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Rabid Bush Hater?

Habanero

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PlannerGirl said:
Im a rabid bush hater and proud of it.
Ditto that. I just wrote future inlaws a 3,048 letter letting them know in how many ways they've seriously offended me by not only sending me pro-Bush but anti-gay crap (and a few other things thrown in for good measure) to my house.
 

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I'll just say that in the past three and a half years, the number of FORMER Republicans in my family has gone up quite a bit. I really, really want to know where the poll numbers are coming from.
 

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I despise the man, his frightening cabal of arrogant imperialists, and the toadies (like Powell) who helped provide a veneer of respectability to him-especially the whole just folks image created for him (likewise for Saint Ronnie...thank god that week of syrup is over)

My biggest problem is with people I know (like co-workers and my brother) who opine serenly that torture is just fine with them. Of course, my one co-worker drives an hour to see Michael Savage, and my brother is a moderator at Free republic, so...:(

Sadly, John Kerry is utterly uninspiring. Still...
 

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BKM said:
(likewise for Saint Ronnie...thank god that week of syrup is over)
Not around here. Most flags I've seen are still at half staff.
 

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Dan said:
I'll just say that in the past three and a half years, the number of FORMER Republicans in my family has gone up quite a bit. I really, really want to know where the poll numbers are coming from.
Same here. There are at least three former Republicans in my family, myself included. The rest have usually tended to vote Democratic, and none of them have switched over to Bush.
 

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My family is all military and all but a couple hold outs have decided to not vote for Bush but go for Kerry. Heck my dad is a retired vet and has gone to protests and encuraged others to work with "Move on".

Strange times indeed.
 

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After all, it defeats the purpose of having scientists.

This is why many U.S. scientists are taking there experiments elsewhere (other countries) where the political and moral beast can not interfere with what science really is.
 

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[joke]You Bush haters shouldn't bunch up, as they said in Viet Nam, one grenade could get you all.

In your next posts could you please give us your jumpsuit size and note your preference for the standard issue text you'll be issued: the Koran or that book by Marx.[/joke]

You guys are so cute. But seriously, I hate to think we Clinton Haters looked just as silly back in the day as you guys do now.
 

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el Guapo said:
You guys are so cute. But seriously, I hate to think we Clinton Haters looked just as silly back in the day as you guys do now.
I thought this thread was about scientists and the unethical role politics is having on many scientific advances that could be made if politics were not involved, such as stem cell research for example.
 

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el Guapo said:
But seriously, I hate to think we Clinton Haters looked just as silly back in the day as you guys do now.
Not as silly as the Hillary and Chelsea haters. Gawd, what was the deal with that? We lib'ruls tended to stay clear of bashing Laura Bush and the Bushettes.


A little experiment I ran: Google "kill all the conservatives", and be sure to include the quotation marks. Seven hits. Next, Google "kill all the liberals", again including the quotation marks. 135 hits.

Oh, an obligatory rant ... Reagan has been dead for more than 30 days. Time to raise the flags already.
 

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Dan said:
Not as silly as the Hillary and Chelsea haters. Gawd, what was the deal with that? We lib'ruls tended to stay clear of bashing Laura Bush and the Bushettes.
Hilary is fair game seing how she's a juinor senator. She hasn't done anything for NYS and is basically using it as her personal stepping stone. I like to bash her ever chance I get. :-D
 

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Habanero said:
I just wrote future inlaws a 3,048 letter letting them know in how many ways they've seriously offended me by not only sending me pro-Bush but anti-gay crap (and a few other things thrown in for good measure) to my house.
OFF TOPIC, BUT ....

As if being the future betrothed to their precious perfect son isn't enough. BEWARE the mother in-law. The seeds of hate and discontent have already been planted into the fertile soil of her mind. Wait till you hear some of the crap she'll tell her future grandchildren. Holiday's are always a hoot !!!! Just realize that your hubby will be largely oblivious to the female verbal jabfest. Enjoy !!!!
 

