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  • How Long Does It Take to Tell a President His CIA Director is Under Investigation?

    11/14/2012 7:59:38 AM PST · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/14/2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    How long does it take to tell the president that his CIA director is under investigation? Here is the answer Americans are now supposed to believe: longer than it took for the White House to discover that a YouTube video did not inspire the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. In June 2010, President Obama fired Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the U.S. commander in Afghanistan because McChrystal had criticized civilian administration officials in the presence of a writer from Rolling Stone. Obama immediately named Gen. David Petraeus — hero of the Iraq surge — the...
  • A Nation Adrift

    11/08/2012 5:11:56 AM PST · by IbJensen · 2 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 11/7/2012 | Andrew B. Wilson
    -snip-. Who is this president and how does he relate to the popular novel? Is he the man-eating tiger, or the potential victim in the little boy named "Pi"? -snip- Like most of Obama's creations (cf. Dreams from My Father), his all-devouring tiger was a composite: a combination of predatory capitalism and rampant greed; and of uncaring and non-interventionist and non-redistributive government. Never mind that this tiger is a total illusion. It is not what produced the subprime housing crisis or the financial meltdown of 2008. -snip- ...winning a second term as president despite the obvious failure of his policies...
  • Opus Time

    04/17/2012 4:47:30 PM PDT · by Williams · 563 replies
    Vanity Opus
    Well it's been about 13 years forgot my initial sign in name, so pretty much from the beginning. Never wanted to write a Free Republic Opus, love reading news stories here and commenting every day. Would rather not go out in anger seems pointless. Then today the owner of the site called me a RINO (I'm not), surrender monkey (not) and told me to write my opus and get out. My sin was fighting with someone who suggested Obama losing in the latest poll is "bad news". I could list all the insanity of what is going on here. I've...
  • Obama’s New Regulations Cost Billions

    03/13/2012 7:44:58 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 3/13/2012 | Mike Brownfield
    If you fly across the country, it’s easy to see signs of America’s ingenuity and productivity — skyscrapers in New York City, steel mills in Pennsylvania, factories in Chicago, farmland in the Great Plains, and the glittering technology of Silicon Valley. But what you can’t see, though it’s very real, is the invisible web of red tape crawling forth from Washington, crisscrossing the landscape, strangling job creators, tying down entrepreneurs, and tangling America’s engine of innovation in a mess of regulations. Under the Obama Administration, those endless miles of government-imposed directives has kept getting longer, as The Heritage Foundation reveals...
  • Our news ow insists Obama is getting Americans behind him

    01/24/2012 10:20:40 AM PST · by emax · 4 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/signal/gingrich-fate-rises-does-obama-133152405.html
  • President Ford's Clemency Program for Draft Dodgers and Deserters

    12/27/2006 9:24:02 AM PST · by Mike Bates · 7 replies · 1,936+ views
    Ford Presidential Library ^ | 9/16/74 | Gerald R. Ford
    President Gerald R. Ford's Remarks Announcing a Program for the Return of Vietnam Era Draft Evaders and Military Deserters September 16, 1974 Good morning: In my first week as President, I asked the Attorney General and the Secretary of Defense to report to me, after consultation with other Governmental officials and private citizens concerned, on the status of those young Americans who have been convicted, charged, investigated, or are still being sought as draft evaders or military deserters. On August 19, at the national convention of Veterans of Foreign Wars in the city of Chicago, I announced my intention to...
  • Baxley running for Governor

    01/05/2006 7:20:14 AM PST · by AzaleaCity5691 · 20 replies · 678+ views
    The Mobile Register ^ | January 5, 2006 | Bill Barrow
    Baxley running for governor Thursday, January 05, 2006 By BILL BARROW Capital Bureau MONTGOMERY -- Pointing to her rural upbringing, Christian faith, life as a single parent and nearly four decades as a public employee, businesswoman and elected official, Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley on Wednesday announced her bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. "This state is made up of everyday people whose families work hard to provide the necessities of life, who try to afford health care and who try to protect their children from the evils of society," Baxley told about 300 campaign workers and supporters gathered in a...
  • My Account of the Parade and the Inaugural Ball

