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Step off, old man!
Monday, 13 September 2004
Define or be defined
Define or be defined is often the whole ball game in the world of presidential politics. Kerry's a flip-flopper, right? Check this out from the Associated Press.

"If he is a flip-flopper, Kerry has company.

_In 2000, Bush argued against new military entanglements and nation building. He's done both in Iraq.

_He opposed a Homeland Security Department, then embraced it.

_He opposed creation of an independent Sept. 11 commission, then supported it. He first refused to speak to its members, then agreed only if Vice President Dick Cheney came with him.

_Bush argued for free trade, then imposed three-year tariffs on steel imports in 2002, only to withdraw them after 21 months.

_Last month, he said he doubted the war on terror could be won, then reversed himself to say it could and would.

_A week after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Bush said he wanted Osama bin Laden "dead or alive." But he told reporters six months later, "I truly am not that concerned about him." He did not mention bin Laden in his hour-long convention acceptance speech.

"I'm a war president," Bush told NBC's "Meet the Press" on Feb. 8. But in a July 20 speech in Iowa, he said: "Nobody wants to be the war president. I want to be the peace president."

Bush keeps revising his Iraq war rationale: The need to seize Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction until none were found; liberating the Iraqi people from a brutal dictator; fighting terrorists in Iraq not at home; spreading democracy throughout the Middle East. Now it's a safer America and a safer world.

"No matter how many times Senator Kerry flip-flops, we were right to make America safer by removing Saddam Hussein from power," he said last week in Missouri.

Bush has changed his positions on new Clean Air Act restrictions, protecting the Social Security surplus, tobacco subsidies, the level of assistance to help combat AIDs in Africa, campaign finance overhaul and whether to negotiate with North Korean officials....

Posted by brettdavey at 8:42 AM EDT
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Wednesday, 15 September 2004 - 1:05 PM EDT

Name: clarence swinney

Call Kerry a Pancake with this record?
clarence swinney-political historian-burlington nc
?I say what I mean and mean what I say?
? Promises made-Promises kept?
?When I make up my mind it stays made up?
?I do not take cues from anyone?
?You can?t say one thing and do another?
?Trust me I?m a straight shooter?
?I?m the commander, I don?t need to explain, I do not need to explain why I say
1.Osama Bin Laden is my number one priority. (at least this week)
2. We need an Office of Strategic Influence (Next decade maybe)
3. I will follow the UN Resolution as long as it takes-10-27-02
10-31-02?The UN needs to act now
2-13-03?The UN needs to show courage (like I did during Vietnam.)
4. I am a strong believer in Fair Trade?(except steel and softwood lumber) (votes first)

Ed Crane?Co-Founder and President of The Cato Institute-?Everything this
administration does is political?

5, We do not need for the Homeland Security Department to be a Cabinet position.
I made up my mind on it. Boston Globe?6-9-02 ?Bush Flip Flop?
6. I will get Osama Bin Laden ?Dead or Alive??(go get em cowboy)?5-13-02-(?I don?t know where he is, I have no idea and I really don?t care.) (It?s not that important. It?s not out first priority?) (?I say what I mean?). (?When I make up my mind it stays made up?).
7. I will use the bully pulpit with OPEC. (Sic em bulldog my gas now 1.65 per gallon)
Supply went down and Prices went up and (?This is just the Free Market at Work?)
8. I will never apologize to the Chinese for ?stealing our plane?. Please guys! Be nice.
Return our plane. ?I regret it?
9. I mean what I say??We can expect an attack?. Each month warning. When BOY?
10. Wash. Post-2-8-03?Bush seeking a promise from IRAN (Evil) for humanitarian help
in event a slaughter is done in Afghan. (Sounds like Reagan?)
11. NYT-1-23-03?Bush (Man of steel will) ?rescinding? old policy and implementing a new policy that allows managed care organizations to limit and restrict coverage of emergency services for poor people on Medicaid. This was after criticizing HMO.s for refusal to allow treatment. If this is a Devout Christian I am Jesus Christ.
12. We will not negotiate with North Korea. Wash Post 1-16-03?Bush is now willing to consider agricultural and energy aid. (Hold on! This is EVIL of axis)
13.Individual investors who borrow money to buy dividend paying stocks should be penalized.(Gosh! What did I say?I did not mean it) NYT 2-5-03
14. I mean what I say until yelling starts. Military pay increase of 2% then 4%.
Stars & Stripes-12-30-02?Bush asked Defense Dept. to lower the announced pay raise for the military from 3.7% to 2%. Finally got 4 in 2004 budget.

?I am tired of all the Lying and Deception??Amen! Hallelulah! Then stop it Boy.

15.I mean what I say?I am the education president. Please. First budget increased by 1,5% which had averaged 7% increase per year over five years. (Sounds like Clinton was the Educated educator to me.)
16.Wash Post-12-2-02?In June 2002 Bush promised 500 Million to fight mother-child transmission of Aids . In Aug he vetoed the first transfer of the 500 million. In 111 days since his promise 222,000 babies have been infected with Aids. (I wonder if Jesus Christ is tossing in his bed)

17.?Secretary O?Neill is doing a good job. The economy is improving. I have faith in him?. (your faith lasts two weeks boy)

18.The Homeland Security Bio-Terrorism Bill is too expensive. I will veto it. An Ok is not a veto boy.
(I mean what I say? but maybe I will not this time.)

19. I do not approve of an Independent Investigation of 9-11. (?I mean what I say? but?yelling is too loud).

20.I am against international money laundering controls. (9-11??I changed my steel mind?) They may catch daddy.

21.We will have major social security changes. Wash Post. 11-11-01?Andrew Card on Meet the Press on 11-10-02 ?I am not sure we will reform it? This was a Centerpiece of his campaign..

