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Alan Keyes Says Bush Must ACT NOW!!
http://www.renewamerica.us/news/050325transcripts.htm ^

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!"

http://www.renewamerica.us/news/050325transcripts.htm


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2little2late; alankeyes; bushfolded; jebbush; pontiuspilate
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To: Dan93
Jeb brought this on himself by getting up and announcing that DCF had statutory authority to take custody, and then doing...nothing.

He should have just kept his mouth shut if he wasn't going to act.

51 posted on 03/26/2005 6:44:46 AM PST by B Knotts
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To: Saundra Duffy
George Greer is Governor of Florida today, don't ya know.

It's more like Most Powerful KING of the "Southern Sector" in the "Judicial States of America".

You better bow to King Judge Greer NOW before he removes all food and water from you too.

52 posted on 03/26/2005 6:46:12 AM PST by Tom602 (Democrats: Against the death penalty for convicted murderers and for killing the unborn & disabled.)
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To: Dan93; sinkspur

I see you're parroting all that absurd wackiness from the fringes there Dan.


53 posted on 03/26/2005 6:55:06 AM PST by BigSkyFreeper (I pray to the LORD " Let Terri go home. Jesus is waiting for her with open arms. Amen!")
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To: verity
the Governor has demonstrated extraordinary courage in distinguishing between his personal feelings and his oath of office. Keyes, on the other hand, has demonstrated that he is unqualified for public office.

Well said! You are absolutely right!

54 posted on 03/26/2005 6:57:20 AM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: verity
Au contraire, the Governor has demonstrated extraordinary courage in distinguishing between his personal feelings and his oath of office. Keyes, on the other hand, has demonstrated that he is unqualified for public office.

Keyes is qualified to lose elections.

55 posted on 03/26/2005 7:00:38 AM PST by BigSkyFreeper (I pray to the LORD " Let Terri go home. Jesus is waiting for her with open arms. Amen!")
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To: Aussie Dasher
Yes, I know. Pity about Jeb being so gutless!

Jeb is a wimp, he can not even keep his own daughters in line, lets hope he will never be elected President, we'll have a copy of J. Carter in WH.

56 posted on 03/26/2005 7:02:43 AM PST by Anticommie
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To: OMalley
Im not sure if Im on DU or FR anymore:(

Actually, you are on the DU section of FR. It happens every time there is something controversial. They come over here masquarading as religious conservatives and spew all this crap trying to make conservatives look bad. You can always spot them, they are the absolute characture of what they think religous conservatives are.

57 posted on 03/26/2005 7:05:59 AM PST by McGavin999
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To: McGavin999
"....caricature of what they think religious conservatives are."

What you are attempting to write (I believe) is that we are the absolute caracture of what we think religious conservatives are. But then again, some of us just are religious conservatives, Mr. McGavin.
58 posted on 03/26/2005 7:28:02 AM PST by SolomoninSouthDakota (Daschle is gone.)
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To: SolomoninSouthDakota
Sorry that didn't make sense. Somehow the word corrector didn't correct MY misspelling. In any event the word is "caricature".
59 posted on 03/26/2005 7:29:23 AM PST by SolomoninSouthDakota (Daschle is gone.)
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To: Huck; Poohbah; Long Cut; Howlin; PhiKapMom; Hildy; veronica; Miss Marple; Dog; Dog Gone; ...

Alan Keyes is laying the groundwork for these folks to put the knife right in the back of the President, Jeb Bush, and the Republican Party.

I'd place money on it.


60 posted on 03/26/2005 7:59:55 AM PST by hchutch ("But, Rally, they're SMOKE GRENADES.")
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To: hchutch

That's a bet with no risk.


61 posted on 03/26/2005 8:02:24 AM PST by Dog Gone
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To: verity

It cannot be otherwise-for I am unschooled -and have No power over other men. Even those I believe WRONG on all counts. Jeb Bush is Right more often than not-from what I have seen from this distance. As is George W. Bush-and Both are preferable to an infidel or atheist separated from God
by more than a mythical wall of separation. I cannot recall
the curses written in Deuteronomy 28 on either Bush but most certainly claim such upon Felos, and Greer who knew
the truth but like Satan believed they are equal to or greater than God.


