naderman wrote: Hi,
MennoniteHobbit wrote: Yet none of these actions are making the government run by religion... however I'm only using the word "theocrasizing" as the verb version of theocracy meaning a government run by religion, not any other stretched version.
Darth Wong wrote: To be quite honest, I'm just sick of hearing about this election and this seemingly endless campaign. Why can't the American elections be like the Canadian ones, where the whole thing from start to finish takes about a month rather than two years?
TehBooster wrote:Darth Wong wrote:To be quite honest, I'm just sick of hearing about this election and this seemingly endless campaign. Why can't the American elections be like the Canadian ones, where the whole thing from start to finish takes about a month rather than two years?
The Media blows things out of proportion, and decides shove it down everyone's throat?
Bush has behaved like a caricature of what a right-wing president is supposed to be, and his continuation in office will discredit any sort of conservatism for generations. The launching of an invasion against a country that posed no threat to the U.S., the doling out of war profits and concessions to politically favored corporations, the financing of the war by ballooning the deficit to be passed on to the nation’s children, the ceaseless drive to cut taxes for those outside the middle class and working poor: it is as if Bush sought to resurrect every false 1960s-era left-wing cliché about predatory imperialism and turn it into administration policy. Add to this his nation-breaking immigration proposal—Bush has laid out a mad scheme to import immigrants to fill any job where the wage is so low that an American can’t be found to do it—and you have a presidency that combines imperialist Right and open-borders Left in a uniquely noxious cocktail.
George W. Bush has come to embody a politics that is antithetical to almost any kind of thoughtful conservatism. His international policies have been based on the hopelessly naïve belief that foreign peoples are eager to be liberated by American armies—a notion more grounded in Leon Trotsky’s concept of global revolution than any sort of conservative statecraft. His immigration policies—temporarily put on hold while he runs for re-election—are just as extreme. A re-elected President Bush would be committed to bringing in millions of low-wage immigrants to do jobs Americans “won’t do.” This election is all about George W. Bush, and those issues are enough to render him unworthy of any conservative support.
sketter wrote: The arab world attacked us on 9/11/01.
Pit wrote:Techie-Micheal wrote:You do realize that Nader is considered a wingist, even compared to Kerry or Bush, don't you? Wingists are bad.
You mean, he is distinctly different to other candidates? Yeah, I can see why that would be really bad!
bammer wrote: Let's pretend you flew a plane into a highrise building in Saidi Arabia. Let's pretend you're Catholic. It is like blaming all of Catholocism for one attack by some mentally impaired extremist.