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Ear to the Ground

Castro:  Bush Could Start WWIII

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Posted on Oct 23, 2007
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Right back atcha:  Anyone want to say that Castro could start WWIII now, just to complete the loop?

Joining in the exciting game of apocalyptic Mad Libs that President Bush kicked off with his recent pronouncement that a nuclear-equipped Iran could start World War III, Cuban leader Fidel Castro has swapped out “Iran” for “Bush” and turned Bush’s accusation back at him in this latest round of doomsday fun.


AP via Breitbart.com:

“The danger of a massive world famine is aggravated by Mr. Bush’s recent initiative to transform foods into fuel,” Castro wrote in Cuban news media, referring to U.S. support for using corn and other food crops to produce gasoline substitutes.

The brief essay titled “Bush, Hunger and Death” also alleged that Bush “threatens humanity with World War III, this time using atomic weapons.”

Bush is expected to announce new strategies toward Cuba on Wednesday. White House spokesman Tony Fratto said last week that Bush would “emphasize the importance of democracy for the Cuban people and the role the international community can play in Cuba’s transition by insisting on free speech, free assembly, free and competitive elections and the release of all political prisoners.”

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By A. Zahoran, November 17, 2007 at 9:06 pm Link to this comment
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I guess the FEDS could’nt dig up anything on “DR. RON PAUL” such as (but I did’nt inhale, or oralsex is not, sex
or SADDAM has mass distruction weppons)so they had to
manufacture their own dirt, because the federal reserve
so affraid to lose to a curancy with no inflation.

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By cyrena, October 27, 2007 at 4:25 am Link to this comment

OK, I had to post this. I’ve never referenced this site before, so I don’t know how ‘credible’ it is, but it sounds plausible enough to me. More than anything, it sort of gave me a nice chuckle. Anyway, I’ve included a few selected portions from it, and you can use the link to access the rest. Reads almost like a tabloid, EXCEPT that it’s all perfectly believable.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2007
Bush White House begins to disintegrate

Page update: 27.10.07

The Bush White House is in turmoil. Barbara Bush, the President’s mother has accused George Bush Jnr, the President, of destroying the Bush family name. The President himself is drunk much of the time, and important meetings have had to be cancelled or postponed on “medical grounds” because of this. Laura Bush, the President’s wife, has had divorce papers prepared and has said that she will only continue to present publicly as George’s wife until he leaves office. She has demanded a ten million dollar honorarium for providing this photo shoot service. Laura Bush did not accompany George to the APEC meeting in Sydney in September 2007.

“One by one the Bush family bank and brokerage accounts are being closed down or blocked….” They say he soon will not be able to pay his Crawford staff.

And then, this…”The World Court has lodged ten charges of Treason against George Bush Jnr, the 43rd President of the United States of America. These will shortly be served on him by the Adjutant General for the USA accompanied by the Provost Marshall for the USA (Brigadier General Rodney Johnson). More details can be found in a Casper Update of the 21st September 2007 here. It is said that the President is using Patriot Act emergency powers to prevent news of these Treason charges reaching the mainstream media in the USA.”

Here’s another tidbit on Cheney too.
“The Vice President, Dick Cheney, is popping pills like Jimi Hendrix at the Isle of Wight. He is as close to dead, physically, as a zombie can be. He is being propped-up by medics like a Soviet-era dictator.”


“Behind the scenes, elements of civil war are becoming evident within the White House. On the eve of the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings at the end of October 2007, Dick Cheney attempted to steal $45 billion from George Bush Jnr. A long-serving banker of Pakistani origin based at the New York office of Credit Suisse diverted $45 billion for a secret personal account held by Halliburton in Dubai for Vice President Richard B Cheney. The $45 billion represented stolen money held in trust for the President of the United States, George Bush Jnr.”

http://alcuinbramerton.blogspot.com/2007/10/bush-white-house-begins-to-disintegrate.html

OH, it also says that WH staff have needed to prevent him, (GW) from nuking several major US cities in recent weeks. (I know, I know). You’ll just have to read the thing.

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By John Borowski, October 24, 2007 at 3:47 am Link to this comment
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Most people believe that they will see the nuclear destruction of the world on their TV interrupted periodically by commercials. They believe the TV will show totally destruction in far-off lands. No children, the bombs will be falling on your head. Most people hate those bearing bad news even if it turns out to be true. Without hope, there is no hope. They fall in love with donkeys that tell them good news even if it is totally false. It is too late to put out the fires of insanity. The political right and religious devils have won the war against humanity.

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By PatrickHenry, October 24, 2007 at 3:29 am Link to this comment

Castro is right.

He’s got a foreign base on his shores he can’t get rid of, a cancer of sorts, where immoral and unethical treatment of human beings occurs, who are no more guilty than many leaders of governments.

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By Douglas Chalmers, October 23, 2007 at 11:33 pm Link to this comment

#109174 by G.Anderson on 10/23 at 9:57 pm: “...But if the Iranians were to do it, that would be bad, because they would start WWWIII for other reasons that we don’t believe in….”

Which ones are they, GA? Freedom and theocracy???

In the meantime, they have decided to bomb the Kurds instead, uhh!

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By G.Anderson, October 23, 2007 at 10:57 pm Link to this comment

But if Bush starts WWWIII, that will be ok. Because it will be done in the name of Freedom and Democracy, institutions that Mr. Bush has done his best to destroy.

But if the Iranians were to do it, that would be bad, because they would start WWWIII for other reasons that we don’t believe in.

