April 18, 2007

Will the housing crash and unending Iraq debacle speed up this talk?



30 comments:

Anonymous said...

We can dream.

Anonymous said...

Wow! Where has this been? The case for going to war has long ago been discredited, yet bush continues to rake in campaign contributions eventhough he can't run again. Talk about disrespecting the U.S. troops! Bush should've demonstrated some integrity and accountability and resigned.

Anonymous said...

Everyday the dollar goes lower, devaluing everything denominated in greenbacks: houses, cars, stocks, etc. Yet CNBC celebrates 13,000 on the DOW. What a joke! Put things in 2001 dollars and we're at 7,000-8,000 on the DOW. You'd have to be a grade A idiot to cheer on that capital loss.

Anonymous said...

He's done a really poor job.

Anonymous said...

Ho Hum - is this the best the socialists in the country have? Tell me, is that what you are basing your future on?

PS - With less than 18 months until to the 2008 elections - and if everything went your way - what is there even to gain except some weird revenge?

Marky MArk

Anonymous said...

no blood for oil...god almighty do you imbeciles still believe in that one?

Anonymous said...

Because of your anti-gun stance I now realize that I must vote republican from now on. Thanks keith.

DCBeltway said...

Hell yeah! Finally Keith you make a good political post!

Anonymous said...

Democrats don't have the guts to impeach him, even if he was the VT shooter they wouldn't do it.

Kenduffelsniffenspotzen said...

Lots of talk but no action. The Dems must figure that if Bush serves out his term no Republicans will win another election for at least 20 years.

Anonymous said...

impeachment? you are being much too nice... actually that is not what i had in mind.... home depot sells some nice made-in-china rope that could come into play here....

Anonymous said...

It cannot happen soon enough!

Anonymous said...

Now i've seen it all. Impeach the president because you idiots missed out on the housing boom and are doomed to live in a shithole 1 bed 1 bath for the rest of your pathetic lives.

OK.

Anonymous said...

Uh-I don;t know where to begin on this idiocy...


In 1995, the Administration updated
the Community Reinvestment Act regulations to focus on banks actual service delivery, rather than on compliance efforts. From 1993 to 1998,lenders subject to the law increased mortgage lending to low- and moderate-income families by 80 percent more than twice the rate they increased mortgage lending to other income groups. In November 1999,President Clinton signed financial modernization legislation, which also included provisions to guarantee that our financial system will continue to
meet the needs of underserved communities. Under the law, banks cannot expand into activities such as securities or insurance underwriting unless they can demonstrate that they are meeting the credit needs of all the
communities they serve, including low- and moderate-income communities.


And for your information the Federal Reserve is neither federal nor a reserver. Although the federal gov't does have some members on the board, the majority are from the private investmnet concerns and banks. By the way, Bush's biggest mistake was keeping on Greenspan who serverd under Clinton.

Hayley said...

Anonymous said...
Because of your anti-gun stance I now realize that I must vote republican from now on. Thanks keith.


Keith never advocated anything but responsible gun ownership.

As I said before though, the shooting incident had little to do with guns and everything to do with administrators underreacting to warning signs. That and the fact that people no longer no how to have the balls to force their point. They just know how to follow "channels".

But as usual we have to let things run off a cliff before we have enough of an excuse to do the right thing.

And on that note, we're back to the housing debaucle....

TaZ said...

"The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That’s the only difference,” he said. “The two parties ... are becoming one corporate party, with two heads wearing different makeup, and that is not a good enough choice for the American people.” - Ralph Nader

Anonymous said...

All republics sooner or later turn to tyranny – Ben Franklin (sorry to say I agree - fascism will come cloaked in religious robes, that is if it hasn't already)

Pete said...

It's all Bush's fault that people making 50K a yr thought they could afford a 500K mortgage w/ no money down. And of course it was Bush who made the Lending Industry think that was a good idea to make No-Doc loans and lend gobs of $$$ to anyone w/ a heartbeat. And what about all the moron investors who financed this lunacy by purchasing CDO's and ABM's? Yep, Bush made them do it.

For the record: for me, buying a home became unnafordable when Clinton was President. Not that I blame him or the democrats, that's just the way it worked out. No doubt it was inflation that was the culprit, but you wouldn't have known it reading the gov't reports in the 90's, either.

Anonymous said...

Worst president ever...and I mean friggin' EVER.

