2007 11:51:34 AM PDT by Wil H (So just what IS the Globe's optimum temperature?)
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To: The Blitherer

BUMP!


31 posted on 08/02/2007 11:52:08 AM PDT by Publius6961 (MSM: Israelis are killed by rockets; Lebanese are killed by Israelis.)
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To: rickomatic

If they all of a sudden stop blaming Bush and start in on Rudy-Fred-Mitt or whoever, with the same language, just change the name, they’ll really sound stupid, not that the MSM really cares...........


32 posted on 08/02/2007 11:52:18 AM PDT by Red Badger (No wonder Mexico is so filthy. Everybody who does cleaning jobs is HERE!.......)
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To: ljco

Everyone is afraid to say it, so I will: George Bush doesn’t like Nordic people.


33 posted on 08/02/2007 11:52:22 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: dfwgator

Hypothetically, if there was a choice of whether to allocate public funds for the bridge repair or the Wellstone Memorial, we know which would have won...


34 posted on 08/02/2007 11:53:17 AM PDT by mikrofon (PrayersUp for MN)
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To: GSWarrior

Maybe it’s Lutherans he doesn’t like.


35 posted on 08/02/2007 11:54:47 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Scratch a RINO, and you'll find a global elitist beneath the surface.)
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To: RexBeach
Who in blazes is Ed Schultz?

He used to do the Peanuts cartoon strip.

36 posted on 08/02/2007 11:56:00 AM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: ljco

Whoever took 16 hours in the BDS pool, congratulations, you win.


37 posted on 08/02/2007 11:56:02 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Wil H
you say Global Warming in jest but several anchors have mentioned the fact that it is such a warm summer there....

Complete idiots.

38 posted on 08/02/2007 11:56:13 AM PDT by kjam22 (see me play the guitar here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noHy7Cuoucc)
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To: The Blitherer; ljco
No doubt at all that this Ed Schultz (that's former Sgt, right) uses "Bush did it" as a code word for "the Jews".

These Nazis are getting quite tiresome. We need a regular housecleaning in this country.

39 posted on 08/02/2007 11:57:05 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Cuttnhorse
Who in blazes is Ed Schultz? He used to do the Peanuts cartoon strip.

I thought he was retired military. Didn't he used to be a Sargent?

40 posted on 08/02/2007 11:57:27 AM PDT by kjam22 (see me play the guitar here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noHy7Cuoucc)
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To: ljco

You mean it’s not the President’s job to personally inspect every single roadway and bridge span in the whole USA? /sarc

Ed Shultz is a shill and should lose his job.


41 posted on 08/02/2007 11:57:59 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Division Soldier fighting terrorists in the Triangle of Death)
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To: ljco

I witnesses the big press conference...they were falling all over each other trying to get to the camera and microphone..all making the same self serving, cover your backside, asinine political statements. The Governor has been especially bad about passing the buck.


42 posted on 08/02/2007 11:58:37 AM PDT by Banjoguy (Eventually, all television programming, without exception, resolves to pure bullcrap.)
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To: kjam22
Who in blazes is Ed Schultz? He used to do the Peanuts cartoon strip.

I thought he was retired military. Didn't he used to be a Sargent?

"I know nothing!"

43 posted on 08/02/2007 12:00:59 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: ljco
Its much more insidieous that that. The BusHitlerMcHaliCheneyBurtonJOOOOOS had Wellstone whacked because he knew about the plot to destroy the bridge. Who really nows how far the rabbit hole goes.

insert spooky X-Files music here
44 posted on 08/02/2007 12:04:03 PM PDT by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: kjam22

LOL!!; “I know nuthing”


45 posted on 08/02/2007 12:04:13 PM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: ljco
Dear Mr. Schultz:
Bush, in fact, did do it.

He needed more blood from the infants on the schoolbus.

It was only luck and the valiant efforts of liberals that saved those kids.

But expect Bush to strike again! He needs the blood to make pastries from!

Love,

Bar King Munnbat.

46 posted on 08/02/2007 12:05:26 PM PDT by Lazamataz (JOIN THE NRA: https://membership.nrahq.org/forms/signup.asp)
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To: Dr.Deth

You are quick...veeery interwesting!


47 posted on 08/02/2007 12:05:37 PM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: PeteB570
They raid the funds each year, delay needed highway projects and complain that we need to put toll booths out on I-95 to raise highway funds.

Same problem here in Texas PLUS they start construction on projects all over town, half of which they don't work on most of the time and they play with the traffic light times (we've literally caught them) to clog traffic further to push their toll road agenda.

48 posted on 08/02/2007 12:05:50 PM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: TWohlford
It won’t take much work to go back and get some of the anecdotal stories re Katrina and monies. There is even video of the NOLA “victims” swearing at Shepard Smith because the FEMA cards were frozen after the “victims” bought Gucci handbags and casino chips with the cards. Whenever anyone mentions Katrina to me, I round on them like a demented pitbull. I can’t stand that entire obscenity, and and and...RAY NAGIN GOT RE-ELECTED!!!
49 posted on 08/02/2007 12:05:53 PM PDT by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Maybe it’s Lutherans he doesn’t like.

More like Germans and Catholics, the number one ethnic group and religion in Minnesota.

50 posted on 08/02/2007 12:06:09 PM PDT by Prokopton
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