In Defense of Bush and A Swipe At Many Traditional GOP Types

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    perhaps for cause, I need to think about it. Mucho links:

    http://theanchoressonline.com/2006/05/12/im-off-on-politics-for-a-while/


     
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    So we should forgive Bush for being a bad president because every single president before him was bad too?

    No, I think the chief executive should be held to the highest standards possible, despite the flaws of his predecessors.
     
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    r u a GOP type? :tng:
     
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    I agree with Conley, for once; pointing at other bad behavior doesn't justify any given instance of bad behavior.
     
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    It may surprise you, but I voted for Bush.
     
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    Which time? All the same, doesn't matter. This isn't about 'bad behavior' rather how much one president can change things.

    A very bad thing, one I'm guilty of, conservatives tend to eat their own. Not on purpose, just we hold them to a certain standard. Liberals are way more forgiving.

    On immigration though, GW deserves whatever he gets.
     
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    The second time. I couldn't vote in the 2000 elections.

    I don't see what your saying about one president changing things.
     
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    Did you read the post link you were referring to? :confused:
     
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    I respect everyone's right to his/her opinion on this matter. However, I consider the times too perilous to indulge willful blindness. George Bush was elected - twice - because he represented himself as one who would uphold the Constitution of the United States and protect American sovereignty. Subtract these two things, and you have robbed our country of everything that is wonderful, productive, and free about it. Whether the President knows it or not, globalism is the new golden calf, and it's time for him to decide - once and for all - which master he'd rather serve: the New World Order, or the American people. That's MY opinion, and I'll be a son of a bitch if I'm going to apologize for it.

    And - not to put too fine a point on it - but the relevant term here is not "immigration"; it's INVASION.
     
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    I agree with everything MM wrote, I cringe to think of the numbers of illegal crossings this weekend, in anticipation of tomorrow's speech. The politicos from both parties are trying to paint those that disagree with amnesty and tightening of borders as xenophobes or Luddites, when neither is the case for most.

    Most Americans are pro-Immigration, legal that is. Also for reaching hands across divides, technological or social, thus the falsity of the Luddite accusation.
     

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