    01/21/2005 9:13:23 PM PST · by RepubMommy · 96 replies · 4,394+ views
    Self | Me
    Where the heck is everyone that went to the Ball? Anyway, let me give me account, and I am truly sorry that I don't have webspace to upload photos into, I will send mine to Bob Wood and he can do them soon hopefully. Anyway,my friend Fran and I arrived at about 12 noon. We were with a couple that I know from Il but they had bleacher seats, so we seperated getting off at different stops on the Metro. We arrived at the Penn 7th and were all fine and dandy, some silly banter going back and forth between...
  • Unwelcome and Unfazed, Demonstrators Push Messages [D.C. Chapter of Free Republic Mentioned]

    01/21/2005 2:39:01 AM PST · by conservative in nyc · 21 replies · 1,551+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 01/21/05 | Manny Fernandez and Eric Rich
    They were pelted with snowballs, doused with pepper spray. They were outnumbered by police and by Bush loyalists, drowned out for the most part by the fanfare of the nation's 55th inauguration. The thousands of protesters who took to the streets to oppose President Bush's second swearing-in did succeed on at least one score: No one who came to Washington to celebrate the inauguration yesterday left without encountering them. The biggest disruption apparently occurred late last night, far from the center of inaugural action, in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Northwest Washington. Shortly before midnight, police clad in riot gear...
  • Four More Years of Happiness

    01/20/2005 2:26:07 PM PST · by neverdem · 18 replies · 953+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 20, 2005 | DANIEL GILBERT
    GUEST OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Cambridge, Mass. BY now, most of the people I know should be Canadians. At least that's what they said they'd be if President Bush won re-election. And yet, my unofficial tally suggests that the number of disgruntled Democrats who actually emigrated northward is roughly zero, plus or minus none. November saw more than its share of cursing, wailing and gnashing of teeth in some quarters, but by the middle of December the weeping had largely subsided and most of the people I know were busy buying gifts. With the exception of the junior senator from Massachusetts and...
  • Inauguration Day Live Thread (55TH PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION AND SECOND TERM)

    01/20/2005 4:06:53 AM PST · by goldstategop · 4,306 replies · 140,098+ views
    01/20/05 | goldstategop
    55th Inauguration And Day's Events - Live Thread
  • President Thanks Military, Guests At 'Celebration Of Freedom' Concert

    01/20/2005 6:41:49 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 1 replies · 300+ views
    White House Website ^ | January 19, 2005 | President George W. Bush
    THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. (Applause.) Thank you all for coming. (Applause.) Thanks for being out here in the cold. You know, I was realizing there is -- you know, no night is too cold to celebrate freedom. (Applause.) Mr. Vice President, thank you for your kind introduction. I thank you and Lynne for your fine service to the American people. Our nation has never had a finer Vice President. (Applause.) Sorry, Dad. (Laughter.) Our nation has never had a finer First Lady than Laura. (Applause.) Sorry, Mother. (Laughter.) I'm really proud that much of my family is with me...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1.19.05

    01/19/2005 2:30:08 PM PST · by GretchenM · 332 replies · 7,276+ views
    yahoo.com, whitehouse.gov, ap/mywaynews ^ | Wednesday January 19, 2005 | GretchenM
    President and Mrs. Bush visited the National Archives to view some of our nation's founding documents. In spite of some Senators Behaving Badly (particularly John Kerry and Barbara Boxer), the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to confirm Condoleezza Rice as secretary of state; the nomination now goes to the full Senate for a vote. Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island: one day to go till W2!
  • Operation infinite FReep (operation Hail to the chief)....Protest ANSWER jan 20th in Washington DC

    12/17/2004 7:17:16 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 8 replies · 1,046+ views
    Before the W2 ball on Jan 20th, go out and help Protestwarrior protest ANSWER in operation Hail to the Chief, and show these people that they are not in the majority.
  • Ohio Electors Vote Despite Challenge

    12/13/2004 11:54:37 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 78 replies · 4,595+ views
    AP ^ | December 13, 2004 | CARRIE SPENCER
    The Ohio delegation to the Electoral College cast its votes for President Bush on Monday, hours after dissident groups asked the state Supreme Court to review the outcome of the state's presidential race. The 20 GOP electors voted unanimously for Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. "The vast majority of people understand this election is over," said Gov. Bob Taft, who was at the electors' voting session in the state Senate chamber. The challengers who went to the Supreme Court question whether Bush won the key swing state by 119,000 votes, guaranteeing his victory over Democrat John Kerry. The court...
  • "Liberal Nightmare" CARTOON featuring 4 more years of Rumsfeld, Cheney with Dubya

