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Old 11-11-2004, 04:02 PM   #1
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A few thousand reasons why the USA is still great

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i love that.
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59 million reasons America is still great:

The American people told Europe to shove it and re-elected President Bush.
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59 million reasons America is still great:

The American people told Europe to shove it and re-elected President Bush.
Anyone who re-elects their leader just to tell a bunch of foreigners to shove it needs their head examined.
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I think it went a bit further than simply telling Europe to get screwed or whatever. Can you say "gay marriage ballot initiatives"?
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Anyone who re-elects their leader just to tell a bunch of foreigners to shove it needs their head examined.
Not the point. Pre-election I know many americans, including myself, who got incredibly tired of Europeans trying to tell us how to run our country. So in the spirit of that site.. I'm not sorry Bush got re-elected!
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i'm sorry.
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Not the point. Pre-election I know many americans, including myself, who got incredibly tired of Europeans trying to tell us how to run our country. So in the spirit of that site.. I'm not sorry Bush got re-elected!
Oh for Christ sake.........Europeans were not trying to tell u how to run your country!!! Were u really that paranoid and insecure before the election?
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Not the point. Pre-election I know many americans, including myself, who got incredibly tired of Europeans trying to tell us how to run our country. So in the spirit of that site.. I'm not sorry Bush got re-elected!
But I bet you expect other countries to do as "we" say. It's a two way street and too damned many US citizens don't seem to get that idea through their thick skulls.
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These guy and girls are better

http://www.werenotsorry.com/
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Re: A few thousand reasons why the USA is still great

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The Department of Unity at work again
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Oh for Christ sake.........Europeans were not trying to tell u how to run your country!!! Were u really that paranoid and insecure before the election?
Check the news. There were plenty of efforts by Europeans to signal which candidate they thought best. Perhaps they should have their heads examined....
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No, please all Guardian readers I invite you to try next time, a letter writing campaign to CA, I am sure that your efforts will go to good use there instead of some marginal county in Ohio.
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This Girl Ain't Sorry.



And she got a blog
http://www.risawn.com/blogger.html
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There seems to be a common belief among democrats that the people who voted for Bush are unintelligent, inferior to them, and downright wrong for voting the way they did. The people who voted for Bush were not wrong, they voted for who they believed in. Just like the people who voted for Kerry were not wrong either, they voted for who they believed in. The numbers do not lie. This country, as a whole, thinks that Bush is the man to lead us in a post 9-11 world. Guess what? That means that the US does not think like Europe or Canada. We have our own beliefs and values that are different than other countries’ beliefs and values. This is the country we live in.

Why can’t the democrats just move on (pardon the pun) and focus their energies on something more useful? (Like uniting the country!)

Oh, by the way, apologizing to Europe?! Puuulease! How about them apologizing for their blatent involvement in the largest heist in world history (Oil for Food Heist), and all that at the expense of innocent Iraqi people.
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It's just an opinion. That's all the British are doing, and you apparently can't stand other people having different opinions, and therefore...you sound like...(are you ready for this?)...an unpatriotic individual. How's that? Hmmm...? I mean, freedom of thought and opinion is a freedom here in the states, so why get so damn irritated that people are expressing one, and making you second-guess your cock-sure attitude about world diplomacy and the U.S.'s role in it?

Could you be terribly afraid that you're wrong?

Could it be that all of these Bushites are so afraid to use their brains, that they'd ignore the concerns of the global community?

Hardly, right?

Well, my opinion (this is the part when Kerry supporters continue to read, while Bush supporters hit the REPLY option and rail against me) is that Bush is a moron; plain and simple. Now, as a leader, I'm sure he makes average thinkers feel more comfortable with the state of the union...sad indeed. I on the other hand don't claim to be a great mind, nor do I profess that Kerry had all the answers. But I do firmly believe that in a nuclear age, a terrorist age, a chaotic age, that an erudite, war veteran, and experienced diplomat is a better choice for OUR LEADER than a bumbling New Englander with a phony Texas dialect.

