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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ibtrukn, Feb 20, 2004.

  1. ibtrukn

    ibtrukn New Member

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    > > Liberals claim President Bush shouldn't have started this war. They
    > > complain about his prosecution of it. One liberal recently claimed Bush was the
    > > worst president in U.S. history.
    > >
    > > Let's clear up one point: We didn't start the war on terror. Try to
    > > remember, it was started by terrorists on 9/11.
    > >
    > > Let's look at the "worst" president and mismanagement claims.
    > >
    > > FDR led us into World War II. Germany never attacked us: Japan did. From
    > > 1941-1945, 450,000 lives were lost, an average of 112,500 per year.
    > >
    > > Truman finished that war and started one in Korea, North Korea never
    > > attacked us. From 1950-1953, 55,000 lives were lost, an average of 18,333 per
    > > year.
    > >
    > > John F. Kennedy started the Vietnam conflict in 1962. Vietnam never
    > > attacked us. Johnson turned Vietnam into a quagmire. >From 1965-1975, 58,000 lives
    > > were lost, an average of 5,800 per year.
    > >
    > > Clinton went to war in Bosnia without UN or French consent, Bosnia never
    > > attacked us. He was offered Osama bin Laden's head on a platter three times
    > > by Sudan and did nothing. Osama has attacked us on multiple occasions.
    > >
    > > In the two years since terrorists attacked us, President Bush has
    > > liberated two countries, crushed the Taliban, crippled al-Qaida, put nuclear
    > > inspectors in Lybia, Iran and North Korea without firing a shot, and captured a
    > > terrorist who slaughtered 300,000 of his own people. We lost 600 soldiers, an
    > > average of 30 a month. Bush did all this abroad while not allowing another
    > > terrorist attack at home.
    > >
    > > Worst president in history? Come on!
    :cool:
  2. mameral

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    It's always good to hear something positive. While I don't agree with all his policies, I appreciate that Bush had the guts to state his position on gay marriage.
  3. SouthernMoss

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    Good analysis, ib. Thanks.
  5. 1952Sniper

    1952Sniper New Member

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    Good post!

    It's amazing how quickly people forget the past, and want to make Bush out to be a demon over Iraq and the WMDs.

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