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Why Bush was so bad at the end of his term.
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Posted on 05/02/2012 8:13:03 AM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound

This may have been around before but it is worth reading it again!

This tells the story, why Bush was so bad at the end of his term.

Some people aren't aware of all of this. Don't just skim over this, please read it slowly and let it sink in. If in doubt, check it out.

The day the democrats took over was not January 22nd 2009, it was actually January 3, 2007... the day the Democrats took over the House of Representatives and the Senate, at the very start of the 110th Congress.

The Democrat Party controlled a majority in both chambers for the first time since the end of the 103rd Congress in 1995.

For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is "Bush's Fault", think about this: January 3rd, 2007 was the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress. At the time:

The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77 The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5% The Unemployment rate was 4.6%

George Bush's Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB GROWTH Remember the day...

January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee.

The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy? BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES!

Unemployment... to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!

Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie - starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy.

And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie? OBAMA and the Democrat Congress So when someone tries to blame Bush.. REMEMBER JANUARY 3rd, 2007.... THE DAY THE DEMOCRATS TOOK OVER!" Budgets do not come from the White House. They come from Congress, and the party that controlled Congress since January 2007 is the Democrat Party.

Furthermore, the Democrats controlled the budget process for 2008 & 2009 as well as 2010 & 2011. In that first year, they had to contend with George Bush, which caused them to compromise on spending, when Bush somewhat belatedly got tough on spending increases.

For 2009 though, Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the 2009 budgets.

And where was Barack Obama during this time? He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these massive spending bills, and he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete 2009.

If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets.

If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself. In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is "I inherited a deficit that I voted for and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th." There is no way this will be widely publicized unless each of us sends it on!


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To: dragnet2

It doesnt look like you are capable of answering questions, but If Im wrong maybe you could answer the question I posed to Tom Guy in #77
I want an explanation of why any and all leftists foam at the mouth when anyone mention Bush?

It seems strange that you consider yourself the exact opposite of a leftist yet you too are foaming at the mouth...Please explain


101 posted on 05/02/2012 3:09:56 PM PDT by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: what's up

The Tax Cut was one of the few right things. But as for the War on Terror or simular actions? It had been ongoing since Desert Storm. Clinton had our troops deployed remember? Oh and lets not forget The Help was never given the troops. Same End Troop Strengths as 1996 all through the Bush two terms. Bush had the Golden Chance to be Reagan Two on national defense and wasted it.


102 posted on 05/02/2012 3:10:02 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: TomGuy
Bush gave us good judges...Bush attacked the enemy...Bush saw us thru 911 like obamey and toon could never do...Bush got us thru major crisis like Katrina and yet our economy was doing pretty well up until rats invaded...

Bush always supported America and our troops, in an honest way...not a shallow showy false way like bamey....

get real folks....but enjoy your obamey and holder 2nd term....

freeper world ain't what it used to be....where we fought the enemy not each other....

103 posted on 05/02/2012 3:11:05 PM PDT by cherry
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To: vette6387

wow....you came in just in the last election cycle....handy when you can do that...


104 posted on 05/02/2012 3:12:08 PM PDT by cherry
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To: cherry
Ditto that.

Leni

105 posted on 05/02/2012 3:13:26 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: dragnet2

Haha, nothing to refute me? Didn’t think so. Its tough being a liar when people know the truth. And all you Bush liars run away or attempt limp insults, when reality gets thrown in your faces. The people who re-elected Bush Governor and President know he was a real leader. In fact he should be King.


106 posted on 05/02/2012 3:13:48 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Ditter
excuse me, but first ladies have no vote...none...despite what the hitlery and moochelle people want you to think...

but keep thinking of ways to justify voting bamey in again and holder too...keep working at it...

you will get the blame....and most of us who want to get rid of bamey and holder will not like it so much when you come back after re electing your messiah and complain and bitch....

107 posted on 05/02/2012 3:15:40 PM PDT by cherry
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To: bmwcyle
Why would he have vetoed the "bailouts"? Again, I'm assuming you mean TARP. He supported TARP. He advocated for TARP to SAVE THE ECONOMY!!!

As of April 6th (according to the Wall Street Journal) all the major banks had paid back their loans...with interest...providing a PROFIT of $16 billion to the government.

Geez, people, read something besides each other's posts.

108 posted on 05/02/2012 3:20:51 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: cva66snipe
But as for the War on Terror or simular actions?