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Let's see. Bush haters are upset about being lied to over terrorism, war, religion and the environment, yet are concentrating on defeating Bush in the next election. Clinton haters were upset about being lied to over a blow job, and made history with a ridiculous impeachment.

Nah. You guys didn't look stupid at all.
 

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Cirrus said:
Let's see. Bush haters are upset about being lied to over terrorism, war, religion and the environment, yet are concentrating on defeating Bush in the next election. Clinton haters were upset about being lied to over a blow job, and made history with a ridiculous impeachment.

Nah. You guys didn't look stupid at all.
I've thought the same thing. Guess it is all part of the on-going battle between the tax and spend liberals and the slash taxes and spend conservatives
 

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PlannerGirl said:
Im a rabid bush hater and proud of it.
Oh boy, the possibilities with that one...

I love bush, now as for the president, yeah he comes off like an idiot. But I still am voting for him this fall. Like it matters in my state anyway. Republicans always win. Probably won't find Kerry here except for a stopover at the airport for 30 minutes.
 

Habanero

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Budgie said:
OFF TOPIC, BUT ....

As if being the future betrothed to their precious perfect son isn't enough. BEWARE the mother in-law. The seeds of hate and discontent have already been planted into the fertile soil of her mind. Wait till you hear some of the crap she'll tell her future grandchildren. Holiday's are always a hoot !!!! Just realize that your hubby will be largely oblivious to the female verbal jabfest. Enjoy !!!!
It was actually to his step-brother and his sister in law and his parents back me up 100%.
 

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el Guapo said:
[joke].......In your next posts could you please give us your jumpsuit size and note your preference for the standard issue text you'll be issued: the Koran or that book by Marx.[/joke]

You guys are so cute. But seriously, I hate to think we Clinton Haters looked just as silly back in the day as you guys do now.
That would be Extra Large for comfort! And you can skip the Koran or Marx, but I will have my copy of the Icelandic Saga's! :-D

Whats silly about wanting a leader that acts like a decent human being? To bad the standards aren't applied evenly. It seems that if you claim that your killing for god and country, you don't need to have scruples, morals, decency or many other things that SHOULD be present in a leader.

Honor, courage, candor, honesty, integrity. Hmmm, Haven't had that in a leader in close to 12 years.
 

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This just in ... the Bush administration files a complaint with Irish diplomats, because a television reporter from RTE asked some hard-hitting questions.

Waaaaaaaaaah!! She wouldn't stop following up on questions!

Better be careful of what we say here, though. Who knows what might happen if Bush cancels the election.

The government needs to establish guidelines for canceling or rescheduling elections if terrorists strike the United States again, says the chairman of a new federal voting commission.

Such guidelines do not currently exist, said DeForest B. Soaries, head of the voting panel.

Soaries was appointed to the federal Election Assistance Commission last year by President Bush. Soaries said he wrote to National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge in April to raise the concerns.
Canceling the election? Not suspending, but totally eliminating them? I hope I'm just being paranoid.
 

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Dan said:
This just in ... the Bush administration files a complaint with Irish diplomats, because a television reporter from RTE asked some hard-hitting questions.

Waaaaaaaaaah!! She wouldn't stop following up on questions!

Better be careful of what we say here, though. Who knows what might happen if Bush cancels the election.



Canceling the election? Not suspending, but totally eliminating them? I hope I'm just being paranoid.
You are not being paranoid at all. Nothing, and I mean nothing, would suprise me about the Bush Administration.
 

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In your next posts could you please give us your jumpsuit size and note your preference for the standard issue text you'll be issued: the Koran or that book by Marx.[/joke]

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What do you have against the Marx Brothers? Granted, Zeppo and Gummo never amounted to much, but Harpo had such a way with words!
 

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Dan your not being paranoid at all and there are provisions that allow a pres to last more than 2 terms in times of war.

