February 20, 2006

In Honor of President's Day

In recognition of everything that you have given to this country, Mr. President, the least we can do is thank you. Thank you for the laughs that you provided for us over the past 5 years.

But more importantly,
thank you for making us cry.

Thank you for making Iraqi men, women, and children cry over the thousands of innocents killed by your "moab's" and "precision bombs."

Thank you, Mr. Commander-in-Thief, for liberating them and then leaving their timeless, priceless artifacts to be looted by thugs while your boys were guarding the Oil Ministry.

Thank you for staining the history of ancient Mesopotamia with your dirty wars.

Thank you for defiling the image of America by hiring security contractors and allowing torture in Abu Ghraib and other secret prisons around the world.

Thanks for flicking off the international community when you brushed off Kyoto and the International Criminal Court.

Oh, and thanks for spreading democracy across the Middle East and then punishing citizens for who they voted for because you "misunderestimated" them.


Bush's Speech Writer [by way of Nas].

Bush's Escape Plan

"I think we are welcomed. But it was not a peaceful welcome." —George W. Bush, defending Vice President Dick Cheney's pre-war assertion that the United States would be welcomed in Iraq as liberators, NBC Nightly News interview, Dec. 12, 2005 [photo link]

"Wow! Brazil is big." —George W. Bush, after being shown a map of Brazil by Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brasilia, Brazil, Nov. 6, 2005

"If it were to rain a lot, there is concern from the Army Corps of Engineers that the levees might break. And so, therefore, we're cautious about encouraging people to return at this moment of history." —George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2005

"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job." —George W. Bush, to FEMA director Michael Brown, who resigned 10 days later amid criticism over his job performance, Mobile, Ala., Sept. 2, 2005

It seemed like to me they based some of their decisions on the word of — and the allegations — by people who were held in detention, people who hate America, people that had been trained in some instances to disassemble — that means not tell the truth." —George W. Bush, on an Amnesty International report on prisoner abuse at Guantanamo Bay, Washington, D.C., May 31, 200

"See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda." —George W. Bush, Greece, N.Y., May 24, 2005

"I can only speak to myself." —George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., April 28, 2005

"In this job you've got a lot on your plate on a regular basis; you don't have much time to sit around and wander, lonely, in the Oval Office, kind of asking different portraits, 'How do you think my standing will be?'" —George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., March 16, 2005

"You work three jobs? … Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that." —George W. Bush, to a divorced mother of three, Omaha, Nebraska, Feb. 4, 2005

I don' t know if I will ever take the American presidency seriously again.


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