62 posted on 03/26/2005 8:03:42 AM PST by StonyBurk
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To: hchutch

And that would be news because.....?


63 posted on 03/26/2005 8:08:21 AM PST by Howlin
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To: hchutch

What else has he got to do? Put on a sweater and beat Chris Matthews to the bottom of the ratings? Oh wait, he already did that!


64 posted on 03/26/2005 8:20:12 AM PST by Huck (I only type LOL when I'm really LOL.)
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To: Huck

Oh, now you've done it; you made me laugh for the first time this morning.


65 posted on 03/26/2005 8:21:09 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Right_in_Virginia; verity
Keyes, on the other hand, has demonstrated that he is unqualified for public office.

Again.

66 posted on 03/26/2005 8:22:24 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Howlin

Good to know you're still out there, friend.


67 posted on 03/26/2005 8:53:01 AM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Howlin; hchutch
I wondered when Keyes would show up.

I am taking my grandchildren home and going to the gym.

I have no further productive comment on Alan Keyes, so I'd best say nothing.

68 posted on 03/26/2005 8:57:49 AM PST by Miss Marple
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To: Right_in_Virginia

Oh, yeah. I'm here, just hiding out. :-)


69 posted on 03/26/2005 9:00:38 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Miss Marple

Oh, that some of us, myself included, had your grace and sense of decorum.


70 posted on 03/26/2005 9:01:32 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Right_in_Virginia

The mainstream media delights in giving airtime to the kooks on the far right fringe, and they can't resist the attention.


71 posted on 03/26/2005 9:03:35 AM PST by YaYa123 (@This Heartbreaking Tragedy Should Not Cause Us To Lose All Reason.com)
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To: Miss Marple
I wondered when Keyes would show up.

Where Randall Terry goes, Keyes cannot be far behind. All we need now is for Art Bell to arrive on the scene.


72 posted on 03/26/2005 9:08:55 AM PST by Nick Danger (You can stick a fork in the Mullahs -- they're done.)
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To: hchutch
Alan Keyes is laying the groundwork for these folks to put the knife right in the back of the President, Jeb Bush, and the Republican Party

Alan Keyes is an opportunist .. where was he all these years regarding Terri

73 posted on 03/26/2005 9:25:28 AM PST by Mo1 (Why can't the public see Terri - What are they afraid of ??)
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To: hchutch
Alan Keyes is laying the groundwork for these folks to put the knife right in the back of the President, Jeb Bush, and the Republican Party.

Sucker bet. Hope a certain obnoxiously self-righteous POS FReeper is real proud of himself.

74 posted on 03/26/2005 9:50:15 AM PST by Poohbah (If it's called "collateral damage," how come I can't use it to secure a loan?)
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To: hchutch

Gw Bush will rue the day he put his foot into this.


75 posted on 03/26/2005 10:00:34 AM PST by Hildy
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To: Howlin
Oh, yeah. I'm here, just hiding out. :-)

Pity we can't hide out in the same "undisclosed location" :-)

76 posted on 03/26/2005 10:00:48 AM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Anticommie

Jeb is a wimp, he can not even keep his own daughters in line,



Really, how many does he have?.... got any idea?


77 posted on 03/26/2005 10:11:00 AM PST by deport (You know you are getting older when everything either dries up or leaks.)
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To: Huck
Alan Keyes: all talk, no sweater.

Be Seeing You,

Chris

78 posted on 03/26/2005 10:34:47 AM PST by section9 (Major Motoko Kusanagi says, "Jesus is Coming. Everybody look busy...")
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To: Hildy; UCANSEE2; reformjoy; beckysueb; John Valentine; HiTech RedNeck
I guess you haven't recovered yet from all your nasty statements last night.

You were less than decent to so many.

Have another drink and some B-complex, sometimes that helps the old hangover that you must have!

79 posted on 03/26/2005 10:46:33 AM PST by beyond the sea (Colonial Script........... or nationalize The Federal Bank..)
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To: beyond the sea

I was decent to those who deserved it. If people gave it to me, I gave right back to them. I responded in kind (but more cleverly). I've been called every name imaginably on these boards and when I defend myself, I'm called indecent. Like I said yesterday, I wear your disdain as a badge of honor.


