February 20, 2008

FLASH: Bush approval rating drops to 19%. No, that's not a typo. 81% of Americans now realize that George Bush is a total failure and disgrace


Again, HP asks... "What took so long".

We've been saying it for years. George Bush is the worst president ever. Nice to see 81% of Americans finally come to their senses.

I hope George Bush is eventually investigated, arrested and brought before a tribunal. And I hope Obama doesn't pardon him. If he is not imprisoned, then I hope to see him sued in civil courts for his misdeeds, and I hope that he is hounded until the day he dies for the damage he has caused to America and the world.

This has been a shameful, corrupt, illegal and just plain awful Administration. January 2009 can't come fast enough.

Here's the George Bush report card, HP-style, and the latest approval rating data.

* Ran the nation's debt up to $52 trillion and counting
* Lost our manufacturing base
* Allowed and encouraged the illegal invasion of America
* Encouraged sheeple to buy homes at the peak, when the fundamentals made no sense
* Bogged us down in a stupid war on false pretenses, spending over $2 trillion and costing countless lives
* Broke the military
* Did nothing about the growing entitlement bomb
* Passed no significant constructive legislation
* Killed the morale of Americans
* Illegally spied on Americans, tortured people and got rid of habeas corpus
* Did nothing about global warming (and even denied the science)
* Damaged the "USA" brand around the world
* Spread hatred, discrimination and fear across the land
* Made a bunch of money for oil companies and military contractors
* Embarrassed America and all Americans
* Did all this without getting arrested, or brought up on impeachment charges


Concerns over Economy Push George W. Bush's Overall Job Approval to New Low

George W. Bush's overall job approval rating has dropped to a new low in American Research Group polling as 78% of Americans say that the national economy is getting worse according to the latest survey from the American Research Group.

Among all Americans, 19% approve of the way Bush is handling his job as president and 77% disapprove. When it comes to Bush's handling of the economy, 14% approve and 79% disapprove.

91 comments:

Frank@Scottsdale-Sucks.com said...

"Did nothing about global warming (and even denied the science)"

That's because there is no real "science" behind it. The "scientists" push it because they'd lose their research grants and associated six-figure salaries the moment they admit it's all a lie.

And your "evil" oil companies are keeping their mouths shut because they'll receive BILLIONS in free money for "research" if crackpot global warming legislation is passed.

Al Gore pushes it because he makes TENS OF MILLIONS on his books and DVDs from suckers who go out and buy his crap and drive a Prius while he burns 10,000 gallons of jet fuel every week on his ultra-luxury private jet.

70s environmental scare: "Global Cooling" - discredited

80s/90s environmental scare "Ozone layer and CFCs" - discredited

Current environmental scare "Global Warming" - soon to be discredited

How the f*ck did they go from global cooling to warning so fast? F*cking joke.

keith said...

I knew I could count on you Frank

Anonymous said...

Greg Swann supports Bush, no joke

Anonymous said...

Here's a good one from Bush Co.:

Immediately after Katrina, Bush went on national TV and beckoned Americans to invest in more off-shore drilling. What destroyed the wetlands/buffer zone and exposed New Orleans to destruction was exactly this. Regardless what you believe about drilling, this guy has the timing of an imbecile.

Frank@Scottsdale-Sucks.com said...

The problem with all this anti-Bush hatred is that the country said "anyone but Bush" and now we're stuck with three candidates who are actually worse.

On global warming, yes it's happening, but if you look at the *real* scientists' opinions, it's the result of solar cycles (just like the hole in the ozone layer was) along with volcanoes, and less than 1% of the effects can be attributed to man. Meaning we can do nothing about it.

Oh wait, we can sign legislation that will massively cap our nation's GDP and plunge us into a depression far worse than anything we're already on track for. Kyoto Treaty: 5 million American jobs lost. Poverty. Hunger. Looting. Blood on the streets.

NME said...

Also embraced creationism. "The jury's out on that one..."

Anonymous said...

Funny thing is -Bush doesn't give a shit about his approval rating!

That's what happens when you don't know what an approval rating is, cause your just an old drunk & your brain is fried

Anonymous said...

Yeah Frank, it's all a big conspiracy -- by the scientists and the oil companies, working together no less! You tell em. And make sure you update your "truthers" website and remind us how Kennedy was an inside job.

Thank god you don't make any important decisions.

It may well turn out that global warmers are wrong. The science is not 100% either way. If they're correct though, and we follow your insane conpiracy babble and do nothing, we're f*cked. So why not play it safe and do something about it? If it turns out to a hoax, oh well, at least we played it safe.