There were no "similar actions". The reason we call it a "War on Terror" is because Bush took the offense and made it a real war. Clinton had badly undermined our military and it was obvious to every thinking person in the 90's that the next President was going to have a MAJOR task on his hands.

Bush was up to the task. He took the offense after 9/11 and never let up. Everyone was saying at the time that it was inevitable that another major attack was coming to the US. Guess what? It didn't and we have George W. to thank for that.

Bush was relentlessly sniped at (and still is today by many on the right as well) but he never gave in and our security today is due directly to him. Yes, he was Reagan II as you put it. And coming decades will show that he remade the Islamic World so that we could live in safety. I don't take it for granted...many do.

109 posted on 05/02/2012 3:24:03 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Sen Jack S. Fogbound

Bush lost the support of Congressional Republicans because they were cowards and beaten down over the wars by the MSM. He didn’t help himself by standing by idly while the press and lefties continually lied about what he was doing in the WOT. A wasp thing. Bush family has no streetfighter genes at all but that doesn’t make them bad people, it just makes them punching bags.

I think he acquitted himself pretty well defending America and insisting on doubling down in Iraq despite the lack of public support from Congress.

Spending wise he did not acquit himself well but tax wise he did OK.

George W Bush is a good American but like all of us he falls far short of perfect. However, he was a vast improvement on Clinton and orders of magnitude better than the current crowned prince.

If he was running against Obama I’d vote for him without hesitation just as I will vote for Romney without hesitation over Obama. I voted for Santorum in the primary but I won’t be taking my football and going home. The game of life continues.


110 posted on 05/02/2012 3:26:49 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: cherry
What are you talking about? You think I want to reelect obozo? I want obozo out of the WH and I have said so over and over again. I think you have me confused with someone who refuses to vote for Romney.... or whatever you are ranting about.
111 posted on 05/02/2012 3:27:32 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: dragnet2

: )


112 posted on 05/02/2012 3:27:49 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Deb
As of April 6th (according to the Wall Street Journal) all the major banks had paid back their loans...with interest...providing a PROFIT

Yep.

113 posted on 05/02/2012 3:30:20 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Deb

Wrong....cooked books.

Same with GM....they owe us 50 BILLION.


114 posted on 05/02/2012 3:30:32 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: what's up

GMAC still owes about 15 billion alone. Not to mention the deadbeat mother ship GM. AIG is still out a bundle. Many medium and small banks will never repay their gifts at taxpayer expense. European banks bailed out by TARP are not even on the books. Not to mention the FED handing out money to the huge banks at zero while they make billions off the float. That scam is ongoing at the expense of small savers.


115 posted on 05/02/2012 3:41:37 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: Deb
In fact Bush should be King.

Why settle for that?

Make him your Messiah Debbie!

You can set up a shrine with candles, maybe a plastic steer with horns..Set up the shrine on your apartment balcony Debbie, overlooking the Bush kingdom.

Get one of those Bush bobbleheads for your dashboard.


116 posted on 05/02/2012 3:58:07 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Deb
Yes, Bruce Bartlett is a charter member of what is becoming a very very large and ever growing Bush Haters Club. I had been warning the DC Chapter early on and for a long time that he was constantly chipping away at the conservative brand. I didn't want to hate the guy. But it was just too much.

Comparing Bush to the alternative buckets of $hit (algore, Obama, Kerry) does not prove that he was a great President. My momma would have fought the WOT as vigorously. Bush's legacy IS Obama.

117 posted on 05/02/2012 4:03:27 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: what's up
There were no "similar actions". The reason we call it a "War on Terror" is because Bush took the offense and made it a real war. Clinton had badly undermined our military and it was obvious to every thinking person in the 90's that the next President was going to have a MAJOR task on his hands.

I wasn't a war it was a State Department micro-managed C.F. that endangered troops lives to REBUILD Iraq. War? What do you think it is? here are your rules soldier. You can't do this, this, this, and this, and this. If the enemy nations civilians don't like you they can go to the State Department and have you, your platoon, your actions in a hostile area second guessed by the town friendly Islamics. Military investigators will aggressively investigate as well. Sec of Defense will not stop persicution of troops. SEC of Defense lacks the fortitude to act and back up his troops. But answer me this then. If Bush made such wise choices why did Obama keep Gates?