22.-12-30-02?We will not tolerate a North Korean nuclear arsenal. (Act nice guys if you want our $$$)

23.We do not hit civilian targets(in Afghan). There is no evidence. (Red Cross building not civilian?Veterans Hospital is military?Warlord Party heading to Kabul to celebrate was armed with .22 rifles?Wedding Party was violent and firing in the air at our planes 20,000 feet above them)

24.Wash Posr-11-15-02??If you are not happy with the administration?s policy toward Iraq at any given moment just wait a week or two. A new policy, more your liking, is bound to appear?.

A. Go it alone week
B. Let us wait for UN week
C. ?regime change? is goal
D. remove wmd is goal
E. Secretary of State is nor speaking for the president
F. Attorney General is not speaking for the administration.
G. I am sick and tired of this waffling and waiting.

25.Steel Tariff?I really did not mean that much. I angered some people. Reduce it.
(When I make up my mind it stays made up)
26.Carbon Dioxide is a power plant pollutant I will control.. (Oh! It will be too costly to my energy contributors so forget it suckers?cough cough)
27.Reuters-6-26-02??I have confidence in the Palestinians when they understand we are saying they must make the right decisions???I can assure you we will not be putting money into a society which is not transparent and which is corrupt?.
(Was he referring to his administration? Sounds like it?transparent?corrupt)

28.I am against human cloning in any form. (well, not quite ?any?)
29.?I knew nothing about dangers of 9-11?. Eight months later. ?I knew a damn bunch (but I was too busy on Vacation and looking for more to blame on that President who stomped my dad. Darn it is tough being dumb, inarticulate and following such a brain and great success)
30.?I am in excellent physical condition.? (Darn, staying up till midnight in Paris zapped all my energy?Boy?try conditioning your mind))
31.I am on top of everything. (Why did you say twice on TV??I am not in control the Pentagon is running the War (Afghan)?You have a White House base?same as Al Qaeda. Only more secretive)
32.I will veto bill increasing benefits for disabled military retirees (Yep!He was war hero.. 6-20-02 in Wash Post. I do not change my mind. Until 2004 Budget).
33.-6-14-02?released 23,653 of ?cherry picked? Reagan papers after refusing to do it. ?When I make up my mind it stays made up? Is this BOY real ??
34.I mean what I say??I will provide 100 million to help preserve the Rain Forest?
35.Budgeted funds for his dad?s Crusader cannon then demanded that Congress kill the big sucker.
36. Airline Security is very important to me. Then, why did you fight so hard to keep guns out of cockpits?
37.Barred part-time Mexican and Canadian students from U.S. schools after 9-11. Then, after howls reversed his decision. ?When I make up my mind?
38.Simon (candidate for Gov. of California). ?He is a breath of fresh air.?
Bush sho hated that California Smog for he avoided Simon while in his presence.
39.?I will not engage in bailing out countries.? 30 billion to Brazil just a tip?
40.NY Times-Richard Stevenson-2-14-03??Bush eases Ban on AIDS money to pro-abortion groups abroad.. What will he tell Falwell?
41.-March 6??We will call for a UN Security Council vote.? Geo. Bush
March 13??There may be no vote? Colin Powell
NY TIMES-?Bush promises to adopt peace plan?. The Guardian-?Bush reversed his previous insistence that the Middle East Peace effort must wait till after Iraq SLAUGHTERAMA
42.NY TIMES--Edmund L. Andrwews-2-26-03?Less than a month after President Bush proposed a radical overhaul and expansion of individual retirement and savings account the White House has abandoned their idea. (?When I make up my mind it stays made up?) (?Promises made promises kept?) (?I say what I mean and mean what I say?)

43. NY Times-Patrick e. Tyler-5-17-03??In reversal, plan for Iraqi self rule by June 1 put off indefinitely. ?When I make up my mind(scorched?) it stays made up?? Sho!
44.BIG WAFFLE?Washington Post-8-19-03-Dana Milbank & Bradley Graham?
?Bush revises view on combat in Iraq?.---May I on USS Desertion he said-- ?Combat Operations are over?.. Now??Actually, Major military operations continue because we still have combat operations going on?. Is this boy of scorched brain or what?
45. TEACH FOR AMERICA PROGRAM ZAPPED BY BUSH. I am pissed off. Big time. In 2000 campaign Bush promised President Wendy Koop to expand it. His aides asked President Wendy Koop to quadruple it. . On July 11,2003 she got a letter ?We regret to inform you your application was not selected for funding?. Gone. Zapped totally. Bush is one of sorriest not just worst in history. Read TIME?8-17-03. Joe Klein article headed ?WHO KILLED TEACH FOR AMERICA?? Sorry, but I am so furious I have difficulty writing. I do not like to curse but xxxxxxx.
45.OBL not priority or is he?
A 9-13-01??The most important thing is for us to find Osama Bin Laden. It is our number one priority and we will not rest until we find him?.
B. 9-17-01?I want justice. Wanted :Dead or alive.?
C 12-28-01??Listen awhileago I said to the american people our objective is more than Bin Laden?Press pool in chapel on ranch
D. 3-13-02 ?I am truly not that concerned about him.?The New American 4-8-02
E. 3-13-02??I don?t know where Bin Laden is. I have no idea and I really don?t care. It?s not that important. It?s not our priority.? Wow!
46. Bush told bob Woodward in his book ?Bush War? that ?he didn?t feel that sense of urgency? about Al Qaeda prior to 9-11?. No claims had great sense of urgency.

47.Nov 2003 Bush made highly touted speech about spreading democracy in the entire Middle East. NYT reported he backed away after it was denounced by Egypt Mubarak and Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
48. 2-2-04 Budget Director Bolton-?we will not need additional funds for 04.?
5-5-04 Bush ?I am requesting that Congress establish a 25 Billion contingency reserve ?
49. 3-9-04 Press Secretary McClellan-?Condoleeza Rice will not testify before 9-11 commission it is matter of principle.? President Bush on 3-30-94 ?Dr. Rice will testify.?
50. 3-19-02 Ari Fleischer-?Creating a Cabinet Office will not solve the problem.?
6-6-02 President Bush ?Tonight I ask the Congress to join me in creating a single permanent department securing the homeland of America.?
51. NYT 1-29-04 ?Bush resists outside investigation on WMD intelligence failure.?
2-6-04 Bush ?Today, by executive order, I am creating an independent commission, to look at American intelligence capabilities.?
52. Wash Post-1-19-04-?Bush opposes extension of time for 9-11 commission.?
CNN-2-4-04---?Bush supports time extension for 9-11 commission.?
53.NYTimes 2-26-04-Bush limits testimony to one hour.?
Spokesman McClellan-3-10-04 ?Bush sets no time limit for testimony.?