80 posted on 03/26/2005 10:50:35 AM PST by Hildy
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To: Hildy; reformjoy; beckysueb; John Valentine; HiTech RedNeck; UCANSEE2
You were a fool last night, and you spread it out. You never answered any particular questions, you just were happy to be a major pain in the *ss.

If you want me to go back on that thread and expose your comments, I will be glad to.

You are apparently one angry "woman".

You called people names, you NEVER addressed specific questions............... you were probably drunk, imo.

By the way, I have been drunk also. But you made a fool of yourself last night. Even the people who used to respect you were disillusioned!

Try not to do it again. You made Free Republic look real bad with your nasty and irrational replies!

81 posted on 03/26/2005 11:06:12 AM PST by beyond the sea (Colonial Script........... or nationalize The Federal Bank..)
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To: Huck
Jeb. All talk.

Jeb Bush has the legal right to act, where the rest of us do not. In the Florida Constitution, Article IV, Section 8, the governor has the power to "restore civil rights" and "commute punishment." This power cannot be controlled or obstructed by the judiciary.

Terri's rights were taken away when Judge Greer ORDERED her to be starved to death. The judge wrote his opinion in such a way that there was no room for Michael to even changed his mind. It was mandatory that he remove the tube.

Therefore, in a true sense, Terri was sentenced to death. The governor can use his pardoning power in her case, and restore her rights.

82 posted on 03/26/2005 11:07:25 AM PST by Gelato
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To: Gelato

No he can't. You're just making stuff up. If I were in as deep as he is now, though, I'd go ahead with the emergency DCF move — and this time bring Serious Force — and worry about sorting it out in the courts later. I don't think Greer can win on whether he can order an Executive Branch official not to enforce the law.

83 posted on 03/26/2005 11:22:45 AM PST by Nick Danger (You can stick a fork in the Mullahs -- they're done.)
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To: hchutch

Alan Keyes is laying the groundwork for these folks to put the knife right in the back of the President, Jeb Bush, and the Republican Party.



Me thinks you give the Keyes fellar way too much credit for what he can accomplish......


84 posted on 03/26/2005 11:24:52 AM PST by deport (You know you are getting older when everything either dries up or leaks.)
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To: Nick Danger
Ithink there is real concern about people getting hurt. Greer has ordered the police (sheriff's deputies, I think) to not even allow the state police on the property.

I don't now ho committed those local deputies are, but if they refused to allow state police on the property then things could deteriorate really quickly, and I don't think a shoot-out between two law-enforcement branches woul do anything to help the situation.

85 posted on 03/26/2005 11:27:49 AM PST by Miss Marple
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To: Saundra Duffy

Greer Republicans.

They never fail to show up on Keyes threads, pinging their simpering sycophants.


86 posted on 03/26/2005 11:29:48 AM PST by k2blader (It is neither compassionate nor conservative to support the expansion of socialism.)
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To: Nick Danger; oldglory; MinuteGal; mcmuffin; sheikdetailfeather
"Where Randall Terry goes, Keyes cannot be far behind. All we need now is for Art Bell to arrive on the scene."

Exactly. BTTT

87 posted on 03/26/2005 11:30:54 AM PST by Matchett-PI (The DemocRAT Party is a criminal enterprise. Pass it on.)
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To: Huck

Bush. All talk.


88 posted on 03/26/2005 11:33:00 AM PST by Badray (Quinn's First Law -- Liberalism ALWAYS generates the exact opposite of its stated intent.)
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To: Poohbah
Hope a certain obnoxiously self-righteous POS FReeper is real proud of himself

Not fair!
Now there are lots of FReeper trying to figure out if you mean them.

Darn, now that "Bet you think think this song is about you," earworm has started.

89 posted on 03/26/2005 11:33:52 AM PST by ASA Vet (Vigilant Always)
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To: Miss Marple
I don't think there will be any confrontation as I don't believe the Gov. is going to do one thing towards taking custody of Terri. With the parents giving up that is a sign to me she is reaching if not already reached the point of no return regarding body organ function/restoration.... jmo uneducated opinion.
90 posted on 03/26/2005 11:35:02 AM PST by deport (You know you are getting older when everything either dries up or leaks.)
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To: Nick Danger
You can pretend Jeb Bush is impotent.