These folks are VERY scary
 

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Hating Bush is the most intellegent thing we can do. We have a president read the Cliff notes on Orwell's 1984 and thought it was a model on how to run a country. :-c That's assuming he was bright enough to read and understand the notes, being a proud C student and all. I have never seen so much double speak come out of the mouth of a political figure.

A couple of weeks ago I saw Will Smith's "Enemy of the State" again. Considering it came out pre 9/11 and the patriot act, it has the eerie ring of prophesy. :-c
 

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BKM said:
I despise the man, his frightening cabal of arrogant imperialists, and the toadies (like Powell) who helped provide a veneer of respectability to him-especially the whole just folks image created for him (likewise for Saint Ronnie...thank god that week of syrup is over)

I don't like Bush, he lied to the American people.He should have committed all of the troops to Afganistan and catch that Bas**d Bin Larden. Rather than do the right thing, he invaded Iraq and they had nothing to do with 9/11. I was in DC when the plane hit the Pentagon,and it was a scary time. I'm scared that Bush might get re-elected. I am equally afraid of the neocon nut cases who surround him, they think we can run around the world and kill people just for the hell of it. I think the problems with neoconsm is that they are all guys with small dicks and they need to prove themselves since they are so lacking in size.

Vote for Kerry --he may not be the best public speaker but he and Edwards got to be better than Bush and Inc. This war in iraq is a big business war, war for profit and our kids are getting killed so some of these rich guys can get richer.....I'm jumping off the soap box now.
 

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And Cheney might be facing criminal charges for crimes commited during his stint as CEO of Hallburtion and happened to have a hard in them getting the contract in Iraq....
 

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On the lighter side of outrage ..

Oh man ... now I'm really foaming at the mouth! Gotta' play this.



As always, the Onion is dead on.

Nations Liberals Suffer From Outrage Fatigue

WASHINGTON, DC—According to a study released Monday by the Hammond Political Research Group, many of the nation's liberals are suffering from a vastly diminished sense of outrage.

"With so many right-wing shams to choose from, it's simply too daunting for the average, left-leaning citizen to maintain a sense of anger," said Rachel Neas, the study's director. "By our estimation, roughly 70 percent of liberals are experiencing some degree of lethargy resulting from a glut of civil-liberties abuses, education funding cuts, and exorbitant military expenditures."

[snip]

"I can't even look at the back of my Volvo anymore," said one Syracuse, NY liberal who wished to remain anonymous. "My 'Lick Bush' and 'Four More Wars' bumper stickers just remind me of the angry feelings I can't sustain. I still have a MoveOn.org sign hanging up in my cubicle at work, but if someone starts to talk about Cheney, I can't take it. I'm like, 'Yes, we all hate Cheney. He's an evil puppet-master. Yes, Bush is dumb. This is obvious. How many times can we say it? Now, excuse me, will you let me through so I can microwave my burrito?'"


 

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I don't "hate" Bush. I think hate is a terrible way to choose or not choose elected reps. I think the Republicans have developed, fostered, and nurtured the politics of hate and fear, and have led to this "vote for the person you don't hate" electoral culture we now have.

That being said, I think Bush has committed impeachable offenses and should be impeached using the impartial (not motivated by hate) Constitutional process. I suspect several of his cabinet could be charged under U.S. or international law and should be evaluated using the impartial standards of law (also not motivated by hate).
 

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If you read just one book on politics

Robert Reich's book REASON :-D :

The first 50 pages (read last night) provides a nice history of the RADCON's and how we've gotten to this point.

This guy is a great speaker and provides the most level headed analysis I've ever heard on the liberal/RADCON/True Conservative issues....... Also provides 3 minute blurbs on NPR on topical issues every week (with clarity and reasoned common sense beyond any I've ever heard in my life!!!!) These are why I got his book..... Don't just dismiss him as a liberal and discount him as part of the Clintonistas (He outlines the RADCON agenda perfectly)....
 

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Dan said:
We lib'ruls tended to stay clear of bashing Laura Bush and the Bushettes.
You mean the twins, Jen and Tonic? ;)

Sorry, could'nt resist.