54.Larry King Live 2-15-00 Bush says Gay Marriage is a state issue.
2-24-04-Bush ?Today I call upon the Congress to promptly pass, an amendment to our constitution defining andprot4cting marriage as a union of a man and woman as husband and wife.?
55. 3-6-03 Bush vows to have a UN vote no matter what 3-18-03-Wash Post-?Bush withdraws request for UN vote.?
56. Columbia Journalism Review?Bush vetoed Patients Bill Of Rights as Governor but boasted how he got it passed. Now, flip flop to double straddle. He touted the Texas law as super duper.
When a challenge to the Texas Law went before Supreme Court Bush joined with two HMO?s in opposing the law. Could it be because the HMO?s are Pioneers in his campaign. Doesn?t this man have any honor or integrity?

57.Remove troops from Korea. A proposal by Cheney. Bush on 3-13-02 ?There is no question we have obligations around the world, which we will keep. There is a major obligation for the 37,000 troops in South Korea. It is an obligation that is an important obligation. I know it is important and we will keep that obligation.
US Newswire-8-19-04.

58. Speech in Michigan 8-16-04??We have got to use our resources wisely, like water
It starts with keeping the Great Lakes water in the Great Lakes Basin.. My position is clear : we are never going to allow diversion of Great Lakes water.?
Per Associated Press in July 2001 Bush said ?I want to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien about piping Great Lakes water to the west and southwest. A lot of people don?t need the water, but when you head South and West, we do need it.?
AP 7-19-01?White House release 7-17-01 ?remarks by the President in Roundtable interview with Foreign Press.

59. Cheney in Elko, Nevada 8-14-04 ?Kerry recommended sensitivity for terrorists. No war was ever won by sensitivity?. Interview with Hugh Hewitt?8-12-04??From the standpoint of the shrine (Najah), obviously it is a sensitive area, and we are very much aware of it?s sensitivity.? The Daily Howler-8-17-04
60. NYTimes-8-31-04---
April 13,2004??Can you ever win the war on terror? Of course you can.?
July 19,2004----?I have a clear vision and a strategy to win the war on terror.?
August 30,2004??I don?t think you can win the war on terror?
?I say what I Mean and Mean what I say?
?When I make up my mind it stays made up.?
61. March 5,2000?on CBS Face the Nation?Independent group attacking his opponent John McCain---Bush said: ?That is what freedom of speech is all about. People have the right to do what they want to do, under the-under the First Amendment in America.

August 23,2004 Bush said: ?the practice of independent groups to run smear ads is bad for the system. They should be banned.?
From Media Matters 8-27-04 TRUST ME?I SAY WHAT I MEAN AND MEAN WHAT I SAY sho nuff

62.BIGGIE WAFFLE?8-28-04 Interview Bush said ?I don?t think we can win it (war on error) but I think you can create conditions so that those who use terror as a tool are less acceptable in parts of the world-let?s put it that way.? Bush said innumerable times ?we will win the war on terror?. Many times. www.permalink 8-31-04
Does this person understand anything he says?

Wednesday, 15 September 2004 - 1:12 PM EDT

Name: clarence swinney

225 LIES Bush Bush Gang
political hisorian-burlington nc-www.cwswinney@net C. W. Swinney is a retired business executive and former Republican, who lives in North Carolina. He voted for Nixon, Carter, Reagan twice, and then G.W.H. Bush. He says he was "apolitical" until 1991, when he " happened on Haynes Johnson Sleepwalking Through History book in a local library." He was shocked at what he learned about Reagan, and has since become enthralled with Bill Clinton and become a historian of 1980's and 1990's. He has a video library of over 100 hours of Clinton speeches, including all his state of the union addresses, has collected over 50,000 pages from print media and has purchased over 500 books on the 1980's and 1990's. He is now considered a Political Historian of 1980?s, 1990?s and Bush Administration.
He can be contacted at
Mr. Swinney has been cataloguing the endless stream of lies of the George W. Bush administration, which is up near the 200 mark as of May 22, 2003.
Here is his list. Everybody might not agree about every last item, but anybody who thinks that this President is honest and/or trustworthy is smoking something illegal!
----------------------- BUSH & STAFF LIES -----------------------
Many to be added.
I Define a Lie?Intent To Deceive?some are not-- many are. You decide
1. I passed a Patients Bill Of Rights as Governor.
2. I am a "Reformer with Results".
3. I am a "Compassionate Conservative".
4. Action Administration.
5. The claim that "Al Gore lied re: his role in creating the Internet".
6. The claim that "Al Gore lied re: his role in Love Canal".
7. The claim that "Al Gore lied re: The Love Story movie".
8. The claim that "Al Gore lied re: his role on Farm Work".
9. Open Administration.
10. I will protect the environment.
11. I will retain regulations on CO2.
12. Dad and I will be first two Environmental presidents.
13. I will increase funding for libraries. ( cut is not an increase Mr. MBA)
14. I will Leave No Child behind. (Just the funding for their programs).
15. I will be the Education President.
16. I will restore Honor-Dignity-Integrity to the White House.
17. I will continue to balance the budget.
18. I will put Social Security in a Lock Box.
19. I will increase the Pell Grant Maximum Award.(cut is no increase)
20. My Tax Cuts will not create deficits even in a recession. How high the moon.
21. I will fully fund LIHEAP?low income energy program.
22. I will listen to sound science and ?local? officials before deciding on Yucca Mountain. I do not listen to anyone I is King.
23. I will make higher education more accessible by helping students with costs.
24. My administration will have transparency.
25. I am the type of person who will not change his mind once he makes it up.
26. I have been to WAR.
27. I will provide 20 Billion for World Trade center. 5-29-03 still waiting.
28. I gave the citizens a Tax Refund. Loan not a refund. Democrats program. I am King I can take credit if I wish.
29. Iran and North Korea have been allies against us.
30. Hear me once and hear me clear. Promises made are promises kept. Sometimes-Occasionally-Now and then-Maybe

