DeLay declares 'victory' in war on budget fat

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    http://www.washtimes.com/national/20050914-120153-3878r.htm
    What planet is DeLay living on???

    Does ANYONE believe him?

    From the same article
     
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    Howdy there Tom! I'm from your district, I work a couple blocks from your office in fact. There's a colleague of yours in congress I'd like you to meet, a fellow Texas representative in fact, I think he could help you with your dilemma. Say hello to Rep. Ron Paul.

    The republicans are the new democrats. Have been since the late 90's actually, when their budgets exceeded President Slick's requested amounts for some departments. Mr. Bush is a flawless LBJ-style democrat, too. Let's bring back the days of one party in congress and another in the white house, so we can enjoy the blessings of sweet, merciful gridlock. :D

    bwuahahahahha
     
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    So true. Sad, but true.

    On the other hand, I suppose the more we can spend, the more we will stave off depression.
     
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    Welcome Baron. You bring a lot to the table in these types of discussions; I'm glad you came over.

    Anyone who claims there is no room for further cuts is living in a dreamworld.
     
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    Hey! I've got an idea for "cutting some of the fat." How about we scale down some of the bureacracy that has grown-up around this "fiscally conservative" administration! Or...here's a novel idea! Why don't we stop flushing money into that parking-lot they call 'Iraq.' Or...recall the tax cuts for the rich!
     
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    How about we stop flushing money into flooded cities and hurricane disasters? At 200 billion a pop, we may be paying more for natural disasters than for our military forces in Iraq.
     
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    Well, the question must be asked: Which is more ethical? An unprovoked, unilateral attack against a soveriegn nation based on unverified British intelligence reports...or helping storm victims. Hmmm.
     
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    You forgot about the part of protecting our country from attack...remember 9-11?...also an unprovoked, unilateral attack against a sovereign nation.
     
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    Yeah, but we're not Al-Qaida, we used to stand for something. Now we have the Bush Doctrine! Anyway, what the heck does Iraq have to do with 9/11? Iraq didn't hijack our planes, Saudi Arabian terrorists did. 9/11 is really a non sequitor when you're talking about the Iraq war
     
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    Hello. Not Iranian, but rather Saudi Arabian terrorists. No one, certainly not GW tied Iraq to 9/11, rather the Taliban, linked to Al Queda, run by Bin Laden, a Saudi by birth.

    The rationale for attacking Iraq, was self-defense pre-emption:

    http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/iraq/news/20030317-10.html
     

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