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The end of the Bush era, at last

  1. Nov 8, 2007 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5juvNXbZtKEq-QIQWEe4bx3JINOKw

    This strikes me as the final death blow for the Bush admin. He is now completely lame unless his agenda happens to coincide with the GOP agenda for the next election.

    Oh yes, when one considers what Bush has done and what he has spent doing it, his position on this water project serves as just one of many examples that for Bush, America always comes last.
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2007 #2

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    His own party passed a ruling to allow lots of unaccountable funds to go to their own constituencies just before an election, sounds like business as usual.

    Whats the quote about politicians - greate love hath no man that he will lay down his friends for his seat.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2007 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    Election day has already passed; last Tuesday.

    Clean water - it's a terrible thing to fund.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2007 #4
    Yeah sure, but if the water is black...
     
  6. Nov 9, 2007 #5

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    Silly question...

    With the information I have, I cannot distinguish between the cases:

    (1) The bill is a good one.
    (2) The bill allocates too much federal money to waterway improvement.
    (3) The bill allocates far more money than is needed for these projects.
    (4) The bill contains excessive pork.
    (5) Something else I haven't imagined.

    You're obviously inclined to automatically believe (1), but is there anything handy that provides a critical analysis of the bill?
     
  7. Nov 9, 2007 #6

    mgb_phys

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    With all bills the answer is generally = all of the above
     
  8. Nov 9, 2007 #7

    chemisttree

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    But sometimes Bush has the right idea. This bill stinks.

    http://www.examiner.com/a-998112~Timothy_P__Carney__Congress_porks_up_waterways_bill.html
     
  9. Nov 9, 2007 #8

    Astronuc

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    Can you say - Soooeeeeeey!!!!! :grumpy:
     
  10. Nov 9, 2007 #9

    Hurkyl

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    If (2), (3), (4), or (5) are satisfied, then (1) isn't. :tongue:
     
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