It's not all a conspiracy, you nutjob.

Anonymous said...

Frank is just mad because he and his kind (selfish 'me me me' Republicans) are becoming irrelevant.

keith said...

Frank, the hole in the ozone layer was due to CFC's. This is proven and settled science. Mankind realized this and reversed course, saving the day.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozone_depletion

Science is not your enemy Frank (and folks like Frank). Brilliant people go into science. Dummies go into mortgage brokering. Listen to the smart people. Read the science. Don't go through life dumb and ignorant.

And science like went into solving the ozone layer hole and reducing CFCs should inspire everyone. It was one of humanity's great accomplishments.

TAKE THE GLOBAL WARMING DISCUSSION TO THE NEWEST THREAD. Leave this one for Bush - The Worst President Ever.

Frank@Scottsdale-Sucks.com said...

"Funny thing is -Bush doesn't give a shit about his approval rating!"

Neither does any 2nd-term president, that's why they're called lame ducks.

Anonymous said...

"Did nothing about global warming (and even denied the science)"

Once again, Keith proves he knows a lot about housing, and very little about other things, like the stock market and "man-made global warming".

Anonymous said...

Just a few percentage ponts above Congress led by Nancy Peloser.

Guy said...

This is long, but explains a lot.

An interesting perspective from Dr. Paul Minot, a psychiatrist in Waterville, Maine.
George Bush's "irrational" consideration of a "surge" in the wake of the Iraq Study Group report -- which apparently defies all credible counsel -- has begun to generate speculation regarding his sanity. References to Bush's "delusions" have appeared in the mainstream media and throughout the blogosphere.
As a psychiatrist, I understandably get concerned when I see clinical terminology bandied about in political discourse, and thought it might be of interest to share a professional perspective on this question. I have a distinct clinical impression that I think explains much of Mr. Bush's visible pathology.
First and foremost, George W. Bush has a Narcissistic Personality Disorder. What this means, is that he has rather desperate insecurities about himself, and compensates by constructing a grandiose self-image. Most of his relationships are either mirroring relationships -- people who flatter him and reinforce his grandiosity -- or idealized self-objects -- people that he himself thinks a lot of, and hence feels flattered by his association with them. Some likely perform both functions. Hence his weakness for sycophants like Harriet Miers, and powerful personalities like Dick Cheney.
Even as a narcissist, Bush knows he isn't a great intellect, and compensates by dismissing the value of intellect altogether. Hence his disses of Gore's bookishness, and any other intellectual that isn't flattering him. Bush knows that his greatest personal strength is projecting personal affability, and tries to utilize it even in the most inappropriate settings.
That's why he gives impromptu backrubs to the German Chancellor in a diplomatic meeting -- he's insecure intellectually, and tries to make everyone into a "buddy" so he can feel more secure.
The most disturbing aspect about narcissists, however, is their pathological inability to empathize with others, with the exception of those who either mirror them, or whom they idealize. Hence Bush's horrifying insensitivity to the Katrina victims, his callous jokes when visiting grievously injured soldiers, and numerous other instances. He simply has no capacity to feel for others in that way. When LBJ was losing Vietnam, he developed a haunted expression that anybody could recognize as indicative of underlying anguish.
For all his faults, you just knew he was losing sleep over it. By the same token, we know just as well that Bush isn't losing any sleep over dead American soldiers, to say nothing of dead Iraqis. He didn't exhibit any sign of significant concern until his own political popularity was sliding -- because THAT'S something he CAN feel.
Which brings us to his recent "delusion." To be blunt, I don't see any indication that Bush has any sort of psychotic disorder whatsoever. The lapses in reality-testing that he exhibits are the sort that can be readily explained by his characterological insensitivity to the feelings and perceptions of others, due to his persistently self-centered frame of reference.
Mr. Bush knows that things aren't going his way in Iraq, and he knows that it is damaging him politically. He also sees that it is likely to get worse no matter what he does, and in fact it may be a lost cause. However, he recognizes that if he follows the recommendations of the Iraq Study Group, that Iraq will almost certainly evolve into a puppet state of Iran, and given his treatment of Iran he will completely lose control of the situation -- and he will be politically discredited for this outcome.
The ONLY chance that he has to avoid this political disaster, and save his political skin, is to hope against hope for "victory" in Iraq. Advancing the "surge" idea offers Bush two political advantages over following the ISG recommendations. One is that if it is implemented, maybe, just maybe, he can pull out some sort of nominal "victory" out of the situation. The chances are exceedingly slim, granted, but slim is better to him than the alternative (none). Alternately, if the "surge" is politically rejected, he gains some political cover, so when things inevitably go bad, he can say "I told you so" and blame the "surrender monkeys" for the outcome. Most people probably won't buy it, but some (his core base) will.
Now, I know what many of you are thinking -- is George Bush willing to risk the lives of hundreds, maybe thousands more American soldiers, on an outside chance to save his political skin, in a half-baked plan that even he knows probably won't work at all? Yes, he is. Because George Bush is that narcissistic, that desperate, and yes, that sociopathic as well.
Especially interesting about Mr. Bush, but quite common, Narcissistic Personality Disorder is frequently associated with alcoholism. The insufferable "holier than thou" attitude associated with "Dry Drunk Syndrome" is indicative of underlying narcissism.
Also, the way that Bush embraces Christianity is characteristically narcissistic. Rather than incorporating the lessons of humility and empathy modeled by Jesus, Bush uses his Christian faith to reinforce his grandiosity. Jesus is his powerful ally, his idealized "buddy" who gives a rubber stamp to anything he thinks.
Finally -- and this will sound VERY familiar to many readers -- those persons with NPD are notoriously unable to say they're sorry. Admitting error is fundamentally incompatible with their precarious efforts to maintain their sense of order. Anyone having this particular character flaw almost certainly has NPD.