However, the Constitution of Florida states otherwise. As I quoted you, the Florida Constitution, Article IV, Section 8, gives the governor the power to "restore civil rights."

That is not just the power to pardon. That is a BROAD power, which the judges cannot touch, to restore the rights of ANY PERSON.

Furthermore, the governor can pardon a person who has been sentenced to death.

No lowly judge, nor Supreme Court justice, can interfere with this power. It lies in the hands of Governor Bush.

91 posted on 03/26/2005 11:36:07 AM PST by Gelato
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To: ASA Vet

If that poster wasn't a coward, (s)he'd name the "POS FReeper." But the pro-murder side is only about cowardice.


92 posted on 03/26/2005 11:38:34 AM PST by k2blader (It is neither compassionate nor conservative to support the expansion of socialism.)
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To: Hildy
If people gave it to me, I gave right back to them. I responded in kind.

You don't by any chance play for the Indiana Pacers do you?

93 posted on 03/26/2005 11:42:41 AM PST by Types_with_Fist (I'm on FReep so often that when I read an article at another site I scroll down for the comments.)
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To: dawn53

While I don't agree with reparations as previously proposed, you have obviously missed one of the most brilliant plans (if enacted as he laid it out) ever proposed.

I don't remember all of the details right now, but 'removing the income tax' burden would not have affected that many people anyway as many already have no income tax burden. If these people are motivated to find jobs because of it, the welfare burden is lessened now and for generations to come.

It is also a step in planting the seed of the idea that ALL Americans should be relieved of the burden of an income tax which is really a slave tax.


94 posted on 03/26/2005 11:43:54 AM PST by Badray (Quinn's First Law -- Liberalism ALWAYS generates the exact opposite of its stated intent.)
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To: ASA Vet

This one knows who he is.


95 posted on 03/26/2005 11:44:08 AM PST by Poohbah (If it's called "collateral damage," how come I can't use it to secure a loan?)
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To: verity

Yep, extraordinary courage in asking the courts if he can do his job. Extraordinary - considering the courts aren't doing theres, it would be a miracle if they allowed him to do his.
The excuse isn't going to wash - there will be hell to pay for his inaction. I was brought up being told "Work smart, not hard." He's been working hard trying to find a way to get the courts to allow him to act. He is the Chief Executive of the State. He has a check authority on the Courts and refuses to use it. Bush has authority and will not use it and has stated that he will not use it while claiming he only has limited authority. What planet does he think we all live on.


96 posted on 03/26/2005 11:52:07 AM PST by Havoc (Reagan was right and so was McKinley. Down with free trade. Hang the traitors high)
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To: SE Mom
Why is it assumed that the president and governor are "not acting" for lack of courage? Perhaps they are acting in accord with THEIR convictions.

Well, gee willikers. That sure puts them in a much better light. They're not weak, they just don't think she deserves to live. Thanks for clearing that up for us.

97 posted on 03/26/2005 11:53:00 AM PST by Badray (Quinn's First Law -- Liberalism ALWAYS generates the exact opposite of its stated intent.)
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To: Havoc

I have a policy of never arguing with a sack of rocks.


98 posted on 03/26/2005 12:00:25 PM PST by verity (The Liberal Media and the ACLU are America's Enemies)
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To: mariabush
...but I see no reason to eat our own when they have gone above and beyond trying to save Terri.

He has acted. He did do some things to help.

He HAS NOT gone above and beyond or Terri would have been removed from danger. IF the story is true that the State backed down in the face of Greer's order, it is a disgrace.

99 posted on 03/26/2005 12:08:05 PM PST by Badray (Quinn's First Law -- Liberalism ALWAYS generates the exact opposite of its stated intent.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Oh so the Judges all sat in judgement of the Schindlers and decided to do NOTHING when they had the power to do it. Yet Jeb Bush works within the law and does what his office allows him to do and you call it craven cowardice? Shame on you. Shame on you twice. Jeb Bush is NOT TO BLAME. Put the blame where it belongs on Michael Schiavo and the judges. NOT JEB BUSH. Craven Cowardice my foot!


100 posted on 03/26/2005 12:10:20 PM PST by cubreporter
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