---------------------My Waffle list takes care of this very childish remark.---------------------

31. Saddam kicked inspectors out of Iraq. (He ordered USA spies to leave but stated over and over that others could stay.). Sick or dumb. You decide.
32. I knew nothing about a possible WTC type attack. .
33. We warned the FAA, Airlines and Pilots. (Pilots interviewed said they were never warned.).
34. Ashcroft: "We captured a terrorist who was planning to plant dirty bombs".
35. Presidential Air Force 1 plane was under attack.
36. "I saw the first plane hit before I went into the classroom." Well, I made it up.
37. "I will fully fund Low Income Housing Assistance. A cut is no increase.
38. "I will provide affordable prescription benefits for ?all? seniors. Key is ?affordable?
39. "I will pay down a record amount of the federal debt. Call Me Mandrake the Magician.
40. The largest percentage increase in my budget is for education.
41. Education will be my number one priority (?after millionaires).
42. "I do not take cues from anyone. (Except Karl, Karen and Dick).
43. Finding to Congress to slaughter Afghans. Lied by omission. No mention of removal of Taliban.
44. "I will not engage in "Nation Building". Until second year.
45. "I do not need a Resolution from the UN." I love being a Dictator.
46. Palm Beach County was a Pat Buchanan stronghold. Jews love Pat like Hitler.
47. Clinton people did an estimated $200,000 damage to White House.
48. Clinton people robbed Air Force 1.
49. Middle East slaughter is Clinton fault (for working too hard for peace.)
50. North Korea restarting Nuke Program (Clinton fault).
51. We have the strongest Military in history. (He campaigned on it being so weak.).
52. "I will be strict on federal spending." (Except for millionaires in weapons manufacturing).
53. Alabama Duty?I was there on a temporary assignment and fulfilled my weekends.
54. Dan Bartlett?Bush spokesman : "He pulled his drills in Alabama". (Since he wasn?t flying he was doing odds and ends under different supervisors whose names he cannot recall, which may well explain (why they can?t remember him either).
55. "I was no longer flying F-102 jets because they were being replaced by a different fighter."
56. Aide : "He did not take a physical because his physician was in Houston and he was in Alabama." (Try again. Personal physicians cannot give the examination.).
57. "After I completed flight training in 1970 I kept flying with my unit for the next several years". 22 months do not constitute several years
58. Cheney lied on Halliburton transactions with Iraq.
59. "Immediately upon taking office I will transfer the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem". Not in first term (last term)
60. "I will Jawbone OPEC to open the wells." (Aw heck just free market at work.)
61. "I will have a humble foreign policy. " (What would he consider an arrogant one?)
62. "I will have a bipartisan administration." (most partisan since dinosaurs)
63. "Sharon is a Man of Peace." (slaughters =peace)
64. "I looked into Putin?s soul. " (Psychic again.)
65. Paul O?Neill: "I sold no Alcoa stock when I was CEO". (Try 627,547 shares).
66. "Iraq has a fleet of unmanned planes which could be targeted at the United States".
( It will take 1,000 refuelings to get here, if the duct tape holds up!)
67. "We have proof Al Queda has been involved with Iraq." (But we won't show it to anyone.).
68. Elliott Abrams is a convicted liar. (Right at home with this crowd.)
69. John Poindexter is a convicted liar. (He just cannot remember.)
70. Karl Rove lied on Salvation Army deal.
71. "I will put an end to permanent campaigning." (I will do only six days each week.)
72. "I will not use polls. (Just weekly.)
73. Senator Baucus does not like free trade. He is an isolationist and protectionist.
74. The president did not try to intervene in the GE-Honeywell deal in England.
(Well, maybe a little bit.).
75. Mitch Daniels?biggie on Clinton night deposits.
76. "We will stop attacking Clinton". ( when we die, maybe.).
77. U.S. air strikes in Iraq have been routine. (Pentagon disagrees.)
78. "Majority of my tax cuts goes to lower income". (15% to bottom 60%
79. "I am matching a trillion tax cut with a trillion cut in spending."
80. Harken Energy sale of sock?records show a deliberate lie.
81. Dropping top rate from 39.6% to 33% will serve as a stimulus to 9.4 million .
small business owners. (Less than 5% of businesses pay top rate now.).
84. "I will provide $100 million to preserve the Rain Forest." ( $ 87 million short. And he earned! a Business Degree form Harvard!).
85. School Choice?In state of Washington he said ?I stand behind school choice?.
Next stop was Concord NC. ?I want to avoid some of the so called school choice issues
such as school vouchers, for it would prompt an extended debate in congress?.
86. Iraq is updating their nuclear program for we can tell by them having aluminum pipes.Experts say you are wrong boy.
87. Cheney:: ?You never save ammunition to use before an election.? Rove and Card said Oh Yes we do.
88. He was inspired by reading the masters. (Well, Not exactly read them. We told him.).
89. "I read the EPA report.(Ari :?He did not?. When Ari contradicts you, it is trouble.).
90. Laura??The federal records show divorce is down, weddings are up and families are coming together? (Sorry dear, you must have been looking at old Clinton records. Federal government no longer maintains such records.).
91. We did not support the Venezuelan coup.
92. Nunn-Lugar.
93. Anwar?only 2,000 acres will be disturbed.
94. Presidential records ? hiding them will make them more accessible. (If you say so--Talk of twisted logic)
95. Ashcroft - We are able to respond to bio-terrorism attacks. Call 911.
96. Military ? Help is on the way.
97. My daughter did not wear kahki?s to meet the Queen. (Just a Demin jacket.).
98. We have definite proof Osama Bin Laden was responsible for 9-11. I thought they were your pals from Saudi Arabia)
99. "I was never arrested.? (Police record wrong. Dad could not get it expunged fast enough).
100. We have an agreement, which will be the largest disposal of nuclear war heads in history.
( Putting 2,200 into storage is not disposing of them in other people's dictionary.).
101.I believe in being held accountable. ( Why then, when we attacked Afghan, did you say ?I?m not in charge. The Pentagon is running the war?) .
103. Plants must conform to same environmental standards of regulations as in Texas.
(Voluntary "compliance" isn?t regulations.).
104. My number one priority is Osama Bin Laden- dead or alive. (for the moment).
105. You coal miners will get help from me.
106. "I got affirmative action rules in Texas. (O=Nothing.).
107. Admiral Quidly spokesman for Central Command in Afghan : ?We hit our targets miles away from homes.? (Not according to eyewitnesses who saw friends homes take direct hits, Red Cross building, Vets hospital, wedding party, etc.).
109. Ashcroft?550 prisoners??It is against the law to release their names?. (Three days later assistant attorney general Chertoff said ?there is no specific law barring disclosure of names?.).Who runs this Animal Farm.
110. Gonzales?Mary Francs Berry said he lied to her over seating a commissioner on her commission.
111. Mitch Daniels - Economic slow down is due to war on terror and not tax cut.
(When he made that statement very little spending was being done to fight terrorism.).
112. Justice Department?Lied on number of arrests and convictions for terrorism. (They loaded the report with garden variety crimes with no connection to terrorism).
113. Justice said man disrupting a flight was a ?domestic terrorist?.
(The judge laughed at the charge and called it ?ridiculous?. He said it was an obvious case of a man being very upset at his treatment by airlines.).
114. IAEA?Harpers Review?1-14-03?claimed the group had issued a report which did not exist. This boy brain scorched?.
115. We will not become the police of the world. OK! Just judge, jury and executioner.
116. Gale Norton??Governor Davis had a hand in approving offshore drilling?.
( Governor Davis called him a ?Liar?.).
117. Cheney said Tax Cut stimulated savings and investments.
118.AL Q is operating in Kashmir section of Pakistan. ( Strong denial by Pakistan so waffled away saying well we thought they were there. We had a gut feeling.).
119.We should not execute anyone who is mentally retarded. ( He executed two with IQ under 70.).
120.Cheney?In order to meet our future electrical needs we need to build one plant per week. ( A cutback.).
121. "I got the first major energy policy in history. ( Jimmy Carter earned that distinction 25 years ago.) Jimmy went bonkers over this lie.
122. The sleepovers in the Texas State House were only family. (And they gave 2.1 million to your campaign.). Is such lying necessary? Or just pathological?
123. "I have been off alcohol since I met Billy Graham. (That video all over the internet showing you stoned at a wedding reception in 1992 was magic?) .
124. Mitch Daniels: "The 2003 budget was built on very conservative and cautious assumptions."
125. OMB: "appropriations of domestic programs are, or will be, the cause of long term budget problems".
