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Bush's New Axis of Evil
Creator's Syndicate ^ | February 10. 2011 | Pat Buchanan

Posted on 02/11/2011 6:05:24 AM PST by hcmama

Creators Syndicate – George W. Bush must have been the despair of the history department of every school his daddy managed to get him into.

Consider his latest excursion into the history of the republic, at Southern Methodist, where the Great Man's papers are to be housed.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bds; bdsaliveandwell; boisperfect; buchanansucks; bushsucks; disgusting; frsbdsclub; hatethebdsers; loadofbs; noreason4thistrash; nothingbutbds; presidentbush; whynotbashthecommieo
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I know this post will be met with a barrage of pithy "Pat is a Nazi" retorts, but Bush's historical illiteracy combined with his smarmy condescension he reserves for the hoi polloi is disgusting.

I hope the Bush brand of conservatism that left him with a 35% approval rating and paved the way for Obama is forever discredited.

1 posted on 02/11/2011 6:05:25 AM PST by hcmama
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To: hcmama

Pat IS a Nazi.


2 posted on 02/11/2011 6:06:26 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: hcmama

GW Bush did not pave the way for barry, McCain lost the election. Oh, yea, is PB a nazi probably not but he is an anti-Semite.


3 posted on 02/11/2011 6:08:59 AM PST by svcw (God in His own time not ours)
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To: hcmama

Bush is a disaster and disgrace and I defended him for eight years.


4 posted on 02/11/2011 6:09:55 AM PST by USSR Didnt Fall
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To: hcmama

To all Bushies...Your fired!


5 posted on 02/11/2011 6:10:28 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: hcmama
Pat is a xenophobic protectionist.

W is a free spending, open borders advocating, unfair trade promoting, compassionate "conservative".

6 posted on 02/11/2011 6:11:15 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: USSR Didnt Fall

Problem is, Buchanan has at least a ten-year head start on Bush.


7 posted on 02/11/2011 6:11:51 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: hcmama

Who’s the better POTUS? W or Pat?


8 posted on 02/11/2011 6:12:33 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: svcw

Had the corrupt Ryan (IL-drivers license sales) stepped aside, BO would likely not have gotten a start!


9 posted on 02/11/2011 6:12:53 AM PST by Jumpmaster (Defund the Left!)
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To: USSR Didnt Fall

Why have your vines produced nothing but sour grapes?

Does it feel good to be sanctimoniously self rightous


10 posted on 02/11/2011 6:13:10 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 .....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: Paladin2
Pat Buchanan is indefensible, but that doesn't mean everything he says is wrong. He may be a Nazi, but Bush is unquestionably historically illiterate and insufferably condescending. He left the conservative movement for dead having nearly destroyed it with his feckless foolishness. Now would be a good time for him to maintain radio silence. The sooner we can forget the nightmare of the Bush years, the better.
11 posted on 02/11/2011 6:16:05 AM PST by fluffdaddy (Is anyone else missing Fred Thompson about now?)
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To: Jumpmaster
How is that GW Bush's fault? The guy was indited in some kind of conspiracy, commercial drivers licenses.
12 posted on 02/11/2011 6:17:20 AM PST by svcw (God in His own time not ours)
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To: hcmama

Pat IS a NAZI.


13 posted on 02/11/2011 6:18:35 AM PST by usmcobra (.Islam: providing Live Targets for United States Marines since 1786!)
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To: fluffdaddy

I agree. Pat has done less that is good for the country though. (Hurt it less too, but what would JF’K, or ManBearPig have done to the country?).


14 posted on 02/11/2011 6:20:07 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: fluffdaddy

I would gladly trade the nightmare of the Bush years for the night terrors I have with the current administration.


15 posted on 02/11/2011 6:22:43 AM PST by kosciusko51
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To: hcmama

Well, you’re as far off as you can get. I met with the man for an hour and a half in the White House and he displayed more “Historical Literacy” than Buchanan ever had in his life. Indeed, prior to Obama, the Bush plan in Iraq-—even if an accident-—as the ONE way we could win the WoT, by sucking every jihadist in the world into one place. Buchanan has spent too much time with Scarborough and his brain is indeed Nazified.


