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President George W. Bush

Discussion in 'General Chat Forum' started by DAD4, Nov 3, 2004.

  1. Skins fan

    Skins fan Tequila fan (100% agave)

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    If they admit they used drugs they must be bad and anything
    they create has no merit?

    That logic covers the more than 70 million people in the US
    who have tried illegal drugs. They must all be terrible people.

    GW Bush told a British reporter in the 2000 campaign it was
    better to lie to your children about past drug use than to admit it:
    "If I were you, I wouldn't tell your kids that you smoked pot unless you want them to smoke pot. I think it's important for leaders and parents not to send mixed signals. I don't want some kid saying, 'Well, Governor Bush tried it'."

    So I guess its better to lie than to admit you smoked a joint?
    What kind of message does that send?

    Bush was partying heavily into his 40's. He didn't want to get into
    the specifics but admitted: "When I was young and irresponsible,
    I was young and irresponsible."

    Now there is a real role model for us all.

     
  2. Wick

    Wick New Member

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    Clinton was Bush's role model. I guess it rubbed off of Slick Willy on to W.
     
  3. neilz

    neilz New Member

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    Clinton as Bush's role model ?? I think not ...



    Neil Z.
    Resident since 1999
     
  4. latka

    latka Active Member

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    Clinton[}:)]

    lyo
     
  5. Dutchml

    Dutchml Member

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    latka Active Member

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    http://www.vdare.com/sailer/kerry_iq_lower.htm

    Read it and weep. You have been proven wrong again.

    lyo
     
  7. brim

    brim Member

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    Just because you have a high IQ doesn't mean you're not a moron. I've seen people in my old high school score perfect scores on the ACT and they're total idiots.
     
  8. boomertsfx

    boomertsfx Booyakasha!

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    hahah dutch... four more years!!! w0000. we are the envy of the world.
     
  9. latka

    latka Active Member

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    Actually the term moron refers to IQ and mental retardation. So no, you can't have a high IQ and be a moron.



    lyo
     
  10. exrook

    exrook New Member

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    The White House

    One sunny day in 2005, an old man approached the White House from across
    Pennsylvania Avenue, where he'd been sitting on a park bench. He spoke to
    the Marine standing guard and said, "I would like to go in and meet with
    President Kerry." The Marine replied, "Sir, Mr. Kerry is not President and
    doesn't reside here." The old man said, "Okay," and walked away.

    The following day, the same man approached the White House and said to the
    same Marine, "I would like to go in and meet with President Kerry." The
    Marine again told the man, "Sir, as I said yesterday, Mr. Kerry is not
    President and doesn't reside here." The man thanked him and again walked
    away.

    The third day, the same man approached the White House and spoke to the very
    same Marine, saying "I would like to go in and meet with President Kerry."
    The Marine, understandably agitated at this point, looked at the man and
    said, "Sir, this is the third day in a row you have been here asking to
    speak to Mr. Kerry. I've told you already that Mr. Kerry is not the
    President and doesn't reside here. Don't you understand?"

    The old man answered, "Oh, I understand. I just love hearing it."

    The Marine snapped to attention, saluted, and said, "See you tomorrow."

    :D
     
  11. greggbroadlands

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    President Bush Friday signed into law a measure authorizing an $800 billion increase in the credit limit of the United States....woo hoo another 800 million in debt :eek:)
     
  12. Pats_fan

    Pats_fan Former Resident

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    I suppose you would rather have the U.S. default on its debt, plunging the world economy into economic turmoil?

    Oh, and by the way, as you said yourself, it is only a "credit limit increase." We did not automatically increase our debt by $800M. Even with todays outrageous deficits, it will take us well over a year to "spend" to this increased limit.

    So let's be fair about this. And for the record, I don't defend our deficits. Given the current state of our budget, I think pushing for more tax cuts borders on criminal activity. Greenspan is not high on the idea, either. Just today, he cautioned about our deficit: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A62100-2004Nov19.html
     
  13. Brooks5

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    Two points worth noting:

    1. The debt ceiling always gets raised. Even in times of surplus. Not someting worth losing sleep over.

    2. Lowering taxes helps grow the economy, which is the best way to wipe out deficits. The Reagan tax cuts ultimately flooded the treasury with money, more than doubling revenue. Unfortunately, Congressional spending more than doubled during that time. The JFK tax cuts did the same thing. (There is a relatively famous JFK quote discussing this "paradox" as he put it.) The Bush cuts have been rather small (so far) but arguably helped cut short the recession he inherited nevertheless. (I believe the recent Nobel prize winner for economics, among others, has lamented that the Bush cuts were too small and should be expanded). It is particularly popular with the press to try to create the perception that the economy is a zero sum game, but history has repeatedly proven this to be wrong. A dollar cut in taxes does not need to be "made up" somewhere else. Keeping your money away from the government is a good thing for everyone.

    Just my two cents, so to speak.
     
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    "Keeping your money away from the government is a good thing for everyone."

    Amen.
     

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