126. OMB: "deficits will drop significantly between 2002 and 2003.".
127. OMB: in it?s mid-year review it claimed that the Senate domestic budget plan would reduce the president?s defense request for the 2003 budget. (The Senate plan included the presidents full request and OMB knew it. ).
128. Padilla? Ashcroft had to reverse his claim of capturing a terrorist who was planning bio-chemical attack on us.
129. Bush claimed Al Q was planning to attack U.S. nuclear plants. (No proof yet. Just spreading fear).
130. Photo-op in Arizona during wildfires. ?We will help?. (Arizona is still waiting.) .
131. Wolfowitz: "We found a terrorist cell in Jacksonville, Florida." (When asked for proof by Jacksonville leaders, they were told it was just my gut feeling.).
132. Photo-op in Oregon at training center. ?I will help?. (A week later his budget came out cutting such training programs by 45 million.).
133. Harken Energy---records show blatant lies by George W. Bush.
134. "I will veto bio-terrorism bill; it is too expensive. (Then signed it.).
135. Told state officials it was illegal to place limits on coverage of emergency services for the poor.
(Then, put out a new policy allowing HMO?s to do just that).
136. Said his application to a Prep School was not rejected. (It was. He admitted it later.). Why does he tell such flagrant lies? Pathological?
137. Said his 2001 Tax Cut was originally designed (during the height of the Clinton boom) as a stimulus. Do not need more wind in a hurricane.
138. Dan Bartlett : "?Since he was not flying there was no need for him to take physical?. He was grounded because he refused to take a physical. Quite plain on his record. Snort snort gurgle gurgle.
139. Campaign official: "There was no special deal for him to get into the National Guard.! A lie for infamy.
140. Most small business owners pay income tax at the 39.6% rate. Boy, 5% Is not most. Why such blatant lies? Pathological?
141. Al Q and Iraq are in cahoots. Tea together each afternoon.
142. Lie to democratic caucus.
143. Discovery of cannisters is proof Iraq is not cooperating with the inspectors.
144. "I am a Uniter not a Divider. Sho! Got the world united against us.
145. Ken Lay : "First met him in 1994. Very stupid lie.
146. Ken Lay supported my opponent. Yuk! You are sick to make such blatant misstatements .
147. Am Iraqi agent met with Al Q Mohamed Atta in Prague. Phantom meeting.
148. Condi Rice : "No one ever dreamed of such a thing as a plane being used as a bomb?. How many times must they tell you Condi?
149. Ari : "There will be no social security for young people?. Well! I must have been wrong. So, what is new.
150. ?I visited the Space Center in Houston while Governor?. No you did not . Why does this BOY say such things?
151. The recession began before I took office. Oh No.
152.?You can?t say one thing and do another?. ?My tax cut will not cause deficits even in a recession.?.
153. Colin Powell before UN: ?The tape clearly establishes a connection between Osama Bin Laden and Hussein, beyond all question.? (The tape when played in it?s entirety told a very different story.)
154. Colin showed a photo which he alleged was a plant producing chemical weapons. Baloney. Old buildings. Small bakery. Thirty reporters went to the site and said ?Bunk?. It was on European TV but did you see it on American TV?
155. Ari said the evidence by the UN inspectors of a missile which could travel beyond UN limitations was a breach. Iraq said it varied in distance according to payload. Russian authority said it was reported to the UN. The extra distance was minimal. It could go 120 miles which will just about make it a Serious Security Risk for America?
156. Newsday-2-23-03-Bush and Ari lied whey they said the Blue Chip Forecast showed the economy would grow at 3.3% this year if Bush tax cut is passed. Randall Moore editor of Blue Chip denied the claim. Why do these BOYS keep making such false claims? White House personnel became almost hysterical in trying to spin it.
157. ?I support After-School Programs?. In 10-2-03 letter he sent to After School Alliance. Cut the funding by 40% per E.J. Dionne in Washington Post on 3-7-03. Rep. George Miller said ?Not unexpected. It was a Clinton Program. There is obviously a search-and-destroy mission against anything that was Clinton?. Nice Christian group?
158. Reuters-3-7-03-The U.S. and British lied about their proof Iraq imported Uranium. The IAEA concluded it was a false charge. Psychos? .
159. 2-28-03-Speech on Homelnd Secuirty-?I proposed 3.5B for first Responders. He proposed an increase of 1B not 3.5B as he claimed He vetoed 400 Million passed by Congress for First Responders and in 2002 he actually froze money for them.
160. Colin: ?They are hiding banned arms in mobile laboratories?. Outlook India. Com 3-6-03 ?Hans Blix stated? No evidence of such activities has been found. He said his inspectors had followed U.S. leads and got nothing?.
161. January 3, 2003: ?My Jobs Program(for rich) will create 2.1 million jobs and the tax cut shave been front loaded to have as much effect in the first year as possible. January 8th-White House document released showed that job creation will be about 190,000 in 2003. NY Times Edmund L. Andrews 1-9-03.
162. Ameri-Corps : "Wash. Post Dana Milbank-2-27-03-?During SOUA Bush made it a central part of his ?Compassionate Conservative? program and called for it to grow to 75,000 from 50,000. Instead, It is possible enrollment will be 26,000 this year. In December of 2002 Bush said it was ?expanding mightily?. The funding will be 64 million short in 2003.?.
163. Salmon Fish Story-Seattle Post Intelligence 1-16-03-Bush said ?the salmon runs can be restored without building dams. The man and fish can coexist. Bush is still holding up 4 million to help them coexist.
164. Paul Krugman-NY Times-2-25-03-President Vincente Fox of Mexico felt betrayed by his good buddy Bushlite. Old Bushie (promises made-promises kept) promised to give amnesty to all illegal immigrants from Mexico. Next time Vicente watch who you trust. Be sure they are solid Christians! Remember this is White House overflowing with Dignity and Integrity. Plus convicted criminals. Plus pathological liars.
165. Wash. Post 2-26-03-?I have not made up my mind on war (slaughtering ) . John Bolton, Undersecretary of State said ?We are going ahead UN or no UN. It is already final? I am a leader? I am in charge? I will make the decision?.
166. Ari said ?We know they have it (WMD). A list of 25 sites were quietly provided.? Hans Blix challenged Bush and Powell to put up or shut up?. The info they provided has been junk-junk-junk said UN Inspectors.
167. Ari ?Bush is willing to be patient?. The very next day Bush said ?time is running out?. Who is in charge? Do these boys speak to each other?.
168.?I am willing to offer them food and energy assistance if they stop their nuke-uler program.? I say what I mean. When my mind is made up it stays made up. Do we have a scorched brain here?
169. Colin tried to paste a link between Saddam and Al Queda by saying ?a sinister nexus between Iraq and the Al Queda network.? He used as proof a chemical weapons training center in an area controlled by Ansar al-Islam. Reporters visited he area and found no proof.
In fact, the group hates Saddam and Al Queda.
170. 2-3-03 White House Fact Sheet-?The budget would be in double digit deficit if there had never been a tax cut in 2001. The budget returned to deficit because of War, Recession and emergencies associated with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11?. Whoever wrote the Fact Sheet did not look at Historical tables volume of White house budget. Page 5 read: An economic slowdown began in 2001 and was exacerbated by the terrorists attack of September 11. The ?deterioration? in the performance of the economy came together ?with income tax relief? provided to help offset the economic slowdown and additional spending in response to the terrorist attacks produced a drop in the surplus to 127.1 billion and a return to deficits in 2002.
171. Bush said only North Korea was to blame for crisis. Colin Powell gave ?great credit? to Clinton for freezing NK plutonium enrichment program in the 1994 Framework Then. Wash Post reported a senior Bush administration official suggested the nuclear crisis was the predictable result of a flawed 1994 agreement signed by Clinton with Pyongyang that ?frontloaded all the benefits and left the difficult things to the end for the next president (Clinton). Honor, Dignity, and Integrity. It got lost somehow.
A great source of Bush lies is Sam Parry article of 11-4-02 in headed ?Bush?s Life of Deception?.
172. The Education as number one priority has slipped through the cracks. The 2004 Budget of Bush eliminated 45 educational programs. A total of 1.6 Billion. Major ones are Comprehensive School Reform ( $ 235 million). Rural Education ( $ 162.5 million). Smaller Learning Communities ( $ 142.2millon). Perkins Loans ( $ 100 million). Regional Educational Laboratories( $ 67.5 million). Leveraging Educational Asst. Partnerships( $ 67 million). Preparing teachers to use technology ( $ 62.5 million). Community Service of expelled students ( $ 50 million). Parental Asst. Info. Centers ( $ 40 million). Physical Education Programs ( $ 50 million). Community Technology Centers( $ 32.5 millon). Fund for the Improvement of Education was cut by( $ 361 million). Source is Report by House Budget Committee (Democratic Caucus-John Spratt Jr.) 2-4-03: "this c- student a loose in land of learning! .