What does this say about those who voted him in? Twice!

Anonymous said...

OMG! ... and I voted for this idiot in 04...

Anonymous said...

You forgot to add the fact that he instituted an educational program "No Child Left Behind" that has been a complete failure for students and educators. My wife is a teacher and I hear that frustration of being forced to only teach the math and reading that will help raise standardized test scores so funding won't be taken away.

Anonymous said...

Keith, please leave "Global Warming" matters to pros. Seriously.

B747

Tom said...

I'll say this again: Paraguay and Dubai - no extradition treaty

Anonymous said...

Keith, I hope this picture will be taken in a Zoo, right? Well, the irony is that the former alcoholic will be replaced with the former drug addict... who cares...

Metroplexual said...

Frank,

Actually global warming was from the late 60's. Just watch the film Soylent Green which showed a future devestated by global warming.

You seem to be a blindered follower of Rush who spews the research done by corporations to protect corporate interests. And actually Al Gore made his 100 miilion from his ownership of Youtube.

BTW Bush hatred is healthy because it is rational hatred of Clinton and the conspiracy theories are mostly fake. And no I don't support Hillary, my man was Richardson.

Lady Di said...

Bush is a complete disaster. He should have stayed in baseball and pursued his dream of becoming commissioner.

I totally agree with the narcissim eval. Unfortuntately, Juan McCain is even more narcisstic than Bush. They are two of a kind.

Bush is a war criminal, and should be handcuffed and thrown in the slammer at Guantanamo, along with Cheney. See how it feels waiting for years to get a lawyer and to be heard, jackasses.

He is by far the worst president ever!

Anonymous said...

Uhhh, isn't lame-duck the last year in office?

Anonymous said...

>> I hope George Bush is eventually investigated, arrested and brought before a tribunal.

Fat chance Keith - he's not THAT stupid. I don't think we have an extradition treaty with Paraguay, where W. is planning on escaping to his recently-purchased 10's of thousands of acres, water rights, landing strips, private army, etc.

Anonymous said...

Frank
Go sell some telemarketing books. Damn man, you are on the same level as the 6%ers.

You suck. I am sure you toss off thinking about blowing bush and tossing chaney's salad.

You are a true citizen of the town of "Snottsdale". Go take your stinking ass back to the desert and shove a rattlesnake up your ass.

Anonymous said...

>> And no I don't support Hillary, my man was Richardson.

Oh, so that makes you an OK person? Bill Richardson is a douchebag of the 1st order. Hey Bill! Where are those stolen hard drives?

Anonymous said...

>> Bush is a war criminal

As is McShitStain. How is it that being supposedly tortured automatically makes one a "war hero"?

Markus Arelius said...

I disapprove of Bush, but I don't know what makes anybody believe that somehow Al Gore or John Kerry would've done anything to stop the housing bubble and credit fiasco. They're heads wouldn've been up their asses equidistant to Bush's.

Would legislation-happy Democrats have passed anything to stem the tide of this disaster? I'm not convinced.

I do agree that Bush will go down in history as the worst President in US history ever, ahead of Calvin Coolidge, Andrew Johnson, Herbert Hoover and James Buchanan.

Anonymous said...

