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presidential insanity

2006-11-28 16:15:56.287286+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-28 16:33:09.630624+00 by: meuon

Circa 1993-4, you (Dan) and I talked about an buying or homesteading an offshore oil rig and calling it a country...or floating man made islands, or taking over (nicely) a very small country. Fun stuff over a beer.

Hopefully, when election time comes, we'll all make a sincere attempt to fix this one.

A country where words and ideals of personal responsibility, Truth and Liberty can roll off your tungue while you are smiling.

#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-28 18:17:06.503893+00 by: jeff [edit history]

Dan--you probably independently noticed the same article I noted earlier today. I sent this out to my "rant" e-mail distribution list this morning:

My rant was titled "Evil Insanity."


Some of the quotes contained within Bush's comments yesterday border on "evil insanity." The man is not well. Either that, or he is totally brainwashed by evil people surrounding him. He does make for the perfect puppet.

First, for the sake of clarity, it's not al-Qaida that's carrying out the sectarian bloodshed in Iraq. It's groups from both the Shiite and Sunni sects, fragemented into perhaps a hundred or more individual and decentralized cells. All of the recent (unbiased) intelligence data clearly states that. Bush is "fixated" on al-Qaida, in order to maintain one of his major false premises for invading Iraq. The man is totally incapable of understanding shades of grey; everything is "black and white" with George. "Either you're for us, or against us." I'd be frightened to have Dubya as a neighbor.

Second, Bush refuses to even debate whether Iraq is in a Civil War. This confirms the man as a total idealogue; not open or capable of critical thinking and re-evaluation of conditions. If it wasn't for Tony Snow, we'd still be hearing "stay the course." Unfortunately for Bush and America, staying the course accomplishes nothing more than draining the treasury, and killing thousands of US soldiers, maiming tens of thousands more, and displacing close to 2 million Iraqi civilians. Yeah right, George. "Stay the course" right into the history books as one of the the worst presidents in American History. The Iraqi conflict now exceeds the time between Pearl Harbor, and Japan's unconditional surrender in 1945. The combined explicit and implicit opportunity costs of the Iraq War are now approaching (1) trillion of your tax dollars. And your children's tax dollars.

Bush says yesterday that Iraq wants Iran to "leave it alone." Is the man out of touch? (Yes) Iraq just sent its top politician to Iran for talks. Does Bush not realize that 60% of Iraq's population is Shiite Muslim, in perfect alignment with Iran? Didn't Bush realize before the war that 25% of Iraq's population is Sunni Muslim, more aligned with Syria? In the political end-game for a "stable Iraq," how does "democracy" fit into this equation? It doesn't, and that was another one of Bush's false premises for invading Iraq. He lied to the American people about the real reasons. Just go ask Henry Kissinger.

An attempt was made to impeach Bill Clinton on grounds of personal impropriety. The last I knew, no one died from that impropriety. One could easily consider there are sufficient grounds of incompetence (and outright lying to the American people) which could lead to impeachment proceedings against this very dangerous president named Bush. He's not good for America, nor is the GOP leadership which continues to support him (for more reasons than just Iraq). For the people who voted for Bush, I feel sorry for their souls. They've been hoodwinked to live in a perpetual state of fear. However, I do fear what George Bush is doing in the Middle-East. You should too, unless you want to live in a perpetual state of war, as Israel does today and throughout its history:

Influence of PNAC

I fear, in a macrocosm, we've become the microcosm of paranoia and fear that currently grips and manifests itself in Israel. This macrocosm of fear, counterbalanced by a desire to dominate the planet, has been going on for some time. It gathered strength in the late 90's when the Project for the New American Century (PNAC) was formed, and found a "host president" in George Bush (an original PNAC signatory, along with his brother Jeb, Donald Rumsfeld, et al). Bush and his then controlling GOP party became the icons on which PNAC pushed its ill-formed premise of global hegemony and hubris on to the American electorate, manifested in parts by the illegal invasion of Iraq, and the unbounded and never ending "war on terror."

But just as in nature where physical laws cannot be usurped, all empires rise and eventually fall. History teaches us that important lesson, and America will be no exception. The policies of George Bush and PNAC (and not just in Iraq) are simply exacerbating and accelerating that fall for US.

The history books will not be kind to King George and his bedfellows.

Wake-up, America.

#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-28 18:34:59.994044+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yep, Jeff, yours was one of several emails and blog links that pointed me to that article. If I a had a little more time I'd like to go back and find a more direct quote.

#Comment Re: More Presidential Insanity ? made: 2006-11-29 14:02:28.534253+00 by: jeff [edit history]

Bush is so "out of touch" with reality, it's almost comical. I'd laugh, if people weren't dying. From this newswire:


"Jordan's King Abdullah, who is hosting the meetings, has warned that unless bold steps are taken quickly, the new year could dawn with three civil wars in the Mideast -- in Lebanon, between the Palestinians and Israelis and in Iraq. He says the fighting in Iraq amounts to a civil war between the Sunnis and Shiites, but Bush chooses to characterize it differently."

"No question it's tough," Bush said Tuesday. "There's a lot of sectarian violence taking place, fomented, in my opinion, because of these attacks by al Qaeda, causing people to seek reprisal."

Bush is so caught up with stamping "al Qaeda" on everything, that he's blind to the real problems in the region. He'd probably blame a garter snake on the White House lawn as a plot by al Qaeda.

Wake-up, America.