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Top 10 Democratic Lies
golfputgreenreader.com ^ | 8/5/2003 | John Kanelous

Posted on 09/22/2003 9:11:38 PM PDT by SpaceBar

The Top 10 Democratic Lies
By John Kanelous 8/5/2003

"In 50 years New York City is going to be underwater from global warming," –
2002, former president Bill Clinton.

Democratic leaders, who profess the importance of education, are constantly lying to the American people, and particularly to their base, the ignorant and ill-informed who are eating this stuff up and spreading it like wild-fire. How do I know? I pay attention. Watch C-Span, and you will get the picture too.



Lie #1: Global Warming, caused by the emission of greenhouse gasses, will melt the ice caps and cause massive global flooding.

Truth: In 400 years of measuring global temperatures, the temperature has only increased 3/4 of one Degree.


Truth: Ice expands when it freezes, that’s why ice floats above the water’s surface, and contracts when it melts. Thus, any floating ice (like the entire North Pole) when it melts, will not add any volume whatsoever to the oceans.

Truth: Only land-based ice can add to the volume of water in the oceans.

Truth: The overwhelming majority of land based ice is on the continent of Antarctica, where the average year around temperature is more than 60 degrees below zero. The average temperature would have to rise by more than 60 degrees to melt the Antarctic ice cap. Hardly something we need to worry about in the near future.

Truth: Natural Global Warming, and Global Cooling, has been documented by scientists over millions of years. In general it runs in 10,000-year cycles. We are currently at the end of one of those cycles. We are soon, within a hundred to a thousand years, to enter a period of thousands of years of Global Cooling, a far more dangerous prospect to life on Earth than Global Warming.


Lie #2: Bush stole the election through the Supreme Court. Gore had more votes, and should have won. Bush is an illegitimate president.


Truth: Gore, not Bush, contested the results of the election in Florida, filing a complaint to be settled in the courts, not the ballot box, where George Bush won the vote count.

Truth: It was Gore, not Bush, who placed the fate of the election into the courts. Bush had already won Florida.

Truth: Two subsequent state-wide recounts, after the election, one by the left wing St. Petersburg Times, proved that George Bush won the popular vote in Florida.


Truth: Under our system of electing our leaders, the popular vote is not the determining factor. Each state gets allotted electoral votes loosely based on state populations. Then whoever wins the popular vote in the state, gets all of the electoral votes.


Lie #3: The only reason for Bush going to war with Iraq is to get their oil, and line his own pockets.

Truth: This slanderous Democratic allegation was totally un-American, bordering on treason, and was never backed up by any evidence or supporting facts. It insinuated the President of the United States was a liar and a criminal.



Lie #4: Bush wants to abolish Social Security

Truth: Another slanderous Democratic lie designed to scare senior citizens.

Truth: Bush wants to help make Social Security more efficient by allowing people some control over the money that is deducted from their pay.

Truth: The Democrats don’t want this because the payroll taxes currently go into the general fund and are used, at least partially, for discretionary spending. If enacted, Democrat’s will have to either raise taxes, or reduce spending, to maintain their spending habits.


Lie #5: Bush is dumb. He is not smart enough to be President.

Truth: Bush has an Undergraduate and Master’s Degree from Yale, an Ivy League college. He is only the second President in the history of our country to have such a degree.

Truth: It is impossible to be dumb, and be elected President of the United States. Even an idiot should know that.



Lie #6: Bush is a liar.

Truth: Bush is one of the most honest, forthright Presidents in history.

Truth: Democrats can’t recognize Bush’s sincerity because they think lying is what all Presidents do to stay in power.

Truth: Democrat’s have to lie to the American People. If Democrat’s told the truth about what they really want the people would throw them out on their ear.

Truth: Democrat’s want to raise taxes, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s want to scale back our military superiority, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s are against developing an anti-ballistic missile shield, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s are against getting tough with our enemies, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s are agnostics, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s are against civilian ownership of guns, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s fear patriotism, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s prefer socialism, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s think the American people are dumb, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s are hoping the economy goes into the tank, but they won’t admit it. Democrat’s are hoping things in Iraq go badly, but they won’t admit it. They have to lie, they know they will never get back the power they lost, if they tell the truth to a now right-leaning public.



Lie #7: Bush tax cut was only for the rich.

Truth: To a Democrat, rich is anyone making a decent living.

Truth: Everyone who pays taxes, got a tax cut.

Truth: The rich are the only ones who can afford to hire employees.