BTW, Dan and Cardinal, are the former GOPers in your families actually old "Reagan Democrats" from the '80s? I'm guessing that voters like them are the ones who will make things close in November.
 

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pete-rock said:
BTW, Dan and Cardinal, are the former GOPers in your families actually old "Reagan Democrats" from the '80s?
Actually, they're more like wonky, old-school Rockefeller Republicans. Republicans in New York tend to be quite different than your stereotypical guns n' Bibles rightie. Think Juliani, Eisenhower, and maybe William F. Buckley.

Slightly OT: good lord ...

 

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If Bush IS Lord is accurate, the people in the Abrahmic Religions are SCREWED! :-D
Uh, yeah. I guess a lot of guys already figure bush is lord but, um, that has nothing to do with the president. :-D
 

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I found this image on line not too long ago.



W. T. F.
 

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Geez, how can you hate somebody you don't even know?
Distrust, suspicious of, etc., I can get, but hate? Seems like too much emotion to spew forth for an election.

We have a rabid Bush hater in the office and I finally had to ask her to tone it down. Not that I disagree with her political leanings, but it was getting way over the top for office discussions.

Here's a twist, but some of you may see this with your own parents. My mom usually votes Republican, at least for president. One thing that guides her is her opinion of the potential first lady. Yes, sirree. She liked Barbara, so she likes Laura. Thinks Mrs. Kerry is a little on the cold, rapacious side. I imagine this is not uncommon among the older women voters out there.
 

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Dan said:
Not as silly as the Hillary and Chelsea haters. Gawd, what was the deal with that? We lib'ruls tended to stay clear of bashing Laura Bush and the Bushettes.


A little experiment I ran: Google "kill all the conservatives", and be sure to include the quotation marks. Seven hits. Next, Google "kill all the liberals", again including the quotation marks. 135 hits.

Oh, an obligatory rant ... Reagan has been dead for more than 30 days. Time to raise the flags already.
Yep, I can't think of any reason we'd bash on Hillary.:)
Yep, the Bush girls have never been screwed with in the media either, only Chelsea took any hits. :)
Good ol fair play liberals who would never lie or stretch the truth. :)
 

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el Guapo said:
Yep, I can't think of any reason we'd bash on Hillary.:)
Yep, the Bush girls have never been screwed with in the media either, only Chelsea took any hits. :)
Good ol fair play liberals who would never lie or stretch the truth. :)
[BS] Well, I am glad we can finally agree on something. :-D Shake hands and back to your respective corners. :p [/BS]
 

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Wtf??

THere is such a different thinking between Republicans and Democrats...with the Dems,everything is personal. Dems believe they are in the absolute right with whatever decision they make. Case in point...

I was at a local street festival in Milwaukee last night. Some buddies and I were out drinking and listening to bands for the evening. When we returned some hours later, the Bush/Cheney sticker on his car was scratched off. I say WTF?!? The left sees this action as a moral obligation. I see it as vandalism. I see it as a group thrashing the right to free speech and free expression. Ironic, isn't it?!?

With the left, it's personal. They hate Bush, Cheney, Powell, etc. Us republicans, we just opposed the ideology of the democratic party. I have never uttered the word "hate" in my opposition to the politics. For the all-loving, inclusive, everyman party the dems claim to be, they certainly are a group of intolerant sods.

Vote Republican.
 

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With the left, it's personal. They hate Bush, Cheney, Powell, etc. Us republicans, we just opposed the ideology of the democratic party. I have never uttered the word "hate" in my opposition to the politics. For the all-loving, inclusive, everyman party the dems claim to be, they certainly are a group of intolerant sods.
Let me get this straight. Are you saying that during the last administration there were NO Clinton haters in the Republican Party? Give me a break!
 

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... And are you saying Republicans in the Bush administration don't engage in moral absolutism?

Give me a break, indeed!
 
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