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As Bush Settles Into Dallas, Golf Tees and Family Time Now Trump Politics
NYTs ^ | 11/3/13 | Peter Baker

Posted on 11/03/2013 5:45:11 PM PST by Mamzelle

Edited on 11/03/2013 5:52:21 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

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To: Sarajevo

There would be just as many bannings now for anti romney posts had he won. Even after signing more gun control into law and derailing any questions of repealing the individual mandate is obama/romneycare. Take a look at some of the posts here about romney since the election. Most posters are just pissed at him for losing, with his words and deeds in service of big “do as you’re told” government getting some mention.


151 posted on 11/04/2013 4:17:08 AM PST by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Mamzelle

My thinking is the same


152 posted on 11/04/2013 4:33:39 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: WilliamIII

I don’t know why he was so hated


153 posted on 11/04/2013 5:04:50 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: sand88

I thought what he did was brilliant.

The democrats always in the past ran up the tab leaving responsible behavior to the Republicans who would cut the budget back. The democrats could then be outraged about the curelty. The Republicans were being played like a fiddle.

So Bush knowing that, played a giant game of chicken with them. He didn’t cut their ridiculous programs. Likewise didn’t have to take the brutality from them over cutting the programs.

The wars were expensive but had to be done. The democrats have frittered away those expensive gains and positions.

Now the democrats are blindly livid over the fact that they have to be responsible for cutting a couple teensy programs. Democrats are like spoiled children, they want what they want and they scream and cry if they are held to the standards of adult behavior.

Any Republican who doesn’t want his picture taken with Bush is trying to be popular with the Democrats. Democrats are the Bush haters. As clearly illustrated by Bush’s father, compromise with a democrat will gain one a kick in the teeth. Democrats are unreasonable and there is no point in hoping unreasonable people will perform reasonably.


154 posted on 11/04/2013 5:18:54 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: dennisw

oooooooh, do I detect a little class envy here?

sheeh I have employed people too and I am just surviving—when I was just coming out of the hospital after a long stay I needed a nanny to care for my two little children, drive me to the doctor and do laundry. I have had people clean. I have had someone cut the grass occasionally, or shovel the walk. Do you hate me? Or am I providing income for someone that freely contracted with me for same?


155 posted on 11/04/2013 5:25:06 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Mamzelle

You are just unhinged over the Bushes aren’t you?

I agree with you about Jeb though, no thanks. He let Terri Schiavo get tortured to death in his state.


156 posted on 11/04/2013 5:27:26 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: JohnD9207

He should have closed the borders on 9/12/01. How can you fight a war and leave our country wide open. He should have nuked the middle east and walked away saving our men from dying for a long war that has no end in site.


157 posted on 11/04/2013 5:35:40 AM PST by angcat
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To: yldstrk
oooooooh, do I detect a little class envy here?

BDS is even worse with some conservatives than the obamites. maybe they think we should redistribute a little wealth. that'll teach those damn bushies.

158 posted on 11/04/2013 6:32:30 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: sand88
Bush created the evil Medicare Part-D, he supported the insane TARP, ethanol subsidies.

Let's not forget the Department of Homeland Security.

159 posted on 11/04/2013 6:52:54 AM PST by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: yldstrk; Mamzelle
You are just unhinged over the Bushes aren’t you?

Unhinged? I think not. The Bushes never stood up for themselves; they rely on surrogates such as TurdBlossum, Dana Perino, and Nicolle Wallace. They want to remain above the fray, in the classic modus operandi of a patrician.

Jeb is just "third verse, same as the first and second."

160 posted on 11/04/2013 7:02:03 AM PST by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: yldstrk

Your employment of servants-nannies etc is hardly Bush league.

For the older George and Barbara Bush household it was a way of life. And what GW grew up in


161 posted on 11/04/2013 7:47:23 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

so what?

If I could afford it, I’d have a cook too

as it is I rely on the deli section of the grocery story to be my cook

If I wanted the hassle, I’d have a cleaning service

big whoop

why be jealous?

I hope for the same for myself someday—I would love to be pampered and secure. Don’t want a world where there is nothin to hope for.

Maybe you have that wierdness where you are supposed to do everything for yourself and not provide any jobs for helpers. Fine. Suit yourself. But don’t tell me I can’t have a personal secretary or a driver if I want one. (Which I might well have if I had the cash.)