Truth: The rich are the only ones able to afford new technologies, providing a test market for new products. Products such as Television, Cell-phones, Computers, Fax Machines, etc., etc., were all made possible by the rich.


Truth: The rich form companies and provide employment.

Truth: The rich are the backbone of our economic and military strength.

Truth: The rich provide the majority of funds for charities and foundations.


Truth: The rich provide an incentive to become rich, a possibility and a dream of every American.

Truth: Democrats are constantly demonizing the rich, but they are the goose that laid the golden egg. Kill the goose, and that’s the end of the eggs.

Truth: Democrats would rather have no tax cut than one that would help the rich, but since the rich pay 90% of all U.S. taxes, it’s pretty hard to design a tax bill that would not help them. Therefore, with Democrats in power, there were never any tax cuts for anybody.


Lie #8: This is the worst economy since Herbert Hoover – John Kerry, 8/6/03, Presidential Candidate and current U.S. Senator. An outrageous lie, that is reiterated on a daily basis, by the Democratic Leadership.

Truth: The stock market is up 23% this year.

Truth: The recession that started in the last year of the Clinton Administration has been declared over by the think tank that keeps track of these things.

Truth: The GDP (gross domestic product), the leading indicator of economic activity in the U.S. is higher than it has ever been.


Truth: The economy is effected by consumer confidence.

Truth: Frightening the Americans about the state of the economy could, in itself, create an economic downturn.

Truth: Democrat’s are not only hoping the economy falters, but are trying their best to make it happen.


Truth: Democrat’s are only interested in their return to power, and will say or do anything to get it back.


Lie #9: Bush lied about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction. (His only reason for going to war with Iraq.)


Truth: Everyone thought Iraq had biological and chemical WMDs, and were seeking nuclear weapons, including former President Clinton, and still presumably Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Truth: It was not only WMDs, but the fear that a man of Saddam Hussein’s character and hatred for the United States, would not hesitate to assist terrorist determined to hurt the United States.

Truth: Other reasons were cited by the President, included the tortures to Iraqi citizens, like throwing screaming people into tree shredders, sometimes feet first to prolonging the inhumanity. And Saddam Hussein’s support of Hamas, a known terrorist group, by paying the families of suicide bombers a bonus of $25,000.


Lie #10: Bush squandered a 300 billion dollar surplus.

Truth: The event of 9/11, the collapse of Enron, the collapse of .com companies, Gore challenging the election in the courts, and the subsequent war on terrorism all contributed to the deficit we now face.


Truth: Bush had no control over the devastating economic loss caused by 9/11.

Truth: Bush had no control over Al Gore’s challenge to the election causing an immediate 20% drop in the stock market.

Truth: Bush had nothing to do with the collapse of Enron and other corporate giants.

Truth: Bush had nothing to do with the collapse of .com companies.

Truth: 9/11, an act of war against the United States, required a military response.


Truth: Even Democrat’s know, but won’t admit, that tax cuts stimulate the economy and represent only a small portion of the current deficit.

Lie #11: Bush's Tax Cuts haven't worked.

Note: The lies keep piling up, so now there is more than 10.


Truth: Thank's to Democratic action in the U.S. Senate, Bush's first round of tax cuts to the "rich" were set to begin in the year 2005. (How could they work if they were not in effect?) His second round of tax cuts changed the effective date retroactive to 2003, and did not take effect until May of 2003. We are now in August, and to the Democrat's dismay, in this short period of time, the economy is starting to react to these cuts. The stock market is up, the housing market is at an all-time high, inflation is under control, the GDP is at record levels, and consumer confidence and spending is on the upswing. The only thing left, is for the Democrat's to prey for higher unemployment – an unlikely scenerio under the circumstances.

Lie #12: "Bush turned a 5 trillion dollar surplus into a 5 trillion dollar defecit."
Wesley Clark 9/17/03

Truth: The projected defecit for 2003 is 450 billion dollars. Evidentally, the general has trouble with billions and trillions, or he knows the difference, but believes Democrat's don't.

Truth: There never was a 5 trillion dollar surplus.

Lie #13: "Bush's failed policies has caused a 2.7 million job loss"
Wesley Clark 9/17/03

Truth: 9/11 caused the job loss, along with a downturn in the economy that started in the last year of the Clinton administration. 9/11 also caused a 370 billion loss to the economy, plus a three trillion dollar capital loss in the stock market crash that immediately followed this disaster.

Truth: Bush's policies since 9/11 has caused a rebound in the economy which eventually will result in more jobs for people.