173. NY Times-3-10-03?Elizsabeth Rumiller-?Antiwar Clerics wonder if Bush hears their call?. Cardinal Pio Laghi a peace emissary sent by the Pope John Paul II to meet with Bush said ?he was told he could not talk to reporters in the White House driveway where microphones are routinely set up for visitors to the Oval Office. (Ari Fleischer said it was not true. Cardinal Laghi held a press conference anyway. Will you believe emissary from Pope or Ari?).
174.Harper?s magazine-Weekly Review-3-4-03: "Bush administration officials hinted Russia might have a hard time collecting it?s Iraqi debts, if it fails to support Bush war plans. (Other Security Council members were being told they would pay a ?heavy price? for refusing to support Bush. Ari said, in effect, that they were all lying).
175. Consortium News-11-4-02-In the October 11 debate Bush said the Clinton-Gore administration ?took 40 million acres of land out of circulation without consulting local officials. He said: ?I just cited an example of the administration just unilaterally acting without any input.? (The Forest Service conducted 600 public meetings.) (Like Father like son ?I will do (or say) anything to win?. GHW Bush in 1992.).
176. Bush said during the debate ?Our water in Texas is cleaner now?. The Sierra Club said ?The discharge of industrial toxic pollution into surface waters in Texas increased from 23.2 million pounds in 1995 to 25.2 million pounds in 1998 the last year of available data (Bush hiding it?).
177. Bush said: ?I do not need polling to tell me what to think?. NBC News 10-6-00 reported Bush spent over one million dollars on polling during his campaign. It was widely reported that during first two years in the White House over one million per year was spent on polling as much as Clinton spent over first two years.
?Who cares what you think?. He must have meant it for all Americans.
Reporter-Writer Sam Parry writes ?Bush?s growing record of lies, both big and small, suggest something perhaps more troubling. His personal history of heavy drinking, drug use, carousing, disappearances from military duty, repeated business failures and political hypocrisies -- combined with his ability to avoid ever paying a significant price for his deceptions - have given him a sense of his own infallibility?.
Paul Krugman-NY Times-(on wmnf-fm-tampa 2-26-03)-The Bush administration?s level of irresponsibility and dishonesty is unprecedented?. Amen! .
Washington Post Editorial on Bush Tax Cut: ?Mr. Bush must know how phony his ?averages? are. Anytime a salesman has to resort to such deceptive tactics, the customer ought to be wary about what is being sold?.
Dennis Hans writes: ?I review below 23 ?techniques of deception? of Bush and his foreign-policy team.?.
178. Colin before UN: ?My colleagues, every statement I make today is backed up by sources, solid sources. These are not assertions. What we are giving you are facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence.? (Powell presented now discredited presentations of bogus tales based on discredited defectors, tortured captives, photos and tape recordings that proved little or nothing. Wild speculation. A ?fine British dossier built on plagiarized essays with 12 year old ?revelations? and so on.).
179.WND Instead of providing proof Powell produced photos of Al-Taji ammunition storage facility. Powell claimed they are a ?signature item? for chemical bunkers. A picture of a truck and a shed by themselves reveal nothing about the content of the adjacent bunker. Swinney note: Reporters visited the site only a couple days later and found a small bakery and dilapidated buildings.
180. Powell used tapes of conversations. (The State Department?s transcript of the actual conversation makes it evident that Powell had embellished the quote to make it appear much more incriminating. Intent to deceive is LYING.).
181. Bush claimed the location of Samoud 2 Missiles was ?the Tip of the Iceberg?. (He has produced nothing to back up such a claim. If he has information he is required to notify the inspectors under UN Resolution.) .
182 Powell stated there were labs in remote Kurdistan. (No proof.) .
183. Powell stated there were mobile labs with WMD. (No proof. Hans Blix?s inspectors followed all leads supplied by U.S. Intelligence and some inspectors called US Intelligence information ?junk? and kept them on wild goose chases (found two mobile food kitchens). has several examples of deception.).
184. Bush said during his speech to UN Security Council on Sept 12 ?Iraq has made several attempts to buy high-strength aluminum tubes used to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons." In his SOUA on Jan 28 he repeated it.
185. Bush made inference eight times to a tie between Iraq and Al Qaeda in his news conference. By citing 9/11 he tried to alchemize American anger at Al Qaeda into support for smashing Saddam. (No proof of Saddam-Al Qaeda connection.).
186. Bush said location of Samoud2 Missiles was ?Tip of Iceberg?. No proof of any iceberg. If he has proof he is in violation of UN Resolution by withholding information from inspectors.
Noted Journalist Sy Hearst-?There is no real standard of integrity because the White House doesn?t have any?.
Paul Krugman-NY Times-America?s leadership has lost touch with reality. The eagerness to believe that an Iraq nuclear program does exist has led to a series of embarrassing debacles capped by the forged Niger papers. It is clear that deposing Saddam has become an obsession.?.
187. -03-13-03--AP-Niko Price-From Al-Taji, Iraq--IRAQ DRONE. Iraqi officials took journalists to the Ibn Firna State Company just north of Baghdad where the drone?s project director said Colin Powell and Bush lied. The Drone was made of Balsa wood with two small propellers attached to what looks like the engine of a weed whacker.
188. Bush II Shootout at OK Corral speech : "?Every measure was taken to avoid war??words will live in infamy. One analyst revealed 21 lies Bush spoke in his ?24 hour to leave Dodge? speech. 189. David Ensor -CNN Wash. Bureau-3-14-03-Powell referred to proof of Iraq attempting to buy uranium in his UN presentation.(Totally false. Fake documents.).
190. Wash Post-3-21-03-Glenn Kessler : "?It?s a bald face lie to claim the ?coalition? is greater than the one on 1991? per Ivo H.Daalder of Brookings Institute.( The comparison is not even close.).
191. Ari said several times ?Iraq is a wealthy nation?. Los Angeles Times Warren Vieth article 4-3-03-- (The Iraq balance sheet is a Basket case. Financial shambles. Debt load. Cash flow low. Shaky currency. High unemployment. Sounds like George Bush had been in charge for past ten years!).
192.The Strait Times (Singapore) listed by Common on 10-28-03- Malaysian Prime Minister Mohamad said President Bush ?lied? when he said ?I pulled him aside at the Bangkok Summit and rebuked him for his anti-Semitic remarks?. Now. Which would you believe?
193.Condi Rice and others said the administration never said ?imminent threat.--?May 7th 2003?Ari Fleischer said ?absolutely? when he was asked ?didn?t we go to war because we said WMD were a direct and imminent threat?? www.The
194.Bush claimed UN Inspectors were not allowed into Iraq before his slaughter. The UN weapons Inspectors were forced to leave when Bush began his slaughter. This lie was unbelievable. Does he know anything?
195 thru 207. I will not list the 12 lies by Condi Rice but you can get details at: aw heck I erased the site. Sorry. Will look for it.
208. Bush stated he first learned of POW abuses from videos like most Americans. Colin Powell Per Mark Matthews of Baltimore Sun on 5-12-04 quoted Colin Powell ?I and other top officials kept the President fully informed in general terms about complaints made by the Red Cross and others on ill treatment of prisoners in American custody.? Bush was informed a year earlier than videos. A typical Bush spin will be to use ?in general terms? like I did not know Planes would crash in north side of twin towers. No one told me North side. So, I is innocent.
209. Bicycle fall at Crawford. Spokeslady said ?it was due to so much rain and ground was wet.? Ground was very dry. No rain in many days. I cannot comprehend why it is necessary to spin such irrelevant negatives. What is wrong with these people? Animal House, Crazy House, Nut House or what?
210 thru 213?Record?4 lies in one speech?Reuters from Des Moines, Iowa on 7-20-04 speech ??I want to be the Peace President? .Too late. Fire all of PNAC staff if you are serious??I am a reluctant warrior?. Huh! ?Cheney Saddam, we are taking him out???America and world are safer?. If so remove colored flags. ?We are going to be attacked before election? Tell that to Palestinians and Israelis. To Spain . To Bali .

