Going OT Re: (no subject)

From: Eric Dittman <dittman_at_dittman.net>
Date: Tue Feb 18 00:57:00 2003

> > And he's a president that's doing a good job. I think he portrays
> Yes, Shrub^H^H^H^H^HBush is doing a good job of turning the U.S. into
> more of a police state; surely Stalin and Hitler would approve of the
> Patriot Acts I and II... of course, they might not approve of his
> reasons for some of his actions, which appear to be a result of his
> fundamentalist religious beliefs. He's also doing a good job of
> allowing more and more illegal aliens to cross the Mexican border, to
> pacify his friend Fox in Mexico, as if we don't have enough trouble
> with overpopulation and illegal immigration already. It appears that
> the voters were misled during the 2000 presidential campaign, and many
> of us who voted for the current president didn't get what we were
> expecting.

My, I did misjudge you, R. D. You do have your thumb on the
problems with Bush. The Patriot Acts are too much to take.
I don't think the motivation is religious in nature, though.
They are more to do with locking down the country so no more
terrorist attacks can occur. The problem is when the country
gets that locked down the freedoms we cherish disappear. When
we lose all our freedoms, what do we have worth keeping?

As for ignoring illegal immigration from Mexico, I find that
extremely hypocritical. We want to tighten the borders so
we are protected from terrorism, but we'll leave that huge
sieve between Mexico and the US completely open?

> Let's not forget that his administration also appears to have helped
> Micro$oft in the antitrust hearings... do you call that good as well?

I don't think anyone can call that good, except for M$.

> > a "simple country boy" persona, but in actuality, I think there's
> > a whole lot more to him than he publicaly lets on. Like a poker
> Do you mean like trying to hide that he resembles someone who is a
> danger to himself and others? Let's face it, anyone who believes that
> his actions are divinely inspired, and that he's basically a leader of
> a nation on a mission from his God, is surely more than a few acorns
> short of an oak tree, if you know what I mean. Any rational person
> (sorry, extreme religious fundamentalists don't fall into the category
> of "rational person") knows that there appears to be something
> seriously wrong, that religious extremists are trying to gain control
> of this nation with the help of the current presidential
> administration... if it's not the blasted communists/socialists
> screwing things up over here, it's the ultra right-wing
> fundamentalists screwing things up, while the majority of the
> population appears to be split between agreeing with the extremists or
> being apathetic.

The religious extremists have been trying to gain control of
this nation for years at the state and local levels. They've
been fighting for religious freedom in government for years,
as long as religious freedom means Protestant, preferably
Baptist, and hopefully Southern Baptist.

> > player, he holds his cards closely. And his father was an excellent
> > president too.
> So, you're one of those people who approves of the New World Order?
> Also, let's not forget that "Bush I" didn't finish the war in Iraq
> (ok, and Clinton appears to have allowed things to get worse there and
> elsewhere while he was busy with the ladies, I won't dispute that)
> Also, don't forget those infamous words: "read my lips, no new taxes,"
> before taxes were increased.

The New World Order has been around in one form or another for
Eric Dittman
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Received on Tue Feb 18 2003 - 00:57:00 GMT

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