Truth: At the peak of Clinton's administration the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. Our unemplyment rate is 6.1 percent and dropping. The difference is only 2.4 percent. During the Hoover administration the rate was 35 percent unemployed. This is hardly a good comparison, but the Democrats keep using it anyway. Either they are ignorant, or they think we are.

What will these wascally Democrat's think of next? Stay tuned



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I searched for this article and didn't find it posted.
I believe it sums things up quite well.
1 posted on 09/22/2003 9:11:39 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar
Top ten?

I counted 13.

Give the dims another day and it'll be up to 15.

I liked it though. Thanks for posting it.

2 posted on 09/22/2003 9:20:12 PM PDT by South40 (Tommy Chong is a criminal; what kind of FReeper would support a criminal?)
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To: South40
You need to read the comment at the beginning of number eleven.
3 posted on 09/22/2003 9:21:47 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar
During runups to elections, the Evil Party's relationship to the truth tends to move from tangential to adversarial.
4 posted on 09/22/2003 9:23:35 PM PDT by 185JHP ( "This Train don't carry no scammers - no AlSharptons, no midnight ramblers - This Train.")
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To: SpaceBar
I'm still waiting to see bumper stickers on every republican's vehicle that says:

If Democrats Couldn't Lie, They Couldn't Win

5 posted on 09/22/2003 9:27:50 PM PDT by bjcintennessee (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff)
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To: SpaceBar
#14 A vote for a Republican is a vote for one more church to be burned.

#15 Democrats are for the people, Republicans are for corporations.

#16 The war in Iraq is being waged for the benefit of Halliburton.

6 posted on 09/22/2003 9:28:49 PM PDT by Guyin4Os
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To: SpaceBar
You forgot:

"We're patriotic Americans, too!"

"We're fighting to save the Constitution."

We care about the little people."

"We're for education."

"We're for free speech."

"We're all for people's right to have a firearm for hunting and self defense."

"We're for fiscal responsibility."

"We're for supporting the American family."

"We're the party of tolerance."
7 posted on 09/22/2003 9:31:37 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (Defund PBS, NPR & PRAVDA)
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To: 185JHP
The tax cuts are NOT for the rich. Bush's plan actually pushed a higher percentage of taxation on the rich. The poorest taxpayers paid 50% more in taxes under Clinton, the richest paid less than 20% more.

Simply look at the tax tables, the biggest percentage reductions ard for the poor and middle-class. THIS IS NOT A TAX CUT FOR THE RICH!!!!!! THIS IS THE MOST-REPEATED DEMO LIE.
8 posted on 09/22/2003 9:32:40 PM PDT by Hillary'sMoralVoid
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To: SpaceBar
Truth: Bush has an Undergraduate and Master’s Degree from Yale, an Ivy League college

GWB earned his Master's Degree - MBA - from Harvard.
9 posted on 09/22/2003 9:33:16 PM PDT by baseballmom (Baseball is life - the rest is just details)
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To: SpaceBar
Thanks for the post. This one is going to my book marks.
10 posted on 09/22/2003 9:33:39 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.)
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To: Guyin4Os
#17. I thought the last war on Iraq was to steal their oil, were they lying then or are they lying now?
11 posted on 09/22/2003 9:35:00 PM PDT by icwhatudo (If its about stealing oil, why didn't we do it last time?)
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To: SpaceBar
Lie #7: Bush tax cut was only for the rich.

And like my Daddy used to say, I never worked for a poor man.

12 posted on 09/22/2003 9:36:02 PM PDT by 3catsanadog (When anything goes, everything does.)
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To: SpaceBar
It certainly does!
13 posted on 09/22/2003 9:36:42 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Graybeard58
I am 58 years old and in my memory every election time two things are certain to be said by the dims:

The Republican candidate is too dumb to be president and the Republicans will destroy social security. It looks like they would eventually come up with some new lies.
14 posted on 09/22/2003 9:38:02 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.)
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To: SpaceBar
Bush got his MBA from the Harvard Business School, not from Yale. That mistake stands out, and unfortunately could make a person then doubt the other valid remarks.
15 posted on 09/22/2003 9:39:15 PM PDT by DeweyCA
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To: SpaceBar
Lie #5: Bush is dumb. He is not smart enough to be President.

Ever notice? The same people who yap the loudest that W is stupid also claim he's behind elaborate conspiracies worthy of an omniscient Machiavelli.

