As we do, I am mindful that the Iraq War has been a contentious issue at home. Here, too, it is time to turn the page. This afternoon, I spoke to former President George W. Bush. It's well known that he and I disagreed about the war from its outset. Yet no one could doubt President Bush’s support for our troops, or his love of country and commitment to our security. As I have said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hope for Iraq's future.
Hey, dumb ass, why don't you just shut up. Those of us working in the medical field knew damn well that Bush was deliberately lying about the funding needs of the returning veterans. No, he didn't give a damn about them. In fact, one of the reasons I was glad to vote for John Kerry was because Kerry pointed this out.
As Kerry pointed out in the third debate, Bush refused to fully fund VA care or the VA hospitals. That is not, pay attention, Barack, supporting veterans.
We didn't need the Christ Child trying to walk on water with his little one incher hanging out the front of his pants. But that's what we got. Princess Tiny Meat.
Watching him speak in that pompous manner, I was reminded of the rumors of his abusive nature. I fully believe it after seeing him tonight.
Ruth's "The scroll" is worthy of a read. Think about what she's writing. I happen to agree with her. A nation-state does not own the works of the people. The people own the works. This can be clearly seen in the revulsion over the way early "Americans" robbed Native Americans' culture.
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):