West meets East

From: Tom Ponsford <tponsford_at_theriver.com>
Date: Wed Oct 27 12:14:45 2004

Seriously,. I am still confused that there are people who want to elect this
man to four more years of running this country.

To Wit:

"You can fool some of the people all of the time and those are the ones you
want to concentrate on."
--President Gerorge W. Bush, Washington, DC March 31, 2001

"I appreciate people's opinions, but I'm more interested in news. And the best
way to get the news is from objective sources. And the most objective sources
I have are people on my staff who tell me what's happening in the world."
-- Fox News interview with Brit Hume, September 22, 2003.

"We need an energy bill that encourages consumption."
-- Trenton, NJ, September 23, 2002.

"Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?"
-- Florence, SC, January 11, 2000

"Do you have blacks, too?"
-- Washington, DC, March 2001, during Bush's first meeting with Brazilian
President Fernando Henrique Cardoso. Reported April 28, 2002 by columnist
Fernando Pedreira of the Estado Sao Paulo in an article titled "An
Overwhelming Ignorance."

"I'm also not very analytical. You know I don't spend a lot of time thinking
about myself, about why I do things."
-- aboard AirForce One, June 4 2003.

Remember vote early and vote often



>> > It [the USA presidential contest] is like idiot vrs. idiot again.
>> Sure. The political mechanisms in place select for popularity, not
>> intelligence (nor even competence at governing).

> Yeah, democratic vote is like two wolves and a sheep voting on what's
> for dinner.
> Mark Twain described a possible remedy in
> The Curious Republic of Gondour
> http://www.readbookonline.net/read/231/7298/
> On topic content: "Old things can be better".
> Ed K.

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