16 posted on 09/22/2003 9:41:07 PM PDT by Salman (Mickey Akbar)
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To: SpaceBar; Ragtime Cowgirl
A keeper!
17 posted on 09/22/2003 9:41:39 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only support FR by donating monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: DeweyCA
We should add to that;

Gore (the supposed "policy wonk" and extreme Washington political insider!) FLINKED out of divinity school, and left Law School in TN with failing grades. He has no law degree, never had a professional job in ANY level of management or corporate business; and NO advanced degree from any nationally-ranked college.
18 posted on 09/22/2003 9:45:30 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only support FR by donating monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: baseballmom; DeweyCA
Points taken regarding the glaring factual inaccuracy contained within the article.
19 posted on 09/22/2003 9:45:42 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar
13 going on infinity.
20 posted on 09/22/2003 9:46:53 PM PDT by Russell Scott (Without massive intervention from Heaven, America doesn't have a prayer.)
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To: SpaceBar
I liked this, but....call me the spelling police, "deficit" is spelled wrong (defecit) at least twice in the article.
21 posted on 09/22/2003 9:51:31 PM PDT by viaveritasvita
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To: baseballmom; DeweyCA
However, once the author catches wind his article showed up here, he can patch up the article and put on his resume that his work has been proofread by the grueling review board of FreeRepublic.
22 posted on 09/22/2003 9:52:24 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: viaveritasvita
"deficit" is spelled wrong (defecit)

I know, it is distracting. The misspelled version makes me think of Hillary Clinton for some peculiar reason.
23 posted on 09/22/2003 9:55:47 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar
Lie #18: Hillary is not running for President in 2004.
24 posted on 09/22/2003 10:01:09 PM PDT by hunter112
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To: baseballmom
Thank you.
I quit reading when the author made that mistake. I went to the site and went up to the root directory - gee, anti-gravity and

"A True Account of a Weird Event
I may have been scanned by a UFO"

makes me think - TIN FOIL hat time!
In other words - a load of $h_t.
25 posted on 09/22/2003 11:38:06 PM PDT by FormerlyAnotherLurker
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To: SpaceBar
I know, it is distracting. The misspelled version makes me think of Hillary Clinton for some peculiar reason.

Probably because the misspelling DEFECIT looks so much like DEFECATE! LOL!

26 posted on 09/23/2003 10:52:04 AM PDT by viaveritasvita
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To: SpaceBar
I have been looking for this....finally I found it. I am by nature a moderate with no political ties, basically leaning towards the group that gave me "warm fuzzies". Over the past four years; however the Democrats have done nothing but try and tear this country apart shamefully. I watched how the Democrats "Interrogated" Ms Wright at the 9/11 hearings which solidified my conviction to NEVER vote Democrat again, and to do my best to ensure others around me do not vote Democrat simply by pointing out facts.the least of which being that if the accusations against Bush WERE true, the scandal that this would bring would 10 times more devastating than Watergate ever could have been.

thanks for the article
27 posted on 01/30/2005 6:55:55 AM PST by ferachone
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To: SpaceBar

bump


28 posted on 01/30/2005 6:58:56 AM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: SpaceBar
Great post, I love it!!

I am going to fill a glass partly full of cubes and leave it on the counter tonight. I will leave some cubes sticking out above the glass, but the majority of ice will be underwater. It should not flood over if this is true:

Only land-based ice can add to the volume of water in the oceans.

29 posted on 05/11/2007 5:37:30 PM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: do the dhue

Well mr. scientist, don’t get confused by the sweat from the glass sides that will puddle on the counter, thinking the water inside ran out! Glad you’re not designing nuclear reactors!!!!!


30 posted on 05/11/2007 5:53:46 PM PDT by gbs
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To: gbs
I thought of that already

So, I rigged it above my bed so it would drip on my forehead. That way I can keep an eye on it all night. I sleep with a electric blanket. So, don’t you worry about a thing.

Besides, I slept at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

31 posted on 05/11/2007 6:01:44 PM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: gbs
OK, the ice already melted. It had the same ring as the glass I uses sitting next to it (I placed it the glasses on a wood cutting board). I used two probably 6 oz glasses.

So, now I took a bowl and put a block of ice in it. Filled it with water until the block floated and I marked the water level in the bowl.

How is that? Water level should not rise because ice floats.

I want to see this for myself so I can tell Demorats to do it.

32 posted on 05/11/2007 6:35:58 PM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: SpaceBar; pookie18

Pookie had this link on his Today’s toons thread. Thought it was appropriate here. :)

http://www.qubetv.tv/videos/detail/282

It’s from the Right Brothers and the song is titled “Liberals we can’t stand.”