War is not fighting under limited ROE's. It is not limiting targets too minimize damage to enemy nation. War is the absolute no holds barred act of going in with whatever military force needed and taking out the nations military, ALL Infrastructure which could even remotely be used for military use by them ever again by them. It means persons in that nation are going to die as well. It means not repeating the same type of warfare that has been used against us since Korea by the enemy. Rather in war you must all with prejudice destroy any and all suspected havens for the enemy and suspected enemy. If they are embed within the civilian population then all pay for it just as all did in Japan and Germany.

By night three of air strikes the Iraqi War was another nation building project at our expense. That is wrong.

Bush chose the worse person for Sec of Defense not once mind you but twice. Ever hear the term Hollow Carter Military? Want the name of the man who in part started the breakdowns that lead to it? Donald Rumsfeld. He was Gerald Ford's Sec of Def. The military under Ford's last tenure was pretty much like the Carter years. The breakdown was underway by Rummy policies like the AWOL to Civilian policy which he tried unsuccessfully to put into policy again under Bush. It began the cheapening of Honorable Discharge.

I'll explain it. Some vets of the 1975-1978 era who served say a year and got out two years and got out etc most were not under Honorable terms. They deserted. Why did they do so? Because after 31 days all they had to do was report to another command, turn themselves in for a General Discharge and their obligation which they were not drafted to do ended. they were free to go. I am not making this up it happened considerably and as a result desertions ran high and discipline and morale was low.

Bush was up to the task. He took the offense after 9/11 and never let up. Everyone was saying at the time that it was inevitable that another major attack was coming to the US. Guess what? It didn't and we have George W. to thank for that.

By not destroying Iraq enemies know several things. The U.S. Taxpayer will rebuild not infrastructure it destroyed in air strikes it will also rebuild the military STRONGER than before. We can rebuild Iraq's but not our own? That is morally WRONG!!! The next radical cleric, the next charismatic thug, even Iran can walk in and YIPPIE they have a better armed and trained by the United States force for terrorism than before. That is not the purpose of war.

Bush was relentlessly sniped at (and still is today by many on the right as well) but he never gave in and our security today is due directly to him. Yes, he was Reagan II as you put it. And coming decades will show that he remade the Islamic World so that we could live in safety. I don't take it for granted...many do.

Bush for bringing in Poppy's advisers and Poppy's and Ford Era people rather than Reagan people was a continuation of Ford and Poppy. He was no Reagan on any issue except tax cuts.

We would be far more secure today and terrorism would be low risk had we simply leveled Iraq and left it in smoldering ruins for nations like Iran too see as a warning. That is war. That is how it is supposed to be done. That is how it was done till Korea.

118 posted on 05/02/2012 5:17:22 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: Deb

Oh, shut up you vapid pubbie wench. Bush and his daddy have ruined the GOP brand.


119 posted on 05/02/2012 5:19:27 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism is not a party slogan, but a mindset guided by core values and walking the walk.)
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To: Deb
None of the amazing victories were EVER covered.

That's correct, 100% correct.

But the only victory that really matters is final victory. To Bush, final victory meant more than just disrupt the Taliban. His goal was to transform the Middle East; to turn dictatorships into democracies. The thinking was that democracies do not engage in terrorism. They do not wage wars of aggression.

That was a noble goal, to be sure. But by 2006 it was clear that Iraq and especially Afghanistan were not going to become peaceful democracies.

It's very much like with Vietnam. Our troops were NEVER defeated in the field, yet we lost the war. Sadly, same will happen here. It was obvious by 2006, and nothing significant has happened since then - under Bush or Obama - to reverse course.

120 posted on 05/02/2012 5:21:29 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Sen Jack S. Fogbound

OK, Guys! Let me say something here!
The President can only propose a budget, and gives it to the Congress. The Congress then takes it and drop it in the trash can!
They write their budget and gives it to the President for his approval or veto. They give the budget at the VERY LAST MINUTE of the Fiscal Year!
Now if the President vetoes the budget, he shuts down the Federal Government! What choice does he have? Shutting down the Government would cause a major disruption in the economy!
That’s the game the DIMS has been playing!
So Bush has to sign the budget and release it. He has to spend every penny of it. He cannot impound or hold back! That’s the Federal Law!
As for the Fanny Mae and Freddy Mac, they were in serious trouble since early 2000’s and Bush knows it. In fact, he gave the Congress warnings 14 times in his 8 years term. Nobody listened. Even Baawney said there is no problem!
The President has to keep it quiet from the public as not to create a panic.
Somebody or something moved 500 Billions from the Stock Market in an hour in 2008 and caused a financial collapse in our economy! So far to date, nobody knows who did it!
I don’t always agree with Bush on everything but he didn’t do a bad job as a President.