FUCK BUSH

decaffeinated said...

What does it say about the intelligence of Americans that 50+% of the votes cast in 2004 went to a dry drunk who claims he talks to Jesus?

Look in the mirror, folks, Bush is your bitch. You gave him the keys to the executive branch and he trashed the country.

In less than a year, Bush will fly to Paraguay, crawl into a scotch bottle, and live a carefree life.

[Nelson] Ha, ha. [/Nelson]

Anonymous said...

It has only taken 8 years for America to figure out George W. Bush is a loser. We even had a pause after the first 4 so that everyone could have a pep rally and say "Hell yea, lets do it for 4 more".

I think Forest Gump probably could have figured it out quicker than 8 years. He would just have watched George and said "Stupid is as stupid does" right after he saw George reading to the kinny gartners on 9/11 and biting his lip.

Living in America makes me feel like a fucking genius.

Not rocket science.

Former OC Republican said...

I was one of the Bush/Cheney '04 bunch in Orange County -- and am horrified over THAT lapse in judgment. Thought that after 9/11 we were on the brink & needed someone strong on nat. security & wanted to 'help save my country'. Well, so much for good intentions. The Clintons had let OBL go after Sudan offered him on a platter. In any event, I regret it greatly & its probably why I won't vote in another pres. election ever again, its turned me off so. Also re-registered as a 'decline to state'. The psychiatrist's comment is very interesting.

GT said...

wow
i dont understand..what would it take to oust the guy? if his approval rating was 1%, would he still be president? if it falls under 30%, they should be replaced

Anonymous said...

So WHY is Congress afraid of impeaching?

Don't want to offend the 19%?

Anonymous said...

9:36 PM goes yard.

Anonymous said...

But gays can't get married! That's all that matters to me.

signed,
Republican Values Voter.

Amtex said...

Guys like Frank amaze me. I understand why Rush and Hannity and those types say what they say, it makes them rich. I understand why the people hired by big business say what they say, they get paid.

There is a guy who goes by PetertheRock who posts the same exact things on City Data Forum as Frank does here on each topic. It is almost like they are connected at the brain. Peter says he made $12,000 last year, yet still spouts whatever he heard on Rush that day as gospel.

Average Joes like Frank and Peter who spout the party line of big oil and the top 1/10th% are a bizarre phenomenon.

keith said...

What's sad is that people didn't mind how incompetent or awful he was, until they felt it in their pocketbook (or the HELOC money ran out)

The $600 tax rebate is a desperate attempt by a desperate man (and a desperate Congress) to put the sheeple back on his side.

If it works, there's no hope for America. None. The people will be proven for what they are.

But I don't think people are THAT dumb, and I don't think $600 is gonna make a bit of difference

I hope people see it for what it is - a desperate election-year ploy by corrupt, desperate people desperately trying to cling to power

Frank said...

Worst President of All Time? Your granting that title to GWB just proves that you are too young to have experienced the Carter years.

77% disapprove? Probably the same 77% or so that believe THEIR house won't lose any value this year. The non-thinkers and those who get their opinions straight from the MSM.

Anonymous said...

So WHY is Congress afraid of impeaching?

You do not impeach a mildly Retarded President.
Also
"Did all this without getting arrested, or brought up on impeachment charges"

And will never be arrested or brought up on any charges.

Mission Accomplished


Think for a minute.. Your rich powerfull and your actions have no consequences to you.

You gotta admire that!

Anonymous said...

So WHY is Congress afraid of impeaching?

Don't want to offend the 19%?


Because as much as Democrats try to deny it, they ARE pussies.

OriginalFrank said...

This is the same American Research Group that earlier this week said that Clinton was winning Wisconsin?

politicalwire.com/archives/2008/02/17/arg_poll_clinton_leads_in_wisconsin.html

LOL! Try not to believe all the crap you read.

keith said...

I lived through Carter and the 444 days, terrible president. Who followed Ford, and WIN, terrible president, who took over for Nixon, TERRIBLE president.

But none of those awful three did anywhere near the damage that George W. Bush did in his term in office.

Nowhere near.

We will not recover from Bush's awfulness for a generation, if ever.

He is our Nero.

keith said...

Oh, I'm thinking Clinton was our Caligula if you're keeping empire-score

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

So WHY is Congress afraid of impeaching?

Don't want to offend the 19%?

Because as much as Democrats try to deny it, they ARE pussies.

February 20, 2008 11:17 PM

I read an article that says that the whole push for illegal wire tapping without a warrant is so that Bush/Cheney could wire tap the phones of everyone in Congress and the Senate.