16 posted on 02/11/2011 6:23:39 AM PST by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: LS

For the longest time (I don’t know if it still is, and don’t care), Buchanan’s main gig was as a “Republican analyst” on MSNBC. Ponder what that means for a minute.


17 posted on 02/11/2011 6:26:36 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: hcmama
For eight years, Bush pursued interventionism, free trade and open borders. Result: two wars that have bled his country and reaped a harvest of hate, the deindustrialization of America and a republic on its way to becoming the new world order's Tower of Babel

Compassionate Conservatism is just another "ism" created by K street liberals to co-opt the Republican party.

We get Democrat or Democrat.

18 posted on 02/11/2011 6:29:17 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: bert

Another drone, I was one once in your shoes but I have educated myself I suggest you do the same.

Cheers


19 posted on 02/11/2011 6:34:09 AM PST by USSR Didnt Fall
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To: hcmama

Pat is an ANTI-SEMITE....don’t know about that Nazi thingy.


20 posted on 02/11/2011 6:35:45 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: hcmama

Hrm...well...Bush was right...pat is playing word games..


When America joined the Great War in 1917, it tilted the balance against the Central Powers (Germany and her allies), because of her large population and industrial might. When the war ended, President Wilson was in a strong position to influence the peace treaties -the peace settlement was based in fact upon his “Fourteen Points”, e.g. a new international body called the League of Nations was to be set up to keep the peace between nations.
Sadly the Americans turned their backs on Wilson (he lost the 1920 election) and on Europe. Many Americans believed that the sacrifices they had made in the Great War had been a waste of money and men. They were opposed to anything that might drag America into another European war. So the USA did not ratify the Treaty of Versailles (officially accept it), nor did she join the League of Nations or the International Court of Justice. Many Americans simply wanted to enjoy the prosperity that had developed in the previous decade and felt that foreign entanglements would threaten it.

During the 1920’s and 1930’s, America was in isolation, i.e. she kept I herself to herself and took little part in international relations I (conferences and treaties between the nations) .In addition America, isolated herself in terms of trade. Tariffs (import duties) were put on foreign goods to protect American industry. (Because they could not sell their goods to America, European countries could not afford to buy agricultural goods (farm produce) from the USA. This was one of the causes of the Depression.)
America turned its back on Europe in another way. It cut down the number of immigrants allowed into the USA. America was a nation of immigrants. (The native peoples being the dwindling number of Indians, who were largely restricted to remote reservations.) Up until the Great War millions of people, mainly from Europe, had gone to America to seek their fortune and/or escape poverty and persecution. British people, especially the Irish, Germans and Jews, particularly

Oh and Pat is a Nazi.


21 posted on 02/11/2011 6:37:31 AM PST by Crim (The Obama Doctrine : A doctrine based on complete ignorance,applied with extreme incompetence..)
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To: USSR Didnt Fall

“Bush is a disaster and disgrace and I defended him for eight years.”

Besides his lack of communicating with us, could you get a little more specific?


22 posted on 02/11/2011 6:40:37 AM PST by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: LS; hcmama

Larry wrote:

>> [Bush] displayed more “Historical Literacy” than Buchanan ever had in his life <<

You’re probably the single genuine expert on this thread, and I’ll gladly accept your judgment.

(Seriously! I mean it. None of the usual FR sarcasm and cynicism!)

But I gotta hand it to Buchanan:

Ol’ Pat is truly a masterful wordsmith. All his hours on “Mourning with Joe” appear not to have diminished that talent one whit. PJB still has a superb ability to weave together facts, factoids and outright falsehoods — creating the kind of superficially plausible narrative that Dr. Paul J. Goebbels himself surely would have envied.