Bush would be a hellova better than the one we have now!


121 posted on 05/02/2012 5:44:14 PM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound (We have met the enemy and they is us!)
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To: Sen Jack S. Fogbound

He’s not a bad man. Just not an effective President.
He rammed through tax cuts and big spending increases.

This is not exactly a profile in courage.


122 posted on 05/02/2012 7:53:55 PM PDT by DManA
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To: TribalPrincess2U

My God you set the bar in the mud.

Was he better than Obama? You bet. Jimmah Carter was better than Obama. Does that give you a warm fuzzy feeling?


123 posted on 05/02/2012 8:01:13 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Deb

Let’s talk about that. Do you think we need a king?


124 posted on 05/02/2012 8:03:59 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Deb

Good grief. You’re still drunk on the koolaid.


125 posted on 05/02/2012 8:14:02 PM PDT by Pelham (Marco Rubio, la raza trojan horse.)
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To: Sen Jack S. Fogbound

“Somebody or something moved 500 Billions from the Stock Market in an hour in 2008 and caused a financial collapse in our economy! So far to date, nobody knows who did it!”

Try looking up “money market fund” + “broke the buck” and your grand mystery will disappear.

Lehman failed on Sept 16 and that caused Reserve Primary Fund to break the buck. Fiduciaries have to protect their clients and they bailed out of Reserve Primary. There was a run on all money market funds. Money market funds had 3.5 trillion dollars in them at the start of all this, and a 500 billion swing is possible in a widespread panic.


126 posted on 05/02/2012 8:57:10 PM PDT by Pelham (Marco Rubio, la raza trojan horse.)
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To: cva66snipe

“Want the name of the man who in part started the breakdowns that lead to it? Donald Rumsfeld. He was Gerald Ford’s Sec of Def. The military under Ford’s last tenure was pretty much like the Carter years. “

Right you are. Rummy is wildly popular with conservatives outside the military because of how he dealt with the press. But it’s not an opinion likely to be shared by the officer corps. Rumsfeld has much in common with Robert McNamara, another SecDef who believed he was wiser than all of the uniformed military.


127 posted on 05/02/2012 9:20:13 PM PDT by Pelham (Marco Rubio, la raza trojan horse.)
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To: Pelham
I enlisted in OCT 1976. Things were already pretty well a mess I found out after Basic training. By the time I got too my ship in FEB 77 I saw guys literally just walking away and not coming back. Years later I learned there was a pretty darn high number of guys I would work with in civilian life who had did just that. That policy ended I think maybe in about very late 1977 early 1978. They started giving you a Court martial with a BCD then you have too serve your obligation plus AWOL time. That quickly solved that issue.

I don't like Jimmy Carter, & I'll never like Carter. But by mid 1980 a lot of things were turning back around discipline wise and tradition wise.

In FEB 1977 on Navy ships tradition was gone with it went morale. Here is just an example. You did not hear the Bosuns Pipe used for announcements. By mid 1978 that was back. I know about the shortages etc during the Carter years. Here is something important many are missing though. I did not know of even one aircraft carrier unable to do lite off and get underway. We passed all of our readiness exercises and inspections as well including the month off GITMO.

128 posted on 05/02/2012 11:57:09 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs; Sen Jack S. Fogbound; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; ...
The crash was a result of bubble that was started back in 2002 and 2003.

That was certainly a major part, but another key factor was that GWB's SEC, in April 2004, in effect let the Wall Street mega-investment houses self regulate. Theoretically, the 2004 agreement gave the SEC more power, but they had neither the resources nor the talent to do it (so many experienced regulators left the government to make bigger bucks on Wall Street). Bernie Madoff had been doing his thing since the days of Clinton, but I say it got a lot uglier after that 2004 SEC meeting.

You may say that investment houses should do whatever they want, but if so, I don't want to bail them out.

129 posted on 05/03/2012 1:31:36 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs
hell the end of his term almmost never came in the first place...the willingness to sign off on an *assault weapons* ban extension damn near cost my vote...

had it not been for the overused 'lesser of evils' and the retard algore...

sure, initially W was prolly 'better', but i really wonder what ole albore wouldve done post 911 ??? sometimes i think that a commie in the whitehouse wouldve been pressured to, and allowed/expected to have gone massive retaliation and war, rather than the nation building of the compassionate conservative...cough cough...