    12/05/2004 11:16:57 AM PST · by IPWGOP · 29 replies · 2,226+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 12/5/2004 | IPWGOP
    Liberal nightmareDonald Rumsfeld agrees to stay on as Sec. of Defense     This is an email-able, copyright-ready graphic you can use in emails, on blogs, in flyers, on posters... anything that's noncommercial.
  • 10 Reasons Why Vladimir Putin Supports George W. Bush

    11/03/2004 5:00:22 PM PST · by A. Pole · 57 replies · 1,196+ views
    MosNews ^ | 11/3/2004 | Anton Nossik
    Russia’s president Vladimir Putin had made several statements over the last six months, voicing his strong and unequivocal support for George W. Bush’s reelection bid. First, during his American visit last summer, Putin said that the Democrats had no moral right to criticize the incumbent for the Iraq invasion, after what they did to Serbia in 1999. Later in Astana Putin said that the Iraq invasion was indeed justified, because Saddam was planning terror attacks against U.S. targets, according to Russian intelligence. Finally, in October Putin said that Kerry’s candidacy was supported by international terrorists, waging a war on the...
  • Loser blues? Not me! I'm in denial

    11/11/2004 6:51:51 AM PST · by presidio9 · 43 replies · 2,873+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | November 10, 2004 | Lenore Skenazy
    A couple of days after the election, my husband and I were walking down the street when I saw a sign that made my jaw drop: "REPUBLICAN PARKING." "My God, they work fast," I thought. "They've already taken over the parking lots!" Then I did a double take. The sign actually read: "PUBLIC PARKING." Oh. As Emily Littella used to say, "Never mind." But I do think my subconscious got it right: It's a Republican country now. The rest of us just sulk in it. Or, at least, that's what most progressives are doing. But me, I have yet to...
  • No quarrel with these Bush priorities

    11/07/2004 2:35:24 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies · 1,415+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | November 7, 2004
    It is almost funny to hear the Democrats, until recently lashing out at George W. Bush and all he represents, suddenly experiencing a change of heart and, having lost the presidential election, now talking about building bridges and forging alliances, as if, had they gained power, they immediately would have turned to the Republicans for input on what they should do over the next four years. The fact is, whether you love him or hate him, Bush has been re-elected president of the United States, and he has some clear ideas of what he should do with his time in...
  • The Hobbit Hole XVI - Still round the corner there may wait...

    10/05/2004 3:33:41 PM PDT · by HairOfTheDog · 6,001 replies · 33,304+ views
    Welcome to The Hobbit Hole! Still round the corner there may wait... First thread: New Zealander builds Hobbit holeSecond thread: The New Hobbit HoleThird thread: The Hobbit Hole III - Journey to the Cross-roads! (Congratulations, we filled it up!) Fourth Thread: The Hobbit Hole IV - The Road Goes Ever On...Fifth Thread: The Hobbit Hole V - Where Many Paths and Errands Meet...Sixth Thread: The Hobbit Hole VI - And Whither Then? I Cannot Say... Seventh Thread: The Hobbit Hole VII - But not yet weary are our feet... Eighth Thread: The Hobbit Hole VIII - Still round the corner...
  • Caption Rove!!

    11/03/2004 9:34:49 AM PST · by NetSurfer · 82 replies · 3,590+ views
    Yahoo pictures ^ | Nov 2, 2004 | Yahoo pictures
  • Al Gore Concedes to Winner of Popular Vote

    11/03/2004 8:56:33 AM PST · by socal_parrot · 11 replies · 358+ views
    Scrappleface.com ^ | 11/3/4 | Scott Ottq
    (2004-11-03) -- Former Vice President Al Gore today conceded the presidency to the winner of the popular vote, George W. Bush, although a dispute over provisional ballots in Ohio kept officials there from granting Mr. Bush the electoral votes needed to make his victory official early this morning. "The people have spoken," said Mr. Gore, "And George W. Bush is now officially the president of the United States. I call on all true Democrats to unite behind our president." However, a spokesman for the Kerry-Edwards campaign said, "Presidential elections are not decided by popular vote. We need the electoral college...
  • Election Results by Region

