Skip to comments.Alan Keyes Says Bush Must ACT NOW!!
Posted on 03/26/2005 4:54:06 AM PST by Dan93
Jeb must act NOW, and he can, says Keyes Governor has 'supreme executive power'
March 25, 2005 RenewAmerica staff
Thursday, Alan Keyes appeared on MSNBC's Scarborough Country with Joe Scarborough, and on Joseph Farah's national radio show, and declared that Gov. Jeb Bush not only possesses the "supreme executive authority in the state," but must act now to save Terri Schiavo.
When asked if Gov. Bush has done enough to help the disabled woman, Keyes said, "Of course not. He hasn't done anything. She is being starved to death!"
I wish Alan Keyes was Governor of Florida!
George Greer is Governor of Florida today, don't ya know.
Keyes. All talk.
I agree. Keyes is a good talker. I used to have a lot of respect for him, but then the love of politics got in his way.
Yes, I know. Pity about Jeb being so gutless!
The FACT that Jeb Bush was able to extend Terri's life for more than a year is conveniently forgotten, isn't it?
It is tragic the Schindler's haven't had better legal advice- but to put this at the feet of Jeb Bush is shameful.
I agree. 15 years in the justice system and all these new medical facts and revelations about the husband are just coming out now. What was he waiting for?
And as far as Keyes goes, he's a carpetbagger politician, who was willing to sell his political soul and call for reparations, of a sort, (removing the tax burden for blacks) in order to get elected.
I have no respect left for the man.
Judge Greer is more than the Governor of Florida, he is the President of the US and the US Congress, as well. All hail, the Mighty King George (Greer).
Even if Jeb acted right now I would be surprised if Terri could survive. She's now at 7, going on 8, days without food or water. If her organs could be brought back from the brink after this it would be a miracle.
LQ, completely depressed
Well, that's a lie.
The real tragedy is that you are allowing your emotions to cloud your intellect.
A suggestion to the "Let's Blame Gov. Jeb Bush" crowd. Put your money where your mouth is. Drop everything right now. Use your vacation drive time. Drive down to Tallahassee, ask for a conference with Gov. Bush. or his lawyer and let them tell you why he's almost or by now, out of options. No excuses, just do it.
It's easy being an arm chair activist with a key board. It's a damn site harder to get off your butt and call an honorable man a coward to his face.
For you arm chair activist already in Fla. Judge Greer is an elected Judge. Why don't you look into the Fla. laws and see if you can start a recall campaign, after you have joined the others in Tallahassee.
I agree with you.
Lately there seems to be far too much "its Bush's fault".
Im not sure if Im on DU or FR anymore:(
An innocent woman is being starved to death by order of the state, and to oppose that is in some way "unintellectual"?
Please, tell me more.
Ever notice how all the negative powers of the press and
public opinion are marshalled against Dr.Alan Keyes every
time he shows up?He has been called a loose canon. The media
danced about and marshalled to defeat him on the State level
and did not promote him-they exulted when his daughter went public to shame him by her reprobate choice of lifestyle.Annd I notice EVERY GOOD AND MORAL PUBLIC FIGURE
IS TREATED THUS.We have a society and soapbox that is
determined to pull everyone down into the freakin'crabbucket
with the rest of the mindless captives.
"All hail, the Mighty King George (Greer)."
Did you mean "All hell"?
And because nobody will listen-and prefers to not consider what he says -lest they be moved to do something themself
What does it matter?
The fact that Judge Greer is legally blind is reminicent to me of the passage in Isaiah where the Lord tells the prophet to preach to a people who will not hear and who are blind.
You must have a short attention span. See my original post to you.
Why are the Shindlers and more importantly Governor Jeb Bush allowing this illegal order, which constitutes arbitrary rule by judicial fiat, to go unchallenged? All our elected officials are obligated by their oaths of office to do everything within their power to protect our constitutional rights and to prevent the usurpation of illegal and arbitrary authority by the judiciary. Without the willingness to do that we effectively live in a judicial thugocracy.
IMO both Jeb,and bubba W. have demonstrated that they serve only at th ewim and will of the extra-Constituional
authorities-i.e. the U.N.and the Judiciary. They posture
and pose-but when nit come to grit neither will act against
either competing authority. Thus we nolonger have that system of government established. Had Jeb exercised the powers of his Office he simply would have replied to Judge
Greer's order to remove th efeeding tube by saying let him
enforce it.That he did not sugggests Jeb is talk without substance?Though I like the man he is a weak leader.
I think you mean love of self got in the way.
You are an honest person because you characterized your statement as an opinion and not a fact.
I have a policy of never arguing with a sack of rocks.
If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or, being hated, don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;
Your policy obviously also includes never letting the facts get in the way of a good story. Ever considered journalism as a career?
"It's my opinion a good deal of the fault lies with the legal advice Terri's family has received."
I agree here too. This shouldve from the begining been argued from a custody issue. As a general rule in custody evaluations psychological tests are required and highly accurate. I believe her HINO wouldve clearly come out as anti social, among other things. It couldve greatly increased thier chances of showing he was not credible, or capable of putting her needs above his own.
There are so many avenues the attnys couldve taken. I dont know what they were thinking??
Well Ive been up since 330am getting hubby off to work. Brain is melting......
I wish Alan Keys would shut up!!!!!!!!!!
I agree. Some have forgotten just who is to blame in this tragic issue!!!!!!!
Jeb Bush, who has done more for Terri Schiavo than any other elected official, is going to hell for it!
I didn't say quit your job. I said use your vacation time to personally question Gov. Bush., and calling him names to his face certainly won't help. It will just show to the public what a small person you are. People without ideas resort to name calling.
I do not think Aussie is a kook. It's just an emotional thing.
I wonder about a violation of civil rights? Could the Justice Department use the US Marshall's Service. Same as they did for integration in the 1960's.
"Sure thing pal, I'll just quit my job now and then watch as my family starves not from a judge order but due to lack of income. Fact is, I'm in NO position to help Schiavo and anything I do would be symbolic."
I think Governor Bush is doing the right thing by observing the law, even though he disagrees with the judge's interpretation. I think the judge in this case is correct. So going to Florida is not an issue for me. However I believe Lecie was not saying you should quit your job. Lecie was saying that those with strong convictions that evil is being done should sacrifice vacation time and money to protest Governor Bush's stance. The symbolic value of such a protest is the whole point. It can jog the consciences of those like the governor who do have the power to act.
I have used vacation time to travel to different cities and hold my signs, in the faint hope that large numbers of people in vigils and marches and protests would make people think. It helps those who are taking unpopular stands to know that they have support.
It would be wrong to compromise your family's well-being for that of another family, but if the sacrifice is limited to vacation, I think Lecie has a point.
Yes it has, and the Thug has his own armed Mafia now, in Clearwater.
Jeb and George W. Bush should treat this as an armed insurrection.
-It's easy being an arm chair activist with a key board. It's a damn site harder to get off your butt and call an honorable man a coward to his face.-
If it was your offspring instead of Terri, wouldn't you be calling for the National Guard at the very least?
When there's extraordinary circumstances, don't you need an extraordinary solution? If not, then what?
This is an armed insurrection. The judge has no authority to commandeer police against the governor. If the governor disobeys the judge, he has to answer to the LEGISLATURE! Not to the judge! Not to any court!