23 posted on 02/11/2011 6:47:41 AM PST by Hawthorn
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To: hcmama

No doubt Pat would have been more satisfied with Gore/Lieberman or the Viet Nam hero, jon carry and Edwards.


24 posted on 02/11/2011 7:00:46 AM PST by Carley (ARAB STREET NO DIFFERENT THAN AMERICA'S LEFT)
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To: hcmama
For eight years, Bush pursued interventionism, free trade and open borders. Result: two wars that have bled his country and reaped a harvest of hate

What an appalling twisting of facts.

25 posted on 02/11/2011 7:02:45 AM PST by Siena Dreaming
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To: hcmama
The fact that the US was engaged in international relations in the 20's (how could we not given our participation in WWI) does not mean the US was not "isolationist" at the same time. In my opinion, striving for disarmament at that time was directly related to an isolationist impulse. What better way to avoid being dragged back to Europe than to disarm them all?

And as for this: Result: two wars that have bled his country and reaped a harvest of hate, the deindustrialization of America and a republic on its way to becoming the new world order's Tower of Babel.

I would argue the wars are a result of irrational hatred on the part of our enemies. And if he thinks the Bush administration caused the "deindustrialization" of America, I would think it is Pat who needs to apologize to his professors for letting him escape the academy without an ounce of horse sense.

I'm not saying this to defend Bush, but to point out Pat's fatuous arguments.

26 posted on 02/11/2011 7:04:33 AM PST by Mr. Bird
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To: hcmama

Pat who?


27 posted on 02/11/2011 7:06:58 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: hcmama
Pat is just another blow-hard, do nothing, talking head who makes a living mouthing off.

What has he ever accomplished?

28 posted on 02/11/2011 7:08:24 AM PST by lonestar
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To: hcmama

Bush’s “daddy?”

Patty, Patty, what is wrong with you? Bush is more of a man than that. He actually let his transcripts be found. Imagine that.

He actually ran the state of Texas before becoming President. He actually won two elections legally.


29 posted on 02/11/2011 7:09:25 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: fluffdaddy
He may be a Nazi

Pretty close.

but Bush is unquestionably historically illiterate

LOL Seems like a lot of nitpicking going on by a Bush hater.

and insufferably condescending.

Not nearly as condescending as Buchanan is. Actually, I found Bush's personality to be quite pleasant. I'd much rather have dinner with him than with Pat.

30 posted on 02/11/2011 7:09:57 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: svcw

You’re right. Bush’s compulsive overspending, grossly expansionist growth of government, weakness against democrat attacks, and globalist fruitcake tendencies paved the way for Barry.


31 posted on 02/11/2011 7:20:12 AM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: svcw

You’re right. Bush’s compulsive overspending, grossly expansionist growth of government, weakness against democrat attacks, and globalist fruitcake tendencies paved the way for Barry.


32 posted on 02/11/2011 7:20:48 AM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: hcmama

I’d say Bush was sloppy but Pat’s pedantic. Yeah, Bush got the dates wrong for the America First Isolationism but there was isolationism in the ‘20s, alongside with Wilsonian interventionism and everything inbetween. Yeah, it’s correct that Nativism arose in the 1840s but that doesn’t mean that anti-Jewish sentiments were not around in the 1920s.

Yeah, Bush was sloppy. Pat’s got a bone to pick with Bush’s Wilsonianism. But this particular piece was as much a tissue of cheap shots as Bush’s speech appears to have been sloppy.

The two deserve each other.


33 posted on 02/11/2011 7:22:49 AM PST by Houghton M.
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To: hcmama

Pat warned us all during NAFTA...

The Bush’s are progressives...PERIOD...new world order, etc...


34 posted on 02/11/2011 7:25:22 AM PST by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: snowrip

amen


35 posted on 02/11/2011 7:26:23 AM PST by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: RoadTest; USSR Didnt Fall
“Bush is a disaster and disgrace and I defended him for eight years.”

Besides his lack of communicating with us, could you get a little more specific?