    11/03/2004 7:46:12 AM PST · by Michael Goldsberry · 7 replies · 268+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Associated Press
    ALASKA: PRESIDENT (3) - Bush easily took a state that has gone Republican for the last 40 years. SENATE - Republican Lisa Murkowski led former Gov. Tony Knowles, despite resentment from many voters that her father, Frank Murkowski, appointed her to his old job when he became governor in 2002. HOUSE - Remains: 1R. Incumbent Don Young, who calls himself the "congressman for all Alaskans," won a 17th term. PROPOSITIONS - Alaskans rejected a measure to legalize and tax the sales of marijuana. Another measure fueled by the Murkowski controversy to eliminate appointments to fill Senate vacancies was trailing in...
  • CONCESSION @ 1300

    11/03/2004 8:02:56 AM PST · by Cletus.D.Yokel · 199 replies · 1,051+ views
    ABC Radio (news) is reporting Qerri WILL concede at 1300 today!
  • BUSH WINS

    11/02/2004 10:12:01 PM PST · by Mad Mammoth · 23 replies · 189+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11-03-2004 | Matt Drudge
    Basic headline at this point, no text from Drudge
  • Great Election pics thread

    11/02/2004 6:54:06 PM PST · by DTA · 21 replies · 175+ views
    Kerri Johnson, a support of President Bush (news - web sites), waves flip-flops as other Bush and John Kerry (news - web sites) supporters yell at each other in front of a county supervisor of elections office in Jacksonville, Fla., on Tuesday night, Nov. 2, 2004. (AP Photo/Oscar Sosa)
  • Use Your Cellphones To Help Re-Elect Bush---NOW (MUST READ!!!)

    11/01/2004 3:20:47 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 47 replies · 646+ views
    Self | November 1, 2004 | PJ-Comix
    I found out something VERY IMPORTANT today. You can use your cellphone to help re-elect Bush. Here is what happened. Like many of you, I was suffering the election jitters due to the seesawing polls. So this afternoon I took a walk to work off the tension. While doing so, I was listening to Rush Limbaugh on my portable radio. Anyway, Rush was doing an interview with Gov. Jeb Bush and Rush mentioned that a lot of Republicans haven't gotten phone calls yet from GOP workers to go vote. At that point, Jeb mentioned that regular folks could simply call...
  • ***Operation 4 More Years - Situation Room - Day 1 - LIVE THREAD***

    11/02/2004 2:48:56 AM PST · by An.American.Expatriate · 1,040 replies · 5,941+ views
    Various | 2 November 2004 | Various
    As I and many of my fellow expatriates are often hard pressed to get any non-biased information from the media (we are often stuck with CNN-International!!), I have decided to start this thread in the tradition of the Operation Iraqi Freedom Situation Room threads.  I hope this meets with the approval of Jim & John and the Admin guys . . . The purpose of this thread is to be a place to collect information from all sources into one area for discussion.  Specific threads for specific topics and cross linking are highly encouraged.
  • Resolve on war makes flawed Bush our reluctant choice

    11/01/2004 6:38:00 AM PST · by aomagrat · 13 replies · 681+ views
    The State ^ | 31 October 2001 | The State
    PRESIDENT BUSH has disappointed us in many ways. He promised to be a uniter, not a divider. Yet faced with our nation’s second Pearl Harbor — a tremendous opportunity to set aside differences and pull the country together — he continued to pursue an ideological domestic agenda, from attacking affirmative action to dismantling environmental protections. And his policies have been not only divisive, but often destructive. Consider: • Rather than asking us to sacrifice in a time of war, he has doled out tax cut after tax cut, and taken us from a nearly balanced budget to staggering deficits. •...
  • Cheney Goes a Great Distance to Stump for Votes

    11/01/2004 5:27:45 PM PST · by conservative in nyc · 7 replies · 549+ views
    New York Times ^ | 11/1/04 | MICHELE KAYAL
    November 1, 2004 Cheney Goes a Great Distance to Stump for VotesBy MICHELE KAYAL ONOLULU, Hawaii, Nov. 1 - Vice President Dick Cheney told a madly cheering crowd of thousands of supporters in the Hawaii Convention Center late Sunday night that they mattered in the nation's presidential election for the first time in a very long time. "I'm here because Hawaii is a vital state in this election and President Bush and I would be honored to have your vote," he said, eliciting a boisterous call for "Four More Years!" from the crowd. "On Tuesday, we're going to surprise a...
  • Why I'm Voting for Bush