And don’t hate someone else because they do.

If you would rather spend your savings on a cook or a trip to the beach or an ATV what the hell business is it of mine?


162 posted on 11/04/2013 7:57:10 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

your combativeness and self justification....have a nice day gd’by


163 posted on 11/04/2013 8:08:49 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dfwgator

As far as I know, GWB has been somewhat supportive of the Tea Party movement, only offering a cautionary word against isolationism, protectionism, and “nativism.”

Not defending his presidency or his politics, I just think the NYT is firing for effect here.


164 posted on 11/04/2013 9:03:55 AM PST by Heavyrunner (Socialize this.)
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To: JohnBrowdie
Horsecrap. calling GWB a “rabid socialist” is barking, raving crazy,

LOL. I stand by my words

If our Founders were alive they would call Bush much, much worse.

It is sad how far our Republic has strayed from its Founding.

It is truly sad how many Freepers cling to the notion that Bush was anything but a rabid Socialist.

165 posted on 11/04/2013 11:14:34 AM PST by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: sand88

what’s sad is how many conservative jacobins there are, and how infrequently they are called upon to explain themselves.


166 posted on 11/04/2013 11:18:45 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: sand88

Yes, raving mad. Please document how Bush (or anyone you call ‘socialist’) followed, expressed and implemented socialist ideology. It’s not enough to call everything and everyone you dislike ‘socialist’ or ‘communist’ which is how the left operates, calling people they don’t like ‘fascist’. You’ve got to know what these terms mean.


167 posted on 11/04/2013 11:19:50 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Night Hides Not
I used to be very loyal to the Bushistas, to the point that I defended the drunken Bush twins as they played underage barflies...only to learn that loyalty to the Bushes was strictly a one way street.

There were little, nasty things they would say. Like, Texas was not the south but the west. Excuse me? When I went to high school football games in Texas, they played Dixie and brandished the rebel flag. W may have a mouthful of mush, but most people who have lived in Texas sound like they are from Tennessee.

Of course, at that time W was going to some Kennedy prep school in New England. He wouldn't know about going to a public high school in Texas.

And all the amnesty backstabbing. And the insulting "compassionate conservatism"--like Poppy knew a New World Order way of going about things, an the Constitution, freedom and the rule of law were not compassionate? Then there was the fatuous "brown people" condescension.

Please go away, Bushes, and shut up.

168 posted on 11/04/2013 5:53:18 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

Ah, well. Ok, as long as your irrational hatred for the bushes isn’t hysterical or semi-delusional, or anything.

(holy crap !!!!)


169 posted on 11/04/2013 7:37:37 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: JohnBrowdie

I don’t think I’m the hysterical one here........JEB


170 posted on 11/04/2013 7:38:52 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

heaven forfend that anyone ever get the whole “texas is western, not southern” thing wrong again. Such an unpardonable sin. and college kids drinking? That’s a perfectly valid reason to hate their father, despise his politics, and condemn 8 years of the nation’s history.

you have BDS worse than harry reid on his worse day. and you sound like him.


171 posted on 11/04/2013 7:50:28 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Mamzelle

I, for one, agree with you. The Bushies have done more to undermine conservatism than Nancy Pelosi on her best day. I wish them well in what I hope will be their permanent status as private citizens.


172 posted on 11/04/2013 8:21:01 PM PST by hcmama
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To: 1rudeboy

So what about the tax cut? How did that Iraq War thing work out for conservatives? How is it working out for Iraqis for that matter?


173 posted on 11/04/2013 8:28:08 PM PST by hcmama
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To: 1rudeboy
some milquetoast will get the nomination and lose in the general, and the “true” conservatives will try to find someone else to blame rather than themselves. I’ve been watching it for years.

Sounds like you are describing Bush during the entirety of his second term. He was so unpopular, he appeared at the 2008 RNC via Jumbotron.

174 posted on 11/04/2013 8:34:30 PM PST by hcmama
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To: hcmama

Sounds like you didn’t understand my point, at all.


175 posted on 11/04/2013 8:43:10 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: JohnBrowdie
So, why isn't your Precious out helping Cucinelli, today?

Couldn't be because Bush might prefer the pro-Amnesty and pro-Abortion McCauliffe?