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By Douglas Chalmers, October 23, 2007 at 8:49 pm Link to this comment

#109115 by WILLIAM HALL on 10/23 at 5:19 pm: “...THE NUCLEAR CRISIS IN THE 60’S.  I REMEMBER SITTING UNDER MY DESK WITH MY HANDS OVER MY HEAD GETTING READY TO KISS MY A_ _ GOODBYE….. PLAY WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS AS THE ALTERNATIVE TO SETTLING DIFFERENCES…... JUST WAITING TO BE ROASTED LIKE A WEENY FALLING THROUGH THE GRILL ON A BBQ PIT….”

So what’s the difference for the people in Baghdad or Damascus or Teheran (or even Belgrade), WH???

#109034 by minamoto no taira on 10/23 at 11:40 am: “...Days like these you know that the inmates are running the asylum….”

Those crazy Texans could start anything that they couldn’t finish….... even Castro has come back from the grave to point out our/their errors, uhh!

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By DennisD, October 23, 2007 at 8:30 pm Link to this comment
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WWIII, what the hell why not, I guess our MBA Bu$h has finally figured out how to get the 9 plus trillion in debt off the books and fix social security all at the same time.

No wonder why the thieves running Wall Street love this clown.

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By BadMan, October 23, 2007 at 6:33 pm Link to this comment

Are you a Cuban exile by any chance or are you just an uneducated, uncultured individual? How many times have you been to either Cuba, Iran or Venezuela. Maybe you don’t like their rhetoric, but what really hurts is they are so much smarter than your own leaders.

I hear alot of bashing of Latin American leaders, but nothing about the actual content of a man’s words, why not ? Do you feel threatened by the simple truth?? Isn’t this truthdig?? Not baseless rhtorical digg ???

Castro is 100% correct with regards to turning corn into fuel. You are already seeing this in the US, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. And other countries that are large pruducers. Not only is the actual corn becoming more expensive ( because of a higher demand in the biofuel industry ) but the food by products are also becoming more expensive to the point of peoples who have eaten certain staple diets for centuries are starting to have to change their diets, and whats more ( and even worse ) the land used to grow, produce, cultivate these biofuels are raising in prices at alarming rates.

This is not an ivory tower comment made by a pseudo-intellectual that has never left their own country and talks trash about other countries as if he actually knew what he was talking about.

This is all fact, and what is even more scary, and I mean SCARY, is that Brazil just recently started pushing biofuels onto Africa, AFRICA, the continent with the highest rate of starving people on the planet. I can’t even imagine what will happen to billions of poor people when thir corrupt governments and their immoral elites learn they can make more money selling their countries grains and produce to large transnationals for fuel than feeding their own people.

I hope you look beyond you maccarthyist, brainwashed mentality. Socialism ISN’T the great red mennace or the devil incarnate, Nicaragua and Granada won’t invade the US, but lets be honest, you don’t fear their people, you fear their ideas.

Here’s hoping this century will bring about some actual wisdom to those who think they know it all


“”“”#109034 by minamoto no taira on 10/23 at 11:40 am
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The tragedy of the Bush Administration is that it makes counter-wingnuts like Castro, Ahmadinejad, and Chavez seem almost reasonable.

Days like these you know that the inmates are running the asylum. “”“””

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By WILLIAM HALL, October 23, 2007 at 6:19 pm Link to this comment
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FIDEL,  TELL IT LIKE IT IS AND THEN LET EVERYONE TELL IT LIKE IT IS IF YOU DARE.  FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS A GREAT THING, FIDEL . I THINK CASTRO IS REMEMBERING THE NUCLEAR CRISIS IN THE 60’S.  I REMEMBER SITTING UNDER MY DESK WITH MY HANDS OVER MY HEAD GETTING READY TO KISS MY A_ _ GOODBYE BECAUSE OF CASTRO.  YEA ITS A DUMB THING TO PLAY WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS AS THE ALTERNATIVE TO SETTLING DIFFERENCES.  ANYONE HEARD OF DEBATES OR OPEN FORUMS.  THAT MAY BE TOO HUMANE FOR THIS SOCIETY WHO IS JUST WAITING TO BE ROASTED LIKE A WEENY FALLING THROUGH THE GRILL ON A BBQ PIT.

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By Wr Curley, October 23, 2007 at 5:18 pm Link to this comment
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More limp, useless doggerel from the AP agit-prop machine.

Hey!

Hear that echo dopplering around in there? We ain’t buying!

What if you held an election and nobody came? That would pretty well describe the US mid-terms.

What if you held an election in Cuba and Fidel was on the ballot? Massive landslide, my droogies, for the man in the baggie fatigues.

And the W, slumped down there at @27% thinkin’ sort of OK. Maybe. Depends.

Must be the beard.

WR Curley,
Elizabeth, Colorado

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By Scott, October 23, 2007 at 1:21 pm Link to this comment

White House spokesman Tony Fratto said last week that Bush would “emphasize the importance of democracy for the Cuban people and the role the international community can play in Cuba’s transition by insisting on free speech, free assembly, free and competitive elections and the release of all political prisoners.”

Imagine the difference democracy, free speech, free assembly, free and competitive elections and the release of all political prisoners would make to America.

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By minamoto no taira, October 23, 2007 at 12:40 pm Link to this comment

The tragedy of the Bush Administration is that it makes counter-wingnuts like Castro, Ahmadinejad, and Chavez seem almost reasonable.

Days like these you know that the inmates are running the asylum.

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By rodney, October 23, 2007 at 12:03 pm Link to this comment
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Get your plastic and duct tape ww3 is coming.

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By QuyTran, October 23, 2007 at 11:41 am Link to this comment

Heavyweight fights have begun ! For whom the bell told ?

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