    11/01/2004 1:33:42 PM PST · by Keyes2000mt · 9 replies · 196+ views
    Renew America ^ | 11/01/2004 | Adam Graham
    In 2000, I held my nose and voted for President Bush despite my reservations about how he would deal with fiscal issues and whether he was ready for the Presidency. On Tuesday, I will vote to re-elect the President, knowing 100% he's the right person to lead America. There are three reasons I ask you to vote for President Bush. First, is his leadership. In uncertain times, we need a leader who knows what he believes. President Bush has been consistent that we must fight a multi-front war on terrorism: using intelligence, economic sanctions, and military force when appropriate to...
  • 24 Hours to Victory -- The First Four Years

    11/01/2004 1:34:07 PM PST · by PhiKapMom · 102 replies · 284+ views
    Bush-Cheney '04 Official Blog ^ | 1 Nov 2004 | Bush-Cheney '04
    The First Four Years For America, these years will always stand apart. We have faced great challenges together these last four years – a September morning none of us will ever forget, recession, and war. Together, we rose to the challenge. We made the tough choices. And because of the steadiness and resolve of the man who stood at the center of the storm, we are safer and stronger than we were four years ago. Today, America is back. Our economy is back. Hope is back. Through turbulent times, President George W. Bush has been solid as a rock....
  • This is Not a Magazine about Republicans or Democrats But About a War We Have to Win

    11/01/2004 1:10:12 PM PST · by PJBlogger · 24 replies · 970+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | November 1, 2004 | David Horowitz
    This is Not a Magazine about Republicans or Democrats But About a War We Have to Win By David Horowitz FrontPageMagazine.com | November 1, 2004 I have received emails from readers asking why I continue to post Andrew Sullivan’s blog on this website and others demanding that I remove it at once. I have not done that and have no intention of doing so. First, this website is not devoted to Republican politics. It is devoted to the war against terror and the war against the fifth column adversaries of this country and supporters of our enenmies abroad. This fifth...
  • It IS the War on Terror & the Man for the Job is George W. Bush

    11/01/2004 8:22:37 AM PST · by MikeEdwards · 1 replies · 215+ views
    The Rant ^ | November 1, 2004 | Frank Salvato
    This Presidential Election is the most important of our lifetime. There are many things at stake in the next four years – chief among them is our American way of life. While issues such as healthcare, education, tax reform, stem cell research and the economy are of great concern to each and every one of us these all take a backseat to the War on Terror. What good is worrying about domestic issues if we are not committed to the continued defense of our nation against terror exemplified by President George W. Bush? The War on Terror is a fight...
  • Iowahawk Endorses George W. Bush

    11/01/2004 5:38:53 AM PST · by IowaHawk · 30 replies · 812+ views
    Iowahawk blog | 11/01/04 | Dave Burge
    As this is arguably the most important presidential election in our nation's history, and it would be wrong for Iowahawk to rush off willy-nilly and blindly cast its support behind one candidate. Before announcing our official endorsement, Iowahawk believes it is critical for voters to consider the top issues of the day, and contrast the respective positions of the incumbent, George W. Bush, and his main challenger Worldwide Islamofascism. Let's review how the candidates stack up. HEALTHCAREThe Administration has frequently pointed to the Prescription Drug for Seniors law as key accomplishment of President Bush, but this new federal entitlement has...
  • Why I support George W. Bush/Why I support John Kerry

    11/01/2004 5:41:09 AM PST · by SJackson · 4 replies · 551+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11-1-04 | Ed Koch/STEVEN L. SPIEGEL
    Why I support George W. BushEd Koch Bush will fight terrorism On November 3, when President George W. Bush awakens to read the final election results, I believe he may say to himself, "Thanks to the Jewish community, I won. They will never have cause to regret their confidence in me." In other words, for all the president has done to combat international terrorism, I believe he deserves the support of Jewish voters. As a volunteer for the Bush campaign, I have been addressing Jewish audiences in the political battleground states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Michigan. Jews comprise about...
  • Promise Keeper, by Bernie Kerik (America's 9/11 Police Commissioner)