Anonymous said...

why blaming Bush? He did not come to the White House by a military coup, he was democratically ellected TWICE by us. WE should impeach ourselves.

Todd said...

I'm thinking most of you people missed the Carter years.

I wouldn't mind, however, having a couple hundred thou in a tax-exempt money market fund during that 21% prime rate environment.

Anonymous said...

I can sum up the argument against impeachment in three words:

"President D*ck Cheney"

And trying to do a 2fer impeachment would be one of the best ways to get a republican elected to the Whitehouse in the next election.

Corn in the cob said...

He is a POS.That is all.

Anonymous said...

We should've impeached him long long ago, OI mean right after he stole the first election. Better late than never.

Anonymous said...

Worse than FDR?..Worse than slik Willy? Then we must be screwed.

Anonymous said...

"As I said before ... everything to do with administrators underreacting to warning signs."

CAMPUS POLICE: Dean, we have reports of jaywalking on the north campus.

DEAN: Lock it down, I say again, Lock it down. We have to contain this.

Anonymous said...

Best president ever...and I mean friggin' EVER.

Bush-Didn't-Win said...

Anonymous said...

" why blaming Bush? He did not come to the White House by a military coup, he was democratically ellected TWICE by us. WE should impeach ourselves."

Actually Mr. Limbaugh, he didn't win either election. Not honestly. He stole Florida in 2000, and Ohio in 2004.

Anonymous said...

Thought this was a housing forum.... WTF?

NO BUSH, NO WAR -- KNOW BUSH, KNOW WAR said...

APRIL 23, 2007 * IRAQ-WAR UPDATE *

BUSH AND IRAQ WAR ARE OVER!!!!

Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., caused a ruckus in Washington by saying that there is no military solution to the Iraq War. That it's over and it's time to get out.


"I believe myself that the secretary of state, the secretary of defense — and you have to make your own decision as to what the president knows — that this war is lost, and that the surge is not accomplishing anything, as indicated by the extreme violence in Iraq yesterday," Reid said.


Republicans were quick to pounce, calling the Democratic leader unpatriotic and unsupportive of our troops, 3,300 of whom have died fighting this debacle.


What Reid said is 100 percent true, and he is not alone. For example, conservative columnist William F. Buckley is also on record saying that the war "has failed." It's no secret that Iraq has been torn apart and gutted as a result of the Unites States' March 2003 invasion. The country is mired in civil war, and the violence worsens with each passing day. Let's face it, Bush is not sending in an additional 20,000 troops because things are going well. Our soldiers are getting killed daily, the troops are forced to do longer tours of duty and our National Guardsmen are being sent back into battle before they even have a chance to unpack here at home. It's a disgrace.

Bush and his war-mongering cronies took it upon themselves to invade a sovereign nation under the guise of (a) retaliating against Sept. 11; (b) protecting America and Britain from WMD "mushroom clouds;" and then (c) building a stable democracy in the Middle East. As we now all know, there were no WMD in Iraq, there was no connection to bin Laden and al Qaeda and true, sustainable democracy is but a fantasy. Failure, failure, failure. And the insurgents have been empowered and emboldened by this failure, not weakened. And Bush's desperate "troop surge" is not going to make one bit of difference in changing Iraq's military and political landscape.

The Republicans don't like Reid and his assessment of the war. But too bad. This is not Reid's mess. This military disaster belongs 100 percent to Bush and the Republican party. This is their war. If they don't like it being called a failure, or that it is "lost," then they should demonstrate its successes and spare us the incessant partisan rhetoric. Stop regurgitating all this BS about progress and success and show it to us.
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RIGHT ON! This should also help a new "re-construction HOME BOOM" which will call for new wheel chair ramps, 3 foot wide hallways, lower counter tops, etc, for the returning GI's that cant walk and bound to wheel chairs. Or maybe they'll need new bedroom additions because the have hell torn nightmares at night and yell and scold at their screaming children. So far aprox 35,000 Bush/Cheney war service people are in mental rehab wards. Just another untold story kept off the Bush Regime Media Network.

Bush and his pals are nothing more than selfish, dry drunk cry babies, that think its ok to kill for wealth, and cause pain and suffering on others, for whatever reason they choose, rather than being friends and working things out. Their 9/11 pre-planned stunt was not very funny, but in the end... there is nothing but the truth and the light.

Restore America,
Restore The World,
Restore The Freedom,
Restore The Peace.
Impeach Bush and Cheney.