Here's a start:
Did NOTHING to stop the invasion of our borders by legions of illegal aliens, among whom were drug and people traffickers, violent rival gangs, serial rapists, child molesters, deadly drunk drivers, and terrorists

Joined with McCain and Kennedy to push for amnesty for between 20 and 35 million illegal aliens, facilitating another 50 to 75 million chain migration entries into the U. S.

Abandoned Ramos and Compean, border guards who shot drug dealers

Called Americans who want secure borders vigilantes.

Signed and pushed for No Child Left Behind which massively expanded the federal role in education.

Opposed English as an official language.

Did not revoke Clinton's EO 13166 (signed in August 2000 just before Bush took office) & which is responsible for 'Dial one for English'.

Did not veto McCain-Feigold, an assault on free speech.

Med D

After 9-11 called Islam 'Religion of Peace.

Signed 2006 energy bill that banned incadescent light bulbs.

Tried to get our ports run by an Islamic State.

Pushed for 'ownership society', i.e. home loans for those who could not afford them (CRA).

CREATED an unnecessary department which could later be abused by an administration like this one - Homeland Security - Executive Order 13228 of October 8, 2001 Establishing the Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council
36 posted on 02/11/2011 7:32:04 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: surfer

Silly me, I forgot to include open borders lunacy.


37 posted on 02/11/2011 7:33:00 AM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: surfer
Pat warned us all during NAFTA....

I think Pat was in favor of NAFTA when Reagan proposed it, and only came to his "epiphany" later.

38 posted on 02/11/2011 7:40:12 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: kosciusko51
Obama is giving us a genuine shot at reversing the damage progressivism has done in the last hundred years. He's like chemo therapy. With any luck, he'll kill progressivism before he kills us.
39 posted on 02/11/2011 7:42:14 AM PST by fluffdaddy (Is anyone else missing Fred Thompson about now?)
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To: fluffdaddy; hcmama
Which leads to an interesting conundrum: if Bush "paved the way for Obama," did he also pave the way for reversing the damage of progressivism?

(Just illustrating how a weak causal argument can be made even weaker).

40 posted on 02/11/2011 7:50:06 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: USSR Didnt Fall; hcmama; LS; bert
Another drone, I was one once in your shoes but I have educated myself I suggest you do the same.

Cheers

If so, you haven't done it very well. You, like many Freepers, seemed to have formed your opinion of Bush based on three things: His seeming refusal to explain himself, his support for the Education Bill and the Medicare Prescription Drug Bill and the media's non-stop attacks on him.

His new book, Decision Points, does a fair job of explaining his decision process and the things he had to consider in key situations. A good example was the Hurricane Katrina debacle. He explains his anger and frustration and the hours spent on the phone trying to persuade Governor Kathleen Blanco and her Democrat cronies to request that New Orleans be declared a disaster area. By law that is a necessary first step for the federal government to get involved. Blanco et all would not do that until they could assure that they would get their hands on the allocation of the money. They didn't care about the people, only the money. That is what caused the several days of delay that led to much of the disorder and confusion that followed. Of course the media and the Democrats took full advantage of it and placed all the blame on Bush. Too bad he did not explain that then but a competent media without a political agenda could have uncovered all that with little effort.

The Education Bill put some teeth in the previous bill and actually allowed the cutting off of federal funds for schools that had failed for five years in a row. Previously there was just the threat but never any action. That made it worthwhile all by itself.

The prescription drug bill introduced the free market into that government program allowing the large drug chains to sell both generic and name brand drugs very cheaply. The last I read it had saved Medicare ninety billion dollars. Yet, to find that you would have to really dig. The MSM is not going to tell you.

When he first took office Bush and Karl Rove had great ambitions in reforming government and making it smaller. Their early efforts with Social Security showed them just how vicious the opponents of reform can be. They then decided the best they could do would be improve government by interjecting free market principles into programs when possible and streamlining them when not possible. The Department of Homeland Security was an amalgamation of several other agencies. It also attempted to remove it from the Civil Service protections of the existing agencies which prevent anyone from being fired no matter how egregious their performance. He intended that TSA be private contractors but the Democrats insisted that they be government employees and union members.

