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Bush, Democrats Sound Off on the Veto

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Posted on May 2, 2007
Bush and Pelosi

The president says the Democrats are trying to substitute political opinions for military judgment (he should talk). House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the president wants a blank check for the war and he’s not going to get one (at least for now). On Wednesday they meet to debate the issue in person. Here’s a preview.

On the Veto…

President Bush:


(clips via PoliticsTV)


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By concrete man, May 3, 2007 at 5:34 pm Link to this comment
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Dear Robert,

With all DUE RESPECT TO YOU SIR, how naive can you be? There is a rich, clear, deep empirical record of the Democrat’s historical betrayal to the American people. Without going back to the stoneage, note that Clinton’s administration was full of Zionist Fifth Columinists such as William Cohen and Madhatter Allwrong. The 1999 bombardment of Yugoslavia was a test ground for the 2003 Iraq slaughter. I suggest you read articles by excellent authors such as Stephen Sniegoski, Not oil but Israel, Jeffrey Blankfort, War for Israel; Damage Control,  James Petras, his book The Power of Israel in the United States or many of this articles at his homepage.

PS: Note that Obama is now a NEOCON in his rhetoric!!! (it is TRUE) Please pass the barf bucket cyberistically.

ALSO: Thank you to Truthdig for NOT CENSORING THESE COMMENTS. Many other liberal websites BAN me from their comments section for mentioning this topic.

All the best, Concrete man

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By Robert Campbell, May 3, 2007 at 1:43 pm Link to this comment
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What the Democrats are trying to do is what they were sent to Washington to do: end this unwinnable madness in Iraq.  This idiotic-riddled administration’s passed up a golden opportunity for political gain by the moronic veto of the funding bill.  They could have accepted the timetable, declared victory (an easy thing to do since no one has every adequately defined it) and pull out before the ‘08 election claiming they, the Republican, ended the occupation per the American people’s desire.

I hope and hope the Democratic leadership has the courage to turn around and send the exact same bill back to the White House until it either gets signed or the troops are forced to be withdrawn due to the murderer-in-chief intransigence.  They MUST demonstrate that there are going to be a very tight rein on his activities and decisions because everything he’s said and done thus far has been wrong.  He can’t be trusted to tell the truth let alone make intelligent coherent decisions. 

If Congress sends him the same bill it will be HE who is not supporting the troops, HE who is not listening to his own generals, HE who has largely ignored his own Iraq Study Group’s recommendations, HE who is subverting the US Constitution by un-Constitutionally proclaiming himself the “commander guy” (typically fourth grade vocabulary from a third-rate President) thereby trying to subjugate the Congress and HE who is ignoring the will of the American people.

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By See all know all, May 3, 2007 at 8:49 am Link to this comment
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there are differences in both parties, but I beleive that when it comes down to it, they are influenced by the same Zionist masters….

Democrats and Republicans are basically the same, just played to a different tune so it’s harder for the general mass to really see behind the curtains.

A great government does it’s agenda like a truely great magician…Slight of hand and re-direct your attention….then he takes, manipulates and changes right in front of your eyes, yet you can’t see the trick, and beleive what you are told and hear.

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By Homer Hewitt, May 3, 2007 at 7:36 am Link to this comment
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In justifying his veto of the troop funding bill, President Bush drags out some familiar scary reasons. Among these is the statement that if we stop attacking “them” over there, they will attack us here.

As we’ve pointed out before, “they”, primarily Al Qaeda, are surely doing all they can right now to hurt us at home. And they have succeeded in other places such as Algiers. Iraq is not the keystone of our Islamic enemies. And Bush must know that he is misleading since so many experts have deemed this thought a fallacy.

Mr. Bush also likes to tell the American people that setting a withdrawal timetable allows the enemy to mark the calendar, lie low, plot and plan, then move in when we leave. As noted before, this is nonsense. When we do decide to withdraw, and plan the withdrawal, that will be common knowledge long before actual withdrawal starts.

Somewhat related: Borowitz had a good column the other day, an account of the administration’s search for a Lying Czar to coordinate all the lying it does. Maybe this is needed, but it seems that the Bush administration is already extremely adept at lying and misleading.


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By James Yell, May 3, 2007 at 6:51 am Link to this comment
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I only got as far as George saying, “the Democrats are trying to tell the generals what to do” or some such. This is the man who continues to fire people when they try to tell him the truth, even when it is the truth about how to prevail in a disordered operation in Iraq that he supposedly thinks is so important he has lied, borrowed excessive amounts of money from China rather than have a war tax, he has broken his oath of office, he has made our military a haven for sadists, murderers and Religious Bigots and that isn’t even talking about the private sector. Impeach Bush/Cheney for crying out loud.

And, while I have always thought sometimes it seems the relationship between our country and Isreal is a lot like “the tail waggying the dog”, really 9/11 was an Islamic crime, fed with Saudi dollars, Saudi Religious Fundmentalists and Saudi’s protected by the Bush/Cheney white house.