(Talk about a deceptive liar...what IS with Bush's dialect? I mean, nobody else in his family talks like that...not one single person. Gosh that bothers me)
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Ok, the "Sorry" site has a far higher percentage of cute girls, while the "Not Sorry" site has a very high percentage of dickheads with guns (what the fuck is wrong with these people?)
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What is this - the rise of Hitler Youth in America. I love the country but am getting seriously concerned about

1) Gov't right to detain anyone for an indefinite period without charge
2) Planned introduction of passports that contain main personal details implanted in a chip that can be read from 50 yds away without the owner even knowing
3) Fingerprinting and photographing of foreigners on arrival
4) The military guy on Fox news yesterday who said something like "Well hell if you are hiding out in a mosque in Fallujah we're gonna shoot at ya cos some of your buddies have been shootin at us." The war was supposed to be about regime change and dismantling weapons of mass destruction. Regime is changes. No weapons of mass destruction. Now it's about empire building
5) Above all the we are right and you are wrong / with us or against us attitude that has permeated US foreign policy
6) Claiming to fight for freedom when citizens in the US are increasingly restricted. FCC & Bono case (now Saving Private Ryan), protest against the gov't and you can expect a visit from a friendly FBI suit.

My comparisons with Nazi-ism are not tongue-in-cheek and I don't mean to insult anyone here. Just that I feel the above points ought to be ringing more alarm bells.

God Bless America
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I think that that is a very alarmist position, speak all you want about an American Reich while some recognize the threat to civilization posed by radical Islam which in essence ammounts to an apocalyptic death cult.

Do we see the end of political discussion in the public arena?

Are academics that do not support the Bush White House prevented from voicing their opposition?

Is Hollywood controlled by the government to make only pro-Bush propaganda?

Are the likes of Michael Moore and Tim Robbins taken out into the middle of Nevada to dig a shallow grave and then have their brains blown out?

Is there a cult of personality leadership being defined by Bush where people worship the man in a new state enforced religion?

Do we see the emergence of a single party state?

Are those in Guantanamo being denied all legal representation?

Do we see rabid anti-Islamic sentiment being fostered by the government, the forced closing down of Mosques and the deliberate and coordinated persecution of Muslims by means of government policy?

Do we see internment camps for all Muslims with total lockdown for converts?

As long as people are free to call Bush the moral equivalent of Adolf Hitler and speak out on behalf of those that wish to exterminate them I think we can be satisfied that a free society is being maintained. There have been some big blunders by the beaurocrats over how to deal with terrorism, but there have been more than enough citizens and insiders who point out those mistakes to now end and make big wads of cash doing so. America is free and will remain free as long as there are citizens willing to fight for those freedoms, be it on the battlefield or in the courtroom against any threat to individuality or unwarranted influence from outside or within.

So I implore you all, if you hate your government - say it. Scream it out until the cows come home, call President Bush "Chimpy Bushitler the Worlds Dumbest Nazi" to your friends, talk about how Michael Moore is being "silenced" by the government, talk about every big conspiracy theory between the Millitary Industrial Complex and Neocons but don't try to blame us who disagree for persecuting you when we use our rights to voice our disagreement to your statements.
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Look A-Wanderer I know you're into Star Trek but we're not talking about Vulcans, Klingons and humanoids here. We're talking about human beings, human hearts, beating blood. I certainly am not "speaking out on behalf of those who wish to exterminate" anyone.

I do recognise that exploitation of public fear by governments is leading to an alarming erosion of rights. Also the polarisation of peoples whether the domestic US 50/50 split, US v. Europe, Christian v. Islam is based on fictitious premises.

Radical Islam does not pose one quarter of the threat that western media portray. Sure it sells newspapers and gets governments re-elected but a few thousand Qutabist offshoots of real Islam are nothing much more than a bunch of Wacos (Tx). They have been undermined in Egpyt and Syria by the hard action by their own governments and no quarter should be granted them elsewhere. But don't lets have this lead to a world war.

I just don’t like seeing fear being deployed as a weapon to win the minds of the populace – a tactic that has been used by many rogue governments over the years. It distracts peoples minds whilst the government take away their rights. And you can be detained without charge, or trial, indefinitely in the US now.

Just to stand back and get a perspective:

1) In his latest TV appearance Osama bin Laden stated his primary aim to be to bankrupt the US. $140bn so far to finance Operation Iraqi freedom and another $50+bn of US treasuries issued this week…
2) The latest Bush administration line is essentially that bin Laden doesn’t really matter that much and certainly US troop deployments support this stance.
3)6,500 Africans dyign every day and Fox News still talks about nothing much more than “The War On Terror” as the alert indicator goes up and down.
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