Blackmail.

This goes a long way to explaining why the Democrats have become little walking puppets, giving Bush everything he wants. We are going to find out if this is true very shortly, because Congress left town with the wiretap bill unsigned. It has expired. If there is blackmail involved it will be in the papers very soon, as they begin to leak the dirty laundry of everyone they have tapped.

We have the Sopranos in charge.

OriginalFrank said...

"I lived through Carter and the 444 days, terrible president. Who followed Ford, and WIN, terrible president, who took over for Nixon, TERRIBLE president.

But none of those awful three did anywhere near the damage that George W. Bush did in his term in office."

Umm, yes, Bush shoulda followed Carter's example and refused to attend the Olympics if the Taliban were represented.

Anyone that would consider Bush worse than Carter is simply a good deal detached from reality. Here are just a few of the highpoints without really trying:

* Fireside chats w/ sweaters
* America's "malaise"
* Amy's foreign policy advice
* Encouragement of hardliners' seizing of Iran and the decades of terrorism that followed
* Giving away of Panama canal
* Building of inflationary fires that make those of today look like fireflies
* Professed "astonishment" when USSR invaded Afghanistan
* Destruction/tiger paperization of US Military (I experienced this - GWB looks excellent in comparison)
* Desert One

On and on - haven't got time to list even the top 50.

To any reasonable person, Bush looks excellent compared to Carter.

Anonymous said...

and to think i voted for that S O B
BOY WAS THAT DUMB

Afterthought said...

I hate to break it to original frank, but Carter's tenure is looking like a time of Solonic wisdom compared to Bush.

Anonymous said...

Why is it that all the stupid sheeple who don't understand the economy and the housing bubble are all of a sudden geniuses when they decide it is Bush's fault?

Not logical.

Anonymous said...

Can we shoot the other 19%, please? Who needs that kind of scum living among us?

Anonymous said...

That's because there is no real "science" behind it. The "scientists" push it because they'd lose their research grants and associated six-figure salaries the moment they admit it's all a lie.

Ladies & gentlemen, here's one member of that 19% group of Bushco retards. Please don't breed, evil hick.

Anonymous said...

Keith, add to the list that our infrastructure remains rotten while he's pledging billions in foreign aid to Africa or to rebuild Iraq.

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad that Keith found salvation in Europe. Alleluia! There's hope for many other Republicans out there!

Europe has been good to you, Keith. Congrats.

Bitterrenter said...

Then why did 51% vote for him the second time?

Republicans and bush voters should have their SS money confiscated to pay for the war they supported.

Then they should be round up and deported.

Anonymous said...

Frank
Go sell some telemarketing books. Damn man, you are on the same level as the 6%ers.

You suck. I am sure you toss off thinking about blowing bush and tossing chaney's salad.

You are a true citizen of the town of "Snottsdale". Go take your stinking ass back to the desert and shove a rattlesnake up your ass.


I already told Frank that California doesn't welcome his ignorant Republican arse. Go find a POS Red State to live in, Frank.

Anonymous said...

An interesting perspective from Dr. Paul Minot, a psychiatrist in Waterville, Maine.

One of the most insightful posting I've ever read on HP. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Social Security and Medicare are Bush's fault? I thought it was FDR.

Anonymous said...

Keith I normally agree with you but I have to disagree with you on one point. Bush did try to do something about Social Security. It was a dumbass plan but what do you want from a dumbass guy? Bush spent the very last of his political capitol trying to fix Social Security. This in turn made him the lamest duck of all.

Burn Baby Burn

Anonymous said...

So many morons all gathered on one blog

Anonymous said...

You forgot to blame Hurricane Katrina on Bush. If Kerry had won, the hurricane would have never happened. Don't blame those people for not evacuating despite 3 days of warnings. Nobody knew the hurricane was coming and Bush sabotaged the levee

Anonymous said...

keith said...

Oh, I'm thinking Clinton was our Caligula if you're keeping empire-score

February 20, 2008 11:35 PM
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I think not. Bill Clinton liked the girls. Whats-her-face snapped her thong, and the Republicans in Congress rushed to impeach Clinton.

Maybe if Bill Clinton had liked little boys the Republicans would have left him alone?

Lovethatbush

Anonymous said...

"What does it say about the intelligence of Americans that 50+% of the votes cast in 2004 went to a dry drunk who claims he talks to Jesus?"

1st time: Bush installed by 5/4 Supreme Court vote. Justice Souter, a conservative republican, wrote in his dissenting opinion that the American people were illegally disfranchised.

