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By anticlaypigeon, January 17, 2009 at 2:02 am Link to this comment
Great image - but I also wondered, what happened to the Iraqi journalist who threw the shoes? I mean, why no more news update, especially to show how great the democratic court system is now over there…
By purplewolf, January 16, 2009 at 11:45 pm Link to this comment
His 13 minute speech was so bad that even Dick Cheney was caught on camera nodding off. His speech, like everything else he says, was laced with lies. Does this person ever say anything that is true? A shame and total embarrassment to what once was a better country.
By Margaret Currey, January 15, 2009 at 8:11 pm Link to this comment
Bush’s last speech was laden with so much false information.
Last nightJim Larrer of PBS News interview Dick Chaney another person who lies out of both sides of their mouths.
By radson, January 15, 2009 at 12:34 pm Link to this comment
First they sent a monkey into Outer Space and then they sent one to the White House.Now the entire planet is searching for a Shoe-lution.
By lawlessone, January 15, 2009 at 11:34 am Link to this comment
He’s a shoe in for worst president ever.
By Reubenesque, January 14, 2009 at 9:03 pm Link to this comment
He’s pretty well-heeled for a loafer.
By Reubenesque, January 14, 2009 at 8:57 pm Link to this comment
Size 10 shoe. Size 10 IQ. As they say if the shoe fits…
Also, as the Vietnamese say, “You stink number 10 Mr. Bush.”
By Tim McFarland, January 14, 2009 at 6:40 pm Link to this comment
Proportionally, I’d say you have the actual size of W’s cranium just about right.
By jr., January 14, 2009 at 1:13 pm Link to this comment
Fun cartoon! Unfortunately, no doubt the poor iraqi shoe thrower has gotten lost in some iraq/american prison. It’s ironic, american contractors in iraq have done nothing to rebuild iraq’s infrastructure, but as in america, they can’t seem to build enough of prisons, nor of the prison industry. One wonders if there be a cheney link somewhere in that chain?
By ZombieNation, January 14, 2009 at 11:37 am Link to this comment
How the incompetent George War-Criminal Bush ever managed to have the chance to become President, is beyond me.
The fact that he will leave, a FREE man, with tax-payers benefits, not to mention the millions in payback comming his way for favors rendered, at America’s expense, is unbelievable.
This experiment we call the USA cannot survive without a smarter & thinking citizenry, willing to hold its misleaders accountable.
By troublesum, January 14, 2009 at 11:34 am Link to this comment
Helen Thomas has big feet and a good aim.
By purplewolf, January 14, 2009 at 8:41 am Link to this comment
Perhaps George can manage to kick himself in the rear and out the door with his “new hat”. Even a kick in the butt is a step forward. Seems that his last farewell speech lacked enough people to fill all the seats in the room. There were only 7 rows of seats, unknown number of seats per row,but could only fill up about 5 of those rows, so they filled up the last 2 rows with white house aides and any other seat fillers they could find*. This speaks volumes as to how people feel about his over-extended bye bye speech.
*Information on Countdown with Keith Olbermann Jan.13,09.
By elizabeth, January 14, 2009 at 6:48 am Link to this comment
For the proper accusation of Kerry in 2004 against “Arrogant Foreign Policy” I agree that Bush’s head is very swelled with his overbloated red ink in the trillions deficit spending of unearned taxes and military offensives worldwide, to the level of the SHOE FITS Bush.
He does not deserve any courtesy.
I applaud the two shoes thrown, it is an understatement, yet the shoe fits.
Moving forward OBAMA is not deserving of any more respect than BUSH and, even LESS not more.
Why the media loves the idiots more than democracy for the capable BEST to be elected, I do not have any clue. I have a journalism degree and am very very very upset with the media. They are criminals as much as Bush, Cheney, and Obama.
The Bailouts are illegal also.
As is the war in Iraq which the shoe thrower journalist who lost his family KNOWS. He is correct to have done a low level “violent” act against Bush.
Bush should be shot or hung.
But IMPEACHMENT with proper non violent justice is the TRUE CORRECT ACTION WAY OVERDUE.thers
By eileen fleming, January 14, 2009 at 5:44 am Link to this comment
On January 19, 2009 a SHOE THEM THE DOOR GOING AWAY PARTY is happening at the WHITE HOUSE:
IF you cannot make it to D.C., I HOPE you will be inspired to send a pair of shoes to the White House Lawn instead
My letter that accompanied my NONVIOLENT shoes to Bush:
December 17, 2008
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Dear President George W. Bush,
As a NONVIOLENT person deeply anchored to what Jesus taught, I would never throw anything at you or any other.
These silver slippers are sent as a gift of remembrance of that little child of Bethlehem who you once claimed was your favorite philosopher.
Jesus is best known by me, as the Prince of Peace. He promised it is the Peacemakers who are the daughters and sons of God and that his sisters and brothers were those that did the will of the Father.
“What does God require? He has told you o’man! Be just, be merciful, and walk humbly with your Lord.” -Micah 6:8
These silver slippers are sent in NONVIOLENT Solidarity and with deep compassion for the misery of all people caught in the crossfire of violence, especially refugees and children who pick up shrapnel that reads “Made in the U.S.A.”
Most sincerely yours; A patriotic American Irish dissident, who has been to Israel and occupied Palestine six times since June 2005.
Eileen Fleming, Author, Founder WAWA:
Producer “30 Minutes With Vanunu” and “13 Minutes with Vanunu”
By hippy pam, January 14, 2009 at 5:18 am Link to this comment
BOYCOTT “ole bs” farewell speech….
Shut your T.V. OFF!!!!!
STRIKE a blow to his immense ego by letting him[and his media] know how UNIMPORTANT whttever it is he thinks? and has to say….
Each of us is A COMMITTEE OF ONE!!!
JUST SAY “NO”!!! to any/everything concerning “ole bullshit”...
Show him WE DO NOT CARE!!!!!
SHOW him HE IS IRRELEVANT!!....
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