130 posted on 05/03/2012 4:42:47 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker
RE :”hell the end of his term almmost never came in the first place...the willingness to sign off on an *assault weapons* ban extension damn near cost my vote

I don't recall GWB doing anything like that. That doesn't sound right.

131 posted on 05/03/2012 4:52:26 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: Gilbo_3; stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs

Gore was certainly capable of screwing up the economy to the extent that a similar crash could have occurred. Who knows.

I voted for GWB in 2004, but now I realize that there was no good choice. Next -> McCain. Next -> Romney. Why don’t the Dems have to run “moderates?”


132 posted on 05/03/2012 5:05:15 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: Sen Jack S. Fogbound
Budgets do not come from the White House. They come from Congress, and the party that controlled Congress since January 2007 is the Democrat Party.

Yep, and Bush didn't veto a single bill from those jackals. It may not be his fault, but he stepped aside when he still could've helped.

133 posted on 05/03/2012 5:09:33 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: sickoflibs
I don't recall GWB doing anything like that. That doesn't sound right

sometimes i cant tell if ya need a sarc tag or not...all things considered in Ws case, that was the initial issue that turned my stomach with him, reachin across to the commies to secure a few votes in the battle with albore...

it worked so well that he signed mcqueeg/feingold and let the scotus strike it down...

wait, WHAT ???

134 posted on 05/03/2012 5:22:45 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker
RE :”sometimes i cant tell if ya need a sarc tag or not...all things considered in Ws case, that was the initial issue that turned my stomach with him, reachin across to the commies to secure a few votes in the battle with albore...

I don't remember GWB signing any bills that banned any guns. The assault gun bill expired and was never extended not even by Obama/Pelosi. There is no Federal ban on those anymore. I have no idea what you are talking about on that one.

Are you talking about something he said in the 2000 campaign?

135 posted on 05/03/2012 5:37:15 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: DManA

Yep


136 posted on 05/03/2012 6:37:08 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: sickoflibs
Are you talking about something he said in the 2000 campaign?

yesSir..."get it [AWB renewal/extension] to my desk, I'll sign it"...

the congress failed to get it there, thankfully, unlike campaign finance that was delivered and signed by the compromiser, passed off for scotus to correct...

those things were merely precursors to the insanity to come from the capitulator in chief...

137 posted on 05/03/2012 8:07:43 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3

If I am going back to 2000 I would be more upset with GWB attacking Gore for believing in ‘nation building’ and saying that he would NEVER do that as POTUS, then conning us into the largest nation-building disaster in US history by claiming that mushroom clouds over cities were on the way and Iraq would pay for it’s own rebuilding, both total BS.


138 posted on 05/03/2012 8:24:13 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: sickoflibs
never is a long time...9-11 became a blank check initially...

for all the campaign rhetoric, algore mightve nuked, or at least waged a destructive 'total war' on the jihadis from the gitgo, if for nothing else, to bolster his own polls/legacy...maybe not, but the 'anybody but gore' bs that gave us w is the ssdd, and the AWB stuff was a crystal ball of the appeasement to come with a meek POTUS...

he set himself up for being relentless ground down over the course of several yrs, and the financial fiasco was easy to come to pass once w was too tired to even play rope-a-dope the last couple yrs...

139 posted on 05/03/2012 9:03:09 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: DManA
Let’s talk about that. Do you think we need a king?

Just when ya think ya heard it all, this pops up.

There are some insane people out here. I'm talking lunatics here.

140 posted on 05/03/2012 9:20:06 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

There are people I have come across on FreeRepublic, several times, who honestly believe that God’s plan for humanity is to be ruled by a king. That the US Constitution is a perversion of God’s will.

Mostly they stay very quiet but every once in a while they get bold and express this idea.


141 posted on 05/03/2012 9:54:17 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

And may I say these are traitors who ought to be locked up.

You have to be demon possessed to advocate royal rule.


142 posted on 05/03/2012 10:05:04 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

I don’t know anything about all that crap. However, those who support that type of thing should have a caution/danger label across their backs. Scary stuff. Hard to believe the tolerance level of those who claim to be free.


143 posted on 05/03/2012 10:17:25 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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Please tell me what was wrong with Harriet Miers?

There were plenty of FR threads on that subject. She was not a serious nominee. Instead of a record of impressive legal work she had a record of loyalty to George Bush.

Ann Coulter said that Bush had decided to nominate his cleaning lady. It was too close to the truth.

After the conservative base screamed at him long enough he came to his senses.

144 posted on 05/05/2012 7:52:52 PM PDT by TChad
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