2nd time: massive vote fraud, rigged Diebold machines, every trick in the book, especially FL and OH.

No, America is not full of dummies who voted for him twice. Actually, Bush was never fairly elected President. (BTW - Bush and Cheney both being from Texas would have invalidated their ticket. Cheney's bogus end-run of claiming residence in another state doesn't hold water).

It is a proven fact that the election was stolen. Kindly read Fooled Again by Mark Crispin Miller if you have the least doubt: we never wanted Mr. Bush!

Anonymous said...

Who the hell are the fools that give Bush 19 percent approval ratings?
He made me ashamed to be a Republican, I'll never vote for those clowns unless they bring someone like Ron Paul, or if Hillary somehow wins the nomination.
If that happens I'll hold my nose and vote for Mccain.

Arlene said...

Anonymous is right--the Bush/Cheney crowd do indeed remind me of WASP Sopranos.

Perfect comparison. There they go every chance they get, looting the joint under the guise of "protection."

Don't you hate it that our national leader's workplace, the Oval Office, is the functional equivalent of a Jersey pork store?

alba said...

I don't understand how Bush's team had so much power. Karl Rove, Dick Cheeeney, and the rest. They're the ones that should be hung by their testies. And I don't understand how a party can elevate such a man that just doesn't seem to be intelligent, knowledgeable, articulate, or motivating. I firmly believe in party politics, but this was an example of why party politics went to a disasterous extreme that will be written and talked about for generations to come.

Balance is good, the Republicans proved that to be true when they spent so much money, and allowed corruption to run rampant in the Oval Office.

We are headed into deep financial difficuilties as a nation. It's not likely that Kerry/Gore would have prevented it, but it sure would look different.

It's proven now, gov'ment for the corporation can bankrupt America. Maybe they need another tax break?

Anonymous said...

The "six-figure" salaries for scientists, yeah right... as a professor who just gave a discussion of global warming in class today I can say that is a big, fat lie! Yes, many of the celebrity (Gore included) proponents of global warming make tons of money and burn tons of fossil fuels, but that doesn't mean that we can ignore the fact that excess CO2 leads to additional warming - don't believe me look at Venus!

Our manufacturing base is dead, instead of looking at global warming and CO2 controls as a bane, lets look at them as a potential boon. I cannot believe that with American know how and ingenuity we cannot out compete the world in building low greenhouse gas technologies, technologies that we can sell to the rest of the world. In fact our anti-pollution technologies used to be second to none, but thanks to those who claim there is no problem we have fallen behind, let us not do the same now.

Systems as complicated as the atmosphere are prone to having tipping points, beyond which the effects go non-linear...these are almost impossible to predict, but perhaps might be approached if we melt the perma-frost and release the stored CO2, or perhaps we might release a catastrophic amount of CO2 by heating the oceans, the key point is we don't know for sure...do you want to risk the end of life so you can have a muscle car for a few more years? Especially if we as Americans can use this to re-invigorate our manufacturing and knowledge-based capabilities? Instead of looking at this as a negative we must turn this into a positive, not just for ourselves but for our children and their children, and their children's children.

ps. despite having worked at top 10 Universities for many years, I have never made more than $100,000 and I can tell you that neither have most of my compatriots (thank you open records laws). Oh, and those $100,000 a year plus grants, after you figure in University overhead and fringe benefits (health care) you are lucky to see 60% of that as salary (if that), after paying your students and post-docs you can imagine how much is left.

Anonymous said...

Oh, and to the original poster - the reason the ozone layer is recovering is that we did something, we reduced CFCs...do you really miss them? I thought not, you are an *idiot* and I do not use that term lightly.

satan is a republican said...

frank@scottsdale, PLEASE tell me you've been sterilized. The gene pool will be the better for it.

And no, I've never voted democrat in my life. But this administration has ensured that I'll not vote for a republican this fall.

Princess Mononoke said...

Anonymous said...
>>>Fat chance Keith - he's not THAT stupid. I don't think we have an extradition treaty with Paraguay, where W. is planning on escaping to his recently-purchased 10's of thousands of acres, water rights, landing strips, private army, etc.
February 20, 2008 9:35 PM
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EXACTLY! It has taken the Republican administration 7 years to financially, emotionally and spiritually rape and plunder the common citizens of the United States of America with absolutely NO remorse and NO shame.

When the 'PTB' aka Republicans aka Bush clan leave the White House, it will look eerily identical to the Nazi defeat that ended WWII.

