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2013-10-14 02:50:43 PM  
6 votes:
You mean the drydrunk silverspoon AWOL cokehead permanent-vacation who failed at every single thing he ever did, and had to be bailed out of one slimey business deal after another, who smeared his opponent, a decorated combat veteran, as a deserter, even though he partied in a VIP no-combat National Guard unit, who started a monstrous bloody war on lies, made jokes about those lies, strutted like a kid in a Halloween costume across an aircraft carrier, groped a foreign head of state like a frat boy, proved himself incapable of putting together even the simplest of sentences without sounding like a character from Deliverance, and can't even eat a farking pretzel without almost killing himself, he's so irredeemably stupid and incompetent at even the simplest of activities?

That George W. Bush?
2013-10-14 01:52:52 PM  
3 votes:
I would have greeted this statement with applause if it had been stated from a cage after 23 years of a 100 year sentence served for crimes against humanity.
2013-10-14 01:51:33 PM  
3 votes:
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2013-10-14 03:05:44 PM  
2 votes:
Alright, bickerers. You know what? I do miss W. And I miss the Neocons, too. And above all of them, I miss Nixon himself.

I found everything they ever did appalling and grotesque. But compared to the Tea Party, they at least did something.

The Tea Party funders clink champagne glasses while their minions chug Coors Light while real Americans scramble to hold up a collapsing ideal. They intentionally poisoned a process which has almost always been nonpartisan for the sake of Rapture.

If only they knew their sacrifices were in vain. Khorne accepts only blood.
2013-10-14 02:50:12 PM  
2 votes:
Mission accomplished?

Bin Laden: goal is to bankrupt US
2013-10-14 08:07:24 PM  
1 vote:
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d23 [BareFark]
2013-10-14 05:48:48 PM  
1 vote:

Mr_Fabulous: "Greed" is, and has always been, an assumed condition of the system. It is a known factor that you navigate around, work with, manage, and/or keep in check while the economy moves forward.

This is exactly right, but at the moment any move to contain the greed for the greater good gets yelled down as THE SOZIASALISM!!

The US is a mixed economy and at its best when managed as a mixed economy.  We need to get past this false dilemma bullshiat.
2013-10-14 05:03:27 PM  
1 vote:
There is always greed and the economy is always cyclical.
Its just a matter of who can balance the spinning plates better.
2013-10-14 04:43:12 PM  
1 vote:
Now, as ever, ours is a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.

And a dependable, unwavering 26% of our people are so stupid and intellectually lazy that they tl;dr anything longer than a bumper sticker, and those people will reliably vote for whoever will simplify this nation's troubles for them, stand up, look them in the eye, and tell them with all the sincerity that they can muster... that in each and every problem we face as a country..."it's them ni**ers."

Wall Street Crash? It's them ni**ers.
Debt and deficit? It's them ni**ers.
Failing schools? It's them ni**ers.
Crime rate? It's them ni**ers.
Unemployment Rate?  It's them lazy ni**ers 
Terrorism? It's them sand-ni**ers.

They've always got to have a group to look down on. And, they've always got to have a group to blame their troubles on. Admittedly it's not always black people... but they may as well always be "ni**ers." Whether it's gays, liberals, atheists, Mexicans, or muslims... there's always some vile, lowdown, foul-filthy "other" that is both completely beneath them and craftily ruining their lives and destroying the world as they know it.

And as long as those people are looking "over there" at the ni**ers the talking heads are pointing at, the people those talking heads serve are going to pick this country clean in as many different ways as they can concoct.
2013-10-14 04:29:16 PM  
1 vote:
If by "greed" you mean "8 years of a retarded cowboy and his insane, evil administration driving the ship of state," then yes... greed destroyed our economy.
2013-10-14 04:06:07 PM  
1 vote:
Specifically its the assholes with MBA's that have moved in to milk the economy, screw the workers and take titanic sized severance packages.
2013-10-14 03:44:09 PM  
1 vote:
Couple o' wars on the country's credit card, not responsible at all?
2013-10-14 03:21:49 PM  
1 vote:
George W Bush is not an intelligent man. Anything he writes should be considered the musings of a gullible tool.
2013-10-14 03:08:53 PM  
1 vote:

Kibbler: sounding like a character from Deliverance

And that was a sham.  If you hear him speak at the GOP convention where his Daddy was running for a second term he sounds like the Ivy League legacy that he is.
2013-10-14 02:58:55 PM  
1 vote:
Article writer made a funny:

"President Bush was faithful to his pledge to eliminate the federal government's budget surplus. "

Reminds me of this Onion classic:

Bush: 'Our Long National Nightmare Of Peace And Prosperity Is Finally Over'

http://www.theonion.com/articles/bush-our-long-national-nightmare-of -p eace-and-pros,464/
2013-10-14 02:57:54 PM  
1 vote:

red5ish: Didn't Greenspan say something exactly like this back in 2008? Is somebody trying to sell a book or what?

Every Randian needs to watch his exchange with Waxman from '09 to really get a sense of the failures involved with their ideology.
2013-10-14 02:49:25 PM  
1 vote:
Bush did admit that Wall Street got drunk. That it has a hangover and needs to sober up.

This was back in 2008.
2013-10-14 02:49:06 PM  
1 vote:
Does he mean the two big tax cuts for the rich he engineered?

Or the war profiteering from his invasion of Iraq?
2013-10-14 02:38:56 PM  
1 vote:
I can't wait until Ted Cruz looks back and tells us all how pride and ignorance were the causes of the great '13 Depression.
d23 [BareFark]
2013-10-14 02:35:47 PM  
1 vote:

vudukungfu: That asshole think anyone wants to listen to him anymore?
He needs to STFU and go clear brush.
In Pakistan.

He ought to be put to work fixing all the badly built structures Haliburton put up in Iraq.  He's responsible for letting his Vice President funnel millions of dollars to HIMSELF while his company put up structures that couldn't withstand being pissed on.
2013-10-14 02:29:06 PM  
1 vote:
can't say i disagree.
2013-10-14 12:50:13 PM  
1 vote:
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