Saving the Bushes is for Rovians.

You're not arguing like a conservative. It's a liberal who is always focusing on the state of mind of a critic. If Bush was black, you'd be calling me a racist.

176 posted on 11/05/2013 3:43:23 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: hcmama

There’s an article on Breitbart today that shows how the RINOs like Bush are quietly supporting McCauliffe in VA.


177 posted on 11/05/2013 3:44:41 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

because he knew it would annoy you, personally. and the former leader of the free world has nothing better to do with his time than annoy someone on a message board.


178 posted on 11/05/2013 6:13:00 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: JohnBrowdie

Since you made free to speculate on my own emotional state, should I get to know if you’re here to support Karl Rove and the rest of the RINOs? Maybe being paid to provide a RINO presence on FR and be at the ready to promote the future Jeb (fatso) Bush candidacy?


179 posted on 11/05/2013 6:22:09 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

j’accuse!

yep. there it is. been waiting for that. right on schedule.


180 posted on 11/05/2013 6:28:27 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: JohnBrowdie

And Jeb Bush’s wife is yet another lazy butt RINO wife.


181 posted on 11/05/2013 6:51:18 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle
And Jeb Bush’s wife is yet another lazy butt RINO wife.

I'll bet her kids are lousy barflies, too! socialists! new world orderers! war mongers!

182 posted on 11/05/2013 6:55:25 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Mamzelle
I wonder if America did not do a lot better with Clinton and an opposition Congress than we did with Bush and a compliant liberal Republicanism...

Seems so.

183 posted on 11/05/2013 6:55:46 AM PST by Sarajevo
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To: JohnBrowdie

Jeb does show signs of not falling in line with Michelle’s healthy eating. But that may be the peril of making illegal aliens do all your cooking. Do you know they put a lot of lard in that masa?


184 posted on 11/05/2013 6:58:39 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

you mean he’s FAT on top of being a commie pig?!?! OFF WITH HIS HEAD!!


185 posted on 11/05/2013 7:01:51 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Revolting cat!
Yes, raving mad. Please document how Bush (or anyone you call ‘socialist’) followed, expressed and implemented socialist ideology.

Medicare Part-D.

Would any Founder endorse Medicare Part-D or No Child Left Behind?

Nixon created the EPA through executive order. Look how it has morphed into a cancer on our economy.

Medicare Part-D like all other "good intentioned" plans will, over time, morph into a cancer.

I stand 100% by my statement: Bush was a raving Socialist. :)

186 posted on 11/05/2013 12:13:59 PM PST by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: Revolting cat!
You’ve got to know what these terms mean.>

I have studied von Mises and Friedman extensively. I know exactly what the terms mean.

187 posted on 11/05/2013 12:16:04 PM PST by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: sand88

If Bush was, as you say, a “raving Socialist”, then shouldn’t the Democratic Socialists of America (http://www.dsausa.org/) claim him as one of their own?


188 posted on 11/05/2013 1:12:19 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!
If Bush was, as you say, a “raving Socialist”, then shouldn’t the Democratic Socialists of America (http://www.dsausa.org/) claim him as one of their own?

It would be of no value to them to claim him. They benefit more by calling him a heartless Conservative.

The Marxists knew that under Bush that State Power would vastly increase. They benefited from that.

The Bush family all worship at the Alter of State Power.

I am certain that to a man and woman in that clan, they view Conservatives as closed minded and "living in the past."

We are about to lose our Republic and in light of that fact no Bush would even believe such.

The ruling class of both parties are all about raw power.

189 posted on 11/05/2013 2:44:27 PM PST by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: JohnBrowdie

Enjoying your victory celebration over the turnover of the VA governorship to Hillary Clinton? You and Rove still hung over?


190 posted on 11/06/2013 4:24:40 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle
Enjoying your victory celebration over the turnover of the VA governorship to Hillary Clinton? You and Rove still hung over?

are you still delusional?

Look, I know the world seems less scary when you blame events that you don't like or don't understand on sinister figments of your imagination, but you need to work very hard on "enemy identification". the enemy is the folks that just hijacked your healthcare. you need to understand that, and you obviously don't.

it's simply traitorous to shoot your allies in the back because you are too stupid, too blind, or simply too angry to identify who the real enemy is.

191 posted on 11/06/2013 9:48:00 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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