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By gsemsel, May 3, 2007 at 5:36 am Link to this comment
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Don’t worry. The Dems will cave, as they always do when put to the test. That’s why we have Bush.

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By Douglas Chalmers, May 3, 2007 at 1:11 am Link to this comment

At what stage can a president with a deep-seated psychological disorder be removed from office?

If he was the head of an ordinary organisation, it wouldn’t take too long. As the head of a corporation, sadly quite a bit longer.

The trouble is that people have deified the position and the term “the president of the United States” has acquired a religious value of its own.

We now have a madman in that position and it will be too late very soon and the consequences are going to be so awful that people will wish they had just taken the old Roman solution for dealing with dysfunctional emperors.

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By sheriffgali, May 2, 2007 at 11:42 pm Link to this comment


Mr. President, why did you have to lie?
That caused so many to die,
Do you ever wonder why?
Many millions hurt and cry

The God you claim to know
He said, “We reap what we sow”
So, why not tell the truth
That bears the forgiveness fruit

Like a beast that lost its way
Your words have gone astray,
Please choose the righteous path
For God knows the secrets of the heart

Sir, I make no judgment about you
But your deeds tell of what you do,
Your leadership has caused much pain
I pray Lord; send down the “latter rain!”

© Sheriff Ali 2007

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By Douglas Chalmers, May 2, 2007 at 9:35 pm Link to this comment

Oh, only the military commanders now have the right to dictate if and where and when there will be a war.

Well, you don’t need a government then. Its already a military dictatorship.

Wars will now be fought as an employment objective for the armed forces.

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By Concrete man, May 2, 2007 at 6:19 pm Link to this comment
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Dear Wally,

You don’t need to worry about “Islamic terrorists”, that is just crass propaganda. Did you hear on your Fox News channel that Europol reported that in 2006 of 498 terrorist incidents in Europe only one was committed by Islamacists? It is a fact, yet will not be reported in the Zionist Media.

Also, do you believe that Islamic terrorists carried out 9-11? If you do you are naive. There is clear evidence that 9-11 was not only an inside government job but a Zionist job. See the website 911 Mysteries.

Concrete man,

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By Concrete man, May 2, 2007 at 4:03 pm Link to this comment
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Well, this is all smoke and mirrors. The Iraq vast blood drenched human disaster was offered billions of dollars to be prolonged by the “antiwar” Dems, and even that is not good enough for the Neocon president. Ask Pelosi why she believes Israel and America’s interests are “one” as she said at the latest AIPAC gala. The Iraq war was initiated by the Zionist Lobby of which she is a major player. The Zionist controlled Dems are just as culpable for the war is is Bush.

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By Wally, May 2, 2007 at 2:07 pm Link to this comment
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After witnessing the cowardly performance of the Virginia police,FBI, and CIA at Virginia Tech. Do you really trust your local police to deal with Islamic Terrorists? To Democrats I only voted for you because there is a Republican President protecting us. Not because I think your party is a military marvel or a well of untapped bravery. In other words my spineless Democrats stick to social programs. Forget about trying to con people into thinking your a party of military protection We know your not. Here the democrats control both houses,but can’t even get together on a issue that has the worlds attention. LMAO at Syria and all the Middle East “countries” that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited and tried to surrender USA to.

Behold Muslim! America despises you. You only exist to dig holes and supply us with oil. The American People called in to their local representative and gave him or her an earful about Islam. Hence today the vote. Muslims its obvious now even to your camels that we enjoy watching you die nightly on TV. How can you expect the USA to give a dam about you when your people just sit there and die like rats. Your victims don’t put up a fight or even try to Avenge their dead. LIBERTY HAS A PRICE.

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By Mike B, May 2, 2007 at 1:37 pm Link to this comment
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All Bush has to do is admit his sins in order to get cooperation from Congress and the rest of the free world. See Thomas Freedman in today’s New York Times.

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By vet240, May 2, 2007 at 1:34 pm Link to this comment
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I didn’t listen to the bu$h portion of this presentation. The only thing more idiotic than talking to a wall, is listening to one.

The Republicans continue to ignore a large portion of their constituency by giving bu$h blind obedience.

Obedience is what Hitler, Stalin, Amin and other tyrants have always demanded.

The real goal of the bu$h administration is to legitamize their past actions by stalling any real decisions on Iraq until after they get out of town.

The saddest thing is that the Democrats seem to be afraid to start Impeachment prodeedings on the bu$h gang.

bu$h and his mob have done more to threaten freedom and security in America than anyone in our history as a Nation. That would include Osama Bin Laden.

I find it interesting that the latest polls indicate that 29 percent of Americans still support bu$h. Ironically, 25 percent of Americans also say the Rapture will occur in 2007. Now we know where the vast majority of bu$h supporters are coming from.

People who are afraid to fight for freedom and security deserve neither.

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By LANCE, May 2, 2007 at 9:35 am Link to this comment
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Obviously King Bush has never supported the American People.  Bush is not only a crook, he’s an arrogant criminal.

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