All of these criminals WILL or have been destroying as MUCH evidence as possible, secured for themselves IMMUNITY and ARE getting RID of any witnesses who CAN testify against them!!!

Whatch the end of the movie "It's a Beautiful Life"...

Princess Mononoke said...

Anonymous said...
>>>I think Forest Gump probably could have figured it out quicker than 8 years. He would just have watched George and said "Stupid is as stupid does" right after he saw George reading to the kinny gartners on 9/11 and biting his lip.

Living in America makes me feel like a fucking genius.

Not rocket science.
February 20, 2008 10:14 PM
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LOL!!! That was truly GREAT! Thank you...

Princess Mononoke said...

Anonymous said...
So WHY is Congress afraid of impeaching?

Don't want to offend the 19%?
February 20, 2008 10:37 PM
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I know seriously! Oh, but it was okay to IMPEACH Former President Bill Clinton for inappropriate sexual mis-conduct... Puhlease!

I'm telling you there is an IRON wall around the Bush clan! Untouchable...

Princess Mononoke said...

Anonymous said...
But gays can't get married! That's all that matters to me.

signed,
Republican Values Voter.
February 20, 2008 10:46 PM
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Puhlease! You people would NOT know values if it hit YOU in the face!

If you care sooooo much about values and are pro-life then why do you tolerate homelesses in America and children living in our shitty Foster care system or even the Death Penalty, child slave labor, etc.?

Just asking...

Princess Mononoke said...

Frank said...
>>>Worst President of All Time? Your granting that title to GWB just proves that you are too young to have experienced the Carter years.
February 20, 2008 11:06 PM
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Yeah Frank #2, I see what you are getting at. However, Carter DID NOT take away Habeas Corpus, or destroy our Constitutional rights like G.W. Bush DID.

"A bipartisan group of senators opposed the Patriot Act measures as infringing too much on Americans' civil liberties." BBC news

I don't think I know of any other President who used his VETO Power as much as G.W. Bush did. Hhhmmm...

Anonymous said...

http://tinyurl.com/2rzjn2

I just thought you should see the latest poll numbers on bush. He was a disappointment.

Anonymous said...

Only a massive UFO invasion can save us now from the down winds of Bushco's (CNN/ABC/CBS/FOX) massive and continious chain of unprecidented lies and chilling clusterfvcks of mass deceptions.

Princess Mononoke said...

President George W. Bush also used his Executive Order to go to WAR with Iraq against the HOUSE vote and Public opinion... motive I'd say so!

Plus, GWB passed HOW MANY pardons to ALL of his criminal friends.

The following is a list of the 75 pardons and 3 commutations by President George H. W. Bush. The list is organized by the date on which President George H. W. Bush granted the pardon or commutation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_H._W._Bush's_pardons
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CARTER was a saint compared to this clan...

Princess Mononoke said...

Values has been quite subjective.

People valued McMansions, luxury cars, luxury lifestyles, status, title, affiliations etc.

Now that AMERICA will be brought to her knees...

Everyone will be FORCED to value and appreciate the basic fact that they HAVE a Roof over their head, ANY form of Transportation, the Clothes on they ALREADY have and the Food they HAVE to eat!

oh and how about value their life and that of their family!

Quite humbling isn't it...

Anonymous said...

People like that are stupid, that's why they want socialism. They need someone to control their lives because they are unable to control their own impulses and base instincts. Now they are flocking to Obama.

There are people who want freedom.

There are people who want to be controlled.

February 20, 2008 8:51 PM
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the "Obama Bubble" will bust when people realize that he is a shill and can't / won't to sh!t to help people.

He WILL raise taxes but wages will remain flat, effectively causing negative wage growth.

Enjoy the party now!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Funny thing is -Bush doesn't give a shit about his approval rating!
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Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit! Bush didn't care about ELECTIONS!

Anonymous said...

Over three years ago, I participated in a civil demonstration in West Los Angeles at the Federal Building along with others marching along with 'The World Can't Wait' Group. The organization that has always advocated for the United States to exit Iraq.

Among the group was this older middle aged man, greying hair, bespeckled and none to inshape.

He stood at on sidewalk paralleling the Wilshire Blvd., jamb packed with rush hour traffic.

With an amplified bullhorn he recited the following:

'Both Bush And Cheney MUST be brought up on war crimes charges in front of an International Court of the Hauge'

'TRIED, CONVICTED AND EXECUTED' For their role in the murderous destruction of Nations & Humanity.


It was quite the sight.

Anonymous said...