For eight years the Democrats and the media blasted Bush non-stop, calling him Hitler, demonizing him, and ridiculing him, just as this article and some Freepers have done. That and their refusal to vet Obama, instead supporting his campaign of lies, is what gave us Obama.

Apparently they did a good job because they convinced many of you.

41 posted on 02/11/2011 7:55:40 AM PST by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: algernonpj

Abandoned Ramos and Compean, border guards who shot drug dealers.

They got a pardon. I found these links from a FReeper.
“Before you descend into Bush bashing.”
http://www.silicon-valley.com/pardonme/index.shtml

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/pardons3.htm

He also was the one who signed the law to authorize construction of the border fence.


42 posted on 02/11/2011 8:01:02 AM PST by anglian
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To: anglian

***The Manager’s Amendment*** (SA 4188), offered by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), to S. 2611, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006. The Manager’s Amendment made many minor changes to S. 2611, none of have significant numeric impacts on the overall bill. However, the Manager’s Amendment included

a provision that requires consultation with the government of Mexico concerning the construction of additional fencing and related border security structures along the international border between the United States and Mexico. This would virtually guarantee that the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border would never be completed. The Manager’s Amendment passed by a vote of 56 to 41.

http://profiles.numbersusa.com/improfile.php3?DistSend=CA&VIPID=46


43 posted on 02/11/2011 8:07:14 AM PST by anglian
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To: anglian

Technically, Ramos’ and Compean’s sentences were commuted. Sad, in the case of Ramos . . . but Compean will make a fine mall cop someday, if the employer overlooks his criminal record.


44 posted on 02/11/2011 8:09:32 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: anglian

Your freeper friend forgot that it was not a pardon, it was a commutation of the sentence on the LAST day of Bush’s term.
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?pageId=86533

Yet Bush pardoned drug dealers, theives, etc:
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?pageId=84431
http://www.justice.gov/pardon/bushpardon-grants.htm

While imprisoned Ramos was beaten by Hispanic inmates:
http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=54110

Afterwards Ramos was placed in solitary
http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=53897

As to the border fence, Bush should have used a fraction of the political cpaital he used pushing amnesty on ensuring a fence that would work was built.


45 posted on 02/11/2011 8:43:42 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: anglian

Thanks for the link. See my post # 45.


46 posted on 02/11/2011 8:46:16 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: hcmama

I agree with a lot of this article. However, Buchanan condemning someone for bad history is rich. Patty blames Poland and Churchill for World War 2 and the Holocaust.


47 posted on 02/11/2011 11:21:17 AM PST by rmlew (You want change? Vote for the most conservative electable in your state or district.)
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To: Paladin2
Pat IS a Nazi.

That's funny because Bush's granddaddy, Prescott Bush, financed the Nazis. Here is an article from the Guardian newspaper explaining that bit of history, How Bush's grandfather helped Hitler's rise to power

Prescott and his Skull and Bones brother Averill Harriman also did a lot of business with the Soviet Union, building up their heavy industry and manufacturing around the same time they were starving to death 10,000,000 Ukrainians.

48 posted on 02/11/2011 2:06:54 PM PST by Roninf5-1 (If ignorance is bliss why are so many Americans on anti-depressants?)
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To: algernonpj

But he didn’t break our economy or bow to foreign leaders and apologize for the United States. We had no terrorist attacks after the one. He introduced Democracy to the middle east, the only other besides Israel’s.

He preayed with people. He paid a lot of attention tot he troops and the troopers. He had compassion.

I like him


49 posted on 02/11/2011 3:13:07 PM PST by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot

Pipe down I said Bush was a disaster.


50 posted on 02/11/2011 4:39:36 PM PST by USSR Didnt Fall
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