214. I am the War President?. ?I am the Peace President?. Yuk! Sane?
215. ?This is pro-small business administration?. --Tax breaks to largest: Pharmaceuticals?HMO?Richest?1325 Billion and 555 B to top 1% mostly big business owners and CEO?s?Defense Manufacturers (poor souls)
216. Columbia Journalism Review-7-21-04 Des Moines Speech??You see, if you can?t raise enough by taxing the rich, guess who pays next. Yes, the not-rich. That?s all of us Poor fellow. Food Stamps.
217.Campaign promise-?My administration will create 5 millon new jobs by end of 2004?. Short 4 million. Lie or ineptitude.
The following is a series (#218 thru #224)of distortions(lies) during R conventoin week of 9-3-04 from Alternet,org titled ?Kerry was framed?. 9-2-04.
218. Zell Miller framed the Iraq war as indistinguishable from Sept 11 attacks.
219.Zell Miller framed oppositon to presidents policies as opposition to freedom.
.220.Zell called a vote against one appropriations bill as multiple votes against individual weapons systems.
221. VP Cheney said Kerry voted to authorize force then opposed the war. Kerry did oppose method used by Bush as did most of the world citizens.
222. Cheney said Kerry voted for 87B blank check before voting against it. Kerry voted for one ?version?, Bush threatened to veto one ?version?. Kerry wanted to use Bush tax cuts for rich to pay for it. He did not want to give Halliburton a black check as in the version he opposed. Bush wanted to give Halliburton a blank no-bid check.
223.Cheney said Kerry vote against one version was to prevent troops from having flak jackets and protective equipment. Nonsense. He voted for protective gear. Bush sent the troops to battle without proper protection.
224.Cheney distorted Kerry ?sensitive? statement on war on terrorism. Kerry entire context was about waging a strong and effective war on terrorism while being sensitive to concerns of our allies.
225.Cheney-?The world?s worst source(Iraq)of nuclear weapons proliferation is out of business.? 9-1-04 R national convention?Still pluggingWMD? This man is in a dangerous state of mind. He is scary.

