GWB, a murderous despot? Many think so

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    A murderous despot indeed.


    A splendid achievement

    George Bush should be congratulated - he has surely earned the right to join the ranks of despots

    Terry Jones
    Tuesday October 10, 2006
    The Guardian

    Dear President Bush,
    I write to you in my capacity as secretary of the World League of Despots.
    It is with great pleasure that I am finally able to extend an official invitation to you to join our ranks. For many years, we have watched your efforts to fulfil the requirements necessary to join our number. From the start, we were greatly impressed by your disdain for democratic principles - the way you wrested power from the democratically elected candidate in the 2000 election, and again in 2005 when you managed to swing what was clearly going to be a victory for your opponent.

    Contempt for human life has always been a priority requirement for membership of the league, and I and my fellow adjudicators were well aware of your record as governor of Texas when you quadrupled the number of state executions. But your record since seizing power has surpassed even our expectations. The thousands of innocent people in Iraq, who have died so that you could fulfill your declared political objective of establishing "an American force presence in the Middle East", attest to your eligibility to join our ranks.
    I cannot, however, disguise the fact that we adjudicators were extremely anxious when you announced your intention to remove from office one of our most stalwart members, Mr Saddam Hussein. However, we need not have worried. According to a recent UN report, you have ensured that there are now even more human rights abuses in Iraq than there were under Saddam. No less than 10% of those in custody are being physically or psychologically abused. Well done!

    Get the rest of it on the link.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/story/0,,1891707,00.html

    Check it out if only for curiosity.


    Psychoblues
     
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    You are the only justification that I need to support torture on insurgents. You need to be sodomized by a rabid goat. I mean that in the nicest possible way though. :finger3:
     
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    Escaped the asylum again, I take it.
     
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    My dislike for Bush is nothing secret, but a despot he is not.
     
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    Right - but this topic is about the President...

    :p:

    (sorry, in advance..)
     
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    Come on, Psycho. Can't you quote a more credible source than the place where old British socialists go to die: Al Guardian? This leftest rag makes the Tehran Times look like the Heritage Foundation. Al Guardian is one of the most vile, anti-American newspapers on the planet.
     
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    I'm sure psycho will tell you it's really a moderate publication. :rolleyes:
     
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    Me thinks we need to get psycho a dictionary since he obviously has no clue what a despot is. Hint: In a system that has a separation of powers and federalism, despotism is impossible.
     
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    Given that the GOP controlled Congress has completely abdicated its oversight authority over the Executive branch, and rubber-stamped every misbegotten, ill-concieved notion Chimpy and Co has put forward to undermine the Constitution, the separation of powers is on very shaky ground right now. So don't feel too secure about the separation of powers shielding us from despotism.

    But Chimpy is not yet a despot. If the Military Tribunals act passes the smell test of the SCOTUS, and given that bodies current members this odious piece of un-Constitutional, un-American piece of crap just might, then Chimpy will be a despot. And may what ever gods you believe in help us all.
     

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