    11/01/2004 6:23:11 AM PST · by OESY · 5 replies · 1,542+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 1, 2004 | BERNARD KERIK
    ...I am voting for George W. Bush because he has shown me that he has the resolve and the strength to fight and win the war against terrorism. In this year's presidential election, the first held since the attacks of 9/11, the most important election in our lifetime, these qualities have never been more critical. I'm voting for President Bush because I was the commissioner of the New York City Police Department on 9/11 and I watched the planes crash into the World Trade Center, and take the lives of 23 of my cops, 37 Port Authority officers, 343 firefighters...
  • Bush vs. Kerry

    11/01/2004 2:00:09 AM PST · by LowCountryJoe · 13 replies · 508+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | November 1, 2004 | Jay Bryant
    Most of the nation's newspapers, in their endorsement editorials, seem to have spent more words on the shortcomings of the man they are blessing than on either praising him or condemning his opponent. This seems to be true regardless of their choice. I, on the other hand, am positively for George W. Bush. I just don't think he has all that many shortcomings. I think he has been an outstanding president, and would deserve enthusiastic support even if his opponent were vastly more qualified for the job than John Kerry is. Part of my enthusiastic support is based on the...
  • WHY POLICE OFFICERS BACK W

    11/01/2004 12:40:07 AM PST · by kattracks · 2 replies · 402+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/01/04 | FRANK FERREYRA
    IN the face of one of the most bitter presidential races this country has ever seen, a first-ever event occurred in the nearly 90-year history of the National Fraternal Order of Police, the largest law-enforcement labor union in the United States, when the entire organization unanimously supported the endorsement of President George W. Bush. That endorsement represents over 318,000 members and their families. (I was privileged to have our National Trustee Charles Caputo represent the New York State FOP at this meeting and cast our vote. ) The obvious question is: Why the FOP has displayed such unity in...
  • President Bush for a safer world - Originally published on Oct. 19.

    10/31/2004 11:08:32 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 177+ views
    Washington Times ^ | November 1, 2004 | editorial
    This is not a happy election season. Our nation is mortally threatened and deeply divided. We are divided not only by party affiliation, but by different visions of the nature of the threat and the means of defeating it. Each candidate embodies in his personality and public presentation these conflicting visions. President George W. Bush sees the rise of global Islamist terrorism as an evil force and mortal threat, the causes of which must be extirpated, root and branch, in a global struggle. He believes that it is insufficient to merely track down the existing terrorists and contain the rogue...
  • Kerry isn't the answer

    10/31/2004 9:37:04 PM PST · by MissouriConservative · 4 replies · 328+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | November 1 | None Listed
    Since so few readers of The Telegraph have a vote in Tuesday's presidential election, it might seem impertinent or redundant for this newspaper to express a preference in the knife-edge contest between George W Bush and John Kerry. But the economic, military and diplomatic power of the United States is so great - and its links with this country so intimate - that it is important to ask which of the candidates would govern America in a way which better served the British national interest. Last year, Britain's exports to the US were worth more than £29 billion; American firms...
  • Vote for Bush...the obvious choice. Letter to the editor.

    10/31/2004 9:38:10 PM PST · by ucsd1974 · 6 replies · 458+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 10/31/2004 | Russell Holmes, M.D.
    Fifty-nine years ago my father set foot upon the volcanic ash of Iwo Jima and became part of the bloodiest campaign in Marine Corps history. The enemy was particularly vicious, capable of suicide attacks and dispatching its captives by beheading. Sound familiar? In combat, my father was shot, his wounds were sutured, and he was sent back to join his buddies for more action. There was no time for fanfare or self-promotion. They knew they would soon be island hopping the remaining 660 miles to Tokyo, where it was predicted that millions would die to bring the war to its...
  • WSJ: Right Leader, Right Time by TOMMY FRANKS