ORIGINALFRANK:

I too lived thru the Carter years and there is absolutely NO comparison between this Lying Criminal SOB Bush and Carter. NONE.

And your list proves it.

Nothing in it rises to level of crimes committed by Bush & Cheney whatsoever.

Starting with *LYING* to start a war that has wiped 100,000's of human beings off the face of the earth, including nearly 4000 of our finest, nearly breaking the military completely and bankrupting the country.

I didn't see any of those on your list...

Want me to name more??

decaffeinated said...

C'mon, where are the mouth-breathers who admire and worship bush (besides Frank)?

Tell us about the signed pictures of Bush you taped to your study wall back in 2001. Tell us about the W04 bumper sticker that still adorns your car's bumper. Tell us about the fateful day you donated the maximum to his 2004 re-election campaign and what a rush of exhilaration you felt in your private parts as the ink dried on your donation form.

C'mon, be a man (woman). Tell us how much you admire Skippy McDumbass.

GWB WPE

Princess Mononoke said...

Anonymous said...
Can we shoot the other 19%, please? Who needs that kind of scum living among us?
February 21, 2008 1:25 AM
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FLMAO! I'm tellin' you, it's like we are living in the 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' movie...

Ed said...

Man you guys make it seem like if Gore or Kerry had won housing wouldn't have bubbled, oil would be $10, the debt would be paid off and cancer would be cured.

Fact is the .com bubble burst and Greenspan slashed rates. That caused the bubble. It would have happened with or without Bush.

China and India would have pushed oil prices high. Maybe not $100, but not far off.

Illegal aliens would have been here with Gore or Kerry. Gore and Kerry, along with Hitlery and Obama both want amnesty as much as Bush does.

The manufcaturing base went away long before Bush ever got to DC. Unions killed manufacturing in the 70s and 80s.

What it comes down to is your hatred of Bush for Iraq. Fine you oppose Iraq, good for you. But get a grip people.

Thomas jefferson said...

"That's because there is no real "science" behind it. The "scientists" push it because they'd lose their research grants and associated six-figure salaries the moment they admit it's all a lie."

That's because you don't need "science" to read a thermometer and see the evidence all around you. Jackass.

Ed said...

"You forgot to add the fact that he instituted an educational program "No Child Left Behind" that has been a complete failure for students and educators. My wife is a teacher and I hear that frustration of being forced to only teach the math and reading that will help raise standardized test scores so funding won't be taken away."

Ahh your wife is a tacher. In other words your wife is a union member, Democrat voting liberal. Shocking that she hates Bush, shocking I tell you.

NCLB is hated by 'educators' because it exposes them for the fraud they are. The kids can't pass a basic reading test in 4th grade, and yet it is the test that is blamed. How convenient.

How about instead of bitching about the test you actually teach kids how to read? The notion of teaching to test is absurd. Teach a kid how to read and do math and the kid will pass any reading test or math test.

But teaching would involve 'educators' actually getting off their ass for once. Too much to ask for.

Anonymous said...

---That's because you don't need "science" to read a thermometer and see the evidence all around you. Jackass.----

Just as once, since folks could see the horizon (evidence all around 'em), they KNEW the world was flat.

HIGW- human induced global warming- a weird faith based religion

Anonymous said...

"HIGW- human induced global warming- a weird faith based religion"

Liberals don't believe in God or religion. So they make up a new religion. Thou shall blindly believe in global warming no matter how ludicrous the claims are, is one of the 10 commandments.

Anonymous said...

Oh, and you morons that think you're so clever by changing the 'l' to 't' in Hillary's name.

I'm no fan for Hillary, believe me, however you really gotta come up with something more substantial that proves you have a sliver of an idea of what valid criticism might look like.

I know, it's too much of a puzzle for you to handle, so that's what you end up doing.

Pathetic.

satan is a republican said...

"Man you guys make it seem like if Gore or Kerry had won housing wouldn't have bubbled, oil would be $10, the debt would be paid off and cancer would be cured."

Straw man argument. Obviously you need to retreat to fictional arguments that exist only in your head in a laughable attempt to make some weird, unfocused point.

Truth is, we don't know if things would have been any different under those two. Still, your "the democrats would have done it too" is amazingly weak. Take a critical thinking skills course and get back to us before trying to run with the varsity, junior.

Lost Cause said...

Now, now...it is so EVIL to HATE. EVIL, as well, to wish that his plane would come hurtling down into a fireball of destruction.

However, in these last almost eight years, I have learned one thing. Alcohol most certainly does cause irreparable organic brain injury.

Anonymous said...

You're a pussy for not posting my comment.