33 posted on 05/11/2007 6:39:12 PM PDT by EmilyGeiger ("When our problems in the country seem larger, our politicians become smaller. " Fred Thompson)
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To: do the dhue

You and I both know that the condensation would screw up a dhimmi. But they would think global warming caused it! LOL


34 posted on 05/11/2007 7:32:47 PM PDT by gbs
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To: gbs
I used hot water and it melted the cubes faster.

Al Gore would have said, 'see, man caused the cubes to melt faster just like he caused the polar caps to melt faster too'.


35 posted on 05/11/2007 8:15:15 PM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: do the dhue
I put a large block of ice in a bowl with some water and the water level never increased after the ice melted.

I am going to tell demorats to do this and see it for themselves.

Probably won’t prove nothing to them though.

36 posted on 05/12/2007 5:33:46 AM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: SpaceBar
Bush has an Undergraduate and Master’s Degree from Yale, an Ivy League college.

MBA from Harvard Business school, considered the toughest in the world.

37 posted on 05/12/2007 5:38:37 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.")
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To: SpaceBar
Here's another....

Lobbying Reform Losing Steam in House Lobbying Reform Losing Momentum in Congress After Democrats Touted It for 2006 Election

38 posted on 05/12/2007 5:40:38 AM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: do the dhue
Archimedes would be proud of you. If you get a little evaporation, you can even prove that melting sea ice will cause ocean levels to fall!
39 posted on 05/12/2007 5:41:32 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.")
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To: 3catsanadog
The Republicans are the party for rich people and the Democrats are the party for poor people.

Republican policies make more people rich while Democrat policies make more people poor.

40 posted on 05/12/2007 5:42:22 AM PDT by reg45
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To: Temple Owl

ping


41 posted on 05/12/2007 5:46:50 AM PDT by Tribune7 (A bleeding heart does nothing but ruin the carpet)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

As an aside, I laugh when I hear people say that Bush got his Harvard MBA handed to him. I know many Harvard MBAs and they will tell you that no one gets that handed to them. It doesnt matter who their Daddy is—because there are sons and daughters of Kings, Princes, President’s and Senators at Harvard every day. Bush would have been the kids of a back bencher when he was there. Not without influence, but certainly not enough to “buy him” a degree.

And on top of that, he flew jets. I know the Air Force doesnt let idiots do that. The jets are too expensive to allow idiots to crash them all over the place.


42 posted on 05/12/2007 5:50:39 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I am not from Vermont. I lived there for four years and that was enough.)
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To: Vermont Lt
And on top of that, he flew jets.

Yeah, Bill Burkett was jealous because he couldn't get in to the TxANG, emphasis on "A".

I always considered that the mark of real accomplishment. You can't use influence or intimidation or family contacts to fly a jet, you need to master an entire set of difficult and unforgiving tasks.

43 posted on 05/12/2007 6:07:38 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.")
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Well, I am no Archimedes, but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night. :-)


44 posted on 05/12/2007 6:22:35 AM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: do the dhue
Well, I am no Archimedes, but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night. :-)

Eureka!

45 posted on 05/12/2007 6:27:47 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.")
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
http://www.conservapedia.com/Special:Search?search=eureka

I was going to tell you to check out conservapedia (the Conservative answer to the liberal wikipedia, but we don't have eureka in it...

46 posted on 05/12/2007 6:35:24 AM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Conservapeida home page
47 posted on 05/12/2007 6:36:26 AM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
But I didn’t really make a discovering. I just verified it for myself.
48 posted on 05/12/2007 6:37:13 AM PDT by do the dhue (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I wont - George S. Patton Jr)
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To: reg45
< gross generalizations>

Actually a lot of rich people like the Democrats. The Democrats are actually the party of economic status quo, the Republicans are party of the aspiring classes.

A lot of wealthy people, especially those whose wealth is inherited or dependent on state granted franchises, are frightened by social and economic change. Teachers fear school choice, Rockefellers fear economic mobility.

49 posted on 05/12/2007 6:39:01 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.")
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To: do the dhue

Actually, wikipedia isn’t that bad. Check out the articles on Bill Burkett or Mary Mapes. (They call him a liar, her delusional.) The Global Warming article, admittedly, gives short shrift to skeptics, but overall they aren’t really that bad.


50 posted on 05/12/2007 6:41:26 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets ("We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.")
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