    10/31/2004 8:31:02 PM PST · by icecold · 8 replies · 765+ views
    The decision we make tomorrow will have a greater impact on the security of our country than any presidential election in my memory. America is at war on a scale unmatched in scope and importance since World War II. The threat today isn't monolithic like Hitler's Germany or Hirohito's Japan -- or bin Laden's al Qaeda of the '90s. But it's just as deadly, with diverse cells in 60 countries, linked by ideology and hatred. The war is global, complex and lethal, and the fundamental choice we must make is whether we fight that war offensively, by pursing the terrorists...
  • I back Bush:Re-election of stalwart president best course for U.S.- and world(CANADIAN columnist)

    10/31/2004 8:13:42 PM PST · by Stoat · 9 replies · 512+ views
    The Calgary Sun ^ | October 31, 2004 | Paul Jackson
    COLUMNIST Sun, October 31, 2004  I back Bush   Re-election of stalwart president best course for U.S. -- and world   By Paul Jackson -- Calgary Sun DALLAS -- The reason why it is so absolutely essential American voters back President George W. Bush on Tuesday is written -- no, carved -- in history. It is that only an individual dedicated to fight a war can save western civilization. An individual who vacillates, a characteristic seemingly woven into Democratic president contender John Kerry's psyche, can only spur the end of our way of life.   Two history lessons: On...
  • Right war, Right time, Right man...New York Daily News endorses W! Great article!

    10/31/2004 9:10:49 AM PST · by God luvs America · 22 replies · 939+ views
    The United States is at war — long-term, make no mistake. Muslim fanatics are bent on destroying the rest of humankind. One September morning three years ago, they felled the World Trade Center, struck at the Pentagon and might have smashed the Capitol or the White House had they not been stopped by the heroism of the doomed passengers on a hijacked jetliner. In rage and sorrow, New Yorkers do not forget that terrible day. And we live now in the shadows of menace. The next President of the United States has no higher duty than to prevent more such...
  • Pre-election tension breaker...How many times have YOU seen our great President in person?

    10/31/2004 6:19:41 PM PST · by LisaMalia · 32 replies · 594+ views
    Let's see which FReeper holds the record!
  • Re-Elect George Bush (ABQ Journal)

    10/31/2004 5:27:09 PM PST · by CedarDave · 6 replies · 527+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | October 31, 2004 | Journal Editiorial Staff
    The horrific vision of jetliners knifing through glass walls, office workers leaping to their deaths and the twin towers collapsing united Americans and united the community of nations with America. In those wrenching months after 9/11, President George W. Bush led with clarity and resolve. The United States, it seemed, could harness that nearly universal good will and its own newfound sense of determination as we tried to heal our wounds and prepared to confront this new evil. It was a pivotal moment for the nation and the defining moment for a president who, after being elected by the narrowest...
  • New York Daily News Endorses GW Bush

    10/31/2004 4:56:01 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 16 replies · 1,132+ views
    New York Daily News
    The New York Daily News, a major New York City and State newspaper, whom normally endorses liberal Democrat candidates, has endorsed GW Bush for re-election.
  • Right war, right time, right man(backs President Bush)

    10/31/2004 3:51:55 AM PST · by Pikamax · 45 replies · 770+ views
    NYDAILYNEWS ^ | 10/31/04 | Editorial
    ....Most seriously, Candidate Kerry's clearest position on the war undercuts the cause a President Kerry would be obligated to fight. As Washington Post columnist Jim Hoagland put it: "Kerry's repeated denunciations of Iraq as the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time weaken the moral and perhaps even the legal base for ordering Americans to continue to fight there if he becomes President." World leaders — those Kerry intends to rally and those already committed — could not responsibly risk their citizens in a misbegotten fight. At this critical juncture, America cannot afford such a lack of...
  • Election 2004: Our Choices -- Oklahoman final endorsements -- full page

    10/31/2004 2:34:51 PM PST · by PhiKapMom · 14 replies · 618+ views
    The Oklahoman ^ | Oct 31, 2004 | Editorial Board of Oklahoman
    Election 2004: Our choices Oklahoman EditorialPresident: Republican George W. Bush The war on terror requires a leader with the courage and resolve to stay the course, even in the face of extreme adversity. The war and related security issues are the driving concerns in this year's presidential contest between George W. Bush and John Kerry. The United States is going through a different trial by fire in Iraq. News from the front is troubling, and terrorist tactics test modern Americans' will to see the mission through. We believe President Bush merits re-election because of his superior clarity on the task...