I ask you folks! Is this a dry alcoholic or what is he? I am confused. Twenty years of alcoholism will destroy many brain cells.
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Wednesday, 15 September 2004 - 1:15 PM EDT

Name: clarence swinney

Democrats the party of Jobs and Wealth Creation-
clarence swinney political historian-burlington nc SHOCK & AWE------------------------
1.From Harding In 1921 to Bush in 2003
2.Democrats held White House for 40 years and Republicans for 42.5 years.
3.Democrats created 75,820,000 net new jobs -- Republicans 36,440,000.
4.Per Year Average?Democrats 1,825,200---Republicans 856,400.
5.Republicans had 9 presidents during the period and 6 had depression or recession.
6.Republicans had a recession/depression in 177 months and Democrats in 32 months.
7.DOW?grew by 52% more under Democrats.
8.GDP?grew by 43% more under Democrats.
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Wednesday, 15 September 2004 - 1:18 PM EDT

Name: clarence swinney

clarence swinney-political historian-burlington nc
Eulogize REAGAN? CLINTON stomps his record.Comparing Democrat?s hero-CLINTON?versus Republican?s hero--REAGAN
1.JOBS?grew by 43% more under Clinton.
2.GDP---grew by 57% more under Clinton.
3.DOW?grew by 700% more under Clinton..
4.NASDAQ-grew by 18 times as much under Clinton.
4.SPENDING--grew by 28% under Clinton---80% under Reagan.
5.DEBT?grew by 43% under Clinton?187% under Reagan.
6. DEFICITS?Clinton got a large surplus--grew by 112% under Reagan.
7.NATIONAL INCOME?grew by100% more under Clinton.
8.PERSONAL INCOME?Grew by 110% more under Clinton.
SOURCES?Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.BLS.Gov)--Economic Policy Institute ( & World Almanacs from 1980 to 2003 (annual issues) (chart taken from NY Times)
National Archives History on Presidents.

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